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Unread 09-25-2012, 06:53 PM   #15991
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I put 2% milk in the Tcase , runs like butter
100% pure Cambodian breast milk!!!

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Unread 09-25-2012, 07:29 PM   #15992
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This. Tcases (mechanical style, not clutch style like the newer ones al WK) could give two ****s about what is in there. Gear oil, engine oil, any trans fluid, meh. All it needs is to be clean and full.
That's good to know. I guess it doesn't matter much though. It's all around the same price anyhow. I have a few quarts of DexMerc in the garage waiting for my 242 swap.
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Unread 09-25-2012, 07:40 PM   #15993
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Anyone have an idea on why the gauge lights would dim when I hit a bump? Bad connection in the dimmer switch? Bad solder joints? I'll look at it this weekend.
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Unread 09-25-2012, 07:43 PM   #15994
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Washed it and took a pic

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Unread 09-25-2012, 07:45 PM   #15995
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Anyone have an idea on why the gauge lights would dim when I hit a bump? Bad connection in the dimmer switch? Bad solder joints? I'll look at it this weekend.
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Unread 09-25-2012, 07:45 PM   #15996
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Jus a bad dimmer switch, been putting mine off for like 5 yrs. There are still lights so what's the rush.......

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Unread 09-25-2012, 07:59 PM   #15997
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Well saturday night i got the niner stuck in a field/bar parking lot, so that pissed me off today I swapped in a 242

Got the swap down to 4 hours & 8beers




Also put a new dipstick tube on the 93 noticed the motor mounts are shot
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Unread 09-25-2012, 08:43 PM   #15998
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Absolutely NOthin. Thats what I did to my piece of jeep. Now i wanna throw something at it so I have something to fix
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Unread 09-25-2012, 08:54 PM   #15999
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Redid my injectors with some nice 703's, cleaned the TB with a toothbrush, carb cleaner, and some holy water (aka Seafoam).

I was going to adjust the timing but I think the distributor hold down bolt is a non-normal size, it seemed to be somewhere around a 13 or a half inch but nothing I have works... Wtf?

Got the old girl muddy.

Had a nice talk with the PO. He's one of the nicest guys I've ever bought a vehicle from. very honest and upfront. I'm going to take him off roading one of these days. May even let him drive the jeep!
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Unread 09-25-2012, 09:09 PM   #16000
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Bought a set of new 33 inch duratracs.

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And my new yellow top has a dead cell. Great.
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Unread 09-25-2012, 09:47 PM   #16001
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That is pure badass....

Damn do I miss my Duratracs... Really sick tires.

Going to have trouble deciding next year whether it's another new set of 31'' BFG ATs or another set of Duratracs...
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Unread 09-25-2012, 09:55 PM   #16002
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You're making me want to buy a set now, but I'm gonna wait until the swap meet in about a month and see if I can score a sweet deal there. If I don't, I'm gonna get a set of those. I've already ordered another set of steelies just for them lol. What backspace are your wheels?
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Unread 09-25-2012, 09:58 PM   #16003
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I love my Duratracs. They are great tires.
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Unread 09-25-2012, 10:03 PM   #16004
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I love my Duratracs. They are great tires.
agreed. I love mine.. First winter with them coming up.. Hope they perform well.
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Unread 09-25-2012, 10:05 PM   #16005
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You're making me want to buy a set now, but I'm gonna wait until the swap meet in about a month and see if I can score a sweet deal there. If I don't, I'm gonna get a set of those. I've already ordered another set of steelies just for them lol. What backspace are your wheels?
3.75 I believe. I've been scouring Craig's and local forums for a descent used set, but haven't had any luck, and I've been on the spare for 3 weeks now, so I decided to just go ahead and get tires haha.
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