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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-11-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,413
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
It would appear to most viewing your description...

It would appear to most viewing your description of your talents and experience that you are well aware of how stuff is built, over built, and design parameters that it is designed to meet or exceed....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-09-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
That round doohickey is the charcoal canister and...

That round doohickey is the charcoal canister and it changed to rectangular after 97 and stayed under the hood until 03 where the factory relocated it to the right rear corner and it stayed roughly...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-09-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
Yep, there are 6 variants that work with the RCV...

Yep, there are 6 variants that work with the RCV shafts and in the old style, there are 6 that don't. There are a couple more for the Reid Racing knuckle and the F-450 knuckle that will if you get...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
There is a write up on here by luntz for one.

There is a write up on here by luntz for one.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
All 3 versions with 5 variants of the new kits...

All 3 versions with 5 variants of the new kits are not only compatible with RCV axles, they have also been pre-machined for you so you don't have to do any grinding.

The 3 versions are the 15...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-07-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
It is okay to despise something. It helps if you...

It is okay to despise something. It helps if you know what it is that you are hating on though. The nuts on the cross member for OEM rear shocks are not nutserts, rivnuts, or any other type of...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-06-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
A lot of what you need will depend on your rig....

A lot of what you need will depend on your rig. I've said this many times and it bears repeating, no two rigs stop the same and as one who has worked on literally 100's of TJ brake systems, there is...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-28-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
It is your rig, if you don't like the feel, add a...

It is your rig, if you don't like the feel, add a spring. If you have a manual, the pedal is return by two springs, there is an aux one on the bracket by the throttle body and the spring on the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-23-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,253
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
I wouldn't know anything about that. :whistling: ...

I wouldn't know anything about that. :whistling:

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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-23-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,253
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
There is a lot more truth to that than most...

There is a lot more truth to that than most realize. I do a lot of brake installs and then take the owners for a ride to show them how to properly bed and season the pads and rotors. I drive with a...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-23-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,253
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
Depends on where you wheel. We get lots of the...

Depends on where you wheel. We get lots of the Colorado folks that bring their clearance challenged rigs to JV. When they come back, they inevitably do so with more clearance. They are "properly...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-22-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
If that is your front driveshaft, you are lucky...

If that is your front driveshaft, you are lucky that the centering ball went past the seizing up stage and went right to self destruction mode by peeling open the part the locks up. See that little...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-20-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
There is frame damage, it just hasn't been...

There is frame damage, it just hasn't been discovered yet unless the pictures are very deceiving.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-20-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
This may help. Partial frontal impact similar to...

This may help. Partial frontal impact similar to what your pics show, 40mph by a vehicle with a much stronger frame, similar in construction though.

2008 Jeep Wrangler 4-door moderate overlap...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-19-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
There are no bumper sensors for air bag...

There are no bumper sensors for air bag deployment in the TJ. The sensor is in front of the center console slightly under the dash. It uses several parameters to calculate when to deploy the bags and...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-17-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
Find folks that have installed RCV axles. RCV...

Find folks that have installed RCV axles. RCV supplies new smaller flanged bolts to clear the CV boots and the old ones are not re-used. There has to be quite a few floating around you could probably...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-15-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
The hardest part of the install is getting the CV...

The hardest part of the install is getting the CV boots pushed on far enough to clear the flanges on the unitbearing bolts. They will look like they are on as far as they will go but then still rub...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-15-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
I don't know about pinning it on you but they...

I don't know about pinning it on you but they have no way of knowing they can't pin it on you. If they supply the parts they have no choice but to pin it on themselves. You have to figure out if the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-13-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
If you are doing an apples to apples comparison,...

If you are doing an apples to apples comparison, no question the PSC is the superior part simply due to it being new. I've installed about 30-40 of the new ones and have not had any problems with...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-12-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
PSC can't get enough of the parts to support...

PSC can't get enough of the parts to support rebuilding the small bore boxes we have in the TJ and no one with any sense rebuilds the ZF in the 03-06.

So, the variable ratio boxes you see for the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-11-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
When folks first started putting the Durango box...

When folks first started putting the Durango box into the TJ, rather than run my mouth with no experience, I fetched up a good core and went to a local rebuilder who specializes in stock and...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-10-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
Shaft is the exact same size or the stock TJ...

Shaft is the exact same size or the stock TJ pitman wouldn't fit. It is almost a direct replacement but only on the 97-02 because the bolt pattern changed for 03 - 06.

It is a direct...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-10-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
About the only similarity what you are going to...

About the only similarity what you are going to do has to a Band-Aid is like scraping your knee and putting some duct tape on your elbow.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-10-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
The "adjustment" is not for loosening or...

The "adjustment" is not for loosening or tightening the steering gear, it is the lash adjustment for the gear when they are setting them up which brings the two parts into the correct relationship....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-09-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By Black Magic Brakes
Redhead Steering Gear up in WA would be my first...

Redhead Steering Gear up in WA would be my first choice for a stock replacement. I've not used them yet, but so far have not found much of anything bad about them.
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