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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-30-2015, 10:09 PM
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Posted By jkp
Makeup means to top off. If it has the LS...

Makeup means to top off.

If it has the LS additive in it, it should say suitable for makeup and refill of LS diffs.

Worst case, if you don't add the additive and it chatters, put some additive...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-24-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By jkp
You need to pull it and check the condition of...

You need to pull it and check the condition of the gear.

For a quick check, you can remove the cover and see if the shaft had a lot of side to side movement. It it's really worn, the wheel can...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-04-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 699
Posted By jkp
The loose flanges was probably your problem. ...

The loose flanges was probably your problem. They tend to loosen over time.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-26-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 851
Posted By jkp
As stated, front does the majority of braking. ...

As stated, front does the majority of braking.

Also, they may have used a different compound on the front than the rear. The factory pads on my '06 did the same thing. The rears never got dirty....
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-19-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 805
Posted By jkp
Since you have a distributor, you can run reg...

Since you have a distributor, you can run reg plugs, plat plugs, double plat plugs, etc. Just don't get any of the gimmick plugs.

If those are the original plug wires, they are due for...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-19-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By jkp
If you still have the noise in the front end,...

If you still have the noise in the front end, check the axle u-joint at the wheel.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-18-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 805
Posted By jkp
The plugs all look good. Have you replaced...

The plugs all look good.

Have you replaced the plug wires and distributor cap and rotor?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-14-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By jkp
You don't need a code reader. You can read the...

You don't need a code reader. You can read the codes in the odometer.

Just turn the ignition switch on off on off on and don't start it. Codes will display in the odo. Then you can look the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-08-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By jkp
The O2 sensors above the cats control mixture. ...

The O2 sensors above the cats control mixture.

You want to get OEM ones that are made by NTK. I found them at Advance Auto much cheaper than at the dealer.

Bank 1 is the front cat. 1/1 is the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-05-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By jkp
That's it. Just be sure that you get all the...

That's it. Just be sure that you get all the boots seated on the plugs when you put it back on.

Also, you either need to put standard copper plugs in it, or dual platinum plugs. Don't use a...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-30-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By jkp
There are lots of vehicles out there with diff...

There are lots of vehicles out there with diff fluid older than that.

I would have changed it out though. Dino gear lube is cheap.

You'll have to put LS additive in it, or use a lube with LS...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-30-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By jkp
They really need to have the OPDA gear and cam...

They really need to have the OPDA gear and cam gear checked on any '05 or '06 before buying it.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-17-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By jkp
You can verify the water pump flow by watching...

You can verify the water pump flow by watching the radiator flow with the cap off or by squeezing the top radiator hose to see if there is flow.

Also verify that the lower radiator hose is not...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-16-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By jkp
I'd check the flow from the water pump. My buddy...

I'd check the flow from the water pump. My buddy had a similar issue, and when he finally pulled the water pump, there wasn't much impeller left.

The impeller can also slip on its shaft as well.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-15-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By jkp
Did you flush the cooling system? Is the...

Did you flush the cooling system? Is the radiator free of mud, leaves, etc?

Does it overheat all the time? The fan is not needed when at hwy speeds.

Really neglected coolant can eat away the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-08-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,794
Posted By jkp
You may have to use the OEM sensor with either of...

You may have to use the OEM sensor with either of the aftermarket OPDAs.

My Dorman with Dorman sensor has about 20K mi on it, no issues.

With the pan off, you can look up and see the cam and...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-30-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By jkp
Yep, it was the heat.

Yep, it was the heat.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-27-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By jkp
That will work. No additive required for the...

That will work.

No additive required for the Rubi.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-10-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,202
Posted By jkp
Everything you ever wanted to know, and more, on...

Everything you ever wanted to know, and more, on OPDAs is here:
2005-06 Jeep OPDA_CPS_Distributor Failure - JeepForum.com...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-09-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,202
Posted By jkp
You are now going to have to find TDC of cyl 1 on...

You are now going to have to find TDC of cyl 1 on the compression stroke and align the timing marks on the harmonic balancer and the holes in the OPDA.

The belt tensioner has a square hole for a...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-09-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,202
Posted By jkp
This: ...

This: http://www.summitracing.com/parts/shc-947682/overview/

Or this: Sears.com (http://www.sears.com/craftsman-professional-1-2-x-9-16-in-full-polish/p-00944317000P?adCell=REC_1_0)

Mine came...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 05-04-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By jkp
If it's grinding going into reverse while you are...

If it's grinding going into reverse while you are sitting still, the clutch is not completely disengaging. Most likely a bad clutch master or slave cylinder.

The master is easy to change, just...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-04-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By jkp
Post a pic of the leak.

Post a pic of the leak.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-02-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,712
Posted By jkp
On a manual trans vehicle you should put the...

On a manual trans vehicle you should put the parking brake on and put the trans in 1st when parking it. Otherwise, you have a single point of failure that can result in the vehicle rolling away.
...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-30-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 875
Posted By jkp
Yeah, I would assume a clutch job while they are...

Yeah, I would assume a clutch job while they are in there plus labor to pull and install, but still.

Here's the whole trans for $3444. Probably rebuilt, but it would have a Mopar 3 yr, 100K mi...
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