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Forum: JK Build Forum 08-27-2015, 09:54 PM
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Posted By bumpus
Final update for this week. I got my new plates...

Final update for this week. I got my new plates this week with my name on them.
http://s4.postimg.org/ytjzn59ul/2015_08_25_16_58_42.jpg
Forum: JK Build Forum 08-27-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,978
Posted By bumpus
Final update for this week. I got my new plates...

Final update for this week. I got my new plates this week with my name on them.
http://s4.postimg.org/ytjzn59ul/2015_08_25_16_58_42.jpg
Forum: JK Build Forum 08-27-2015, 09:49 PM
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Posted By bumpus
For the last couple of weeks I've been working on...

For the last couple of weeks I've been working on some lighting upgrades.

First I installed a pair of 6 LED cubes on the A pillars
http://s18.postimg.org/l5o82trbd/2015_08_18_19_15_35.jpg...
Forum: JK Build Forum 08-27-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By bumpus
Yeah, that would be another sort of build...

Yeah, that would be another sort of build altogether.... :lmao:
Forum: JK Build Forum 08-27-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,978
Posted By bumpus
Updating on some things I've been working on....

Updating on some things I've been working on. Back in July, I pulled the parking brake handle and got a big bang. I broke the tension spring in the handle assembly. This means that the brake won't...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-02-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By bumpus
The rubber hose to the brake booster is the...

The rubber hose to the brake booster is the vacuum line. Without that connected the power brakes shouldn't have worked at all. When I was reading your first paragraph my thought was that you had a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-30-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,500
Posted By bumpus
Removing the carpet isn't all that hard,...

Removing the carpet isn't all that hard, especially if it isn't already soaking wet.

The first time you take it out I think that there are a couple of spots you need to tear on some perforations...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-05-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By bumpus
I replaced the factory battery in my '07 last...

I replaced the factory battery in my '07 last September. I think that 7-1/2 years was a pretty good run for any battery.
Forum: JK Build Forum 04-08-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,978
Posted By bumpus
Today I got the new steering stabilizers...

Today I got the new steering stabilizers installed. To do some comparison, I drove home from work over a rough road with the old stabilizer in. Then I removed the old stabilizer. For as much as it...
Forum: JK Build Forum 04-07-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,978
Posted By bumpus
I got some new parts delivered today and got the...

I got some new parts delivered today and got the little things installed straight away.

1st up, I got a rugged ridge license plate holder and got it attached to my fairlead. That will have me...
Forum: JK Build Forum 04-03-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,978
Posted By bumpus
I realized today that I never came back and...

I realized today that I never came back and updated the 'after' pictures of my new winch and bumper. Here's a selection:...
Forum: JK Build Forum 01-27-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,978
Posted By bumpus
Tuesday night now, I needed a ride to work...

Tuesday night now, I needed a ride to work yesterday and today, but made things work. Now I have a couple of big projects done on the Jeep.

First, I got the seized U joint problem fixed. It ended...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-27-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By bumpus
After a test drive, I notice that all of the low...

After a test drive, I notice that all of the low speed wobble is gone, even more than I expected this to improve.

I do still have a problem with the steering stabilizer being completely shot. When...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-27-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By bumpus
Here are some pictures from the process: Here...

Here are some pictures from the process:
Here is the stock axle shaft next to the Spicer Upgrade shaft. Note how much thicker the ears around the u joint are one the new one:...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-27-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By bumpus
I got my Jeep back together today and drove it...

I got my Jeep back together today and drove it for a bit. Overall I'm in a much better position than I was on Friday afternoon. The wobble/shaking in the steering wheel is gone completely. Overall...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-26-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By bumpus
I went with the Spicer 1350 upgrade shafts....

I went with the Spicer 1350 upgrade shafts. They're about the same money as oem, but should be a little stronger.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-26-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By bumpus
Thanks for the advice KJeeper. I ordered...

Thanks for the advice KJeeper. I ordered replacement axle shafts this morning and should be able to pick them up later today. I'll install those and then try to rehab my old ones for use as spares....
Forum: JK Build Forum 01-25-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,978
Posted By bumpus
After spending most of Saturday working on my...

After spending most of Saturday working on my wobble problem I really didn't get much of anywhere. The stub shaft and hub are completely rusted together and I wasn't able to remove the bad ujoint...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-25-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By bumpus
I got the jeep mostly apart this weekend the U...

I got the jeep mostly apart this weekend the U joint on the driver's side axle shaft is really bound up. I can't move it left to right without hitting it with a hammer, up and down is fine....
Forum: JK Build Forum 01-22-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,978
Posted By bumpus
Couple updates on what I've been up to lately. ...

Couple updates on what I've been up to lately.

1) When I installed my rock sliders, I took some pictures and did a write up for ExtremeTerrain. They're going to use my write up on their site and...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-22-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By bumpus
Low speed wobble trouble

Recently I've been noticing some wobble in my Jeep especially when making low speed, tight turns. I'm also noticing more bump steer than I have had before. I'm not having any trouble when driving...
Forum: JK Build Forum 01-13-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,978
Posted By bumpus
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZdrXOFSRvs Try...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZdrXOFSRvs
Try again with the youtube video of my lights mod embedded
Forum: JK Build Forum 01-13-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,978
Posted By bumpus
I realized that I never wrote anything up about...

I realized that I never wrote anything up about the turnsignal/headlight mod I did last summer. I have the Delta Crossbar headlights on my Jeep and they have an extra 10W wedge bulb in them that can...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-12-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By bumpus
Sven, You might not be able to get much help...

Sven,

You might not be able to get much help from the US based folks with your Diesel engine setup the turboDiesel motor was not offered for sale in the US on Wranglers.

The item in your...
Forum: JK Build Forum 01-10-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,978
Posted By bumpus
I got the JCR rock sliders installed today. I'm...

I got the JCR rock sliders installed today. I'm really happy with how they look and they just seem so solid. The step is a good bit smaller than the plastic one that came stock, so that's going to...
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