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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   Today, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Rkuehljr
A rebuild of the carb ie really easy and...

A rebuild of the carb ie really easy and inexpensive . Think of it more as a thorough cleaning than a technical rebuild. Just follow the instructions to the letter and donít loose any of the small...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 467
Posted By Rkuehljr
Yes, mine absolutely moves at speed. Seems to...

Yes, mine absolutely moves at speed. Seems to move less since my restoration than I remember, new latches seems to be tighter than OEM latches. I also recall driving after forgetting to relatch and...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   12-02-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By Rkuehljr
I had success applying heat to the die cast and...

I had success applying heat to the die cast and grabbing the little bit sticking up with vice grips. I applied heat to the inside where it didnít show, when it starts to get shiny stop! It is about...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-30-2021, 08:24 AM
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Views: 2,362,800
Posted By Rkuehljr
Looks great, what lights are you using? Seems to...

Looks great, what lights are you using? Seems to really illuminate things.


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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-29-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By Rkuehljr
The reproduction tubs have almost no spot welds,...

The reproduction tubs have almost no spot welds, they are welded almost exclusively with a mig. The OEM tub is all spot welded.


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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-28-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By Rkuehljr
Might try these, ...

Might try these,
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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-26-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,558
Posted By Rkuehljr
Just my opinion, there have already been things...

Just my opinion, there have already been things replaced so it isnít going to be an all original survivor that commands big money. So make it reliable and the way you want it.


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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-24-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By Rkuehljr
Back in the 80ís I worked for the company that...

Back in the 80ís I worked for the company that made all the Torx fasteners for Jeep. Everything we made was to the customers specifications, so the only way to know the actual head height/diameter...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-21-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,734
Posted By Rkuehljr
Have you considered a Holley Sniper? Easy...

Have you considered a Holley Sniper? Easy install as it bolts right in, O2 and temperature sensor can go in stock locations, and just a few easy electrical connections. Hardest part is installing...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-12-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By Rkuehljr
The captured nuts werenít in my repli-tub either,...

The captured nuts werenít in my repli-tub either, but the reinforcement for the body mounts just in front was in the wrong place. I had to cut it loose to move it forward 1/2Ē. Good thing too...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-11-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,001
Posted By Rkuehljr
Welcome to the CJ world. I also have an 83,...

Welcome to the CJ world. I also have an 83, probably very similar. I think John hit the nail on the head with his recommendations.

The TSM is a must. For 83, they use the 82 for most and there...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-08-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Rkuehljr
I just re-read the post and see the wing windows...

I just re-read the post and see the wing windows rusted. If that is the only rust you are golden. The post referenced is quite good


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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-08-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Rkuehljr
Imho rust in the window frame is terminal. The...

Imho rust in the window frame is terminal. The frame is actually 2 layers of rolled sheet and they extend pretty much to the bottom of door. Theoretically a very skilled TIG welder could splice in a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-08-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Rkuehljr
Iím thinking that as an extension spring is...

Iím thinking that as an extension spring is pulled out, the diameter of the spring will want to reduce. So if the popsicle sticks fit tightly it would increase the effective tension of the spring. ...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-07-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,839
Posted By Rkuehljr
Spent some time this morning figuring out why the...

Spent some time this morning figuring out why the blower motor wasnít working. Voltmeter was showing power getting through to the connector for the blower when grounded to the battery. I was afraid...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-07-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,473
Posted By Rkuehljr
When putting my 83 CJ7 back together I had to...

When putting my 83 CJ7 back together I had to replace the ignition switch on top of the column. After installing it, it would power up, but not go to start. Loosening the screws and sliding it to...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-06-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,839
Posted By Rkuehljr
Had a couple hours this afternoon, so I pulled...

Had a couple hours this afternoon, so I pulled the water pump and found my problem. The return on the pump for the heater had a big ole clump of hard stuff blocking it off. I was able to knock it...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-01-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By Rkuehljr
Since we are playing the ďmy guessĒ game, Iím...

Since we are playing the ďmy guessĒ game, Iím going with a rusted parking brake cable. Drum brakes have a bit of a self actuating geometry when going forward so if dragging a little bit the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-01-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Rkuehljr
There is an additional bracket that the upper end...

There is an additional bracket that the upper end of the pedal assembly attaches with the steering column and with two bolts through the top of the dash. In the first picture you can see the bracket...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   10-30-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,839
Posted By Rkuehljr
Iíve been trying to figure out why the coolant...

Iíve been trying to figure out why the coolant temp sensor for the Sniper is reading 135-145 when I know it should be much warmer. I replaced the 195 thermostat with another 195 and gained nothing. ...
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