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Old 09-20-2012, 02:54 PM   #331
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The radio is crappy or they are crappy for doing that? They also told me today they aren't replacing my soft top :-( they will try to "fix" it
It's crappy they are dragging ass and super crappy that they aren't just gonna replace the top

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I'm just gonna have to replace it myself, there is not fixing it

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Old 09-20-2012, 03:03 PM   #333
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I'm just gonna have to replace it myself, there is not fixing it
Honestly, I'd threaten the dealership with returning it to them and see what they say
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:03 PM   #334
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Well they had 5 wranglers 2 weeks ago on the lot, I bought the last one... Not sure they will care, but I might threaten them with it
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:09 PM   #335
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I want one!!!
Haha that's awesome
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:45 PM   #337
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Regarding the topic of the day, my vote goes to unforgiven
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:50 PM   #338
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Regarding the topic of the day, my vote goes to unforgiven
Also an excellent movie
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Old 09-20-2012, 04:33 PM   #339
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How hard is it to manually disconnect and reconnect the sway bar on JK??
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Not difficult, takes a minute or five, just grab a pair of wrenches and remove the lower nut and bolt connecting the sway bar end links to the axle, zip tie them out of the way
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How hard is it to manually disconnect and reconnect the sway bar on JK??
Easy peasy? Usually away bars aren't super hard
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Easy peasy? Usually away bars aren't super hard
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Not difficult, takes a minute or five, just grab a pair of wrenches and remove the lower nut and bolt connecting the sway bar end links to the axle, zip tie them out of the way

Awesome! I was worried there was going to be a lot more involved.. Thanks guys
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does anyone know how the sway bar disconnect works in the newer rubicons? i asked the dealer i bought it from and he was saying, when i push the button, it disconnects in some sort of area that i couldn't even see....a lot different than my yj. i'm not sure if that guy knew what he was talking about?
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Guessing I need to disconnect this before some major offroading?
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Guessing I need to disconnect this before some major offroading?
Ya the sway bar is what keeps the jeep level when on pavement and you're supposed to disconnect it before off roading to allow for more "flex" and give you better traction - correct me if I'm wrong guys..
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There's a motor that the sway bar runs to from either side (the motor sits behind the front frame rail xmember) when you hit the button, the sway bar is uncoupled and each side is allowed to dip independently.
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There's a motor that the sway bar runs to from either side (the motor sits behind the front frame rail xmember) when you hit the button, the sway bar is uncoupled and each side is allowed to dip independently.
ok, that's what he was pointing out and trying to explain. with more power options comes more complex instructions (and fixes, ugh...not looking forward to those)

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Old 09-20-2012, 05:21 PM   #349
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Ya the sway bar is what keeps the jeep level when on pavement and you're supposed to disconnect it before off roading to allow for more "flex" and give you better traction - correct me if I'm wrong guys..
I know what the sway bar does, just not used to having to disconnect it before major offroading, won't disconnect it for the beach
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Old 09-20-2012, 05:22 PM   #350
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Old 09-20-2012, 05:25 PM   #351
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does anyone know how the sway bar disconnect works in the newer rubicons? i asked the dealer i bought it from and he was saying, when i push the button, it disconnects in some sort of area that i couldn't even see....a lot different than my yj. i'm not sure if that guy knew what he was talking about?
It's a little motor (in yellow) in the center of the sway bar (in orange) that runs side-to-side across the front of the jeep in this picture:




The motor actually splits the bar in half, accomplishing the same result as manually disconnecting the sway bar links (shown in red) which is what people do when they talk about "disconnecting their sway bar."

Whether doing it manually or with your Rubi e-disco, you've got to be stopped and on flat ground.

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Guessing I need to disconnect this before some major offroading?
Depends on the definition of "major." Check out this thread and watch the videos. It's for a JK, but it's the same principle. Disconnecting the sway bar allows your front axle to flex and stuff/drop your wheels in a more pronounced manner, which translates to a greater likelihood of keeping your tires on the ground as well as reducing the likelihood of rollovers. But if your not wheeling somewhere where flexiness matters, then it's not particularly important.
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MTH you're a mod now?!

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MTH you're a mod now?!

A man of the law is now a lawman

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That's the rumor. The avatar got added by another mod as a joke . . . I might keep it for a little while. It says "Internet Police" on the gun, which I think is pretty funny.
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I am trying to sand (wire brush with a drill) off this crappy layer of bed liner the po did, this looks like sealant, if I hit it with the drill its coming off, ok or no?
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Thanks for the sway bar lesson MTH...that helps!
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That motor is a fail point just ditch it and make it into a manual cable release for those that have that motor. It will fail and more then likely when you are on the trail ditch it
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That motor is a fail point just ditch it and make it into a manual cable release for those that have that motor. It will fail and more then likely when you are on the trail ditch it
I tend to agree with this ^^

Put an antirock in there
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Old 09-20-2012, 06:08 PM   #358
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I tend to agree with this ^^

Put an antirock in there
I dont know with antirock mix reviews for on road and off road
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I dont know with antirock mix reviews for on road and off road
How bout the JKS blade system?

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