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Forum: Communications and Electronics Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By TJ_John
Just an update: I've ordered the Mopar OEM...

Just an update:
I've ordered the Mopar OEM wires to try that. I also discovered the link I posted earlier titled, "Elimination of RFI on Capacitive Discharge Ignition Systems" will not work for the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-04-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By TJ_John
Hitting that bolt will help get out some of the...

Hitting that bolt will help get out some of the frustration as well. Just don't miss! :):atomic:
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-04-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By TJ_John
I ended up cutting a horizontal line in the torx...

I ended up cutting a horizontal line in the torx bolt (kind of like making a flat blade screw driver slot, but it goes all the way across). Then I soaked the bolt in pb blaster, stuck a large flat...
Forum: Communications and Electronics 03-03-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By TJ_John
Thanks Jerry. I tried a standard set from...

Thanks Jerry.

I tried a standard set from AutoZone, but I'll give the OEM wires a shot. Morris has this set which looks correct: MOPAR Wire Set - 5017059AB...
Forum: Communications and Electronics 03-03-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By TJ_John
Radiated Ignition Noise on 99 TJ Ham Radio

I'm reaching out to y'all for some help with getting rid of radiated ignition noise on my IC-7000 ham radio. The noise is a continuous popping sound that varies with engine speed. I've uploaded some...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-16-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By TJ_John
I'm basing these suggestions on your budget and...

I'm basing these suggestions on your budget and the fact that it's a daily driver.

Bumpers: remove the end caps on your stock bumpers, it will add a lot to the look.
Tires: GoodYear DuraTrac....
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-11-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By TJ_John
Invest in some armor for the bottom. It's not...

Invest in some armor for the bottom. It's not sexy, but it'll save your butt.

Ideas:
-Engine skid (ex: Skid Row Engine/Transmission skid (http://www.skidplates.com/Engine_97_TJ.asp))
-Gas Tank...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-11-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 257
Posted By TJ_John
I replaced the stock mounts with Brown Dog rubber...

I replaced the stock mounts with Brown Dog rubber mounts and an OEM rubber transmission mount. There are few more vibes, but nothing terrible.

I do remember the thru-bolts aren't supposed to be...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-11-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By TJ_John
I'd skip beefing up the 35 and put that money...

I'd skip beefing up the 35 and put that money towards an Ford 8.8 or (if you can find one) a D44. Since you already have the trutrac, I'd spend some time searching the forums and Google on how to...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-02-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By TJ_John
Thanks for the update on the iVault. I have...

Thanks for the update on the iVault. I have thought about getting it but keep getting discouraged by the negative reviews. Please let us know how it works!
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-28-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 305
Posted By TJ_John
I think that trumps everything else. If every...

I think that trumps everything else. If every time you get in it, you wish it was a manual, the temporary cost saving doesn't sound worth it.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-28-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 305
Posted By TJ_John
Can you afford to wait? What I mean is, do you...

Can you afford to wait? What I mean is, do you find a lot of TJs that are in good shape and at a good price in manual? Autos can always be converted, but rust and general problems are a huge...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-28-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 482
Posted By TJ_John
I run 33s, but that's because it's the biggest...

I run 33s, but that's because it's the biggest size that will still let me fit in the garage!
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-12-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By TJ_John
Check out East Coast Gear Supply. I was very...

Check out East Coast Gear Supply. I was very close to buying from them before a D44 dropped in my lap.

Jeep TJ Axles - East Coast Gear Supply
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-10-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 33,683
Posted By TJ_John
The Instatrunk turns part of your back storage...

The Instatrunk turns part of your back storage into a lockable storage area. Here's more info from Morris 4x4 (http://www.jeep4x4center.com/bestop-instatrunk-matte-black-42701-01.html):

I'm using...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 33,683
Posted By TJ_John
Yes, I installed the Daystar tray and screwed the...

Yes, I installed the Daystar tray and screwed the IC-7000 to it.

I'm not sure if you're planning on using it for extended periods, but my arm gets tired when I'm scanning through the frequencies....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-04-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By TJ_John
A kit like this...

A kit like this (http://www.amazon.com/DB-Link-XK4Z-Amplifier-Installation/dp/B000RN62GQ/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1417712226&sr=8-3&keywords=amplifier+wiring+kit) from Amazon is what you're looking...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-04-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By TJ_John
Get an amp kit and run the positive straight to...

Get an amp kit and run the positive straight to the battery. There are several rubber plugs in the firewall you can use.

Make sure you have the fuse as close to the batter connection as possible....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-19-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 33,683
Posted By TJ_John
Some pictures of my IC-7000 and Tarheel in the...

Some pictures of my IC-7000 and Tarheel in the TJ:

http://i.imgur.com/eqKiLAH.jpg (http://imgur.com/eqKiLAH)

http://i.imgur.com/y9Dbptm.jpg (http://imgur.com/y9Dbptm)
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-19-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 33,683
Posted By TJ_John
I've mounted my Little Tarheel II on the tailgate...

I've mounted my Little Tarheel II on the tailgate of my TJ using a Diamond K400 (http://www.diamondantenna.net/k400-38c.html). I didn't get very good performance mainly due to not bonding the body...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-22-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By TJ_John
I had an issue with the locking pin pulling up...

I had an issue with the locking pin pulling up the plastic anti-scrape pad but that's it. I'll definitely hit it with some wd-40 often, thanks.

Couple of things I learned:

I never got my gas...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-20-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By TJ_John
The opening is about 3 3/8" diameter. I was...

The opening is about 3 3/8" diameter. I was trying to find the instruction manual to get the part, but I couldn't find it.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-17-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,608
Posted By TJ_John
I felt like having a stiff drink after buying my...

I felt like having a stiff drink after buying my cti-s. :drinks:
Totally worth it, though.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-13-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By TJ_John
You didn't specify the length, or fully loaded...

You didn't specify the length, or fully loaded weight of the boat in question (not dry weight), but I wouldn't do it.

Most of the info I've found is the TJ will tow 2000 lbs (200lb tongue weight)....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-13-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By TJ_John
I just installed the Signature bumper and tire...

I just installed the Signature bumper and tire carrier (http://www.lodoffroad.com/xcart/product.php?productid=16219&cat=267&page=1) last weekend. It comes with backup lights and frame tie-ins.

The...
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