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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-13-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By nicolas-eric
I just tried 3 and 7. 3 ist very smooth, I...

I just tried 3 and 7.

3 ist very smooth, I like it, but its a bit too much body roll.
7 is stiff like my old OME shocks.

I think for normal use something between 4-6 will be perfect. ...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-12-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By nicolas-eric
Today I installed my new RS9000XL shocks. The...

Today I installed my new RS9000XL shocks.
The ride with setting 5 is great.
I will play around with some different settings tomorrow.



But...

The old OME shocks and the stock shocks had...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-12-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,113
Posted By nicolas-eric
I have another question.. How much can the...

I have another question..

How much can the springs be compressed?

A friend hast 1.5" BS extensions in the rear and 2" springs with 1.5" spacers.
The spring would be fully compressed before the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-11-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,113
Posted By nicolas-eric
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-11-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,113
Posted By nicolas-eric
N66: 13.2" to 22.4" N67: 13.3"to 22.1" In...

N66: 13.2" to 22.4"
N67: 13.3"to 22.1"

In the front you donīt need BS extensions.
In the rear you need 1" BS extension.

The OME 2.5" lift kits come with 1" rear and no front BS extensions.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-02-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By nicolas-eric
Thanks! Can you shift the knobs by hand? ...

Thanks!

Can you shift the knobs by hand?
Or are they tight like my knobs?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-01-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By nicolas-eric
Thanks! I put some antiseize behind the knobs ...

Thanks!
I put some antiseize behind the knobs

Which setting should I try first?

And is it ok that the shifter knobs are very tight?
Turning it from 1-4 by hand is ok, but from 4-9 I need...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-31-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By nicolas-eric
RS9000XL Settings / Rust Protection

Hello.

My new RS9000XL shocks arrived today.
Only 3 days for shipping from the US to Germany..

I just sprayed them with some clear paint to protect them against rust.
Can I remove the red...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-14-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,113
Posted By nicolas-eric
I want a good on road ride. Is 5" uptravel up to...

I want a good on road ride. Is 5" uptravel up to the cup enough for that?
I do only slow offroading without any fast tracks.



With bodylift pucks I canīt use countersunk bolts. With normal...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-13-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,113
Posted By nicolas-eric
Ok thanks! That means +5" uptravel to the...

Ok thanks!

That means +5" uptravel to the cup (not the jounce) will be ok?
Then I would be fine with the RS9000 shocks.

Iīm already thinking about cutting the rear spring perches and welding...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-13-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,113
Posted By nicolas-eric
Perhaps there is a difference during the years?...

Perhaps there is a difference during the years? And I have a EU export TJ...

The axle position is ok IMO. In full flex the jounce (thanks for giving me the right word!) is exactly in the center of...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-13-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,113
Posted By nicolas-eric
@UnlimitedLJ04: Are you sure the...

@UnlimitedLJ04:

Are you sure the measurements you posted at the beginning f this thread are right?
Iīve read your posts and thought 2" BS extensions for the rear OME LT shocks would be right.
...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-11-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,113
Posted By nicolas-eric
My suspension setup works perfect for me....

My suspension setup works perfect for me. Up/downtravel is about 40/60 in the front and the rear.
I have 5" of lift with currie CAs and trackbars.

That's why I don't understand why rancho...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-10-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,113
Posted By nicolas-eric
How much uptravel is ok in the front and the...

How much uptravel is ok in the front and the rear?

The RS9000XL shocks for 5-6" of lift would fit in my front.
I already have 2" upper BS extensions + a 1" hockey puck on the lower spring perch....
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-19-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By nicolas-eric
Thanks! The Black Magic pads aren't allowed...

Thanks!

The Black Magic pads aren't allowed here.
I only found EBC Green and Raybestos.

Are the EBC Green pads better than stock?
Would I notice a difference?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-19-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By nicolas-eric
Brake Pads

Hello.

My front rotors are still ok but I need new brake pads.
Which ones should I buy?

Original Mopar brake pads?
Or are there some better pads?

The brake pads need an "E certification"...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-19-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By nicolas-eric
It was a broken/rusty radiator cap. It did...

It was a broken/rusty radiator cap.
It did open at +35 psi.
The new one opens at 18 psi.
There's no more leak.

We also made a pressure test of the cooling system. At 28 psi it begins to...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-16-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By nicolas-eric
Bump..

Bump..
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-15-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By nicolas-eric
Coolant Leak ?

Hello.

This morning I noticed a bit of coolant below my TJ.
I saw some coolant at the passengers front side of the oil pan. But I couldn't see where it came from. Around the water pump...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-21-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By nicolas-eric
Is it much firmer than a "normal" steering...

Is it much firmer than a "normal" steering stabilizer?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-21-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By nicolas-eric
Then I'll give it a try. Do you really...

Then I'll give it a try.

Do you really think that a firmer steering stabilizer could damage the power steering?

Most of the time I drive on the road.
Our offroad parks habe only sand and...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-21-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By nicolas-eric
Thanks! At the moment I have the SD40. But...

Thanks!

At the moment I have the SD40. But there is a small oil leak after only 5 years (I drive only about 3-4k mls a year with my TJ).
I thought the SD48 would be better.
I have 35s and this...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-21-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By nicolas-eric
OME SD48 Steering Stabilizer ?

Hello.

This OME PDF says that the OME SD48 steering stabilizer fits into a TJ.
http://www.arbusa.com/uploads/PDF/accessorizeYourRig/jeepWranglerTJ.pdf

But in all shops this part is listed as...
Forum: Rancho Suspension 01-13-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By nicolas-eric
Thanks! My TJ has about 5" of lift and my "old"...

Thanks!
My TJ has about 5" of lift and my "old" OME LT shocks are 15.43"/26.69" (front) and 14.41"/24.49" (rear) long.
How long bumpstops do I need with the new shock?
In the front I have 3" and...
Forum: Rancho Suspension 01-13-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By nicolas-eric
Thanks! If its only a bit firmer its ok for...

Thanks!

If its only a bit firmer its ok for me.

Do you have a PDF where I can see the collapsed/extended shock lengths to find the right shock for me?
Should I use the shock boot or is it ok...
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