The Junkman has Arrived...

Discussion in 'Just registered? Post here to introduce yourself!' started by Junkman2008, Dec 27, 2016.

  1. Junkman2008

    Junkman2008 Full Access Member

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    ... and it looks like I am going to be here for awhile. :gr_grin:

    Hello my fellow Jeep Liberty owners. I just bought a 2004 Jeep Liberty from a friend of mine, who practically just gave it to me. It has 275K miles on it so I don't know how long that engine is going to last. The first thing I need to do is find a thread that list all the known issues for this year car so if someone can direct me to that thread, I'd be grateful. Some of you may no me from my You Tube channel. I do plan on posting my detailing information in the detailing section as well as giving out advice so that's where you will see me the most as I learn about this car.

    So hey to everyone here and here's to my newly found Jeep owners. :happy160:
     
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    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome Junkman
    I bought an 04 brand new drove it over 11 years as my DD and out over 221,000 miles on it before selling it, now have an 03.
    Known issues, don't let them get hot
    Some will say window regulators , but I have 3 KJs and none have ever had that issue
    Suspension sucks, at 20,000 miles I swapped mine out for complete OME springs etc
    But just do some reading
    As far as your You Tube channel, sorry never heard of you
    OH and did you buy a car or a Jeep ???:gr_grin:
     
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    I guess from your question, it depends on what I plan to do with the .... car. :D

    It's just going to be a daily driver on ROADS only. No off-roading or anything remotely close to that. I will drive in the snow during the winter but that is as extreme as I will get. I just need to get from point A to point B.
     
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    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Do all required maintenance
    Check tires and get good ones for winter driving
    Completely rip out the springs and shocks, replace with upgraded ( aftermarket ) suspension Even if you are only " roads " you still want a good ride and good handling don't you ??
    Never understood that term, " only going to be on roads" and I've been doing suspension work for over 44 years. Roads can put as much punishment as being off road almost, plus I hate bouncing off the bump stops on every dip, pothole, RR crossing etc
     
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    Dave Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Welcome Junkman.


    Dave
     
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    Thanks Dave. :)
     
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    Ya Ya I have watched your vids before! I clayed our little roadster last summer and was searching for how to's and ya! Cool! Thanks for those!

    Welcome!

    Bert
     
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    Oh and I think your vid came up when I was deciding between meguiars or mothers polish. And which orbital to get. Great videos!

    Bert
     
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    Thanks for the welcome Bert. :)
     
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    Welcome! Just keep up regular maintenance and inspect all bushings.
     
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    I don't have any idea where any bushings are so I am crawling all over eBay for a service manual on DVD. Do you know if I can download one anywhere?