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Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-24-2015, 06:22 AM
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Posted By RandomActs13x
265/60/18 for 2008 Overland... Tough fit

So I did a bunch of reading... found the largest tires to fit without rubbing and I found the same answers over and over again for the 17" and 18" wheels. So naturally, since I have 18" wheels on my...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 06-02-2015, 03:23 PM
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Views: 326
Posted By RandomActs13x
Just picked up an 01 TJ

So I went down and picked up a 2001 TJ. Red, 4.0, automatic, 179k on the body, 100k on the engine. The frame looked solid, maybe surface rust. But the body had some really nice paint but the usual...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 05-21-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By RandomActs13x
Both front airbags deployed

So I'm in the market for a 97-06 wrangler and I have a few that I'm looking at. However I recently found one that has very very very low mileage, very straight body but both airbags had been...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-19-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: Who has changed their spare size???

That's great news... maybe not for my wallet, but great news otherwise haha. I figured a slightly oversized tire would fit in the spare location but i had to double check.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-04-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By RandomActs13x
Who has changed their spare size???

I have a completely stock 08 Overland... I'm getting ready to put on 265/65R18 BFG Rugged Terrains. Based on my research, I think that is the largest tire I can put on without rubbing, but we'll see....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-18-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: Spare tire issue

That's what I was thinking too... but it's not a plug. Its seamless.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-16-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: Spare tire issue

Well at least it confirms my sanity
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-16-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: Spare tire issue

So here's the storage tray in the cargo area...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-16-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By RandomActs13x
Spare tire issue

Ok... try not to poke fun in the case that I am completely oblivious... but I need to add air to my spare tire (damn message keeps popping up) but I can't get the spare down. Now I've worked on cars...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-24-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 517
Posted By RandomActs13x
Replace wood trim and steering wheel

So over time, I have gotten a few scuffs in the faux wood trim around my shifter. I did a quick search and couldn't find quite what I wanted. Does anyone know where the best place to buy a new wood...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-12-2014, 10:41 PM
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Views: 355,142
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

I got the sleave/pre filter thing which is nice... but I can't imagine the puddle I went through was nearly high enough to suck in enough water with that on to bog the engine like it did and throw a...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-12-2014, 12:57 PM
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Views: 355,142
Posted By RandomActs13x
Hmm I like that! I was also looking at bypass...

Hmm I like that! I was also looking at bypass valves but I'm unsure about it
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-12-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 355,142
Posted By RandomActs13x
Well the weather finally hit us here and I...

Well the weather finally hit us here and I happened to go through a relatively large puddle of water... I have the water resistant pre filter over my air intake but I still managed to suck up enough...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-10-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,523
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: 6 day Old Jeep Grand Cherokee Accident

I'd say it's totaled. I know in the states (or at least my state) that if the damage exceeds a certain amount of the vehicle's value (and that being a low percentage to exceed, like here its like 50%...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-10-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 355,142
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

So I got under the hood and under jeep because im losing my F'in mind over this noise. The heat shield around the manifolds is very secure, the U-joints are almost like new, no abnormalities in the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-09-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 355,142
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Guess i'll have to set out a few hours tomorrow and investigate
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-09-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 355,142
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

So I already made a thread about it but I figure it applies to this thread for more input. I took the jeep to a buddy today who did some checks and he said that it sounds like my clicking noise issue...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-09-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By RandomActs13x
So I took it today to my buddy and after some...

So I took it today to my buddy and after some test drives and power braking he thinks it's a manifold
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-08-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By RandomActs13x
That's exactly what mine sounds like... how much...

That's exactly what mine sounds like... how much did that run ya to fix?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-08-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By RandomActs13x
But if the exhaust leak is a possibility then...

But if the exhaust leak is a possibility then should it be heard while revving in park or neutral? Now one thing I did notice is that at speeds lower then 20 mph it is not heard. So when it shifts at...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-08-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By RandomActs13x
It's not an exhaust leak

Ok so i've been complaining of this loud clicking noise from primarily the driver's side. Especially heard between 1200-1800 rpm and when theres a load on the drivetrain such as accelerating or going...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-27-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,442
Posted By RandomActs13x
It looks very close... I'm sure it's the same but...

It looks very close... I'm sure it's the same but not the same vender. Check out the link I put up on the first page and search his other items
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 07-26-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By RandomActs13x
Sequoyah :: 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Sequoyah :: 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee (2014-07-26 19:59:26)
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-25-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,442
Posted By RandomActs13x
Those are my thoughts as well. But for $70 and a...

Those are my thoughts as well. But for $70 and a couple tweaks... worth not spending the money on brand name IMO
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-24-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,442
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: eBay Intake turned out quite the deal haha

I also purchased an Airaid pre-filter from Jegs to keep water out of the filter.

The filter it came with was a good K&N quality filter. And over the years i've always used K&N on all my cars......
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-24-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,442
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: eBay Intake turned out quite the deal haha

this is the system i bought... i figured it would be a POS with the price but it turned out to work very nicely. The only issues with it were the straight pipe was a bit long so I had to cut it down...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-23-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 20,190
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: Jeep Recall

I took mine in about a week ago as well for a clicking noise and the 4WL problem. They also told me that the recall was out for that issue so they performed the update. Clicking noise wasnt fixed but...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-20-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 355,142
Posted By RandomActs13x
The odd part is i just put it through a state...

The odd part is i just put it through a state inspection a couple weeks ago and looked at it on a lift with a tech. Neither of us noticed anything odd and did an exhaust shake. So I think tomorrow...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-20-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 355,142
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

So today I was able to take a decent video of the clicking noise my jeep is making. Now after listening more carefully it is starting to sound more exhaust related outside of the fact that it doesnt...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-19-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 355,142
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

I would call it lucky. I didn't get a warranty either. Since I bought it used it came with a 30 day/1000 mile limited powertrain warranty... it splits the bill 50/50 at internal pricing. Luckily they...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-18-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,644
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: clicking noise, front drivers side.

Not sure if you're still having the issue but my jeep has had the issue since I bought it about a month ago. The bearings are fine and the cv's are fine but the clicking was happening only when there...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-17-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 355,142
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Just a little update. Just got off the phone with the dealer.. my jeep is done. The clicking noise was coming from the U-joint as i suspected. The joint it self was good but the bolts were worn and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-17-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 355,142
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Normally I fix my own vehicles too.. 10 years in the industry and 3 suspended license haha. But this still has the used car warranty so I might as well let them take a look at it.

The clicking...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-17-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 355,142
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

So yesterday I took my jeep in to the shop to look in to the clicking noise that i've been plagued with... and just for shits and grins I told them to look in to fixing the 4-wheel-low issue that has...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-15-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,442
Posted By RandomActs13x
eBay Intake turned out quite the deal haha

So I got this "true" cold air intake off of eBay for about $70, free shipping. It comes with polished piping with either red or blue couplers and tubing. the filter is a pretty solid filter and seems...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-14-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By RandomActs13x
So the body work was fixed... looks good but my...

So the body work was fixed... looks good but my biggest fear came true. Because we repainted the new paint is a very very slightly darker tint then the original paint because of the age and fade of...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-12-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: How should I handle this?

I think that will work best. Knowing him he will probably be upset but end up blaming his prep guy so he can keep his pride lol. If it ends up being too much of an issue i'm sure I can live with it,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-12-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By RandomActs13x
Re: How should I handle this?

Well he's not necessarily a friend... I knew him because his girlfriend and I were in the same camaro club years ago so I always use him when I need body work. It sucks... I might just suck it up and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-12-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By RandomActs13x
Exclamation How should I handle this?

So about a week and a half ago my jeep was hit in passenger side by a deer. Insurance obviously covered the damages which included passenger window, mirror, and body work.

I took it to my buddy...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-11-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 355,142
Posted By RandomActs13x
And when I went in to law enforcement afterwards...

And when I went in to law enforcement afterwards I still got those looks from my Cpl and Sgts at every call... starting to think it's me...
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