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Forum: JK Talk
09-07-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,627
Posted By Rednroll

I'll just add that I'm a member of...

I'll just add that I'm a member of wranglerforum.com. They used to have a forum app for your smartphone just like Jk-Forum used to have but it has recently been abandoned and no longer works. Unlike...
08-30-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Rednroll

That's a typical sign that there is air in the...

That's a typical sign that there is air in the brake lines.

I would take it to another dealer or a brake shop and have them bleed the lines. Dealerships often don't have the best techs to properly...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
08-01-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By Rednroll

I'm assuming that's from the service manual? They...

I'm assuming that's from the service manual? They sure do give themselves a pretty wide range of air temp. A 20 deg swing seems pretty big.

I use Eric The Car Guy's method which is similar to the...
07-30-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By Rednroll

Things I've learned about my JK on sand dune trip

I just got back from a trip with the family to Silver Lake Sand Dunes in Golden Township/Mears, Michigan. I thought I would share some of the things I learned during this trip.

First and most...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
07-06-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Rednroll

Here's the leather patch that I had sewn in when...

Here's the leather patch that I had sewn in when using the 2007s in my 2009. It's hardly noticeable unless you're looking for it. You should be able to cut a similar hole, and any cuts will likely...
Forum: JK Talk
07-05-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Rednroll

Tonight I was rolling up my windows in my Harbor...

Tonight I was rolling up my windows in my Harbor Freight "Free" item window cases and decided to snap some pics to show off how great they work. :D

Side Windows, Set on HF 40"x50" Free Moving...
06-19-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,905
Posted By Rednroll

I'll add to that. Stock my 2009, the speed...

I'll add to that. Stock my 2009, the speed sensor wire and the front brake hoses were routed behind the back of the shock which to me, just looked unsafe since those items could either rub/wear...
06-12-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By Rednroll

The keys to top off, and avoiding theft is to...

The keys to top off, and avoiding theft is to ensure you don't leave any valuables inside and make sure you have insurance. Disabling the locks from the inside is typically a bad idea because it...
06-04-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,239
Posted By Rednroll

I'm unsure of the hose diameter difference. They...

I'm unsure of the hose diameter difference. They did seem to have a larger diameter but I didn't measure them. The stock hoses would not fit properly due to the banjo bolt hose mount being much...
06-03-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,239
Posted By Rednroll

I went with the Mopar BBK. I did the install...

I went with the Mopar BBK. I did the install prior to moving to larger tires, in anticipation that I would be moving to larger tires and be adding weight. At the time, I paid $730 for the complete...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
05-29-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 39,156
Posted By Rednroll

I measured the resistance of old vs new when I...

I measured the resistance of old vs new when I changed mine at 100K miles. Problem is I don't remember what I did with that data. I had a notebook which I usually write stuff like this down in...
Forum: JK Talk
05-23-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By Rednroll

It's also the reason that my cell phone charger...

It's also the reason that my cell phone charger is plugged into the ACC switched socket instead of the constant B+ socket. Most OEM electronics have to go through these dendrite validation tests...
Forum: JK Talk
05-21-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By Rednroll

As an EE that works with automotive grade...

As an EE that works with automotive grade electronics, I would pass on looking at a flood Salvage title vehicle. If it was a collision repair Salvage title, then I would have no problems after doing...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
05-17-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 113,632
Posted By Rednroll

I had the exact same experience and was going to...

I had the exact same experience and was going to say, it sounded like a failing bearing hub.

What is the lifetime WRAP?
So you're saying they charged you $100 with this lifetime WRAP that you...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
05-13-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By Rednroll

Just pull that piece out of there and you should...

Just pull that piece out of there and you should be good.

Here's what that surround is supposed to look like.
https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1yqe4pc06HmCOA9AmuHJMvr1o1I7Yo6jV
Forum: Stock JK Tech
05-13-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By Rednroll

I have a stock 2009 JKU, with soft top and...

I have a stock 2009 JKU, with soft top and surrounds. Do you need some pics?

Here's the problem I'm seeing from the pics you posted. It looks like the pieces that attach to the soft top material...
05-01-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 461
Posted By Rednroll

I was thinking of this one earlier but wasn't...

I was thinking of this one earlier but wasn't sure which way of adjusting the arm length would work best. My initial thought was to decrease the lower arm lengths as you suggested. However, when you...
04-30-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 461
Posted By Rednroll

I'm with Resharp on this. It seems it would be...

I'm with Resharp on this. It seems it would be pretty obvious if it was due to an accident since the JK is a body on frame and it would be pretty easy to spot some frame misalignment.

As a...
04-30-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 461
Posted By Rednroll

The 1st thing I would do is to make sure your...

The 1st thing I would do is to make sure your springs are properly seated in the buckets. The next thing would be to check the rotation orientation of the passenger side spring and then make sure...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
04-24-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 746
Posted By Rednroll

Yes. ...

Yes.
https://www.quadratec.com/products/16100_1016.htm?gclid=CjwKCAjwq_vWBRACEiwAEReprOBBfmXa9CanA4WMp4Sm7dHe4jJ_PZL1RSwp-yZ7Bw9byohBPj-8pBoCoDkQAvD_BwE

Yes....
Forum: JK Talk
04-19-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By Rednroll

Congrats! I remember that color when I was...

Congrats! I remember that color when I was shopping for mine. It's a really nice color. I was tossing back and forth between that Red and the Deep Water Blue that I ended up getting. I've had bad...
04-19-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Rednroll

My DIY mantra. "It doesn't cost that much more to...

My DIY mantra. "It doesn't cost that much more to just do it yourself " :D

I could understand how someone that doesn't work on JKs all the time could do this. This is the reason when I work on...
Forum: JK Talk
04-17-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Rednroll

Replacement of the windshield frame and gasket...

Replacement of the windshield frame and gasket would be best, but I'm sure a good body shop could pound that back into shape and repair it. It will be in your best interest to get it replaced or...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
04-16-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 746
Posted By Rednroll

The drive shaft is bare metal. The brakes and...

The drive shaft is bare metal. The brakes and rotors are bare metal. Bare metal mixed with air and moisture=rust. So is it normal? Yes, that combination is normal for every vehicle on the planet.
...
Forum: JK Talk
04-16-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By Rednroll

I'm not a soccer mom either, and preferred the...

I'm not a soccer mom either, and preferred the Sahara as well. Just saying the market is what it is, and FCA did not make many 2Dr Sahara since the market demand wasn't there.

Here's some...
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