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Unread 06-12-2002, 02:53 PM   #1
beachcruzr
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i recently bought an 82 cj7 from a guy
it allready had the glass body and a 350 under the hood.
only problem was that about a month later the steering shaft fell right off.
pulled it out to find that he had everything severely rigged.
so i pulled a new column and shaft off a cj at a junkyard and it worked out fine except not all the electrical connections fit the same. everything worked beutifully for a day then a connection wiggled lose and when i put it back the radio wasnt working tried following wires and cheked fuses but everthing looks good.
any one know anything??

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82 cj7
fiberglass body
4" skyjacker lift, 2" body lift
moser heavy duty one peice rear end
33" bfg muddies
currently undergoing a frame and engine swap.
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Unread 06-13-2002, 07:21 AM   #2
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AH, the ever-popular Jeep Wiring Problem.

Personally, I would hook the radio up to a "constant-power" terminal in your fusebox and bypass the problem. It will save a lot of headaches. Seriously. If you have glass fuses, just use a flat tab connector on the end of the power wire and slip it between the metal fuse and and the clip on a constant power side of one of your fuses.
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