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Forum: Build Threads Yesterday, 10:18 PM
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Posted By sierrablue
Ok, last two weeks had a pretty big road trip. I...

Ok, last two weeks had a pretty big road trip. I wasn't driving for every day or anything, but two LOOOOOOONG days in it. I just had to feed it a little oil and quite a bit of gas. But it'll keep up...
Forum: Build Threads Yesterday, 09:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,739
Posted By sierrablue
Yeah I've seen reference to that one. Those old...

Yeah I've seen reference to that one. Those old Mercs are awesome--my Dad came home in a blue one from the hospital when he was born.
Forum: Build Threads Yesterday, 09:53 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By sierrablue
Well how gas it been? Also, any pics with Dorothy...

Well how gas it been? Also, any pics with Dorothy in the back of it?
Forum: Introduce Yourself. Yesterday, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By sierrablue
Welcome! So out of curiosity, is the Cherokee...

Welcome!

So out of curiosity, is the Cherokee stock? What plans do you have for it?
Forum: Build Threads Yesterday, 09:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,617
Posted By sierrablue
Nah, dreaming is good. And until you know EXACTLY...

Nah, dreaming is good. And until you know EXACTLY what you want it to be, you'll want to gather all of the info you can about your various ideas--and then even if you don't go that route, then the...
Forum: Build Threads 08-03-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,739
Posted By sierrablue
Sorry, will address the other stuff when i have...

Sorry, will address the other stuff when i have time, but the camper foam is this stuff:...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-02-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By sierrablue
Thank you everyone. Makes me feel a lot better...

Thank you everyone. Makes me feel a lot better about being a Qjet guy ;) I think I definitely want to get a factory bent fuel line from the pump to the carb; it does fine with what it's got now for...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-02-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 498,589
Posted By sierrablue
New Amazon Prime movie has a Dark Baltic Blue...

New Amazon Prime movie has a Dark Baltic Blue Metallic Grand Wagoneer as the primary vehicle. Looks like it's been used; leather seats have covers and the rear window is a crank...doesn't look like a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-25-2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By sierrablue
Qjet is off a '68 Buick, first year for the B350....

Qjet is off a '68 Buick, first year for the B350. I've heard/read/family has had experience with the electronic systems on the carbs ('84 XJ w/the 2.5)(it's multiport FI now)--is the compensator just...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-19-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By sierrablue
Boy, we all know how THAT goes around here:D...

Boy, we all know how THAT goes around here:D Thanks again, will talk to people about that...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-19-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By sierrablue
See, our current stumbling car with the MC2100 is...

See, our current stumbling car with the MC2100 is a bone stock '69 Cougar...it's best at cruising at 70 mph all day long and we don't want it to run rich...thanks devildog!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-18-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By sierrablue
All good:thumbsup: I think you'll find (and get...

All good:thumbsup: I think you'll find (and get frustrated by) the notorious Autolite stumble, which has been covered time and time again here and which out family has had issues with (Jeep, old...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-18-2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By sierrablue
See the issue is that I might be spending weeks...

See the issue is that I might be spending weeks or months at a time in the mountains, and getting everything dialed in just right is enough of a pain as it is, let alone doing it all of the time. But...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-18-2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By sierrablue
Qjet at altitude

Ok, so I started a thread on FI options for the B350 (here: http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=190833), but seeing as how the Qjet is one of the best carbs out there for power,...
Forum: Fuel Injection 07-18-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By sierrablue
I'm curious about this too, as I know the GM TBI...

I'm curious about this too, as I know the GM TBI will be cheaper to do, but it's also more of a pain to tune. I'm sure somebody makes a program so you can use a modern computer for tuning it, right?...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-18-2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By sierrablue
What? Cheater:p I'd say that if you're pulling...

What? Cheater:p

I'd say that if you're pulling the fender anyway it'd be easier to just leave them on but I don't think you can't get the fender off w/o pulling the marker first :rolleyes:
Forum: Build Threads 07-18-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,617
Posted By sierrablue
Since we have a 4.0L ZJ (and an extra automatic...

Since we have a 4.0L ZJ (and an extra automatic transmission for it), I was gonna put the 42RE out of that in the '88--electronically controlled, but the computer is separate from the main computer...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-18-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By sierrablue
If I remember right a box end wrench with the...

If I remember right a box end wrench with the headlight bucket out was the best way, but once you get it a couple of threads loose, it'll thread the rest of the way off by hand so not too bad.

Only...
Forum: Build Threads 07-17-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,617
Posted By sierrablue
As far as the overdrive goes, good info for sure....

As far as the overdrive goes, good info for sure. The D20 overdrive unit's big problem is that it can't handle much power (really torque is the issue), and the reverse/park function has to be...
Forum: Build Threads 07-17-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,617
Posted By sierrablue
8mpg...was the speedometer adapted to the 33s? If...

8mpg...was the speedometer adapted to the 33s? If it was still reading for 235s, then that could be the issue; if it was still off by 12-15% that would at least bring you up to 9 :p But if you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-16-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,568
Posted By sierrablue
If the Ebrake cables are rusty and the pedal gets...

If the Ebrake cables are rusty and the pedal gets pressed, it's possible that the cable itself is rusted to its housing back by the brakes, which could cause it to stick. Other things that might...
Forum: Build Threads 07-15-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,617
Posted By sierrablue
Cussing? AGAIN? When was the first time?:D...

Cussing? AGAIN? When was the first time?:D

You're willing to fill up other rigs? If you're not making them pay more for it than you did (I mean, they're the ones who ran out of gas in the middle of...
Forum: Fuel Injection 07-15-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By sierrablue
Just found this...

Just found this page--http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=159571

Wouldn't mind more info on the 454 TBI though...
Forum: Fuel Injection 07-14-2022, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By sierrablue
Buick 350 Injection

OK, I'm happy with the Qjet for driving around here, it's tuned right so I'm getting decent mileage (you know, for a brick with no overdrive or FI:p ). Trouble is I want to be able to cope with...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-09-2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By sierrablue
I know there's no chain in it, that's why I said...

I know there's no chain in it, that's why I said that if there WERE a chain there, it was probably my problem. Bad joke sorry.

Thanks for the link though it'll come in handy! And good luck with your...
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