Key Mod - Pics Included - Page 4 - JeepForum.com
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #46 of 84 Old 03-15-2011, 02:14 AM
ctm9191
Registered User
1989 MJ Comanche 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Broadway
Posts: 61
Hmm... *made in china* 20 years of abuse, I haven't changed my key ring oil in over 80,000 miles. maybe your beefy upgrade is a good thing to consider

ctm9191 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #47 of 84 Old 03-15-2011, 07:01 AM
oldschoolshovel
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: ga
Posts: 1
now i am pi$$ed I did this mod and now my zippers are broke thanks for nothing
oldschoolshovel is offline  
post #48 of 84 Old 03-15-2011, 04:03 PM
mystangt
Registered User
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: New York
Posts: 976
Quote:
Originally Posted by oldschoolshovel
now i am pi$$ed I did this mod and now my zippers are broke thanks for nothing
Well did you re-torque your lug nuts?

I bet that you didnt...

Sent from my iPhone using JeepForum

Need a hand with working on your Jeep in NY, NJ or CT area? Please visit: www.LetsJeepTogether.com
mystangt is offline  
post #49 of 84 Old 03-16-2011, 04:09 AM
ctm9191
Registered User
1989 MJ Comanche 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Broadway
Posts: 61
Quote:
Originally Posted by oldschoolshovel View Post
now i am pi$$ed I did this mod and now my zippers are broke thanks for nothing
you forgot to use a left-handed monkey wrench when inserting key into lock didn't ya? oh and don't forget to change you key ring oil every 200 starts
ctm9191 is offline  
post #50 of 84 Old 03-17-2011, 05:13 PM
malone_ge
Registered User
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: So. Florida
Posts: 265
Doing this without upgrading your key ring is like going SOA without a SYE...
malone_ge is offline  
post #51 of 84 Old 03-18-2011, 10:04 AM
04ollllloguy
Registered User
2005 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 106
I'm confused I think I botched up a step in this mod because afterward i found that my Jeep now gets 30MPG rather than 18MPG. Is there any way to decrease fuel efficency without buying another key and starting the whole process over? and yes, i tried changing the key oil already and removed all but one lug on each wheel.
04ollllloguy is offline  
post #52 of 84 Old 03-18-2011, 11:49 AM
Cherokeegrrl
Registered User
1992 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Spotsylvania
Posts: 1,249
Quote:
Originally Posted by 04ollllloguy View Post
I'm confused I think I botched up a step in this mod because afterward i found that my Jeep now gets 30MPG rather than 18MPG. Is there any way to decrease fuel efficency without buying another key and starting the whole process over? and yes, i tried changing the key oil already and removed all but one lug on each wheel.
I hope you removed those lugs in a "star" pattern ... or you could be in for a world o' hurt ...
Cherokeegrrl is offline  
post #53 of 84 Old 03-18-2011, 11:55 AM
Pacfanweb
Go Wolfpack
 
Pacfanweb's Avatar
1981 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Wake Forest, NC
Posts: 2,565
The most critical step everyone is missing is making sure your muffler bearings are properly lubed. All is for naught if they are short of grease.

I asked a ref if he could give me a technical foul for thinking bad things about him. He said, of course not. I said, well, I think you stink. And he gave me a technical. You can't trust em. -
Jimmy V
Pacfanweb is offline  
post #54 of 84 Old 03-18-2011, 01:51 PM
mystangt
Registered User
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: New York
Posts: 976
Quote:
Originally Posted by 04ollllloguy View Post
I'm confused I think I botched up a step in this mod because afterward i found that my Jeep now gets 30MPG rather than 18MPG. Is there any way to decrease fuel efficency without buying another key and starting the whole process over? and yes, i tried changing the key oil already and removed all but one lug on each wheel.
Sounds to me like who ever dyno-tuned it after you did this mod, didnt do a good job. 30 mpg is way off, you have to tune it to 10-12mpg

PS - as sad as it is ^^^ i dont think that mine would get 30 mpg rolling down a hill in neutral

Need a hand with working on your Jeep in NY, NJ or CT area? Please visit: www.LetsJeepTogether.com
mystangt is offline  
post #55 of 84 Old 03-21-2011, 04:27 PM
04ollllloguy
Registered User
2005 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 106
okay so i did the dyno tune but now my engine light stays off could it be my rear diff being full of gear oil? i also noticed the heater is blowing hot air.
04ollllloguy is offline  
post #56 of 84 Old 03-21-2011, 04:34 PM
NHRubi
Registered User
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 47
It's a broken kanibulen pin in your flux capacitor, take your rig off the street immediately
NHRubi is offline  
post #57 of 84 Old 03-21-2011, 04:44 PM
mystangt
Registered User
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: New York
Posts: 976
Quote:
Originally Posted by 04ollllloguy
okay so i did the dyno tune but now my engine light stays off could it be my rear diff being full of gear oil? i also noticed the heater is blowing hot air.
I dont think that you drive a Wrangler my friend. Are you sure that you didnt do this mod on the wrong vehicle?

If not, you are screwed!

Sent from my iPhone using JeepForum

Need a hand with working on your Jeep in NY, NJ or CT area? Please visit: www.LetsJeepTogether.com
mystangt is offline  
post #58 of 84 Old 03-22-2011, 08:51 AM
thomask
Registered User
1985 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Down South
Posts: 169
It may be stale air in your tires causing the problems. Deflate all tires, add fresh air ASAP and then change every three thousand miles. When I put new tires on the CJ with FRESH air she ran so smooth I thought I had a new motor.


"I suggest this issue needs to be reviewed by Auto Experts Click and Clack as soon as possible on NPR."

Wife: "This thing rides like a JEEP"
Husband: "Yes dear!"

"Hey wave at a classic JEEP owner and make a new JEEP friend"
thomask is offline  
post #59 of 84 Old 03-25-2011, 11:51 AM
MUDRFR
Registered User
2003 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: NJ
Posts: 93
One of the things that I love about this forum is that the "DIYer" and the "Money is no object" Jeepers all get along soo well.

I opted for the "You paid how much for a new key?" replacement..
Attached Thumbnails
jeep key.jpg  

03' Rubi 5 spd...35" BFG M/T
MUDRFR is offline  
post #60 of 84 Old 03-25-2011, 12:24 PM
thomask
Registered User
1985 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Down South
Posts: 169
Hey MUDRFR

NEAT guitar bottle opener. Just the key for a man who has everything.

And you are right, Jeeps bring everyone together.

In fact the older feel younger and the richer feel poorer.

Wife: "This thing rides like a JEEP"
Husband: "Yes dear!"

"Hey wave at a classic JEEP owner and make a new JEEP friend"
thomask is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Painted Moab wheels satin black...pics included tufmar Tires & Wheels 28 10-25-2013 08:59 AM
2000 Cherokee Stereo help, pics included Garef Stereos, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical. 2 05-31-2009 04:06 AM
Shocks...did I get everything that was included? vikingxj General Jeep & Off-Road Equipment 8 12-05-2008 12:19 PM
Airplanes included.... Muddeprived Tires & Wheels 8 08-03-2006 09:03 PM
Is EveryThing Included?? dabomb5756 Tires & Wheels 7 04-23-2005 08:52 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome