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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-19-2019, 01:52 PM
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Posted By McSyd
I checked the distributor, no name or any...

I checked the distributor, no name or any identification on it at all. Must be Chinese.

Here’s a few more photos. I got the engine to run today. Not well and only for a few seconds. once I have...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-17-2019, 02:56 PM
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Posted By McSyd
I’m not sure on the brand of the HEI. It’s an...

I’m not sure on the brand of the HEI. It’s an eBay special.

Napa gave me the wrong serpentine belt again today and I got the wrong fuel inlet fitting for the carb. So I didn’t get too much done....
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-12-2019, 03:29 PM
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Posted By McSyd
Got the pilot bushing in the mail. Got that...

Got the pilot bushing in the mail. Got that installed with the clutch, trans and t case. Figured I’d spin the oil pump and check for oil pressure. It started GUSHING oil from the bellhousing. So I...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-08-2019, 09:38 AM
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Posted By McSyd
Here’s some updates. Waiting on a pilot bushing....

Here’s some updates. Waiting on a pilot bushing. Then I can get the clutch, trans and t-case in. Have a few things to figure out with the throttle linkage and a cooling fan. Had to work with making...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-08-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,171
Posted By McSyd
I had a complete 4.0 but no fuel injection. I...

I had a complete 4.0 but no fuel injection. I assume the PO used all that when he swapped a new motor in his Cherokee.

I was able to fit everything up and I believe the only vacuum pressure I...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-05-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,171
Posted By McSyd
After looking at this hard today I think I’ll do...

After looking at this hard today I think I’ll do the same as you did. Keep everything xj and use an electric fan. Outta be the simplest and most cost effective. Do you happen to know what fan and...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-04-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,171
Posted By McSyd
I got a new flywheel for a 4.2. Figured that made...

I got a new flywheel for a 4.2. Figured that made sense since everything behind the engine will remain original CJ7 components. I installed it today but didn’t think to measure. The 4.0 was from an...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-04-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,171
Posted By McSyd
Got the engine on the chassis today then moved...

Got the engine on the chassis today then moved the tub out of the way. Installed the flywheel and I’m waiting on the pilot bushing from AA. Then I can do the clutch and get the trans and t case in. ...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-03-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,171
Posted By McSyd
Also, in the photo with the blue engine: the 4.0...

Also, in the photo with the blue engine: the 4.0 crank spins clockwise looking at the front and balancer correct? That would make the water pump spin counter clockwise? The pump I currently have...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-03-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,171
Posted By McSyd
That’s helpful thanks a bunch. I did find out the...

That’s helpful thanks a bunch. I did find out the temp sensor they sent is correct. It threads into the t stat housing, not into the water pump like I thought. I’m wondering if I even need it since...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-02-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,171
Posted By McSyd
Got a little done today. Got the cam greased up...

Got a little done today. Got the cam greased up and the oil pump and pickup installed. Got the oil pan on, lifters in then got the head and rockers on. Had to clean up the pushrods a bit before they...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-21-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,741
Posted By McSyd
Few photos of the engine back from the machine...

Few photos of the engine back from the machine shop. Got it painted today. I hope to start assembling it tomorrow if I get time.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-21-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,171
Posted By McSyd
Well the machine works all done. Ended up needing...

Well the machine works all done. Ended up needing 30 over. Everything is to stock specs, nothing upgraded at all really. Stock cam, stock springs, stock everything. Mighta been cheaper to just get a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-15-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By McSyd
Thanks for that link rich. I’ll be having to do...

Thanks for that link rich. I’ll be having to do some similar work to mine. Do you have a good source for the fiberglass materials? Somewhere online or just a local pick up?

Also, I’m hoping to...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-14-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By McSyd
I’ve been following his install closely. I’m...

I’ve been following his install closely. I’m hoping to get specific information relating to the 4wd tub (if there’s much difference)
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-14-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,741
Posted By McSyd
Here’s a few photos. Not much to see yet, but...

Here’s a few photos. Not much to see yet, but it’s coming along. Hopefully the engines done in the next week or 2.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-13-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,741
Posted By McSyd
Figured I owe an update. I’ve been slowly working...

Figured I owe an update. I’ve been slowly working on the motor project. Included with the Jeep was 2 4.2’s. One was original and didn’t run, the second was a supposedly running 4.2. I had planned to...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-13-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,732
Posted By McSyd
Check out a MC 2100 carb. I just started a 4.0...

Check out a MC 2100 carb. I just started a 4.0 swap for my cj7 (total frame off resto. Had the 4.0 already) in an effort to keep moving on the project and save some $ im doing a carbed 4.0 for now...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-13-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By McSyd
Fiberglass tub install help

I’ll be moving towards mocking up my tub in the next few weeks. I acquired a used 4wd glass tub. It needs some repairs but it’s light years better than the steel body that came with the project. The...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-11-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,171
Posted By McSyd
Sorry to hear about you finger. Hope ya get a...

Sorry to hear about you finger. Hope ya get a tetanus shot!

So after a lot of figuring and checking parts and discussion with the machinist, we determined both 4.2 cranks I have need to be...
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