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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 10-27-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Roof Rail bolt holes

goop some silicone glue to a setscrew of the correct size and wind em in there
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-27-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,750
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Any early WJ's have bad door seals?

use a pc of foam weatherstrip to close that gap at the bottom. easy fix !
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 08-11-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,302
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Possible blown engine on my Jeep :/

i almost wonder if the rad cap failed shut?? been wrenching 40 yrs and never saw a rad split off like that did
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-12-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,411
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Headlight removal

once you get it out and change those bulbs apply some silicone grease to the ball sockets... next time theyll pop off with only hand pressure. wear gloves when removing them. thank me later :)
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 11-18-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,524
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Smoking Front Wheel!!

this issue on the dubs is almost always caused by sticking caliper slider pins. take em apart and regrease em good
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-18-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,649
Posted By fixer5000
Re: headlights

i used penetrol on mine. they look great after a month so far. penetrol also works darn good on faded plastic trim. for those who dont know its a paint additive available at home depot. foam brush or...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-09-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Floor mat holder

nah just once on my 99..cheap part so no biggie really
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-04-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By fixer5000
Re: vibrations

what transfer case do you have? you implied you replaced tires only on the front? what about the rears? you should always replace tires on the front and the rear on 4wd jeeps. especially full time...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 06-03-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Need help JG!!! CEL AND CODES

replace the tps. youll need torx drivers. what size im not sure of
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-03-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Floor mat holder

part number 55196834aa clip buy a couple of em
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-01-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,863
Posted By fixer5000
Re: rear wheel bearing replacment?? help

i wasnt either but it only took about 2 hours start to finish. not as bad as you think really. jack up the side you wanna do and no oil will come out of the axle tube. do not jack on the axle tubes...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-31-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Floor mat holder

dealer only...sorry...i bought a few of when i needed one in case it ever breaks again!! if the parts guy cant find it tell him to try another year. it wasnt listed for my 99 but i think it was for...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-31-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,863
Posted By fixer5000
Re: rear wheel bearing replacment?? help

i think you have d44 rear axle correct? ok what you gotta do is get the bearing and cone, the seal and the bearing retainer. to remove the shaft take off the wheel and the caliper. now there are 4...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 02-02-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By fixer5000
Re: omg trany pan hurting

after seeing that i digress...get a new one!!!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 02-01-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By fixer5000
Re: omg trany pan hurting

take it off and pound it back flat..change the fuid and filter and be done with it. itll prolly be fine if it isnt rusted
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-01-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,356
Posted By fixer5000
Re: 180 degree thermostat

i didnt say you cant run one for the record. its not a good idea. i dont mean to jump on you i just want the facts here to be right. if the factory calls for 195 thats what should be used. this site...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-01-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,356
Posted By fixer5000
Re: 180 degree thermostat

how would i know? ive been working on cars, trucks and motorcycles for 35 years whats your knowledge in this area? the people who design these vehicles dont guess at whats temps to run them at they...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-01-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,356
Posted By fixer5000
Re: 180 degree thermostat

and you base this assumption on what? thats bad advice...it will kill fuel mileage for one, increase engine wear due to richer mixtures too...get a 195 factory stat. this engine is designed to run at...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-28-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Transmission fluid

use a fair sized storage container as your drip pan. you wont get wet that way
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-26-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Transmission fluid

youll actually get more out if you let it sit overnight and then do it
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-11-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Should I erase an OBD II code?

how do you know it was a faulty code? unplug the wire??
Forum: Suspension Modifications 01-11-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Sway Bar End Links

up to 2 inches not a problem. higher id suggest longer ones to keep things somewhat leveled out
Forum: Cherokee-SJ and XJ 01-10-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,005
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Best Way To Drain Fuel Tk. 89 Cherokee

apstangs idea is the best way.. and the safest too!!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 01-07-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Bosch oxygen Sensors

i would also get oem ..made by nippondenso by the way
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-05-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By fixer5000
Re: Friend needs help with his WJ

i think its the idle air control also. id change or clean that first
Forum: Suspension Modifications 12-27-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,373
Posted By fixer5000
Re: wj sway bars

i suggest the addco bars front and rear. they make a radical difference in how the dub handles. for those who dont know the factory front bar on the wj is hollow!!
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