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Forum: General FSJ Discussion Today, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By goldhammer
Glorified Wrangler. A travesty they used the...

Glorified Wrangler. A travesty they used the name on that "thing".

And don't even ask about the new Grand Wagoneer....they just put a M-80 in a Grand Cherokee, lit the fuse, slammed the door and...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion Today, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By goldhammer
He said both were rears, so if a disc setup on...

He said both were rears, so if a disc setup on one, it was converted somewhere along the line.
Forum: Build Threads Yesterday, 10:44 PM
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Views: 29,683
Posted By goldhammer
I was going to put in a J truck spare tire area...

I was going to put in a J truck spare tire area aux tank. Would have had to angle one corner to do it, and it fell by the way side. At least it will probably be easier to fuel up.

Replaced rear...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion Yesterday, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By goldhammer
Sounds like you have a quadratrac and a part time...

Sounds like you have a quadratrac and a part time transfer case rears. The q-tracs were offset, more than the part time axles.

Both should be 44's, so the flanges and outer stuff should be the...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-20-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By goldhammer
Might try Collins, they deal with the...

Might try Collins, they deal with the CJ's.
Another option is to have it recored.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-15-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By goldhammer
Come to think about it, yeah, probably some sort...

Come to think about it, yeah, probably some sort of Euro-trash using bolts
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-14-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By goldhammer
Well ventilated, but I'd worry more about the...

Well ventilated, but I'd worry more about the missing studs
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-11-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By goldhammer
Trans fluid will float on the drained coolant in...

Trans fluid will float on the drained coolant in little globs. Otherwise, lots of rust and crud in the block. Had a 4.3 "S" Blazer that would drain out brown no matter how much it was flushed.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-09-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By goldhammer
Once you get the roof skin off, wire wheel the...

Once you get the roof skin off, wire wheel the roof rails. Betting you have heavy rust there as well. Treat with a rust converter if saveable.
When you drill out the spot welds all around, take a...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-07-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By goldhammer
Not only the above, but you'll have to figure out...

Not only the above, but you'll have to figure out a way to anchor the whole thing down to keep it from torquing out of the cradle or the whole mount set-up.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 08-28-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By goldhammer
Replaced the 176 in my '81 cherk with the 18/208....

Replaced the 176 in my '81 cherk with the 18/208. Had to lengthen the front and shorten the rear driveshafts, and add 3" to clutch linkage. Otherwise no issues if someone wants to use that combo...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-07-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,335
Posted By goldhammer
Those heavy rust spots are paper thin and ready...

Those heavy rust spots are paper thin and ready to go through. The bigger ones you could probably poke through with an unbent paper clip. Would be a lot better and easier to replace the whole roof...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-01-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By goldhammer
Good luck finding one. Actually that is a Buick...

Good luck finding one. Actually that is a Buick 350. Shrouds for that engine are rarer than solid gold petrified hen's teeth. Pretty much made of unobtainium.

Might try a 180 or 160 t-stat, And...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-01-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,335
Posted By goldhammer
As to the roof repair, if you have a wire feed,...

As to the roof repair, if you have a wire feed, not too hard. At the body shop, we would cut a slightly oversized patch after we got back to solid metal, slip it's under hold snug without a lot of...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-26-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By goldhammer
Probably going to find the moldings are riveted...

Probably going to find the moldings are riveted and taped on. Look to see if they have plugs about 5/32 dia in them. If so, riveted, if not probably just taped on. Wood grain is a time consuming...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-23-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By goldhammer
Found it at Napa. #NOE7305617... For 5/16 rubber...

Found it at Napa. #NOE7305617... For 5/16 rubber line. Came with all the seals and click lock. Whole fitting assembly, with barb end to the hose. I just cut off the factory fitting on the rubber...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-19-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,668
Posted By goldhammer
Can't get into net, been too long and forgot...

Can't get into net, been too long and forgot login and I know my email there is dead and gone.

Edit... Got in, didn't find him registered under the same name.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-19-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,668
Posted By goldhammer
Did some searching last night. It went to...

Did some searching last night. It went to jeepmj_tj in Clemson, SC. His last post on it was several years ago. Have sent a PM, and hope he's still around.
Might have to try over on fsjnet.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-12-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By goldhammer
Should be a donut shaped piece, along with the...

Should be a donut shaped piece, along with the same diameter washer, that may or may not have a center sleeve. Look at the mount cushions between the body and frame for an idea of size. They sit on...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-10-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By goldhammer
Yep, we had a couple days of low to mid hundred...

Yep, we had a couple days of low to mid hundred teens a week or so ago in the Willamette Valley. At least we don't have an 80,000 acre fire cooking in the neighborhood. You're far enough south to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-05-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By goldhammer
As for tanks in the spare area, take a look at an...

As for tanks in the spare area, take a look at an XJ 20 gallon, if ground clearance isn't an issue with how you're going to use it, maybe look at mid-late 90's Bronco, Suburban, Tahoe. Most of those...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-01-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By goldhammer
Take a look at the block to verify a 401. Molded...

Take a look at the block to verify a 401. Molded on it by the motor mount bosses. I've looked at a couple of Z code rigs, and they had had transplants to a 360 and 304.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-01-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By goldhammer
Thanks guys, I'm registered on naxja, but it...

Thanks guys, I'm registered on naxja, but it won't let me post. Guess because I don't pay dues.
Our parts people aren't real bright.. I did finally find an echlin line repair kit, #CRB212305, says...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-01-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By goldhammer
Finding out all the big 3 used these clickers on...

Finding out all the big 3 used these clickers on fuel lines. Just a matter of pulling it out and matching it at the parts house.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-01-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By goldhammer
XJ problem

I have an 88 XJ, 4.0. Fuel rail to pressure line seal has picked up a leak. Looks like the seal is a slip on, snap lock nylon/plastic piece. No longer available from Jeep, can't find in my...
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