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Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 01-09-2021, 07:42 PM
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Posted By bkilby
If I bought a Jeep in MI and shipped it back to...

If I bought a Jeep in MI and shipped it back to CA, can you toss this inside so you don't have to ship? :D
Forum: Build Threads 01-03-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 58,271
Posted By bkilby
The paint is to keep the block from rusting and...

The paint is to keep the block from rusting and to help the oil travel to the oil pan faster.



The engine looks good Rang, I hope it runs as nice as it's looking.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-02-2021, 10:13 AM
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Views: 209
Posted By bkilby
Strapping it to a pallet and shipping to Fl....

Strapping it to a pallet and shipping to Fl. shouldn't be a big deal. I get it's hard to arrange shipping yourself when you're out of the country though. I use a broker company called Globaltranz....
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-25-2020, 03:51 PM
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Views: 226
Posted By bkilby
The York's today look the same. You can tell...

The York's today look the same. You can tell the crank and pistons are installed and Jo Ann is putting the valve plate gasket in place over the dowel pins. Great picture.
Forum: Build Threads 12-23-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,014
Posted By bkilby
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Build Threads 12-23-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 22,302
Posted By bkilby
I had an '84 back in the day. That 318 had a...

I had an '84 back in the day. That 318 had a whopping 120hp I believe. The wiring is a nightmare. Is the computer attached to the air cleaner? Lol.
Forum: Build Threads 12-22-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 22,302
Posted By bkilby
Nice! I love the Ramchargers. 1984? Kinda...

Nice! I love the Ramchargers. 1984? Kinda hard to tell the year. Sorry to hear about the engine problems.
Forum: Build Threads 12-21-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 58,271
Posted By bkilby
Nice. Glad to see you got it back Rang. A bit...

Nice. Glad to see you got it back Rang. A bit slow, but this will give you something to do over the holidays. Good luck buddy.
Forum: Build Threads 12-06-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 85,515
Posted By bkilby
Thanks 78 WIDETRAC and bluehwy. :thumbsup: I...

Thanks 78 WIDETRAC and bluehwy. :thumbsup:


I was able to finally drive this rig home again yesterday. My gas gauge was reading a tad under 1/2 tank but we've never really checked the accuracy of...
Forum: Build Threads 12-02-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 85,515
Posted By bkilby
Some final pics of the wiring. This is a pic of...

Some final pics of the wiring. This is a pic of the inside of the tailgate showing how far down the tube sits. Could have gone lower if needed. ...
Forum: Build Threads 12-01-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 85,515
Posted By bkilby
Lol. Thanks guys. Jim, you should have seen...

Lol. Thanks guys. Jim, you should have seen this coming. The plan was to get the wiring done yesterday but my guy never showed up. Called him last night to find out he's taking a seasonal job...
Forum: Build Threads 11-28-2020, 04:48 PM
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Views: 85,515
Posted By bkilby
I used the scrap tailgate to slice open and see...

I used the scrap tailgate to slice open and see just how hard this was going to be. I knew it was double walled so used it as the guinea pig. I cut a 2" wide by 3" long hole, just big enough for...
Forum: Build Threads 11-28-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 85,515
Posted By bkilby
After we verified it's going to work as planned,...

After we verified it's going to work as planned, we started making the harness but didn't like the way the factory ran the wires through those tiny slots in the tailgate and door jamb. All of my...
Forum: Build Threads 11-28-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 85,515
Posted By bkilby
Meanwhile, my manual tailgate window crank...

Meanwhile, my manual tailgate window crank decided to stripe the splines and leave me with a non working window. So as the Jeep sat collecting dust, we decided to pull the spare tailgate with the...
Forum: Build Threads 11-28-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 85,515
Posted By bkilby
3 months later..... We're starting to get back...

3 months later.....


We're starting to get back to the Jeep again. Finally. Made a new defroster duct outlet out of exhaust tubing. Started with a U shaped 2" tube and cut it to the desired...
Forum: Homegrown Vendors: (Members who produce FSJ related items) 11-10-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 713
Posted By bkilby
I'll take an XL if there's any left.

I'll take an XL if there's any left.
Forum: Build Threads 11-08-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By bkilby
That's what I was gonna say. You want something...

That's what I was gonna say. You want something like this.


https://www.bjsoffroad.com/Bolt-In-LS-Engine-Conversion-Motor-Mounts_p_1880.html
Forum: Build Threads 11-08-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By bkilby
Welcome 84G-Wag. A lot here have engine swapped...

Welcome 84G-Wag. A lot here have engine swapped their rigs so I'm sure you'll get the input you're looking for. What's the issue with the 5.3 motor mounts?
Forum: Build Threads 11-03-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,014
Posted By bkilby
Gorgeous truck. Right now the white wheels look...

Gorgeous truck. Right now the white wheels look the best but as mentioned, you have to wait for the bumpers to be installed to really tell. Nice work!
Forum: Build Threads 11-01-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,610
Posted By bkilby
Just beautiful. Love that color. I think I...

Just beautiful. Love that color. I think I have an e-brake pedal assembly out of my '74 that I'm not using. If it'll work for you, I can check to make sure I have it.
Forum: Build Threads 10-21-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,661
Posted By bkilby
That lawn mower! :thumbsup: Oh, and great work...

That lawn mower! :thumbsup: Oh, and great work on the Jeep too. Looking great!
Forum: Build Threads 10-15-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 58,271
Posted By bkilby
Sorry you had to pull that back out Marc. I...

Sorry you had to pull that back out Marc. I wanted to let you know I have a 5.7 Hemi on the shop floor right now. :D You know, "just in case". Lol.



I didn't realize VHS also did block...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-10-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By bkilby
Cherokee Rollover

Not mine. Cool looking rig though.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAS3gnta7S8&feature=share
Forum: Build Threads 10-06-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,976
Posted By bkilby
Wow. Couldn't help but notice the test lead set...

Wow. Couldn't help but notice the test lead set you have there. Haven't seen anyone here using Govt surplus before. Besides myself that is. Lol. I checked that NSN and turns out I have one in...
Forum: Build Threads 10-04-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,014
Posted By bkilby
Yup. Electric windows, door locks and mirrors. ...

Yup. Electric windows, door locks and mirrors. There's a factory connector not far away you can disco to remove the doors too.
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