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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-14-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By akc1955
I've taken two stock Cherokees (XJs), a stock...

I've taken two stock Cherokees (XJs), a stock Tacoma and a stock 1972 Bronco over Poison Spider Mesa with no damage except on the Bronco's rear bumper, which wouldn't have happened if my son had...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-29-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By akc1955
Locking hubs and locking differentials are two...

Locking hubs and locking differentials are two different things.

Locking hubs, also called free-wheeling hubs, allow the front wheels to turn without any parasitic drag from the axles,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-29-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By akc1955
We were on vacation in England recently and I...

We were on vacation in England recently and I stopped to buy fuel for our diesel rental car. I put almost five gallons of gasoline in the tank before I caught my mistake. Why did I make the mistake?...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-10-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By akc1955
Yes, it is normal because the drive shafts are...

Yes, it is normal because the drive shafts are not painted at the factory, so they will rust when they get wet, even from dew. But, as was pointed out, it's just surface rust and won't be an issue....
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-10-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By akc1955
I knew that Wranglers shipped with unpainted...

I knew that Wranglers shipped with unpainted drive shafts, so I painted mine the weekend I brought it home, using flat black paint to distinguish my work from the factory's and masking the rubber...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-23-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By akc1955
JKU on 44s

Saw this in my neighborhood the other day. That can't be easy to get in and out of!
Forum: JK Tech Forum 10-22-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,002
Posted By akc1955
Streaming works fine on my 2014 JKR from both...

Streaming works fine on my 2014 JKR from both Android and iOS phones, so I don't have a specific suggestion to fix your issue.

However, may I suggest another option?

You probably have a USB...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-17-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By akc1955
How to stop a safari top from flapping

I love my Bestop Cable Style Safari Bikini, but didn't like the flapping at the rear edge. My wife said I should expect flapping with a safari top, but I fixed the problem with $9 worth of parts from...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-09-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By akc1955
For the last twenty years they've had the best...

For the last twenty years they've had the best prices on Dodge trucks in the country. I know a lot of people who have purchased from them.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-25-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By akc1955
It took my 130S quite a bit of time to recognize...

It took my 130S quite a bit of time to recognize all the music on my 32GB flash drive when I first inserted it (or if I update the contents) and only plays one type of music while it's updating. ...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-03-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 21,441
Posted By akc1955
I ordered my 2014 JKR in February and it has a...

I ordered my 2014 JKR in February and it has a 3-14 build date on the door sticker. Both heads are 0664B, which should be C heads. Only 2100 miles so far, but it runs like a clock and I have had zero...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-29-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By akc1955
I have the AEV cargo liner in the rear of my JKR...

I have the AEV cargo liner in the rear of my JKR two-door. I bought two carpet hold-down posts (the same ones that come from the factory in the front floors to secure floor mats there) from the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-25-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 22,381
Posted By akc1955
I used 192 kbps for the bit rate and formatted...

I used 192 kbps for the bit rate and formatted the flash drive as FAT32. I've got 2300+ songs and that only takes about 12GB of space, so there's room for lots more. It takes the head unit quite a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-25-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 22,381
Posted By akc1955
There in no category for all songs, like my Ford...

There in no category for all songs, like my Ford MySync had. If you tell it to play an artist, genre, album or playlist you are bound by that selection, but telling it to play a song outside of that...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-25-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By akc1955
The 13" AntennaX works great for me here in...

The 13" AntennaX works great for me here in Phoenix.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-25-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,185
Posted By akc1955
Another welcome from Gilbert!

Another welcome from Gilbert!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-10-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By akc1955
They don't seem loud to me, either. I actually...

They don't seem loud to me, either. I actually like them better than the Goodyear DuraTracs I had on my Tacoma. I know that most people like DuraTracs, but I was very disappointed. I should have...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-10-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By akc1955
Bought the AntennaX 13" for $16.99 directly from...

Bought the AntennaX 13" for $16.99 directly from the manufacturer as posted above. No loss in reception for me, at least in the Phoenix metro area. Great product and great price.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-10-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,797
Posted By akc1955
My last Tacoma had a "TRD Off Road" decal on one...

My last Tacoma had a "TRD Off Road" decal on one side and a "TRD Sport" decal on the other. They were installed wrong at the factory. Since it was a Sport, it should have had the "TRD Sport" decal on...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,206
Posted By akc1955
Here is mine. "4 LOW" was taken, but I though "4...

Here is mine. "4 LOW" was taken, but I though "4 LO" was just as good.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,355
Posted By akc1955
I've been a car guy all my life, having owned 101...

I've been a car guy all my life, having owned 101 cars, trucks and motorcycles (http://www.cutler4ever.com). Over the years I've owned ten Jeeps, six Land Rovers, two classic Broncos and a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-01-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By akc1955
I looked at several other vendor's hitches, but...

I looked at several other vendor's hitches, but couldn't beat the price and the quality of the Quadratec hitch. Especially for the $79.97 complete kit...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-27-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By akc1955
Mine weighs 67 pounds without the headrests. It's...

Mine weighs 67 pounds without the headrests. It's 40.5" wide and 28" tall when it's not folded down. Measured separately, the seat back is 40.5" wide and 22.5" tall and the seat cushion is 40.5" wide...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-21-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,710
Posted By akc1955
I painted my drive shafts the first Saturday...

I painted my drive shafts the first Saturday after I bought my Jeep. They were still shiny and new, so there wasn't any prep work other than wiping them down with degreaser to make sure the paint...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-21-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By akc1955
You can buy the anchors from the dealer for just...

You can buy the anchors from the dealer for just a few dollars. I bought two sets (two posts and two backing clips) for $8.64 to add clips in my cargo area. I wanted to secure my AEV Cargo Liner in...
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