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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-20-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By Dirttracker18
JMO but I doubt coating it would help. My...

JMO but I doubt coating it would help. My experience is that it rusts from the inside out. If this is true then coating it with bedliner would not help

Thoughts?
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-22-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By Dirttracker18
Block heater could only leak antifreeze, not oil.

Block heater could only leak antifreeze, not oil.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-22-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By Dirttracker18
Plugged PVC valve? That will increase pressure...

Plugged PVC valve? That will increase pressure in the crankcase and open up any weak spots.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 05-29-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Dirttracker18
I actually had a chance at a wedding to speak...

I actually had a chance at a wedding to speak with a lead chemical engineer from a major oil company. We discussed this exact question a d his opinion was not to switch in a high mileage vehicle. ...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 05-10-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,485
Posted By Dirttracker18
:thumb: One of those tools I dont use often...

:thumb:

One of those tools I dont use often but when I need them they are indispensable! I count them up there with my 20 ton press, rarely used but essential when needed.

Next on the list,...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 05-09-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Dirttracker18
No you cannot run trans in you transmission. You...

No you cannot run trans in you transmission. You must use a heavy weight oil like gear oil, say a 75w 90.

Do not put auto tranny fluid in your transmission.

In your transfer case yes you can...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 04-28-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,214
Posted By Dirttracker18
Well this could go back and forth forever but...

Well this could go back and forth forever but suffice to say I know what I am talking about and you are misunderstood. You cannot compare a "sports car" on coils to this vehicle. BTW, much more...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 04-28-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,214
Posted By Dirttracker18
Track bars don't limit sideways movement. With...

Track bars don't limit sideways movement. With leafs you will have little to no sideways movement.

The track bar, in this instance, is to limit roll by binding suspension movement to to the arc...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 04-26-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,214
Posted By Dirttracker18
Price was about right but skip the track bar and...

Price was about right but skip the track bar and do it yourself if so inclined.

If those parts are loose they are a safety item, change them. Minus the steering box, have that checked by a...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 04-26-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,214
Posted By Dirttracker18
Having worked as a mechanic I can tell you that...

Having worked as a mechanic I can tell you that here it would have been a liability reason. As the mechanic I had an obligation to report to the customer alterations from stock and especially...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 04-26-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Dirttracker18
You need to perform well thought out tests. ...

You need to perform well thought out tests.

First we must know if the pump is powered by simply turn the key in or if it is oil pressure feed or some other switched source. No use banging your...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 04-25-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,345
Posted By Dirttracker18
Well nicely written but a little uneducated...

Well nicely written but a little uneducated response. With leaf springs, even without the track bar, there is little to no side to side movement. You would find, if you measured it, minimal change in...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 04-23-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By Dirttracker18
I like it :punk:

I like it :punk:
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-23-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By Dirttracker18
Seems like a lot of money to spend to mount used...

Seems like a lot of money to spend to mount used tires. Why don't you use that money to just buy new bigger tires for you current 15" rims?

Tires go up in price by rim size so by moving up to...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 04-22-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By Dirttracker18
Cool that there is lots o diamond plate ;)

Cool

that there is lots o diamond plate ;)
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 04-18-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 852
Posted By Dirttracker18
Old style shifting? Do you mean a standard...

Old style shifting?

Do you mean a standard transmission because that is not old, plenty of new vehicles can still be had with a "stick."

For me a Jeep has got to have a stick, no auto for me.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-18-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By Dirttracker18
Unless that is a show truck you are wasting money...

Unless that is a show truck you are wasting money IMO

The leafs slide on each other as they flex which would quickly wear into your powder coat. If you want the leafs pretty, paint them so they...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-16-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,004
Posted By Dirttracker18
I think if the engine has $100 000 on it and you...

I think if the engine has $100 000 on it and you can buy the jeep for less then a $1000 you are going to be $99 000 ahead. Grab it quick before he spots the money on the engine!

Just kiddin ya...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-11-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By Dirttracker18
I would pull the drum and have a look first and...

I would pull the drum and have a look first and see what is happening in there.

If all is well adjust both sides and make a test run.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-11-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Dirttracker18
More like the "nut" that should be welded on the...

More like the "nut" that should be welded on the inside of the body broke loose so the bolt could not be backed out.

Yes you would need to cut a small area of the floor to remove and repair the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-11-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,004
Posted By Dirttracker18
Then you are not going to be paying someone labor...

Then you are not going to be paying someone labor for the swap. A good swap can eat up that 5k in parts alone, although a good salvage hunter can bring that down considerably.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-11-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,004
Posted By Dirttracker18
No engine swap is easy but yes, GM based units...

No engine swap is easy but yes, GM based units have the most support and information out there with Dodge in a close second now.




Newer engines make more power, use less gas doing it, and...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-05-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By Dirttracker18
Way to step up Extreme! It will not be...

Way to step up Extreme!

It will not be forgotten
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 04-02-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By Dirttracker18
^^^^^ This The only reason for higher octane...

^^^^^ This

The only reason for higher octane is high compression.

Get someone that understands ignition to check over your system. Initial advance is only part of the issue. It needs to be...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-31-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 399
Posted By Dirttracker18
No You already have/had a track bar. ...

No

You already have/had a track bar.

You want to look into a traction bar.
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