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Unread 02-10-2013, 09:41 PM   #46
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Went cruising and junk yarding today. The Jeep sounds great...nice mellow tone, not annoying. The lift rides good, doesn't seem much rougher than stock. Turns out I replaced the wrong O2 sensor though! It threw the code again. I thought it was the "rear" one after the precat, but I realized there's two of those dumb things and 2 O2 sensors before them. So it seems it would be the rear of those 2. Anyway...time to get it dirty I think.

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Unread 02-17-2013, 07:09 PM   #47
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Finally unloaded my junkyard loot... Time to mount my receiver I think!
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Unread 02-17-2013, 07:11 PM   #48
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Also replaced my TPS and rear bank O2 sensor. Cleaned the throttle body and AIC. So far running way better. Smooth consistent idle, proper shifting, no converter weirdness.
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Unread 02-17-2013, 08:54 PM   #49
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Looks like you had a great day at the junk yard
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Unread 02-17-2013, 09:08 PM   #50
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Looks like you had a great day at the junk yard
Indeed I did... All this was only about $150. Oh, with hatch glass too! I did just realize that the donor probably has a Dana 44 though. O_o
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Unread 02-17-2013, 11:17 PM   #51
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Indeed I did... All this was only about $150. Oh, with hatch glass too! I did just realize that the donor probably has a Dana 44 though. O_o
Guess you should make your way back then
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Unread 02-18-2013, 12:31 AM   #52
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Guess you should make your way back then
No doubt... I wouldn't be surprised if it was already gone though.
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Unread 02-18-2013, 12:47 AM   #53
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Got my junkyard hitch installed... Wiring and hatch glass tomorrow probably.
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Unread 02-18-2013, 02:38 AM   #54
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No doubt... I wouldn't be surprised if it was already gone though.
Its possible I'm really cool with this guy that tows wrecks and such and whenever he has a Jeep about to go to the jy he hits much up so I can get first dibs
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Unread 02-18-2013, 08:09 AM   #55
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Its possible I'm really cool with this guy that tows wrecks and such and whenever he has a Jeep about to go to the jy he hits much up so I can get first dibs
That's a very cool possibility...
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Unread 02-18-2013, 08:59 AM   #56
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Which junk yard did you go to, I've been meaning to go shopping
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Which junk yard did you go to, I've been meaning to go shopping
Pick n Pull... But this is the first WJ I've seen recently. 4 yards in the area, and only one and by now its been thoroughly molested...
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Which junk yard did you go to, I've been meaning to go shopping
North yard... Forgot you were local.
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Unread 02-18-2013, 11:42 AM   #59
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I find going on a regular basis as well as getting to know someone who works there definitely helps. Get typically better prices than most. Have a few to I go to here, but two typically have WJ's there. One has about 10 right now, but yes, they get pretty picked over.
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Unread 02-18-2013, 11:18 PM   #60
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Put in an OEM hatch glass today...wouldn't ya know...it fits exactly the way it should, and closes very firmly. That aftermarket piece of junk didn't even touch the gasket on the sides. Also put in my trailer harness. Plugged right in to the factory harness, and even works. That made me happy.
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