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XJ with bad cam bearings

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  • SeanB58 -

    Posted the thread Greetings.

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    Hello all. I wanted to introduce myself, my name is Sean and I live in Newark. I am on my 3rd Jeep - a 2017 Wrangler Unlimited Willys - and am looking to get involved in the Jeep community. Hope to see you all at some events (assuming COVID ever…
  • SeanB58 -

    Wrote a comment on astape’s wall.

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    Good evening. It seems like you are the person to help with lift kits! I have a 2017 Willys Unlimited and want to put in a Rough Country 2.5 lift (shocks and springs, not spacers) and an adjustable trac bar. Is that something you can do for me?
  • dkirkley -

    Replied to the thread XJ with bad cam bearings.

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    I bought a motor for my XJ when mine blew up from (i think) shadyluke for like $500 on here in Juneish of 2018. Had him drop it off at Astapes and got the work done for a reasonable price. Motor had 25k on it i think and was a GC motor. no regrets. imo…
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  • astape -

    Replied to the thread XJ with bad cam bearings.

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    well it would be crank bearings not cam bearings causing the issue. Also these motors generally run a long time on 1psi for every 100 rpms. The fact u see low psi at idle (under 5) is not unusual after 100k miles on the motor. The fact that it has noise…
  • MrJoop -

    Liked Rat999Salad’s post in the thread XJ with bad cam bearings.

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    Yea I’m trying to weigh out both of those options. it’s got some dents and scratches here and there but it’s not in bad shape.
  • MrJoop -

    Liked Erock’s post in the thread XJ with bad cam bearings.

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    you can typically pick up a used 4.0 for a few hundred bucks in decent shape. maybe find one and do an engine swap...
  • Erock -

    Replied to the thread XJ with bad cam bearings.

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    you can typically pick up a used 4.0 for a few hundred bucks in decent shape. maybe find one and do an engine swap...
  • Stomper -

    Wrote a comment on pajeepman’s wall.

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    I live between Downingtown and Honey Brook