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Forum: Build Threads 09-15-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Yes, just for them to tell me that :banghead: You...

Yes, just for them to tell me that :banghead: You can only imagine how frustrated I was.



I know the wife and I are so bummed we took it apart this early, had I know the engine was going to be at...
Forum: Build Threads 09-15-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
I got Updates! 1) I am not dead. 2) The...

I got Updates!
1) I am not dead.
2) The Ramcharger is on the road and driving Great!
3) The 401 is back from the Machine shop again.
3.1) The Thrust bearing does not need the tang on it is what they...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-12-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Couldnt agree more! I have driven quite a few...

Couldnt agree more!
I have driven quite a few "enthusiasts" cars and enjoy driving just about anything that has any character.
But the feeling you get when you get a wave or thumbs up from a total...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-12-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 55,255
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Those gauges are Boss! I agree with Rang, drive...

Those gauges are Boss!

I agree with Rang, drive naked for a while.
I regret tearing into my rig a bit ahead of when I should have. I could have been driving it for a year, before I tore into it.
Forum: Build Threads 07-02-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Machine shop said it should have the tang, Rang. ...

Machine shop said it should have the tang, Rang. Sorry couldn't resist the rhyme there. I went and talked with the guy from the machine shop, he had a set in stock that was 0.02 over and the thrust...
Forum: Build Threads 07-02-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Thanks SJTD! I forgot I saved that link some...

Thanks SJTD! I forgot I saved that link some time ago with those manuals!
Forum: Build Threads 06-30-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
My old set has tangs in both top and bottom, and...

My old set has tangs in both top and bottom, and a oil passage only in the top.
It is possible I got two tops, and really only one needs the tang I guess.

Its either the Chilton or Haynes manual I...
Forum: Build Threads 06-29-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
I then immediately found a problem in step...

I then immediately found a problem in step #1.
Install the crank bearings, the thrust bearing does not have the tang that holds it from spinning, on either half, both halves have a hole in them...
Forum: Build Threads 06-29-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Its finally happening ladies and gentlemen! I...

Its finally happening ladies and gentlemen!
I brought home the 401 from the machine shop 6/25/2021, exactly a year and 1 day from when I dropped it off.
I got the block on the engine stand, and...
Forum: Build Threads 06-21-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Thanks jeepjseries, glad you made it out of the...

Thanks jeepjseries, glad you made it out of the crash as well.

Not sure I can get the video to work.
Forum: Build Threads 06-16-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 88,146
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Looking great! Wish I was making the progress you...

Looking great! Wish I was making the progress you were.

But I will be soon ;)
Forum: Build Threads 06-16-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Let me know if the above post works??

Let me know if the above post works??
Forum: Build Threads 06-16-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Hey Rang! Thanks for asking, things are going...

Hey Rang!

Thanks for asking, things are going well actually.
I literally got the call today that the engine is ready to be picked up from the machine shop!!

And the Ramcharger 2.0 should be ready...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-12-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
That is awesome! Do you have the specifics on...

That is awesome!

Do you have the specifics on the one you ordered? PN?

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 05-12-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
4WD Emblems or Badges? Any style. Thanks

4WD Emblems or Badges?

Any style.

Thanks
Forum: Build Threads 05-03-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
It definitely does, and I hope so as well.

It definitely does, and I hope so as well.
Forum: Build Threads 04-30-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
That Tractor is a Beaut! It has required nothing...

That Tractor is a Beaut! It has required nothing more then regular maintenance over the years.
Forum: Build Threads 04-29-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Appreciate the words! Yeah it definitely woke me...

Appreciate the words!
Yeah it definitely woke me up!

Me too, I was just about done with the crashed one before I wrecked it.
Forum: Build Threads 04-26-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Its been pretty painless so far, fingers crossed....

Its been pretty painless so far, fingers crossed. Thanks!
Forum: Build Threads 04-24-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Here is the rest that got cut off from using my...

Here is the rest that got cut off from using my phone to reply and that dang punctuation bug

It is so close to exactly like my original one its crazy
Both are 1985 360 engine automatic tranny 4WD...
Forum: Build Threads 04-24-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Thanks Rang I am so glad I walked away from this...

Thanks Rang I am so glad I walked away from this too
The replacement is actually super straight it honestly in slightly better condition then the one I crashed at least body wise the paint is faded...
Forum: Build Threads 04-22-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Yeah, I can say first hand not to run 20 year old...

Yeah, I can say first hand not to run 20 year old tires no matter how good they look. :rolleyes2:

I had just finished redoing the whole interior, alot of the dash was damaged from a break in when...
Forum: Build Threads 04-22-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Sorry this is not a Jeep post but its all I got...

Sorry this is not a Jeep post but its all I got right now.

Maybe technically its a Jeep post, because if I get the engine back, I will need to work on the Ram instead until its driving.

Whats that...
Forum: Build Threads 04-22-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Its probably all well and good my 401 Engine is...

Its probably all well and good my 401 Engine is not ready. As of about 3 weeks ago I crashed my new daily driver into a ditch at 55 MPH. I am unharmed and healthy...but the Ramcharger is not.

Of...
Forum: Build Threads 04-22-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,347
Posted By Wagoneer Taylor
Hey Everyone! I'm still alive, and surprisingly...

Hey Everyone! I'm still alive, and surprisingly STILL do NOT have my engine back from the machine shop!

The update there, was I needed an new flex plate which was no big deal. But then the engine...
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