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Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) Today, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By Crankyolman
It looks home made to me but if it is they did a...

It looks home made to me but if it is they did a damn fine job. If you look close it is mounted behind the original mounting tabs. If it was mine I'd have to go back to an original even though it has...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 05-14-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By Crankyolman
If I recall right he's changed the description...

If I recall right he's changed the description since it was first posted. I think when it was first posted he said it had been regularly driven but had sat for a few months and wasn't currently...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 05-14-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By Crankyolman
I think it's funny that a lot of old trucks that...

I think it's funny that a lot of old trucks that have been repainted long enough ago to have patina seem to have all been painted both red and blue at some time in their past. It actually makes for a...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 05-12-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By Crankyolman
candidate for Tremors clone

I noticed this one the other day and think if someone were looking to do a Tremors clone, this would be the perfect...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 05-11-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By Crankyolman
I need a fan shroud and tail light housing

I need a fan shroud and tail light housing
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-04-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 60,941
Posted By Crankyolman
So far it's great! Nice and quiet, in fact it...

So far it's great! Nice and quiet, in fact it seems to make the whole truck run quieter. Of course that's probably just my imagination but I'm very happy so far.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-29-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
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Views: 775
Posted By Crankyolman
I see you pretty much already have your answer...

I see you pretty much already have your answer but this is the only position that gave me enough adjustment.

https://u.cubeupload.com/Crankyolman/HEI2AC.jpg...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-27-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By Crankyolman
Oh come on Heep! They look totally trustable to...

Oh come on Heep! They look totally trustable to me. Where else are you going to find combat boots, shower grab handles, AMC valve covers and a brand new 5.7L Vortec Marine engine for only $2.15...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-24-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By Crankyolman
1969 Gladiator if you were closer to me I'd lend...

1969 Gladiator if you were closer to me I'd lend you my Motorola and regulator for testing purposes because I know they are good. Maybe someone closer to you can hook you up but it sounds like you...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-22-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 60,941
Posted By Crankyolman
I got my new Walbro in tank fuel pump yesterday....

I got my new Walbro in tank fuel pump yesterday. :)

The first thing I noticed is the in tank filter is much finer than the previous Fitech fuel pump had which is a good thing.

So then I went about...
Forum: Fuel Injection 04-17-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Crankyolman
I made the decision last night to go back to in...

I made the decision last night to go back to in tank. I like how quiet the in tank pump was and hopefully the walbro pump will last longer than the previous pumps.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-17-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 60,941
Posted By Crankyolman
I appreciate the suggestions but I'm fuel...

I appreciate the suggestions but I'm fuel injected, not carbureted. If I were still running a carb I'd still be running the mechanical pump. I switched to a Fitech 2 barrel EFI a couple years back so...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-16-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 60,941
Posted By Crankyolman
The other day I drove my truck over to my son's...

The other day I drove my truck over to my son's house and back, about an hour round trip. By the time I got home the fuel pump had become so noisy that I can't stand it any more. So I have been doing...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-16-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 60,941
Posted By Crankyolman
I've been thinking and studying the process. I...

I've been thinking and studying the process. I know about the slag, that's just part of melting metal. I was thinking open mold so back of tailgate would be flat. It's just something I've been...
Forum: Fuel Injection 04-16-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Crankyolman
Yes, it's mounted in a bracket that has rubber...

Yes, it's mounted in a bracket that has rubber around the pump and has rubber isolators. I've never been happy with how noisy this pump is but after driving it out to my son's place and back the...
Forum: For Sale: Complete Vehicles (Need not run, must be complete, no parting out) 04-15-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By Crankyolman
You sure it wasn't wrecked? Looking close at the...

You sure it wasn't wrecked? Looking close at the pictures I see a header panel that was replaced and probably a core support, which suggests a front hit prior to the repaint so you might look closer...
Forum: Fuel Injection 04-14-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Crankyolman
Fuel pump recomendations.

I'm sick of this stupid noisy frame mounted fuel pump I have and have decided I'm going to replace it.



I'm looking for any recommendations from you guys who run fuel injection. It needs to be...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-14-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By Crankyolman
That isn't the case with the Powermaster Motorola...

That isn't the case with the Powermaster Motorola replacement alternator. In most GM style alternators it is true that that connection is an exciter connection but powermaster stresses it is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-13-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By Crankyolman
Converting to 1 wire was simply a matter of...

Converting to 1 wire was simply a matter of buying the correct size cables for ground and hot. Ground to the engine block and hot directly to the battery. If you want to continue using the AMP light...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-13-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,000
Posted By Crankyolman
How about this one Every Toyota truck I see has...

How about this one


Every Toyota truck I see has TRD written on it, Why would anybody buy a truck with the word TURD on the side?


I know they try to claim it means "Toyota Racing Development" but...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-12-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 60,941
Posted By Crankyolman
I've not been posting much because...well,...

I've not been posting much because...well, nothing much has been going on in my life as far as the truck but a couple weeks ago something happened that got me started thinking.


What happened was I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-05-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By Crankyolman
Way back in the early 90s I learned my lesson on...

Way back in the early 90s I learned my lesson on parts stores. Was driving a crappy old Al Bundy Dodge and alternator went out. I got a reman and put it in and the gauge was sort of ticking. It...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-01-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,000
Posted By Crankyolman
This is near the top of my...

This is near the top of my list
https://u.cubeupload.com/Crankyolman/awefula.jpg





Although a couple weeks ago I saw a car driving down the road with the entire wraparound bumper cover jammed...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 03-24-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By Crankyolman
'74 J-10 in Graham Wa $2,000

Noticed this on Craigslist today
https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/cto/d/graham-74-jeep-j10-truck/7294349681.html


Looks like a pretty good truck for the money. The bed looks particularly good,...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-22-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,769
Posted By Crankyolman
That is so true. Several times recently I've been...

That is so true. Several times recently I've been approached by people who said they didn't know Jeep made pickups until recently.
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