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Unread 07-11-2010, 07:34 PM   #1
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87 YJ Vacuum Routing. HELP!!!!

Hey guys, i've been reading for about 3 hours now trying to figure out this mess of vacuum lines going on in my 87 yj with the 4.2.
I started off with rebuilding the carb, and labeled everything i took off. My only problem now is after reading (and doing) the nutter bypass, i found out my dizzy didn't actually have anything connected to it. and now i'm right confused... i dont have the stock vac routing diagram, i bought a hanes manual, and now i read that i can pull a lot of the hoses out. It's been a long sunday, and i need my jeep for work tomorrow.... any help would be much appreciated. I need to know where my stupid hoses go, and what i can rip off.
Thanks for your time,
Mike



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Unread 07-11-2010, 09:06 PM   #2
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which carb do you have? the stock carter?
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Unread 07-11-2010, 09:09 PM   #3
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yep, stock carter. half assed got the lines figured out, but now it is running retardedly rich. trying to hit the gas to go it bogs and really wants to stall. GAH! nothing but problems
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Unread 07-12-2010, 07:59 AM   #4
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sorry man. i have no exp with the carter. wish i could help.
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Unread 07-12-2010, 10:24 AM   #5
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Did you adjust your ignition timing after the nutter?

You need to provide the distributor with a source of manifold vacuum

Let us know if you adjusted the ignition timing, there must be a source of manifold vacuum on the Carter, I can't remember where it is since I got rid of it a long time ago, but I know it's there.
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Unread 07-12-2010, 08:45 PM   #6
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I did indeed advance the timing. there is a capped off vacuum hose running indirectly to the intake manifold... by capped off i mean someone pushed it over the battery holder hahaha. i'll try that.
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