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Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-09-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By backroadin'
I think there is a small spring that keeps the...

I think there is a small spring that keeps the latch from doing that when you operate the handle? Just thinking out loud........
It's kindof a pain to take off the inside panels, but if you took off...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-28-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By backroadin'
I do too - I collect hot rods and muscle cars and...

I do too - I collect hot rods and muscle cars and stuff I like. The error cars can be worth more sometimes, but not alot. I collected alot ofmine travelling around for work too - would hit up the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-20-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By backroadin'
Maybe he miss-typed and it's $32, not $320? I...

Maybe he miss-typed and it's $32, not $320?
I shipped a whole grille once and it was $30 thru Fedex.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-18-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By backroadin'
I can usually find the nut that holds my steering...

I can usually find the nut that holds my steering wheel when i look in the mirror........


Sorry, had to! :D
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-18-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By backroadin'
I dont know how many people would pay 500 bucks...

I dont know how many people would pay 500 bucks for a muscle grill - or any style for that matter. If you're selling them, I personally wouldn't do anything that expensive to make fhem look better....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-08-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By backroadin'
I should clarify.... drivetrain offerings,...

I should clarify.... drivetrain offerings, instead of just engine. The trannies and t-cases were different too.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-08-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By backroadin'
Suspension parts will be different (mounting...

Suspension parts will be different (mounting points/lengths), engine offerings are different (mounting / bolt pattern / driveshaft lenght issues), some interior (dash) is different, and the the axles...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-08-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By backroadin'
:thumbsup: I remember those!! That's what I was...

:thumbsup: I remember those!! That's what I was going to mention when I read this post - If they still made a modern deck with the post style face.
Mine is a Sony of similar vintage, but it's not a...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-08-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By backroadin'
Are the clear plastic gauge cover thingy's all...

Are the clear plastic gauge cover thingy's all there and still intact? That would affect my interest in it regardless of price - unless it was cheap. You could make some I suppose, but otherwise it...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 04-08-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By backroadin'
Sounds like a cool project! At least you're...

Sounds like a cool project! At least you're donating the fsj parts to another Jeep that's not a wrangler!! :cool: .....Or a 4runner :eek:

:thumbsup: :drivin: :fsj: and other assorted emoji's! :D
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 03-20-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By backroadin'
Cool - yep, 22x22 is right. Should be a fun...

Cool - yep, 22x22 is right.
Should be a fun project to watch - keep us posted!! :drivin:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-19-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,871
Posted By backroadin'
What a great picture!! Has the appearance of...

What a great picture!! Has the appearance of black and white except for the foreground - awesome!! Should be on a calendar somewhere for December!!
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 03-19-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,170
Posted By backroadin'
A year-old welcome from a fellow vamontah!! :D...

A year-old welcome from a fellow vamontah!! :D

I tried copying and pasting the link but it didn't work.....
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 03-19-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By backroadin'
Nice wood! Looks pretty good for a N.E....

Nice wood! Looks pretty good for a N.E. rig!!!
Welcome back from just up the river!
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 03-19-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By backroadin'
Sounds like a cool ride - we love pics!! (hint...

Sounds like a cool ride - we love pics!! (hint hint)
:thumbsup:

Welcome!
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 03-19-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By backroadin'
Those "RB" part numbers for the...

Those "RB" part numbers for the bushings may or may not be current - my spring shop was surprised when I ordered my last ones this past year- they said they hadn't heard an "old RB" number in quite a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 03-19-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By backroadin'
Nice! Love the gauges!! I have 4" suburban...

Nice! Love the gauges!!

I have 4" suburban springs in the rear and they match pretty well the 4" springs the PO put in the front. Stock shackles. If anything, it's a tad higher in the rear.
Here's...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 03-19-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By backroadin'
welcome!

welcome!
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-25-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By backroadin'
Merry Christmas!!! All the Christmas songs are...

Merry Christmas!!!

All the Christmas songs are done on the radio around here by now, so you may be in luck till next year!!
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-24-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By backroadin'
Well, you can alway replace the bed some time...

Well, you can alway replace the bed some time after you do the patches. Then you'd have some experience!! And you'd get to drive it more.

Post pictures on your progress - we love looking at...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-23-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By backroadin'
Yeah, I ended up getting some ford shackles...

Yeah, I ended up getting some ford shackles (E747-43). Still not ideal but they work. They're a little narrower at the bushing end than the XJ's, which I need and they're 9/16 I.D. too. Still needed...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-23-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By backroadin'
If your work doesn't come out as good as you...

If your work doesn't come out as good as you would like - remember that a nice bed mat will make it all OK! :D

If it was my truck, I'd leave it - I think it's a bigger project for a first-timer than...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-23-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,392
Posted By backroadin'
Up here in the northeast, a fairly rust-free rig...

Up here in the northeast, a fairly rust-free rig like that would be a driver!!
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 09-23-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,574
Posted By backroadin'
That's exactly why I still have mine!! :thumbsup:

That's exactly why I still have mine!! :thumbsup:
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 09-23-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By backroadin'
Welcome from Vermont! Good luck with the project...

Welcome from Vermont! Good luck with the project - lots of good info here.
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