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post #91 of 117 Old 11-03-2013, 02:20 PM
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Sucks about the leak!
I have the same situation.. I'd lift it but then new tires are 600 bucks and the current ones have under 10k from PO

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post #92 of 117 Old 11-03-2013, 03:39 PM
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Thats weird it's leaking, did you torque it all criss cross? Are you sure it wasn't just resedue from when you changed it? That's always possible

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post #93 of 117 Old 11-03-2013, 05:01 PM Thread Starter
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Sucks about the leak!
I have the same situation.. I'd lift it but then new tires are 600 bucks and the current ones have under 10k from PO
Treadwrights are fairly cheap and good tires. My problem is the rim. My rims r garbage and leak

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post #94 of 117 Old 11-03-2013, 05:05 PM Thread Starter
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Thats weird it's leaking, did you torque it all criss cross? Are you sure it wasn't just resedue from when you changed it? That's always possible

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Oh I hand threaded criss cross, then ratcheted criss cross, then final torqued criss cross! Today when I retorqued I criss crossed too. The pan was bone dry when I left work too. Kinda weird but hope the retorque takes care of it. If not I guess ill baby the fluid all winter then try again in spring. All out of love for the vehicle xD

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post #95 of 117 Old 11-03-2013, 05:29 PM
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Treadwrights huh? Retreaded bfgs? Where can I find those?
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post #96 of 117 Old 11-03-2013, 06:04 PM
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I ordered mine at treadwrite.com

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/riots-97-grand-1436100/

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post #97 of 117 Old 11-03-2013, 06:09 PM
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Thanks! This will save a lot of money!
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post #98 of 117 Old 11-03-2013, 08:41 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks! This will save a lot of money!
Yeah I'm definitely buying them when I'm ready to upgrade to 30s. Lookin' at either the Guard Dogs or the Wardens

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post #99 of 117 Old 11-03-2013, 08:43 PM
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Theyre way cheap. I have read lots of good reviews on them as well. I got 5-315/70/R16's shipped to my door for $850. Havent had a chance to wheel em yet though...

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Theyre way cheap. I have read lots of good reviews on them as well. I got 5-315/70/R16's shipped to my door for $850. Havent had a chance to wheel em yet though...
What lift height are you running?

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post #101 of 117 Old 11-04-2013, 05:59 AM
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Im sitting about 7" in the front and 6.5" in the rear

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post #102 of 117 Old 11-04-2013, 08:52 AM Thread Starter
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Im sitting about 7" in the front and 6.5" in the rear
That's awesome! When I make my jeep a trail only rig I think ill put 4.5" on it.

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post #103 of 117 Old 11-04-2013, 10:18 AM
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The only 30x9.5x15 I see are Pumas. Are they still good?
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post #104 of 117 Old 11-04-2013, 10:46 AM Thread Starter
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The only 30x9.5x15 I see are Pumas. Are they still good?
The tread on those looks like the tread on the Badyears the PO threw on the jeep. I didn't like em and thy weren't to good in the snow. But then again with multiple tread depths and being leaky along with the rims, I would never truly know.

Drove to school today, and still saw a little pan leak. Tomorrow I'm going to try to re-torque again and see what happens. I'm regretting not using RTV now

Either that or it wasn't flat. Using a steel ruler across each hole all turned up level. If I turn it upside down on the flat drive, it would rock a little bit. From what I under stood "check for flatness across each bolt hole" meant what I did with the ruler. I took my dads + uncles advice that "the bolts take care of that" and put it up knowing it rocked when put on level ground.

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post #105 of 117 Old 11-04-2013, 11:17 AM
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Not what I wanted to hear D: since I'm only putting 30s on with a 1.75" spacer, not 2". So 31s would be like 40 more and rub
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