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Forum: Communications and Electronics 03-29-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By mathew85
CB Radio - Handheld vs. Mounted for Jeep Jamboree

Hey Folks,

I'm considering doing a Jeep Jamboree event. One of the requirements is CB radios. Anyone know if a handheld CB radio would be enough for that?

I'm reluctant to go with a full...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-06-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,161
Posted By mathew85
Those will come off with a reverse threaded lug...

Those will come off with a reverse threaded lug nut remover that's a few bucks at an auto store..

McGard made a modification to the above. They have an aluminum ring that is inset into the outer...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-06-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,161
Posted By mathew85
I had McGards. Don't know if that deterred anyone...

I had McGards. Don't know if that deterred anyone from stealing my wheels, but it came to an unfortunate happenstance when one of the wouldn't come off. Broke three keys - the original key I had, and...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-18-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By mathew85
OffCamber MBRP roof rack: Off Camber...

OffCamber MBRP roof rack:
Off Camber Fabrications by MBRP (http://offcamberfabrications.com/?page=products&part=130927)
And a front side extension for it
Off Camber Fabrications by MBRP...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-21-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By mathew85
McGard lug nuts - don't

I had made the decision to install locking lug nuts from McGard on my JKUR when I bought it two winters ago.
And I thought I was smart - ordered a spare key for it as well so I had two keys.
Took...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-09-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By mathew85
I went to the airport last day and parked next to...

I went to the airport last day and parked next to a jeep. Was out a couple of days, and when I came back, that jeep had gone, but another jeep had come parked next to me on the other side.. made my...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-08-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,185
Posted By mathew85
Between -5F to 10F temperatures in WI winters,...

Between -5F to 10F temperatures in WI winters, with a 7 mile commute, I get 14.7mpg ish on my 2013 JKUR standard with MBRP roof rack (rear piece only) and otherwise stock. If I add my flattop ski...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-28-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By mathew85
When you order a dual top, the soft top comes...

When you order a dual top, the soft top comes mounted and folded inside the hardtop.
So the manufacturer does it - I'd think you should be able to do it too..
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-28-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,273
Posted By mathew85
But I want a Jeep label on the seat covers.....

But I want a Jeep label on the seat covers.. Maybe I should call up the Wet Okole folks before I pull the trigger.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-28-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,273
Posted By mathew85
I saw the coverking sale. But they don't have...

I saw the coverking sale. But they don't have neon green to match my Gecko.

My grand plan - gecko jeep + tubular half doors (with OEM mirror set for half doors as well) + wet okole matching neon...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-28-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,273
Posted By mathew85
Hm.. I was looking at the Quadratec page, but the...

Hm.. I was looking at the Quadratec page, but the wet okole page has more options. The OEM pocket looks good - I wouldn't want the other one.

I couldn't however, find a Jeep or Rubicon or seven...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-26-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,273
Posted By mathew85
Did anyone get the back pockets? How do they...

Did anyone get the back pockets? How do they compare with the OEM back pockets? Can you post pictures of the back pocket?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-14-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,237
Posted By mathew85
Looks pretty cool and nifty :)

Looks pretty cool and nifty :)
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-14-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,937
Posted By mathew85
This is sadly true. America lost out on the...

This is sadly true. America lost out on the education front - all those questionable "college degrees" being handed out like freebies; that promote no degree of critical thinking, but a rubber stamp...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-11-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,937
Posted By mathew85
I'd add anything made in the USA onto that list. ...

I'd add anything made in the USA onto that list.

I am a foreigner in this country, and among immigrant circles toyota/honda is the rave. I wanted something American; and was considering a Mustang...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-21-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,744
Posted By mathew85
Rain, snow, ice, -18F cold, winds gusting 35 - 50...

Rain, snow, ice, -18F cold, winds gusting 35 - 50 mph.. Seen it all.. The rubi does get pushed around in the wind, but otherwise, no mentionable concerns.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-12-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,025
Posted By mathew85
I get 14.x mpg on my daily commute to work and...

I get 14.x mpg on my daily commute to work and back here in WI. I drive 7 miles average each trip suburban roads - mostly stock rubi unlimited w/ off camber roof rack and compression ski racks (which...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-05-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,593
Posted By mathew85
Dude, you didn't go to 4LO. At 4lo at 70mph, you...

Dude, you didn't go to 4LO. At 4lo at 70mph, you should be over 4000 RPM..

What you did probably is, you had it on 4wd (4hi) and then you set your main transmission to the low gear - that means...
Forum: JK Pics Forum 01-22-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By mathew85
That's the ice road between Bayfield WI and...

That's the ice road between Bayfield WI and Madeline Island. In the summer that's a ferry route, but in the winter they lay out an ice road by plowing a trail.. And for markers they use Christmas...
Forum: JK Pics Forum 01-21-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By mathew85
Ice Road Anthem

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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-14-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By mathew85
2013 JKUR / Tire pressure reads 41-43

So I have a 2013 rubi with stock tires. The TPM reads 41-43 ish. Is that normal?
I am guessing what happened was that the dealer inflated the tires during tire rotation / oil change with...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-08-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,958
Posted By mathew85
This just feels like a perfect idea for business....

This just feels like a perfect idea for business. They have grille inserts that give a black lining to the grille gates right? Anyone know if there's a mod that can instead block a few of the seven...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-06-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,153
Posted By mathew85
Ok, so thanks everyone for the advice :) It...

Ok, so thanks everyone for the advice :) It wasn't as cold by morning, and the jeep fired up without any issues or hesitation!
And now I know what to do in even worse weather as well !
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-04-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,153
Posted By mathew85
-61 degrees, how does it fare?

So I live in Madison, WI. We have a wind chill advisory going in effect sunday night with the temperatures expected to drop 30 below, and the wind chill making it feel like -61.

I park outside :(...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-25-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,971
Posted By mathew85
My remedy is to use the 4hi when backing up...

My remedy is to use the 4hi when backing up anything steep.

I really did a - okay let me do this a myriad times and figure it out - job, before coming to the conclusion.
The driveway out of my...
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