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  1. JeepScrambler

    TF999, slight whirring sound in park/neutral

    Have a fresh rebuilt TF999 that has a faint “whirring” noise that is only present when in park and neutral. This noise only appears when I shift from one of the three forward gears (D, 2, 1) then into neutral or park. If I go from reverse into neutral/park the noise doesn’t show up. While the...
  2. JeepScrambler

    Dana 300 highway driving operating tempurature

    Those of you with a temp gauge installed on a Dana 300, what sort of temperatures are you seeing with sustained highway driving (over 55 mph for more than 30 miles)? First trip in this Jeep since clocking the transfer case near flat, installing twin sticks, Novak front output shaft, and advance...
  3. JeepScrambler

    Questions with Lokar Throttle Valve / Kickdown cable setup - Return Spring and slack in cable?

    Couple questions for those running the Lokar throttle valve/kickdown cable with a TF999 transmission and an AMC 360. On the transmission end of the cable, do you need to run a return cable to pull the throttle valve lever back forward (towards the engine) when no throttle is being applied...
  4. JeepScrambler

    AMC Jeep V8 engine build; which sealants, RTV, etc to use and where?

    I'm finally getting around to assembling my AMC 401 to swap into my 360 equipped '85 CJ8. Been a while since I've built a complete engine so I want to double check on a few things. The '76 FSM for the 401 calls for Permatex no. 2 on the chamfered edge of the rear main bearing cap and along the...
  5. JeepScrambler

    TF999 hard tp shift out of park position? What could cause this?

    I'm in the process of installing an AMC 360 V8 in place of the 258 in my '84 CJ7. The Jeep currently has TF999 automatic transmission that was rebuilt about 15k miles ago. Ever since the rebuild of the transmission, it has been hard to shift out of park. It goes through all of the other gears...
  6. JeepScrambler

    AMC 401 build: Knocked one of my Bulltear pistons onto concrete. Now what?

    Long story short, I am finally putting my 401 together after years of gathering parts and putting off the assembly. I started to assemble the engine and found out one of the camshaft bearings was not installed perfectly, causing the camshaft to not fully seat in the engine (tried my Engle and...
  7. JeepScrambler

    AMC Jeep 360 V8 w/ motorcraft 2150, trouble with initial stumble off idle under moder

    I'm needing some direction with an issue I'm having on my 1979 Jeep Cherokee S 4 door. The Jeep has what appears to be a stock rebuilt 360 with the 2 barrel Motorcraft 2150 carburetor. The Jeep had sat for several years before I purchased it. The issue I'm having is, right off idle when you hit...
  8. JeepScrambler

    Original Jeep CJ steering column used with an AW4 automatic transmission

    I am looking into another 4.0/AW4 drivetrain swap from a '93 Jeep Cherokee XJ, this time into one of my CJ7's. The Jeep this is drivetrain will be replacing has a 4.2 with the TF999 auto. The Jeep currently has a B&M floor mounted ratchet shifter, which I would like to replace with an original...
  9. JeepScrambler

    Best place to buy Carling rocker switches

    I'm looking to build a custom console to house my RADesigns shifter for one of my postals with the 4.0/AW4. Within the console I'm looking to incorporate several Carling rocker switches to control things like my electric fans, lights, etc. Does anyone know of a good source for these switches...
  10. JeepScrambler

    AW4 transmission mount - source for other mount options w/ flat belly skid

    I am needing to know if any of you who have installed a 4.0/AW4 drivetrain have come across an alternate transmission mount that will have the correct 6.25" bolt hole spacing (I believe this is correct, will double check) on the transmission side but then use removable bolts/studs to attach the...
  11. JeepScrambler

    4.0 XJ OBDI, source for box terminals for relays, maxi fuses, mini fuses in PDC?

    I am needing to know if anyone has ever been able to locate a source for the correct box terminal connectors that will work in the PDC from an OBDI XJ. In my 4.0/AW4 swap into one of my '84 Postal CJ8s I am needing to add some additional maxi fuses, mini fuses, and replays to the PDC for the...
  12. JeepScrambler

    Cruise control and AC - 4.0 AW4 swap

    I'm finally back to working on one of my '84 CJ8 Postal Scramblers that I have installed a 4.0 an AW4 from an OBD1 XJ ('95 if I remember correctly). At the current stage I am going through the wiring and thinning out what isn't needed from the XJ harness. I have gotten to the portion of the...
  13. JeepScrambler

    Newest Jeep addition - 2005 Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Sahara "Rubihara"

    After several months of hard searching with some pretty strict search criteria I finally stumbled upon my newest Jeep. It is a 2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Sahara Edition. The Jeep has the NG3-370 6 spd manual transmission which was a must! I purchased the Jeep out of Arizona where it...
  14. JeepScrambler

    OBD1 4.0 head swap with MPFI on '85 CJ7, question regarding fuel pump relay wiring

    I am wrapping up the install of a 4.0 head along with the MPFI from a '95 Cherokee on my '85 CJ7. The last major component I have to finish is the wiring. After reading numerous threads I have decided to go with a cleaner underhood install of the wiring and eliminate the PDC (power distribution...
  15. JeepScrambler

    What is thing for? Needing to know if I can remove with my 4.0 head and MPFI setup.

    I am in the process of installing a 4.0 head with the MPFI intake and exhaust on my '85 CJ7. Currently I am weeding through the wiring and thinning it out. This is on the CJ engine side harness and was curious as to what this piece is for? There appears to be some sort of diodes inside...
  16. JeepScrambler

    Methods to remove old seam sealer

    On one of my '84 AK CJ8 postals I am nearing the point where I need to start looking ahead to getting the tub ready for bead blasted once the rust is all repaired. Before I have the tub media blasted I need to remove all of the old seam sealer so I can treat the seams for any rust to prevent...
  17. JeepScrambler

    Scramblre tub dimensions/measurements?

    Howdy, I am just needing to confirm the dimensions are still correct on one of my '84 AK postal Scramblers. I am repairing the rust on the Jeep and want to make sure everything is still correct and straight on the tub before I countinue welding in the rust repair panels: Here is one of the...
  18. JeepScrambler

    Where to find Replacement B Pillar?

    Does anyone know of a source for replacement B pillars? A few years ago I was able to find a site that sold them, but I had the website book marked on my old lap top which crashed and I cannot remember what site the replacement B pillars were on! If anyone could direct me to a source for the...
  19. JeepScrambler

    Measurements for location of stock CA emissions "check carb" light

    I am needing to know if anyone with a factory CA emissions equipped CJ can give me the measurements for the correct placement of the "check carb" light. These measurements need to direct me where to cut the rectangular hole for one of these lights so it is in the correct factory location on the...
  20. JeepScrambler

    1984 Alaskan Postal Scrambler Build

    Well I figure it is about time I stop slacking and get a build thread started on one of my '84 AK postal Scramblers. As some of you probably remember last summer I bought a pair of Postal CJ8's and had them shipped from Homer, AK; to Seattle, WA; and from there to Denver, CO where I picked them...
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