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Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-27-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By Shelby427
Crap,I just tossed one. Wasn't a real one, was...

Crap,I just tossed one. Wasn't a real one, was off a Power Wheels Jeep.
I honestly thought about hanging it up in the garage.

Got the Power Wheels for $50.00 off Craigslist. All I wanted was the...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-27-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Shelby427
Umm I've had State Farm for decades now. When I...

Umm I've had State Farm for decades now. When I buy a vehicle, new or used I stop by the agent's office. They take some photos of it, and document any add ons. If I add anything later I stop by and...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-27-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By Shelby427
Whoops forgot the one just this week. Customer...

Whoops forgot the one just this week. Customer brings in a battery to have checked, car won't start.
Battery tests bad, shorted cell.

Customer buys battery, takes home. Calls later to say he...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-27-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By Shelby427
You need to be smarter then what you are working...

You need to be smarter then what you are working on. If not then don't do it.

Had one of the latter a while back. Buys battery, will install it themselves.

Get call from said person, reaming me...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-27-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,812
Posted By Shelby427
Take it for what it's worth. I have a 97 with a...

Take it for what it's worth. I have a 97 with a 4.0 and it had the lovely screeching monkey too.
I pulled the distributor and disassembled it. Same deal, upper bushing was bone dry.

I did the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-15-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7,877
Views: 547,756
Posted By Shelby427
You have the skills to work on it, or at least...

You have the skills to work on it, or at least ask for help if you don't.

I had a real "Here's your sign" day today at the shop.

Old Asian couple come in and want a new battery for their Benz....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-15-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By Shelby427
It's a Jeep sign of ownership. You can always...

It's a Jeep sign of ownership. You can always tell who owns a Jeep. Just look for the ripped belt loop.
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-15-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,095
Posted By Shelby427
no matter how bad someone screws up a Jeep, it won't be as bad as this.

Looking on Craig's List I stumbled on this.

CUSTOM S-10 12 CYL AWESOME RIDE (http://cfl.craigslist.org/cto/4812656708.html)

Dear Lord what was this guy on when he thought up this one? :jawdrop:
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-15-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By Shelby427
Which is telling you the IAC is not compensating...

Which is telling you the IAC is not compensating for the additional load.
And we're back to the dog chasing it's tail. Is it an IAC fault, or is it something else like a bad TPS not reading the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-15-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By Shelby427
Yep you use an ancient secret. It's called a...

Yep you use an ancient secret. It's called a pyramid. The higher you go the wider the base to stabilize it.

When you go up you go wider. Off the top of my head I don't recall seeing a lifted Jeep...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-15-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By Shelby427
Before swapping in another ignition switch, you...

Before swapping in another ignition switch, you may want to look at the actuator pin.
It sits between the lock cylinder and the switch, and is a known problem child.

What's happening to yours is...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-15-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By Shelby427
From all you've done and the great advice you've...

From all you've done and the great advice you've gotten, maybe it's time to have someone hook up a scanner to it. Taking a snap shot of the system when it acts up could reveal what is actually going...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-14-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,186
Posted By Shelby427
Well this will set off the tree huggers, but I...

Well this will set off the tree huggers, but I still do what I was shown many many moons ago. Find a use for your used oil. 2 gallon sprayer and have at it. At least what I was taught and shown...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-14-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,995
Posted By Shelby427
What? Not a single Zombie hunting permit sticker?

What? Not a single Zombie hunting permit sticker?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-14-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By Shelby427
When you replaced the Idle Air valve, did you...

When you replaced the Idle Air valve, did you clean out the bore in the throttle body?

I've seen plenty of "faulty" valves replaced when all that was wrong was the bore had enough build up that it...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-14-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By Shelby427
This is our Jeep, that I washed last night, after...

This is our Jeep, that I washed last night, after a 5 minute drive this morning.:atomic:


And those aren't even Love Bugs...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-14-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By Shelby427
Call me frugal or cheap, but I didn't care for...

Call me frugal or cheap, but I didn't care for the fireplace grille look.

I simply unbolted the rad and a/c condenser, pulled them back slightly, and slid a doubled up bug screen in front. Left it...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-14-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By Shelby427
Quick way to check, other then using a run out...

Quick way to check, other then using a run out gage.

Go to a place where you have plenty of room and no traffic. Run up to about 10 mph, take the trans out of gear, and slowly apply the parking...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-14-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By Shelby427
Only thing to watch out for is the plastic tends...

Only thing to watch out for is the plastic tends to be brittle, if you break them coming out, you'll be pulling the valve cover to get the pieces out.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-13-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By Shelby427
Salamander, tell your friend you don't drive a...

Salamander, tell your friend you don't drive a car, you drive a Jeep, which is a light truck.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-13-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By Shelby427
As in warped. As a rotor revolves it has a high...

As in warped. As a rotor revolves it has a high spot that will cause the brakes to pulsate as the high spot contacts the pads.

Doubt it's that if it comes and goes. When a rotor is warped it stays...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-13-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Shelby427
Yep you have a short to power on the left lamp....

Yep you have a short to power on the left lamp. Like stated it's a dual filament bulb, both running lamp and turn signal. When you turn the headlamps on the two power leads on that bulb are making...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-13-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By Shelby427
Yep, pull the drum off and see if something came...

Yep, pull the drum off and see if something came loose. I know obvious...

If you had them done at a shop, take it to them.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-13-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Shelby427
Well the air sound may be something as simple as...

Well the air sound may be something as simple as a vacuum leak. Not uncommon.
Check all the vacuum hoses for dry rot.

As for the wet problem. Get out there with a spray bottle of water. Slowly...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-13-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Shelby427
X 2, Also could be your "well rested battery"...

X 2,
Also could be your "well rested battery" is kaput.

Also just off the top of my head, faulty clutch switch if it's a stick, or faulty neutral safety switch on an auto trans.

A multi meter...
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