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    1980 Restore for Sale

    I need to sell my 1980 Jeep CJ7 frame off restoration. New 258 IL6, New Carb. New Best Top w/ used doors. Have both full doors but not restored. 8000lb Warn winch w/ new cable and new 12' remote....
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    Re: heater blower

    I upgraded my ‘80 CJ7 with the 1973 blazer blower motor. The previous reply from JPNinPA is right in what he’s saying, and it will definitely increase the amount of hot air pushed through the heating...
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    East Coast Gears

    1980 CJ7 all stock

    I want to replace the ring & pinion in my front Dana 30 and AMC 20 3.07 with 3.73. I found everything I need online at east coast gears. Ring gear and pinion are manufactured...
  4. Thread: Start up.

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    Re: Start up.

    This article should help.

    Vacuum Engine Timing | MILEPOSTS Garage (Tech Tips)
  5. Thread: Start up.

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    Re: Start up.

    I experienced the same problem when I put a long block 258 w/ a new weber in my '80 CJ. I failed to set the timing with the vacuum advance hose removed from the distributor and plugged. That was...
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    Re: Oil dipstick tube sheered off at block

    If it is flush with the block, I would try to find something small (1/32-1/8" dia) and pointed to drive in between the tube and block. This would collapse the tube relieving the tight fit. Maybe use...
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    Re: I would appreciate you advice...

    Have you thought about an older('75-'84) fully restored CJ model. They are about as bear boned you get. I haven't priced new jeep's but I would think if you were patient one could be found for much...
  8. Thread: Ughhhhh

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    Re: Ughhhhh

    If it has the same size ujoints on both ends i think it could most definitely be possible. Drive shafts are balanced for rotation and I would suspect that the vibration is coming from the ujoint that...
  9. Thread: ZDDP or Not

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    ZDDP or Not

    Need some thoughts here. I bought a 258 long block with flat tappet valve lifters which requires a ZDDP additive because the oils now days has little to no zinc. The zinc coats the cam and lifters to...
  10. Re: LOOKING FOR A NARROW DANA 30 TIE ROD ITS FOR A 1979 CJ7 Quadratrac

    I recently finished a complete restore on my 1980 cj7. I purchased all front end and steering components from my local O'Reillys auto parts store.
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    Re: Heater Fan Motor

    Hopefully someone can help me out! So I upgraded my heater blower with a '73 GMC Jimmy blower. My wife and went riding a couple of hours Saturday and I burned up the fan resistor. I have been...
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    Re: Single DIN stereo

    22536This is what I finally did to get my radio installed. I don't keep music on my phone So the blue tooth devices wasn't really what I wanted.
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    Re: O2 sensor question

    You will get it figured out I'm sure. Keep us posted on what you find for the fix. I am curious to know what is causing your problem.
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    Re: O2 sensor question

    I have been thinking about your problem and read through your post again. You said you are getting error code P0161: O2 Sensor Heater Circuit (Bank 2 Sensor 2) and another post mentioned code 0058...
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    Re: Heater Fan Motor

    LOL!! It would be kind of like sticking your hand in an unfamiliar dogs house. You may get bit!!
    I still haven't been able to see how well the new fan will heat the cab. Before I start cutting...
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    Re: O2 sensor question

    Is the sensor you're having problems with down stream of the catalyst? The pre catalyst sensor(s) are closer to the exhaust manifold/header and probably heating up and working within the programmed...
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    Re: O2 sensor question

    The black wire is the sensing voltage and should have a mv signal from .1 to .9mv. I noticed you were reading 4.17 V on the black wire. That is too much. The O2 sensor should output between .4-.6mv...
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    Re: Heater Fan Motor

    Amen Turbogus. That thing moves some air, but I also understand what 78cj71ton is saying about recirculating cabin air to cut down on window fogging. I just opened the vent as far as I could to try...
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    Re: Single DIN stereo

    The stereo I have is 61/2" deep and I have 51/2" from the dash panel to the defrost hose. I suppose I could squeeze the hose down a bit and make it work. I'll be looking at it this weekend.
  20. Thread: Jeep Build

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    Re: Jeep Build

    I finally got my winch installed and I'm still adding stuff. Got some LED lights and nerf bars to put on soon. I don't guess we ever really finish 'em do we!!



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    Single DIN stereo

    I bought a pioneer single din stereo to install in my '80 CJ7. I knew I would have to cut the dash and build a bracket to hold it. After receiving the radio from Amazon I took some measurements and...
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    Heater Fan Motor

    I saw a post a while back discussing replacement of the heater fan motor in cj's with one from a '73 GMC Blazer. I replaced mine in my CJ7 and wow, I now have a turbo charged heater/defroster. Thanks...
  23. Thread: Roll bar

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    Re: Roll bar

    I agree with xt master, the roll bar is designed to protect the occupants in the event of a roll over. I would not alter it in any way. Mine has torx head bolts that hold it in the tub. Find some...
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    AMC20 carrier bearing preload

    The carrier bearing preload for an AMC20 is given as .008". Assuming that pinion depth, backlash and wear pattern are correct, would I add .008 shims or .004 on both sides to accomplish preload? I...
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    Re: Pulling a T176 and Dana 300

    Hey guys thanks for all your help! I have completed the T176 rebuild and installation. Installing the master rebuild kit was actually quite easy, but the right tools are a necessity. I was able to...
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