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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

There's a bolt holding the dipstick tube to the...

There's a bolt holding the dipstick tube to the bellhousing or block. Follow the dipstick down until you see it. The dipstick tube is like 2 pieces, lower half is molded into the trans pan and top...
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

Hey, yea it turned out to be the crank position...

Hey, yea it turned out to be the crank position sensor even though it wasn't that old. I replaced the parts store one with a Standard Motor Products one from rockauto. It's been in since last...
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

I do actually have good bump stops in place above...

I do actually have good bump stops in place above the axle. Could it be the axle actually hitting them causing the noise? Or more likely the bumper bolts?
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

No reason really, I never offroad it so I've just...

No reason really, I never offroad it so I've just left the suspension basically stock. I might try disconnecting it tho go see if the clunk goes away
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

Did you post a pic or link? I didn't see...

Did you post a pic or link? I didn't see anything, but I believe they were Dorman 929-301 units. Whatever their stock replacements are for XJs

But what you're saying is they can contact the rear...
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

Rear clunk over bumps

Hi all,

01 XJ, 215k miles, 4x4 auto

I installed new leaf springs (stock Dorman units), KYB shocks, and sway bar bushings both for the bar to the frame and on the end links. Whenever I go over a...
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

Jeep jerking like a misfire, code P1391

Hi all,

2000 XJ, 210k miles (~170k on the engine), auto trans 4x4

A few weeks ago I was towing my jetski down the shore, about 75 miles one way, when I felt a few random jerks while driving. ...
08-21-2017, 06:27 PM
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

Forgot to upload pics! ...

Forgot to upload pics!

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.cherokeeforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-0126171405_1__41002975b2e5795fece8408995edc6d3f086d63e.jpg
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08-21-2017, 06:22 PM
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FS[MidAtl]: 4.0 misc parts
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

4.0 misc parts

For sale off of a 98 Cherokee 4.0L:

- clutch fan
- PS pump
- idler bracket/pulley
- aluminum AC bracket
- timing cover
- motor mount brackets
- crank pulley
- exhaust manifolds (split...
08-18-2017, 09:25 AM
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

4.0L rotating assembly $20

Rotating assembly out of a 1998 Cherokee, was removed because the block itself was junk. Has about 160k on it but someone replaced all the bearings.

The #1 piston has a chip out of the skirt (see...
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

Thanks, I figured that's what it was. I pulled...

Thanks, I figured that's what it was. I pulled the engine back out and played around with the torque converter. Thought I might have it at that point because the flex plate sat just inside the...
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

4.0 install, can't turn engine

Hi all, 2000 XJ auto that I'm dropping the 4.0 back into.

When I first went to install the engine I had it pretty much lined up with the trans but it refused to sit flush. Turns out the torque...
Forum: Jeep Builds
05-15-2017, 09:06 PM
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

I drove my XJ for like 12k miles with absolutely...

I drove my XJ for like 12k miles with absolutely zero problems... my brother-in-law has it for a day and a half and the CEL comes on. He said it still ran fine so I chalked it up to an oxygen sensor...
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

Thanks for the help. At the time I didn't realize...

Thanks for the help. At the time I didn't realize there were 2 seals, a trans output shaft seal and a transfer case input shaft seal.

In case anyone is also looking for part numbers, the trans...
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

Thanks that's what I figured, I'm having a hard...

Thanks that's what I figured, I'm having a hard time finding a part# for one though.

From what I've looked up it's probably a transmission output shaft seal, like SKF #19622 or Timken #225005 but...
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

any reason to change the INPUT shaft seal on a transfer case?

I have the transfer case (231j) out of my 2000 XJ, and while it's out I'm changing the output shaft seals. Any reason to change the input shaft seal? As in the one between the trans and T-case.
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Forum: Jeep Builds
04-27-2017, 02:15 PM
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

With how much I had already removed, I figured I...

With how much I had already removed, I figured I might as well do the ball joints while I was in there. I bought replacement Spicer units from rockauto for $50ish a pair. Install went smoothly, but...
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04-27-2017, 02:07 PM
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

Then the steering started to get annoying. Like...

Then the steering started to get annoying. Like I said, felt like it was binding up as you made turns similar to how it feels with 4WD engaged with no slippage.

Some threads on here pointed me to...
Forum: Jeep Builds
04-27-2017, 01:51 PM
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

The front shock replacement was easy, but the...

The front shock replacement was easy, but the rear sucked. I attempted to remove the single lower nut first, which broke off completely on both sides:

Not my pic but you get the idea:
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Forum: Jeep Builds
04-27-2017, 01:47 PM
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

A while since I updated this regarding the actual...

A while since I updated this regarding the actual jeep, but here goes. Since getting it running, I've installed new leaf springs (Dorman units), KYB shocks front and back, front ball joints, and...
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

I'm usually pretty good on updating my threads,...

I'm usually pretty good on updating my threads, must have missed this one. And it's also funny that you resurrected this thread.

I did in fact remove the track bar bracket. The original track bar...
Forum: Jeep Builds
04-05-2017, 07:45 PM
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

Talk about a unicorn, it's great what you find on...

Talk about a unicorn, it's great what you find on craigslist when you AREN'T looking.

It's too late now, but you should have done brakes while you were doing the engine :icon_wink:

I do wish...
Forum: Jeep Builds
04-05-2017, 07:42 PM
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

I just read you're build thread, good work! I'm...

I just read you're build thread, good work! I'm literally you but maybe 6 months - 1 year ahead of you in replacing parts haha

I've been meaning to post updates to this but haven't had time. ...
03-03-2017, 02:48 PM
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

Just got the parts in, I went with Spicer. Looks...

Just got the parts in, I went with Spicer. Looks like only the top ball joints have grease fittings, do the bottoms not need to be greased?
02-25-2017, 07:15 PM
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Posted By t.mcginley.jr

Thanks guys, sounds like I'll go with Spicer. ...

Thanks guys, sounds like I'll go with Spicer. I've used their parts (and plenty of Moog parts) in many suspension applications. I think I'll go with a the Spicer, hopefully it lasts at least 5...
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