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Forum: General FSJ Discussion Yesterday, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By babywag
for what year/model many differences over...

for what year/model
many differences over years
oljeep.com has manuals for several years and probably all you'll find
Forum: Wanted 08-10-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By babywag
there are videos online that show how to repair a...

there are videos online that show how to repair a lens.
isn't hard, and as you found out they're unobtanium new for many years now.
@ least fix it and use it as a spare if/when you find a replacement.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-07-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By babywag
77 doesn't have later model chime module. test...

77 doesn't have later model chime module.
test the belt like I mentioned
i'll wager when ubuckled the circuit is complete
and when buckled the circuit "should" be broken.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-07-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By babywag
The 90 diagram and my 88 diagram both show a...

The 90 diagram and my 88 diagram both show a switch that is normally closed.
meaning one wire(from chime module) is power and other is a ground.
when belt is UNbuckled the circuit is complete and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-06-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By babywag
I've never taken one apart, generally never mess...

I've never taken one apart, generally never mess with safety item like a buckle if broken/damaged = replace entire assembly.
kinda drilled into our brains @tech school when I went for autobody...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-06-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By babywag
maybe wrong but just about every bulb in cluster...

maybe wrong but just about every bulb in cluster is controlled by ground.
meaning warning bulbs get power when ignition is on and circuit is completed on other end via ground.

the seatbelt light is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-06-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By babywag
holley sells stud kits or can go cheap and use a...

holley sells stud kits or can go cheap and use a 1/4" bolt.
or can buy a 727 tv cable kit and do away with rods/linkage
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-03-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By babywag
early style have total pita metal clips that must...

early style have total pita metal clips that must be released from backside.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-25-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By babywag
With today's aftermarket new electrical parts are...

With today's aftermarket new electrical parts are a roll of the dice.
Cannot even begin to guess how many new parts were junk right outta box or failed shortly after install.
If what you have works,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-24-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By babywag
An MSD6 series box has internal compensation for...

An MSD6 series box has internal compensation for input voltage, they'll run on ~9volts and handle over 14v all on there own.
Highly doubt any special voltage regulator is needed to run them.
I would...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-23-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By babywag
Would need 2 cables. one for defrost and one for...

Would need 2 cables.
one for defrost and one for floor vents.
could be done but vacuum is cheap/easy/works
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-23-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By babywag
Correct. #1 can literally be anywhere you desire...

Correct.
#1 can literally be anywhere you desire on cap.
lift distributor when TDC rotate rotor to desired terminal on cap drop distributor back in.
Just need to ensure plug wires match firing order...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-23-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By babywag
You can modify the stock bracket to work.

You can modify the stock bracket to work.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 07-21-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 406
Posted By babywag
better than later year bridged rocker heads imho

better than later year bridged rocker heads imho
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-21-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By babywag
it just unscrews from 2 different speedo cables...

it just unscrews from 2 different speedo cables and unplug the wiring connector.
FSJ is 8pulse and afaik unobtanium new for many years.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-21-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By babywag
It will fit under, but the stock tire carrier...

It will fit under, but the stock tire carrier bracket isn't friendly for removal/install.
Could be modified but best solution would be to mount a newer style winch type mount to the underside of...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 07-19-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 406
Posted By babywag
if they're fresh I'd keep them @least until know...

if they're fresh I'd keep them @least until know 401 runs.
those are early non bridged rocker heads
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-17-2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 401
Posted By babywag
I'd spring for the mass backing. Without it the...

I'd spring for the mass backing.
Without it the carpet is ridiculously thin and huge difference in noise.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-16-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By babywag
I'd do it under the truck.

I'd do it under the truck.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-15-2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By babywag
bolted to fenders

bolted to fenders
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-09-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,227
Posted By babywag
need to check QT chain and do not give it too...

need to check QT chain and do not give it too much throttle until you do!
if a QT chain gets loose enough to slip it can grenade the aluminum case.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-04-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By babywag
Brakes get hot, kinda normal. Check actual temp,...

Brakes get hot, kinda normal. Check actual temp, not unusual for them to be 3-400
Forum: Street & Performance 06-26-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By babywag
I'll add last pair of heads I had redone cost me...

I'll add last pair of heads I had redone cost me over $1k. Simple valvejob + new springs/retainers/locks.
Spent $900+ on machine work for a SBC LT1 block ~same time.
A basic rebuild of an AMC is not...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-26-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3,587
Views: 422,708
Posted By babywag
Sadly, NOTHING! They're both driveway art @this...

Sadly, NOTHING! They're both driveway art @this point. No $ to work on them.
'88 still down from dip:o:o:o:o induced accident in 2019, '67 needs basically everything.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-22-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By babywag
biggest issue with stock duraspark can be too...

biggest issue with stock duraspark can be too much advance under certain conditions.
for stock engine/stock cam a recurve isn't really uselful.
but sometimes distributor needs tweaking with...
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