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  1. Thread: Brake tabs

    by JBone
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    Re: Brake tabs

    Pretty common problem on the D30 axles. I welded mine but before I did I heated them up with a torch just a bit to ensure the weld sticks as it is cast metal.... I think

    I heard of people using...
  2. Re: Dana 30 passenger axle side upper control arm mount issues!

    Anyone know what to do about the passenger side upper control arm axle bracket that wont hold a new bushing? I think its the major cause of the noise I hear.
  3. Re: Dana 30 passenger axle side upper control arm mount issues!

    Ah, I got it. So on the knuckle, look for a worn spot. Thanks for the replies. Appreciate it.
  4. Re: Dana 30 passenger axle side upper control arm mount issues!

    What would be worn out? The caliper or the knuckle? Hope its not the knuckle. Would be a ball buster to replace that.
  5. Re: Dana 30 passenger axle side upper control arm mount issues!

    Where the pads rest? Or caliper?...
  6. Dana 30 passenger axle side upper control arm mount issues!

    So I've done a lot of work on the cheap ZJ I bought about a couple of years ago. I've been chasing a clunk noise in the front end. I've replaced all control arms and bushings, sway bar links, sway...
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    Re: Are you a new HAM?

    Woohoo! Got my call sign today, KC1ECP.

    73
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    Re: Are you a new HAM?

    ouch! that's pricy $ I'm a cheap HAM hahaha
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    Re: Are you a new HAM?

    Now that sounds like a great mobile rig. Try to remember what brand it was so I can look it up :) I'll look around on that site you posted.
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    Re: Are you a new HAM?

    I found 4 IRLP repeaters in my area using an Android app call IRLP Finder. pretty cool app.
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    Re: Are you a new HAM?

    Well I have a Boafeng UV-82 HT right now that I've been listening to for a while. Been looking for a mobile rig but not sure on what brand. Seems like the IComs, Kenwood and Yaesu are out of my price...
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    Re: Are you a new HAM?

    Just passed the Technician test this past weekend during the HAM field day. Don't have my callsign yet. My plan is the same as NW99XJ as well as the reasons.

    73
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    Re: Looking at a CHEAP 98 ZJ w/ a 5.2L

    Thanks guys, I will be getting it. I'll post pics of it when I get it.
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    Re: Looking at a CHEAP 98 ZJ w/ a 5.2L

    Oh and I ran the Vin # and its not a flood, salvage or wrecked Jeep. No accidence reported. Clean report.
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    Re: Looking at a CHEAP 98 ZJ w/ a 5.2L

    I bet your right about there being a mouse in there that either ate the wires or the injector or the vac line because I found a rat nest under the air filter.

    Thanks for the replies guys. Keep em...
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    Looking at a CHEAP 98 ZJ w/ a 5.2L

    I'm looking at a cheap, I mean really cheap ($350) 1998 Grand Cherokee ZJ with a 5.2L. It has 138K miles on it and its been sitting for a year. It will need a cat back exhaust, has Trans, TCase and...
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    Re: Budget lift question and possible nightmare

    S-10 Leaf packs are longer in length. You would have to move the axle back and make new rear shackle pockets. Its been done but a lot of work. Just add the leafs you want under your main XJ leaf to...
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    Re: Budget lift question and possible nightmare

    If you use the whole S-10 leaf pack, meaning you install all the S-10 leafs under the main XJ leaf, you'll end up with 4 to 4.5 inches of lift. Anytime you add leafs to your existing leaf (like add a...
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    Re: Budget lift question and possible nightmare

    Here is what I'm going to do with my lift setup in the rear to achieve a 3 inch lift. As I live the in the rust belt of New England, I'm using a S-10 main leaf off a 99 Blazer 4x4 (3 leaf springs...
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    Re: No Start, Need Advice Plz

    There is a way to start the engine jumping the starter solenoid but I cant remember. I had the same issue with mine. Turned the key, lights and chimes start but when I turn the key to start engine...
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    Re: Opinions needed for rear lift setup

    Sweet! Now off to order parts :)
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    Opinions needed for rear lift setup

    So I want to lift my XJ 3 inches. The front is really easy. I'm going with a Rusty's 3" coil spring (STD 150#). The rear I was thinking about doing a S10 bastard pack using the main leaf from the S10...
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    Re: Rear windshield wiper

    I recently had a similar issue but my rear wiper AND license plate bulb was out. Ended up being a broken ground at the boot where the wires come from the body to the liftgate.This is common as the...
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    Re: AW4 Neutral Safety Switch Problems

    Actually its a cable that runs from the ignition cylinder to the shifter. I had to replace my ignition switch box (one behind the ignition cylinder) and noticed that this cable had a little plastic...
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    Re: Help! No heater fan operation!

    Ok so I traced it down to the connection at the blower motor. The connector must have been melted so the previous owner(s) instead of fixing the issue used RTV to make the plug stay in-place. Over...
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