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post #14506 of 20264 Old 12-06-2013, 07:51 AM
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Thanks guys.

it always does.
I'm still adjusting to it, so right now it doesn't always feel like it.
But I know it will.

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post #14507 of 20264 Old 12-06-2013, 03:20 PM
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Thanks guys.

it always does.
I'm still adjusting to it, so right now it doesn't always feel like it.
But I know it will.
Keep your head up. I left Michigan years ago for the same reason. Just look for opportunities elsewhere.
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post #14508 of 20264 Old 12-06-2013, 08:31 PM
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It snowed a bit here and the roads were slick so I felt like it was a good time to lock in the hubs and throw it into 4WD and take it for a spin. It's my first winter with it and I feel very comfortable driving it in the snow and ice. Did a bit of testing to see what it could do and how well I could handle it, and I am really glad I got my Bilstein Shocks. They definitely cut down my body roll so when I was purposely losing control and drifting it a bit it stayed sturdy and the wheels grabbed quite nicely. Now I just need to finish troubleshooting my vacuum motors heat door so it opens and draws in the warmth while it's trying to warm up in this cold weather.
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post #14509 of 20264 Old 12-07-2013, 01:43 AM
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Thanks guys.

it always does.
I'm still adjusting to it, so right now it doesn't always feel like it.
But I know it will.
Been there and uncertainty is a terrible feeling. Take the heep out for a long drive and you'll feel better. Hang in there and best of luck. I've been self-employed for over 20 years and whenever it seems like a lost cause, depressed, the phone always rings with good news. Grab 6 cold beers, open, enjoy and try to remain optimistic.

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post #14510 of 20264 Old 12-07-2013, 05:28 AM
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Been there and uncertainty is a terrible feeling. Take the heep out for a long drive and you'll feel better. Hang in there and best of luck. I've been self-employed for over 20 years and whenever it seems like a lost cause, depressed, the phone always rings with good news. Grab 6 cold beers, open, enjoy and try to remain optimistic.
^^^what he said

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post #14511 of 20264 Old 12-07-2013, 07:23 AM
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Thanks again, guys.

Great group on here!
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post #14512 of 20264 Old 12-07-2013, 09:34 AM
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My 76 CJ5 has been making a clattering racket at idle that was pinned down to the water pump. Got a new, not reman unit from Autozone & installed it yesterday. Good news, noise gone.....wait for it.....bad news, coolant runs out of the weep hole, running or not! Autozone replacement here "soon", can't wait to do this again.

I assume the Chinese assembler forgot the internal seal. Hope they didn't make 2,000 this way. Son of a ..........

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post #14513 of 20264 Old 12-07-2013, 12:03 PM
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My 76 CJ5 has been making a clattering racket at idle that was pinned down to the water pump. Got a new, not reman unit from Autozone & installed it yesterday. Good news, noise gone.....wait for it.....bad news, coolant runs out of the weep hole, running or not! Autozone replacement here "soon", can't wait to do this again.

I assume the Chinese assembler forgot the internal seal. Hope they didn't make 2,000 this way. Son of a ..........
Second time is always easier LOL.........

That sucks though.
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post #14514 of 20264 Old 12-07-2013, 02:16 PM
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Got the hard top finished and put on today. Ilove summer with top off but something about top on cruising on cold days.
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post #14515 of 20264 Old 12-07-2013, 04:23 PM
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Nice looking Renegade!

Found out that I need to replace the ball joints. Seems like there is always something to do.
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post #14516 of 20264 Old 12-07-2013, 04:25 PM
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Got ready to finish building the tow bar I started last night, then my sewer backed up and I spent the day either fighting traffic to rent a power eel, or snaking my drain.

Got it this far though. I originally planned to by a HF bar as they get good reviews, but after actually seeing how thin it was, I decided to make my own.
It cost me about three times as much, but at least I won't be worrying about it going down the road in a different direction. It's made from 1.5x2.5- 3/16" thick tubing.

Hopefully I can get it all finished up on Monday, I plan on wheeling tomorrow.



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post #14517 of 20264 Old 12-07-2013, 04:33 PM
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Fought a losing battle with an oil leak again........
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post #14518 of 20264 Old 12-07-2013, 05:27 PM
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Fought a losing battle with an oil leak again........
I'm going to start that war on Monday cause its my Friday lol wish me luck it's going to be like 20 degrees but I'm looking forward to it
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post #14519 of 20264 Old 12-07-2013, 05:49 PM
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Today I overheated the 401 and quite possibly spun a bearing....I definitely gave some rod knock tag wasn't there prior. Will have to drain fluids tomorrow and look into it more, but pretty certain a rebuild will be in order.....
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post #14520 of 20264 Old 12-07-2013, 08:19 PM
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Loaded the Jeep up in 18 weather for a 4-wheeling trip tomorrow. Overheating? No such thing....

Beat it to fit, paint it to match!

Wheel, Wrench, Repeat.
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