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Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   Yesterday, 05:43 AM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
If you have spongy brakes, there's either air...

If you have spongy brakes, there's either air somewhere or the soft lines are worn and are "ballooning" when you press the pedal.
I have also seen bad masters right out of the box.

Bad "new"...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-16-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By Chrisnvegas
When are the lifters making noise, cold, fully...

When are the lifters making noise, cold, fully warm, both?
What is the oil pressure at idle, fully warmed up after several miles of driving?
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-16-2019, 10:35 PM
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Views: 718
Posted By Chrisnvegas
I had two previous AMC I-6's with the "diesel...

I had two previous AMC I-6's with the "diesel noise" which is piston slap, or what ever.
Drove the wheels off both of them. Never got worse, never got better.

Use a stethoscope. Really try to...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-16-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By Chrisnvegas
I never used it so I can't say for sure. I will...

I never used it so I can't say for sure. I will say there is more than one option to improve the ignition.
The two examples I gave are the only ones I know of that have a non-hardened cam gear that...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-16-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By Chrisnvegas
I'll assume you have the stock ignition. It...

I'll assume you have the stock ignition.
It makes the Jeep sluggish. My theory is it has a poor advance.

Installing a performance ignition is the most bolt-on power and economy you're going to...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-16-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Chrisnvegas
See if this place can help. They make their own...

See if this place can help. They make their own Howell type systems for YJ's

Performance Fuel Injection Systems
9415 W Ridge Rd, Elsie, MI 48831
(517) 975-4770
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-15-2019, 07:36 PM
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Views: 1,093,051
Posted By Chrisnvegas
I'm not sure. I do know tires, like about...

I'm not sure. I do know tires, like about everything, is a trade off. A soft compound tire will grip rocks well but have poor wear characteristics. And soft rubber will puncture easier.

Dick...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-14-2019, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
Handyman work can be pretty lucrative. Especially...

Handyman work can be pretty lucrative. Especially once you build up a base of customers.
Ca$h payments can add 30% to the actual value (if you know what I mean)
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-13-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By Chrisnvegas
My Jeep is insured as a collector and has an...

My Jeep is insured as a collector and has an agreed value of $12,000
It's CHEAP too. Around 300 a year.
^^^
That's for next time.



From what problems you described so far, nothing major.
...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-13-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27,359
Views: 1,093,051
Posted By Chrisnvegas
Labor rates for specialized (skilled) that can't...

Labor rates for specialized (skilled) that can't be "offshored" will continue to rise.

Las Vegas
Heavy Equipment Operator $158,131.67
Eletrician $164,893.56
Mechanic $151,861.07
Heavy Truck...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-13-2019, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
Las Vegas. Do it now or forget it. People moving...

Las Vegas. Do it now or forget it. People moving here fast. Houses still in range, but not for long. The Raiders are leaving the Bay area, they know. The pay here easily near highest or highest in...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-12-2019, 04:54 PM
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Views: 1,093,051
Posted By Chrisnvegas
These look pretty aggressive. ...

These look pretty aggressive.

https://www.dickcepek.com/tires/extreme-country/
Jeep Forums: JeepForum.com Forum Help Desk   11-12-2019, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
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Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-12-2019, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Chrisnvegas
Dick Cepek. I will never advocate for BF...

Dick Cepek.
I will never advocate for BF Suckrich.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-11-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27,359
Views: 1,093,051
Posted By Chrisnvegas
I stick to 10.50 too. No interest in 12"+ wide...

I stick to 10.50 too. No interest in 12"+ wide tires.
Partially comes from experience living in the mountains of Colorado. Back at a time when roads were plowed till the school buses returned to the...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-10-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27,359
Views: 1,093,051
Posted By Chrisnvegas
Anyone know how to open these? I used a brand new...

Anyone know how to open these? I used a brand new razor blade and it just bounced off.
They should make Jeeps out of this stuff. It's like Kevlar reinforced plastic. Ridiculous
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-10-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Chrisnvegas
Collins Brothers has NOS 4wd harnesses. Pre-cut,...

Collins Brothers has NOS 4wd harnesses. Pre-cut, bent, makes it a 20 minute job.
So easy, even a ... oh nevermind!
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-10-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Chrisnvegas
If I start my Jeep right now, and attempt to move...

If I start my Jeep right now, and attempt to move it by shifting to R
It won't move, it's been sitting. The torque converter is low. Even if I leave it idle for a while, doesn't matter.
If I shift...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-08-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By Chrisnvegas
Superior. I'm hesitant to say superior. The 4.2...

Superior.
I'm hesitant to say superior. The 4.2 is so dam good. So much potential easily unlocked. Capable of so much more than it is in stock form.

I'll get to that in a minute.
I think a tub...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   11-07-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By Chrisnvegas
Than ain't no 92' and that ain't no 4.0 It's a...

Than ain't no 92' and that ain't no 4.0
It's a 4.2 from 89' and earlier. It's still a good engine.

Did you compare the VIN?
Tub swap?

Something vewy squewy is going on awound here!

Change...
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