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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-26-2015, 05:57 AM
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Posted By davison0976
Folks, I got it! This recall is for people who...

Folks, I got it! This recall is for people who spill water/beverages into the cavity of their door handles, or leave windows open in the rain.

Liquid inside the cavity of the door handle will seep...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-23-2015, 11:39 PM
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Views: 7,194
Posted By davison0976
Had mine done today at a dealership. They...

Had mine done today at a dealership. They relocated the connector and installed water shield (dark grey/brown part covering the wires in the picture). Black plastic spikes protruding through the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 03-15-2015, 04:10 PM
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Posted By davison0976
What's the deepest level of water you had forded?...

What's the deepest level of water you had forded? If it was higher than your differential's breather hoses definitely check your differential fluid for water presence.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 03-15-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By davison0976
Let me elaborate now once I am at my home...

Let me elaborate now once I am at my home computer.

I had the same issue a long time ago, in the mid 90's. My vehicle would just quit on me while driving. Ignition, and all electrical would remain...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 03-15-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By davison0976
Gas pump.

Gas pump.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 03-15-2015, 01:32 AM
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Posted By davison0976
Good luck Man! Let us know how it went. I...

Good luck Man! Let us know how it went.

I would also double check PCV valve and system. Some oil leaks can be caused by excessive pressure inside crankcase. Here is the basic idea:
...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 03-15-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,146
Posted By davison0976
I don't know about Fox ATS stabilizer, but Fox...

I don't know about Fox ATS stabilizer, but Fox 980-24-986 2.0 Performance Series IFP Stabilizer is super tight.

A week ago I ran OEM stabilizer for a few days while waiting for a relocation...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 03-11-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 705
Posted By davison0976
x2 Had my brand new 33' installed and...

x2

Had my brand new 33' installed and balanced last fall. Nothing but vibration from the get go. Eventually, it had gotten to me and I went to another shop. They told me each tire was 2.5oz off...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 03-11-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,868
Posted By davison0976
Perfectly normal. It's more likely to occur at...

Perfectly normal. It's more likely to occur at colder temperatures. My JK does it, a sedan in the household does it, and I've seen other vehicles on the road do the same.

JKs have 203F thermostat....
Forum: JK Tech Forum 03-11-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,146
Posted By davison0976
x2, but it's strange that OP's pulls to the...

x2, but it's strange that OP's pulls to the right. I would expect, and that's what I had on mine, a pull to the left after lift is installed and front axle is not centered. That's because without...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 03-11-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By davison0976
Was your oil filter on tight enough? I see some...

Was your oil filter on tight enough? I see some oil on the filter. Could be coming from up there.

On my '13 JK, I've been seeing oil seepage coming from what appears to be right side of the timing...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-05-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By davison0976
In the world of contracts your deposit is known...

In the world of contracts your deposit is known as consideration. Without it the contract is not binding. If they don't deposit your check, they are free to sell your vehicle to anyone willing to pay...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-05-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By davison0976
Sounds like you are dreaming. No...

Sounds like you are dreaming. No dealership/business will deliver $8,000 worth of free upgrades in exchange for a verbal promise to buy $1,800 worth of something.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-05-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 829
Posted By davison0976
Try in 4Lo, see how high it engages. ...

Try in 4Lo, see how high it engages.




Hmmm, interesting. Stock gas pedal is stiff. It's possible original owner had done a mod. Gas pedal assembly has 2 springs, one inside another. Removing...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-05-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By davison0976
The thermostats on these engines are 203F. The...

The thermostats on these engines are 203F. The 226F at idle, I would say is perfectly normal.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-05-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By davison0976
Same thing, noticeable clunking since day one....

Same thing, noticeable clunking since day one. Just make the music louder. That's what I do.

Even though, this gearbox is a little noisy, it's very tough as it was designed and is being used in...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 829
Posted By davison0976
JK manual is not that easy to master for smooth...

JK manual is not that easy to master for smooth shifting, even if one felt like a pro driving another vehicle.

The two main contributing factors as far as I can tell, aside from not having rev...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By davison0976
You need to change both oil and filter like you...

You need to change both oil and filter like you normally would without having oil consumption.

Most of the oil is lost as a result of evaporation inside the crank case and burnt as the vapors...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By davison0976
Yes it does sound like an oil seal. On front axle...

Yes it does sound like an oil seal. On front axle the seals are installed from inside the pumpkin. You'll need to remove diff cover, pull both axles out, remove carrier, then replace right seal and...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-28-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 19,073
Posted By davison0976
Rubicon's OEM springs are plenty stiff already. I...

Rubicon's OEM springs are plenty stiff already. I would just do a spacer leveling kit which comes with shock extension brackets, so you actually do get the range of suspension travel. This way you'll...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-31-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By davison0976
x2

x2
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-31-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 14,765
Posted By davison0976
But how can this be? These engines have 95° C...

But how can this be? These engines have 95° C (i.e. 203° F) thermostat. It would mean fan operates in high mode all the time once operating temperature is reached.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-25-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,485
Posted By davison0976
x2 Same observation here on 5-30 vs 5-20. With...

x2 Same observation here on 5-30 vs 5-20. With 0-40 at high rpm engine sounds even smother. Not surprisingly, the HTHS for the 0-40 I am trying now is 3.8.

Here is an awesome book (a collection of...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-25-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,485
Posted By davison0976
I should had clarified, I only took a sample at...

I should had clarified, I only took a sample at 104 miles. FF was actually dumped at 684 miles. For me it's a personal preference to replace FF at or shortly after break-in period is over the way...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-24-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,485
Posted By davison0976
Great point. Filter is not part of analysis and...

Great point. Filter is not part of analysis and you do see specs of metal in it. After about 20K miles they are no longer there because engine is fully broken in and UOAs become more accurate...
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