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Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-18-2012, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Kahuner
Who sells Hardtop Rear Upper Door Latch

I have an '89 YJ and the upper door latch on the hardtop is toast. Outer handle is broke; just spins; doesn't rotate the latch/ pull the cables to open the door.

Any ideas as to where you can buy...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-15-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Kahuner
Thanks kik and; it truely was by accident!!...

Thanks kik and; it truely was by accident!! BSL!!! So much so that....

science says it's not possible to pee and 5hit your pants at the same time. Well I beg to differ!! I soiled my pants because...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-15-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Kahuner
Found it!! Bad connection at the positive...

Found it!!

Bad connection at the positive battery terminal. It is a 2 wire lead connector that clamps the 2 positive wires. You could look at it, tug on it checking to see if it was tight...........
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-15-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Kahuner
WTF!!! Just drove 45 miles round-trip to...

WTF!!!

Just drove 45 miles round-trip to have the starter/ solenoid tested. Tested good!!? Which it should've cause it's new.

Just looked at the grounding strap and wire from the battery and...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-15-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By Kahuner
Hmmmm; There isn't anything-else that I can...

Hmmmm;

There isn't anything-else that I can think of (in the way of fasteners) that would prevent you separating the 2.

How did you remove the transfer case? Is the skid plate off? I'm asking...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-15-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By Kahuner
You didn't give any info on the year and engine...

You didn't give any info on the year and engine size but if it's a 6 cyl. there are 2 bolts at the top of the trans at about 10 & 2 o'clock (looking forward from the transfer case) with special heads...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-14-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,757
Posted By Kahuner
I don't know about a "YJ being the most...

I don't know about a "YJ being the most desireable Jeep" but I've been told that a car reaches it's maximum depreciation when it's 15 y/o.

Our YJ's are past max depreciation; they're now...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-14-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Kahuner
Kik; When you say "replace the wire" I'm...

Kik;

When you say "replace the wire" I'm thinking you're referring to the green wire from the relay to the starter? I just replaced that wire since my orig. post. Looked rather ratty.

l also...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-14-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Kahuner
'89 w/ 4.2 Manual Trans Won't Crank/ Start

This has me stumped!!

Was working fine. Then one day in March; I shut it off and when I tried to start it; wouldn't turn over. Replaced the starter relay, repaired the fusible link on the green...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-27-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By Kahuner
Beardsy; you got it!! It's a 2 man job! I...

Beardsy; you got it!! It's a 2 man job!

I pulled "up" on the intermediate shaft and my buddy wiggled the gearbox into position. Turn wheels to the right helps with the front wheels off the ground.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-25-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By Kahuner
Help Needed To Install Gearbox w/ Pitman Arm Still Attached

My intermediate shaft seized and needed to be removed. Got it free'd up and now I'm struggling to reinstall the gearbox w/ the pitman arm still attached. I know; I know; it's a shortcut, but I don't...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-07-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By Kahuner
You use term "keeping it straight" to me means...

You use term "keeping it straight" to me means your caster and toe-in are off!! And if the Jeep is lifted, there's a very good chance the caster is off unless you can see an alum. wedge bewteen the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-07-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Kahuner
Are the injectors from a 2.5L the same as those...

Are the injectors from a 2.5L the same as those in a 4.0L engine? If I understood your OP I took you to say you installed 2.5L injectors.

2.5L injectors should be smaller.

So if my guess is...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-26-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Kahuner
Two things are a must in order for the clutch to...

Two things are a must in order for the clutch to allow smooth shifting into gear.
1. You have to depress the clutch pedal to the floor. I catch myself being lazy and it's hard to shift.
2. Can't...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 03-24-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Kahuner
Funny you should bring up the Nutter Bypass. Yes...

Funny you should bring up the Nutter Bypass. Yes I've done it to my Jeep along w/ a Motorcraft 2100/ 2150 carb (about $290 and the ign coil upgrade) All well worth doing!! The 2 problems that the YJ...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 03-23-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Kahuner
You can rule out anything Ignition system related...

You can rule out anything Ignition system related if when you turn the key the starter DOES NOT turn over engine; or if you just hear a click or it's dead quiet. In other words the starter itself is...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 03-22-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,526
Posted By Kahuner
Stop the music!! This has become a "non-factual"...

Stop the music!! This has become a "non-factual" meaningless conversation based on opinion!!!

I understand what you're trying to do......... short distance; 6 miles to the launch; blah; blah;...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-22-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Kahuner
Found the problem!!! As I mentioned earlier,...

Found the problem!!!

As I mentioned earlier, I fixed the rheostat & starting issue by running a new ground wire from the "G" term on the relay to a chassis ground. The only remaining problem was...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 03-22-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Kahuner
I also have a 4.2 which means you have an '89 or...

I also have a 4.2 which means you have an '89 or '90.

So; need a little clarification on what "doesn't want to start" really means.

Do you hear the solenoid clicking or is it totally dead?
...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-21-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,008
Posted By Kahuner
Wavey glass is poor quality plain and simple!!!...

Wavey glass is poor quality plain and simple!!! Best keep secret in the auto industry in which I spent 25 yrs in Detroit.

My replacement windshield is dead flat. Of coarse I'm typing this and...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-21-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By Kahuner
I have an '89 too. Do you have the stock...

I have an '89 too.

Do you have the stock carb and ignition? The stock carb is a POS!! Stock ignition is just as bad. Makes a big difference as to where we start to getting the engine to run...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-21-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Kahuner
Fixed the issue regarding the rheostat effecting...

Fixed the issue regarding the rheostat effecting starting. That was caused by a bad ground on the starter relay. It's the black wire w/ the white tracer. Disconnected the black/wh tracer and made a...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-21-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Kahuner
Thanks for the reply Master4th! New info: ...

Thanks for the reply Master4th!

New info:

1. Engine runs rough at idle w/ H/L on. Better if H/L are off. Hasn't changed.

2. If the dash light rheostat is turn down to off or minimum; or if...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-21-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 420
Posted By Kahuner
Jonny; I too use Varget and H4895 (not I...

Jonny;

I too use Varget and H4895 (not I 4895) H 4895 will out-perform the I.

But discussing the load only, you're leaving out the rifle twist. Maybe you just forgot to mention it.

A 150...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-20-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Kahuner
Need Electrical Help- Turn On Headlights & Tach Quits

Looking for someone to walk me thru the troubleshooting steps to resolve my electrical issues. Here's what I'm working with:

1989 YJ 4.2L 5 Spd w/ a reman engine that I installed 2 weeks ago...
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