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Old 03-07-2015, 09:17 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Bought this to rebuild and swap in
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Old 03-07-2015, 11:13 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Good luck! Not too bad of a job if you can get that top ball joint but loose. I ended up loosening all the plate bolts on top of the diff housing to remove mine.
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Old 03-07-2015, 11:59 AM
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Hit it with a hd wire wheel on my grinder. Powder coat or POR15?
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Old 03-12-2015, 10:35 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Just got my starter and alternator rebuild parts, bought via e-bay, from the post office. Quite sour to see that the starter solenoid is "made in Brazil", after paying 60 % of import taxes and shipping. Now to find some time to do the work.
For you guys a rebuild kit is maybe not so interresting, since shipping is many times free, but for me the shipping costs normally are higher then the parts costs and then another 60% on top of the total costs for the import duties.
So for that reason i went the rebuild kit way.
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Old 03-15-2015, 07:43 PM
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Did an oil and filter change. Napa 1515 filter and 7 qts of synthetic. Got some oil leaks underneath but not sure where they are coming from.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Well....it hit 60 degrees in NE Ohio today, so the least I could do was to take the day off and spend all day yesterday and today working on the Jeep. It started with a wash, clay bar, compound, polish, seal, wax...detailed under the hood, and the cleaned up the undercarriage. Everything under there got a fresh coat of paint, as did the calipers. Lubed every zerk I could find, did a differential service, turkey-basted my power steering fluid, bolted up my summer wheels with brand new rubber, and pulled out the Weathertech's in favor of my original mats. Winter has been removed from my ride. Eff winter. Eff it hard. Eff it right in the "A".





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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

So now its all nice and clean again, you wont take it out of the garage anymore or maybe only on a sunny sunday afternoon.
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So now its all nice and clean again, you wont take it out of the garage anymore or maybe only on a sunny sunday afternoon.
I wish! At least now I can start putting that TuffShine stuff I put on the new tires to the test. I'm curious if it can stand up to my "above-average" washing....
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

You sayin it's time to put the soft top back on? Is this a guarantee Jeep Groundhog?
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You sayin it's time to put the soft top back on? Is this a guarantee Jeep Groundhog?
You mean you haven't already? Dude....TONIGHT! That ish needs to be ready to deploy at a moments notice. Think of it a a condom for your TJ. Do you really want to be rolling around unprepared? Nothing bad happens if you're prepared.
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Old 03-23-2015, 10:15 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Mailing off the check to pay off the loan 10 months early.
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Mailing off the check to pay off the loan 10 months early.
That's the best mod of them all!

You still in Ohio? If so, there is some goofy electronic title garbage going on. Be prepared. I paid mine off before all that crap happened.
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