Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Front Royal. VA
Mine went up in the middle of a cold snap, it was too cold out to even consider doing it myself. Shoulda thought twice though. Took it to a repair guy who I thought was honest. He put on an OEM one, but hosed me on the labor. While he was in there, he replaced the lower hoses as well, but hit me for full labor on the install of the hoses even though he already had to taken them off to do the water pump. My bill came to $350.00 2 1/2 hours of labor @ $50 per plus and additional 1 1/2 for the hoses and 5 clamps @ 2 bucks per plus antifreeze ect. If I had known, I would have braved to cold slop with busted knuckles ( I always tear my hands up working in real cold temps) ect and done it myself. I will never learn. I could have had that $$ towards a Dana 44.
97 Wrangler Sahara, 2" lift, BFG 33 AT KOs, auto, Steel Horse, White Jeep Club member # 386 http://community.webshots.com/user/insane105
Wifes Ride: 04 WJ Limited, 4.7 HO , quadra-drive and all the toys