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Jeep Forums: General Jeep & Off-Road Equipment   11-15-2019, 07:39 PM
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Posted By jeepdaddy2000
This: ...

This:
https://www.12voltsplus.com/07816-bright-star-lighthawk-6-cell-with-120v-ac-charger-black
Horribly expensive but bone reliable and lasts forever. They also offer a gen II model.



We...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-14-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,396
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
I don't see any advantage to rear disks in your...

I don't see any advantage to rear disks in your application.


What part of the engine isn't performing to your expectations?

Low end?
mid range?
Top end?
Jeep Forums: General Jeep & Off-Road Equipment   11-14-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Might get a number off the one of the shocks. Get...

Might get a number off the one of the shocks. Get an extended/collapsed length and compare it to a stock shock. This is working on the assumption the shocks are matched to the lift.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-13-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
For the engine to transmission, usually one....

For the engine to transmission, usually one. Understand there is a LOT more to a swap than just bolting in an adapter and magic happens. Motor mounts, exhaust system, clutch linkages, and wiring...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-11-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
You have two other options. One is to go with a...

You have two other options.
One is to go with a complete early 2 piece D44 CJ axle. They are plenty strong, but are 19 spline, which limits your traction differential options.

Your other option...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   11-11-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Have you pulled the codes?

Have you pulled the codes?
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-10-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Yes. Quality screwdrivers can have their...

Yes.
Quality screwdrivers can have their handles tapped off the shaft, which can help keep you from ruining a driver.

I usually drop a socket down the screwdriver shaft to help keep the driver...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-10-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Start with the pressure issue. Zero pressure can...

Start with the pressure issue. Zero pressure can only be caused by a couple of things.
Faulty pick up tube
Faulty pump
Faulty pressure regulator
An opening in the system somewhere downstream from...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-08-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,944
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Saginaw boxes come in different ratio's. Most car...

Saginaw boxes come in different ratio's. Most car applications are quicker than light truck. Many aftermarket boxes have the ratio's advertised. You are best served by contacting the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-08-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
On an up note, DUI has addressed the stock unit...

On an up note, DUI has addressed the stock unit fitment issue by offering a distributor that is 1" taller for the oddfire application.
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   11-08-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
All automotive shops charge full retail on all...

All automotive shops charge full retail on all their parts.



Dealerships sell their brand name components. They are not (or not supposed to be) knock offs, rebuilds, or used.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-08-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
To my knowledge here is no real upgrade for the...

To my knowledge here is no real upgrade for the prestolite system, only the Delco one. In order to use a Petronix unit, you will first have to score a Delco distributor. On the up side, they are more...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-08-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,944
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
So the first thing to do is to jack up the front...

So the first thing to do is to jack up the front end and drop the drag link. Move the knuckles from lock to lock to insure they will hit the stops. If not, then you have an issue with the ball...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-07-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,944
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Are the knuckles contacting the stops in each...

Are the knuckles contacting the stops in each direction?
Have you changed to deep dished rims?
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-06-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
A Stock V6 HEI out of a 76-77 Buick 231 ODDFIRE...

A Stock V6 HEI out of a 76-77 Buick 231 ODDFIRE is virtually a drop in replacement. They are still available from most FLAPS. Be sure to get the distributor complete, including the cap and rotor.
...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-05-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
HEI's like a LOT of juice. If you install one, I...

HEI's like a LOT of juice. If you install one, I recommend you go to a relay as well.


Personally, I like the HEI system,. They were OEM in literally millions of GM vehicles and did sterling...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-05-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Two things: If you can lock up the tires "just...

Two things:
If you can lock up the tires "just fine", then perhaps the brakes are too aggressive. You want the fronts to lock up under panic braking only when you are "bending the steering wheel"...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-04-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Master kits come with piston size options,...

Master kits come with piston size options, usually in .010, .030, .040, and .060 over. In the old days, some kits included a .010/.010 crank as well. There are still a couple of vendors that offer a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   11-03-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
The pump has a check valve in the inlet. That...

The pump has a check valve in the inlet.
That is probably what you are hearing. You may be able to put a hose over the valve assembly and extend the noise away from the cab.
Frankly, I'm surprised...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   11-03-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Have you posted in the WJ forum?

Have you posted in the WJ forum?
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