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post #121 of 232 Old 07-18-2013, 08:30 PM
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So is it a defective distributor for that year? Surely it hasn't been running this way for the PO...it has 120k miles on it...
I am thinking the PO swapped it.
My original distributor hold down prong broke off. I guess that is what you would call it. The two prongs that hold the distributor and keep it from turning. That is why I put a new one on. Maybe the same thing happen to the PO.
No not defective just the wrong part.
I may be wrong but it is worth a shot.
It will not cost you anything, heck you may be able to swap them in the parking lot of the parts store. If it does not work swap them back.
If Siva283 can find his spare it is from a 95 too.


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post #122 of 232 Old 07-19-2013, 04:09 AM
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I am thinking the PO swapped it.
My original distributor hold down prong broke off. I guess that is what you would call it. The two prongs that hold the distributor and keep it from turning. That is why I put a new one on. Maybe the same thing happen to the PO.
No not defective just the wrong part.
I may be wrong but it is worth a shot.
It will not cost you anything, heck you may be able to swap them in the parking lot of the parts store. If it does not work swap them back.
If Siva283 can find his spare it is from a 95 too.
I haven't foegotten. I got 3 storage units I am searching. Srill got one more to go. Since it wasn't where I thought it was.

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. It started with a $200 axle, and a few thousand dollars later I was done :)
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diagnose the real issue before you start going all Obama on it - spending mad cash you'll need for other important things.

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this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.
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post #123 of 232 Old 07-19-2013, 01:58 PM
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I think I have located it Tuck I will know this evening. I realized I am an idiot. I am 99% sure I never took it off the old engine yet witch I didnt check. Its brand spanking new too. It was part of the trouble shooting process I never did get that engine started because it had a broken exhaust valve that punched a hole in the number 2 pistion. Before I learned this the dizzy was one thing that came up and I replaced it since the old one had 260,000 miles on it. So this one has about 15 mins of cranking on it and thats it. I just gotta remember to take my half inch wrench with me to the storage locker

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. It started with a $200 axle, and a few thousand dollars later I was done :)
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diagnose the real issue before you start going all Obama on it - spending mad cash you'll need for other important things.

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this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.
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post #124 of 232 Old 07-20-2013, 12:50 PM Thread Starter
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Think oriellys will switch it out for a 95 model?
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post #125 of 232 Old 07-20-2013, 03:48 PM
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Think oriellys will switch it out for a 95 model?
I cannot find that dizzy anywhere. It was not still hooked up to my old engine. I have looked everywhere.

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. It started with a $200 axle, and a few thousand dollars later I was done :)
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this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.
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post #126 of 232 Old 07-20-2013, 05:53 PM Thread Starter
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That's fine. Thanks for looking tho. Do they just swap them out tho?
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post #127 of 232 Old 07-20-2013, 06:04 PM
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That's fine. Thanks for looking tho. Do they just swap them out tho?
They should

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this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.
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post #128 of 232 Old 07-20-2013, 08:02 PM
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That's fine. Thanks for looking tho. Do they just swap them out tho?
Worth a try.
Like I said it is a long shot, but it did work for me.

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post #129 of 232 Old 07-24-2013, 11:52 AM
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Did you ever get this figured out?

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post #130 of 232 Old 07-24-2013, 11:58 AM
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Did you ever get this figured out?
If we dont hear back in the next day or so I would go with Yes the 95 dizzy solved it.

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this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.
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post #131 of 232 Old 07-24-2013, 01:08 PM
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Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!! Dizzy!!!!!!!!!! Nooooooo, I want to stab myself in my e-ears!!!!!!!!!
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post #132 of 232 Old 07-24-2013, 02:16 PM
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Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!! Dizzy!!!!!!!!!! Nooooooo, I want to stab myself in my e-ears!!!!!!!!!
Who are you? I am guessing you can't ahoot straight

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. It started with a $200 axle, and a few thousand dollars later I was done :)
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diagnose the real issue before you start going all Obama on it - spending mad cash you'll need for other important things.

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this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.
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post #133 of 232 Old 07-24-2013, 08:57 PM Thread Starter
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Ok. So finally for the axle back in and took it for a spin. Drive it about 30 miles and it ran great for about half of it...then got worse and worse on the way back home. To the point that I was in second gear on a flat road I'll try to get the distributor swapped out this weekend and hopefully that will fix it...

So far I've done the following:

New plugs
New wires
New cap and rotor
New distributor (93) model
New coil
New air filter
New fuel filter

Any ideas besides putting a 95 model distributor in it?
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post #134 of 232 Old 07-24-2013, 09:15 PM Thread Starter
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Sorry siva...been busy as hell lately with work and projects around the house...have had time to think, much less work on the jeep...
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