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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-24-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,904
Posted By Geoscene
Royal Purple is "manufactured" about 4 miles from...

Royal Purple is "manufactured" about 4 miles from where I live. It is a fine synthetic oil. I use Mobil 1.

BTW Old Dodger asked why I would use a different viscosity than the one recommended by...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-24-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By Geoscene
All of the above. In addition, turn your...

All of the above.

In addition, turn your A/C off when you stop the day before. That isolates the coils. In addition the metal in the coils cool down at night and attract a layer of condensation...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-18-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,697
Posted By Geoscene
I have had two yelloe tops fail within a year....

I have had two yelloe tops fail within a year. One was in a Mustang that saw limited driving. The other was in my MKX daily driver. The MKX was relaced under warranty and I elected to go with a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-13-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,367
Posted By Geoscene
I have gotten as much as 22 mpg (actual not from...

I have gotten as much as 22 mpg (actual not from the evic which is optimistic) driving 68 on the highway with a tailwind. I'm averaging 19 on my stock 2013 JKUR with 19K miles on it but that is with...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-13-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By Geoscene
Nope, and the longer wheelbase actually helps in...

Nope, and the longer wheelbase actually helps in the initial climb over an obstacle (opposite of the breakover).
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-09-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By Geoscene
My 2013 sometimes goes back to my USB inputand...

My 2013 sometimes goes back to my USB inputand sometimes doesn't. It always turns the shuffle off however, a "feature" I don't appreciate.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-28-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,171
Posted By Geoscene
I have a Nexus S 4G and I turn off all of the...

I have a Nexus S 4G and I turn off all of the features I don't need. On mine, they are all located on one of the main screens and are easy to turn on and off. In addition to all of the other battery...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-28-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By Geoscene
Mine does the same thing first time I drive it in...

Mine does the same thing first time I drive it in the morning. It is worse if I haven't driven it for a few days. It is also worse if the wheels have gotten wet which leads me to believe that it is...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-29-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 17,055
Posted By Geoscene
I have a Nexus phone on Sprint and also had the...

I have a Nexus phone on Sprint and also had the problem with two rings and then call completed message but mine was accompanied by a roaming notification when I definately should not have been...
Forum: Trail Pics 03-01-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,270
Posted By Geoscene
Thanks Here is another photo taken from 128...

Thanks

Here is another photo taken from 128 North of Moab. It was beautiful that afternoon.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/attachments/gallery/files/1/1/2/3/6/6/_s0a3515.jpg
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-01-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By Geoscene
I have a 2013 Unlimited Rubicon and just took a...

I have a 2013 Unlimited Rubicon and just took a 6,000 + mile trip from Texas to Washington with stops at Big Bend and Moab so it was a good mix of off-road, highway, snow, wet, and fortunately for...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-28-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,743
Posted By Geoscene
1. The steep windshields on the Wranglers mean...

1. The steep windshields on the Wranglers mean that more of the force from an impact is transmitted to the glass.
2. Any impact pit will concentrate stress and may result in a crack. Filling the pit...
Forum: Trail Pics 02-26-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,270
Posted By Geoscene
2013 Moab Winter

It was a cold winter this year in Moab. Snow was flying in Canyonlands and the snow clouds provided a great backdrop to The Portal. The Colorado River was frozen as it crossed the Moab Fault...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-26-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,507
Posted By Geoscene
My 2013 Rubicon with an EVIC allows me to set...

My 2013 Rubicon with an EVIC allows me to set this option. I like having the lights come on with the wipers but I don't like the dash lights to dim so I rotate the dash dimmer to the solid rectangle...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-09-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,701
Posted By Geoscene
Only if it will shatter into lots of small pieces...

Only if it will shatter into lots of small pieces when it fails and stick together after shattering.

Those two properties are mandated for windshields to protect the occupants.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-04-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,701
Posted By Geoscene
LOL - I didn't mean that it was vertical just a...

LOL - I didn't mean that it was vertical just a lot nearer vertical than the normal windshield: 62 degrees versus 30 for my Mustang. And since I was measuring, I found that it (my 2013) is not flat...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-31-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,701
Posted By Geoscene
It is not that it is flat as much as it is near...

It is not that it is flat as much as it is near vertical. The amount of energy transfered by the object to the windshield is dependent on the angle that it strikes the windshield. With most cars it...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-31-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,958
Posted By Geoscene
Sailboat supply stores may have a better price....

Sailboat supply stores may have a better price. There are lots of different lines with different weight, strength, and stretch characteristics.
Forum: Off-Topic 12-31-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By Geoscene
Stupid Toyota Space Shuttle Ad

You have all seen it: Man walks into a Toyota dealer and says he is looking for a truck to tow his heavy boat. Receptionist says: "The Tundra towed the Space Shuttle that weighs 200,000 lbs. How much...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-27-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 14,760
Posted By Geoscene
I have two problems with the current debate...

I have two problems with the current debate prompted by the terrible murders in Connecticut: one is the timing of the debate and the other is about perceptions.

It is difficult to sit quietly...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-21-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,507
Posted By Geoscene
Congratulations everyone! DCR IS a beautiful...

Congratulations everyone! DCR IS a beautiful color!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-12-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 996
Posted By Geoscene
No, but I wouldn't be surprised if Dana doesn't...

No, but I wouldn't be surprised if Dana doesn't make our Dana axles either ;)

Ohio Module Manufacturing puts the chassis together from subcomponents some of which they build and some of which are...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-12-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 996
Posted By Geoscene
Ohio Module Manufacturing (Hyundai) makes our...

Ohio Module Manufacturing (Hyundai) makes our chassis. When you outsource, you have to step up your QC inspections.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-11-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By Geoscene
The Gorch Fock is the German Navy tall ship used...

The Gorch Fock is the German Navy tall ship used to take officer candidates on training cruises.

Running into a Gecko means sleeping/passed out - can't claim you didn't see it ;)

Opel is...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-05-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,695
Posted By Geoscene
For a little better perspective, read the...

For a little better perspective, read the Wrangler Rubicon 10th anniversary review in the December 10, 2012 issue of Autoweek.

The subtitle of the article titled Empire of Dirt on page 52 is Long...
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