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What have you done to your Cherokee today?

Discussion in 'Cherokee' started by Bob, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. May 16, 2018 at 6:36 AM
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    Southeast Overland

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    Pulled into the parking lot here at the shop and it broke, didn't bump a curb or anything. I am wondering if it was already stressed already and the incline into the shop parking lot was enough that it let go. Super lucky it didn't happen going down the road. I would not be posting here if it had.

    ~Jeff
     
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  2. May 22, 2018 at 2:17 PM
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    I would be very grateful if my steering parts decided to breakdown in the parking lot too but some warning would have been nice. Good time for some upgraded steering components.
     
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  3. May 22, 2018 at 6:58 PM
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    Exactly why my next upgrade is goin to be tie rod and drag link.(Already upgraded track bar) Shit happens. And ya never know when it's gonna jump up and bite ya in the ass.
     
  4. May 23, 2018 at 2:23 PM
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    The crazy part is it was all new MOOG tie rod ends and an HD Tie Rod. An entire new setup that should not ever break is on the way. lol

    ~Jeff
     
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  5. May 23, 2018 at 6:18 PM
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    I'm thinkin on either the TeraFlex HD or Steer Smarts Yeti set up. Which you goin with?
     
  6. May 25, 2018 at 7:03 AM
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    I actually have the Dirt Bound Offroad setup ordered. Anxiously waiting its arrival so I can drive my Jeep without the terrible OEM steering on it. Wish I had the money for the whole Teraflex kit though.

    ~Jeff

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  7. May 25, 2018 at 5:47 PM
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    Cool. Thanks Jeff. Gonna look into it. Looks like what I'm lookin for. Some what beefier than stock set up. Sweet. Thanks dude.
     
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  8. May 26, 2018 at 6:41 AM
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    I upgraded steering about 3 weeks ago. Went with Currie extreme duty. Trackbar draglink and tie rod. The steering changed how the vehicle drives. It’s night and day.80685066-46EA-447A-A199-98D12126904D.jpg
     
  9. May 26, 2018 at 6:11 PM
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    Awesome....Thanks Ryan. Gonna look into that set up too.
     
  10. May 27, 2018 at 4:59 PM
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    Well....after doin some research. I just ordered the Currie set up. New tie rod and drag link on the way. Thanks Ryan.
     
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  11. May 28, 2018 at 5:54 AM
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    Is your drag link flipped? Mine has been flipped. You need a special tool if you’re flipping it.
     
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  12. May 28, 2018 at 7:46 PM
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    Nope...thankfully. Stock install. I'm seein several opinions on gettin an alignment. Did you get yours realigned? Any issues?
     
  13. May 29, 2018 at 1:32 PM
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    Get it aligned unless you are good with a tape measure!

    ~Jeff
     
  14. May 29, 2018 at 1:56 PM
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    I got an alignment. It was messed up prior to the switch.
     
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  15. May 30, 2018 at 5:17 PM
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    Thanks guys.:thumbsup:. After I did my lift and new track bars. When I took in for align. He showed me on racks computer how close I got. He was surprised. But I may still bring it in. I'm not perfect. Lolll.
     
  16. Jun 20, 2018 at 8:57 AM
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    I finally got my steering and got it on, can you say beef cake? Next on the list is a new set of treads.

    ~Jeff

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  17. Jun 27, 2018 at 6:51 AM
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    Got a new set of shoes for the 87, they are Yokohama MT003 in 315/75R16 and are relatively new on the market. Figured I would give them a shot, so far I am quite happy.

    ~Jeff

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  18. Jun 27, 2018 at 8:43 AM
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    There's nothing better than the new tire feel.
     
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  19. Jun 27, 2018 at 8:47 AM
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    Sounds weird, but the new tire smell is awesome as well. Brings me back to the days of burning off tires in my 84 Z28. Should not have gotten rid of that car haha

    Thanks
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  20. Jul 17, 2018 at 9:17 AM
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    Installed shocks and connected the steering on the project XJ. Should just need battery, cables, and front driveshaft installed to be on the road. :taco:

    On the DD XJ the A/C would only blow out of the defrost vents, it's hard to cool the Jeep when you are trying to cool a hot windshield. This is typically a symptom of a vacuum leak, but none could be found. For a while now I have had to turn the vent selector knob real slow if it was in defrost or it wouldn't change so I had a feeling it was the selector switch. Pulled one out of the parts XJ and boom, ice cold A/C blowing right in my face. Good thing too since it's supposed to be ≈105° later this week.
    Glad I have a parts XJ, hate the circumstances that caused me to have a parts XJ but it saved me again.
     
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