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Old 04-10-2015, 06:58 AM
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My solenoid (or, rather, the Jeeps...) went bust and I was told no separate unit was available for my starter. A full replacement would be needed.

I did not buy into that, a Mitsubishi unit without spare-parts? Neh...
Since shipping and import taxes are so high overhere, i also went this route. Bought the solenoid and brush holder for the starter (Mitsubishi) and a repair kit for the alternator (Bosch) (with bearings, brushholder/rectifier) from e-bay.
Sadly enough i only discovered after receiving, that the starter solenoid was made in Brazil.

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Old 04-10-2015, 09:51 AM
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Seems that he went with AMBER.
I just shivered....
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Old 04-10-2015, 07:36 PM
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Any color change with the cluster?

Dub J's just friggin devour brakes.
Factory color as I am good with that.

Got 45k miles out of those brakes which is good. Considering how I drive it.

A friend who works at dad's shop did a test drive and experienced the 4.7HO for the first time
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Old 04-10-2015, 08:27 PM
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Gotta love dem dirty HO's
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Hey guys I'm new to the forum. Just put my bb on and some 265/70/r17s. Spacers coming soon I'm making a light bar this Sunday to mount my Piaa 520s and yes I love my HO too!
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Old 04-14-2015, 06:40 PM
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Turned over 123k miles today on the way back from Ohio. 1400 miles in less than a week.
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Old 04-14-2015, 08:12 PM
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Hey guys I'm new to the site as well.
Wish I had the High output. . I'm stuck with this 4.sl0w.
...that's a lot of miles in just a week.
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Old 04-18-2015, 10:43 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Changed the brake fluid today. Was well over the limit, since it should be changed every 2 years. The problem is that the brake fluid is hygroscopic, ie it attracks moisture from the air. The moisture can form water bubbles and the bubbles will form steam when the fluid becomes hot, creating a soft brake pedal or even loosing completely the brake action. This ofcourse can only happen in extreme conditions, like prolonged downhill driving on hot days.
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Old 04-18-2015, 07:46 PM
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A friend in Columbus picked up a 242HD TC, rear drive shaft, and shifter bezel for me. :-D
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

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A note on foggy headlights - I bought 3M polish kit for my right side light, the left hand light is clear and good.

After roughly 30 minutes of going through the differently grained papers with plenty of water, drying it and adding the magic polish, it looked top notch. I had to match the left hand side, result was above my expactations.

It holds well for about three months of blistering sun, after which it needs a touch up to stay clear.

A cheap solution until new headlights are fitted, but not a long term one.
Apply u.v protection.
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Old 04-22-2015, 04:15 PM
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While applying my parking brake yesterday, a bang was heard from under the center console and the parking brake lever was free to move without any resistance. Removing the center console today reveiled that the cable end broke loose from the cable. I will see if a new inner cable can be made here locally.
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Title arrived in the mail <---- Greatest mod ever!!!
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