1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4×4 with 5.2 V8 and automatic transmission. Full info down below…
Rear is on RE 3.5″ XJ front springs. It has the IRO extended arm kit with sub frame which lets mounted upper arms to be altered and the lowers are adjustable. Rear shocks are Doetsch Tech 8000 Prerunner Series aspect# 8403 which are 32″ prolonged, eighteen.7″ compressed, 13.3″ of travel with integrated bump stops. Rear employs a Rusty’s Offroad adjustable observe bar. Rear generate shaft is stock with no troubles.
The front is on RE 3.5″ springs with JKS ACOS, Iron Rock Offroad extended arms and IRO 3 piece subframe assembly. This kit has a just one piece driver facet regulate arm termed the Iron Y which consists of both equally the lower and upper arm in just one piece with a caster adjuster. The passenger facet employs only a lower regulate arm, no upper. Front shocks are Doetsch Tech 8000 Prerunner collection aspect# 8421 which are 32″ prolonged, eighteen.twenty five” compressed, 13.seventy five” of travel. The shocks are mounted to IRO bar pin eliminators. Prolonged stainless steel brake lines have been mounted to aid the additional raise and flex. Front employs a Rusty’s Offroad adjustable observe bar with Hd frame mount. Front generate shaft is a double cardan u-joint style to replace the OEM CV shaft which broke and also would not have labored with the extended arm kit. JKS Faster Disconnects which are adjustable are utilized on the front sway bar.
Iron Rock Offroad OTK, over the knuckle, steering kit. The kit consists of a one.twenty five” solid chilly rolled steel tie rod and drag link with 5/8″ grade 8 components. This essential us to drill the steering knuckles on both equally sides as perfectly as the drop pitman arm with a 5/8″ drill little bit. The kit is pretty solid and no steering stabilizer is staying utilized.
Check out out my other videos if you want far more info on the steering box brace which has been a great addition considering that I’m functioning 35×12.fifty tires. The steering box was just lately replaced with a new just one. We’ve swapped out the drop pitman arm for just one that is about 2″ shorter than the just one we had mounted beforehand because it will function superior with my raise and IRO OTK steering kit.
The front is a Dana thirty with IRO practically alloy Spicer 760x u-joint shafts, Stable diff protect, stock gears, and no lockers. The CV differential yoke has been replaced with a u-joint yoke for the new generate shaft. The axle will soon be rebuilt with four.88 gears, and Aussie locker. The font axle also has significant obligation Rusty’s Offroad lower regulate arm mounts to replace the bent stock ones.
The rear is a Dana forty four with stock gears and no locker. It will soon be rebuilt with four.88 gears and Aussie locker.
Tires and Wheels:
35×12.50×15 Goodyear Wrangler MT/R Kevlar on OEM 15×7 wheels with 2″ wheel spacers.
Jeep also has IRO on board air, Tough Region 9500 lb winch and mounting plate, Taurus 2 velocity electric powered admirer and B&M Supercooler.
5.2 V8 Motor Notes:
The motor is at last dry as a bone, leak absolutely free thanks to Joel Gonzalez!!! Oil pan was dropped and rear major bearing cap was eliminated because the two piece rear major seal was leaking. The rear major seal was replaced and a high volume, twenty five% over stock, Melling oil pump was mounted. The pan was resealed with a Fel-Pro just one piece gasket. The timing chain had some slack in it so it was replaced together with new timing gears on the crankshaft and camshaft. A new timing protect was mounted with a new front seal to replace the initial timing protect which had a hole in it. The initial harmonic balancer was cleaned up and reinstalled together with the initial crankshaft pulley. A new water pump was mounted with a new bypass hose to the consumption manifold. The thermostat housing was replaced together with a new 185 thermostat and Fel-Pro gasket. A new tensioner was mounted because the aged just one was nasty to say the the very least. The initial damaged EVAP canister, weakened by the front driver facet tire, has been eliminated and replaced with a new relocated canister. A new power steering pump was mounted.
The motor also has an MSD external coil and K&N consumption and air filter.
Muffler was a Flowmaster 40 collection cutoff prior to rear axle, but muffler has now been eliminated. Exhaust set up from muffler to motor is stock with brand new catalytic converter.
Distinctive Thanks: Thanks to my great good friend and mechanic Joel Gonzalez for all of his tricky function and determination to Challenge ZJ. Thanks to Mario for providing me my initially Jeep. Thanks to Nate and Mitchell for the amazing compressor mount. Thanks to Mark and Mike at All Muffler Support for their function on my exhaust and also for getting rid of the stock lower regulate arm mounts in the front. Thanks to Rob at Les Schwab for all of the great guidance and for carrying out my initial alignment. Thanks to Redline Tire for carrying out my final alignment and mounting and balancing my new tires. Thanks to all my faithful YouTube subscribers for their continued aid and responses!!!
Post time: Nov-16-2016