302 Ford V8 EFI in '86 CJ7 and my build - Page 12 - 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 > Models > Jeep CJ Forum > 302 Ford V8 EFI in '86 CJ7 and my build

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineThe ULTIMATE "Selectable" Locker System! BroughFS: 2007-2013 Jeep Wrangler "HALO" Angel Eye Kit

Reply
Unread 09-28-2011, 06:11 AM   #166
HackFabrication
Registered User
1976 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Canton, Michigan
Posts: 2,221



Now why did you have to tease me with the pics of the 61 Olds Starfire Convertible in the background???? Love those Starfires...

__________________
"In the end...It's all Hack."
HackFabrication is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-28-2011, 06:18 AM   #167
HackFabrication
Registered User
1976 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Canton, Michigan
Posts: 2,221
the engineering team at Hack Fabrication came up with this for the Mechanical Clutch Mount:


There wasn't enough room to bolt the OEM Jeep part to it so it got welded. They don't wear out as long as the nylon bushings are in place and grease is applied on a regular basis.



__________________
"In the end...It's all Hack."
HackFabrication is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-28-2011, 06:32 AM   #168
HackFabrication
Registered User
1976 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Canton, Michigan
Posts: 2,221
As far as engine placement, the MORE mounts will move the engine slightly.


On my 76 CJ5 I could not get the OEM skidplate to work. And trust me, I tried every possible way. Decided to go with the TDK skid/crossmember combo. I ordered it without the holes drilled for the trans or stabilizer mount.




__________________
"In the end...It's all Hack."
HackFabrication is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-28-2011, 06:39 AM   #169
CJ7ROB
Registered User
1986 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Hampton,NJ
Posts: 1,370
Thanks Hack, your linkage looks good. The Starfire is my father's. He's had it since 1980. It was last on the road in 1984 and just put back on this year. We rebuilt the engine, trans, suspension and interior. Instrument cluster has all new bulbs. Next is body & paint.

Here's a couple more for you





CJ7ROB is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-28-2011, 07:19 AM   #170
HackFabrication
Registered User
1976 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Canton, Michigan
Posts: 2,221
The Starfire is one of my favoite 'big cars'. He's got a great looking cruiser.
__________________
"In the end...It's all Hack."
HackFabrication is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-29-2011, 04:50 PM   #171
84MSRB
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: OH-IO
Posts: 749
I used the MORE mounts too- with an 88 Ford F150 bell, and had to "slide" the tranny forward about 1.5 inches. Just throwin that out there.

Hack- that looks like a fine project car for you......
__________________
1984 CJ7 Mud Slingin Rust Bucket
90 YJ tub
Ford Mutt 5.0( 69 block, 89 EFI)
84MSRB is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-29-2011, 06:01 PM   #172
CJ7ROB
Registered User
1986 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Hampton,NJ
Posts: 1,370
Thanks Hack...

84MSRB, Project?? The car isn't a project, there aren't many parts on this car that haven't been changed, not much left to do before its show car material.
CJ7ROB is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-09-2011, 05:06 PM   #173
CJ7ROB
Registered User
1986 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Hampton,NJ
Posts: 1,370
Got the engine on the cradle I made:



Trans and xfer case rebuilt and painted:



Trans mated to the engine:





Cleaned up frame:



Put on some chassis saver paint:



CJ7ROB is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-09-2011, 06:13 PM   #174
Jim1611
Web Wheeler
 
Jim1611's Avatar
1985 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 5,197
Looking great Rob!!
Jim1611 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-09-2011, 06:14 PM   #175
Coiz
Registered User
1979 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Northern, IL
Posts: 4,106
Nice. What is the time frame on getting this thing running?
__________________
Mike
My build thread
1979 CJ7, FI 5.0L Ford, NP435, D300, Full floated D44 Detroit, D30 Detroit EZ Locker.
Coiz is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-09-2011, 06:21 PM   #176
CJ7ROB
Registered User
1986 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Hampton,NJ
Posts: 1,370
Quote:
Originally Posted by Coiz View Post
Nice. What is the time frame on getting this thing running?
Thanks guys..that's a good question. I want to get the engine/trans in next weekend. Since I don't have much space or a garage to work in, it probably won't actually be running for a little while. I have another tub that I want to put on the Jeep too, so once I get the body wiring swapped, then I will work on the engine wiring. I do want to get the exhaust in and fuel lines hooked up if possible before the winter.
CJ7ROB is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-15-2011, 06:34 PM   #177
CJ7ROB
Registered User
1986 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Hampton,NJ
Posts: 1,370
Got the engine and trans in today. Might have to trim the pass. side header to clear the starter.






Painted up my front shocks



Ordered up a rebuilt Motorcraft 150amp alt.

CJ7ROB is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-15-2011, 06:41 PM   #178
Coiz
Registered User
1979 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Northern, IL
Posts: 4,106
Nice progress and looking good!

Good call on the 150 amp alternator upgrade. That is on my shortlist.

As far as trimming your header to clear the starter, here is how close mine turned out.
__________________
Mike
My build thread
1979 CJ7, FI 5.0L Ford, NP435, D300, Full floated D44 Detroit, D30 Detroit EZ Locker.
Coiz is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-15-2011, 06:45 PM   #179
bigredisb
Senior Member
 
bigredisb's Avatar
1979 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 804
Looks great! That thing is going to be a lot of fun!
__________________
1979 CJ7 aka "Christine" Build Thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/bi...build-1025854/

2013 Rubicon Unlimited build thread:http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f96/b.../#post14700472
bigredisb is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-15-2011, 07:04 PM   #180
CJ7ROB
Registered User
1986 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Hampton,NJ
Posts: 1,370
Quote:
Originally Posted by Coiz View Post
Nice progress and looking good!

Good call on the 150 amp alternator upgrade. That is on my shortlist.

As far as trimming your header to clear the starter, here is how close mine turned out.
Thanks guys, Mike I got the alt $95 delivered to my door off ebay. Let me know if you want the link. Did you have to trim your flange at all, or its just very close?
CJ7ROB is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
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.