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Old 08-06-2015, 01:05 PM
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New front unit bearings/hub assemblies/bearings are in!

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Old 08-06-2015, 01:43 PM
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Old 08-06-2015, 10:15 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Just installed several new bushings in the front suspension control arms. Also new spring isolators and bump stops put in. For those who want to keep their WJ for quite some time, i would recommend to check the front spring lower isolator towers. They get rusted quite a lot and can even completely disappear due to this. Luckily there are new towers available from iron rock, but if you are not too late, you can maybe still save yours. You will only see the damage after removing the rubber isolator.
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Old 08-07-2015, 01:22 PM
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Just installed several new bushings in the front suspension control arms. Also new spring isolators and bump stops put in. For those who want to keep their WJ for quite some time, i would recommend to check the front spring lower isolator towers. They get rusted quite a lot and can even completely disappear due to this. Luckily there are new towers available from iron rock, but if you are not too late, you can maybe still save yours. You will only see the damage after removing the rubber isolator.
Attached pictures show the possible damage to the towers (not my jeep luckily)
Looks like I have a painting project in the future. It would help if the bottom of the cups weren't exposed to the elements like that. I'd be 1/2 tempted to fill that cavity with expanding foam.
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Looks like I have a painting project in the future. It would help if the bottom of the cups weren't exposed to the elements like that. I'd be 1/2 tempted to fill that cavity with expanding foam.
I expect that moisture will stay in between the spring isolator and the tower, creating a perfect ambient for corrosion. Its a silent killer, because normally you will only discover the problem when the spring is coming out of its place.
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Old 08-08-2015, 01:58 PM
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Bedliner or Por-15 but probably Por-15 would be best to seal the metal.
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Had rear caliper lock up.

Bought the Power stop Rotor and caliper kit KC2150. all 4 calipers and 4 rotors 4 sets of pads.

found rear e brake shoes to be in such bad shape i had to scrap them. was rusted so bad it they fell apart on my hands so i removed the ebrakes entirely removed them and the cables.

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Old 09-23-2015, 05:40 PM
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Bought an extra long 21 MM wrench and will attempt to replace the upper a arm center ball joint...
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replaced starter in autozone's parking lot.

Luckly being lifted and IRO upper control arms made it 30 min job.
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