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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-26-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By PlasticBoob
I use these Covercraft Evolution covers for all...

I use these Covercraft Evolution covers for all my cars and have good luck with them - that is, until Spring rolls around and the family of crows that moved in to the neighborhood tries to tear...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-04-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By PlasticBoob
Here are the photos Solsaks wanted to post. 1:...

Here are the photos Solsaks wanted to post.

1: amber lens turn signal
http://apicalnetworks.zapto.org/host/forum_hosted/ifsja/solsaks/1.jpg


2: cate eye clear lens used and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-03-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By PlasticBoob
Dave, do you know how to email photos? Email them...

Dave, do you know how to email photos? Email them to me and I will post them for you. plasticboob at yahoo.com
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-22-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,114
Posted By PlasticBoob
My advice: do whatever you want with this one,...

My advice: do whatever you want with this one, and make sure your NEXT FSJ is smog exempt at all costs!
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-22-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,114
Posted By PlasticBoob
When I had my front driveshaft out and center...

When I had my front driveshaft out and center differential locked, I was easily able to "burn rubber" just about any time I wanted to, even with the Aussie locker. It was nothing spectacular, but it...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-13-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By PlasticBoob
I absolutely like all of those '63 trucks, but...

I absolutely like all of those '63 trucks, but the only one that looks like the chassis is wearing a perfectly tailored suit is the Jeep. The rest look like they rolled out of Roger Stone's closet :D...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-08-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By PlasticBoob
****, that's a punch in the gut. That guy...

****, that's a punch in the gut. That guy deserves the utmost respect. Never met him, or even seen what he looks like, but he was one of the first people to help me when I signed up. His great...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-10-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By PlasticBoob
So what's the 0 to 55 now? 19? ;) Always good...

So what's the 0 to 55 now? 19? ;)


Always good to see people come back and actually post the solution to their issues.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-28-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By PlasticBoob
In any event, I think the best thing you can do...

In any event, I think the best thing you can do for wintry conditions is invest in some winter tires. Numerous videos show that 2wd with winter tires beats out 4wd with all-season or summer...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-28-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By PlasticBoob
I dunno, but I'll tell you that 32s with 3.07...

I dunno, but I'll tell you that 32s with 3.07 gearing is great on the highway, but not so fun around town...although the 401 can still torque its way through the lousy gearing.

What about a helical...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-21-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,537
Posted By PlasticBoob
Great job! Now go crank trigger with LS coils.

Great job! Now go crank trigger with LS coils.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-11-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,537
Posted By PlasticBoob
Couple of quick points... 1) The 454 tune is, of...

Couple of quick points...

1) The 454 tune is, of course, dumping in WAY more fuel in a lot of areas, so it makes sense that the backfire is worse with that tune.

2) Looks like the commanded timing...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-10-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,537
Posted By PlasticBoob
Rang, can you post up screenshots of both your...

Rang, can you post up screenshots of both your 401 fuel table and the 454 fuel table for us to look at?

How exactly is your ignition set up? Is the Hall Effect sensor output feeding directly into...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-10-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,527
Posted By PlasticBoob
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This forum has a few issues that can really ruin your day. Beware!


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Some new members may not be aware that this site will automatically log you out after a period of inactivity. This...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-09-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,537
Posted By PlasticBoob
Probably not related to your issue, but how tight...

Probably not related to your issue, but how tight is the fit between the actual PCV valve and the rubber grommet on the intake manifold? Sometimes they loosen up and induce a vacuum...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-09-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,537
Posted By PlasticBoob
Very good. I was going to suggest looking at your...

Very good. I was going to suggest looking at your tach input very closely and seeing if you are getting the correct counts just before, and during, the backfire. That's always step #1. Sometimes a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-08-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By PlasticBoob
You know where I stand on this from that other...

You know where I stand on this from that other thread, lol. Few engines are cooler than a Jeep Tornado, especially for that "old truck" feel.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfEkE_a_Jrg

I say it's...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-05-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,537
Posted By PlasticBoob
Did you run a carburetor after the rebuild, and...

Did you run a carburetor after the rebuild, and did it do this when you were running the carburetor but before the EFI was installed?
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-04-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By PlasticBoob
6,186 according to our tech library.

6,186 according to our tech library.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-01-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,567
Posted By PlasticBoob
Not sure what the flow rate is, but I would wager...

Not sure what the flow rate is, but I would wager that the TBI unit from a Chevy 4.3l V6 (160hp) would work just fine on a 230 once you get it mounted. I'm running a 454 unit on a 401 (407 actually,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-01-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,567
Posted By PlasticBoob
There are smaller TBI units that will work on the...

There are smaller TBI units that will work on the 258. Or like DarkMonohue suggested, just go factory MPFI. There are a lot of better options than fiddling with carburetors.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-01-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,567
Posted By PlasticBoob
Well I'm just saying in a roundabout way that I...

Well I'm just saying in a roundabout way that I agree with DarkMonohue. Might want to just cry once and go with EFI.

You said you've rebuilt several carbs before, so EFI isn't all that more...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-01-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,567
Posted By PlasticBoob
I paid $125 for a complete working Voodoo Box...

I paid $125 for a complete working Voodoo Box (454 TBI unit). 12 years later and it's still working, haven't touched a thing on it...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-20-2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By PlasticBoob
Always have a stock Toyota running OEM parts...

Always have a stock Toyota running OEM parts around. Or at least AAA Premier lol.
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 08-18-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By PlasticBoob
Hey from Long Beach! So you're piecing together a...

Hey from Long Beach! So you're piecing together a '75, eh? Can't wait to see some pics of that smog-exempt '74 when you're done. ;)
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