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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-13-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,319
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: NEW AND STUPID but need advice

I agree with all that has been said, but I would consider maybe getting a Grand with the 4.0. The 4.0 is one of the best built motors ever built and they can be modified quite easily. The Chrysler...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-31-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,416
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Lights on a Manual A/C control head

Do you know what number the bulbs are?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-30-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,416
Posted By bmflyfish
Lights on a Manual A/C control head

I have not found a concise answer for this through the search function or through WKJeep.com, but on a 2005 Laredo with the manual a/c control head, the three knobs have stopped illuminating. I...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-23-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,752
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: A/C condensation issues

I love the foot bath mod! But fortunately the foot bath mod has been solved! The A/C condensation issue was solved with some wire, a compressor, and a shop vac. But also the rubber gromment that...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-13-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,752
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: A/C condensation issues

Well the condesation issue seems to be fixed! Some prodding with some thin gauge wire seems to have removed the partial blockage. YEAH!!!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-11-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,752
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: A/C condensation issues

Still no luck in getting the blockage out! I am trying everything in my power to not have to pull the dash. I have found different posting on this website and other websites, that on ZJ's you can...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-10-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,752
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: A/C condensation issues

I have made a couple of phone calls this morning, the concensus is that there is still possibly a small blockage that is not allowing the water to fully run out. I am going to blow it more to see if...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-10-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,752
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: A/C condensation issues

It is just plain water. Which baffles me because my first thought was that the drain tube had gotten stopped up. But with the A/C running you can see the water dripping out from under the Jeep and...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-09-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,752
Posted By bmflyfish
A/C condensation issues

My wife tells me on the way home yesterday that water is dripping on her feet. I noticed that all the hard plastic pieces under the passenger side was covered in condensation. I have since...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-14-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,934
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Oil Pan Replace

Let me see what I can dig up for you. I will get back to you!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-14-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,934
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Oil Pan Replace

You do not have to drop the transmission, on the 4.0. You may on the 4.7, but the 4.0 is a whole different animal. I have never worked on the 4.7, only the 5.8 and that was enough for me to...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-13-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,934
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Oil Pan Replace

I do not know how many miles is own your jeep, but you should consider replacing the rear main seal while you have your oil pan removed.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-13-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,934
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Oil Pan Replace

I just climbed under my WJ with the 4.0 and by a quick glance it looks like it just unbolts. It appears that there is a bracket for some trans cooler lines that bolts to the pan, the starter and the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 05-11-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,006
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Have This Odd Noise When Braking: Help

The repair shop wants to do what is easiest and that is to replace the entire control arms, but you can just replace the bushings. Do not worry about the control arms, I would worry about the brakes...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-05-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Minor incident... ideas on a cheap fix?

There is a guy here in Birmingham that does automotive paint details such as what type of damage you have, so I know there would have to someone like him in the Memphis/North Mississippi area. My...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-20-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: I-6 question??

I do not know what the internal damage is in your current motor, but you may be able to pull and refurbish your current motor for the same as pulling and reinstalling a remanufactured motor. But you...
Forum: Members Rides 04-08-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Mountain Goat & Downstate - 56K GO HOME

Its hard to tell from the angle, but are you shooting an old Springfield with a folded bayonet?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 03-24-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,822
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: WJ cooling swap!

52079984AA is the part number that is referenced from the link that mjl2610 posted. That part number is for a Grand Cherokee and the parts guy at the local Jeep dealership I spoke with said it would...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 03-24-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: 4.0 terrible mpg

Some of my fondest memories are of my dad and I working in his garage together. One of the things I miss the most. So have fun and enjoy the day with him.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 03-23-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,254
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: High Engine Oil Pressure?

What have you thought about your E3 spark plugs?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-18-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,233
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Has anyone converted a 2wd Grand to a 4WD

That is awesome! I have never heard or seen this website. Thanks!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-18-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Front and rare O2 sensor mixup. Potential problems?

California emission laws are much stricter than the federal emission laws. For example, I live in Alabama (federal emission laws) and I have only 2 oxygen sensors and one catalytic converter. Your...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-18-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Mounts Online

It sounds like it could be exhaust related. I would think your rattle might be your exhaust that runs underneath the vehicle. Look underneath your Jeep while it is idling and you will be able to...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-17-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,233
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Has anyone converted a 2wd Grand to a 4WD

That guy has just made the ultimate find in a Grand Cherokee. All that is in Central Alabama junkyards are ZJ's. But he is inspiration though on his progress.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-17-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,233
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Has anyone converted a 2wd Grand to a 4WD

Unless I find the deal of the century, I have had to officially put this project to bed. But I was told that a housing from a Wrangler would work, but I have not researched whether this is true or...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 03-15-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,234
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: removed the pre cats

Good luck with the surgery for kidney stones!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-11-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,118
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Negative Battery Cable Destroyed

I can see your confusion, but when you really have a chance to look at the battery cables you will understand what I am trying to explain. I am a horrible explainer, but when I had issues with my...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-11-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,118
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Negative Battery Cable Destroyed

"but the damm wires are taped, loomed, glued, and god knows what else"

Well the "what else" is that the negative cable and positive cable is one whole wiring harness. You cannot replace one...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-09-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,376
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Leaking Rear Differential Seal?

Its not a hard job and you can do the job in your driveway, but the biggest PITA is small space you have to work with to be able to make the 210lbs of torque. Find a local garage and pay the hour of...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-09-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,702
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Any early WJ's have bad door seals?

I have not seen this mentioned, but using a dry silicone spray on the rubber door seals and weatherstripping will help with keeping it from drying out.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-03-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,563
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Need User Manual for 2003 WJ Laredo, 4L

What you need? I have an 03 and the owners manual is in the glove box.

You can try freepdfmanuals.com also.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-03-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,068
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Cruise control issues

It probably is the CC Servo. In my experience it was always the first thing to stop working when the cruise is not ever being used.
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 03-01-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,620
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Need New Tires, Any Suggestions?

Just like Robpp says the Michelin LTX is a great tire, quiet with plenty of grip in wet weather. I had a set of General Grabbers on a Cherokee and they were one of the best sets of non aggresive...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-01-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: 2010 Shock help

[QUOTE=vvbob;157549]Do the bumpers inside the coil springs have to be removed for an air bag install??
I assume they would be removed, but I haven't received the air bags yet, which would include...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 02-23-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,845
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Have you all ever seen this ??????

That Grand was built for show! Floatation tires are wider and have and have more of a round appearance. That guy has some Interco Mud Boggers on them. Great for mud but that is it and its one of...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-18-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: Sun damage?

One problem I see and would be a real easy fix is to replace the Memphis sticker with an Ole Miss sticker. Just my 2 cents! Hotty Toddy!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-17-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,613
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: WJ Front Axle Problems

You make a good point with the 3.73 being a good all around gear. But 3.73 to 4.10 is not going to affect that much. You are only talking about maybe a 200- 250 RPM increase. And my impression is...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-17-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By bmflyfish
Vacumn Leak Code and the vent position knob

I have a medium vacumn leak (P0442) code being displayed. The fan switch works, the temperature contol works, but what does not work is the selector that decides which vent the air should blow out...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-17-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,613
Posted By bmflyfish
Re: WJ Front Axle Problems

I am an opportunist, so I am thinking that maybe it would be time to go with lower gears :), if you have not already. You going to have to rebuild the front end regardless. So a rear gear swap may...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-11-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By bmflyfish
Need to detail the WJ

I have decided that I am going to put the Jeep up for sale since I have been really wanting a 4 wheel drive WJ for a while. But I need to really clean up the outside, such wash, de-oxidize and wax...
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