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Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   11-24-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,830
Posted By CraigMBAx
My local guy in Fresno is $5K. There's...

My local guy in Fresno is $5K.

There's NOBODY in the coast I'd recommend.

What did you wind up doing?
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   11-24-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,031
Posted By CraigMBAx
Shop doesn't want the work and has priced it...

Shop doesn't want the work and has priced it accordingly.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-27-2021, 02:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,830
Posted By CraigMBAx
It wasn't ever plugs - and it's spreading. ...

It wasn't ever plugs - and it's spreading.

No bueno.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-27-2021, 02:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By CraigMBAx
That's what this one sounds like to me. It...

That's what this one sounds like to me. It clears out the liquid and it takes one cycle to do it on one cylinder.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-25-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By CraigMBAx
Standard. lol.

Standard. lol.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-25-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By CraigMBAx
If only they had a hand held volt meter to check...

If only they had a hand held volt meter to check for voltage when the problem popped up....
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-22-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,861
Posted By CraigMBAx
It's an E5. I got one from Napa.

It's an E5. I got one from Napa.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-17-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By CraigMBAx
Do the timing chain guides, the water pump, the...

Do the timing chain guides, the water pump, the valve cover gaskets, the heads, and the valve seals all at the same time.

It's not going to be super cheap but it'll last another 200K if you do it.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-12-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,890
Posted By CraigMBAx
Your jeep has 200K on it, and the suspension is...

Your jeep has 200K on it, and the suspension is likely collectively worn out.

Mine did it a little bit and I bit the bullet and ordered all of it (track bar, arms, spring mounts, shocks) from...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-12-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By CraigMBAx
The crank and cam sensors won't cause a shutdown...

The crank and cam sensors won't cause a shutdown like that.



I'd put the old parts back in and save the new ones as known good spares as they aren't OEM.

You'll have to diagnose this...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-12-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,943
Posted By CraigMBAx
Except Atlas was the end of long supply chains,...

Except Atlas was the end of long supply chains, and holding minimal inventory JIT style.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-11-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,810
Posted By CraigMBAx
The motor is junk. Find another running...

The motor is junk.

Find another running jeep and part yours out.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-08-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By CraigMBAx
These engines need a little care and feeding. ...

These engines need a little care and feeding. Jeep guys don't do Mercedes spec preventative maintenance. You need to treat the engine in your WJ like a Benz.

They have timing chain guides that...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-05-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By CraigMBAx
We have been using those sintered metal valve...

We have been using those sintered metal valve seats in propane engines since the 70's without issue - abet they were in cast iron heads. The problem is installing them with the proper tolerances,...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-01-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By CraigMBAx
IMO it's not necessary. We used to put...

IMO it's not necessary.

We used to put trucks on propane on the farm, and we had to use these seats in the 70's (the factory ones were too soft and wouldn't last 15,000 miles). The advantage is...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-01-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,718
Posted By CraigMBAx
May I suggest you get a different 4wd next time? ...

May I suggest you get a different 4wd next time?

Maybe this will help.

https://www.toyotanation.com/forums/4runner-forum.266/
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-01-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By CraigMBAx
Yet. Every 4.7 needs to have it's timing...

Yet.

Every 4.7 needs to have it's timing chain guides replaced every 100K, and if it's never had them done, the intake seats removed and replaced. They are all ticking time bombs waiting to fail....
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-30-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,642
Posted By CraigMBAx
You can buy an axle complete, bearings and...

You can buy an axle complete, bearings and retainer installed. I think Cardone sells them too.
...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-30-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By CraigMBAx
If you search for user "Waterluvr" you will save...

If you search for user "Waterluvr" you will save yourself a lot of grief.

The rebuilders are all a joke and not worth trying. He has explained why many times.

Anticipating this problem, I...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-29-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,642
Posted By CraigMBAx
This is not an impossible job, if you have a...

This is not an impossible job, if you have a press.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69LnPNYUlro
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