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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By Matt1981CJ7
The EGR is a positive back pressure style. It...

The EGR is a positive back pressure style. It will not hold a vacuum until there is back pressure from the exhaust on it.

Basically, there no good way to test it without the engine running. You...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   Yesterday, 07:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,659
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
That box on the passenger fender is the Idle...

That box on the passenger fender is the Idle Speed Controller. It controls the carb Sol-vac's electric vacuum switching solenoid.

You can read about it on 1J-50 in the Technical Service Manual. ...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-17-2021, 06:05 PM
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Posted By Matt1981CJ7
I didn't use a press at all to install my OME...

I didn't use a press at all to install my OME bushings. Just a little lube and a rubber mallet. No problem at all.

Matt
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-16-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
Change your oil and oil filter, NOW. ...

Change your oil and oil filter, NOW.

That's likely where the rest of the shavings are.

Matt
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-14-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
Didn't the 4-bangers come with 4.10 gears? ...

Didn't the 4-bangers come with 4.10 gears?

If so, I might lean towards that one, if a V8 engine swap is inevitable with either Jeep. You could run larger tires without any gearing changes. Of...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-14-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
There should actually be another delay valve on...

There should actually be another delay valve on the other side of the air cleaner that controls the heat door. Both delay valves serve the same purpose of preventing the trap doors in the snorkel...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-14-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
Nice looking mostly stock engine. Are you...

Nice looking mostly stock engine.

Are you running any type of fuel additive? If so, that could explain the white ash on the plug.

Personally, I like to see a little more color on my plugs. ...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-13-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
The next time it dies a slow death, pull a few...

The next time it dies a slow death, pull a few plugs and post pics of them. If they are a whitish color and dry, the fuel mixture was lean when the engine died, which would suggest a air leak in the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-13-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
This excellent article has a good section on...

This excellent article has a good section on death wobble, which can most certainly affect CJs.

https://www.scribd.com/document/132384667/Steering-and-Suspension-Basics

StoneTower, did the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-13-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
If you have a return line from your fuel filter...

If you have a return line from your fuel filter to the fuel tank, and it's oriented in the 12 o-clock position, then vapor lock shouldn't be an issue.

Have you pulled any plugs, especially after...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-13-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
The general rule of thumb is to reduce the jets...

The general rule of thumb is to reduce the jets one size for every 2000' of elevation.

I'd also bump your initial timing up to around 11-12 degrees, and use high octane fuel at 10.000 feet.
...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-13-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
I've always thought that if you have death wobble...

I've always thought that if you have death wobble at a certain speed, that goes away at different speeds, you have a tire balance problem.

Matt
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-11-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
I think part of your problem is the bandaid...

I think part of your problem is the bandaid emission controls are still in charge. By design, they retard timing at idle, which increases combustion temps for emissions purposes, at the expense of...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   08-31-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,488
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
Here was my temporary spray booth set up. I used...

Here was my temporary spray booth set up. I used epoxy primer, with a high quality single stage paint, like the factory used on my '81.

Matt
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   08-31-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
In addition to the jetting changes mentioned...

In addition to the jetting changes mentioned above, I ran my 258 at around 11-12 degrees of initial timing.

Here's a video of how she ran after all the tuning was complete.

...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   08-12-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,309
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
Mark, The easiest way to search for a...

Mark,

The easiest way to search for a topic on Jeepforum is thru Google.

In the search bar type "Jeepforum.com" then type whatever you are searching for. Here's an example:
...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   08-12-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
From top to bottom: 1. Hose to carb bowl...

From top to bottom:

1. Hose to carb bowl vent
2. Hose to fuel tank vent
3. Purge line to manifold vacuum. Usually Ts to PVC purge line.
4. Purge signal line to ported vacuum on carb.
...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   08-12-2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
When you swapped the D44 into your CJ, did you...

When you swapped the D44 into your CJ, did you have to install different spring plates and wider u-bolts?

If not, then the D44 has the same OD as AMC 20

Matt
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   08-12-2021, 04:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,309
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
Hi MoC! It's great to see you perusing the...

Hi MoC!

It's great to see you perusing the JF threads again!

Life is good for the Warden and I. We're both officially retired, so now we can get under each others skin full time. >:). We...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   08-11-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By Matt1981CJ7
I've spent many hours trying to get the gaps...

I've spent many hours trying to get the gaps between my doors, tub, windshield frame, and hardtop all perfect.

I've concluded it can't be done. I doubt they were ever perfect from the factory,....
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