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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-12-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By GreenRubi
When I first got my 08 I went from 14/56 to 18/58...

When I first got my 08 I went from 14/56 to 18/58 and I got almost 2" and I set pretty level with a little more lift in the front than the rear.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-12-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 769
Posted By GreenRubi
Welcome to the club!

Welcome to the club!
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-09-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By GreenRubi
What is your caster? The lower the caster the...

What is your caster? The lower the caster the worse the bump steer. You can fix this with geometry correction brackets, adjustable front upper or lower control arms (or both).
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By GreenRubi
If you have an impact wrench it helps. You can...

If you have an impact wrench it helps. You can push up or pull down much easier while hitting the impact wrench a couple times.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,441
Posted By GreenRubi
With my 08 if I have running down dusty roads or...

With my 08 if I have running down dusty roads or trails, I have my windows up and I have my vents set to recycle air I do not get dust inside. If my vents are set to bring in fresh air I will get...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-08-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By GreenRubi
I would check to confirm the shift boot is not...

I would check to confirm the shift boot is not binding when in first gear. I had this happen on mine when in reverse and it would pop out if I did not hold it in place while letting out the clutch. ...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-08-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By GreenRubi
Do you have the two automatic window switches in...

Do you have the two automatic window switches in the center dash below your vents? Just wondering if your JK was wired for auto windows & auto locks.

If the switches are there you could plug your...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-08-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By GreenRubi
If your Jeep makes use of the standard 6-speed...

If your Jeep makes use of the standard 6-speed NSG370 transmission there is a TSB for this issue. I would take your Jeep back to the dealer and see if they can fix the issue again under this TSB. ...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-08-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,207
Posted By GreenRubi
Will do.

Will do.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-08-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By GreenRubi
I can hear it. Sounds like something in the...

I can hear it. Sounds like something in the lower end of the engine. How many miles do you have? You could try using a mechanics stethoscope and see if you can pin down the exact location. HF...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-08-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,207
Posted By GreenRubi
Mine has been chirping when running over bumps...

Mine has been chirping when running over bumps for sometime. Started out small and only on larger bumps and now it is doing it quite often. I was thinking about having someone jump up and down on my...
Forum: North Carolina Jeep Forum 08-05-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By GreenRubi
The best time to go to Uwharrie is the day after...

The best time to go to Uwharrie is the day after a nice rain or on a weekday when there is less traffic on the trails. If you go during the rain or after several days of rain you'll be cleaning red...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-03-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 589
Posted By GreenRubi
Find a reputable gear/axle shop and ask them for...

Find a reputable gear/axle shop and ask them for an estimate. Typically re-gear pricing in my area is in the $1,200-$1,700 range depending on the gears and rebuild kit you buy.

Also ask what their...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-02-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By GreenRubi
I had the same thing on the front passenger side...

I had the same thing on the front passenger side of my 08 at about 27K. It sure was fun driving it home. :pullinghair:

Ended up replacing the caliper and brake hose. Easy fix, but no fun when...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-28-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By GreenRubi
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-28-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By GreenRubi
Lower your Jeep to 2.5" or 3" and put some...

Lower your Jeep to 2.5" or 3" and put some lighter 35" tires on it. I believe the trail grapplers are pretty heavy. If you have a lot of armor and don't offroad much, lose some of the armor. It is...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-27-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By GreenRubi
I had the same issue on the shifter end. ...

I had the same issue on the shifter end. Replaced it with a nylon bushing and e-clip I got from Ace Hardware for less than a few bucks. My original bushing looked dry rotted and had crumbled. I...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-22-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By GreenRubi
+1. I did the exact same thing. Used ratchet...

+1. I did the exact same thing. Used ratchet straps to hold the tank up while I removed it, beat dents out of it and painted it. One strap in the front of the tank and one near the rear of the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-22-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By GreenRubi
Paint pen markings on an engine makes me think it...

Paint pen markings on an engine makes me think it was pulled from a salvage yard. I've never seen a factory engine with paint pen markings, but I suppose it is possible.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-22-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By GreenRubi
Pull the carpet, the seats, the floor plugs and...

Pull the carpet, the seats, the floor plugs and break out the fire hose and go to town. :D
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-20-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By GreenRubi
For what it is worth, my Rubicon has always had a...

For what it is worth, my Rubicon has always had a clunk in the rear end. I would mostly notice it when letting off and reapplying the accelerator. Especially at slower speeds in lower gears. I...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-20-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By GreenRubi
20-30 minutes is definitely a long time to wait. ...

20-30 minutes is definitely a long time to wait. Take a quick look at your axles and confirm the locker wires are all still firmly connected. They more than likely are, but it is worth a check. ...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-19-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By GreenRubi
The amount of time it takes my lockers to engage...

The amount of time it takes my lockers to engage on my 08 varies. Sometimes it is almost immediately and other times it takes what seems like forever. Take your Jeep on a dirt road somewhere, put...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-07-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By GreenRubi
The stock front and rear bumpers are a dime a...

The stock front and rear bumpers are a dime a dozen on Craigslist. You can try to get $100 for both and if they don't sell bring the price down. I ended up giving my stock front bumper and air dam...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-07-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By GreenRubi
I have the MC True Dual-Rate Lift Kit, Arb...

I have the MC True Dual-Rate Lift Kit, Arb Edition, and ended up being 1/2" lower on the front passenger side than the drivers side. It was more pronounced with a full tank of fuel.

I picked up...
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