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Forum: For Sale Yesterday, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By dwtgolden
Are you aware you would need to buy and install...

Are you aware you would need to buy and install 3.73 gears for your rear axle at the same time? Can't run different gear ratios front and rear.
Forum: For Sale 02-13-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By dwtgolden
Pm sent

Pm sent
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-24-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By dwtgolden
Did you possibly purchase your gas at a different...

Did you possibly purchase your gas at a different station? Maybe one that contains a lower percentage of ethanol? Getting better mileage at higher speeds makes no sense. I get my best mileage driving...
Forum: For Sale 01-17-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,523
Posted By dwtgolden
If I read their website right, the seat covers...

If I read their website right, the seat covers will fit, but you would need different headrest covers, which are available from them separately.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-16-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,046
Posted By dwtgolden
All side windows have factory tint. That's why...

All side windows have factory tint. That's why you were getting 21% transmittance with 35% film. Most windows come from the factory at 70% transmittance which is the limit set by FMVSS. Glad you got...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-15-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,046
Posted By dwtgolden
If you are having the windows re-tinted, just be...

If you are having the windows re-tinted, just be aware that they are tinted to 70% transmittance from the factory, so if you add 50% film, the windows will transmit 50% of 70% = 35%. 35 is the legal...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-12-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By dwtgolden
Cars were 1986 MY, trucks and SUV's added for...

Cars were 1986 MY, trucks and SUV's added for 1994 MY per Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, which means it was required equipment for all new vehicles sold in the US. Most states do have laws...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-12-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By dwtgolden
Do you plan on ditching the spare or hauling it...

Do you plan on ditching the spare or hauling it inside the Jeep? If you get a flat, not that it happens often but it does happen, not only are you unable to replace the tire and keep on going, you...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-09-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By dwtgolden
I was using the configurator, selected the Hard...

I was using the configurator, selected the Hard Rock, and looked under the info button for the 730n and connectivity group to get the info I posted. I would say you have two options: try to change...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-09-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,069
Posted By dwtgolden
I'm on the east coast but will relate my...

I'm on the east coast but will relate my experience. Went to the dealership with the rate available from my credit union, which was the lowest advertised rate I could find. When I told them I would...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-09-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By dwtgolden
Based on the options listed on the website, the...

Based on the options listed on the website, the connectivity group on the Hard Rock only includes the upgraded EVIC. The remote USB port and voice control features are part of the 730n package.
Forum: For Sale 01-04-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,938
Posted By dwtgolden
ttt - To The Top. Just verbiage so that there is...

ttt - To The Top. Just verbiage so that there is a recent post to move the thread to the top of the forum so more people will see it.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-22-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,499
Posted By dwtgolden
I've been running 35's with 3.21's for just over...

I've been running 35's with 3.21's for just over 20k miles now. It is far from ideal, but you can absolutely do it. Basically, you will take a hit on acceleration and you will find that overdrive...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-22-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By dwtgolden
If you stream music from your phone using...

If you stream music from your phone using Bluetooth instead of hooking it up via USB, the NAV directions will play through the speakers, at least it does on my Samsung Galaxy SIII. At that point it...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-22-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,600
Posted By dwtgolden
Tinting the windshield is a dangerous...

Tinting the windshield is a dangerous proposition. First, the JK's have inferior headlights, so tinting the windshield will make this issue worse. Even with a headlight upgrade, why would you want to...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-16-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,706
Posted By dwtgolden
Take-offs will require the addition of wheel...

Take-offs will require the addition of wheel spacers when you go to wider tires and the wheels are not wide enough to accommodate 315's (per tire manufacturer specs) should you decide to go even...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-16-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By dwtgolden
The switch to winter blend does not affect the...

The switch to winter blend does not affect the minimum octane rating of the fuel. 87 octane is still 87 octane regardless of winter or summer blend.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-16-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By dwtgolden
Changing the gear ratio in only your front or...

Changing the gear ratio in only your front or rear axle would result in a catastrophic failure when you engaged 4 wheel drive. The front and rear axle ratios have to match!
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-16-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By dwtgolden
This doesn't answer your question, but you will...

This doesn't answer your question, but you will find that all new vehicles have the forward leaning headrests. It's a design change aimed at decreasing whiplash in collisions.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,608
Posted By dwtgolden
PSI of the tire will equal PSI at the contact...

PSI of the tire will equal PSI at the contact patch. If you take a tire with say 20 PSI of air pressure, the tire will have a particular size contact patch. Air it up to 30 PSI and the contact patch...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-08-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By dwtgolden
Glad you're back on the road.

Glad you're back on the road.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-07-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By dwtgolden
Absolutely no lights when you turn the key would...

Absolutely no lights when you turn the key would be indicative of a total lack of electrical power. No power at all would mean that the brake switch would not activate which would prevent the Jeep...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 12-06-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By dwtgolden
I get that it is a great discount, but if I'm...

I get that it is a great discount, but if I'm going to buy a $350 flashpaq, your coupon makes it $175cheaper. So you're asking me to pay you $125 so that I can save $50? Maybe you should consider a...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-04-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,307
Posted By dwtgolden
Distance to Empty is based on your avg MPG during...

Distance to Empty is based on your avg MPG during your most recent driving (not sure of the exact sample size used). It is basically forecasting that if you continue driving under similar conditions,...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-01-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By dwtgolden
Someone correct me if I am wrong on this, but...

Someone correct me if I am wrong on this, but there are two important factors to be considered when choosing shock lengths.

The first is the compressed length of the shocks. You have to ensure...
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