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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-03-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,670
Posted By YJ John
Re: Best A/T tire for WK (if possible with SSS snowflake)?

I have General AT2 255/70/17, you do feel the loss of torque with the larger tires, MPG down as well with aggressive tread and size. I do like the tires, took then off road just once and ripped the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-16-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By YJ John
Re: Transmission problems

I had the same two codes on my 2006 Hemi, changed the MAP sensor and all is good. I did find the new MAP sensor, I got from the dealer, had changed shape from the old, the intake manafold had a tab...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 02-28-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,824
Posted By YJ John
Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

How much to you already pay for cable, cell phone etc. It is all about entertainment, you don't need a Jeep at all, you could get by with a smartcar or a bike, if you can afford the Hemi why get a...
Forum: Members Rides 02-17-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 46,480
Posted By YJ John
Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

looks cosmetic, Is it still running ? keep it for off road and buy a car for the daily driver.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-07-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By YJ John
Re: Rear diff gears

off the subject... but to your 255/70 17's fit without spacers on factory wheels ? I would jack both sides up and pull the right side axle out, that looks like normal play to me. Compare movement...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-16-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By YJ John
Re: 4 Wheel Drive

Morris has a rebuild kit for $580.

Progressive Coupling, Seal & Chain Kit with 247 Transfer Case 5012329AA-K2...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-14-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,146
Posted By YJ John
Re: Overinflating tires..good Idea or bad Idea?

I disagree in that Jeep wants to keep the ride soft and comfortable and so will give a recommended number with that as a primary focus, with a measured pressure only a few PSI higher I believe you...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 11-28-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By YJ John
Re: Locker for QT1

I have no knowledge for the WK, but I put a Spartan locker in my YJ Dana 35 and love it. Super easy install and the added traction is just amazing. Link for the 8.25 is : Spartan Locker for...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-20-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,028
Posted By YJ John
Re: Jeep Hemi vs RAM Hemi

I think the Ram has variable valve timing and the Jeep does not. The Ram web site says 5.7L VVT MDS, where Jeep only says MDS. With that being said, VVT would require different heads and computer...
Forum: The Steel Armadillo 10-18-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,186
Posted By YJ John
Re: Super Slider Group Buy

Can we get more pictures or discription of how/what it mounts to ?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-12-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
Posted By YJ John
Re: Wk2 Has a very harsh suspension in my opinion...

If you want a smooth ride, you do NOT want 20" wheels. I have no idea why they would put 20" on a Jeep, they are worthless off-road. Big rims are for looks only, no benefit on or off-road
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-22-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By YJ John
Re: Pinch Weld Question

Take it to a welding shop and see if they can weld what is left together.
Forum: Off Road Modifications 09-21-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,780
Posted By YJ John
Re: another lift installed

What else did you do to get the extra life above the OME springs ?
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-13-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,562
Posted By YJ John
Re: Replacement shocks

I have a pair a new, in the box KYB GR2 for the rear that I am not going to use. (Bottom of the page on the attached link). I changed my plans and got the Bilsteins as I tow alot and thought they...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-11-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By YJ John
Re: Water pouring out of interior front handles

The moon roof does not always close correctly, check that is closes flush with the roof, sometims it takes several attempts. I bevieve I have read that the dealer can do something that corrects the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-05-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By YJ John
Forum: NorthCentral 06-06-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,174
Posted By YJ John
Re: Ohio

Hilliard
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-06-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By YJ John
Re: 5.7 steering pump

I added parts store power steering stop leak that said compatable with all power steering fluid, two weeks later my steering rack had no seals at all.. Stick to nothing but the Jeep stuff.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-05-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By YJ John
Re: need new tires... what do you recommend?

303 Any mods to make the 245/70s fit ?
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-01-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,754
Posted By YJ John
Re: Upper Control Arms from Rocky Road Outfitters

The JBA web sits says "The original equipment a-arm hits the spring, which causes premature ball joint failure on a Jeep with a lift kit. The Jeepin' By Al A-Arms are compatible with all the lift...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 03-12-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,900
Posted By YJ John
Re: How to install a Billet Technology catch can on a 5.7L HEMI & retain the engine c

Firewall is too thin to tap, just used a bolt with a large head and a large nut to pinch the firewall. You can easly access the cowel area by just pulling off the weather strip at the back of the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 03-12-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By YJ John
Re: AFE CAI and Catch Can

Install was super easy. Nice and quiet arround town or on the freeway, but sounds good when you open it up. I would think it has to help on power, just looking at the old factory intake, this must...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 03-11-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By YJ John
AFE CAI and Catch Can

Installed AFE CAI and catch can yesterday. I like the was the AFE uses the factory lower air box

http://i1164.photobucket.com/albums/q571/YjJohn/DSCN26202640x500.jpg...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 03-11-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,900
Posted By YJ John
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-07-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,576
Posted By YJ John
Re: Secondary Battery

http://www.quadratec.com/products/product_search.php?pn=17004.20X&cn=Painless+Performance+Circuit+Boss+Dual+Battery+Control+Systems

West Marine (boats) also has a lot of products that could be...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-03-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,217
Posted By YJ John
Re: A-Pillar Leak

The sunroof has a bad habit of not closing correctly, always check that it is flush with the roof, if not open and close again until it is.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-24-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,122
Posted By YJ John
Re: I have installed my new K&N noise maker

Airaid makes a intake tube to use with the factory airbox
Forum: Members Rides 02-11-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 122,768
Posted By YJ John
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Please provide more detail on how they mount
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 01-22-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,664
Posted By YJ John
Re: Power Steering Fluid

Learn my my mistakes and buy from the dealer, it is hydraulic fluid not power steering fluid. I added approx 4oz of generic power steering fluid that said "compatable with all types power steering"...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-06-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By YJ John
Re: BS Gas Mileage

I have a 2006 5.7 GC, my wife a 2005 4.7 Durango. I Never get over 19 on the highway where she can get 21, I get 13 she gets 14 in the city. The GC is much smaller and has MDS, but the Dodge always...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-31-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,556
Posted By YJ John
Re: MPG sweetspot

I average 11 MPG with my hemi when towing my YJ on a 18' flatbed trailer
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