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Unread 10-22-2007, 09:56 AM   #8101
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chics4jeeps
On the trails Sunday I noticed a thumping sound and felt
it in the steering. Thought something was wrapped around
the drive shaft as it kept in time with speed...but nope. Seems
to happen when I turn wheels to the right. Ok I was on the
***** trails so I didn't get crazy with it by any stretch.
It has 26k but haven't changed diff fluids yet.. The drive
home was fine so I'm guessing it's only in 4wheel drive. Haven't
taken it somewhere yet to test it in the open. Any thoughts??
Trying to figure out what is going on.
The one prank on my Jeep this summer that I give the person credit for was taking a short length of rubber hose and duct-taping it to one of the driveshafts so that whenever I moved the Jeep it would whack against the floorboards. If it's doing it with the movement of the Jeep, then it's obviously something to do with one of the rotating parts (axles, wheels, drivehsafts, etc.). I'd visually check everything in the front end before you start taking stuff apart.

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Unread 10-22-2007, 10:19 AM   #8102
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rotated the tires. rustoleom-ed the spare tire mount/sway bar/frame wherever there was rust. going to do the "set-your-toe-in-at-home" later today when i can have someone help me measure
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Unread 10-22-2007, 12:44 PM   #8103
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Installed the hardtop for winter, tinted the hardtop windows, removed the tint cause it looked like crap.
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Unread 10-22-2007, 06:05 PM   #8104
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Painted and installed the used tuffy console and started planning out my front winch bumper.
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Unread 10-22-2007, 06:10 PM   #8105
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Pull it out from under the carport, washed it, vacuumed the floor, then parked it back under the carport.
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Unread 10-22-2007, 06:13 PM   #8106
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Relpaced all speakers with new 3 way Pioneers.
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Unread 10-22-2007, 06:15 PM   #8107
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i drove it to an interview in the rain today. Was kinda wet, had a towel over me to keep me clean for the job interview.

duster cover, safari top and wind jammer don't keep all the weather, especially with no fender flares and 12.50 tires
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Unread 10-22-2007, 08:16 PM   #8108
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tune up, and fixed headlights
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Unread 10-22-2007, 08:17 PM   #8109
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We got surprised by rain at the soccer fields tonight, too. The safari rack didn't stop much of it!
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Unread 10-22-2007, 08:20 PM   #8110
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drove it, in the rain. that's about it
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Unread 10-22-2007, 08:30 PM   #8111
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I put the top down and drove it around yesterday in our 80 degree weather. I really want to play in the snow, though.
I want sun!
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Unread 10-22-2007, 08:38 PM   #8112
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i flushed and filled my anti-freeze, replaced upper hose, all hose clamps and thermostat... not necessarily in that order...
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Unread 10-22-2007, 08:41 PM   #8113
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I finally got around to adjusting my t-case linkage after my 3" lift/t-case drop so I've got 4LO again
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Unread 10-22-2007, 09:11 PM   #8114
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Changed the oil and thought about going to get plugs and fluids for the rest of the tune up. Then I went to the bar with my roommate for dinner and $1.00 mixed drinks instead...
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Unread 10-22-2007, 09:53 PM   #8115
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Technically, I pulled the transmission and transfer case Sunday but I got them up on the workbench and broke 'em apart tonight. Maybe I'll get motivated soon to open up both cases and see how things look!
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