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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-22-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By axe_handle
Need. Hum. I've never tried to run the 35"...

Need. Hum. I've never tried to run the 35" tires on the factory wheels without them. I'm pretty sure that without the spacers they will rub.
Suppose I could pull them off and see.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-21-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By axe_handle
I have the VIAIR ADA kit and I've been happy with...

I have the VIAIR ADA kit and I've been happy with it.

Only issue has been the master cylinder mount that developed a stress crack. It was allowing the compressor to contact the brake line and...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-21-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By axe_handle
AEV 2.5 XT, 35" BFG KM2, G2 1.5" spacers, stock...

AEV 2.5 XT, 35" BFG KM2, G2 1.5" spacers, stock moab wheels

I'm happy with this setup. I don't have rubbing issues. At full stuff the front tire will very lightly touch the inner fender. This is...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-31-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,233
Posted By axe_handle
Sure.

Sure.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-31-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,555
Posted By axe_handle
I drove to work yesterday with the top down in 37...

I drove to work yesterday with the top down in 37 degrees. Gloves help, as do heated seats.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-30-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,925
Posted By axe_handle
Extremely dangerous? The tires are rated for 50...

Extremely dangerous? The tires are rated for 50 psi, which is where they are going to be safest at highway speeds (less heat build-up due to flexial deformation). I probably have about 1" less...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-30-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,925
Posted By axe_handle
:) None taken. Curious how air pressure...

:) None taken.

Curious how air pressure affects ball/tie rod end joint life?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-30-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,925
Posted By axe_handle
This is something I'm watching. At 45 psi the...

This is something I'm watching. At 45 psi the tire is 1/4 taller than at 28 psi, just enough to re-calibrate, and the outer tread blocks are not in contact. Clearly this is going to wear down the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-30-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By axe_handle
Ha! New driver (first time on trail on the 35's)...

Ha! New driver (first time on trail on the 35's) and I was training the spotter. More flex would not have helped. I had traction the entire time despite hanging the passenger side front and driver...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-30-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By axe_handle
Make sure he knows you have a Wrangler, not a...

Make sure he knows you have a Wrangler, not a Patriot. Then let him know you think he is lazy.
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 03-30-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 242,787
Posted By axe_handle
I was at Les Shwabb getting a nail out of my...

I was at Les Shwabb getting a nail out of my stock KM2. After handing my keys back the Les Shwabb tech said it looked stock and asked if I was going to lift it or do anything to it.
I took that...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-30-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,925
Posted By axe_handle
AEV triple progressive springs certainly help...

AEV triple progressive springs certainly help soften the ride. I air down to 25 or so when I leave pavement for any stretch.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-29-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,233
Posted By axe_handle
I run a Yakima Spare Time. Not my favorite bike...

I run a Yakima Spare Time. Not my favorite bike rack as far as bike racks go (2nd gen Sport Rack before they were bought out is my all time fav). The Spare Time has other qualities going for it. ...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-29-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,966
Posted By axe_handle
I'm running G2 1.5" spacers. I'm pretty happy...

I'm running G2 1.5" spacers. I'm pretty happy with them. They are inexpensive and hub-centric. The stance with stock 32" KM2 was much much better with the spacers. I wish I would have had them on...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-29-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,925
Posted By axe_handle
I like my 35" KM2 @ 45 psi for pavement service. ...

I like my 35" KM2 @ 45 psi for pavement service. I get significantly better mpg at the higher pressure. I tried 35, and 28. 28 felt pretty squishy, especially on the freeway loaded with my full...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-29-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By axe_handle
AEV 2.5 XT with the correction brackets. Superb...

AEV 2.5 XT with the correction brackets. Superb ride on and off road. Better braking performance, and absolutely no rub with 35" KM2 on factory 17" wheels and 1.5" spacers. The low CG is quite...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-21-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,066
Posted By axe_handle
Ha! The Sargent that runs SAR in our county...

Ha! The Sargent that runs SAR in our county didn't even try to pursue in his '10 Rubi. He would just call it in and let them go...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-31-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,025,086
Posted By axe_handle
Ha! I couldn't agree more. I totally missed the...

Ha! I couldn't agree more. I totally missed the self deprecation in your statement that I was responding to. Good show, sir. Good show!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-30-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,025,086
Posted By axe_handle
The same kind that reads the paperwork on his/her...

The same kind that reads the paperwork on his/her mortgage contract and finds mistakes before agreeing to them. The kind that knows mistakes happen, and is astute enough to catch them. The kind...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-18-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,025,086
Posted By axe_handle
If you can gain access to Chrysler's Affinity...

If you can gain access to Chrysler's Affinity program, you will have access to pricing that is 1% below invoice. There are a number of ways to do this, perhaps through your employer. Joining Tread...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-17-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,025,086
Posted By axe_handle
Ask your dealer to send you a current copy of ...

Ask your dealer to send you a current copy of your Priced Order Confirmation (POC). It will have the following:

Date Printed
Estimated Ship Date
Date Ordered
VIN
VON
Status

Every time...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-17-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,025,086
Posted By axe_handle
Press/Sales launch for 2013 is September 1, and I...

Press/Sales launch for 2013 is September 1, and I expect the Jeep website will be updated to support that just prior to it.

Call of Duty was a special edition limited to 3500 units. I doubt it...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-17-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,025,086
Posted By axe_handle
My dealer told me that I could change to cloth...

My dealer told me that I could change to cloth and keep my 8/8 ship date, or the order would move to C status and sit indefinitely. I was told 2 months delay, which would put me out potentially past...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-17-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,025,086
Posted By axe_handle
My JKUR leather order was changed to cloth and I...

My JKUR leather order was changed to cloth and I cancelled my order over it.

Found a '12 that would work and got to 2.5% under invoice. less expensive, more options, no wait.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-15-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,025,086
Posted By axe_handle
I was told by my dealer today that my saddle...

I was told by my dealer today that my saddle leather JK Unlimited order could be changed to cloth or it would sit and wait indefinitely when ever leather became available. I was told that my D1...
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