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Unread 09-10-2013, 09:35 AM   #24286
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post some pics so we can have a look.
rims and tires

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Unread 09-10-2013, 09:38 AM   #24287
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Unread 09-10-2013, 09:45 AM   #24288
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do you have 5 of those? if so, how much?
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Unread 09-10-2013, 09:49 AM   #24289
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Got more parts pulled of the wreck today,
Exhaust, JKS trackbar, front swaybar with JKS QD, AC radiator and radiator, battery tray, coolant expantion tank, cruise control unit, AC compresor, purge solenoid, air intake and filter box, master brake unit, Steering fluid cooler, and disconected all wires/plugs to separated harness from engine,,,,,
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Unread 09-10-2013, 10:00 AM   #24290
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do you have 5 of those? if so, how much?
I have 4 pm me
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Unread 09-10-2013, 10:01 AM   #24291
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Well, not today but Sunday. My differential is going (gone) bad in the front. So I found a used front axle assembly with a good differential. Spent most of Sunday fighting the ball joints. Those things were IN THERE. Only one came out with the actual ball joint press. I bent my Craftsman breaker bar (using a 4' pipe on it) trying to press out the others. Ended up just taking an angle grinder, cutting them off and grinding the surface flat, perforating what was left with a drill and then beating it up with a cold chisel.

The next step will be to permanently repair the rusted coil spring perches. Turns out that mine don't look any better. Thanks Michigan Winters! Hoping to fabricate and weld up new ones this weekend. Will probably spend a couple of evenings removing rust and prepping the surface for sealing and painting. I have new ball joints, am going to replace the pinion and axle seals and put new coil spring insulators on. I don't want to ever have to do this again. lol
I used DOM tubing and a large washer to reconstruct my spring perches. Otherwise, I noticed that IRO now has new perches for the WJ (they still need to be welded on). They didn't have these back when I needed them.

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Not too bad for $30. I think I paid $15-20 for the materials alone and this one is half done.. Just cut off the old ones and weld on the new.
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Unread 09-10-2013, 01:14 PM   #24292
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Woke up to find a package at the door ended up being the new steering stabilizer still wait for the lift though

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Unread 09-10-2013, 01:32 PM   #24293
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Well, not today but Sunday. My differential is going (gone) bad in the front. So I found a used front axle assembly with a good differential. Spent most of Sunday fighting the ball joints. Those things were IN THERE. Only one came out with the actual ball joint press. I bent my Craftsman breaker bar (using a 4' pipe on it) trying to press out the others. Ended up just taking an angle grinder, cutting them off and grinding the surface flat, perforating what was left with a drill and then beating it up with a cold chisel.

The next step will be to permanently repair the rusted coil spring perches. Turns out that mine don't look any better. Thanks Michigan Winters! Hoping to fabricate and weld up new ones this weekend. Will probably spend a couple of evenings removing rust and prepping the surface for sealing and painting. I have new ball joints, am going to replace the pinion and axle seals and put new coil spring insulators on. I don't want to ever have to do this again. lol
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Unread 09-10-2013, 02:01 PM   #24294
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Took care of my evap codes cracked lines by the fuel filter. So far no codes.


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Unread 09-10-2013, 02:23 PM   #24295
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I used DOM tubing and a large washer to reconstruct my spring perches. Otherwise, I noticed that IRO now has new perches for the WJ (they still need to be welded on). They didn't have these back when I needed them.

http://www.ironrockoffroad.com/Merch...egory_Code=PFW

Not too bad for $30. I think I paid $15-20 for the materials alone and this one is half done.. Just cut off the old ones and weld on the new.
That's good to know! Thanks!
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Unread 09-10-2013, 02:23 PM   #24296
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Took care of my evap codes cracked lines by the fuel filter. So far no codes.
I've checked those lines and took the bumper off so many times I forgot, still to no avail. P04456 P 0044. I've been driving with that light on for awhile now. I figured I'd check the codes again the other day, now I have the clockspring code. Just piling them on.
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Unread 09-10-2013, 02:41 PM   #24297
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O.k., spent several hours removing grease, dirt and crud. There turned out to be a nice looking axle assembly under all of it. Factory paint and stickers were even still there. Took a wire brush attachment on a drill and cleaned off all of the loose rust and crud on the ends. After that, the coil spring perches were the only areas that still looked horrific. De-greased the whole thing and coated it with Eastwood's rust encapsulator. After I weld new perches on, I'll paint the entire thing with Eastwood's chassis black and install the new ball joints. While it's out, I'm also going to change the pinion and axle seals. I have no intention of taking this apart again. lol
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Unread 09-10-2013, 03:04 PM   #24298
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Ordered a Heater core and a EVAP core.

Now I'm just debating how much to do while I have the dash out. The blower quit working and I'm not sure the exact root of the problem. If I purchase a blower motor from rock auto would I also need to purchase the resistor so I don't have the melting plastic connector again or does it come with the blower motor?

I'm also going to do the blend air doors but I want to make sure I'm getting the right kit with with the beefed bits. The pic with the brown doors is from rock auto and the pic with the white doors is from JC Whitney. Both are part number 902307, I believe. So which is the right one?!

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Unread 09-10-2013, 03:39 PM   #24299
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I posted the WJ for sale on Craigslist for $2900. Then I got a bunch of texts from people in Ohio and Minnesota telling me it was a surprise for there dad and to give them all my Paypal info so they could wire me the money. Decided to screw with them a bit. Surprised to find out that 3/4 of them were at sea and could only reply via text. Then they start asking what my profession was and I told them Federal Law Enforcement. No more texts after that.
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Unread 09-10-2013, 05:04 PM   #24300
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O.k., spent several hours removing grease, dirt and crud. There turned out to be a nice looking axle assembly under all of it. Factory paint and stickers were even still there. Took a wire brush attachment on a drill and cleaned off all of the loose rust and crud on the ends. After that, the coil spring perches were the only areas that still looked horrific. De-greased the whole thing and coated it with Eastwood's rust encapsulator. After I weld new perches on, I'll paint the entire thing with Eastwood's chassis black and install the new ball joints. While it's out, I'm also going to change the pinion and axle seals. I have no intention of taking this apart again. lol

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