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nakman
06-03-2006, 08:49 PM
I guess there's one perk to ringleading the group buy.. get to be first of the group to post up the install! big ups once again to Seldom Seen, for showing us the way... :cheers: :drink: :beer:











the install started with removing the air cleaner lid, air tube (MAF sensor wire), then repositioning the Snackster.. a little more forward tucked in as much as possible under the oil pipe deelybop. I used two new mounting points this time- one is the metal bracket that holds the oil tube deal to the block, the other is the screw that holds up the throttle cable support thing. I had to use a slightly longer bolt in them to get everything to go, with washers.

nakman
06-03-2006, 08:54 PM
Next was fabbing up a bracket, using the trademark Simpson tie, from the Depot. I like this stuff for the light duty mounting of various crap, it's worked well in several applications. fairly easy to bend in a vice with a hammer, thick enough so it's pretty tough to bend by hand, yet thin enough that you can slam holes through it with a cordless drill & one end pinched in the vice. That's about my speed, and recipe for a great evening in the garage. :drink: :smokin:

I created 2 new holes, both with the bolts in them in the picture below. The mounting points aren't completely perpendicular to the engine, so this was so the bracket plane would tilt back and sit completely parallel with the manifold sheild, and also prevents the bracket from twisting should one of the bolts come loose.

nakman
06-03-2006, 08:57 PM
Be sure to do a fit check with the Hotdogger base & bracket once installed, to make sure there won't be any interference with anything else (including the snackster.. :rolleyes: ) The top bolt goes into an unused threaded boss, the lower bolt uses one of the manifold shield bolts.

nakman
06-03-2006, 09:06 PM
Once everthing is back in place, both the Snackster and Hotdogger are completely accessible and operational. ready to night run! :eek:

wesintl
06-03-2006, 09:23 PM
Sweet oven light :D

Uncle Ben
06-03-2006, 10:13 PM
I can just hear Nak at Jiffy Lube...."check the chicken wings, turn the salmon, and please change the oil." :lmao: :flamingo: :hill:

nakman
06-03-2006, 11:47 PM
Ok, quick- name 3 places this 80 has never been, and will never ever go under my supervision.

1. under water
2. over 5000 rpm's
3. Jiffy Lube!! :thefinger:

Shark Bait
06-03-2006, 11:58 PM
Tim, you rule! :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:

Uncle Ben
06-04-2006, 12:19 AM
Ok, quick- name 3 places this 80 has never been, and will never ever go under my supervision.

1. under water
2. over 5000 rpm's
3. Jiffy Lube!! :thefinger:

;) :lmao: :cheers:

Hulk
06-04-2006, 03:09 PM
Suh-weet! Nice job dude. You lead the way, we'll all follow.

wesintl
10-17-2009, 08:09 PM
hum.. I may need a hotdoger bracket. The 80 is ready for family feasts now!

TIMZTOY
10-17-2009, 09:40 PM
Suh-weet! Nice job dude. You lead the way, we'll all follow.

Yea as long as there are hot dogs cooking. :cheers::beer:

nakman
10-17-2009, 10:50 PM
That's looking good Wes, man did you lube your air tube?

I had to remove the hotdogger when I got the York, then slide the basket back. It sure was easier to cook without the York in there, since access is not entirely under that intake tube. But still as awesome mod, as you know. :thumb: :homer:

wesintl
10-17-2009, 11:21 PM
man did you lube your air tube?

No.. it's only a month old. I bought a new one when the old one split in one of the accordions

wesintl
10-30-2009, 03:54 PM
looks like this is the next mod...

http://www.hamiltonbeach.com/stay-or-go-slow-cookers-stay-or-go-6-qt-deluxe-slow-cooker.html

subzali
10-30-2009, 07:35 PM
Jacki and I registered for one of those for our wedding!

MDH33
10-30-2009, 08:33 PM
Jacki and I registered for one of those for our wedding!

I was so crushed that you didn't include us in your registry that I got you a bucket of used 90 Weight. It should be there any day. C.O.D. of course.



:cool: :hill:

wesintl
10-30-2009, 08:46 PM
does she know it's going in the back of the 40?

Tch2fly
10-30-2009, 09:30 PM
looks like this is the next mod...

http://www.hamiltonbeach.com/stay-or-go-slow-cookers-stay-or-go-6-qt-deluxe-slow-cooker.html
Good choice. I got the smaller model Stay-or-Go 4-Quart Slow Cooker (http://www.amazon.com/Hamilton-Beach-33144-4-Quart-Cooker/dp/B000R4FTZU/ref=sr_1_10?ie=UTF8&s=home-garden&qid=1256955764&sr=8-10). I cooked a small roast on the way down to Ouray this year :D
By the time I hit Gunnison I was starving ... caused by the wonderful smells that kept wafting from the back:thumb:

subzali
11-13-2012, 01:13 PM
Any hotdogger installs on an FJ40? I know Ricardo put together a group buy a couple years ago...
http://risingsun4x4club.org/forum2/showthread.php?t=11117&highlight=snackster

Also, how many Chipotle or Qdoba-sized burritos do you think one could fit in a Hotdogger, Snackster, etc.? Anybody have a feel for what I would need to fit a handful of those bad boys on or near the manifold?

Even a HotPot or a MuffPot looks like it might barely only fit 2, maybe only 1. Maybe I need to be looking into a Snackster.

This guy is 13x6x3, probably good for 4 or 5 Qdoba burritos eh?
http://www.sears.com/firemagic-flat-rotisserie-basket/p-SPM6521337709?prdNo=19

Or we can go 3D:
http://www.sears.com/grillpro-24764-non-stick-tumble-basket/p-SPM6378531608?prdNo=17&blockNo=17&blockType=G17

:D

treerootCO
11-13-2012, 03:10 PM
That is cool you found the snackster at Sears! Home Depot doesn't carry them anymore.

The Hotdogger is small. A pack of hot dogs is about the size width and length. Height is about 1 1/2 hot dogs high. I have mine attached to the headers but it will fit on the exhaust down pipe of a 40.

Phrog
11-13-2012, 03:34 PM
If you're serious about this you may want to buy the book:
Scheller and Maynard, 'Manifold Destiny,' 2008. It's pretty funny.
Details at:
http://www.amazon.com/Manifold-Destiny-ebook/dp/B001FA0WAW/ref=dp_kinw_strp_1

-Phrog

wesintl
11-13-2012, 04:06 PM
Tim do you have a snakster in the 100?

RedCreeper
11-13-2012, 05:55 PM
So what weight oil works best? 40wt?

cool gadget

nakman
11-13-2012, 06:27 PM
Matt, you need to figure out how to get that round one from Sears hooked up to a belt drive/gear reduction setup, so you can have an actual rotisserie going on. Biggest downside to engine cooking is the hot side/cold side thing, particularly the further away you get from the manifold... it's sometimes tough to find that window of awesome when your burrito is warm all the way through, net not crunchy on the manifold side, or still icy in the middle or on the other side. And who has time to flip 'em..

I'm still scratching my head at the V8 engine... had some burritos on top of the radiator and they just got cold from the air coming into the engine, didn't really get hot despite an hour of solid driving. Need to get them closer to the manifold, but it's messy down there, and adding headers didn't help either.

As for the hot dogger, I have been pretty disappointed with that one, prefer wrapping stuff up in foil and tossing it into a grill. The hot dogger is thick, which slows down the heat transfer, and the lid doesn't seal perfectly so you still need to wrap stuff in foil. My results with that have been not-so-hot food, or slightly hotter dusty food.

Corbet
11-13-2012, 07:32 PM
Tim, could you hinge that fancy engine cover thing on top and place your food on the intake manifold?

MountainGoat
11-13-2012, 10:23 PM
I found a funky cast aluminum mess kit in my wife's grandpa's garage that looks like this:

http://www.risingsun4x4club.org/uploads/mountaingoat/general/messkit.jpg

It sits perfectly on the intake manifold on my F155 motor, nestled between the valve cover and the carb. No attachment hardware required. It's been there for several years and heats up food nicely. I would be hard pressed to squeeze more than one Qdoba burrito in there, though. :hill:

Turns out it is a WWI vintage Army mess, so it seems appropriate for use in the 40. :zilla:

You might be able to just bundle the burritos in tinfoil and sit them in the same spot on your 2F. Worth checking out.

subzali
11-14-2012, 08:03 AM
Problem with the 2F is that the air cleaner goes right over that area, making access difficult. Like the idea though...
http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/coolfj40_2236_70572976

RicardoJM
11-14-2012, 08:53 AM
Toss the food (pre-cooked, i.e. just needs warming) in that thing (HotDogger, Muffpot, foil bundle), strap (wire, big hose clamp) the thing on your manifold and see what happens. Provided it's on there an hour or so, I think you will find that it works out just fine more often than not. :D

The HotDogger is good for a couple of small burritos, but won't hold much more than that.

farnhamstj
11-14-2012, 09:05 AM
We ran a hot dogger in the 100 for a couple seasons. Got food luke warm at best.

After the Spooky night run, I'm convinced driving around with a Crock Pot plugged into the inverter is the only way to go.

MountainGoat
11-14-2012, 10:39 AM
Problem with the 2F is that the air cleaner goes right over that area, making access difficult. Like the idea though...
http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/coolfj40_2236_70572976

I see what you mean. Sheesh, modern engines. :hill:

nakman
11-14-2012, 10:53 AM
Wow, Matt, your engine bay is looking pretty sweet there... not sure I like the green though, but dang! :lmao:

subzali
11-20-2012, 08:41 AM
So if I'm remembering my measurements correctly from a couple days ago a Qdoba/Chipotle burrito is about 5x7x2.5. There's a 13x6x3 Snackster that could fit 2 burritos, and a 16x7.5x2 Snackster that could probably fit 3. That's pretty big though. Hm.