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Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-04-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 85
Posted By babywag
Brakes get hot, kinda normal. Check actual temp,...

Brakes get hot, kinda normal. Check actual temp, not unusual for them to be 3-400
Forum: Street & Performance 06-26-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By babywag
I'll add last pair of heads I had redone cost me...

I'll add last pair of heads I had redone cost me over $1k. Simple valvejob + new springs/retainers/locks.
Spent $900+ on machine work for a SBC LT1 block ~same time.
A basic rebuild of an AMC is not...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-26-2022, 04:30 PM
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Posted By babywag
Sadly, NOTHING! They're both driveway art @this...

Sadly, NOTHING! They're both driveway art @this point. No $ to work on them.
'88 still down from dip:o:o:o:o induced accident in 2019, '67 needs basically everything.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-22-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 166
Posted By babywag
biggest issue with stock duraspark can be too...

biggest issue with stock duraspark can be too much advance under certain conditions.
for stock engine/stock cam a recurve isn't really uselful.
but sometimes distributor needs tweaking with...
Forum: Street & Performance 06-19-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By babywag
Again...I get the stay AMC/stock thought process....

Again...I get the stay AMC/stock thought process. However....
Edelbrock heads $3k
Engine rebuild $2k
etc., etc.
Can easily buy a dropout LS changeover for less.
Understand spending more for...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-19-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 715
Posted By babywag
If it backfired the power valve likely blew out....

If it backfired the power valve likely blew out. They fail if you look @ them the wrong way and a backfire kills them 99.9% time.
Forum: Street & Performance 06-17-2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By babywag
looks like typical detonation damage. Given your...

looks like typical detonation damage.

Given your goal I say do an LS swap or similar.
You're going to drop a crapload of coin on all new edelbrock stuff to update a 60's era engine design. Add in...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-16-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By babywag
yep...easy easy. just take clip of on inner door...

yep...easy easy. just take clip of on inner door jamb that holds the lock and they pop right out.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-15-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By babywag
any decent locksmith will know, pop them out and...

any decent locksmith will know, pop them out and bring them in.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-14-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By babywag
bang it flat with hammer & dolly (or...

bang it flat with hammer & dolly (or similar).
almost always closes hole up enough to allow using original screw.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-13-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By babywag
It won't have a PK or whatever stamp because it's...

It won't have a PK or whatever stamp because it's a Jeep part.
8953001836 is the Jeep PN for that one.
Mostly all same '80-'91 with a few years using a lockup converter setup.
The input shaft...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-10-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 715
Posted By babywag
vacuum ball simply gets manifold vacuum then tees...

vacuum ball simply gets manifold vacuum then tees off for heater and transfer case cab controls. 80-91 pretty much all same setup.
the ball/can will have markings on it for in/out
the black firewall...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-06-2022, 08:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,111
Posted By babywag
premium gas was $4 whenni bought my srt8 today...

premium gas was $4 whenni bought my srt8
today it's like $6.50
even regular 87 is over $6 in CA
don't matter what ya drive my point was more a dig @current admin that has beyond :o:o:o:oed the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-06-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,111
Posted By babywag
pfft...mpg haha over decades of real world...

pfft...mpg haha
over decades of real world driving multiple fsj(s)
tbi pays for itself in probably a year even less if go used gm stuff.
minimal gain on fwy but around town/city driving ~30% increase...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-06-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By babywag
it's pretty low pressure on air system. glue it...

it's pretty low pressure on air system.
glue it together and wrap it with some silicone self sealing/fusing repair tape.
that stuff works on pressurized hoses/plumbing
or you could simply cut hose...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-30-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 715
Posted By babywag
EGR should never get full manifold vacuum. Always...

EGR should never get full manifold vacuum. Always ported vacuum, and via CTO that only comes in after engine is up to temp.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-24-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 449
Posted By babywag
a 4.0 flywheel has the incorrect balance for a...

a 4.0 flywheel has the incorrect balance for a 360 engine.
It's called match balancing. He isn't "using" the flexplate for anything other than "matching" the balance of the flywheel for his engine.
Forum: Wanted 05-19-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By babywag
probably have a set I'll look for it

probably have a set I'll look for it
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-18-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 449
Posted By babywag
it has been done...some info on forums google...

it has been done...some info on forums
google search is your friend
https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Aifsja.org+ax15+swap&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-18-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By babywag
In ~17yrs of being on forum I don't recall ever...

In ~17yrs of being on forum I don't recall ever seeing a single event posted on there.

Forum software is ancient/end of life many years ago. Developers likely never expected anyone would still be...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-17-2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By babywag
XJ used same relay if you have a salvage yard...

XJ used same relay if you have a salvage yard nearby might be able grab a used one for few bucks.
They do occasionally fail.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-16-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By babywag
sounds like relay problem or wire going to...

sounds like relay problem or wire going to starter solenoid is plugged into wrong spot on relay?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-14-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By babywag
Did you rev engine to ~1500rpm? When you tried...

Did you rev engine to ~1500rpm?
When you tried to charge it initially did the compressor clutch kick on?

Sometimes you need to jumper the low pressure cutoff switch if clutch does not kick in.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-10-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By babywag
correct nothing else will drop in without mods +...

correct
nothing else will drop in without mods + $$
Forum: Build Threads 05-09-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 21,554
Posted By babywag
the regular ole split plastic loom. the mcparts...

the regular ole split plastic loom.
the mcparts store stuff is horrible, stay far away from that stuff.
I have a bunch of it in garage somewhere that I bought online when doing LS harnesses I was...
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