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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-14-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By Joedinglenut
Update I ended up replacing the entire...

Update

I ended up replacing the entire power steering system as the old reservoir neck snapped off.

I also could not get that damn pitman arm off, it was bending the puller, and I broke a...
Forum: TJ Pics Forum 03-14-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By Joedinglenut
I have the same color! '97 only magenta I...

I have the same color! '97 only magenta I actually plasti dipped over it camo tan as a "trial" and it's still running plastidip strong even a year later and lots of snow
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-06-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By Joedinglenut
That's the article I saw in the past. It's for a...

That's the article I saw in the past. It's for a YJ, I think I read Mr.Blaine saying that you can only adjust the Tjs with the steering box open??

I would give that a try but the idea of the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-06-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By Joedinglenut
I thought it might be the steering shaft, but in...

I thought it might be the steering shaft, but in the video I'm moving the wheel back and forth and you can see the steering shaft is moving back and forth with no pause, hence no visible play. I...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-05-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By Joedinglenut
Yeah I have seen videos of steering boxes that...

Yeah I have seen videos of steering boxes that looked worse, but so far it's the only thing I can find wrong with the steering The caster is good, it was off in the past and the jeep wandered all...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-05-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By Joedinglenut
Update Yes in 1998 the wrangler got longer...

Update

Yes in 1998 the wrangler got longer front springs. The ride height was the same so I guess the newer longer springs were softer

I ordered some '98 springs and used them on my 97 and I...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-05-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By Joedinglenut
Yup. Had it aligned after the tie rod was...

Yup. Had it aligned after the tie rod was replaced months ago

Had it aligned again recently at everything looked good. Toe and caster were all good

So you think it's the steering box? ...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-05-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Joedinglenut
Yes the springs were not bad, but I like the...

Yes the springs were not bad, but I like the stock coils with a BB better. They handle bettter than the RC coils. I also bought some new oem coils to replace my old sagging stock coils when I...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-05-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Joedinglenut
Yes I kept the nuts on the bolts but backed the...

Yes I kept the nuts on the bolts but backed the nuts all the way to the ends of the bolts to get more fiddle room when doing the MML
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-05-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Joedinglenut
Update: It was my incorrectly installed...

Update:

It was my incorrectly installed motor mount lift that was causing the problem

I cut the bolt and it drove great

I then felt bored and swapped it all out again but this time with new...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-05-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By Joedinglenut
Need advice. Is my steering box worn out/need replacement (video)

Ok

This is for a good friends jeep. 1998 4.0 manual trans 4wd TJ with high mileage

The jeep drives straight, no death wobble

But the steering has some slop in it, From about 10 o'clock to...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-23-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Joedinglenut
Those are the "fabulous" RC complete 2.5 kit!! ...

Those are the "fabulous" RC complete 2.5 kit!!


I'm trashing those front springs and shocks and going to a correct length Bilstein shock with a 2" BB setup. I realized a BB will drive my jeep...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-23-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Joedinglenut
I torqued them to spec but I didn't cut the 1/4"...

I torqued them to spec but I didn't cut the 1/4" or whatever off the mount bolt. I didn't even realize you had to do that until after I had the whole mount installed and I found the directions in...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-22-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Joedinglenut
Vibrations after MML? Any mechanics out there? Photos

I had a RC 2.5 lift with the transfer case drop on my 97 TJ 4.0 5 speed. And it drove with zero vibrations.

I installed a MML and removed the TC drop and then (before test driving it) swapped the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-21-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By Joedinglenut
1997 original Front springs shorter than 1998-2006?

Ok I did a search and couldn't find anything.

But I measured my original stock 1997 front springs as 16 inches long. I know they are probably sagging some.

I also found a replacement set of...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-12-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,961
Posted By Joedinglenut
So has anyone sucessfully replaced their...

So has anyone sucessfully replaced their brake/turn signals with LED bulbs?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-11-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,961
Posted By Joedinglenut
Thanks for the reply. I had a feeling that...

Thanks for the reply.

I had a feeling that the polarity might have been changing but I wasn't quite sure.

So I guess there is no easy way to swap the bulbs out then? I can't image its easy...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-11-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,961
Posted By Joedinglenut
The rear 1157 bulbs look like this, excuse the...

The rear 1157 bulbs look like this, excuse the HUGE image.

http://images.madeinchina.com/p/137/5093137/1157-5W-102-SMD-LED-6500K-450-Lumen-_5093137.bak.jpg
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-11-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,961
Posted By Joedinglenut
LED bulb problems with parking lights.

Ok, I did a search and couldn't find an answer. Here goes.

I have a 1997 Magenta (Barney purple) Jeep wrangler 4.0 5 speed.

I have tried to add aftermarket LED bulbs to the front turn signals...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 07-15-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By Joedinglenut
Winch mounted in rear cargo area? Any easy way?

Ok I did multiple searches and haven't come up with much, maybe someone has some ideas.

I want to mount a winch in the rear cargo area of my 1997 Magenta colored Wrangler, 4.0, 4x4

Most of the...
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