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post #2971 of 15981 Old 02-20-2012, 09:42 PM
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I swap out the air in my tires every time I go wheeling!

And what did I do to my WK today? Nothing exactly, but I just spent a lot of money on it!


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post #2972 of 15981 Old 02-20-2012, 09:42 PM
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This whole change the air thing sounds like that time we told this high school kid that he needed new muffler bearings. He went and ask his local dealer. That was hilarious.

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post #2973 of 15981 Old 02-20-2012, 09:43 PM
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Do people actually put in fresh air as a maintenance other than maintaining pressure?
i hope not...that's one of the dumbest things i've ever heard

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post #2974 of 15981 Old 02-20-2012, 10:12 PM
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Speaking of air pressure, l filled the one of the 07's tires up from 20 psi to 38 psi!!!! They were all reallllllly low lol. Still need to get the tpms sensor replaced.. Some how it broke

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post #2975 of 15981 Old 02-20-2012, 10:15 PM
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My older rubber mats were falling apart on me, so I put in some new Husky Liner floor mats in the front. They fit like a glove and are well worth the $60. Looked into Weather Techs, but I really couldn't justify twice the cost for a similar product. Now hopefully they hold up well.
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post #2976 of 15981 Old 02-20-2012, 10:22 PM
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How much do water pumps run?
With tax - I got a new GMB water pump at Advance for $55.00 - lifetime warranty. Cheap price for a yearly swap out.
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post #2977 of 15981 Old 02-20-2012, 10:22 PM
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Speaking of air pressure, l filled the one of the 07's tires up from 20 psi to 38 psi!!!! They were all reallllllly low lol.
38? My door jam says 33 so that's what I filled mine to. What's everyone usually run at? When I had my new destinations installed last week, they only filled them to 28...I was surprised they were that low.

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post #2978 of 15981 Old 02-20-2012, 10:37 PM
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38? My door jam says 33 so that's what I filled mine to. What's everyone usually run at? When I had my new destinations installed last week, they only filled them to 28...I was surprised they were that low.
The tire place filled mine to 38. Ran them at 38 for a while and backed them down to 36 the other day just to see if it would change anything. Last thing I want to do is burn out my tread prematurely.


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With tax - I got a new GMB water pump at Advance for $55.00 - lifetime warranty. Cheap price for a yearly swap out.
Lifetime warranty on a part you replace every year eh?

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post #2979 of 15981 Old 02-20-2012, 11:54 PM
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Yea I did the air maintenance this weekend as well...ever been on a trail with stale air?
This is something I've never heard of; very interesting. Please explain.

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post #2980 of 15981 Old 02-20-2012, 11:56 PM
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With tax - I got a new GMB water pump at Advance for $55.00 - lifetime warranty. Cheap price for a yearly swap out.
Did you just use the website to locate the part?

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post #2981 of 15981 Old 02-21-2012, 12:44 AM
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Grille Mod

Did my Expanded Sheet grille mod tonight... Only took about an hr and 1/2 It took 1/2 hr for the paint to dry.

Looks pretty good, Its to dark for the finished pic but here are some prep pics.

I will post finish shots tomorrow morning when I can actually see what the hell it looks like!
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post #2982 of 15981 Old 02-21-2012, 01:07 AM
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The tire place filled mine to 38. Ran them at 38 for a while and backed them down to 36 the other day just to see if it would change anything. Last thing I want to do is burn out my tread prematurely.




Lifetime warranty on a part you replace every year eh?
yep - replacing it before it goes obviously bad (leaking, bearings making terrible noise, loose shaft) is on me. But if it does go bad before I have a chance to swap it out - then it's on them. This is one of those parts that's cheap enough to replace that way. Water pumps start going bad way before you see any sign of it. Just me being OCD.
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post #2983 of 15981 Old 02-21-2012, 10:42 AM
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Here it is finished!
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post #2984 of 15981 Old 02-21-2012, 10:48 AM
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Installed a new battery from AutoZone. 8 year warranty. 3 year free replacement. 175$. Price kinda hurt but it paid off with warranty and free replacement. It was the Duralast Gold also.

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post #2985 of 15981 Old 02-21-2012, 01:56 PM
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Replaced the spark plugs in the wifes Overland. Not horrible and only took 3 hrs. Will do mine tomorrow and try and get my time down abit.

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