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Forum: General Tech Forum 03-03-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 212
Posted By Air Randy
If you are going to be running 35's, and since...

If you are going to be running 35's, and since you are already buying a new R&P for the rear, I would recommend going to 4.56 gears instead of the 4.10's. With 4.56's and 35's it should put you in...
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-02-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,523
Posted By Air Randy
Great looking 40 Ken! Dee and I were missing the...

Great looking 40 Ken! Dee and I were missing the Blue Mule and the Meanie too, but I am spending a lot of time out of country and don't have time to do all of those mods. So we went over to the dark...
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-31-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,849
Posted By Air Randy
Things must work easier with the DMV in Douglas...

Things must work easier with the DMV in Douglas County. Last week I went in to get a title and license plates for a 1973 Mach 1 I just bought. I asked for the 5 year collector plates and got them....
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-04-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,420
Posted By Air Randy
Yep, the Meanie made it easy for anyone to do...

Yep, the Meanie made it easy for anyone to do almost any obstacle.
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-02-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,420
Posted By Air Randy
Its been a really good engine. Were at 80K+ on it...

Its been a really good engine. Were at 80K+ on it (2007 model year) and other than oil & air filter changes the only other repair was to replace a defective cam position sensor at 50K miles.
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-02-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By Air Randy
I drain the water out of the tank once or twice a...

I drain the water out of the tank once or twice a year. Its so dry in Colo. I rarely get more than a few drops. I do run an inline separator and regulator too. This is a good item to have so you can...
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-02-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By Air Randy
Lots of good advice here already. My .02 is get...

Lots of good advice here already. My .02 is get the largest 220V unit you have space for and fits your budget. For most folks the Home Depot/Lowes units are everything you will ever need. No need to...
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-02-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,420
Posted By Air Randy
That's what I really wanted and had also heard...

That's what I really wanted and had also heard that they might be available in the Wrangler for 2014. Unfortunately they decided to put it in the Grand Cherokee and see how the market accepts it...
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-26-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,420
Posted By Air Randy
Now just to be clear, it comes with decent...

Now just to be clear, it comes with decent clearance and 33" tires. If I put 2" of additional lift I can run 35's without impacting the on road gearing, handling and ride height too much. I would...
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-26-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,420
Posted By Air Randy
Probably a Rubicon X Unlimited, they just came...

Probably a Rubicon X Unlimited, they just came out with that version for the 2014 MY. It's the 4 door version with all the std rubicon stuff but it has a different hood, higher clearance/angle steel...
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-25-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,420
Posted By Air Randy
Farewell Meanie!

Meanie was a great rig but is now headed to a new home in Kansas City, MO! Time to move on to something else.
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-24-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By Air Randy
Do you have an automatic choke or manual choke?...

Do you have an automatic choke or manual choke? If auto, how is it adjusted?
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-23-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 794
Posted By Air Randy
What about replacing the wiper arms themselves?...

What about replacing the wiper arms themselves? You need an arm with a good strong spring to really force the blades down onto the glass. I know on my 40 I had to bend the arm closest to the blade...
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-03-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,849
Posted By Air Randy
Regarding the original question, I can tell you...

Regarding the original question, I can tell you that when I took the Blue Mule (74 FJ40) in for emissions testing it did not have an air pump and I had plugged the air injection holes and it had an...
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-03-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By Air Randy
The 3,300 pound straps are more than enough. You...

The 3,300 pound straps are more than enough. You should be using 2 in the front and 2 in the rear so you will have a combined load capability of 13,200 pounds.

You can also get these same straps for...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 11-30-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By Air Randy
Xmas special, price reduced to $18,500

Xmas special, price reduced to $18,500
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-22-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,592
Posted By Air Randy
After

After
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-22-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,592
Posted By Air Randy
Way before

Way before
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 11-10-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By Air Randy
Pre-75 FJ40 windshield frame

I have a pre-75 style windshield frame for an FJ40. Excellent condition with no dents and only light surface rust in a few places. This is the frame only, no glass, wipers, wiring or HW. $75 OBO...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 10-01-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By Air Randy
Thanks. And if we can't sell it for the right...

Thanks. And if we can't sell it for the right price, then there is no more guilt about just keeping it because we tried :D
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 09-29-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By Air Randy
Probably a Rubicon. We also just got a 57 Chevy...

Probably a Rubicon. We also just got a 57 Chevy that I am going to restore so I need more space.
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 09-25-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By Air Randy
Meanie is For Sale!

Price Reduced! 1969 Toyota FJ40 Truggy aka the “Meanie”

Originally built by Profitt’s Cruisers, the rig has been updated and substantially modified by Redline Cruisers in Colorado Springs.

Under...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-25-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,849
Posted By Air Randy
Well, I have 3 collector vehicles registered at...

Well, I have 3 collector vehicles registered at my daughters address since she lives in a non-emissions county. The last was purchased 3 months ago. On the first two nobody ever asked to see my DL to...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-28-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Air Randy
Since you are using an Aussie locker, you will...

Since you are using an Aussie locker, you will need a carrier to put it in. If your existing carrier was an open diff (versus a posi or locking diff) then it will work if you can get the welded...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-28-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Air Randy
If you are using a Detroit type locker it will...

If you are using a Detroit type locker it will replace the stock ring gear carrier anyways. Usually once the spiders are welded it's almost impossible to get them out without damaging the carrier....
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