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post #25966 of 44362 Old 10-03-2013, 08:52 PM
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Lotta mods! CRAZY mud! I scoped it but saw no pics of interior bedliner...am I missing something?

@MUN1674 - right on! Keepin those mod'd interiors pourin in! Leather LTD seats with bedliner interior could actually be really *****in in my Blackbird someday... I don't know if I have the cojones to pull that off tho...
It gets easier after a few beers and the egging on of friends.

Plus the old carpet reeking to all hell didnt make the decision any harder.

The worst part is actually getting the carpet out, after that its all prep work.


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post #25967 of 44362 Old 10-03-2013, 09:11 PM
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Going to look at a 98 ZJ Laredo 5.2 Quadratrac with 140K this weekend. Anything watch for on those? Not familiar with the V8 Jeep engines, had a straight 6, sold it and kicking myself in the *** for it now. The guy selling the 5.9 decided he was going to keep it. So no go on that one.
The transfer case. Check the tires for abnormal wear. I can try to get pictures of my tires if you want to know what the tires shouldn't look like.

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post #25968 of 44362 Old 10-03-2013, 09:31 PM
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Took out my carpet to let it dry out. I hung it up on my back deck and it had a solid stream of water coming off of it for at least 5 minutes. I have no idea where the water is getting in, but its the most wet right where the hvac comes out under the passenger seat. Is there any possible way water would get in the system?
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Ordered new fender liners from amazon. Hopefully these last longer than the two jy sets
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post #25970 of 44362 Old 10-03-2013, 10:20 PM
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Took out my carpet to let it dry out. I hung it up on my back deck and it had a solid stream of water coming off of it for at least 5 minutes. I have no idea where the water is getting in, but its the most wet right where the hvac comes out under the passenger seat. Is there any possible way water would get in the system?
Your drain is clogged..;/ I used an air compressor and blew out all the hvac lines stopped the leaking for me. But Ive also heard of windshield seals and a number of various cause just have to investigate. On another note I like the remove before flight keychain. You a crewchief?

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post #25971 of 44362 Old 10-03-2013, 11:28 PM
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use the right seal?
as far as i know, the number on the box matched what timken lists for the D35. whether its the right seal in the box, it fit ok in the housing and the yoke seemed to fit ok when i put it back in. gotta get under for a better look.

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The pinion yoke might be messed up someway causing the new seal to instantly tear. I've seen it happen. A new yoke is about $50.
gonna pull the yoke and seal this weekend and see what the deal is. i did not see any wear lines on the yoke when i had it off and was cleaning it up. maybe it snagged the new seal and i didnt catch it, i dunno

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post #25972 of 44362 Old 10-04-2013, 12:15 AM
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Took out my carpet to let it dry out. I hung it up on my back deck and it had a solid stream of water coming off of it for at least 5 minutes. I have no idea where the water is getting in, but its the most wet right where the hvac comes out under the passenger seat. Is there any possible way water would get in the system?
Do I smell bedliner number four?


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post #25973 of 44362 Old 10-04-2013, 04:00 AM
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Took out my carpet to let it dry out. I hung it up on my back deck and it had a solid stream of water coming off of it for at least 5 minutes. I have no idea where the water is getting in, but its the most wet right where the hvac comes out under the passenger seat. Is there any possible way water would get in the system?

That and getting a new windshield keeps my floor dry now. I thought it was my AC drain so I followed the video only to find it wasn't clogged. I attempted to re-seal the windshield around the edges with silicone to no avail. I eventually bit the bullet and paid for a new windshield. No more leaks.

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post #25974 of 44362 Old 10-04-2013, 12:49 PM
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Got around to doing my upper rear control arms, were a bit more annoying than the lowers. Unfortunately while spending time under her I noticed my oil leak seems to have increased. It's dripping from the bell housing but idk if it could be coming from my valve cover (need to eventually replace that gasket with a felpro). The more peculiar problem is coolant leak right above my radiator fan pulley but below where the upper rad hose meats the block.
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post #25975 of 44362 Old 10-04-2013, 01:11 PM
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Lotta mods! CRAZY mud! I scoped it but saw no pics of interior bedliner...am I missing something? @MUN1674 - right on! Keepin those mod'd interiors pourin in! Leather LTD seats with bedliner interior could actually be really *****in in my Blackbird someday... I don't know if I have the cojones to pull that off tho... Still no leaks in my drive to work today... shop owner said to pull it in & they'll put it up & the hoist & try to point out what they think they saw but honestly, I'm startin to really think they're full of pooooop. Doesn't look like my elec. WJ fan is going to arrive before Saturday, so I guess that mod is another week out.
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post #25976 of 44362 Old 10-04-2013, 01:35 PM
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Anyone know any info on this 11 blade plastic fan? Pulled it from a 98 5.2 limited at the junkyard.
Is this the "max cooling" option back in the day?
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post #25977 of 44362 Old 10-04-2013, 01:36 PM
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V8 is GR8

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Going to look at a 98 ZJ Laredo 5.2 Quadratrac with 140K this weekend. Anything watch for on those? Not familiar with the V8 Jeep engines, had a straight 6, sold it and kicking myself in the *** for it now. The guy selling the 5.9 decided he was going to keep it. So no go on that one.
While I'm no fan of Quadratrac (on my 2nd ZJ with it) it can always be swapped for NP242 SelecTrac... something I may move from theory to reality one day.

The transfer case check was a good recommendation. Otherwise, no worries about that Magnum 8 at all, so long as it's had very regular oil changes. The 4.0L I6 is a bullet proof motor but having owned 3 Jeeps with em (2 XJs & my previous ZJ), once I went 318 with my current ZJ nearly a decade ago now, I'd NEVER go back. It's just mated better to a ZJ. I6 was a great motor in a XJ but honestly, was kinda sluggish in my former ZJ, ESPECIALLY on hills. The MPG difference is maybe 2-3MPG lost, max; well worth it, IMO. Best of luck & hope you land it for a great buy!
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Compared to my oem metal fan w a sever duty fan clutch/noise maker haha
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post #25979 of 44362 Old 10-04-2013, 01:43 PM
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Well, I pulled it back into the shop this morning, engine bone dry as its been for a week+ now, to see what the hell they're referring to with a leaking H2O pump. The mechanic & I studied it & found some green residue on the bottom of the pump housing on each side of the weep hole, despite no active leak. He thinks that "rubber seals" inside the pump may have temporarily stopped the leak but recommends replacing it for cheap insurance (not cheap on my time tho ). Seeing that, I'm inclined to agree with him & since I'm installing an e-Fan at the same time, I should swap the belt (glazed a bit but not cracked...again cheap insurance) & swap the thermostat out for a 180* to assist the e-fan a bit. Prolly all good ideas, just $$ $$ & more $$ spent. Can't wait til this is all over with.

I think I'm still gonna halve the work & go ahead & do the rear brakes & cold air intake tomorrow... reminds me, I gotta clean that K&N with the K&N cleaner/oil, probably tonight! Then, pump & fan next week, since the damn fan isn't expected to arrive til the end of Next week, despite costing $20 to ship
I'll probably also tackle that set-screw swap or washer bulk-up that goes thru the PCM's heat shield cover behind the overflow tank. 30min. job, max & if it prevents further driveway die out, it'll be well worth it. Better than being stranded or replacing a PCM.

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NICE! Thanks. Boy, that brown will hide dirt quite well! Soooo, I gotta ask, besides the wires that hide under the plastic edge trim, what happens to the rest of em (electric seats, anything in the center or on the floor)? Do you just tape em down or...? Seems like it could be a lot of wire exposure once it's bedlined.
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Well, I pulled it back into the shop this morning, engine bone dry as its been for a week+ now, to see what the hell they're referring to with a leaking H2O pump. The mechanic & I studied it & found some green residue on the bottom of the pump housing on each side of the weep hole, despite no active leak. He thinks that "rubber seals" inside the pump may have temporarily stopped the leak but recommends replacing it for cheap insurance (not cheap on my time tho ). Seeing that, I'm inclined to agree with him & since I'm installing an e-Fan at the same time, I should swap the belt (glazed a bit but not cracked...again cheap insurance) & swap the thermostat out for a 180* to assist the e-fan a bit. Prolly all good ideas, just $$ $$ & more $$ spent. Can't wait til this is all over with. I think I'm still gonna halve the work & go ahead & do the rear brakes & cold air intake tomorrow... reminds me, I gotta clean that K&N with the K&N cleaner/oil, probably tonight! Then, pump & fan next week, since the damn fan isn't expected to arrive til the end of Next week, despite costing $20 to ship I'll probably also tackle that set-screw swap or washer bulk-up that goes thru the PCM's heat shield cover behind the overflow tank. 30min. job, max & if it prevents further driveway die out, it'll be well worth it. Better than being stranded or replacing a PCM. A Jeep's work's never done, as we all know. NICE! Thanks. Boy, that brown will hide dirt quite well! Soooo, I gotta ask, besides the wires that hide under the plastic edge trim, what happens to the rest of em (electric seats, anything in the center or on the floor)? Do you just tape em down or...? Seems like it could be a lot of wire exposure once it's bedlined.

Most of the wires that are on the floor are for the powered seats. But they are for the most part kept out of the way from being damaged. They run along the metal seat brackets. All the other wires were easily move out of the way and ziptied to a safe spot.
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