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post #2866 of 6769 Old 01-06-2012, 10:20 PM Thread Starter
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Virginia Beach Auto Show, Pictures Focused on Jeep. Last one is me sitting in a 2012 Overland Summit!















~ 04 WJ Overland 4.7 HO | Graphite Metallic | Quadra-Drive | Vari-Locks | Bilstein 4600ís | ADDCO Sway Bar | Powerstick Exhaust | RB1 | SuperChips Tuned | Much More to Come ~

~ 04 WJ Laredo 4.0 | Selec-Trac | MBP | OME HD 3" Lift | JKS TB | IRO Front LCA's and UCA's| Bilstein 5100's | Silent Armor 245/70/17's | Custom Front D.S. | Stillen Rotors/Pads | Tow Package w/ 3.73's | Moog HD Steering | Kenwood eXcelon HU | Alpine Speakers, Amps, and Subs | Bilstein SS | Auxiliary Transmission Cooler | Rock Lights | Light Bars | Lots of Cool Stuff ~

~ 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 | OME HD Springs | Bilstein 5100ís | 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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post #2867 of 6769 Old 01-07-2012, 06:25 PM Thread Starter
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Taking the Jeep into my Friend at the Dealer.

1. Checking the brakes
2. Checking all the fluids - power steering, brake fluid, coolant
3. Seeing what is going on with the vibrations at idle.
4. Replace both the PCV valves on the valve cover
5. Check the motor mounts

The noise from the rear end I am pretty sure is coming from the shocks.

I think that is all I can afford for now.

Went down to Hatteras today.

Yes we power washed all the salt and sand off afterwards!!

~ 04 WJ Overland 4.7 HO | Graphite Metallic | Quadra-Drive | Vari-Locks | Bilstein 4600ís | ADDCO Sway Bar | Powerstick Exhaust | RB1 | SuperChips Tuned | Much More to Come ~

~ 04 WJ Laredo 4.0 | Selec-Trac | MBP | OME HD 3" Lift | JKS TB | IRO Front LCA's and UCA's| Bilstein 5100's | Silent Armor 245/70/17's | Custom Front D.S. | Stillen Rotors/Pads | Tow Package w/ 3.73's | Moog HD Steering | Kenwood eXcelon HU | Alpine Speakers, Amps, and Subs | Bilstein SS | Auxiliary Transmission Cooler | Rock Lights | Light Bars | Lots of Cool Stuff ~

~ 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 | OME HD Springs | Bilstein 5100ís | 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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Those Overland Summits are way nice. To much $$ for my blood though.

And I've always wanted to cruise down a shoreline and just blow through the waves coming in.

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Those Overland Summits are way nice. To much $$ for my blood though.

And I've always wanted to cruise down a shoreline and just blow through the waves coming in.
Was thinking about putting a 2013 WK2 Overland on order with the hemi and the new 8 speed transmission!

Oh it was too much fun riding in the water! If I did that in the WJ she would not like it, I would have to scrub the underneath to prevent the rust!

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~ 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 | OME HD Springs | Bilstein 5100ís | 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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post #2870 of 6769 Old 01-08-2012, 11:36 AM Thread Starter
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Well I am retarded, I should have figured to check all the bolts on the shocks to be tight. There was the upper driver side bolt was super loose! Tightened that b**** down and that took alot of the noise away. Must have been loose and had play in it. Why did I not think to check that! haha

~ 04 WJ Overland 4.7 HO | Graphite Metallic | Quadra-Drive | Vari-Locks | Bilstein 4600ís | ADDCO Sway Bar | Powerstick Exhaust | RB1 | SuperChips Tuned | Much More to Come ~

~ 04 WJ Laredo 4.0 | Selec-Trac | MBP | OME HD 3" Lift | JKS TB | IRO Front LCA's and UCA's| Bilstein 5100's | Silent Armor 245/70/17's | Custom Front D.S. | Stillen Rotors/Pads | Tow Package w/ 3.73's | Moog HD Steering | Kenwood eXcelon HU | Alpine Speakers, Amps, and Subs | Bilstein SS | Auxiliary Transmission Cooler | Rock Lights | Light Bars | Lots of Cool Stuff ~

~ 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 | OME HD Springs | Bilstein 5100ís | 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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post #2871 of 6769 Old 01-08-2012, 07:43 PM Thread Starter
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Took some pictures. So apparently it is true if you leave your turn signal on for over a mile, the overhead console yells at you!




~ 04 WJ Overland 4.7 HO | Graphite Metallic | Quadra-Drive | Vari-Locks | Bilstein 4600ís | ADDCO Sway Bar | Powerstick Exhaust | RB1 | SuperChips Tuned | Much More to Come ~

~ 04 WJ Laredo 4.0 | Selec-Trac | MBP | OME HD 3" Lift | JKS TB | IRO Front LCA's and UCA's| Bilstein 5100's | Silent Armor 245/70/17's | Custom Front D.S. | Stillen Rotors/Pads | Tow Package w/ 3.73's | Moog HD Steering | Kenwood eXcelon HU | Alpine Speakers, Amps, and Subs | Bilstein SS | Auxiliary Transmission Cooler | Rock Lights | Light Bars | Lots of Cool Stuff ~

~ 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 | OME HD Springs | Bilstein 5100ís | 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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post #2872 of 6769 Old 01-08-2012, 11:41 PM
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WOAH! didnt know that....i feel like doing that for the heck of it now

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post #2873 of 6769 Old 01-09-2012, 08:22 AM Thread Starter
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WOAH! didnt know that....i feel like doing that for the heck of it now
I was reading on the functions on the EVIC and was like ohhh yeahhh! Have to try this out! Sure enough, after a mile. That message will come up!

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~ 04 WJ Laredo 4.0 | Selec-Trac | MBP | OME HD 3" Lift | JKS TB | IRO Front LCA's and UCA's| Bilstein 5100's | Silent Armor 245/70/17's | Custom Front D.S. | Stillen Rotors/Pads | Tow Package w/ 3.73's | Moog HD Steering | Kenwood eXcelon HU | Alpine Speakers, Amps, and Subs | Bilstein SS | Auxiliary Transmission Cooler | Rock Lights | Light Bars | Lots of Cool Stuff ~

~ 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 | OME HD Springs | Bilstein 5100ís | 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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im gonna come a visit you so you can wax my jeep hahaha yours is like show room condition

2003 4.0l wj- 6.5 inch IRO+.75 spacers. 4.56 gears. dana44a swap. 35x12.50 MTR Kevlars

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post #2875 of 6769 Old 01-09-2012, 02:59 PM Thread Starter
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im gonna come a visit you so you can wax my jeep hahaha yours is like show room condition
Hahahahah. Thank you man! If you're ever around the Virginia Tech area ill do that for you!

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~ 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 | OME HD Springs | Bilstein 5100ís | 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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Alright, so my mechanic called back and here is the rundown:
1. Brakes have about 5 or 8 thousand miles on the front rotor/pads - 220 (going to wait a little on those)
2. The engine and transmission mounts are cracked/shot - 400 for parts and labor
3. The rear a-arm bushings on the frame are shot and the he suggested to do the ball joint at the same time. He said the whole a-arm needs replaced because the bushings on the frame side only come with a new arm, then the ball joint is seperate - 350 for new a-arm, ball joint, and labor
4. Replacing both the PCV valves - 40 bucks parts and labor
5. He test drove and said everything else looked good - check
6. Checked all the fluids and were good. - check

Called dad and was pissed and didn't want to do any of that excpect the PCV valves...

what do you all think?

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~ 04 WJ Laredo 4.0 | Selec-Trac | MBP | OME HD 3" Lift | JKS TB | IRO Front LCA's and UCA's| Bilstein 5100's | Silent Armor 245/70/17's | Custom Front D.S. | Stillen Rotors/Pads | Tow Package w/ 3.73's | Moog HD Steering | Kenwood eXcelon HU | Alpine Speakers, Amps, and Subs | Bilstein SS | Auxiliary Transmission Cooler | Rock Lights | Light Bars | Lots of Cool Stuff ~

~ 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 | OME HD Springs | Bilstein 5100ís | 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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350 for a-arm??.....buy the IRO adjustable one and put it in for 300 bones!!!!

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First of all, you can do ALL of these things on your own, nothing on your list is that complicated. Even with little wrenching experience, you can figure this stuff out.

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3. X2 on the IRO arm, then you will have it if you decide to put on a lift later. 5 bolts to take the old stuff off, 5 bolts to put it all back together.
4. Seriously, this will take you less than 2 minutes once you pop the hood (if they are located on top where I think they are)

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Does he include a complimentary bottle of anal lube? Seriously. I changed my transmission mount recently and it took 15 minutes. $40 part. Motor mounts aren't that hard or expensive either. And those a-arm bushings are available separately. $8-$13 each on Rock Auto.
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well i dont think lifting the jeep is the best idea if you need some fixes right now

1. $220 is not bad if its parts n labor, just look at how much it will cost at autozone or napa around $40 for a rotor and $20 for a pair of pads. there not hard to do yourself and if you get pads at autozone they have a lifetime warranty so just get a new set if they wear or go bad. i used the autozone pads and rotors n teh jeep and a car n been good used the warranty a few times which helped. 8K max life sounds like a few months of driving so you might be able to hold off for some time.

2. $400 sounds like allot but it dose take time to do right. maybe see about getting the parts off rock auto n pay for labor. make sure if you start getting sounds or vibes to not hold of since could break something else if the mount gives. dad car had a bad front mount and the car shock like crazy when at a red light due to a worn out bushings. part cost $16 off rock auto and $40 at my local mechanic to install.

3. if this is true you might get a DW with a lift on

4. PCV valves is simple and cheap on the v8 but am not sure on the i6, did rear this http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...4-0-a-1219386/ so should be able to do it yourself.

any idea on were he gets his parts or rate per hour?
might be able to see if he can go down a bit in prices
if you have space n friend at school might want to make a project out of it
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