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Forum: Tires & Wheels 10-29-2014, 04:43 PM
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Posted By mt miner
Today I took the front right wheel and tire,...

Today I took the front right wheel and tire, moved it to the back, and no more steering wheel wobble... We will see if they can get it to balance better.....thanks for the help.
Forum: Tires & Wheels 10-28-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By mt miner
steering parts are all tight..just put these...

steering parts are all tight..just put these wheels and tires on and instant little wobble in the steering wheel, so I know its the new wheels and tires...I have never run bigger tires on a Wrangler...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 10-28-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By mt miner
Should bigger tires wobble the steering a little ?

0854 I finally bought some nice wheels and bigger tires for my 03 TJ... I ordered a set of Mickey Thompson 15 x8 side biter wheels, and Pro Comp 32 11.50 15 extreme all terrain tires.. They...
Forum: Communications and Electronics 12-09-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 44,364
Posted By mt miner
I mounted a Larsen nmo 150 with a terraflex tail...

I mounted a Larsen nmo 150 with a terraflex tail light mount and it performs very well..had to customize the hole in the terraflex mount a little and make it bigger though. I like the nmo 150 because...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-09-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By mt miner
I called the local off road shop and they said...

I called the local off road shop and they said its a plastic insert that wears out inside the shaft, and they have welded them..... I welded mine,,,,,steers like a new rig now.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-08-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By mt miner
does anyone know is its ok to just weld this lower steering shaft ??

I traced the slack in my steering down to the lower steering shaft. It is so loose in this slip joint Its miserable to drive. The rest of the steering shaft parts are still nice and tight , so Im...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-20-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,264
Posted By mt miner
When your driving a long ways to look at a Jeep,...

When your driving a long ways to look at a Jeep, always ask if it has been in rust country back east, and request pictures of the under side. They can put really good paint jobs on cancer ridden...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-28-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By mt miner
Ok, I tried this coool routine,and it works. Im...

Ok, I tried this coool routine,and it works. Im not dropping the gas tank untill I absolutely have to. Of course, if Im being chased by a huge bear, running out of the woods and I dive into the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-24-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By mt miner
Where is the pressure valve that is not holding,...

Where is the pressure valve that is not holding, in the fuel pump? If so, Im assuming I will have to drop the gas tank.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-21-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By mt miner
2003 4.0 starts hard after it sits overnite.

My 03 Wrangler with the 4.0 starts hard after it sits overnite. I turn the starter long enough for it to start, then quit, and try again, and it starts right up. Could this be the fuel pump or...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-08-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By mt miner
18-19 mpg with my 03 wrangler

I bought an 03 Wrangler Sahara, with the 4.0,and the automatic transmission, and Im averaging 18-19 mpg just driving around the county, and up gravel roads in the mountains. I thought I died and...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-30-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By mt miner
Sloppy steering shaft in my 03 Sahara

When I bought this Wrangler I noticed the steering was sloppy, and I thought I would just need to tighten the worm gear. When I finally got time to tear into this, the worm gear and both u joints...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-24-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,641
Posted By mt miner
I believe it was doing it before I lifted it,...

I believe it was doing it before I lifted it, just didnt notice it because the top was off,and we had 35-55 mph winds every time I drove it. When I drove it home 85 miles from the dealership, it...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-23-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,641
Posted By mt miner
Thanks JD. I did some reading on this tourque...

Thanks JD. I did some reading on this tourque converter shudder, but didnt really find anything that explains it very well. I used to work for a co. that remans transmissions, and built thier own...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-22-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,641
Posted By mt miner
Thanks Rolf. I just didnt want to damage the...

Thanks Rolf. I just didnt want to damage the transmission, but I guess they come damaged from the factory. Now all I gotta do is decide between the louder exhaust, or the bigger stereo !!
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-22-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,641
Posted By mt miner
Thanks TJJam, I did some reading on tourqe...

Thanks TJJam, I did some reading on tourqe converter shudder, and it sounds like my problem. Wish I would have bought a 5 spd manual, but my wife wanted the automatic. It is nice not having to...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-20-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,641
Posted By mt miner
I talked to a friend today that has an 04 with...

I talked to a friend today that has an 04 with the automatic transmission. When I described the vibration to him he said his did that, so he took it in, and it was the cv joint on the front drive...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-19-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,641
Posted By mt miner
If I can find another Wrangler with a 4.0 and...

If I can find another Wrangler with a 4.0 and automatic trans, I ll take it for a ride. My last Jeep was a 77 cj5, and we sold it back in 1985, so Ive not been around an inline 6 cyl engine for...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-18-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,641
Posted By mt miner
Thanks div4gold, thats interesting. When I test...

Thanks div4gold, thats interesting. When I test drove the jeep I drove it all over Billings, and then 85 miles home with the hardtop and steel doors on, and I just dont think I would have missed that...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-18-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,641
Posted By mt miner
Drivetrain vibration in overdrive

Hello to everyone on the wrangler forum. Have been reading for quite a while, and finally joined. A few months ago I bought a 2003 Sahara, with 114,000 miles on it. It was driven like a minivan...
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