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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-23-2011, 08:26 PM
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Yeah splicing the temp gauge into either wire of...

Yeah splicing the temp gauge into either wire of the 2 wire sensor up front would throw off both the ecu and your temp gauge reading. Very possible you would even burn up the ecu. The suggestion to...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 11-21-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 27
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I got the caulking gun type from Eastwood.com. I...

I got the caulking gun type from Eastwood.com. I think any body supply place should have it. The only problem you might have is it only comes in a couple of colors, I got black, and will be painting...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 11-20-2011, 10:10 PM
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BTW just to clarify, I said where the hood meets...

BTW just to clarify, I said where the hood meets the horizontal cowl piece... I meant to say vertical.

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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-19-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,531
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I like my Snap-on Techangle... works awesome on...

I like my Snap-on Techangle... works awesome on torque to yield head bolts. And for proving wrong the guy in the shop who swears by "torque sticks" for his impact gun. Those things are such a crock.
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 11-19-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
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The vent overflowing is common when that rubber...

The vent overflowing is common when that rubber "sock" in the engine compartment gets clogged. If not that, the rubber seal between the windshield frame and cowl is a common leak when it's old and...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-16-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,434
Posted By onroad
Kinda sounds like a security module. What kind...

Kinda sounds like a security module. What kind of markings does it have? If it's a security device I'd just rip it out and be done with it.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-08-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,009
Posted By onroad
Make sure you leave the reservoir uncapped. And...

Make sure you leave the reservoir uncapped. And it helps to pump the clutch pedal a few times before opening the bleeder. After a little while close the bleeder, pump it up again, and open bleeder...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-07-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By onroad
Backpressure from a working cat is so minor...

Backpressure from a working cat is so minor there's barely a difference in power whether it's there or not, on a stock or near stock engine. And it has no effect on fuel economy. If it was bad and...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 11-07-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By onroad
Most newer vehicles need a VIN programmed to a...

Most newer vehicles need a VIN programmed to a new ECM, but I'm almost positive these are plug-in and go. If the new one doesn't work and the old one does, without messing with anything else in...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-04-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,522
Posted By onroad
Just went to a class on Ford diesels. The new...

Just went to a class on Ford diesels. The new 6.7L Powerstroke looks niiice. Maybe I can persuade the boss to get a new 2011 F550 wrecker. Instead of heavy reliance on EGR to lower NOx emissions...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-03-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,434
Posted By onroad
Ok sounds like one of the contacts in the...

Ok sounds like one of the contacts in the ignition switch burned out. One of the circuits coming out powers up the fuel pump relay, coil, and PCM, among a few other things. The PCM is what sends...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 11-01-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By onroad
When Newman tried to make it to the docks with...

When Newman tried to make it to the docks with the dinosaur embryos.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-01-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,434
Posted By onroad
The shift light is controlled by the PCM, using...

The shift light is controlled by the PCM, using inputs from vehicle speed and load (MAP sensor) to recommend when to upshift. It comes on momentarily when you turn the key to the on position along...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-31-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By onroad
FYI, it's unlikely this is an ABS issue. Save...

FYI, it's unlikely this is an ABS issue. Save for the fact that if your ABS was functioning properly it should release brake pressure from the wheel that's locking up. But the ABS will not be the...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-31-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,522
Posted By onroad
Every now and then they get some highway use but...

Every now and then they get some highway use but the majority is urban/suburban towing. So I guess that's one problem. Also the guys like to leave them idling all day to keep the cab at their comfy...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-31-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,522
Posted By onroad
We have all 3 in tow trucks at my shop. Actually...

We have all 3 in tow trucks at my shop. Actually the Chevys are pre-Duramax, we have '95 and '96 GMC C3500 wreckers with the 6.5L Detroit diesel. We have an '07 F450 wrecker with the 6.0L...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-30-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By onroad
The reason you can't satisfy everyone as far as...

The reason you can't satisfy everyone as far as this topic goes is everyone has a different opinion on what morals are and where they come from. To me being moral is respecting everybody the same...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-30-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By onroad
What's wrong with Subaru? Nothing. They're good...

What's wrong with Subaru? Nothing. They're good cars. If it was the 80's I'd say different but they're great now. I've had a WRX for 7 years, still have yet to have ANY problem with it. I think...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-26-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By onroad
I would have guessed the system is airbound,...

I would have guessed the system is airbound, except normally you'll see it overheating. If it's hitting 210 and coming back down chances are it's doing it's job. Mine bounces like that, between...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-26-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By onroad
Engine running pressure should be approx. 31 psi....

Engine running pressure should be approx. 31 psi. With vacuum line off of the regulator you should have 38-42psi (likewise with key-on engine-off). Sounds like everything is right within spec for...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-25-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By onroad
No hose will collapse while you're running, the...

No hose will collapse while you're running, the system builds up to about 15 psi warmed up. The spring is there in the hose to keep it from collapsing after the engine is shut off and cooling down. ...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-20-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By onroad
I did it on the outside. It helps that I'll be...

I did it on the outside. It helps that I'll be painting it soon, so I can sand down the spots that I messed up a little. The stuff is sandable. There's no way to do it from the inside though. If...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-20-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By onroad
The cowl seal between the windshield frame is...

The cowl seal between the windshield frame is common, mine looked like a sponge after 20 years. But I found even after replacing that I still had a leak in the same spot. It turned out the be the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-20-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By onroad
Is the gasket seated and your manifold bolts...

Is the gasket seated and your manifold bolts torqued down good? Sounds like you might have created a vacuum leak at the intake manifold. If you shoot a little carb cleaner at the mating surface of...
Forum: Builders Corner 10-18-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By onroad
How many switches do you plan on using? It all...

How many switches do you plan on using? It all depends on what your setup is.

In a way, yes you can put as many things on one switch as you want, it's the relay that's carrying the load. The...
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