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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Today, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Hilldweller
The first 4 from Overland Expo 2010, OEX...

The first 4 from Overland Expo 2010, OEX teaching. The next two from the Appalachian Rendezvous with Scott Fields teaching (and a bloke from South Africa)

Included personalities in the pics:...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Today, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Hilldweller
Here are a few training/action pics to stoke the...

Here are a few training/action pics to stoke the fire

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v352/billpearlman/668_crop.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v352/billpearlman/Thor.jpg
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Today, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Hilldweller
Brother, if anybody tells you they're not...

Brother, if anybody tells you they're not jealous, they're telling a bold-faced lie...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Today, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By Hilldweller
There's a difference between learning from...

There's a difference between learning from "locals" and learning from professionals that teach our military...
I know many locals that are VERY good at this stuff. And I know many locals that think...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Today, 02:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,512
Posted By Hilldweller
You're an addict, face it, admit it, own it. You...

You're an addict, face it, admit it, own it. You want the Red Rock. Really bad.
We understand. Cause we're addicts too.

Congrats. You're a fantastic ambassador for the brand.
Just make sure...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Today, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By Hilldweller
You can join American Adventurist (...

You can join American Adventurist ( http://americanadventurist.com/forum/threads/2016-american-adventurist-event-schedule.3364/ ) and get to this page, Community Events. They host a series of...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Today, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By Hilldweller
The guys at OEX know their stuff. I spent a day...

The guys at OEX know their stuff. I spent a day out in the Desert with Bruce and Dave. Lots of good take-aways.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Today, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By Hilldweller
I've taken a couple of classes. Some of these...

I've taken a couple of classes.
Some of these guys teach military, PD, special forces, etc.

Call Dave: 4WD School (http://www.4wdschool.com/) Everywhere
Call Scott: Uwharrie Off-Road...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Today, 05:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 817
Posted By Hilldweller
I did it on my 2008. My dealer even put them on...

I did it on my 2008. My dealer even put them on for nominal fee while doing a minor warranty job.
Got the springs from a forum member for some beer. I later added a budget boost when I needed more...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 817
Posted By Hilldweller
Depending on which stock springs you have, you...

Depending on which stock springs you have, you could also replace your stockers with a set that's a number or two higher. You'll see take-offs everywhere, sometimes free (I gave mine away).
Synergy...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 863
Posted By Hilldweller
You do need some diligence in shopping for one......

You do need some diligence in shopping for one...
Amazon.com: Bubba Rope 176680RDG 7/8" x 30' Breaking Strength Original Rope with Standard Red Eye - 28600 lbs. Capacity: Automotive...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 863
Posted By Hilldweller
Bubba Rope is the best in breed. We snatched a...

Bubba Rope is the best in breed.
We snatched a full-sized Unimog with a camper shell with the big one back in October.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By Hilldweller
That was the point of the post.... BTW,...

That was the point of the post....

BTW, after reading this, I went to Discount Tire ---- time for a rotation anyway ---- and removed the clips. My ProComp wheels didn't have the recesses in them....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By Hilldweller
Good info; thanks.

Good info; thanks.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-10-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 863
Posted By Hilldweller
All I got was a jack with my Sport...

All I got was a jack with my Sport...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-10-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 863
Posted By Hilldweller
No. Watch this ...

No.


Watch this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Oin_iHzPgA
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-10-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 863
Posted By Hilldweller
It's much nicer/safer to have a "closed" system...

It's much nicer/safer to have a "closed" system when doing a snatch.

That ARB strap isn't as stretchy as a real kinetic energy rope like a Bubba. Recovery Rope : Snatch Rope : Up to 131,500 lb....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-10-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,327
Posted By Hilldweller
So, are you saying it's a good time for a Hemi...

So, are you saying it's a good time for a Hemi swap or I should build a bunker?
I get confused...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-10-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 725
Posted By Hilldweller
Are you lifting it? What gears? Trans? ...

Are you lifting it?

What gears? Trans?
Plan to tug a trailer?

I run 285/75-16 with 3.73s & manual with a 2.5" lift. Wheels have 4.5" bs.

I'd run a smaller/narrower tire without a lift...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-10-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 725
Posted By Hilldweller
Local tire dealer objects because local tire...

Local tire dealer objects because local tire dealer makes more money selling tires for 18" wheels.

jeez

If you plan to take your Jeep offroad, sidewall is your friend. More sidewall = better...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-10-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By Hilldweller
The stock alternator is 160 amp ---- but that's...

The stock alternator is 160 amp ---- but that's only slightly relevant.

Look at the charging requirements for batteries from Enersys and then look at the charging parameters of your alternator....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-10-2016, 05:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,327
Posted By Hilldweller
When I had the Power Wagon and got 10 mpg, gas...

When I had the Power Wagon and got 10 mpg, gas was $4/gallon and I had a 34 gallon tank that I filled up at least once a week.

Now I've got a JK and get over 18 mpg and gas is under a buck-fiddy...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-09-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By Hilldweller
Featured Vehicle: AT Overland Jeep JK |...

Featured Vehicle: AT Overland Jeep JK | Expedition Portal (http://expeditionportal.com/featured-vehicle-at-overland-jeep-jk/)

Have your cake and eat it too.

You don't have to do a full-on build...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-09-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Hilldweller
You're offroad, right? On loose terrain? If...

You're offroad, right? On loose terrain?
If you're on the road and in 4WD, it will jerk around like mad. And then break.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYAw79386WI
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-09-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Hilldweller
The J doesn't need a flicker-kicker or adapter. ...

The J doesn't need a flicker-kicker or adapter.
The J can be used for DRL
The J has a half-halo on low and high beam
The J is JK-specific.


The Evo-2 has just about the same pattern/amount of...
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