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01-03-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Rednroll

jabeaudett, when you did the re-gear did you also...

jabeaudett, when you did the re-gear did you also program your JK with the new gear size via Flashcal, Procal, dealer flash etc? That typically goes hand in hand with a re-gear. Maybe that could be...
12-17-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,310
Posted By Rednroll

In regards to your point about caster correction,...

In regards to your point about caster correction, we all know there are 3 most common ways used to adjust for caster in lifts in the 2-3in height range. Mopar is one of the few that includes a caster...
12-17-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,310
Posted By Rednroll

This is likely where we'll disagree and that's ok...

This is likely where we'll disagree and that's ok but I'll provide my opinion and insight. "Better" when it comes to aftermarket parts is often subjective, opinionated and not really backed by any...
12-13-2018, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By Rednroll

We can all throw recommendations at you but those...

We can all throw recommendations at you but those recommendations will only be based off of our own personal use cases. You really need to outline what you would like to achieve from the lift and...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
12-08-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 45,532
Posted By Rednroll

As Mr.T mentioned, the failure is more about...

As Mr.T mentioned, the failure is more about FCA's poor engine manufacturing process of their being casting sand left over in the engine block which eventually clogs up the heater core than the...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
11-21-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Rednroll

There is also an ignition and trip odometer...

There is also an ignition and trip odometer button press sequence which will allow you to get CEL codes read out on your dash as well. Sorry, I don't know the sequence off the top of my head since I...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
11-16-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,661
Posted By Rednroll

Start by pulling the shroud off of the top of...

Start by pulling the shroud off of the top of your radiator and look down the sides of each end tank of your radiator to see if you can visually notice any areas where it has been leaking coolant. ...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
11-16-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,661
Posted By Rednroll

Your next step will be in determining the reason...

Your next step will be in determining the reason why your coolant was low. There's 2 common causes for this. 1. Radiator leak 2. Lower Intake Manifold gasket leak. The most common problem is a...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
11-16-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,661
Posted By Rednroll

Not true, a bad heater core does not necessarily...

Not true, a bad heater core does not necessarily mean you will smell coolant. The assumption you are making in that statement, which is a valid assumption, is that there is a leak in the heater core,...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
11-16-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,661
Posted By Rednroll

The symptoms for Heater related problems tends to...

The symptoms for Heater related problems tends to be the same, but there are multiple causes within the system which can cause those symptoms. I spent well over a year diagnosing my heater problem. I...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
11-15-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,661
Posted By Rednroll

Not that I'm aware of..... You likely need to...

Not that I'm aware of.....
You likely need to replace your heater core.
Forum: Stock JK Tech
11-08-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By Rednroll

I need to post a write-up. I've posted my method...

I need to post a write-up. I've posted my method many times to other similar posts but never a dedicated discussion thread. That way I can just post a link. I tried to shoot a video this past...
11-03-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Rednroll

Why did you decide to not include the sway bar...

Why did you decide to not include the sway bar links and bump stops in the list of parts? It would be better to understand if it's just the rear sway bar links included and if front and rear bump...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
10-25-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Rednroll

I had this same problem trying to figure out...

I had this same problem trying to figure out which side was Bank1 vs Bank 2. This image helped.
https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1Ys-9f9GYGPsuPx1PQNjrphC8FjW9nsGW

Edit: Image re-uploaded with the...
Forum: JK Talk
09-07-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,914
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, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
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, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
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, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
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, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
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, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
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, 05:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,894
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, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
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, 07:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,539
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, 06:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,539
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, 05:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 42,243
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...
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