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post #15511 of 46113 Old 09-08-2012, 08:33 PM
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It defiantly frees up some room, plus who needs e brakes
My center counsel is out at the moment. I might take it out and then I'll mount a cb there when I get to the area of the build. I'm tryin to keep the interior as functional and sleek as possible.


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post #15512 of 46113 Old 09-08-2012, 09:52 PM
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Eagle eye huh? I did remove the stock lever, I have a line lock for front and rear in its place.
What's line lock and what does it do?
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post #15513 of 46113 Old 09-08-2012, 11:18 PM
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What's line lock and what does it do?
A line lock goes in the brake line and acts like your brakes are held by keeping the pressure in the line. Usually used in drag cars for a burnout. They have front line lock so they hit the brake, engage line lock, release brake. Front tires are then locked, but rears spin freely.

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post #15514 of 46113 Old 09-09-2012, 12:06 AM
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A few not so good discoveries I made today... Needs a passenger side ball joint. The axle side of the track bar is ovaled out. Theres a nice clean crack in the manifold. And I need drivers side motor mount! Frickin great! Lol
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post #15515 of 46113 Old 09-09-2012, 12:31 AM
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post #15516 of 46113 Old 09-09-2012, 12:43 AM
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Tested the 90AMP alternator and it failed, so in goes a 120AMP. Voltage issues solved and the gauges no longer flicker(I already did the switch repair but it didn't help when the alt was bad).

Damn happy camper right now. So I'm ceasing the moment and having a cold one.
Where's u get your cables?
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post #15517 of 46113 Old 09-09-2012, 12:45 AM
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Changed the transmission fluid and filter.
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post #15518 of 46113 Old 09-09-2012, 04:32 AM
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Swapped out the old factory stereo with a modern DIN sized unit. Probably the easiest and fastest job I've done on the Jeep to-date. Bought a new fascia with a DIN size slot in it and a wiring adapter off eBay. Pulled off the wood effect trim from the dash either side of the steering wheel. Then unscrewed and removed the cowl from around the instruments. Took out the screw and the nut holding the factory stereo in and slid it out. Unplugged the two connectors at the back of the stereo along with the antenna plug, the earth connector and plug for the CD auto changer. Fitted the new stereo into the DIN fascia and connected the wiring adapter to the old plugs which is color coded one grey one black so you cant get it wrong. Plugged the connectors on the other end of the wiring adapter in to the new stereo along with the antenna plug. Inserted the whole thing back into the dash and secured with the screw and nut I removed from the old stereo. Then I refitted the cowl and the wood trim. Total time 15 minutes but I stayed in the car for 2 hours listening to the richer sound and bass coming from the new stereo.
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post #15519 of 46113 Old 09-09-2012, 07:16 AM
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Depending on when I get off work I'm going to change the oil the oil filter and the oil pressure sending unit. After I get paid in going to change the fluid in both diffs. Goin to go synthetic what weight should I get?

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post #15520 of 46113 Old 09-09-2012, 10:28 AM
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i'm gonna tackle some electrical problems today:

1) no air from dash vents
2) no interior lights. none.
3) no heated seats.
4) no rear windshield wiper.

i don't really know where to start. just gonna take the dash off and see what happens. i'll be posting pretty frequently on here today.

i contacted koreazj about some diagrams. (and i don't even know exactly what i need) and if anyone else also has any diagrams associated associated with those problems (and the fuses associated with them), it would be so much appreciated.

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post #15521 of 46113 Old 09-09-2012, 11:00 AM
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i'm gonna tackle some electrical problems today:

1) no air from dash vents
2) no interior lights. none.
3) no heated seats.
4) no rear windshield wiper.

i don't really know where to start. just gonna take the dash off and see what happens. i'll be posting pretty frequently on here today.

i contacted koreazj about some diagrams. (and i don't even know exactly what i need) and if anyone else also has any diagrams associated associated with those problems (and the fuses associated with them), it would be so much appreciated.
No air from dash vents could most likely be a vacuum leak

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post #15522 of 46113 Old 09-09-2012, 11:36 AM
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Where's u get your cables?
Factory cables with new copper lugs installed. Be sure and wire brush them and all the contact points.
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post #15523 of 46113 Old 09-09-2012, 11:36 AM
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i'm gonna tackle some electrical problems today:

1) no air from dash vents
2) no interior lights. none.
3) no heated seats.
4) no rear windshield wiper.

i don't really know where to start. just gonna take the dash off and see what happens. i'll be posting pretty frequently on here today.

i contacted koreazj about some diagrams. (and i don't even know exactly what i need) and if anyone else also has any diagrams associated associated with those problems (and the fuses associated with them), it would be so much appreciated.
I'm not sure if this is the case for most heated seats, but a couple of summers ago mine wouldn't work. I peeled back the front of the leather seat cover and found that some of the wires had become frayed and disconnected, so i re-attached them and used some heat shrink to keep them together. Not too difficult of a job to tackle.
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post #15524 of 46113 Old 09-09-2012, 11:42 AM
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On the way home from work today for lunch my hood flips up and bends my new hood and the hinges. Off to the junk yard on lunch I spouse.

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post #15525 of 46113 Old 09-09-2012, 12:09 PM
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