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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-20-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By crosma
Stephen102938, it varies by the linkage, mine was...

Stephen102938, it varies by the linkage, mine was different from what I found online, but mine's linkage goes into a bar with multiple holes, move it up\down those holes to get faster or slower...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By crosma
Hmmm, I did not tune it with the vac advance...

Hmmm, I did not tune it with the vac advance connected. I'll try again.

Though, I got good results today by adjusting the accelerator pump to its highest setting on the lever (only one notch up)...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-13-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By crosma
Replaced the fuel pump and filter, did not seem...

Replaced the fuel pump and filter, did not seem to change anything.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-12-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By crosma
Trying to tune my 258, hei, motorcraft 2150

This got a bit long winded, but I wanted to be as complete as I could so as to not waste anyones time with having to ask questions, now I just waste your time with reading.


So, a couple weeks...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-30-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By crosma
Low voltage at distributor

I just installed a new CRT HEI distributor on my '89 4.2. Love it so far. During the install I tested the voltage the power wire for the distributor and found that its only giving around...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-30-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By crosma
StanF, as a side note, I've ordered an ammo can...

StanF, as a side note, I've ordered an ammo can for a console, using a bunch of your ideas and changing up a few. I'll be sure to post photos when its done in a few weeks.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-28-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By crosma
Honestly I'm doing the home brew posi lock...

Honestly I'm doing the home brew posi lock because its cheap and it won't randomly fail. I'm into it for $37 total and I have the tools already.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-28-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By crosma
DREDnot's point of balance is a good one, so I...

DREDnot's point of balance is a good one, so I think locking it over is out, because I do travel on the highway. I'll research doing the solid axle before I buy parts for doing my own posi-lok.
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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-28-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By crosma
Yeah, I saw those options but this is still my...

Yeah, I saw those options but this is still my DD, kind of wanted to keep it disconnectable. Is it that much of a fuel economy impact to go solid axle?
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-27-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By crosma
Yeah, I'm gonna. It looks like I can do it...

Yeah, I'm gonna. It looks like I can do it properly for under $50.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-27-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By crosma
Thanks, this is exactly the kind of solution I...

Thanks, this is exactly the kind of solution I was looking for. Ordering three of them. Is there a particular type of glue that will hold these rubber parts good?

I really should just upgrade to a...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-27-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By crosma
Replacing the vacuum actuator's connection boot thinger...

The rubber boots that hold the vacuum lines on to my front axle's actuator are so worn out and soft that they will no longer stay connected. I tried to find a replacement but I have no idea what to...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-19-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,134
Posted By crosma
Very nice writeup, found it very useful. Thanks.

Very nice writeup, found it very useful. Thanks.
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-21-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By crosma
Hey, Jeep can carry appliances too! ...

Hey, Jeep can carry appliances too!

http://jeep.crosma.us/2014-05-20%2018.47.44.jpg
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-21-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By crosma
Real simple setup to keep the bikini top from...

Real simple setup to keep the bikini top from filling up with rain...

http://jeep.crosma.us/2014-05-11%2018.10.16.jpg

http://jeep.crosma.us/2014-05-11%2018.10.24.jpg
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-21-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By crosma
Also while I had the skid out, I figured out...

Also while I had the skid out, I figured out where my transmission was pissing fluid from. The linkage seal.

Things I learned here:

Freeze the seal for a couple hours before it goes in....
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-21-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By crosma
When I had my skid out, I discovered where my...

When I had my skid out, I discovered where my clunking was coming from. Holy crap were these mounts dead.

This is meant to be one piece.
http://jeep.crosma.us/2014-05-03%2019.09.32.jpg


Kind...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-21-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By crosma
I had to put nutserts in for all 6 of the skid...

I had to put nutserts in for all 6 of the skid bolts. All in all, the job wasn't nearly as hard as I had feared. I followed

Link to the exact nutserts I bought: McMaster-Carr...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-21-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By crosma
Rear diff cover. This took 10 minutes including...

Rear diff cover. This took 10 minutes including finding the tool and putting it away.
http://jeep.crosma.us/2014-05-03%2018.43.38.jpg
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-21-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By crosma
A nice top lift. Modified a bed frame to...

A nice top lift. Modified a bed frame to distribute the lift over the whole top. Used a 6000lb winch from Harbor Freight that my friend had laying around and never used. We didn't even hook the thing...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-21-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By crosma
Super simple door rack. These were $6 each at...

Super simple door rack. These were $6 each at Lowes, used the strongest wood screws we had. Put some eyelets in the holes at the front just to be sure they cannot slide off. I'm probably gonna put...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-21-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By crosma
Not sure how these guys got in my uploaded...

Not sure how these guys got in my uploaded photos. But, cats.
http://jeep.crosma.us/2014-01-28%2023.26.23.jpg
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-21-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By crosma
Shackles

Installed a set of Rubicon Express Greasable Front Shackles (http://www.quadratec.com/products/16311_5602.htm). Another pretty easy job, the skid on my steering box got in the way and made getting...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-21-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By crosma
Red '89 Build (Image heavy)

This is gonna be mostly pretty basic stuff. I'm just a driveway mechanic.

I have a bit of a backlog of images from a few projects. I'll keep each project to its own post.

First up, body mount...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 05-06-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By crosma
Ok, so gave up waiting for a second opinion and...

Ok, so gave up waiting for a second opinion and just ratchet strapped that bastard towards the frame. It all worked out.
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