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Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-13-2005, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By leila
Post Thanks guys, I will give the little rig forums a...

Thanks guys, I will give the little rig forums a try.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-13-2005, 03:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By leila
Post Hi all, It has been a while since I have...

Hi all,
It has been a while since I have posted around these parts. My brother came home from the Army and needed some wheels so he inherited Big Red.
Lo and behold, my husband came home with a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-19-2003, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By leila
Post Dumb question....how do I install a mechanical...

Dumb question....how do I install a mechanical guage? Should I buy one off the shelf at Autozone?
Forum: Events 08-13-2003, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By leila
Post PC, I used to live at CLNC (back in the 70's...

PC,
I used to live at CLNC (back in the 70's when I was kid.) There is a guy in Richlands that caters the best, I mean the very best, pig pickin's in NC. His name is George Newbold. If you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-24-2003, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By leila
Post Hmmmm, leaks are definately possible as all is...

Hmmmm, leaks are definately possible as all is original on the GW. Are the hoses hard to come by? How much $$$$$?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-24-2003, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By leila
Post Hi all, My AC stopped cooling a few weeks...

Hi all,
My AC stopped cooling a few weeks back and I finally got Big Red to the shop today. My mechanic (totally honest guy) filled up the refridgerent but said he then checked the system...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-15-2003, 10:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,389
Posted By leila
Post ok, heres a question....based on a PITA scale vs....

ok, heres a question....based on a PITA scale vs. $$$$. What's the average cost to have an 88GW converted to 134a (or Freeze12) if all components work just no r12 left? Is it major bucks? I'm...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-15-2003, 02:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,389
Posted By leila
Post Hmmmm, not sure if my system is completely dry. ...

Hmmmm, not sure if my system is completely dry. How can I tell? How do I get all of the r12 out before I replace it with a conversion coolant? Do auto parts stores rent vacuums for this type of...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-14-2003, 07:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,389
Posted By leila
Post right, got it re the r-12, but what's the deal...

right, got it re the r-12, but what's the deal with this Freeze 12 stuff? Do I have to do a major conversion to use it? Is it beyond a weekend warrior or should I take it to a shop? Can I buy...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-14-2003, 07:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,389
Posted By leila
Post Silly question...where do I get Freeze 12? Do I...

Silly question...where do I get Freeze 12? Do I need a license for it? How do I put in to my system? My 88 GW is not blowing cold anymore and I am not technically proficient enough to do the 134a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-28-2003, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By leila
Post This may seem like a dumb quetion, but here...

This may seem like a dumb quetion, but here goes....is the Jeep supposed to be running or off when you pull the hose?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-12-2003, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,562
Posted By leila
Post Just a thought...check your egr valve. It may be...

Just a thought...check your egr valve. It may be sticking.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-18-2002, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By leila
Post hmmmmm, silly people.....I think as FSJ owners we...

hmmmmm, silly people.....I think as FSJ owners we all qualify under that catagory !!!!!!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-18-2002, 05:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By leila
Post Thanks Porkchop!

Thanks Porkchop!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-18-2002, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By leila
Question silly question....when not in 4wd is my 88 GW in...

silly question....when not in 4wd is my 88 GW in front wheel drive or rear wheel drive?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-06-2002, 11:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 963
Posted By leila
Post All, I had Big Red towed to a local shop...

All,
I had Big Red towed to a local shop with a good rep. Turns out my starter was bad - my husband never told me that the starter had been taking longer and longer to work. Oh well, I should...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2002, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 963
Posted By leila
Post Hmmmm, I think so. All of the power comes on -...

Hmmmm, I think so. All of the power comes on - clock, lights, etc. I'll ask him about the steering wheel when he gets home.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2002, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 963
Posted By leila
Post that would be a big negative. I have been the...

that would be a big negative. I have been the one to change the belts, alternator, air pump, headliner, diagnose a crappy egr, etc. He does change oil, however. Even if he were mechanically...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2002, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 963
Posted By leila
Post Oh boy, I just got a call from my (very irrate)...

Oh boy, I just got a call from my (very irrate) husband. Big Red won't start - still has juice as described above. He tried everything - starting it in N, slamming the lever all the way to the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2002, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 963
Posted By leila
Post How do I check the linkage? Do I have to put the...

How do I check the linkage? Do I have to put the car on jackstands? How do I replace the bushings (where are they located?)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2002, 04:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 963
Posted By leila
Post Thanks for all of the tips. Does anyone have the...

Thanks for all of the tips. Does anyone have the parts #'s for the switches? Big Red is a stock 88 GW.

BTW, my husband told me he "slammed" the gear shift all the way to the left and she finally...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2002, 03:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 963
Posted By leila
Post Ok, I'm going to take Big Red in to the shop and...

Ok, I'm going to take Big Red in to the shop and have the ignition switch, neutral safety switch and bushings replaced. I am also going to have the linkage re-adjusted. I will also have the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2002, 02:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 963
Posted By leila
Post I am probably going to replace the ignition...

I am probably going to replace the ignition switch and neutral safety switch (just in case as they are pretty inexpensive.)
About the "check the bushings in the linkage at the belhousing for wear...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2002, 12:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 963
Posted By leila
Post The Jeep wouldn't start even with a jump so I am...

The Jeep wouldn't start even with a jump so I am ruling out a battery issue - especially when it does start with no problem (which is most of the time.)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2002, 12:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 963
Posted By leila
Post Hmmmmm, my husband just called and now the dang...

Hmmmmm, my husband just called and now the dang thing won't start in any gear. I told him to turn the key on, shift through the gears and try it in either N or P - no dice. I could hear the Jeep...
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