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Forum: Cruise Moab - TLCA Sanctioned Event hosted by Rising Sun 04-28-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Rzeppa
We are renting the entire lot next door. See one...

We are renting the entire lot next door. See one of the committee members for instructions on where to park it over there.
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-27-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,699
Posted By Rzeppa
X2. Don't sweat it - it's a tractor engine not a...

X2. Don't sweat it - it's a tractor engine not a race car engine. I use assembly lube liberally on every moving part, but all that is is motor oil suspended in grease. As Marco says, the main thing...
Forum: Cruise Moab - TLCA Sanctioned Event hosted by Rising Sun 04-27-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By Rzeppa
The images of the SRCG sign appear to show...

The images of the SRCG sign appear to show wrinkles as if it is a fabric cover over the original sign?

Glad you made it uneventfully, Neil reported yesterday that I-70 was closed due to snow and...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-25-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,699
Posted By Rzeppa
Answers: (1) Makes no difference - mashing the...

Answers:

(1) Makes no difference - mashing the plastigage with or without lubricant will still give an honest measurement. Provided you are torquing to spec! This is from my own first hand...
Forum: Cruise Moab - TLCA Sanctioned Event hosted by Rising Sun 04-25-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,199
Posted By Rzeppa
You're welcome. I have this year's form around...

You're welcome. I have this year's form around here somewhere but I know it hasn't changed for the past couple years. In fact this year we took the year off of it so we wouldn't have to edit that...
Forum: Cruise Moab - TLCA Sanctioned Event hosted by Rising Sun 04-25-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,199
Posted By Rzeppa
Here is the form we use ;)

Here is the form we use ;)
Forum: Cruise Moab Trail Leaders 04-22-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,227
Posted By Rzeppa
Hi Chris, I see your registration came through...

Hi Chris, I see your registration came through this evening. BLM limits us to 20 rigs per trail per day, NPS limits us to 10 in National Parks. Spike only has 8 rigs on it on Thursday, no idea why...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-22-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,699
Posted By Rzeppa
OEM isn't flat, aftermarket is. Best guess is...

OEM isn't flat, aftermarket is. Best guess is that aftermarket figures the old F series tractor motors don't care, or something like that.
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-22-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,699
Posted By Rzeppa
Back when he was tech editor of Toyota Trails,...

Back when he was tech editor of Toyota Trails, Mark Whatley explained that you want the slight dome shape on the lifters where they contact the lobes of the cam so they can rotate a little bit each...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-22-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 429
Posted By Rzeppa
You're right TJ, I forgot about that adjective...

You're right TJ, I forgot about that adjective LOL! Love those old B/W TV commercials. I have copies on that disk that SOR put out right around when they were rolling out the FJC in '06.

But I have...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-22-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 429
Posted By Rzeppa
Yes, as in calculating how to get around in...

Yes, as in calculating how to get around in space;)
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-22-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 355
Posted By Rzeppa
:lmao::lmao::lmao::lmao::lmao::lmao: I *think*...

:lmao::lmao::lmao::lmao::lmao::lmao:

I *think* he was referring to the oil change LOL!
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-21-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,699
Posted By Rzeppa
I have tossed so many used lifters away it makes...

I have tossed so many used lifters away it makes me sick that these would be (you gotta bekidding me?) hard to come by. The "bottom" line pardon the pun, is that the bottoms need a very slight convex...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-18-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 429
Posted By Rzeppa
True, usually I am going 85 MPH with 7 men inside!

True, usually I am going 85 MPH with 7 men inside!
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-18-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 429
Posted By Rzeppa
Yeppers, you always want the pinion and t-case...

Yeppers, you always want the pinion and t-case output to be parallel with regular u-joints. It always pains me when I see diffs pointed up toward the t-case with regular u-joints. In my Solidworks...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-16-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,699
Posted By Rzeppa
What Jackson said makes sense - the charcoal...

What Jackson said makes sense - the charcoal canister needs a connection to recycle the gasoline vapors into the fuel/air mix. IIRC there are 3 connections that go to the top of the canister and one...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-12-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,958
Posted By Rzeppa
I always include a firm quote on shipping when I...

I always include a firm quote on shipping when I do written quotes, there is no shipper shock and hopefully the only surprise is that my customers are delighted with what they got based on what they...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-12-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 15,613
Posted By Rzeppa
OEM flippin fog lights??? You gotta be kidding...

OEM flippin fog lights??? You gotta be kidding me? Too cool! I remember putting aftermarket fog lights (in approximately the same places on the bumper) on my 76 back around 1983. They rock in heavy...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 04-12-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Rzeppa
płyn chłodzący: 19l FJ62: 19.5l

płyn chłodzący: 19l
FJ62: 19.5l
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-12-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 355
Posted By Rzeppa
Back in ~2006, a bunch of us RS members met with...

Back in ~2006, a bunch of us RS members met with the designers of the FJC. It was out east, tech center or so. There were some engineers from Japan, and a product manager from Torrence IRRC. We...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 04-12-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Rzeppa
Okay I'll measure. I have a lot on my plate with...

Okay I'll measure. I have a lot on my plate with Cruise Moab coming up, but I promise to measure and post up.
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 04-11-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Rzeppa
I'd speculate that the diagonals aren't exactly...

I'd speculate that the diagonals aren't exactly the same but could be made to work. 40 series frames generally get wider as you go rearward, and I'd guess that if you (or I could obviously LOL!!)...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-11-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,699
Posted By Rzeppa
Nice work on the tranny hump repair. When I do...

Nice work on the tranny hump repair. When I do that sort of thing, usually the biggest issue is blowing holes through the thinned (formerly rusted but now cleaned to bright steel) original part when...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-11-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 355
Posted By Rzeppa
Note to self - it appears that IFS Toyota fronts...

Note to self - it appears that IFS Toyota fronts are a lot trickier than solid axle ones...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-11-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Rzeppa
Wow, being a DIY tech nerd, I have to ask, what...

Wow, being a DIY tech nerd, I have to ask, what is "full float bore" on wrist pins? I know what wrist pins are, and I know that holes in metal parts enlarge at increased temperatures. But the only...
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