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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-09-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By oahu jeeper
Joker, thanks for the info. Although the 2.5 is...

Joker, thanks for the info. Although the 2.5 is different and despite what the Haynes manual says it's as much voodoo as mechanics.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-09-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,647
Posted By oahu jeeper
a truly hideously, awful job! Eventually got it...

a truly hideously, awful job! Eventually got it figured out after multiple iterations...must've pulled the damn distributor a dozen plus times before finally hitting the sweet spot. Thanks for the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-09-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By oahu jeeper
slipping belt will cause the thing to squeal like...

slipping belt will cause the thing to squeal like a pig. when I replaced my belt it took a couple of tries before I got it just tight enough to quit squealing.
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 10-09-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By oahu jeeper
I don't know if this is any help to you but quite...

I don't know if this is any help to you but quite a few years ago there was a guy in Norwood who had a carb rebuilding shop, I think it was actually called Mr. Carb....Not sure if he's still in...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-05-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,647
Posted By oahu jeeper
timing 2.5l yj

You kind Jeepers on the forum walked me through a clutch job on my Jeep so I figured you're the ones to ask about the current problem. Helping a friend from work plug the many oil leaks in her Jeep...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-05-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By oahu jeeper
electrical timing

OK so you helpful Jeepers got me through a clutch replacement but now I've got a more esoteric problem. I was helping a friend trying to plug all the leaking oil orifices in her YJ and we had to...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-25-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By oahu jeeper
Kewl, that's what I wanted to know. Had to be...

Kewl, that's what I wanted to know. Had to be sure that if I started cranking down on it that it would actually come loose and not just break something.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-25-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By oahu jeeper
shift knob

Now that I've replaced the clutch I was thinking I might like to replace the shift knob with something classy like a Greg Brady "cursed tiki" doll.. How does one go about getting the old rat nasty...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-25-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By oahu jeeper
I had a soft clutch problem too. Turned out it...

I had a soft clutch problem too. Turned out it needed to be replaced. When I pulled the tranny the friction plate was "ok" but the pressure plate was junk. Good luck with the repair, it's doable...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-23-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
forgot to mention, transmission jack is...

forgot to mention, transmission jack is definitely the way to go...would've been a total byatch trying to muscle that ungainly bastard back into position the old fashioned way (lying on your back and...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-23-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
Finally "got 'er done" took about 6 hours to get...

Finally "got 'er done" took about 6 hours to get everything re-installed and buttoned up. Thanks all for the help and advice. :thumb:
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-22-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
Camarozz you were correct a little patience was...

Camarozz you were correct a little patience was required in addition to: application of an air chisel, followed by hammering on a different sockets (switching from metric to standard) and finally a...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-21-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
Right now I'm planning on trying a 6 point to see...

Right now I'm planning on trying a 6 point to see if I can't grab what's left of the flats. Tricky part is that the nut is located in a fairly tight location, not a lot of wiggle room. If I can't...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-21-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
Good lord! $17 for a damn stud... I can only...

Good lord! $17 for a damn stud... I can only imagine it would be WAY worse getting one out here in the land of Aloha. Guess I'll Very carefully cut the nut and try to avoid hitting the stud at all,...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-21-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
SO I got pretty close to getting the tranny out...

SO I got pretty close to getting the tranny out yesterday. However what the Haynes manual failed to mention is it looks like you need to drop the muffler pipe to clear the bell housing. That being...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-20-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
Thanks Red Rider, I'll let you know how it goes...

Thanks Red Rider, I'll let you know how it goes in a few hours. :whistling:
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-20-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
Thanks, I figured as much, I packed every socket...

Thanks, I figured as much, I packed every socket I could find of both types. Just realized I forgot to pack my box end wrenches. :banghead:
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-20-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
One last dumb question, am I looking at standard...

One last dumb question, am I looking at standard or metric on the fasteners?
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-19-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
Sorry forgot to mention that this was in reply to...

Sorry forgot to mention that this was in reply to JokerChief, but I appreciate the advice Camarozz, I'm going to a rental garage bay just b/c I've heard that the TC and Transmission come out as a...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-19-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
[after installing the throwout bearing with its...

[after installing the throwout bearing with its two o-rings and clip DO NOT upset the line. That includes when you attach the bellhousing and position the slave cylinder line clamp to the bell...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-18-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
ordered a clutch kit from NAPA, looks like it...

ordered a clutch kit from NAPA, looks like it includes everything; pressure plate, friction plate, throw bearing, slave and alignment tool. Anyone willing to offer any advice on tackling this job...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-13-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
Good point, I'll order a slave along with the...

Good point, I'll order a slave along with the clutch and pressure plate. Thanks for the advice. (clutch finally gave up the ghost this morning...luckily I was near enough to a parking lot to make...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-13-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
anyone with an opinion on whether I should...

anyone with an opinion on whether I should replace the master and slave at the same time?? :confused:
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-12-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
Thanks, I had a feeling my clutch was the likely...

Thanks, I had a feeling my clutch was the likely culprit but before I ordered one I figured it couldn't hurt to ask. Should I also replace the master/slave?

How bad is the job? I've done a...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-12-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By oahu jeeper
Slipping Clutch

I've looked through a bunch of threads and I'm sure someone has already asked and answered this question a number of times but here it goes again:

I've got a 1991 YJ, 2.5L with a 5 speed and...
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