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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-30-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By Benjy
JL Audio 8W3v3 Installation - 2011 JKU

First off, yes it fits - with a spacer. Picked up the JL yesterday for $139, asked about a spacer and the guy didn't seem to understand what I was asking for. So, I made my own out of 1/2" ply...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-30-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By Benjy
Absolutely you can, I did hit trails with several...

Absolutely you can, I did hit trails with several local Jeep clubs (I move around alot) and finally ended up going on the first Aspen, CO Jamboree which was a good experience, although I showed up...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-19-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,832
Posted By Benjy
Anyone believe there's a way to build a box for...

Anyone believe there's a way to build a box for an amp to be mounted underneath the body above the driveshaft? Drilling a couple holes up through the floor into the cargo area could provide some...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 07-21-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,639
Posted By Benjy
Got the new toyos on this weekend, nice & quiet...

Got the new toyos on this weekend, nice & quiet compared to the old ones. Keeping the old ones around just in case. They got a few miles left on em.
Forum: WF New Member Check In 07-19-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By Benjy
Welcome to WF, I grew up in El Dog, 20 miles to...

Welcome to WF, I grew up in El Dog, 20 miles to your east, living a bit in TX at the moment. There's a Christian Jeep club in the area that I'm still on email distribution for, pretty good bunch of...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-12-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Benjy
Overtightening lug nuts

Last night I pulled off a couple tires to check the brake pads and stripped a lug when putting it back on.

Picked up a couple wheel studs at the autozone (1/2-20) and the gorilla nuts are real...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-12-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By Benjy
For me, it was tranny getting hot, however higher...

For me, it was tranny getting hot, however higher rpms at low speed means less air moving through the radiator, but that never happened with me. The engine temp gauge always stayed in the middle,...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-11-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By Benjy
x2 on the steady speeds and not always needing to...

x2 on the steady speeds and not always needing to go directly to 4wd

I ran the stock Rubi tires in Delaware from Jan-May, usually without airing down, sometimes in 2wd, sometimes in 4wd hi,...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 07-08-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,639
Posted By Benjy
My Toyo's are daily drivers, they were quieter...

My Toyo's are daily drivers, they were quieter than the stock rubi BFGs with 8k on them when first installed, ~50k later, they're a bit noisy, but nothing I would complain about. I use the factory...
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 07-05-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,498
Posted By Benjy
Thanks for the spellcheck, guess I need to spring...

Thanks for the spellcheck, guess I need to spring for the bifocals. Is it pronounced differently too? The wife already found the SOA trail list, that's great that those folks keep tabs on the...
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 07-05-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,498
Posted By Benjy
I'll be in the area 28-July to 1-Aug, staying...

I'll be in the area 28-July to 1-Aug, staying just outside of Ridgeway (North of Ouray / Telluride). I'll be with the family, but they won't hit every trail with me and it'd be nice to have some...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 06-30-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,639
Posted By Benjy
New Shoes for the Jeep in waiting at home

Happiness is new shoes, yeah, not on the Jeep but in my posession. No one in town had in stock and were on backorder everywhere I checked.

http://wowww.net/2014/Jeep/New_Shoes-815.JPG


Nice...
Forum: Communications and Electronics 06-29-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,411
Posted By Benjy
To add a bit, my CB worked last summer during a...

To add a bit, my CB worked last summer during a Jeep jamboree on day 1, then wouldn't work on day 2. Before that, the cobra75 worked for a couple years with no issues. I hooked up the two radios to...
Forum: Communications and Electronics 06-29-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,411
Posted By Benjy
Will obstacles (trees, buildings) cause the SWR...

Will obstacles (trees, buildings) cause the SWR to peg no matter what? I'm troubleshooting my setup and the SWR is pegged past the cal point. I tinkered with the adjustable tip on my Wilson Flex...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-27-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 25,616
Posted By Benjy
I use a 2x4 to prop up the rack when removing so...

I use a 2x4 to prop up the rack when removing so I don't have to grab someone to help. Might not be the safest way, but no issues yet. If the wife or boys are around, I'll have them help.

I do...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 06-20-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By Benjy
Sounds like you're stuck and need to get some new...

Sounds like you're stuck and need to get some new flares so go ahead and get the ones you want, if you're moving for work, add it to the move expense report. I'm liking the metal cloak fenders myself
Forum: Communications and Electronics 06-19-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By Benjy
I did my first Jamboree last year (Roof of the...

I did my first Jamboree last year (Roof of the Rockies) with a Cobra 75, it quit on the second day and I missed out on a lot of commentary on the local area which sucked as day 1 was full of useful...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 06-19-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By Benjy
1) Sorry to hear about your dilemma 2) Ehh, no...

1) Sorry to hear about your dilemma
2) Ehh, no I'm not, you're living in Hawaii

Make some duct tape extensions, if that doesn't fly, keep trying quick cheap removable mods until one works, get...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 06-19-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,639
Posted By Benjy
So, I'm heading to Ouray in 5 weeks, I was...

So, I'm heading to Ouray in 5 weeks, I was planning on putting on new tires, but a buddy at work said these should be ok for the 2,500 mile round trip plus wheeling in Ouray, maybe the famed Black...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 06-18-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,639
Posted By Benjy
Can't speak for the MT/Rs, but I'm on 50k+ on a...

Can't speak for the MT/Rs, but I'm on 50k+ on a set of 5 Toyo MTs. If I weren't heading to Ouray in a month, I'd hold on to these for another 10k easy. Hope i can find 35x12.5x17 in stock...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-08-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By Benjy
Interesting development on this - they had...

Interesting development on this - they had reviewed the tapes and handed over to the cops. Since I'm not on the board, I didn't get the scoop until they'd caught the guy. He got a 4 wheeler (mule...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By Benjy
We got signs & more signs, and a camera or two,...

We got signs & more signs, and a camera or two, but they're covering the facilities, not the path to the river, and that's if they even work still. We're just locking the place up at night and...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-26-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By Benjy
Good question, on one side is a pretty steep...

Good question, on one side is a pretty steep dropoff (45 degress or so) next to a fairly deep pond, nothing anyone would want to mess with. It's fenced down to the pond. The other side has some...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-26-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,755
Posted By Benjy
SoCal - looks great, next Jeep I'll be looking at...

SoCal - looks great, next Jeep I'll be looking at the metal screen & plastic dip.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-26-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,755
Posted By Benjy
Congrats on the new JK. Swing by a hardware...

Congrats on the new JK.

Swing by a hardware store and check out the plastic gutter guard. I've had mine on for about 50,000 miles and no issues. This winter I pulled the clips off and reglued...
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