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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-10-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,230
Posted By britcay
sorry yeah meant to post I need to order stuff...

sorry yeah meant to post I need to order stuff "blind" as I'm pretty remote... I'll check out the stock replacements then as it seems that I'm gonna need to do that anyway for probably a fairly weak,...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-09-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,230
Posted By britcay
Question Radio replacement (stock 2000 TJ cassette with 2002 CD player)

How simple is the swap for the cruddy 97-00 Cassette (who even remembers these?) player like this:...
Forum: WF New Member Check In 11-01-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By britcay
Rescue Wrangler (TJ) - gone to a good home!

Ok so now I KNOW I have a habit....

I used to have a 1990 Sahara which was so much trouble I swore I'd never go near one again but I also used to have a 93 YJ that never missed a beat....
...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 11-01-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By britcay
I went round-eye in the end... tho not with the...

I went round-eye in the end... tho not with the one you see there... the vendor was a bit of an ass and got all demanding, so I just walked... found myself a nice 2000 model TJ Sport with good a/c (a...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-21-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By britcay
That's just it. I probably won't be doing a lot...

That's just it. I probably won't be doing a lot of offroading, but the backroads here are bad & when it rains it can be nasty. I'm always a little nervous over what someone else has done, however...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-21-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By britcay
Question Buying dilemma: Should I play safe with a stock TJ over a lifted YJ

Both are similar prices.... very different machines!

My heart says go for il Monstro, my head says take the stock TJ

I live on a fairly remote island, so getting any major/heavy parts is...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-16-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,606
Posted By britcay
think you answered your own question.... for that...

think you answered your own question.... for that money it has to be worth a punt
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-16-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,103
Posted By britcay
Footnote: Agree with Kik; After almost a...

Footnote:

Agree with Kik; After almost a year of various running problems (including crappy Carter carb, now replaced with MC2100) the jeep *still* had issues, until I finally replaced the ICM.
...
Forum: YJ Pics Forum 07-16-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,811
Posted By britcay
Sweet.... what did you do with those old rims &...

Sweet.... what did you do with those old rims & tires?
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-15-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,882
Posted By britcay
I just had exactly the same problem (in exactly...

I just had exactly the same problem (in exactly the same model/year jeep!)

Over a few months became strange to start. Sometimes cutting out, until dying completely on a short drive home (I also...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-15-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,287
Posted By britcay
Exclamation Alternator Alternatives - Load Boss any good?

Does anyone have any experience of these (http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140244057808&viewitem=&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWAX%3AIT)?
...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-09-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,147
Posted By britcay
Sorry for the late reply... missed the subscribe...

Sorry for the late reply... missed the subscribe button!

Mine's a 1990 4.2 - the adaptor came with the kit, everything I needed inc air cleaner was in there
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-04-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By britcay
I'd stay away from the Carter... Check a few...

I'd stay away from the Carter... Check a few other postings here before you run with that POS. Mine was nothing but trouble - IMO it's trying to be too far ahead of it's time, especially if you still...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-02-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,403
Posted By britcay
Clearly our YJ's were seperated at birth - I just...

Clearly our YJ's were seperated at birth - I just did *exactly* the same thing on my '90 and it's pulling like a train now!

Why on earth they chose to fit it where they do is beyond me. Maybe it...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-02-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,128
Posted By britcay
Sure enough, that was the culprit. swapped it...

Sure enough, that was the culprit. swapped it out.... quick starting, smooth Jeepington now!
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-01-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,128
Posted By britcay
So it is! Thankyou boys that sucker is outa there...

So it is! Thankyou boys that sucker is outa there tomorrow!
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-01-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,128
Posted By britcay
1990 4.2 6 cyl Ignition Control Module - where the hell is it??

My 4.2 has just had a nice MC2100 carb upgrade and worked great, for about a week :banghead: Then started cutting out, stalled/died altogether, replaced coil... worked for 500 yards... towed home :(...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 06-24-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,431
Posted By britcay
You wont regret it Hots, I wish I'd done it much...

You wont regret it Hots, I wish I'd done it much sooner. The kit's great - & being on a fairly remote island, I was a bit worried that something odd may come up or some part not quite right & I'd be...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-23-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,385
Posted By britcay
EASY... I'm a rookie/idiot and it took me less...

EASY... I'm a rookie/idiot and it took me less than 3 hours, fired up straight away!

I bought a kit with the bracket included for under $300 and I'm really happy with it so far (only did it this...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-23-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,147
Posted By britcay
What he said... I'm a total rookie but I've...

What he said...

I'm a total rookie but I've just done a swap on Sunday from a terrible sputtering Carter to a balls-out manual Motocraft 2100 for under $300. Early days yet, but the change so far...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-23-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,362
Posted By britcay
Carb upgrade?

I've just replaced my crappy old Carter with a Motorcraft 2100 upgrade kit that I bought from Michael Ehrmann on Ebay for less than $300 (PM me if you need details)

Whilst I dont have the hassle...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 06-23-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,431
Posted By britcay
Thumbs up Carb upgrade from Carter to Motocraft 2100

I've just replaced my crappy old Carter with a 2100 upgrade kit which I bought from Michael Ehrmann on Ebay (PM me if you need details). I've no smog test here so it was pretty basic, but I know he...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 10-03-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By britcay
Ok Red, here it is.... my hand is getting in the...

Ok Red, here it is.... my hand is getting in the way a bit, but I'm holding the tube away from the back of the carb - the valve with the moving needle can just be seen above this
...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 10-01-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By britcay
Idle/Cut out - A/C causes stalling or rise in idle speed

I have an idling issue....

Periodically I get a stall at idle, or even downshifting esp without the a/c on. Seems worse once the Jeep is warmed up.

I noticed if I turned on the a/c then the...
Forum: WF New Member Check In 09-25-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,959
Posted By britcay
Hello from the Cayman Islands - 1990 YJ 4.2

Hi all

Well I went out and bought myself a little island runaround... I needed something I can tinker around with and what better than a Wrangler... I used to have one about 10 yrs ago, it was a...
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