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Unread 12-13-2010, 08:41 AM   #346
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Im planning on making a rear tire carrier over christmas break! Cant WAIT! I havent done any welding or fabrication since high school. This will be fun!

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Unread 12-13-2010, 03:46 PM   #347
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nice!
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Unread 12-13-2010, 09:56 PM   #348
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Looks like ill be replacing my valve cover gaskets pretty soon. They are leaking yet but they are wet. /: Anyone done this before on the 4.7L?



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Unread 12-14-2010, 05:55 AM   #349
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just did it when i did my head gaskets last month. the valve covers are easy to get to
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Unread 12-14-2010, 08:25 AM   #350
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Nice! Have any tips or tricks on making it easier?
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Unread 12-14-2010, 01:43 PM   #351
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Hey man, when did you send off those stickers?
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Unread 12-14-2010, 06:12 PM   #352
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if i remember correctly, dont take the alternator out, just move it, get the plugs and the basic stuff covering them off and then they wiggle out. i cant really picture my engine in my head right now since ive been UNDER it since 10am re-welding the claytons and lifting the gas tank. let me get my manual outta the jeep once i muster the courage to go outside in the cold and i'll pm you about it or you can just call me
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Unread 12-15-2010, 10:19 AM   #353
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typin it all up as we speak. ill get it out in a few. was out admiring my gas tank lift and trying to decide on diff covers
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Unread 12-15-2010, 10:21 AM   #354
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No worries man, I'm not gunna do it for a couple of weeks. It's only wet. did you use the felpro gaskets?
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Unread 12-15-2010, 10:30 AM   #355
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yeah, but they were stretched, so i ended up going to the dealership and gettin mopar ones. cost was within a couple bucks of felpro. id suggest the mopar ones
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Unread 12-15-2010, 10:35 AM   #356
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Okay, I'll see if I can get my discount from them.
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Unread 12-22-2010, 03:41 PM   #357
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I replaced all 4 tie rod ends today. Still have a little shimmy. I'm looking to replaced the ball joints in knuckles.
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Unread 12-22-2010, 04:42 PM   #358
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My buddy gave me his Aussie Locker for Christmas! I'm so stoked! Can't wait to install the thing I'm just a bit creeped out.
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Unread 12-22-2010, 04:53 PM   #359
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Congrats on the lockers. Should be fun. Are those on command lockers or are they just locked all the time? Creeped out?
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Unread 12-22-2010, 05:07 PM   #360
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The install scares me. It's easy to miss up
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