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    Re: Does ANYBODY wanna go wheeling ever!!

    I am going to look into this and see if I can get it resolved. Thanks for the feedback!

    EDIT: Should be good to go now
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    Re: Does ANYBODY wanna go wheeling ever!!

    I don't think we have any members in the Houston area, but check out www.Where2Wheel.com

    Its a brand new site for finding and sharing trails in your local area. Also has a "Need Recovery" feature...
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    Hub Assembly and U-Joint

    Just ordered some parts to change out my passenger side hub assembly(unit bearing) and u-joint. Here is what I ordered:
    Timken Hub Assembly
    Spicer 5-760 u-joint
    Ball Joint Press for u-joint...
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    Re: OR-Fab vs SmittyBilt

    I have the OR-Fab rear tube bumper and the quality is top notch. The tie ins are super beefy and leave you with no concerns after seeing and installing them in person.
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    Re: JcrOffroad Prototyping and Redesigns!

    The winch bumper looks amazing! That is def getting added to my list! Keep up the good work JCR!
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    Re: I left my jeep unattended for 5 minutes

    Haha you know that new Cherokee owner thought he was sooo cool parking next to your XJ. Little does he know that we would never trade our XJs for those tinker toys
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    Re: Something from Amazon

    Haha my brother showed me these reviews on Amazon about a month ago and I had wondered about the validity of them, but haha that is hilarious that you tested them out! Like you said, they would be...
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    Re: Tire decision by tomorrow

    The MTZs hook up great in the mud and are decent on the road. I have seen them on an XJ before and they chew through the mud. They are prob one of the best handling mud terrains as far as road...
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    Re: Traffic Light Troubles

    I have heard someone else give the exact same answer, so there must be some truth to it. Looks like I am gonna be checking Amazon for magnets.

    Haha and yah the people that stop 3 car lengths in...
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    Traffic Light Troubles

    Does anyone else's XJ not trigger traffic lights?

    Whenever I am at a light with just my XJ, I cannot get the light to turn green. I have been told the sensors can be either magnetic or weight...
  11. Thread: 15K Budget

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    Re: 15K Budget

    Haha you guys have some big dreams. Yah I am figuring that labor will take up approx. half the cost. That might be a little high if an estimate, but its better to be conservative and have money...
  12. Thread: 15K Budget

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    Re: 15K Budget

    Mostly mud and wooded trails with the XJ. Some beach action too as I am pretty close to the OBX where you can drive on the beach. Haha no jumping tho. Also I would be using the XJ for a lot of...
  13. Thread: 15K Budget

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    15K Budget

    So I need some ideas on what other people would do with a 15K budget and a 98 XJ named Tiffy. As of right now she has HP30/8.25 4.0 AW4 3.55 gears 4 inch short arm lift and 33s. The build needs to be...
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    Re: Tire advice. 33 or 35

    Yah load range E tires are WAY too stiff for an XJ. I have 33x10.5 BFG KM2 load range C and I like the way it rides and drives.
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    Re: Lets Talk Motor Oil

    If I check the fluids and oil is low I will add a clean quart, but I will still maintain my regular oil change schedule of every 3k. I do not extent that particular oil life because I added a clean...
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    Re: Tire advice. 33 or 35

    Unless you build up your axles (chromo shafts and tube/truss) when you regear then the smart thing to do is to stick with 33s. Even with 33s your going to want to add a steering box brace to your...
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    Re: Post your recent stuck pictures here!

    Brasscatz that looks like a blast! Are both XJs stuck in that 2nd pic? Haha I hope there is a 3rd rig out of the shot that isn't stuck. Otherwise 2 stuck rigs and no one to tow them out makes for a...
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    Re: Shifting into 4LO

    Is there any drawback to keeping the XJ in 4LO the whole time while wheeling? I'm thinking it makes more sense for me to stay in 4LO while wheeling since I am running 33s and stock 3.55 gears. I...
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    Shifting into 4LO

    So the manual says to slow to 2-3 mph and while coasting shift transmission into neutral, then shift the transfer case into 4LO all while still coasting. This process seems completely impractical...
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    Re: 1987 Wagoneer XJ Limited

    The condition is amazing! You are very lucky to have found such a jewel!
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    Re: Great Idea for 2014 sightings

    Haha that would be pretty funny. Although I'm not sure how much the 2014 owners would like it
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    Re: No Start, Need Advice Plz

    Thanks for the input guys. When I went over the connections I checked the terminals, but I will check again and make sure they are cranked down tight.

    If I do go for a new starter is there...
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    No Start, Need Advice Plz

    So I am battling a reoccurring no start issue with my 98 XJ. I have gone over and cleaned all the grounds twice now. All connections are good with proper voltage making its way through the system....
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    Re: Well, I finally broke down and bought one...

    Congrats! How do you like it so far?
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    Re: Death Wobble can of worms

    This write up is long and also is for the JK, but it is the most complete write up I have ever come across about DW and how to cure it. Here ya go: http://www.jkowners.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30723
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