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Unread 12-26-2012, 01:07 PM   #18496
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Sorry posted before I saw your other post. Not yours. My bad.

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Unread 12-26-2012, 01:24 PM   #18497
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My radiator rotted out on me last Saturday night.

Got it torn apart and oooh man she's rotten!!!

The fins just crumble like paper ash.
Figured it was time to install my taurus fan from my last zj


Changed the wiring around some

Going to do the swap this evening
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Unread 12-26-2012, 03:40 PM   #18498
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Fixed broken wires in driver and passenger doors. Now windows work again and all the electric locks.
Replaced rubber seal on t case sensor to stop leak.
Replaced break pads, rotors, parking break hardware.
Rotated tires, and preparing to do upper and lower ball joints this weekend hopefully
And got lots of tools for Xmas
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Unread 12-26-2012, 03:44 PM   #18499
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fixed broken wires in driver and passenger doors. Now windows work again and all the electric locks.
Replaced rubber seal on t case sensor to stop leak.
Replaced break pads, rotors, parking break hardware.
Rotated tires, and preparing to do upper and lower ball joints this weekend hopefully
and got lots of tools for xmas


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Unread 12-26-2012, 05:29 PM   #18500
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Surprised the hell out of me! Never expected a 220vac 170 amp welder. That particular welder is from harbor freight but made by Campbell-Hausfeld which is great compared the the current model they are running (the blue one) which is Chinese. With very slight modification, beefier cooling fan and a larger arc start capacitor it can be the same as a Hobart Handler 187. At less than half the price including mods!

First build will be the rock rails/unibody plating!
Oh hell yeah, sounds fantastic.... you can't go wrong, for the price! One can always upgrade. I was looking at the tig setup they had advertised for like 600$!!! Great for starters
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Unread 12-26-2012, 07:07 PM   #18501
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Decided to look in my drivers front wheel well to see if anything was rubbing, because whenever I hit a big bump, I would hear a grinding noise. It sounded like there was air in my shock. Discovered that my coil was rubbing on my tb bracket. I'll have to grind that down when I go in to bumpstop and install a spacer to offset the height difference from putting in the 8.8.

Edit: Now if you will excuse me, I think I'm gonna go play in the snow.
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[QUOTE=elcorvino;14544406]Yea... It's kind of like the fat chick who lives around the corner. You aren't trying to get caught with her, but you know she'd be a good time.[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=ScottD16;14460352]I had a dream my entire family was attacked by a giant polar bear. The crazy part was he attacked us with a giant spoon. Best dream ever.[/QUOTE]
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Unread 12-26-2012, 07:14 PM   #18502
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pulled my dash apart to inspect the harness. the last time it ran, a small puff of smoke came from the center of the dash at the bottom. not sure if it's from the rigged up cb radio wiring that someone decided to cut out, or if there's another issue.
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Unread 12-26-2012, 07:27 PM   #18503
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I put the drivers seat back in so I could go play in the snow!!! Or at least the freezing rain that looked a little like snow. I have to say, a 5.9 with a totally gutted interior and bald street tires on ice is a lot if fun.

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Unread 12-26-2012, 07:52 PM   #18504
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I hate you. Jk.
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Unread 12-26-2012, 07:53 PM   #18505
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Decided to look in my drivers front wheel well to see if anything was rubbing, because whenever I hit a big bump, I would hear a grinding noise. It sounded like there was air in my shock. Discovered that my coil was rubbing on my tb bracket. I'll have to grind that down when I go in to bumpstop and install a spacer to offset the height difference from putting in the 8.8.

Edit: Now if you will excuse me, I think I'm gonna go play in the snow.
Mine does too. Its worse on a right turn through a bump.
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Unread 12-26-2012, 07:58 PM   #18506
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I finally got to drive it through the snow. It is so easy to do controlled donuts in the parking lots. We don't get snow that often in TX so the city doesn't have much equipment for snow removal. They don't salt either which makes my rust free ZJ very happy.
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Unread 12-26-2012, 08:23 PM   #18507
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I just took it out in the 3-4 inches of fresh powder we have on the ground. First Jeep I have ever owned and first snow. Didn't do too bad for radials!!
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Unread 12-26-2012, 08:41 PM   #18508
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Well, I had an exciting time driving around in this blizzard.

First of all, I almost hit a ****ing tree lol. Was coming into an empty parking lot, and the road into it makes a 90 degree turn, with a ditch on the outside. So as I was driving in, I start to slide. I hit the brakes, and obviously it does nothing. At this time im like **** **** **** ****. So I'm sliding towards the ditch at <5 mph, and I'm aimed right at a huge ****ing tree. I straighten my wheel so I don't damage anything when I hit the ditch. As soon as I hit the ditch I stop, and thank God I didn't hit the tree. Then I throw it in PT and back right out of it. Nothing like the threat of crashing to get the juices flowing lol.

Second, I'm coming up to an intersection with a gas station, where there is a cop car sitting. I saw him about 20 minutes before in the same spot when I passed by earlier. So its a red light, and I'm about to turn left up a big hill. Well, as I'm approaching the red light, the cop is getting in his car, and when the light turns green, hes right there ready to pull out. So I throw it in PT so I don't look like an ******* drifting around the corner. Needless to say he follows me. Driving up the hill, I just see his headlights get further and further away as I mozie on up the hill. By the time I get to my turn, which is quite a ways from the top of the hill, I see his headlights just coming over the top of it. So obviously he sees me turn. I go about a half mile down the road, through some s-curves, and turn into my road. Then I drive about 200 ft down the road, throw it in park, and turn my lights off to see if he followed me. Needless to say (again), he followed me (again). Just up that road was the High school, which is probably where he thought I went lol. It was funny as hell.
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[QUOTE=elcorvino;14544406]Yea... It's kind of like the fat chick who lives around the corner. You aren't trying to get caught with her, but you know she'd be a good time.[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=ScottD16;14460352]I had a dream my entire family was attacked by a giant polar bear. The crazy part was he attacked us with a giant spoon. Best dream ever.[/QUOTE]
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Unread 12-26-2012, 08:47 PM   #18509
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practice pulsing the brake when its understeering you should notice it turns when you let off the brake , go to a lot where you wont hit stuff .

watching those bad snow driver vids on you tube 99% of them couldve avoided fails this way
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Unread 12-26-2012, 08:50 PM   #18510
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That's a big ******* tree
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