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post #92161 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 10:45 AM
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I'm planning on doing one of the RE lifts. Curious why you switched out the 4.5 springs with the 3.5?
Coming from a guy who has swapped out all of my re arms, stay away from re. Spend the little extra and get the metal cloak lift. It will save you cash in the long run. Plus the dual rate springs ride a lot nicer.

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post #92162 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 01:30 PM
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Ended up sliding off the highway b/c a ******* trucker cut me off. girlfriend didn't take a pic of the 3' snow bank I went through first, that little pole in front of the jeep stopped me. Lol. Embarrassing thing is I had to pull it out with our lincoln aviator. Only damage is it took out both my lights mounted on the winch fair lead and a bent tie rod. Snow bank was part snow and part solid ice chunks
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post #92163 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 04:26 PM
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Changed the serpentine belt...no more squealing/chirping!
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post #92164 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 05:11 PM
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Installed a new speedo gear.
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post #92165 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 05:21 PM
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Got my TenFactory chromo shafts today, hope to get them and my Novak installed this coming week once it dries up.

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post #92166 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 06:01 PM
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Installed new psc steering pump, old one was sounding bad. New tensioner and new free wheel as well since they too were squeaking

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post #92167 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 06:15 PM
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New mirrors to replace the one I snapped off on the trail. (Got two for $50 instead of just one for $35)
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post #92168 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 07:24 PM
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Installed my new AGM battery, dual terminals is so nice. Plus wired in some new headlights.
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post #92169 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 07:30 PM
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The Echelin brand from NAPA is a quality replacement, too. Much cheaper than the stealership. Got my TPS there, no issues.

I got mine from Auto Zone

It is a BWD Throttle Position Sensor

It had NASCAR logos and endorsement on it and was made in China

6 months thus far
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post #92170 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 08:34 PM
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Out with the old:
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'99 TJ - 114k miles

And in with the new:
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'04 LJ with 67k miles

It's a beaut. Sorry for the huge second pic.
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post #92171 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 08:46 PM
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Out with the old:

'99 TJ - 114k miles

And in with the new:

'04 LJ with 67k miles

It's a beaut. Sorry for the huge second pic.
Oh you don't want that. You better give it to me.

I don't even own a jeep anymore
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post #92172 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 10:17 PM
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Started the day getting a new muffler. Managed to split the seams on Monday when it was -11 outside. Must have flooded it a little and them popped the muffler. Left the muffler shop and got parts to do the rear brakes. Grabbed shoes and drums and a hardware kit. Later discovered I needed the adjuster kits as well. I'll never understand why people cut those. They are not that hard to install. Also discovered a leaking wheel cylinder so I decided to replace both of those as well. Should have left well enough alone as I twisted the break line off on the one that was not leaking and had to make another trip to pick up a piece of break line. Anyway, finally finished and breaking much better that when I bought it last Friday.
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post #92173 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 10:28 PM
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Started the day getting a new muffler. Managed to split the seams on Monday when it was -11 outside. Must have flooded it a little and them popped the muffler. Left the muffler shop and got parts to do the rear brakes. Grabbed shoes and drums and a hardware kit. Later discovered I needed the adjuster kits as well. I'll never understand why people cut those. They are not that hard to install. Also discovered a leaking wheel cylinder so I decided to replace both of those as well. Should have left well enough alone as I twisted the break line off on the one that was not leaking and had to make another trip to pick up a piece of break line. Anyway, finally finished and breaking much better that when I bought it last Friday.
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post #92174 of 112299 Old 01-10-2014, 11:05 PM
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Oh you don't want that. You better give it to me.
Oh... Alright PM your address and I'll get it on a truck ASAP!
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post #92175 of 112299 Old 01-11-2014, 09:14 AM
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Replaced squealing tensioner and idler pulleys. Cold weather had them voicing their opinions after 136k miles and I didn't want to hear it. Lol
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