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    Re: 258 Ignition Upgrade

    No,on the HEI,the coil is inside the top of the distributor...the green wire went to the tach. I'm unsure about
    your green w/ tracer ... probably common to the ignition module.
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    Re: Things to look for on my CJ-7

    Skip ... things to do on your "new" ride: upgrade the carb, HEI ignition, 1-piece rear axles. If rust is an issue, then suspension, u-joints, brake lines & body mounting must be looked at ......
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    Re: 258 Ignition Upgrade

    Rebel ... I have a 1983 CJ7 ... last year I put in a GM HEI ignition from CRT ... ( about $125) was a very good move. I don't think the earlier engine is any diff. than the 1983. It is an extremely...
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    Re: Restoring an old CJ - where to start?

    Start with the engine & wiring, then the drive-line (ie: transmission, u-joints, brakes, wheels) ... do the purtying-up last.
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    Re: Anyone out there daily drive a cj7 or cj5

    Hi ... I have an 83 CJ7, daily driver for many, many years. Has the 258 I6, weber 2bbl carb ... very reliable, even on long trips. When you inspect this '81, look for rust around the body mts,...
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    Re: New front winch bumper.

    I have a Weber 32/36 on my 83CJ7 ... 258, t5 ... runs great but spent lots of time getting rid of vacuum leaks, lowering fuel pressure (2 -4 lb), and setting up jets for >5000 feet ... a lot of...
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    Re: New weber carb in a 258 issue

    I put a 32/36 Weber on my CJ7. The hi altitude here in Wyo gave me some issues, but, the biggest issue was vacuum leak at the riser under the carb ... once fixed, was good ... also, keep the fuel...
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    Re: CJ7 Catalytic Converter

    When I removed the cat, and went straight from the manifold to the muffler, my 83 CJ7 was much louder ... I added a glass pack, and it became comfortably quiet.21816
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    Water Pump, 258-6 Engine

    Before you install that new water pump, take a look at the pump-impeller to see what rotation direction it requires. Sometimes both standard (v-belt) pumps and reverse-rotation (serpentine-belt)...
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