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Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-24-2015, 09:56 PM
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Posted By RedRubi2012
The big deal is that a flickering odometer is not...

The big deal is that a flickering odometer is not a design feature and could lead to a possible unsafe condition down the line if there is a short or other loss of power in the electrical system.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-24-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By RedRubi2012
It's most noticeable when the key is just nearing...

It's most noticeable when the key is just nearing the off position, but its very easy to miss if you aren't focused on the odometer readout.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-23-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By RedRubi2012
2015 JK Odometer Flicker

The "mi" designator portion of the odometer on my Wrangler will briefly flicker when the ignition switch is cycled to or from the off position. The dealership has replaced the ignition switch,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-06-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
I'm thinking this thread needs some pics of Jeep...

I'm thinking this thread needs some pics of Jeep chicks in, on, or by Tank Jeeps.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-29-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,778
Posted By RedRubi2012
Is it possible to install the Mopar hood lock...

Is it possible to install the Mopar hood lock with bolts in lieu of the supplied rivets?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-29-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,521
Posted By RedRubi2012
Technically the fluid level 16oz below the level...

Technically the fluid level 16oz below the level of the fill hole (approximately 1.6 quarts) is still within spec. at minimum capacity as I mentioned before, so it is unlikely that this fluid level...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-28-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,521
Posted By RedRubi2012
Update. I recently took delivery of a new...

Update.

I recently took delivery of a new 2015 Rubicon, and this one took 16 ounces of additional transmission fluid to be level with the bottom of the fill hole just like my 2012.

I have...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-16-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
Thanks, I was literally shocked when I saw...

Thanks, I was literally shocked when I saw it...but in a good way. I am going back to the dealership later to finalize everything and pick it up, but the next nice day we have I'll try to get some...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-16-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
Got a call last night from the dealership that...

Got a call last night from the dealership that the Tank Rubi I ordered would be delivered today, a few days early. Looking at this one under the same conditions (2:30pm, sunny sky) to my astonishment...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-15-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
Would any of you agree with me when I say that...

Would any of you agree with me when I say that the Tank color is very sort of creamy looking when it appears green....almost like a pastel when you really get up close to it?

I went to a Toyota...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-15-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
Back on topic...for folks who have seen the Tank...

Back on topic...for folks who have seen the Tank color in person during daytime sunlight, please indicate which photos look most like the true color you saw.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-15-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
The posts are intented to flesh out factual...

The posts are intented to flesh out factual information for people who are interested in this color, but have not yet seen it. I'm sorry if you are offended by this, but I'm sure others will...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-15-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
I agree that the tailgate closeup as shown in the...

I agree that the tailgate closeup as shown in the video is an accurate midday color so long as sun isn't directly hitting it....but it lightens up to how the doorjam looks when it is.

The one I...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-15-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
I'm not sure why the camera used in that video...

I'm not sure why the camera used in that video does not seem to be picking up that color everywhere, but all painted surfaces on the Jeep I saw that were hit directly by the sun looked like the door...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-15-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
That image was not taken by me, it was a...

That image was not taken by me, it was a screenshot I took of a video posted by someone else on Youtube, so I have no idea what type of camera he was using or his exact settings.

Disregard that...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-15-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
You made it clear in a past post that you don't...

You made it clear in a past post that you don't believe me, and it seems to me that you believe I have some hidden agenda to distort reality and fabricate information.

The poll should settle it...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-15-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
I can appreciate that you are excited and you...

I can appreciate that you are excited and you like it, but can you be more objective for the benefit of everyone that has not yet seen the color. Is what you are seeing in the sunlight similar to the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-15-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
I'd like to take a poll to determine if there is...

I'd like to take a poll to determine if there is a paint quality/variation issue with this color. For those that have seen a Tank jeep under full midday sun, are you seeing a color similar to the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-14-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
Ceril75's photos do look great, and I would be...

Ceril75's photos do look great, and I would be completely happy if it looked like that when I saw it. Maybe it's possible that there is some variation in paint quality coming from the factory, and...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-13-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
I was thinking about that myself...I would...

I was thinking about that myself...I would suspect that its going to be very difficult to eliminate the outline of a damage area that has been repainted with this color due to how drastically it...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-13-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
Tank in person basically is the same as 2013...

Tank in person basically is the same as 2013 Commando Green in full sunlight (light tan with a hint of green) and looks like a dark brownish grey olive in low sunlight, shade, or overcast skies and...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-13-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
I wouldn't have believed it either until I went...

I wouldn't have believed it either until I went to the dealership a couple times to look at it in different light conditions. I'm still astonished that it was even possible to engineer such a drastic...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-13-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
I am not colorblind...the last photo I posted is...

I am not colorblind...the last photo I posted is exactly how Tank looks in person under direct daytime sunlight from around 12pm-4pm...if the sun is partially blocked by clouds or if the sun is low...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-12-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
Alright I got an accurate photo for what Tank...

Alright I got an accurate photo for what Tank looks like in person under full direct sunlight at its lightest/brightest shade. This is even better than the last photo I posted, and camera settings...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-12-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,576
Posted By RedRubi2012
This photo shows the best color difference in...

This photo shows the best color difference in real tank greens with the modern M1 Abrams in the foreground painted CARC green and the cold war era M103 in the background painted the traditional dark...
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