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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-18-2018, 01:59 PM
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Views: 1,241
Posted By Group_er
Thanks for the replay Guys, Iíve dropped the...

Thanks for the replay Guys,
Iíve dropped the header off with a metal fan guy in my area, he wanted to cut the pipes and re weld correct angled pipes and do it properly. I said for $100 an hour itís...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-18-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By Group_er
4.0 head swap Dual Outlet Header MotorMount Clearance issues ?

Hey Guys
Poking along with my 4.0 headswap and motor refresh.
I went to mock up the header and found one of the down pipes interfering directly with my motor mount. See attached images:
I bought...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-16-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Group_er
Just Snapped a head bolt! Thinking about leaving it.... :/

And itís all my fault :(
Closest to firewall, drivers side, end of head.
What happened was, as I was doing the final torque to 110lbs this one bolt kelp spinning, it was still hard to turn, but...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-19-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Group_er
Yes I agree. This block has a crack on the...

Yes I agree. This block has a crack on the outside which wheeps coolent. Itís been doing it for 10 years. That is also the reason I didnít just pull the block for a propper rebuild.
3.75 + .060 is...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-18-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Group_er
Oh yes, I jeep oil ubsorbing cloths around the...

Oh yes, I jeep oil ubsorbing cloths around the oil filler/vent because of the blow by. I was sure the rings where bad till insaw the compression test numbers....

Cylinder #1 initially appeared to...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-18-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Group_er
Well, not 100% sure. Just bought the tool for...

Well, not 100% sure. Just bought the tool for this job. Never used it before. Followed the instructing that came with it. My buddy came over to help. We set the compressor to 80-100 psi outlet...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-18-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Group_er
4.0 head swap. The jeep lacks power climbing long...

4.0 head swap. The jeep lacks power climbing long steep grades in high range. At the end of some logging road hills I'm in second, and possibly even first gear. The jeeps pretty heavy, but I fell...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-18-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Group_er
e With Leakdown and Compression Numbers?

Iím confused as to why my compression is Ďdecentí and my leakdown percentages are high? The air escaping was definitely coming out of the oil filler hole and dipstick hole.
Iím confused?
Iím doing...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-02-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Group_er
Has anyone adapting a carb to 4.0L intake?

Iím performing the 4.0 head swap. Iím going to hold off on the mpi for another project. In the mean time, I have been researching the procedure for adapting the 4.2 intake/carb to the 4.0 head when a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-02-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By Group_er
Just got off the phone with Clifford performance....

Just got off the phone with Clifford performance. Many posts said to call them regarding the alighnment bushing. Unfortunately they where out of stock.
I mention I had what I believed was a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-02-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By Group_er
Thanks for the clarification. Iím not able or...

Thanks for the clarification. Iím not able or willing to drill any holes into the head, so I guess Iíll have to come up with something else... :/
Anyone else installed a 4.0 head, (7120) and reused...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-02-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By Group_er
Hi Dirtdudeaz, thanks for the detailed reply. ...

Hi Dirtdudeaz, thanks for the detailed reply.

Right, pulled one head bolt and unfortunatly it measured .434 inches. 7/16 inch

2) I understand cutting heads off the bolts, threading them into...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-02-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By Group_er
Thanks for the reply rrekrs, Can you elaborate...

Thanks for the reply rrekrs,
Can you elaborate on these dowls? Are they on the head, Intake? Did you make them? Have a machine shop install them? Iím very curious..
When you say Ďtop and bottom...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-31-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By Group_er
4.0 Head Swap 7/16 & 1/2 Head Bolt Alignment Bushing Question

I’ve been diligently doing my research on the 4.0 head swap on my 4.2
But I still have some questions unanswered, and am starting to get pressed for time...

Since I will be borrowing the shop...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-21-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,594
Posted By Group_er
Not yet :/ living in Canada, stuff takes forever...

Not yet :/ living in Canada, stuff takes forever to show up :( and the charges are usually huge as well. I send my stuff to a family members place just over the line, and wait for them to head down...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-18-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By Group_er
Thatís a possibility, Iíll check the fingers...

Thatís a possibility, Iíll check the fingers contact points to see if I can see any uneven wear.
Locktight, check!
Thanks!
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-18-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By Group_er
The flywheel was machined, but it was a small...

The flywheel was machined, but it was a small back yard kind of shop.... :/
I donít remember if I had torqued them down and done it in sequence. I would have thought so?
They where insanely tight...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-18-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By Group_er
Yes, was removed as it sits in pic#1

Yes, was removed as it sits in pic#1
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-18-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By Group_er
3597402Pressure plate:

3597402Pressure plate:
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-18-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By Group_er
Check out my worn clutch disk 4.2L t5 jeep cj

3597378
3597386
3597394

Iím no expert, but it looks to me like the disk is not evenly contacting the flywheel or the pressure plate. Hopefully this is my clutch drag when warm issue...

Any...
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