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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-06-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By h2oman
I know people here rave about the Bestop NX...I...

I know people here rave about the Bestop NX...I got one and do not care for it. It is noisy and a pita to put on/off. Easier (to me) to put the hardtop on ond off if I care to. That being said I`m a...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-09-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By h2oman
I got a Trek and I don`t like it. Its a pita to...

I got a Trek and I don`t like it. Its a pita to put on and off and is way too noisy for my taste....couldn`t wait till winter to put the hardtop back on. That being said, most folks here LOVE...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-04-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By h2oman
Guess I`m just friggin old and senile but I`m not...

Guess I`m just friggin old and senile but I`m not gaga over the NX like everybody else. Some have said it is quiet or quieter than a hardtop...not on mine, way more road and wind noise. Opening the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-24-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,458
Posted By h2oman
I have the same issue and found that a little...

I have the same issue and found that a little blip on the throttle helps me to keep from killing it, as soon as it even thinks about lugging, it just shuts down. Likely a combination of no low end...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-10-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,826
Posted By h2oman
I have the same color combo and I do like the...

I have the same color combo and I do like the little bit of silver (instead of all black) on those rims. Those look great on there and is what I am after but I do not want to lift it so I`m afraid to...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-12-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By h2oman
2012 idle speed

Seems to me the idle speed is a little low and I don`t know if there is any simple way to kick it up. On a cold start it goes to like 12-1300 rpm, then settles in after a bit of warm up to around...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-07-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By h2oman
When I bought my `12 off the lot it had...

When I bought my `12 off the lot it had everything I wanted BUT a hitch. They convinced me to buy the the "Jeep" hitch and them install it because the computer needed to be reprogramed...part of the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-18-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,115
Posted By h2oman
I got my manual 2 months ago and had my choice of...

I got my manual 2 months ago and had my choice of colors equiped w/MT (Sport 373s). Check in Reno...just up the hill from you. They stock alot of Jeeps (it DOES snow here) and if you deal with Dan...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-04-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,783
Posted By h2oman
The pics do not do it justice!!! Saw it...

The pics do not do it justice!!! Saw it Wednesday, had to look twice but with the silver Jeep and brushed aluminum looking flares it IS striking. its like Mad Max meets Back to the Future. NICE!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-04-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 15,830
Posted By h2oman
I got 1 free oil change from the dealer so I took...

I got 1 free oil change from the dealer so I took it in today @ 3200 miles. The service writer was a dick, shaking his head at me telling me A) the oil does NOT need to be changed yet ("did the oil...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-01-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,869
Posted By h2oman
I scored a ticket and will be there tomorrow. I...

I scored a ticket and will be there tomorrow. I hear tell it is freaking huge so I will be haulin to try to see everything. IF I can remember my camera anf IF I can figure out how to load pics on...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-20-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,921
Posted By h2oman
Like you I have owned (still have 2 other)...

Like you I have owned (still have 2 other) stickshifts and have had to adjust to the 5-6 shift...except I am old and lazy and really do not need/want/see a use for 6 gears. Soooo, I find it...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-18-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,470
Posted By h2oman
I`m 2 months and 3,200 miles in on a `12 w/6speed...

I`m 2 months and 3,200 miles in on a `12 w/6speed 373 gears. My last Jeep was an `07 Rubi auto. I had no problem with the auto (4500 ft elevation and LOTS of mountain driving) but I have sold my...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-10-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,466
Posted By h2oman
I did the same thing when I bought mine...drove...

I did the same thing when I bought mine...drove both...seems pretty equal to me, whats the big deal??? Maybe its after break in, maybe I`m just driving mine harder than the demo, or maybe it was the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-07-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,803
Posted By h2oman
My last Jeep was an `07 Rubi, had to have it....

My last Jeep was an `07 Rubi, had to have it. Just bought a `12 Sport 6 weeks ago. I off road fairly hard in the rocky N. Nevada mountains and can tell you I have not been let down or disappointed. I...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-06-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,641
Posted By h2oman
Bubba, point is well taken but mine is averaging...

Bubba, point is well taken but mine is averaging 21.5 mpg (30% better than my pickup) and actually is well mannered, drives nice and (reasonably) quiet. They have come a long way from the military...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-06-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By h2oman
Thanks for the replys, seems a non-issue...I...

Thanks for the replys, seems a non-issue...I worry too much having a couple old Chevys that run hot for little or no reason. I will continue my winch hunt with wreckless abandon.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-06-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,641
Posted By h2oman
This is not new or unique to Jeeps. I have owned...

This is not new or unique to Jeeps. I have owned 4 Jeeps and never had it happen BUT, I had a 1973 Ford F250 with their patented Ford I Beam front suspension that only did it at 45 mph when making a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-06-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 118,120
Posted By h2oman
`12 Sport 373s manual 3% wheelin, 20% city, 67%...

`12 Sport 373s manual 3% wheelin, 20% city, 67% highway 21.5. I had a best highway run of 24.6, worst so far 20.1. My stock 07 Rubi auto was at 18 or so in the same enviornment. Either is better than...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-05-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By h2oman
Winch cause overheating?

A winch is on my mod list but in looking at mounts and options it appears that a winch will block at least 1/3 of the radiator surface area. It seems that in 100+ temps blocking the airflow is a bad...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-05-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,923
Posted By h2oman
Holy crap man!!! Glad to hear you are ok. Stuff...

Holy crap man!!! Glad to hear you are ok. Stuff can be replaced.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-05-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,761
Posted By h2oman
Not sure about all the option packages but...I...

Not sure about all the option packages but...I had an 07 Rubicon, great Jeep and loved it. Sold that for economic reasons a couple years ago. Got the Jeep bug again so went to the local dealer and...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-04-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By h2oman
I test fitted my Hi Lift on the front bumper and...

I test fitted my Hi Lift on the front bumper and it tucks in there like it was made for it. I will get a bracket to hold it in place though. I was also concerned when someone mentioned the steering...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-04-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By h2oman
DOOOH!!! My bad. (Meant 2012) I may not live long...

DOOOH!!! My bad. (Meant 2012) I may not live long enough to see 2112. `cides I dant tipe two gewd sumtmie. I`ll go take a nap now.:hide:
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-03-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By h2oman
Jesus H man....just asking.

Jesus H man....just asking.
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