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post #59071 of 81902 Old 05-10-2014, 11:08 PM
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Cleaned out the inside for the first time in a year. Now I feel kind of bad for beating her up so bad on the trees last time we were out..

Fuel mileage is back up to 16.9 avg for tank. Not bad for a tired ol gal.


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post #59072 of 81902 Old 05-11-2014, 03:25 AM
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Got ripped off by a Craigslist seller on a used Detroit Locker, been stewing about what to do about it ever since.

His story is not backed up by the evidence when I look at the damage inside the locker itself.

He claims he put an 8.8 in his XJ, then, not having any use for the D35 any longer he pulled the locker out & put it up for sale. His listing claims it's in "good condition" and "works awesome".

According to Eaton, the damage is consistent with driving some distance on a spacesaver spare. Looks like he blew up his pinion and took out the locker at that time.

He admits to taking the locker apart "to make sure everything was OK" before selling it, but now feels no responsibility when it's evident that everything is not OK.

I realize I'm only out $100 and should probably be the better man and just let it go... but I'm not feeling that charitable.

I'd like to let him become the next Charlie Wenzel (if you are not familiar, Google his name, it's worth the time), a cautionary tale for Craigslist sellers the world over who may be tempted to pass their junk off as useable parts.

Is anyone in the Willamette Valley area interested in helping me track this young man down so he can be made an example of? (Of course, I'd be willing to give him his broken locker back in exchange for my $100)

All I've got so far is his first name, cell #, the town he lives in and the town he works in. I may be able to pick him up on his commute home and get his physical address that way, haven't tried that yet.
I think where you first went wrong was trying to lock a d35.

Not really much you can legally do of the guy refuses a refund, aside from small claims court. 100$ isn't worth it.

But on the bright side, you now have spare parts if you buy another Detroit locker.
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post #59073 of 81902 Old 05-11-2014, 10:37 AM
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All I've got so far is his first name, cell #, the town he lives in and the town he works in. I may be able to pick him up on his commute home and get his physical address that way, haven't tried that yet.
Craigslist add in M4M or an add for free puppies, depending on the level of pissed off.

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post #59074 of 81902 Old 05-11-2014, 11:43 AM
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Craigslist add in M4M or an add for free puppies, depending on the level of pissed off.
Genius.

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post #59075 of 81902 Old 05-11-2014, 03:04 PM
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got my rear diff regeared to 4.88 and swapped my BUILT front HP D30 with 4.88 gears in this weekend




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post #59076 of 81902 Old 05-11-2014, 05:50 PM
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threw my front skid up on craigslist to try to get money for a full sized full sized spare

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post #59077 of 81902 Old 05-11-2014, 06:03 PM
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Took advantage of the warm weather and gave her a much needed bath; she's all shiny but I see some spots on the black paint that need a little touch up. And since it's warmed up, her temps are staying at 215 After last year's fun and games with the overheating incident, I flat out don't like her running at that temp; especially considering it's not even summer yet..grrrr. This is why I'm not taking the cranky teenager down to Florida later this month..don't want a repeat of last years events.
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post #59078 of 81902 Old 05-12-2014, 06:18 AM
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Driver's side rear door window refused to close on the way to work last night.

After pulling door panel off, I found that by banging on the regulator while holding the switch, it'd work.

Thought it had something to do with being all the way down, so I cut a piece of Micarta to use as a stop. Result, the window will stick no matter where it is in it's travel, the bind at the bottom of the travel is the issue, not how far down the window is. (I hope that makes some kind of sense)

Short-term fix, just don't roll back window all the way down.

If it does get stuck again I hope to be able to jar it loose by slamming the door.
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post #59079 of 81902 Old 05-12-2014, 09:47 AM
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through my front skid up on craigslist to try to get money for a full sized full sized spare
I need to come up with something myself. My "fullsize" 31" spare isnt so full size anymore.

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post #59080 of 81902 Old 05-12-2014, 10:16 AM
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I need to come up with something myself. My "fullsize" 31" spare isnt so full size anymore.
Where are you going to stuff a SPARE 35 inch tire? Hahaha

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post #59081 of 81902 Old 05-12-2014, 10:22 AM
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Where are you going to stuff a 35 inch tire? Hahaha
In his wheel wells

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post #59082 of 81902 Old 05-12-2014, 10:34 AM
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In his wheel wells
There fixed it

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post #59083 of 81902 Old 05-12-2014, 12:45 PM
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gassed up and figured my mileage. 14.7 ain't bad considering it needs a tune up, oil change, air filter, tranny flush.....
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post #59084 of 81902 Old 05-12-2014, 01:05 PM
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Put my stock steering back on

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He's a hero born and bred, but it hasn't swelled his head,
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post #59085 of 81902 Old 05-12-2014, 01:32 PM
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Put my stock steering back on
The wobbles go away?

Going to give Ruffstuff some more business, and get the very last of the stuff I need for WJ swap. Now I just need to find some down time so I can put all these parts together.

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