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Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-28-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By fsj1978
This wasn't even for a FSJ, it was for an Xterra...

This wasn't even for a FSJ, it was for an Xterra and they told me no. But... whatever, lesson learned. :-)
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-28-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By fsj1978
In their computer it just says 'no' they don't...

In their computer it just says 'no' they don't know why. I looked up the weight carrying hitch capacity and it's about half of the 12,000lb the vehicle is rated to tow. So 2,000lb trailer + 5500lb...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-25-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By fsj1978
I'm definitely going to have to check track width...

I'm definitely going to have to check track width before I buy a trailer as I'm starting to think I'll need drive over fenders and a full 8' 6" wide. Or maybe an 8' wide with drive over fenders,...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-19-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By fsj1978
Huh, I don't know what's up with my join date but...

Huh, I don't know what's up with my join date but I was at least coming around the forums prior to that since my wife and I were at the 2002 Ouray run which was in August of 2002. :drivin: :D
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-19-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By fsj1978
D: None of the above. On the rare occasion I've...

D: None of the above. On the rare occasion I've needed to rent a car trailer, U-Haul hasn't wanted to rent me one even though I'm using my Dad's Avalanche 2500. I had to... ahem... fib and tell them...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-19-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By fsj1978
That's the one. :-)

That's the one. :-)
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-19-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By fsj1978
Thanks for the pic, it does help with...

Thanks for the pic, it does help with visualizing. Other than a little overhang on the back it looks good and I think that could be dealt with by backing on.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-19-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By fsj1978
Thanks for the heads up about width. Mine is a...

Thanks for the heads up about width. Mine is a WT and wider than stock so I'll have to measure and see if I need a full width with drive over fenders.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-18-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By fsj1978
Trailer length

Has anybody towed a FSJ on a 16' car trailer? If so, was it long enough so you had wiggle room to adjust tongue weight?

Thanks in advance!

Chris
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-17-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By fsj1978
Universal Studio Tours Hollywood - FSJ content

For those who have been to Universal Studio Tours Hollywood, did you notice the FSJ hiding behind the Fast and Furious Challenger(?) before you go into the Fast and Furious 3D building? It's off to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-02-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By fsj1978
I've always thought it would be great if the...

I've always thought it would be great if the heater could double as an additional engine radiator, which it can but it dumps the heat into the interior. Not good when it's already too hot...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-29-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,191
Posted By fsj1978
Wow, what happened???

I quit being a regular for 15 years and come back to find it verrrry quiet. Where'd everybody goooooooo????????
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-28-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By fsj1978
Putting heater box on a diet

I've seen posts by other people who wanted to trim down the heater box. I'm going to do so by moving the core, removing the temperature control door, and using an external cable actuated water...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-24-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By fsj1978
That's could be exactly what I'm looking for,...

That's could be exactly what I'm looking for, THANK YOU!!!!!!! :thumbsup:

Now I need to hunt for pictures, and maybe try to scrounge one.

Thanks again Tony (BabyWag)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-24-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By fsj1978
<reads my original post> OK, maybe I need...

<reads my original post>

OK, maybe I need to put this someplace more visible than in my first post. :banghead:

Please keep comments to the oil pan or pickup.

Thank you.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-24-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By fsj1978
oil pan clearancing

I'm about to figure out exhaust routing and am looking at running the driver's side tight to the block/oil pan, then across to the passenger's side. I'm wondering how much the side of the oil pan...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-30-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By fsj1978
I was pretty sure they're factory, and am adding...

I was pretty sure they're factory, and am adding them in to my mod. It just seems like they're a bit flimsy to add a whole lot of structure.

thanks for the reply guys. :-)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-30-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By fsj1978
Engine frame mount gusset(?)

Hey all, I'm wondering how many of you have noticed the little piece of 1/8" (a little less, actually) plate that the factory welded from the frame to the top of the engine frame mounts? I'm...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-23-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By fsj1978
Dang it, I had a whole post written and because I...

Dang it, I had a whole post written and because I went away and came back, it timed out and it's history. :-( quick summary:

I have a 12V cigarette type heater, if you have it sitting on the seat...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-23-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By fsj1978
I haven't gotten to modifying the heater box yet....

I haven't gotten to modifying the heater box yet. It turns out the door portion is closest to the firewall and 'sandwiched' between the firewall side and the heater core. So if you remove the door...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-28-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By fsj1978
In my case it can't ride any worse than it used...

In my case it can't ride any worse than it used to with 7 leaves to try to gain a bit of height and offset the weight of winch and winch bumper. I could jump up and down on the bumper and I don't...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-27-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By fsj1978
I just talked to someone at Deaver Spring. He...

I just talked to someone at Deaver Spring. He said they typically use a smaller bushing on the Cherokees to allow more room for a military and/or 3rd spring (controls wrap) on the Cherokees. He...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-27-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By fsj1978
Front spring bushings

Hi all, I was wondering if anybody knows why they used two different size bushings on the front springs? I may be going with custom springs with a military wrap, and am debating downsizing the fixed...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-03-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By fsj1978
The detends or 'clicks' that you feel are indeed...

The detends or 'clicks' that you feel are indeed in the transmission. But the... shift pattern is inside the column. And it seems that includes the stops for full throw up (park) and full throw...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-02-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By fsj1978
Column shift help needed

I need an extra low gear select on the factory 78 column. I'm converting to a 4L80E and already made the linkage, all the detents are identical to stock other than needing 1 notch lower for 1st...
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