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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-12-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By cplwillow
I have used the Lube Locker ones and have not had...

I have used the Lube Locker ones and have not had any issues with them. I put them on about 3 months ago, both front and rear, and done some wheeling with them. You dont need to use any RTV. I like...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-01-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By cplwillow
I did. As soon as it started acting funny I...

I did. As soon as it started acting funny I replaced all the easy things like fuel filter, plugs and wires. I bought the Jeep from a surf instructor here in Oceanside, CA and he was terrible at...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-01-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By cplwillow
From what everybody says it may be something in...

From what everybody says it may be something in the exhaust. I am going to start troubleshooting that area today. This is exactly why I always consult the forum before I start digging around and...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-01-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By cplwillow
When I take off from a light I have to put the...

When I take off from a light I have to put the peddle to the floor or it will bog down and act like its not getting any gas. When it bogs the RPM's drop to around 500, but it wont die, until I put...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-01-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By cplwillow
Its has a touch over 134K on the engine. No...

Its has a touch over 134K on the engine. No antifreeze in the oil or leaks anywhere. My concern was that it was running good, for an engine with that many miles, and then this week it started to bog...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 12-31-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By cplwillow
Compression Test Results

As a way to count down the new year I checked the old YJ out to see where I need to start 2013. I did the compression test and here are the results. I have always heard a 10% change is acceptable.
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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 12-16-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By cplwillow
trouble accelerating

Recently my 4.2 w/ the MC 2150 has been bucking when I go to accelerate. If a put it to the floor it will go but if I want to accelerate at a normal pace it bucks and jumps. I have tried playing with...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-26-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By cplwillow
Ill jump on the EBay guy motorcraft's. Wont bore...

Ill jump on the EBay guy motorcraft's. Wont bore you with the same story as the other 3 guys on here. It is well worth the money, like a whole new jeep when you get it installed.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-26-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By cplwillow
Rummage around the local junkyard for a late 90's...

Rummage around the local junkyard for a late 90's exploder. I found one in a u-pull it junkyard and only had to pay 100.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-26-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By cplwillow
Agree x3. If your not looking for any more power...

Agree x3. If your not looking for any more power the V8 is out. By staying with the I6 you wont have to worry about getting parts to match the stuff you already have.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-25-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By cplwillow
Jokerchief462 put up the info that you will need....

Jokerchief462 put up the info that you will need. I ran into the same problem and thought I would be ripping the entire front end apart. Turned out that the PO took the plug off. Hope yours is a...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-17-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By cplwillow
Im just waiting for my BA to drop out before I do...

Im just waiting for my BA to drop out before I do a swap to a AX15. Mine sounds like a baby rattle, but its still rolling. However, the syncro's are going out bad and I have to really baby her just...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 11-17-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By cplwillow
Nutter Bypass. There is a lot of information...

Nutter Bypass. There is a lot of information about in here and its very quick and simple to do. A lot of people end up swapping out the Carter eventually for a diff carb.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-17-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By cplwillow
Before this week it never had that problem. I...

Before this week it never had that problem. I took it to a carb guy in town because I could not get it to idle smooth when it was cold. Now it idles smooth but the hesitation is there. Tomorrow I am...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-17-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,215
Posted By cplwillow
I have to many bullets...said no one ever. I...

I have to many bullets...said no one ever. I would take the same approach to winching.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-17-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By cplwillow
The weather in the SoCal area is starting get...

The weather in the SoCal area is starting get cooler, usually in the 40's in the morn and then 70's in the afternoon. Thanks for the help. I will try advancing the timing a bit and then tuning the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-17-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By cplwillow
Poor Acceleration W/ MC2150

My 4.2L w/ a MC2150 and nutter bypass feels like its not getting enough gas when I try to accelerate. I switched out the fuel filter and checked the pressure from the fuel pump. It just recently...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-17-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By cplwillow
I have a similar issue that im troubleshooting...

I have a similar issue that im troubleshooting today. I think its the timing chain making it. The PO wasnt real big on maintaining the old girl and now im paying for it.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-13-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,850
Posted By cplwillow
I let my kids ride in there when I do some light...

I let my kids ride in there when I do some light wheeling, nothing that I would really need to use 4 wheel in. For the backseat, at least on mine, there are some tabs that I think were used for a...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 11-12-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By cplwillow
It is frowned upon by the Govt but at military...

It is frowned upon by the Govt but at military bases that will remain nameless they have awesome trails that the tanks roll on. Life is good until you get stuck back there and they have to get some 7...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-12-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By cplwillow
I just replaced the gaskets for the intake and...

I just replaced the gaskets for the intake and exhaust manifolds on my 89 4.2 and it had the same stamps. I was wondering the same thing for a while but figured since it runs somethings got to be...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-11-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,304
Posted By cplwillow
The member that was doing the swap found his...

The member that was doing the swap found his engine in the junkyard and got it for cheap. I have been looking at the 4bt swap, but like you said the damn thing is so heavy.
Forum: California Jeep Forum 11-11-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,360
Posted By cplwillow
I would stay away from the 4 Wheel Parts in San...

I would stay away from the 4 Wheel Parts in San Marcos. They did my lift for me while I was deployed. The manger told my wife it would be around 600 do install a 4 inch lift, mount balance 5 tires...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-11-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By cplwillow
Here is the website I got my choke from. The guy...

Here is the website I got my choke from. The guy is really good about getting the parts out quick. I ordered mine on a Monday and they were waiting for me at the front door on Friday.
Motorcraft...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-11-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,304
Posted By cplwillow
I dont know your budget and technical level but...

I dont know your budget and technical level but the Mercedes diesel swap can be done fairly cheap. There are some threads on here about doing it. A diesel swap is on my to do list once/if my 4.2 ever...
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