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  Topic: M38A1 - setting proper timing.
pduske

Replies: 2
Views: 498

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:32 pm   Subject: M38A1 - setting proper timing.
Hi fellows,

I am facing the following problem:
- I installed a rebuild distributor built from nos parts.
- using a stroboscope lamp, running with approx 800rpm, I turned the distributor clockwis ...
  Topic: M38 A1 Carburettor screws
pduske

Replies: 1
Views: 529

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sat May 30, 2020 7:17 am   Subject: M38 A1 Carburettor screws
I tried to adjust my carburettor correctly today.
I gently drove in the mixture screw into the seat and then backed it off 1.5 turns. Loosening the idle rpm screw was not possible because the engine ...
  Topic: overhauled engine - does not run 100% evenly
pduske

Replies: 2
Views: 776

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:20 pm   Subject: overhauled engine - does not run 100% evenly
I installed a completely overhauled F-head engine in my M38A1.
distributor was properly set - when idling, the engine is irregulary coughling.
What could be the reason?

- distributor camshaft wo ...
  Topic: Overhauled engine - oil press high
pduske

Replies: 1
Views: 694

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:04 pm   Subject: Overhauled engine - oil press high
I installed a completely overhauled F-head engine in my M38A1.
After 15minutes, the oil pressure still reads high, see photos.
Gauge and sender are not very old by the way.

What could be the reas ...
  Topic: M38A1 - vacuum wipers - why are they so slow
pduske

Replies: 2
Views: 661

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:23 am   Subject: M38A1 - vacuum wipers - why are they so slow
Hi fellows,

why are the wipers on my screen so slow / weak in motion?

- I do not have broken vent lines
- the fittings are tightly bolted
- my vacuum pump seems to be fine

What could be the ...
  Topic: M38A1 - FUEL PUMP DIAPHRAGM
pduske

Replies: 1
Views: 615

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:58 pm   Subject: M38A1 - FUEL PUMP DIAPHRAGM
Hi there,

is it correct that the modern gasoline is much more agressive (ethanol) thus much sooner kill the diaphragm in our fuel pumps?

Or/and the reproduction diaphragms are of lesser quality? ...
  Topic: M38A1 - correct torque install fan/generator drive pulley
pduske

Replies: 5
Views: 786

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:09 am   Subject: M38A1 - correct torque install fan/generator drive pulley
Hi fellows,

I went through the TM 9-8015-1 "Enginge & Clutch".
Installation of the pulley is mentioned on page 124 - but does not mention the torque for the nut.

Please help...


2nd que ...
  Topic: vacuum/gasoline pump - does it leak fuel? How to check?
pduske

Replies: 7
Views: 1398

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:56 pm   Subject: vacuum/gasoline pump - does it leak fuel? How to check?
Thank you Wes,
I "tested" by holding a lighter to the dipstick before and after an engine run - no inflammable reaction...

Is that a "valid" test?

Regards
Philipp
  Topic: vacuum/gasoline pump - does it leak fuel? How to check?
pduske

Replies: 7
Views: 1398

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:15 am   Subject: vacuum/gasoline pump - does it leak fuel? How to check?
Hello Jeep fellows,

the engine of my M38A1 consumed 4 litres of oil on 400 miles - I will build in an overhauled engine next week.

The guy that sold me overhauled engine recommended to make su ...
  Topic: Electronic ignition for M38?
pduske

Replies: 15
Views: 18031

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:24 pm   Subject: Electronic ignition for M38?
Hello I just wanted to share my newest experience regarding this topic:

I just installed the late (swiss) solid state ignition on my M38A1:
- Eriks conversion posted here works, the 45° degrees sh ...
  Topic: M38A1 F-head engine: how often oil change?
pduske

Replies: 2
Views: 2970

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 2:33 am   Subject: M38A1 F-head engine: how often oil change?
Hi fellows,

we all know what is written about the oil change intervals in the manuals...

...but today´s oils are of much better quality, we (I myself) drive our jeeps maximum 1.000 miles per yea ...
  Topic: Clutch replacement - best pracice?
pduske

Replies: 3
Views: 3747

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 11:26 am   Subject: Clutch replacement - best pracice?
Hello Wes,

nice to hear from you.

It is a M38A1 jeep.
What is the conclusion then?

Other question:
I think I will see an oily bell housing... if the oil comes from the engine, how is this s ...
  Topic: Clutch replacement - best pracice?
pduske

Replies: 3
Views: 3747

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 11:07 am   Subject: Clutch replacement - best pracice?
Hi fellows,

I have to replace my clutch soon.
What is the most time saving/ efficent way to do this?

1. move/lift the engine (with all other procedures, eg. remove radiator...)
2. disconnect/m ...
  Topic: T90 Oil drain plug size?
pduske

Replies: 3
Views: 9298

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 1:36 pm   Subject: T90 Oil drain plug size?
Hi there,

the manual states:
Plug, sq, pipe, ck-hd, MI 1/2 in.

Is the plug 1/2 in. in UNF, UNC or NPT?



Background:
I hate that oil spill on the skid plate, when draining - any ideas? ...
  Topic: Powr-Lok limited slip diffs - knowledge base
pduske

Replies: 6
Views: 5983

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:18 am   Subject: Powr-Lok limited slip diffs - knowledge base
Hello Wes,

certainly there must be some differences but they where not really noticeable for me. I remember the combination The combination "plain 80W90 + Mopar limited slip" - gave the best of th ...
 
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