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Forum: Parts For Sale   08-29-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By jgrote
How much for the weather techs picked up? I'm...

How much for the weather techs picked up? I'm pretty local, and I have friends in the Springs that could pick it up.
Forum: The Relatives   08-27-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By jgrote
For it to truly be a Bronco, it must: Be 2 door...

For it to truly be a Bronco, it must:
Be 2 door
Have a real 4WD system, preferably full time
Be offered with a V8 and/or a diesel.



PLEASE MAKE THIS!!!!!
Forum: Parts For Sale   08-20-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By jgrote
You might want to throw out a price just for...

You might want to throw out a price just for giggles. Many people are afraid to make an offer because they don't want to offend you. Also, you can try www.awdpirates.net for more local responses.
Forum: Off-Topic   08-19-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18,049
Views: 378,804
Posted By jgrote
You can drive for years on a bad CV. People...

You can drive for years on a bad CV. People around here do it all the time.




Will my car have significantly more rattles after coming back from PDR? They have to take off many, many panels.
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   08-09-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
  ('98-'00) Transmission woes
Views: 212
Posted By jgrote
If you did a thing, and it made a change, you are...

If you did a thing, and it made a change, you are likely looking in the correct location. Redo the thing you did last and see if you recreate the outcome. (This is always the second step in...
Forum: Vehicles For Sale   08-09-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By jgrote
For your viewing pleasure: ...

For your viewing pleasure:
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/474/20111901602_02e1f19b2e_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/wDdKEb)
Forum: Off-Topic   08-09-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18,049
Views: 378,804
Posted By jgrote
I believe his is an 09. Mine is an 04, but...

I believe his is an 09. Mine is an 04, but doesn't have an up-pipe.



Mini golf today?
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   08-07-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
  ('98-'00) Transmission woes
Views: 212
Posted By jgrote
Did they pull the motor to do the HG's? If they...

Did they pull the motor to do the HG's? If they did, I'd re-seat all the big plugs for the engine harness. They're on the right side of the motor, kinda under the intake piping.
Forum: Off-Topic   08-07-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18,049
Views: 378,804
Posted By jgrote
11:30. Will anyone play my game and...

11:30.



Will anyone play my game and buy my strut?
Forum: Parts For Sale   08-07-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By jgrote
Brand New KYB GR2 Strut

What we have here is a single strut for sale. It is the front left, pt#334371. I ended up with this because I ordered all new struts from rockauto. They sent me 3 Excel-G's and one GR2. Since the...
Forum: Off-Topic   08-06-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18,049
Views: 378,804
Posted By jgrote
Possibly, or you were just americanizing the...

Possibly, or you were just americanizing the word.



Why, no matter how much I turn down my welder, am I blowing holes in this metal? Any further down, and I don't get penetration. 24 gauge...
Forum: Suspension and Handling   08-05-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By jgrote
According to RockAuto Parts Catalog...

According to RockAuto Parts Catalog (http://www.rockauto.com) , the 03 and 04 take the same strut and tophat. I just installed all new struts and tophats on my 04. If your reqar tophat looks like...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   08-05-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By jgrote
As long as you size the pump correctly, it should...

As long as you size the pump correctly, it should make nice hot water. If your pump moves the water too quickly, it won't have time to collect as much heat.

And now that I think of it, you could...
Forum: Towing and Hauling   08-05-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 46
  ('98-'00) New Camper Project
Views: 8,332
Posted By jgrote
So after a couple of hours spent with a grinder,...

So after a couple of hours spent with a grinder, tape measure, and a welder, I made this:
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/319/19702445794_d04bbec541_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/w23bHh)
I have another...
Forum: Offroad Fozzies   08-04-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By jgrote
I want I want I want I want I want I want I want...

I want I want I want I want I want I want I want I want I want I want I want . (Not the kids, I've got one already.) Those are some awesome looking Scoobies for sure.
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   08-02-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
  ('98-'00) Forester running hot
Views: 149
Posted By jgrote
I guess it's possible, but it sounds like they...

I guess it's possible, but it sounds like they are grasping at straws. If the rad. was fine before the work, why is it a problem now? I'd be concerned they put one of the HG's in backward. It's...
Forum: Off-Topic   08-02-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18,049
Views: 378,804
Posted By jgrote
That you've come to the right place. How...

That you've come to the right place.


How much time will I get to spend on my camper this week?
Forum: Suspension and Handling   08-02-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By jgrote
The surgery began today. I've got help coming...

The surgery began today. I've got help coming over tomorrow so I wanted to get things prepped a bit. I'm not one who really wants help getting a car in the air and on jack stands, so I got that...
Forum: Suspension and Handling   07-30-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By jgrote
Great tip. This is probably easier than...

Great tip. This is probably easier than replacing the rack. Thanks.:smile2:
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-29-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By jgrote
Well, $3600 at the shop you're at isn't too bad. ...

Well, $3600 at the shop you're at isn't too bad. However, they are a speed shop, not a general mechanic. There is a premium in that. The good news is that you're in the right place. There are...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-29-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By jgrote
Do you feel that the debris in your windshield...

Do you feel that the debris in your windshield was caused by using the car in a regular manner, or a flaw in the windshield? If it's a flaw in the windshield, then a replacement windshield would be...
Forum: Towing and Hauling   07-29-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 46
  ('98-'00) New Camper Project
Views: 8,332
Posted By jgrote
Time to bring this back from the dead. After a...

Time to bring this back from the dead. After a long break, I've picked this project back up. I picked up a window at the local salvage yard, and have decided just to buy the door. I really want a...
Forum: FB25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (2011+)   07-29-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By jgrote
Just to give you another example of how this...

Just to give you another example of how this could have been worse: On slightly older Foresters, the oil and transmission plugs are the same size.

Thanks for the funny story. I'm glad it had a...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)   07-25-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By jgrote
And once you decide what you want to do, don't...

And once you decide what you want to do, don't forget the tune. Also remember that with any upgrades in the future, you're looking at more tuning. IDK what tuning costs by you, but you're looking...
Forum: Motor Conversions   07-24-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By jgrote
You will also need the wrx engine crossmember,...

You will also need the wrx engine crossmember, and someone to merge the 2 harnesses for you. The wiring is the most daunting part of it, so budget about $600 to have I-wire do it for you. I did my...
Forum: Offroad Suspension   07-24-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
  ('98-'00) Will this work on 98'
Views: 336
Posted By jgrote
The fronts are basically the same. The SG struts...

The fronts are basically the same. The SG struts might have a little stronger dampening, but physically they are the same. The trick to the rears is to use SG struts with SF tophats. That way you...
Forum: Member Mishaps   07-23-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,909
Posted By jgrote
A picture is worth a thousand words, so that was...

A picture is worth a thousand words, so that was a good one to take. First question would be how much oil was left in the engine when you found the problem? If it was only 1-1.5 qts low, there...
Forum: Parts Wanted   07-19-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By jgrote
PM returned.

PM returned.
Forum: Parts Wanted   07-19-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By jgrote
Are you interested in trading your King's for my...

Are you interested in trading your King's for my OEM, with some money on my side of course? I'm even local to you, so this could be quite easy.
Forum: Suspension and Handling   07-19-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By jgrote
After some dealing with rockauto, I've got it all...

After some dealing with rockauto, I've got it all worked out. They gave me credit on the GR2, of which I used to buy another excelG (plus a little extra money, since the GR2 was on clearance). I...
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