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Old 11-02-2015, 09:56 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

The most recent thing I did was replace the JKS track bar bushings with Kevin's Hard-KOR bushings. The red JKS bushings lasted a little more than a year and I only drove it on the street. I started to notice a little instability when hitting bumps and then I got a slight case of DW on the highway one night. I was able to steer it away but when I got home I immediately went online and ordered the Hard-KOR bushings. When I swapped them out I checked the JKS for play and the bar moved back and forth like crazy! Put the Hard-KOR in and have not had a problem since (Knock on wood).

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Old 11-06-2015, 01:21 PM
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The poor old Grand is being semi retired. We got rid of the old PT cruiser and made a bit of an upgrade that is now my toy and daily driver. Mods done: LED high, low, and fog lights, AEM dryflo air filter, Westin chrome running boards, and a set of the same Cooper ATP's as the grand. Really liking this truck!
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Old 11-17-2015, 10:05 AM
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Going to remove the RB4 before the entire screen dies. Been getting worse over the past couple of weeks.




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The poor old Grand is being semi retired. We got rid of the old PT cruiser and made a bit of an upgrade that is now my toy and daily driver. Mods done: LED high, low, and fog lights, AEM dryflo air filter, Westin chrome running boards, and a set of the same Cooper ATP's as the grand. Really liking this truck!
Sure is funny bro how we keep following the same road.I bought this a couple months ago.'13 Silverado 16k miles

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Old 11-25-2015, 02:37 PM
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Sure is funny bro how we keep following the same road.I bought this a couple months ago.'13 Silverado 16k miles

Nice looking truck! My brother bought one like that but a 2014 just recently. I had to go crew cab though with car seats and dogs. Having the bed sure comes in handy, much easier than folding seats in the grand.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

My first post! Been lurking for awhile. I had my WJ now for close to 3 years. Had a minor fender bender with it in 2013 but I bought it back to life. Learned to relax when driving and road rage is not cool.

I put some new front stock shocks on it replaced. Replaced the hood and rear hatch supports. I had the spark plugs replaced not too long ago. It is a different type of vehicle then I am used to but love it. I previously had Ford F150 and Nissan Maxima.
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Old 12-05-2015, 09:30 PM
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Changed the oil (1500 miles over due to the trip back east for Thanksgiving) and priced tires. Looking to go with the same Discoverer AT3 that are on it.
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Old 12-11-2015, 09:09 PM
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Ordered a new front bumper cover...
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Ordered a new front bumper cover...
Uh oh....hope it's not because you hit something!
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Uh oh....hope it's not because you hit something!
New grill ordered too. Need to pull the headlight and see if it needs replaced. Fortunately my wife is OK but the Toyota Corolla did not fair so well.



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Ouch!

Glad no one was hurt.

That actually doesn't look too bad at all buddy. Is that a plug for an engine block heater I see dangling there?
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Old 12-16-2015, 09:21 PM
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Ouch!

Glad no one was hurt.

That actually doesn't look too bad at all buddy. Is that a plug for an engine block heater I see dangling there?
Not bad but the entire bumper is scuffed up with the passenger side in the pic taking the brunt. Ripped off the plate which is now crookedly screwed to the bumper cover. The grill is also broken and a new one has been found.

Why yes, the WJ has the factory installed engine block heater in it. It seems to have dropped out from the summer hiding place.
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