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Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-04-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,258
Posted By Welding Rod
Wheel offset will play into component wear too. ...

Wheel offset will play into component wear too.

Personally I would't go bigger than the largest and heaviest stock tires. And the stock wheel offset. Actually, I wouldn't go heavier than the 2nd...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-23-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,636
Posted By Welding Rod
About 9,000 miles. The change oil light never...

About 9,000 miles. The change oil light never came on and I couldn't take it any more.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-12-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,575
Posted By Welding Rod
2013 JKU Sport all stock auto hardtop - My...

2013 JKU Sport all stock auto hardtop - My mileage dropped too, from 21 range to 19 range. Winter gas, running the defroster, running headlights and wipers, rolling resistance from water on the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-09-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By Welding Rod
JK is Awesome On Snowy Roads

Finally some cold weather! I have now had a chance to run my 2013 JKU Sport on snow and ice. It is completely stock, hard topped and rides on the original Wrangler SRA tires.

It seems the soft...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-12-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,968
Posted By Welding Rod
I am no law expert but I did look up libel before...

I am no law expert but I did look up libel before I posted:

The elements of a defamation suit; whether slander or libel, are:

1. A defamatory statement;

2. Published to a third party;

3....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-12-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,968
Posted By Welding Rod
Op - Regarding your brake issue, I would consider...

Op - Regarding your brake issue, I would consider a simple pad bedding procedure. The details are readily available with web search. You may be able to solve the problem easily on your own without...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-12-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,968
Posted By Welding Rod
This is a potentially libelous statement if it is...

This is a potentially libelous statement if it is not true. Would you please substantiate it?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-05-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,367
Posted By Welding Rod
Kind of like asking if you should opt for a...

Kind of like asking if you should opt for a carburetor and fly weights instead of fuel injection and electronic engine management.... Or a bolt action instead of a semi-auto in a dynamic high volume...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-28-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,749
Posted By Welding Rod
How did the parts look? We're they telling the...

How did the parts look? We're they telling the truth?

I would take pictures of the parts and then take the issue back to Jeep.

If the wear surfaces are smoked, them most likely it was a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-15-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,204
Posted By Welding Rod
Seems like an oxymoron... "trespassing on state...

Seems like an oxymoron... "trespassing on state (public) land".
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-13-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By Welding Rod
Never heard of it but I heard some city peoples'...

Never heard of it but I heard some city peoples' stories of catalytic converter theft off high ground clearance vehicles. Evidently the crack heads just Sawzall them off.

I can't imagine why the...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-12-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By Welding Rod
Certified Welder?

What types of fabrication tasks would you expect a certified welder to be proficient in?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-10-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 768
Posted By Welding Rod
Mine oes that too, but only rarely on pretty...

Mine oes that too, but only rarely on pretty sharp bumps.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-08-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,523
Posted By Welding Rod
I'd try to contact Walker Evans personally and...

I'd try to contact Walker Evans personally and tell him what I thought about his brand putting money into the pockets of a nuclear armed communist country who is currently engaged in a significant...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-08-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,854
Posted By Welding Rod
PS - I find my 2013 does not detonate on 87...

PS - I find my 2013 does not detonate on 87 octane, and that is what matters. If you found your rig dets under load, say maybe during very hot dry weather like you might find going up grades in the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-08-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,854
Posted By Welding Rod
Some years back when I was a forced induction...

Some years back when I was a forced induction enthusiast I decided to learn about fuels.

Long story short, the info I got by corresponding and talking with the engineers at some of the major oil...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-08-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,656
Posted By Welding Rod
I traded in my Challenger RT for my JKU. I...

I traded in my Challenger RT for my JKU.

I liked the Challenger but love the Jeep.

It is my DD / commuter. Just got back from a 2,500 mile Round trip. 4 days in the Jeep. Just as comfortable...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-02-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By Welding Rod
Maybe a tank of gas without alcohol in it.

Maybe a tank of gas without alcohol in it.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-31-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,358
Posted By Welding Rod
For a Sport, I would say the biggest weaknesses...

For a Sport, I would say the biggest weaknesses are the passenger car tires, the limited break over angle on the Unlimited, and BLDs under certain conditions.

The passenger car tires are...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-21-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,240
Posted By Welding Rod
I am a believer in loading the engine...

I am a believer in loading the engine significantly but intermitently right off the bat, but only once fully warm.

I am also a believer in working up the rpm level, beyond about the 70 percent...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-20-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,398
Posted By Welding Rod
When you want to row your own gears, the slap...

When you want to row your own gears, the slap shift auto lets you do that. When you don't, leave it in drive.

I hated autos until chrysler started putting gear holding slap shifts in them, now I...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-19-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,977
Posted By Welding Rod
OP - do you have experience with an over tired...

OP - do you have experience with an over tired rig?

If not, you may be sorely disappointed in the poor performance of your jeep after adding a huge amount of unsprung and rotational mass. You...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-19-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,748
Posted By Welding Rod
What year is your Jeep? Does it have...

What year is your Jeep?

Does it have brake-locking differentials?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-14-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,416
Posted By Welding Rod
I Wouldn't have bought my 13 jku sport if it...

I Wouldn't have bought my 13 jku sport if it hadn't been for the power of the new 3.6, and slap shift auto.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-13-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Welding Rod
Where is the rusting? Where the pins are, or...

Where is the rusting?

Where the pins are, or between the hinges and door jambs?
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