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Unread 12-24-2013, 03:53 PM   #16
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How to change a glow plug

Here is my write up on how to change a glow plug.

http://www.chirpz.com/jeeps/glowplugs/index.html

or you can download the pdf file at...

http://www.chirpz.com/swirl/glow_plug.pdf

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Unread 12-24-2013, 04:05 PM   #17
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4xGuard Side Rails

Here is a link to my write up on 4xGuard Siderails

http://www.chirpz.com/jeeps/4xrails/4xrails.html

or download the pdf at

http://www.chirpz.com/swirl/4xrails.pdf
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Unread 12-24-2013, 04:08 PM   #18
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DPF Delete

Here is my guide to DPF Delete

http://www.chirpz.com/swirl/DPF_Delete.pdf
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Unread 12-24-2013, 04:11 PM   #19
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4xGuard Belly Guard

Here is my write up on the Belly Guard

http://www.chirpz.com/jeeps/4xbelly/4xbelly.html

or download pdf at

http://www.chirpz.com/swirl/4xGuard_Belly.pdf
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Unread 12-24-2013, 04:15 PM   #20
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4xGuard Front Guard

Here is my write up on the front guard

http://www.chirpz.com/jeeps/4xfront/4xfront.html

or download the pdf at

http://www.chirpz.com/swirl/4xfront.pdf
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Unread 12-24-2013, 05:07 PM   #21
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4xGuard Rear Guard

Here is my write up for the Rear Guard

http://www.chirpz.com/jeeps/4xrear/4xrear.html

or download the pdf here...

http://www.chirpz.com/swirl/4xrear.pdf
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Unread 12-24-2013, 05:09 PM   #22
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Elephant Hose Mod

Here is my write up on the EHM

http://www.chirpz.com/swirl/Elephant_Hose.pdf
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Unread 12-24-2013, 05:15 PM   #23
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Swirl Motor Replacement

Here is my write up for Swirl Motor Replacement

http://www.chirpz.com/swirl/Swirlmotor.pdf

Note: This job is no longer necessary due to the discovery of the "resistor fix" and of the availability of the "GDE Tune."
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Unread 02-09-2014, 11:48 PM   #24
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Turbo Actuator Repair

Here it is, my step by step guide for Turbo Actuator Replacement.

You can view it online at this link...

http://www.chirpz.com/jeeps/ta/TurboActuator.html

or you can download the PDF file at this link

http://www.chirpz.com/jeeps/TurboActuator.pdf
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Unread 02-13-2014, 08:21 AM   #25
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Great videos on changing out Door Handle's. Save you big $$$ instead of going to the dealer. Just buy the replacement part from ebay etc. and follow the videos.



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Unread 02-18-2014, 05:14 PM   #26
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N23 Recall Temporary Fix.... very easy

Troy123 posted a good write regarding how to fix the N23 Recall without buying a Flashpac.
It seems to work. Give it a try if you lost your 4Lo. This is probably not a permanent fix, just a way to clear the code and get your 4Lo back for a while... we'll see.
Here is a link to his writeup.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f67/n.../#post20463273
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Unread 02-23-2014, 12:25 PM   #27
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My DIY, Rear trunk mod for 265-70-17 tires. Updated.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f67/t...-tire-2143905/
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Unread 02-25-2014, 12:33 PM   #28
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Taylor Shorty Plug Wires - 2005 5.7 Hemi

2005 Hemi Taylor Shorty Plug Wire Swap (I didn't write it, but wanted to reference it & the correct part numbers for the 3 color choices of wires)

Part # based off other posts of people that have done this. This REALLY cleans up the rats nest of wires on the 05 Hemi.

Taylor Cable 82641 - (Blue) ThunderVolt 8.2mm Spark Plug Wire Sets

Taylor Cable 82241 - (Red) ThunderVolt 8.2mm Spark Plug Wire Sets

Taylor Cable 82041 - (Black) ThunderVolt 8.2mm Spark Plug Wire Sets
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Unread 02-25-2014, 10:39 PM   #29
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CRD Fuel Filter Replacement

I replaced my fuel filter for the 2nd time yesterday and decided to post a step by step procedure.

You can view my procedure as a web page here:

http://www.chirpz.com/jeeps/fuelfilter/Fuel_Filter.html

or you can download the PDF file here:

http://www.chirpz.com/jeeps/Fuel_Filter.pdf
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Unread 02-28-2014, 07:07 AM   #30
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Complete turbo replacement

Anyone have write up to replace the entire turbo?

With the direction of Chirpz, I found this post from Tuco. It's brief but better than nothing.

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The Turbo is Out! I figured I wouldnt sleep tonight with the turbo half way removed. Removing the Turbo takes about 4 hours for the first time. Take your time because you dont want to strip or break bolts. I will use the newest looking bolts and high temp copper antisieze compound when installing. Will be sure to torque to minimum allowed value.

It wouldnt hurt to spray some penetrating oil. I didnt on these bolts. You want a high quality impact torx bits E10 and E12 with 3/8 drive. You need an assortment of ratchets, and extensions. Make sure the torx and ratchet extensions are perfectly parallel to the bolt and that the torx is well seated. Tap lightly with a wrench or small hammer. Do not use cheap sockets! They are really tight and some needed a 1/2 inch drive for more leverage. First remove the egr flex elbow with 4 E10 bolts. The two lower ones are tight so be prepared for a battle. Loosen all 4 then remove all 4. Now loosen the 8 E12 bolts then remove them. The last two bolts require Torx 45 male socket and are easy to access. Loosen them all the way but dont remove them, instead let them come up with the turbo. There is a small metal gasket cliped to the turbo it might fall off so put a rag or something back there to catch it.

Lesson learned: While the swirl motor can be removed with Turbo in place, I recommend doing the job proper and remove the turbo so that the swirl is really easy to get to. Yes, it will add about 12 hours to the job, but damaging the delicate manifold swirl linkage can cost a lot more in parts and labor. I lucked out because I have new manifolds ready to install. I think I will put the new turbo on too.

I will do a formal write up later with all the nice pictures.

Thanks to Chripz and Tuco!
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