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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-26-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,272
Posted By DooNorth
Re: A/C smell and warm air

My mechanic told me he would do the A/C for $700, but I'm sure I would need new lines or something as well once he gets in there (wouldn't clogged lines likely be what burnt out my compressor?) So...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-24-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,272
Posted By DooNorth
Thumbs down Re: A/C smell and warm air

Well it's official, I think I am going to melt sitting in my black Jeep with black leather when we have had record number of 90 degree days this summer. Along with that, for whatever godforsaken...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 07-24-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Dippin the wheels

I had enough black that I found at Home Depot to get them all finished before they were put on, so the lugnuts were not an issue for me.. except now I have a few extra cans lying around which can be...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 04-09-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Dippin the wheels

My Jeep is black, so I guess I will wait and see how it looks before I go crazy. I'll post a pic when I get it back and see what everyone thinks. What brand tire shiner did you use?
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 04-09-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Dippin the wheels

Thanks all!

The car is in the shop for the week getting some other stuff done and the new wheels/tires put on so I have not even seen it with new sox and shoes yet, pretty anxious! If I could get...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 04-09-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By DooNorth
Dippin the wheels

Here was my weekend project before I dropped it off at the shop.
1. sanded rough patches w/ 800 grit
2. Cut out old sheet or newspaper and leave 1-2" around rim
(painters tape would not stick to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-09-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,255
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Antenna Base replace and repair

Scratch that... they had 4 there and they were all seized up. The local dealership said for the whole works it would be about $75, but they do sell each part individually. Luckily I still have two...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 04-09-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,373
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Help! Refurbishing corroded stock wheels

Here are a couple shots.. All four look that way!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-04-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,936
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Window trims rusting out

Awesome! You all were a ton of help! My buddy owns a salvage yard and said they have a few in there I could come check out, so the tools may come in handy for $12! I might even snag the antenna while...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-04-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,936
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Window trims rusting out

Thanks, that is exactly what I am looking for. Seems kinda steep at $99.99 though. To those who have replaced these, what are the odds of being able to take them off a salvage yard vehicle without...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-04-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,936
Posted By DooNorth
Window trims rusting out

So all 4 of my windows trim pieces/water barriers that are horizontal on the bottome of the window are rusting out and bubbling up. I noticed two of the little end caps fell off and it completely...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 04-04-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,373
Posted By DooNorth
Help! Refurbishing corroded stock wheels

Just curious if anyone has gotten the insane amount of wheel peeling and corrosion out of their stock rims as me? 99 GC Ltd. v6. I was planning on buffing them somehow and wondering if anyone has any...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-01-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,255
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Antenna Base replace and repair

Scrap yard, $20 stock mount and antenna, I'm done dealing with it. Now to get this fender re-painted
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 03-31-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,272
Posted By DooNorth
Re: 245 75 16's on stock wj

That is interesting with that much offroading. What type of tires are they? Like I said I have LT245 75 16 Am. Prospector A/T's on at the moment and no issues whatsoever street driving, in reverse...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 03-30-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,272
Posted By DooNorth
245 75 16's on stock wj

I'm sure this question has come across many times, but just curious if I will have any issues with the 245 75 16 Goodyear Duratacs fitting on my '99 GC ltd..NO LIFT? They have a 30.7" diameter, I was...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-29-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,255
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Antenna Base replace and repair

That looks about right, but how does it attach to the car?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-29-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,869
Posted By DooNorth
Re: 99 WJ factory infinity amp upgrade

Scratch that.. found a set of wheels/tires I can't pass up, so hopefully see them on next week. Still waiting on my backordered BA 6x9's though so the stereo is still a work in progress. After...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-29-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,272
Posted By DooNorth
Re: A/C smell and warm air

I think I'm just gonna get the cabin filter kit and shoot some frigi fresh in the air inlet for the time being and see how long I can make it this summer! This week she gets all new pads & rotors,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-29-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,255
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Antenna Base replace and repair

I've thought about that, but the wire would need to come out somewhere and I don't think I want to put any holes in my roof! Looked at O'riley and Advanced Auto Parts and they didn't have anything...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-28-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,272
Posted By DooNorth
Re: A/C smell and warm air

Is there a product you would recommend?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-28-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,255
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Antenna Base replace and repair

What do you use for your antenna? In Dash? and if so how well does it work?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-28-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,272
Posted By DooNorth
Re: A/C smell and warm air

The stop leak sounds pretty tempting, but I have been told it causes a lot of other issues throughout the system down the road and makes the actual repair much harder because it "gums" it up or...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-28-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,272
Posted By DooNorth
Re: A/C smell and warm air

That is surely what happened my friend... believe me I went back. They knocked off ~$300 I think but diagnosed the issue as the blower regulator (which did have a wiring short that I patched up in 20...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-28-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,255
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Antenna Base replace and repair

I have had no problem finding the mast for a reasonable price, but the issue is the mounting base. I contacted my cousin from Car Parts Direct ltd and have him looking for one.
I really like the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-28-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,272
Posted By DooNorth
Re: A/C smell and warm air

Any ideas as to how much replacing the evaporator core might cost me?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-27-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,272
Posted By DooNorth
A/C smell and warm air

When I bought my Jeep used from a dealer the A/C worked great...for about a month or so. Then eventually started blowing warm. I did a system recharge, and it blew nice and cold with no smell, but...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-27-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,869
Posted By DooNorth
Re: 99 WJ factory infinity amp upgrade

Yeah, I recently decided to hold on to this one for a while longer and have quite a handful I need to take care of this summer, suspension included, but I figure I might as well treat myself before...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-26-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,255
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Antenna Base replace and repair

I almost should just get the entire panel painted, actually the entire thing, living in an apartment the last 5 years I seem to have aquired quite the collection of door dings and a recent side swipe...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-26-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,869
Posted By DooNorth
99 WJ factory infinity amp upgrade

I just ordered my front speakers from crutchfield completing my all around speaker swap.
-Infinity 6032 6.5's rear
-Boston Acoustics SE95 6x9's front
** (crutchfield site said these would not fit,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-26-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,255
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Antenna Base replace and repair

What a PITA!! How much did the paint job run you? There is only about 1/2" of the exposed damage that won't be covered by the mount, pretty tempted to just layer on some touch up paint after getting...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-26-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,584
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

Would this be what I'm looking for?
http://www.metraonline.com/part/70-1818
Well I am glad to hear that about the BA's!! Just hoping to get a bit more lows out of them so taking my sub out won't...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-26-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,255
Posted By DooNorth
Antenna Base replace and repair

So last summer I went through a carwash and the roller thing sucked up my antenna cable and ripped it right off my car ( did not notice until days later ) but it chipped the paint around the base and...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-26-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,584
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

Well I did hook up my sub, deck and put in new speakers myself so it couldnt be too much trouble. Are there adapters i can clip onto the factory harness going to the amp?
But you are saying that my...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-26-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,584
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

Oops didn't even notice I was on wk, but as for the amp, I have a factory built in amp w/ crossovers apparently. I used quick connects on the back, and the fronts I have spliced.
1. Doesn't...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-26-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,584
Posted By DooNorth
Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

I recently installed the 6.5 Infinity 6032's in the rear of my 99 wj with Infinity system, sound great. Got some Alpine type E 6090's in the front and lets say they were a big let-down. Yanked them...
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