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Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-11-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Towtruck
Follow up. It's fixed. Stomping very hard on...

Follow up. It's fixed. Stomping very hard on the pedal a few times did the trick. Thanks everyone.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-10-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Towtruck
OK, thanks. It's definitely not the E-brake. ...

OK, thanks. It's definitely not the E-brake. Maybe there's air in the rear circuit. I'll just have to keep dicking with it.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-09-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Towtruck
Brake warning light/Proportioning valve

I was messing around adjusting the e-brake portion of the Eldorado rear disk brakes and lost some fluid in the process. I added some to the . Then I noticed the brake warning light stays on. So, I...
Forum: Build Threads 05-02-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,024
Posted By Towtruck
Missed all the usual Spring car show sale...

Missed all the usual Spring car show sale opportunities, since they're all shut down in these parts. Backed it out of the shed last week to check the AC in warm outside temperatures. Just a trickle...
Forum: For Sale: Complete Vehicles (Need not run, must be complete, no parting out) 04-04-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By Towtruck
.....$14,399. :)

.....$14,399. :)
Forum: For Sale: Complete Vehicles (Need not run, must be complete, no parting out) 03-15-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By Towtruck
Price reduced....$14,500/Offers...

Price reduced....$14,500/Offers...
Forum: Build Threads 02-28-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,024
Posted By Towtruck
I've been away for a while. A couple of engine...

I've been away for a while. A couple of engine compartment photos. Edelbrock manifold/4-barrel, new battery, new power steering components, HEI. Lots of thumbs up but no buyers on the various...
Forum: For Sale: Complete Vehicles (Need not run, must be complete, no parting out) 01-27-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By Towtruck
Thanks, Tony. I think you're right. Ebay,...

Thanks, Tony. I think you're right. Ebay, Hemmings, Craigslist (again), Facebook, maybe Cars.com, Truck Trader are on my list....any others come to mind?
Forum: Build Threads 01-26-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,621
Posted By Towtruck
FWIW. I searched around for AC...

FWIW. I searched around for AC vents/louvers...finally got some good ones from a board member (Thx). Shortly after that I came across a post that led me to the site linked below. They're used in...
Forum: For Sale: Complete Vehicles (Need not run, must be complete, no parting out) 01-25-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By Towtruck
....a couple photos with the original Honcho roll...

....a couple photos with the original Honcho roll bar reinstalled...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49441437137_b38c2fb3b9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ijYhKk)DSCN2152 (https://flic.kr/p/2ijYhKk)...
Forum: Build Threads 01-25-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,024
Posted By Towtruck
I took the truck over to a local car club...

I took the truck over to a local car club gathering last night...lighted mall parking lot. Most lookers thought it was a Chevy C10 from the rear. Then they thought it was a Comanche. So I think I...
Forum: Build Threads 01-24-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,024
Posted By Towtruck
I'm going to drag the roll bar out of storage and...

I'm going to drag the roll bar out of storage and clean it up. Looking for opinions as to whether a street restomod truck would look better in advertising photos with or without the roll bar...
Forum: Build Threads 01-23-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,024
Posted By Towtruck
As I mention in my ad in the For Sale section, I...

As I mention in my ad in the For Sale section, I took the truck over to Streetside in Fort Worth yesterday. They want to list it and say they can get me what I'm asking here....but they'll add their...
Forum: For Sale: Complete Vehicles (Need not run, must be complete, no parting out) 01-22-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By Towtruck
Yes, that's a common complaint. I've thought...

Yes, that's a common complaint. I've thought about attempting to cut a deal where excess profits get split between us. But I doubt they'd go for it. As you point out they make a lot off selling...
Forum: For Sale: Complete Vehicles (Need not run, must be complete, no parting out) 01-22-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By Towtruck
I took the truck over to Streetside in Fort Worth...

I took the truck over to Streetside in Fort Worth yesterday. They have a flat fee of $2500 for consigning a vehicle with an expected sale (in the seller's pocket) price under $20,000. It's 12.5%...
Forum: Build Threads 01-04-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,024
Posted By Towtruck
Fixed the speedometer today. Turned out the...

Fixed the speedometer today. Turned out the drive gear in the transfer case apparently wasn't engaged...not sure how that's even possible. Pulled it out and the teeth looked OK, so carefully...
Forum: For Sale: Complete Vehicles (Need not run, must be complete, no parting out) 01-03-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By Towtruck
For anyone not looking at the build thread here's...

For anyone not looking at the build thread here's a current photo after a wash and wheel cleanup. It's now on Craigslist and will go to Streetside in Fort Worth if it doesn't sell in the next month. ...
Forum: Build Threads 01-02-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,024
Posted By Towtruck
Thanks. Considering that I have over $5K in...

Thanks. Considering that I have over $5K in receipts plus nearly a thousand hours of labor invested over the past year, I think it's a dang bargain. Time will tell.
Forum: Build Threads 01-02-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,024
Posted By Towtruck
Quick wash. Wheels cleaned up nicely...never in...

Quick wash. Wheels cleaned up nicely...never in salt...rarely on the road in last 15 years. A little elbow grease on the interior and engine bay and it's done. Goes on DFW Craigslist after this...
Forum: Build Threads 01-01-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,024
Posted By Towtruck
It's a stock J-Series lever and boot. The...

It's a stock J-Series lever and boot. The transmission cover has a notch where the TC lever bolts on....maybe they all do. It's been a very long time since I installed the T-18....might have been...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-30-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Towtruck
Cherokee et al makes Hagerty Up and Comer list

Honorable mention (number four) in this Hagerty article. The FSJ pickups are also heating up. Get 'em while they're hot...
Forum: Build Threads 12-28-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,024
Posted By Towtruck
Rufus (AKA Mr. Barker, the Dufus, or the Dude) is...

Rufus (AKA Mr. Barker, the Dufus, or the Dude) is a larger than life (and larger than normal) Havanese. He has more than a few screws loose, but his saving grace is that he is indeed a handsome...
Forum: Build Threads 12-28-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,901
Posted By Towtruck
Thanks for asking...I dyed/painted the one of the...

Thanks for asking...I dyed/painted the one of the vents you sent and it's ready to install. Glad you got the door opened.
Forum: Build Threads 12-28-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,901
Posted By Towtruck
Nice project with a lot of potential. I have a...

Nice project with a lot of potential. I have a T-18/208 in my pickup (transplanted from a J20), and like it a lot. Bulletproof. Basically a 3-speed for the street. I looked at using an NV4500,...
Forum: Build Threads 12-27-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,024
Posted By Towtruck
Radio is installed, seat belt problem from...

Radio is installed, seat belt problem from yesterday is fixed. Unfortunately when I took Rufus for another test drive, the passenger side window would not lower beyond half way. He was so...
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