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Unread 09-29-2013, 05:23 AM   #24871
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Changed fluid in Transfer Case, and both diferentials. also changed spark plugs. Changed the TPS a montha ago to help with the idle, that helped but the plugs fixed it. Bought oil for diffs, and case at a jeep dealer (that hurt) and champion plugs from napa ($100 lest then the jeep dealer)

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Unread 09-29-2013, 06:19 AM   #24872
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Was going to bleed the brakes, but stopped before rounding off the bleed screws (both rears).

Bought a small jack (perfect for hauling from the basement to the parking lot). Got the 3T stands though, as I do plan on a 4" lift one of these years

I do have a bad axle seal (for a while now). Sure is messy back there.

Since I didn't bleed the brakes, I washed the old girl instead. Doesn't quite look like 205k hard miles, does it?
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Unread 09-29-2013, 07:40 AM   #24873
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Was going to bleed the brakes, but stopped before rounding off the bleed screws (both rears).

Bought a small jack (perfect for hauling from the basement to the parking lot). Got the 3T stands though, as I do plan on a 4" lift one of these years

I do have a bad axle seal (for a while now). Sure is messy back there.

Since I didn't bleed the brakes, I washed the old girl instead. Doesn't quite look like 205k hard miles, does it?
I hope your keep checking your diff. fluid !
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Unread 09-29-2013, 08:07 AM   #24874
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Unread 09-29-2013, 09:13 AM   #24875
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I hope your keep checking your diff. fluid !
Of course! Don't have the money for new axles and/or gears (yet).
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Unread 09-29-2013, 09:48 AM   #24876
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Of course! Don't have the money for new axles and/or gears (yet).
the issue is you may be setting yourself up for a new axle period, the seal goes bad the bearing goes bad and than wears a groove in the axle. At that point you HAVE to change the axle. Money may be tight, but I would rather come up with less than $50 now vs a few hundred later.


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Unread 09-29-2013, 10:52 AM   #24877
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so im doing a regear to 4.56 never done one before can someone point me in the right direction or a write up on it and do i need new seals and bearings for my pinions?
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Unread 09-29-2013, 10:58 AM   #24878
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Definitely! It's not just a leaking seal. The metal wire/spring thing on the rear caliper was rubbing on the hat of my rotor so I got it done right away. Was lucky and no damage, but could have been bad if I kept driving it that way. Turns out that mine was done at sometime before, but wasn't done right so it wore out prematurely. Has been find since it was done beginning of the summer.
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Unread 09-29-2013, 02:33 PM   #24879
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Unread 09-29-2013, 02:54 PM   #24880
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so im doing a regear to 4.56 never done one before can someone point me in the right direction or a write up on it and do i need new seals and bearings for my pinions?
Hire a professional to do the gear swap. This is NOT a DIY type of a job.
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Unread 09-29-2013, 03:46 PM   #24881
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Got a passenger side heated mirror that works with the memory function and got a driver's side front door harness to make the side mirror dim with the auto dimming rear view mirror I installed. Wife is a happy camper!

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Unread 09-29-2013, 04:50 PM   #24882
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Changed the plugs on my 2004 4.7 I bought just a couple months ago. Don't know if they've ever been changed w/75K miles and the center electrode was burnt clear down to the ceramic insulator. Has to help some on gas mileage in changing the plugs out. Kind of spoiled by having plenty of room to work on the 4.0's I've had for years and the 2 rear plugs on the passenger side were kind of tricky.

Don't know if there's supposed to be a small gap around the module connector on the passenger side fender near the firewall but used electrical tape to close it off. Don't need any water/salt in there corroding contacts. I'm also going to have to get some new hood struts since mine aren't strong enough to hold the hood up.
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Unread 09-29-2013, 05:44 PM   #24883
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Unread 09-29-2013, 05:52 PM   #24884
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Unread 09-29-2013, 06:10 PM   #24885
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contemplated it's Evap leak problem
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