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Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-26-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 166
Posted By letank
here we...

here we go:

http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=187035

the short version

Enginetech S2886 look like what the engine builder used on my engine.
Regardless, that's what I bought to...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 07-22-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,569
Posted By letank
Got lazy too and used the plastic model glue that...

Got lazy too and used the plastic model glue that I had left over from a few light years ago... works well, I had multiple reasons to lean on the pignose and it has not cracked , yet...

Thank you
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-22-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By letank
Looks good, idle in gear is usually a bit lower...

Looks good, idle in gear is usually a bit lower because of the added load , the idle is lower , specs to be around 700 rpm... you can bump the idle a bit...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-20-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By letank
clean the contacts on the alternator plug, use...

clean the contacts on the alternator plug, use deoxit or you favorite contact cleaner


the stock was 85amp for my 85 with AC. Currently running a 78A because the store did not have the 85A when the...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-01-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By letank
naxja.org is a good resource, if you do not want...

naxja.org is a good resource, if you do not want to register, I can ask, I am a member
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-29-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By letank
IIRC the latter model 86 and newer have a shorter...

IIRC the latter model 86 and newer have a shorter version of the previous vintages which is avail at bj's...


so as said above a little surgery could (yes could or may) make it...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-08-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By letank
being familiar with your rig shortcoming is a...

being familiar with your rig shortcoming is a good beginning:
ammeter bypass


and cleaning the cowl / fresh air duct... start with the passenger side, it is easier so you do not have to deal with...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 06-07-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By letank
$23.5K on San Fran bay area CL

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/d/brentwood-x4-jeep-grand-wagoneer/7332827860.html


completely redone -not mine and no financial...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-25-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By letank
yep, it will get uglier

keep your ash tray and glove box empty and open, install a club ... (a local PD captain recommended the club... no need to lock it, it is a enough of a deterrent...


Local photographer was chased...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-24-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By letank
same here in SF

the police is not doing anything because our DA is a progressive and does not believe in locking up the offenders... Recall is on the way!


the police will not chase other cars... see...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-22-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,051
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: 600
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: 938
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: 481
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: 264
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: 1,143
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: 276
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: 335,278
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: 791
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: 840
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: 427
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: 1,711
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: 427
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: 10,243
Posted By letank
the real deal "VOLT" tag

here is the gauge with the real deal


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/SHZyqqwCi01eVPFy32TCSYAi80MuWQ_VJ5UC3WDJF1ZGilsoVVh0xsHym_uX8YLADTpcX_9rrlMfQIbZLQ=w579-h220


and with the cluster...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-13-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,148
Posted By letank
kick panel

the panel is longer than a regular scanner:


here are 2 scans pasted with measurements in...
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