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Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-11-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Dave Jeeper
G Wag- Transmission Stop Leak Additives

I have a 1989 Grand Wagoneer with a bad tranny leak. It sat for 15 years before I got it running this past summer. I have the 360 engine and I believe the tranny is a 727 torque flight with lockup....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-06-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By Dave Jeeper
The rear mount support metal and the rear mount...

The rear mount support metal and the rear mount bolts are still present, but have rusted severely due to all the road salt that is thrown up onto them by the rear wheels. I don't think that it is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-06-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Gear Ratio for 31" tires at altitude-G Wagoneer

I have an 89 Grand Wagoneer with 94k miles. I put a 4" lift on and 31" tires. I am not planning on going to bigger tires now or in the future. Axles are Dana 44 front and rear, both open diffs and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By Dave Jeeper
I'm not able to re-use the original square nuts,...

I'm not able to re-use the original square nuts, so I will probably use a regular nut on top and a socket during installation, or weld a flag to the nut before inserting so the flag will hit the side...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Thanks, that looks like it can be done with the...

Thanks, that looks like it can be done with the tailgate in place.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By Dave Jeeper
That's encouraging, thanks. Looking forward to...

That's encouraging, thanks. Looking forward to pics. If you are able to get one of the floor where you drilled, it would be greatly appreciated.


David
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Broken Rear Body Mount Bolts - Help Please

I replaced all of the body mounts on my 89 Grand Wagoneer. The rear most bolts on the driver and passenger side were rusted to the captured nuts and the bolts broke off in the middle of the bolt. I...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-27-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Dave Jeeper
89 Grand Wagoneer -AMAZING in Snow!

This summer I finally got my 89 Grand Wagoneer running after 2 years part time rebuild: Howell fuel injection, Rough Country lift, 31" BFG KO2, new brakes, ++++. It was not running for 15 years...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-19-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Grand Wagoneer Door Locks

I have an 89 Grand Wagoneer with 96k miles that sat for 15 years. I worked on my door locks and they are working nicely now. There are 2 areas to work on: 1) the electrical circuits and 2) the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-18-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By Dave Jeeper
check backlash before disassembly, check preload

Before removing the carrier, measure the backlash between the pinion and ring gears if possible. If you are not able to measure the backlash, then at least be very very careful to keep the shims...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-23-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Binding

If you put bigger tires on (or not) the front tires can rub on the leaf springs when making sharp turns. The individual lugs catching on the leaf spring will cause a vibration and sound that seems...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-08-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Thanks for the info. I have heard mixed reviews...

Thanks for the info. I have heard mixed reviews from the posts here regarding safelite. I have a safelite windshield in there now. It cracked about 3 years ago when hail knocked some gravel off...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-02-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Where to get windshield replaced in Denver

I have an 89 Grand wagoneer with a cracked windshield. The gasket looks to be original (faded and dried out). All chrome trim is present, no leaks that I know of. The vehicle sat for 15 years and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-29-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,931
Posted By Dave Jeeper
1989 cruise control causes brake light problem

I had a 1989 Jeep Cherokee XJ (downsize, not FSJ) that had the same yellow cruise control module as my current Grand Wagoneer. I had that XJ for 25 years. One problem that came up when it was about...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-09-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Dave Jeeper
I have read that the A/C assembly needs to be...

I have read that the A/C assembly needs to be dropped 3 to 4" to access a bolt inside the vehicle on the firewall to release the heater enclosure in the engine compartment.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-09-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Dave Jeeper
I'm going to have to drop the A/C a bit to change...

I'm going to have to drop the A/C a bit to change the heater core, so I can check for relays above the A/C in a few weeks. I worked the lock mechanisms over a couple years ago and they almost work...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-08-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Dave Jeeper
89 G Wagoneer-Can't find Lock/Unlock Relays

I have a 1989 Grand Wagoneer with power locks/windows and overhead console with factory remote door lock/unlock.


The 1989 factory service wiring diagrams show a door lock relay and a door unlock...
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