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Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-16-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 105
Posted By letank
tap the starter with a BFH, if it disengaged, it...

tap the starter with a BFH, if it disengaged, it is the starter....

Had that happened... it was in Ouray during one of the trail rides... fortunately it was not a hot day... so after the first...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-05-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By letank
Sometimes people do not have a good answer. ...

Sometimes people do not have a good answer.

When I was thinking of having some trans work locally, I scouted a few places... it is scary to see what is happening in some of these shops... besides...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-28-2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By letank
As sierrablue mentioned the fuel filter,...

As sierrablue mentioned the fuel filter, exactly... the fuel filter should be positioned with the return at 12 o'clock... meaning above the feed line to the carb....



here is a BAD example with...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-23-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By letank
Hear it run and drive is key. Yes gas can in...

Hear it run and drive is key.


Yes gas can in cab, probably because it has not run for a long time... check the color of the engine oil and coolant .


Back to gas tank, this can be a challenge if...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-18-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,691
Posted By letank
any good site... the kids have a spare 99 prot

any good site... the kids have a spare 99 prot
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-13-2022, 10:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,691
Posted By letank
35" tires and 3.73.... better get an early...

35" tires and 3.73.... better get an early 90's econo box, it will pay itself in 2 to 3K miles... of course in your area, they might already have been devoured by rust.


Yaris, corolla, civic......
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-11-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By letank
That heavy manifold is really a bear to lay down,...

That heavy manifold is really a bear to lay down, if you are still using the cast iron boat anchor... I have resolved to removing the hood so I can put it down as level as can be. Yes a second pair...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-10-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By letank
How much cocked? ... any leaks or change of...

How much cocked? ... any leaks or change of performances?


No broken, No leaks, I would not touch it ... but I would change the valley pan if I'd mess with it
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-10-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By letank
de nada....we are amazed by the quality and...

de nada....we are amazed by the quality and details of work.


Here is a better...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-09-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By letank
the hood release is on the kick panel, between...

the hood release is on the kick panel, between the vent and the door, the lower bolt is level with the lowest part of the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-01-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By letank
I used whatever was given by the supplier of the...

I used whatever was given by the supplier of the cam.

As for the head, this was a long time ago... but I suspect dry*, the silicone is for the intake install at the coolant ports.

*, I did a 05...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-18-2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By letank
excellent, no electric tail gate to deal with

excellent, no electric tail gate to deal with
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-13-2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 397,713
Posted By letank
Passed smog

and it was challenging... to clean that stinky rich idle .... which was lean idle... after fiddling with all the usual suspects, the last option was to tweak the idle mixture screw, about +1 turn for...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-10-2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,693
Posted By letank
last time I replaced a bad lifter, I did all of...

last time I replaced a bad lifter, I did all of them... and never bothered to do a break in... the engine is still running after 100kmiles.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-23-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By letank
Ironically, my gas gauge started to indicate...

Ironically, my gas gauge started to indicate lower than what was filled up... So yesterday it was time to find the high resistance... the sender gave me the right value of 38 ohms which is about...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-23-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By letank
I have been sockless for over 15years on both the...

I have been sockless for over 15years on both the 74 and the 85.


Yes you can bend the pick up tube at a 30 to 45 degrees angle with a tube bender, then add a fuel hose extension that will be...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 01-19-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,142
Posted By letank
Impressive find.... woody valve cover, this is a...

Impressive find.... woody valve cover, this is a show. Nice work on the AC vents.



May be more specs on the engine/trany/TC gearing to tease us with low power 360!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-13-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By letank
usually bad ground to the tank, the ground is on...

usually bad ground to the tank, the ground is on the frame that support the rear bumper, by the driver's side rear wheel well.
I may have a pict...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-07-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,323
Posted By letank
yes Z240071, if you go thru hell, keep walking...

yes Z240071, if you go thru hell, keep walking (Winston Churchill)


Sending my best wishes to the members and inmates. Indeed these are real challenging times...


As for the 85 woody, it had some...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-03-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 860
Posted By letank
Very good finds... cheers... Yes JY parts can...

Very good finds... cheers...


Yes JY parts can be really grimmy... once I pulled a steering column and while I had my nose almost against the steering wheel... with the summer heat... That leather...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-02-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 707
Posted By letank
Be careful, there will not be any air...

Be careful, there will not be any air circulation... and as soon as the temp warms up, you could be in for surprises. I did the same many years ago on a 4cyl on a very cold winter week when the carb...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-21-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,283
Posted By letank
sound correct - about 72 psi- when engine is...

sound correct - about 72 psi- when engine is cold, it takes sometime for the engine temp gauge to climb up (2 miles with our current 10C temp)and longer for oil pressure to be in the normal range of...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-17-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,283
Posted By letank
forgot about km, this is even a better deal......

forgot about km, this is even a better deal... with the price of gas in Europe, it is probably still on the first turn of numbers.



good find for the transfer case, usually there is a plate......
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-17-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,968
Posted By letank
Parking in the city

no problems:


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/I_1I3hcC3F66aWmNy6tvLSVQsmfqRbnNZ-ErkKa0pOmsS5qiM3quKO3iuWWNvigRMKbalclUKenfenwUIw=w391-h220
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-16-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,283
Posted By letank
Interesting, so 1980 could be the first year of...

Interesting, so 1980 could be the first year of the Quadra Track 2, not the BW1339! I can almost see locking hub? Let's see a pict of that transfer case.

good find, how many miles?

Interesting...
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