This is a complete tear down, clean and rebuild of a 1987 Grand Wagoneer Power Mirror Controller Switch. I was able to make the switch work again. The weak link is the center section which the adjusting knob is pressed into, this piece is made of a material that is brittle and over time and use cracks and breaks apart, rendering the adjusting knob useless because it is no longer attached. This might work for your controller switch or similar controller switches, it also might not.
I specifically did not use air tools, to show the process. A lot of people only have basic tools and this can be accomplished with standard tools. See List below. This is a 9 min time-lapse video of the 1 1/2 hrs it took to completely strip down and disassembly of a 2009 Chevy Full Floating 14B rear axle for my One (1) Ton Axle swap into my 2009 JKU.
Compliments Riley Harshman the Owner of the Jeep and who provided the information, check out his WAYALIFE Thread “Birth of Phoenix” The main question you have to ask yourself when researching this swap, “Do you go with a Fuel cell, aftermarket tank or do the TJ fuel tank swap?” A Fuel Cell takes up needed […]
Explanation of what you need to do to actually be able to remove your freedom top panels and hardtop. Bolts to remove, levers to move, latches to unlatch, connectors to disconnect, etc.. This video has a hoist system which is used. Manual removal is explained as well.Shout outs to https://www.facebook.com/IG4wlusa/, https://www.sevenslotsociety.com/, http://onthetrailpodcast.com/ w/Kevin and Scott. […]
So easy a Jeeper Figured it out. What is Wheel Offset and Backspace? Wheel offset and backspacing two different ways of looking at same thing. Determines the location of the wheel and tire assembly when bolted onto the wheel hub. They determine how far in or out the wheel and tire sit. Why is it […]
Front ends shakes, wobbles, shimmies and the dreaded Death Wobble. These have been going on since steering was invented and has worsened with the incorporation of coil spring suspensions. Prevention is the key to any well maintained Jeep. Preventive Maintenance and Routine Inspections and not of just the Stereo Equipment. We used a Floor Jack, […]
Do It Yourself – Simple Step by Step Instructions on How to Remove and Replace The Oil Filter / Cooler Assembly on your 2012 and Newer Jeep Wrangler using common tools
Parts Recommended:Upper and Lower Intake Gaskets – MS97204Oil Filter/Cooler Housing – 68105583AE Tools Required: 8mm Socket 10mm Socket Ratchet 3” and 6” extensions Body Clip Tool T20 Torx T30 Torx E8 (External) Torx Small flat tip screwdriver Standard Pliers Wide Tape to cover intake ports Brake Cleaner or similar, to clean intake and oil filter/cooler […]
Tools Needed: 10mm Wrench, 14 mm Wrench, 16mm Wrench, 18mm Wrench, 18mm Socket, 19mm Wrench, 19mm Deep Well Socket, 7/8″ Wrench, 13/16″ Socket, 21mm Wrench, 21mm Socket, 7/16″ Wrench, 9/16″ Wrench, 9/16″ Socket, 33mm Socket, Jack, (4) 6 ton Jack Stands, (2) 3 ton Jack stands, 13/32″ Drill bit, Drill, Pitman Arm Puller, PB Blaster, […]
Jeep Wrangler JK JKU Pinion Bearing Removal and Replacement Refer to JK_JKU Hub Bearing Replacement video for more detailed instructions on removal and Installation of the Hub Bearing and Axle Shaft. https://youtu.be/9uOOXPxBr8M Tool Suggested: 1/2″ Drive Ratchet 1/2″ Drive Breaker Bar 1/2″ Drive Torque Wrench capable of 120 ft lbs 3/8″ Drive Ratchet 1/4″ Drive […]
This is specifically for Iron Rock Offroad Adjustable Control Arms – After installation and testing has occured, it is time to adjust for better performance. This process is similar for most adjustable control arms, clamping nuts and bolts may differ but the procedure is the same.