1985 B2 project

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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby Ranger Dave » Sun Feb 14, 2010 6:10 pm

fouled plug?
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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby cajun66 » Mon Feb 15, 2010 5:07 pm

Turns out it was fuzzy corrosion growing on the distributor cap terminals. Put on new plugs, wires, cap and rotor. Pulls like a locomotive. :D
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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby cajun66 » Mon Feb 15, 2010 6:00 pm

Tomorrow I'll be sorting out lights, stupid neutral safety switch, and hammer out a plate to go under the shuft boot.
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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby cajun66 » Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:06 pm

It starts with the key now, both reverse lights work, and runs pretty good.
Only thing left is to run new exhaust, do away with the vacuum switch garbage, and finish the front drive shaft.
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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby cajun66 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:01 am

Something didn't seem right with the speedometer so I checked it with my GPS. Only about 15 mph fast. :D
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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby Ranger Dave » Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:56 am

rong speedO gear or tooooo smaller of a tire
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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby cajun66 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 12:26 pm

Gotta be the gear. I have 235/75/15 grips on it now. Funny thing is that it has the original transfer case and cable.
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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby Ranger Dave » Sun Feb 21, 2010 3:17 pm

gota add more teeth
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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby cajun66 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 3:47 pm

At risk of sounding stupid, how do I go about doing that?
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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby cajun66 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 3:55 pm

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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby Ranger Dave » Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:04 pm

theres about 5mph difference pre tooth change. yours is 15 mph fast, add 3 teeth
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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby cajun66 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:38 pm

Many thanks for all the help.
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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby cajun66 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:48 pm

My truck was originally an automatic. I'm still using the original transfer case mounted to the FM145. Do I need to pick a gear from the automatic set or manual set?
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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby Ranger Dave » Mon Feb 22, 2010 1:13 am

find out how many teeth are on the gear you have now
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Re: 1985 B2 project

Postby cajun66 » Tue Feb 23, 2010 3:21 pm

Didn't get to the speedometer today but I did get rid of my vacuum leak as well as all the emissions junk on the right inner fender. Found a rat's nest in the blower and my fan motor is bad. Truck idles smooth and pulls strong.
Got it stuck in the back of my yard trying to turn around and remembered I don't have the front drive shaft in yet. :mad2: Had to fire up the Willys and pull it out. Won't do that again.
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