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Unread 03-23-2012, 01:55 AM   #1561
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No pin stripes are tacky :P
-____- come scrape mine off then....

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Unread 03-23-2012, 12:26 PM   #1562
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So yeah I'm not going to be driving my WJ till this tie rod stuff gets done I was somewhat unhappy with the play in the steering today. That's okay though should have the parts next week they're in shipping right now.
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Unread 03-23-2012, 06:10 PM   #1563
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So... I accepted defeat today with my first major problem with the WJ. I was able to pop the ball joints off using my roommate's pickle fork (so satisfying when it clanks on the ground) but those damn rod ends would not BUDGE. I got the pitman arm end off eventually after using an adjustable wrench with a cheater bar but it was still rediculously hard and required copious amounts of PB blaster and tons of leverage.. Then I had no means by which to get the second end out so I tried threading the old one back in the other end and bolted it up and tried to break the other side free. Couldn't do it... So now I'm at a loss and thinking I might just buy a new adjusting sleeve...
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Unread 03-23-2012, 06:22 PM   #1564
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throw it in a vise and use water pump pliers, its what i did.....and heat....metal expands when heated.

hint, when putting the new ones in, put that "thing" that prevents corrosion. i know i know, i cant think of the frickn name, someone will correct me. i just finished a 47 hr work week and my mind is shot to hell
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Unread 03-23-2012, 06:43 PM   #1565
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Anti seize man! Haha yeah I'm known as the anti seize man cus I put it on everything. If I can get an access to a vice and heat ill pull it off but as of now I'm pretty much SOL without a workshop. New moog sleeve from AAP is $30 after a coupon might just be worth it at this rate
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Unread 03-23-2012, 07:37 PM   #1566
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ANTI SEIZE!!!! goood lord......someone give me the left-right goodnight already, i need rest. lol
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Unread 03-23-2012, 08:43 PM   #1567
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Man it looks like you had a lot of fun today. So what is left? Have you get a new sleeve?
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Unread 03-23-2012, 08:48 PM   #1568
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Man it looks like you had a lot of fun today. So what is left? Have you get a new sleeve?
Yeah I need the drag link sleeve (buying tomorrow at AAP) and the other side end for it which is being shipped right now so it could be as long as next weekend before she's back in action. Luckily it's not a dire necessity to have her running right now so I'll just wait it out I guess.
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Unread 03-23-2012, 08:52 PM   #1569
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Yeah I need the drag link sleeve (buying tomorrow at AAP) and the other side end for it which is being shipped right now so it could be as long as next weekend before she's back in action. Luckily it's not a dire necessity to have her running right now so I'll just wait it out I guess.
So two new ends and the sleeve is the currently on the "being replaced" list. How are the other tie rod ends? It is nice to have the roommates and such for a source of anther vehicle. I can't have my Jeep down!
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Unread 03-24-2012, 02:19 PM   #1570
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So yeah i was expecting some cruddy replacement thin metal POS adjusting sleeve, couldn't have been any more wrong. The moog adjusting sleeve is PURE BEEF. Twice if not three times the weight of the factory one and feels like a weapon. I am satisfied
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Unread 03-24-2012, 03:02 PM   #1571
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Dude that thing is some serious beef-ness! So she is coming back together now?
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Unread 03-24-2012, 03:15 PM   #1572
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yupp.. still waitin on two more ends from rockauto (exchanged the one I had bought at AAP for the adjusting sleeve)
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Unread 03-24-2012, 03:19 PM   #1573
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Did AAP have that Moog drag link or are you ordering everything from rock auto?
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Unread 03-24-2012, 03:23 PM   #1574
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Did AAP have that Moog drag link or are you ordering everything from rock auto?
AAP and Rockauto both had everything I needed... so I ordered both ends from rockauto... then decided my Jeep was unsafe meanwhile and bought another end at AAP, then realized one of the ends is rediculously stuck in the factory adjusting sleeve, so exchanged the end I had bought from AAP for the adjusting sleeve... so now I'm waiting for that previous rockauto order to come in so I can just put it back together with brand new parts and no hassles
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Unread 03-24-2012, 03:30 PM   #1575
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AAP and Rockauto both had everything I needed... so I ordered both ends from rockauto... then decided my Jeep was unsafe meanwhile and bought another end at AAP, then realized one of the ends is rediculously stuck in the factory adjusting sleeve, so exchanged the end I had bought from AAP for the adjusting sleeve... so now I'm waiting for that previous rockauto order to come in so I can just put it back together with brand new parts and no hassles
That sounded more complex the installing an aux trans cooler!

But, that is good that you are gonna get back together! From those videos that you took, it really looked like the pitman arm tie rod was really toasted. You bought the new sleeve because the knuckle end tie rod was stuck on the sleeve?
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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