1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

i hate jeeps

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by higherlux, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:35 PM
    #1
    higherlux

    higherlux [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Member:
    #11307
    Messages:
    6,943
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Blake
    middle of S.C.
    Vehicle:
    1998 tacoma 2.7l 4wd/1986 POS
    Mall crawler status
    there so complicated
    thats why im sticking with toyota :thumbsup:
    a simple head gasket job (yea right):eek:
    had to tear half of the motor appart to get the head off

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:36 PM
    #2
    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    103,926
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    Try working on a Ford
     
  3. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:37 PM
    #3
    TacoNut

    TacoNut IgnoringChrisWatchingEdLi veVicariouslyThroughMJP2

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2008
    Member:
    #5597
    Messages:
    5,249
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Adam
    Denver, Co
    Vehicle:
    *SOLD* 08 Prerunner SR5 TRD OR Acess Cab

    even better a Van... gotta take the dash apart to change sparkplugs
     
  4. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:38 PM
    #4
    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    103,926
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    As far as Im concerned, they are disposable.
     
  5. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:38 PM
    #5
    higherlux

    higherlux [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Member:
    #11307
    Messages:
    6,943
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Blake
    middle of S.C.
    Vehicle:
    1998 tacoma 2.7l 4wd/1986 POS
    Mall crawler status
    wow pita?
     
  6. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:39 PM
    #6
    TacoNut

    TacoNut IgnoringChrisWatchingEdLi veVicariouslyThroughMJP2

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2008
    Member:
    #5597
    Messages:
    5,249
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Adam
    Denver, Co
    Vehicle:
    *SOLD* 08 Prerunner SR5 TRD OR Acess Cab
    also to get to the battery i believe the tire has to come off
     
  7. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:40 PM
    #7
    higherlux

    higherlux [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Member:
    #11307
    Messages:
    6,943
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Blake
    middle of S.C.
    Vehicle:
    1998 tacoma 2.7l 4wd/1986 POS
    Mall crawler status
    gah!!!!!:eek::eek::eek:
    i think id get rid of it real quick
     
  8. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:42 PM
    #8
    TRD4x4858

    TRD4x4858 Taco Traitor!

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2008
    Member:
    #10117
    Messages:
    3,058
    Gender:
    Male
    San Diego
    Vehicle:
    95 Jeep XJ
    BONE STOCK! lol
    hahaha are you serious, jeep 4.0l head gaskets are cake! they come apart with the intake manifold and everything on it still attached, takes about 2-3 hours to complete
     
  9. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:49 PM
    #9
    higherlux

    higherlux [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Member:
    #11307
    Messages:
    6,943
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Blake
    middle of S.C.
    Vehicle:
    1998 tacoma 2.7l 4wd/1986 POS
    Mall crawler status
    well this is the furthest ive taken appart a motor
    and i a yota guy not a heep (i mean jeep) guy
    and i dont have a manual
     
  10. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:49 PM
    #10
    jefferson

    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2008
    Member:
    #8260
    Messages:
    5,271
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Sex Panther
    San Diego (North Park!), CA
    Vehicle:
    05 PreRunner SR5
    toyota brand hitch and uhaul wiring harness, fog lamps on anytime, bed lamps, map lights on with dome, day time running lamps, remove secondary air filter, painted bumper grill, Double Din touch screen stereo, Sockmonkey custom SR5 decal, door & seatbelt bells disabled, painted engine cover, installed compass/temperature overhead console, failed mod: passenger side auto down window switches, weathertech front mats, RedLine hood struts, Cheap Beep piezo buzzer locking beep, 5100s in the front set at 2.5, 5100s in the rear, AAL, hitch safe, revenge fab sliders, bed bar, prerunner light, cb wired
    i did headgaskets on a 1998 sebring v6. Transverse engine with cab-forward design.

    [​IMG]

    (stock image)

    Talk about a BITCH!

    headgaskets arent any fun anyway.. but sure beats having someone do the work for you ($$$$). AND MASSIVE CONGRATS for even knowing what you're doing... im giving you rep. No one knows how to do this stuff anymore.
     
  11. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:53 PM
    #11
    higherlux

    higherlux [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Member:
    #11307
    Messages:
    6,943
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Blake
    middle of S.C.
    Vehicle:
    1998 tacoma 2.7l 4wd/1986 POS
    Mall crawler status
    umm...thanks
    but i dont really kno what im doin im learnin as i go
    but i do kno how to figure out how to put stuff back together (with minumal "extra" pieces)
    but if i screw up well atleast its not my ride
     
  12. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:54 PM
    #12
    TRD4x4858

    TRD4x4858 Taco Traitor!

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2008
    Member:
    #10117
    Messages:
    3,058
    Gender:
    Male
    San Diego
    Vehicle:
    95 Jeep XJ
    BONE STOCK! lol
    Good job man! its a prehistoric motor, way less complicated than it seems. Always good to see people tearing into there rigs :D
     
  13. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:59 PM
    #13
    higherlux

    higherlux [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Member:
    #11307
    Messages:
    6,943
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Blake
    middle of S.C.
    Vehicle:
    1998 tacoma 2.7l 4wd/1986 POS
    Mall crawler status
    thanks
    i love to tear in to a car even if i dont kno what i am doing
     
  14. Mar 10, 2009 at 8:01 PM
    #14
    TRD4x4858

    TRD4x4858 Taco Traitor!

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2008
    Member:
    #10117
    Messages:
    3,058
    Gender:
    Male
    San Diego
    Vehicle:
    95 Jeep XJ
    BONE STOCK! lol
    Its all just a bunch of nuts and bolts, just make sure the heads not craked, those 4.0l are good for cracking the heads
     
  15. Mar 10, 2009 at 8:04 PM
    #15
    higherlux

    higherlux [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Member:
    #11307
    Messages:
    6,943
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Blake
    middle of S.C.
    Vehicle:
    1998 tacoma 2.7l 4wd/1986 POS
    Mall crawler status
    thanks ill check that out tomarro
     
  16. Mar 10, 2009 at 9:30 PM
    #16
    Bakemono

    Bakemono Wrath of the runbird

    Joined:
    May 31, 2008
    Member:
    #7007
    Messages:
    148
    Gender:
    Male
    Southern Wisconsin, USA
    Vehicle:
    '09 Toyota Tacoma regular cab 4x2
    Yup, Jeeps suck. There is really nothing good about them. A few years back my parents bought a Jeep Grand Cherokee (my father works for a Ford/Chrysler dealer, so they bought it for cheap) and you couldnt pay me to drive one of those things.
    On snow/ice, it was aboslutely worthless and it was cheap and very poorly put together. You dont even want to know how much the resale value sucks on those things.
    Honestly, I dont see whats so great about Jeeps. IMO, they are all marketing hype.
     
  17. Mar 11, 2009 at 1:22 AM
    #17
    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2007
    Member:
    #1138
    Messages:
    13,740
    Gender:
    Female
    First Name:
    Jandy
    Lancaster, PA
    Vehicle:
    2007 4.0L 4x4 TRD Sport Access Cab A
    Advantage Torza top (tri-fold), Husky floor mats, RuffTuff seat covers, C2C hood struts, Homelink mirror, USA Spec PA15-Toy (120gig Classic & 8gig nano), Garmin Nuvi 660, Protecta Bed mat, Pop-n-lock, TSB Springs, Scangauge II, Heated drivers seat, Fumoto drain valve, Aries pushbar, PIAA 540 fog lights, Hood scoop grahics, Flowmaster 50 series dual catback exhaust, RainX Latitude windshield wipers, Husky rear floor liner (ontop of folded down seats). Console Vault.
    My husband and I owned a Jeep Grand Cherokee with the Quadradrive system and it was AWESOME in snow/ice. Other than a Subaru, it's been the best 4WD system we've owned.

    Resale value does suck..... we bought ours used to it was to our advantage.
    My mother-in-law owns it now.

    I have a YJ also - Awesome trail rig!
     
  18. Mar 11, 2009 at 1:25 AM
    #18
    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2007
    Member:
    #1138
    Messages:
    13,740
    Gender:
    Female
    First Name:
    Jandy
    Lancaster, PA
    Vehicle:
    2007 4.0L 4x4 TRD Sport Access Cab A
    Advantage Torza top (tri-fold), Husky floor mats, RuffTuff seat covers, C2C hood struts, Homelink mirror, USA Spec PA15-Toy (120gig Classic & 8gig nano), Garmin Nuvi 660, Protecta Bed mat, Pop-n-lock, TSB Springs, Scangauge II, Heated drivers seat, Fumoto drain valve, Aries pushbar, PIAA 540 fog lights, Hood scoop grahics, Flowmaster 50 series dual catback exhaust, RainX Latitude windshield wipers, Husky rear floor liner (ontop of folded down seats). Console Vault.
    THere's your problem..... get a manual!!

    Don't be guessing on how to work on stuff or else you'll have boatloads of problems later on. Believe me, it'll bite you in the ass later.
     
  19. Mar 11, 2009 at 2:28 AM
    #19
    edwinalink

    edwinalink robo-ninja

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2008
    Member:
    #10533
    Messages:
    611
    Gender:
    Male
    utah
    Vehicle:
    Soma Groove
    Its a bicycle.
    that 4.0 is pretty sweet. i have 166600 on mine right now, and it has a mild exhaust leak. but otherwise its been fantastic.

    and resale on a wrangler is wonderfully inflated, but yeah grands /cherrokees drop like a rock (well, they're chrysler)

    but the JEEP 4x4 is one of only a few systems i've experienced that easily beats a toyota, the another one being a 4x4 superduty.

    but out of curiosity, just how much easier would it be to do a head job on a toyota 4.0?

    seems the block first patented in 1936 ( AMC 232=jeep 4.0) would be easier.
     
  20. Mar 11, 2009 at 9:32 AM
    #20
    higherlux

    higherlux [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Member:
    #11307
    Messages:
    6,943
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Blake
    middle of S.C.
    Vehicle:
    1998 tacoma 2.7l 4wd/1986 POS
    Mall crawler status
    manual?????????? who needs a manual????????????/
    im a dude il figure it out hahahha
    real men dont need instructions hahahh
    jk i wish i had 1 tho
    but i gots no money for a manual
    any 1 kno of a free online manual????
     
To Top