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Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-04-2019, 07:05 PM
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Posted By EchoWars
Glad it's running, but I'm curious about how...

Glad it's running, but I'm curious about how having the distributor out 180 fries the ignition module. I also thought you did a good job of finding TDC, so the 180-thing bugs me.

Well, as long as...
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   04-15-2019, 05:41 PM
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Posted By EchoWars
I'd not worry about jacking up the car. Any flat...

I'd not worry about jacking up the car. Any flat spot lasts just a few miles. The newer the tires, the less an issue this is. Been there, done that.
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   04-08-2019, 02:38 PM
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Posted By EchoWars
Flat bearings? No. The loads experienced by...

Flat bearings? No. The loads experienced by bearings while on the road are many times what they get while at rest.

Your concern should be fuel and tires. Run the tank close to dry and fill up with...
Jeep Forums: Full Size Jeep Forum   02-11-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By EchoWars
Most aftermarket electrics (the 'inexpensive'...

Most aftermarket electrics (the 'inexpensive' ones, anyway) are notoriously unreliable, whereas a mechanical pump is pretty simple and very trustworthy. I've seen old carbureted engines that were...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   02-03-2019, 04:50 PM
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Posted By EchoWars
Big 'snort' I'm hearing once per revolution when...

Big 'snort' I'm hearing once per revolution when cranking. Got a plug out still? Or left loose?

Needs to be timed, certainly.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   02-01-2019, 12:39 AM
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Posted By EchoWars
Nice weight reduction program there from pic 1 to...

Nice weight reduction program there from pic 1 to pic 2.
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   01-30-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By EchoWars
All cars allow 'some' fresh air intake regardless...

All cars allow 'some' fresh air intake regardless of heater/AC setting...this is by design, to assist in nullifying the possible effects of an exhaust leak in the passenger cabin.
Jeep Forums: Jeep Buying Forum   01-30-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By EchoWars
If a boat is a hole in the water that you throw...

If a boat is a hole in the water that you throw money in, then a Jeep is a chuckhole in the road serving the same purpose.
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-28-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By EchoWars
That's the rumor...

That's the rumor...
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-27-2019, 11:03 PM
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Views: 961
Posted By EchoWars
Damage? Unlikely, but you need to ask yourself...

Damage? Unlikely, but you need to ask yourself how you could possibly be driving it around and not noticing that it was running like poo.

:wink2:>:)
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-27-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By EchoWars
Who did the alignment? I'd be discussing the...

Who did the alignment? I'd be discussing the issue with them.
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-27-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By EchoWars
Never seen ATF that isn't red. I'm assuming that...

Never seen ATF that isn't red. I'm assuming that this is the case with this tranny as well.

Those hoses are likely old & hard as well. New transmission line hoses, and check the radiator & heater...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-27-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By EchoWars
Most cam mfgr's will give you some basic info on...

Most cam mfgr's will give you some basic info on power/torque range. You'll probably want to be around 252~256 advertised duration, 110 lobe separation and around .430~.460 lift.

Couple of...
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   01-27-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By EchoWars
Ha! Quite possible, and worth a shot for sure.

Ha! Quite possible, and worth a shot for sure.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-27-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By EchoWars
FWIW, I believe he just said 'new headers', not...

FWIW, I believe he just said 'new headers', not 'new head'.

Flat tappet engine, so:
1. Mark distributor carefully with engine at #1 TDC so there's no timing issues on reassembly.
2. Buy quality...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   01-27-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By EchoWars
Here's the deal...the charging system is...

Here's the deal...the charging system is protected from overvoltage from the battery with diodes specifically designed for the purpose. If you go strictly by the diode rating, there isn't a charger...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-25-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By EchoWars
A lot a places sell flange-head bolts. Not...

A lot a places sell flange-head bolts. Not knocking RockAuto, but any decent grade 5 flange head bolt ought to do (that, and some copper-based never-sneeze).
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   01-25-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By EchoWars
High-mileage oils do a considerably better job of...

High-mileage oils do a considerably better job of scrubbing sludge out of an engine than regular oils. And while I'm not totally opposed to engine flushes, I'd be wary of flushing a motor with such...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   01-16-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,709
Posted By EchoWars
I was thinking Lemon Law, but in Illinois, too...

I was thinking Lemon Law, but in Illinois, too many miles and too old.

Wishing you luck.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   12-29-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 11,529
Posted By EchoWars
Almost 2 weeks since we last heard... What's...

Almost 2 weeks since we last heard...

What's up? Maybe (hopefully) too busy driving it to post an update?

Edit: re-read the last message. Guess I'm asking too early in the weekend. Wishing...
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