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Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   Yesterday, 10:08 AM
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There are a lot of theories and a lot of opinions...

There are a lot of theories and a lot of opinions when it comes to fusible links used in automotive power cables. Usually the fusible links in battery/charging cables are to protect the wiring, not...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   05-11-2020, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Oktavius
This. It isn't just mileage that wears things...

This. It isn't just mileage that wears things out. Time and exposure to the elements has a big factor. It could have 10 miles but if it sat outside next to the sea for its entire life, it would be a...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   05-11-2020, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Oktavius
Ah, you are right. My tie rod also has that step...

Ah, you are right. My tie rod also has that step too. Was thinking of my drag link which doesn't have a step. I have the IRO secondary stabilizer on there and that bracket is the one that can slide...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   05-10-2020, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Oktavius
The bracket on the tie rod moves though. It just...

The bracket on the tie rod moves though. It just clamps in place. The photo isn't really showing anything. Just shows that the bracket needs to be moved towards the driver's side a little. Then check...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   05-09-2020, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Oktavius
Not sure the amount of travel really matters...

Not sure the amount of travel really matters though. As long as the travel is greater than the steering range. The Moog may even have the same travel as it could have a shorter collapsed length and...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   05-06-2020, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Oktavius
The PCM senses the voltage, not the amperage. The...

The PCM senses the voltage, not the amperage. The amperage is how quickly the electricity flows. So if there is a voltage drop due to a draw, higher amperage means that more electricity flows and the...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   05-02-2020, 06:32 AM
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Posted By Oktavius
It is a Jeep! Needed to open the interior up a...

It is a Jeep! Needed to open the interior up a little more. Haha.

One of the rear glass mounting holes was leaking slightly so pulled the glass to reseal them. Just happened to be a decent pic of...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   05-01-2020, 09:13 AM
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Posted By Oktavius
That rack looks nice and low profile. I too...

That rack looks nice and low profile. I too thought the factory crossbars were too wimpy. Flexed where the plastic ends met the metal crossbar. Swapped out for Yakima RailBars (Medium) and they are...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-26-2020, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Oktavius
It might be that there never was a factory option...

It might be that there never was a factory option for a supercharger. May of been a dealer option. It isn't uncommon for dealers to have specialty builds. As HarryH3 pointed out, there used to be...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-26-2020, 09:31 AM
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Posted By Oktavius
The carrier has to come out. That is why the...

The carrier has to come out. That is why the axles have to come out.

As jtpeters said, don't take the axle nut off. Just unbolt the axle bearing from the knuckle. The axles will be a little...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-26-2020, 09:22 AM
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Posted By Oktavius
One thing to consider is the rear bumper. Do you...

One thing to consider is the rear bumper. Do you plan to get one in the future? Do you want a matching one?

Will second HK Offroad. They would be my pick but I would want their full bumper. They...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-25-2020, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Oktavius
Have you had any issues with the Akebono phenolic...

Have you had any issues with the Akebono phenolic pistons? Curious to the desire to swap to steel pistons. Phenolic usually provides a lot of positives over steel. Less thermal transmission to the...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-25-2020, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Oktavius
Don't see the point in supercharging a 4.7,...

Don't see the point in supercharging a 4.7, especially if you know it is going to die. There aren't a whole lot of performance/aftermarket options for the 4.7, especially if you want to rebuild it...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-20-2020, 02:09 PM
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Views: 538
Posted By Oktavius
It is normally easy to find around here (Advance,...

It is normally easy to find around here (Advance, AutoZone, Napa). Can also order it on Amazon Prime but Amazon has been a little wonky with shipping due to the 'rona.
...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-20-2020, 01:23 PM
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Views: 538
Posted By Oktavius
Any coolant will essentially work but suggest...

Any coolant will essentially work but suggest doing some research as there are quite a few 4.7s which have had corrosion issues. These aren't short term issue but are issues over the life of the...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-20-2020, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Oktavius
I ended up buying the older set before learning...

I ended up buying the older set before learning about the newer set. Used the VS50577R on my 04 4.7 non-HO and it worked. Have VS50521R sitting on the shelf.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-20-2020, 07:24 AM
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Posted By Oktavius
Ordered the 5134142AF kit from...

Ordered the 5134142AF kit from MoparPartsGiants.com as they are the last ones online that I could find that had that part number in stock. Well, I received 53021231AD which only comes with the timing...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-18-2020, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Oktavius
Just be careful polishing them as they are made...

Just be careful polishing them as they are made of magnesium. I'm wondering if that is why the paint didn't stick. The etching primer might not be correct for magnesium. Or maybe the paint didn't...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-16-2020, 09:32 AM
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Posted By Oktavius
The only bolt-on WJ shackle tabs I know of right...

The only bolt-on WJ shackle tabs I know of right now are from HK Offroad. Do not know of anyone making a bull bar relocation with shackle tabs. Bash at HK Offroad is really friendly and likes to...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-15-2020, 11:35 AM
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Views: 817
Posted By Oktavius
That is interesting. Didn't know about the...

That is interesting. Didn't know about the differences in hose sizes between model years.

I checked the GPI Racing radiator that I have been looking at and the lower inlet is angled in the...
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