Newbie - JeepForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 11-28-2002, 08:49 PM Thread Starter
iceman6533
Registered User
1999 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Baton Rouge
Posts: 66
Newbie

What's up everybody,

I guess I'm the new guy here. I'm 17 and have a '96 Grand Cherokee Laredo in that dark purple color with black leather interior. I got it about 3-4 months ago, and after a month it crapped out on me. Well come to find out it had the original fuel filter on it with 126k miles. Oh by the way it has the 4.0 L I6. They put a remanufactured engine in it, and now has 129k miles on it. But i just wanted to come in, introduce myself, and see if there is anything I need to know about my Jeep or anything I need to look at for with this many miles on it.

Thanks guys (and girls if there are any)

Casey

iceman6533 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 11-29-2002, 09:24 AM
ddoffroad
Registered User
 
ddoffroad's Avatar
1999 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Chicago
Posts: 1,479
Welcome aboard dude! That sucks about the filter deal. Have you checked all other filters and pumps? The other owner may have said he took great care of it, but you should double check EVERYTHING!!! Definately tune that baby up. Replace the plugs and wires, even the Distributor. If you do some offroading and need some more HP, K&N the thing and that should give you an extra 10-15hp.

99 XJ - 4.0L HO, Rusty's K&N Intake, Rusty's 4.5" full suspension, 31x11.50 Swamper LTB's, 15x8 blk Daytona's, clear lenses, Warrior bumper w/ hooks

Down & Dirty Offroad: http://ddoffroad.com/
My XJ site: http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2488225/
My Old XJ Site: http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2058746
ddoffroad is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 11-29-2002, 10:58 AM
Lennyd69
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Birmingham Alabama
Posts: 120
Hi if you send me your vin number I'll run an option list on it and that will tell you everthing your jeep came with new like what diffs you have the gear ratio and things like that. Just send it to lennyd96@aol.com
Thanks
lenny
Lennyd69 is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 11-29-2002, 03:34 PM Thread Starter
iceman6533
Registered User
1999 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Baton Rouge
Posts: 66
im not feeling good right now so ill get that vin # later

but its only a 2wd sonim not doin any offroading in it but i was thinkin about the k&n fipk for helping out the gas mileage

but when they replace the motor they replaced everything, from the radiator, water pump, and even had to replace a wheel bearing

but thanks for the help guys, i appreciate it
iceman6533 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
newbie qborotali WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum 12 02-18-2008 04:48 AM
Newbie need help 96 GC LTD kyujae ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 14 11-28-2007 12:39 AM
newbie with A/C ??? blake WJ Grand Cherokee Forum 1 05-26-2004 02:43 PM
newbie 1337jeeper WJ Grand Cherokee Forum 6 05-06-2004 12:59 PM
Newbie here... Crazed ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 10 03-31-2004 10:44 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome