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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-02-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By McGuyver
What Majnoon said… Don't go all crazy trying to...

What Majnoon said… Don't go all crazy trying to get to it. It is tight but best access is from the drivers side front. Make sure you buy the right switch, different ones for different models. You...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-31-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By McGuyver
That is exactly what mine was doing, the switch...

That is exactly what mine was doing, the switch on top of the transfer case was bad. For a 2006 Rubicon the part number was 05083138AA, good idea to clean the area around the threads good prior to...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-13-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,430
Posted By McGuyver
I just rebuilt the front driveshaft on our 06...

I just rebuilt the front driveshaft on our 06 Rubicon, I bought a complete set of ujoints for the jeep:
1 211179X
2 5-793X
2 5-1330X
2 5-760X
1 5-795X
I replaced the whole centering ball yoke...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-05-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By McGuyver
Soft Top webbing between bows

Doing things a little backwards here in Texas, I just pulled the hardtop off and installed the factory soft top. I noticed the ~4" wide nylon webbing from the rear bow to the middle bow is missing...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-13-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,484
Posted By McGuyver
It is on top of the transfer case, best access is...

It is on top of the transfer case, best access is from the drivers side front. Clean the area, unplug the electrical connector and unscrew with big socket, stubby wrench or pair of channel locks. ...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-06-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,484
Posted By McGuyver
It was hard to tell in your video but is your 4x4...

It was hard to tell in your video but is your 4x4 low indicator light coming on? If the switch on the transfer case is bad, the circuit does not know you are in 4 low and it will not allow lockers...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-21-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By McGuyver
I had a similar problem with my 06 Rubicon. This...

I had a similar problem with my 06 Rubicon. This thread helped http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/4wd-light-and-axle-lock-149577.html
I shopped around and found it and an new oring for around $50. ...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-17-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,067
Posted By McGuyver
Installed the dorman 1 month ago @ 49,600 miles...

Installed the dorman 1 month ago @ 49,600 miles and I like it. Accumulated ~300 trouble free miles so far. It is not a daily driver so I will not be winning any awards for highest mileage on a...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-16-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By McGuyver
The dorman part number is 689201. I have seen...

The dorman part number is 689201. I have seen them on ebay also but rockauto had the best price. It shipped right away and the gasket was included.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-15-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By McGuyver
The dorman unit looks and fits exactly like the...

The dorman unit looks and fits exactly like the oem part. Information in the giant OPDA thread on anther forum indicates the dorman has bronze bushings versus steel and a seal has been removed to...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-15-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By McGuyver
Saved by Laughing Monkey on You Tube

I read up on OPDA issues prior to purchasing an '06 Rubicon and I am really glad I played the Laughing Monkey utube clip for wife. She heard the noise and thoughtfully left the Jeep parked in the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-15-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 781
Posted By McGuyver
If you are really worried about the funds, pull...

If you are really worried about the funds, pull the fill plugs first and check your fluids to see if any water got in. If it is good clean the plugs, put a little teflon tape on and you are good to...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-15-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By McGuyver
Thanks Guys, I almost put a zip tie on it but I...

Thanks Guys, I almost put a zip tie on it but I did not know how it would hold up in a hot gear oil environment. I like the injector clamp idea, if I go that route I believe I will put a dab of rtv...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-14-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By McGuyver
Rubicon Locker Air Clamp

I have changed out all the fluids in our recently purchased 2006 rubicon. Was excited to see old stuff was all good and no metal shavings to speak of. On both the front and rear differentials I...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-27-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By McGuyver
I have had good luck with the big cans of...

I have had good luck with the big cans of Rustoleum Primer followed by gloss or semi gloss Rustoleum high performance enamel. You could use spray on bedliner if you like the look but that usually...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-26-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By McGuyver
I just ordered a sensor and gasket for my 06...

I just ordered a sensor and gasket for my 06 Rubicon, sensor is 5083138AA and the gasket is 4338956. My 4x4 light is on in 2hi, off in 4hi and back on in 4lo.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-09-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,030
Posted By McGuyver
If the 4x4 light goes back off when you put it in...

If the 4x4 light goes back off when you put it in 4 low there is a good chance the lockers will not activate. Check out this thread for some information on the position sensor. ...
Forum: WF New Member Check In 09-09-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By McGuyver
Thanks for the Welcome. Passenger exterior door...

Thanks for the Welcome. Passenger exterior door handle was loose, first successful repair thanks to the "how to repair exterior door handle" post. The search function is amazing.
Forum: WF New Member Check In 09-06-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By McGuyver
New TJ Owner in TX

I have been lurking, reading and studying up on jeeps here for months. Mostly about what to look for when buying one. Well finally found "the" one so now I am going to be around to share that...
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