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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-23-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By babywag
You can replace the drier by pulling the grill...

You can replace the drier by pulling the grill assembly and headlight.

However be prepared to deal with stuck fittings.
On my '88 the small hard line fittings were frozen to condenser/drier and had...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-23-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By babywag
sounds like the seal that goes into body is worn...

sounds like the seal that goes into body is worn out?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-20-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By babywag
xj stuff incompatible oljeep.com has parts...

xj stuff incompatible
oljeep.com has parts manuals free download

nothing wrong with flex style regulators
they last many years and easy to replace.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-17-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By babywag
Don't rule out the vacuum motor being...

Don't rule out the vacuum motor being "weak".
It's over 30yrs old now, it may function correctly on bench or disconnected from linkage, but may not have enough oomf to actually shift the case.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-17-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By babywag
Post in wanted section, shouldn't be hard to find...

Post in wanted section, shouldn't be hard to find one.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-15-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By babywag
I swapped a later D44 into my 73 that came with a...

I swapped a later D44 into my 73 that came with a D30.
Had to reuse the early pitman arm which meant reaming out the hole for the larger TRE on drag link.

So to answer your question, yes! The...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-14-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By babywag
Very nice! Like the red on the emblem!

Very nice! Like the red on the emblem!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-14-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By babywag
several things need to be done when replacing a...

several things need to be done when replacing a timing chain & distributor...

#1 timing cover must utilize the locator dowels
if they were missing the cover can become misaligned
#2 timing chain...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-13-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By babywag
reach up and unplug safety switch connector then...

reach up and unplug safety switch connector then stuff a jumper wire in the plug
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-08-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By babywag
the internet... remembering the days of mail...

the internet...
remembering the days of mail order via telephone vs what it's like today!
print catalogs and magazine ads
roadtrips and wandering old school salvage yards that had no inventory...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-08-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By babywag
Yes, I have seen spacers on a handful. Likely...

Yes, I have seen spacers on a handful.
Likely used to correct engine/driveline angle when built.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-07-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By babywag
push clips used for ease of assembly. holds...

push clips used for ease of assembly.
holds part(s) in place.
like the spacer under the trans. mount being held to mount so it doesn't fall off.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-07-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By babywag
find a bellhousing/flywheel/starter strap it to a...

find a bellhousing/flywheel/starter
strap it to a pallet
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-03-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By babywag
i believe bkilby did one for his hemi swap with...

i believe bkilby did one for his hemi swap with pics in his build thread.
http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=178154
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-03-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By babywag
Actually if you dig there is data that shows...

Actually if you dig there is data that shows these vaccines can be dangerous and even deadly.
No way, no how, should it be mandated especially for kiddos.

Excluding foreign reports filed in VAERS,...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-01-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By babywag
Light green wire with NO stripe that runs down to...

Light green wire with NO stripe that runs down to the starter solenoid from relay.
If you apply power to it the starter "should" engage.

Only way to test fusible links is @ relay connection see if...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-01-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By babywag
Apply battery voltage to the light green wire...

Apply battery voltage to the light green wire terminal on relay.
Starter should engage.

However if it has no voltage inside @ignition switch most common fault is blown fusible link(s).

Being over...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-29-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By babywag
Repairing all rust of existing roof by a body...

Repairing all rust of existing roof by a body shop will have an astronomical cost.
Much cheaper/easier to replace entire roof.
Also there is likely hidden rust/damage under outer skin as...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-28-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By babywag
Here is a site that automates opposition...

Here is a site that automates opposition process.

https://oneclickpolitics.global.ssl.fastly.net/messages/edit?promo_id=13881
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-26-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By babywag
Proper clearance is key. Slapping in a midplate...

Proper clearance is key.
Slapping in a midplate with bad end gear clearance will not change a thing.
With a properly setup timing cover/oil pump pressure will be very good.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-25-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By babywag
I'd go poly, or if you choose stockers pin them...

I'd go poly, or if you choose stockers pin them with a bolt.
Have tried 3 different brands, and they're all crap!

NAPA is just reboxed pioneer...

Every brand I tried only lasted a few months before...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-25-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By babywag
I have LOTS of emblems... If you don't find any...

I have LOTS of emblems...
If you don't find any shoot me a PM and I'll dig them out.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-24-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By babywag
Yes, it was CCC and their first...

Yes, it was CCC and their first "valuation" what beyond a joke.
Took LOTS of pushback to USAA and they eventually revised it.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-21-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By babywag
Hey Flint... Be a shame for your info to go...

Hey Flint...
Be a shame for your info to go away!
What is total size of your site info??
Maybe can find an alternative spot to host it, if I know what exactly we're dealing with...
What is monthly...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-20-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By babywag
if we're talking about same thing... YES very odd...

if we're talking about same thing...
YES very odd they would replace a cylinder head vs. an easy/cheap fix like replacing some plugs.
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