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  1. James Brewer

    2004 Rubicon 42RLE stuck in second gear

    Ok, I'd top up your transmission fluid don't worry if you "over fill" it a bit, this trans prefers it...The starting and stalling in my experience could be a couple of things...I had this happen and I was getting cam positioning error codes, a bad cam sensor or a worn OPDA can cause this. The...
  2. James Brewer

    Wrangler TJ Gas Overflow Fix

    I hear ya, hell I have the skid from the factory tank I'd sell you for 50 bucks plus shipping....If I was going to spend 300+ on just a skid, I'd have to bite the bullet and get 31.5 gallon tank that comes with a very good skid and it also gives you an 1 inch more ground clearance. I am by no...
  3. James Brewer

    Wrangler TJ Gas Overflow Fix

    How much is that savvy skid plate??? This issue went away when I put the GenRight 31.5 gallon tank in..After removing the old tank I tried to remove that float that everyone says is the problem and I couldn't or maybe I could but I felt like the amount of force I was using was going to break...
  4. James Brewer

    What brand of heater core should I go with?

    Update, thebrassworks core is a beast, it is heavy, copper with brass connections. High temp painted. Fit was perfect and blows hot..slight smell for about a minute then gone...should last until we can no longer run combustion engines.. I highly recommend.
  5. James Brewer

    Heater issues

    Well, that core never put out much heat and failed in 6 months...I recently ordered, received, and installed a custom built core from thebrassworks. Copper core with brass connectors...No plastic, substantial, fit perfectly and blows hot...ready for winter...
  6. James Brewer

    The Official Jeep Wrangler TJ Oxygen (O2) Sensor Thread

    Are the upstream sensors interchangeable? Was is the difference between 23159 and 23160 other than cable length? What's the difference between 23159 and 23160 other than cable length?
  7. James Brewer

    The Official Jeep Wrangler TJ Oxygen (O2) Sensor Thread

    Are the upstream sensors interchangeable? Was is the difference between 23159 and 23160 other than cable length?
  8. James Brewer

    What gear ratio should I install in my Jeep Wrangler TJ / LJ? (and other re-gearing FAQs)

    Please enlighten me, what is the sweet spot for 70-75 mph for 42rle auto 4L???
  9. James Brewer

    What gear ratio should I install in my Jeep Wrangler TJ / LJ? (and other re-gearing FAQs)

    Really??? whats your RPM at highway speeds (70mph)
  10. James Brewer

    SOLD 2005 TJ Unlimited (LJ) Rubicon - 66k miles

    Nice Lj wonder what I could get for mine.....No rust 160K miles 4L automatic...Upgrades done: Smitybilt XRC 9500 winch steel cable Radiator, all aluminum large after market with transmission cooler at the bottom ARB 2.5-3" inch lift Lj rated coils and shocks 16" black rims including spare Hard...
  11. James Brewer

    What gear ratio should I install in my Jeep Wrangler TJ / LJ? (and other re-gearing FAQs)

    my 2cents, I am running 32s on my 06Lj with stock gearing and the 42RLE auto, stock is 3.73 and I am right at the sweet spot on the highway..70 to 75mph I'm between 2000 and 25000rpm...5.13 gearing for 33" tires seems way to deep for a daily driver...I am going up to 33's eventually and then...
  12. James Brewer

    A recipe for an affordable but quality 2.5" lift

    With my LJ, I went with ARB heavy duty springs and shocks specifically rated for the Lj..2.5 to 3 inch lift. After adding aftermarket rear bumper and and winch...it sits nicely on 32" tires could go up to 33s but I'll wait until I can regear the diffs...
  13. James Brewer

    Heater core replacement options for 98 TJ?

    https://thebrassworks.net/collections/heater-cores bit the bullet and had custom copper and brass core made.....330 dollars for a LIFETIME of no worries....priceless...
  14. James Brewer

    What brand of heater core should I go with?

    So ya the heater core is a bitch, changed it out last NOV it lasted 6 months...Bit the bullet and i'm having a custom core made...330 dollars but it's copper and brass....https://thebrassworks.net/collections/heater-cores Should last the rest of my life...
  15. James Brewer

    What brand of heater core should I go with?

    So ya the heater core is a bitch, changed it out last NOV it lasted 6 months...Bit the bullet and i'm having a custom core made...330 dollars but it's copper and brass....https://thebrassworks.net/collections/heater-cores Should last the rest of my life...
  16. James Brewer

    Fuel Pump Access Panel

    I didn't Looks good and functional, no channels cut, didn't have to buy a cover etc...I like it...
  17. James Brewer

    Fuel Pump Access Panel

    Why, did you weld your hood shut or put locks on and lose the keys??? I've never needed a jack, ratchet with extention, siphon and oil can to check oil...you got that 1 off jeep...
  18. James Brewer

    05-06 PCM issue is solved

    I totally recommemd a WranglerFix pcm if you have an automatic Tj thats shifting hard or throwing up generic transmission codes.. its a very specific and known flaw in the stock TCM(tranmission control module) which is part of the PCM..
  19. James Brewer

    05-06 PCM issue is solved

    I purchased and installed a Wranglerfix PCM..Mark was awesome..I did my homework, my issue was with the hard shifting and transmission codes i would get in colder weather...The P0058 code could be your PCM. I Just had this code..open on bank 2 sensor 2..I replaced the sensor, it didnt fix my...
  20. James Brewer

    P2098 engine code help

    I got p2098 and p0058..i know what the issue is...the bolts on exhaust header back out just enough that it has a small exhaust leak there..i tighten them and codes clear for a few months then they back out again...i have refrained from red lock tight thus far..but may have to...just to add...i...