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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-06-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By mckinley4371
I bought the Throttle Body Injection kit from...

I bought the Throttle Body Injection kit from Howell. It replaces the carb and the computer. Some guys with more knowledge are able to gather the parts necessary from junk yards. I just paid the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-24-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By mckinley4371
Yes, that's what I did when I installed the...

Yes, that's what I did when I installed the Howell TBI. Here's the way I ran all my other vacuum lines. I know some people have eliminated the CTO valve and charcoal canister. I left those on, it's...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-24-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By mckinley4371
You don't say if you have a 4.2 or 2.5 engine....

You don't say if you have a 4.2 or 2.5 engine. Here's one for a 4.2 intake.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-17-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By mckinley4371
I tried the above request for my 88. Jeep's...

I tried the above request for my 88. Jeep's response:

"I appreciate the time you have taken to request this information. Unfortunately due to the age of we no longer have your vehicle build...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-16-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,899
Posted By mckinley4371
I had to remove the bolt where the shaft slips on...

I had to remove the bolt where the shaft slips on to the steering gear box. Just loosening the bolt wasn't enough. And when putting the new one on do the same thing, slide it on with the bolt out. ...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-07-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By mckinley4371
Used this rubber one, think it's the first one...

Used this rubber one, think it's the first one you have listed. Was a little more expensive but didn't need RTV and have no leaks.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-02-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By mckinley4371
I have an 88 with the 4.2 and had a similar...

I have an 88 with the 4.2 and had a similar experience. My problem was with the automatic choke. It would warm up fine but stall when I put in gear. Every change of season I had to readjust the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-10-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By mckinley4371
4.2, 1988 YJ. Swapped mine for throttle body...

4.2, 1988 YJ. Swapped mine for throttle body injection. Love it.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-08-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 246
Posted By mckinley4371
Here's a picture. Kinda hard to see but it's back...

Here's a picture. Kinda hard to see but it's back there.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-08-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 246
Posted By mckinley4371
On mine there is a round plastic ball under the...

On mine there is a round plastic ball under the battery. It's a vacuum storage tank, for lack of a better word. There is a rubber vacuum line that comes out of that and goes across the valve cover....
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-08-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By mckinley4371
All vacuum lines connected? Properly? Timing...

All vacuum lines connected? Properly? Timing set correctly? So many things it could be. Did you follow the trouble shooting guidelines that are in the instuction manual? Did you jump the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-04-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By mckinley4371
As far as your heater goes, is it getting vacuum...

As far as your heater goes, is it getting vacuum to operate the vent doors? Here's a picture of the vacuum line that comes off the back of the manifold and provides vacuum to operate the heater...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-04-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By mckinley4371
I have an '88 with the 4.2, HEI and Howell TBI....

I have an '88 with the 4.2, HEI and Howell TBI. The vacuum canister under my battery has one of the lines the plugged however the other one goes to a T with the distributor advance vacuum line and...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-04-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 246
Posted By mckinley4371
Just so you know what you're looking for those...

Just so you know what you're looking for those vacuum lines are hard plastic ones in different colors. Not the usual rubber ones like are in the engine compartment. And they get very brittle with...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-30-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By mckinley4371
On my '88 4.2.

On my '88 4.2.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-30-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By mckinley4371
I recently put the Howell TBI on my '88 4.2. I...

I recently put the Howell TBI on my '88 4.2. I love it. When I first got the jeep I rebuilt the Carter carb. A year later I had to take it apart, clean it and readjust it. Every season when the temp...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-24-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By mckinley4371
Found this on another forum: That little...

Found this on another forum:

That little flat box is called the Diode/Fuse assembly. It feeds signals to the MCU (computer), Idle Speed-Up Relay (ISR), and the Idle Solenoid (more on this later.)...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-23-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By mckinley4371
What is this circuit board for?

Can anyone tell me what this for? One of the wires is an orange one that goes to the A/C compressor and condenser. It was tucked underneath the battery tray. I'm in the middle of installing the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-19-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By mckinley4371
1. Warm idle screw. 2. Cold idle screw. 3....

1. Warm idle screw.
2. Cold idle screw.
3. Cam attached to your choke.

When cold that white plastic cam will be rotated so that the #2 screw rests against different steps on that cam. As it...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-17-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By mckinley4371
I have to adjust my choke every winter then back...

I have to adjust my choke every winter then back again in the spring. Just did this last week. '88 4.2 also.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-16-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,228
Posted By mckinley4371
I called Howell.......it's as simple as...

I called Howell.......it's as simple as connecting their white wire to the negative side of the distributor which should be the tach lead. Their purple and orange wires go to the solenoid and/or...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-16-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,228
Posted By mckinley4371
Thanks to you both. I'll get back to you after I...

Thanks to you both. I'll get back to you after I take another look under the hood. I thought I eliminated the Duraspark when I put in the DUI HEI set up but maybe there's still some parts in there.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-15-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,228
Posted By mckinley4371
I know this is an older thread but does anyone...

I know this is an older thread but does anyone have a wiring diagram for installing the Howell TBI kit with a HEI distributor? Getting ready to start on mine, the included instructions don't...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-10-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By mckinley4371
Maybe the floats in the new carb need adjusted...

Maybe the floats in the new carb need adjusted properly. Sounds like they may not be letting enough gas into the bowl of the carb.
Forum: YJ Pics Forum 10-22-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 15,713
Posted By mckinley4371
Our '88

Our '88
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