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Section for JEEP topics

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Boutallnite, Nov 23, 2004.

  1. Boutallnite

    Boutallnite Senior Member
    Messages: 197

    I think there are enough people that plow with jeeps. Who thinks we need our own section on this forum to post jeep issues?. it would be alot simpler searching for things.
    Just my 2 cents.
  2. westbrooklawn

    westbrooklawn Member
    Messages: 49

    I'm all for it. I have 2 Wranglers, one with a Blizzard 680. I often have questions which are "Jeep Only" related.
  3. Tarkus

    Tarkus PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,113

    Yes I have 2 Jeep brand vehicals myself and I am getting a 3rd soon to restore.
  4. jpunlimited

    jpunlimited Senior Member
    Messages: 132

    how many jeeps?

    I wonder how many of us have jeeps?
  5. Tarkus

    Tarkus PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,113

    Some of those older Jeep brand 4x4's are tuff as nails!
  6. Plowanator

    Plowanator Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    I have a wrangler with a 7' western, and 5 sang bags for weight, plows good, id like to see a section just for jeeps. Be like anyother froum the fullsize guys and teh jeepers haha
  7. cocco78

    cocco78 Senior Member
    Messages: 158

    I have 3 Jeeps, one of which i'm putting a plow on. A Jeep section would be nifty.
  8. Tarkus

    Tarkus PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,113

    The used to say that "you have not really owned a 4WD until you owned a Jeep"
  9. smiti105

    smiti105 Member
    Messages: 90

    I have a 83 CJ7 in the works. I guess you think there are to many threads about Jeeps on here? Should there be seperate discussions for Dodges, Fords, Chevys, and other vehicles too? I think that there would not be as many responses if there was a seperate place for Jeeps. Just my opinion.
  10. DJDarknez

    DJDarknez Member
    Messages: 92

    I'm jeepin too. 97 Cherokee. Thinking about getting a plow.....which means I probably won't :(
  11. Smitty58

    Smitty58 Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    I'm with ya, I have a 86 cj7 with a 6 1/2 meyer. This is my first year to plow. I would love to see a jeep section ,lets make it happen.
  12. tvpierce

    tvpierce Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 209

    Umm... there is!

    I'd love a Jeep forum. As it is, I split my time between here and JeepsUnlimited.com

    It would be nice to address Jeep/plow issues together.

    Jeff Pierce
  13. Crumm

    Crumm Senior Member
    Messages: 529

    I suppose there is a place here for Ford, Dodge and Chevy talk. There seems to be plenty of Jeep guys here so why not. I have a 42' Ford GPW which is basically a Jeep so I might qualify.
  14. jax1013

    jax1013 Senior Member
    Messages: 114


    Let's do it Plowsite...
  15. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    i said that last year go fig
  16. bnrhuffman

    bnrhuffman Member
    Messages: 83

    Add another vote for a Jeep section. It is difficult to search anything Jeep related, its all spread out.
  17. plucnik

    plucnik Junior Member
    from Chicago
    Messages: 25

    Wrangler O2 sensor

    Hey...great idea for a Jeep section! Here's my problem. I have a '97 Wrangler 4.0 manual trannie w/Western 6.5. I've experienced occasional engine shutdowns when I'm plowing for 4-5 hours. It will usually start back up after a few minutes of sitting but last year I needed a tow back to the house. I replaced the upstream O2 sensor and that fixed it....temporarily. At the end of last year, I started to get the occasional shutdown problem again. Could I be "overheating" the sensor when I'm pushing it? I heard that the sensor has a battery inside. A mechanic said that I can unplug the sensor but the mileage will suffer. (who gets "gas mileage" when plowing anyway?) I unplugged it and seems to run a bit better. Maybe I should replace both upstream and downstrem sensors with OEM parts? (I replaced with a Boche) Anyone else have this problem? Whadayathink? Pete :help:
  18. festerw

    festerw Senior Member
    Messages: 986

    If you replaced it before and it was working OK, I would replace them with OEM. For some reason DC cars and trucks don't seem to play well with Bosch oxygen sensors. If you check around the prices for OEM are not much more than Bosch. If you go to
    www.ngk.com and type in 23017 you need 2, same sensor front and back. Grand Total (before Shipping) $99.70.
  19. Boutallnite

    Boutallnite Senior Member
    Messages: 197

    I had something like that happend to me a few times last winter. I narrowed it down to a an overheating fuse for the fuel pump. A few minutes rest would do the trick.
  20. plucnik

    plucnik Junior Member
    from Chicago
    Messages: 25

    Thanks for the replies. I checked the ngk site. The price sounds right but.....is it really OEM stuff? I found a site www.buymopar.com that has OEM @ $70 per. I'll check the fuel pump fuse thing also. Has anyone else experienced the same problem while plowing?