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Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-13-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By tgreese
Thought I'd mention - these truck 4-speeds make...

Thought I'd mention - these truck 4-speeds make more noise (whine) than the Jeep 3-speeds or typical passenger car transmissions. They sound different with each gear, and quieter in top gear. Normal....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-10-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By tgreese
Backwards for a throwout bearing (TOB). The...

Backwards for a throwout bearing (TOB). The fingers are away from the TOB when the pedal is up, and the TOB does not spin. If you have free play in the linkage when the pedal is released, the TOB...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-07-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By tgreese
Ah, looking at your profile, it's a '74. The OEM...

Ah, looking at your profile, it's a '74.

The OEM Delco distributor is a good one. You could keep it with the Pertronix conversion. Or, the MSD 6A module can be triggered by a points distributor....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-07-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By tgreese
99% certain flanged. The change was not...

99% certain flanged.

The change was not associated with any specific year AFAIK, but I believe the flanged axles started appearing in the 68-69-70 time frame. A '72 should definitely have a flanged...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-07-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By tgreese
The only OEM HEI that will work is from a 250...

The only OEM HEI that will work is from a 250 Chevy inline 6. The original gear won't work but you can use a gear from an AMC V8 and that's supposed to fit if you turn it upside down(??)

There are...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-06-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By tgreese
Didn't mean to seem brusque. I've been through a...

Didn't mean to seem brusque. I've been through a few of the 3-speeds and thought the same before I started to work on a T-18. If there's a way to remove the main gear (input gear) without the puller,...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-05-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 25,032
Posted By tgreese
https://oljeep.com/gw/74_tsm/VehicleIdentification...

https://oljeep.com/gw/74_tsm/VehicleIdentification.pdf
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-05-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By tgreese
No. The bearing must be pulled from the input...

No. The bearing must be pulled from the input shaft and out of the case before the input shaft will come out. You cannot get the input shaft out of the case with the bearing installed. Same for the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-04-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By tgreese
For the T-18, you'll need a puller to disassemble...

For the T-18, you'll need a puller to disassemble the transmission. I would not try to take it apart with a hammer. I built a puller to take mine apart - seen here:...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-31-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 226
Posted By tgreese
Do you want dial, click or beam? I have the...

Do you want dial, click or beam? I have the 1/4" drive Neiko beam type wrench, which I bought to set preload on steering gears. I'd think any beam-type wrench would be fine for something like that. I...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-29-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By tgreese
Ignorance? Q&D way to get past smog if the...

Ignorance? Q&D way to get past smog if the air pump belt won't stay on its pulley? Wrong crank or waterpump pulley so the PS no longer lines up?

Should be easy to replace the pulley or pulleys with...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-29-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 73
Posted By tgreese
Not a mod so I'm butting in here......

Not a mod so I'm butting in here...

"Piggybacking" is a hijack. Better to start a new thread with an appropriate title. No reason not to start a new thread. You'll get more responses, and in the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-22-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By tgreese
Assuming the above components have been removed...

Assuming the above components have been removed (typical), you can either replace all the factory components or install the Howell CARB-approved electronic fuel injection (EFI) kit....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-02-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By tgreese
The trim codes are in the factory parts book, and...

The trim codes are in the factory parts book, and one of the codes will match. There are some parts books at the Tom Collins site https://oljeep.com/edge_parts_man.html - you can look it up.

Likely...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-02-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By tgreese
Which connector? What type distributor? The...

Which connector? What type distributor? The magnetic pickup of a '77 Prestolite distributor will not work with the MSD 6A module.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-02-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,161
Posted By tgreese
Yeah, the brownish goo is dielectric grease,...

Yeah, the brownish goo is dielectric grease, assumedly to block out water and corrosion. Fugly but not a problem. Get some spray cans of contact cleaner, a brush and a lot of rags to clean it. WD-40...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-02-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By tgreese
All the FSJ V8 manual transmissions have absurdly...

All the FSJ V8 manual transmissions have absurdly long input shafts and adapters like this:

http://jeeptech.com/trans/fsjt1801.jpg

The aluminum part in the foreground is the adapter. This is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-28-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By tgreese
Yes, BOP and nailhead both go with Buick engines,...

Yes, BOP and nailhead both go with Buick engines, but they are different. Jeep used the nailhead transmission with the 350 (a BOP pattern engine) using a ring adapter, just like they did with the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-27-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By tgreese
?? Are you suggesting these engines will bolt up...

?? Are you suggesting these engines will bolt up to the nailhead/universal case? They will not. You could possibly bolt up to a Buick nailhead engine (old old old) but not the more modern...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-20-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By tgreese
Usually I put a piece of plywood across the front...

Usually I put a piece of plywood across the front of my trucks if I need to get close to the back of the engine. Crawl out on your belly or lay on your side or squat, depending on what's most...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-17-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By tgreese
There is a '74 TSM online here, free to read and...

There is a '74 TSM online here, free to read and download. https://oljeep.com/edge_74_tsm.html

Look at page 3-48. There is a procedure for testing the fuel gauge. Jeep suggests you use their special...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-16-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By tgreese
Cochrane, Alberta Canada? Southwestern junkyards...

Cochrane, Alberta Canada?

Southwestern junkyards are likely to have them. Try J&W in Antelope CA (near Sacramento). car-part.com lists dozens of them inthe southwest USA.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-16-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By tgreese
Year, model, equipment? Kinda need that for a...

Year, model, equipment? Kinda need that for a specific answer.

Jeep has a procedure in their TSMs for repairing non-functioning gauges. Do you have the TSM for your year (whatever that may be)?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-16-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,535
Posted By tgreese
There are differences between years. No guarantee...

There are differences between years. No guarantee that the '75 wiring or electrical equipment will be the same as the '74 or '76 diagram or equipment.

1974 used a points (mechanical) ignition and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-13-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By tgreese
Yes, the Borg-Warner automatic was discontinued...

Yes, the Borg-Warner automatic was discontinued when the 230cid OHC six was also discontinued. The 327 Jeeps got the GM TH400, which is a durable and strong transmission, with plenty of modern parts...
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