The Official "What The Heck Is This?" Thread

Discussion in 'Early CJ-5 and CJ-6 Tech' started by Focker, Feb 19, 2016.

  1. Dec 4, 2017
    FinoCJ

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    ojgrsoi has it above - the switch unit was mounted under the bottom edge of the dash to the right of the steering column.
     
  2. Dec 4, 2017
    tomasinator

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    Ah, I'm obviously missing that little switch unit and missing any defroster duct work. Thanks!
     
  3. Dec 5, 2017
    1960willyscj5

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    And missing some vacuum lines that go to that semi-circular gizmo with the three nubbins on it.
     
  4. Dec 5, 2017
    tarry99

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    That switch can also be a bear to get to work correctly..........especially if it's been laying around for a few decades..........likewise the additional defroster duct has some Vacuum canisters that also have been hard to find replacements for..................Maybe someone else on here has solved or sourced a different canister to fix these.[​IMG]
     
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    1960willyscj5

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    Didn't Chevy/GMC pickups use them?
     
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    Uncle Vin

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    See, Heater vacuume diaphragm
     
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    tarry99

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    Glad someone figured that out........
     
  8. Dec 7, 2017
    tomasinator

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    I ordered what I thought was the correct sender: Gas Tank Sending Unit Kit 70-86 CJ 15 GAL Steel Tank 5357373K 17724.09 FREE SHIP | eBay

    The mounting ring doesn't fit. The collar on the tank has two offset slots, while the locking ring on the new sender has four locking tabs.

    Is the tank not what we thought it was or did I order the wrong sending unit?
     

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  9. Dec 7, 2017
    jpflat2a

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    The two tabs in the tank should hold the sending unit in the proper tank orientation.
    The 4 tabs on the locking ring are for turning/twisting the locking ring as the o-ring is compressed.
    As long as the locking ring fits into the tank opening and will turn, I don't see any issues with my old eyes.
     
  10. Dec 10, 2017 at 12:16 AM
    tomasinator

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    Thanks for the advice. That worked!

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Dec 12, 2017 at 12:33 PM
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    It's the least I can do since I've learned so much from your posts -- especially the V6 blueprint rebuild thread. Epic. (y)
     
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