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Forum: Jeeps For Sale 09-19-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,099
Posted By MGHDTi
Still trying to sell this thing, so here's a bit...

Still trying to sell this thing, so here's a bit of an update. Lowered it to $7999. I, as a proud Wrangler owner, absolutely hate to sell it, but as of right now, there's just no way I can afford it,...
Forum: Jeeps For Sale 08-14-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,099
Posted By MGHDTi
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

Looking to sell my '97 Jeep Wrangler Sahara. 4.0 liter, I6 5 speed.

Second owner, was in near mint condition when I bought it at Rairdon in Kirkland, since then I have kept up with all the...
Forum: Washington Jeep Forum 02-24-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By MGHDTi
I may be down :) depends what the paycheck looks...

I may be down :) depends what the paycheck looks like...
Forum: Washington Jeep Forum 01-17-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By MGHDTi
Reiter Pit ORV

Anyone been here? It's in Goldbar, but I've heard and read mixed information regarding whether or not it's open. Have a lot of Woodinville friends that used to mess around there many years ago, but...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 01-08-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By MGHDTi
Engine for sale

I've got a 4.0 I6 that came out of my 97 Wrangler for sale. Had about 130k on it before I pulled it. Hydro locked the poor thing, so it needs a rebuild, or you can use it for parts. If you're...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 12-05-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,685
Posted By MGHDTi
Took my Jeep out to an offroad park after it had...

Took my Jeep out to an offroad park after it had been raining all day. Decided to impress my newly acquired girlfriend, and three of my friends with my "do anything, go anywhere" Jeep. Roared through...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-21-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By MGHDTi
I recently blew my engine, and swapped in a 97...

I recently blew my engine, and swapped in a 97 Cherokee engine. I have a 97 Wrangler and I know the 97-98 Cherokees and Grand Cherokees are interchangeable with Wranglers. You might want to do a...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-19-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By MGHDTi
I've done this 3 or 4 times, and it's a...

I've done this 3 or 4 times, and it's a huuuuuuuge PITA every time. I just get underneath with a torque wrench, extensions, u-joints, frustration, cursing, and beer. It is do-able though with...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-16-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By MGHDTi
I recently did an engine swap in mine, fired it...

I recently did an engine swap in mine, fired it up and it ran fine, but the voltage gauge slowly dropped to the redline, and the check gauges light came on. Jumped it, and it started but I had to...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-10-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By MGHDTi
No AC, and definitely not hood light...

No AC, and definitely not hood light...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-10-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By MGHDTi
Thanks for all the replies :) I ended up zip...

Thanks for all the replies :) I ended up zip tying it to the firewall.

So engine is in, fired it up and it works perfectly! But, I've got this loose connector and I can't figure out for the life...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-09-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By MGHDTi
Not wholeheartedly, I've still got so many other...

Not wholeheartedly, I've still got so many other bits and pieces to assemble, attention has been shifted to that. So either way, its some sort of breather hose for something? Figure I'll just mount...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-08-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By MGHDTi
AX15 Transmission. Can't start it up quite yet,...

AX15 Transmission. Can't start it up quite yet, still need to get everything hooked back up. I'm fairly positive it's the transmission breather hose, assumptions can lead to disaster though. Anyone...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-08-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By MGHDTi
Oh right... Its a 97 wrangler, the engine came...

Oh right... Its a 97 wrangler, the engine came out of a 97 Cherokee. I6 4.0. I was thinking breather tube... Transmission breather?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-08-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By MGHDTi
What is this?!

Doing an engine swap and this bugger popped off as I was loosening the transmission/bell housing bolts. Popping the new engine into place right now and have no idea where this goes or what it is....
Forum: Washington Jeep Forum 11-04-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By MGHDTi
CB City in Tacoma tuned mine. Quick, easy, cheap,...

CB City in Tacoma tuned mine. Quick, easy, cheap, and I gained a wealth of knowledge on CB's/Ham radios from the awesome, down to earth guy working there.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-01-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By MGHDTi
Yeah I've helped a friend with a few swaps, and...

Yeah I've helped a friend with a few swaps, and this is a hell of a lot easier. Thanks for the advice though, I'll just keep working at it. Question though, what was your lift rated at? I've got a 2...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-31-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By MGHDTi
OK, I was just concerned with damaging something...

OK, I was just concerned with damaging something internal. But if it's just a matter of patience and prying, I can do that. Where are the locating pins?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-31-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By MGHDTi
Haha, thank you. :appl: I did do that...

Haha, thank you. :appl:

I did do that though... any specific points to hammer on? Use a screwdriver as a wedge? Just bash every exposed portion of the transmission? Hulk style?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-31-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By MGHDTi
Separating engine from transmission.

Hey there,

I've put up a few posts about my current engine swap, but this is my first, fully inclusive, solo engine swap, so I'm needing some additional assistance.

I have an I6, 4.0 5 spd...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-30-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By MGHDTi
As far as the Torx bolts go, I've had nothing but...

As far as the Torx bolts go, I've had nothing but good luck using a heat gun for about a minute, then using a breaker bar giving it a solid, clean turn. Came right out with no issues whatsoever....
Forum: Washington Jeep Forum 10-17-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By MGHDTi
I was thinking about doing this in the future as...

I was thinking about doing this in the future as well:

https://www.dipyourcar.com/home.php
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-14-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By MGHDTi
Cherokee auto I6 engine into 5 spd Wrangler?

So I'm getting ready to do an engine swap, due to hydrolocking and blown rods, found at least six decent I6, 4.0 liter engines at the local junk yard, but they are all sitting in automatic Cherokee's...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-24-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By MGHDTi
Thanks everyone for the responses and...

Thanks everyone for the responses and information. Looks like I'll be going with a salvage yard find at this point. It's about all I can afford and even then, I can barely afford it. Ha. Maybe I...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-23-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By MGHDTi
Haha, thank you. That's what I thought and what I...

Haha, thank you. That's what I thought and what I was fearing. What is the absolute cheapest option? Salvage yard engine? Some other engine swap? Diesel? V8?
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