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Unread 09-23-2013, 05:48 PM   #16
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I'm not quite understanding the reason behind replacing the Carter with the Motorcraft. It's not like the motorcraft is going to give more power. It also limits selling the Jeep in the future to non emission areas and probably adversely affects resale value. These Carters lasted 20 years in many cases with minimal if any maintenance.

Here is a brand spankin' new Carter for 170 bucks.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/159-NEW-CARB...fd5b87&vxp=mtr

That way it will keep it emissions compliant and the high altitude wire will still work. I liked the Carter in my mid 80's CJ7.
Personally I agree, but many older YJ owners opt for the MC2100 because it is easy to set up, etc.

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Unread 09-23-2013, 06:31 PM   #17
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I'm not quite understanding the reason behind replacing the Carter with the Motorcraft. It's not like the motorcraft is going to give more power. It also limits selling the Jeep in the future to non emission areas and probably adversely affects resale value. These Carters lasted 20 years in many cases with minimal if any maintenance.

Here is a brand spankin' new Carter for 170 bucks.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/159-NEW-CARB...fd5b87&vxp=mtr

That way it will keep it emissions compliant and the high altitude wire will still work. I liked the Carter in my mid 80's CJ7.
When I swapped my 90 yj that was stock over to a Weber 38 with a tuned timing curve it made a night and day difference. I can run 75+ now on 31s & 3.07s, or accelerate uphill in 5th.
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Unread 09-28-2013, 12:32 PM   #18
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Hey, so I'm trying to get started again but it isn't getting any spark. What do you guys think it could be? I'm leaning torwards the ignition coil, so I'll test that out when I get home. Just wanted to see if anyone else had some good suggestions.
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Unread 09-28-2013, 12:52 PM   #19
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Hey, so I'm trying to get started again but it isn't getting any spark. What do you guys think it could be? I'm leaning torwards the ignition coil, so I'll test that out when I get home. Just wanted to see if anyone else had some good suggestions.
Icms are notorious for going bad in these. That's what I'd bet.
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Unread 09-29-2013, 11:55 AM   #20
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Got the ICM out only to find that none of the Auto Zones near me can test it. Great. I'll just try to find some parts at a junk yard tomorrow since they're closed on sundays. I'll post a few pics if anyone needs to know where/how it's removed.


Here's the ICM:


Mine was under the washer reservoir (2 or 3 screws):





3 screws under the wheel well to take off the ICM:
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Unread 09-29-2013, 12:38 PM   #21
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Stories like this make me proud. Nice job and keep up the good work. You'll get her rolling again. Good luck
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Unread 09-29-2013, 03:45 PM   #22
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Autozone...$63.00 at my local AZ

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/par...1688_300759_0_
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Unread 09-29-2013, 05:38 PM   #23
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Nice Jeep.
Looks real familiar.
Bought my Dad's Jeep from my Mom after he passed away a couple years ago.
He bought it brand new in 1991 and was his baby!!
Couldn't let anybody else have it and abuse it.
Have just started fixing some things on it.

Gas tank is being drop next week to put in new fuel sending unit. New straps and tank protector will be installed.
Plan to upgrade seats. Have some rust spots to fix but she runs like a top and only has 122,000 original miles on her.
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Unread 09-29-2013, 08:27 PM   #24
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^^NOW that's a cool story. Sorry to hear about your Dad. But hes happy it's in your hands now.
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Unread 09-30-2013, 10:31 AM   #25
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Yeah, I have some in stock near me. They just don't have the machine needed to test mine. Don't want to go through the trouble of buying a brand new one and having that not be the starting problem.


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Stories like this make me proud. Nice job and keep up the good work. You'll get her rolling again. Good luck
Except yours looks wayyy better than mine, haha.


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Nice Jeep.
Looks real familiar.
Bought my Dad's Jeep from my Mom after he passed away a couple years ago.
He bought it brand new in 1991 and was his baby!!
Couldn't let anybody else have it and abuse it.
Have just started fixing some things on it.
Sorry to hear about your dad. Looks like he took great care of the jeep!
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Unread 09-30-2013, 01:29 PM   #26
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Unread 09-30-2013, 06:32 PM   #27
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Except yours looks wayyy better than mine, haha.



Naa. It's a YJ. There all sweet.
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Unread 09-30-2013, 06:35 PM   #28
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Naa. It's a YJ. There all sweet.
A great starting platform.
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Unread 10-01-2013, 07:05 AM   #29
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Subbed, I'm a sucker for an old Sahara! Looks to be an awesome project man.
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Unread 10-03-2013, 10:26 AM   #30
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Ordered my ICM a few days ago, so it should arrive within a few days. Hopefully that's the problem so I can get on to the body work!
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