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Title: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 01, 2016, 09:18:46 PM
confirmed seized motor tonight.

mechanicals look not to bad, front end looks tight
new tires

needs exhaust clamp at header, and tail pipe connected back to muffler.
one unibody spot soft, but not terrible. 

have a 99 xj motor sitting on the shop floor i got for 300$ but there are many differances that will require most of the accessories to be swapped, the distributor and a few other sensors to be swapped. 

waiting on chip to pick up his phone and respond to me.  it was Andies sons jeep that died and was towed.  still havent seen the title, dont want to start on it till i do

Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: GBR928 on August 02, 2016, 09:51:00 AM
Wouldn't this be wonder 4.0 as the black 5.9 ZJ was not a Wonder?
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: GBR928 on August 02, 2016, 09:53:09 AM
Oh I get it, wonder 3.0 was white one.
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 02, 2016, 10:14:12 PM
might bail on this thing

its pretty rotten, not sure its worth the bs and labor and parts to have maybe a 1200 ZJ in the end to drive


could more than 4x my investment after 3 hrs labor tonight.

drive shafts, trans/case pulled from underneath.  has good front axle shafts, and almost brand new street tires. 



Cant get the motor to turn its so seized to get the TC off and get at the flywheel/tone ring i need to swap to the other 4.0  along with a bunch of sensors and the distributor probably. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: mr.mindless on August 03, 2016, 08:45:17 AM
impressive level of seized, wow.
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 03, 2016, 09:28:09 AM
motor has to be pulled for for scrap anyway

i suppose i could flip it over and pull the pan to get the crank out but that seems like alot of work lol
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 09, 2016, 01:01:30 PM
finished cutting this up last night, 124$ in scrap today at 127$/ton with 2180lbs? 

seems odd math
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 09, 2016, 01:02:09 PM
does 127.00 / GT not mean 127$ per 2000lbs?
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: dubt on August 09, 2016, 01:36:05 PM
No gross ton = 2240
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: jacel86 on August 09, 2016, 01:41:53 PM
It's the nautical mile of mass! Yuck

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Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: etk300ex on August 09, 2016, 01:45:03 PM
gross ton - a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds

Learn something new every day!
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 09, 2016, 02:05:16 PM
hmmm google failed me i was wondering if it was something like that

interesting. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 10, 2016, 09:34:17 AM
15 gallons of fuel reclaimed
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 22, 2016, 11:46:57 PM
UPDATED

picked up another 97 4.0 ZJ limited today.  white NC truck.  200K on body, 99 4.0 swapped in at some point. 
add pics looked terrible rot but with that parts list it was worth looking at

got there, front fenders were cut and peeling not rotted
3 holes were rock slam tears that then started to rust when brought to NY
entire unibody and under hood everywere you could eat off of it clean with some red dirt from wheeling down south.
kid was not happy after putting 3K in lift parts into and and forced to sell, going to Europe for a while in a couple weeks.
NC title thats notorized with out a buyer filled in  :o see how that goes tomorrow.

solid buy even if it needs a tranny.  somethign is shuttering or skipping at 2-4mph then cleans up fine.  have another 97 ZJ 4.0 trans sitting on the shop floor from Chips GF son jeep that got cut up ready. 

CL ADD details:
built this jeep in NC and just dont have time for it
230k on body 140k on motor WITH RECEIPTS and full tuneup, battery, plugs, dizzy cap, reset timing, air filter etc... no oil burn, runs mint.
I would like to trade for an MPG car or car plus cash on your end if it is a rough car

4.0 inline 6

5.5 inch extended and adjustable 3 link long arms in the front
Rc adjustable arms in the rear
4.5 inch Rc springs
AWD full time t case swap from a V8
Rc swaybar quick disconnects
ARB bumper
Adjustable Trac bars
Rustys extended travel shocks
Steering stabilizer
Fog lights
2" spacers
33 inch TSL swampers 2 good tread 2 low tread
Every option available, heated seats, sunroof and leather

The bad stuff
Exhaust manifold gasket could be replaced
Needs alignment
Control arm bushings are shot
Power steering leaks
Transmission hose leaks
AC and heat blower motor does not work (fuse? Looking into it)
Sunroof is caulked shut but the motor works (previous owner did this)
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 23, 2016, 01:19:58 PM
plates transferred and registered.

Had to hustle on it in case they caught that the NC title was dated in march, and no weight on title... kid going to Europe next week for a year and his address and licences is still in NC. 

Kid some how got it notarized without a buyer filled in lol 
date modification and googled the weight lol
all set
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 23, 2016, 11:07:15 PM
put some miles on this thing today.  its functional.  talking with work people sounds like the shudder is the torque converter that has some vans let go. 

threw up on the lift. serviced front brake sliders, replaced missing bolts, starter inspecting ever thing.

under body clean.

changed wheel spacers to 2" instead of 1.5" with missing studs and missing inner lug nuts  :o

gona try to cut and stretch rear links 1-1.5" in the rear to fit 35 SCRs.  eventually i think this thing is 1ton swap and 40's worthy. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 23, 2016, 11:31:21 PM
o wow



http://www.rustysoffroad.com/jeep-suspension/jeep-suspension-lift-kits/zj-grand-cherokee-93-98-jeep-suspension-lift-kits/rustys-zj-grand-cherokee-long-arm-upgrade.html 

1350$

Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 24, 2016, 11:39:33 PM
night two on this guy.  serous progress.


adjustable rear control arms found to have super long threads, and i was able to safely increase the length of all 4 links by 1.5" to clear 35"s in the forward portion of the rear fender well, and trimming in the rear portion of the rear wells.

Front was good with a fender trim fix and ARB bumper trim. 

Found front CV drive shaft to have exploded and shot CV joint at case.  was hopping that was my low speed shudder but no good.

trans was 1.5 quarts low

returned from a test drive, radiator hose torn and spraying. fixed.


runs mint looks mint.  started tending to things like bulbs and headliner fixes. 

needs a good vacuuming but driving tomorrow!
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 25, 2016, 10:18:39 AM
drove to work!
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: etk300ex on August 25, 2016, 10:34:15 AM
looks like a sweet machine!
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: rejeep on August 25, 2016, 10:38:49 AM
really nice stance as is
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 25, 2016, 10:49:29 AM
rear stretch and trim i did last night worked out great

front trim fix also really cleaned up the lines.


ill throw some rock sliders on it to get rid of the only 4 rust holes on the truck.  rest of truck 100% clean with some southern clay red mud on it!
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 25, 2016, 11:08:07 AM
i keep thinking there is something wrong with the motor


then i remember its a 4.0 pushing 35"s instead of a 5.9 pushing 30"s   :'(
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 25, 2016, 01:28:05 PM
ordered front header panel and all new front end lights
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 25, 2016, 06:44:48 PM
blown out, vacuumed, and changed a rear brake light bulb!  solid night of wrenching! 

found that blower motor goes high when you touch a random wire hanging from under the dash to ground lol


its hot. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 26, 2016, 09:00:03 AM
solid 20 mile trip no issues.  comfy ride
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 26, 2016, 10:01:03 AM
i think this thing is starting in 2nd though


reading says Governor Pressure Sensor and Solenoid may be the issue, or sometimes down stream o2 frayed / shorting wires flake out the GPS&S reading.

Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: KingtheZJ on August 26, 2016, 10:05:02 AM
my first jeep was a 95 4.0 with same 42RE trans.

the TCM failed and it stuck in 3rd all the time.

sounds like a different issue, but just FYI.
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 26, 2016, 10:10:00 AM
this thing shudders off the line, maybe slipping, some time squeels, seems very sluggish to 30MPH or so, then high gear and OD are ok.   somp on it doing 45, it down shifts and goes.

guess i need to pay more attention and adjust the wheel so i can see the tach also would help lol 

reverse no issues. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: TrailTamer on August 26, 2016, 10:57:24 AM
I experienced a lot of 2nd or 3rd gear start (usually called as limp mode) with the 47re my dodge. 42-48re are relatively same on how they work.

To get your first gear; must be completely stopped, put the shifter in neutral and wait for a second or two at minimum then manual shift *straight* to 1st  gear then you should have your first gear again. When you're moving, manually up shift to confirm you have the 1-2-3-4 shifting. You'll need to come to a complete stop to shift back in neutral then shift straight to 1st again to get the 1st gear back for the take off.

Don't drive it too much if it's actually don't take off in first gear or you'll cook the trans quick.

The jeep don't throw any codes for the trans? They usually have codes set when either the governor transducer or the solenoid is malfunctioning.
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: TrailTamer on August 26, 2016, 10:59:12 AM
my first jeep was a 95 4.0 with same 42RE trans.

the TCM failed and it stuck in 3rd all the time.

sounds like a different issue, but just FYI.

The 95 have a separated module for the trans? I thought they're controlled by the PCM.
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: TrailTamer on August 26, 2016, 11:05:33 AM
I had to manually shift my 47re from Denver>Las Vegas>Phoenix when the governor transducer broke on it. At least it was mostly on highway haha. Bah.
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: mr.mindless on August 26, 2016, 11:23:29 AM
OBD I were weird, separate TCM on all the electronic transmissions 95 and down as I recall. I think that may be just 94-95 or maybe back to 93? hazy on that.
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 27, 2016, 12:38:16 PM
guess this thing has a factory alarm.

i locked doors with door button, came back unlocked driver door with key, horn beep and antitheft 2 seconds motor run only. 


key lock and unlock to driver door like my 5.9 98 did not turn it off.  google let me know on 97 limited you have to lock and unlock the passenger door WTF 

smooth cruse control at 70 no issues on thruway.  love this thing. 



win. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: TrailTamer on August 27, 2016, 04:01:30 PM
smooth cruse control at 70 no issues on thruway.  love this thing. 



win.

Yeah. Everyone on I-90 drove like they have a woman in labor on our way back in town. How can it be fun to drive like that?
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 28, 2016, 12:19:49 AM
i actually flipped off that black shit box with NJ plates that went right lane left lane right lane just squeezing by me and another car to my back left passing at a normal speed.  next car that passed me at normal speed chick smiled at me haha
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 29, 2016, 09:49:52 AM
blew a radiator hose on the commute this morning! 

hack fix i tried cutting it shorter and was good for 40 miles or so lol
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: Wingman on August 29, 2016, 10:34:26 AM
Foul!

Your commute is about .4 miles...  ;D
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 29, 2016, 10:38:04 AM
ya not sure why it didnt blow or care driving it to J&J
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 31, 2016, 01:42:13 PM
back in business with a new radiator hose.

limited mirrors i got are not auto dim, and dont fit 100% my limited.  wedged in and power function doesnt work then.  Black frames dont fit either.  fail.   
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on September 02, 2016, 12:37:16 AM
gross evap leak o no you didnt!
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on September 03, 2016, 09:27:07 PM
new header pannel and 6 new lights installed.  had to pull ARB bumper
headlight switch swapped, does the same thing, only interior night lights come on when you push on or near it
center console lid with working latch swapped.
rear plate light fixed.  had to pull hatch plastics and fix a break in the wire harness.   not even sure how i found it but got lucky. 
front left shock bushing changed
right swaybar disconnect fixed
steering stabilizer mount to tie rod fixed
horns connected back up
head lights adjusted. 


whats left:
no obvious evap issues at canister, lines, or tank
dome light no work from any door when doors opened, but works of you turn them on
HTR control
hatch calendars
rear brakes screech 100% of time after sitting, no noise on lift odd. 
headliner glue up spots
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: KingtheZJ on September 04, 2016, 08:23:12 AM
Dome light:
If you press and hold the rear light lens it will toggle between having the dome light come on with the door open and never coming on when the door opens.
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on September 04, 2016, 03:49:42 PM
no go with dome lights.  may have to do with rear dome never comes on, bulb looks good.
front inner fenders pounded in for 35" turning full lock.
rear brakes disassembled and seized ebrake hardware freed up and lubed. 
ebrake adjustor in seized and ebrakes adjusted and working.
tank dropped all looks good but found pump nut retainer ring pretty loose.  tightened and cleared code.
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on September 04, 2016, 09:51:19 PM
tires sold for 180 that came with this unit.  mismatched bald dry rot 33's on jeep wheels.  100$ in wheels 10$ in rubber.

investment down to 620$ for this unit    8)
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on September 16, 2016, 11:26:17 AM
trans still same
kind of annoying. 


notice there is a hack fix on the TV cable.  going to try and swap that first, and adjust it as per web instructions. 
if not, going to try and research governor sol / governor pressure sensor. 
if that fails ill pull the trans and replace with spare.  lines weeping anyway. 

still need to get inspected.  dropped tank, cant find LARGE evap leak to fix code.  smell gas in rear on multiple occasions upon shut down.  maybe its as simple as a bad gas cap?  hoses and clamps all new and tight.  canister lines look good. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: TrailTamer on September 16, 2016, 12:09:21 PM
There's any codes set for the trans?

When it shakes, the rpm bounces? It slips or it felt like it either upshift/downshift or TCC lock/unlock?
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on September 23, 2016, 08:59:01 AM
rear hatch struts changed
gas cap changed- still smelled gas this morning
rear dome light bulb changed, still no rear dome or any dome lights ever. 

Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: Wingman on September 23, 2016, 10:13:12 AM
The light isn't as simple as a factory dome override switch activated or inoperative, is it?
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on September 23, 2016, 10:26:04 AM
seems inop


dome rear has a switch to turn on or off doom lights with doors open, i am thinking its a power issue in the hatch since i have never had that light or any of the doom lights come on.  door panel courtesy lights work as they should. 

the vic is also gone, but sure if that has anything to do with it. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on October 10, 2016, 03:11:15 PM
hopped on thruway yesterday to go see mom, realized tank was empty, stopped in Batavia to fill.  proceeded to pump 22.5 gallons into the jeep and 1.5 gallons on the ground.


Evap leak probably coming from top of tank somewhere lol. 


guess the tank needs to be dropped again and inspected / gasket changed 
bah
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on November 20, 2016, 06:59:10 PM
rebuilt front CV shaft and installed for winter 4x4
changed sway bar bushings
bipassed whatever is wrong with heater control so has working heat and defrost
dropped tank and changed fuel pump/sending unit. 

tank to pump had NO gasket present- gross evap leak identified.
now fuel gage reads empty.  cant win. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: rejeep on November 20, 2016, 07:15:48 PM
Didn't you just get home

Do laundry and each some football  ;)
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on November 20, 2016, 10:58:33 PM
couple laps around Henrietta Tokyo drifting in the snow knocked the sender loose and working. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on November 21, 2016, 10:02:12 AM
foot ball sucks and i need a 4x4 jeep, next is the plow truck.  i am thinking i should have worked on the plow truck sunday instead of the jeep lol
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: mr.mindless on November 21, 2016, 10:11:08 AM
it'll melt. I'm counting on it.

tractor is in the back yard with the mower deck still on, ready to do the last of the leaves!
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: Wingman on November 21, 2016, 10:56:22 AM
it'll melt. I'm counting on it.

tractor is in the back yard with the mower deck still on, ready to do the last of the leaves!

Same boat here...
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on November 29, 2016, 09:34:09 PM
ordered a solenoid and pressure sensor kit for transmission.  going to give it a go at fixing trans issue! 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on December 03, 2016, 11:38:04 AM
3-4 spring change
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oMC-r1OXzI

gove press and sol replace
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvl-_-vY6rk&t=3s

lockup spring
(http://www.oregonperformancetransmission.com/mm5/graphics/00000001/SNX-22771-19K.jpg)
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on December 03, 2016, 03:14:54 PM
fail. 
3hrs, fluid, 100$ parts.

no change, same.  maybe 1-2 shift 5% better.  still shudders at takeoff
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on January 01, 2017, 09:51:35 AM
swapped TV cable that was hack fixed, played with it- no change
fluids topped
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on January 02, 2017, 07:12:10 PM
noticed coolant was low last week- steam occured last local drive.  heater core hoses rotted out and failed at Tstat housing. 


great.   
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on January 03, 2017, 10:55:30 PM
both heater core hoses replaced.  its really painful to get the advance guy to just sell you 3' of 3/4" and 5/8" ID HTR hose   :(   
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: rejeep on January 04, 2017, 07:48:32 AM
reason to not go to advance
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on January 04, 2017, 07:50:53 AM
yes i know, sadly. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on March 16, 2017, 10:22:58 AM
played tow truck for Matt last night

my jeep ended up past the truck in the background of this picture before we got him back far enough to pop out of the ditch
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on March 25, 2017, 06:34:15 PM
got an oil and filter change today at 239xxx

new cold stumble for a minute or so at idle last couple weeks.  found #1 spark plug to be loose in hole and gave it 3 full turns to snug, neat. 

front rugged ridge tie rod shot.  its a 50$ goofy unit bah. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on April 01, 2017, 06:32:39 PM
tie rod installed and aligned. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on June 12, 2017, 09:57:48 AM
got a sticker last week no issues.


seems to have a coolant leak when parked.  must have something to do with pulley squeeking last few months.  probably needs a water pump or something.
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on August 05, 2017, 10:00:43 PM
was put out back from leaking coolant last week


new lower hose no fix
2nd time around, had to pull the front apart to change water pump, leaking from block interface or somewhere.

got an AC delete pulley and a good coolant flush.

Back to daily duty. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on September 04, 2017, 09:58:18 PM
2.5"x3.5" rockers burned in tonight.  need more paint to finish second side. 

probably gona get a trans swap and put up for sale.  need to thin the fleet
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on September 06, 2017, 12:01:29 AM
rockers painted.  bored with this and probably put up for sale. 

might do a trans swap- or at least attempt to adjust bands. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on November 02, 2017, 09:23:23 AM
noticed this guy was all over the road at highway speed during the highway cleanup!  have been driving he 49 and CJ a lot more.

Found both ends of the track bar needing service, also found a jam nut loose on one of the drag link ends. 

back in business!
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on November 04, 2017, 08:19:43 PM
finally just broke apart passenger rear door liner to get the door open.  didnt find anything broken just needed lube.  havent been able to open rear passenger door for at least a year!

almost started on a trans swap today.  meh. 

front blinker bulb and fluids topped! ready for winter.
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on December 10, 2017, 11:00:45 PM
got an oil change, front lube, and steering wheel alignment today
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on January 01, 2018, 11:43:51 PM
has a plow half mounted to it tonight haha
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: Wingman on January 02, 2018, 08:21:32 AM
Oh boy...
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: mr.mindless on January 02, 2018, 01:12:18 PM
How were those SCRs on the way home Sunday? Felt real greasy in the ole dually


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Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: GBR928 on January 02, 2018, 01:36:07 PM
The SCR's were doing work pulling the dead Ford around in the snow yesterday!
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on January 02, 2018, 01:38:01 PM
Tway was pretty salty and dry on my drive home.  scrs are great if you stay in the gas,  little sliddy under heavy braking and the rear wants to walk out 90 degrees if no power haha
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on January 03, 2018, 12:05:19 AM
first test plowing went well.  trans seems fine with case in low range and doesnt skip at all.  solid unit! 

need to fix up the manual til option but power lift with ATV winch is wired.  need to clean up incab but its functional and tested!
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: Wingman on January 03, 2018, 08:12:47 AM
Is this the unit from the shovel?
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: mr.mindless on January 03, 2018, 08:46:37 AM
Jonboy’s leavings


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Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on January 03, 2018, 09:04:08 AM
ya its a much lighter 7'4" plow than my other two full size plows i have. 

its lifted by an ATV winch, and has a manual tilt function. 

Made a pin mount and structure out of old 2x2 square buggy links.  Was supprised the jeep only drops about 1/2" when you pick up the plow. 

pushes snow fine, maybe needs the springs tightened up for frozen snow now in the lot


Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: dubt on January 03, 2018, 09:06:47 AM
Sweet
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: mr.mindless on January 03, 2018, 10:28:10 AM
for future reference, this is a thing that apparently exists

https://www.amazon.com/Buyers-Products-SW710-Rotary-Switch/dp/B01D05Z2LS/ref=pd_rhf_dp_s_qp_0_3?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B01D05Z2LS&pd_rd_r=MKWNEYBE08MJDDPQAPS5&pd_rd_w=Ez99I&pd_rd_wg=cbnL7&psc=1&refRID=MKWNEYBE08MJDDPQAPS5
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: mr.mindless on January 03, 2018, 10:31:29 AM
mostly unrelated but interesting: small 200a relay, only $14.
https://www.amazon.com/OLS-Split-Charge-Relay-Switch/dp/B01MYPTVJD/ref=pd_rhf_dp_s_qp_0_35?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B01MYPTVJD&pd_rd_r=Y1J5MHBVEPBKHNPW44T0&pd_rd_w=PwS0q&pd_rd_wg=ouDbI&psc=1&refRID=Y1J5MHBVEPBKHNPW44T0

I wonder if they're really good to 200a
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on January 03, 2018, 04:29:22 PM
this looks like a reversing relay, with a 3 dollar switch this would be great for me

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004VAGKZE/ref=psdc_15731411_t1_B00KGICYAA
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: mr.mindless on January 03, 2018, 06:59:09 PM
I already have one of those on the way.


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Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on January 04, 2018, 11:13:13 PM
plow controls poked through fire wall. 

so much nicer to plow with a fuel injected auto with heat and radio!  needed this 6 years ago!
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on January 08, 2018, 07:41:43 PM
ordered a few 50amp 5gage quick connects so i can drop the plow.  I think a 400$ XJ will be procured next year for plow duties if im still in the same location.  Too easy. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on October 18, 2018, 07:15:52 PM
oil change
trans fluids topped off

looks like it needs trans cooler lines and at least one ball joint
plow frame attached
cleaned out
needs a new switch for heater blower and should be good for winter duty minus a valid inspection sticker
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on November 17, 2018, 04:25:15 PM
still a sweet plowing machine. 
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on September 05, 2019, 08:22:41 AM
borrowed time and in need of service on this unit. 


sweet burning ATF machine and got awful front end issues.  sticker is almost 2 years out and needs a windsheild.  might be time to send
Title: Re: ZJ wonder 5.0
Post by: M4wdFab on September 09, 2019, 11:56:16 AM
getting a windshield today!