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Unread 07-12-2013, 02:40 PM   #22741
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Had the torque converter lock up on the highway...

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Unread 07-12-2013, 02:44 PM   #22742
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I just read that gas was expected to spike up by 20 or 30 cents by this weekend to next week, because of demand.

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Unread 07-12-2013, 04:58 PM   #22743
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Had the torque converter lock up on the highway...
That's great! Until you need to go up a hill or come to a stop. Then it sucks really bad.
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Unread 07-12-2013, 05:27 PM   #22744
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I've never seen good half/tube doors on WJ... Until now. Thank you, sir, for inspiring another project.
Rockin' cup holders FTW!
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Unread 07-12-2013, 05:29 PM   #22745
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Made it my rolling toolbox. . .
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Unread 07-12-2013, 06:40 PM   #22746
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I came back to the WJ in a parking lot and saw a little puddle of coolant :/

Took me a while to find out where it was coming from, it seems to come from the drivers side bottom corner where the metal is pressed on to the plastic tank. Right behind the drain cock. Kind of confusing though, because after it leaked that one time, it hasnt leaked since
Are you sure it was coolant? I had a slight clog in my ac drain and it caused it to run down to the heat shield area when parked facing slightly uphill
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Unread 07-12-2013, 07:28 PM   #22747
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I just read that gas was expected to spike up by 20 or 30 cents by this weekend to next week, because of demand.

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As long as it doesnt go up up here. Its all ready 6 bucks a gallon.
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Unread 07-12-2013, 08:41 PM   #22748
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swapped in a vari-lok today


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Unread 07-12-2013, 09:22 PM   #22749
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Made it my rolling toolbox. . .
I used to do computer repair and printer work and the back of my Jeeps have always been filled up ti the level of the window for probably 15-20 years. My children will forever having to share the back seat with parts or books.

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Unread 07-12-2013, 10:23 PM   #22750
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Broke my park brake cable tonight. Looks like the end at the ratchet pawl popped off.
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Unread 07-12-2013, 10:54 PM   #22751
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I changed my fuel filter(what a pain) and changed my ss

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Unread 07-12-2013, 11:00 PM   #22752
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Left the mountains today and drove the wj to Denver. First time in months I had it up to 75+mph. It was kinda scary handling,next mod Addco sway bar!
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Unread 07-12-2013, 11:05 PM   #22753
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Are you sure it was coolant? I had a slight clog in my ac drain and it caused it to run down to the heat shield area when parked facing slightly uphill
Yeah, it was red. I got a new radiator and water pump today. Gonna put it in tomorrow.
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Unread 07-13-2013, 01:40 AM   #22754
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swapped in a vari-lok today

I'm impressed you managed to balance your Jeep on the end of your jack handle like that! Ha ha.
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Unread 07-13-2013, 01:43 AM   #22755
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As long as it doesnt go up up here. Its all ready 6 bucks a gallon.
Don't worry about it....its closer to $10 US in most of Europe (inc UK)! You still have just about the cheapest fuel in the developed world.....
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