|Today 09:04 PM|
|deathdealer687||Currently working on the cheap grill mesh mod and plastidipping my grill logo|
|Today 09:03 PM|
Mine was out of commission for only a weekend and I missed him fiercely.
|Today 09:00 PM|
|Claysjk||Pulled out a YJ and did some light crawling|
|Today 08:59 PM|
Gave "Red" a bath, vacuumed up the inside, and cleaned the glass.
Jeep by Todd_Billiar, on Flickr
|Today 08:56 PM|
I drove it for the first time in 6 months
|Today 08:52 PM|
|Today 08:47 PM|
After my previously posted fail on a more dead pedal and a stuck rotopax lock, I decided to clean up some wiring and made a new wiring harness for the lights on the roof rack.
Too dark to install now, so that'll have to wait.
While doing the wiring, I decided to create a simple 'how to' on soldering for your Jeep (or any vehicle).
starting from the top right:
1) these wire splicers work (sometimes) but only for temporary connections as they can come loose, and moisture can be an issue too - try to avoid using these
2) always use stranded copper wire - never solid core
3) create a good western union type splice
4) make certain your heat shrink is on the cable before soldering;
5) heat rises - soldering iron goes on the bottom of your splice, and solder flows from the top when it's hot enough - never 'brush' the solder onto the splice - that ends up in a "cold solder" joint and can break apart on you.
6) use heat shrink lined with adhesive - it helps keep out the moisture!
If you're tapping into an existing 12V source, or the battery - make certain to also place a fuse near your tie-in point, or at the battery if that's where it is!
After that, enjoy a problem free electrical connection!
For those interested, the relay bank is to allow me more control over my lights - I have "three sets" that are forward facing, and light on each side of the Jeep and rear for "camping/area lights". The relay bank gives me full control and access to a panic switch that also overrides all and puts all lights on if I need to (I've also run wiring to my roof top tent for a 'remote' panic switch).
|Today 08:28 PM|
Installed new rear bumper.
|Today 08:22 PM|
Got a 2015 JKU for Christmas put this in it for my birthday Jan 21st.
|Today 08:08 PM|
|Today 08:04 PM|
|tlloyd85||Put on new sway bar links and rancho steering stabilizer. Hoping it fixed my wobble.|
|Today 07:56 PM|
|Today 07:38 PM|
Added a camera to my non stock 430N. No football today so it was fun time in the garage. Might try a IR camera if the led backup bulbs don't do the trick.
|Today 07:33 PM|
|englocon||Extended axle and transfer case breather hoses and installed filters on the ends of the hoses. Got the filters off eBay, not Bad for $.99 apiece...|
|Today 07:20 PM|
|Today 06:49 PM|
Washed, clay bar'd and waxed the Jeep. Also, had some tools delivered for my up in coming lift/axle install.
|Today 06:14 PM|
|Today 06:08 PM|
|Today 05:57 PM|
That's really awesome! I have a trunk from when my family came in through Ellis Island, but I think it would take up too much space.
|Today 05:16 PM|
Today I "installed" my uncles WWII era foot locker in the back. I keep all my recovery gear, fluids, tools, rags, cleaning supplies....you get it. Thought it was a nice touch to my Tank. CG
|Today 05:16 PM|
|gerry_pr||Finished installing back up camera!!|
|Today 05:13 PM|
|Today 05:11 PM|
|Ameije1||Installed rubicon express steering stabilizer with relocation bracket.|
|Today 04:59 PM|
|Red Rock Raider||Dropped the top for the first time on my JKU....what a pain in the arse. The search is now on for a frameless top.......Offroad Heroes, Bestop, Rampage.....so many choices. I had the Rampage top on my TJ but the header didn't fit well so I'm not leaning towards that one. Really like the ORH and it seems that lately Tim has his stuff together so maybe only a 4-6 week wait.|
|Today 04:55 PM|
Nothing too intensive, but way more than I would have wanted to do. PM me with any questions.
|Today 04:44 PM|
what modifications did you have to do?
I have the same bumper on a 2013 JK 2 door and have been looking at that exact skid plate
|Today 04:41 PM|
|Kennedy9968||Took advantage of the great weather and threw a detail job (and a few beers) on the jeep today|
|Today 04:37 PM|
|Today 04:32 PM|
In the video, he uses a dremmel to notch the headliner. I just used a small, fine toothed saw.
|Today 04:25 PM|
I guess I wasn't just imagining it.
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