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Old 01-07-2013, 04:13 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Aargh!!! Right next saga in my front end problem. Still a rumbling coming from somewhere. But, now my brake light is coming on at 15mph and weirdly my abs light seems to have vanished. Doesn't illuminate at start up like its meant to.

Brakes, mechanically are all ok so my mechanic and I are buggered if we know what's up here.
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Old 01-07-2013, 04:41 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Not really WJ related but I guess it pays to take a look at your idlers once in a while. At least once in 180k This happened to Karen and I in my Bonneville 20 mi from home out in the middle of nowhere on Saturday.

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Old 01-07-2013, 06:08 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

That happened to me about a month ago. My idler froze up and the belt tore it out.
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Dude, that SUX!!!!!!!!! I carry a spare belt in my vehicles, but that wouldn't have done chit in this case. Did you have to tow it home?
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Old 01-07-2013, 07:40 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Ah...yes...so on my spare time, I did the unthinkable...the unimaginable...you're not going to believe it...

I added more CF.

Found this stuff on Ebay. Doesn't fill out the rain gutters completely, but enough. It covers up some of the imperfections left behind from the old roof rack supports. Quality stuff from what I can tell...3M adhesive-backed. Now water can run off my roof in style.



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Dude, that SUX!!!!!!!!! I carry a spare belt in my vehicles, but that wouldn't have done chit in this case. Did you have to tow it home?
Nope drove it and let it cool multiple times till the bat died almost at my drive. This thing loves to push me so I pushed back but it refuses to die I hate GM but her uncle sells em to me cheap.

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Old 01-07-2013, 09:15 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

With that many miles, you're right...it refuses to die.

When I met my wife, she was Pontiac girl. Now, she's a good Jeep girl. I've done my part.
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Old 01-08-2013, 09:28 AM
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Nope drove it and let it cool multiple times till the bat died almost at my drive. This thing loves to push me so I pushed back but it refuses to die I hate GM but her uncle sells em to me cheap.

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That sucks, I should probably check on the cruiser, I'm sure I'd hate fixing it now but if it did that to us I might just push it off a cliff.
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Aargh!!! Right next saga in my front end problem. Still a rumbling coming from somewhere. But, now my brake light is coming on at 15mph and weirdly my abs light seems to have vanished. Doesn't illuminate at start up like its meant to.

Brakes, mechanically are all ok so my mechanic and I are buggered if we know what's up here.
Aaron did you replace both hub bearings? The reason I ask is I just went through this with my car. The side I would bet my paycheck on that was bad and replaced turned out to be the other side.
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With that many miles, you're right...it refuses to die.

When I met my wife, she was Pontiac girl. Now, she's a good Jeep girl. I've done my part.
Oh I still like my Pontiacs bro. Real ones that is. There's a couple favorites I've had that I'd dump the WJ for in a heartbeat to have back.#1 would be my '74 orange and gold 455 super duty T/A and a close second would be my '73 455 SJ Grand Prix with a Hurst t roof. That T/A would would net me an SRT,An unlimited Rubicon and probably a WK2 just to run to work I never took pics of anything back then but here are a few that match almost exactly my cars.



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That sucks, I should probably check on the cruiser, I'm sure I'd hate fixing it now but if it did that to us I might just push it off a cliff.
Just google timing belt replacement if you want to have a stroke bro And I still am not sure if its an interference motor or not. Some say yes,some say no
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Ah...yes...so on my spare time, I did the unthinkable...the unimaginable...you're not going to believe it...

I added more CF.

Found this stuff on Ebay. Doesn't fill out the rain gutters completely, but enough. It covers up some of the imperfections left behind from the old roof rack supports. Quality stuff from what I can tell...3M adhesive-backed. Now water can run off my roof in style.



Tony could you give me some more info on this stuff. Especially who and how much is on a roll. I wanna do the ribs between the rack like the early wj's.
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Oh I still like my Pontiacs bro. Real ones that is. There's a couple favorites I've had that I'd dump the WJ for in a heartbeat to have back.#1 would be my '74 orange and gold 455 super duty T/A and a close second would be my '73 455 SJ Grand Prix with a Hurst t roof. That T/A would would net me an SRT,An unlimited Rubicon and probably a WK2 just to run to work I never took pics of anything back then but here are a few that match almost exactly my cars.



Just google timing belt replacement if you want to have a stroke bro And I still am not sure if its an interference motor or not. Some say yes,some say no
Those are some sweet rides dude! Those things aren't kidding around! Hell, when I was a kid my dream car was a Trans-Am (a-la Kitt from Knight Rider), but Pontiacs of late aren't my cup of tea. The GTO is kinda cool, but the design just doesn't really do anything for me. It's just a re-badged Grand Prix basically. The wife had a Grand Prix, and my bro-in-law has a G6. Neither one was much for "driving excitement" if you ask me.
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