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Forum: Builders Corner 03-23-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Videopelli
Not really a Jeep thing...

I'm sure some of you have seen this, but I thought it was well done and interesting to those non-gear heads out there!:punk:

11 Months, 3000 pictures and a lot of coffee. - YouTube...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-08-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By Videopelli
Very interesting information all - especially...

Very interesting information all - especially Unlimited! I had never considered the sway bar as an issue. I bought my jeep lifted, and had always assumed (yes, I know :facepalm:) all the bits were...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-07-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By Videopelli
New control arms

Thanks to the payback on the loan I gave my rich uncle Sam, I'm finally replacing the Skycrapper lower control arms on my '03 X. I'm looking at Metalcloak - a good price for a well reviewed product....
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 11-06-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By Videopelli
Nice! I may have to do something like that for...

Nice! I may have to do something like that for my beast dog...
Do you use a top buckle harness or a front buckle harness? My dog does OK on a leash, but I've found I really need the front...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-22-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,706
Posted By Videopelli
My favorite sticker of all time is 'Where are we...

My favorite sticker of all time is 'Where are we going and why are we in this handbasket?'
No pics, but I've got a 'bike Mag' sticker and a Denver Broncos helmet on my bumper. I've also got a...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-22-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By Videopelli
Yeah, I replaced mine in my garage with a couple...

Yeah, I replaced mine in my garage with a couple of extensions on a ratchet wrench. X2 on the PB blaster.
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-16-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Videopelli
I've had pretty good luck with Faricy Boys in...

I've had pretty good luck with Faricy Boys in Colorado Springs. Seems like Pine equidistant from the Springs and most anyplace in Denver. I've never heard anything good or bad about Medved in...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-16-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,353
Posted By Videopelli
http://i1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg592/videopel...

http://i1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg592/videopelli/Jeep_Wrangler/rack_up.jpg (http://s1245.photobucket.com/user/videopelli/media/Jeep_Wrangler/rack_up.jpg.html)
It usually stays on unless I have...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-12-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By Videopelli
Buy a Honda? I was getting 15-16 mpg on 32's...

Buy a Honda?

I was getting 15-16 mpg on 32's in a 2003 TJ. Then I compared my mileage using a GPS, and realized the PO hadn't changed the speedo gear when he installed the bigger tires. Once I...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 06-11-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By Videopelli
Trip report

I'm not much of a poster - more of a lurker, but I thought I'd give a quick report on how my 2003 TJ has done over the last month or so.

I took her to Fruita, CO (I live in Colorado Springs) for...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 03-30-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Videopelli
The Wildpeaks came on my 03 TJ. They're 33's - I...

The Wildpeaks came on my 03 TJ. They're 33's - I love them! They're great in the snow and rain, and after 9 months there's no perceptible wear. You won't regret it.
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 03-30-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 11,955
Posted By Videopelli
I got my first jeep at 49. I'm not old, I'm...

I got my first jeep at 49. I'm not old, I'm experienced!
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 02-17-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,191
Posted By Videopelli
Had I not spent 22 years in the Air Force, I...

Had I not spent 22 years in the Air Force, I would've been a Marine. Congratulations on your choice, and Hitman 1345 is exactly right. The USMC (the men's department of the Navy...) has the most...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-01-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,197
Posted By Videopelli
Jeez, and I thought Miller moths were bad in the...

Jeez, and I thought Miller moths were bad in the front range of Colorado.
Forum: WF Community Announcements 09-29-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 31,113
Posted By Videopelli
Submitted for your approval: A man, a laptop and...

Submitted for your approval: A man, a laptop and too much time on his hands...

http://i1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg592/videopelli/Jeep_Wrangler/WF_logo1copy.jpg
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-16-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,641
Posted By Videopelli
I was very excited to find my 03 TJ with a 4"...

I was very excited to find my 03 TJ with a 4" lift. Until I got into the meat of lift. I've replaced the shocks, and next need to replace the PO-installed skyjacker control arms. So rather than...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-15-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By Videopelli
No issues in Colorado Springs - I live at 6000'...

No issues in Colorado Springs - I live at 6000' ish) and drive daily to the Air Force Academy (7200' ish). No issues with my 2003 TJ.

I will say I had an Air Raid cool air intake system on my...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-15-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By Videopelli
Beastmaster - Here's an alternate source...

Beastmaster -

Here's an alternate source for decals:

Military-Graphics Decals Stickers Medals Awards Insignia Vinyl Graphics - Home (http://www.military-graphics.com/)

I haven't used them...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-15-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By Videopelli
Nice! My dad was a flight engineer on a C-46...

Nice! My dad was a flight engineer on a C-46 flying the hump in the CBI. I saw a restored C-47 Gooney bird flying overhead recently and it put a little lump in my throat.

It's quite possible...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-12-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,726
Posted By Videopelli
I went to a Jeep stealership in town to get my...

I went to a Jeep stealership in town to get my oil changed (had a 'freebie' in the coupon book). When I picked it up, the guy at the counter says "we did a routine safety check. Seems like one of...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-10-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Videopelli
The Bilsteins are 100% better - the ride has...

The Bilsteins are 100% better - the ride has smoothed out considerably. The back shocks were totally blown, and I threw away the fronts.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-09-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Videopelli
Vise Grips are your friend...

I finally got my front shocks done (Bilstein 5100's all around). For those who are asking 'what shock', you can't go wrong with them. My '03 X rides so much better! Now to find the money to...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-01-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,636
Posted By Videopelli
I swapped out the PO's Air Raid intake system for...

I swapped out the PO's Air Raid intake system for a factory air box. Maybe it's my imagination, but it seems to run better...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-23-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By Videopelli
Funny that - I test drove 3 TJ's, and bought a...

Funny that - I test drove 3 TJ's, and bought a '03 X. All had cracked door panels. I thought it was weird - now I know!
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-21-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Videopelli
Just to tie up this thread... I found out my...

Just to tie up this thread... I found out my ProComp shocks were absolutely shot and banging around - that was the noise I heard. Replace the rear with Bilstein 5100's and the ride is 100% better....
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