What did you do to your jeep today?

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

  1. Aceofspades

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    new or old bolt , flip it around and put something in there like a box wrench or metal scrap. Tighten it down and it expands the pinch clamp.
     
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    top (bottom?) coated the section of undercarriage I've been mitigating rust on.
    i'll work on other sections as time allows. plan is to just bite off a section, whizzie wheel out the rust, coat with converter (krud kutter. amazing stuff), clean, prime, and paint. it'll take a while to get it all but it's all I can do right now. when the exhaust needs changing I'll do behind it. same with if I have to pull the t-case and/or trans out for some reason. probably will drop the fuel tank in the spring to get up under that area.
    going to need to order a new oil pan at some point; previous owner clearly didn't take care of this thing and that pan is so scalely to make an alligator jealous. it's not a matter of if but when it starts to leak I bet.

    loaded the now freshly stripped/cleaned/primed/painted/stemmed original steel wheels into the back in the hopes I'll get the call tomorrow that the snow tires are in and ready to be installed. finally managed to find someone who can get me the Cooper Discoverer M+S studded shoes I wanted, in 104S rating. decided against the 115Q "truck" tires.
     
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    btw... the board is freaking out, after ching chong dinig dong did his thing again.
     
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    Picked up some Moab wheels from a 2004 TJ off of Craigslist today. They don't look like they've ever seen dirt, like new condition. They've got 265/75 r16 Goodyear MTr's on them about half worn. I know they're too big and heavy, but I might run them for a short while just because I can. I haven't looked too closely yet, but will I need different lug nuts coming from the stock steel rims? Yay for new wheels day!
     
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    I'm gonna need new street tires on the jeep soon. contemplating doing a wheel/tire package and subsequently selling the 4 smooth side MOABs I have. Haven't decided if I'm stupid for thinking about that or not.
     
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    It’s that time of year again for inspection. Right on time I got P0138 and P0158. I’ve replaced sensors almost yearly since 2017 always with the recommended brand. I don’t understand.
     
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    Just loaded it with gear for today's pheasant hunt with 2 of my brothers:cool:
     
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    Replaced my nightmare of a passenger side valve cover gasket and vacuum lines !
     
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    Love doing them, so easy and quick to do, everyone thinks its a terrible job so I get to do them . LOL
     
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    ltd02 Comfortably numb KJ Supporting Member

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    Hmmm, I don't remember either side being difficult. You should mess with a FWD Pentastank. Can't even change the plugs without removing the intake and many other things.
     
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    After the heavy rains last few days, driver's door hinge was really squeaky.
    Bought a can of Fluid film and wow, super quiet now.
    [​IMG]
    Thanks HJ...
     
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    Been using this stuff for years. Love it. See if you can get the extension and cap. I soak the inside door panels at the drip holes and rocker panels and everywhere else it fits
     
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    gonna quote myself here and say. Wtf. Is there something in common that would cause both rear o2 to trip the code? honestly tired of replacing yearly
     
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    That is a good question.
    Is it possible that a rich condition or aged motor with oil blow by could somehow damage the 02 sensors? IDK...
    By chance do you have a sooty tailpipe?
     
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    Now I'm intrigued. Gonna give this a try. We need Fluid Film sponsorship!

    Bert
     
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    From your link above on page 4 Fluid film was offering a free can :) including shipping! (2012 post)
    Anyone up for contacting them and see if we can get a free trial, and ask if they would want to advertise here?
    [​IMG]
     
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    Put my wheels on today. Went after the pinch welds and found my passenger side wheel well plastic is a cheap paper thin piece of crap that acts more like shrink tube when heated.
     
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    Fluid Film, not a sponsor...

    heard in Eric O.'s/South Main Auto channel's voice. :D
     
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    Changed the oil and filter and replaced the oil pressure sender today. That wasn't a whole lotta fun.
     
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    I changed the oil and filter on mine today and it wasn't too bad, it was 40 degrees Fahrenheit but cloudy. I don't know where they hide the oil pressure sending unit on these