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Unread 10-17-2013, 12:07 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by sailracr View Post
Thanks to all for the help. The issue turned out to be electrical. The previous owner performed the nutter bypass and didn't solder a single connection. In spite of that I managed to get the jeep home from Miami so now it's time for EFI, new wiring through out, possible rebuild, and new ignition system. Time to really get to know this jeep, I'll post progress as I go.

Thanks again for all the help!
Sounds like it is working and not broke, do you want to spend all that time and money on a working CJ?

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Unread 10-17-2013, 07:53 AM   #17
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It's working with a jumper wire from the battery to the coil. The carburetion is poor, but it runs. Idle is sketchy. I want a reliable daily driver kind of CJ and this one has a long way to go yet to be that.
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running issues , starting issue

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