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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-29-2020, 06:23 PM
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Posted By specv510
Wish I could be of some help, but we're in the...

Wish I could be of some help, but we're in the exact same boat--including the Howell EFI:
https://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/steering-issue-advice-4396383/
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-27-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By specv510
Thank you! This will help me fix one of the...

Thank you! This will help me fix one of the problems.[emoji1303] I guess the list never ends on an old Jeep.


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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-27-2020, 06:16 PM
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Posted By specv510
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Well, I got an alignment today and Iím not sure where to go from here. The steering feels the same as before (see...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-08-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,533
Posted By specv510
Ugh, I've been going back and forth with Howell...

Ugh, I've been going back and forth with Howell for a couple months now. I might be starting my own thread pretty soon. Or maybe there should be a Howell EFI support forum--for technical and...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-07-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By specv510
Thumbs up 1) I installed a Trailmaster 4" lift. It came...

1) I installed a Trailmaster 4" lift. It came with 2 and 4 degree shims, but didn't mention them anywhere in the instructions.
2) Good call. They're 1.5" longer than stock so 3/4" lift.
3) Didn't...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-07-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By specv510
Thank you for the response. I'll get my daughter...

Thank you for the response. I'll get my daughter to help me out this weekend to check everything you mentioned.

Draglink is level and parallel to tie rod. The lift came with a dropped pitman arm....
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-07-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By specv510
Steering Issue Advice

I've read many posts about steering issues--especially caster issues when lifted. I'm just hoping to be pointed in the right direction.



I have a 1984 CJ7 with the 258 and power steering. Has...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-06-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By specv510
Crank/Run wire for Howell EFI w/Painless Wiring Kit

I'm a moron when it comes to electrical!

Now that that's out of the way....I've got everything else installed for my EFI, but I'm not sure what wire I would use that is hot in crank and run. I...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-03-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,074
Posted By specv510
In due time! I have so much else to do first....

In due time! I have so much else to do first. Itís definitely part of the plan though.


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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-02-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,074
Posted By specv510
Everything is in there correctly now. I took it...

Everything is in there correctly now. I took it around the block a few times and everything is working as it should.[emoji1303]


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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-28-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,074
Posted By specv510
Update--It was very easy to swap the gear once I...

Update--It was very easy to swap the gear once I got the transfer case on the bench. I had some time on Monday to get it re-installed (but couldn't test it until last night). After dropping the TC...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-17-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,074
Posted By specv510
I had a feeling that was the case. I guess Iíll...

I had a feeling that was the case. I guess Iíll try it without dropping the TC, but in the back of my head I know Iíll be taking the whole thing out.[emoji3525]


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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-17-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,074
Posted By specv510
I think Iíve solved my mysteryóthe rear output...

I think Iíve solved my mysteryóthe rear output shaft gear (#36) is on backwards.[emoji3525] Do I have to drop the whole transfer case or can I pull everything out through the rear output?
...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-17-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,074
Posted By specv510
Unfortunately nothing engages. The shift forks...

Unfortunately nothing engages. The shift forks move like theyíre supposed to, but the rear output yoke spins like itís in neutral. I donít have a clue what is supposed to make it engage while in...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-17-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,074
Posted By specv510
Iíve read through the section on the Dana 300,...

Iíve read through the section on the Dana 300, but it doesnít offer a solution for my situation. And the schematic doesnít help me understand how this thing works. [emoji3525]


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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-17-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,074
Posted By specv510
Itís the shift control link according to the...

Itís the shift control link according to the Haynes manual. The FSM just calls it a control link.
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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-16-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,074
Posted By specv510
Rear wheels only turn in 4LO

...also, when I had the linkage apart and was trying to move each rod independently, I broke the circled piece below. Seems to be a pain to find it by itself, but it looks like if I go with a twin...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-16-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,074
Posted By specv510
I had some time yesterday evening to check things...

I had some time yesterday evening to check things out and take things apart. No broken gears. Linkage and forks are working correctly as far as I can tell. I have no clue how this thing is supposed...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-14-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,074
Posted By specv510
Also, when I first got the Jeep I changed the oil...

Also, when I first got the Jeep I changed the oil in the front axle and that's when I discovered it was still 2.73. The ring & pinon both looked fine though. I guess that doesn't mean anything since,...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-14-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,074
Posted By specv510
I only had a few minutes to look at it last...

I only had a few minutes to look at it last night. TC is not clocked. Both rods were moving on the linkage, but Iím not sure how theyíre supposed to move? It did seem like there was some slop so Iíll...
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