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Forum: CJ Tech Forum 05-26-2014, 06:11 PM
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Posted By faultymechanics
Well I would run the 35s fine right now. The jeep...

Well I would run the 35s fine right now. The jeep has been up and driving and needing these seals and gaskets since I got it. Though the timing chain and harmonic dampener is recent. Probably 300...
Forum: CJ Tech Forum 05-26-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By faultymechanics
Am I buying the right parts for my overhaul?

So I am deciding whether I should get new 35's because my 33s have a bubble and dry rot, or use that money to get a bunch of stuff I need for my Jeep. I need to do the timing chain, oil pan, valve...
Forum: CJ General Discussion Forum 04-09-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By faultymechanics
Thanks, still have no idea what I want to do to...

Thanks, still have no idea what I want to do to it. Keep it original, chop it up, rat rod....who knows.
Forum: CJ General Discussion Forum 04-03-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By faultymechanics
It is actually a 1983 DJ-5M and has the amc...

It is actually a 1983 DJ-5M and has the amc straight 4, this you guys may be more familiar with, any opinions?
Forum: CJ General Discussion Forum 04-02-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By faultymechanics
New Jeep joins the family

I have come into acquiring a Jeep DJ-5. Not sure what year it is, deal is being done back home while I am at school. Anyways it is 2wd and has a 4cyl with 3 on the floor. I was wondering if anybody...
Forum: CJ General Discussion Forum 03-25-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By faultymechanics
Then you should be good.

Then you should be good.
Forum: CJ General Discussion Forum 03-20-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By faultymechanics
J20 steering box swap. Get a manual steering...

J20 steering box swap. Get a manual steering coupler kit and a 1976 j20 steering box, shave the nipple off the steering box and it bolts right in. Believe this swap works for any cj7 just gotta buy...
Forum: CJ General Discussion Forum 03-15-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By faultymechanics
2.5" with 12.5" tires and some spacers will help...

2.5" with 12.5" tires and some spacers will help if your axles can handle it. Less sketchy, still a bit more than a cj7 but the cj5 is already unsafe so ya know, don't be dumb is how I take it and my...
Forum: CJ General Discussion Forum 03-14-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By faultymechanics
Get wheel spacers at the same time. Or tell them...

Get wheel spacers at the same time. Or tell them you need to swap to wide stance cj7 axles....with a higher gearing :D


In all serious MyRed88 is somewhat correct. You can do it but you already...
Forum: CJ Tech Forum 03-09-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By faultymechanics
No, but the AMC 20 which is the stock rear for my...

No, but the AMC 20 which is the stock rear for my 85 cj7 has notoriously weak two piece axle shafts. I just wanna do that upgrade at then same time as putting disc rears on my AMC 20 axle.
Forum: CJ General Discussion Forum 03-09-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By faultymechanics
If you just look at the wiring you can tell it...

If you just look at the wiring you can tell it isn't stock. The engine was probably swapped. Could also be why they didn't post mileage on it.
Forum: CJ Tech Forum 03-07-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By faultymechanics
Right off the bat you get benefits stopping in...

Right off the bat you get benefits stopping in wet conditions. You also get much better emergency braking with discs vs drums. And I feel a bit more control over your stopping which can make big...
Forum: CJ Tech Forum 03-03-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By faultymechanics
New tub! I don't know what your budget is but...

New tub! I don't know what your budget is but piece of mind on rust is always good. If your doing work yourself I would recommend some kind of frame off resto. Frames can always use touch ups and if...
Forum: CJ Tech Forum 02-19-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By faultymechanics
Auto or manual and what tranny?

Auto or manual and what tranny?
Forum: CJ General Discussion Forum 02-10-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By faultymechanics
I will never feel comfortable in a fiberglass...

I will never feel comfortable in a fiberglass vehicle. If I ever got in an accident, besides the fact that the Jeep isn't up to current safety standards I can just see the fiberglass breaking into a...
Forum: CJ Tech Forum 02-03-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By faultymechanics
Any way to tell if I am in 4Hi vs 2Hi, other than...

Any way to tell if I am in 4Hi vs 2Hi, other than by the shifter. I doubt myself sometimes as shifting into 4Hi sometimes requires a tug and I have definitely not gotten it into 4Hi before when I...
Forum: CJ Tech Forum 02-03-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By faultymechanics
Got it, thanks for the help!

Got it, thanks for the help!
Forum: CJ Tech Forum 02-03-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By faultymechanics
Thanks guys, so in the case that I am not sure if...

Thanks guys, so in the case that I am not sure if I am out of 4Hi I wont blow up my transfer case.
Forum: CJ Tech Forum 02-03-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By faultymechanics
Manual says for 4Lo you should be at a slow 2-3...

Manual says for 4Lo you should be at a slow 2-3 mph roll. And the Dana 300 was advertised as having "Shift on the Fly" capabilities where you could go into 4Hi at any speed. Not that I am going to...
Forum: CJ Pics Forum 02-01-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,057
Posted By faultymechanics
Sorry I didn't mean to say stroked. Don't know...

Sorry I didn't mean to say stroked. Don't know why I did. I was told by a much Previous Owner who first put the CJ together got the engine from a CJ-7 which was all stock but the engine and...
Forum: CJ Pics Forum 01-31-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,057
Posted By faultymechanics
Just gotta do what I have in mine, stroked 327...

Just gotta do what I have in mine, stroked 327 with 307 gears. It crawls and still feels like a DD but I know what is under the hood. Hahaha
Forum: CJ Tech Forum 01-23-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By faultymechanics
We tested the thermo before we put it i and it...

We tested the thermo before we put it i and it fully opened. I have read somewhere that the 180 thermostat doesn't fully open until 195 degrees. Though maybe the coolant is making it stick, but it is...
Forum: CJ Tech Forum 01-23-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By faultymechanics
So essentially you think I'm just not waiting...

So essentially you think I'm just not waiting long enough for the coolant to knock that temp down, it just seems strange 180 thermo drops the temp at 220+ degrees.
Forum: CJ Tech Forum 01-23-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By faultymechanics
Also put a 180 thermostat after that night where...

Also put a 180 thermostat after that night where the coolant froze. Previous thermo was 195 I believe.
Forum: CJ Tech Forum 01-23-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By faultymechanics
May be overheating?

Hey guys so my cj7 recently had a small incident which involved my jeep being at about 220 degrees when I drove it home one night. we chalked this up to having super old coolant in my jeep and the...
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