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Unread 09-30-2012, 07:25 AM   #5311
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Only bad part isi ripped out my steering stabilizer i just bought lol

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Unread 09-30-2012, 10:27 AM   #5312
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Only bad part isi ripped out my steering stabilizer i just bought lol

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Haha, way to go there man! Any pictures?
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Unread 09-30-2012, 05:35 PM   #5313
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UPDATE on the Yoke issue of compatabilty. I went over to my resident Jeep expert and we pulled the yoke back out and compared the two of them. The difference, sure enough was those machined splines. The WJ 242 front output shaft has a shorter amount of splines. So, to fit properlly, they had to shave out those splines at the end of the yokes for it to slip all the way onto the shaft. So, that means my ZJ yoke will NOT work and I need to find a WJ 242 yoke or just pony up and order a new one. The ZJ shaft itself should still work fine. Going to be checking car-part.com here soon. Might bite the bullet and just order one from Kolak.
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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 | 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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Unread 10-02-2012, 05:57 PM   #5314
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Going to attempt to get to the JY in the next week to find the right WJ 242/247 yoke to take care of front d.s. It is still leaking some with the original flange back in there. Guess the seal is torn up. I have a new one on the way. 8 bucks from rockauto and will replace it when I get the new yoke.

The major things that I am still working on fixing:
1. Driving like a boat and floating on the highway, speed of 55+ is when it gets kinda crappy. - Solution new a-arm

2. Slight shimmy in the steering wheel still, that is speed dependent from around 50-60 mph. Ever so slight back and forth movement in the steering wheel. - Solution, new tires. I am still confident that driving for 1000 miles on a toe'd in alignment tore them up to the point that they won't be the same. Lost which front two were bad in the shuffle with terrible customer service at Merchants. Might have to just deal with it. Even a stock Jeep with bad tires can get a little shimmy in the wheel that is speed dependent right?

3. Lastly, those slightly more aggressive shimmy's in the wheel when I hit a bump and then go away. - Solution, new control arms up front to add a little more caster. Then to also replace the bushings in the upper axle mounts.
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Unread 10-04-2012, 06:48 PM   #5315
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New seal came for the front output on the t-case. Just need the damn yoke now.
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Unread 10-05-2012, 01:18 PM   #5316
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No junk yards minus the one I went to previously are going to let me pull a yoke of a t-case they are trying to sell. Then the yard I was at didn't have any WJ's.

Looks like I'm gonna just have to order it.

Did make some progress, the seal came in, got a 10mm allen wrench to fill the case up meanwhile. Also picked up a 18mm deep well, 1/2 drive socket for the TB bolt.

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Unread 10-08-2012, 12:08 AM   #5317
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Weekend progress. Filled t-case while waiting for new yoke to come. Wasn't that low so that was a good sign.

Went to tighten track bar and check it. Was already very tight. So that was good.

Scored a heck of deal on eBay for a leather center console lid. I hear they are really fancy and comfy. Excited.
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Unread 10-08-2012, 07:26 AM   #5318
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Scored a heck of deal on eBay for a leather center console lid. I hear they are really fancy and comfy. Excited.
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Unread 10-08-2012, 05:06 PM   #5319
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Got me inspired, lift is on its Way, 20's going off, AT tires here we go, Thanks Michael. 2Thumbsup!!!
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Unread 10-08-2012, 05:17 PM   #5320
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Got me inspired, lift is on its Way, 20's going off, AT tires here we go, Thanks Michael. 2Thumbsup!!!
Just make sure you know what you're getting into its nothing bad and the ends justify the means. You'll probably notice a lot of worn out parts make their presence known. I would advise a comprehensive lift kit, skip the BBs. Any particular one in mind?

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Unread 10-08-2012, 05:25 PM   #5321
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THANKS man, i know the "issues" i have been considering this for a Long time, now its about time. This is my choice:
BDS 2" with BILLY'S, just Made an order, full list in my buildt thread.
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Unread 10-08-2012, 05:55 PM   #5322
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It's going to be an adventure for sure. Going to have its ups and downs. But, in the end you are going to have one mean looking WJ that stands out of the crowd and make it a head turner. I loved my WJ but there are just soooo many of them out there, no one stops to notice anymore. Lifted, people will see it and you can be (more) proud of what you drive!
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Unread 10-10-2012, 01:04 PM   #5323
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It's going to be an adventure for sure. Going to have its ups and downs. But, in the end you are going to have one mean looking WJ that stands out of the crowd and make it a head turner. I loved my WJ but there are just soooo many of them out there, no one stops to notice anymore. Lifted, people will see it and you can be (more) proud of what you drive!
Try having my dub on 35s ...now that's a head turner ...I've had people notice my jeep before all my friends lifted trucks (most of them run 37s) and I still get people pointing to my jeep saying things like look a monster truck or that jeep is huge ...I can't go a day with out someone asking me a question about my jeep or catching people take a picture of it
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Unread 10-10-2012, 01:13 PM   #5324
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Try having my dub on 35s ...now that's a head turner ...I've had people notice my jeep before all my friends lifted trucks (most of them run 37s) and I still get people pointing to my jeep saying things like look a monster truck or that jeep is huge ...I can't go a day with out someone asking me a question about my jeep or catching people take a picture of it
I dont doubt that at all! Its just something you dont see, a tall lifted WJ. Maybe one day i can get there! The WJ is the last grand cherokee you can actually put a big lift on. I guess you can on WK but not as much.
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Unread 10-10-2012, 01:26 PM   #5325
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I dont doubt that at all! Its just something you dont see, a tall lifted WJ. Maybe one day i can get there! The WJ is the last grand cherokee you can actually put a big lift on. I guess you can on WK but not as much.
You can put a 8-9" lift on a wk and run 37s
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