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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-14-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By john4ward
You wont need a puller, but consider replacing...

You wont need a puller, but consider replacing the torx bolts with conventional hardware. Also.... consider soaking the existing torx with Kroil or PB before taking them on. In ended up heating,...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-12-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,161
Posted By john4ward
I had the same problem with my 98 a while back. ...

I had the same problem with my 98 a while back. I took the inner panel off and found that the door lock rod retainer was broken.... its a little plastic clip. I googled it, found the part (s) on...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-01-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,640
Posted By john4ward
I took mine off a few years ago and never put...

I took mine off a few years ago and never put them back on and never missed them. The only bother is in the winter, when. The hard top is on and the window is open, the top vibrates against the roll...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-11-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By john4ward
Really simple.... handful of phillips head...

Really simple.... handful of phillips head screws... 10 minutes max..youtube it...easy.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-27-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By john4ward
i mounted mine with a Velcro patch between the...

i mounted mine with a Velcro patch between the tray in the middle of the dash and the top of the gauge cluster... works fine with the doors on and windows up.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-17-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,856
Posted By john4ward
I installed an Alpine BT133 a few months ago. It...

I installed an Alpine BT133 a few months ago. It was winter and I had the hard top on,so I wasn't sure how it might perform now with the Rampage top on and soft doors. Turns out it works great. I...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-18-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,903
Posted By john4ward
I used monstaliner all over and cut a scrap piece...

I used monstaliner all over and cut a scrap piece of rolled rubber roofing for the deck and under the rear seat .... weather techs in the front.... replaced all the plugs ....ovals and round....never...
Forum: Massachusetts Jeep Forum 04-03-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By john4ward
I use Grava in Medford and Lawless in Woburn for ...

I use Grava in Medford and Lawless in Woburn for parts ..... never had any work done by them... not exactly Metrowest, but the parts department in both are great. I drive a TJ and mostly wrench it...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-31-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,826
Posted By john4ward
I just installed mine about 2 weeks ago. Putting...

I just installed mine about 2 weeks ago. Putting it in wasn't that bad, but you have to do it on a warm day.... the material is really tight and the warmth helps a lot with making it stretchable. ...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-31-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By john4ward
I used monstaliner abt a year ago. After I...

I used monstaliner abt a year ago. After I scuffed the paint, I vacuumed it out and wiped it down with thinner. The prep took a while, but it was worth it. I brushed on the first coat, waited until...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-24-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,933
Posted By john4ward
Easy... open the door, remove 2 screws on the...

Easy... open the door, remove 2 screws on the side of the speaker cover. It'll hang up on the clip on the inner surface, but if you pry gently, it will pull away easily. It sits right there after...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-19-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,658
Posted By john4ward
I use full metal doors from November to April in...

I use full metal doors from November to April in Massachusetts. In the rest of the months, I use the Bestop cloth doors with the zipper window. Aside from the inability to lock them, the cloth...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-05-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,093
Posted By john4ward
in my tj-ectomy box in my basement....where many...

in my tj-ectomy box in my basement....where many old tortured and semi working tj parts live...sort of.... sway bar linx, radio, roll bar covers, glove box.... tail lights.... in tj purgatory.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-05-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By john4ward
I have a set of Iggy's, which I bought about a...

I have a set of Iggy's, which I bought about a year ago. Not cheap by any means, but they have been great so far. (98 Sahara)
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-02-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,472
Posted By john4ward
I used it too... I wasnt as careful as yoopone in...

I used it too... I wasnt as careful as yoopone in prep, but Im really happy with the result.... not cheap, but very effective. Also.... use a tarp under the Jeep..... the stuff is very tough and...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-01-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By john4ward
Rampage sailcloth in Spice?

Hey....

I am considering a Rampage frameless top and am looking for it in sailcloth and in spice. I have a 98 Sahara and already own soft doors in spice, but I've looked around and it seems to me...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-25-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By john4ward
Same thing happened with mine.... I bought a...

Same thing happened with mine.... I bought a cover for it rather than get into swapping the wheel or trying to repair it.... works fine and looks much better except it too gets tacky in summer...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-17-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By john4ward
I have a 98, 4.0 w/ abt 160K miles. I get...

I have a 98, 4.0 w/ abt 160K miles. I get similar milage in the winter with the hardtop, full doors and a back seat. In the summer with soft doors, a bikini top and no back seat, I get 18-20. On...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-15-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,229
Posted By john4ward
I got the blue led's....they do dim, but they...

I got the blue led's....they do dim, but they dont bother me a full brightness at all, so I seldom dim them
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-07-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By john4ward
I tried the hole-and PB blaster-strategy too and...

I tried the hole-and PB blaster-strategy too and it did work for a while... at least it made thing better, but mine was too far gone I think. I ordered a used pair from Davy's Jeeps, which worked...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-01-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By john4ward
... actually they were a struggle too. I thought...

... actually they were a struggle too. I thought the nuts holding the skid to the body would be a huge problem but I gave them a squirt of PB Blaster and they came out really easily. When I dropped...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-01-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By john4ward
Yeah... the frame was a problem too. I brought...

Yeah... the frame was a problem too. I brought it to a frame guy who works on a lot of Jeeps and had a couple of spots cut out and patched. He was very familiar with the problem and had repaired...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-31-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By john4ward
The Rust Belt

... so I was crawling around under my 98 in the fall and thought.....'hey, that doesn't look right...'

My buddy Chuck is the Tech teacher at school so he let me in to use the lift and lent me a...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-31-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,525
Posted By john4ward
my bud and i replaced my skid on my 98 earlier...

my bud and i replaced my skid on my 98 earlier this week. the red clip is the whole deal.... we struggled with it too... finally used a very small flat blade screw driver and jimmied at it until a...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-29-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By john4ward
Have you tried DAVY'S Jeep?

Have you tried DAVY'S Jeep?
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