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Unread 07-24-2011, 08:24 PM   #676
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Unread 07-24-2011, 09:55 PM   #677
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Emissions? hah, here my 79 is old enough to be emissions exempt. Also, the place I take it to will pass it without question, if I slip the guy $20.
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Unread 07-25-2011, 07:50 PM   #678
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Thats great and all, but I don't live where you live, and they cannot fudge a test here, so I dont care. Yes it sucks that in Clark County 1967 is the cut off date, even the Nova has to pass smog.

I cant stand when people just say "that sucks! no emissions testing here!" I dont live there. Just like the price of gas in europe has no bearing on the fact that 4 bucks a gallon sucks here.
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Unread 07-25-2011, 10:55 PM   #679
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Yeah, that sucks man. I never would've gotten my old Nova to pass emissions either. Of course, I haven't had that car for about 7 years...
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Unread 07-26-2011, 01:36 AM   #680
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Just do what I do, drive down the street with headers and O2 sensors. Who needs a downpipe, cats, and mufflers?












Really though, I need to get some pipes put on it. I'm afraid to drive it because I'm sure I'll get pulled over with as loud as it is.
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Unread 07-26-2011, 10:35 AM   #681
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the one day I have to drive the jeep it decides to rain in this god forsaken desert. Yay for losing the back end of a 5500 pound truck on every corner I take!
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Unread 07-29-2011, 11:31 PM   #682
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Something weird just happened. The jeep was running beautifully on Monday, I drove it all over the place, and after a day of driving i retarded the timing a little to eliminate some pinging I heard, then parked it after a test run.

Timing was set at 12 degrees, doubt that matters though.

Went to start it, it woudnt fire. I kept cranking, but no go. I couldnt smell hardly any gas either with the air cleaner off, but figured it'd be reeking at that point.

I shot some starting fluid into it, and VROOM it ran for a few seconds and i shut it down.

K, so it's not getting fuel. I put some more gas in the tank in case it was lower than i thought, no go.

I then pulled the fuel line from the carb (edelbrock performer) and a little bit came out, as is normal, and a little flooded back out from the carb nipple. I put the line in a can, and cranked the truck to see if i had fuel pressure. The thing fired up instantly and ran, so i shut it down. It ran without the fuel line, and the can had a bunch of gas in it.

I put the fuel line back on, and it ran like normal.

What could have caused that? I don't see how there could have been a vacuum strong enough to keep the truck from getting fuel, even though it was super hot when i shut it down, and its alot cooler...but it's 4 days later. This seems impossible especially seeing as the fuel came back out of the carb when I pulled the line, the tank venting system is hooked up and i had the gas cap off.

Ideas? Is my carb just being funky?
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Unread 07-30-2011, 07:48 AM   #683
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might have just been a piece of trash in the fuel line.
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Unread 07-30-2011, 10:20 AM   #684
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might have just been a piece of trash in the fuel line.
Could be, but there's a filter about 1.5' from the carb.

I guess it could have evaporated the fuel out of the bowls if the carb is leaky and because of the heat, apparently those eddy's have massive bowls that take a while to fill up if they drain out.

I probably need a rebuild anyway.
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Having a Full Size Jeep is likehaving a hot wife. When you take her out in public it turns heads, they can insight jealousy, you could look at them all day, they require a lot of attention, cost a lot to get them to do what you want them to do, but when they're not happy you'll be cussing, throwing things, and constantly weighing how much you'll lose if you divorce her.

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Unread 07-31-2011, 12:13 AM   #685
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A rebuild that includes fuel injection?
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Unread 07-31-2011, 12:09 PM   #686
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no, lol. Im not spending $2000 so i can get 1mpg better, lol.
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Having a Full Size Jeep is likehaving a hot wife. When you take her out in public it turns heads, they can insight jealousy, you could look at them all day, they require a lot of attention, cost a lot to get them to do what you want them to do, but when they're not happy you'll be cussing, throwing things, and constantly weighing how much you'll lose if you divorce her.

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Unread 07-31-2011, 02:08 PM   #687
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1 mpg better, and no more headaches!
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Unread 07-31-2011, 03:14 PM   #688
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Still gonna get the 2'' body lift?
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Unread 07-31-2011, 07:08 PM   #689
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1 mpg better, and no more headaches!
No, lots more head aches.

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Still gonna get the 2'' body lift?
Eventually, but the nuts on the body bolts have broken loose so i need to get a 2" hole saw and cut holes in my tub from the inside to re-weld the nuts...so, maybe.
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Having a Full Size Jeep is likehaving a hot wife. When you take her out in public it turns heads, they can insight jealousy, you could look at them all day, they require a lot of attention, cost a lot to get them to do what you want them to do, but when they're not happy you'll be cussing, throwing things, and constantly weighing how much you'll lose if you divorce her.

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Unread 07-31-2011, 07:09 PM   #690
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I was going out to try to smog the jeep with my retarded timing and after getting it heated up, but the smog station was closed, so I took the jeep and my girl on a little ride, out to the Kodachrome area. Real pretty colors out there. Maybe thats why its called Kodachrome?

Snapped 1 decent pic with my cell, and just thought I'd share.



A few others that are not as good. It started raining so I figured I better go home, seeing as i drove through like 5 washes.



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Having a Full Size Jeep is likehaving a hot wife. When you take her out in public it turns heads, they can insight jealousy, you could look at them all day, they require a lot of attention, cost a lot to get them to do what you want them to do, but when they're not happy you'll be cussing, throwing things, and constantly weighing how much you'll lose if you divorce her.

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