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Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-06-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By Ravenbar
Spring isolators all look find and are only a few...

Spring isolators all look find and are only a few years old. I'm starting to think it might have been something other then the Jeep making the noise.



I just felt a small bump, like someone...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-02-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By Ravenbar
Thud when parked, not running.

I felt/heard a hard thud when I was parked getting cleaned up after work before going in a store.(drove about 3 miles from work to the store) Similar sound/feeling to hitting a bad pothole. My first...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-19-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,512
Posted By Ravenbar
If the suspension is truly bottoming out, the...

If the suspension is truly bottoming out, the rubber bump stop inside the upper coil spring mounts hits the center of the axle side soil spring mount.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-15-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,807
Posted By Ravenbar
The plan is OSPHO to get rid of the rust, them...

The plan is OSPHO to get rid of the rust, them protecting the derusted metal with the Eastwood internal frame coating, which is also a rust convert itself. Cavity wax or something else may go over...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-15-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,807
Posted By Ravenbar
The rubberized undercoat is only to repair the...

The rubberized undercoat is only to repair the damaged undercoating in the wheel wells. Not using it for rust protection. Mainly as sound deadener and hide some of the patchwork of bits of metal...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-14-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,807
Posted By Ravenbar
Given the results I got on the outside with...

Given the results I got on the outside with OSPHO, I'll say that's definitely not snake oil. It turned the rust into shiny metal with a few dark pits of converted rust.

All the other stuff I'm not...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-14-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,333
Posted By Ravenbar
Depending n what your going to use the Jeep for,...

Depending n what your going to use the Jeep for, you may also consider replacing it with the HK Offroad hidden winch mount. You'd only need to rebuild the framerail ends and the winch mount gets...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-13-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,807
Posted By Ravenbar
Replacement of wheel well undercoat/ rust elimination plan input.

I've been on a rust elimination project this year. I've just replaced the badly rottend rockers with Spadano Enterprises ROCKer sliders. In the process of cutting out the rust, I cut up into the rear...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   08-13-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,932
Posted By Ravenbar
Photo dump from the Rocker install

Photo dump from the Rocker install
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   08-06-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,932
Posted By Ravenbar
I took this week off work to undertake the rocker...

I took this week off work to undertake the rocker replacement and also to begin reinforcing the framerails to prevent the rear LCA mounts breaking out due to internal rust.

I work M-Th so I got...
Jeep Forums: Paint and Body   08-05-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By Ravenbar
The ultimate plan is to weld a cap over the rear....

The ultimate plan is to weld a cap over the rear. In the front, there isn't a way to weld in any metal.

The corrosion I'm trying to repair is gone. 99% of it has been cut off and new metal welded...
Jeep Forums: Paint and Body   08-05-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By Ravenbar
Educate me on spray foam, please

I'm working on replacing the very rotten rockers on my WJ with Spadano Enterprises ROCKer Sliders. They leave a ~6" section of the original rocker behind the front tire, as that is where the rear of...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   07-29-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By Ravenbar
I hope it's not a tire. They were new in...

I hope it's not a tire. They were new in December. Can't recall if the calipers were new or reman. It was quite a while back on the repairs list as I've been doing a lot of work on it.

I know the...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   07-27-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By Ravenbar
I understand what your saying.Not sure...

I understand what your saying.Not sure whereabouts you located, but rust is a fact of life here in the northeast.

I bought this 4 years ago as a solid platform. The state puts down straight salt...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   07-27-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By Ravenbar
rotational pulsing above 45mph... Brakes?

In the last couple weeks, I've developed a very slight pulsing/ out of balance tire wiggle to the steering wheel above 45mph. At first I thought it was an indicator of impending death wobble. I've...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   07-24-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By Ravenbar
Rear LCA mount repair/reinforcement, input wanted

I've been planing on installing the Spadano Enterprises ROCKer sliders to replace my badly rotted rockers for a year. Winter crept up on me and the weather turned too cold to paint before I could get...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   07-12-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Ravenbar
Where abouts you located? I know I've got a...

Where abouts you located? I know I've got a couple off rigs I've parted out(for some reason I seem to keep the entire air intake system). I'm guessing others do as well.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   07-02-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,635
Posted By Ravenbar
The domain seems to link to a site with a...

The domain seems to link to a site with a fraction of the information. Can't say I'm happy to see this.
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   07-02-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,932
Posted By Ravenbar
I got the otherahold rear shock installed a...

I got the otherahold rear shock installed a couple weekends ago. I snapped the upper bolt off in the frame rail, so it took all day to install 1 shock.

This morning I changed out the 2 front...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   07-02-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,567
Posted By Ravenbar
Got a picture of where you put the braces? By the...

Got a picture of where you put the braces? By the time I'm done, I'll have lots of clean metal. I could also use a good solid place to put a jack stand.
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