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Unread 01-19-2013, 11:10 AM   #19246
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Couple questions, when sea foaming the motor, how many cans should be used and for how long before emptying and putting oil back in?

Also does anyone know of a write up on rebuilding/replacing the gear box?

Thanks guys.

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Unread 01-19-2013, 11:23 AM   #19247
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Couple questions, when sea foaming the motor, how many cans should be used and for how long before emptying and putting oil back in?

Also does anyone know of a write up on rebuilding/replacing the gear box?

Thanks guys.
Directions are on the can. You don't empty the oil and use only seafoam. Put some in the brake booster line. Mix some into the crankcase. I wouldn't do that though. Only oil goes into mine.
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Unread 01-19-2013, 01:03 PM   #19248
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For some reason,when the humidity drops and there is dry air{like when its cold but no precip} sliding across my cloth seats getting out of the jeep shocks the h**l out of me the moment I touch the metal of the door. I have black limited seats in perfect condition waiting to go in. I wont miss the cloth.
Get a metal clothes hanger. Cut it and attach it under the vehicle so it just barely touches the ground. Voila no more nasty shocks when getting out!
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Unread 01-19-2013, 01:10 PM   #19249
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Replaced header panel and all lights up front.


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Unread 01-19-2013, 01:44 PM   #19250
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Replaced header panel and all lights up front.
Need to do mine too! Looks like ****. Lol.

Damn jumping trees!
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Unread 01-19-2013, 01:46 PM   #19251
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In the process of putting the trans, and the rest of the drivetrain back in

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Unread 01-19-2013, 03:00 PM   #19252
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In the process of putting the trans, and the rest of the drivetrain back in
I feel like I have seen this pic twice now. Haha. I'm sure it is nice havin a lift.
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Unread 01-19-2013, 03:18 PM   #19253
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I feel like I have seen this pic twice now. Haha. I'm sure it is nice havin a lift.
Yea that's me on instagram
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Unread 01-19-2013, 03:18 PM   #19254
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Yea that's me on instagram
I figured so. Didnt think someone stole your pics. Haha
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Unread 01-19-2013, 04:43 PM   #19255
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Did the same with easer panel and new lights feels great doesn't it?!

Socket fell in the unibody. Fishing it out. Damn upper control arms. It's my only proper deep impact 15mm.
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Unread 01-19-2013, 07:01 PM   #19256
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Couple questions, when sea foaming the motor, how many cans should be used and for how long before emptying and putting oil back in?

Also does anyone know of a write up on rebuilding/replacing the gear box?

Thanks guys.
There's a 3 step way to do it 1/3 can into your oil 1/3 can in a full tank of gas and extremely slowly pour 1/3-1/2 can through the throttle body while the jeep is running then shut it off wait 10 minutes and start it back up and rev it for a few minute It will sh*t smoke...keep in mind this is a good way to find leaks in an old vehicle. Also look at YouTube videos there are a bunch of them
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Unread 01-19-2013, 07:10 PM   #19257
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I've heard it can really mess up your O2s to run it through the throttle body or brake booster.
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Unread 01-19-2013, 07:32 PM   #19258
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replaced the broken armrest/console lid with a non broken part AND replaced the ever annoying VIC with the not-so-fancy version from a lower trim model. tells me what i need and not that my goddam coolant sensor is bad!

when in 2wd, just the rear wheels are illuminated



when in 4hi or 4lo



when in 4hi full time



no bs about doors open, coolant sensor, washer level, yadda yadda. me likey!
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Unread 01-19-2013, 08:14 PM   #19259
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Today I went to town I was sitting at a light and I look over in the lane perpendicular to me. And I see a stock Laredo. Looked super clean. And the guy in the passenger seat taps the driver on the arm and pointed to my zj. I think they seen me looking so they gave me a thumbsup.
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Unread 01-19-2013, 08:15 PM   #19260
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Partially fixed my exhaust leak by tightening a loose bolt on the passenger side manifold - downpipe flange. Also screwed with how the exhaust was sitting in the back to fix a rattle.
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