What did you do to your jeep today?

Discussion in 'KJ General Discussion' started by TheQ, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. HoosierJeeper

    HoosierJeeper Gold Supporter/Admin Staff Member Administrator

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    Got the second Christmas tree with the KL tonight...was going to take the KJ but I already put the ski rack on it last weekend.
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  2. Aceofspades

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    Well I got the 02 in July so I had no control over the PO's maintenance
    I been using a blend the last 3 times until I go full sun.

    I also don't run it hard? Maybe I should...
     
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    Build it up to running hard. But hard accelerations and Italian tune ups are definitely on my maintenance plan.
     
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    Just got my 06 limited 4x4 and ready to put in some work.[​IMG]

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    Lol

    Well so far I've replaced everything. Little bit at a time Restoring it ;)
     
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    That is a new color. Nice and distinctive.
     
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    Thanks it's called jungle green

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    It has to come down to trust. I trust my mechanic. He has treated me well since the beginning. The first thing he ever did for me was assemble the coilovers for my KJ. I supplied all the parts except the big-ass washer that goes on the end. He even asked me if I was sure all the parts were there and I was sure they were. I was wrong.

    The mechanic I was using to do the lift took the coilovers back to him, his competitor (I went to him because he had a spring compressor and my mechanic didn't). He disassembled the coilovers, added the washer and reassembled them. When I tried to pay him, he refused.

    Then I started going to him regularly. My original mechanic was a great guy, but he worked for a guy I was having difficulties with, so I moved on. Now my new mechanic has done a number of jobs, both repair type and modifications type and always treated me fairly. He would prefer to supply all the parts, but doesn't complain when I buy them myself. I don't think he has ever billed me book hours, almost always less. Even though it's prob'ly against the law, he allows me to be inside his shop to take pictures or just to chat.

    I don't know what he did to discover the motor needed to be replaced, but he is very methodical and you have never seen a shop as clean and organized as his... well, I haven't. But to answer your question, no, I'm not sure, but he is. I trust him as much as I would, say, tommudd - and I don't even like Tom as much as I like my mechanic, but I trust him. That's all I need.
     
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    Question for everyone. How easy is it to Change the front upper and lower arms on a kj and can you do it with no experience? I just bought my jeep but need work done on it. Also can it be a one person job. Let me know thanks.

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    This is the "What did you do to your jeep today" thread. You should start a new thread to ask support type questions.
     
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    My bad I guess I should read before writing [emoji28]

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    A good shop it worth its weight in gold. I like to do as much stuff myself as I can, but there's times when either I don't have the diagnostic stuff or experience and it's easier to pay someone that does.
     
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    Works for me. :D
     
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    new to the liberty kj family,
    picked this up last month

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    this weekend scored these to replace the twisted drivers seat

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    installed drivers, will replace pass side this weekend

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    Nice KJ!
     
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    Another 800 mile round trip to North Carolina and back last night/ today, man traffic and cops everywhere BUT according to GPS average speed 81 MPH :gr_grin:
     
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    thanks
     
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    Painted the front grill, fenders, blacked out the emblems. Got some new tires. These lights that said they where for a liberty was a lie. I had to mod them so they fit hehe. next is the lift and front sespension work that will take me a bit more time but so far my jeep is looking clean[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    Interesting. Going from the limited look to the sport look actually worked out well I think

    The lights look nice. Too bad they aren't the larger Liberty light size
     
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    Thanks man.

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