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Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 02-08-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,500
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Removing #1 Spark Plug

Yeah, it's the same...

What I'll do tomorrow is take a picture of the ratchet and the angle etc of how I use it, hopefully that will help you out!

:thumb:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 02-07-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,500
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Removing #1 Spark Plug

Yeah, but if it's the same engine, then there is nothing to remove to get the spark plug out...

I don't have to remove anything to get it out...

:thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 02-07-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,500
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Removing #1 Spark Plug

Not sure if there is any difference in the engines between 1996 and 1998, but I don't have to remove anything?!?!!?

Here is my engine:
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 02-07-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,500
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Removing #1 Spark Plug

I'm not sure what the No1 is....

If it's the one nearest the front of the Jeep then I use a long extension and knuckle joint...

If it's the one nearest the cabin, I use a t bar...
Forum: Detailing 02-07-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,644
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Leather repair and lots more!

I use the furniture clinic for my stuff...

I have been thinking about the underside too... but the XKR comes first for that...

:thumbsup:



Cheers mate!
Forum: Detailing 02-05-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Emblems - Debadge or Increase ? Opinion

I took all mine off, apart from the 4.0L at the back...and that was just to annoy the goody goody people in the UK...

Big engined cars are the devil in the UK....:rolleyes:

:thumbsup:
Forum: Detailing 02-05-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,644
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Leather repair and lots more!

Thanks very much :D

I have had a few people wanting me to do the same for them now...

So hopefully I'll only get better!

:thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 02-05-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By the_cueball
Snorkle kit

Hi there :D

Does anyone have link, or know any company that makes a snorkle kit for this Jeep?!?!!?

Thanks!

:thumbsup:
Forum: Detailing 01-07-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,644
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Leather repair and lots more!

Guns are for gimps... we men use knives to kill in Glasgow! :slapfight:

:lol:

Yeah, I was wondering if the live round was an issue....

:eek:
Forum: Detailing 01-06-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,644
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Leather repair and lots more!

Cheers! :D

That one isn't used, still 'live' !!! :eek:

Not mine TBH....it was stuck under the seat, and I never noticed until now...

Not like I do drive bys or any thing.......... ;)
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Forum: Detailing 01-06-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,644
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Leather repair and lots more!

Cheers!

I used this kit here:

http://www.furnitureclinic.co.uk/Leather_Colourant_Kit.htm

:thumbsup:
Forum: Detailing 01-05-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,644
Posted By the_cueball
Forum: Detailing 01-05-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,644
Posted By the_cueball
Leather repair and lots more!

Hi everyone :D

I basically took some time to return my Jeep to looking a bit better than she has been recently...

This included a leather seat refurb, repainting the wheels and brake...
Forum: Detailing 01-05-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,939
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Pet-peeve... wax on textured plastic!

I either tape the car up, or use a wax eraser...a company called Duragloss do one...called #481

You can also use peanut butter (smooth) or groundnut oil

:D
Forum: Detailing 12-22-2010, 02:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Detailing Steps

Yeah, I would agree!

I think lots of people just jump on the 'detailing' bandwagon and don't stop to think or ask about it....

I remember saying to one guy, claying is just like having anal...
Forum: Detailing 12-22-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Detailing Steps

I have never had the need to use aggresive clay on my paint, so with the fine clay I do use, I have never had any marring...

I normally clay the P & J at least once every 2 months and never had...
Forum: Detailing 12-21-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Will This Buff Out?

Normal rule of thumb is if you can catch your fingernail on the scratch then it's too deep to polish out....

Hope you are able to fix it though....

:(
Forum: Detailing 12-21-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Detailing Steps

My normal 'detail' routine is:

Go round the vehicle with a power washer to remove loose dirt
Cover with snow foam and leave for 5 minutes
Add a second covering of snow foam to add lubrication...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 12-21-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Electric Antenna Help

Well I went in through the right side inner wheel arch, and it seems the antenna has been replaced before, so just managed to strip the rubbish electrical tape and remove the whole thing....
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 12-17-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,860
Posted By the_cueball
Re: 1993 zj

:wavey:

You have now.... 140k and it's bulletproof...on a 1996 plate..

I just wish I could say the rest for the electrics! :rolleyes:

Still fighting to keep her alive though...
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 12-17-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By the_cueball
Electric Antenna Help

HI Guys,

I was having a few issues with the above, with the motor running all the time, now it is happening ALL the time...

As already suggested by someone on here, I need to pull the power...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 11-08-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Rear Bench problem - Help!

It's the back handles of the bottom part of the rear seat...

The ones that are a 'leather' loop, which you would pull up to swing the rear seat forward...

:thumbsup:
Forum: Detailing 10-19-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By the_cueball
Re: An attempt at paint correction on a 01' WJ

No such luck mate, just busy...plus it has been the "summer" so XKR and Ninjas only.....I've actually had the Jeep hired out to someone from the States... :D

She has came back in a hell of a mess...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 10-18-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Rear Bench problem - Help!

^^ Yip, that is what I am looking for help with...

Is there another way to pull the latch up.....or anyway to get the seats out now?!?!

:thumbsup:
Forum: Detailing 10-17-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By the_cueball
Re: An attempt at paint correction on a 01' WJ

Plenty of people in Scotland to help you out..

:wavey:

:D



Looks good Joe, but to be honest I spent more time looking at your avatar...... :drool::drool::drool::drool:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 10-17-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By the_cueball
Rear Bench problem - Help!

HI Guys :D

Just a quick bit of help, if possible....

I have been a tad ham-fisted with the bottom of my rear bench, and manged to rip BOTH pull handles right off the seats, so now can't fold...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-16-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Remote control

I took the jeep and 2 remotes to the local dealer....

40 later they had fixed the broken one, but done nothing with the one that was getting harder to use...although they claim they fixed that...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 12-24-2009, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Right, who is the funny guy?????

Nothing serious, she still gets through all the snow we are having no problem...

Pitty the bling bling X5's that I passed on some hills can't do the same... :D

I think I will have something...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 12-24-2009, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Right, who is the funny guy?????

Thanks for all the help guys!

:thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 12-20-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By the_cueball
Right, who is the funny guy?????

and I am not talking about Goodfellas... :p:p

OK guys, can whoever has the voodoo doll of my jeep please stop using it now....

Maybe just bad luck or maybe just the jeep is starting to...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-15-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By the_cueball
Remote control

Hi Guys,

I have 2 remote key fobs for the jeep, I changed the batteries on one, but it stopped working, now the other one seems to be working just when it feels like it, and I have to be right...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-04-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,077
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Brake warning light...

Neither to be honest...just 'normal'...

I have never noticed anything slack, nor tight about it...

Not helpful, I know!

:iws:

:D
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-04-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,077
Posted By the_cueball
Re: Brake warning light...

do you think I will need to strip the back brakes then?!?!?!

:fryingpan:
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-04-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,077
Posted By the_cueball
Brake warning light...

Hi there...

I have noticed that the above light will not turn off on the dash, even after I have changed the front disks and pads, and tried to reset the system with a code finder gizmo....

I...
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