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Unread 09-01-2011, 07:39 PM   #16
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Did you change your trans fluid/filter yourself? I was looking for a writeup but not finding much..(any way to save money, i'm game!)

Ahh, just make sure your tie rod ends are good before you do the lift. Thats what i did. Just lift the front end off the ground, and give the wheel a good shaking from side to side, and up and down for ball joints.
I have a mechanic friend that works at a jeep dealership that helps me out and did the trans stuff for me. I paid for fluid filter and he did the rest.

Yup! That's a good way for a quick check!

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Unread 09-01-2011, 07:43 PM   #17
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Ahhh lucky! I need to do it soon, i'm at 92,xxx already.
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Unread 09-01-2011, 07:45 PM   #18
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Did you change your trans fluid/filter yourself? I was looking for a writeup but not finding much..(any way to save money, i'm game!)

Ahh, just make sure your tie rod ends are good before you do the lift. Thats what i did. Just lift the front end off the ground, and give the wheel a good shaking from side to side, and up and down for ball joints.
It aint hard, i recently did My first full service myself. Drain, change filter, refill. I have the 545RFE, but i bet it very much the same....
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Unread 09-01-2011, 07:48 PM   #19
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Ahhh lucky! I need to do it soon, i'm at 92,xxx already.
How often are you supposed to do a filter/fluid change? 50k?
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Unread 09-01-2011, 07:52 PM   #20
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wjjeeps recommend you change it at 100,xxx miles, then after that, the following 30,000 miles.
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Unread 09-01-2011, 07:54 PM   #21
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wjjeeps recommend you change it at 100,xxx miles, then after that, the following 30,000 miles.
Ohhh ok, thanks for the info. New fluid and filters never hurt before
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Unread 09-07-2011, 04:35 PM   #22
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had a jeeper on the forum do a quick photoshop for me...what do you think??



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Unread 09-07-2011, 06:24 PM   #23
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had a jeeper on the forum do a quick photoshop for me...what do you think??



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Me thinks that looks awesome!

Question.

Snowboarding in Hawaii? I may have underestimated this global climate change thing...
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Unread 09-07-2011, 07:19 PM   #24
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thanks!
actually mauna kea has snow and quite a lot during storms, i have friends who snowboard up there....but i use the racks to hold my fishing poles
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Unread 09-07-2011, 07:32 PM   #25
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Looks nice, matches the black in the cladding, tail lights, windows, and rain guards.
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Unread 09-07-2011, 08:12 PM   #26
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had a jeeper on the forum do a quick photoshop for me...what do you think??

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Go for it!
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Unread 09-07-2011, 08:48 PM   #27
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thanks everyone! i think i just might, hehe.

here's how the snowboard racks hold the poles...it makes loading and unloading sooooooo much more efficient. these are from this past labor day weekend on a fishing trip to Miloli'i. i got 24mpg!





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Unread 09-07-2011, 09:11 PM   #28
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I would have never thought of using my rack for that! Thanks for the idea bro!
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Unread 09-07-2011, 09:30 PM   #29
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No problem!
Just make sure its at least a medium duty pole, if not it'll whip around too much. All light duty poles stay in the jeep, and medium/heavy and Ulua poles stay up top (they dont break into two pieces).
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Unread 09-09-2011, 04:59 AM   #30
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Trimmed the front bumper some tonight for clearance at full flex, i'll post pics later

also been thinking of ordering the speedo corrector real soon...i know moony, gator, and eksmith are running it.
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