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Forum: Diesel Swaps 01-08-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
Well, unfortunately, my diesel waggy is on the...

Well, unfortunately, my diesel waggy is on the chopping block once again.
It turns out that Jacob has too many vehicles, and hasn't been driving the waggy much in the last few months, because he...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-02-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By thechier86
Turdzilla: a 79 Cherokee that I might try to save.

Hey guys, it's been a couple of years since I've had a full size Jeep, but one is fairly likely to end up in my lap in the coming months, simply because a friend got it, and is intimidated by the...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 01-01-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
It's a little slower than it was with a 360 and a...

It's a little slower than it was with a 360 and a 4bbl carb, but can cruise at 75 all day, and if we keep it around 65 or 70, we've seen an average of 26mpg on highway road trips.
It's actually very...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 12-30-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
Sorry it's been a while, and photobucket raped my...

Sorry it's been a while, and photobucket raped my photos, but this build has been running great for a couple of years now, daily driven, and has been driven to Moab from Middle TN, and wheeled all...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-30-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,187
Posted By thechier86
I've been into Toyotas the past couple of years,...

I've been into Toyotas the past couple of years, and haven't logged in here since 2015.
Now I might be trading a car for a Cherokee Chief, and started lurking again.
Hopefully I'll be back in the FSJ...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 05-19-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
Can someone please get me a picture of an engine...

Can someone please get me a picture of an engine bay side bulkhead connector for a grand waggy, that shows where each wire goes?
I sold the original motor with the wiring harness and everything, and...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 05-11-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
Mark, I really appreciate advice from you, since...

Mark, I really appreciate advice from you, since you have already been down this path.
The thing keeping me from the turbo setup at the moment is time. I have 3 weeks off of
school before I go back...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 05-11-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
Oh and for the hydroboost, Jacob cut and threaded...

Oh and for the hydroboost, Jacob cut and threaded the CUCV pushrod, and milled an aluminum adapter for the pedal. It looks pretty...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 05-11-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
It's coming along a little quicker now. The CUCV...

It's coming along a little quicker now. The CUCV drivetrain is in now, and the heater core had been modified with one my buddy had laying around for a chevy nova. The steering ended up being super...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 05-03-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
Sorry folks, I've been moving slowly on this...

Sorry folks, I've been moving slowly on this jeep.
I went back to school and continue to work 60 hrs a week.
I got the suspension done, and the cucv axles under the jeep, and my friend Jacob is going...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-02-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 15,717
Posted By thechier86
I'm reading about this as I sit in Florida,...

I'm reading about this as I sit in Florida, waiting to hear where I gotta go to pick up some watermelons. I wish I had an old cabover, this '11 Pete 386 is a total pile of monkey crap.
I drive for a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-27-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By thechier86
I had one that was backfiring a few years ago,...

I had one that was backfiring a few years ago, and advancing the timing stopped it.
A couple months later it wiped out a couple of cam lobes, and then when I rebuilt the engine it did it again. This...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-22-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,302
Posted By thechier86
I've used both, and I prefer gas in most...

I've used both, and I prefer gas in most situations if i can work indoors, but with DC negative(flux core), the physics of electron flow dictate that rather than having material pile up on top of...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-15-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,123
Posted By thechier86
I've been DD'ing my '73 honda cb350, but now...

I've been DD'ing my '73 honda cb350, but now it's pretty cold so I switched to my tj.
My buddy drives his '67 vw beetle year round...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 01-10-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
Turns out the waggy has a 4" longer...

Turns out the waggy has a 4" longer wheelbase, so I'd have to mmove the rear axle back some to make it look right, along with all the other BS to get body mounts to line up.
Looks like the plan of...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 01-06-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
I've got everything home and ready to go, just...

I've got everything home and ready to go, just need some warmer weather to get started.
I'm considering putting the waggy body on the blazer frame, thoughts?
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-24-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,996
Posted By thechier86
Ironically, scrap steel prices have gone down,...

Ironically, scrap steel prices have gone down, so my jeeps are actually worth quite a bit less.... :(
Forum: Diesel Swaps 12-16-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
awesome! Thank you for that link!

awesome! Thank you for that link!
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-16-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,418
Posted By thechier86
Real jeeps have solid axles and metal bumpers....

Real jeeps have solid axles and metal bumpers.

That said, a hummer would be neat until I tried to wheel it in Tennessee and couldn't fit between the trees. A waggy barely does it....
Forum: Diesel Swaps 12-15-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
Fleg, this is good news. The 12v conversion...

Fleg, this is good news. The 12v conversion seems way easier than I thought. Hopefully I can find a wiring diagram for a civvy 6.2 glow plug controller and I can pull some strings on the starter in...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 12-15-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
Ok, so to change the subject from shiddy gear...

Ok, so to change the subject from shiddy gear ratios back to my diesel swap, does anybody know what little things I'll need to change on this military engine to make it play well with my jeep's 12...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 12-15-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
Yeah, I'd probably run the 3.08's for a little...

Yeah, I'd probably run the 3.08's for a little while until I found some one tons, or just gear the 10 bolt stuff. Right now I need to figure out how I'm gonna set up the steering more than anything...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 12-15-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,559
Posted By thechier86
It looks like the 10 bolt axles are a tad weaker,...

It looks like the 10 bolt axles are a tad weaker, but the front is passenger drop, so I might have to use them anyway, at least until I find some better axles or a driver drop tcase.
The higher gears...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 12-15-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By thechier86
I think I have my answer: The cucv transfer case...

I think I have my answer:
The cucv transfer case is passenger side drop, so I should use that axle.
Hopefully it will hold up pretty well for a while.
I might regear my waggy axles and stick them...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 12-15-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By thechier86
m1009 cucv parts

Hey guys, I've been working on a diesel swap for my wagoneer, and ended up with a cucv blazer minus the body as my donor. It has chevy 10 bolt axles instead of the one ton stuff I expected (I...
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