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Unread 11-08-2009, 10:23 PM   #166
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Unread 11-08-2009, 10:25 PM   #167
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Zach.... go back to post 137. I rolled them next to my HEEP to see if I like the rims... and I DO! I still like the ones I have on there now, but......
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Unread 11-11-2009, 08:36 PM   #168
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Finally got the HEEP back on the road today after 8 hours in the garage. Replaced the power steering pump bracket, water pump, thermostat, fan clutch, radiator hoses, and serpentine belt. The HEEP is running GREAT with no leaks. The oil pressure issue is a TAD bit better, but still not fixed. I have the sending unit to replace, but didn't have time today. I'll give that a shot tomorrow night and if that doesn't do the trick I'm pulling the pan to inspect, replace the pan seal, and then toss in a bit heavier oil. I was going to go with 20W50, but the old dude at the JY told me that I need to run straight 40 weight in this engine..... Thoughts???
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Unread 11-11-2009, 08:37 PM   #169
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oh, and the lift and 33's are put on hold until further notice. I'm not sure when I'll have to time to tackle it. I might just hold off until the spring....I'm undecided. The new puppy is doing great, so I'll be heading up to PA with the fam damily for Thanksgiving afterall.
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Unread 11-12-2009, 11:47 PM   #170
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I've got an 89 Cherokee and the headliner hangs down like a circus tent. What was under your fabric when you took it off?
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Unread 11-13-2009, 12:32 AM   #171
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10w 30 ftw!
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Unread 11-13-2009, 08:00 AM   #172
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My headliner was completely thrashed and crumbling from my leaking sunroof, but it looked like it was just some insulation up there. There was no fiberboard or anything. If you DO have fiberboard under there I would just pop it out and reglue it. Easy fix. . . wish that's all I had to do
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Unread 11-13-2009, 08:10 AM   #173
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10w 30 ftw!
I put 10w40 in there last week when I changed the oil. I'll be dropping the pan to inspect the oil pump and hopefully find some crap blocking it or something to explain my oil pressure issues. I MIGHT do it today, but it's still a bit ugly outside and I'm feeling lazy, so if not today then I'll do it Sunday. I'm not sure what I'll be putting in it after that. I'll probably just go with the 20w50 since I already bought it.
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Unread 11-13-2009, 08:15 AM   #174
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jeep looks great koolaid... how far is hope mills from ft bragg?? ill be moving there hopefully come next spring time...
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Unread 11-13-2009, 08:24 AM   #175
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jeep looks great koolaid... how far is hope mills from ft bragg?? ill be moving there hopefully come next spring time...
Thanks man.... it's slowly coming along, but still a LOT to do. VERY slow work in progress

I work on Ft. Bragg. it's about an 18 mile/25-30min drive.
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Unread 11-14-2009, 11:50 AM   #176
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Unread 11-14-2009, 11:57 AM   #177
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Unread 11-14-2009, 01:01 PM   #178
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Sorry guys... I'm slacking. I'll post pics when there is actual progress. I don't have any updates right now
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Unread 11-14-2009, 02:23 PM   #179
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Just post some glamour shots then
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Unread 11-15-2009, 10:49 AM   #180
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eh..... I might post some pics up after I get some work done today and tomorrow, but not a whole lot of BIG changes coming for awhile. sorry
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