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  • cr0sh's Avatar
    09/25/2018, 12:44 AM
    All, The bearing on my idler pulley has given up the ghost. I've looked on the forum, and the common suggestion is to order from for the pulley - since it seems that the pulley that is sold by every other place (I purchased one...
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  • MZ-N10's Avatar
    09/27/2018, 08:49 PM
    Hey All, I had a minor diff oil leak in the rear passenger axle. So I pulled the axle out and replace the diff facing seal/bearing, but the brake facing side I found what looks to be an abs tone ring. Without damaging this ring, I cant seem to get...
    6 replies | 165 view(s)
  • ryanbscott150's Avatar
    09/13/2018, 05:52 AM
    I was lurking through the site looking for my next project and the 'How To' link was 404 page not found. Any ideas on what's wrong? I am fairly new to my VX and would really appreciate some how to guides. Thanks in advance for any help or...
    5 replies | 183 view(s)
  • Thelgord's Avatar
    08/23/2018, 04:32 PM
    After the latest repair of the VX, it seems to be running quite well, and I am still itching to get it on some trails. The problem? Georgia sucks *** for trails. At least around Augusta and further south anyway. I came across one trail that...
    5 replies | 234 view(s)
  • dasidd's Avatar
    09/05/2018, 07:05 PM
    I loved it so much after all these years. Only 144,000 miles. But I guess it's time to move on. Got a mid-life crisis car now, so the Vx has sat in my driveway for awhile. I'm located in the Bay Area in California. Seeing if anyone out...
    3 replies | 192 view(s)
  • ipd's Avatar
    08/18/2018, 05:42 PM
    I still have to sort out why the airbag isn't registering. And I have to adjust the spline alignment on the wheel itself. I also have a bolt of purple goretex for my armrest that I still have to find a good upholstery shop to cover for me (so it...
    3 replies | 181 view(s)
  • LittleBeast's Avatar
    09/17/2018, 09:00 PM
    Alright as some of you know I have been wanting projector headlights in the VehiCross for quite some time now. Well I finally had everything ordered and all the paint supplies and a free couple of days and a different vehicle to drive so I started...
    2 replies | 174 view(s)
  • v2's Avatar
    09/23/2018, 12:06 PM
    My transmission started shifting funny, neutral between 3 - 4th and random clunks between 1 - 2nd so, I decided to first try swapping the shift solenoids. I saw this orange bit of plastic poking out of a hole up in front of the secondary pan. ...
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  • Mile High VX's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:32 PM
    I'll be taking my OEM shocks off the Proton and installing some new shocks. They are low cost and designed to be temporary so that I can send the OEMs off to be rebuilt. Any tips for getting this done quickly and easily. The Proton has 157K and...
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  • Thelgord's Avatar
    08/27/2018, 06:44 PM
    I have a set of OEM shocks and springs I need to get rid of. They will need to be rebuilt, and one the springs isn’t as strait as the other, but seem to be fine otherwise. The shocks will need to be rebuilt, at least one just falls down under its...
    2 replies | 139 view(s)
  • ipd's Avatar
    09/25/2018, 11:12 PM
    Just ran across this today. No Jeep in the mix--or any Honda/Toyota for that matter. Apparently the only thing that kept the VX from #1 was the interior. :o
    2 replies | 118 view(s)
  • johnnyapollo's Avatar
    09/18/2018, 02:44 PM
    In case you didn't see it in the post where I asked the question regarding the cam pulleys - here's the full blog post I wrote about using an aftermarket eBay timing belt kit with water pump: ...
    1 replies | 149 view(s)
  • JAMAS's Avatar
    09/17/2018, 08:53 PM
    step 1: put a piece of masking tape above the blade to mark the current position of the blade. step 2: Remove rubber covers via flat head screw driver shimmy. step 3: Remove bolts --drivers side is easiest to remove with the hood open...
    1 replies | 139 view(s)
  • Ldub's Avatar
    09/17/2018, 09:07 PM
    Here's a brief step by step of aftermarket seat installation, using the stock seat sliders. First: Get a VX, 99-01, any year will do...:yesgray: Then: Remove the seat(s). At this time I would like to recommend that you do one side at a time,...
    1 replies | 137 view(s)
  • whitebreadx's Avatar
    09/18/2018, 02:46 PM
    So i was at my local "UPullIt" (junck yard) and was just looking for miscellaneous things for my VX like fuses and other little goodies.:) well there wasn't to many troopers or rodeos but there was a really cool 94 Amigo. All the other Isuzu...
    1 replies | 134 view(s)
  • JoFotoz's Avatar
    09/18/2018, 03:03 PM
    .Biggest tips I can give..START at the front and back from there.. . HAVE a long bladed sharp knife handy to poke down between cladding and body to cut the stubborn double sided tape... . AND lots of baggies to put each cladding...
    1 replies | 132 view(s)
  • etlsport's Avatar
    09/17/2018, 07:25 PM
    first... the mission: I started by removing the top and bottom of the tailgate hatch so that I could remove the panels with storage compartments in them... turns out i didnt need to do that if i did it again id just remove the panel with the...
    1 replies | 127 view(s)
  • alterastro's Avatar
    09/26/2018, 03:25 AM
    Hi guys n gals Long time no visit... sold my Vehicross years ago! Have been sorting out my garage and came across my oem roof rack and hood protector. The rack is in good condition but one of the caps is missing and the top strips have been...
    1 replies | 121 view(s)
  • djvx's Avatar
    09/17/2018, 08:10 PM
    My gf ripped off a nail getting in my vx like 8 months ago. Let me tell ya, she was not happy. I got out some of my super grip no slip tape-some real good stuff that I bought at a trailer supply store for non-slip trailer floors. I carefully cut a...
    1 replies | 120 view(s)
  • Mile High VX's Avatar
    09/17/2018, 09:02 PM
    This is a recap of my experience with replacing my headlamp gaskets. I accept no responsibility in your efforts to do this yourself and your experience may be different than mine. Tools/Items needed: Phillips head screwdriver 10 mm socket...
    1 replies | 118 view(s)
  • VXorado's Avatar
    09/17/2018, 09:11 PM
    Intro: A body lift is used to raise up the body from the frame to add tire clearance without adjusting the suspension. A body lift is helpful for fitting larger tires but will not increase frame/drivetrain clearance for offroad applications. The...
    1 replies | 100 view(s)
  • roguebrun's Avatar
    09/18/2018, 02:37 PM
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  • jnicholson1130's Avatar
    09/06/2018, 10:45 AM
    I sold my 2000 VX earlier this year and have a few left over parts that someone might find useful. They're just gathering dust in my garage, so they're free for the taking. - stock front skid plate (I had a full rock guard, so took this one off)...
    0 replies | 125 view(s)
  • Monstertrucker's Avatar
    09/21/2018, 11:37 AM
    Hi everyone, watts up?!! Several years ago my VX began to exhibit an intermittent fault in the 5w bulb circuit, (on the first click of the stalk), which meant that the running lights would not come on one day but were fine the next. It started...
    0 replies | 97 view(s)
  • Kuehjo's Avatar
    09/12/2018, 12:51 AM
    Kuehjo started a thread Waterpump in VX Talk...
    Ugh. Just finished a water pump, oil pump, fuel injectors, plugs, wires, and timing belt on a 2001 Tacoma. (Beach truck!) (it was a GREAT buy - $500 because it “needed a new engine”. Nope. Just needed some MAINTENANCE) Go out to change the oil in...
    0 replies | 87 view(s)
  • vx1999's Avatar
    09/18/2018, 03:10 PM
    Here's what I've found to be the best & easiest way to restore cladding to like-new condition: Unlike most other methods discussed, this involves an initial deep cleaning, in this case using BLECHE WHITE whitewall tire cleaner found in almost...
    0 replies | 81 view(s)
  • 89Vette's Avatar
    09/20/2018, 01:57 PM
    As shown in pics above, I have an OEM roof rack for sale. The faring shown is easily adaptable AND eliminates wind noise when running the "bare" rack. One flap is missing from the pic but I bought one from another member. Should be here...
    0 replies | 75 view(s)
  • KILNA's Avatar
    09/18/2018, 03:13 PM
    Here's a doc I created for testing to see if your EGR valve is failing.
    0 replies | 75 view(s)
  • newthings's Avatar
    09/17/2018, 09:09 PM
    I have not needed additional cooling since I moved to Oregon, but I had this nice prototype radiator I had built some years back and finally decide to make the upgrade. The Ron Davis Vehicross aluminum radiator was copied from an after market...
    0 replies | 75 view(s)
  • johnnyapollo's Avatar
    09/18/2018, 02:42 PM
    Had the chance to replace the faulty HVAC blower motor over the weekend. The link is to my blog post about it. -- John
    0 replies | 66 view(s)
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