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Old 07-08-2013, 12:47 PM   #1
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Needed to update this. I'm at least getting my brake pads done, but would like help with the other maintaince. I won't be able to go off roading until I get everything fixed Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 07-08-2013, 12:59 PM   #2
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suggestions on differentials

I need to replace the pinion seal on my differential and I am going to do a fluid swap so I was wondering what kind of differential fluid and what kind of gasket sealer you all suggest

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Old 07-08-2013, 01:34 PM   #3
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Needed to update this. I'm at least getting my brake pads done, but would like help with the other maintaince. I won't be able to go off roading until I get everything fixed Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.

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What other work needs to be done?
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Old 07-08-2013, 02:08 PM   #4
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I need to replace the pinion seal on my differential and I am going to do a fluid swap so I was wondering what kind of differential fluid and what kind of gasket sealer you all suggest
Black permatex gasket maker, and cheap gear oil. Should be changed twice a year if you wheel a lot
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Old 07-08-2013, 03:34 PM   #5
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What other work needs to be done?
It's a fairly long list, but the ones off the top of my head are:
leaking radiator
leaking front and rear diffs
cracked like no other serpentine belt
front steering stabilizer bushings are shot (they're stock)
front and rear seal bearings are leaking

I'll get the full list either today or tomorrow and post up what needs to be done.
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Old 07-09-2013, 12:27 PM   #6
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Here's what I still need to do before I can go back on the trails:
Tighten front sway bar link mount (Can't be too hard, right? Just need to know what
Replace serpentine belt (David can show me how to do it)
Remove and replace radiator
Remove and replace front track bar
Power flush transmission
Adjust front band (have no clue what this is)
Service transfer case
Service both diffs
Remove and replace front and rear pinion shaft seal
Remove and replace spark plugs
Clean all fuel injections
Clean off air intake system idle air control system
Clean of all intake manifold runners top of all piston and intake valves

If I can do most of this on my own, without a garage, let me know with some instructions, if possible, or a link.

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Old 07-09-2013, 12:43 PM   #7
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Amy, I have some things to do to my rig and I know Rollie has some thing to do on his. Maybe we can just get wrenching party together and help each other for a bit on Sat.
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Old 07-09-2013, 12:53 PM   #8
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I don't need anything done on my jeep. I could come over and help wrench. Just let me know time and place.
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Old 07-09-2013, 03:35 PM   #9
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Amy, I have some things to do to my rig and I know Rollie has some thing to do on his. Maybe we can just get wrenching party together and help each other for a bit on Sat.
Sounds good to me. Send me a pm for address. If interested I will throw some burgers on the grill. If you wanna bring anything its good with me. O think between Chad and me I think we got the tools to do most easy projects. No welders unless some one wants to give me one.... hahaha
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Old 07-09-2013, 03:52 PM   #10
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What Time Rollie??
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What Time Rollie??
I dont know. How about some rime after 10 am
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Old 07-09-2013, 07:28 PM   #12
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I have a bottle pump if you need one.
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I have a bottle pump if you need one.
Bring it along. I think we have 2 or 3 jeeps needing a good days work
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Old 07-09-2013, 08:24 PM   #14
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Amy, I have some things to do to my rig and I know Rollie has some thing to do on his. Maybe we can just get wrenching party together and help each other for a bit on Sat.
Sunday?
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Sunday?
No Sunday hoping to test at Jenny creek
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:53 AM   #16
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I'm open to both days as of now. Just need to watch my temp level lol. I can bring drinks or whatever else is needed. Want to try to learn as much as possibly to do on my own so I won't have to bug all of you. I have two cordless drills that are fully charged, and some other hand tools to bring. And honestly thanx to everyone, I'll pay all who shows up back . It's the least I can do.
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Old 07-10-2013, 11:49 AM   #17
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I'm open to both days as of now. Just need to watch my temp level lol. I can bring drinks or whatever else is needed. Want to try to learn as much as possibly to do on my own so I won't have to bug all of you. I have two cordless drills that are fully charged, and some other hand tools to bring. And honestly thanx to everyone, I'll pay all who shows up back . It's the least I can do.
Amy we are planning just Saturday. We can try to get as much of your stuff cleared up as we can. If you wanna brings some drinks that cool. I am picking up some frozen hamburger patties, hot dogs and buns and maybe a couple bags of chips. Nothin fancy. PM me and I will send you my address.
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Old 07-10-2013, 11:59 AM   #18
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And bring the parts you need to replace.

There is an autozone, napa, o'riley's within 5 miles of my place but it would save time if you already have the parts you know you want to replace. Like serpentine belt and all the fluids you need. If you want to replace the radiator probably need to bring one with you. Might check and see if you can pick up a certified used one someplace to save some cash.

I know we are working on at least 3 other jeeps all at the same time so anything to save time would be great.
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Old 07-10-2013, 01:58 PM   #19
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I'm gonna skip wrenching on mine for right now. Just Corrie's. Mine is having some work done at the shop next week
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I have the address set you Saturday at 10.
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I'm gonna skip wrenching on mine for right now. Just Corrie's.
Good call dude. You're learning.
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If you only new how well it works out for us both.....
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I just wanted to say I had a great time yesterday. I think this is the best group of people. Thank you for letting me be a part of it. Happy wheelin.

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