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Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-18-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By the cueball
Brake bleeding?!?

Iíve just decided that all Jeep parking brakes are bad, they donít work properly and itís nothing Iíve done wrong lol...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-18-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By the cueball
Finished off the back ones today, Re-bled...

Finished off the back ones today, Re-bled everything with both the engine off, then repeated again with the engine running.

Feel a bit better... itíll do for now and Iíll revisit when the brakes...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-15-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 49,503
Views: 4,584,336
Posted By the cueball
Cheers, I got a front kit from a seller over...

Cheers,

I got a front kit from a seller over here, so In the kit I got:

New caliper.
Rotor.
Pads.
Caliper bracket.
Pad clips x 4.
Brake hose bolt and copper washers.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-14-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By the cueball
Not ceramics...I only use them on my bikes. ...

Not ceramics...I only use them on my bikes.

The kit was just your standard OE equivalent parts, nothing special.

My Jeep is my run about / shed / winter / dump run car, so I tend to spend as...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-14-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By the cueball
Yeah, I did have a moment of maybe this is the...

Yeah, I did have a moment of maybe this is the American Ďpower brakeí feeling.

Only reason Iím not holding on to that is that before my upgrade I had a really short, strong pedal...

This is...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-14-2020, 12:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,433
Posted By the cueball
Just to come back to this... I got it all sorted...

Just to come back to this... I got it all sorted out..

There was literally no fluid in the case!

No signs of a leak anywhere either...

Iíve filled it back up and all seems to be working...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-14-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By the cueball
I never let the MC go dry... learnt the hard way...

I never let the MC go dry... learnt the hard way about that many a year ago!

Iíll try bleeding again with the engine on and see if that helps... hoping it isnít air in the ABS system...

Cheers...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-13-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By the cueball
Brake bleeding?!?

Is there anything special/different with the WJ braking system??

Iíve bled loads of cars/bikes/trucks over the years, I rebuild calipers for fun and have never had any issues getting a good brake...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-10-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 49,503
Views: 4,584,336
Posted By the cueball
Finished off the brake upgrade on the fronts...

Finished off the brake upgrade on the fronts today..

Before:

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200410/6ad52939c6dfba1e5975287c7fba74d2.jpg

During:
...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   03-26-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 49,503
Views: 4,584,336
Posted By the cueball
Iíve got the Akebono calipers to upgrade the...

Iíve got the Akebono calipers to upgrade the teves ones, so decided to give them a paint in red just for a bit of fun and to obviously add around 300 bhp...
...
Jeep Forums: Paint and Body   03-23-2020, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By the cueball
The new coatings are great, but they are very...

The new coatings are great, but they are very fussy for the DIYíer to work with.

A lot of them get a bad name due to wrong application, which causes failure.

If you have a good, professional...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   02-21-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,433
Posted By the cueball
Lol... might take so long it would miss the...

Lol... might take so long it would miss the summer here!

I think itís on a Tuesday this year
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee   02-15-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By the cueball
7. Install bolts to hold pan to transmission....

7. Install bolts to hold pan to transmission. Carefully tighten bolts to 105 in. lbs. (11.8 N∑m) torque. Allow RTV sealant to set for 15-30 minutes (45RFE and 545RFE).
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   02-13-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,433
Posted By the cueball
Cheers, Iíll give him a call (I may put ear plugs...

Cheers, Iíll give him a call (I may put ear plugs in first though!) lol
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   02-13-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,433
Posted By the cueball
Westway lubricants?? I use them for all my...

Westway lubricants??

I use them for all my oils/brake fluid/fork oil etc...

Iíve found their products really good and value for money.

Actually just got the Ďsuper specialí Jeep power...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   02-13-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,433
Posted By the cueball
I tried the 4lo on the way home and I can feel...

I tried the 4lo on the way home and I can feel that all 4 wheels have traction.

Iíll be doing the oil change in a couple of weeks, so I guess fingers crossed thatíll fix it!
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   02-13-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,433
Posted By the cueball
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   02-13-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,433
Posted By the cueball
Iíll try the 4low and see how I get on. ...

Iíll try the 4low and see how I get on.

Thanks for the link, Iíll have a read of that too.

Iím about to carry out a diff/transfer oil change, so I may get lucky and that will solve the issue.
...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   02-13-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,433
Posted By the cueball
Quadra-Trac II

Morning all....

Am I correct in thinking that my WJ with the above system is rear wheel drive most of the time, then it uses hydraulic pressure to Ďswitchí it to all wheel drive?

Weíve just...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   02-09-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By the cueball
Awesome thank you.

Awesome thank you.
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