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post #28411 of Old 12-11-2013, 06:56 PM
David97
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Sweet what size lift you running?
4.5" according to the po. Think I'm closer to 4" though.

Oh well tax time isn't far away lol

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post #28412 of Old 12-11-2013, 07:25 PM
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4.5" according to the po. Think I'm closer to 4" though.

Oh well tax time isn't far away lol

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Sweet. U trimmed for the new tires? I'm at about 4'' and wondering how much bigger I can go. Lol

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post #28413 of Old 12-11-2013, 07:30 PM
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Sweet. U trimmed for the new tires? I'm at about 4'' and wondering how much bigger I can go. Lol
Haven't trimmed anything. Least not yet lol.

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post #28414 of Old 12-11-2013, 07:46 PM
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Today my ZJ made me late for work....
It was rain/freezing rain last night and then it dropped to about 20 degrees overnight.
Everything was frozen up and it took quite a bit of force to push in the door handle button, but it opened. The door was frozen shut, so I tugged it open and got in.
When I went to shut the door, it bounced back open...
After about 25 minutes of swearing, smacking the door in random places, and hoping the heat now coming from the defrost vents would help thaw it out that it finally dawned on me to remove the plug on the side of the door and work the linkage free with a screwdriver. It was frozen pretty well...
Freed it up and went on my way. Punched in at work at 7:17. Good thing I only live 6 miles from work!

Sprayed some pb in at work to lube it up. Hopefully that will work for a while.

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post #28415 of Old 12-11-2013, 08:07 PM
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This seem too close to anyone else? lol


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post #28416 of Old 12-11-2013, 08:20 PM
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New 2 1/4 downpipes, cutout, collector, high flow cat, magnaflow, and Kolak tail pipe; all 3". Sounds great and the motor feels good. New timing this Friday!

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post #28417 of Old 12-11-2013, 08:21 PM
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This seem too close to anyone else? lol
Im sitting a little bit further away than that with 33s but i also trimmed just the corner away just a little bit

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post #28418 of Old 12-11-2013, 08:30 PM
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Yeah those are 33's. lol Really need adjustable arms.. However no point since I'm hoping to go long arm in the next couple months.


Also side note/OT, these Hankooks are actually pretty quiet for a MT. Didnt really spin that much on the slicker roads. Pretty good traction in 2wd through the 2 inches of snow in my yard. I'm happy with them thus far.
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post #28419 of Old 12-11-2013, 08:40 PM
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This seem too close to anyone else? lol
Mine sits about the same with 4.5 and 33's. I trimmed the sharp corners off the end of the rockers and called it a day.

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post #28420 of Old 12-11-2013, 08:44 PM
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I trimmed my front fenders a little bit and the front mount where the fender bolts to the body and took a hammer to my pinch seams

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post #28421 of Old 12-11-2013, 08:57 PM
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I don't really have anything to crawl on or over near me. So I think ill be fine till I decide where I'm going suspension wise in a couple months.
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post #28422 of Old 12-11-2013, 08:58 PM
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They'll move back a bit as the suspension compresses, so it should clear fine.
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post #28423 of Old 12-11-2013, 09:03 PM
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Heat problems, 97 zj

I flushed my heat core, some dirty water came out, not much solid particulate. swapped the heater hoses for the heater core, reversing the flow. Might help in the short term. No stellar immediate results.

It looks like the agenda is now to replace the thermostat, then the water pump, and then the blower motor resistor, and check behind the glove box for burned wire connection (blower motor doesn't work on high), then do a prestone flush.
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post #28424 of Old 12-11-2013, 09:07 PM
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Bad idea, the hoses flow in the direction they do for a reason. Fill from the bottom, return from the top. Stops air bubbles from getting into the system just like the engine radiator. Switch them back to avoid problems.

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post #28425 of Old 12-11-2013, 09:20 PM
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Thats a bad idea switching them around like that. You wont have any heat because the core wont heat up because the water is flowing backwards. About the only way that would be good is to flush it if you dont run it too long like that.

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