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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-22-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By letank
Cheers for your efforts... very nice... is the...

Cheers for your efforts... very nice... is the paint code 388?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-21-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By letank
401 at .040 are know to run hotter or warmer. You...

401 at .040 are know to run hotter or warmer. You have EFI, so your mix is set right. You could try to run a bit richer... some of the old air cool Off Road bikes run hotter... and usually a tad...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-21-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By letank
same for any nuts and bolts

Take your calipers and measure OEM vs. anything that you buy locally .... there is always a few thousandth missing (brake bleeder screws for me)... same for wires... some of the power supplies or...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-20-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By letank
Thank you, I have been using dryer duct... for...

Thank you, I have been using dryer duct... for the last 25 years... time for an upgrade
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-19-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By letank
don't forget the blinker fluid reservoir... it is...

don't forget the blinker fluid reservoir... it is a really hard to find item...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-17-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By letank
too common... in the same line as "my engine...

too common... in the same line as "my engine is noisy"... check your oil level... "How do I check oil level"... can't believe what I read sometimes on some car forums...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-18-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By letank
check the yellow pages... yes the paper kind......

check the yellow pages... yes the paper kind... for the old addresses.

Here the radiator guy retired... closed the front shop... but, when I dropped by a few years ago, not knowing about the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-17-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3,523
Views: 325,591
Posted By letank
I covered it , so the rain would not turn the...

I covered it , so the rain would not turn the carpet into a swamp


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/DLC1RowWsb9YQe-xdF5NWbre0gik4p8iQhnGJy9V17Icjo2VSXFkYWj0poRq3byK1DZuvgyEWXXjpI_iXQ=w124-h220
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-16-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By letank
its a 74, if no door pin, it is activated by the...

its a 74, if no door pin, it is activated by the headlight switch. My 74 is the same, base model... no courtesy lights, no carpeting, only rubber flooring
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-02-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By letank
may be the wrong year... but a wild card...

may be the wrong year... but a wild card...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-27-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By letank
Thank you for your post. Yes, very common to euro...

Thank you for your post. Yes, very common to euro brands... one of my neighbor who had a terminal disease cheered himself with a lamborghini... back on a flat bed the 2nd day of ownership... My Dad...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 01-26-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By letank
Welcome to the asylum A- you can try to smooth...

Welcome to the asylum

A- you can try to smooth the water neck metal casting with various grade of sand paper, even a metal file, it all depend on the state of the fitting. Otherwise a small dab of...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-26-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By letank
thank you for posting

always fun to read the comments... Stellantis ... as a poster said: sounds like the name of drug with potential side effects...


and Peugeot back in the US.... can't wait to see how long we will...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-25-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,695
Posted By letank
the real deal "VOLT" tag

here is the gauge with the real deal


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and with the cluster...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-13-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By letank
kick panel

the panel is longer than a regular scanner:


here are 2 scans pasted with measurements in...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-12-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,695
Posted By letank
VOLT label

here we go, always a work in progress, may be a tad too tall!


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Krc8iWUL5KciEHBM601fop5PClJwPWGm8zlidRS-qxOnfBWYvRYNpJzhVz-bRhV0oQqGglQjuuAX_9XFTQ=w238-h220
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-12-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By letank
I can post a pict with some measurements, I have...

I can post a pict with some measurements, I have both sides out of the cab, sitting in the paper template bin.... You need the layout for the fresh air vent.

I can probably scan it, and send you or...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-11-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,695
Posted By letank
as this is a very detailled posting, I am adding...

as this is a very detailled posting, I am adding my .02 if you want to swap the sunpro voltmeter plate to try to keep the design of the gauge faceplate.

I filled up the previous holes for the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-06-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,786
Posted By letank
yes, Florida has some very talented people for...

yes, Florida has some very talented people for upholstery refurbishing, no website. A common part on some vintage is the sunvisor that completed falls apart from the inside, the foam turns to powder...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-06-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By letank
Having a latter model 86 and newer is a tad more...

Having a latter model 86 and newer is a tad more involved. The fancy HVAC controller has a special vacuum multiport plug in the rear of the HVAC.

Yes you can plug the vacuum motor to the outlet of...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 01-06-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,934
Posted By letank
Thank you for the chemistry lesson. This is a...

Thank you for the chemistry lesson.

This is a very good and proven point: acetone with piece of ABS or the matching plastic pieces works really well.... I had some time to practice on ta taillight...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-04-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By letank
it is the vacuum actuator for the defrost, on the...

it is the vacuum actuator for the defrost, on the passenger side, the one on the driver's side is the heater...


Good luck with the project
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-04-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,020
Posted By letank
your voltmeter is one of the recommended...

your voltmeter is one of the recommended modification. So it was done by the PO and there might be a loose wire inside the instrument cluster. The easiest is to use and alternate type of voltmeter,...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-02-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,020
Posted By letank
congrats, on your success. As for the dimmer...

congrats, on your success.
As for the dimmer switch, after a while, the internal (the thermal fuse) starts to fail and it gets really dim, probably a new dimmer switch will do. From my experience, a...
Forum: Wanted 01-02-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By letank
they are a pain to remove and usually end up...

they are a pain to remove and usually end up missing one of the screw tabs, it is a 2 part piece.
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