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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-15-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Beachcruiser
You're welcome....Yes, my donor was a 91 YJ. ...

You're welcome....Yes, my donor was a 91 YJ.

I replaced the clutch since I was in there at the time, as well as the slave cylinder w/ the best I could find. No problems in 2+ years of wheeling...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-14-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Beachcruiser
There's a couple of fantastic write-ups on this...

There's a couple of fantastic write-ups on this swap if you google it.

Basically, using the 4.2 flywheel & clutch for your year 4.2:

a 90-91 donor is a virtual bolt in using the 4.2 clutch,...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-14-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Beachcruiser
The 2150 must be a different animal than the...

The 2150 must be a different animal than the 2100.

I installed my rebuilt junkyard 2100 about 3.5 years ago & haven't touched it since...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-11-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Beachcruiser
The bypass takes the old computer out of the...

The bypass takes the old computer out of the loop. Once this is done, the mechanical spark advance curve in the stock distributor is VERY lazy, even for today's gas.

There is considerable...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-16-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By Beachcruiser
Did you change the actual plug wires too? By...

Did you change the actual plug wires too?

By doing the Nutter, you've bypassed your ignition computer entirely (the ICM is still functional unless you went to a HEI style distributor). In my...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-05-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Beachcruiser
Yes....they are the same length/output. But...

Yes....they are the same length/output.

But you need the AX-15 bellhousing, shifters, input shaft for Tcase, etc.

It's best to get the wholetrans/tcase portion of the drivetrain from the donor...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-25-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Beachcruiser
Often overlooked is the fact that when 'nuttered'...

Often overlooked is the fact that when 'nuttered' the factory distributor is left w/ a VERY lazy mechanical advance curve without the added computer advance.

You can pick up some low end response...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-14-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By Beachcruiser
High-pitched whining? Hmmm...did you take it...

High-pitched whining?

Hmmm...did you take it out to dinner?

Because it may think it's your girlfriend now.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-14-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Beachcruiser
Very minor problems in over 10 yrs w/ the 4.2...

Very minor problems in over 10 yrs w/ the 4.2 (alternator went, replaced radiator due to my screw up). Driven it over 60K, including a couple 1000 mile road trips and hundreds of...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-16-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Beachcruiser
Nice! I've always loved the sound of the old...

Nice!

I've always loved the sound of the old V8 CJs ~
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 12-19-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By Beachcruiser
Easiest route: place a want add on Clist & your...

Easiest route: place a want add on Clist & your local 4x4 club looking for the entire set up (bellhousing to t/case) from a 90-91 6 cylinder yj. It's a virtual bolt in for your year & guys swapping...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 12-13-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Beachcruiser
Are you planning on running the Jeep in 2wd? Or...

Are you planning on running the Jeep in 2wd? Or do you want to keep 4wd?

Then there's intercooler plumbing, electronics, fuel system, etc.

If you just want more power.....In the end, it's...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 12-13-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Beachcruiser
If that's from a front wheel drive car...

If that's from a front wheel drive car (transverse engine), then yes....it would be a HUGE undertaking to adapt that.

If you wanted a simpler turbo project, you might want to look into one of the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-10-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By Beachcruiser
90 is the cheapest year for an AX15 swap into an...

90 is the cheapest year for an AX15 swap into an 87. You'll need bell housing to T case, including skid plate, shifter/brackets, etc if you can get them. That way everything just bolts in, you don't...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-10-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By Beachcruiser
Let me try to explain this thru the complicated...

Let me try to explain this thru the complicated science of advanced suspension geometry:




You are driving a giant roller skate.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-04-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,486
Posted By Beachcruiser
Depending on your skills, that may be the...

Depending on your skills, that may be the cheapest route...you will pick up some power too.

Plenty of stuff that needs to be changed tho, since there are other sensors, pickups, fuel pumps, etc. ...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-03-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Beachcruiser
5/8" is fine, you won't even notice it. The...

5/8" is fine, you won't even notice it.

The booms will also prevent shackle inversion if you do get wheelin' in addition to having new bushings, etc.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-30-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Beachcruiser
Maybe it is a Cali thing....the Chem Dip worked...

Maybe it is a Cali thing....the Chem Dip worked great on my old MC. Came out factory-shiny after an overnight soak.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-30-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By Beachcruiser
Another plus for the MC is that parts are...

Another plus for the MC is that parts are available at just about every local auto parts store... a rebuild kit is under 20 bucks.

Mine was about 90 bucks for everything (including a gallon of...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-29-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Beachcruiser
Chem-dip is decent. There's some really good...

Chem-dip is decent.

There's some really good stuff from Yamaha, but it's pricey.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-24-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Beachcruiser
Yep...my '87 is serpentine.

Yep...my '87 is serpentine.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-07-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Beachcruiser
Never hurts to check it....it may have been...

Never hurts to check it....it may have been advanced for altitude.

Sea level is about 8 degrees BTDC.

BTW...running a mc2100 at 300ft ASL & have 47 jets & 7/16" fuel level. Runs perfect.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-02-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Beachcruiser
For the Smokies, I doubt you will have to re-jet,...

For the Smokies, I doubt you will have to re-jet, they just aren't very tall...most are in the 3000 ft range, if that.

I drove my carb'd jeep (MC2100) up from Florida (sea level) to Boone, NC...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-20-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Beachcruiser
Go to the NC4X4 website & browse their Parts...

Go to the NC4X4 website & browse their Parts classifieds. Post a want ad...there are lots of cool cats in NC that will help out.

I found a whole AX-15 trans set up for low bucks & its still...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-20-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,430
Posted By Beachcruiser
They're only maligned by people that think...

They're only maligned by people that think spending 25K is cheaper than turning a wrench once in a while.

I get thumbs up all the time in my 25yr old YJ & it's still more dependable than many new...
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