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Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-18-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By '89_Wagon
5.9's came with an engine block heater? Is that...

5.9's came with an engine block heater? Is that aftermarket? Would love to see a picture.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-15-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By '89_Wagon
Auto-Body & Rear Wheel Well Sealant

This carpet/sound deadening project is in snowball mode. As many here likely experienced, I tore up the old cargo area carpet and found rust and rot... mainly near the wheel wells. On a hunch, I...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-29-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By '89_Wagon
Thank you all for the input! I'll call around,...

Thank you all for the input! I'll call around, use the right kind of masking paper, and see how it goes. Will post results later... although all my Jeep work has been extra slow lately. I have a pile...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-28-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By '89_Wagon
Paint ?

I need to do some body work and touch up paint in a few areas. I have a silver '89 GW. Any suggestions on where to buy a quart of paint and clear from?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-28-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By '89_Wagon
I vaguely remember my OEM gauges doing the same...

I vaguely remember my OEM gauges doing the same thing.... voltage reading dropping when warmed up. Fuel(petrol?) level readings swung wildly on turns, stopping, and hills.

Are the headlights dimmer...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-28-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By '89_Wagon
X2, this is the setup I have on my '89 GW. I...

X2, this is the setup I have on my '89 GW. I think I still have the OEM switch... which I find incredible that it has lasted this long.

That brake fluid leak is terrifying. Glad no-one got hurt. If...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-08-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By '89_Wagon
Thanks for the tips on the sound deadener...

Thanks for the tips on the sound deadener website. Lots of good info. I remember reading something like that too about the butyl.

The website is down but available through thewaybackmachine, in...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-06-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By '89_Wagon
Sound Proofing and deadening

Got a new carpet and sill plates from BJs and am very excited to install them! I would also like to quiet down the cabin. I have recently added the hood insulator (mine was gone) and have been...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-24-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By '89_Wagon
The '89 2150 should already have electric choke....

The '89 2150 should already have electric choke. In fact, as a precaution, add a fuse to that circuit. It can cause melted wires if accidentally grounded out.

Wondering how the new distributor will...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-21-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By '89_Wagon
Just throwing some ideas out there... -How is...

Just throwing some ideas out there...

-How is the alignment at the bottom of the tailgate?
-How is the window alignment against the window wipes and sheet metal when the tailgate is open and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-20-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By '89_Wagon
Not sure if you post got cut off... but here's a...

Not sure if you post got cut off... but here's a list to check.

1. Connect ground terminal on relay to another ground (sounds like you did that).

2. Check grounds from battery to chassis, engine to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-19-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By '89_Wagon
Might be a finicky neutral safety switch (NSS)....

Might be a finicky neutral safety switch (NSS). You can bypass it by jumping the related terminal to ground terminal on the starter relay. I also had this issue, replaced the relay and switch, and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-14-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By '89_Wagon
I'm not an electronics expect, but it layman's...

I'm not an electronics expect, but it layman's terms I think you would just connect both switches to the same terminal on the relay itself, that way the relay sends power to the window circuit when...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-13-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By '89_Wagon
The safety switch is on the left side. It has a...

The safety switch is on the left side. It has a little arm that catches the latching pin to the close the circuit. It very well could be as simple as it not being closed enough. Sounds like the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-12-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By '89_Wagon
Cracks in vacuum lines? Maybe try applying vacuum...

Cracks in vacuum lines? Maybe try applying vacuum at the lines that connect to the switch via vacuum pump and see what happens? Should be easy to get to. Might indicate a leak. Switch is held on my 2...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-05-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By '89_Wagon
There is(was) a guy on Ebay who offers a repair...

There is(was) a guy on Ebay who offers a repair service for these. About a 3 week turnaround if I recall. Also, check the wiring near the b pillar on the drivers side. Mine was corroded enough to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-03-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By '89_Wagon
Here's mine installed. Alpine UTE-73BT....

Here's mine installed. Alpine UTE-73BT.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51355424901_cd05fd9b1a.jpg
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-03-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By '89_Wagon
I run an Alpine UTE-73BT. I got it because it's a...

I run an Alpine UTE-73BT. I got it because it's a good brand, has all that blue-tooth stuff, and it's fairly simple look.... as far as aftermarket stereos go in a reasonable price range. I gave up...
Forum: Build Threads 07-27-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,950
Posted By '89_Wagon
LOL, that would have been great! Tough to tell...

LOL, that would have been great!

Tough to tell from the pics, but it's already painted black.
Forum: Build Threads 07-27-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,950
Posted By '89_Wagon
Progress has been slow but the bottom end is...

Progress has been slow but the bottom end is done! Just need to find time to slap the rest of it together. Hoping that will go faster.... measuring the clearances and ring gaps took a while....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-21-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By '89_Wagon
The kit says to make sure there is adequate...

The kit says to make sure there is adequate clearance between the tire and all components. It doesn't say what is adequate though. I did find some specs from ride-rite that say at least a 1/2". I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-20-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By '89_Wagon
Airlift Springs

Last night I began and installed airlift springs on the rear. This is the only time I've started and finished a project in one night. Feels weird.

As for the kit itself, fairly complete. I did have...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-07-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By '89_Wagon
The one on the passenger side might be the vent...

The one on the passenger side might be the vent one, like you mentioned. My 89 had the charcoal canister there for the gas tank vent.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-07-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By '89_Wagon
O-ring tip is awesome! I'll be trying that out...

O-ring tip is awesome! I'll be trying that out ASAP!

There's one L bracket on the firewall on the passenger side that holds the back of the housing up. That side needs more support because of the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-24-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By '89_Wagon
It connects to the evaporator core, inside the...

It connects to the evaporator core, inside the cabin, on the bottom side of the dash. You'll need to unbolt the AC housing itself to get access to it.

Wagonmaster makes a full AC hose kit. I'm not...
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