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post #14971 of 44588 Old 08-19-2012, 05:50 PM
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Tomorrow finally going to jy to get parts for the jeep. New header panel. New turns and corners new pass head light. And then she will be going all back together. How many gallons to completely fill an empty cooling system?


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post #14972 of 44588 Old 08-19-2012, 06:45 PM
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Changed out rear diff fluid. Sob bolts were in there super tight. An hour long process became 3. Wanted to do front but couldn't get the bolts loose without stripping so will be egging the shop here to help me out when brakes get done

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post #14973 of 44588 Old 08-19-2012, 07:37 PM
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after a long weekend of driving 2-23 gallon tanks @ 3.99/gal 2 bottles of @ 5$ each and 3 quarts of oil @ 5.59/qt. I think its time to replace that plenum gasket in the niner besides that its performance was flawless and memorizing
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post #14974 of 44588 Old 08-19-2012, 07:39 PM
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it may sound dumb but get some goof off and a small wire brush and that should clean the old paint off
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post #14975 of 44588 Old 08-19-2012, 08:39 PM
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after a long weekend of driving 2-23 gallon tanks @ 3.99/gal 2 bottles of @ 5$ each and 3 quarts of oil @ 5.59/qt. I think its time to replace that plenum gasket in the niner besides that its performance was flawless and memorizing
I just did mine yesterday in my ZJ. It wasn't too bad to do plus it gave me the opportunity to do some preventative maintenance on it (thermostat and coolant bypass hose). I picked up the plenum plate from the guy over on thespeedfreaks.net. I actually bought it from him on eBay rather than on thespeedfreaks.net because he doesn't seem to sign in much there. Torquing everything back down was the worst part. The plenum plate is a 3 step torquing sequence and the intake manifold is a 10 step, increasing by 1 ft. lb. each time on only the first four bolts. If you have any questions about any of the proper torquing, I still have all the paperwork I printed off and I could definitely find it again and get the links for you.

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post #14976 of 44588 Old 08-19-2012, 09:01 PM
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I just go back from 3 days of 4 wheeling around ghost towns, mines and lakes up north with some friends. Yesterday did the trip from Bridgeport to Bodie and half way through we where hit with heavy thunder showers, I hate mud!

Last night stop by a carwash and spent $20 cleaning my jeep, then spent the night at Alabama Hills below Mount Whitney.

This morning went out exploring the area and shot some photos.

Sunrise at camp.


One of the other campsites, with a cave.


Hitting the trails.







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can possibly find out how far one can go.
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post #14977 of 44588 Old 08-19-2012, 09:08 PM
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I just go back from 3 days of 4 wheeling around ghost towns, mines and lakes up north with some friends. Yesterday did the trip from Bridgeport to Bodie and half way through we where hit with heavy thunder showers, I hate mud!
you should flex them legs out on some of them rocks I still haven't seen any of them pics
and if you don't mind explain the 4MUD484 if you hate mud



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opened the hatch then cooler and made a few drinks
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post #14978 of 44588 Old 08-19-2012, 10:29 PM
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swapped 249 with 242
fixed my f/driveshaft
trimmed my fender
fixed my swaybar
fixed my bumper

pictures to come

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post #14979 of 44588 Old 08-20-2012, 12:13 AM
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it may sound dumb but get some goof off and a small wire brush and that should clean the old paint off
Paul
thanks thats a great idea im going to do that asap! im going to tape off the tires to save the tires just in case. the hankook dynapro atms look too damn good to get messed up a week after installation .btw theres a reason they get 99.9 percent good reviews they kick a$$.
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post #14980 of 44588 Old 08-20-2012, 12:22 AM
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post #14981 of 44588 Old 08-20-2012, 12:47 AM
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post #14982 of 44588 Old 08-20-2012, 08:12 AM
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Wow...1000 pages.

i am going to pull my 249 and swap in a new trans output shaft seal.
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post #14983 of 44588 Old 08-20-2012, 09:20 AM
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Replaced the rear main seal. Yes, I am awesome!
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post #14984 of 44588 Old 08-20-2012, 10:55 AM
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I traded my bfg km1s for a set of timberline at 33s. I feel like i have neutered my jeep i wont miss those humming tires on my commute to school though

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post #14985 of 44588 Old 08-20-2012, 11:49 AM
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got a new 25in breaker bar, now i dont need to carry a tire iron
finally got the hatch lift supports and got everything adjusted so it'll open and close.
painted the bumper support
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