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Forum: TJ Tech Forum Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By UFOtestpilot
The motor is old. It draws more current than the...

The motor is old. It draws more current than the system can handle or some such when it gets tired. Then this happens, repeatedly.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum Yesterday, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By UFOtestpilot
You have 3.73 gearing on a D44 rear axle. With...

You have 3.73 gearing on a D44 rear axle. With that 42rle transmission anything over 31" tires will need a regear to even be tolerable. I have the same setup and I can hardly stand it with 31"...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum Yesterday, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By UFOtestpilot
I'm with you there. I'd rather build my stuff...

I'm with you there. I'd rather build my stuff where possible too, especially if I had access to the fancy stuff like water/laser tables...

OR Fab makes exactly what I want though, and I'm not...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By UFOtestpilot
Yeah, I think they're around ~$40 iirc. I was...

Yeah, I think they're around ~$40 iirc. I was hunting for a stock carrier replacement online and saw a lot of adapter options on the market.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum Yesterday, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By UFOtestpilot
It does sound like throttle cable or TB internals...

It does sound like throttle cable or TB internals sticking, except the part where you said it would reset itself for awhile when you shut it down and restarted it. That makes me think that if it was...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By UFOtestpilot
There's not much difference to the "look" you are...

There's not much difference to the "look" you are after. Looks to me like the soft top jeep has 31" tires on ~2.5" over stock height springs. Edit: (Now that I saw the swing away carrier I'd agree...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-08-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By UFOtestpilot
Air filter replacement, clean throttle body/IAC,...

Air filter replacement, clean throttle body/IAC, check plugs, replace old O2 sensors, inflate tires to highest useful pressure, select gear shift points and throttle application wisely.

Those...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-08-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By UFOtestpilot
Best thing you could do to help mileage and...

Best thing you could do to help mileage and restore power to it's proper place in the curve is to install proper gearing in the axles.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By UFOtestpilot
I get the math, and I see your figures as...

I get the math, and I see your figures as accurate given the data, I just didn't calculate it. :) Somehow I had figured 4% or something at one point, which I thought I had used a timed mile but,...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By UFOtestpilot
It's definitely different than stock with 31"...

It's definitely different than stock with 31" tires on it. I wasn't aware of the exact percentage but 7% is likely in the ballpark.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By UFOtestpilot
What did the pinion and ring gear look like? Is...

What did the pinion and ring gear look like? Is is whirring or more like groaning/whining?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By UFOtestpilot
When's the last time you checked or changed...

When's the last time you checked or changed differential fluid?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By UFOtestpilot
Also, the service life of many consumables is 80k...

Also, the service life of many consumables is 80k or less, you are probably at the end of wheel bearings, joints, bushings, etc, etc, etc. My maintenance schedule budget for consumables and high...
Forum: Maryland Jeep Forum 02-04-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By UFOtestpilot
It could. There are other things to check as you...

It could. There are other things to check as you disassemble it though, like whether or not the bolts are seated properly or the axle nut, etc. it seems like you would have wobble issues in...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By UFOtestpilot
The doorman part addresses the issue, and...

The doorman part addresses the issue, and supposedly the Crown part goes a little further in materials and design. However, another factory part or any other brand as far as I know is just a ticking...
Forum: Maryland Jeep Forum 02-04-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By UFOtestpilot
Rear wheel bearing?

Rear wheel bearing?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By UFOtestpilot
I drain it, install new filter, disconnect return...

I drain it, install new filter, disconnect return line at radiator, add 4 quarts of new, start it and run it in N or P (depending on year), pump fluid into bucket and add clean fluid at the same time...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By UFOtestpilot
Lexol leather cleaner followed by some Lexol...

Lexol leather cleaner followed by some Lexol leather conditioner should do the trick. That gummy crap is likely years of sweat and dirt, with some other craptastic contaminants introduced via...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By UFOtestpilot
The OPDA design is/was/can be an issue. It'd be...

The OPDA design is/was/can be an issue. It'd be faster to google it and read up on it than it would be to explain all of it. The short story is that you need to order a Crown OPDA, install it, and...
Forum: Maryland Jeep Forum 02-03-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By UFOtestpilot
You checked: control arm bushings, track bar...

You checked: control arm bushings, track bar bushings, rear anti-roll bar links, driveshaft joints, spring seats, and shock bushings/mounts?

Did you lay under the rig while someone rocked it and...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-03-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By UFOtestpilot
I have 31" tires, 3.73 gearing, and the 42rle...

I have 31" tires, 3.73 gearing, and the 42rle too. I just went to the coast last weekend and I was happy that I got 12.9 mpg. lol
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-01-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By UFOtestpilot
That sucks. I've read nothing but nightmares...

That sucks. I've read nothing but nightmares about aftermarket radiators, with few exceptions. I have no direct personal experience with them though. I know Amazon has good prices on Mopar...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-31-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By UFOtestpilot
You could also run a set of cut to fit braided,...

You could also run a set of cut to fit braided, or bend/swage/flare your own lines if you wanted. I don't know what it would run but I imagine any option will start around $100 regardless of how do...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-31-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By UFOtestpilot
http://www.moparpartsoverstock.com/p/gb/JEEP__WRAN...

http://www.moparpartsoverstock.com/p/gb/JEEP__WRANGLER/TUBE--HOSE-Supply--Return/6934780/55111209AD.html?partner=googlebase_adwords&kwd=&origin=pla
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-30-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By UFOtestpilot
In my opinion it fits that description, simply...

In my opinion it fits that description, simply because it provides protection beyond what is needed and has no corrosive or filmy additives or chemicals that react negatively with any component...
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