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Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   10-15-2019, 10:12 PM
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Posted By Flyer58
Installed the new lifters and put the head on. ...

Installed the new lifters and put the head on. One more day and I'll have it sealed up and ready for paint.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   10-05-2019, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Flyer58
Washed down and oiled the block and crank then...

Washed down and oiled the block and crank then put new rings on the new pistons.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   10-03-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Flyer58
Also depends on the size/type hoist you will be...

Also depends on the size/type hoist you will be using. I have a 1 ton HF hoist and needed to remove the front left fender and wheel to get it centered over the engine.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   10-01-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Flyer58
$40 synchro kit sounds like a good excuse as any...

$40 synchro kit sounds like a good excuse as any to start in. :)

Good luck! Post more pic's as the work continues.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-23-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 484
Posted By Flyer58
Bad gas will do it but there's also a fuel...

Bad gas will do it but there's also a fuel pressure regulator on the fuel rail. If it fails I believe the engine will run very rich and poorly.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-23-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Flyer58
Sounds like you've been in there before. I was...

Sounds like you've been in there before. I was easily able to move the forks and shift gears by grabbing the fork with my hands or lightly tapping the shift rod with a rubber mallet. Look where the...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-21-2019, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Flyer58
I bet the bolt fell into one of the first two...

I bet the bolt fell into one of the first two spaces by the pushrod and possible jammed the pushrod causing it to break.

Remove the other bolt and both rockers and pushrods and look down there. ...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-20-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 374
Posted By Flyer58
I had a similar feeling with a new Wrangler with...

I had a similar feeling with a new Wrangler with a lift kit installed.

I found the lug nuts were loose on both rear wheels thanks to a shade tree mechanic. Check those but also grab the rear...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-19-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Flyer58
Has anyone mentioned you'll need both SAE and...

Has anyone mentioned you'll need both SAE and Metric? You'll find both types next to each other and different depending on the origin of the part they're attached to. It can be frustrating.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-18-2019, 03:10 PM
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Posted By Flyer58
And see least dozen 10mm sockets because you will...

And see least dozen 10mm sockets because you will lose them. 🙂
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-18-2019, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Flyer58
HF is fine if you're not doing it full time and...

HF is fine if you're not doing it full time and you read the reviews first. The engine hoist is good but the arm isn't long enough and the engine stand doesn't fit between the legs of the hoist....
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-18-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Flyer58
One problem with jumping the pressure switch is...

One problem with jumping the pressure switch is it can draw outside air into the system and the moisture will become very corrosive.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-17-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Flyer58
I have the letters stamped into the block near...

I have the letters stamped into the block near the top.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-15-2019, 09:53 AM
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Posted By Flyer58
I'm just hoping none of these parts roll off the...

I'm just hoping none of these parts roll off the table.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-14-2019, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Flyer58
Borrowed a gear puller and removed 5th gear from...

Borrowed a gear puller and removed 5th gear from my AX-5 All looks good so far but the synchro is very tarnished. I'll be replacing all of them. It does stick like new to the gear cone.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-13-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By Flyer58
If bought a lot of Dormant replacement parts and...

If bought a lot of Dormant replacement parts and they're often better than the OEM.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-13-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By Flyer58
All this seller to measure it. ...

All this seller to measure it.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Jeep-Wrangler-YJ-NP231-Transfer-case-Drain-plug-OEM/113783929623?hash=item1a7e0cfb17:g:JkYAAOSwd0BVwZkF
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-13-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By Flyer58
10w-40 vs 90 gear oils are completely different...

10w-40 vs 90 gear oils are completely different oils and tested under different methods. In some cases the 90wt may be thinner than motor oil and will include the high pressure additives required in...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-12-2019, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Flyer58
Disassembling my AX-5 for overhaul. Tagging and...

Disassembling my AX-5 for overhaul. Tagging and bagging each part and labeling the pics as I go.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   09-10-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By Flyer58
LOL, He mentions increased temps and poor...

LOL, He mentions increased temps and poor lubrication which was a concern in one of the earlier posts. I'll also add that some gear oils have additives which help the oil stick to the gears as they...
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