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post #61 of 94 Old 06-12-2013, 09:29 PM
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That is the optimum size. People get the other sizes to work but most of the time they have flat spots or hesitation off the line


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post #62 of 94 Old 06-12-2013, 09:43 PM Thread Starter
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Alright thanks.
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post #63 of 94 Old 06-12-2013, 11:14 PM
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That is the optimum size. People get the other sizes to work but most of the time they have flat spots or hesitation off the line
Took the words outta my mouth.
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post #64 of 94 Old 06-15-2013, 02:54 PM Thread Starter
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So do you guys think the reason my jeep will start some times, and not other times would be the carb? If I put a bit of carb cleaner in carb and start it up, sometimes it'll fire right up... other times it'll just kind of pop rev a bit and die. It has gas in it, and when it does start I usually can keep it running... I still have the stock carb, I haven't had the money to get the motorcraft yet.
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post #65 of 94 Old 06-15-2013, 09:04 PM
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yes. mine used to do that with the weber 34 because the float would hang in the closed position so the bowl would be empty when i tried to start it. maybe yours does the same thing?

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post #66 of 94 Old 06-15-2013, 10:55 PM Thread Starter
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I checked the float area, it always has fluid, but I also have another question about my tail lights/blinkers.... So when I have my lights on... the back end lights are on.... when I push brake, driveer side lights up the reverse light and turns off the brake light... passenger one works... but lights up both... blinker on right... blinks super slow... blinker on left just lights up front and in back lights up reverse light as well.
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post #67 of 94 Old 06-16-2013, 12:27 AM
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I checked the float area, it always has fluid, but I also have another question about my tail lights/blinkers.... So when I have my lights on... the back end lights are on.... when I push brake, driveer side lights up the reverse light and turns off the brake light... passenger one works... but lights up both... blinker on right... blinks super slow... blinker on left just lights up front and in back lights up reverse light as well.
It might not have enough gas to keep it running. Float might get stuck when the bowl is full, not letting more gas in.
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post #68 of 94 Old 06-16-2013, 06:36 AM
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For the lights, I would do both lights like this, open each rear light and clean each contact. Then find your ground wire and clean it and its post really well. I think the ground is going to be on the inside of the body, in the space behind the rear wheels. It sounds like you have a ground issue. You made sure the bulbs are good, right? If that doesn't do it, I think there is a LSD a ground connection by your ebrake so check that one and clean it also.

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post #69 of 94 Old 06-16-2013, 09:49 AM Thread Starter
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I put new bulbs all around cause that was my first assumption. I'll check those. I was also told it could be a blinker motor or something like that? Fuse. I gotta fix my e brake as well. It won't lock on place.
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post #70 of 94 Old 06-16-2013, 10:23 AM
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No blinker motor, someone is messing with you

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post #71 of 94 Old 06-16-2013, 03:38 PM Thread Starter
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is there a fuse for the blinkers that could cause that? Also an update on jeep... I purchased a new fuel pump and put that in today... It starts a little bit easier, but it idles much more smooth... plus it actually starts. Still has misfires once in a while though... and I'm kind of leaning towards a carb swap still because I believe the carb is why it's having such a hard time to start up.
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post #72 of 94 Old 06-16-2013, 07:25 PM
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Nah, the blinkers are off the same set up as the lights. Did grounds check out

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post #73 of 94 Old 06-16-2013, 08:59 PM Thread Starter
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I haven't checked them... I went out to try and take my cat off because my passenger side floor board gets hot after the motor warms up, so i think it may be clogged enough that the airs not getting through easy enough. But to get to the bolts on the backside I'm taking the skidplate off, which isn't being my friend right now.. so I will try to get it all the way off either tomorrow night or tuesday.
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post #74 of 94 Old 06-17-2013, 05:57 AM
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even with a cat that is flowing well, the floor board will still get hot. you need some bed liner like lizard skins or actually any type of liner that adds a little thickness to the floor board. maybe get a piece of metal and make a heat shield and mount it between the floor and the cat. all ours get hot too, though

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post #75 of 94 Old 06-17-2013, 09:54 AM Thread Starter
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Ahh okay.. I didn't think it'd get that hot though... can feel it through shoes, prob cook an egg on it. lol
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