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Forum: Fuel Injection Yesterday, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 723
Posted By MysticRob
Yeah, Tony, funny how I thought this was going to...

Yeah, Tony, funny how I thought this was going to be a quick and painless install!

With the instruction manual sucking like it does, I'll need to research that TPS base voltage check and adjustment...
Forum: Fuel Injection Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 723
Posted By MysticRob
You and me both, on lack of TBI/EFI in later...

You and me both, on lack of TBI/EFI in later years. Carbs suck (and used till 1991!), and just too analog and difficult to dial in for both performance and drivability. I'm waiting to get the cash...
Forum: Build Threads Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,617
Posted By MysticRob
The cost of the wood would likely be way more...

The cost of the wood would likely be way more than the cost of an alignment these days! :thumbsup:
I'll keep it in mind, but the old girl tracked pretty well when I had her up to 40MPH with just a...
Forum: General Chit-Chat Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By MysticRob
I'm pretty sure I'd never get married if I had...

I'm pretty sure I'd never get married if I had fat stacks like that.
Can buy a lot of happiness with 'em to be sure.
Forum: Fuel Injection Yesterday, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 723
Posted By MysticRob
Not much to report other than I had to phone...

Not much to report other than I had to phone Howell's support guys due to a cold start low / hunting idle issue (~400RPM to almost dying, occasionally dying) I had from initial startup, obviously...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-05-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By MysticRob
How did you verify it's the safety switch? I...

How did you verify it's the safety switch?

I ask because my instrument panel switch wouldn't operate the tailgate motor when the tailgate was closed.

With the tailgate lowered I manually moved my...
Forum: Build Threads 05-04-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,617
Posted By MysticRob
Well, I decided to go with KYB Gas-a-Just shocks...

Well, I decided to go with KYB Gas-a-Just shocks and steering stabilizer.
Can't quite break down for expensive Bilsteins so went with next best for both availability and price.

Fronts =...
Forum: Fuel Injection 05-04-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 723
Posted By MysticRob
Thanks, mister. Hopefully I can get into more...

Thanks, mister. Hopefully I can get into more detail once I work on a few other things. The manual sucks for instructions, so might do detailed pics of the vacuum routing too.



I hadn't even...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-04-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By MysticRob
Typically no, those types of records are private,...

Typically no, those types of records are private, and DMV won't release them.
Forum: Build Threads 05-04-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,617
Posted By MysticRob
No idea on the xfer case #s, figure it was a...

No idea on the xfer case #s, figure it was a reman unit since nothing else seems to be all that original.

Steering is pretty sloppy off-center, and steering wheel is crooked since I had bigger fish...
Forum: Fuel Injection 05-04-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 723
Posted By MysticRob
Part of the Howell kit involves rerunning some...

Part of the Howell kit involves rerunning some evap lines to the charcoal canister, so during inspection found I needed to replace some. Hard to tell but these are the evap hoses for the fuel tank...
Forum: Build Threads 05-04-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,617
Posted By MysticRob
Engine bay is getting there. Still need to paint...

Engine bay is getting there. Still need to paint the power brake booster, power steering pump, and some other accessories, but there is certainly much more room to work...
Forum: Build Threads 05-04-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,617
Posted By MysticRob
Part of the new fuel injection kit was getting a...

Part of the new fuel injection kit was getting a new O2 sensor hole drilled, bung welded up, and sensor screwed in. Local shop got that done for me. Was the first time I'd driven the beast on public...
Forum: Build Threads 05-04-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,617
Posted By MysticRob
Late update to some weekend work. Had the...

Late update to some weekend work. Had the upholstery shop recover a donor driver side sun visor with the same fabric I used for the headliner (original visor was toast, falling apart due to moisture,...
Forum: Build Threads 05-03-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,617
Posted By MysticRob
LMAO!! It was great chatting with you and Rena...

LMAO!!
It was great chatting with you and Rena yesterday!
Hopefully I can get that poor thing launched from the garage soon.
I'll see what I can do to convince Marc to have you pick up that spare...
Forum: Build Threads 05-01-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,617
Posted By MysticRob
Likely won't happen now, Marc. :( Company I work...

Likely won't happen now, Marc. :(
Company I work for lost a big contract and most of us are getting laid off later this year (end of August for me).
I already accepted a position with Customs and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 04-29-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By MysticRob
Howdy! That is one small pic of your truck. :D...

Howdy!
That is one small pic of your truck. :D
Had to "Ctrl+" into that one quite a bit.
Please do a build thread as you go, sounds like it'll be a great read.
Forum: Fuel Injection 04-29-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 723
Posted By MysticRob
Got the 7 exhaust manifold plugs from TGW so put...

Got the 7 exhaust manifold plugs from TGW so put 6 of them in. Also drilled out that 1 problem child bolt and will tap it when I get home from work...
Forum: Build Threads 04-29-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,617
Posted By MysticRob
Oh gawd no! ;) Well, I'm still plugging away on...

Oh gawd no! ;)

Well, I'm still plugging away on some things, EGR and PCV should be here today from TGW. Sanded and painted the coil bracket and coil:

From...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-29-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By MysticRob
Spark Plug Wire Loom Holder Separator Thingees

I have the stock valve covers and no way to keep the spark plug wires off of them because the looms/separators/holders are missing. Wondering which brand will fit that wide tab on on the middle-top...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-29-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By MysticRob
I really hate the smell of unburned gas exiting...

I really hate the smell of unburned gas exiting the tailpipe so I'm a big fan of leaving that stuff on there just to clean the exhaust gasses a bit, unless you're going fuel injection and it's no...
Forum: Fuel Injection 04-28-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 723
Posted By MysticRob
Drilled a couple holes and screwed the new...

Drilled a couple holes and screwed the new harness fuse block in to the right of the factory location:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51145065193_8f4628528f_b.jpg

Still need to terminate the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-28-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By MysticRob
Great info, Artisan. BTW, if you haven't looked...

Great info, Artisan.
BTW, if you haven't looked already, car-part.com links different salvage yards together, so if you put in your location it might spit out some Js near you.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-28-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,851
Posted By MysticRob
LOL, oh sure, delete Artisan's new tailgate posts...

LOL, oh sure, delete Artisan's new tailgate posts and leave mine up there, making me look like the weirdo that resurrected a zombie thread. :D
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-28-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,851
Posted By MysticRob
Totally confused on why you added tailgate posts...

Totally confused on why you added tailgate posts to a vent window thread from years ago. I read the entire thing then got to your stuff and my brain froze up.
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