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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-07-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By kwn306
I did mine in less than 20 minutes. Removed...

I did mine in less than 20 minutes. Removed track bar, I used a 1/4" drill bit to drill out some of the rubber from the old bushing, used a socket to drive out the old bushing, greased up the new...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-08-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By kwn306
Need help with 2 issues - 05 LJ

1. The oil pan is leaking on my 05 LJ, 6 cyl. Can the pan gasket be replaced without disconnecting half the engine compartment and jacking the front of the motor up? I was thinking the engine...
Forum: TJ Build Forum 01-29-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 25,059
Posted By kwn306
I'm a big fan of diesels, when the wife and I...

I'm a big fan of diesels, when the wife and I first got married and had no money she and I both had diesel rabbits (early 80's). Paid next to nothing for them (used) one had 100K and the other 155K...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-04-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By kwn306
I've owned the LJ for about a year, 72K miles on...

I've owned the LJ for about a year, 72K miles on it. Didn't put a back seat passenger in the thing until about 2 months ago, that is when my wife said something to me about it.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-03-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By kwn306
What would you suggest and from what company?

What would you suggest and from what company?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-03-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By kwn306
I have a 2005 LJ with a 4 spd auto and 6 cyl w/...

I have a 2005 LJ with a 4 spd auto and 6 cyl w/ 3.73 gears. The thing is terrible to tow with if I leave it in auto overdrive. It spends more time down shifting and the fuel mileage goes down to...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-03-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By kwn306
2005 LJ rear suspension issue

Anytime I haul passengers in the back seat (even my 120 pound Chesapeake Bay Ret.) of my LJ it sags in the rear and looks like a under powered motorboat going down the road.

The LJ is stock,...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-27-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By kwn306
All that black stuff in the trans filter could be...

All that black stuff in the trans filter could be the clutch pack parts and bits. If so then the cooler in the bottom of the radiator is probably plugged. I wonder if the trans was actually...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-16-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,656
Posted By kwn306
I had the same thing happen, one of the bolts...

I had the same thing happen, one of the bolts above the tail pipe snapped. I undid the hanger for the tail pipe and got up there with a cordless dill and drilled it out, tried the easy out method,...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-15-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By kwn306
Could be the winter blend of crappy fuel we are...

Could be the winter blend of crappy fuel we are buying now. My TJ has lost about 2 mpg since the gas stations have switched to the winter blend. I did find some real gas at a Marina, paid out the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-01-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By kwn306
I disagree, it depends on what the jeep is being...

I disagree, it depends on what the jeep is being used for.

If the person wants a nice looking commuter vehicle the 3.07's are perfect with the price of fuel today. Now if fuel was .25/gal like...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-31-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By kwn306
My wife was shopping for a crib for my neice, she...

My wife was shopping for a crib for my neice, she always parks near the auto center, she saw this pile of tires by the door and called me on the cell phone and asked what size tires the Jeep needed. ...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-31-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By kwn306
$158/ea. plus balancing, valve stems, tax, road...

$158/ea. plus balancing, valve stems, tax, road hazard warranty, etc.

Most other tire stores wanted $200+/ea., plus the other stuff.

Well that $80 I saved was just spent on head light...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-31-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By kwn306
New tires / speedo confusion

Went to Wally World yesterday and purchased 5 new Goodyear Duratracks for my LJ. Great price BTW.

Now for the confusion part..............

I have a stock LJ, it came with 30 - 9.50 x 15's,...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-23-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Posted By kwn306
Hmmmmmmmm, someone from F'burg, Spotsy here. ...

Hmmmmmmmm, someone from F'burg, Spotsy here.

The lens can be clear w/ a amber bulb or a amber lens and a clear bulb.

The lights are required to have a DOT stamp on them, hence there is a size...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-19-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,735
Posted By kwn306
If you have a factory installed hitch & wiring...

If you have a factory installed hitch & wiring connector like I do there is reverse light wire already in the 7 pin trailer connector, tap into it........done. Then follow instructions above about...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-15-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,070
Posted By kwn306
This is also the same fix for the "Version 1",...

This is also the same fix for the "Version 1", C-10 Kawasaki Concours motorcycle fuse box. The vibration from the road broke the solder joints on what is called the J-box on the motorcycle. An 1/8"...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-15-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,621
Posted By kwn306
I average between 15 - 18 mpg, I sit in the right...

I average between 15 - 18 mpg, I sit in the right hand lane at 2K rpm's and let everyone pass me on the highway. I have a 05 LJ with an I-6 and an automatic and 3.75 gears.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-24-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By kwn306
80 amps x 12 volts = 960 watts @ x,xxx rpms. I...

80 amps x 12 volts = 960 watts @ x,xxx rpms. I do not know what the rpm range is but I can be pretty sure it is way above an idle. I doubt if it is 113 amps, my diesel truck only puts out 120 amps...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-24-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By kwn306
Temperature does not affect LED's, with that said...

Temperature does not affect LED's, with that said did you put some die-electric grease on the ends where to contacts are? At 39 degrees the metal contacts could have shrunk away from the bulb and is...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-18-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,302
Posted By kwn306
Congrats on the new toy........selling the M/C to...

Congrats on the new toy........selling the M/C to get a Jeep though, I'm not to sure about that. I have M/C's and a Jeep, it helps that the wife rides her own M/C as well, she feeds into the passion...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-12-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,195
Posted By kwn306
Have a stock LJ that developed a DW, replaced the...

Have a stock LJ that developed a DW, replaced the track bar bushings with Energy Sup. parts and the problem didn't completely disappear. Had the normal stuff done (alignment, balacing, etc.) and the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-04-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,302
Posted By kwn306
I bought my 2005 LJ back in January with 68K, 6...

I bought my 2005 LJ back in January with 68K, 6 cyl, auto, soft top for $13K, I wouldn't sell it for all the $$$ in the world.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-29-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By kwn306
Look at the picture in Post # 13. Before...

Look at the picture in Post # 13.

Before you replace the turn signal flasher do your self a favor and pull the LED bulbs out and put stock bulbs back in and see if your reverse lights work...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-28-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By kwn306
Pull the positive side battery cable with the...

Pull the positive side battery cable with the Jeep idling, if the Jeep dies replace the altenator, if it stays running then its your battery. Do this after you clean the cables.
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