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Old 10-10-2011, 10:58 PM   #1
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Howdy from Enumclaw!

Just checking in here. I'm a retired firefighter and have some time on my hands now. I run a 1979 CJ5 and a 1997 TJ. The '79 is my off road Jeep and the '97 is my run around town Jeep.

I am having some real problems with my '79 CJ5. It has a 304 V-8, T-18 four speed. I am running 4:11 with a Detroit Locker in the rear. If you want to hear a horror story about the repair of this Jeep, I'll be glad to bend your ear. I need some good, serious advice regarding some repairs that are needed for the '79 CJ5. I have all the problems figured out I just need to know where and how I can get these items fixed. I have learned to stay away from Edlebrock Carbs. for off-road use. I have switched to a 470 cfm Holley Truck Avenger.

Glad to be on board here. I hope that I can contribute so that no has to go through what I am going through right now.
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Old 10-11-2011, 12:45 PM   #2
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Welcome! I'm sure when some of the guys get home from work and get on here they will be able to lend you some advice :-)

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Old 10-11-2011, 09:02 PM   #3
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95' YJ 6" lift 35"x12.5r15's D30/8.8 locked with 4:88's
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Old 10-12-2011, 12:55 AM   #4
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Welcome! Enumclaw is a great home base for jeepin....
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Old 10-12-2011, 01:37 PM   #5
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Welcome. Your problems that you're having. I assume they are carburation problems? Normal drivability issues or issues when you're offroading?
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