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Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-09-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By Cliff
Better Headlights

I have been using Sylvania Silver Star headlights but am curious if the Hella DOT or E-code lights sold by BJ's offer a significant improvement. The Sylvania's always seemed good to me and are half...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-26-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By Cliff
Thanks! The CJ5 link answered everything.

Thanks! The CJ5 link answered everything.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-26-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Cliff
Hemmings Daily Article Jan 26

https://www.hemmings.com/stories/2021/01/26/does-the-new-jeep-grand-wagoneer-owe-more-to-the-brooks-stevens-original-or-to-other-jeeps-along-the-way?refer=news&utm_source=edaily&utm_medium=email&utm_c...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-25-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By Cliff
Serehill Harness - Circuit Amps

I am assembling a Serehill harness for my headlights and have a few questions. I have a pretty good understanding of auto electrics but figured some of you might have a little more knowledge.

1. I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-21-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Cliff
Thanks for the links to the threads - just what I...

Thanks for the links to the threads - just what I needed to see.

My idea would have the winch projecting forward (in a hitch receiver) of the bumper ends which would be mounted in stock location....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-20-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Cliff
Fabricating a Factory Bumper for a Winch

I have a 77 Cherokee with the 3-piece bumper. The end pieces are nice but the center has a few dents, hammered back by the PO to keep it aligned. I am thinking of having a new center section...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-19-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By Cliff
I just painted mine. I ground off the tabs and...

I just painted mine. I ground off the tabs and smoothed it with a little bondo. Cleaned out the vent area, cleaned up a little surface rust, and painted the kick panels with Rustoleum Royal Blue,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-17-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By Cliff
I just did my wheelwells using Eastwood Rust...

I just did my wheelwells using Eastwood Rust Encapsulator on the rusty spots (after treating and sanding) then top-coated it with ordinary Rustoleum. I just kept is simple. And both paints have been...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-09-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 860
Posted By Cliff
I had a strange problem where my fuel tank vent...

I had a strange problem where my fuel tank vent line (the one that goes to the charcoal canister) had rusted closed, and on warm days the fuel was building pressure in the tank and pressurizing the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-06-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Cliff
https://www.bjsoffroad.com/Melling-AMC-V8-Oil-Pump...

https://www.bjsoffroad.com/Melling-AMC-V8-Oil-Pump-Repair-Kit_p_630.html
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-06-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Cliff
Piece of cake. If you have a TSM take a look at...

Piece of cake. If you have a TSM take a look at the exploded view. If you don't have a TSM look at the oil pump diagram for the rebuild kit at BJ's Off Road. (www.bjsoffroad.com).
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-04-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Cliff
Ha - the first thing that jumped out at me were...

Ha - the first thing that jumped out at me were the hubcaps! Nice colors to the body and interior too.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-04-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By Cliff
Correct - just vacuum.

Correct - just vacuum.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-04-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Cliff
There is still a radiator shop here that does...

There is still a radiator shop here that does re-cores and repairs, and I live in a small town. I have never bought a new radiator, ever.

I realize yours can be too far gone, but might be worth...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-04-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Cliff
Just take things slow and post questions or...

Just take things slow and post questions or issues here. It's a great forum and lots of help is available - real good folks here. It looks like a disaster now but you'll make progress.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-04-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,273
Posted By Cliff
Hey Triumph - with a TR4 you should know all...

Hey Triumph - with a TR4 you should know all about electrical Gremlins! :)

Great advice from all, good luck with it. Had similar problems myself with my 77 Cherokee. The only thing I would add is...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-04-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By Cliff
Automotive Wax

I have been using ordinary Mother's Carnuba wax for the past 20 years. No complaints with the results except that it leaves a little dust and it's a lot of manual labor. I will use a clay bar when...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-29-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Cliff
I have only replaced gears once, 82 Wag 3:15 to...

I have only replaced gears once, 82 Wag 3:15 to 3:54. I bought used gears and paid a friend mechanic (and a good one too) to install them. I was more concerned with proper installation than the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-09-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Cliff
You're right Bud - the 4.0 deal my son is working...

You're right Bud - the 4.0 deal my son is working on isn't cheap. But so far it isn't much more that what he would spend on a V-8 and it will be unique. His big money went into the 5-speed, replacing...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-08-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Cliff
Since you already have a 258 I would go with the...

Since you already have a 258 I would go with the 4.0 head, plus you could do some other cool mods. Lots of goodies for the sixes. My son is building a 258/4.0 for his AMC Spirit - raising the CR,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-02-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Cliff
The last time I worked on a Jeep AC I purchased...

The last time I worked on a Jeep AC I purchased parts from Superior in Atlanta, which later became Randy's Auto Air. Randy Bennet is an AMC racer and knew the ins and outs of AC for the AMC V-8. I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-26-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By Cliff
Cragar still makes a similar design - it's called...

Cragar still makes a similar design - it's called Nomad.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-25-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By Cliff
Rusty Metal Prep and Topcoating - SprayMax 2K

I have had good success with Ospho and POR-15 but the POR is expensive and not easily topcoated, plus it dries up too quickly in the can. I have read quite a bit about Eastwood Rust Encapsulator and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-25-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By Cliff
Sorry Bud - I should know better. My wife is from...

Sorry Bud - I should know better. My wife is from Reno!!

Here in Northeast Tennessee anything beyond Knoxville is simply "Out West."
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-20-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By Cliff
Driveline Issue Resolved - Thanks BP Drivetrain

I had a bad vibration/binding in my driveline. I knew I needed a QT chain so for a few months I blamed it on that, while driving it very little. After chain replacement it actually got worse! I still...
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