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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 03-27-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By harkinsc
Re: What weight/length rv do you pull with your wj?

You're welcome. Yes, at a minimum you will definitely have to cut a hole in the rear of the cubby for the wires. I suppose you could go all out and make the hole large enough for the controller to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 03-23-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By harkinsc
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 03-21-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By harkinsc
Re: What weight/length rv do you pull with your wj?

I tow my track car on an 18' double axle, flatbed, steel frame, wooden deck. Trailer weighs ~1,800 lbs and the car is ~2750 lbs. Fully loaded with tools and fluids the trailer approaches 5,000 lbs. I...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 01-07-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,497
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Rear axle bearing removal from axle

I used an angle grinder (carefully) and a chisel. Once I removed enough material with the grinder I used the chisel+hammer and the retaining ring and bearing just popped (broke) right off. And as...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-16-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,651
Posted By harkinsc
RB1 - Navigation Update - 05064033AI

I finally found a 'newer' hacked version (05064033AI) of the navigation disk. It allows in-motion use and eliminates the initial warning screen. I had one of the original disks and my unit would not...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-16-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Tire Air Pressure Sensors

In 2004 the TPMS in the EVIC was changed to a 4-tire system.
Cold tire pressure should be about 33 psi.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 12-14-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Question on wheel offset

Stock WJ wheels according to WJJeeps.com (http://wjjeeps.com/wheels.htm):

Offset: +50.8 mm offset (2.0" outward)
Backspacing: 6.00" (16" x 7" wheels) and 6.25" (17" x 7.5" wheels)

The wheels...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 12-12-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 92,478
Posted By harkinsc
Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Well, I was driving down the highway last night and had a window regulator go "POP" on me :( I Decided to go ahead and replace all 4 of the plastic cable blocks with aluminium ones. I'm hoping I'll...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-12-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,794
Posted By harkinsc
Re: driver side window problem

I had the plastic block break on me last night on the interstate in 35 degree weather. I just ordered 4 of the aluminium cable blocks. Figured I better replace the other 3 before they go too!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 12-06-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Buying a 03 v8 overlander

Yikes, don't do that ^ !!! If the ENGINE IS RUNNING and transmission is in neutral you need to be rolling (2-4 MPH) before you try to shift the transfer case from 4-HI to 4-LO. If the ENGINE IS OFF...
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 11-16-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 529
Posted By harkinsc
Spec e30 Racecar :: 1990 BMW 325is

1990 BMW 325is (2012-11-16 12:44:11)
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 11-16-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By harkinsc
Jillian :: 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jillian :: 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee (2012-11-16 12:32:50)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 11-14-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By harkinsc
Re: New to here and to Jeep

Welcome to The Garage! Congrats, looks like a clean Jeep. Make sure you change the fluids in those Vari-Lok Axles with the Quadra Drive.

For your mushy brake pedal, I would start with bleeding the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 11-14-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By harkinsc
Re: 1999 WJ: Interior Lights Stay On while Driving

This may be a silly question, but are you aware of the interior light switch located on the dash light dimmer? It's located on the steering column -> turn signal control...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 11-14-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By harkinsc
Re: long time lurker...

Welcome to The Jeep Garage!

K&N intake is always a solid choice. Get the air filter 'condom' too :lol:
I have the SuperChips Tuner and it works great. It has a 'Towing' Tune.
Definitely do the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 11-13-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,570
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Just picked up a 2004 Overland 4x4

It's been a while since I last posted... been busy with work and school. This past weekend I finally found some time get the toys out and play with them! The WJ got its first big towing test: 1800lb...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 07-11-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By harkinsc
Re: WJ jeep questions

Incorrect... The Vari-Lok differentials use hydraulic pressure to lock up, not electronics.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeep_four-wheel-drive_systems#Quadra-Drive_.28WJ.29

Quadra-Drive (WJ)
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 07-10-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By harkinsc
Re: New Overland and just wanted to say hi.

Good trade... it's probably faster than that Miata anyways, lol. Congrats, you'll love it!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-06-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,728
Posted By harkinsc
Re: 3" Exhaust Install

You should definitely get it! The exhaust note is great. There's some minor drone under acceleration between 2,250 - 3,000 rpm, but nothing obnoxious. It's amazing how well these motors pull through...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 07-06-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,104
Posted By harkinsc
Re: New Jeep! And saying Hello

Welcome to the forum! Your Jeep has very low mileage. I thought I was doing good, but wow! You'll love the H.O. motor.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 06-11-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,570
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Just picked up a 2004 Overland 4x4

Got the exhaust welded up this weekend: http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=43219
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 06-11-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,728
Posted By harkinsc
3" Exhaust Install

I finally found some time to install my new exhaust! I decided to remove the down pipe from the headers to weld on the 2.5" to 3" pipe enlarger. I kept the factory hanger that bolts to the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-25-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,570
Posted By harkinsc
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-25-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,570
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Just picked up a 2004 Overland 4x4

Waiting on one more piece to the puzzle for the Exhaust! The rear bar should be here soon too.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-R0_PBGZcqnk/T78Sr9qUCCI/AAAAAAAABmc/g0wgJBqUIs4/s789/IMG_1373.JPG
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-12-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,924
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Superchips 3875

I just got one for my Jeep. I love it. Just depends what kind of tune you put in it. I'm on the 87 Octane tune and you can definitely feel/hear a difference. I'm going to be doing some towing and i...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 05-11-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,308
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

Ordered the rear bar and the greaseable bushings last night!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-10-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,570
Posted By harkinsc
Jillian's new home in the garage

In preparation for upcoming modifications and a permanent new home, I cleared out some space in the garage for "Jillian". The garage is plenty big for 2 large vehicles but there is only one single...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-10-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,433
Posted By harkinsc
Re: 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee VS 1998 Dodge Durango

Haha, love it. Terrorizing those mean streets of Pitkin County?! :p I was there a couple months ago.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-08-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,018
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Just picked up a 2004 Columbia Edition 4.7 HO

Looks nice man, really clean! I just got an '04 Overland with 70,000 on it. How long did you have to search for one with low miles? Did you order the exhaust from Kolak yet?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-08-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,570
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Just picked up a 2004 Overland 4x4

I finally got a chance to detail the old girl and give her a bath!

2004 GC Overland Pictures (https://plus.google.com/photos/112282992669703342313/albums/5737257247884884609)
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-08-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,570
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Just picked up a 2004 Overland 4x4

I have heard about these. Kolak actually mentioned them (I think he sells them too?) when I spoke with him about the exhaust system. I will be towing my 1990 BMW e30 race car to the track and he said...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-08-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,570
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Just picked up a 2004 Overland 4x4

kolak@aol.com

2004 WJ Overland 4.7 HO V8 - Kolak Performance 3" exhaust components (Magnaflow high flow converter, Flowmaster 70 series muffler, mandrel bent tailpipe) $341.00
Magnaflow 35113...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-08-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,545
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Torque Converter / Transmission issues.

Thanks for the input guys. Replaced the TPS tonight. Went for a little test drive and had no issues. Only time will tell now. Also put the CAI on and SuperChips 87 tune into the computer.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-07-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,545
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Torque Converter / Transmission issues.

I'll have to check the TPS tonight. My K&N CAI should have been delivered today. So while I'm in there I'll just go ahead and replace the TPS also. I had noticed a semi-rough idle. RPMs bouncing...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-06-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,545
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Torque Converter / Transmission issues.

Updated: I disconnected the battery and let the car sit for 15+ minutes and went for a test drive. This definitely helped. I only noticed it unlock one time on a 45 minute drive. I'm hoping its an...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-06-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,545
Posted By harkinsc
Angry Torque Converter / Transmission issues.

I've driven my Jeep just over 1,000 miles since I bought it two weeks ago and everything has been just peachy until this morning on my way home from Knoxville to Atlanta. I noticed the transmission /...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-03-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,295
Posted By harkinsc
Re: How Many Miles A Year!?!?!

I just bought a 2004 with 71,000...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-03-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,570
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Just picked up a 2004 Overland 4x4

:slapfight:


I just ordered the exhaust from Nick (Kolak) yesterday. I'll certainly post pictures and sound clips once all the goodies arrive and I get a chance to spend some time in the garage....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-03-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,570
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Just picked up a 2004 Overland 4x4

I think you got an intake confused with a muffler.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-03-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,570
Posted By harkinsc
Re: Just picked up a 2004 Overland 4x4

Thanks guys.

I believe the K&N is the 57 Series K&N Product Information for 57-1513-1 (http://www.knfilters.com/search/product.aspx?Prod=57-1513-1)
K&N 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7L...
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