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Coil Mounting

Discussion in 'Early CJ5 and CJ6 Tech' started by Eric, Apr 26, 2022.

  1. Apr 26, 2022

    Eric Member

    Apr 13, 2006
    Hello, all.

    This matter came up as I was "robbing Peter to pay Paul" on a couple of my jeeps. Coil failed on my current project so I decided to "borrow" one off a future project that has not been looked at in a few years and never actually run (by me). The coil had the typical bracket in the omega shape strap of metal. Sandwiched between the strap and the coil was a thin piece of rubber. On removing the coil from the bracket, the rubber seemed to be a home made section of bicycle inner tube. Question: Is there any reason this is not a good idea? Is it a sound idea? Thanks.
  2. Apr 26, 2022

    duffer Rodent Power

    Bozeman, MT
    Sep 17, 2009
    You would likely improve the coil cooling by a small amount omiting it. If the bracket will snug up without it-----
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2022
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  3. Apr 26, 2022
    Walt Couch

    Walt Couch sidehill Cordele, Ga. 2022 Sponsor 2021 Sponsor 2020 Sponsor

    cordele, Ga.
    Mar 29, 2007
    Was likely used as a spacer. Not all coils were the same diameter in the earlier years.
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