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Unread 07-04-2013, 12:33 PM   #31
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Then I started with a rough sanding wheel on the dremel, then progressed up to a finer one, followed by hand sanding it with 400, then 600 grit paper.

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Unread 07-04-2013, 12:39 PM   #32
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I also soaked it in hot water and dawn dish soap for a few hours, then hit all the ports with a pipe cleaner to remove any metal bits.

I then mostly put it back together. Nothing is tightened down. I'm still waiting on screws for the butterfly plates.

I'm not going to cover the throttle body rebuild because it was too easy. If you can look at pictures, you can rebuild a throttle body!

And that's it for the throttle body. I would avoid a mirror shine, since I've heard that fuel can stick to it. I'm not 100% on that, especially since the throttle bore is half rough, half mirror finish.
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Unread 07-04-2013, 03:16 PM   #33
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the frame spacers are to prevent the boxed area of the front frame from collapsing when you install the rear front spring mount. I am surprised that you didn't get those with the kit.

my jeep is just a frame on axles with springs and brakes. trying to get the tires on it this weekend so I have a rolling chasis but I just found out I have the wrong ebrake cables for the rear brakes. ugggggggggggggg. welded in a mount for the proportioning valve today and mounted that. I am running front discs from 85 cj5 and power steering. mounting the steering box as we speak. will run fuel lines this weekend and mount fuel tank. should be ready to test fit the new body after that.

I purchase off ebay from tom's yj spring kit with 3.5" lift. I will add another 1" on boy mounts to that see how it looks. will be running 33" tire so it should sit nice.
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Unread 07-04-2013, 03:40 PM   #34
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Hmmmm now I'm nervous. I'll have to look through the kit again. I know there isn't anything on the inventory list that says spacer. If you can see it on yours, you should snap me a pic.
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Unread 07-04-2013, 04:05 PM   #35
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Son of a . I scrambled to the installation directions and read over the parts you referenced and there it was, my impending doom. I'm going to pull out all the parts and double check for them, but I'm pretty sure I didn't see them. I'll take pics and label them for r unda and if you see something missing, let me know. I did notice they sent me the extended shock mounts, which I didn't think came with it?
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Unread 07-04-2013, 04:50 PM   #36
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I'll take pics and label them for r unda and if you see something missing, let me know. I did notice they sent me the extended shock mounts, which I didn't think came with it?
That would be great! Thank you!
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Unread 07-04-2013, 09:14 PM   #37
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you should have the model 44 flange axels in the back rear and so you know moser does make an axel for that rear 30% stronger then factory I had them make me 2 sets for mine
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Unread 07-05-2013, 02:25 PM   #38
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OK so here's the E brake pics. Let me know if you need anymore from a different or better angle. I started off with the one coming from my left rear wheel
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Unread 07-05-2013, 02:45 PM   #39
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And here is the RRO kit and pieces

Chatham are those the spacers you were referring to?
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Unread 07-05-2013, 03:11 PM   #40
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And here is the RRO directions. They may be out of order since they arent numbered and my dog got a hold of them. Luckily he only ate the first page of "thanks for spending all your money on our product, etc, etc, etc"
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Unread 07-09-2013, 02:50 PM   #41
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Thanks for the pics of the conversion kit! keep us updated!
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Unread 08-01-2013, 10:03 AM   #42
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wow, great thread, I've enjoyed every page. I have a 73 also but have a blown 304. I have aquired a very good running 258 from a 77 amc pacer. I'm having a hard time finding proper engine mount brackets, can't even find any pics so I know what to look for. would you have the time to post pics of yours? It would be greatly appreciated.
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Unread 08-02-2013, 08:06 AM   #43
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Hey, nice thread! I've got a '74, so I feel your pain on having to figure out what works for us and what doesn't. I'll be following for sure, and I'll try to pitch in whenever I can.
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Unread 08-07-2013, 03:11 PM   #44
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So haven't had much time to work on the heep lately, but I did do a little more tightening up of the harness and and laid it out to check wire lengths. I'm messing with the adapter plate issue right now and should have a better idea on that tomorrow.

Here's the pics of the motor mounts. Rock auto has the rubber mounts for like $6 each
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Unread 08-28-2013, 08:39 PM   #45
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Any update?
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1951 Willys truck (Work in progress, very slow progress)
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