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Forum: Jeep Builds 06-20-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,477
Posted By outersketcher
Hah! this is a fun read!. Question. HOW did...

Hah! this is a fun read!.

Question. HOW did you do the headliner. What type of fabric did you use? What kind of glue? How long did it take?.. and how did you do the visors?.. just wrap and glue?...
Forum: Jeep Builds 06-20-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,727
Posted By outersketcher
Hey there everyone. Quick update. I'm in the...

Hey there everyone. Quick update. I'm in the middle of trying to find another house to rent. Our landlord wants to sell. So, I'm in a bit of a rush to at least get the block bolted back in place...
Forum: Jeep Builds 06-17-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,727
Posted By outersketcher
Honestly CRLambertJr... I'm not sure. I'll talk...

Honestly CRLambertJr... I'm not sure. I'll talk to Bud and ask him. When I gave him the long block, I told him that I wasn't looking for a racehorse. I wanted a DONKEY.



He bored out the...
Forum: Jeep Builds 06-17-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,727
Posted By outersketcher
Hobbes is waiting... so sad.. so lonely... poor...

Hobbes is waiting... so sad.. so lonely... poor Hobbes.


...
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-17-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 735
Posted By outersketcher
thanks folks.. I'll take your advice. And I'll...

thanks folks.. I'll take your advice. And I'll report back..
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-15-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By outersketcher
if you can just pull it out.. that's great! ...

if you can just pull it out.. that's great!

Is it that way for ALL years?
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-15-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 908
Posted By outersketcher
I.. I was going to do that. pffpfpf But, in...

I.. I was going to do that. pffpfpf

But, in my defense.. my belt is still mostly new.. I had just replaced it before the engine finally died. I SWEAR!
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-15-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By outersketcher
Seriously dude. An oil change is a 30 minute job....

Seriously dude. An oil change is a 30 minute job. Done on a saturday morning before you go off wheeling or fishing or.. to your kids soccer game. And.. and.. Wallmart?.. you took your baby to...
Forum: Cherokee Chat 06-15-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By outersketcher
On what kinda gaskets does one typically use that...

On what kinda gaskets does one typically use that spray? Is it intended for Intake/Exhaust manifolds only? or are there other applications to which it can be useful?
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-15-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 735
Posted By outersketcher
These are salient points to make. For a running...

These are salient points to make. For a running vehicle.
But remember, I'm talking about starting up a BRAND NEW REBUILT ENGINE. Bone dry from the machine shop. Still glooped with engine rebuild...
Forum: Cherokee Chat 06-15-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By outersketcher
yah... good point. I think for me, maybe a second...

yah... good point. I think for me, maybe a second favorite would be a 1968 VW Karmen Ghia. A curvy, sexy little thing I'd keep around just for the sheer pleasure of driving it.

Driving 60 mph in...
Forum: Cherokee Chat 06-14-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By outersketcher
What are YOUR requirements for a FAVORITE vehicle?

Someone asked that question on another forum.. and this was MY response.

"My rules for "favorite car" are simple.

1) Is it four wheel drive? And able to clamber over highway curbs.. growl...
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-14-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 735
Posted By outersketcher
I hadnt considered actually testing the...

I hadnt considered actually testing the thermostat itself.. you seriously just drop it into a pot of boiling water?. And watch for it to open?

I think I'll drill the hole anyway.. on the grounds...
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-13-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By outersketcher
I suspect its a question of generalization and...

I suspect its a question of generalization and assumptive prevention from an engineering viewpoint.

Our XJ's were designed and expected to perform as workers.. load carriers.. whether you fill it...
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-13-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By outersketcher
I'd also suggest adding a little dab of...

I'd also suggest adding a little dab of dielectric grease to all of the connector ends. Where you have brass to brass contact. The grease pushes out moisture and keeps your connectors insulated. I do...
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-13-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 908
Posted By outersketcher
OF COURSE you replace the thermostat! Why go...

OF COURSE you replace the thermostat! Why go through all the trouble of removing the housing.. replacing the housing, and possibly hoses... flushing the sytem...and then.. reuse the old thermostat?
...
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-13-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By outersketcher
I'm assuming the lever itself physically broke?...

I'm assuming the lever itself physically broke? Or is it an electrical problem?

I've done this before to my '95.. but it was years ago. If I remember right, you will need to remove your steering...
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-13-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 735
Posted By outersketcher
NEW Engine.. fill block with coolant? Drill hole in thermostat?

I've got my newly milled engine from the machine shop. completely dry of coolant and oil of course. Filling the pan with oil and priming the oil pump is obvious. But what about the coolant system?
...
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-06-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By outersketcher
Yah. That was my gut feeling as well. But, I...

Yah. That was my gut feeling as well. But, I wanted to be sure. When rebuilding an old VW engine we tended to pack every seal we could with grease. But then, the tolerances were a lot more lax in an...
Forum: Jeep Builds 06-05-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,727
Posted By outersketcher
Alright, I've installed the water pump and the...

Alright, I've installed the water pump and the thermostat.

cleaned off the bolts. Torqued down to 17 ft lbs for the water pump housing and 13 for the thermostat cover.



...
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-04-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By outersketcher
Front engine seal... or Timing Chain cover seal

Hey.. whats the consensus.
Pack it with grease? or dip it in motor oil, then install.
Forum: Jeep Builds 06-03-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,727
Posted By outersketcher
Thank you XJIrish4X4. I'm excited to try those...

Thank you XJIrish4X4. I'm excited to try those places you listed. And 5-Speed, my family used to visit Alfred mine almost every year in the spring when the wildflowers are out. You drive up along the...
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-02-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By outersketcher
Okay.. I looked it over.. and it seems to be in...

Okay.. I looked it over.. and it seems to be in fine shape. I will definitely be flushing out the tranny fluid once the engine is in.


I plan to do that thing where you run the engine and let the...
Forum: Stock XJ Cherokee Tech. All XJ Non-modified/stock questions go here 06-02-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By outersketcher
When rebuilding the engine, should the torque converter be replaced?

okay, you all know I'm in the middle of a rebuild of the 4.0 for my 1995 XJ.


I just got the short-block back. Along with some paperwork and suggestions from the machine shop.


One of the...
Forum: Jeep Builds 05-27-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,359
Posted By outersketcher
i know I'm raising an old thread here.. but.....

i know I'm raising an old thread here.. but.. anybody know how it went?

I've got a 95 myself.. white even.. I have a soft spot for this vehicle.
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