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Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-03-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By Cliff
BJ's vs. Alcan Springs

I am planning to lift my 77 Cherokee 2.5" with a new set of leaf springs. I am comparing BJ's price of $1325 with Alcan's price of $1600+. If you have experience with either brand I would like to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-03-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Cliff
Crank - your idea worked! I looked at drilling...

Crank - your idea worked! I looked at drilling and removing rubber but your suggestion seemed simpler. Thanks for all of the replies!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-28-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Cliff
Tired of Slamming Doors

I installed new BJ's door jamb gaskets on my 77 Cherokee three years ago. I expected them to be tight for a little while but three years later I still have trouble closing my doors. Alignment is good...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-29-2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By Cliff
My local auto paint store provided a spray can of...

My local auto paint store provided a spray can of Nason brand paint in the factory color and it's a perfect match. It lays so well it will likely delay my complete paint job for a few years. It does...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-21-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Cliff
Wait - I wasn't even thinking of the Buick 350...

Wait - I wasn't even thinking of the Buick 350 which would have used the Saginaw. But while the pumps may be same or similar obviously the brackets wouldn't be.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-19-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Cliff
Priot to 1972 AMC was using the Eaton PS pump....

Priot to 1972 AMC was using the Eaton PS pump. Did Jeep always use the Saginaw?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-19-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By Cliff
Edelbrock still has finned aluminum covers for...

Edelbrock still has finned aluminum covers for AMC - and for the bargain price of $413!
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-19-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Cliff
I am becoming increasingly interested in FI...

I am becoming increasingly interested in FI although I have always liked tinkering with Holley carbs. The price is coming down (a little) as more brands enter the market place.

I don't worry about...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-08-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By Cliff
What's the Best Innovation for Our Hobby?

There has been lots of new stuff to make our hobbies easier. Tools, coatings, Youtube, etc. What single thing has impacted you the most?

My top choice would be Ospho. I don't know how long it's been...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-01-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,021
Posted By Cliff
My time in Alameda was high school, my Dad was...

My time in Alameda was high school, my Dad was USN and stationed at Treasure Island. I myself am prior USN (13 yrs) and USCG (7 yrs).

His office was in the old Pan Am Airlines clipper building. Cool...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-31-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,021
Posted By Cliff
Sorry - I didn't see the "CA residents...

Sorry - I didn't see the "CA residents only." I am a former CA resident (Alameda) so I hope I will be given a pass.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-31-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,684
Posted By Cliff
I had a 91 Firebird that suffered from...

I had a 91 Firebird that suffered from "block rot." Never heard of it before but it's basically a poorly cast engine block, and it rusted up quick internally (it was a V-6). Freeze plugs rusted...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-31-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,021
Posted By Cliff
I think the biggest problem across the country is...

I think the biggest problem across the country is not enough people get involved, which lets politicians run wild (in BOTH parties). But it amazes me what happens in California, New York, and Oregon...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-28-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Cliff
Like Rang said, not a difficult job. Am doing it...

Like Rang said, not a difficult job. Am doing it right now to my 77 Cherokee. I was able to obtain a door jack which is a huge help. However, in addition to the worn pins, the jamb area was actually...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-28-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By Cliff
The Tornado engine is on my bucket list.

The Tornado engine is on my bucket list.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-28-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By Cliff
It could be residue from dye injected into the...

It could be residue from dye injected into the freon to detect leaks. But if you didn't do it it may be very old.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-28-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By Cliff
This might be a long...

This might be a long shot:

fixitplease99@yahoo.com

This guy is selling a restored GMC truck dash at Hemmings.com. His ad includes all the repair work so he may be doing this work for more than this...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-24-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Cliff
The poly mounts may increase vibrations but with...

The poly mounts may increase vibrations but with a smooth running motor I wouldn't expect to feel much difference.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-24-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By Cliff
JPSwapMohn - are you selling your center armrest?...

JPSwapMohn - are you selling your center armrest? I will buy!

Cliff
amc401@centurylink.net
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 08-21-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Cliff
Just looking for the 4WD badges. Thanks for the...

Just looking for the 4WD badges. Thanks for the reply.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-19-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By Cliff
My 77 Cherokee has badges galore! Cherokee is...

My 77 Cherokee has badges galore! Cherokee is spelled out on a side stripe, and there are 3 Cherokee stick ons on the fenders and tailgate, and a Chief head on the sail panels. Frankly it's a little...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 08-19-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Cliff
Do you have the 4 wheel drive badges/emblems from...

Do you have the 4 wheel drive badges/emblems from the front fenders?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-09-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Cliff
I recently purchased BJ's American made chain....

I recently purchased BJ's American made chain. Fit perfect, works great! This is not something to scrimp on, and certainly don't buy any Chinese chains.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-03-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By Cliff
Side Steps

Looking for a simple, low profile side step for my 77 Cherokee. I searched the archives here and kept getting "step side" posts instead of "side step." I am aware of what Rocklaurence has but curious...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-03-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Cliff
And then there was the rumor that the Mopar 4.7...

And then there was the rumor that the Mopar 4.7 V-8 was actually an AMC design at the time of the takeover. Hmmm.
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