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Old 06-09-2011, 08:26 AM
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Re: Wk will not start after river crossing

good luck....PWR added forged 6.1's to the sale this week. PM me if interested.
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Re: Wk will not start after river crossing

No good mate...... sorry to hear.

These things seem REALLY succeptible to water ingress! Kinda making me second guess my plan to turn mine into a off-roader in the near future.
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Old 06-11-2011, 06:12 PM
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Re: Wk will not start after river crossing

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No good mate...... sorry to hear.

These things seem REALLY succeptible to water ingress! Kinda making me second guess my plan to turn mine into a off-roader in the near future.
I wouldnt waste your time. I spent many years wheeling Wranglers. Seen way too many grocery getters get trashed offroad. They just arent designed for it.....Unless you wanna cut it up and make it a real offroad Jeep.
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Re: Wk will not start after river crossing

i dont conceder my jeep a grocery getter just a lil bit more haha. i think jeep's where made to go off road unless its a srt8
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Re: Wk will not start after river crossing

odds are good it was the inital stalling of the engine that did it in, the trying to crank it over was just taking years off the life of your starter. when you have an engine doing 1800 rpms stalled by water injestion that is when things are going to bend and break... starting it CAN kill some motors as I have heard of it being common on some sport bikes, but my engine is an example it wont on the 4.7l, having been recieved "hydrolocked" with coolant from a failed head gasket, it got new head gaskets and has been running great.
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