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Unread 08-24-2013, 07:52 AM   #25126
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It wasn't today, but I haven't been on in a few days.
Got my 231 transplanted where my 249 used to be, plus I wired up everything for my Niner e-fan!
I would have put the fan in, but I can't get that humongous nut loose that attaches the damn school bus fan to the water pump pulley....

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Unread 08-24-2013, 08:09 AM   #25127
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It wasn't today, but I haven't been on in a few days.
Got my 231 transplanted where my 249 used to be, plus I wired up everything for my Niner e-fan!
I would have put the fan in, but I can't get that humongous nut loose that attaches the damn school bus fan to the water pump pulley....
get some 1/4 or 5/16 bolts ( dont remember they fit kinda loose though ) to go in the w/p holes and a clutch fan removal rental tool set

takes like 30 seconds with the right stuff
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Unread 08-24-2013, 09:06 AM   #25128
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Replaces my rear ca's today and later on installing my 4.5 in coils
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Unread 08-24-2013, 09:17 AM   #25129
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She's getting aligned as I type. Everything looked tight underneath. Also ran her through the Blue Beacon wash to clean her up, then maybe a detail this afternoon.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 11:08 AM   #25130
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Dropped her off at the shop for an alignment and to install my magnaflow cat.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 12:56 PM   #25131
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Took my "new" hood and cut some holes in it.

Then put these on:

And then i replaced my old rusted hood with the new one:
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Unread 08-24-2013, 03:52 PM   #25132
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Unread 08-24-2013, 06:15 PM   #25133
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Drove it.....so i could work on the anti-jeep.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 06:38 PM   #25134
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Finally finished my lift and got an alignment!
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Unread 08-24-2013, 07:06 PM   #25135
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Had my Super 44 installed, then drove it quite a bit today around town. Something started rattling a little bit after driving it today, so I'm probably going to get it looked at by the shop who installed it.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 07:39 PM   #25136
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Sensor And ECM inspection because of the stall thing.

Today I inspectioned the tps and the csps and the EPC as well, my ZJ stalls today, i have changed the fuel pump etc. finally i found out that i have a bad ECM, just bought it and will get installed monday.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 08:01 PM   #25137
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Bought a second set of tires. Gonna put these on my second set of wheels and use them in the winter.

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Unread 08-24-2013, 08:25 PM   #25138
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get some 1/4 or 5/16 bolts ( dont remember they fit kinda loose though ) to go in the w/p holes and a clutch fan removal rental tool set

takes like 30 seconds with the right stuff
Tried to do this and dropped a 1/4-20 behind the pulley. Now, when I finally get the clutch off, I have to remove the pulley too to get that bolt. I talked with a mechanic buddy about it today though and another option is hitting the nut with an air chisel. According to him, that's the only way to do it quickly and easily and it works every time. I'm borrowing an air chisel to see how well it actually works.

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Bought a second set of tires. Gonna put these on my second set of wheels and use them in the winter.

You'll like them. I love my Duratracs.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 09:20 PM   #25139
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Drove it to North Richland Hills (a drive of about 25 miles) to pick up a bike for a project I'm working on. About 15 miles in, my new steering damper let go and I was wobbling all over the place. She wouldn't stay steady for longer than 500 feet. On top of that, my cooling system decided it didn't work as well as it needed to and the Jeep started running hot. I was able to keep it from overheating, through tactical use of the heater, but that shouldn't be happening. Also, whenever the temperature exceeds 215, the oil pressure drops to 0 at idle. Like, not 10, not 15, 0. Gotta look into that.

And then, all the wobbling tore up one of my swaybar link balljoints and the boots on both the knuckle ball joints have split.

So I'm basically looking at doing a full steering overhaul. New bushings for everything, new drag link, new tie rod, upsized track bar, new steering damper, all on top of the new steering box and inner tie rod end I put in. So I'm looking at a bit over $500 for all the stuff I need and want to do, all told. And then, of course, fixing the alignment. I've got 2.25" of lift, any suggestions for additional front suspension and steering type parts I might want to throw in while I'm blowing my last red cent?
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Unread 08-24-2013, 11:32 PM   #25140
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Drove it to North Richland Hills (a drive of about 25 miles) to pick up a bike for a project I'm working on. About 15 miles in, my new steering damper let go and I was wobbling all over the place. She wouldn't stay steady for longer than 500 feet. On top of that, my cooling system decided it didn't work as well as it needed to and the Jeep started running hot. I was able to keep it from overheating, through tactical use of the heater, but that shouldn't be happening. Also, whenever the temperature exceeds 215, the oil pressure drops to 0 at idle. Like, not 10, not 15, 0. Gotta look into that.

And then, all the wobbling tore up one of my swaybar link balljoints and the boots on both the knuckle ball joints have split.

So I'm basically looking at doing a full steering overhaul. New bushings for everything, new drag link, new tie rod, upsized track bar, new steering damper, all on top of the new steering box and inner tie rod end I put in. So I'm looking at a bit over $500 for all the stuff I need and want to do, all told. And then, of course, fixing the alignment. I've got 2.25" of lift, any suggestions for additional front suspension and steering type parts I might want to throw in while I'm blowing my last red cent?
Control arm bushings may be causing some of the problem as well.

Losing the stabilizer wouldn't cause that much wobble if everything was good/decent.

So I suggest control arm bushing and trackbar or your problem will likely return.
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