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Forum: FSJ-PRIS 12-15-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,035
Posted By BadRat
Unless you can find an early 80's GM in the...

Unless you can find an early 80's GM in the junkyard that still has one, these are impossible to find, and no longer made/stocked. I paid $40 on fleabay for an NOS indicator and cover.
Nice to see...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-24-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,240
Posted By BadRat
Good Luck.... All of mine came out easily on...

Good Luck....
All of mine came out easily on driver side, broke two on the passenger side.
I tried every trick in the book....
soaking them in everything I could...
heating with a propane as well as...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-23-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,179
Posted By BadRat
Not that it helps you once stripped.... But...for...

Not that it helps you once stripped....
But...for future reference...

Anytime I deal with any old fastener that has been exposed to the elements, before I do anything, I shoot it up with PB Blaster...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-18-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,102
Posted By BadRat
your message space is full. still got the...

your message space is full.
still got the engine/tc/tranny????

Trying to convince some old friends to pick it up....I am now in Georgia, but grew up and lived in WC from 7 on (moved there in 1964)...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-08-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By BadRat
besides tach/vacuum gauge, my kids don't believe...

besides tach/vacuum gauge, my kids don't believe me that back before Cats, the other tool to help tune a carb was your hand and nose at the tail pipe...
hot and dry and tangy smelling lean, cooler...
Forum: Street & Performance 05-04-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,987
Posted By BadRat
well, maybe normal use in a passenger vehicle can...

well, maybe normal use in a passenger vehicle can offer better results...
I have a track Mustang I race....and after several vehicles, and multiple varieties of headers, I'm here to tell you I got...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-28-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 951
Posted By BadRat
not sure about all years or what you have, but if...

not sure about all years or what you have,
but if the GM housing, there are two phillips head screws, one on each side towards the back
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-05-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,994
Posted By BadRat
I now believe that it isn't the car....it is the...

I now believe that it isn't the car....it is the spirit and motivation of the individual to just simply do that which you dare dream.

Many may doubt the ability of a 30+ year old vehicle to go long...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-14-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,579
Posted By BadRat
Congratulations! That is a win! Not to rub it...

Congratulations! That is a win!

Not to rub it in or anything....but THANK GOD I live in a non-emissions testing County, with an eventual move to a non-emissions testing State

No similar headaches...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-13-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,323
Posted By BadRat
It won't stop the efforts, it is now entrenched...

It won't stop the efforts, it is now entrenched in our liberal culture, and efforts will continue, sadly, most often as hidden riders before anyone knows what happened.... (and THIS is the basis of...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-20-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By BadRat
The further up the drive line you go, the more...

The further up the drive line you go, the more tension will exist from various sources...
As a simple answer, with all 4 corners suspended, with an open diff, all wheels suspended, turning one wheel...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-05-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,531
Posted By BadRat
Yup....several in the area on the board. I am not...

Yup....several in the area on the board.
I am not far from you, in cow country Loganville.
I too have seen several on the road, mine (88 Waggy) is currently up on blocks in the driveway getting some...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-28-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By BadRat
Spotted in Milan Italy

Was in Italy last week, and spotted a Cherokee Chief rolling down the road...some fine looking young Italian gal driving... followed it and managed to get a pic, but wasn't quick enough to catch the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 06-08-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,382
Posted By BadRat
Sweet looking ride! I grew up in Walnut Creek by...

Sweet looking ride!

I grew up in Walnut Creek by the way, back when there was such a thing as a Walnut Creek....a one horse sleepy town that grew up to be the NorCal Rodeo Drive...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-29-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By BadRat
One word..... Troll

One word.....

Troll
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-28-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,780
Posted By BadRat
if synthetic oil is slicker will it leak faster...

if synthetic oil is slicker will it leak faster than regular oil in all the rotten seals?
Or if I just use a synthetic 90w will that be thick enough not to get past the crank seals?


Actually, just...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-13-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By BadRat
having just replaced the rear springs on my 88, I...

having just replaced the rear springs on my 88, I would say at least 4"...that is quite an arch compared to mine....
and no overload leaf to boot....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-06-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By BadRat
I actually considered running without it.... but...

I actually considered running without it....
but my intentions are to use the waggy for some towing, but wasn't sure if running without would exacerbate the waggy towing wag....

My other...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-05-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By BadRat
installing rear panhard bar

88 Waggy
Replaced saggy rear springs with new stock height springs
Axle centered and reinstalled on new springs
Panhard bar was unbolted from chassis mount in process

But...now...the panhard bar is...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-23-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By BadRat
Quitchyer snivelin.... I was the one who picked...

Quitchyer snivelin....

I was the one who picked the one where someone referenced your 80's cassette's....mainly cuz I have a big wardrobe size packing box filled with cassettes I still cart around...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-19-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,953
Posted By BadRat
yes he is still in business, and busier than...

yes he is still in business, and busier than ever.

I recently got a new one made up by him for my waggy, took about a 6 week turnaround, and he claimed he got 7 orders just for waggy's the same day...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-17-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 36,605
Posted By BadRat
88 Waggy... Both the dash switch as well as the...

88 Waggy...
Both the dash switch as well as the key switch on the tailgate works flawlessly....I have had no issues on the rear window.

Course...now that I make that claim on this thread, no doubt I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 04-14-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By BadRat
VERY COOL!!!!! Nice to know there will be an FSJ...

VERY COOL!!!!!

Nice to know there will be an FSJ focused/knowledgeable shop in the area!
I am just down the road from you in Loganville.
I will have to come by and say hey someday.

A local Atlanta...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-10-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Posted By BadRat
Here is a pic of the ignition module 4...

Here is a pic of the ignition module 4 prong:

http://i1381.photobucket.com/albums/ah221/bullitt3230/Waggy%20ignition%204%20prong_zps0sq0cfak.jpg...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-10-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Posted By BadRat
OK, so here are the colors of the two 4 prong...

OK, so here are the colors of the two 4 prong plugs

1) the 4 prong plug that is currently connected to the stock ignition module (that comes out of the main harness) is:
Black
Blue
Green with white...
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