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Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-29-2020, 05:13 PM
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Posted By mark1305
This thread answered some questions I was about...

This thread answered some questions I was about to start a thread about. Long back story short, years back I bought some brand new RC 2.5" lift springs from a Jeep builder that had to pull them off...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-29-2020, 12:53 PM
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Posted By mark1305
Chris, thanks for that article. Horowitz is...

Chris, thanks for that article. Horowitz is indeed an interesting and talented intellectual. After reading it and thinking about his shifts in beliefs and his ideas over the years one word came to...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-28-2020, 07:44 PM
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Posted By mark1305
Chris, you are as well read as me (or maybe...

Chris, you are as well read as me (or maybe better), but I have not read Horowitz. I see a library trip in the near future. Thanks.

This non-tech thread opens a lot of thought provoking subjects...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-28-2020, 04:01 PM
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Posted By mark1305
Having mentioned the reading of Orwell's Animal...

Having mentioned the reading of Orwell's Animal Farm, and in the 1970s having been first a sociology major changed to a psych major, I found some very interesting reading in Bertrand Russell's work....
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-27-2020, 02:26 PM
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Posted By mark1305
Used to have a 1985 Proline 20 that I bought new...

Used to have a 1985 Proline 20 that I bought new when stationed in Key West. Didn't want to put a transducer hole in the hull either. Discovered that I could lay the transom mount type transducer...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-25-2020, 09:31 AM
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Posted By mark1305
Lots of good points spread through the page...

Lots of good points spread through the page above. Chris, I can tell you've read Animal Farm which was one of my better reads back in the college days. Fish and Bruin you also hit the proverbial...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-24-2020, 01:33 PM
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Posted By mark1305
I'll qualify my comments by noting that I served...

I'll qualify my comments by noting that I served two years at the Defense Equal Opportunity Institute (DEOMI) which started off with attending the 4 month resident course which is fully accredited by...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-21-2020, 12:13 PM
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Posted By mark1305
That's good money. But, what is the cost of...

That's good money. But, what is the cost of living like there?

I've been retired since 2003 at the age of 52 (to raise my daughter after the wife passed away. The job I left back then was duty...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-20-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By mark1305
Glad the rebuild fixed the obvious problem. And...

Glad the rebuild fixed the obvious problem. And the heat shield for the secondary problem that surfaced is brilliant IMHO.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-18-2020, 01:26 PM
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Posted By mark1305
I also read through all this info as it developed...

I also read through all this info as it developed in this thread. Not sure about the additives in different specialty brands like Amsoil or Royal Purple, etc. But when I bought my YJ with an AX-15...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-18-2020, 09:35 AM
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Posted By mark1305
Same here, Max. Used grease before but the bread...

Same here, Max. Used grease before but the bread is a neat trick

BTW, your location still says Stuart. Are back down there (and doing AX-15s again)?

Edit: Dohh! I just noticed the dates on...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-16-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By mark1305
If you got or can get some 15 inch rims 7 inches...

If you got or can get some 15 inch rims 7 inches wide you may want to go with 30 X 9.50 X 15 tires. 31 X 10.50 may work on 7 inch wide rims but I've always put them on 8 inch wide rims. Someone...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-16-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 812
Posted By mark1305
Since mine is a carbed 4.2L I don't have to worry...

Since mine is a carbed 4.2L I don't have to worry about open/closed loop. Early on I had occasion to discover that my engine had no thermostat. I think I was replacing a bad water pump. Anyway it...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-16-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By mark1305
I agree with a lot of the comments on both...

I agree with a lot of the comments on both engines. I had a 300 in a 69 Ranchero with a 3 speed manual transmission. Loved it. Had a 400M in a 78 Grand Marquis wagon. Had as much torque down low...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-14-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 600
Posted By mark1305
It was from my 1999 BMW F650 Funduro. Many...

It was from my 1999 BMW F650 Funduro. Many owners did the same thing and removed that cannister "just because".

BMW parts can be pricey so I would recommend checking on f650.com as well as...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-14-2020, 09:09 AM
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Posted By mark1305
I have Spectrum internet (and phone and cable :( ...

I have Spectrum internet (and phone and cable :( ) I used to have a Cisco secure router plugged into the Spectrum modem until the router died. So I decided to go with the built in secure router in...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-13-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 600
Posted By mark1305
Just to further explain how the bike cannister...

Just to further explain how the bike cannister works in my case, on the bike it had a vacuum line to a port on one of the carbs and a brass orifice restrictor to control the flow and prevent symptoms...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   06-12-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 600
Posted By mark1305
I replaced mine with the cannister I removed from...

I replaced mine with the cannister I removed from my 99 BMW F650 bike. I think I posted a picture of it not too long ago. I would repost it now, but for some reason my Smugmug photo hosting page...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   05-27-2020, 07:03 AM
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Posted By mark1305
Welcome to the forum. As mentioned, they all...

Welcome to the forum. As mentioned, they all need a little work. And this is the right place to get and give help. Fill out some profile details since location helps others help out. And post up...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   05-23-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By mark1305
Don't know if it applies to 91 and later, but I...

Don't know if it applies to 91 and later, but I read somewhere when I was trouble shooting my bad charcoal cannister and the whoosh when removing the gas cap that the vent line on my 4.2L carbed...
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