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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-16-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By saharaguy
sorry about the TWO video links...I can't remove...

sorry about the TWO video links...I can't remove one of them...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-16-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By saharaguy
Thumbs up 2012 Wranger exhaust mod

Hello all...

Right after my new 2012 Wrangler Sahara (5-speed auto) was delivered, I knew I had to do something about the lousy 'stock sound' and the heavy OEM 'log' muffler...

So, I went to my...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-01-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,556
Posted By saharaguy
Unhappy PentaStar valve clatter on startup...???

Hi all...Just wondered if others have heard a 'valve-clatter' or mechanical clatter for a few seconds on start up? My Wrangler, with the PentaStar...is only 4 months old...3000 miles...and when I...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-01-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,750
Posted By saharaguy
having no power windows about basics?

Hi...

Hey...if you buy a 2012 Wrangler...like mine...ordering it with NO power windows has near zero effect on basics and reliability...

ALL new Wranglers have the same 'computer controlled'...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-11-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,193
Posted By saharaguy
removing the 'middle' muffler on a 2012 JK

Hi all...

OK...First thing I did to my 2012 Sahara was to remove the heavy, stock rear muffler and replace it with a lighter, free-flow Magnaflow unit with a nice stainless tip...Sounds better......
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-11-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,625
Posted By saharaguy
ummm...are the 'negative' comments maybe more...

ummm...are the 'negative' comments maybe more about looking like less of a 'real Jeep guy/gal' with glass panels - because 'real' Jeep people drive in the snow and rain with the tops off (and pop the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-11-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,625
Posted By saharaguy
FREEDOM TOP glass panels? (YES!)

OK...I could SWEAR I saw an ad somewhere for a kit to convert the front two removable panels on the 3-piece 'Freedom Top' (Jeep JKs)...to ones with fixed GLASS center areas...???!!

In theory, it...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-10-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By saharaguy
AUTO TRANS shift question...2012 JK

OK...here's another off-the-wall question...I wonder if anyone has wondered why the JK with the 5-speed auto, will seemingly shift more times than it has...gears!!

Here's the deal...In the city,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-10-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,223
Posted By saharaguy
OK...I've been wondering about those 'zzzzzz'...

OK...I've been wondering about those 'zzzzzz' sound that happen after the ignition is off...as well...I figured it WAS the vent flaps, but I don't really understand why they have to move AFTER the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-10-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,993
Posted By saharaguy
replacing the Sahara seats with the GC power ones...

Hi all...

Well, I was HOPING someone else had tried retrofittnig the seats before I jumped in with both feet...I have sought some opinions at my local Jeep dealer...2 of 3 mechanics say I might...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-18-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,686
Posted By saharaguy
...Oh...and I tried a lot of 'aftermarket'...

...Oh...and I tried a lot of 'aftermarket' exhaust companies...some really well-known...and they didn't have a lot to offer...most claimed that the same 'cat-back' kits offered for the old 3.8 would...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-18-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,686
Posted By saharaguy
Hi...don't know about the Flowmaster 40s...but, I...

Hi...don't know about the Flowmaster 40s...but, I pulled the stock rear muffler off my 2012 Wrangler (2-door) the first week I had it...and put on a more or less 'stock' MagnaFlow...nothing...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-17-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,530
Posted By saharaguy
the ECO thing...on a 2012 JK...no 'evic'...and 'MPG'???

OK...I give up...

On the speedo dial, it says, under the other indicators and the speedometer: 'ECO mode' (or something like that) in green luminescent letters...But, sometimes it's NOT...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-17-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,530
Posted By saharaguy
2012 JK Pentastar FUEL ECONOMY?

Hi all...Well, I'm still incredibly impressed with my new 2012 Wrangler Sahara...after 1 1/2 months driving in all sorts of weather conditions, and having 'surprised' a few 'other SUV' drivers...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-13-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,993
Posted By saharaguy
Red face replacing JK front seats with Grand Cherokee power seats ??

Ok...crazy idea of the day...

I find the basic seats of the JK (mine is a 2012)...ok...(I have black dark saddle cloth - which looks good with the two-tone saddle/black dash etc...

I was...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-07-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,187
Posted By saharaguy
programming the horn to beep (or not) when locking

Right...you have to have the 'EVIC' thingy (with the screen in the radio unit)...to 'SEE' the menu...:banghead:

However, it IS in the full 2012 user's manual that you can download in .pdf format...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-05-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,033
Posted By saharaguy
I told the dealer I'd pay...but, I get the...

I told the dealer I'd pay...but, I get the feeling they DON'T want to do it...I can't figure out why...White letter tires remind my of 1965 Plymouth Fury Sports...(etc)
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-05-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,187
Posted By saharaguy
the STOCK JK horn versus . . .

yeah...the stock JK horn...ecchhhh

This is a cheap, and LOUD alternative I'm thinking of...

electric horns | TWIN POWER - ELECTRIC POWERED-VERY LOUD. Two Trumpet Electric Powered. No Compressor...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-05-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,033
Posted By saharaguy
Angry reversing the stock white letter tires to black side ???

Anybody ever asked their dealer to REVERSE the tires on their new JKs...to put the white lettering on the back?

I really, really don't like white-letter tires...:banghead:

The tires are...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-25-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,408
Posted By saharaguy
I note that there ARE some Wranglers with...

I note that there ARE some Wranglers with equipment CLOSE to what I ordered...in dealers not TOO far from me...but I'm leaving my deposit down...because ALL GOOD THINGS are worth waiting for (that's...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-25-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,408
Posted By saharaguy
Waiting...waiting...

OK...I'm in Toronto...I ordered my JK on October 13th...a month after YOU...and MY dealer e-mailed me Monday...with this:

<<Your Jeep is now in D status which means : Firm schedule, serial number...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-23-2011, 03:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,825
Posted By saharaguy
OK...a couple of questions and a switch location...

OK...a couple of questions and a switch location solution...

I plan to install some auxilliary LED lighting both inside the Jeep and outside. They take VERY low current...so, I plan to run the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-23-2011, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 202,872
Posted By saharaguy
Milous...THANKS...I used YOUR infor (Canadian...

Milous...THANKS...I used YOUR infor (Canadian MSRPs etc) to order my new Sahara...spent a little time 'photoshopping up' some 'factory-looking' invoices...option sheets etc...only, instead of the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-23-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,001
Posted By saharaguy
I like the Sahara...because of the decal.... ...

I like the Sahara...because of the decal....

(come on...LAUGH!)

Seriously, I DID note a difference in the Sahara in the ride and handling over the Sport I drove...Sport S has same suspension...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-19-2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,025
Posted By saharaguy
me again... Look carefully at that picture...

me again...

Look carefully at that picture of the CANADIAN dashboard...which is SUPPOSED to be a 2012 Artic edition JK...the SPEEDO goes to 200 km/hr...but the TACHOMETER only goes to 5000 rpm,...
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