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Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-30-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By threepiece
It is funny how antifreeze and coolant are now...

It is funny how antifreeze and coolant are now considered the same. Back in my day “coolant” was what the manufacturer indicated to install in your system, typically a 50/50 mix of water...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-30-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By threepiece
I have often said if auto manufacturers made...

I have often said if auto manufacturers made vehicles to please me they would soon go out of business.
Forum: Wanted 11-30-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By threepiece
Also I have a method of removing the windshield...

Also I have a method of removing the windshield that takes less than 15 minutes, offers little to no chance of breakage, does not sacrifice the gasket, uses tools that cost little or nothing to...
Forum: Wanted 11-30-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By threepiece
I have several J Truck roofs here in the Detroit...

I have several J Truck roofs here in the Detroit area. already cut off, both brow and brow less.
Forum: For Sale: Complete Vehicles (Need not run, must be complete, no parting out) 08-17-2022, 05:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By threepiece
1964 J-200 Truck with Ramsey PTO Winch Detroit $4400

I hauled this truck is from Arkansas 20 years ago. I never started it but I can see no reason it will not run and drive. There is little rust but it has some dents. The interior is in very poor...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-17-2022, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By threepiece
Well, I have never swapped parts but I could...

Well, I have never swapped parts but I could check the mounting pattern against each type to see if there is a noticeable difference.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-24-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 934
Posted By threepiece
Hi, my name is Dan. I would not call myself a...

Hi, my name is Dan. I would not call myself a Jeep-A-Holic, it might give you fellows the wrong impression hahah. Actually I have no idea what to call myself.

Jim, I do occasionally read you but I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-08-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By threepiece
Can you give an idea what material it is,...

Can you give an idea what material it is, plastic, metal?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-08-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,714
Posted By threepiece
Yes, I felt good about helping to preserve FSJ s...

Yes, I felt good about helping to preserve FSJ s by supplying parts that are available nowhere else.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-08-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,714
Posted By threepiece
Yes, I make patch panels for the widetrack front...

Yes, I make patch panels for the widetrack front fender, J series tailgate and FSJ frames. I have listed these for sale here but the interest has been almost nonexistent. FB has been very...
Forum: Homegrown Vendors: (Members who produce FSJ related items) 05-26-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 515
Posted By threepiece
J Truck Tailgate Repair Patch

I have patches that replace the often rusted hinge pin area of the truck tailgate. These patches replace the entire lower corners of the tailgate 10 inches inboard from the side and 3.5 inches up...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-16-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,714
Posted By threepiece
I am a bit embarrassed to admit that I am a spend...

I am a bit embarrassed to admit that I am a spend more time on Facebook than here. The reason is simply I can easily post pictures and sell my wares far more easily there than here. I have had my ...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-09-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By threepiece
That is right, the joint at the steering knuckle...

That is right, the joint at the steering knuckle to be exact.

These Universal joints can deteriorate From lack of lubrication to the point where some of the needle bearings inside fall out. When...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-09-2022, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By threepiece
I would certainly rule out a seized U joint...

I would certainly rule out a seized U joint before anything else. I had some very erratic steering issues years ago with my Wagoneer. I was certain enough the culprit was a steering gear that I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-04-2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,932
Posted By threepiece
It is a shame this thread escalated to the point...

It is a shame this thread escalated to the point it did when the matter of what it is called was made clear in the TSM drawing early in post #5. If Jeep is calling it a roll bar than so be it. If it...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-23-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By threepiece
As I was looking over the pictures of the...

As I was looking over the pictures of the crackpipe Jeep I thought of my frame. It probably would make an excellent candidate for a modification like this. My plan was to cut the entire floor off of...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-23-2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By threepiece
I had plans for a project something like this....

I had plans for a project something like this. Basically it was the same but I intended to use a CJ2A as the body style. I had a scrap CJ2A body that I planned to use as data to fabricate a new one.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-23-2022, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By threepiece
Wide Track Fender Screws at the Bottom?

Fellows I am trying to determine when the change occurred from one screw to two. I am referring to the attachment at the bottom of the fender to the rocker. Can some of you have a look and indicate...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-23-2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By threepiece
When I restored my J10 that already had a 258 I6...

When I restored my J10 that already had a 258 I6 I installed J20 axles with 4.1 gears and a T18. If you are wondering about performance: with a mostly stock engine this truck has and will do anything...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-18-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 347,546
Posted By threepiece
I see they clear coated it Jim. It looks like a...

I see they clear coated it Jim. It looks like a solid (non metallic) color? Do you know if they used a base coat paint or single stage paint under the clear?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-18-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By threepiece
Well, I have enough tooling complete to do a...

Well, I have enough tooling complete to do a tryout. I may get to it this weekend. Even if the parts prove good I will not be offering them for sale right away. I will need to refine the process to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-03-2022, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By threepiece
You say (lifters are springy) do you mean they...

You say (lifters are springy) do you mean they require comparatively little force to compress than the other cylinder bank? Someone may have re-worked one head and installed different springs.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-02-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By threepiece
Yes, I will likely post these on the Parts for...

Yes, I will likely post these on the Parts for Sale forum.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-02-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By threepiece
I have finished the tooling for the bedside upper...

I have finished the tooling for the bedside upper panel forward of the wheel. The tooling is adjustable to accommodate different wheelbase trucks.

I would like to use 17 gauge sheet steel but I am...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-24-2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By threepiece
I started cutting one of the tools today. This...

I started cutting one of the tools today. This first one is for the left front. The right front will be next. The rear section shares the same cross section, I may be able to borrow some of the...
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