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Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   01-17-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,247
Posted By JeepCollector
Remember that the driveshafts are now spinning...

Remember that the driveshafts are now spinning 25% faster. What is an issue now at 60ish MPH may not have been there until 75-80ish MPH before.

Did the shop mark the driveshafts when they removed...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   09-24-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,616
Posted By JeepCollector
It doesn't work like that - since the speed...

It doesn't work like that - since the speed signal is measured at all 4 wheels changing the axle ratio in the computer does nothing to correct the speedometer. Somebody else already posted on having...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   02-18-2007, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,539
Posted By JeepCollector
I think you forgot a few parts - module to...

I think you forgot a few parts - module to control the 245 transfer case (and ELSD's if you get them), wiring to transfer case (and ELSD's), front and rear driveshafts, and transfer case adapter to...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   02-17-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,808
Posted By JeepCollector
Just so you know: 1987 - 1995 = YJ (leaf...

Just so you know:
1987 - 1995 = YJ (leaf spring)
1997 - 2006 = TJ (coil spring, Unlimited/long wheelbase option 2002 - 2006)
2007 = JK (coil spring, 2-door and 4-door)

Front engine, 4x4 is...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   02-14-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By JeepCollector
It's a corporate 8 1/4". The ring gear is 213 mm...

It's a corporate 8 1/4". The ring gear is 213 mm which is actually something closer to 8 3/8".
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   02-05-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,042
Posted By JeepCollector
QT I is the NV140 and is a single speed transfer...

QT I is the NV140 and is a single speed transfer case and is the base system only available on the 3.7. QT II is the NV245 with high range and low range and is an option on the 3.7. This system has...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   02-04-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By JeepCollector
http://www.jeep.com/4x4/Seems like the ...

http://www.jeep.com/4x4/Seems like the Electronic Limited-Slip Differentials are tuned more for off-roading in low range, but they work in high and low.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   01-24-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By JeepCollector
I think he is referring to the new Grand Cherokee...

I think he is referring to the new Grand Cherokee which is getting a 3.0L V6 CRD with 376 ft-lb. :thumbsup: Sounds awesome.

Since it's so new it won't be likely (or at least common) right away,...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   12-16-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,514
Posted By JeepCollector
Toggle the EVIC with the menu button until it...

Toggle the EVIC with the menu button until it shows perform service or 0 miles to service - then push the reset button. If you went over and want to get back on the same schedule you can change the...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   12-12-2006, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By JeepCollector
I think the weight rating is usually on the wheel...

I think the weight rating is usually on the wheel on the mounting face. I do know that some of the Commander wheels are forged while the Grand Cherokee are cast, so there is likely a difference.
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Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   12-09-2006, 08:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,777
Posted By JeepCollector
It does seem Eaton bought the Gerodisc rights in...

It does seem Eaton bought the Gerodisc rights in 2002 according to their website, but oddly enough, not from Dana:

"Eaton Corporation (NYSE: ETN), announced today that it has acquired the patents,...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   12-08-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,777
Posted By JeepCollector
Actually the Dana name for the Varilok is...

Actually the Dana name for the Varilok is Hydralok - EGerodisc is an Eaton name. Heck, they even put a TM next to the name on the Eaton website. ;)

It's easier to see the internals in this...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   12-07-2006, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,777
Posted By JeepCollector
Eaton does make the ELSD's, but the link above...

Eaton does make the ELSD's, but the link above doesn't show the one on the Grand Cherokee. Here's a description from Eaton...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   12-05-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,777
Posted By JeepCollector
The ELSD differential IS a vari-lok differential...

The ELSD differential IS a vari-lok differential with electronic control and having 'wheeled both of them I can tell you QD II is light years ahead of QD I. The same gerotor pump concept is used to...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   12-04-2006, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By JeepCollector
That's why most vehicles haven't had express up...

That's why most vehicles haven't had express up for a long time.

Try holding it with your hand while it's going up - it must either sense the force or the increased electrical draw of the motor if...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   12-04-2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,944
Posted By JeepCollector
This is all very funny. Guess people just don't...

This is all very funny. Guess people just don't like change (usually takes me a while to warm up to new stuff also.) All you can be sure about a new design is that some people are not going to like...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   11-21-2006, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By JeepCollector
The vent hose comes off the top of the right axle...

The vent hose comes off the top of the right axle tube between the differential and the upper control arm bracket. It should have a plastic jiggle cap on the end of it with a metal clip on the hose...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   10-06-2006, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1
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Views: 810
Posted By JeepCollector
Definitely not the same axle, though a Rubicon...

Definitely not the same axle, though a Rubicon front and rear sure would make a nice upgrade for a WJ. :thumbsup:

JK is cast iron.
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   09-17-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By JeepCollector
Keep in mind that a poll like this will be more...

Keep in mind that a poll like this will be more likely to get people who have had an issue to reply. I have a 5.7L and have had no issues in 15,000 miles and I'm sure that a great majority of owners...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-07-2006, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By JeepCollector
The front shield is easy to install and so is the...

The front shield is easy to install and so is the transfer case one. The fuel tank one requires that the fuel tank be removed (and that's where the back of the transfer case skid plate bolts to).
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