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Unread 11-10-2013, 06:27 AM   #25816
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Yesterday I replaced the waterpump (old one was leaking). Replaced Idler and tensioner pulleys. Replaced serpentine belt, lower radiator hose, flushed cooling system several times and added the correct GO-5 anti-freeze. Repaired (JB weld) the plastic lower portion of the air filter box that the PO ripped out for reasons unknown, then I replaced the air filter. Changed the oil and filter. Reattached lower portion of front bumper cover (hanging down) to the sheetmetal bracket. Repaired the broken grill (JB weld). Started at 9am and finished at 9pm, a long day for me. This Jeep has "Whiskey dents" on all 4 sides but no rot what so ever. Today I'll rattle can the dents where the paint is missing before the winter salt turns them into big holes.

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Unread 11-10-2013, 08:10 AM   #25817
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Just purchased the Kolak brake upgrade kit for the front.
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Unread 11-10-2013, 11:50 AM   #25818
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anybody wanna point me in the right direction for a thread showing me the dimensions they used to build a d44a truss and skid?
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Unread 11-10-2013, 02:02 PM   #25819
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anybody wanna point me in the right direction for a thread showing me the dimensions they used to build a d44a truss and skid?
check my build thread
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Unread 11-10-2013, 04:35 PM   #25820
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Ran errands with the wife in it and it died out sitting at stop light. First time that's ever happened. Everything seems ok, weird that it happened.
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Unread 11-10-2013, 07:08 PM   #25821
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did the brakes on the 04 wj. Picked up the stillen kit from Kolak about 2 months ago. Finally had time to do the job.
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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:01 PM   #25822
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Took her to the local OHV park where I got a little dirty. I actually think it's the first time the WJ's been dirty since it's been lifted! Got a video of me running through their sluice box, you can hear my friends making jokes about a minivan fording through water


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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:12 PM   #25823
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Took her to the local OHV park where I got a little dirty. I actually think it's the first time the WJ's been dirty since it's been lifted! Got a video of me running through their sluice box, you can hear my friends making jokes about a minivan fording through water
Video Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e4saEnHavc

What size lift and tires are you running
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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:27 PM   #25824
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What size lift and tires are you running
6.5" lift with 35x12.5x17" toyo m/t
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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:32 PM   #25825
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6.5" lift with 35" toyo m/t
Shes a beaut! Thats the stance I want my dub to have. But 6.5 just isnt practical for me, ill probably do 4 on 32s or 33s
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Unread 11-10-2013, 10:17 PM   #25826
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Put 33's on.
33s.jpg

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Unread 11-10-2013, 10:43 PM   #25827
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Bought 35x12.5r15 Good Year MTRs the day....

Gonna buy cragar soft 8's 15x8s..tomorrow.....
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Unread 11-10-2013, 10:58 PM   #25828
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Put 33's on.
That 4 in with 33? How much trimming if any? And is yours a long arm or no?
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Unread 11-11-2013, 08:35 AM   #25829
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New heater core over the weekend. Agree with several on here that it isn't that bad.. just time consuming. OReilly has a lifetime warranty one for about $80 and it is made out of brass like the original factory unit.
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Unread 11-11-2013, 03:07 PM   #25830
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After doing my heater core replacement I started to notice some vagueness in my steering wheel.coincidence?
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