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Unread 11-26-2013, 06:05 PM   #27616
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pita rear mount distributors wtf !

know im gonna need a new distributor but its the dd so a zip ties gonna have to work for now i guess

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Unread 11-26-2013, 06:05 PM   #27617
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Rolled 220k
Ripped out my headliner now I just have to figure out what kinda material I want to put up there...
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Unread 11-26-2013, 06:08 PM   #27618
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Rolled 220k
Ripped out my headliner now I just have to figure out what kinda material I want to put up there...
mohair ?

shag cartpet ?
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Unread 11-26-2013, 06:13 PM   #27619
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broke the screw off in the distributor changing the cap

drilled the screw hole

question , is it safe to hold it on with zip ties ? :
Why not just get a bigger screw and thread it through the button into the shaft? I wouldnt trust a ziptie because if it gets caught on something then it will mess up your cam sensor or fall into the dizzy and lock it up or worse

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Unread 11-26-2013, 06:14 PM   #27620
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Put it up for sale. Well one of them anyway
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Unread 11-26-2013, 06:30 PM   #27621
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broke the screw off in the distributor changing the cap


drilled the screw hole


question , is it safe to hold it on with zip ties ? :
Only if you DONT USE Harbor Freight Zip Ties. Prob not best long term. but id do it myself
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Unread 11-26-2013, 06:44 PM   #27622
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A few more things got installed in the ZJ, today. I got around to adding a pair of fog lights to the existing factory switch, I added my rear tow hook, and for the grand finale, I added my DON-A-VEE tire carrier. (fits a 33" as a test fit, fair) I still have to add my "CB setup" to it and get everything ready for the "North TX" trip on 12/07/13. It looks promising with more than 20+ rigs showing up.....

On the ZJ, I got around to doing a check on the fluids, oil change, and tire rotation, The "other half" enjoyed following me to the car wash and tagging along in hers.....
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Unread 11-26-2013, 07:05 PM   #27623
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Why not just get a bigger screw and thread it through the button into the shaft? I wouldnt trust a ziptie because if it gets caught on something then it will mess up your cam sensor or fall into the dizzy and lock it up or worse Sent from my tent in the woods using JeepForum
its just on the outside , the part where its held down normally with a cheap screw im going to do this for today only tomorrow im going to the hardware store and getting a nut and bolt set to hold it on permanently but there were some metal shavings flowing about

would that mess with the cam sensor if a few got in the distributor ?

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Only if you DONT USE Harbor Freight Zip Ties. Prob not best long term. but id do it myself
lol i think i did get them from h.f. :

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Unread 11-26-2013, 07:08 PM   #27624
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Try to keep the shavings out of the magnet in the cam sensor other then that you should be fine

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Unread 11-26-2013, 07:29 PM   #27625
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its just on the outside , the part where its held down normally with a cheap screw im going to do this for today only tomorrow im going to the hardware store and getting a nut and bolt set to hold it on permanently but there were some metal shavings flowing about

would that mess with the cam sensor if a few got in the distributor ?



lol i think i did get them from h.f. :

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100% of the time, they break Everytime
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Unread 11-26-2013, 07:36 PM   #27626
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100% of the time, they break Everytime
well its a good thing i found these nuts and bolts when i was looking for a pair of scissors then

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Unread 11-26-2013, 07:55 PM   #27627
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Picked up my XJ front driveshaft today. And my adapter will be here tomorrow. So by Thursday I should be 4wd again, lol

Also FWIW, Drivetrain America has some awesome fast shipping! Ordered last night I think it was, and it'll be here tomorrow.
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Unread 11-26-2013, 08:35 PM   #27628
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I looked at it, while thinking about installing my freshly painted JCR sliders. But I was changing the water pump on my friends f150 instead. Hopefully tomorrow I'll get the sliders on.
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Unread 11-26-2013, 09:14 PM   #27629
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I still have to add my "CB setup" to it and get everything ready for the "North TX" trip on 10/07/13. It looks promising with more than 20+ rigs showing up.....

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I really hate to be "That Guy" but I don't think your going to make it to the north TX trip on time!
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Unread 11-26-2013, 09:24 PM   #27630
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Yeah hes about a month and half late

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