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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-16-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,147
Posted By kevinswj
Re: Front wheel bearing/hub replacement

replacing the bolts is mandatory make sure if the hub doesn't come with bolts you pick some up
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-16-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By kevinswj
Re: Weird sound??!?

if its a vibrating sound it maybe the cv joint i have a bad cv joint i'm waiting for nicer weather to replace. when i'm on the highway is sounds like i'm going over a rumble strip intermittently
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-16-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,019
Posted By kevinswj
Re: Reverse light mods

this is a great idea i've been considering something like this for a while now. i have the same problem trailers and tinted widows are never a good combo at night. :thumbsup:
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-28-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,630
Posted By kevinswj
Re: vari lock axle swap

Ya I made sure to get the good stuff synthetic oil and the friction modifier. That friction stuff is expensive I picked it up at the Chrysler dealership. It was $14 for a 4 oz bottle. I found a deal...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-27-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,630
Posted By kevinswj
Re: vari lock axle swap

Ok picking up the front axle on Saturday hope it's the right one it's 3 1/2 hours away. If the weather is nice I might try getting it in by Sunday. Fingers crossed.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-27-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,514
Posted By kevinswj
Re: Factory Amp

I would just go to the wreckers or to someone parting out a jeep and pick up a spare harness splice and snip all you want then when you want to go back just unplug your spliced cable and connect the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-25-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,630
Posted By kevinswj
Re: vari lock axle swap

Ok I found a rear axle on Friday and got it in on Saturday only issue was the driveshaft. Because of going from a Dana 35c to a 44a the housing is about a inch longer so I needed to get the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 10-20-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,360
Posted By kevinswj
Re: 4.0 vs.4.7

I average around 15 city 20 highway in my 4.0 my brother in law gets 16/23 in his 4.7 HO ( these are light foot figures it all goes down hill fast if you are in a hurry )
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 10-19-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,360
Posted By kevinswj
Re: 4.0 vs.4.7

My wj has the 4.0 and 212000 kms no issues. My brother in law has the 4.7 HO in his overland 200000 ish also no problems. But he has a lot more power and the same mileage. If I had the choice again I...
Forum: Suspension Modifications 10-13-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,675
Posted By kevinswj
Re: Stiffer ride for the WJ?

Look up addco sway bars they are said to really improve the handling and stop the sway side to side when going over a bump. Like when you pull into a gas station or your driveway on a angle. This is...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-12-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By kevinswj
Re: How do you remove the B pillars?

A while back I picked up a set of plastic pry bars in various shapes. They are awesome for prying interior parts apart without scratching the crap out of everything. Here in Canada I got them at a...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-12-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,630
Posted By kevinswj
Re: vari lock axle swap

Thanks that's what I was thinking I was having no luck finding a vari-lock 35 makes sence if it doesn't exist.
Ya am a little worried about the drive I should be safe because I have the 247 tc if...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-12-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,630
Posted By kevinswj
Re: vari lock axle swap

Way out of my budget and skill level. If I new how to weld and had a couple thousand to spend I would love to do that.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-12-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,630
Posted By kevinswj
Re: vari lock axle swap

It would be nice if someone would come up with a upgrade for it, ie more or tougher disks maybe a thicker fluid, maybe a pump upgrade to increase pressure. There must be a way. Maybe I should stick...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-12-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,630
Posted By kevinswj
Re: vari lock axle swap

Need new axle shafts rear and new cv joint front. Also want some form of locker or limited slip. Thought this would be a low cost option to solve all my problems. Only plan on doing light trails...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-12-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,820
Posted By kevinswj
Re: Rear diff oil change

Just worked on mine this week just put the jack stands under the frame not the axle when the suspension is fully extended it makes it a lot easier to access the top bolts.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-12-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,630
Posted By kevinswj
Re: vari lock axle swap

Thanks I thought they were the same I just wanted to make sure. I'll keep everyone posted on my progress. What's a good price for a used axle at the wreckers anyway. I just don't want to get ripped...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-10-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,630
Posted By kevinswj
vari lock axle swap

Does anyone have any experience swapping from non to vari lock axles on a WJ is it a bolt on thing ie suspension brackets in the same location. My skill level ends with my socket set and BFH.
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Forum: Canada 10-10-2010, 02:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,266
Posted By kevinswj
Re: Finally, our own area

we can have a igloo raising and i'll bring the Timmy's
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 10-10-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By kevinswj
Re: new member here...

I just got my WJ a couple weeks ago how do you like it I am loving mine it's just awkward fighting the wife over who gets to drive it... i guess there could be worse problems.
:thumbsup:
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 10-10-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By kevinswj
Re: Brake pedal feel

I would try flushing the whole system and be careful if you let the brake fluid run dry you'll have to start that line all over it only takes one air pocket to screw up the whole process. I also...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-10-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 817
Posted By kevinswj
Rear Axle

So went under my WJ to find the cause of my clunking brakes to find wear spots on the caliper mount where the pads ride. ???? Only to find the true cause is the fact that the face of my axle shaft is...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 10-10-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,899
Posted By kevinswj
Re: Still stalls on acceleration

I had a (ashamed to say) Jimmy once that had this problem but only in the rain narrowed it down to a break in the insulation on a wire going to 1 of 4??? o2 sensors.
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