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Unread 10-09-2003, 09:47 PM   #1
muddin84cj7
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rebuilding a carburator

i was wondering how much it will cost me and how difficult it is to do this? it is a 84 cj with the 2.5 engine. can you buy aftermarket carbs very cheap?
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Unread 10-10-2003, 09:46 AM   #2
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I did mine this summer, I had a 85 with the 2.5, and it was a piece of cake, you might want to invite a friend over to help, two people are better than one when remembering where all those pieces go
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Unread 10-10-2003, 10:24 AM   #3
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Rebuilding my carb was the begging of all this for me. It was the first thing I worked on. I've learned a lot since then.

You need a Chiltons or Haynes manual for your jeep (if you dont already have one). A rebuid kit should be like $12.
Make sure you clean out your Idle tubes very well.

If you can put together legos you can rebuild your carborator no problem.

I had an 84 also, did it when I was 17, and it worked out great.

Good luck
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