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Old 06-12-2013, 04:51 PM   #23311
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Brown dropped off my JKS front and rear track bars. Install hopefully this weekend.

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Old 06-12-2013, 05:15 PM   #23312
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Picked up some straps to secure soft top while down from Home Depot.
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Old 06-12-2013, 05:16 PM   #23313
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Ordered my lift OME 4 inch and short arm kit, axel trusses. control arm drop brackets, etc.. from TnT Customs. Also 315.70.17 Goodyear MT kevlars.
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Old 06-12-2013, 05:25 PM   #23314
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Finally got out on highway after traildash install. I can't believe the difference. Had to keep double checking my speed because I couldn't tell I was going 83 mph. Used to struggle to keep it above 70.
So is it helping your mpgs?
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Old 06-12-2013, 05:54 PM   #23315
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So is it helping your mpgs?
Haven't ran a full tank yet but immediate mileage reading on the highway said 20.4 at 80mph
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Old 06-12-2013, 05:56 PM   #23316
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Haven't ran a full tank yet but immediate mileage reading on the highway said 20.4 at 80mph
Does it work on the 3.6's
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Old 06-12-2013, 07:46 PM   #23317
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No mods today. Son and I went kayak fishing after work.
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Old 06-12-2013, 08:01 PM   #23318
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No mods today. Son and I went kayak fishing after work.
Looks like its time for the stubby bumper ends. Lol! Or hit up the pay it forward thread, lots of people giving away free stock bumpers.
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Old 06-12-2013, 08:22 PM   #23319
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Looks like its time for the stubby bumper ends. Lol! Or hit up the pay it forward thread, lots of people giving away free stock bumpers.
Lol... Yeah. Going stubby later this summer. Right now it just gives her character :-)
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Old 06-12-2013, 08:36 PM   #23320
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Looks like its time for the stubby bumper ends. Lol! Or hit up the pay it forward thread, lots of people giving away free stock bumpers.
I love my stubby bumper ends. Haven't decide on a bumper yet so I went with the ends

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Old 06-12-2013, 08:43 PM   #23321
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:00 PM   #23322
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Nice jeep! Both those people look like they're about to fall off the cliff lol!
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:09 PM   #23323
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Lol... Yeah. Going stubby later this summer. Right now it just gives her character :-)
That's for sure.

I like my VDP stubby ends too. Can't beat em for the price.
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:34 PM   #23324
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Does it work on the 3.6's
Idk? I just researched the 3.8. I know it doesn't work on the 2011-12 due to some kind of computer issues.
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:38 PM   #23325
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Does it work on the 3.6's
Looks like 2010 and before 3.8 and 4.0 so far. They've stated that they are working on newer models.
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:39 PM   #23326
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Going naked on my third week straight! (Actually have my door surrounds off now too)
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:41 PM   #23327
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Installed the Vector Off Road Multipurpose Table. The table is good quality and allows molle attachments but what a huge PITA to install. The instructions omit critical issues like mounting off center to avoid woofer enclosure when tailgate is closed. Only 1 of the 4 mounting rivets held and had to epoxy the three that wouldn't bite. The package also shorted 5 washers. It's supposed to fit 2013 JK but they omit to tell you there is a thick metal flange inside the lower left area of the tailgate where you must drill one of the mounting holes. You get through the sheet metal and then hit the flange. Be careful drilling through it or you will risk puncturing the outside of the tailgate when your bit breaks through. Harder than it should be to install but the table should be useful for car camping, tailgating, tool storage.
I added a cutting board!

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Old 06-12-2013, 10:09 PM   #23328
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It's sad that vector would do a knock off of someone else's product. And I think you installed the table backwards, flat side out, unless that's thief idea of get tingling around the patient
Don't understand the tingling comment, but the table is not installed flat side out. It's installed just the way Vector shows it. Also, I think Vector originated the table and others make knock offs.
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:18 PM   #23329
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Don't understand the tingling comment, but the table is not installed flat side out. It's installed just the way Vector shows it. Also, I think Vector originated the table and others make knock offs.
Sorry dam auto correct that was suppose to be " getting around the patient"

If you notice the pictures in the post just above yours, that is the original design, and it is flat side out. Here is a link to the thread on the tail gate storage as well as the other stuff he does http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/fan...on-186396.html
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Old 06-12-2013, 11:25 PM   #23330
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Got 'er a little dirty at Rausch Creek Offroad Park in PA...

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Old 06-12-2013, 11:41 PM   #23331
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Proof I'm a newbie...at least I hope I get better at this...

Day 4 of cleaning after mud bog...detailed interior, removed red ga clay stains, fine detailing, cleaned and conditioned plastic windows, destained and conditioned black part of rear windows, cleaned carpets (once again thinking of removing permanently) all that fun stuff. (Qtips were involed and small detail brush) Good times, lol.

Day 3 took to self car wash, sprayed underneath
Day 2 pressure wash entire exterior and underneath
Day 1 sprinkler underneath, hose exterior

I'm thinking Day 5 will be me on a skate board under her, the pressure washer and some sponges, engine cleaning and then another good hand wash and detail...maybe.

1 day of fun, a week of cleaning...only to book a camping mud/trails trip in a week, tehehe. I will never learn...thank goodness. Clean, mud, clean again. Love it!! (To my passengers....when I say roll up the window, what I mean is roll it up or u will be cleaning her with me dang it. Everyone wants to play, but no one wants to clean...I'm gonna start banning passengers, who am i kidding no I'm not, as soon as I see mud I'm too excited to care, lol)
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Old 06-13-2013, 01:23 AM   #23332
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Old 06-13-2013, 02:30 AM   #23333
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Plugs right up to OBDII port. It's like a power commander. Lets you alter your current style of driving. Highway, crawl, aggressive. Fine tunes your air/fuel mix. You can change spark timing, idle speed for crawls. Has all of your tilt, temps, speed correction. Can tell your computer what gears you're running along with tire size. It's awesome.

I was thinking about gearing my tranny until I mentioned I would be going bigger. So the guys at 4wd suggested I try this first. I was struggling to maintain highway speeds due to my tires and lift. Now I have to watch my speed because I drive so fast.
This would work so much better for me if I knew what a OBDII port was...

My last real build was a .30 over Chevy 350 with a Holley double pumper hooked to a Turbo 350 and Dana 4:10.

Having said that, I'm willing to give it a go. My highway mileage sucks and with my current run to work being 2.5miles, I'm buying Euro gas at a ridiculous rate. And the coolness factor is worth a couple of bills alone.
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Where did you find that switch?!

Ebay. Where else?

They have all kinds of switches for offroad vehicles. Some specify Dually D2 lights. One specifies winshield lights. One specifies rear lights. They even have them that specify 18" LED, 40" LED, etc. Very OEM look until you read them. I don't want labels on my dash.
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This would work so much better for me if I knew what a OBDII port was...
Look for something under the dash that looks like this -



It's the ODBII port.
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This would work so much better for me if I knew what a OBDII port was...

My last real build was a .30 over Chevy 350 with a Holley double pumper hooked to a Turbo 350 and Dana 4:10.

Having said that, I'm willing to give it a go. My highway mileage sucks and with my current run to work being 2.5miles, I'm buying Euro gas at a ridiculous rate. And the coolness factor is worth a couple of bills alone.
OBDII is the plug under the dash. "On board diagnostic 2". When a tech would plug in a tool that tells him what fault codes if any. It's just under the lip of the kick panel under the drivers dash.
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Put on the Bestop trail cover for the first time. Sunny and hot this AM but chance of t storm later.

Also rolled to 1k miles when I pulled in my garage last night ....
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Ebay. Where else?

They have all kinds of switches for offroad vehicles. Some specify Dually D2 lights. One specifies winshield lights. One specifies rear lights. They even have them that specify 18" LED, 40" LED, etc. Very OEM look until you read them. I don't want labels on my dash.
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