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Forum: Build Threads 11-26-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,067
Posted By DarkMonohue
It's too bad they don't have a color that matches...

It's too bad they don't have a color that matches Nutmeg right off the shelf, but it still looks great. And it looks like an awful close match to the Honey interior in my '85. Certainly close enough...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-17-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,479
Posted By DarkMonohue
Heh. Sadly, I can't help you with that. The...

Heh. Sadly, I can't help you with that. The spreadsheet comment was just a joke.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-14-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,772
Posted By DarkMonohue
I have a Google account and am also not seeing...

I have a Google account and am also not seeing any pics in this thread.
Forum: Build Threads 11-12-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,118
Posted By DarkMonohue
With that red paint, vintage stripes, and white...

With that red paint, vintage stripes, and white roll bar, it's white wheels all day for me.

Really sharp.
Forum: Build Threads 11-12-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,180
Posted By DarkMonohue
Unfortunately, you're dead right about the, uh,...

Unfortunately, you're dead right about the, uh, variable quality of replacement parts. That being the case, if you wanted to retain a clutch fan, it would start to make sense to open yours up and...
Forum: Build Threads 11-07-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,180
Posted By DarkMonohue
I was going to suggest just replacing the...

I was going to suggest just replacing the thermostatic fluid (see https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/toyota-fan-clutch-silicone-oil-part-numbers.561095/ ) in the existing fan clutch, but new fan...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-26-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By DarkMonohue
Same here. I've run black or dark gray wheels...

Same here. I've run black or dark gray wheels before, but they're fairly traditional and I think fairly appropriate on old Japanese sports cars. The current trend of black wheels just doesn't do it...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-24-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By DarkMonohue
Gotcha. Not sure what to suggest there. My system...

Gotcha. Not sure what to suggest there. My system is all stock and works really well after replacing the original hose with one that wasn't kinked shut. The original formed hose is NLA, and the run...
Forum: Customer Corner: (Vendor product discussions) 10-24-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By DarkMonohue
Shifty seller - do not buy from 4wheelonline!

We're seeing a few people hanging around pretending to be FSJ owners in order to drop comments about and links to 4wheelonline into their posts here and there. These accounts are being banned and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 10-24-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By DarkMonohue
Welcome! Interesting build. I have a soft spot...

Welcome! Interesting build. I have a soft spot for spartan fleet vehicles like this one.

Are you Finnish or are you an ex-pat living in Finland? When I read your posts, I don't hear a Hannu or a...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-24-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By DarkMonohue
Wow. Lots of cool stuff under the, uh, uncool...

Wow. Lots of cool stuff under the, uh, uncool stuff.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-24-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By DarkMonohue
If the new carb has a PCV fitting on the back,...

If the new carb has a PCV fitting on the back, I'd use the stock setup. Valve with grommet in the manifold and a hose to the carb. Nice and simple.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-24-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By DarkMonohue
Nice find. Much better in chrome, and much better...

Nice find. Much better in chrome, and much better on an old Jeep.
Forum: Wanted 10-23-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By DarkMonohue
FedEx shows the manifold got delivered yesterday...

FedEx shows the manifold got delivered yesterday afternoon. Just wanted to verify that everything looks good.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-22-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By DarkMonohue
I haven't, but I'd sure like to know as...

I haven't, but I'd sure like to know as well.

SEM Color Coat can be custom-mixed, so you're not limited to the colors they offer in aerosol...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-21-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By DarkMonohue
Let me know if you do end up needing doors. I...

Let me know if you do end up needing doors. I have a very nice, rust-free pair of front doors (from an '81, IIRC).
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-21-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,303
Posted By DarkMonohue
Under part throttle and moderate load, the engine...

Under part throttle and moderate load, the engine will require a slightly greater throttle opening with EGR than at the same power level without EGR, but it should be a minor difference. Not sure...
Forum: Build Threads 10-18-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,913
Posted By DarkMonohue
You are really cranking this out. I don't...

You are really cranking this out. I don't usually pay too much attention to GWs, as they are a little too uptown for people like me, but you're getting results, and this is a fun build to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-18-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 661
Posted By DarkMonohue
Man, that looks sharp. Nice choice. There are...

Man, that looks sharp. Nice choice. There are always things you look back on and realize you could have done differently, but it sure looks good from here.

You said it's called Desert Sage. I...
Forum: Wanted 10-07-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By DarkMonohue
No pics yet as it's not super accessible and...

No pics yet as it's not super accessible and time and opportunity are limited. I can get it out and snap a few on the weekend.

USPS MO is fine, of course, as is a personal check if that's easier...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-07-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
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Views: 714
Posted By DarkMonohue
That plan sounds more smart than weird. Looking...

That plan sounds more smart than weird. Looking forward to seeing this come together.
Forum: Wanted 10-06-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By DarkMonohue
I'm near Eugene, Oregon - not sure if you get to...

I'm near Eugene, Oregon - not sure if you get to this part of the country. If not, how about $175 delivered? Saves me the trouble of putting on eBay and dealing with fees and strangers, and if we...
Forum: Build Threads 10-06-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,118
Posted By DarkMonohue
That white wheel and roll bar combo is just right!

That white wheel and roll bar combo is just right!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-06-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By DarkMonohue
Sometimes it's faster to make something right...

Sometimes it's faster to make something right than to wait for a ready-made part that's already just right

How about picking up a thread die and cutting threads as far down the shank as you need...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-06-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
J10
Views: 714
Posted By DarkMonohue
Yes, cool. Not quite as cool as a J20, but...

Yes, cool. Not quite as cool as a J20, but definitely cool.

In for pics and whatever else you care to share.
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