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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-17-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 442
Posted By Yachtman
Replace. Simple. My 99 was leaking like a...

Replace. Simple.

My 99 was leaking like a pig.

Bought it from advance, online w the 30% coupon.

Easy install, 1 year later still perfect.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-22-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,019
Posted By Yachtman
I bough these and they've made an excellent...

I bough these and they've made an excellent improvement. The Hella H4

Same wiring harness, super easy.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001G72SKQ/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-16-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By Yachtman
I recently put Mobil 1 5-20 in my 1999 wrangler...

I recently put Mobil 1 5-20 in my 1999 wrangler and my Subaru Tribeca.

Currently -1 degrees w 7" of fresh snow and the lake is frozen over. Unbelievable for mid November.

Jeep drives 10 miles...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-16-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,924
Posted By Yachtman
I live in NW Iowa. Park the 99 tj outside....

I live in NW Iowa. Park the 99 tj outside. Regularly below 0 not factoring the dang Wind. Then it gets driven 2 miles to school by my son. Max 5 a day.

I bought some 5-20w Mobil 1 synthetic. ...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-15-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 25,974
Posted By Yachtman
Crayons Candles Boaters Favorite for zippers-...

Crayons
Candles
Boaters Favorite for zippers- Chapstick
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-24-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Yachtman
Me too. Had a similar problem. Made be dang...

Me too. Had a similar problem. Made be dang crazy. I replaced the multi function switch-- super easy. That didn't fix it.

It was the driver side turn signal socket. Replaced it and all is well....
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-28-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Yachtman
Been there, done that. Recently had the same...

Been there, done that.

Recently had the same symptoms. Took several cranks to start when the Jeep sat for a period of time.

Dropped the tank and replaced the fuel pump unit.

Actually,...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-22-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By Yachtman
Agh. Already put the wheel back together. ...

Agh. Already put the wheel back together.

It is right at 1/2" nothing more.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-22-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By Yachtman
Here's another pic of the hub. Early 99...

Here's another pic of the hub.

Early 99 check???
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-22-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By Yachtman
Ok. Looks like right at 1/2 " height of the...

Ok.

Looks like right at 1/2 " height of the Hub.

This would make it earlier version pre-2000.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-22-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By Yachtman
Thanks for all the recommendations. It's a nice...

Thanks for all the recommendations. It's a nice rainy day here in Spirit Lake, Iowa.

I'll take the rotors off and submit some pics of the Hubs.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-21-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By Yachtman
Wisdom, new Hubs, axle joints, what else?

1999, 4.0, auto has 120k miles. It's an ice cream getter..

Looking at replacing the front hubs.

While I have the hubs off, should I also replace the axle U joints.

Will also replace the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-17-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Yachtman
I will order the TPS today, low cost, easy first...

I will order the TPS today, low cost, easy first attempt.

Anything else?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-16-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Yachtman
Ok 4.0, 32RH automatic, 3.73 w 31" tires. ...

Ok

4.0, 32RH automatic, 3.73 w 31" tires.

It just started, like today, I changed the timing chain 2 weeks ago while replacing the crankshaft seal.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-16-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Yachtman
Hesitating above 55- recent new timing chain, fuel pump

Recently replaced fuel pump and timing chain. Last year new plugs, wires, cap, rotor.

Engine is warm,Hesitating under load, most noticeable when accelartaing from 50 to 60mph. Once it catches up...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-08-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By Yachtman
Wow, thanks for the update.

Wow, thanks for the update.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-07-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By Yachtman
Balancer Install easy

Timing chain, seal, gasket, check all in.

Was struggling w the balancer. I have never done a timing chain before. I live 2hrs from the nearest zone or advance orielly to rent tools


Was...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-05-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By Yachtman
of the small timing cover bolts were just barely...

of the small timing cover bolts were just barely finger tight. One was almost out. Wonder why she was leaking.

New seal, gasket, timing chain-- surprisingly easy.

Almost back together.
...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-24-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By Yachtman
Ok, thank you for your advice. Not a mechanic,...

Ok, thank you for your advice. Not a mechanic, just doing my best to take good care of the TJ.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-24-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By Yachtman
When I have the timing cover off, I have ordered...

When I have the timing cover off, I have ordered a Cloytes timing chain.

Do I need to replace the gears?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-22-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By Yachtman
Exclamation I think, The fel pro timing cover kit comes w the...

I think, The fel pro timing cover kit comes w the gasket RTV speedy seal and top of oil pan gasket.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-21-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By Yachtman
Harmonic Balancer Crankshaft Seal- what else to replace

1999 4.0 Auto 119K

Leaking pretty bad from the Crankshaft seal.

Besides the Seal itself and timing cover gasket and timing chain.

Is there anything else I should do when I've got the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-10-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By Yachtman
New thermostat replacement

99 tj was running very cool of the 210 degree mark.

Here's some insights.

Take both hoses of the thermostat.

Take the belt off.

I didn't at first, just led to lots of aggravation. ...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-15-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By Yachtman
Sooo my son was cominh home last night, watched...

Sooo my son was cominh home last night, watched him turn into the driveway. The brake lights are now working, however, still getting the fast flasher on the right side.

The multiswitch comes in...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-14-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By Yachtman
Dennis, thanks for your reply. I'll just order...

Dennis, thanks for your reply. I'll just order the multifunction switch to be on the safe side.

thanks for your help, Stephen
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