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post #17731 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 05:09 PM
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I lifted it! 2.5" OME MD springs and Bilstein 5100's"
Looks good! cheers


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post #17732 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 06:21 PM
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@PowderHound, thanks! Now I am thinking about 265/75/16 tires. Just I have to find out how much triming is required and if bumpstops are needed.
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post #17733 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 06:35 PM
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Replaced my brake pads.

But I saw this guy on the way to work. I had to laugh because of the 2x4 holding up the hood.

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hey it works i do the same thing heck sometimes i will use a braker bar
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post #17734 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 06:36 PM
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hey it works i do the same thing heck sometimes i will use a braker bar
Haha yeah, I use an old paint stripper can.

Is it broken?

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post #17735 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 07:16 PM
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i used irocs idea of using the napa coolant bottle (but mine is a 4.0 so its a little dif) and got rid of the tire catcher washer bottle didnt even have to lenghten the hoses but i did have to lengthen wires



there is also a mount on the bottom kinda a pain to get to but it works....and there is still plenty of room to get to the shock bolt
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post #17736 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 07:30 PM
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i used irocs idea of using the napa coolant bottle (but mine is a 4.0 so its a little dif) and got rid of the tire catcher washer bottle didnt even have to lenghten the hoses but i did have to lengthen wires



there is also a mount on the bottom kinda a pain to get to but it works....and there is still plenty of room to get to the shock bolt

Interesting... I was wondering what to do when/if I lifted my Jeep.
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post #17737 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 07:34 PM
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@PowderHound, thanks! Now I am thinking about 265/75/16 tires. Just I have to find out how much triming is required and if bumpstops are needed.
That sounds like a great low center of gravity setup. I can't wait til I can do the same!

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post #17738 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 08:36 PM
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Changed the spark plugs (yes, champion copper), took off the throttle body to clean it and the IAC while I was in there, and changed out the battery terminals since the negative terminal was breaking from so much on-off action. Started right up when I was done, idled well and no codes. Amazingly, I had no problems with any bolts, boots or plugs and it was the first time I had done any of this.

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post #17739 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 08:39 PM
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Changed the spark plugs (yes, champion copper), took off the throttle body to clean it and the IAC while I was in there, and changed out the battery terminals since the negative terminal was breaking from so much on-off action. Started right up when I was done, idled well and no codes. Amazingly, I had no problems with any bolts, boots or plugs and it was the first time I had done any of this.

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You didn't have a problem with the passenger rear most? That one took me about 10 mins on its own.

But, fyi, your plugs look good!

Is it broken?

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post #17740 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 08:43 PM
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It was supposed to snow about a foot starting at midnight. Well, its 830 and it started snowing.

There might just be some snow videos with the WJ coming later tonight...

Is it broken?

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post #17741 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 08:44 PM
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Don't end up like mkosel on the news stuck lmao

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post #17742 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 08:47 PM
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post #17743 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 08:51 PM
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You didn't have a problem with the passenger rear most? That one took me about 10 mins on its own.

But, fyi, your plugs look good!
Not really, no. I took the nut off the oil dipstick bracket so I could make more room for myself. The nut was stuck and pulling up the stud, so messing with that was the biggest hassle and prob not something I needed to do. It did give me more room to play around though.

I've had the plugs for about 6 months and have been putting it off because of the horror stories, and then it went smooth without a hitch.

I was very happy with the state of the plugs for a 162k engine. Thanks!
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post #17744 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 08:53 PM
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Changed the spark plugs (yes, champion copper), took off the throttle body to clean it and the IAC while I was in there, and changed out the battery terminals since the negative terminal was breaking from so much on-off action. Started right up when I was done, idled well and no codes. Amazingly, I had no problems with any bolts, boots or plugs and it was the first time I had done any of this.
Oh, and I took off the center dash pieces and sealed up the vent edges as well as I could with foil duct tape.

A productive day for the Jeep!
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post #17745 of 42817 Old 02-23-2013, 09:18 PM
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Ordered the "kolak" lift... the suspension needed to be replaced so that was as good of an excuse as any to upgrade.

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