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Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   09-21-2020, 11:28 AM
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Posted By gutthans
Would you happen to have a video with SOUND?...

Would you happen to have a video with SOUND? Knocks are different than 'ticks', or 'thumps' or 'tickety-ticketies', but people often use conflicting words to describe what they hear.

'Knocks'...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   08-27-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,578
Posted By gutthans
AND THEN: Adjust the carb to suit. It is likely...

AND THEN: Adjust the carb to suit. It is likely that your idle speed may change if you re-adjust mixture a little, but the idle speed screw corrects for that, usually. Sometimes...the setting may...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   08-09-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,578
Posted By gutthans
The 'acid dip' will leave a nice finish...but it...

The 'acid dip' will leave a nice finish...but it will oxidize rapidly unless you coat it with something. There are several 'clear' engine coatings that can be rattle-canned and will hold up well.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-04-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By gutthans
I run 24 lbs. in my 33's...and yea, check for...

I run 24 lbs. in my 33's...and yea, check for full patch contact...I use the sand footprint instead of chalk, but either seem to do.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-04-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By gutthans
Wouldn't exactly be wobbly...it just limits throw...

Wouldn't exactly be wobbly...it just limits throw and that is particularly bad on first gear. 2nd is a 'pull' and not so much affected; 3rd/4th get canted and don't suffer because of that either. I'm...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-02-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By gutthans
By now, you also have worn bushings. You may have...

By now, you also have worn bushings. You may have several aging issues at the same time. There are two bushings inside the shift tower: a 'ball seat cup' and a shift rod cap that can cause a loss of...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   08-02-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By gutthans
Yes, they look pretty awful. I guess you didn't...

Yes, they look pretty awful. I guess you didn't pull them when you bought the vehicle?

A new set of plugs is cheap, and you can reuse them if you have to pull the head later so...IF you THINK the...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   07-24-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By gutthans
How long do you need to crank it to start? ...

How long do you need to crank it to start?
Sometimes the one-way valve (that keeps gas/pressure in the line) goes bad, and a restart can be difficult as the line has to re-pressurize first....
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-20-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,578
Posted By gutthans
Since you have the carb list # on the airhorn,...

Since you have the carb list # on the airhorn, you can go to the Holley site and check the specs. One column is the throttle bore size. The total cfm is less important than the throttle bore size for...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-19-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,578
Posted By gutthans
If you plan on sticking with the Holley, buy this...

If you plan on sticking with the Holley, buy this from Ebay. Old School is close on the adjustments, but there are a few other tips that can affect the sooty level and driveability. Alternately, the...
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   07-15-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By gutthans
Back in the day...you could (and still can ) get...

Back in the day...you could (and still can ) get your tires 'trued'. This is a spin shaving process that results in less tread runout, and thus imbalance. Sticky weights work well, but need to be on...
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   06-25-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By gutthans
Can you explain why that 'can't' happen? Like I...

Can you explain why that 'can't' happen? Like I said, just a total guess with no audio (at the time)...I've had vent rubber fall down on two vehicles into the plenum or passage before...so what's...
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   06-25-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By gutthans
Without audio, I'm just going to suggest that...

Without audio, I'm just going to suggest that insulation can fall onto the blower fan and be 'fluttered' sounding depending upon which section fell down. It will tend to go away in one direction and...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   06-23-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By gutthans
OK, so how would you guarantee that another motor...

OK, so how would you guarantee that another motor would be a better deal? Unless you find a running one, that will let you check it out, or a shop that will give you a guarantee, you could easily...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   06-20-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By gutthans
If you just re-order the same size as what comes...

If you just re-order the same size as what comes off, there is a chance it will give too much clearance, due to (probable) wear on the journal.

That, of course, is what makes the plastigage...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   06-20-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By gutthans
For a street motor, slight variations from...

For a street motor, slight variations from journal to journal means nothing. Look at the radius at the edge of each and make certain that shiny portion is not damaged (a ding or fracture has to be...
Jeep Forums: JeepForum.com Forum Help Desk   06-20-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 26,158
Posted By gutthans
Premium renewal hasn't 'caught'.

Renewed...not being recognized. Tried 'Send activation code x2...no success. Logged in and out x4 no change???
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   06-20-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By gutthans
Factory assembly uses .001/.002/.003 during the...

Factory assembly uses .001/.002/.003 during the build process to compensate for machining variation, and as V8 noted, you'd see a .010 or larger under-grind stamp if you had a rebuild. Clean-off and...
Jeep Forums: Full Size Jeep Forum   06-20-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By gutthans
Because everyone has a favorite: Start your...

Because everyone has a favorite: Start your research at www.holley.com and get to the 'Select a carburetor' calculator...may sound funny, but check out the 500cfm 2 bbl options. You may find the...
Jeep Forums: Street Jeep Forum   06-17-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 179,047
Posted By gutthans
Saw this and wondered 'Why'? I would want to...

Saw this and wondered 'Why'? I would want to know...because, I don't, and don't want to go find out...mostly because that would be pretty spectacular to survive and not self-destruct from...
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