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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-27-2020, 05:03 PM
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Posted By uptillnow
Ernestwt1, This is a can of worms. :smile2:...

Ernestwt1,
This is a can of worms. :smile2: There are a few options for you:

1. Rebuilding the Carter BBD can be done reasonably inexpensively, follow some specific guide lines and many many here...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-16-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By uptillnow
sherlocktk, I have installed hundreds of cam...

sherlocktk,
I have installed hundreds of cam bearings when I worked in a Jobber Machine Shop.
Back then, Dura-Bond was one of the "Prime" manufactures that sold to many many of the engine bearing...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-12-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,454
Posted By uptillnow
Southtx, It is very possible you will get many...

Southtx,
It is very possible you will get many opinions here. The "normal procedure" is to mark, or match the numbers on the same side of the rod. But we don't know what happened here, and you were...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-11-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By uptillnow
Yes, changing the ignition module, the pick-up...

Yes, changing the ignition module, the pick-up coil, burning through the rotor's plastic to the shaft ground, after replacing all of this, the high performance HEI distributors start making a lot...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-09-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By uptillnow
11B48 & 11Z50 Serves as a Master Resilience...

11B48 & 11Z50
Serves as a Master Resilience Trainer / Instructor; provides resilience training for over # (platoon, company, battalion, group) Soldiers, NCOs, and Officers annually; develops,...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-06-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By uptillnow
Here is a picture showing the "tab's" and ground...

Here is a picture showing the "tab's" and ground connections.

Also, the pin under the coil, can blow through the rotor cheap plastic to the shaft that is grounded. This is the first place I look...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-06-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By uptillnow
^^^^^^ Like that... I have found many HEI's...

^^^^^^ Like that...

I have found many HEI's that after some time the 12 volt power supply connector to the HEI comes loose and makes a bad connection. Also, inside the HEI the connector "tabs" to...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   02-27-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By uptillnow
It is important that the actual advance arm goes...

It is important that the actual advance arm goes into the 18R advance slot. This way you will get 18-20 degrees total distributor advance.

I like the HEI option, with 4-5 times more spark energy...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-25-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By uptillnow
From your description of how it acts, it sounds...

From your description of how it acts, it sounds like the transmission to me as well. "I hit the gas and the engine does rev, but the tranny doesn't catch up for a little while."

Although you have...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-17-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By uptillnow
When I think of "The Best H.E.I.", I think of...

When I think of "The Best H.E.I.", I think of improvements over the original, older 70's 80's versions.

1. One of the problems was the bronze bushing in the bottom of the distributor housing...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-10-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,062
Posted By uptillnow
Michael, My experience with John is using...

Michael,

My experience with John is using the original Motorcraft Distributor, and then wiring in a GM 4-pin module inside the Duraspark ignition box. Whoot Whoot, major spark energy upgrade for a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-07-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,274
Posted By uptillnow
Actually, the guy's who created the Weber...

Actually, the guy's who created the Weber conversion used the 38-DGES, because it was the same size as the original Carter BBD.

As time went by and every 4 wheel drive parts shop had them, those...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-30-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By uptillnow
As you probably noticed, these fusible links are...

As you probably noticed, these fusible links are original and have never blown. Fusible links are "slow blow" as compared to the blade type fuses.
I use and recommend replacing the 4 fusible links...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-28-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,423
Posted By uptillnow
Red face I get the Holley's and the Weber's confused as...

I get the Holley's and the Weber's confused as well, then try to figure it all out and get even more confused. The valve's functioning is the opposite of each other.

As I understand, the vacuum...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-27-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,423
Posted By uptillnow
This picture shows the 3 screws that hold the...

This picture shows the 3 screws that hold the housing to the top of the carburetor, with the rubber diaphragm in the middle. Take those 3 screws out and look for holes in the diaphragm.

The actual...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-27-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,423
Posted By uptillnow
I got a PM from Whollsee referring me to agears...

I got a PM from Whollsee referring me to agears post here.

In all my days I have not seen .60 mm idle jets, with the F5 emulsion tubes, 1.70 mm air jets with the 1.45 mm main fuel jets be lean....
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-21-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,423
Posted By uptillnow
bump

bump
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-14-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 969
Posted By uptillnow
There are quite a few different ideas about how...

There are quite a few different ideas about how to tune. Far be it from me to do anything that the engine won't have a positive response to.

In my Humblest, guestimation, and opinion, REDLINE is...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-14-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 969
Posted By uptillnow
Just to bump this up a bit... Shadow in an...

Just to bump this up a bit...

Shadow in an earlier post claims he has .50mm idle jets, Sooo he can play with the .55mm and the .50mm and see how they respond for his CJ.

It's all good, 2 turns...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-02-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By uptillnow
Well a day late. For an actual "High Performance"...

Well a day late. For an actual "High Performance" HEI, I would go with the DUI.
The REDLINE 99891.516K "was" an actual High Performance HEI and is not available. The module and coil combination...
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