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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-25-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,676
Posted By Skeeter74
something to think about

I too think that 3MPG is more than you will realize overall, however there is something else that has never been addressed. I too have done this conversion with Mystique fans. I have an adjustable...
Forum: Street & Performance 12-06-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,621
Posted By Skeeter74
here you go

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:AMC_Javelin_1971-74_purple_blown_custom.JPG

This is a picture of my brother's 71 Javelin when he was at the Kenosha show several years back. It was a 401 and ran...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-26-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By Skeeter74
Is the choke stuck shut?

Is the choke stuck shut?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-23-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By Skeeter74
I had a similar situation with my 80 wag. I...

I had a similar situation with my 80 wag. I found that the choke would close and then reopen very quickly. I put a resistor in-line to the choke. I would visually check and see if the butterfly is...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 10-23-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,666
Posted By Skeeter74
[quote=Stuka] As for the engine, I assume you...

[quote=Stuka]
As for the engine, I assume you mean the L92? .[/ quote]

The LQ9 is GMs 6.0 liter.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-02-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
Posted By Skeeter74
[quote=catch2otwo]how does it pull it back? All...

[quote=catch2otwo]how does it pull it back? All the expansion bottles ive seen have a drain valve on the bottom. The tubing connects to the overflow tank cap or something, i never see any kind of...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-02-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By Skeeter74
Once warm, the choke should be wide open. This...

Once warm, the choke should be wide open. This points toward the choke pull-off. It is mounted to the back of the carb on the passenger side and uses vacuum to help the choke open. If the diaphram...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-01-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By Skeeter74
No, low fluid will not cause this. There are a...

No, low fluid will not cause this. There are a number of things that can cause it to stumble or die when placed into gear.
low idle
choke not working or set properly
lean carb settings

There are...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-01-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
Posted By Skeeter74
Being as it is a 72, you could run it that way. ...

Being as it is a 72, you could run it that way. I.e. no overflow and expansion room in the rad, however, I think that adding an overflow tank and the resulting added volume of coolant is adding a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-30-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,366
Posted By Skeeter74
Now that is FUNNY!

Now that is FUNNY!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-07-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,310
Posted By Skeeter74
I am using the Flex-a-lite controller that is...

I am using the Flex-a-lite controller that is supposed to bring them on at 60% and ramp up as the temp rises. Even at 112* and high humidity, my fan will not stay on for more than a minute or so...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-30-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,691
Posted By Skeeter74
Z&M Jeeps

Zack sells a harness for this. I installed one and am happy with it.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-28-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,186
Posted By Skeeter74
Looking for narrow tracks on 17's

I have been looking for a while and am curious to hear from people that have 17" wheels on stock axles on a wag. I need to know if more back spacing is ok due to the larger diameter. Pics are...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-28-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By Skeeter74
Turning the choke pull-off screw in will reduce...

Turning the choke pull-off screw in will reduce the stroke of the pull and close the choke plate more. The screw is just a stop.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-21-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,830
Posted By Skeeter74
X4 on the Diehard Platinums. They are built by...

X4 on the Diehard Platinums. They are built by Oddysey.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-21-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,539
Posted By Skeeter74
X100000. Seriously.

X100000. Seriously.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-14-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By Skeeter74
May not mean a thing, but my owners manual called...

May not mean a thing, but my owners manual called for 10W30 motor oil in my NP219.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-14-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,179
Posted By Skeeter74
There is a fairly large area just in front of the...

There is a fairly large area just in front of the door that is open to the engine compartment. I am planning on opening some fender vents myself. Just trying to find something that won't look too...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-20-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,892
Posted By Skeeter74
Go to a windshield replacement business and buy a...

Go to a windshield replacement business and buy a tube, or partial since you won't need much, of "windshield caulk." Apply a small bead and roll the window up and give it a couple of days. Mine has...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-20-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By Skeeter74
Maybe...

Check for the wheel weights touching as well. The clearances are very tight.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-17-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,229
Posted By Skeeter74
I had to prime the carb by pouring fuel in the...

I had to prime the carb by pouring fuel in the bowl vents a couple of times before the mech. pump started pumping.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-17-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,591
Posted By Skeeter74
I used heat and a heavy pair of gloves like...

I used heat and a heavy pair of gloves like welding gloves to protect my hands.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-17-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,223
Posted By Skeeter74
Ex's ranger did this from the day we bought it,...

Ex's ranger did this from the day we bought it, used. Never did find a reason, just rade the brake and gas for a second or 2 and the problem went away, for a while.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-02-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,350
Posted By Skeeter74
Check fluid level and t-case.

Check fluid level and t-case.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-25-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3,589
Views: 448,722
Posted By Skeeter74
CS-144 Hoorah!

A little jump on the weekend, but finally popped the old cadillac alt in. Couldn't find my multimeter anywhere, so dropped in at O'Reilly's.
15.21VDC from idle on up.
Under load it dropped to...
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