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Old 04-23-2013, 08:33 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

I was under the impression that today I was just going to change my brakes & rotors for all four wheels. Then the next thing that I was planning to do was install those halo headlights. Well everything was going great until I got to the back wheels... There is fluid leaking from on my back right brake/caliper. I had my mechanic to take a look and it isn't brake fluid. Its coming from the axle which is probably something with the fluid for the gears but anyway that's going to be the next thing that I do with my WJ. Then after I do that and finish changing the brakes I can finally get to these LIGHTS!!!
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:07 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Got around to changing out the T-case juice and bench cleaning the throttle body last night. Baby steps....
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:25 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

How bad did the T-case fluid look? I'm pushing 180K and I don't believe it was ever changed haha
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:34 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

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How bad did the T-case fluid look? I'm pushing 180K and I don't believe it was ever changed haha
Dude, do it! It's cheap and easy to do! I'd suggest getting the right allen socket for it though, I believe it's 10mm, but I'm not 100% sure. Otherwise you'll tear up the drain plug and then you're screwed. Someone had used the wrong size on mine before I got it and chewed it up so I got new drain plugs from the stealer...cheap stuff. If you decide to do it, always take the top (fill) plug out first, then the bottom (drain). If you can't get the top one off, you certainly don't want to try to get the bottom one off.

I do mine as recommended and there is always a little bit of shiny stuff at the bottom of the pan, but not much. You'd be looking at 2 quarts of Mopar 5016796AC t-case lube for the Quadradrive
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:07 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

I think I just added to the list of projects for this weekend haha
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:28 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Your t-case will thank you.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

My plan is to buy another TC and completely rebuild it to drop in with the new motor and trans just so everything will be nice and new.
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:32 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

$hit...then who cares about this one! When are you looking to take on that project!
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Motor and trans are going right now. Motor I'm building and my cousin is doing my trans since he is a specialist. Was debating weather to go with the selectrac TC or stay with my quadradrive.
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Old 04-24-2013, 12:05 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Nice! I bet you're pumped.

The selectrac vs. quadradrive discussion is well documented. Either way, you really can't fail. I thought I'd miss the TC in my XJ when I sold it, but I've been very happy with the QD. I don't go "froadin'" though. I never had much time to do it with the XJ, so it was all street with the WJ.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Yeah she is all street and once the new motor is in, it will be time for the strip and might be a summer only car.
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Your motor is out at 180,000 miles? That sucks very much, good luck on the replacement.
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