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06-14-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By resharp001

Besides the cost of the lift, be sure to factor...

Besides the cost of the lift, be sure to factor in other expenses that are commonly not considered. With a 3.5" lift, you'll need to consider a front drive shaft at some point as the CV joint on the...
06-13-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By resharp001

I'm a family man. I would not put my kids in a...

I'm a family man. I would not put my kids in a 3rd row seat in my JKU unless it was literally just driving few blocks down to the beach or something. I would not deem it safe nor appropriate. ...
06-12-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By resharp001

You'd just net more lift than it if was on a 4dr....

You'd just net more lift than it if was on a 4dr. Probably an extra inch. If you end up netting 3" on a 2dr, you're gonna need to address the same things you'd have to address as if you put a 3" dr...
06-12-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By resharp001

Welcome. I'm on the other side of town from you....

Welcome. I'm on the other side of town from you. I'm going to guess the back spacing on the wheel isn't allowing you to mount the spare as the tire hits the tailgate before the wheel is mounted on...
06-12-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By resharp001

If you're sticking with 33s, you should be fine...

If you're sticking with 33s, you should be fine on factory rubi gearing. regearing is pretty common thing on these once you're getting to 35s and larger. idk why, but seems like the people in your...
06-01-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By resharp001

Karl nailed it. On a side note, take a look at...

Karl nailed it. On a side note, take a look at your rear sway bar and how far the link's studs stick through it....then look how far your hard brake line right above that sits away from the frame....
Forum: JK Write-Ups
06-01-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By resharp001

The attachment to the footman loops by the...

The attachment to the footman loops by the windshield are with a metal clip. That part is actually pretty nice as there's almost no gap between the windshield header and the screen, unlike the other...
05-22-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,957
Posted By resharp001

If you have a garage, investing in a nice top...

If you have a garage, investing in a nice top hoist is well worth it. You can have a hard top on/off in under 10 minutes. I'm in DFW, so call it same general weather conditions. Can be topless...
05-22-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,409
Posted By resharp001

"4-down" as in all 4 wheels rolling on the...

"4-down" as in all 4 wheels rolling on the pavement behind a motorhome.
Forum: Marketplace
05-21-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By resharp001

For what it's worth, this kit is $1252 delivered...

For what it's worth, this kit is $1252 delivered directly to someone's doorstep from Northridge4x4 - coupon code "jkforum".
05-21-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,442
Posted By resharp001

You have gotten good, sound advice in every one...

You have gotten good, sound advice in every one of your threads. You are not going to find the answer which you seek. Even if you want to remove from the equation that every single jeep is going to...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
05-13-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By resharp001

That completely sux. First thing is to forget...

That completely sux. First thing is to forget about the $2400 spent on the original repair. It will only cause agony to think about, and there is no recourse on that IMO. The decision is simply...
05-10-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By resharp001

You can't go wrong with the Teraflex carrier. ...

You can't go wrong with the Teraflex carrier. Everyone has a knock off of that these days it seems, but if I were buying one, I'd get the real deal. I'd prefer that over a bumper mounted carrier.
05-09-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By resharp001

Yes, you still want to leave that on. Raising the...

Yes, you still want to leave that on. Raising the TB helps with the roll center. Having an adjustable rear TB will just allow you to perfectly dial in where you want the axle positioned under the...
05-09-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By resharp001

Rancho and Metalcloak make nice 1-piece control...

Rancho and Metalcloak make nice 1-piece control arm brackets. They cost a little more but you might want to at least look at them. They're not quite as cumbersome to install.

Do you plan on...
05-09-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By resharp001

None of those options supply a means to correct...

None of those options supply a means to correct caster, so keep that in mind and budget $90-$160 for some control arm brackets which are probably the best method for your stated use. I'm getting to...
05-08-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By resharp001

I've got rubi axles I built up. Definitely not...

I've got rubi axles I built up. Definitely not worth the effort IMO, so you're on the right track just thinking aftermarket. There was a thread I spelled out everything in regards to building a...
Forum: JK Talk
05-08-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,213
Posted By resharp001

You are WAY overthinking this one. Simple $5...

You are WAY overthinking this one. Simple $5 chainsaw file is all you need. You just need to make sure you get the proper diameter file for the chain you have on it. Takes maybe 10 minutes max (to do...
05-07-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By resharp001

That's an interesting nugget most people still in...

That's an interesting nugget most people still in warranty don't even think about.
05-06-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By resharp001

RC lifts at that height often have a drop pitman...

RC lifts at that height often have a drop pitman arm combined with an axle-side raised TB bracket. Most of us don't like the drop pitman, and choose to flip the drag link to the top of the knuckle...
05-06-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By resharp001

You got that antenna angled for perfect...

You got that antenna angled for perfect reception? :wink: Welcome to the JK family! Since it's already lifted, and since most folks who lift don't seem to account for caster correction, you might...
04-29-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,140
Posted By resharp001

Y, I was kinda thinking garage door opener as...

Y, I was kinda thinking garage door opener as well. I mounted a couple buttons in my a-pillar, that are wired to an actual garage door opener hidden in my dash. That way, someone can't simply swipe...
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By resharp001

Y, my front shocks are pretty long, which created...

Y, my front shocks are pretty long, which created some headaches along the way. I donít get near the same travel out of my rear (as you can see below) cuz my brake lines, though extended, arenít...
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By resharp001

Russ's FJOTMC May Submission

Screenname/Name: Resharp001 (Russ)
Jeep’s name: Rara Avis
Location: DFW metroplex area
Jeep Info: 2013 JKUS
Stock Options: 3.73 gears and the power package/u-connect was all I opted for.
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04-25-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,438
Posted By resharp001

It's not bad to have differing opinions and...

It's not bad to have differing opinions and solutions. It sparks thought for some folks working through things. I don't necessarily agree with everything all the time, but what I like in general...
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