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Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-19-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,293
Posted By jay-h
Those are great for breaking loose, also for...

Those are great for breaking loose, also for things rubber bushings, chassis bolts etc.. Anything that tensions a bearing (pinion nut, axle nuts that preload taper bearings) should never be tightened...
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   09-19-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By jay-h
The most important thing about oil pressure is...

The most important thing about oil pressure is not the absolute numbers (within reason) but change in pressure behavior.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-18-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,991
Posted By jay-h
So you want to see a worn sealing surface? I...

So you want to see a worn sealing surface? I present to you this (YJ with 370K). That one was leaking.

If you can't reasonably get an axle, I would put it back together as is. You could well go...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-18-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,293
Posted By jay-h
Axle nuts are around 175 lb-ft, factor in rust,...

Axle nuts are around 175 lb-ft, factor in rust, and there is a lot of load there

One thing that I've seen shop guys use (though don't have one myself) is a torque multiplier uses planetary gears...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-18-2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,991
Posted By jay-h
For entertainment--don't try it: This guy does a...

For entertainment--don't try it: This guy does a bearing change in the desert, with hand tools....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpd1gMJ3L80
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   09-17-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By jay-h
Transmission mount?

Transmission mount?
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   09-17-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By jay-h
A little bit of water can evaporate from the...

A little bit of water can evaporate from the bottle, but not very much.

Bad head gasket can cause coolant loss. Check to see if there is any white foam in your oil.
Jeep Forums: Wrangler General Discussion   09-16-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By jay-h
Flat tow severely limits your choices....

Flat tow severely limits your choices. Manufacturers are less concerned about that these days.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-15-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By jay-h
If you get one that is listed for your model,...

If you get one that is listed for your model, that is a factor in the listing.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-13-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By jay-h
I talked to the mechanic. He said that a little...

I talked to the mechanic. He said that a little end play was common in these, not really a worry.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-13-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By jay-h
If possible, go by engine SN rather than year. It...

If possible, go by engine SN rather than year. It may not be the original engine.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-13-2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By jay-h
Sounds good, I'm thinking that it might be ok.....

Sounds good, I'm thinking that it might be ok.. For all I know it could have been this way for years. I will have my mechanic guy take a look today. (I'll be taking it on a bit of a trip at the end...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   09-11-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By jay-h
Theoretically you can put LEDs on anything but...

Theoretically you can put LEDs on anything but there are plenty of gotcha's and you may need to alter your wiring.

For example, I thought it would be great to put tail/stop replacements in my YJ....
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-11-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By jay-h
thanks

thanks
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-11-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By jay-h
I've not seen the bearing. Is it a straight...

I've not seen the bearing. Is it a straight roller bearing? I'm guessing it's not tapered or ball?
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-10-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By jay-h
quick question rear axle

I was messing with my brakes today, and I noticed that the axle shaft (non C clip) has a little bit of end play (maybe .030). No other signs of trouble (noise, leakage, no radial play). Is this...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-07-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By jay-h
I don't know where you would get paper at this...

I don't know where you would get paper at this point. PDFs are available. I typically choose only the pages for a specific job and print them.

PM if you can't find anything.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-07-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,107
Posted By jay-h
There's not a whole lot else you can get for...

There's not a whole lot else you can get for those types of items (at least there are enough old Jeeps around to support some aftermarket)

Often, even if it's less than the OEM you can get away...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-06-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By jay-h
Step wise, check the power at the coil. That...

Step wise, check the power at the coil. That could be your problem. Someone mentioned a ballast resistor, but many have a length of resistance wire which is bypassed during cranking.

Historically...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-05-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By jay-h
Other than emergency, always run 50/50 anitfreeze...

Other than emergency, always run 50/50 anitfreeze (known brand).

Antifreezes raises the boiling point, which means the radiator can dump more heat without overheating.

Look inside an engine,...
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