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Forum: Build Threads 08-05-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 219
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Posted By cu4whln
Thanks! Indeed it felt good! And a bit...

Thanks!

Indeed it felt good!

And a bit relieved as well.
All the time / money .. was worried something wouldn't click.
Forum: Build Threads 08-05-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
Was my detailed explanation not enough?? LOL :D...

Was my detailed explanation not enough?? LOL :D
Best I could do.. not a tech guy.

I haven't figured out how to do Videos yet...

But - take my word for it.. the open exhaust was LOUD and didn't...
Forum: Build Threads 08-04-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
In Today's News . . .

Well, today was go to the exhaust shop day. Finally.

Now, after 3 trailers fell through...
Then one broken down truck..
I gave up trying to trailer it 40 miles to the shop.

Call my buddy. and...
Forum: Build Threads 08-03-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
Whoa! He is ALIVE ! LOL Hi Dennis, good to...

Whoa!

He is ALIVE ! LOL

Hi Dennis, good to hear from you. :) :D :thumbsup:
Forum: Build Threads 08-02-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
More Test Driving . . .

Test Drive ? Of course !

:fsj:

I know, I know.. no exhaust.. BUT . . .

After 4.5 months of work, I decided the exhaust wasn't that loud.. [ hmm ] and I would just keep my foot out of it.....
Forum: Build Threads 08-02-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
In Today's News . . .

Well, had a busy wife weekend.. but Sun afternoon I got a couple of hours in.

Finished the air intake system.. mostly
Added the support bracket to hold the air cleaner/intake tubing in place'
It's...
Forum: Build Threads 07-31-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
In Today's News . . .

More parts showed up today.. yea ! :thumbsup:

Today was rigging up a mount for the air filter and intake runner. I am mixing and matching some parts from 2 separate cold air intake kits.
Hmm.....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-31-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By cu4whln
On my last build I used Hushmat.. over all the...

On my last build I used Hushmat.. over all the floor and some in each door and quarter panels. Also did most of the roof.

I did it for some damping, but also wanted the heat protection.

Frankly,...
Forum: Build Threads 07-30-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
They were on the Jeep when I got it.. actually...

They were on the Jeep when I got it.. actually had a checkerboard pattern in the square part of it, but that has worn off.

As for custom decals.. I had Frank Sanborn make the valve cover ones for...
Forum: Build Threads 07-30-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
Oops - I did see it after all. I need at least 3...

Oops - I did see it after all. I need at least 3 terminals to feed the various systems. I'll find something!
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Now, I am waiting on exhaust...
Forum: Build Threads 07-25-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
Send a pic of terminals... The tall one in the...

Send a pic of terminals...

The tall one in the back is the negative GM connection. That one clears.. just had to rotate it away from the hood reinforcement bar.

The front positive one.. worried...
Forum: Build Threads 07-25-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
Thank You! It's a 20 ft rig, trust me. But I...

Thank You!

It's a 20 ft rig, trust me. But I am only worried about drivetrain this year.
Forum: Build Threads 07-24-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
Driving !

Well, after getting the hood and front end together, I decide to test drive it a "little"

Very little.. first thing was down the driveway in low range ... and the trans shifted ! Woot !!
Then...
Forum: Build Threads 07-24-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
In Da Hood . . .

My buddy Mark stopped by this am to help me get the hood installed.
It was kinda like a 3 Stooges routine.
Neither of us understands body panel adjustment very well. And it showed!

:rolleyes:...
Forum: Build Threads 07-24-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
Light .. Camera .. ACTION !

Since I had the front end apart.. i installed my upgraded wiring to give direct batt voltage to the lights...

I bought these Cibe lenses and bulbs 2 years ago. Now I am finally installing them.
If...
Forum: Build Threads 07-24-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
UGH !! Soo frustrating. I have been there with...

UGH !! Soo frustrating. I have been there with older engines I rebuilt, and it went bad. Very disappointing.
I hope your luck changes on that soon.
I really was torn about selling off the 401.....
Forum: Build Threads 07-22-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
Updated Cost Today . . .

Costs :

So, if you haven't seen it, I have been keeping a running list of all the parts and what they cost in post #9. [page 1]
I update the list every so often. This is a little painful, but...
Forum: Build Threads 07-22-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
Today: Sheet Metal . . .

Running out of things to do.. sort of.

So decided to put the fenders back on.
I am NOT a body guy.. but figured, how hard can it be?

https://i.ibb.co/Jp3dLQB/20200722-164835.jpg...
Forum: Build Threads 07-22-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
I hear ya! LS is a great engine.. I guess I...

I hear ya! LS is a great engine.. I guess I decided to take the road less travelled.

It really hasn't been that much harder... BUT - there have been a few expensive challenges and solutions ! lol
Forum: Build Threads 07-21-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 79,268
Posted By cu4whln
Excellent ! Shrouds are integral to good cooling...

Excellent !
Shrouds are integral to good cooling performance for sure!

At work in the hot cell, we have proven many times how effective an electric fan is in traffic. Makes a HUGE difference at low...
Forum: Build Threads 07-21-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 79,268
Posted By cu4whln
Is that the only fan for the engine/AC ? No...

Is that the only fan for the engine/AC ? No shroud ?

If so, do you think it move enough air to be effective?
Forum: Build Threads 07-21-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
Today... I reinstalled the trans tunnel cover....

Today...

I reinstalled the trans tunnel cover. It needed some clean up.. and the gasket was toast.. so cleaned it up first... Don't want water getting in around the cover.
Hmm, exposed bare metal...
Forum: Build Threads 07-21-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
Stress Test . . .

Well, I have run and warmed up the engine 5 times now... all seems reasonably OK.

So, it was another HOT day, and I was wondering if I could get the temps up in the radiator. So I ran the engine...
Forum: Build Threads 07-21-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
More Details . . .

Spent some time getting ready to put the front end back together. I cleaned up and degreased the hood hinges and hood hardware...
Then got the "paint booth" ready ... Spray cans it is! :thumbsup:...
Forum: Build Threads 07-19-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,927
Posted By cu4whln
In Today's News . . .

Thanks Brad.. U so smart ! I will pick some of those up!

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Today... Cleaning up more wiring and securing all the harnesses for long term use. ...
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