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post #12001 of 41723 Old 07-09-2012, 09:05 AM
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Yep..... replacing that Crank Postion Sensor on the WJ with a 4.0L is a "Fun" job... there are several threads on this forum that offer tricks and directions on making the job less "fun". I know, doesn't help you, but might help others .
For my first time doing this it really wasn't that bad.
I googled and followed post # 15 here:
http://jeepsunlimited.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=526885

post 20 has the pics.

The only thing i did to help me was to drop the driver side trans cross member.
Just loosened the 4 bolts enough to let it drop down a bit, then was able to put bolt and heat shield back on sensor by hand from the top of motor.then went through trans shifter cable hole as stated in post and tightened it back up.

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post #12002 of 41723 Old 07-09-2012, 11:40 AM
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Drove 778 miles to go visit the parents in Baltimore. Used... wait for it... 38.1 gallons of fuel for a true 20.42 MPG. EVIC said 23.1, but whatever. Also put a can of R134 in it because the air wasn't blowing as cold as it used to. All better now.

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Drove 778 miles to go visit the parents in Baltimore. Used... wait for it... 38.1 gallons of fuel for a true 20.42 MPG. EVIC said 23.1, but whatever. Also put a can of R134 in it because the air wasn't blowing as cold as it used to. All better now.
Wow you must have taken the looooooong way from elkton to Baltimore...

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Wow you must have taken the looooooong way from elkton to Baltimore...
Oops... I haven't lived in etown since last November. Guess it's time to update that.

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post #12005 of 41723 Old 07-09-2012, 12:16 PM
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hey, looks like mine....mine is made out of electrical conduit...yes, that is what I said....hey, and guess what....it does its job....with a full spare, full ice chest loaded...bikes, everything...

FULLJEEP: you might need more vertical supports between the top and bottom frames...those 2-3 T fitting along the "long" side and 2 along the "narrow" side....why? cause you never now where that ratchet strap is going to end and you might break those little plates you screwed on there...they dont look very strong.
Is not finished yet, will put 2 vertical plates on each side, thd straps is for holdi g and keeping ig togethe thanks for the rec's
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hey, looks like mine....mine is made out of electrical conduit...yes, that is what I said....hey, and guess what....it does its job....with a full spare, full ice chest loaded...bikes, everything...

FULLJEEP: you might need more vertical supports between the top and bottom frames...those 2-3 T fitting along the "long" side and 2 along the "narrow" side....why? cause you never now where that ratchet strap is going to end and you might break those little plates you screwed on there...they dont look very strong.
Is not finished yet, will put 2 vertical plates on each side, thd straps is for holdi g and keeping ig togethe thanks for the rec's
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post #12007 of 41723 Old 07-09-2012, 01:50 PM
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New Heater core, nice not to have the coolant smell anymore. New WIX fuel filter, hoping to see a mpg increase but not holding my breath.
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post #12008 of 41723 Old 07-09-2012, 02:38 PM
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Replaced the oil sending unit. It was reading 0 oil pressure and a little bit of oil was leaking out around the unit. Checked the pressure with a manual gauge and it read just fine. Not too bad.
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post #12009 of 41723 Old 07-09-2012, 03:27 PM
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^^That is the Warn front receiver.

Just dropped it off to get aligned. Also decided to have them do the transmission fluid and filters while its there.
How many miles on your tranny since the last change? I'd really like to change mine at 91k but I've heard it's bad for it if you go a long time without changing the fluid. My fluid looks nice and pink though.

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How many miles on your tranny since the last change? I'd really like to change mine at 91k but I've heard it's bad for it if you go a long time without changing the fluid. My fluid looks nice and pink though.
I couldn't tell you. I got my WJ with 109,000 and now its getting close to 130,000. Didn't get the previous owners service records.

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post #12011 of 41723 Old 07-09-2012, 04:22 PM
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Cut off a piece of the swaybar bracket on the axle side. Now my TRE doesn't contact the bracket at full lock.

Also, replaced a rear sway bar bushing and rotated my tires...

Slowly but surely getting rid of all the clunks....

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Installed my bds 2" springs with bilsteins and isolators. Netted 2 3/8" all the way around.
Before and after shot.


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Ah yes that is a common Jeep thing, weird noises after wheelin'. This is how you fix it. You have to go wheelin' again, but in reverse. Once you get done the clunk should be gone.
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i did this....

got bored and pulled out the sawzall and cutoff wheel......rear roof section gone....




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i did this....

got bored and pulled out the sawzall and cutoff wheel......rear roof section gone....
Looks like a Subaru outback

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i did this....

got bored and pulled out the sawzall and cutoff wheel......rear roof section gone....



that looks pretty sweet...does look like an outback a bit.

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