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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-09-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,457
Posted By HogDriver
Bumpers and Towbars

I currently tow a 2012 JKUR behind a motorhome with a Roadmaster system.I have used a Roadmaster All Terrain combined with a BrakeMaster braking system on Hondas, Suzuki's, and now my JK. All...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-21-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,172
Posted By HogDriver
Tic Toc or not

My JKU Rubicon was built on day 5 of the production run, and no ticking with 7500 miles. It isn't as quiet as my wife's Lexus, but her Lexus won't go up trails and Jeep does. I think some lifter and...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-18-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,648
Posted By HogDriver
Options

I have a 2012 JKU Rubicon automatic. I couldn't get straight answers from the dealership or see examples on lot vehicles of what I could choose from. Here's some thoughts.

Things I'm glad I...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-06-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,599
Posted By HogDriver
Towing Toad

I tow my 2012 JKU and it indeed does not have a steering lock. I believe all JKs since 2010 or 2009 do not have steering locks. Mine is in automatic and all I do is put the Transfer case in Neutral...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-28-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,347
Posted By HogDriver
Auto-Several reasons

I had a 42MB a 47CJ2A, and a 76 CJ5 all with manual and I loved them. My 2012 JKU has an auto and I love it too. I think auto's are better in snow, and there's no denying momma likes my Jeep and she...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-13-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By HogDriver
Mats

I have the QTec mats in my 2012 JKU and the WTec mats in my work SUV. I was just comparing them the other day. I think the QTec mats look nicer and have a nicer feel but the WTec mats are more...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-12-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,637
Posted By HogDriver
Dealer lift on 2012

I lifted my 2012 with a RK 2.5 max travel. I looked at the AEV lift but they were still debugging their lift vs the 2012. For the rubbing sound I tried the washers on the steering stops, but a lot of...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-10-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,444
Posted By HogDriver
What do you recommend for Aux lights?

I want to buy some aux lighting for trails on my 2012 Jk. There are a million lights out there. I'm looking for a set for the winch hoop, and another set for the windshield mounts. I don't really...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-10-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,441
Posted By HogDriver
Do winches get stolen often?

I haven't had a winch since my 77 CJ and I'm looking at a Superwinch or maybe a Warn for my 2012 JKU. My question is do guys get ripped off often? I park my JK outside and park at the airport I was...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-09-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 20,696
Posted By HogDriver
Toad Smell

I have towed various SUVs for over 35,000 mi and now my 2012 JKU automatic for 1000+ mi. I have occasionally noticed a "smell" towing, most times I notice smells it's from accumulations of diesel...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-27-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,392
Posted By HogDriver
Nitto feedback

I have 35x12.5x17s on my 2012 JKU and I really like them until 60 mph. Then they start howling. At 75 mph ( 85-90 seems to be the Florida vehicle speed average when I'm doing 65-70 trying to keep...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-27-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,172
Posted By HogDriver
Compressor room

Like SnailPower said

Checkout inside the right rear taillight opening in the fender. I'd say there's 3-4 cu feet in there, and it's pretty well sealed and easy access for wires. I don't know how...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-27-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By HogDriver
After a new rear bumper - Tailgate Retro Look

After adding a JCR tire carrier and bumper to the back of my 2012 JKU Rubicon that Chrysler K-Car looking air vent on the tailgate just wasn't cutting it. With some CNC cutting thanks to Desert Snake...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-10-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,450
Posted By HogDriver
MPG and 2012 Rubicon JKU

My 2012 JKU with 4:10 gears and automatic got about 17-18 off the dealership floor. I lifted it with a 2.5 RK Max Travel and it might have dropped to 16-17 MPG, but I'm not sure....didn't run that...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-30-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,605
Posted By HogDriver
2012 Rubi Takeoffs

Put my rims (5) and tires on Craigslist with 1200 mi for $750. Sold in two weeks. Kept the TPMS sensors.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-10-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,283
Posted By HogDriver
Procal and TPMS

I bought the 2012 Procal primarily for the TPMS settings. When I installed 35 inch Nitto M/T I initially had to run 35 psi to keep the TPMS happy. It road really rough at 35 psi. Then I got the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-09-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,588
Posted By HogDriver
Towed Jeep Brakes

Yes, when I said "R2D2" type braking sytems I meant self contained ones like Brake Buddy.

As for brake laws I saw a chart today that only North Dakota had no laws concerning towed brakes. Texas...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-09-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,588
Posted By HogDriver
Demco

Sorry, I don't know anything about the Demco surge brake system. I've seen their towbars and mounts, which are popular on Wranglers, but I don't know anything about their braking system.

It seems...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-09-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,588
Posted By HogDriver
Towed 2012 Bumper updating

I submitted the previous pics of a Roadmaster setup using their Roadmaster 1432-3 mounts on a stock bumper. I plan on adapting/cutting/welding the Roadmaster mounts to work with either an ARB or AEV...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-09-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,588
Posted By HogDriver
Towing a 2012 JKU

I have towed my 2012 JKU Rubicon Automatic about 1000 miles so far. To confirm what some people have said...
1. No,the steering does not lock or require a key to keep unlocked
2. The battery or IOD...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 12-18-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,139
Posted By HogDriver
Pintlers

I have them on my 2012 JKU with a RK 2.5" Max Travel running 35x12.5x17 Nitto Trail Grapplers. No rubbing to speak of. I get some rub when the wheel is hard to one side when backing up, but I think...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-10-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By HogDriver
USA Today test drive - 2012 JKU

I just happened to see this review on an airplane where USA Today reviewed the 2012 JKU. They seemed to like it. Maybe Chrysler has a chance if they stick to Jeeps, muscle cars, and anything with a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-29-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 112,079
Posted By HogDriver
Hey Antenna X

I have a 2012 JKU Rubicon and I want that 13-14 inch, whatever it is, rubber antenna. I went to your website and I can't figure out the the difference between item numbers; F01J-JEP17 and F01J-JEP18....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-23-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,041
Posted By HogDriver
Mileage doesn't rack up when towed

Whoever said in a previous post that miles will record when towed flat is absolutley wrong. I've towed several Honda automatics and Jeeps with my motorhome. Well over 40,000 miles. I confirmed it...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-22-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,261
Posted By HogDriver
I have the RK 2.5 inch Max Travel on my 2012 JK...

I have the RK 2.5 inch Max Travel on my 2012 JK Rubicon. It installed with only a few differences from the 2011s (Track bar holes need to be opened up 1-2 mm). It rides great (w Bilstein 5100s) on 35...
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