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post #1201 of 43268 Old 01-15-2011, 10:22 PM
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Installed a new radio, JVC KD-A615 with SWI-jack. Works great and looks good. Also bought new rear brake pads and rotors, stuff to do a rear diff fluid change, new axle shaft bearing and seal. Now i just need a warm snow free day

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post #1202 of 43268 Old 01-15-2011, 10:43 PM
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Drove it home from work and listened to my Green Bay Packers whoop but on the Falcons,Life is good!!
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post #1203 of 43268 Old 01-16-2011, 07:42 AM
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pulled a guy out of a water hole that swamped his nissan. then towed him on base. good times. new tow strap worked like a charm.
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post #1204 of 43268 Old 01-16-2011, 11:52 AM
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Thanks sooo much!!! I'm really happy with how everything is turning out and Im loving the HID's!!! They were really easy to install bro...!! Basically plug and play for the HID's... The halos and LED's were as simple as hooking them up to the parking lights... Took about an hour because I took my time and taped off all the connections and wrapped them up all nice...
Did you put a xenon bulbs in the high and low beams or just low?

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post #1205 of 43268 Old 01-16-2011, 01:13 PM
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New window regulator today.... cheapo cable fix finally failed, you know the MOD that you groove the metal cuz the plastic broke......

Oh well fixed for good now guess its time to get new speakers to make it worth while HAHA

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Re attach from broken plastic piece



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post #1206 of 43268 Old 01-16-2011, 01:22 PM
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Do you have any pics of how it failed? I did that fix to my pass side front last spring, and it has held ever since. I keep wondering how long it will last though.

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post #1207 of 43268 Old 01-16-2011, 01:43 PM
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Do you have any pics of how it failed? I did that fix to my pass side front last spring, and it has held ever since. I keep wondering how long it will last though.
Yea, I will get some posted. What is failing on it is the cable jumps the pullywheel at the top, then binds up the cable against the frame. I will update my post with the pics shortly or tonight

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post #1208 of 43268 Old 01-16-2011, 05:03 PM
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Changed the oil and installed a Fleetguard - LF3487 oil filter.

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post #1209 of 43268 Old 01-16-2011, 06:53 PM
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Changed the oil and installed a Fleetguard - LF3487 oil filter.
is that for the 4.0 I6 ?

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post #1210 of 43268 Old 01-16-2011, 07:16 PM
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Tomorrow, I get to change the Crankshaft Postion Sensor, & fuel filter in my 2000 WJ.
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post #1211 of 43268 Old 01-16-2011, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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Have a great amount of fun with the fuel filter!

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post #1212 of 43268 Old 01-16-2011, 07:32 PM
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see, if you cut out your spare well and do the gas tank lift, the filter's right there. no problemo. bam. problem solved. i put a piece of metal over the hole with duct sponge tape stuff around it and held with self tapping screws so i can take it off for maint whenever i need

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post #1213 of 43268 Old 01-16-2011, 07:45 PM
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is your tire rubbing against your rubber shock boot? i noticed the same rubber smell from mine and couldnt figure it out. until i put new pads on the back and my shock boot was tore up from the tire
I checked that. Nothing rubbing. I took apart the brakes and cleaned off the mud and leaves. Still does it. I wonder if the new pads are making smell. They are mopar pads. I know that doesn't mean much. It could be all the gear lube that did leak out, but I cleaned that all off good when I replaced my seals. That is when I did my pads too. I will look into it more this week at work.

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post #1214 of 43268 Old 01-16-2011, 08:40 PM
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is that for the 4.0 I6 ?
4.0 & 4.7 non-HO both use the same filter. See wjjeeps for the Puralator longer option and cross recerence it to the Fleetguard.
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post #1215 of 43268 Old 01-16-2011, 08:43 PM
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Have a great amount of fun with the fuel filter!
I'm doing the fuel filter (inline canister), not the fuel pump assembly... It doesn't look like more than a 10 minute job. Am I in for a surprise? Only reason for changing it is I still have the OEM, 11 years and 165K miles later.





The CPS looks like a "fun" little job considering I can't even see it from up top, until I remove some stuff.
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