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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-06-2015, 11:08 PM
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Posted By jk'n
Trust me my Jeep is now 7 years old and it...

Trust me my Jeep is now 7 years old and it matters not. We bought my wife's 3 years ago used, same model year as mine, and the rear window was not cared for very well. At the age of the vehicle,...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-17-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By jk'n
Today, I was able to free up the adjuster without...

Today, I was able to free up the adjuster without the 800 lb gorilla or the fire breathing dragon visiting. I used a chisel to separate the slot slightly which must have broken the bond on the rod...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-16-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By jk'n
I've got the tie rod down and based on the way it...

I've got the tie rod down and based on the way it looks, and with 115,000 miles on it, I'm thinking that it might be a good idea to just replace it instead of becoming an 800 lb gorilla with a torch...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-15-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By jk'n
Bump. After watching a couple of U-Tube videos on...

Bump. After watching a couple of U-Tube videos on this subject, it is looking like removal is a good way of freeing up the tie rod ends.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-15-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By jk'n
The rod ends look a little delicate. That is why...

The rod ends look a little delicate. That is why I'm wondering if taking it off and using a vice to hold it might be a better plan.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-15-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By jk'n
On mine, the end caps were the right diameter. I...

On mine, the end caps were the right diameter. I was able to press the inner axle caps in without incident. When I went to press the outer axle caps on, I got the first one into place and clipped it,...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-15-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By jk'n
Had a new set of sneakers put on both jeeps this...

Had a new set of sneakers put on both jeeps this week at Town Fair Tire. Both got a front end alignment. Both have seized knurled adjusters. The service agent said that if I could have someone free...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-10-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By jk'n
Since yours went in without a hitch, I'm thinking...

Since yours went in without a hitch, I'm thinking that the casting number of yours was not the same as mine.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-09-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By jk'n
BTW, the guy at the dealer said that there was no...

BTW, the guy at the dealer said that there was no such concern for the passenger side, only the driver's side. This is likely why I had no issue with the wife's Rubicon. I did her passenger side. ...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-09-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By jk'n
There has to be a reason that the dealer called...

There has to be a reason that the dealer called that casting out. And wouldn't sell me a universal for it.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-09-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By jk'n
I usually measure the old Universal and compare...

I usually measure the old Universal and compare the distances to the new one. This time I didn't because I assumed that I had the right one and it cost me $100.00 for two busted universals. I won't...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-09-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By jk'n
First let me address the axle guide. Yes in fact...

First let me address the axle guide. Yes in fact there were two. I tried to fit the old axle back in and it wouldn't go. So I got a small flashlight out and looked down the tube. If it hadn't been...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-09-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By jk'n
The original axle came out easy. The axle guide...

The original axle came out easy. The axle guide came to the outside where I could remove it. I put it onto the new axle past the seal surface....maybe I should have placed it towards the end...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-09-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By jk'n
The axle is rounded at the end, you would think...

The axle is rounded at the end, you would think that would aid in putting it in.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-09-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By jk'n
I tried rotating the pinion a quarter turn even...

I tried rotating the pinion a quarter turn even turning it while trying to push the axle in and it won't go.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-09-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By jk'n
Is it possible that there is a bur on the spline...

Is it possible that there is a bur on the spline end on the new axle? Maybe I should file the spline ends?
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-09-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By jk'n
The universal is a Spicer 5-7166X. I used one on...

The universal is a Spicer 5-7166X. I used one on my wife's passenger side last year and all went well. I busted two of them trying to press them into the existing yoke on my jeep on the driver's...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-09-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By jk'n
2008 New Driver Side Axle Won't Slide In

I purchased a new driver's side axle (mopar from dealer) because the old one I can't get a universal joint for from the dealer (something is wrong with the casting and I can confirm this because the...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 05-07-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6,209
Views: 296,028
Posted By jk'n
I used to think that I was not getting too many...

I used to think that I was not getting too many waves back and then my young (at that time) son began saying to me - they did wave! Turns out I just needed to pay a little closer attention to what...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 05-07-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 488
Posted By jk'n
My 92 has about 3 inches of lift by the PO. ...

My 92 has about 3 inches of lift by the PO. While my son was driving it he dropped the rear drive shaft, bent the TC output shaft and shattered the slip yolk housing. It became the perfect excuse...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-07-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 99,871
Posted By jk'n
Red locktite is a pretty good insurance of it...

Red locktite is a pretty good insurance of it staying put.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-07-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 99,871
Posted By jk'n
Unfortunately they don't keep statistics on how...

Unfortunately they don't keep statistics on how many fail. Just the smoking gun of the manufacturer's warning and bans of their use in various states.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-07-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 99,871
Posted By jk'n
The instructions that come with them say either...

The instructions that come with them say either off road use only, or must be re-torked at intervals of <insert short distance here>, depending on which brand you purchase. There is a reason for...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-05-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,819
Posted By jk'n
I'm not sure what rack makes this easy. The Congo...

I'm not sure what rack makes this easy. The Congo Cage is large and heavy, thus the weight that it will support is north of 400 lbs. To remove it from the Jeep without damaging the paint requires...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-30-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By jk'n
I bought a floor transmission jack from harbor...

I bought a floor transmission jack from harbor freight for just over $100.00 and it has been well worth the investment. In addition to rebuilding the transfer case, I've used it for a clutch...
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