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Unread 05-02-2013, 08:35 PM   #4846
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Why does this remind me of Smokey and the Bandit?
East bound and down, loaded up and trucking. We're gonna do what they say can't be done! Got a long way to go and a short time to get there .... look out boy and watch ol Bandit run.

I will never get that dang song outta my head all the way to TN and back now. I'm gonna have to grab a case of coors just to make it fun!

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Unread 05-02-2013, 08:49 PM   #4847
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Hang in there Scott, good chit happens to good people!
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Unread 05-02-2013, 09:07 PM   #4848
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Hey! I get a cookie for figuring out it was Bill!!! Hey Bill, picked up a sweet J20 the other day- I'm slowly catching up!
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Unread 05-02-2013, 09:11 PM   #4849
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How u going to bring chips without any wheels? I wish you all the luck I can with the interview. The tide will turn , and you have made due with less. Remember he will provide for those in need. I had a astro van there hard to kill.
Yes, sir... He has always taken care of us. I was going to fly the chips to you in my Baron!

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Why does this remind me of Smokey and the Bandit?
Made me laugh, Ken!!

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East bound and down, loaded up and trucking. We're gonna do what they say can't be done! Got a long way to go and a short time to get there .... look out boy and watch ol Bandit run.

I will never get that dang song outta my head all the way to TN and back now. I'm gonna have to grab a case of coors just to make it fun!
Made me laugh some more! And TN has better stuff than Coors.

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Hang in there Scott, good chit happens to good people!
No complaints. My finger nails are uncommonly strong!!

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Hey! I get a cookie for figuring out it was Bill!!! Hey Bill, picked up a sweet J20 the other day- I'm slowly catching up!
If you give a mouse a cookie... he will ask for a glass of milk.
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Unread 05-02-2013, 11:34 PM   #4850
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Good luck with the vehicle problems

And nice work on ranger of the month
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Unread 05-03-2013, 07:17 AM   #4851
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I will bring you some of the good stuff Scott. You won't see these folks on TV.
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Unread 05-03-2013, 07:53 AM   #4852
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Just thinking outside the box, sounds like a road trip from from FL to IL in a 4cyl hatchback rental getting 30+ mpg would be in for the win, drink a Shiner with Uncle Bill, fold the seats down and lay that puppy over in the back; and, stop by Jim's shop on the return leg.....
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Unread 05-07-2013, 03:48 PM   #4853
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Although Bill's offer is sensible, I have decided to be insensible! I mean, I don't want to let anyone down! We are definitely going with the 4.0 in Clay's Jeep. We are putting it together enough to start it on the trailer, where it is currently strapped down. We almost have the harness out of the donor XJ (OBDII), we will pull the water pump from Clay's 258, and we'll bolt the factory bell to the engine for the CPS (Crank Position Sensor). In reading the "Official 4.0 Swap Thread" I read that we can use the 4.0 flywheel, bell, and starter, or swap it all over to the 258, since they interchange. If we swap it over we have to fab a mount for the CPS on Clay's bell. I'm not paying Hesco for the relocation kit! But I didn't know, and I JUST learned, that you have to have a manual flywheel! total bummer So now we are on the hunt for the manual flywheel for the 4.o, since this will mate to Clay's T18. Always something... It looks like, according to Novak, the pilot bushing for the T18 will work without having to buy new. Anybody know if any of this is WRONG!? Save me some money and aggravation and SPEAK UP!!
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Unread 05-09-2013, 03:53 PM   #4854
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BUMP!!!

Do I have to have a manual flywheel? Yes??

Can I use an OBDI computer with our OBDII engine harness??

Should I find an OBDI computer AND engine harness??

Will I have to change the fuel rail if we go with an OBDI computer??


Questions, questions....

C'mon Big Dogs... I am counting on you!
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Scottie,

Obi-Wan approves of your test flight procedure for the 4.0, the force is strong with this one....
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Unread 05-09-2013, 05:22 PM   #4856
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Eager to hear about youre test fire!

Cant help with any of your questions :-(
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Unread 05-09-2013, 05:34 PM   #4857
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I'm bumping it again, Scooter.

Pretty sure you have to use a manual flywheel. I don't have a clue on the computer wiring or fuel rail. Sorry.

Anyone?

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Unread 05-09-2013, 07:45 PM   #4858
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Skipper the fuel rail will be good, fer crying out loud its a small pipe with some bungs on it for injectors.
I would call Benny at Hesco he is in yer neck of the woods anyway and see if he has a wiring diagram.
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Autos have a flex plate that bolts to the torque converter. The flex plate is basically stamped steel that holds the starter ring gear on. Unless the Cherokees are somehow different.
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Unread 05-09-2013, 08:33 PM   #4860
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Skipper the fuel rail will be good, fer crying out loud its a small pipe with some bungs on it for injectors.
I would call Benny at Hesco he is in yer neck of the woods anyway and see if he has a wiring diagram.
I'm trying to AVOID Hesco!! I'd have to starve my kids for two months in order to buy anything from them! Fuel rails in the OBDI series had a pressure regulator on the rail. OBDII did NOT have a regulator.

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Autos have a flex plate that bolts to the torque converter. The flex plate is basically stamped steel that holds the starter ring gear on. Unless the Cherokees are somehow different.
We definitely have a stamped/formed flywheel. I somehow did not catch that at the start of this conversion. Now I have to track down a manual flywheel. Always something...
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