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Forum: General Chit-Chat Today, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By rang-a-stang
I had a Lecarra on my VW in the 90's and LOVED...

I had a Lecarra on my VW in the 90's and LOVED it. I paid $100 at the Pomona Swap meet (plus a $40 adapter) and it was worth every penny. it felt soooo good in the hands. I guess that does you...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. Today, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By rang-a-stang
That sounds epic! You know, the only thing I have...

That sounds epic! You know, the only thing I have heard universally disliked on FSJs was the Grand Wago done by Pimp My Ride. These FSJs are such bastards to begin with, they are pretty much open to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-07-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,185
Posted By rang-a-stang
Ooooorrrr you could get it free here. Plus it is...

Ooooorrrr you could get it free here. Plus it is searchable...
https://oljeep.com/edge_parts_man.html
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-04-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By rang-a-stang
Yes! Much easier in the truck. The service manual...

Yes! Much easier in the truck. The service manual write up is good but The Mile Marker Conversion instructions are better. Obviously you stop after you remove the chain, then install the chain. If...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 08-04-2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By rang-a-stang
Welcome! I am pretty sure you helped me with my...

Welcome! I am pretty sure you helped me with my 401 a couple years back over on theamcforum. Congrats on the Cherk!

Posting pics takes some getting used to. Here are a few...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-02-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By rang-a-stang
We'll miss you too, Mike! You've had some ups and...

We'll miss you too, Mike! You've had some ups and downs and hopefully this is an up for you. Did you tell the buyer that your truck comes with mandatory IFSJA.org usage?

Of course you are welcome to...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 08-01-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By rang-a-stang
I don't have much value to add because my...

I don't have much value to add because my suspension was leafs all the way around all the time. I am sure you are plenty aware the 77 front axle is passenger drop and the 83 is driver drop so you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-01-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By rang-a-stang
That's almost as good sounding as Screeching...

That's almost as good sounding as Screeching Weasel!

Mine were silent when I had V-Belts. Then they screamed for a while when I had a serpentine kit. When I sold my truck they were silent for a the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-01-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By rang-a-stang
Kinda funny you asked. I have seen that called...

Kinda funny you asked. I have seen that called many things.

Although, you can remove that part (with the headlights openings) and I think the part behind that is the radiator support. But if you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-01-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By rang-a-stang
BWAHAHAHAHAHHAA!!! Not laughing at you, TomJ,...

BWAHAHAHAHAHHAA!!!

Not laughing at you, TomJ, you are not wrong and we appreciate you posting up. I also went 030 on my 401 but was recommended to go 040. The cost difference in pistons was...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-01-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By rang-a-stang
I fit a 285/75R16 (about 32.75" diameter) in...

I fit a 285/75R16 (about 32.75" diameter) in my spare tire holder. I had to really cram that puppy up there. I would think you could jam a 33 in there but it will suck.

I even wrote a post on it....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-01-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By rang-a-stang
I tend to agree with most. The Vacuum under the...

I tend to agree with most. The Vacuum under the dash is basic and pretty stinkin reliable. If it aint broke don't fix it. BUT, like Wiley-Moe said, if it is broke, you could fix it that way. Then...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-01-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 308
Posted By rang-a-stang
My thoughts exactly.

My thoughts exactly.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-31-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 254,086
Posted By rang-a-stang
It is STUNNING! Wow! The "AMC"s look...

It is STUNNING! Wow! The "AMC"s look super cool and slightly factory. I totally dig the black out in the roof rack! it looks so good in the sun! The tailgate with the Cherokee Chief logo looks so...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 07-29-2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By rang-a-stang
Your manifolds are pretty good from the factory,...

Your manifolds are pretty good from the factory, too but port match them as well, while they are off.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 07-29-2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By rang-a-stang
Oh, one other thought, I felt like some of the...

Oh, one other thought, I felt like some of the edges in the combustion chamber were really jagged and sharp. I wish I would have taken a flap disc or dremel and softened them up a tiny bit. I had...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 07-29-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By rang-a-stang
Very true! 100% spot on. But you have them...

Very true! 100% spot on. But you have them sitting there and port matching is almost free. here's my post where I did mine. Look how "off" they...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 07-28-2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By rang-a-stang
pretty sure those are the same heads I had. they...

pretty sure those are the same heads I had. they are true 58CC heads. I spent a couple hours port matching them. the exhuast ports were terrible but intake was pretty easy.
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 07-28-2022, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By rang-a-stang
Any idea what it sold for?

Any idea what it sold for?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-28-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 931
Posted By rang-a-stang
HAHAHAHA!!! To many projects is too many...

HAHAHAHA!!! To many projects is too many projects. One of the reasons we decided to change over to 4WD resale value. The 4WD XJs down here in SoCal go for about $2k more than a 2WD. So with about a...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-27-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By rang-a-stang
IFSJA T-Shirts and Trucker hats. Who would pay for one/some?

OK, looking for round two of the IFSJA T-shirts, and also plan to pick up some trucker, hats, too. I plan to have them ready so I can start shipping them out in mid October'ish (in time for Christmas...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-22-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By rang-a-stang
Something to consider, also, when you get the...

Something to consider, also, when you get the mass backing (mine also had it), the carpet does not quite lay the same. The extra bulk can make it a little hard to match the floor contours. I had...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 07-22-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 212,727
Posted By rang-a-stang
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAA!!!!! You may need to...

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAA!!!!!
You may need to actually take up one of those final courtesy notice calls before they close your file for your cars extended warranty!
Forum: Build Threads 07-21-2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,665
Posted By rang-a-stang
Here are some good threads to read on...

Here are some good threads to read on it:
http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=182007
http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=187654
This guy kept his case, if I were doing this, I...
Forum: Build Threads 07-21-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,665
Posted By rang-a-stang
I just rebuilt a Jeep AW4 for my XJ. Here are my...

I just rebuilt a Jeep AW4 for my XJ. Here are my thoughts:
1) It would almost bolt into your truck. Almost. You do not need any sort of adapters which is SUPER nice. they are super reliable, long...
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