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Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-20-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 205
Posted By johnsonic
I worked on a cruise ship as a Printer for a...

I worked on a cruise ship as a Printer for a while in my 20s. Was amazing, we had an actual Heidelberg GTO on-board for the bigger stuff, and a Ryobi 2800 for smaller jobs, along with the darkroom...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-06-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By johnsonic
I just use "wagoneer" because last...

I just use "wagoneer" because last thing I need is a wide net and empty pockets. :)
Forum: Street & Performance 02-02-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By johnsonic
Cool - not going to worry! Definitely have...

Cool - not going to worry!

Definitely have plenty of oil going up top, am using guides, and am 100% sure preload is correct.

Thanks guys!
Forum: Street & Performance 01-31-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By johnsonic
Harland Sharp Roller Rockers

For those of you who have them installed... are they noisy?

I did the adjustable pushrod thing, making sure that I have the narrowest stripe right down the middle of the valve stem and added the...
Forum: Fuel Injection 01-31-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,002
Posted By johnsonic
Has anyone installed this thing in their FSJ?...

Has anyone installed this thing in their FSJ? Curious about the height and if there are clearance issues. And of course curious about the install/performance!

Looks awesome and with timing control...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 01-27-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 22,508
Posted By johnsonic
BWAAAAHAAAAHAAHAAAA!

BWAAAAHAAAAHAAHAAAA!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-27-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By johnsonic
It 100% depends on your setup. I'd start by...

It 100% depends on your setup. I'd start by trying to match the curve from the factory for your year (it's in the TSM). From there you can tweak it.

I have mine starting @ 19 degrees with the stop...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-22-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By johnsonic
Now that it's a runner - cannot stop looking for...

Now that it's a runner - cannot stop looking for excuses to drive! "Need anything from the store?" "Oh, I forgot to pick up this one thing." "Never been to that town, what's it look like?" "Where...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 01-18-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By johnsonic
Drip Rails on CL?

Saw this... I know drip rails are something people really want so am sharing:

https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/pts/d/portland-jeep-grand-wagoneer-rain/7057350496.html
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-15-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By johnsonic
Talking Doubts, procrastination, and victory!

Just posting because I had a big victory last night. Rebuilt my engine myself (have never done this). Have been fighting noises ever since.

1st up was the valvetrain - I set it up wrong by using...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-15-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 720
Posted By johnsonic
They have one at the Forney Museum of...

They have one at the Forney Museum of Transportation in Denver... I want one!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-04-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By johnsonic
These guys were awesome to know about when I...

These guys were awesome to know about when I redid my harness: http://repairconnector.com/

Did a serach though and they don't have the 59. I went nuts trying to find some and finally found an...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-17-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,646
Posted By johnsonic
This is a search for AMC...

This is a search for AMC Gremlin:

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/7m0uq3eaf918zoq/CL.png

Such a bummer. Why don't they control this?
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 10-17-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By johnsonic
3M Dinoc

So - have been doing some research around replacing my vinyl, and have got samples from BJ's & TGW. Really didn't like either of them, they just look flat and the color is off. This will happen when...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-16-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By johnsonic
I've read that the Baldwin b9 is a safe bet.

I've read that the Baldwin b9 is a safe bet.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-07-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By johnsonic
Mine was like that as well - this PDF is for a CJ...

Mine was like that as well - this PDF is for a CJ but walks you through the process - was SUPER helpful. You'll need to rent or buy some steering wheel tools if you don't have...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-07-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By johnsonic
I've read that it's possible to do it without...

I've read that it's possible to do it without dropping the AC too, but not sure how it's possible without having eyes on your fingertips and a double jointed arm with 4 wrists.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-25-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,878
Posted By johnsonic
The VIN?

The VIN?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-18-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,351
Posted By johnsonic
YASSSSS - victory! Congrats!

YASSSSS - victory! Congrats!
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-18-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By johnsonic
Sounds like it's worth going $30 over budget for...

Sounds like it's worth going $30 over budget for the Eastwood. Thing sounds mint!

Thanks errrbody!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-03-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By johnsonic
It was either too lean or too rich at cruise (I...

It was either too lean or too rich at cruise (I can't remember which, has been years). Was tuning with a wideband air/fuel meter and changed out jets a bunch of times.

Without changing a thing...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-02-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By johnsonic
I had the 470 TA and it was horrible for street...

I had the 470 TA and it was horrible for street driving. Could NOT get it dialed in right, must have swapped jets 10 times. Swapped it out for a street avenger and was able to get it set up quickly.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-01-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By johnsonic
Flare Kit (for tubing)

Hi!

Since y'all were so helpful in helping my find a compressor & learned a bunch I wouldn't have known otherwise, am wondering if anyone has recommendations on a quality flare kit? Would want it to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-28-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By johnsonic
I've bought a window wipe from TGW and from BJ's,...

I've bought a window wipe from TGW and from BJ's, they were both good. Bought a tailgate wipe from both as well, and I swear the BJ's was better, or maybe I was just better at not messing it up on...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-28-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,391
Posted By johnsonic
You are the Ansel Adams of post photos! I...

You are the Ansel Adams of post photos!

I dipped into my tailgate long enough to replace the switch (BJ's kit is AWESOME), and saved dealing with my worn out pins, worn out channels for another...
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