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Old 03-08-2010, 10:19 AM   #1
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Tune up/fluid change questions

Hey guysfirst off I want to thank anyone a head of time for any help they give.
I have a 97 TJ that's just about to break 140000 miles and I'm lookin to do a general tune up and change all the fluids. I'm looking change the differentials, engine oil of course, tranny, transfer case and if there is anything I have missed I'd like to know and what fluids you guys use. Also I'm doing the front brakes any tips? Also the timing chain has been getting noisy but only when it is raining ie wet??? And finally I have a quick lift question. I want the old man emu 2 in lift but idk if I should go medium or heavy duty? Thanks again guys I know it's a lot of questions but I figure I'm in the right place to do it.

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Old 03-08-2010, 10:40 AM   #2
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I would do the radiator fluid to.

As far as the OME springs go, Personally I would go with the HD springs but thats me. do you have plans for aftermarket bumpers, winch etc.. if you don't already? Do you have a hardtop? The more weight you add the more your springs will sag. The HD coils will give you a stiffer ride and they will probably give you a little more height than the 2" or 2.5" there rated at. To put it short, get the HD coils if you have accessories and a hard top and the medium coils if you don't plan on bumpers, winch, and all the goodies.

The medium coils will do you fine even with accessories they just won't give you as much height as the HD, but like I said the HD coils make for a bit of a stiffer ride.

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I do plan on slowly adding the fun stuff. Well considering my ride us stiff as he'll now I figure hd can't be that much worse. I was leaning that way anyways.
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I do plan on slowly adding the fun stuff. Well considering my ride us stiff as he'll now I figure hd can't be that much worse. I was leaning that way anyways.
Stiff ride??? TJ's are mush compared to YJ's. LOL
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Don't get me worng Sman68, the HD springs will ride nice all I'm saying is they will be stiffer than the medium duty,
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Old 03-08-2010, 12:05 PM   #6
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Haha yah no I'm not
sayin mine are ridiculous stiff just worn out I think

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