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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-23-2021, 05:11 PM
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Posted By michael72
It is starting to make sense. Not totally yet but...

It is starting to make sense. Not totally yet but I am getting there.

If anyone has a link to a resource that shows how these two work together, I would appreciate it.

I think that I have the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-23-2021, 02:03 PM
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Posted By michael72
Hello, Thank you for the video, very...

Hello,

Thank you for the video, very helpful! Sounds great!

My homework tells me to loosen the 3 screws on the choke housing and rotate until it is actuating the way that you described the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-22-2021, 05:35 PM
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Posted By michael72
Hello, Got her started. Set my timing...

Hello,

Got her started.

Set my timing to 12*. When I made the change, the motor smoothed out.

Went back to the carburetor and everything responded differently.

Right now:
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-22-2021, 01:13 PM
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Posted By michael72
Hello, I did not follow the rules and let...

Hello,

I did not follow the rules and let you guys know what setup I have.

- 258
- Weber 38
- MSD HEI Distributor
- MSD HEI Coil
- MSD 6A CDI Ignition
- Nuttered
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-20-2021, 12:32 PM
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Posted By michael72
I think that you can find good perspectives for...

I think that you can find good perspectives for either.

I run the factory air cleaner and kept my EGR.

Two ports on my manifold vacuum:

1 - Distributor advance

2 - Factory air cleaner...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-20-2021, 12:17 PM
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Posted By michael72
Thank you again. That is the exact idea...

Thank you again.

That is the exact idea here.

1 - Band-Aid so that I can get going and drive it.

2 - Get the carburetor dialed in correctly with any necessary changes and help from you guys...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-20-2021, 11:53 AM
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Posted By michael72
Shawn, Thank you. I put the parts in my...

Shawn,

Thank you.

I put the parts in my cart at Carbs Unlimited.

I am going to get myself up and running with my current setup so that I can take my wife for a ride for the first time in a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-19-2021, 07:45 PM
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Posted By michael72
Pulled the idle jets and I am running 45's from...

Pulled the idle jets and I am running 45's from the factory.

If this gives you any information that would help me get up and running with that setup, please let me know.

Thank you for the help...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-19-2021, 12:03 PM
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Posted By michael72
Been down that road before: ...

Been down that road before:

https://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/ported-vs-manifold-vac-advance-3866825/

The guys that walked me up to this point have me running Manifold. Sticking with it. Seems...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-19-2021, 11:19 AM
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Posted By michael72
Shawn, Thank you very much. Looked up...

Shawn,

Thank you very much.

Looked up what a CDI was.

I am running a manifold vacuum after initial timing was set at 9*.

I am not looking to change any jets yet unless they need to be.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-18-2021, 08:35 PM
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Posted By michael72
My apologies to Weber haters, this is almost...

My apologies to Weber haters, this is almost certainly my fault.

Wasn't mad at them anyway, mad at myself for not being able to figure this out.

I think that my mixture screws are in too far. I...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-20-2021, 10:39 AM
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Posted By michael72
Let me start with the timing: Initial timing...

Let me start with the timing:

Initial timing is at 9 degrees BTDC. I set it after she was warmed up with the vacuum advance disconnected. I am running a manifold vacuum.

As far as the idle...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-19-2021, 05:42 PM
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Posted By michael72
Thank you for the needle part #. No call...

Thank you for the needle part #.

No call back from Weber yesterday or today.

I have gone from hesitant to ripping mad about this carburetor.

I have been following the Weber procedure and...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-18-2021, 12:52 PM
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Posted By michael72
This is a Weber 38 DGES. I made this mistake...

This is a Weber 38 DGES. I made this mistake because it is the only one listed in the instructions. I apologize for any confusion.

I got her started over the weekend.

Had to adjust the idle...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-09-2021, 01:03 PM
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Posted By michael72
I did this incorrectly on Friday: ...

I did this incorrectly on Friday:

https://itstillruns.com/adjust-weber-carburetor-choke-7925420.html

This will be the first thing that I do when I get back to it.

If someone could point me...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-09-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By michael72
Hello, I am down to the carburetor for sure...

Hello,

I am down to the carburetor for sure now.

She is pumping too much fuel.

Hard start and no restart when warm.

When I opened the throttle plates after she would not restart, there...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-07-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,114
Posted By michael72
Good to go, left a message for Weber this morning...

Good to go, left a message for Weber this morning and they just called back.

I do not need to leave the wedge in, I just need to hold the choke plates open while I cycle the linkage to disengage...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-07-2021, 09:31 AM
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Views: 3,114
Posted By michael72
Yes, electric choke.

Yes, electric choke.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-07-2021, 09:02 AM
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Posted By michael72
When she warms up, the choke is fully open. ...

When she warms up, the choke is fully open.

The instructions say:

"All settings are done with choke disengaged and warmed up so that the choke is fully opened and disengaged. This is done on...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-07-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,114
Posted By michael72
Weber 38 DGES Tuning

Hello,

I am about to re-tune my carburetor and had one question.

In step #2, the choke is supposed to be warmed up and disengaged.

When I cycle the throttle linkage and it with a wood block...
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