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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-26-2020, 09:55 AM
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Posted By threepiece
Tank is a 78 or 79. Measurements are correct.

Tank is a 78 or 79.

Measurements are correct.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-25-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 114
Posted By threepiece
Oh well, not what I planed to say.

Oh well, not what I planed to say.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-25-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 114
Posted By threepiece
Front hole is 6.0

Front hole is 6.0
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-25-2020, 06:14 PM
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Views: 114
Posted By threepiece
Blimey again!!

Blimey again!!
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-25-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 114
Posted By threepiece
The rear hole has a depression about 1

The rear hole has a depression about 1
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-25-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 114
Posted By threepiece
90% of my last post is missing! Blimey!

90% of my last post is missing! Blimey!
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-25-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 114
Posted By threepiece
The rear hole measures 8.6

The rear hole measures 8.6
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-25-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 114
Posted By threepiece
I hope you didn't think it imposing to ask Jim. I...

I hope you didn't think it imposing to ask Jim. I have one setting on top of a frame next to the shop, and mostly free from overgrown brush.

Now I must remember to get a tape and take a look when I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-24-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By threepiece
[QUOTE=rang-a-stang]If I was a decent welder and...

[QUOTE=rang-a-stang]If I was a decent welder and had a decent welder I would weld the tube to the outside of the flange and grind the inside. Hm.

If you have the ability to play video games and pay...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-23-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By threepiece
I believe it is called Firecracker Red.

I believe it is called Firecracker Red.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-23-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By threepiece
As was mentioned earlier the later latches are...

As was mentioned earlier the later latches are different. The cut-off point was somewhere during 1979. Although the latches can be made to fit each opposing door with some effort, it is not a viable...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-19-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By threepiece
There is a significant difference in the front...

There is a significant difference in the front spring spacing between the two trucks. They are not interchangeable without modification. There may also be steering linkage issues with an axle swap...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-11-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 708
Posted By threepiece
Yes, it is dangerous but so is many other things...

Yes, it is dangerous but so is many other things we do like take drugs, connect online, eat processed foods and drive automobiles to name a few.

What is in my opinion more dangerous is blocking with...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-04-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By threepiece
My guess is that they are super rare. I have/had...

My guess is that they are super rare. I have/had more than 40 Wagoneers and Cherokees over as many years and I have never seen frame brackets like those.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-04-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By threepiece
Although rare, brake pedal geometry from a non...

Although rare, brake pedal geometry from a non power brake FSJ is different than the power brake FSJ. I Am not sure how using one will affect performance.

There is also differences in the bellcrank...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-06-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By threepiece
I have removed several dozen FSJ doors over the...

I have removed several dozen FSJ doors over the last 30 years and have only noticed the two types I mentioned above. The Cherokee, Wagoneer and trucks all use the same front door hinge.

Moreover...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-06-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By threepiece
You may be able to connect locking pliers to the...

You may be able to connect locking pliers to the remaining bolt/stud after jacking up the body some. I recommend using curved jaw pliers as opposed to strait jaw and apply heat if possible.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-06-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By threepiece
You could make a special nut from a piece of...

You could make a special nut from a piece of steel bar. The bar should be at least as thick as the diameter of the screw that going through it.

The special nut should be about as long as the flange...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-05-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By threepiece
The plastic inserts are to provide friction so...

The plastic inserts are to provide friction so the doors dont move too freely. There are two different styles. The early type have more degrees of movement. The later ones are less likely to allow...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-12-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By threepiece
The person attempting the repair is lacking...

The person attempting the repair is lacking knowledge or equipment or both.

Repairs like this are often easier than you think with some degree of insight. Take it to someone capable of making...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-04-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By threepiece
I'm not sure if you will find it helpful but you...

I'm not sure if you will find it helpful but you will probably find pages 11+ of my build thread below interesting.

The truck is not done yet so I have no input on how it performs.

One suggestion I...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-05-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By threepiece
A very good point here. I'm from the other side...

A very good point here.

I'm from the other side of the fence. Others have called me a things like genius and gifted for my ability in the shop. The reality is the only thing special about me is my...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-30-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By threepiece
.....and heavy axles. The lightly built SJ bodies...

.....and heavy axles. The lightly built SJ bodies and frames are prone to stress cracks. Adding unsprung weight will add more stress, even under normal driving conditions.

I would try to...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-27-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By threepiece
Hey Tom, you may remember meeting me at Zack's...

Hey Tom, you may remember meeting me at Zack's place a number of years ago.
It seems we are in the same situation although Frank' suggestion that farming dental floss is a lonely affair has dissuaded...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-19-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By threepiece
I have hauled all types of FSJ's with a 16'...

I have hauled all types of FSJ's with a 16' trailer. The long wheel base trucks are a bit of a challenge but I hauled several of them as well.

My trailer had side rails, I had clearance issues with...
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