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post #2131 of 2220 Old 01-21-2012, 02:30 PM
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Just little black Christmas trees from autozone and I got new Bosch Icon wipers.
I could not find the clips that would fit the Jeep in autozone... Let me know how those wipers work out!!! I have Rain-x Latitudes and they were great but they are starting to dry out and need replaced soon.


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post #2132 of 2220 Old 01-21-2012, 02:32 PM Thread Starter
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I could not find the clips that would fit the Jeep in autozone... Let me know how those wipers work out!!! I have Rain-x Latitudes and they were great but they are starting to dry out and need replaced soon.
The Icons are supposed to be the best! The guys on Storm Chasers use them... That should say something.

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The Icons are supposed to be the best! The guys on Storm Chasers use them... That should say something.
Oh wow, I will have to get them when I do eventually get around to putting new wipers on!

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Looking to get a Rugar SR9c. Anyone have any thoughts on that?
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I'll be able to tell you about it here in maybe a week. I have one on the way from budsgunshop.com. Should ship out on tomorrow (Monday). Also got a Crossbred Supertuck and gun belt on the way.

I really liked the way it shot when I tested one out.

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I'll be able to tell you about it here in maybe a week. I have one on the way from budsgunshop.com. Should ship out on tomorrow (Monday). Also got a Crossbred Supertuck and gun belt on the way.

I really liked the way it shot when I tested one out.
Awesome! I hear they are really nice.

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Anyone know if there are joints or bushings that can be replaced to take up slack in the steering wheel?

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Anyone know if there are joints or bushings that can be replaced to take up slack in the steering wheel?
I would start with all the TRE's and Drag link ends. Get under there and have someone turn the steering wheel, and see if things are loose/have play. If you pitman arm moves while the drag link doesn't move right away. etc. Same goes for the tie rod, and if that moves while the wheel doesn't... play in them = bad.

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I would start with all the TRE's and Drag link ends. Get under there and have someone turn the steering wheel, and see if things are loose/have play. If you pitman arm moves while the drag link doesn't move right away. etc. Same goes for the tie rod, and if that moves while the wheel doesn't... play in them = bad.
Yup, done that all new.

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Yup, done that all new.
Steering box/gears...

How much play we talking here? Like you can move the wheel back and forth by how much until the front tires start to turn? Like driving down the road I can move my steering wheel a bit back and forth from the center position and it will not do anything.

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Steering box/gears...

How much play we talking here? Like you can move the wheel back and forth by how much until the front tires start to turn? Like driving down the road I can move my steering wheel a bit back and forth from the center position and it will not do anything.
Yea mine is like 20 degrees. I'll shoot a video of it sometime.

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Yeah that would help out the most. Drive down the road and film how much you can move the steering wheel around with out the Jeep moving. (If that makes any sense) I can move mine around but I do not think it is that much... =/

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Yeah that would help out the most. Drive down the road and film how much you can move the steering wheel around with out the Jeep moving. (If that makes any sense) I can move mine around but I do not think it is that much... =/
I'm not worried about it anymore. It's not that bad.

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Yup, done that all new.
Might check the u joints in the steering shaft, the one that goes from the steering wheel to the box. I've had a couple be loose and make the wheel have a bunch of play before. Just an idea

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Might check the u joints in the steering shaft, the one that goes from the steering wheel to the box. I've had a couple be loose and make the wheel have a bunch of play before. Just an idea
Okay, that's what I'll do.

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