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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-16-2019, 06:30 PM
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Posted By Jeepdvm
I know it’s an old thread, but I need to replace...

I know it’s an old thread, but I need to replace the same sections on my 78 cj5. Could you tell me more about the process? Did require a lot of welding? Thanks
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-09-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Jeepdvm
I had heard a few fire stories from amp meters...

I had heard a few fire stories from amp meters melting since direct 12v in and 12v out. Not sure how true, but rather just remove since not working anyways and not original.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-09-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Jeepdvm
So I traced the wire back to the amp gauge and...

So I traced the wire back to the amp gauge and the amp gauge seems to be broken and causing the alternator not to charge the battery. Both wires coming into the amp gauge are 12v. Can I just get rid...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-08-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Jeepdvm
A little more information. The gauge that’s there...

A little more information. The gauge that’s there is an amp gauge and not volt. It seems like the amp gauges were dangerous. And ideas how to remove from system system and everything still work?
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-08-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Jeepdvm
Weird wiring issue

My Jeep is a 1978 cj 5 with 258. My battery hasn’t been charging correctly so I started to do some diagnostics to see if it was the alternator. I noticed that there was a black wire connected to the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-11-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Jeepdvm
I know my tank is at least 3/4ths full. Could...

I know my tank is at least 3/4ths full. Could bending the arm make that big of difference from 70 ohms to around 20 ohms(what I think it should be with 3/4 tank.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-11-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Jeepdvm
Fuel sending unit ohms help

I recently installed new tank, sending unit and fuel gauge. I have almost a full tank and the gauge still reads empty. I shorted the gauge and it goes all the way to full, so I think the gauge is...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   10-14-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By Jeepdvm
What’s involved in replacing floor body supports?

I went to replace my body mount bushings and quickly realized some of my body mount supports are pretty rusty and need replacement. The ones I need to replace are the outboard rails and traverse body...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-20-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By Jeepdvm
Ebay HEI distributor still bad?

I bought a HEI distributor off eBay last year before I knew as much as I do now. I know they had a problem with hardened gears, especially with the V8’s. I have 258. Are people still experiencing the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-26-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Jeepdvm
I might be heading towards dropping the tank....

I might be heading towards dropping the tank. When I first got the Jeep, I ran out of gas because previous owner said gauge worked. It never drops below half way except when I turn the engine off.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Jeepdvm
Fuel Gauge Help

I know this is an ongoing issue for cj’s, but I was looking for some help. My fuel gauge drops to zero when engine is off. When I start the Jeep, it slowly goes up over a minute or two, but stops at...
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