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Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-28-2020, 03:52 PM
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Posted By coldspit47
Not sure what they used to be but I just got a...

Not sure what they used to be but I just got a completely reman 242 for around $1100 shipped with core sent back. They likely won't honor core for a swap, so figure $150-200 more. Don't know anything...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-26-2020, 10:43 AM
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Views: 42,512
Posted By coldspit47
Here's where diffs get confused and misnomered. ...

Here's where diffs get confused and misnomered.

D44A was known as the D44 HD aluminum when it dropped. However, D44a is generally how they're remembered. D44, as you know is totally different...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-24-2020, 01:11 PM
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Views: 1,028
Posted By coldspit47
+1. My college roomie's XJ had horrific DW (worse...

+1. My college roomie's XJ had horrific DW (worse than mine ever was and I'm lifted) bone stock. His issue was worn bushings in trackbar and control arms.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-22-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,862
Posted By coldspit47
disregard my last, then - Bigrigr won't steer you...

disregard my last, then - Bigrigr won't steer you wrong!
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-21-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,862
Posted By coldspit47
Intake and exhaust are separate, though. You may...

Intake and exhaust are separate, though. You may well have a crack in your exhaust manifold but if it isn't causing significant issues, is it worth it *to you* to tear down the exhaust system also?...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-21-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 991
Posted By coldspit47
I heard it somewhere that the rear passenger...

I heard it somewhere that the rear passenger wheel is what receives the most torque and the spring was there to help counteract body roll on acceleration...but now that I type it, that sounds...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-21-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,862
Posted By coldspit47
I knew you'd find it! Aren't you glad you didn't...

I knew you'd find it! Aren't you glad you didn't just throw random parts at it? If memory serves correctly, early castings on the 4.0 were prone to failure, but I thought that was sorted once WJs hit...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-21-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By coldspit47
Same goes for their adjustable rear upper arm...

Same goes for their adjustable rear upper arm (boomerang). The nut can back off but a little loctite takes care of it. I want to say they recommend it for the boomerang but can't remember about the...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-19-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By coldspit47
Tie rod ends are easiest if you replace the drag...

Tie rod ends are easiest if you replace the drag link and tie rod at the same time - just FYI. That way you don't have to fight oxidation and thread expansion. Axle control arm brackets aren't that...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-19-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By coldspit47
Control arms/bushings. Just require basic tools...

Control arms/bushings. Just require basic tools and a few ratchet straps. Tie rod ends, just require basic wrenches/sockets and BFH. Most joints up front are user serviceable with basic tools. WJs...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-19-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,342
Posted By coldspit47
You aren't likely to get a solid 3in for that...

You aren't likely to get a solid 3in for that price...sorry. With that mileage, your suspension components are likely in need of some R&R. Just for baseline - IRO 3in foundation (after a vendor...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-19-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By coldspit47
adjustment is stupid easy, actually. loosen the...

adjustment is stupid easy, actually. loosen the nut with an open end wrench, turn the center stud clockwise 1/4 turn, tighten the nut, test drive. If still sloppy, try a tad more tightening. Too much...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-19-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,342
Posted By coldspit47
Theres tons of info on here about lifting...3in...

Theres tons of info on here about lifting...3in is generally the max before you start having to swap other components like control arms and such. As I often say, try to drive it stock first in...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-18-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,819
Posted By coldspit47
XeroFab is closed anyways, thanks to the...

XeroFab is closed anyways, thanks to the wildfires. They shut down for good, finishing current orders but not accepting any new ones.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-18-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,819
Posted By coldspit47
I'm on the IRO 3in springs. I put the kit on in...

I'm on the IRO 3in springs. I put the kit on in 2014 or 2015, cant truly remember which year, but I've not touched the shocks since and they continue to ride very well. They're just a tad firmer than...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-17-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 991
Posted By coldspit47
I'm starting to either get confused or drunk... ...

I'm starting to either get confused or drunk...

sway bar links may or may not help you (not likely), you just asked how to check "different components"...so I told you. The reason you get...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-17-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By coldspit47
Per MOPAR its 04531258...but no longer available....

Per MOPAR its 04531258...but no longer available. Several other places have it aftermarket though.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-17-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 991
Posted By coldspit47
It's been talked about at length on here, may...

It's been talked about at length on here, may want to search. Your control arm bushings (if oem style rubber) can almost always be visually inspected. Any cracks or tears visible, replace them. And...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-17-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,819
Posted By coldspit47
They have several different sizes/bolt patterns...

They have several different sizes/bolt patterns based on application but here's the one for the front axle side bushing. All of their rubber bushings can be converted using these, but they will...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-16-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,819
Posted By coldspit47
You can buy flex end cassettes from IRO to...

You can buy flex end cassettes from IRO to replace the sloppy joints RC sent. Washer/spacer should work fine as long as it's good steel. I've not had an issue with the IRO bushings, but I haven't...
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