KJ 2.4L longevity

Danakin

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So from trolling around here it would seem I've bought one of the only two Liberties with the 2.4L 4 ******. Lol! Seriously though, I got it because it was a cheap four that is better on gas than my 3/4 ton that was my daily driver. I found a 2004 2.4 2wd with 5 speed manual with 150,000 miles. Paint is shot but the interior is perfect and she runs great. Has a new clutch, pressure plate, etc. No rust no dents. Everything except the rear windows works. My plan is to quickly do a cooling system flush, replace the thermostat and temperature sensor with Mopar (yep I got the 0128 light). Do an engine flush, go to synthetic oil, replace oil pressure sensor (also got 0522 light but she purrs like a kitten and temperature is perfect). New plugs and tint the windows because dang! That's a big ole greenhouse. My question is, what is the expected longevity of these Jeeps? I hope it lasts forever! I have actually fallen in love with the little bugger!
 

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If it has had a good life up till now should run a long time
That is if regular maintenance was done
two that I have sitting here one has 83000 and other has 90some thousand
One I just picked up the front and rear diffs , owner already pulled them for me, had 156,000
I just buy them for the diffs
But two were blown, one overheated
 

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WOW! In my first post I used a completely harmless term for a four cylinder engine that people have used my entire life that means absolutely nothing but that when a spark plug fires and ignites the fuel air mixture it produces an audible bang which causes thrust. My particular engine has four of these cylinders that go bang and the mods see fit to asterisk out the word. The more I troll around here the more I see stuff blanked out. It's just silly and aggravating to think we can't have a conversation here without this kind of nonsense! If this is what this forum is like I think I'll be leaving as fast as I started here!
 

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Ha ha, it’s not the mods doing it, it’s the platform. We pretty much laugh it off, 95% of the time. Stick around because there is some really good knowledge and some good folks here. Here is a thread where we vent our frustration about the word censorship, LOL.

 

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Ha ha, it’s not the mods doing it, it’s the platform. We pretty much laugh it off, 95% of the time. Stick around because there is some really good knowledge and some good folks here. Here is a thread where we vent our frustration about the word censorship, LOL.

Thanks for that. I vented a little bit there. Just frustrating to think of the underlying message it sends about the state of things. I'll give it a chance.
 
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