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  1. Joeslock

    Howell tbi conversion

    Well, I got the Scrams back on Tuesday. I cheated and paid my local shop to install it as I go 4wheeling with the tech that installed it. And thru the process have built a relationship with a great Mountain shop. So far so good. I already feel as tho it runs more consistent than the fast and I...
  2. Joeslock

    F.A.S.T. Garbage

    So I installed the fast ez efi kit on my 1983 scrambler over the past year. Wow!! I say year because none of the bugs were worked out the entire time. I have sent in the ecu 2 times in the past at my expense and the third time I had to send in the whole harness. They were supposed to send me a...
  3. Joeslock

    Roll cage

    I purchased a front and rear roll cage manufactured by Rock Hard. I expect to see it this week. I'll let ya'll know how it goes. It looks pretty straight forward, (famous last words) and is supposed to accommodate any soft top. I'll try almost anything once. That is actually a lie, I'm pretty...
  4. Joeslock

    Adventures in Sramblerland

    So far We've driven the Scrams 4k on the new cracked out 4.2. Rifle and back 5 or 6 times (250 round trip), Longmont 10 or more times (200 rt). I don't bother with mileage because it sucks any direction I go. East is the tunnel and Floyd hill. West is Vail pass and the passes suck in both...
  5. Joeslock

    Decided against the big swaps.

    So I sent the Scrams down to Denver to have engine surgery. I stuck with the 4.2 but told them to go crazy. Port, polish, header, cam and crank. New haircut on the head and block (new). I toasted the old engine. I am expecting to pick it up tomorrow. So anxious since last week. (when it was...
  6. Joeslock

    258 became shrapnel looking to put in a 4.0

    So the 4.2 with 40k blew up and I do not want to sidestep with another 4.2. A GM conversion seems like an eternal project and I want a driver! It appears as though a 4.0 conversion is the next best alternative. I plan on finding a donor with a 4.0 or a 4.0 itself. Does anyone on here have...
  7. Joeslock

    Impromptu trip to Moab

    Summit to Moab and back in the 83. No offroading tho just a quick getaway to be some place else for the weekend. Saw like 10 Scramblers all of them way nicer than mine... But I think mine is right where I want it. 75 to 80 mph from Vail to Moab exit, I think it might make it thru Summer in one...
  8. Joeslock

    Keys ya'll

    If you have lost your ignition keys message me. You will need to remove the ign. And look for the code stamped on the actual ign. If it says Mexico just replace it with a new one. If it has a code I can make an AMC key for it cheap. When you replace them with napa or car quest ign's you have...
  9. Joeslock

    This might make a good "caption this" pic.

    This might make a good "caption this" pic.
  10. Joeslock

    How do I get rid of the sag?

    So I have an 83 and the driver side seems to lean. Does anybody know how to fix this? http://www.cj-8.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=32075&d=1362339945&thumb=1&stc=1
  11. Joeslock

    Lockout scramble

    So the Scrambler has become an invaluable asset to my business. I do not like driving my service van to lockouts as it is rear wheel drive and does not do so well in deep snow. I also have a subaru legacy sedan that pails in comparison to the Scramblers performance in the snow. I was originally...
  12. Joeslock

    Fast 83

    I am so excited to be in "dial in" stage on the FAST EFI and DUI distributor conversion on the 4.2 . At 9000 - 12500 feet I am a very demanding customer and do not want to be an obstruction on my local highway. After installing this pair I am pretty close to where I need to be. I can make it up...
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