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Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-15-2019, 11:32 PM
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Posted By Timo_90xj
Geometry, handlingm and suspension behavior are...

Geometry, handlingm and suspension behavior are the top reasons, improved ride quality is a bonus.
Short arms on a lifted Jeep causes really weird suspension geometry, and things simply don't work...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-15-2019, 03:06 PM
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Views: 941,179
Posted By Timo_90xj
Yeap, that's exactly why I mentioned to always...

Yeap, that's exactly why I mentioned to always measure :thumbsup:
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-15-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,892
Posted By Timo_90xj
Put the transfer case in neutral, it will allow...

Put the transfer case in neutral, it will allow the transmission output and internal parts to rotate a little.
Valve body should pretty much just pull out, but at times the park rod end-thingy gets...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-15-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By Timo_90xj
Just on a sidenote, ZJ 5.2/5.9 engine oil...

Just on a sidenote, ZJ 5.2/5.9 engine oil dipstick tube and dipstick are one of those unicorns that are pretty much impossible to find as new.
IIRC Dodge 5.2/ 5.9 dipstick & tube both are still...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-15-2019, 05:06 AM
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Views: 941,179
Posted By Timo_90xj
Look at XJ and ZJ wheelbases, no way in hell an...

Look at XJ and ZJ wheelbases, no way in hell an XJ rear shaft will work - it is way too short for a ZJ.
So no, it is not going to work. You need one from a ZJ, and you need to measure it.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-14-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Timo_90xj
It's also a good idea to use OD off (or even...

It's also a good idea to use OD off (or even third/ second gear depending on transmission) on longer/ steeper descends, gives you more compression braking and saves your brakes/ prevents them from...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-14-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 797
Posted By Timo_90xj
Well there's a good reason for the angle grinder...

Well there's a good reason for the angle grinder with long arms :D

With short arms, instead of drop brackets, it's a much better idea to raise axle brackets higher. But that requires the use of an...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-14-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 797
Posted By Timo_90xj
Drop brackets IMHO are a reslly stupid ides due...

Drop brackets IMHO are a reslly stupid ides due to both lost ground clearance, but more because of incorrect link geometry. It's an improvent to some extent, but just too many drawbacks to be a...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-14-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By Timo_90xj
Yep, it sure is. Gives better ground clearance...

Yep, it sure is. Gives better ground clearance for the DS and a slight increase in gear strength when going forward.
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-14-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 797
Posted By Timo_90xj
I still can't believe much garbage info and other...

I still can't believe much garbage info and other useless nonsense rocky-road has on the website. Then again, their website is just as high quality as the "info" they provide :rofl:
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-13-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,892
Posted By Timo_90xj
Start with popping off both the TV cable and...

Start with popping off both the TV cable and shifter cable from their ball sockets.

Then rotate shifter lever and/ or TV lever so that you can first remove the TV lever (top one), then the shifter...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-13-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,892
Posted By Timo_90xj
You need to remove both the throttle valve lever,...

You need to remove both the throttle valve lever, and then the shift cable lever. You may need to rotate either one or both of the levers to gain access for the TV lever. It's also a good idea to use...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-13-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By Timo_90xj
Same amount of tooth mesh on an LP D30 and a HP...

Same amount of tooth mesh on an LP D30 and a HP D30 - the only difference is that HP D30 is stronger when driving forward, LP D30 is stronger in reverse.


4.88 gears on a D30 leaves you with very...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-12-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,892
Posted By Timo_90xj
Yep, .250" wall steel tube is a good starting...

Yep, .250" wall steel tube is a good starting point, cut a hole to the side and it'll do it's job without issues.

...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-12-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By Timo_90xj
You're experiencing death wobble. Most often it...

You're experiencing death wobble. Most often it comes from two main reasons: incorrect steering angles (caster & toe-in), and front trackbar being loose (ovalized mounting hole on the axle bracket,...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-11-2019, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Timo_90xj
For air impacts, Ingersoll-Rand for the win;...

For air impacts, Ingersoll-Rand for the win; electric impact, you want an 18V Fuel- series Milwaukee. Get one that has at least 800-1000Nm rated torque. It may sound way excessive, but truth is the...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-08-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Timo_90xj
My bets are on an internally collapsed flex hose...

My bets are on an internally collapsed flex hose on that caliper.
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-05-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Timo_90xj
IIRC WJs use rear ABS sensor data for the vehicle...

IIRC WJs use rear ABS sensor data for the vehicle speed source, so a faulty ABS sensor will cause multiple problems with the vehicle. ZJs have a separate vehicle speed sensor in the transfer case,...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-03-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Timo_90xj
You probably mean idle air controller,...

You probably mean idle air controller, abbreviated IAC. It's mounted to the throttle body, two torx screws and one electrical plug. Can be changed in a couple minutes.

You can try with unplugging...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   10-03-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Timo_90xj
Speed rating has nothing to do with load rating -...

Speed rating has nothing to do with load rating - apart from heavier duty tires usually having a lower top speed limit.
As long as you don't exceed the design speed limit of the tire, it doesn't...
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