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Forum: JK Tech Forum 09-14-2014, 07:13 PM
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Posted By goatee
Defroster, doh ! Lol

Defroster, doh !
Lol
Forum: JK Tech Forum 09-14-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Fan
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Posted By goatee
My problem is I don't believe the fan should be...

My problem is I don't believe the fan should be coming on so soon after starting the engine.

But now I believe it may be me having the defroster on.

Going to try starting it with the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 09-14-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Fan
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Posted By goatee
Wow I didn't know that. So would that in turn run...

Wow I didn't know that. So would that in turn run the fan for cooling the rad ?
Forum: JK Tech Forum 09-14-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Fan
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Posted By goatee
No it's not on

No it's not on
Forum: JK Tech Forum 09-14-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Fan
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Posted By goatee
Fan

My electric fan comes on shortly after starting. The engine is still cold. What is the cause of this ?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
not as yet, it drives as straight as an arrow :) ...

not as yet, it drives as straight as an arrow :)

I have heard of that being a problem with some other brands but hadn't heard any bad press with the Bilstein
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
Since the AEV lift kit uses Bilstein shocks it...

Since the AEV lift kit uses Bilstein shocks it only made sense to go with that brand for the steering stabilizer and I am more than happy. It was a direct replacement :) just a bolt out bolt in job
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
Northridge 4x4 sell there own grade 8 hardware...

Northridge 4x4 sell there own grade 8 hardware package for the lower control arms and both track bars. This replaces the M14 bolts (which are sloppy in all the bushes) with 9/16" fine thread bolts....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
Before and After Pictures, things learnt, ...

Before and After Pictures, things learnt,

Have the right tools on hand;
6 Ton axle stands
electric saw
ratchet strap

I was also surprized at how bad my old steering damper was, in fact it...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
First Drive.... It feels very much like our...

First Drive....

It feels very much like our BMW's, a much more tight solid feeling ride but the shocks handle the rebound on our wash boarded gravel roads around here very well. overall I am very...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
Torqued up all the bolts and marked them all with...

Torqued up all the bolts and marked them all with white metal marker to make for easy checking later.
I did a pre-lift measure at all four wheels and after the lift install it appears that I have...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
so all on the ground waiting to be torqued...

so all on the ground waiting to be torqued up..... and test driven :thumb:
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
nearly there, The rest of the front end...

nearly there,

The rest of the front end went really well apart from re-installing the track bar. This was pretty heavy work with the ratchet strap which I was unable to undo after I got the bolts...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
and now the Geometry brackets, The left...

and now the Geometry brackets,

The left side is easy but the right side is a pain :facepalm:

The upper control arm bolt has very little room to come out and you have to pry the exhaust out of...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
I didn't drop the drive shaft. I did however...

I didn't drop the drive shaft. I did however unbolt the front and tie it up. I also took out the front lower control arms to paint them while I fitted the geo brackets.
those lower control arms...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
and so to the Front, I followed the...

and so to the Front,

I followed the instructions with unbolting everything except the front shocks, what a b*@ch , wrapped my knuckles a couple of times before I cut them off. Save yourselves...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
at the rear, I used a small ratchet strap...

at the rear,

I used a small ratchet strap to pull the axle over in order to get the bolt in the new track bar to body mount. sorry no pictures but you're understand when you're doing it. ;)
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
thanks man, I'm loving it :)

thanks man, I'm loving it :)
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
Still with the rear, you will need a second...

Still with the rear,

you will need a second jack here. I put the left rear spring in first then used a bottle jack under the now vacant shock mount to jack the axle as far as I dare, I still had...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
so to the rear, don't forget to pull out...

so to the rear,

don't forget to pull out the cable clips holding the speed sensors from under the chassis before you lower the axle

Also the new track bar bracket that bolts to the axle has 2...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
First up, axle stands. You will need 6 ton axle...

First up, axle stands.
You will need 6 ton axle stands, well they will need to be able to support your Jeep at a height of 20 inches on the chassis rails in front of the lower control arm bracket at...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By goatee
My AEV 2.5 lift install

Hello everyone,
I've read pretty much all the threads on this and many other Jeep forum sites and just thought I wanted to add some useful hints and tips for anyone wishing to install this lift...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-02-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,813
Posted By goatee
Ok, started my lift install today and realized...

Ok, started my lift install today and realized that you need 6 ton jack stands, well at least you need to be able to support the chassis in front of the lower control arm brackets at rear at a height...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-31-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,813
Posted By goatee
I don't have 6 ton stands I have 4 ton I believe....

I don't have 6 ton stands I have 4 ton I believe.

I was wondering what height I might need. I am a fabricator / welder and have a workshop on the farm so if I have to extend mine then that's what...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-31-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,813
Posted By goatee
I'm about to do this install on Friday. Does...

I'm about to do this install on Friday.

Does anyone know how high I will have to lift the chassis in order to drop the axle enough to get the springs out ?
I have some small axle stands but...
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