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Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   Today, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
California mechanic doesn't want to touch this...

California mechanic doesn't want to touch this rusty 4Runner.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVYDP8gZNpI&ab_channel=ToyotaMaintenance
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   Yesterday, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
I remember it being easy but the trans was on the...

I remember it being easy but the trans was on the floor.

I also remember 4 quarts at the drain. However, the trans will keep dripping for days as the TC slowly empties itself over a couple weeks...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   Yesterday, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
I don't know about your Jeep, but my Jeep is not...

I don't know about your Jeep, but my Jeep is not a passenger car.
They are considered non-passenger vehicles. To be considered an non-passenger vehicle, it must have at least four of the five...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-28-2020, 08:06 PM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
Here we go. Newcomer racing, $5000 4.0 304 hp...

Here we go.
Newcomer racing, $5000 4.0
304 hp 330 lb ft torque. Torque doesn't drop below 300 lb ft.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlHrqhwojf0&ab_channel=TheHorsepowerMonster
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-28-2020, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
Be picky about the oil you choose. ...

Be picky about the oil you choose.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXdaitlxzGM&ab_channel=PetroleumQualityInstituteofAmerica
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-28-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,065
Posted By Chrisnvegas
That oil doesn't exist anymore. Lucas Hot...

That oil doesn't exist anymore.

Lucas Hot Rod & Classic contains a zinc value of 2100 PPM.

When the EPA regulated out the zinc, I lost the cam in my CJ7.
New cam, lifters, pushrods, rockers...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-28-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By Chrisnvegas
The Jeep I-6 is all over best engine lists...

The Jeep I-6 is all over best engine lists written by automotive journalists.
I think it's constructive to help people get the most out of what they have for the least amount of money.

This is...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-27-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By Chrisnvegas
Try to find a good used OEM frame. The steel...

Try to find a good used OEM frame.
The steel is twice as thick, even more than twice as thick on the outside edge. OEM hinges are twice the thickness of aftermarket.
Aftermarket doesn't much...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-27-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By Chrisnvegas
More reliable than an AMC inline 6? Good luck...

More reliable than an AMC inline 6? Good luck with that. 300,000 miles+ is not uncommon.

Besides fluids and maintenance stuff like mentioned above ^^^

AMC left a lot of power unused to make the...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-27-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,065
Posted By Chrisnvegas
And not one answer mentioned ZINC ( ZDDP) which...

And not one answer mentioned ZINC ( ZDDP) which is necessary for our flat tappet cams. So I discounted every answer.

"Zinc dialkyldithiophosphate (ZDDP) is the most commonly used anti-wear...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-25-2020, 08:46 AM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
Really? That would get me in trouble with the...

Really?
That would get me in trouble with the wife. As in sleeping on the couch trouble.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-24-2020, 06:11 PM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
This is my Jeep's future. Almost 400 HP naturally...

This is my Jeep's future. Almost 400 HP naturally aspirated 4.0.
I'm contacting them when work slows down some.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWcZMjA7ZgQ&ab_channel=TheHorsepowerMonster
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-21-2020, 11:14 PM
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Views: 249
Posted By Chrisnvegas
Great starting point. Brown looks good on a...

Great starting point.
Brown looks good on a Jeep.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-15-2020, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
Joanne (wife) went to use my Jeep and said the...

Joanne (wife) went to use my Jeep and said the cat was sleeping in the back and there was a dead rat on the passenger side floor.
(A desert rat, not a city rat)

I'm going to have to build some...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-15-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Chrisnvegas
It could be a burned out fuse. The instrument...

It could be a burned out fuse. The instrument lights (dash lights) are on the same circuit. Check to see if they are working.
If they are not, replace the fuse. If the fuse blows again, find the...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-14-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
  1987 yj
Views: 410
Posted By Chrisnvegas
I think the new carbs are Chinese knockoffs,...

I think the new carbs are Chinese knockoffs, which I don't know about.
The site you posted is kind of pricey and did not list the venturi size. Maybe call and ask?
I personally would find a used...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-14-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 21,616
Posted By Chrisnvegas
Nice. To any of you reading this, don't...

Nice.

To any of you reading this, don't hesitate to take the manifolds to a machine shop.
They are long and easily warp. Your Jeep will run noticeably better without leaks.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-14-2020, 07:29 PM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
Did your cat come home yet?

Did your cat come home yet?
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-14-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
  1987 yj
Views: 410
Posted By Chrisnvegas
I have yet to understand why the weber is such a...

I have yet to understand why the weber is such a popular choice when the 2150 is such a good carb.
So easy to tune, uses a normal air cleaner and works on crazy angles that would make a weber flood....
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-13-2020, 07:59 PM
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Views: 1,249,662
Posted By Chrisnvegas
We hear the cat calling for help. Where is she?...

We hear the cat calling for help. Where is she? We look all over.
Finally, what are you doing up there?
Get the ladder.
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