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chris87xj 05-13-2013 11:04 PM

Useful write-ups by forum members
 
I made a spot here to help keep track of some of the great write-ups done by our fellow forum members.
If you find one that helps you out, please click the thumbs-up button in the lower right of the first post as a small gesture of appreciation for their taking the time and effort to write it up.
Send me a PM if you have any questions, comments or nominations thanks!

chris87xj 05-14-2013 12:44 AM

Cherokee stock rims encylopedia - by drew and not u

Jeep fluids specs - by Billet

Shock bolt replacement: a fix with pics (Heavy) - by XJ Xtreme

The Official SYE (Slip Yoke Eliminator) Thread *All Read* - by XJK

Hood release cable replacment - by AmnSyd

4.0L Injector swap - by dukie564

Installing JK shocks on my XJ (write-up) - by freemans97XJ

'97 XJ Taurus fan swap installation - by justanotherjpr

HD Offroad no-lift shackle relocation boxes - by Mike934

H.D. Offroad relocation brackets V2 installation by dukie564

How to mount your XJ rear bumper inside the uni-frame - by justanotherjpr

How to replace the turn signal switch on '97+ XJs - by the weirdo

Servicing a turnsignal/hi-lo beam stalk switch - by Azzy

XJ rear hatch dome light switch repair - by M35A2

Cutting and folding rear fenders - by 89SAFARIXJ

Cut And Fold Rear Lower Quarter Panels - The Right Way! by Paraleyes

Installing a 1996 XJ alarm system - by Loveland-WJ

Fixing 97+ Window Lock Switch for Dummies - by itasor

Child Safety Switch Bypass for XJ Windows **Write Up** - by 303_XJ

Removing stubborn rear leaf springs - by Azzy

Transmission mount replacement - by Mean Max

97 XJ Blower Motor removal/replacement - by mortalenema

Grand Cherokee 136 amp alternator upgrade - by Razor.

Greasing the slip-joint on 96+ XJs! - by cricketo99

How to extend the rear differential vent - by dukie564

Starting system diagnostics for no-crank situation - by dukie564

Durango steering box and ZJ tie-rod install on an XJ - by dukie564

A/C to OBA conversion write-up - by RussoGuitar

Installing ZJ rear seat headrests in an XJ - by TPI Monte SS

Installing a C-Rok inner Steering Support brace - by bmyohn

ZJ Rear Disc Conversion to 8.25" Write Up - The Whole Truth!!! - by TPI Monte SS

blower moter blown melted reistor switch wire fix - by 1995sport

Fuel Sender FIX---WRITE-UP - by 79chiefs

Crash Course in Brain Surgery - Replacing ECU capacitors - by sasquachYJ

Fixing bad caps in sealed type XJ PCMs by - LagartoJuancho

XJ coil spring rates - by gunselman

Basic Maintenance - 4.0L serpentine belt tension adjustment - by Mean Max

Headliner Redux - by kzjim

Ben's "you already have a relay box" Relay Box - by WKdeuce

Stock Cherokee tire carrier information - by Holder350

Refurbishing the NSS - by troubled96xj

Removing 97+ doors with power *write-up* - by sharpie

The 0331 head swap thread - by jeepkid03

The Official XJ 4.0L Motor Mount Thread - by NW99XJ

AW4 Solenoid replacement write-up (no 56k). - by freemans97XJ

How to: Fixed grooved caliper brackets on a Dana 30 - by justanotherjpr

My ACTUAL Evaporator/Heater Core Removal/Installation Thread..... - by xjguy98 & f430fan

Harmonic Balancer Replacement "How-to" - by graxirena

XJ Clock Spring Repair Write-up - by BIGGJERRYC

Replacing the Door Check - by morrie

How to reindex the camshaft position sensor - by Kevin108

Aussie Install Chrysler 8.25 29sp Write-Up - by JeepN4KC

Complete Instructions for Eliminating Oil Filter Adaptor on Jeep XJ Cherokee - by Darp

Install a new style front clip on your early generation XJ - by fedx95

How To: CPS Install for XJ 97+ with AW4 - by V1GiLaNtE

**Writeup** Installing Cruise Control In Your 97+ XJ - by bmyohn

Valve cover gasket replacement...lots of pics - by samger2

Replaced Engine Ground Strap *Writeup* Lots of picks!! - by Jmila1901

How to find all XJ parts on clearance at Rock Auto - by V1GiLaNtE

Rebuilding The NP-231 Linkage - by Hudson

Dual battery/isolated batteries/winch/welding - by JeepHammer

Headlights info - by mschi772

Winter Tires - by mschi772

For those of you wanting to do the Peugeot to AX-15 swap this thread is for you! - by goneboating06

XJ: WJ door handle swap - by Hussler

Dual battery/isolated batteries/winch/welding - by JeepHammer

Redline Hoodlift Installation Write-Up - by Charley3

chris87xj 07-17-2013 11:26 PM

Renix and other related info:
 
If you own a Renix Jeep, you'll want to check this out. > Cruiser's Mostly Renix Tips
Cruiser was a Service Manager and Shop Foreman at a Jeep dealership from 1980 through 1992 while Renix was the powerhouse of jeeps. :tea:

Quote:

Originally Posted by cruiser54 (Post 12728980)
Thread Index by Post#
Revised 03-09-2014
Instructions have been written *
Photos included with instructions **

1 - Ground refreshing*
2 - C101 connector refreshing**
3 - Connector and relay/receptacle refreshing**
4 - Coil/ICM contacts*
5 - Checking sensor grounds*
6 - Sensor ground upgrade**
7 - CPS testing and adjusting**
8 - TPS testing and adjusting**
9 - ECU connector refreshing*
10- Trans plug connector refreshing*
11- Throttle body and IAC cleaning*
12- Setting your 4.0 to #1 TDC**
13- Renix Distributor indexing**
14- Restoring throttle butterfly adjustment*
15- Rear main seal diagnosis*
16- Vacuum test for exhaust restriction*
17- HO engine into Renix*
18- Improving the instrument panel ground**
19- Headlight harness installation*
20- 4WD shifting tips*
21- Renix EGR valve test*
22- Renix vacuum harnesses**
23- CPS timing advance mod**
24- 4.0 Engine date codes**
25- Valve cover mod**
26- Oil Filler cap Mod*
27- C101 Connector Elimination**
28- Setting base idle
29- Renix O2 sensor diagnostics
30- Oil filler cap fix
31- Using water to remove carbon

More helpful Renix links...

chris87xj 09-20-2013 05:54 PM

Other Noteworthy Threads...
 
Budget builds: What Junkyard Parts will fit an XJ?

XJ Interior Mods? Whatcha got?

How my XJ gets 25 mpg highway from a few mods

The most awesome Gear Ratio Calculator on the net

Good breakdown of wheel hub components by CJ7-Tim

4.0 engine compatibility

Quote:

Originally Posted by dmill89 (Post 16389937)

Yep, here are the 2-letter Jeep model designations if it interests you.

Jeep Model designations:
XJ: 84-01 "Regular" (not Grand) Cherokees.
SJ/FSJ: "Full Sized Jeeps" Wagnoeer (pre-84), Grand Wagoneer, Cherokee (pre-84), J-Series trucks
YJ: 87-95 Wrangler (1st gen)
TJ: 97-06 Wrangler (2nd gen)
JK: 07+ Wrangler (3rd gen)
ZJ: 93-98 Grand Cherokee (1st gen)
WJ: 99-04 Grand Cherokee (2nd gen)
WK: 05-10 Grand Cherokee (3rd gen)
WK2: 11+ Grand Cherokee (4th gen)
KJ: 02-07 Liberty (1st gen)
KK: 08-13 Liberty (2nd gen)
XK: Commander
MK: Patriot/Compass
MJ: Comanche (an XJ Cherokee based pickup)
CJ: "Civilian Jeep" pre-wrangler "Jeep Jeeps".
KL: The "new" 2014 Cherokee.

Quote:

Originally Posted by cherox (Post 27349514)

What other Jeep wheels will fit your 1997-2001 XJ?

93-98 Grand Cherokee - ZJ = YES
87-2006 Wrangler - YJ TJ LJ = YES
2007-Present Compass/Patriot - MK = YES
02-08 Liberty - KJ KK = YES

99-Present Grand Cherokee - WJ WK WK2 = NO
06-10 Commander - XK = NO
2007-Present Wrangler JK/JKU = NO
14-Present Cherokee - KL = NO
15 Renegade - BU = NO

Quote:

Originally Posted by CCKen (Post 21203449)
Here's pics of the grounds:

G100. The main battery to chassis ground.

http://i519.photobucket.com/albums/u...ounds/G100.jpg

G101. The main ground for the PCM, TCM, and O2S heaters.

http://i519.photobucket.com/albums/u...ounds/G101.jpg

An alternate chassis to battery ground path is through the radio interence suppression bonding strap on the firewall. It's woth checking/cleaning.

http://i519.photobucket.com/albums/u...Suppressor.jpg

Check/clean these grounds and get back with your results.

Quote:

Originally Posted by CCKen (Post 28026449)


http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/o...jsteering1.jpg

http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/o...SSlocation.jpg


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