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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-30-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By SpecialBus
I always have driven with an overdrive even in my...

I always have driven with an overdrive even in my cj5 so I just felt like the old waggy wasn't geared for freeway over long distances. All of you have good points. Im excited, I think the 2" add a...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-30-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By SpecialBus
I miss driving a FSJ

About a year ago, i sold my 83 wagoneer due to life changes. I miss driving that thing! My current vehicle (subaru outback) isn't filling my off road needs, so i'm looking to get back into the FSJ...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-25-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By SpecialBus
yes i still have the cj5! i decided to focous...

yes i still have the cj5! i decided to focous more on that this year to make it weather friendly (hard top) and freeway capable. the wagoneer was funn and i loved it for what it was against what...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-25-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By SpecialBus
Moving on from the addiction

So i sold my wagoneer today. just wanted to say thanks to you all for the help and encouragement along the way. Its been fun and i learned a lot! Just realized it doesn't fit my needs or bank account...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-21-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By SpecialBus
bushing options

So im putting in aftermarket springs tomorrow, one set is used, in good shape with good factory rubber bushings. The other springs are new, and i have polyurethane bushings for that set. The springs...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-14-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By SpecialBus
better the PO that..... than the owner who...

better the PO that..... than the owner who crushed it at my local recycling yard. gotta do what i can afford to keep it going
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-14-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By SpecialBus
its for sale right now and sprung a leak, just...

its for sale right now and sprung a leak, just tryimg to keep it rolling
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-13-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By SpecialBus
Radiator

I need a replacement radiator, thinking of getting a junk yard replacement. Anything i should know? different widths? inlet and outlet size differences between years? thanks fer yer input
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-29-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By SpecialBus
401 upgrade

So i have come across a rebuilt 401 locally that a guy had in his rock crawler. Price is $1200 and it comes with a holley truck avenger, edelbrock cams, intake, 727 tranny, upgraded ignition system...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-27-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By SpecialBus
TRUCK AVENGER!

i picked up a truck avenger the other day in almost new condition for $140. My edel-broke gave me so many problems through the winter it just had to go! The truck avenger solved multiple problems....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-24-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By SpecialBus
i dont even know what shaft you speak of. bat...

i dont even know what shaft you speak of. bat lock tite where?!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-24-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By SpecialBus
oil leak- oil pump?

Recently i have started leaking oil pretty bad from the oil pump area. What should i check? Is there anything i can tighten or is it probaly a bad seal? I leave a dollar sized puddle every time i...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-16-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By SpecialBus
Possible Toyota wheel fit?

So i was scrounging the junk yard for a transfer case and found a pile of wheels that looked kinda cool. They are 16" x7.5" wide. 6 bolt pattern. Seemed promising, looking to upgrade tire size and...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-16-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,494
Posted By SpecialBus
So great success! Today i got the wagoneer all...

So great success! Today i got the wagoneer all off the ground, and started to tinker. I thought my viscous coupler was out because there was no shifting into low or high. I removed all the linkage...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-16-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By SpecialBus
So great success! Today i got the wagoneer all...

So great success! Today i got the wagoneer all off the ground, and started to tinker. I thought my viscous coupler was out because there was no shifting into low or high. I removed all the linkage...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-15-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By SpecialBus
Im hoping to have my waggy up for the trip next...

Im hoping to have my waggy up for the trip next year :banghead:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-15-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By SpecialBus
Hmm I was hoping I could frankenstien it in but...

Hmm I was hoping I could frankenstien it in but sounds complicated as well. Just need to keep my eyes open for a 208. The sound of 2wd is so tempting though. Friday is the day to run to the junk...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-15-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By SpecialBus
huh interesting opinions. honestly i will take it...

huh interesting opinions. honestly i will take it on dirt roads, and some snowy conditions in utah require 4wd, but i have a cj5 for crawling. the biggest tires this wagoneer will see is 31"s. Sorry...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-14-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By SpecialBus
thats understandable. I guess im in a bind, there...

thats understandable. I guess im in a bind, there aren't any 208's near me, the rig is just a street driver so i will put another 229 in it for now. Thanks again guys
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-14-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By SpecialBus
so here is the big question, will the NP219 fit?...

so here is the big question, will the NP219 fit? Is it a good option? From what i gather its similar to quadratrack, still has a viscous coupler, and is not vacuum dependant.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-14-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By SpecialBus
so the 219 is a quadratrac case?

so the 219 is a quadratrac case?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-14-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By SpecialBus
ok i checked my local junk yard, there was a 229...

ok i checked my local junk yard, there was a 229 that i could get, no 208's though. what is a NP219 though? i found one in a wagoneer
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-13-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By SpecialBus
http://ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=92571 ...

http://ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=92571

So i just came across this guys research/install of a 208 so i'm a bit more educated than before. Just a couple questions on my part now.
1)Sounds...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-13-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By SpecialBus
transfer case options

Are there any transfer cases that are a direct swap/ upgrade from my selectrac NP229 in the 83 wagoneer mated to the TF727? Im wondering if there is any options with a higher output ratio than stock?...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-13-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,494
Posted By SpecialBus
Ok sorry to bring this back from the dead but i...

Ok sorry to bring this back from the dead but i had some time to tinker with it today. I got all the wheels off the ground, and tried wiggling, forcing, having it in neutral, park, motor started, and...
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