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  1. Update: I'm 99.99999 percent sure it's leaking...

    Update: I'm 99.99999 percent sure it's leaking from the base where the accelerator pump arm is. It's wet under there after I drive and it's just channeling to the base.
    I'll take it apart Saturday....
  2. Base gasket is new and clean. The weird thing is...

    Base gasket is new and clean. The weird thing is that there's no "liquid" fuel there to run out, right? Rhetorical question there.
    I wonder if the gas can travel in such a narrow channel that it...
  3. Well I'm going nuts. Rebuild went fine. There...

    Well I'm going nuts. Rebuild went fine. There were no issues. Easier than last time.
    It's running great - and still leaking from the bottom but not quite as much. It seems and looks to be coming...
  4. Well I think I found the problem, or at least a...

    Well I think I found the problem, or at least a contributing issue... when taking my old carburetor apart, if I held the top with the float on the bottom, I carefully moved the float upward. When...
  5. I ended up ordering a rebuild kit from Mikes. I...

    I ended up ordering a rebuild kit from Mikes. I was already impressed when I got a nearly immediate response from him, asking me questions on my carb and stating that there "is no run-of-the-mill"...
  6. Thanks for moving my post. I'm using either...

    Thanks for moving my post. I'm using either Firefox, or Safari.
    More to come...
  7. Carter YF carb issues, possible a "fuelish" mistake.

    Mark here. Tried posting this in "Tech Questions" area but it logs me out each time. I reported it to an admin. I've been having issues logging in for a week now.

    I purchased a Chinese "Solex...
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    With Pampers on my engine, it gives a whole new...

    With Pampers on my engine, it gives a whole new meaning to "changing the oil."
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    I have a smaller size drip pan. Since the engine...

    I have a smaller size drip pan. Since the engine leak is centralized, I may bring bring that pan along. it will fit neatly under my original upholstery rear bench seat too.
    But I loved my Pampers...
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    Do they make pampers in Jeep size? :D I wish I...

    Do they make pampers in Jeep size? :D
    I wish I could just rig up something temporarily. I actually recognized the "puddle signature" in the parking lot where I meet for cycling. It was still there...
  11. I've learned a lot on my jeep issues and ... on...

    I've learned a lot on my jeep issues and ... on completely different things as well!
    Just spend the last 15 minutes Google-searching/reading on Brownie boxes and 8V71 Diesel engines - made from...
  12. I've got a CJ3B with the F134. It seems to get...

    I've got a CJ3B with the F134. It seems to get rolling best using 1,2, over, then I do the "useless" 3 under just to get it ready for 3 over if it looks like I'll be rolling a while.
    Roger that?...
  13. WARN ing - An overdrive-related silly question...

    It's me, Mark (of the Daily Puddle).
    Now that I'm driving my 3B much more regularly, I've noticed something I never noticed when I drove this as a 16 year old child.
    Normally my "in traffic"...
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    Thanks for all the input... and good information...

    Thanks for all the input... and good information on "future leaks" for me. Well I hope not!

    I think for starters I'll just replace the oil pan. Last October I did up the bolts. Some were...
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    Thanks all! I have a weekend of work and probably...

    Thanks all! I have a weekend of work and probably not on the jeep but I'll keep it's flat metal diaper underneath it!
    Here's a shot of the daily puddle (sounds like a tabloid) just for a visual...
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    PAIN IN THE REAR... main seal, that is!

    So it's me again - Mark, novice jeep mechanic.
    Jeep is running as you all know. As I drive I've noticed, of course, all the "new" sounds. So far they are manageable.
    Back in 1995, when I parked...
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    I will eventually post on my suspension, but like...

    I will eventually post on my suspension, but like many others, I'm still waiting on availability of shackles. I miss the days when there were actual stores, that had stuff. Now it seems all these...
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    I recently did have a fight with an expandable...

    I recently did have a fight with an expandable foam can! Stupid built in "straw" kept clogging up so I cut it shorter and shorter and it kept a' coming out! I guess I should have held it upside down...
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    NICE!!! I really wanted to fire a bullet in this...

    NICE!!! I really wanted to fire a bullet in this crappy paint can, bought at ACE hardware. Luckily the second can worked and I avoided painting myself!
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    Thought I'd post something relevant to the topic...

    Thought I'd post something relevant to the topic I started!
    Since the jeep is "running" now, I'm back to dealing with my bucking bronco Rancho suspension that I hate now. Funny, when I was 17 it...
  21. My F134 is definitely the quietest it's ever...

    My F134 is definitely the quietest it's ever been, well other than when it didn't run for 25 years.
    Now I hear all the other clicks, whirrs, and squeaks coming from the other parts, but that's...
  22. I never have either. I wish I'd recorded that...

    I never have either. I wish I'd recorded that sound thought. But I did have two neighbors verify that I wasn't hearing things!
  23. Well the whirring is gone. Maybe "Remanufactured...

    Well the whirring is gone. Maybe "Remanufactured in China" alternators need some break in time, for bearings?
    Fan belt squeak is gone. The bar soap worked better since the belt dressing didn't....
  24. Losing mind. Installed NEW belt and my...

    Losing mind.
    Installed NEW belt and my "whirring" sound is STILL THERE. There's nothing left! Can a new alternator have a bad bearing? Even my mechanically inclined neighbors agree it sounds,...
  25. Another shoe dropped!!! So... I was "FOR SURE"...

    Another shoe dropped!!!
    So... I was "FOR SURE" it was now the water pump. I had removed the belt and the noise stopped. It originally sounded like the alternator but when It wasn't - it had to have...
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