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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-01-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,067
Posted By fawsty
I had this same issue with mine. The dealer...

I had this same issue with mine. The dealer upgraded the tire/wheel package to the 17 inch models, as a "favor". I was 6 MPH slow at highway speed, meaning I showed 65 MPH, but was doing just over...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-26-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,249
Posted By fawsty
I too have been blessed with the failure of an...

I too have been blessed with the failure of an XRC8 winch on my Jeep. I was high-centered and had to dig my way out when the controller would not engage. Seems like a poor design. The contacts...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-25-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By fawsty
There was a time in my life I travelled the...

There was a time in my life I travelled the Sacramento to Reno route over Highway 80, in the sierras. I did this frequently, as my wife (then girlfriend) lived near Reno. It didn't matter what the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-01-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,001
Posted By fawsty
And I was doing the same thing, moving from a JK...

And I was doing the same thing, moving from a JK to a JKU.

Congradulations, you won't regret it for a second.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-01-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,001
Posted By fawsty
I cheated a bit on this. I only had the trailer...

I cheated a bit on this. I only had the trailer hitch, front bumper, and winch. I told the dealership that I would only make the deal if the switched everything over....they did. Even hooked up...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-10-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By fawsty
I put mine inside, on top of the dash board,...

I put mine inside, on top of the dash board, right in the center. 2 sided tape. I only use Sirius during the trial periods, when it's free, but it works great then. I have the hard top even.
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-13-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,602
Posted By fawsty
Exactly. Are they saying it's okay to roll a...

Exactly. Are they saying it's okay to roll a stop sign because there's never anyone there...."silly laws". These same people cry the loudest when a relative gets hit, and wonder why no officer was...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-25-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By fawsty
If you don't have the u-connect module, you will...

If you don't have the u-connect module, you will need to get one. It comes with everything you'll need, including the microphone and CD. Very easy to install, goes behind the glove box.

Bad...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-22-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,275
Posted By fawsty
gregaf3; I bought the service contract, but...

gregaf3;

I bought the service contract, but paid $120.00 for it. Works out to about $30.00 each change, but tires rotated and new air filter if needed too. I just got a new coupon via e-mail for...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-18-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 69,008
Posted By fawsty
For those watching here, I have stated that I...

For those watching here, I have stated that I would post info on the availability of the RBZ from my friend in the radio shop. I spoke to him yesterday, and he still does not have any. I will keep...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-18-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,275
Posted By fawsty
I agree with everyone here...there are times to...

I agree with everyone here...there are times to buy the warranties. I bought my 2011 JKU, and opted to get the warranty for the peace of mind. Lifetime sounded really good to me. Got mine for...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-14-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,303
Posted By fawsty
You can always go to your local battery shop and...

You can always go to your local battery shop and get it done there. I did this on my 3/4 ton truck. They ran welding cable to the rear of the truck, with the quick plugs in the front and back. The...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-22-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By fawsty
I have a 2011 JKU. Not long after I bought it,...

I have a 2011 JKU. Not long after I bought it, the dealer had to fix a couple of items, and he flashed the computer with an update, even though it was new. They did something to the computer to...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-13-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By fawsty
Welcome to the forum, and if I'm correct by your...

Welcome to the forum, and if I'm correct by your name, thank you for your service to our country. I never made it to Kirkland AFB, but I know many who did time there.

Enjoy that new beast, and...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-08-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,737
Posted By fawsty
And, mine is 22.5 gallons, and I have never been...

And, mine is 22.5 gallons, and I have never been able to get more than 20 gallons into it.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-08-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,737
Posted By fawsty
I did something this week that I haven't done in...

I did something this week that I haven't done in quite a while....I read the owners manual. Good reading. I see in it that you have 2.8 gallons left in the tank when the light comes on and you get...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-07-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By fawsty
You're gonna get a whole bunch of us in...

You're gonna get a whole bunch of us in trouble........
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-01-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By fawsty
I was told by a young man with officer's bars in...

I was told by a young man with officer's bars in the JAG office to always take pictures of before and after. The military will reimburse you if you prove to them the damage was done on their dime.
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-28-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By fawsty
I have that winch on my unit. I did have a...

I have that winch on my unit. I did have a problem with the controller plug, where it plugs into the plug on the winch. It's really a poor design, so it failed, but not till three years. I fixed...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-28-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,000
Posted By fawsty
Here in Bakersfield, California, the dealer only...

Here in Bakersfield, California, the dealer only has two technicians (that I know of) working on Wranglers. These two seem to have the basic knowledge to do the right thing, the right way.

Every...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-16-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 69,008
Posted By fawsty
Panthermark; The unit in question does/did...

Panthermark;

The unit in question does/did change from Dodge to Jeep as soon as it was plugged into my Jeep at his shop. Took about 5 seconds for it to recognize it was in a real vehicle, not...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-15-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 69,008
Posted By fawsty
To all; I spoke to Jerry a short time...

To all;

I spoke to Jerry a short time ago...he's out of these radios now. He will let me know when he gets more in, and I'll post the info here.

The radios you buy on Ebay are from the same...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-15-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 69,008
Posted By fawsty
Iron Maiden; I don't have pictures, but...

Iron Maiden;

I don't have pictures, but they are all the same, except that there are no scratches on these. They are not Anti-theft, and yes, they are Serius radios.

Steven
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-14-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 69,008
Posted By fawsty
Panthermark is sooo correct. I used his early-on...

Panthermark is sooo correct. I used his early-on information, and it was a snap. I did not install it myself, because I have a friend that does this for a living, and he charged me $20.00 to do it....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-07-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,223
Posted By fawsty
I bought a generic lock box from a safe company,...

I bought a generic lock box from a safe company, probably made in Korea or China. Has a slide-out drawer, with felt lining. Single key. The box frame secures to the vehicle, so you can take the...
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