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Unread 11-23-2012, 09:14 PM   #6871
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I had the same code. Dealer did a flash on the computer. Just needed that update.
Yeah we tried that first but as soon as I tore the front cover off of the diff I could see the wires were broken... I replaced the solenoid just to be safe!

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Unread 11-23-2012, 09:22 PM   #6872
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That's strange, we tried running the codes with a local shops computer and it couldn't read any codes, the dodge dealer had to read mine before it would show.

You can probably change it without dropping the dif like I did, it might be worth checking the next fluid change.

On a side note, having the solenoid replaced I am getting 4-6 mpg higher now.
Its funny you mention mileage because mine gets 9mpg around town and best I see on highway is 17-19
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Unread 11-23-2012, 09:27 PM   #6873
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Sold it! Now it's just WJ's and a TJ in the family.
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Unread 11-23-2012, 09:49 PM   #6874
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Got Hyperteched!! Finally got one used on ebay for $150 and it worked. Just froze my *** off outside installing it. Will drive tomorrow.
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Unread 11-23-2012, 09:55 PM   #6875
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Its funny you mention mileage because mine gets 9mpg around town and best I see on highway is 17-19
I was getting about 12-13mpg but now it's hitting 16-17 but that's on some big hills so I'll see what the true mileage is on the highway tomorrow. I'd be really happy with 17-19 out of that Hemi lol
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Unread 11-24-2012, 06:35 AM   #6876
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Just sold my 2005 3.7 4x4 wk...Too much exotic car for my part of the world (southeast Europe,Bosnia and Herzegovina).Depreciation was huge.Bought it for $16k and nine monts later sold it for $12.5k. Now driving Audi A8 4.2 quattro 04 model and loving it...
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Unread 11-24-2012, 04:13 PM   #6877
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Well,
I got bored, decided to plasti-dip my stock chrome wheels. (I hate chrome)
Im on my second coat.

My plan was to make them flat black with silver nuts, and the center "Jeep" cap silver with the writing in black.
Its also like 30 degrees outside, so im painting them in my garage, which is probably around 40. So hopefully they turn out ok.
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Unread 11-24-2012, 05:45 PM   #6878
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Installed cloud rider grille and bumper inserts.
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Unread 11-24-2012, 05:48 PM   #6879
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Well,
I got bored, decided to plasti-dip my stock chrome wheels. (I hate chrome)
Im on my second coat.

My plan was to make them flat black with silver nuts, and the center "Jeep" cap silver with the writing in black.
Its also like 30 degrees outside, so im painting them in my garage, which is probably around 40. So hopefully they turn out ok.
I did mine that way but didn't clean the corners well enough so they peeled in a couple days. Looked awesome tho.

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Unread 11-24-2012, 05:52 PM   #6880
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I did mine that way but didn't clean the corners well enough so they peeled in a couple days. Looked awesome tho.

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Damn those look really nice like that. I didn't leave the ring on the edge. I painted that.

I also like your wheels a lot better, my 2008 has a different design, I'm not too fond of.

I washed them pretty good first.... but I didn't get in there with rubbing alcohol or anything. I really hope they don't peel on me, that would suck a little.
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Unread 11-24-2012, 06:00 PM   #6881
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Got this bad boy in the mail today... Just waiting on my intake and throttle body.. Ill put the airram on tomorrow and let you guys know the results

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Unread 11-24-2012, 06:06 PM   #6882
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Installed cloud rider grille and bumper inserts.
You spent $570 on them?
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Unread 11-24-2012, 06:10 PM   #6883
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You spent $570 on them?
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Unread 11-24-2012, 10:19 PM   #6884
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The grille looks awesome but that's nuts!
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Unread 11-25-2012, 09:50 PM   #6885
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Alright, finished the plasti-dipping of my wheels today. I think it turned out pretty good.

The plasti-dip of the actual wheels was easy, although I did quite a few coats just to be sure that not silver shined through in the inner parts of the wheel.

The harder part was the center cap. i wanted to keep it silver but paint the "jeep" logo black. My first idea was to just plasti-dip the whole center cap, then take a razer blade and cut out the letters and peel the rest off. That didn't end up working like planned, and the razer wouldn't cut the plasti-dip well, it just kind of pulled it off. So my second plan was to tape off everything except the "jeep" logo, which took a good 30 minutes of real fine painters tape and razer work. But in the end, when I pulled off the tape, it still pulled the letters off with it. So I just went basic, and took some flat black paint, and a paint brush and I brushed a few layers of black into the "jeep" logo of the center cap, then I sprayed some clear coat matte on the center caps, to remove some of the chrome mirror finish. That actually worked quite well, and made the chrome cap look more like normal silver.

Here are some final pics, it was dark out when I finally got everything back together, so I will try to get a daylight picture tomorrow.





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