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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-16-2020, 04:15 PM
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Those look like the correct stock calipers. ...

Those look like the correct stock calipers.



They are probably gummed up with rust/crud in the bore.


Unless your on 35s or larger, the stock brakes work fine IF they are in good working...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-13-2020, 07:14 PM
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Looks good! Id do spacers or wide trac...

Looks good!

Id do spacers or wide trac axles and Id flip those hinges over so the tailgate sits level
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-12-2020, 09:37 PM
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With bigger tires and deeper gears, the new gear...

With bigger tires and deeper gears, the new gear set now takes the mechanical leverage. The axle shafts still see the increased leverage of the bigger tires.



Its like a seesaw with a fat kid...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-12-2020, 09:21 PM
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It varies between people. Ive spun at least 3...

It varies between people. Ive spun at least 3 hubs over the last 27 years. All on the street. Stock 258 engines and 29" tires. My solution was to swap in a late 86 Dana 44 in each of my CJs as I...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-09-2020, 11:06 AM
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Posted By only in a jeep cj
Correct. The holes and tubs are different. All...

Correct. The holes and tubs are different. All the 85 and 86 tubs that I’ve seen had the folding seat standard.
Find a stock fold n tumble seat. You will like it.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-08-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By only in a jeep cj
A lot of people do not understand the design of...

A lot of people do not understand the design of the stock shackle as it is composed of inner sleeves that are a distance slightly shorter than the width of the bushings so when everything is...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-07-2020, 02:00 PM
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Views: 332
Posted By only in a jeep cj
If they are stock shackles, you’ll see the bolt...

If they are stock shackles, you’ll see the bolt no longer centered in the bushing.
Sometimes the outer exposed bushing edges will be missing large pieces.
Or the shackle will be loose or leaning...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-06-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By only in a jeep cj
Let’s just confirm all the mounting so that is...

Let’s just confirm all the mounting so that is out of the way.
The T4/SR4/and T5 are dimensionally the same.
For this application.......

The frame has 4 belly pan holes per side.
You should...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   04-01-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By only in a jeep cj
I know the head bolt that is there does but I...

I know the head bolt that is there does but I don’t think the exhaust bolt hole should.
No worries. There is usually a stud there and at the other end. Use thread sealer and you should be fine.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-31-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,390
Posted By only in a jeep cj
Of course they arenít spinning, but the U Joints...

Of course they arenít spinning, but the U Joints are pivoting with the front wheels as they are turned. If you have a dry or loose cap, rust binds up the bearings and the joint locks up. The leverage...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-31-2020, 09:12 AM
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Views: 692
Posted By only in a jeep cj
Yes, that ^^^^^^

Yes, that ^^^^^^
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-30-2020, 04:42 PM
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Posted By only in a jeep cj
Yes, in a stock power brake configuration, the...

Yes, in a stock power brake configuration, the pedal pad does sit lower at rest than in a manual configuration.

The manual masters push rod connects directly to the pedal where the power...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-30-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By only in a jeep cj
I could be wrong on this and someone will chime...

I could be wrong on this and someone will chime in but here’s what I did.

I too have a 75 CJ and my P valve was leaking at the sensor fitting.

I had a good used one off a YJ and it matched. I...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-29-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,390
Posted By only in a jeep cj
Sounds like you have a seized front axle shaft U...

Sounds like you have a seized front axle shaft U joint. The same description is what I experienced as well. Easy to check them quickly. Get front tires off the ground lock the hubs and turn steering...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-29-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By only in a jeep cj
The proportioning valve distributes the pressure...

The proportioning valve distributes the pressure differently from the front to the back as you don’t want the rear to lock up before the front. The factory proportioning valve that you have now is...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-27-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,058
Posted By only in a jeep cj
Look into having them welded up versus just body...

Look into having them welded up versus just body filler. Do not assume the paint shop will do it correctly. Also the paint shop may try to cover your spot welds that are visible on the rear quarter...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-27-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By only in a jeep cj
Your number 1 is the long bolt that acts like a...

Your number 1 is the long bolt that acts like a clamp on the aluminum parts that pivot.
In some cases I’ve also had to loosen the two short bolts on the forward bracket at the water pump. This...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-26-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By only in a jeep cj
Loosen the bolt line but do not remove it. I...

Loosen the bolt line but do not remove it. I believe it to 9/16. Loosen bolt two and three and do not remove them. 15mm box end on number 2
15mm socket with extension out to wrench to clear bracket...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-26-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By only in a jeep cj
If all 4 are 1.75Ē wide itís got a pre 76 CJ ...

If all 4 are 1.75Ē wide itís got a pre 76 CJ

At 2Ē itís a front for 76 to 86 CJ.
I count 5 leaves with the bottom being a load helper?
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-26-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By only in a jeep cj
If all 4 are 1.75” wide it’s got a pre 76 CJ ...

If all 4 are 1.75” wide it’s got a pre 76 CJ

At 2” it’s a front for 76 to 86 CJ.
I count 5 leaves with the bottom being a load helper?
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