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post #6616 of 8431 Old 07-16-2013, 05:49 PM
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I should let you borrow mine for a month. Your ocd could fix it up nicely. Lol
I can fix whatever you can afford.

The tire balance didn't take it all away. Still there a tiny bit. Found a little bit of play (2 mm?) in one upper ball joint. Replaced that and it's better. Not all the way, but mostly. I can drive 55 and it doesn't shake at all. It seems to now closer to 60, and again just the tiniest bit.


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post #6617 of 8431 Old 07-16-2013, 08:00 PM
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lol. Yeah. Way ocd about the jeep. Especially steering. I got too much time and money wrapped up in this thing for it to be any less than perfect.
I bet WJ crossover setup with one ton steering won't have any shimmy

I just saw an XJ that did the swap, but kept the stock XJ steering (temporarily) and says it is driving great. I may increase the parts collection speed to get that done, since there is much left to desire on the front of mine.

The next expensive thing I buy will probably be some A/C for the house though. I'm dyin here.

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I bet WJ crossover setup with one ton steering won't have any shimmy

I just saw an XJ that did the swap, but kept the stock XJ steering (temporarily) and says it is driving great. I may increase the parts collection speed to get that done, since there is much left to desire on the front of mine.

The next expensive thing I buy will probably be some A/C for the house though. I'm dyin here.

'00 XJ not quite there..
The WJ bits would require new knuckles, calipers, etc., right? I'm thinking about getting a ZJ tie rod and ends since its about the only think I haven't replace yet.

I would die without A/C. You could get a window air conditioner temporarily, at least for the bedroom or living room.

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Well the tie rod for a wj is longer. The axles are wider.

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post #6620 of 8431 Old 07-16-2013, 09:57 PM
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Bought a window unit for my rental house today! Someday I'll replace whatever tie rod(s) is bad on the front of my WJ and bring in down to GR.

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post #6621 of 8431 Old 07-16-2013, 10:20 PM
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post #6622 of 8431 Old 07-17-2013, 07:47 AM
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The WJ bits would require new knuckles, calipers, etc., right? I'm thinking about getting a ZJ tie rod and ends since its about the only think I haven't replace yet.

I would die without A/C. You could get a window air conditioner temporarily, at least for the bedroom or living room.
Yep. I picked up knuckles a few weeks ago at the yard, but they didn't have the brakes I wanted. I've heard before that you can get loaded calipers from NAPA for decent. Still need those, ball joints, new unit hubs, and spacers. I put a V8 ZJ tie rod on mine last year. I'm happy with that for now, way beefier than stock.

And yes, I will probably end up with two small window units since my house is fairly small that will do fine. Better than nothing!

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Plans are already in the process of being made.....
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I am about ready to put the yj up for sale. It is really trying my patience.
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Plans are already in the process of being made.....
Sounds fun. Do tell? I want to go west.

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I am about ready to put the yj up for sale. It is really trying my patience.
Now what?

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Now what?
I don't know, I was backing out of the drive way to get some ice cream with the fam and it stalled on me. It keeps acting like when you drop the clutch on a manual except I have an automatic. This happened once before but this time I wasn't able to get it started back up.
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I don't know, I was backing out of the drive way to get some ice cream with the fam and it stalled on me. It keeps acting like when you drop the clutch on a manual except I have an automatic. This happened once before but this time I wasn't able to get it started back up.
Tps??
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Tps??
This, or dirty air filter or throttle body components.

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Sounds fun. Do tell? I want to go west.

Rubicon trail....no dates are set yet, but within the next year.
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The stalling is probably the iac. Idle air control. Mine went bad and did the same thing. At least that is the first place if start

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