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Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-21-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 46,489
Posted By Crankyolman
Well the trucks been running good and I'm now on...

Well the trucks been running good and I'm now on vacation :) and since because of the virus I can't go anywhere I'm sitting around eating big meals, getting fat...er :rolleyes: and working on the...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-11-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 46,489
Posted By Crankyolman
I actually wasn't joking :rolleyes: I would like...

I actually wasn't joking :rolleyes: I would like to some day run my truck on alcohol but it really isn't practical, although I think I could get the amount of apples needed as low as 3,500 LBS to a...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-10-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 46,489
Posted By Crankyolman
Well, I'm back up and running :) I replaced...

Well, I'm back up and running :)


I replaced the the failed line with Russel (Edelbrock) Proflex line. One thing worth noting is the Proflex was easier to assemble because before you cut the line...
Forum: Fuel Injection 11-04-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,146
Posted By Crankyolman
It's running well now except for the expensive...

It's running well now except for the expensive braided stainless steel return line deciding to fail.


Because of the two different issues with the fuel pressure it was throwing the IAC steps off,...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-04-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 46,489
Posted By Crankyolman
Thank you, Yes it does get a lot of smiles...

Thank you,



Yes it does get a lot of smiles and compliments.


I think I'm going to buy some Russell Proflex line, I figure if Edelbrock puts their name on it it should be quality...hopefully
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-03-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 46,489
Posted By Crankyolman
It's been a while since I have posted anything...

It's been a while since I have posted anything which is a good thing because it meant the truck had no problems. Well, of course that couldn't go on forever :rolleyes:



Saturday on my way to work...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-16-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 251,226
Posted By Crankyolman
The real rookie move was choosing an FSJ in the...

The real rookie move was choosing an FSJ in the first place. I found one video where they had a very short interview with Bill Marr, the trucks owner and they say he took the keys with him, so...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-15-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 251,226
Posted By Crankyolman
This intrigued me so I looked it up. Here is what...

This intrigued me so I looked it up. Here is what Wiki says about it






They shot the crap out of that poor truck :eek: I wonder what ever became of it.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 09-30-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 46,489
Posted By Crankyolman
I don't think the noise is because of how the...

I don't think the noise is because of how the pump is mounted and don't think it's actually a squeak as much as just a noise the pump makes. It's not all that loud but it annoys me. I may crawl under...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 09-29-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 46,489
Posted By Crankyolman
Not a lot going on in my little world, just...

Not a lot going on in my little world, just enjoying driving the truck.



I took a washer and dryer to my son and his girlfriend, which is about 15 miles each way and had no issues.


I will say I...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 09-27-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By Crankyolman
junkyard in Lake Stevens Wa '80 Wag

Noticed this today.
https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/ptd/d/lake-stevens-row-13-at-gunner-auto-parts/7197523090.html


One of the cars listed is an '80 Wagoneer. Anybody in NW Washington might go...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-23-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Crankyolman
A round ended bit will dish out the the 2nd layer...

A round ended bit will dish out the the 2nd layer of metal or even go completely through before you get all the weld cut on the top layer, with the flat ended barrel bit I have better control of how...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-22-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Crankyolman
On my truck I used a die grinder with a 1/2"...

On my truck I used a die grinder with a 1/2" flat ended barrel rotary file and what in the aircraft business is called "skin spoons" which are slightly curved tapered pieces of spring steel but I...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-17-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By Crankyolman
Great description

I was doing my daily Craigslist search today and came across an add for a J10 that had such a great description I felt the need to share.


Runs and drives great, but ugly as sin.
She wont get you...
Forum: Build Threads 09-17-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,090
Posted By Crankyolman
I believe the best way to learn that stuff is...

I believe the best way to learn that stuff is believe you can do anything and just dive right in...of course I grew up in a junk yard and learned the basics of body work when I was young and have...
Forum: Build Threads 09-17-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,090
Posted By Crankyolman
Wow! Nice work. It makes me feel like I really...

Wow! Nice work. It makes me feel like I really half-assed my truck :rolleyes:
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 09-14-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 46,489
Posted By Crankyolman
Well 3 weeks have now gone by with no issues on...

Well 3 weeks have now gone by with no issues on the truck. I haven't done much to it other than drive it but this morning when I left for work I picked up the mudflaps to see what I can do to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-12-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Crankyolman
I ran into the same thing on my truck, it was a...

I ran into the same thing on my truck, it was a huge pain but eventually you will get there and have something to be proud of.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 09-11-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 46,489
Posted By Crankyolman
A couple days after getting the fuel line and...

A couple days after getting the fuel line and fittings I needed to fix the truck from my local speed shop I noticed they were closed on a day they should be open. I also noticed a sign that said...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-11-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Crankyolman
Does the distributor you took out of the 88 work...

Does the distributor you took out of the 88 work when installed in the 89?


Are you sure the 89 ran well with the vacuum hooked up?
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-07-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,339
Posted By Crankyolman
I think that makes it look too much like a 1980's...

I think that makes it look too much like a 1980's mini van

http://u.cubeupload.com/Crankyolman/minivan.jpg
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-06-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,339
Posted By Crankyolman
I'm gonna repeat what I said on another thread...

I'm gonna repeat what I said on another thread about it


I think it's a real miss by Chrysler because it's not really distinguishable from what the others are offering, it just costs...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 09-01-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 46,489
Posted By Crankyolman
Well, I made it a whole week and nobody tried to...

Well, I made it a whole week and nobody tried to kill me, or wreck the truck and the truck didn't attempt to self destruct. I even filled up the tank and there was no gas leakage so I think we may...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 08-31-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 46,489
Posted By Crankyolman
Today the gas gauge was showing 1/4 and lately...

Today the gas gauge was showing 1/4 and lately hasn't been getting below that and I had gone 130 miles on this tank and I had wasted some gas cleaning out lines and stuff plus the leak so I figured I...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 08-31-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 46,489
Posted By Crankyolman
Thank you. I'm thinking about getting granny...

Thank you.


I'm thinking about getting granny ready to go in the back for a bit but I have a few things to haul first and possible some apples and pears to pick.
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