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Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-22-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By MysticRob
There isn't much to it. There's a couple of hoses...

There isn't much to it. There's a couple of hoses from the compressor, one goes into the cabin to the evaporator, and the other goes to the condenser mounted near the radiator. Also two 1-wire...
Forum: Wanted 06-19-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 61
Posted By MysticRob
Car-part.com might have a decent list of salvage...

Car-part.com might have a decent list of salvage yard wagoneers in your area you could get that part out of. Is yours missing or somehow broken? I ask because it's not a part I see ever in bad shape.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-19-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By MysticRob
Just whatever I had laying around in the toolbox,...

Just whatever I had laying around in the toolbox, but pretty sure it was permatex ultra grey. I'm sure just about any of them will do though.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-18-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By MysticRob
I took the rails off and gooped up the holes and...

I took the rails off and gooped up the holes and screws with gasket maker, then once back together I gooped up the threads inside the roof too. Basically nothing is getting in there now.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 06-15-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,009
Posted By MysticRob
Jeebus, you're such an experiment tease. Get on...

Jeebus, you're such an experiment tease. Get on with it already. :D
Forum: Build Threads 06-15-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,372
Posted By MysticRob
Any automotive upholstery shop will be able to...

Any automotive upholstery shop will be able to source it for you. I drove to a local shop in Boise, color matched the material to what I have, and they had it shipped to them in a few days from the...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 06-15-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By MysticRob
Looks great! Where are you located, I need to...

Looks great!
Where are you located, I need to steal yer left fender. :D
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 06-13-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By MysticRob
No, sorry, I let that go a few months ago and...

No, sorry, I let that go a few months ago and forgot to update the post.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-11-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By MysticRob
You might also raise the base timing to 18* since...

You might also raise the base timing to 18* since you're a mile high. I agree with Tony, 14.7 is stoichiometrically correct at any altitude from what I understand, though might differ slightly for...
Forum: Build Threads 06-06-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,453
Posted By MysticRob
Same here. I thought someone had just butchered...

Same here. I thought someone had just butchered my harness till I realized the crimps were heavy-duty and that the silver duct tape was factory stuff. Turned out most of my engine bay harness, save...
Forum: Fuel Injection 05-30-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By MysticRob
I love mine already. Cold start and idle are so...

I love mine already. Cold start and idle are so much better. Haven't been able to drive it much yet to check MPG but gotta figure it's going to be quite an improvement.
Doing a build thread on it,...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-22-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By MysticRob
Someone's definition of "Comprehensive...

Someone's definition of "Comprehensive restoration" is far different than mine. Rust on the brake booster, crud all over the dizzy cap, radio stuck in all crooked, shift knob boogers, etc.
It's...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-20-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By MysticRob
Well if you're sure both valve covers are nice...

Well if you're sure both valve covers are nice and straight, it must be the gasket or head.
Is it leaking consistently in the same spot?
If not it could be cursed. Maybe a...
Forum: Build Threads 05-20-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By MysticRob
Mmm, engine pr0n. :thumbsup:

Mmm, engine pr0n. :thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-20-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By MysticRob
My Dad the 40+ year mechanic always told me to...

My Dad the 40+ year mechanic always told me to hammer the entire sealing surface of the valve cover, tranny/oil pans, etc, on an edge of some sort to ensure the entire lip of the cover is flat.
What...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-20-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By MysticRob
Sounds like Paula is looking for work. LOL More...

Sounds like Paula is looking for work. LOL
More important than Paula, give us the process and email addresses you used to get your build sheet!
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-19-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By MysticRob
I would've killed for a Magnum with a Hellcat in...

I would've killed for a Magnum with a Hellcat in it, but this goofy country just isn't into wagons for some dumb reason, and they killed the Magnum off before that combo could ever be built. Love me...
Forum: Build Threads 05-18-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 17,098
Posted By MysticRob
Did some detail work on the fuel injection system...

Did some detail work on the fuel injection system by sticking a couple of thick rubber vacuum hoses in that little guide to keep the flap inside the air cleaner wedged open. Seems to have done the...
Forum: Fuel Injection 05-18-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,002
Posted By MysticRob
Alright, so I stuck a couple of thick rubber...

Alright, so I stuck a couple of thick rubber vacuum hoses in that little guide to keep the flap inside the air cleaner wedged open. Seems to have done the...
Forum: Build Threads 05-18-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 17,098
Posted By MysticRob
Repeating this post from my Howell TBI...

Repeating this post from my Howell TBI thread...

Did the work up inside the dash today to run the harness and mount the ECM. I'd mocked up how I wanted to run the harness before, but I'll describe...
Forum: Fuel Injection 05-18-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,002
Posted By MysticRob
Did the work up inside the dash today to run the...

Did the work up inside the dash today to run the harness and mount the ECM. I'd mocked up how I wanted to run the harness before, but I'll describe it better here. Since I chose to drill the 1.5"...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-18-2021, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 637
Posted By MysticRob
No idea on the miles, but odo shows 246k, and the...

No idea on the miles, but odo shows 246k, and the carfax mileage and maintenance history agrees with that. Lack of interior sure looked like those miles were hard ones. LOL

Previous owner didn't...
Forum: Fuel Injection 05-17-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,002
Posted By MysticRob
I took a 30sec video of her running very well...

I took a 30sec video of her running very well now, but it's 80MB and I'll have to manually offload it from my phone to my laptop before posting.

I still have to button a few things up, and figure...
Forum: Build Threads 05-17-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 17,098
Posted By MysticRob
I updated my 'bad lifter' thread with good news...

I updated my 'bad lifter' thread with good news (for now anyway). Once I did a twice-over on everything I started the beast and it now runs great. No misfires, no lifter ticks, no exhaust leaks, and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-17-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 637
Posted By MysticRob
Alright, so I buttoned things up, double-checked...

Alright, so I buttoned things up, double-checked a few things, then started her up. Happy to say it purrs like a damn kitten now. We'll see how long it takes to either eat the cam, eat another...
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