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Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   05-16-2016, 02:28 PM
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Views: 788
Posted By Oldfrog
I bet he installed Bosch o2 sensors. If...

I bet he installed Bosch o2 sensors.
If so...replace them with NTK. ( rockauto.com has them)
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   04-18-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,276
Posted By Oldfrog
Which plugs did you install? Black tipped...

Which plugs did you install?
Black tipped Champion copper?
( that's what they require)

Read this thread...it might help.:...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-11-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,265
Posted By Oldfrog
I guess I'm a little hard headed... Been using...

I guess I'm a little hard headed...
Been using Castrol in all my vehicles for 35+ years. Now it's the high mileage Castrol 10w30.
in the 4.0 ZJ .....266K miles and no issues. The day I took it...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   04-11-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2,547
Views: 1,254,662
Posted By Oldfrog
I hear ya'. I even dropped by radio shack and...

I hear ya'. I even dropped by radio shack and bought two different tiny switches...but after thinking about it, I decided, that unless I put it on a timer or use a momentary switch and a time...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   04-09-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Oldfrog
Maybe, if the sensor was clogged with sludge....

Maybe, if the sensor was clogged with sludge. Change the oil and filter, pull the sensor and clean it up. See what happens. If no change, replace the sensor. If still no change, it has larger...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-09-2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By Oldfrog
Do you ever catch yourself "talking" to a stuck...

Do you ever catch yourself "talking" to a stuck bolt..or something else on your vehicle?
I do...and have done it since I was a teenager.

I caught myself talking to my boat last weekend.....and...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   04-07-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By Oldfrog
Been there. Went out and bought a brand new...

Been there. Went out and bought a brand new shiny chrome 2 inch drop for the WK. I mean, after all....that's what I used on the ZJ....haha !

Looked great, until I hooked my bay boat to it... ...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   04-07-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2,547
Views: 1,254,662
Posted By Oldfrog
Omelet....looks great ! Hey, those switches are...

Omelet....looks great !
Hey, those switches are the same ones we use on our center console boats, so if one ever goes out ( and they do)....try a boat dealer or iboats.com.

BTW, thanks for the...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   04-07-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Oldfrog
My 07 has an adapter which plugs in the round...

My 07 has an adapter which plugs in the round receptacle. You might need to pick one up. Mine was in the glove box.
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-07-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By Oldfrog
:rofl: That's funny, Uni ! I was about 16...

:rofl: That's funny, Uni !

I was about 16 and had been given a 64 Chevy Impala with the 327 with the power packed heads by mom. She had bought a brand new shiny 69 Bonneville and didnt want the...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-05-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By Oldfrog
Thanks guys. Oh, we whacked it with a...

Thanks guys.

Oh, we whacked it with a hammer a few times, but I wasn't dressed right to crawl under there to inspect his so-called "loosening" of the brake adjuster. For all I know, he tightened...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-05-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By Oldfrog
Stuck rear brake drum removal- ( parking brake)

So, I give this young guy I know $20 to replace the parking brake shoes on the ZJ using my tools.

Passenger side went well, but he couldnt get the drum off on the driver's side. I go out and...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   03-30-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By Oldfrog
Yes, Zee's dirty dozen is a great source of info....

Yes, Zee's dirty dozen is a great source of info.
On this one, from reading your post again, I'd go ahead and clean the throttle body, especially the IAC. Then I'd swap out the TPS ( Mopar...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   03-27-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Oldfrog
If it only occurs during acceleration, it's...

If it only occurs during acceleration, it's probably a pinion bearing.
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   03-25-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,678
Posted By Oldfrog
265,000 miles on mine and it will still pull a...

265,000 miles on mine and it will still pull a boat. ( same for the 4.0).
I hope the new ( to me) WK is just as reliable.
Dont dog it and change the fluid. It should be fine for a while.

One of...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   03-21-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 156,090
Posted By Oldfrog
I guess I need a number too.

I guess I need a number too.
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   03-21-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18,495
Views: 1,823,925
Posted By Oldfrog
Installed the Omelet rear cargo area LEDs in the...

Installed the Omelet rear cargo area LEDs in the Hemi.
Thanks for the write up, Omelet ! 'Cant wait until it gets dark so I can see how much light I gained back there.
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   03-20-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By Oldfrog
For the record, I ended up buying an 07 Hemi.

For the record, I ended up buying an 07 Hemi.
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   03-20-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 35,444
Posted By Oldfrog
Last night, ordered 4 NTK 23159 O2 sensors and...

Last night, ordered 4 NTK 23159 O2 sensors and lower rear control arms from Rockauto.

Also needing tires, so I'm trying to decide today if I'm going to lift it or not right now. I pull a tunnel...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   03-20-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By Oldfrog
Nice find ! I just added an 07 Hemi, myself. ...

Nice find !
I just added an 07 Hemi, myself.
Quite a bit of difference from the old 97 ZJ 4.0.
It's still going to be hard to let go of the ZJ since I'm the only owner.
Gonna' keep it for a while...
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