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Old 07-09-2014, 08:37 AM   #1
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Tj tune-up

Hey guys this time I have a question for my girlfriend. She has a 97 tj and it seems to be struggling a little but while she's driving and her gas mileage is worse than mine and she has a stock 4 banger and mines lifted with 31s on it. Everyone is saying she needs a tune up for her jeep but she doesn't know what that would consist of and I gave her a few options but I didn't know what I was missing. She just got her oil changed, I recommend new spark plugs, dumping out her gas tank and getting it cleaned out and stuff like that. She has an inspection here soon too. Any ideas?

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Old 07-09-2014, 08:58 AM   #2
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distributor cap, rotor, plugs, wires

any fluids that need to be changed in the trans, TC, and diffs

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Old 07-09-2014, 12:58 PM   #3
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Why would you dump out the gas tank and clean it out?
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Old 07-09-2014, 01:09 PM   #4
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I figured she might have got a bad batch of gas a while back or something. I did it with my 88 corsica a while back and that was the problem with it so I figured I'd be worth a shot
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Old 07-14-2014, 01:11 PM   #5
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do what everyone else is saying, a tune up with a decent set of plugs wires and distributor cap, check the fluid in the transmission and transfer case, and check the air filter (i have a spectre in mine that is the same as a k&n but half the price) and when ever i do an oil change i fill the tank up and add a thing of sea foam to it. also...get some carb cleaner and spray out the throttle body, if it looks pretty gunked up take it off and scrub it gently with a wire brush. good luck!
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