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Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum Yesterday, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 188
Posted By LJ Dave
How many Jeeps are going on this one?

How many Jeeps are going on this one?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-12-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By LJ Dave
. I wouldn't ever buy anything from that...

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I wouldn't ever buy anything from that place ever again. They sold me a trailer hitch for my XJ that didn't fit and when I went to return it, they were extremely rude and unprofessional. They...
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 09-11-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By LJ Dave
Webster Pass - Radical Hill 09-11-2014

My brother is in town, so we did a quick run up Webster Pass, Radical Hill and Deer Creek today before the snow settles in tonight. A hiker snapped some photos of us coming up Radical Hill from a...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-10-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 252
Posted By LJ Dave
I have an extra Pitman arm lock washer, but not...

I have an extra Pitman arm lock washer, but not an extra nut. You can have it if you want it. Let me know if you want it and I can mail it to you or if you are near Falls Church, my brother can bring...
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 09-09-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By LJ Dave
RockAuto Discount Code

Just got this from RockAuto.com:

Thank you for being a RockAuto customer! To show our appreciation, we have a special discount for you.

Your discount code is:

2505446917900969


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Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 09-09-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By LJ Dave
My neighbor has a pink one just like it.

My neighbor has a pink one just like it.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-07-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By LJ Dave
A little white lithium spray grease on the...

A little white lithium spray grease on the bushing where the steering shaft goes through the firewall got rid of my steering wheel squeaks.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-07-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 196
Posted By LJ Dave
If it only does it once when turning as opposed...

If it only does it once when turning as opposed to constant clicking/popping with axle rotation, it is more likely to be that the trackbar axle mount is loose, and possibly the mounting hole may be...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-07-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By LJ Dave
Just a word of warning - I helped a friend...

Just a word of warning - I helped a friend install a 2 ohm kicker sub in his 2005 wrangler to replace his blown factory unit. It lasted about 2 hours before he blew the factory subwoofer amp. I don't...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-07-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 630
Posted By LJ Dave
If you only want to go 2 inches, I'd say do a...

If you only want to go 2 inches, I'd say do a budget boost. All you need is spring spacers, new shocks , sway bar disconnects and possibly extended front brake hoses (or relocate the hard lines lower...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-05-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 160
Posted By LJ Dave
The Bleeding procedure in my factory manual says...

The Bleeding procedure in my factory manual says to fill the reservoir, jack up the front axle so both tires are off the ground and turn the steering lock to lock at least 20 times, lower the Jeep to...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-05-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 246
Posted By LJ Dave
You don't have to get the nut out of the frame,...

You don't have to get the nut out of the frame, you just have to run a tap down through it. Really simple job.
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 09-05-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 571
Posted By LJ Dave
The local fire department has a slash drop off...

The local fire department has a slash drop off located right behind the Loaf n Jug at 43A and 285 . Been doing yard clean up and dumping slash there all week. It was so muddy today I had to put my...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-05-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 246
Posted By LJ Dave
If you really wanted to fix that inexpensively,...

If you really wanted to fix that inexpensively, just tap the next larger thread size in the original hole and welded on nut and put a new, larger bolt through the sway bar mounting bracket.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-05-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 160
Posted By LJ Dave
I just replaced the steering gearbox on a 99 TJ a...

I just replaced the steering gearbox on a 99 TJ a few weeks ago. You only have to remove the little plastic cover that goes between the bumper and the grill, that covers the sway bar to access the...
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 09-05-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By LJ Dave
About 15 years ago I sold a complete Dana 35 for...

About 15 years ago I sold a complete Dana 35 for $75. Unfortunately the buyer went to have a locker installed only to find out that the axle tube was bent on one side, so I refunded him his money...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-04-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By LJ Dave
X2 from what JeepersDave said. Apply gentle...

X2 from what JeepersDave said. Apply gentle pressure with a pair of pliers to narrow the gap on the piece of the zipper pull that the actual zipper feeds through. Probably only needs it on the side...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-02-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By LJ Dave
A buddy of mine bought a replacement OEM top from...

A buddy of mine bought a replacement OEM top from left over dealer inventory a couple of years ago for his 05 Unlimited Rubicon. The differences from his original top were:
1. The side windows had...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-02-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 997
Posted By LJ Dave
What did they say about the drive gear on your...

What did they say about the drive gear on your camshaft? I thought it looked like it had broken teeth in your 2nd photo. Maybe I was seeing things?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-02-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By LJ Dave
It really doesn't make any difference if Jeep...

It really doesn't make any difference if Jeep ever replaced your OPDA or not. They used the same POS design in the replacement as the original and they fail just as likely. Mine was replaced by...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-01-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By LJ Dave
Definitely worth replacing it before something...

Definitely worth replacing it before something really bad happens. See the recent "OPDA From Hell" thread on this forum and look at the photos of the drive gear on his camshaft in one of the posts....
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 08-31-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By LJ Dave
I would think that there are enough people on...

I would think that there are enough people on this forum that have garages and tools, that if you need a space to work for a day or two, someone here should be able to help you out. I provided...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-31-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 997
Posted By LJ Dave
The OPDA fires the fuel injectors, not the spark,...

The OPDA fires the fuel injectors, not the spark, and it has to be timed correctly.

But again, that's not really an issue for the OP as the drive gear on his camshaft has been destroyed and...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-31-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 997
Posted By LJ Dave
None of that stuff matters anymore, as your...

None of that stuff matters anymore, as your second photo shows clearly broken teeth on the drive gear on your camshaft. You shouldn't even start that motor up again before having someone tear it...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-30-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 997
Posted By LJ Dave
How long was the original OPDA squealing before...

How long was the original OPDA squealing before you replaced it?
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