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Unread 06-05-2003, 12:30 PM   #1
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clutch master/slave cylinder

Greetings all. Is it hard to change the clutch cylinders on your own. I dont have a hoist at all. Getting underneathe the jeep wouldn't be hard to do as it has a big lift on it. How long should it take to do the swap. A mechanic quoted me $500 canadian for parts and labor. Should i go that route instead?

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Unread 06-05-2003, 03:14 PM   #2
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Well you have to pull the tranny all the way out. You will need a 3 ton floor jack of what ever you can come up with. It can be done but it is not easy the first time.
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Unread 06-05-2003, 04:23 PM   #3
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I just did all of this work myself. It is easy however it is a pain in the arse to put the tranny back in. Have them do it for 500$ and also do ur clutch and flywheel at the same time

Putting the tranny in u will need Three jacks to level the tranny the out put is long

And hey there dude I am canadian too but in LA eh!
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Unread 06-06-2003, 05:52 PM   #4
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They flywheel and clutch are in awesome shape already. I think it would be easier to let the mechanic do the job. Dude, how do you like LA eh?
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Rancho 9000 shocks in the rear
Detroit locker in the rear
33x14x15 Super Swampers Boggers (summer tires)
33x12.50x15 Yokohama Geolander MT's ('winter' tires)
Custom push bar
8,000 lb Warn winch
Custom spot lights
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Unread 06-07-2003, 01:02 AM   #5
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It's not difficult in a "technical" sort of way, just in a "crawling around on your back under the jeep for hours getting dirty" kinda way.

If you already have a buddy, a jack, and a weekend, go for it! Cost for the parts should only be around $150-$200, so you'll save quite a bit of money.
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