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Unread 05-13-2010, 06:58 PM   #1
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4wd after new carb and nutter

I am sure this has been answered many times. Searched and could not find anything right away. Installed a motorcraft carb. Where do i attach the red vacuum hose too? Mine goes into globe looking thing under battery tray

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Unread 05-13-2010, 09:23 PM   #2
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for starters fill out your profile.... what year jeep do you have?
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Unread 05-13-2010, 11:17 PM   #3
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Hook the red line up to manifold vacuum...such as a tee coming off under the vac line to the brake booster from the manifold.
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Unread 05-14-2010, 05:46 AM   #4
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thanks for the help its an 87 would a port on the carb work? also if i remove the actuatorwith another person shifting from 2wd to 4wd should I be able to see the fork move?
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Unread 05-14-2010, 06:28 AM   #5
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I did what dtn8tr suggests and got manifold vac off of the brake booster tee. I routed straight from the tee over to the red line--I had nothing going to the "globe" under the battery tray. I plugged all the lines coming out of the globe.

You won't be able to see the fork move. You can get all four tires off the ground and test 4X4, but the better way is to get in a parking lot and and turn a tight circle--once out of 4x4 and once in 4x4. You'll know quickly whether it is working or not.
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Unread 05-14-2010, 09:39 AM   #6
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Yeah...I just nuttered mine and installed a Weber recently and was cleaning up vac llines and inadvertently moved my line and didn't have 4wd. I put it up on stands to verify because I could feel the tc shift into 4wd. I traced back the line and found that I had put it on ported vac and it wasn't locking in...moved it and all was fine.
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Unread 05-16-2010, 07:07 PM   #7
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okay. if i disconnect at the front axle actuator i can feel vacuum at green in 2wd and if i hold my finger over the black one i have vacuum at yellow in 4wd. How much vaccuum should i have? my 4wd light ups on the dash, but it is still not engaging.
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