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Jeep Forums: General Jeep & Off-Road Equipment   04-10-2021, 08:31 AM
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Posted By WFOMO
Just tried that and it worked perfectly. Thanks!

Just tried that and it worked perfectly. Thanks!
Jeep Forums: General Jeep & Off-Road Equipment   04-08-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By WFOMO
RE-build startup procedure

My '85 CJ-7 (4.2) has a factory rebuilt engine in it with only about 40 K miles, but the previous owner blew a head gasket, which I fixed and had the heads/valves redone while I was at it.
Never...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-06-2021, 12:03 PM
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Views: 715
Posted By WFOMO
Why is there no oil hole in crank center journal?

I'm polishing the crank from my 4.2, "85 CJ-7 and it dawned on me there is no oil hole in the center journal of the crank. All the others have one, and this journal and bearing showed no more wear...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   02-28-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By WFOMO
Brand recommendations for timing chains

I'm polishing the crank on a 1985 CJ-7 (4.2) and found the timing chain stretched to the point of making contact with the cover wall, so I'm looking for a timing chain kit. I had some bad...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   02-05-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By WFOMO
Yep, verification with a mechanical gauge was the...

Yep, verification with a mechanical gauge was the first thing I did. Guess I'll Google a couple of You Tube vids on using plastigages for moral support. Thanks for the info on the bearing...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   02-04-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By WFOMO
If the plastiguage indicates wear, I'm not...

If the plastiguage indicates wear, I'm not exactly sure where to start. Is there any way to know what oversized/undersized part might already be in there from the rebuild? In other words, if Im not...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   02-04-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By WFOMO
Low oil pressure on rebuilt engine

I searched all the old threads on this, so I'm using them as a basis to ask this question.
I bought a 1985 CJ7 (135,000 miles) with a blown head gasket, so while I had the heads off I had the valves...
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