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Unread 08-31-2012, 10:39 PM   #15301
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I wa ms sayin the lights at auto auto zone were 4x the price an worth half what I paid for mine.

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Unread 08-31-2012, 10:50 PM   #15302
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I wa ms sayin the lights at auto auto zone were 4x the price an worth half what I paid for mine.
You'll be ok. Just stick em in there. I kind of like it when they blink faster. I never had a problem with them in my XK. They were some cheap ebay specials too. I probably paid what you did for mine. If you have a link to them, and they light up, I might be interested in some too
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Unread 09-01-2012, 03:35 AM   #15303
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You'll be ok. Just stick em in there. I kind of like it when they blink faster. I never had a problem with them in my XK. They were some cheap ebay specials too. I probably paid what you did for mine. If you have a link to them, and they light up, I might be interested in some too
It's actually a guy from southern Indiana. Dosnt have a website. I'll give you his phone number after I get off work if you want in a pm
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Unread 09-01-2012, 03:57 AM   #15304
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Decided I'm going to get the re 2in bb with there twin tube shocks. But also going to replace all of the spring Isolators. It's two per spring correct?
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Unread 09-01-2012, 05:29 AM   #15305
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am i misunderstanding what a rock slider is? i've seen these on other zj's. didn't think these were somethig rare.

arg. should've taken pics. found a pic similar to it:
You got it right, I think. I was unaware that any ZJ came with factory sliders. Some came with dealer installed side steps and all of them come with rockers that rust out (but they're part of the unibody so I don't know how you'd get one of them off at the JY). If the Orvis came with sliders, I know my next mod.
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Unread 09-01-2012, 05:50 AM   #15306
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Straightened out my steering wheel in mvc while waiting on line to get inside
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Unread 09-01-2012, 08:00 AM   #15307
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Decided I'm going to get the re 2in bb with there twin tube shocks. But also going to replace all of the spring Isolators. It's two per spring correct?
One per coil. I put two in the front sandwiching the BB to even it out.
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Unread 09-01-2012, 08:01 AM   #15308
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You got it right, I think. I was unaware that any ZJ came with factory sliders. Some came with dealer installed side steps and all of them come with rockers that rust out (but they're part of the unibody so I don't know how you'd get one of them off at the JY). If the Orvis came with sliders, I know my next mod.
I have never seen a ZJ with factory rock sliders before.
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Unread 09-01-2012, 08:22 AM   #15309
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I have never seen a ZJ with factory rock sliders before.
yep. it was just me being ignorant and not realizing the difference between and step bar and rock slider. they look similar, so this entire time i thought they were the same thing.
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Unread 09-01-2012, 08:48 AM   #15310
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So just thought about this while at work. The jeep had 227,xxx on it. Who wants to guess that the tv cable has never been adjusted? I think I'll do that this afternoon.
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Unread 09-01-2012, 10:01 AM   #15311
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So just thought about this while at work. The jeep had 227,xxx on it. Who wants to guess that the tv cable has never been adjusted? I think I'll do that this afternoon.
Alright, ill make myself look dumb for a sec......what's a tv cable? I'm still trying to learn all the lingo!

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Unread 09-01-2012, 10:06 AM   #15312
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Replaced cv shaft and bearing today on the drivers side. Now to do the wrangler fuel door mod Tomorrow!
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Unread 09-01-2012, 10:08 AM   #15313
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Alright, ill make myself look dumb for a sec......what's a tv cable? I'm still trying to learn all the lingo!

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To be honest I don't know what it stands for. But It's the throttle cable. And with time it stretches
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Unread 09-01-2012, 10:24 AM   #15314
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my schedule for the day:

0900 - 0930 Workspace Prep
0930 - 1030 Wheel Spacers Installation
1030 - 1200 Rear Driveshaft Swap
1200 - 1330 Rear Differential Fluid Flush
1330 - 1530 Re-Torque EVERYTHING
1530 - 1600 Clean-Up

should be a fun day. pretty much doubled the time required so i can relax and work today.
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Unread 09-01-2012, 11:04 AM   #15315
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To be honest I don't know what it stands for. But It's the throttle cable. And with time it stretches
Throttle valve I believe
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