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Forum: TJ Build Forum 06-28-2014, 03:29 PM
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Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
I have manufactured the hardware components for...

I have manufactured the hardware components for the conversion to my own specification, as noted in this build thread and the MKII TDI thread. I like to build my own, so what is made stays here for...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-11-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
Perhaps I should verify my reply😜 But 2 out...

Perhaps I should verify my reply😜

But 2 out of 7 are better than nuthin'.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-11-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
Verify that you're leaking from the seal or...

Verify that you're leaking from the seal or perhaps past the pinion threads? Check for a groove or other issue with the wear surface of the yoke wear surface that meets the seal lip. Verify you...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-11-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
Check for a parasitic draw greater than .1v. ...

Check for a parasitic draw greater than .1v. Given that you've verified the battery condition pass or fail using a load test or midtronics tester, verify that the top of the battery is clean and...
Forum: Builders Corner 01-04-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,232
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
The second TJ (the subject of this writeup) was...

The second TJ (the subject of this writeup) was much more straightforward in installation, wiring, and setup than the first. I remember the second, third, fifteenth 6.0 Powerstroke engine warranty...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-03-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 11,519
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
Fiat ownership for Chrysler Group is likely the...

Fiat ownership for Chrysler Group is likely the BEST thing that has happened to them in 20 years.

The Daimler "merger of equals" destroyed the Pentastar, leaving a dying husk in it's wake; it...
Forum: TJ Build Forum 01-03-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,589
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
I'm working of that now; the adapter system I...

I'm working of that now; the adapter system I designed is built around the 2.0, but can be fitted to the earlier engines. We actually bought a 13 Jetta TDI to double as a daily driver and lab rat! ...
Forum: Builders Corner 01-03-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,232
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
The point of the project is to introduce an IM240...

The point of the project is to introduce an IM240 compliant powertrain into the Wrangler platform, explore the challenges of operating system presents in a non VW platform.

As far as coking,...
Forum: Builders Corner 12-23-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,232
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
Yeah, you can keep the legacy stuff. If anyone...

Yeah, you can keep the legacy stuff. If anyone wants to use an anchor, do the Cummins swap :rip:
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-12-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
Including the JK. Ohh wait...

Including the JK.

Ohh wait...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-02-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
Your situation is similar to a friends 00 Sport. ...

Your situation is similar to a friends 00 Sport. A mess, his belly pan was hanging by a couple bolts as the rest had long separated from what was left from the frame. The whole Jeep had lived an...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-02-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
That's about right. It's essentially parts...

That's about right.

It's essentially parts and scrap value.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-02-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
The upstream sensor, or "feedback", is used for...

The upstream sensor, or "feedback", is used for fuel trim, the downstream a catalyst monitor. When graphed, under ideal conditions, the fore sensor will register rapid switching, while the aft...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-27-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
Check out some of these pics and procedures: ...

Check out some of these pics and procedures:

So the head was removed for service?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-26-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
What you describe can be attributed to a valve...

What you describe can be attributed to a valve that is not seating completely, such as the case when too much material is removed from the deck sealing surface of the head or block, thus increasing...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-26-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
Was the head or block ever surfaced? Any...

Was the head or block ever surfaced? Any previous valve jobs or replacements, etc?
Forum: Builders Corner 11-26-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,232
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
In the midst of our first winter weather, I...

In the midst of our first winter weather, I verified that an 8 second preheat time @ 30f. The heater began to warm within 4 minutes of run time, fully hot within 10 (idle).
Forum: Builders Corner 11-24-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,232
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
Thumbs-up and thanks to all. Especially thank my...

Thumbs-up and thanks to all. Especially thank my great friend for volunteering his 04 Rubi for this conversion.

There are a few more details to work out, but it's a success. A few notes:

The...
Forum: TJ Build Forum 11-23-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,589
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
These engines have a vacuum pump on the back if...

These engines have a vacuum pump on the back if the head that is camshaft driven. With the BEW/BRM, it's a tandem pump assembly, both fuel and vacuum pump. All you have to do is connect the jeep...
Forum: TJ Build Forum 11-21-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,589
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
The NV3550 is a proven transmission, and a safe...

The NV3550 is a proven transmission, and a safe bet. The six speed has mixed reviews for reliability, I don't have enough information to make a judgement. I will be using the six speed with the...
Forum: TJ Build Forum 11-21-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,589
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
The BEW/BRM is a fine engine with great...

The BEW/BRM is a fine engine with great potential. Problem is availability now and in the future; I believe that the current C engine is a more logical choice because it is much more common in the...
Forum: TJ Build Forum 11-18-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,589
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
Fuel economy is increased. Ability of the diesel...

Fuel economy is increased. Ability of the diesel to lug through high-gear conditions expected steep highway grades, for example, is impressive when compared to the 4.0. The ability of the engine to...
Forum: TJ Build Forum 11-18-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,589
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
The rear Dana 35 was swapped for a TJ Dana 44...

The rear Dana 35 was swapped for a TJ Dana 44 with Powr-Lock. The front 30 is open and unchanged.

Performance is comparable with a 4.0 five-speed stock TJ.
Forum: TJ Build Forum 11-16-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,589
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
The first TJ was a stock SE 2000. It used the...

The first TJ was a stock SE 2000. It used the AX5, 21 spline NP231 syo. It has traveled over 8k miles, most of it being driven hard, with no drivetrain failures.

Although this setup has been...
Forum: TJ Build Forum 11-15-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,589
Posted By 1979WagoneerLTD
The 2.0 CRD with adapter system I designed.

The 2.0 CRD with adapter system I designed.
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