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post #1 of 6 Old 03-15-2010, 08:37 AM Thread Starter
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what to make your wj run better

im getting my 01 wj ready for summer and would like to know what else i can clean to make her run better. i've cleaned my air intake filter, installed a new throttle body cleaned the iac sensor, and oil change and radiator dump, transmission dump about 5,000 miles ago.

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post #2 of 6 Old 03-15-2010, 09:26 AM
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How many miles are on the jeep. Try putting some seafoam cleaner threw the motor.

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post #3 of 6 Old 03-15-2010, 09:38 AM
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Check the tire pressure. Amazing how the cold weather zaps the psi's.

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post #4 of 6 Old 03-15-2010, 10:19 AM
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maybe replece the 4.0 with a 6.1 hemi

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post #5 of 6 Old 03-15-2010, 10:32 AM Thread Starter
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well for now ill stick with my 4.7
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post #6 of 6 Old 03-15-2010, 11:30 AM
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Replace all other Fluids. (Diff, Xfer Case).
Hope you used good Motor Oil when you did your Oil Change (Mobil 1, GTX, Amsoil, etc)
Look into Replacing wheel hub bearings. When they start to go bad it feels like you are dragging a Cinder block with your front axle.
Grease the heck out of everything, Kunkles, Driveshafts U Joints.
Summer = Hot = Refill your AC if you have to.
Always good to check on your spare tire pressure. Boy does it suck when you need it and its flat.

Check: Steering Fluid Level, Engine Belt, Tire Pressure, Brake Pads, rotors,
Blah blah blah.
Is this your DD, cause it sounds like you might be taking it out of storage.

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