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Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-02-2014, 09:38 AM
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Views: 125
Posted By 08pretaco
LCA rearward bushing replaced, information needed please

Not much of a double post person but...

GF has a knocking noise when turning left. Checked it out and passenger side rearward LCA bushing is shot. Looking for information on replacement ie...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 10-01-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By 08pretaco
WK Front LCA rearward bushing replacement

GF has a knocking noise when turning left. Checked it out and passenger side rearward LCA bushing is shot. Looking for information on replacement ie torque specs possibly along with a procedure.
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Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-21-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,641
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: biggest tire

We did a test fit of 255/75/17 and with the bolt trim and a 1/4" spacer we should be good!
07 Laredo factory wheels
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-21-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,253
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Whats The Biggest Tire WITHOUT A Lift For The WK?

I know this is a super old thread but on Thursday we are going to be putting 255/75/17 Wrangler SR (wrangler take offs) on my GF's 07. We did a test fit and it looks like with the bolt trim and a...
Forum: SouthWest 06-10-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By 08pretaco
Looking for front bumper: AZ

I am looking for a front bumper.

Vehicle is a 2005 grand cherokee.

Located in Phx, AZ. Id love for it to be black but color makes no difference.

Friend on mines mom got into a fender bender...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-01-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,616
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Jeep died while driving??

weird coincidence but the GF's jeep was throwing every code possible, including those, shutting down while driving, gauges going haywire....ended up being the transmission management module under the...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 01-08-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,012
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: How-To: Rear Brake Pad Job for WK Jeeps

my rotors are rusted on, cant get them off lol
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 11-20-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,464
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: WK 4.7L Driver's Side Exhaust Manifold & Gasket Replacement Writeup W/ Pics

well bad news, looked into the manifold leak and driver side manifold, near the cab has 2 sheared bolts causing the leak...any tips/quotes/anything as far as a price goes for repair? there is no way...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 11-17-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,451
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Throttle Body Cleaning

Anyone have a DIY on the catch can install?

TIA
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 11-17-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,464
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: WK 4.7L Driver's Side Exhaust Manifold & Gasket Replacement Writeup W/ Pics

Thanks, girldfriends sisters 4.7 started sounding like a motorcycle and dealership said it was a broken bolt/bad gasket
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 11-15-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,464
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: WK 4.7L Driver's Side Exhaust Manifold & Gasket Replacement Writeup W/ Pics

So the only way to figure this out is remove the manifold and of a stud/bolt is broken replace it along with a new gasket and problem should be fixed?
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 11-15-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,464
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: WK 4.7L Driver's Side Exhaust Manifold & Gasket Replacement Writeup W/ Pics

my girlfrieds sisters jeep went in to the dealership, sounded like a motorcycle. They said maybe a stud/bolt is broken or the gasket is bad. Without getting to into it, whats an easy way to check...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-24-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: new plugs in and...

got pics of the old plugs?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-19-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 19,780
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: SCT Tuner for the 3.7L!!! ohhh yeah!!

I have personally heard of nothing but bad from using a choke master muffler/exhaust. I have seen numerous dynos on other forums which show a decrease in performance on the powerband.

Anyone on...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-17-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,461
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: AirAid intake for the 3.7L - part #310-205

Ya they do but look at the shitty heat shield for the filter? You just bought a hot air intake, congrats!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-06-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,934
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Air intake

can someone please shed some light on the Liberty upper pipe that was mentioned in this thread? thanks
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-22-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,977
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Rear Differential Fluid Change

Can I ask why not?

EDIT: read a few posts down and realized what you said. A lot of guys at shops do this which makes me wonder why they do this if its bad?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-22-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,048
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Plasti-dip is your friend

I was planning on doing the ladys white one as well with wheels and rear badges plasti-dipped. Any tips for doing the wheels?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-21-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By 08pretaco
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-20-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Redline Oil...

I use the MT-90 in my Tacoma for 50k miles now and my transmission loves the stuff!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-19-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,451
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Throttle Body Cleaning

seafoam while its running then use a vacuum hose and feed the seafoam until the engine almost dies and play with it till it sucks up a third of the bottle. Let the engine die, let it sit then start...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-19-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,451
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Throttle Body Cleaning

Take off the intake resonator box, then you got the throttle body exposed. Some people take off the throttle body, otherwise get a toothbrush and some cleaner. Open the butterfly valve to get behind...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-19-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Installing New Shocks Questions

link please... :( cant find it unless its not in this section of the forum
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-18-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,977
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Rear Differential Fluid Change

Another great way to really clean it out well and get that shit oil out is to remove the cover, spray a little brake cleaner and let it sit for a bit. That way all the old oil is out and cleaned from...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 04-21-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,720
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Powerwire for a 2010 GC with 3.7L?

thanks, for some reason when i typed it in nothing showed up.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 04-21-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,720
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Powerwire for a 2010 GC with 3.7L?

I cant find it on their site anymore...did they stop selling it?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-06-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Sorry Guys, I Didn't Represent

Ah the loop hole lol
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-05-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Sorry Guys, I Didn't Represent

You guys dont lock street racing threads down here?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-27-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Wrangler wheel/tires on stock WK suspension

So I figured out that the wheels off an JK will fit, maybe require a spacer.

So onto the tires, is that tire size ok without a lift?

Also found out I need to get 1/8" wheel spacer and longer...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-27-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By 08pretaco
Wrangler wheel/tires on stock WK suspension

The tires are 255/75/17 with stock ride height. Will some trimming need to be done, is it possible?

I want to suprise my GF with some new wheels and tires and she loves the Jeep wheels, so I will...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-06-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,513
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: Bull-bar installed

You guys here are completely different than my Tacoma forum. All of the above replies were nice and supportive. If someone on our forum installed a bull bar, it definitely would not have gone down...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-03-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By 08pretaco
top of strut assembly dimensions...

My gf has a 07 WK 3.7L

I was curious if someone had the dimensions for the top of the strut assembly ie diameter of the top plate and the 3 bolt pattern diameter. I can probably easily check the 3...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-17-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,272
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: cold air intake

Oh ya you have visual inspections. I forgot that visual inspections make it hard to pass with things like that. I think AZ, where I live, just does gas cap and CEL.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-16-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,272
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: cold air intake

I thought California was the only state that required a C.A.R.B. sticker?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-16-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,272
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: cold air intake

Look up the Magnuson-Moss act. If something fails, its up to the dealership to prove that the aftermarket part you put on your truck caused the failure.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-15-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,272
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: cold air intake

http://www.partsgeek.com/assets/perf/full/18364-03002237-1375949.pdf

should be extremely straight forward.
Forum: Off Road Modifications 01-26-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,696
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: 2in spacers

It might make a difference whether its placed on top of the strut assembly or within the assembly preloading the struts.
Forum: Off Road Modifications 01-24-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,696
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: 2in spacers

ok so im not stupid lol I am pretty sure that when you start lifting IFS the lifts are x2 the size of the spacer (in this case), preload in other cases and so on and so forth
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-23-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,084
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: hood strut

Almost positive it was for thw front because it went in for an oil change so they had to pop open the hood which doesn't stay open
Forum: Off Road Modifications 01-23-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,696
Posted By 08pretaco
Re: 2in spacers

Jw because on my Tacoma if we put in a 1/2" spacer it equals 1" of lift. Another reason I ask is because because rusty off-road makes a 1/2" spacer which makes me want to try making a small lift like...
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