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Unread 10-16-2012, 07:10 PM   #16501
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Installed pic........ Looks nice from where I stand!

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Unread 10-16-2012, 07:16 PM   #16502
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Unread 10-16-2012, 07:45 PM   #16503
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Well the seal will have to remain to be seen, but they ARE mopar, not "some Chinese crap" after all. And they are cast aluminum not stamped steel, and they are for sure not 2 of the same side, the oil caps are on different sides, one by the j the other by the p! Oh and neither of them (old or new) have a notch for Ac. I don't see the need for one. Maybe post a pic of what you mean.

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Those look good. There are several posts about fitment issues if you google it. Is this the part number? part P5007619
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Unread 10-16-2012, 07:49 PM   #16504
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I guess from now on I will have to label some of my posts <sarcasm>.
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Unread 10-16-2012, 08:01 PM   #16505
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Those look good. There are several posts about fitment issues if you google it. Is this the part number? part P5007619
That's the number. My straight edge shows them to true. But I will look into it in a sec.

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Unread 10-16-2012, 08:17 PM   #16506
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No problem man.. It's not a hard job by any means.. Just time consuming.. Although I've taken a zj dash apart many times before tackling this job so it made it go a lot smoother for me.
All parts ordered, going to do it this weekend. How long did it take you total? Anything to look out for? Swapping the box seems to be the easiest part, it's the dash that looks like it will take time. Thanks again, and sorry for the questions; I've been putting this off for about a year and it's just getting too damn cold, so...
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Unread 10-16-2012, 08:46 PM   #16507
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Those look good. There are several posts about fitment issues if you google it. Is this the part number? part P5007619
I see the issue they're discussing. There is only one end of one cover that allows for the Ac port on the drivers side, it jus so happens that the way the holes were made for the egr and oil fill are reversed so the ones for the supplied oil caps are in the rear on both sides when positioned right. Not that big a deal really, as long as the oil gets in then wtf ever ya know.? And for the record, yes I know that means I had them backwards in the pic.....thanks for bringing it up though

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Unread 10-16-2012, 09:19 PM   #16508
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My Bilsteins were waiting on my porch when I got home. No time right now to finish lift but hopefully this weekend.
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Unread 10-16-2012, 09:19 PM   #16509
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All parts ordered, going to do it this weekend. How long did it take you total? Anything to look out for? Swapping the box seems to be the easiest part, it's the dash that looks like it will take time. Thanks again, and sorry for the questions; I've been putting this off for about a year and it's just getting too damn cold, so...
I think around 4-5 hours total. and yea the dash is what takes the most time. But even if you get stumped, it's a zj, not a Mercedes, so the books are not hidden and very easily seen to where they are and what they connect to and hold on to if you know that I mean.. I have blazing hot heat now. I love it.. Also, meanwhile you have the coolant out of the system might as well replace any other parts that have wear. Like upper and lower hoses, thermostat etc.
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Unread 10-16-2012, 09:44 PM   #16510
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I think around 4-5 hours total. and yea the dash is what takes the most time. But even if you get stumped, it's a zj, not a Mercedes, so the books are not hidden and very easily seen to where they are and what they connect to and hold on to if you know that I mean.. I have blazing hot heat now. I love it.. Also, meanwhile you have the coolant out of the system might as well replace any other parts that have wear. Like upper and lower hoses, thermostat etc.
Rad hoses, rad, thermostat, etc are all brand new. My core's been bypassed all year, so I'm hoping that I won't have to drain too much coolant out when re-attaching the hoses.

As for the dash, I'm going to be working with my buddy who used to do autobody and disassemble that kind of crap all day long. Hopefully that helps

Thanks again for all your help! Your pics and posts have helped clarify a lot!
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Unread 10-16-2012, 09:48 PM   #16511
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Rad hoses, rad, thermostat, etc are all brand new. My core's been bypassed all year, so I'm hoping that I won't have to drain too much coolant out when re-attaching the hoses.

As for the dash, I'm going to be working with my buddy who used to do autobody and disassemble that kind of crap all day long. Hopefully that helps

Thanks again for all your help! Your pics and posts have helped clarify a lot!
Alright, you'll be fine then... stay golden pony boy

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To stay OT.. I priced out for the iro 3.5 lift with all adj. controls, bilsteins, discos and rear adj. track bar.. it's only $45 less than the 4.5 premium kit with the same goodies.. Looks like I'm saving up for the 4.5 instead of the 3.5
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Unread 10-16-2012, 10:09 PM   #16512
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Just walked out to my Jeep and I can see a small coolant puddle. I think it is the radiator leaking
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Unread 10-16-2012, 10:13 PM   #16513
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Alright, you'll be fine then... stay golden pony boy


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Just walked out to my Jeep and I can see a small coolant puddle. I think it is the radiator leaking
How small? I'd check the thermostat/gasket, inspect all hoses, water pump, etc, before deciding it's the rad.

I know the feeling, and it sucks. Good luck!
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Unread 10-16-2012, 10:15 PM   #16514
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How small? I'd check the thermostat/gasket, inspect all hoses, water pump, etc, before deciding it's the rad.

I know the feeling, and it sucks. Good luck!
I have everything at home to do the job.

New radiator
New water pump
New upper/lower radiator hoses


I should prolly go out there and see where it's coming from... TBH, I don't know where the water pump is on the 4.SLOW.
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Unread 10-16-2012, 10:17 PM   #16515
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I have everything at home to do the job.

New radiator
New water pump
New upper/lower radiator hoses

I should prolly go out there and see where it's coming from... TBH, I don't know where the water pump is on the 4.SLOW.
Right on the front of the engine.
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