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Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-05-2017, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Thegdog
I kinda doubt I can get much for it. So for some...

I kinda doubt I can get much for it. So for some context. The engine replacement cost me over 5k. So If I got another jeep, and the engine blew. Yeah, not good. I can buy a 99/00 WJ and have the...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-05-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By Thegdog
Seems like they put it down for rain around here....

Seems like they put it down for rain around here. lol. Mines got a lot more than a couple spots. Rockers don't got much solid left.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-05-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By Thegdog
Didn't know I could do that with insurance. I...

Didn't know I could do that with insurance. I would try and insure it for the cost of what I paid for it + the cost of a new motor. I'll have to ask my insurance about that.



Yeah i'm not...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-05-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By Thegdog
Floor and main frame rails are solid, Ive even...

Floor and main frame rails are solid, Ive even pulled the carpet and there isn't any visible rot on the pan. Rockers, in parts you can easily put something though. Already some big holes where I...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-05-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By Thegdog
Update. I found one with 200k, a running and...

Update. I found one with 200k, a running and driving 4.7. Says its in good shape. $2500.00 Wondering if I should contact the person.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-05-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By Thegdog
And this is exactly my line of thinking. With...

And this is exactly my line of thinking. With that jasper motor, i've eliminated the biggest and most expensive failure point. I was kinda looking for one that runs/drives. So I have two cars until...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-05-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By Thegdog
Yeah. Came from NY. When I bought it I didn't'...

Yeah. Came from NY. When I bought it I didn't' really pay much attention to that. Spent all of my life in the south, rust isn't a word used much here. lol. I've learned a lot since I bought it, the...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-05-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By Thegdog
Well its mostly just the rockers. The floor pan...

Well its mostly just the rockers. The floor pan and main frame is solid, and has been undercoated. Things are just rusty. Not rotted. But the rockers....yeah.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-04-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By Thegdog
My biggest issue with that is the Rust. Rockers...

My biggest issue with that is the Rust. Rockers are rotting bad. Rest of the Jeep is very very rusty. Rust don't sleep and I'm worried about that long term.



Well Option 2 is just getting...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   01-04-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By Thegdog
Swapping my $$$ to a new WJ? Good or Bad Idea?

I've had my WJ for 4 years now. Love the vehicle, 4x4 system is great. However mine was poorly cared for prior, has lots of rust and Cats are going out. Not feeling confident about keeping it for too...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-23-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,297
Posted By Thegdog
Thanks!. I was able to bleed it this morning....

Thanks!. I was able to bleed it this morning. doesn't seem to overheat now. I was wrapping up and I starting seeing the same burning on the driver side, but a lot of it.

Guess the other side...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-22-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,297
Posted By Thegdog
I ended up not removing the compressor, but...

I ended up not removing the compressor, but instead removing the hoses going to the heater core. I also dipped my finger in oil and coated the cam shaft.



The shop that i use is pretty good....
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   12-21-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,297
Posted By Thegdog
Valve Cover gasket replacement troubles

Hey everyone,

Been a while since I've posted. But need a little advice.

So my passenger side valve cover was leaking. Shop wanted $350.00 so I decided to do it myself.

But its been a...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   06-09-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By Thegdog
I think this is where I went wrong. I didn't...

I think this is where I went wrong. I didn't realize I would have to disconnect the A/C lines to replace the heater core? So I guess I have to remove the entire HVAC assembly to get to the core? If...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   06-09-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By Thegdog
So how hard is replacing the heater core exactly?

So I was planning on replacing the vent seals at some point, which involves removing the dash. I'm fine with doing that. However I noticed my heater core is leaking a bit. Though I might replace it...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   05-15-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,420
Posted By Thegdog
You're asking the wrong question. ...

You're asking the wrong question. https://www.jeepforum.com/ubb/wink.gif Do you know how much work it is to take out the entire dash to replace the seals? Do you want to do it again soon? ...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   05-13-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,420
Posted By Thegdog
Did it improve the air flow enough? I'm at the...

Did it improve the air flow enough? I'm at the point where I can't stand the lack of cooling Any longer.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-26-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,068
Posted By Thegdog
Got the Coopers today. So far Im really happy...

Got the Coopers today. So far Im really happy with them. Tread is very deep, seems more aggressive than the revos. However, they are very smooth and quite. Road noise is down a lot. Some pics
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-23-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,068
Posted By Thegdog
Same experience with mine. This is...

Same experience with mine.




This is the crazy part about tires, everyone has different experiences. Most of the reviews have been very positive. Guess I'll find out. They have to be better...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   04-23-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,068
Posted By Thegdog
I paid $140 each. You can get them for less...

I paid $140 each. You can get them for less online, but they were saying 3+ days for delivery.
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