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Discussion in 'Early CJ5 and CJ6 Tech' started by tone, May 24, 2004.

  1. May 25, 2004
    tone

    tone New Member

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    more
     
  2. May 25, 2004
    tone

    tone New Member

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    last one
     
  3. May 25, 2004
    tone

    tone New Member

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    it gives WAY more flex when your rock crawling, i just need longer shocks and a body lift then im gonna put it on 38x14.50x15 SSR's
     
  4. May 25, 2004
    neptco19

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  5. May 25, 2004
    tone

    tone New Member

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    does anyone know the PN(napa preferd) for valve cover gaskets for the engine?
     
  6. May 25, 2004
    neptco19

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    this should be the NAPA # NGAVS38303 :beer:
     
  7. May 26, 2004
    tone

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    might as well try to see how much new valve covers are running anyone have a PN on that and what type of silicon should i use on the valve cover gasket?
     
  8. May 26, 2004
    double R

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    He doesn't have shackle hangers on the rear...he has a piece of leaf from the frame to the shackle then shackle to the leaf spring pack...3/4
     
  9. May 26, 2004
    neptco19

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    okkk I see it now, I was just wondering when he said 1/4 elip, and then there was a complete leaf there. sorry for the Hijack tone :beer:
     
  10. May 26, 2004
    Mark Mann

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    Welcome from Huntsville Al! Great looking jeep! If I did not misread, you said 4:56 gears? That would cut into the ole top speed I would imagine. Aside of tune up that the other guys mentioned.

    MM :v6:
     
  11. May 26, 2004
    coby61

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    Sent you a PM. I am in Dallas GA.
     
  12. May 26, 2004
    BlueFlu

    BlueFlu past owner of some ecj5's

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    Just a thought here run it once with out the air filter and see if that helps.
    And welcome from middle TN.
     
  13. May 27, 2004
    tone

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    this is a stupid question but what all do i need to do to do a tune up besides change the plugs? bc i got some plugs today from napa i forgot what PN they are..... i think the guy said it was a .045 gap let me know if this is right and sorry for a stupid question!
     
  14. May 27, 2004
    James P. Enderwies

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    Tone: You need plugs (gap .040), dist cap, rotor. The cap and rotor may be OK but it ti's over 2 years old, get new ones. Also check your wires.
     
  15. May 27, 2004
    Hippo393

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    Jim, I thought the FSM calls for .035 gap, not .040. My newly bought Bosch Platinum were pre-gapped to .040, and I had to bang 'em to .035. But maybe that's because of my FAT fingers. :D Just seeking clarification. :beer:
     
  16. May 27, 2004
    blabhern

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    After sitting for a year, the carb rebuild is probably what you need. I will be rebuilding a dauntless in the not too near future and was looking at the AZ rebuild kit for it myself. The carb will be rebuilt as well. At least your's is running. Mine is back together just to see if pieces are missing. At least it looks like an engine.
     
  17. May 27, 2004
    James P. Enderwies

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    Hippo: You are correct, sir. BUT with the HEI you can easilly run a .040 gap (more juice there) :) . This gives you a larger spark at low engine speeds. The Bosch platinums hardly wear their gap at all, so you don't need to worry about it getting larger as time goes by. Some use a .045 gap. This of OK but a bit on the large size and I really don't think anything more would be gained past .040. This would be especially true of you are using non-platinum plugs. In a years time, you would probably have a .050 gap--not good.

    Remember, Tone has HEI, you don't. HEI=more juice & larger gap. Non-HEI=less juice & standard gap.

    And no, FAT fingers would not affect this; just a FAT plug guage! R)
     
  18. May 28, 2004
    tone

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    i got some plugs from napa but they look old as crap ill take pics of them tomorrow there down in my XJ but before i gap them and install them i wanna know what you guys think about them if they look crappy then ill return them and get whatever someone recomends, that boch platinum sounds good! - oh yea the brand of the plug is AC..... if that means anything except old.
     
  19. May 28, 2004
    James P. Enderwies

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    Anthony: The correct plugs are:

    AC--AC44S or R44S

    Champion--UJ12Y

    Bosch platinum--WR9FP

    BTW, AC means AC Delco--GM product.
     
  20. May 28, 2004
    gte636p

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    ahh... that didn't sell over on southern jeeps? i'm in the smyrna area if you want to get together sometime. as for the carb rebuild, be ready with the tag off of it. every friggin napa i've gone to wouldn't sell me the kit without the tag, but pep-boys will oreder me one no questions asked...
     

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