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    Re: WJ Torque Converter Clutch not engaging.

    The following is from the workshop manual.

    TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH (TCC)
    The TCC (Fig. 114) was installed to improve the
    efficiency of the torque converter that is lost to the
    slippage of the...
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    WJ Torque Converter Clutch not engaging.

    Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7 HO (5-45rfe Transmission)

    About 2 years ago I noticed that my torque converter clutch (TCC) only locks up after about 25 minutes of highway driving. A few weeks later I...
  3. Re: Tata LPTA 713 4x4 truck as expidition vehicle.

    I use to have a Unimog 416.117 The extra long wheel base model. That could have worked well. Although the Unimog is slow, noisy and hot in the cabin.
  4. Re: Tata LPTA 713 4x4 truck as expidition vehicle.

    I waste a lot of my time watching YouTube videos on modern expedition vehicles. Usually based on modern trucks with Euro 5 and 6 specs which won't work in Africa. So I thought that I have to get an...
  5. Re: Tata LPTA 713 4x4 truck as expidition vehicle.

    That is more than enough torque!
  6. Re: Tata LPTA 713 4x4 truck as expidition vehicle.

    Jelo, I have searched the forum and those vehicles have been mentioned twice only. Both occasions by you, seems like no one else know about them? Do you have any idea how much they are second hand? I...
  7. Tata LPTA 713 4x4 truck as expidition vehicle.

    I often see these trucks as part of the Eskom fleet. They look pretty capable and I would imagine that they won't be very expensive compared to other similar vehicle's. I am in the market for an...
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    Re: Jeep - something for nothing

    I am looking for a WJ clockspring, new or secondhand.
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    WJ aircon compressor leak.

    I believe I have a leak on the shaft seal. I am currently in Cape Town can anybody suggest a reputable company/guy who can fix this for me?
  10. Grand Cherokee Re: 2004 Laredo - blower air only coming out defrost vent

    Does your cruise control work? If yes, then it ain't the vacuum line under your headlight assembly which should be under the right hand side headlight assembly.
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    Grand Cherokee Re: Wj Track Bar bushings

    I had mine machined with pvc.
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    Re: Jeep - something for nothing

    My grandfather had an early 50's Jeep pickup. This decal managed to survive. There is a bit of sentiment attached to it but I am willing to let it go if there is someone who are in real need of...
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    Re: WJ hydraulic fan

    Chris, I wish I had any answer for you. Maybe try posting on some of the US forums.
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    Re: WJ hydraulic fan

    Problem was fixed by regassing the aircon. If there is no pressure in die ac system the fan doesn't move. Very strange.
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    Re: WJ front upper control arm bushing

    I'm not very familiar with acetal, it sounds hard? How does its properties differ from that of nylon.?
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    Re: WJ front upper control arm bushing

    ...and that is why I order my Crown BS from AAO.
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    Re: WJ front upper control arm bushing

    Where do I get someone to do that for me? No one in Upington would be able to assist. Do you have some contact info of someone who can do that and courier to me?
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    Re: WJ front upper control arm bushing

    I'll answer my own question: They are the same. ;D
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    WJ front upper control arm bushing

    I need to replace the bushing on my front upper control arms, recently replaced the axle end, now I have to replace the body end as well. Are these bushes (body side and axle side) the same? What are...
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    Grand Cherokee Re: 2001 WJ Catalactic Converters Removed :(

    Your question is unrelated to the thread. Start a new thread with relevant title and I am sure you'll get answers from the guys on here.
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    Re: Unimog / Samil Tyres

    I have 4 used ones with about 80% tread on them. Radial M-type. They are on a farm in the Freestate close to the town of Wepener. General 12.5R20 I inquired about new ones a few months back and they...
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    Re: Crawler gear leader board.

    My Unimog with the 20 speed cascade gearbox:

    1st: 14.53; diff: 6.52;1; LR: 42.9:1

    No, i haven't made any mistakes, this is truly the actual ratios!!

    Mercedes Unimog 406 Manual 1978 5.7l...
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    As already said, it depends on what you want it...

    As already said, it depends on what you want it to do. Usually a Shire and Percheron is considered good workhorses. If it is endurance you want, rather go for a Thoroughbred or Arabian. ;D
  24. They never bite! Don't worry.

    They never bite! Don't worry.
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    Drool!!!

    Drool!!!
  26. Please motivate for using a Unimog in your next...

    Please motivate for using a Unimog in your next movie! ;D
  27. Ouch!! At least mine is a 41" 60kg piece of...

    Ouch!! At least mine is a 41" 60kg piece of rubber.
  28. What is the most you've ever paid for a tyre?

    I just want to hear that other people has also spent crazy amounts on tyres so that I can feel better about just spending R40 000 on 4 Michelin XZL tyres for my Unimog and I still have to buy 2...
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    Finally! I completely forgot where I parked it....

    Finally! I completely forgot where I parked it. What is the address and I will come and fetch my baby. Anybody know a good locksmith as I lost my keys too. ;D

    I am so sorry for any inconvenience...
  30. You should divide by the volume of the current...

    You should divide by the volume of the current fill up, not the previous fill up! That is if the tank was full before the trip and you are filling it up again.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HB7ZvyaYVrk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HB7ZvyaYVrk
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    Probably your resistor box. Check if all the...

    Probably your resistor box. Check if all the connections are still okay, they typically get warm and melt the connector. Usually an easy and cheap fix.
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    This is already on our to do list! ;D

    This is already on our to do list! ;D
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    What about on the Zimbabwe side? Livingstone is...

    What about on the Zimbabwe side? Livingstone is our start off point, we can move around.
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    Can't seem to find any cheap flights to...

    Can't seem to find any cheap flights to Livingstone. Our bus tickets are about R2000 return. If we fly we would still need to get to JHB and the extra logistics of getting from the bus to the airport...
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