Project CJ Vette - Page 5 - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > General Jeep Forums > Jeep Builds > Project CJ Vette

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineYear End Clearance Sale! Save 20%NEW!! HMF 50"-52" light bar mounting brackets!!

Reply
Unread 03-18-2008, 11:50 PM   #61
Grewe02
Guns > Swords
 
Grewe02's Avatar
1980 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: San Diego, Kalifornia
Posts: 4,601
Can I put in a hydro assist box now and just not install the ram till I'm ready?

__________________
Andy, KD8EIA
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jetscuh
I've had a crush on the Prius since it's debut. I got somethin' wrong upstairs.
Grewe02 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 03-19-2008, 07:49 AM   #62
TJgreg
Registered User
2005 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Quantico, VA
Posts: 1,472
Quote:
Originally Posted by Grewe02 View Post
Can I put in a hydro assist box now and just not install the ram till I'm ready?
Yes. Just put plugs into the holes that are tapped in the box vice the line's fittings.
__________________
Semper Fi
TJgreg is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 03-21-2008, 08:04 PM   #63
Grewe02
Guns > Swords
 
Grewe02's Avatar
1980 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: San Diego, Kalifornia
Posts: 4,601
Did i bit of house cleaning today. Pulled out the stock fuel lines and mocked up a few coat hangars for my new lines. Going to stop by Hampton Rubber tomorrow and see how much a few lines will cost. I'm mostly only worried about the fittings. I'm not sure what sizes they are or what to use, so if they could at least tell me that then I would be a bit more inclined to build my own lines.

Mistake #1, dropped the tank. I think I'm probably going to replace it. Pretty rusted... Forgot my camera at home today so I took a picture with my POS phone.



Here's the pump and filter / regulator. The pump is a Walbro 255, and the filter / regulator is a stock piece from a 99 Corvette. It will regulate the fuel pressure to the needed 58 PSI, and return the rest back to the tank. The nasty POS underneath that is what was being used as a vent tube. That'll be fixed correctly soon.

__________________
Andy, KD8EIA
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jetscuh
I've had a crush on the Prius since it's debut. I got somethin' wrong upstairs.
Grewe02 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 03-21-2008, 11:03 PM   #64
BESRK
GROUND POUNDER
 
BESRK's Avatar
1980 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Newport News, VA
Posts: 12,279
Believe it or not.. that green tube is the factory vent line. My current CJ had the same thing.

On a separate note.. your battery is still at the shop. As are the shoulder harnesses for the belt system. I found them on the shelf yestarday.
__________________
'80 CJ5 w/AMC360, T176, D44 w/Detroit 4.56, RE 4" YJ lift and 35s..

Ground Pounder Fab


Lower 2

Guardrail

Down Schoolbus

Slickrock Tellico

Save

Crozet

More Crozet
BESRK is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 03-22-2008, 09:50 AM   #65
Grewe02
Guns > Swords
 
Grewe02's Avatar
1980 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: San Diego, Kalifornia
Posts: 4,601
Sweet deal! I'll call you today when I'm running around...

And I can't believe that green thing is the stock tube! That's nuts!
__________________
Andy, KD8EIA
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jetscuh
I've had a crush on the Prius since it's debut. I got somethin' wrong upstairs.
Grewe02 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 03-30-2008, 12:58 PM   #66
Grewe02
Guns > Swords
 
Grewe02's Avatar
1980 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: San Diego, Kalifornia
Posts: 4,601
Installed the clutch on Friday. I forgot to pick up the clutch fork from BESRK in Newport News, so the 200 pound transmisison along with the 50 pound transfer case have to come back out sometime soon to put that back in.

Forgot my camera again, so please bear with the crappy cell phone pics







Gotta find some sort of bottom cover for the bell housing! The skid plate protects it decently well, but still way too exposed IMO. Maybe I'll just wait until I find a hydraulic slave bell housing, get it all done at once.

It also doesn't want to go into any gear, let alone move around while in neutral, so I'm expecting another tear down in the future. It was doing this before the clutch install as well. I'm guessing when we swapped the new main shaft in, we didn't put it back together just right. The shop I'm working on it in has a hydraulic press, so I might just try to re press all the gears onto the main shaft again... Hopefully that will fix it. If not, then I'm going to take it to a shop and hope they don't rape me too badly.
__________________
Andy, KD8EIA
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jetscuh
I've had a crush on the Prius since it's debut. I got somethin' wrong upstairs.

Last edited by Grewe02; 05-15-2008 at 07:19 PM..
Grewe02 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-04-2008, 03:20 PM   #67
Grewe02
Guns > Swords
 
Grewe02's Avatar
1980 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: San Diego, Kalifornia
Posts: 4,601
Got an alternator today. Going back to Browning's to find a starter probably tomorrow. I couldn't find one of the alternator bolts, so I went to the hardware store. Low and behold, they ran out of grade 8 bolts in this size and thread. Even tried 3 different stores. I picked up a grade 5 and a grade 2. The grade 5 stripped itself out right away after 3 turns... Put the grade 2 in and it snugged in nice and tight.






Also got my headers in from Advanced Adapters. AND THEY DON'T FIT!!! Called them and they said no problem on refunding and return. So that's good at least. Going to shop around for some stock type headers now I suppose.

Driver side:









Passenger side:







Looks pretty though!

__________________
Andy, KD8EIA
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jetscuh
I've had a crush on the Prius since it's debut. I got somethin' wrong upstairs.

Last edited by Grewe02; 05-15-2008 at 07:25 PM..
Grewe02 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-04-2008, 03:41 PM   #68
Camo Deere
Registered User
2002 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 2,568
Grewe, you're slow as hell. Get it done!

Coming along nice.
Camo Deere is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-04-2008, 06:41 PM   #69
Grewe02
Guns > Swords
 
Grewe02's Avatar
1980 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: San Diego, Kalifornia
Posts: 4,601
****, I'm only working as fast as UPS can deliver!
__________________
Andy, KD8EIA
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jetscuh
I've had a crush on the Prius since it's debut. I got somethin' wrong upstairs.
Grewe02 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-04-2008, 07:38 PM   #70
AlTheKillerr
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Star IV
Posts: 4,996
damn then its going to take a while
AlTheKillerr is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-04-2008, 08:22 PM   #71
BESRK
GROUND POUNDER
 
BESRK's Avatar
1980 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Newport News, VA
Posts: 12,279
Hmmm... you'd think the headers would be sure to clear their own engine mounts..

Any chance on grinding that mount to fit? What about changing the mount's position? You know that mount has a few different adjustments. The 2 big bolt holes can be changed as well as the 3 different holes that are in the frame mount. Might be able to move the mounting bolts around a bit then grind the mount so the header will drop down enough to get the bolts in.

Seems like they'd make the header sweep back a little more.. like my Edelbrock shorty AMC headers.
__________________
'80 CJ5 w/AMC360, T176, D44 w/Detroit 4.56, RE 4" YJ lift and 35s..

Ground Pounder Fab


Lower 2

Guardrail

Down Schoolbus

Slickrock Tellico

Save

Crozet

More Crozet
BESRK is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-04-2008, 09:12 PM   #72
jayhawkclint
Registered User
1970 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Posts: 2,369
Quote:
Originally Posted by Grewe02 View Post
Going to shop around for some stock type headers now I suppose.
Take a look at these:
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&r...eaders&spell=1
__________________
My '70 CJ5 Build Thread:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/my...thread-359375/
jayhawkclint is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-05-2008, 03:58 PM   #73
Grewe02
Guns > Swords
 
Grewe02's Avatar
1980 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: San Diego, Kalifornia
Posts: 4,601
Quote:
Originally Posted by jayhawkclint View Post
Man, I knew Sanderson would have something that would work! I'm going to see if they're open today....
__________________
Andy, KD8EIA
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jetscuh
I've had a crush on the Prius since it's debut. I got somethin' wrong upstairs.
Grewe02 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-14-2008, 09:58 AM   #74
hillikus
Registered User
2006 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: CT
Posts: 62
Very nice looking build, I'm quite jealous. Where were guys like you when I lived in Newport News... I couldn't even find a ride to the Vehicle Processing Center to pick up my Jeep let alone someone help me build up a CJ.
__________________
"Let's Roll!" -Todd Beamer (Last words recorded on flight 93 as passengers took action to possibly save hundreds of lives and sacrifice their own)
hillikus is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-14-2008, 11:36 AM   #75
Grewe02
Guns > Swords
 
Grewe02's Avatar
1980 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: San Diego, Kalifornia
Posts: 4,601
Thanks. When did you live in NN? There's tons of 4x4 groups up there.

Got the dog spayed, no more toys for a payday or two.



I picked up a fuel cell from Summit. Still need to figure out where I want to mount the pump / regulator. Once I do that I'll get some fuel lines made.
__________________
Andy, KD8EIA
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jetscuh
I've had a crush on the Prius since it's debut. I got somethin' wrong upstairs.
Grewe02 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.