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Unread 03-27-2011, 07:18 PM   #1756
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Got my locker and gear set for the front hp Dana done!

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Unread 03-27-2011, 08:28 PM   #1757
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Replaced all of the rear brake parts. I figured it was time to change the rear brakes since I had not messed with them since we got it a little over a year ago. The shoes looked great still. Why? Because all of the adjustment parts were missing, the wrong shoes were installed, and they had random springs used (leftovers from another project I would say). I replaced everything. Took a little time to figure out how the new brake kit went in since there were no instructions and I did not have an installed set to look at. I could have looked it up online but it is more fun to figure out the puzzle alone. Then I verified it lol. It is all good now
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Unread 03-27-2011, 09:06 PM   #1758
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Here's my first post. Cleaned up throttle body and IAC valve, idles great now. Waiting for cold air intake to arrive and saving for the plenum pan fix.
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Unread 03-27-2011, 09:07 PM   #1759
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kor rad support, fixed exhaust, moved cb antenna, and washed it.

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Unread 03-27-2011, 09:15 PM   #1760
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bled brakes installed durango steering box V8 tie rod MOOG tierod ends removed sway bar links filled TC and drove it around the block need to get spring to hold the extended brake lines from catching the tire lugs
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Unread 03-27-2011, 09:32 PM   #1761
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how was the durango steering box swap? part number?
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Unread 03-27-2011, 09:40 PM   #1762
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how was the durango steering box swap? part number?
98 Durango is what i pulled it out of and directly bolted right in has a nifty in line cooling radiator no play in this box at all 3 full revolutions lock 2 lock
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Unread 03-27-2011, 10:21 PM   #1763
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98 Durango is what i pulled it out of and directly bolted right in has a nifty in line cooling radiator no play in this box at all 3 full revolutions lock 2 lock
4wd i assume?
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Unread 03-27-2011, 10:30 PM   #1764
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I knew that track bar extension I got with my Zone lift was gonna be a problem. thought I felt something weird going on in the back pulling in the drive coming home from marysville today. Decided to take a look and saw the old track bar bracket sheared off from the axle, and now I must take it over to the shop and grind weld and gusset some parts on. will post pics of the results for everyone to pick apart.
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Unread 03-27-2011, 10:56 PM   #1765
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I found out about getting a Durango steering gear after I replaced mine with a remaned ZJ gear. Oh well, I guess if mine ever goes out again, I'll "upgrade."
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Unread 03-28-2011, 05:53 AM   #1766
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put some old shoes back on it. Sold my BFG M/Ts
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Unread 03-28-2011, 05:46 PM   #1767
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Fixed the track bar bracket on the ZJ today way stronger now
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Unread 03-28-2011, 05:57 PM   #1768
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Oil change, F + R Diff check, tcase check, repainted rear shocks, uber expensive rain-x wipers and a new cheapo wiper for the rear window. Pricing out welding cable and lugs for battery cable upgrade.
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Unread 03-28-2011, 06:47 PM   #1769
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Looked at it sitting in my back yard. Wish I had the money to fix it
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Unread 03-28-2011, 06:56 PM   #1770
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Looked at it sitting in my back yard. Wish I had the money to fix it
That must be saddening Poor Thing must feel all alone.. hope you get it fixed at some point.
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