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Old 06-03-2013, 07:26 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Oh, nevermind...hahahah...you did it already. Yes, it is a bitch. Simple and straightforward, but those "quick disconnects" ain't so quick.
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Oh, nevermind...hahahah...you did it already. Yes, it is a bitch. Simple and straightforward, but those "quick disconnects" ain't so quick.
No kidding. Took me an EMBARASSINGLY long time to do it. Even the clip connections weren't exactly easy to de-attach either. Course this all would have been easier had I jacked my car up...
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Anyone know where to get replacement 10mm bolts for the fuel filter? My car only has one of the two.
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Old 06-03-2013, 10:39 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Oh, i see now that it was Mon 21 who started the thread about the fuel filter change and not 01grand.
Regarding the missing bolt, any hardware store should be able to supply you the missing bolt. Just measure the lenght of the remaining one.
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Old 06-04-2013, 08:48 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Ok guys, not sure how I missed this before. I'm working on replacing the rear axle seals, and while working back there, I notice one sway bar link looks loose. I check it out and sure enough it is, but its as tight as I can get it. So I decide to pull the bolt out and I notice the shoulder sticks out from the bushing?! I'm wondering if the bushing compressed because I'm sure I would have noticed it was loose when I first installed the bar. Otherwise everything seems good back there, I'm going to see if I can find a bolt that will fit better.
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Old 06-04-2013, 02:48 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Could you maybe stack some washers on the head side of the bolt to take up the difference?

I'm actually getting under mine tonight when I get home. I thought I heard a clunk while going over a bump coming from the rear end. Could have been something in the spare tire well, but it could be a loose something or other underneath too. I'll check my links. I think you have the same ones I do.
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Old 06-04-2013, 02:51 PM
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No kidding. Took me an EMBARASSINGLY long time to do it. Even the clip connections weren't exactly easy to de-attach either. Course this all would have been easier had I jacked my car up...

Yep, then you had the same experience as the rest of us have had. EMBARASSINGLY long time to replace something that's pretty easy to access.

As for bolts, I replaced mine with stainless ones from a local Ace hardware. They usually have a decent stainless section. I've also spent a few bucks at Fastenal. There is usually one nearby and they can get all kinds of hard to find fasteners....
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Ok guys, not sure how I missed this before. I'm working on replacing the rear axle seals, and while working back there, I notice one sway bar link looks loose. I check it out and sure enough it is, but its as tight as I can get it. So I decide to pull the bolt out and I notice the shoulder sticks out from the bushing?! I'm wondering if the bushing compressed because I'm sure I would have noticed it was loose when I first installed the bar. Otherwise everything seems good back there, I'm going to see if I can find a bolt that will fit better.
The bolt's fine,Bro. That's the sleeve in the bushing itself. You need to check if it got pushed through somehow. If not find a couple washers bigger than the sleeve to take up the slack between the link and the bar and you'll be fine. If it got pushed through somehow a couple of washers the exact size of the bolt,one on each side of the link will center it back up when you torque it down. I seem to remember other people on here having to use washers back there with the Addco
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OK, fine...I'll admit...some amber lamps are good, and necessary.
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Old 06-04-2013, 04:40 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Rainbow Brite is right again! I had the same scenario going on. I removed the sleeve from inside the link arm bushing because it was a bit too long. I cut it down, reinstalled, and it's tighter than a....nevermind.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Diggin' pretty deep into "your" past to come up with that one huh Bro? Nonetheless very good you knothead.: lol:
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Yeah, so I deflowered Rainbow Brite...nothin wrong with that. She's got to be knockin' on 30 by now.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Brite girl and hot too if you leave her turned on for a couple of hours.
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