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Forum: Tennessee Jeep Forum 05-21-2013, 12:40 PM
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Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
And I just noticed you have a YJ as well. I have...

And I just noticed you have a YJ as well. I have an 88 that I am overhauling engine for.
Also, one of the B2B founders has pretty built 89.
Forum: Tennessee Jeep Forum 05-21-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
Hey, I'm in Cordova as well. Welcome. There...

Hey, I'm in Cordova as well. Welcome.

There are a few. There is a big cruise-in in Bartlett on Thursday nights has had a pretty good Jeep presence from the Midsouth Jeep Club.

B2B Offroad has...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-03-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
Thanks for tip on ARP. Seems that they are the...

Thanks for tip on ARP. Seems that they are the only vendor. Anyone heard of any others?
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-02-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
sourcing new head bolts

I am in the process of changing head gasket (and probably doing a valve job) on my 1988 YJ with the 4.2l I6. I had no problem finding the gasket set for this job, but I am not having as much luck...
Forum: Tennessee Jeep Forum 11-05-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,842
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
X2 on MSJ. Good group of jeepers here in Memphis.

X2 on MSJ. Good group of jeepers here in Memphis.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-25-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
Sorry, I meant the Team Rush upgrade which is...

Sorry, I meant the Team Rush upgrade which is based on Ford parts if my memory is correct. I could be completely off base on that though..

I am asking because I was researching doing that upgrade...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-24-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
So Regan, would you recommend this GM based mod...

So Regan, would you recommend this GM based mod over the Ford based TFI mod?

(just thought I'd ask since I seem to recall you have an affinity for Ford power...)
Forum: YJ Build Forum 10-24-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,826
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
definitely interesting build. not sure I would...

definitely interesting build. not sure I would have considered a diesel before, but this makes it interesting. Plus there is a guy locally that just swapped one in. look forward to following the rest...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-21-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
Bump

Bump
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-20-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
Did you have any luck finding a bracket/pulley to...

Did you have any luck finding a bracket/pulley to replace the AC Compressor? I'd like to do the same to my 88 4.2, but can't seem to find the bypass pulley. I found for the 4.0l but not the 4.2l.
...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-20-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
ignition coil specs

I am posting to see if anyone with a different service manual can do a quick sanity check for me.

I have an 88 YJ with 4.2l, MC carb, AX-15 5 speed. I am troubleshooting a starting problem and...
Forum: Jeep Part-Outs 10-19-2012, 01:36 PM
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Views: 41,594
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
I kinda hoping you did just so I would a good...

I kinda hoping you did just so I would a good reason to drive and see the Eagle in person.
Forum: Jeep Part-Outs 10-19-2012, 01:35 PM
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Views: 41,594
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
Thanks for checking.

Thanks for checking.
Forum: Jeep Part-Outs 10-19-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 41,594
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
So Regan, you don't by any chance have any 4.2l...

So Regan, you don't by any chance have any 4.2l motors do you? I'm open to either running or rebuildable, just wondering what you have.

Since I'm in Memphis I am sure I could schedule a road-trip...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-20-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,364
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
Here is his eBay seller name: ehrmannmp ...

Here is his eBay seller name: ehrmannmp

Working on my install now. Carb looks great. Mine hasn't started yet, though not due to carb. I'm chasing an ignition issue that started before carb swap.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-16-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
Yeah, not swapping a lot of parts at this point...

Yeah, not swapping a lot of parts at this point unless I can pinpoint that they are bad. That said, I'm always interested in upgrade options for when this is running again.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-16-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
What did you use for manual distributor?

What did you use for manual distributor?
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-16-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
Nope, it kinda tries to fire on starting fluid,...

Nope, it kinda tries to fire on starting fluid, but doesn't.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-16-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
Well, new ICM and carb installed and still no...

Well, new ICM and carb installed and still no joy...
My gut says it still acts like spark issue, but timing light shows spark. I'm going to upgrade cap rotor etc and replace plugs and coil.
Rotor...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-31-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
Thx for this info. I have new gauges to out in...

Thx for this info. I have new gauges to out in and this post is perfect.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-27-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
I agree as well. For $60 at Napa i'll just...

I agree as well. For $60 at Napa i'll just replace the ICM.
Not saying that I'm above soldering in new components if it was a $300 part or if I couldn't get it easily. I might even play with old...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-26-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
It had been getting harder and harder to start....

It had been getting harder and harder to start. But only on first start of the day. Once it was running it would fire up ok. There were a lot of other indications that carb is shot so I'd ordered a...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-26-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
Just a bump to see if anyone has any ideas...

Just a bump to see if anyone has any ideas...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-25-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
Ignition Control Module (ICM) questions

I'm having issues getting my 88YJ (4.2l, stock Carter) to start. It is currently cranking fine, tries to fire occasionally, but won't start. It has a new fuel pump and I can see gas squirting in the...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 07-15-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By MisplacedDesertRat
What are you looking to get for them?

What are you looking to get for them?
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