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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-17-2019, 06:21 AM
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Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Not bashing, just think there are a couple of...

Not bashing, just think there are a couple of misconceptions here.....




Shoes systems are designed to run with the shoes in light contact with the brake drum. Setting them "too close" will...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   06-16-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Snake oil for a DD. Why are you looking...

Snake oil for a DD.


Why are you looking to install them?
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   06-16-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
You know what's funny, in today's world it...

You know what's funny, in today's world it probably qualifies as art deco......
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-16-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Not necessarily. The rod could be just long...

Not necessarily. The rod could be just long enough that a variance in ambient temp, body twisting, or a slight bind in a linkage(rust due to storage) won't allow the relief port in the MC to be...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-16-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
That is the look I give when I realize I forgot...

That is the look I give when I realize I forgot to lock in the hubs.......
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-16-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Just curious, has anybody verified what gear...

Just curious, has anybody verified what gear ratio is actually in there?
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-16-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
A single locking caliper is usually a sign of a...

A single locking caliper is usually a sign of a caliper issue such as a sticking piston or the caliper sliding area rusted/dirty.


Having both calipers seize is usually a circuit issue. Many...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-16-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
I have a 7 blade mechanical fan off a mid 70's...

I have a 7 blade mechanical fan off a mid 70's F350 on my rig. It will pull at my coveralls through the grill at idle. In retrospect, I think it is overkill as the Jeep never had any cooling issues...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   06-16-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
The green wire is on the negative side of the...

The green wire is on the negative side of the coil.



The red wire is on the positive side.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-13-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
LOL Goes for "brodie" knobs as well. I...

LOL
Goes for "brodie" knobs as well. I installed one on the CJ back in the day. Ran the tire up the side of a tree and it whipped the wheel out of my hand. The knob hit my forearm so hard it broke...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-13-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
You MUST run either the special q trac fluid or a...

You MUST run either the special q trac fluid or a friction additive in order to keep the cones from chattering.
Jeep Forums: Full Size Jeep Forum   06-09-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
The vacuum lines only run the t case diff lock....

The vacuum lines only run the t case diff lock. They don't have anything to do with the high/low operation. That is done with the small handle next to the drivers seat.


I believe up is the low...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-09-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Drop and ground the sending unit wire at the...

Drop and ground the sending unit wire at the sender.

Turn the ignition to the on position
If the gauge pegs, then it is probably OK, so look to the sending unit.
If the gauge doesn't peg, then...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-07-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
CJ5 half cabs were simply a different roof on a...

CJ5 half cabs were simply a different roof on a stock body. Other than (possibly) some bulkhead mounting holes the body is no different.


5' are notoriously short in the rear for passengers. Be...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-07-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
It is a universal term, much like vacuum..... ...

It is a universal term, much like vacuum.....


You are correct, however, they also smooth out sharp hits like potholes and curbs.


Personally, if someone wants to add a stabilizer, do it. It...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-07-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
You can do it yourself. Simple tests...

You can do it yourself.

Simple tests include compression test, vacuum gauge test, mechanical oil pressure test, and a visual inspection.

If you are going to own any vintage vehicle, it is...
Jeep Forums: Full Size Jeep Forum   06-06-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Is the handle/pivot still there? If so, you can...

Is the handle/pivot still there? If so, you can remove it and weld a short threaded end on it and install a shifter handle.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-06-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
This is why I always run a parallel system with...

This is why I always run a parallel system with a/the idiot light.



Gauge good, gauge bad, it always comes on at 6PSI and is a lot bigger eye catcher than the gauge.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-06-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
There are a number of major brands that still...

There are a number of major brands that still offer stabilizers with universal brackets or sell the brackets separately so you can choose your shock brand in the right length.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-05-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Any damper can be used as long as the steering...

Any damper can be used as long as the steering hits the lock before the damper collapses completely.
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