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post #13036 of 19961 Old 06-14-2013, 02:22 PM
GlennLever
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GlennLever,

I saw your pics on tying your driving lights into the high beams. I have been trying to figure out how to do that for some time now. Do you have a schematic for your setup? It looks pretty slick. I need to get a couple of those old GM buss bars from a junkyard first.

Tom
Yes, I posted it awhile back, I'll see if I can dig it up.

Took some doing, but found it as it had rolled of my post list.

I was asked in a PM to draw a diagram of the wiring for my headlight relays.

I have tried, please do not laugh.

Any question please ask, if you see a mistake let me know.

I wired my headlights so that when my high beams are on the driving lights also come on, but you can over ride that and turn them off.

Use 12 gauge wire for all the high current wires, both the ground side and the hot side, connect ground and hot to battery feads.

I did not cut the stock headlight wiring harness, I used spade connectors inserted into the orignal headlight socket (and taped the wires inplace to make sure they do not vibrate loose), to pick up my signal for the relays. By doing this I laid my new harnes ontop of the original harness with no cutting or splicing. If I ever want to remove this harness it is a simple mater of unpluging.

I used a bus bar so there is only a singl connection at the battery and then all other connections are at the bus bar.

I used 6 gauge wire to run to the battery


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More pictures and text half way down this page on my web site

http://www.leverfamilysite.com/1984_...2012_03_26.htm


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Rochester, New York 14617-2012
My Web Site http://www.lever-family-racing.com

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http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/cj...build-1269301/
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post #13037 of 19961 Old 06-14-2013, 03:03 PM
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...or a M416/M100 quarter ton trailer!

Would make a nice addition to your '7 IMO!


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Or even the Bantam T3C. The civilian version of the original WWII Jeep trailer. You can generally find them on Ebay and C/L. I got my '46 T3C on C/L.

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post #13038 of 19961 Old 06-14-2013, 05:06 PM
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With the drag link at that angle you will experience bump steer when going over bumps.

I had the exact same angle and got rid of it by doing a tie rod flip. There is no down side to it.

See this post http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/cj...l#post13369194 to see what it takes.

I will loan out the reamer, so you do not have to buy the tool, all you have to do is pay the shipping and insurance both ways for the tool (I think the small flat rate USPS bos is no 5.95 one way) so all you have to do is buy the inserts.

My web site has additional pictures

http://www.leverfamilysite.com/1984_...2012_03_26.htm

Befoe

After

I also just did the front steering stabilizer shock (stock)

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/in...-help-1534638/
Ok Glenn, I took your advice and worked hard today...what do you think?
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post #13039 of 19961 Old 06-14-2013, 06:03 PM
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Looks good! I bet it handles a bit better.

Beat it to fit, paint it to match!

Wheel, Wrench, Repeat.
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post #13040 of 19961 Old 06-14-2013, 06:05 PM
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Loaded up the CJ today, getting everything ready for a wheeling trip tomorrow. Taking a bunch of wounded warriors wheeling. (Wheeling with the wounded)


Beat it to fit, paint it to match!

Wheel, Wrench, Repeat.
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post #13041 of 19961 Old 06-14-2013, 06:25 PM
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Looks good! I bet it handles a bit better.
Looking to get it back on the road tomorrow!
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post #13042 of 19961 Old 06-14-2013, 09:35 PM
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Ok Glenn, I took your advice and worked hard today...what do you think?
Very nice, you flipped them both. No more bump steer.

Glenn R. Lever
Rochester, New York 14617-2012
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post #13043 of 19961 Old 06-14-2013, 10:20 PM
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Or even the Bantam T3C. The civilian version of the original WWII Jeep trailer. You can generally find them on Ebay and C/L. I got my '46 T3C on C/L.
Ben-Hur made a nice trailer too that works well for CJ's.

Here's a pic of Patricks from the earlycj5 forum:



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post #13044 of 19961 Old 06-14-2013, 11:37 PM
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Best thing I ever did...
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post #13045 of 19961 Old 06-15-2013, 12:15 AM
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Started it for the first time in months. Now I really wanna work on it.

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1976ish cj5 304 t18 d20 2.5" lift

some year YJ custom frame HP D60 14 bolt 4 linked front rear FI 350 700r4 NP231c

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post #13046 of 19961 Old 06-15-2013, 12:52 PM
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Changed the oil, installed a yj hood prop and drove it. Good day!
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post #13047 of 19961 Old 06-15-2013, 01:03 PM
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Changing the 4WD knob, changed the coolant reservoir, added two Crosby 6 1/2t shackles, added new turn signal side mounts and bulbs, looking for the right kind of gasket for the AMC Model 20 rear differential.

1983 CJ7 Base Model
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Changing the 4WD knob, changed the coolant reservoir, added two Crosby 6 1/2t shackles, added new turn signal side mounts and bulbs, looking for the right kind of gasket for the AMC Model 20 rear differential.

1983 CJ7 Base Model
I have reliability issues with the D20 gaskets, so now I lay a huge bead of silicon sealer where the gasket should be and I don't have any more problems.

Cheers!
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post #13049 of 19961 Old 06-15-2013, 02:40 PM
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Took it for a short wheeling down to the lake bed

To bad this site want hardly let you attach much of a picture anymore. I got a great shot of the jeep.
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post #13050 of 19961 Old 06-15-2013, 02:45 PM
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I lubed the grease fittings and checked the fluids

1984 jeep cj7, 258 I6, rebuilt T176,rebuilt Dana 300, amc 20 , dana 30, 4.10's Trac-lok in rear , 4.10's detroit soft locker in dana 30, 2.5 inch bds suspension lift, 1 inch polyurethan body mount lift. Line ex. weber carburetor. factory tach. factory clock ,oem replacement speedomter cluster, and oil pressure gauge, factory volt gauge.
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