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Forum: General FSJ Tech Today, 11:58 AM
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Posted By tgreese
Assuming the above components have been removed...

Assuming the above components have been removed (typical), you can either replace all the factory components or install the Howell CARB-approved electronic fuel injection (EFI) kit....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-02-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By tgreese
The trim codes are in the factory parts book, and...

The trim codes are in the factory parts book, and one of the codes will match. There are some parts books at the Tom Collins site https://oljeep.com/edge_parts_man.html - you can look it up.

Likely...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-02-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By tgreese
Which connector? What type distributor? The...

Which connector? What type distributor? The magnetic pickup of a '77 Prestolite distributor will not work with the MSD 6A module.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-02-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,015
Posted By tgreese
Yeah, the brownish goo is dielectric grease,...

Yeah, the brownish goo is dielectric grease, assumedly to block out water and corrosion. Fugly but not a problem. Get some spray cans of contact cleaner, a brush and a lot of rags to clean it. WD-40...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-02-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By tgreese
All the FSJ V8 manual transmissions have absurdly...

All the FSJ V8 manual transmissions have absurdly long input shafts and adapters like this:

http://jeeptech.com/trans/fsjt1801.jpg

The aluminum part in the foreground is the adapter. This is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-28-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By tgreese
Yes, BOP and nailhead both go with Buick engines,...

Yes, BOP and nailhead both go with Buick engines, but they are different. Jeep used the nailhead transmission with the 350 (a BOP pattern engine) using a ring adapter, just like they did with the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-27-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By tgreese
?? Are you suggesting these engines will bolt up...

?? Are you suggesting these engines will bolt up to the nailhead/universal case? They will not. You could possibly bolt up to a Buick nailhead engine (old old old) but not the more modern...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-20-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By tgreese
Usually I put a piece of plywood across the front...

Usually I put a piece of plywood across the front of my trucks if I need to get close to the back of the engine. Crawl out on your belly or lay on your side or squat, depending on what's most...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-17-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By tgreese
There is a '74 TSM online here, free to read and...

There is a '74 TSM online here, free to read and download. https://oljeep.com/edge_74_tsm.html

Look at page 3-48. There is a procedure for testing the fuel gauge. Jeep suggests you use their special...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-16-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By tgreese
Cochrane, Alberta Canada? Southwestern junkyards...

Cochrane, Alberta Canada?

Southwestern junkyards are likely to have them. Try J&W in Antelope CA (near Sacramento). car-part.com lists dozens of them inthe southwest USA.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-16-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By tgreese
Year, model, equipment? Kinda need that for a...

Year, model, equipment? Kinda need that for a specific answer.

Jeep has a procedure in their TSMs for repairing non-functioning gauges. Do you have the TSM for your year (whatever that may be)?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-16-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,372
Posted By tgreese
There are differences between years. No guarantee...

There are differences between years. No guarantee that the '75 wiring or electrical equipment will be the same as the '74 or '76 diagram or equipment.

1974 used a points (mechanical) ignition and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-13-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By tgreese
Yes, the Borg-Warner automatic was discontinued...

Yes, the Borg-Warner automatic was discontinued when the 230cid OHC six was also discontinued. The 327 Jeeps got the GM TH400, which is a durable and strong transmission, with plenty of modern parts...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-13-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By tgreese
From the day, it seemed tire clearance was the...

From the day, it seemed tire clearance was the original motivation. Made to accept the wide tires on white spoke wheels. Likely still the most important factor today.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-09-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 842
Posted By tgreese
Better to decide what engine speed you want whan...

Better to decide what engine speed you want whan traveling on the highway. Easy to calculate based on the tire size and gearing, using one of the many online gearing calculators.

The higher...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-09-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By tgreese
You could try to buy from a regular junkyard....

You could try to buy from a regular junkyard. www.car-part.com (http://www.car-part.com) searches for the part you enter. If you find one part of the front clip you my find the others. Look for the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By tgreese
Year, model? I'd go to the WTB forum here and buy...

Year, model? I'd go to the WTB forum here and buy used. Your local automotive machine shop can install a new seal/bearing/retainer if you want new bearings. Or try Montana Overland.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-02-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By tgreese
There is a parts book here with informative...

There is a parts book here with informative drawings of driveshafts, IIRC. https://oljeep.com/edge_parts_man.html Can't look right now ... I can help later if you have trouble.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-26-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,884
Posted By tgreese
Definitely a bad day. My sympathies Tony. This...

Definitely a bad day. My sympathies Tony.

This is the risk we run when we drive these Jeeps. Sometimes you cannot control the situation.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-23-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By tgreese
'74 uses a Motorola alternator. There are...

'74 uses a Motorola alternator. There are companies that sell Delco 10SI or 12SI alternators (what you want) that bolt in for the Motorolas. Search online and you should find them. There's also a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-23-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By tgreese
Suggest you ask on the paint forum of...

Suggest you ask on the paint forum of Autobody101.com Supposedly (no first hand experience) metallics are difficult in single-stage. The usual approach is to spray BC/CC with the base just covering,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-23-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By tgreese
Pretty common thing to make if you can weld and...

Pretty common thing to make if you can weld and need it. Check your local Jeep/4x4 club forums and see if someone will lend you one.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-23-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,372
Posted By tgreese
What do you mean? Ignition is off when the switch...

What do you mean? Ignition is off when the switch is off.

Where was the VR bypassed? List the wire numbers from the diagram.

Realize that the 6-cylinder Jeeps got the Delco alternator with the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-21-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By tgreese
I'd think you'll need to remove the upholstery to...

I'd think you'll need to remove the upholstery to repair the break. Dunno - just guessing and trying to be helpful. The upholstery goes over the padding/frame like a glove and is usually held at the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-18-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By tgreese
The factory 4-speed in that Jeep is barely...

The factory 4-speed in that Jeep is barely adequate for V8 power, IMO. There were some 360 2V FSJs from this era with a variant of this 4-speed, but those transmissions have taller gearing than the...
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