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06-19-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,553
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: 375
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: 844
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...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
05-29-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 37,297
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: 532
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: 532
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: 31
Views: 107,855
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: 204
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: 204
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: 387
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: 387
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: 387
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: 662
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: 711
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: 213
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: 181
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: 662
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: 711
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...
03-23-2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By Rednroll

There's been quite a few instances in the past...

There's been quite a few instances in the past where hindsight being 20/20 I wish I had a dash cam. 3 of those instances and there's been others situations, I had gotten into accidents in parking...
03-18-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Rednroll

Here's some tips from FIRE UP/Scott from the JK...

Here's some tips from FIRE UP/Scott from the JK WF forums that may be useful. He built his own CO2 system.

If you're going to mount a tank, CO2 is the way to go because once it leaves the tank it...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
03-14-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Rednroll

If you were offroad when it happened, you will...

If you were offroad when it happened, you will want to avoid telling the insurance that if you don't have to. Many insurance companies won't cover anything that happens off state registered roads.
Forum: Stock JK Tech
03-14-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Rednroll

Yep, I'ld be trying to soak the engine cylinders...

Yep, I'ld be trying to soak the engine cylinders with Diesel fuel, ATF and other solvents that are typically used to unseize engines, letting them sit for about a week and then using a breaker bar to...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
03-13-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By Rednroll

Well, has anyone ever replaced the lower intake...

Well, has anyone ever replaced the lower intake manifold gasket? That would likely be the only way that piece could fall into and through the engine. It's not able to move with the lower manifold...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
03-08-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 371
Posted By Rednroll

Excellent point as well!!!

Excellent point as well!!!
Forum: Stock JK Tech
03-05-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,248
Posted By Rednroll

Thanks! That would be very annoying having to do...

Thanks! That would be very annoying having to do the job twice or more. Reminds me of some of the Mishimoto discussions where they say, "Sorry for the problem, we'll be happy to take care of the...
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