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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-12-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Defcon 1
Check this thread out: ...

Check this thread out:

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f218/the-auto-shutdown-relay-437697.html

There is a procedure to test the ASD relay to make sure it's operating correctly.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-02-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Defcon 1
I'm just going to ask the obvious because I...

I'm just going to ask the obvious because I didn't read that anyone mentioned it... Are you actually doing 55mph? If you have 33's and no one ever changed the speedometer gear, your "indicated" speed...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-26-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 424
Posted By Defcon 1
You have a D35 rear and D30 front now. But you...

You have a D35 rear and D30 front now. But you need the gearing to match to use the 4wd. So you'll need a D35 rear with 4.10 gearing and a D30 front with 4.10 gearing.

What Zack was saying was...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-26-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 424
Posted By Defcon 1
I don't believe there is a difference between the...

I don't believe there is a difference between the D35's with different gearing. The only thing different about them should be internally, the ring and pinion. I'm thinking that it's possible that...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-26-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By Defcon 1
That hole is huuuuuuge! There's no way that's...

That hole is huuuuuuge! There's no way that's stock. Maybe PO had a purpose for it, but you should plug that hole up.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-22-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By Defcon 1
Good points. In addition the material you are...

Good points. In addition the material you are drilling may require a stronger/type bit. Bits rated for the tougher metals will be much more efficient at drilling and make it easier for you. If you...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-22-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By Defcon 1
And don't forget to paint/seal the...

And don't forget to paint/seal the holes/material. You will expose the insides of the bumper to the elements and it will rust/corrode from the inside out.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-19-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By Defcon 1
When I first bought my Jeep 12 years ago, I had...

When I first bought my Jeep 12 years ago, I had to sink a ton of money into each month to get it up and going, including a new tranny and clutch. Eventually, I ironed all the bugs out and it has...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-18-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By Defcon 1
Jumping The Battery:

If you have a dead battery, is there any harm in getting another vehicle to jump it? I was wondering what kind of amperage is being induced into the Jeep while that is happening.

The reason I ask...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-16-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By Defcon 1
I don't believe the oil pressure is supposed to...

I don't believe the oil pressure is supposed to fluctuate that much. It might be insufficient lubrication. That could be the pump, or a clogged lifter, anything that would stop the valve-train from...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-15-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Defcon 1
Drivetrain Compatibility:

Theoretically speaking, is it possible to completely remove a 4.0ís drivetrain and put it into a 2.5 base? Iím talking about a complete engine / computer / tranny / t-case swap. I was thinking...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-14-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By Defcon 1
I know it might be a little excessive, but I ran...

I know it might be a little excessive, but I ran out of room on the regular switch panel and wanted them in a single spot lol. I used zeus quick turn fasteners for the switch plate, and that plate...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-09-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Defcon 1
If you want a real difference, get an intake...

If you want a real difference, get an intake coming from outside of the engine bay, (snorkel). That is a true cold air intake. Air that is cooler is more dense and is better for combustion. Also, the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-08-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Defcon 1
I'm not going to give my opinion because... I'm...

I'm not going to give my opinion because... I'm interested in getting it lol. I would love to have a newer 2.5 w/ Ax-15 upgrade, and being only 15 miles from me is reallly tempting lol. I'm sure if...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-07-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Defcon 1
Does the Check Engine Light come on when you go...

Does the Check Engine Light come on when you go to the key-on position? I mean come on and disappear and not stay illuminated? Usually a failing ECM will delay this from happening. As soon as you...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-06-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Defcon 1
Is the fuel rail getting pressure? You can rent a...

Is the fuel rail getting pressure? You can rent a fuel pressure gauge from Autozone to confirm.

Is the fuel pump priming? When you turn to the key-on position, the fuel pump will engage for 1-2...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-23-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Defcon 1
That's way too high. Usually the recommended PSI...

That's way too high. Usually the recommended PSI is located on the driver-side door, and that goes according to the vehicles weight class. Get close to whatever that tag says and you'll be good....
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 06-22-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,124
Posted By Defcon 1
I've seen a ton of guys convert over to the TJ...

I've seen a ton of guys convert over to the TJ style fuel filler. From my own experience, the gas pump filler was actually pushed out from the license plate holder because of the tension from the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-16-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By Defcon 1
Are you certain it’s engine knock and not lifter...

Are you certain it’s engine knock and not lifter tick / valve-train chatter? Mostly every YJ engine will suffer from that eventually in some form, usually starting around 130-160k miles. What are the...
Forum: WF Site Help & Support 06-10-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Defcon 1
I like this idea very much. Even if you made a...

I like this idea very much. Even if you made a sub-catagory for each Wrangler Type, that would really make it easier. The old forum I was a member to had it like this.


For example:

Jeep...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-10-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Defcon 1
You can try to treat lifter-tick with running a...

You can try to treat lifter-tick with running a thinner viscosity oil, oil stabilizer, oil cleaning agents like SeaFoam, but the hydraulic lifters can be replaced if all that fails.

Tons, (tons),...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-10-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Defcon 1
Are you certain it's a knock? The YJ engines are...

Are you certain it's a knock? The YJ engines are notorious for lifter-tick, of which can be repaired. How many miles on her?
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-09-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By Defcon 1
Negative, the skid-plate also acts as the...

Negative, the skid-plate also acts as the transmission crossmember. You have to support the engine & the tranny when dropping the skid plate. If you dropped it down too far, you can break your motor...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-09-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By Defcon 1
I believe they made the T-case use ATF because it...

I believe they made the T-case use ATF because it thins out enough for the pump to spray and lube all the components inside the T-case. I have read that gear-oil and engine-oil in the T-case won't be...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-06-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By Defcon 1
Recently, my Ax-5 lost the ability to spring back...

Recently, my Ax-5 lost the ability to spring back into what I'm going to call "center-neutral". Meaning, if I were to come out of 2nd it doesn't spring in between middle of 3rd and 4th gear. It does...
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