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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-30-2021, 06:29 AM
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Views: 6,963
Posted By Beninct
Yes- quoting a 6 year old post but this fixed my...

Yes- quoting a 6 year old post but this fixed my issues. I had to reverse the wiring on both sockets which didnt mean cutting wires/re-splicing etc.. Just follow the above instructions.

Unscrew...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   05-28-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By Beninct
Hey thank you! Will study it.

Hey thank you! Will study it.
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   05-27-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By Beninct
Interesting- I might go for that. I didnt see...

Interesting- I might go for that. I didnt see any threads on that in my searching though any chance you know of one?

Appeals to my interest in non- specific parts (all parts would be jeep who...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   05-27-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By Beninct
Thanks for responding- if something goes wrong...

Thanks for responding- if something goes wrong are you getting parts from Howell or auto parts store? Nice to hear they work
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-25-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
Thanks for your help! Bought it from a guy in GA...

Thanks for your help! Bought it from a guy in GA a couple months ago and its needed a bunch of mechanical love but cosmetically its perfect for me. Couple scratches and a touch of rust so I donít...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   05-24-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By Beninct
Might pull your plugs after getting it hot and...

Might pull your plugs after getting it hot and see if any coolant is leaking into a cylinder with a bore scope camera. No faint smell of Antifreeze in the exhaust?
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   05-24-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By Beninct
258/4.2 fuel injection options

Is there a forum accepted ďbestĒ option? I was going to ask the ďcarb vs FIĒ question but suspect that has been debated and I donít really care about the pros/cons as much as looking to get some...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
I am an experienced forum user- donít reply to a...

I am an experienced forum user- donít reply to a group that helped you = no replies ever again lol. Itís only right!

I learned a lot during this and not only did I expand my knowledge I also...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
So to all who said carburetor you are correct! ...

So to all who said carburetor you are correct! The more I read (takes me a while...) the more I started to believe- never would have fixed this without you guys thoug! I was convinced it was oil...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
So this is why I wrote that huge post a few pages...

So this is why I wrote that huge post a few pages ago- it gets the smart minds turning around here.

New carb went on after a whole bunch of little tinkering (fuel filter, fuel pump twice (first...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
I had it running well with the factory filter-...

I had it running well with the factory filter- the new carb was initially set up with the clear plastic filter only but ran ok and it seemed better with the factory filter. The 2nd outlet on the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
So you are saying my vacuum advance to the...

So you are saying my vacuum advance to the distributor should be on the little manifold off the intake manifold not off a carb port?

Going to try this and also rule out any vacuum leaks today.
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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-23-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
@ccoyle I checked that filter on the PCV and...

@ccoyle I checked that filter on the PCV and someone before me had removed the guts of it so its just an open 90 deg pipe no PCV to it... was pissed because I was excited that it might fix things!
...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-23-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
OK I will do this or just spend up for fuel...

OK I will do this or just spend up for fuel injection. I want to keep this thing for a while and I donít mind investing in reliability.

Funny thing is I felt like I had a new jeep when I put...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-23-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
So I think I will just take the air filter one...

So I think I will just take the air filter one out and test drive it- it did run well before but its possible that the other one with the hose was clogged lol. Engine needs the full go over this...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-22-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
Ok did some homework- started the jeep with a...

Ok did some homework- started the jeep with a piece of cardboard behind exhaust and I am 100% with all of you that this is not oil coming out of the exhaust. It’s black but not oily now that I get a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-22-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
Thanks- if I were going to replace my carb what...

Thanks- if I were going to replace my carb what would u suggest? Idle screws were out like 3 turns or more from the factory and it was great. was... looking for a nice carb to live with for a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-22-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
I want to replace the ignition because every...

I want to replace the ignition because every other accessory on the engine has been bad LOL. Can you appointment in the direction of a good ignition to replace the one I have?

I realize this...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-22-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
You had the black stuff blowing out the exhaust...

You had the black stuff blowing out the exhaust and it stopped with the new carb setup?

I would try it and wish I had asked the forum before buying this carb- it did run really great for a few...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-22-2021, 05:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Beninct
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