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Unread 05-25-2013, 08:45 AM   #49396
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285/75 is 33/11.5 right?

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Unread 05-25-2013, 08:45 AM   #49397
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I got my new Champion 3 core radiator installed yesterday. It was nice to be able to bond with the Jeep, it's been a while. The installation went pretty smooth, it is a well designed radiator. I also changed the thermostat and flushed the cooling system. I just need an excuse to drive it for a while to test the cooling capabilities now.
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Unread 05-25-2013, 08:47 AM   #49398
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285/75 is 33/11.5 right?

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Unread 05-25-2013, 08:52 AM   #49399
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Just adjusted my throttle valve linkage and holy **** it made a hell of a difference. Doesn't feel dead anymore

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Unread 05-25-2013, 09:20 AM   #49400
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I kept the piece from stage 2 for when the tire is up there. I don't plan to have the tire up there all the time.
One of those vinyl wheel covers , like :



would do as much or more wind deflecting and even look better . Might even look good enough to leave the spare up there .
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Unread 05-25-2013, 09:31 AM   #49401
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One of those vinyl wheel covers , like :

would do as much or more wind deflecting and even look better . Might even look good enough to leave the spare up there .
That's a good thought. I could stitch that myself, make it water proof, and make it visually custom.
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Unread 05-25-2013, 09:59 AM   #49402
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That's a good thought. I could stitch that myself, make it water proof, and make it visually custom.
You need some diamond plate pattern fabric! That would be awesome!

http://www.spoonflower.com/fabric/893428
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Unread 05-25-2013, 10:22 AM   #49403
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You need some diamond plate pattern fabric! That would be awesome!

http://www.spoonflower.com/fabric/893428
We'll see. I'm still trying to work on the tire retainer.
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Unread 05-25-2013, 11:07 AM   #49404
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First coat of monsta done. A little more tedious/ labor intensive than i had thought. But it looks awesome, pics later. Going to do the second coat in a few
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Unread 05-25-2013, 01:02 PM   #49405
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That's a good thought. I could stitch that myself, make it water proof, and make it visually custom.
Be sure to document your project . Remember , we love a lot of pics .
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Unread 05-25-2013, 01:55 PM   #49406
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Gonna start putting monsta on
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Unread 05-25-2013, 03:11 PM   #49407
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Got a set of WJ knuckles for crossover steering swap. None of the brakes they had in the yard looked good though, so I'll just get new when the time comes.

Jeep doesn't seem to be loosing coolant either, so I guess I can count that as a win for now.

I was also able to get the broken cross pin retaining bolt out of the 8.8 with an extractor :whew: and did a little more grinding on the tubes. Just needs some more rust taken off and all the internals re-assembled.

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Unread 05-25-2013, 05:36 PM   #49408
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Got the second coat on, looks awesome! Worth the time and money in my opinion.

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Also got the O2 sensor put in dads xj. Complete difference, thanks for the help with that guys
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Unread 05-25-2013, 05:51 PM   #49409
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This sucks

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Unread 05-25-2013, 08:21 PM   #49410
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I finally tightened the flywheel bolts this afternoon . The XJ was sounding like it could come apart any minute . Now , nary a noise .

Thanks to all that pointed me in the right direction and advised what had to be done .

And , Thanks to those that offered other suggestions as possibilities .
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