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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-24-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,148
Posted By Bill J
I think Mother Nature may have gotten the upper...

I think Mother Nature may have gotten the upper hand this time...

http://www.capecod.com/newscenter/video-jeep-removed-from-sand-filled-garage-at-truro-beach/
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-21-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,148
Posted By Bill J
Talk about a barn find

http://www.capecodtimes.com/news/20170219/jeep-buried-in-truro-dune-for-40-years-to-be-removed

This will a fun one to watch!
Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-17-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,379
Posted By Bill J
I see your point...I forget sometimes that...

I see your point...I forget sometimes that special interest creates the rules as opposed to common sense! Regardless of the thinking behind the bill, its not fair to tax people for choosing to drive...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-15-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,379
Posted By Bill J
A twenty year old car is a 1997 model year. ...

A twenty year old car is a 1997 model year. Most, if not all, 1997's have at least two airbags, and OBDII, and emissions controls that still work pretty good. Here in NJ for inspection, they plug...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-18-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,715
Posted By Bill J
Did not watch that video yet, but Harry's Garage...

Did not watch that video yet, but Harry's Garage is a great channel. He has an awesome collection of cars and is not afraid to drive them. He drove his Testarossa from England to the Sahara Desert...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-26-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,197
Posted By Bill J
How important is piece of mind to you? Any car...

How important is piece of mind to you? Any car will strand you, but it's could be more likely here. Given the choice, if I have to drive two hours away I take the 2004 Honda, instead of the 1997...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-26-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,408
Posted By Bill J
From what I've read, it is supposed to go up...

From what I've read, it is supposed to go up against the Range Rover...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-18-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,163
Posted By Bill J
All I ask of you is not to use terms like...

All I ask of you is not to use terms like "libtards". It is an offensive play on words against people with developmental and intellectual differences. You certainly have a right to feel the way you...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-21-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,446
Posted By Bill J
Not sure of the years, but at some point they put...

Not sure of the years, but at some point they put computer chips in the keys so be sure not to get rid of anything until it starts and drives as intended. I read a similar build many years ago in...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-17-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By Bill J
The weight is an issue, you may legally need some...

The weight is an issue, you may legally need some kind of braking device in order to tow that weight. It depends on the state, but usually trailers over 2,000 lbs require brakes...It may be...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-07-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By Bill J
NJ Sightings

Hello Everyone,
I had some nice sightings recently, an early 70's I believe in Montclair, NJ a few weeks ago at Mt. Hebron and Grove, I beeped as I drove by...and a nice white late model on Rt 46...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-25-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,078
Posted By Bill J
I think the Wagonmaster is OK. His prices are...

I think the Wagonmaster is OK. His prices are way out of whack, but I think he does a thorough job going thru them and ensuring they are a decent product. He stars with a good product too. It...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-08-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,567
Posted By Bill J
I am in the same boat with my TJ, gotta fix the...

I am in the same boat with my TJ, gotta fix the brakes, but don't have the time. The frame is going to need attention too, but I have some money that I can devote to that fix. As for the trailer,...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-29-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,425
Posted By Bill J
Hi Jersey Joe, I just googled his shop and it...

Hi Jersey Joe,
I just googled his shop and it says permanently closed. I need some frame repair on my TJ and was going to contact him. Is that his phone number you posted?
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-22-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,975
Posted By Bill J
Come on, its not really that bad here! If Jeep...

Come on, its not really that bad here! If Jeep (or me) had only put a drain hole in the darn frame of my TJ, I would not be crying now thinking about having to fix said frame...plus I perhaps should...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-20-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By Bill J
As a seller you just reach the point that you...

As a seller you just reach the point that you want it gone! You were in the right place...enjoy!
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-05-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By Bill J
It looks like you want to be done with it. I...

It looks like you want to be done with it. I would try to spend the weekend and get it to $10,000 number you anticipate, 5K is large chunk of change to lose for a weekend of work. I don't know ...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-09-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,672
Posted By Bill J
I would consider what the trip will cost you...

I would consider what the trip will cost you simply in time, meals, hotels & fuel or shipping and add that to your budget price and try to buy more locally. This of course does not factor in...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-17-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,384
Posted By Bill J
Car Models

Found this article on Popular Mechanics website about being able to "Buy Die-Cast Models of these terrible cars from the 70s & 80s." I myself took offense...my father's 1993 LeBaron a derivative of...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-24-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,411
Posted By Bill J
How is this a problem?

How is this a problem?
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,627
Posted By Bill J
Glad it worked out. I have a whole house...

Glad it worked out. I have a whole house generator that I had to take off a trailer and place outside the house. It weighs about 500lbs. Thinking about it was worse than actually doing it. I...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-11-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,627
Posted By Bill J
Drop it on a movers dolly with the cherry picker,...

Drop it on a movers dolly with the cherry picker, than ramp it out when you get home...regardless of what you do, please let us know how you wind up actually doing it! I know I want to know!
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-11-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,627
Posted By Bill J
Suggestion: Rent a Cargo Van or a Pick-up from...

Suggestion:
Rent a Cargo Van or a Pick-up from Enterprise - Full disclosure, I use to work for them...if you are going on the weekend, you can beat them up to a pretty cheap weekend special. This...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-04-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Bill J
Thule and Yakima make nice products. Ask...

Thule and Yakima make nice products. Ask yourself what are you looking to haul...The weight is certainly limited to what the raingutters can handle. You can also do 3 or 4 crossbars to spread the...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-13-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,631
Posted By Bill J
Restricted funds accountant at local university,...

Restricted funds accountant at local university, and dad to three great kids, and husband to one great wife!
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