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: How many miles on your WJ
09-08-2013, 05:34 PM
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Orange county, CA
Originally Posted by
A photo from when we bought it back in March
Oh man..that 4.0's just getting broken in..
Replace your electric fan relay switch as preventative maintenance and put a clutch fan on (if it doesn't already have one)...and you could possibly get 250-300K out of it.
09-08-2013, 08:00 PM
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Cadillac, Michigan
My 04 4.7ho just rolled over to 188888 today :'(
Wiggle wiggle wiggle
09-09-2013, 10:28 AM
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: ft bragg, nc
01 4.7, im about to break 157k
i hate seeing this thing get up in miles. Im pretty strict with maint. I change oil every 3k with valvoline max life 5w30
09-10-2013, 01:06 PM
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Saugerties, NY
03 with the 4.7L. 163k runs perfect!! So far.....
09-10-2013, 10:33 PM
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: New Jersey
See signature below. Just passed NJ emissions last friday, no problems. Good til Sept, 2015
oil change every 7500 with mobil 1 and extended mileage filter. ATF+4 for tranny, synthetic diff fluid
2000 WJ 4.0L 42RE 242 TC
190,091 miles & counting
09-10-2013, 10:54 PM
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Great Falls Montana
135k 4.0 litre rebuilt from wreck.
09-11-2013, 06:01 AM
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Magnolia, Delaware
2002 Grand Cherokee Special Edition
radiator, hoses and t-stat (developed a bad leak)
front calipers and shoes (sticking pistons)
I run full synthetic fluids in entire vehicle and Seafoam in the tank once a month and she runs great with no issues and I pull a 21' camper with it.
2003 Rubicon - 33x12.50x15 GY Duratracs, 15x10 MT Classic Locks, 2" BL, 2" BB, Warn Front Bumper, Garvin ATS Rear Bumper, Body Armor Extreme Rock Rails, Nth Degree Tummy Tucker, Skid Row Engine, LCA and Gas Tank Skid Plates, Teraflex Quick Disco's, Uniden Pro 520xl CB, 3' Firestik Antenna, BW Flat Fender Flares, Tom Woods DS, Currie Rear Adj Arms
09-11-2013, 09:15 AM
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Abilene, TX
is this unusual?
My 1999 WJ 4.7L V8 Limited 4X4 has 262300 on the clock...
I just bought it a month ago, I replaced the waterpump (was original) spark plugs (removed OE spec Champions installed NGKs), replaced a rear axle bearing/seal (outboard),new shocks(Sensen), new front brakes, new tires, purged and recharged A/C, and installed a new IAC valve. It runs great and shifts smooth. As far as I know it is the original drivetrain.
The dual CV style front driveshaft shelled out several thousand miles ago and was removed. I'll be replacing it with a dual U-joint style soon
I am a 1-2 on the maintenance scale
unknown conventional oil
09-22-2013, 04:59 PM
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: State College, PA, PA
QUOTE= billzcat1;wsar10 is right on point on this oil thread - as usual. Anyone reading this would be well-served taking his advice.
-03 WJ laredo 4.0 120k a few minor mods
-93 XJ 5spd, 3" zone lift
09-22-2013, 06:35 PM
Join Date: May 2010
Location: , Madiganistan, Illi-noise
127, 634 miles on my 4.0l and counting.
09-22-2013, 07:10 PM
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Beaverton, OR
4.0 with 137,050 and running strong. Engine block replaced at 69k under warranty by jeep dealership... Rebuilt 42re at 117k.
11-25-2013, 04:38 PM
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Revere, Ma
Still runs fine. oil changed <200 miles ago
rotella t5 10/30
1 QT MMO
purolator L30001 filter
11-25-2013, 06:39 PM
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: , Texas
179,xxx with a 4.7 H.O. Hoping it'll last me through college till I can do a rebuild.
/ 2002 WJ 4.7 H.O. / Flowmaster 50 SUV / Magnaflow Cats / Rocking that 2WD! /
11-25-2013, 10:36 PM
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Glendale, California
My 03 overland has 60k.