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Unread 06-05-2012, 09:21 PM   #4141
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Yeah pulling the valve cover is mad easy but if it makes you feel uncomfortable let your mechanic do it. He charges you more than $40 or $50 though and we're taking up the JF torches and pitchforks.

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Unread 06-05-2012, 09:41 PM   #4142
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"I think I will have my mechanic pull the valve cover and see if there is anything visually wrong." WTF? You can do this yourself!
If my mom saw me doing that, she might literally s*** a brick.

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Is he on retainer...your mechanic?
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Yeah pulling the valve cover is mad easy but if it makes you feel uncomfortable let your mechanic do it. He charges you more than $40 or $50 though and we're taking up the JF torches and pitchforks.
I will go over to his house and him and I can pull it and check it out. He is a friend who is a Jeep mechanic. Nice dude.
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Unread 06-05-2012, 09:47 PM   #4143
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I will put the shocks on tomorrow if I have time or on Thursday. Having my mechanic do all the TRE's and Brakes, then he will also have it aligned. I could do it myself but my Mom, ughhhh, said to have him do it all and she would pay for it. So.... yeah.
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Unread 06-05-2012, 10:49 PM   #4144
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Awwww well since you're buying new sleeves the TREs would be SOOOO easy. And the brakes too! Ahh well when the 'rents offer to pay might as well take em up on the offer

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Unread 06-06-2012, 07:28 AM   #4145
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Chris, thank you so much for explaining all of this! It all makes a lot more sense now with all that explained. So the camshaft is actually not where i thought it was. So it would be on the left side of the engine, facing from the front and about the middle of it height wise. Which now makes more sense because the timing chain goes over to where the cam shaft is. Then in the end, ive learned more about my straight six by putting more pieces together.
You are correct. Passenger side, midway down the engine in the block, not the head. The camshaft is behind the larger pulley.

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Unread 06-06-2012, 02:51 PM   #4146
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You are correct. Passenger side, midway down the engine in the block, not the head. The camshaft is behind the larger pulley.
Well i think i go it now.

So are v8's overhead cams?
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Unread 06-06-2012, 02:51 PM   #4147
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Awwww well since you're buying new sleeves the TREs would be SOOOO easy. And the brakes too! Ahh well when the 'rents offer to pay might as well take em up on the offer

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Yeah. Just gonna let him do it. Cause mom said so. No point in arguing
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Unread 06-06-2012, 02:52 PM   #4148
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Bilsteins came in today for the front. So excited.
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Unread 06-06-2012, 03:16 PM   #4149
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How much they run you for all 4 and which ones you get?
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Unread 06-06-2012, 03:17 PM   #4150
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Well i think i go it now.

So are v8's overhead cams?
The 4.7L Jeep ones are.
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Unread 06-06-2012, 03:25 PM   #4151
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How much they run you for all 4 and which ones you get?
Round about 150 shipped for the fronts. F4-BE5-E075-H0 is the model and its the 5100 series. Rears will be 5100 as well and will be 150 bucks. Ordering them when the come in. Well worth the money in my opinion.
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Unread 06-06-2012, 03:26 PM   #4152
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The 4.7L Jeep ones are.
Gotcha. Thanks.
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Unread 06-06-2012, 03:31 PM   #4153
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Round about 150 shipped for the fronts. F4-BE5-E075-H0 is the model and its the 5100 series. Rears will be 5100 as well and will be 150 bucks. Ordering them when the come in. Well worth the money in my opinion.
that's not to bad
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Unread 06-06-2012, 03:47 PM   #4154
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that's not to bad
Nah i dont think so either. Shoot the brakes i ordered were about half the price that the dealer wanted for stock rotors/pads (for the front)
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Unread 06-06-2012, 10:22 PM   #4155
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Got the front Bilstein's on. Man those are a lot tougher to press down compared to my old shocks! The front of the Jeep rides like a dream. I slammed the brakes for nose dive and there is about ZERO. Amazing. Down side is that the shocks gave me more lift in the front. I am right around 3 inches in the front... ugh. I took it out for a test drive and I hit some bumps and I can feel them in the steering wheel. But, I think I am worrying to much about it, I keep dreading and dreading the idea that DW is more likely now. Every bump I hit I am just on edge. Mostly because of the Rubicon and that horrific DW experience. Which is why it took me forever to lift this Jeep. The new tie rod ends should be here tomorrow and when that is all buttoned up. It should help get rid of the bumpy feel in the steering wheel. I am not sure if I would call it bump steer?? Because to my knowledge bump steer is when you hit a bump and it throws the Jeep to another direction, or literally you feel the bumps in the steering wheel. Anyways, I am going to need more lift in the rear to compensate the front. Hopefully when the rear 5100's come in, it will bring the rear up some. Also hoping that the front will settle in and come down some.
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