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Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 12-21-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By LJ Dave
It would have been good to see you again.

It would have been good to see you again.
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 12-20-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By LJ Dave
Did it drive ok going home?

Did it drive ok going home?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-20-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By LJ Dave
Go with the Crown unit. I have a Dorman that I...

Go with the Crown unit. I have a Dorman that I bought before the Crown unit was available. If was going to do it again, today, I'd just buy the Crown unit and be done with it. It has a better...
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 12-20-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By LJ Dave
Wow, that was the most stuck on pitman arm I've...

Wow, that was the most stuck on pitman arm I've ever seen. Didn't think it was coming off for a while there.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-20-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 573
Posted By LJ Dave
You should post a request for help on the local...

You should post a request for help on the local Kentucky forum page on this site. Maybe someone can go over and check it out for you. At least then you'd know if it was worth the drive down for a...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-20-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By LJ Dave
I found this video to be the most helpful when I...

I found this video to be the most helpful when I did mine:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McrtZ6ptSWY

Here's a tip: You can run the engine with the cover for the OPDA removed. Using the...
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 12-19-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By LJ Dave
Wrenching in Pine Junction 12-20-14

We'll be replacing a leaky steering gearbox in LadyTJ's rig tomorrow around 10:00 am. It should be a pretty quick small job, but you never know what you might run into. If you want to stop by send...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-18-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 770
Posted By LJ Dave
This is a good one too: ...

This is a good one too:

http://i58.tinypic.com/2mxk8zt.jpg
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-18-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 770
Posted By LJ Dave
Forgot to add, also make sure you have another...

Forgot to add, also make sure you have another car to drive for a few weeks until your Jeep is fixed.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-18-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By LJ Dave
I run that plastic ribbed wiring covering over...

I run that plastic ribbed wiring covering over the hot lead from end to end, and also slit some old heater hose I had laying around and wire tie it around both leads where they have the possibility...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 770
Posted By LJ Dave
First thing to do before taking your Jeep into...

First thing to do before taking your Jeep into deep water and mud is to make sure you have a lot of extra cash in your bank account. ;-)
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-16-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By LJ Dave
Replace for sure. I see your from the...

Replace for sure.

I see your from the Springs . If you want some help replacing that gearbox, send me a PM. I'm about 70 miles away and I'm replacing one on another Jeep from this forum on...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-16-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By LJ Dave
It's an easy bolt-in replacement job. 3 bolts...

It's an easy bolt-in replacement job. 3 bolts hold it to the frame, a pinch bolt holds the steering shaft onto the rear end of the gearbox, you have to pull the pitman arm off the old box or...
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 12-16-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By LJ Dave
I think it sounds more like the rear track bar...

I think it sounds more like the rear track bar may be loose or disconnected. Sometimes the bracket on the axle fails and breaks apart. I once had a rear track bar break while I was driving an old...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-16-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By LJ Dave
I have always had to put the bushing in the shock...

I have always had to put the bushing in the shock and then install the bar pin into the bushing. It's hard and a little lube on the bar pin helps.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-16-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By LJ Dave
I had a question during my installation and...

I had a question during my installation and called their tech support line. Got an immediate correct answer to my question, which was a question about the wiring in my Toyota Tacoma. The guy on the...
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 12-15-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,218
Posted By LJ Dave
How is the lug held onto the tire carrier? Can...

How is the lug held onto the tire carrier? Can it be welded back on?
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 12-14-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,218
Posted By LJ Dave
Was it bad enough to make the trek all the way...

Was it bad enough to make the trek all the way over to I-70 a better option for the morning?
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 12-14-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,218
Posted By LJ Dave
Thanks for hosting Corrie and Chad. Look forward...

Thanks for hosting Corrie and Chad. Look forward to getting that new steering box on your rig next Saturday.
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 12-14-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,218
Posted By LJ Dave
Thanks. I'll head over after the 1st quarter...

Thanks. I'll head over after the 1st quarter ends. Go Broncos!!!
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-14-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,190
Posted By LJ Dave
There is some good advice above. Instead of...

There is some good advice above. Instead of getting a second job, I always strived to get a better job that paid more. It's easy to become comfortable in a job, but your needs always should come...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-14-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,190
Posted By LJ Dave
That's a tough call that only you can make. I've...

That's a tough call that only you can make. I've had a few classic sports cars that were painful to sell when I was younger. My XJ I had before this rig was bitching and I really liked it, but my...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-14-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By LJ Dave
That is a false sense of security because as soon...

That is a false sense of security because as soon as you lift one of your rear tires off the ground, the other tire can freely spin and your vehicle can roll with the tire in the air spinning in the...
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 12-13-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,218
Posted By LJ Dave
Can one of you guys post on this thread when you...

Can one of you guys post on this thread when you are off the trail and heading home so I know when to come over?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-13-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By LJ Dave
Over time the factory sub speaker surround...

Over time the factory sub speaker surround disintegrates, and then the sub makes a horrible blown speaker sound. It is possible that the previous own simply disconnected it if this happened so he...
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