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Old 07-12-2009, 09:26 AM   #1
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Bought one Yesterday. Spent 99% of it's life as a toad, SC to CA 12 times.
1997, 4.0L Sport.
What are the weak points on this unit?
Valve tap BIG TIME, are these hydraulic or solid lifters in these units?
Best source for parts and goodies?
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Old 07-12-2009, 01:25 PM   #2
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yeah the 4.0's make alot of noise. But they run forever.

* yours has hydraulic lifters. Or it could be an exhaust leak. They are just noisy. I ignore mine.

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Old 07-12-2009, 10:20 PM   #3
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My 97 is noisy, but not that bad. Check the exhaust manifold, they have a habit of cracking in the early TJ's.
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Old 07-13-2009, 08:44 AM   #4
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yeah the 4.0's make alot of noise. But they run forever.
X2

as for parts sites there are tons of them out there. some big ones are
quadratec
4wd
JC Whitney
you can also check out the "Vendor Showcase" section of this forum for other great places for jeep goodies.
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Old 07-13-2009, 09:00 AM   #5
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Talking Thank you

Thanks, PO is paying for a NEW Exhaust manifold and having it done.
Stil going to pull the valve covers and check out the valve train to see if it is DERAILED at a lifter.
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