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post #1 of 7 Old 08-28-2013, 08:50 PM Thread Starter
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90 yj... take out computer?

ok gonna make a long story short...i have a 90 yj with a 4.2l webber carb with a crt performance dizzy.. now back to the story...im finally getting my frame fixed by a very good friend of mine and he told me he cut the wiring harness to the computer.. do i need the harness and computer for anything..? does the instrument cluster go threw it? i wish he didnt cut it but he said it wasnt hooked up to anything ...so what do u all think

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post #2 of 7 Old 08-29-2013, 08:18 AM
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OH YEAH you mean that thing mine USED to have years ago before I made it much more dependable and efficient.
With a webber and CRT the only thing you computer has to do is look at the O2 level while it plays with itself.
Remove it and you will see a big performance gain..that pound and a half of anchor is really slowing you down
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post #3 of 7 Old 08-29-2013, 11:27 AM
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you might want to leave it in case you sell it and want to put a stock carb back on. I wish i did. Just unplug it.

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post #4 of 7 Old 08-29-2013, 12:46 PM
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You want them? I got the carter, dizzy and computer in a box in the garage attic.
Never going back in, I just saved them because I saved everything I took off....I'kk OCD like that.
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post #5 of 7 Old 08-29-2013, 06:37 PM
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You want them? I got the carter, dizzy and computer in a box in the garage attic.
Never going back in, I just saved them because I saved everything I took off....I'kk OCD like that.
I still have everything but I trimmed the wiring harness down to the bare minimum. I'm about to do a junkyard fuel injection swap but thank you anyway.

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post #6 of 7 Old 08-29-2013, 07:00 PM
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Too late if it's cut now, may as well toss it.

I have a spare too, because I did a FI conversion and saved the parts.. figured someone might need it to pass inspection.

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post #7 of 7 Old 08-30-2013, 02:55 AM
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It's not doing anything anyhow with the mods that are already on the Jeep. Physically removing it isn't going to change anything.

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