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Forum: JK Tech Forum Today, 01:44 AM
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Posted By MCE Mike
I could tell you from experience, but for some...

I could tell you from experience, but for some reason you don't like hearing it from me. LOL
Forum: JK Tech Forum Yesterday, 04:36 PM
Replies: 164
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Posted By MCE Mike
LOL, whatever you say.... See ya.

LOL, whatever you say....


See ya.
Forum: JK Tech Forum Yesterday, 04:24 PM
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Posted By MCE Mike
LOL, well other than building, driving, as well...

LOL, well other than building, driving, as well as witnessing many Jeeps with both on the same runs over the years, you'll have to take my word for it. The LSD Jeeps were, 99% if not 100% of the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 164
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Posted By MCE Mike
FWIW, since you guys probably don't know me from...

FWIW, since you guys probably don't know me from Adam, here are a few photos from some of my snow experience:

Leading a newbie snow run:
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By MCE Mike
Any quality AT tire is designed exactly for the...

Any quality AT tire is designed exactly for the needs which you described.

If you want the look of a mud tire, and are willing to sacrifice a little more noise, a little more wandering on the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 01:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,040
Posted By MCE Mike
Especially without a winch, it's always good to...

Especially without a winch, it's always good to carry a shovel in the Jeep. Unless the Jeep flat out slides off the road into a large ditch, a shovel will get you out of many stucks in the snow. ...
Forum: JK Tech Forum Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
LOL, okay. Do you have ..any.. experiences...

LOL, okay.

Do you have ..any.. experiences in this matter?


If I were you I would re-read my posts in this thread.

If you don't want to believe me, you don't have you. Over time if...
Forum: JK Tech Forum Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
Bottom line, if a guy wants to, he can convince...

Bottom line, if a guy wants to, he can convince himself of anything based on interpretation of things on paper.

Real world: Does an LSD *really* help BLD in low traction situations? My heavy...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By MCE Mike
I take it there is no accompanying noise when...

I take it there is no accompanying noise when pushing in the clutch?

Sounds like the clutch master or slave cylinder went out.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
Huh? I was not expecting that. I've been a...

Huh? I was not expecting that. I've been a member here longer than you, why would I troll? Because I give factual information and experience that doesn't agree with your theory I am a troll, or...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
This man is me, that's what I've been trying to...

This man is me, that's what I've been trying to say, LOL. :) We haven't gotten out and driven the same Jeeps back through the same stretches, but over years of the same Jeeps with both competent...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 164
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Posted By MCE Mike
If both tires have the same static friction, an...

If both tires have the same static friction, an open diff will spin both tires.





Here you go, I just did a quick You Tube search. Watch the XJ's front tires on it's several attempts. ...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
Let's just get simple and past the theories: ...

Let's just get simple and past the theories:

Do you have any proof of a Jeep performing better with BLD and LSD than a Jeep with BLD and an open diff?
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
It only seems bold because the misunderstanding...

It only seems bold because the misunderstanding of how a differential works is so common, an overwhelming majority of people have beliefs based on misconceptions.


The only reason I am firm on...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
No, in post # 80, he stated an LSD was...

No, in post # 80, he stated an LSD was "preventative".



A-ha, the root of the common misunderstanding of open diffs and LSDs! This thought is not correct. An open diff always, always,...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
? My quote was to UslessPickles. He stated an...

? My quote was to UslessPickles. He stated an LSD was "preventative" at losing grip, which is false.





The one missing key here is that, while an LSD can have the tire with grip turning...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
I think you should gain experience with both, as...

I think you should gain experience with both, as well as continue to check your facts before you tell me I am wrong on this. What I have explained, and shown in videos, is 100% real world correct. ...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
I stole this from another thread going on this...

I stole this from another thread going on this forum right now. BLD in action, and try this with just an LSD:


www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=zVnspBtA1HU
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
Gentleman, I've shown a video and described...

Gentleman,

I've shown a video and described exactly how an LSD works. (Sure there are different types and clutch types can be modified to be more aggressive, but they all work in this manner). ...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-04-2016, 01:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,100
Posted By MCE Mike
My favorite plastic "restorer": ...

My favorite plastic "restorer":


https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8024/7803638100_3a96008372_b.jpg
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
Did switching to an open diff then improve the...

Did switching to an open diff then improve the handling?
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-04-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
What LSD was in your C6?

What LSD was in your C6?
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-03-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
This is a description of a locker, not an LSD.

This is a description of a locker, not an LSD.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-03-2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
Let me explain with some more technical wording. ...

Let me explain with some more technical wording.

First, let's talk about torque. Torque is a measure of twisting force, and is what drives the wheels forward. However, there can only be torque if...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-03-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,517
Posted By MCE Mike
This video shows the a real world demonstration...

This video shows the a real world demonstration of an open diff, LSD, and locker.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-rQTHMVAuw
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