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Old 01-12-2010, 11:33 PM   #61
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just wondering, can i cut the orange and purple wire in the middle of the ignition modlue and the connector/plug?

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Old 01-13-2010, 12:53 AM   #62
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Did a check on the fuel lines. Vapor lock doesn't seem to be possibility.
I didn't see a screen on the fuel inlet on the carb body.
Well my source for a timing light was selfish enough to go snowboarding in Alaska, so I will just have to wait for that.
I took it for another drive. My neck is stiff but it seems that it acks up the most while maintaining a speed or accelerating a little. If I accelerate a lot it runs pretty good.
I just need to break down and rebuild the carb. The thing that I fear the most.


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Old 01-13-2010, 12:42 PM   #63
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Did the nutter bypass, Jeep started like magic its still making small sputtering noises though, what could be the cause?

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Did you set the timing to 8 degree's after doing the bypass?
And did you adjust your carb . air setting with a vacuum gauge to achieve
the highest vacuum reading?
And try throwing in some new plugs , a bad running engine and eat plugs so after a nutter bypass a new set of plugs is a very good start.

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Old 01-13-2010, 08:07 PM   #65
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i set it to 8 degrees, i don't have a vacuum gauge but if i did i would not know how to check the vacuum. I got the new spark plugs and wires going.
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Old 01-13-2010, 11:20 PM   #66
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wow.. i havn't got on here at all in a while - ( im moving) and i am just waiting on parts -

fuel regulator - i don't have one as far as i know - checked from the tank to the carb - nothing - ( just the fuel filter) so i wll see if napa has one day - hopefully they do.. and hopfully thats the issue - but a new carb and timing chain and all that comes with the kit is comming with it too.. should be here in a nother week ( i hate living in guam)

moving to hawaii ( oahu ) in April.. so that will be better for my parts - but hopfully don't have to get any more -

thanks for all your help... im going to start her up again today - just to hear her purr .. or at least for the first ten min- then sputter and call me names -

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Old 01-15-2010, 05:03 AM   #67
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well, of course napa didn't have any- special order.. my parts should be in next week.. so with that i will post the results - from what i nkow - the timing chain and new sprockets are going to come in first - does anyone want to set up a friendly bet or a poll which will work???

- timing chain and sprocket set


- New Carburator


- None...



take your pick gents- you got about 5 days...
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Old 01-15-2010, 09:14 AM   #68
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have you checked the distributer?
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Old 01-17-2010, 06:39 PM   #69
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I still have a list of other things to look at BUT.... What about the ethanol in todays gasoline?
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Old 01-17-2010, 08:15 PM   #70
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What would I check about the distributor. It's there if that's what you mean. Haha
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Old 01-17-2010, 08:29 PM   #71
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My jeep wasted a whole tank in two days is it because of the nutter bypass?
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Old 01-17-2010, 09:27 PM   #72
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I would think not. Man. I don't knowt too much about it. But itshouldnt have anything to do with the fuel consumption
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What would I check about the distributor. It's there if that's what you mean. Haha
sometimes the shaft in the distributer becomes loose, causing it not to arc on all of the points. this caused the rpm's to jolt suddenly although you may not feel it on your foot. it can also cause the motor to stall without any warning. after this happens it may be hard to start, making you think its not getting any gas. have it checked out.
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Old 01-18-2010, 05:41 AM   #74
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thats funny you say that because i had to drive the jeep to the bottom of my hill last night - to get it to the new house i am moving into - and it was fine - kept the rpms low so i wouldn't have a problem - then - it just died - couldn't believe it - then it was so hard to start i drained my battery pretty much - so - how do i fix that dist. issue - hopfully cheap because i have a new timing chain in i am giong to replace - and i owe scott and a buck and change for the new carb he grabbed for me - ....so - let me know man - my buddy said he seen some play in my dist. when we were checking the timing - i think he said some cylinder that moves up and down - midway on the dist... i don't know - hell - im just learning -

thanks th0ugh man..

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Old 01-18-2010, 05:57 AM   #75
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get a new distributer assembly, not sure how much they cost. get a second opinion about it first though, i'm not a mechanical genuis. also, any thoughts about the cat. converter?
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Old 01-18-2010, 08:12 PM   #76
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Hey kyle , just pull the dist. out and hold the gear on the bottom and hold the rotor cap and see if when you twist one of the end the other end moves with no sloppy play when moved back and forth.
And if you have a problem let me know and i will get one on the way cheap for ya.

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Old 01-18-2010, 11:10 PM   #77
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thanks guys - im not sure when i am going to do this work - so busy with building a fence in this new house for the dogs, and still under an apprenticeship at the tattoo parlor...

with no jeep to take me there ... ah well.. you guys rock man -

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anyone around here in hawaii? ill be ther in april...
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Old 01-19-2010, 11:39 AM   #78
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Hey Kyle,
How long will you be there?
Who knows I might just take a trip there to say hello

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Old 01-19-2010, 05:12 PM   #79
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Checked that TDC was correct. Check
Rechecked all plugs/wires. Check
Do timing again. 6' advance. Check.
Drive around block. Same. No improvement.
Set timing to 8'. Drive around the block. Same. No improvement.
Set timing to 4'. Drive around the block. Small improvement.
HMMMMMM.

I dumped 1/4 of a can of seafoam in the carb with the motor off. let it sit for a couple of minutes. I then ran it (once it started again) till no more smoke came out. Repete. Big improvement.
Running good so far. Don't know why.

What do you want to know about Hawaii?
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Old 01-19-2010, 05:33 PM   #80
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I would retry the timing at 8 degree's.
and you are setting the timing with the vacuum line off the dist. advance and the vacuum line plugged up with a golf tee while setting the timing . ( just checking )
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Ya. The vacuum line was pluged. And please double check my thinking. Most of what I know is from what it read in forums like this. I have very little hands on experience.
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Old 01-22-2010, 08:29 PM   #82
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Why is my jeep emmision so bad, i could smell the exhaust horrible. i know its not supposed to be this bad.
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Old 01-25-2010, 04:26 AM   #83
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alright - got the carb in - ( thanks scott)

but not installed - for some reason the bolts weren't long enough - maybe i am installing it wrong but they aren't long enough to get the nut on the other side on... so i guess longer bolts - but why would they come with the adapter kid for that specific carb/jeep...

i don't know - i will post pics tomorrow - but i am excited about it - and nervous - does anyone have pics about the hookups as far as fuel and pcv and everything else -

thanks guys -

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Old 01-25-2010, 04:27 AM   #84
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ooo let me do this - cause somtimes i don't check the forum just the email ( on my iphone)

anklenawer@gmail.com

thanks guys..
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if anyone cared - i know this is about dead here but -

got it running but it won't stay and idle - tuned it so it won't die on the first drop of rpms - but it will die and barley run - when it accelerates ( a little touch of gas) it will go to 3000rpms, but then back to barley running then quit - sprayed starter fluid - bot a vaccume leak in the back - only problem is - i used sealer and tighted it down all the way - not sure whats up

anyway- thanks for the help guys - im about to go to the store for a for sale sign - very upset about it today-
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if anyone cared - i know this is about dead here but -

got it running but it won't stay and idle - tuned it so it won't die on the first drop of rpms - but it will die and barley run - when it accelerates ( a little touch of gas) it will go to 3000rpms, but then back to barley running then quit - sprayed starter fluid - bot a vaccume leak in the back - only problem is - i used sealer and tighted it down all the way - not sure whats up

anyway- thanks for the help guys - im about to go to the store for a for sale sign - very upset about it today-
kyle- not dead yet! as you know i've been having the same problems with my motorcraft. it's cold here in Nevada now and when I first start it up in the morning it idles fine until i tap the gas to engage the choke, then it starts to idle at 2K. It takes about 10 minutes to warm up enough where i can back it out, otherwise if i try driving it cold it will just sputter and stall. i can't exactly drive it at 2K rpm either, the creep on it will be horrible.

after it's all nice and warm at operating temperature it will drive fine for about 20 minutes. if it's more than a 20 minute ride then it will start to "puff/pop" out of the exhaust and it shakes while at a light.

I also used some Red High-Temp RTV to seal up my gaskets and everything. I think it might be a leak at my Brake Booster but I'm not sure when I'll have enough money to replace it. Until then, i'll be driving her just as is.
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well my last try is today - going to put on the heat spacer... hopefully that cures the vacume leak... need longer bolts which i have i think - and going to gasket seal the hell out of it and put it on snug - if that doesn't work - asking my buddy who is really good with carbs, then to the shop - i wish i could fix this by myself but im pretty much out of ideas here... -

another question - on the TPS... i think its called - with 5 vacume ports ...2 rows 3 in front two in back - i have the diagram where they go - but where is the ported vaccume line going to?

thanks - kyle
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pulled off the carb and noticed a bunch of oil in the adapter area ( that was leaking out of the carb as well) from the pvc line... should there be that much oil in there - some got into my little 2 port thing ( can't remember the name)

thanks guys - putting it on now - be back in an hour..

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well my last try is today - going to put on the heat spacer... hopefully that cures the vacume leak... need longer bolts which i have i think - and going to gasket seal the hell out of it and put it on snug - if that doesn't work - asking my buddy who is really good with carbs, then to the shop - i wish i could fix this by myself but im pretty much out of ideas here... -

another question - on the TPS... i think its called - with 5 vacume ports ...2 rows 3 in front two in back - i have the diagram where they go - but where is the ported vaccume line going to?

thanks - kyle
kyle- i think that part is called a CTO. The ported vacuum should be T'd and going to the left side port on the mc2100.



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i will try that - but first

i installed the carb again - plenty of gasket juice and used the heat spacer that scott gave me - let me tel you this - USE THE BLACK SPACER...

put it in and it reved to 4000 rpms.. turned the idle down and boom - back to 1000.. i can't get it less than that - and the throttle won't go all the way down unless by force ( popped a spring on it) but sadly


its doing the same thing - acting better though - its still popping at idle and skipping a while at lower rpms now.. not higher.. at 2 grand its popping and hesitant - but drivable now -

again - the warmer the worse it is - checked for vacume leaks and couldnt find any ( by way of starting fluid and so on ) i just can't figure it out - i am going to put a timing light on it again and make sure we are on 8 degrees.. and clean that carb out with seafoam shit - but other than that - any taker ?

point being - its better - but still not the most dependable jeep on the road - idle rough and popping sputtering when accelerating

about to go to a mechanic

but hey - i got it running .... and learned - thats the point right?

hah

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