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post #31 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 10:35 AM
ahoyt653
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1995 ZJ 
 
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95 with 100K on the clock, needs rockers done, replacing with home made rock sliders, front frender, header panel is in about 6 pieces but you would never know, thats about it.

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post #32 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 10:42 AM
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220000 a bunch of crap lol

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post #33 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 10:51 AM
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96 ZJ, 182k (Almost 183k), Crank Seal, Jerk you around after warm and driving, stalled on me today after 3 weeks of not doing it, I believe rear wheel bearing, few other odds and ends LOL!!

Still love her though.

Got it stuck. It's still stuck. It's so stuck I could call insurance and say it was stolen and no one would ever know. It's so stuck I don't know anyone with a capable enough 4x4 to even to to where I got stuck to winch or yank me out.
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post #34 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 11:23 AM
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1995 ZJ 
 
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216xxx miles, needs an engine rebuild, CKS, possibly ball joint or tre on pass side, and a new muffler to replace my current one which has a hole in it. But, everything is currently on hold, as the Jeep has lived up to its name...

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1995 ZJ 5.2L V8 318. 230,000 miles and still rollin.

List of parts not replaced yet:
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post #35 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 12:03 PM
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1997 ZJ 
 
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97 5.2L.

Transmission is completely shot (but still works).
VC almost completely locked.
Death Wobble under 30mph over rough bumps (got this yesterday).
Driver's rear window doesn't work (master panel fix needs done).
VIC needs repair.
Little bit of rust at the usual places for an Alberta Jeep.
Both front seats need reupholstered and motor work as well as seat heaters repaired.
Rear wiper motor locked.

Already repaired (in the 5 months I've owned it) :

Full brake workup (parking brake shoes didn't exist, front pads were toast and rear rotors were warped).
Anti-sway bar endlinks.
Shocks.
RF wheel bearing.
RF CV joint.
Set RF spring back in its bucket.
Sun roof repair (gasket was FUBAR).
Tires.
Replaced almost every exterior bulb.

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post #36 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 01:09 PM
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1997 ZJ 
 
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Location: Arlington
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97 4.0 at 245,000 miles.

PCM connector failure (hard starts, occasional stumbles)
Blown muffler (due to the stumbling)
Driver door latch ripped out of sheet metal
Lock actuators broken, some interior stuff (sagging headliner, cracked plastic, etc)

Not too bad actually.

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1998 Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited

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post #37 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 01:21 PM
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1998 ZJ 
 
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130 blown plenum, leaky gaskets, noisy rear end.
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post #38 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 01:42 PM
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1994 ZJ 
 
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97 5.2l
108k

Possibly need front carrier bearings, nice little hum from 30-50mph.
Power Steering pump is dying slowly.
Transfer Case leaks D:
Needs new front brakes and rotors.

94 ZJ Laredo. 5.2 Crate engine. 6in JKS SA Lift. 33in Destination MTs. ARB Front Bumper.
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post #39 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 02:16 PM
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95 with 5.2. 153,000. jsut bought it for 2 grand. now im having major transmission issues as well as a computer problem. oh and the back wiper is broke :P
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post #40 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 03:27 PM
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Lemme see... 230k. Just rebuilt the 4.0 about 800 miles ago. Rebuilt the trans about a year ago.

Needs a passenger side tie rod end (I have the V8 steering linkage), pinion bearings, front driveshaft, a new header panel, tailgate latch needs to be welded, need a muffler (mine's crushed), and a windshield. It could use a paint job, but I want to paint it OD Green, and it would just get screwed up playing in the mud.

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post #41 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 06:44 PM
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95 145xxx needs axles, rear brakes and floor boards lol

The good old 4.0,--- Custom Bent full 2.5 exhaust dynomax high flow cat and super turbo muffler ----,tbs and home made cai
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post #42 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 07:50 PM
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1995 ZJ 
 
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95 limited 140,000 5.2 nothing wrong with it but I tore it apart Fri. putting upgraded axles and the 231 t-case in it

Also my 94 limited 220,000 the viscous coupling is bad leaks from the rear transmission output shaft seal and the valve covers leak other then that nothing wrong with it and all will be fixed in the next few months

94 stock zj and a 95 zj with a 5.5" lift with 35" bfg km2 a rear currie 9in with 4.56 gears an arb and 35spine axle shafts and 4.56 gears in the front Hp30 super30 kit arb 4.1 low range transfercase
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post #43 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 08:51 PM
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93 with 5.2, 247k on it. The only thing that is wrong is the stupid VIC...drives me nuts..lol.
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post #44 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 10:12 PM
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95 with 151,000. New steering box and a new pulley for the serpentine belt

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RIP Ratmonkey-5/27/13.
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post #45 of 320 Old 05-13-2012, 10:33 PM
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1996 ZJ 
 
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4.0 96 with a little under 250K just put on a new track bar, and the front left fender is starting to give in to cancer but other than that never had an issue
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