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Forum: General FSJ Tech Today, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By Crankyolman
My truck uses a similar switch mounted on the...

My truck uses a similar switch mounted on the reservoir for brake lights. In the past 2 years I've had to replace it 3 times, not due to leaking but due to failure to work. So much of what is made...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-23-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 175
Posted By Crankyolman
I also forgot to mention an issue I am once again...

I also forgot to mention an issue I am once again having.

I don't know if the '73s have pressure switch mounted on the bottom of the master cylinder as the stop (brake) light switch but my '72 does...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-23-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 175
Posted By Crankyolman
'72 and '73s were transition years so they tend...

'72 and '73s were transition years so they tend to have one or two year only parts which can be an issue. If you are modifying the '66 to fit parts I think it's best to try to find '74 and later...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-18-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By Crankyolman
I loved my '66 in spite of the "special...

I loved my '66 in spite of the "special options" it had such as ventilated floorboards and intermittent brakes. When I got it it had the factory 3 speed hooked up to a 283 Chevy but converted from...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-10-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By Crankyolman
Good on your son for choosing something few...

Good on your son for choosing something few people have. Sounds like it may be a bit of an adventure but some of my best stories come from adventures, like driving my '66 from Oklahoma to Alaska....
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-06-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,510
Posted By Crankyolman
Thank you, I take great joy in knowing I am...

Thank you, I take great joy in knowing I am preventing someone with one of those new "Gladiators" from having that plate :D even though some people think it says "Glad I ate her" :rolleyes:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-04-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Crankyolman
No title for me is largely a deal breaker. It's a...

No title for me is largely a deal breaker. It's a whole lot of time and trouble to get one in my state. I personally feel with a title it's a $1,700 - $2,000 truck, without I regard it as a parts...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-02-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By Crankyolman
I'm sorry to hear that. Sending good thoughts...

I'm sorry to hear that. Sending good thoughts your way.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-02-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,510
Posted By Crankyolman
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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-22-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By Crankyolman
I agree completely with Goldhammer

I agree completely with Goldhammer
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-12-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,596
Posted By Crankyolman
I hate to see these sorts of posts. People suck...

I hate to see these sorts of posts. People suck and I hope you get your jeep back.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-11-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,022
Posted By Crankyolman
I just noticed that this thread is still active...

I just noticed that this thread is still active and I have a doozy to add, although it may lose something in the telling without it being in person.


Yesterday I was driving down the highway taking...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-03-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,450
Posted By Crankyolman
Pre '75 drivers vent window with the latch still...

Pre '75 drivers vent window with the latch still attached.


pre '73 gauge cluster
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-17-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By Crankyolman
Fullsizjeep, where did you get that bumper...

Fullsizjeep, where did you get that bumper sticker? I need one of those :)


As other's have already said, whenever I'm having my doubts about owning a 50 year old truck that seems to be getting...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-17-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By Crankyolman
Tesla's have radiators and plumbing too plus a...

Tesla's have radiators and plumbing too plus a whole lot more to go wrong






That's why a 49 year old truck is my daily driver :) That said the '99 Taurus I bought for $1,600 in '99 went from one...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 07-16-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 71,296
Posted By Crankyolman
Now that I have the replacement window installed...

Now that I have the replacement window installed I find myself unable to leave well enough alone so today I set about seeing if I can fix the original window.


I would have tried fixing it some time...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 07-16-2021, 02:19 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 71,296
Posted By Crankyolman
Last week I received a replacement window from...

Last week I received a replacement window from AMC-COMMANDO that is in really nice shape. So during my work week I decided I would change it out.


It seemed like a simple enough job but of course it...
Forum: Wanted 06-12-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Crankyolman
Thank you, I appreciate that. I'm in Wa just...

Thank you, I appreciate that.

I'm in Wa just south of Seattle I can PM you my address if you like.
I will be away for the next few days but should be back Thursday.
Forum: Wanted 06-11-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Crankyolman
You would think but all the salvage yards around...

You would think but all the salvage yards around here are getting rid of their older inventory so nobody seems to have anything.


I'm hoping a member here can hook me up.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 06-09-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 71,296
Posted By Crankyolman
Things have been going well for me and the truck...

Things have been going well for me and the truck lately but of course nothing lasts forever.


This afternoon when I got home I closed the drivers vent window and the latch fell off on the floor...
Forum: Wanted 06-08-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Crankyolman
Need drivers vent window

The latch on my drives side vent (wing) window broke today so I need a window with a functioning latch to replace it with. My truck is a '72 J4000, I don't know if that matters or not.


Thanks
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-06-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Crankyolman
Here is the entire...

Here is the entire commercial
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNENLxEut5E
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-04-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Crankyolman
I remember a while back someone was looking to...

I remember a while back someone was looking to rent an old Gladiator for a photo shoot or commercial. I guess that's what it was for.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-31-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,022
Posted By Crankyolman
My wife and I have been discussing how we can...

My wife and I have been discussing how we can move to a less liberal area but we are having a lot of trouble figuring something out that would work. Everywhere is either too hot, too cold or both....
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-28-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,022
Posted By Crankyolman
Around here vigilantism would be prosecuted with...

Around here vigilantism would be prosecuted with a vengeance.
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