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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-20-2021, 09:01 PM
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Posted By ctorj
Its either a Advance Adapter 712527 or Novak...

Its either a Advance Adapter 712527 or Novak Adapter. Either way as long as everything is installed right you main issue will be with the clutch not disengaging fully. A little heads up, depending on...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-19-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,394
Posted By ctorj
Reverse is not synchronized. Meaning if anything...

Reverse is not synchronized. Meaning if anything is spinning in the transmission when shifting into reverse it will grind. You should be coming to a complete stop while leaving it in 1st 2nd or 3rd...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-15-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,640
Posted By ctorj
If you are using a HOAT that is rated for cummins...

If you are using a HOAT that is rated for cummins you will be perfectly safe in your jeep. The HOAT is safe for cast iron/ aluminum and copper.

Most new anti freeze are safe and wont cause...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-15-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,505
Posted By ctorj
Don't stab the pedal. You slowly go down to try...

Don't stab the pedal. You slowly go down to try not to squirt the accelerator pump. Try not to add more fuel to the engine when you restart it on a hot shut down.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-14-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,505
Posted By ctorj
I take it that with your engine bay you still...

I take it that with your engine bay you still have the factory return line hooked up to the filter. If it is you are not getting vapor lock. Your carb is getting too hot and boiling the fuel which...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-14-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,640
Posted By ctorj
Keep it simple. Just get green coolant if...

Keep it simple. Just get green coolant if everything is empty then somewhere around 3 gallons. If you want it easier just get premixed 50/50 and pour it in. Yes it cost more but its simple and...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-12-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,261
Posted By ctorj
Did this just randomly start or was it after the...

Did this just randomly start or was it after the spring over? Might want to check the leaf springs and measure from bushing center to center pin on both sides. One Leaf spring backwards will cause...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-18-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By ctorj
I am unsure of other years but my 77 was...

I am unsure of other years but my 77 was firecracker red inside and out with the blue levi seats (front and rear), blue denim top and blue dash pad. steering column and the bezel on the dash was the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-17-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,327
Posted By ctorj
You have a bad wire or connection somewhere from...

You have a bad wire or connection somewhere from the ignition switch (switch on the steering column under the dash) to the relay. If the bad wire is under the hood and you are always going to keep...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-20-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By ctorj
Do NOT use the crown lifter. They are Poor...

Do NOT use the crown lifter. They are Poor quality even to the point of not being the right size. Is the outside diameter correct? Is the face flat or concaved? If so it should not be used.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-17-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,191
Posted By ctorj
First things first. OEM gauges are getting old...

First things first. OEM gauges are getting old and wore out, cheap aftermarket electric gauges lie. First thing I would do is hook a mechanical gauge up and see what the oil pressure is really like....
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-16-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,191
Posted By ctorj
Possible issues are Oil sending unit, Oil...

Possible issues are Oil sending unit, Oil pressure gauge, Oil pump, Oil pressure bypass valve, Wrong oil type/poor quality oil, and Crap in the pan that is getting sucked into the screen on the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-08-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By ctorj
That plug looks alot like the plug on the newer...

That plug looks alot like the plug on the newer YJ with the 2.5 MPI that goes to the pressure switch on the high pressure power steering line. It even has the same retainer. But that is for 87-95...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-13-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By ctorj
If you can Post a picture of the steering...

If you can Post a picture of the steering linkage.

About 4 years ago when I had my 4bt in my cj7, I had the same issue when I turned the fuel up and got on the gas pedal hard. My issue was the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   12-29-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,405
Posted By ctorj
The ICM/Igniter/ Control Unit (the box that runs...

The ICM/Igniter/ Control Unit (the box that runs spark) has a built in current regulation, there is no resistance wire or ballast resistor used in the primary circuit. Battery voltage should be...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   12-26-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,211
Posted By ctorj
Are your rear brakes out of adjustment? If you...

Are your rear brakes out of adjustment? If you blew are through the rear brake line then there will be air in it. With air in it you are probably pushing the brake pedal hard and the proportioning...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   12-26-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,405
Posted By ctorj
ICM test good. Wires check good. Coil has power...

ICM test good. Wires check good. Coil has power but not firing. Does the rotor in the distributor turn when the engine is turning over? If the rotor turns, what distributor does the jeep have? Is it...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-26-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By ctorj
Sorry that is for for a 77 era. I did not realize...

Sorry that is for for a 77 era. I did not realize yours was a 83 it will still have the same colors. Funny thing is if you fully remove the ecm and its wiring harness your wiring will be really close...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-26-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By ctorj
It only matters when you have a factory tach,...

It only matters when you have a factory tach, when you use a relay the tach does not read right. The factory Tach plays no roll in anything other then if you want a gauge to read the rpm.
You...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-26-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By ctorj
Your switched wire for the relay will be the...

Your switched wire for the relay will be the Red/white wire that goes to the factory coil positive and the ignition control.
It would be far simpler and cleaner to simply go to the plug for the...
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