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Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-26-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By nograin
There may be some that I posted when I was...

There may be some that I posted when I was repairing floor and body mounts. If not, poke me and I'll get them posted or to you direct. This would be for an '85 wagon.

edit.
Here...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-03-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By nograin
H'm suppose anything is possible. BIG wiring...

H'm suppose anything is possible.
BIG wiring changes in '86.
The ammeter was eliminated. The alternator and battery were connected at the starter solenoid's post. That became the main power...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-03-2022, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By nograin
Yes. Its not too hard to remove just the driver's...

Yes. Its not too hard to remove just the driver's side portion of the A/C. There's some traps along the way, details of which I don't remember. A couple switches (4 wd and fogllight) and a courtesy...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-03-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By nograin
I1 terminal is ignition and alternator field. A...

I1 terminal is ignition and alternator field.

A seperate wire is shown going from I3 to the fusebox.
This circuit powers the cigar lighter, back up lamps, and all of the other engine electrics; ...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-02-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,283
Posted By nograin
Same here :)

Same here :)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-02-2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By nograin
The wiring diagram for 1984-85 (and 86 but thats...

The wiring diagram for 1984-85 (and 86 but thats completely different) was issued as a seperate fold out.


Last I knew it could be bought from Faxon's. It will be an OK quality repop.
BJ's Off-road...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-02-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By nograin
http://www.heritech.org/wagoneer/mggw5.htmlhttp://...

http://www.heritech.org/wagoneer/mggw5.htmlhttp://www.heritech.org/wagoneer/StartCharge85-SJ-v8.GIF
The fuse box is mounted to the bulkhead multi-connector. Other than being in the way of your view,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-02-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By nograin
Depends how worn it is and how hot it...

Depends how worn it is and how hot it runs.
10W-30 should be fine but if you see the oil runs hot, or that the engine seems to be eating oil, then try 10W-40. My last 360 was pretty worn and was...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-02-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 857
Posted By nograin
The MR 253 only has the 1984 vacuum diagrams. For...

The MR 253 only has the 1984 vacuum diagrams.
For 1985, and 1986, use the supplements if the diagram inthe engine bay is missing.



Photos of both '85 and '86 are...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-14-2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By nograin
Maybe too late to help you. If the engine is not...

Maybe too late to help you.
If the engine is not fully wamred up, then look at the choke settings.
If it is warmed up then..
2150 accelerator pump is simply a diaphragm and check valve.

The umbrella...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-24-2022, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By nograin
There's is a pivot bolt, which often does need to...

There's is a pivot bolt, which often does need to be loosened a little.
And yes there is a threaded machine screw (hex head) that gets loosened and runs in the slot. It faces the other way. I get...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-24-2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By nograin
The motor and track assembly come out as one...

The motor and track assembly come out as one piece.
The toothed plastic rack rides on the track.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51902861839_760730ed19_c.jpg...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-21-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By nograin
There's a white for the clock. That makes it...

There's a white for the clock. That makes it dimmer with the lights on (at night) IIRC
I'm not seeing any other whites on the diagram and nothing that doesn't go to a connector.

There were three ?...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-21-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,414
Posted By nograin
Some photos of the 2150 idle and fast idle...

Some photos of the 2150 idle and fast idle controls here
http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=186961

Photo of timing marks in this...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-21-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,414
Posted By nograin
Great advice above! So consider the following a...

Great advice above!

So consider the following a sidebar to your troubleshooting.


As far as I know, a '91 will have the same Duraspark ignition box as all of the 1980s SJs. There's really no...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-18-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By nograin
You can be skeptical, but that is a disadvantage....

You can be skeptical, but that is a disadvantage. Seen plenty of situations where wires are reinstalled without proper support, or get pinched. Also mechanics (myself included) push on or shove a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-15-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By nograin
The connectors are also there for...

The connectors are also there for troubleshooting.

I used to solder most repairs. Now I avoid soldering connections that don't need it because it can create an unsupported stress point. Open...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-14-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By nograin
:D The crimp in that photo is the factory's! I...

:D The crimp in that photo is the factory's!
I use whichever open barrel crimper seems most suitable since I now have a small collection.
The Astro 9477 with replaceable jaws does both crimps at...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-14-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By nograin
That's probably what happened. (Eliminated but...

That's probably what happened. (Eliminated but the not updated in the mr253 shop manual)
There are no IS notes listed for rear axle '84-86.

Not showing in the reprint parts catalog or on-line.
...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-13-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By nograin
Just stumbled across these catalog photos. I'm...

Just stumbled across these catalog photos.

I'm going to link them here because we don't seem to have a thread on factory connectors and terminals.

I wish we knew the catalog website. All of the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-13-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By nograin
Glad that was helpful. I'm more the other way. I...

Glad that was helpful.
I'm more the other way. I often need to make pictures or to see the parts. Sometimes both.

The green wire negative (ground or earth) connection can also be used by some...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-13-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By nograin
Correct on all three. A couple years ago I was...

Correct on all three.
A couple years ago I was able to buy the noise reducing cap with the correct plug. IIRC my friend was ordering from Summit so I got on his order or I waited 'til I had a big...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-13-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By nograin
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51878442412_22...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51878442412_2252c8dbd6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n3jzvE)
AMC20_2022-02-11_32212_Inner Cups (https://flic.kr/p/2n3jzvE)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-13-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By nograin
I'm soldering less and crimping more. For the...

I'm soldering less and crimping more.

For the dual filiment lamp socket, I soldered this end because I couldn't crimp it really. And yes heat shrink over it...
Forum: Wanted 02-13-2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By nograin
Found my photos. Looks like my '85 originally...

Found my photos. Looks like my '85 originally had 4 in each piece.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51879257768_7ac4677442_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n3oKTw)
Rear-Trim 2019-06-16_2110crop...
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