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Unread 11-16-2013, 10:36 AM   #9106
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That's definitely a good bit of consumption then. I go through about a 1/4 - 1/2 quart in 6k between changes. Running it harder definitely goes through more, especially in hot weather. A good bit of mine goes through the PCV though (I've got a catch can on it and I end up with a good bit in there if I beat on it during the summer).

Definitely check out your PCV, etc. When my plenum started to go (just a small leak), I was burning a quart in 3 - 4k miles, which dropped dramatically after doing the plenum.
oh wow i thought it was normal for my high miles thanks . shes got 302k miles now and i believe the plenum is in stock condition so thats going to be repaired this winter i should grab a manifold from the j/y and port it before i start the fix

q.q. is there another fix besides the hughes kit that you know of ? im going about this on a budget and im getting close to the red on maintenance for the season

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Unread 11-16-2013, 04:16 PM   #9107
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oh wow i thought it was normal for my high miles thanks . shes got 302k miles now and i believe the plenum is in stock condition so thats going to be repaired this winter i should grab a manifold from the j/y and port it before i start the fix

q.q. is there another fix besides the hughes kit that you know of ? im going about this on a budget and im getting close to the red on maintenance for the season
Poke around ebay and you might find some. You've got almost double the mileage I've got, so burning somewhat more than I do would be fairly normal. However, more than a quart in 3k would be enough to worry me.
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Unread 11-16-2013, 07:19 PM   #9108
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I wouldn't get a new manifold, get a new plenum plate and a new gasket for it and you should be good to go.
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Unread 11-16-2013, 07:38 PM   #9109
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Get a manifold and do the kegger mod to it.
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Unread 11-17-2013, 06:40 PM   #9110
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When your P O ed that some one stole your old bent front Axel housing that u were going to scrap....
Stupid scrappers n it was under a pile of other junk metal....
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Unread 11-18-2013, 12:22 AM   #9111
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Yeah, those damn scrappers that keep coming by are really starting to piss me off. I'm gonna have to start staying up on Saturday nights with the AR to spook the ****ers.
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Unread 11-18-2013, 02:56 AM   #9112
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You know you drive a zj when your dad *****es about all the fixes. My jeep just crapped today all my gauges went off loss power steering, voltage to alt, started over heating. Thinking its time to let her sit to save cash n fix everythinh at once cause im not going tk let my jeep go
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Unread 11-18-2013, 02:57 AM   #9113
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You know you drive a zj when your dad *****es about all the fixes. My jeep just crapped today all my gauges went off loss power steering, voltage to alt, started over heating. Thinking its time to let her sit to save cash n fix everythinh at once cause im not going tk let my jeep go
Wad told accessory belt could be the culprit
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Unread 11-18-2013, 11:42 AM   #9114
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All of your belt-driven things failed at once? Sounds like a belt to me.
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Unread 11-18-2013, 12:43 PM   #9115
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You know you drive a zj when your dad *****es about all the fixes. My jeep just crapped today all my gauges went off loss power steering, voltage to alt, started over heating. Thinking its time to let her sit to save cash n fix everythinh at once cause im not going tk let my jeep go
Either worn belt, needs the tensioner tightened, or the tensioner is bad.
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Unread 11-18-2013, 03:05 PM   #9116
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Yeah, those damn scrappers that keep coming by are really starting to piss me off. I'm gonna have to start staying up on Saturday nights with the AR to spook the ****ers.
Damn crack heads that's what they are
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Unread 11-18-2013, 03:46 PM   #9117
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Damn crack heads that's what they are
Yep. I was constantly chasing them off the mountain at my old house. Another guy had his cat converter Sawzall'd off, parked on the side of the road while they walked down to the Rocky Broad River. Eventually it catches up to the bastards. Couple of years ago in the news in WNC some guy got electrocuted trying to steal a bunch of copper wire or something from a highway light.
Up here in Cleveland (ugh) now you drive through the ghetto on the east side and most of the abandoned houses have "NO COPPER" spray painted on the front to try to keep the scrappers out. Other houses have the aluminum siding stripped off about as high as a cracked can reach.
Makes me glad to live a decent distance from the city!
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Unread 11-18-2013, 07:14 PM   #9118
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Damn crack heads that's what they are
It's not crackheads here, it's Mexicans.
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Unread 11-18-2013, 07:33 PM   #9119
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It's not crackheads here, it's Mexicans.
Lol wasn't gonna be the one to say it but yes. Yes it is.
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Unread 11-18-2013, 09:14 PM   #9120
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Lol wasn't gonna be the one to say it but yes. Yes it is.
Don't be afraid to call it what it is. Here, vacant homes in Las Vegas will have entire a/c units stolen because they are on a concrete slab on the ground. It's ridiculous.
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