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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-09-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By rrich
Ask a doctor, an ambulance driver, or a race car...

Ask a doctor, an ambulance driver, or a race car builder.
The 4 point belts are dangerous. In a crash the shoulder harness pulls the lap belt up around your stomach, smashing your guts, spleen etc....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-05-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By rrich
The off balance part of the tire can be anywhere...

The off balance part of the tire can be anywhere - from outside to inside.
That's why a good balance uses weights BOTH inside and outside.

Sticky tape on weights on the outside, clip on weights...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-14-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,857
Posted By rrich
Why would you ask the ex burger flipper at AZ for...

Why would you ask the ex burger flipper at AZ for a part?
Even if they did manage to find it, it would be a sub-quality Chinese junk part anyway. Their stuff doesn't last long. Even still in the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-08-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,385
Posted By rrich
With all 4 wheels on the ground, simply have...

With all 4 wheels on the ground, simply have someone turn the steering wheel back and forth till the hole lines up.
The body moves with the front wheels being turned.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-03-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,066
Posted By rrich
Look up what ISO Standards really means! The...

Look up what ISO Standards really means!

The test would be more believable IF:
CREDIBLE IF ALL the filters tested were equivalent, - for the same vehicle -- the K&N WASN'T. The K&N was a filter...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-03-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,066
Posted By rrich
5 hp is not much of a gain - agreed. But when...

5 hp is not much of a gain - agreed.
But when all you have is 20 to start with, 25% is a bunch.

It's the percentage of gain that you feel.

On the 4 popper without the stock ducting and box it...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-02-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,066
Posted By rrich
AH, the phoney test results! Those results so...

AH, the phoney test results!
Those results so often quoted were for a BIG DIESEL TRUCK ENGINE - but they did not use a DIESEL TRUCK K&N filter like the others in the test!

And all but one of...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-30-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By rrich
But But But - the self styled magician "expert on...

But But But - the self styled magician "expert on everything" from Black Magic says DW cannot be caused by the worn out hole.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-08-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By rrich
Why the bushing if hole size and shape makes no...

Why the bushing if hole size and shape makes no difference, it's all in the tightening?

Found some very interesting things with my XJ - it may be we've all been barking up the wrong tree. We may...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-07-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By rrich
It isn't always for the same reason. Sometimes...

It isn't always for the same reason. Sometimes it's one, sometimes another - or a combination of several.
Start with a good inspection,look for something loose. Shaking the steering wheel back...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-07-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By rrich
No more of a myth than your rebranded brake pads...

No more of a myth than your rebranded brake pads are better than AutoChina's junk.

I simply repaired the warbled out holes, and it did the trick.
You object only because you didn't think of it -...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-07-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,029
Posted By rrich
Get a remote thermometer Wal- Mart $10. The kind...

Get a remote thermometer Wal- Mart $10. The kind with the wire.

Measure the air temp WHILE DRIVING where you are now getting the air, compare with the outside air temp. At idle the underhood air...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-05-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By rrich
It's just simple physics - If you leave it loose...

It's just simple physics - If you leave it loose like you seem to promote, it will move.
The movement will wear/elongate the hole, allowing it to move more. Once it's worn no matter how tight you...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-05-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By rrich
Hoagie - if it's working fine, leave it. As...

Hoagie - if it's working fine, leave it.

As said there are many possible causes of DW. Sometimes it's a combination of things.

It's not just Jeeps - ever since solid axles were used. Just the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-05-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By rrich
Your keywords here - """if the connection was...

Your keywords here - """if the connection was maintained properly."""

Normally the trackbar bolt is tight - and the holeS are barely bigger than the bolt, so it fit's tight. No problem there.
...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-05-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By rrich
If I remember right - there was 5 or 6 different...

If I remember right - there was 5 or 6 different sensors used. Most are similar, but they don't interchange.
Notice the prices range from about $25 to over $100.

I've seen the 1 bolt type on...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-05-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By rrich
??????? """"You are perpetuating the biggest...

???????

""""You are perpetuating the biggest myth on the internet. If there was a single scintilla of merit to your initial premise, there is not any way possible for control arms to stay tight on...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-04-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,077
Posted By rrich
Try changing the oil filter to most anything...

Try changing the oil filter to most anything other than FRAM. They have a reputation for oil starvation - especially at cold start-up, but can do it most anytime.

You get what you pay for.
...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-04-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By rrich
Yes, it is acceptable - but how do you see a leak...

Yes, it is acceptable - but how do you see a leak when it's in the middle of the evaporator without taking everything apart?

How do you see the compressor's small leak when the compressor is...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-04-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By rrich
The problem with dye - there are lots of places...

The problem with dye - there are lots of places that you cannot see the leak - ie part of the condenser, and all of the evaporator.

An electronic leak detector can smell the leak even if you can't...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-04-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,384
Posted By rrich
The funnel in the mouth trick - try that with the...

The funnel in the mouth trick - try that with the stock funnel.
Your body needs far less air than a 4.0.

You will easily see how restrictive it is.

Remember - he falls for the internet and...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-04-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By rrich
THE important thing with that bolt isn't so much...

THE important thing with that bolt isn't so much how tight it is, but the holes it goes through. If the holes are warbled out, it'll still move no matter how tight you get it.

Then you have to...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-03-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By rrich
It's it's a PITA without the flag on the nut. I...

It's it's a PITA without the flag on the nut. I ground down an open end wrench to get in there. But I've also bought them at the dealer - bolt and nut.

Or - make your own - weld a flag on it -...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-02-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 23,445
Posted By rrich
Still looking for the one that makes the same...

Still looking for the one that makes the same sound as it does with the engine OFF!

I don't want to hear yours, and you don't want to hear mine.

Silence is a lost art.

If you want to impress...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-02-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By rrich
If you do break one off a good set of REVERSE...

If you do break one off a good set of REVERSE drill bits can help. as you drill it out, sometimes it'll catch and back the whole thing out.

Reverse drill bits just turn backwards.
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