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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-24-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By theredtape
Essentially, for your jeep to be hacked remotely...

Essentially, for your jeep to be hacked remotely like in the video, it would need a cell connection. The one in the wrangler does not have its own data connection.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-08-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By theredtape
Same as above^ Looked at both, decided on...

Same as above^

Looked at both, decided on none.

I have two ammo cans full of tools/supplies, a hammock, climbing shoes, climbing gear, and a blanket behind my rear seat (2-door). With that...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-30-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,661
Posted By theredtape
I dunno if I would call it an urban legend. The...

I dunno if I would call it an urban legend. The short wheel base definitely gets a tiny bit squirrely in the right conditions but that's half the fun plus the stability control keeps it tracking just...
Forum: Washington Jeep Forum 06-29-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By theredtape
Nah, sadly I got caught up working all weekend. ...

Nah, sadly I got caught up working all weekend.



Sorry, I forgot to check this after posting. I ended up having to work. Hopefully you guys had a good trip. Take any good pictures or videos?
Forum: Washington Jeep Forum 06-26-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By theredtape
So my boss just told me I may be forced to work...

So my boss just told me I may be forced to work on saturday despite me already having wheeling plans. I told him if I don't hear anything by midnight I am going wheeling. So I guess I am still up in...
Forum: Washington Jeep Forum 06-25-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By theredtape
I think so. I convinced my girlfriend it was a...

I think so. I convinced my girlfriend it was a good idea but looking at the weather, it's gonna be really damn hot there. How many people are going at this point?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-23-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By theredtape
The down side is snapping the bolt or stripping...

The down side is snapping the bolt or stripping the threads in the nut. Those stock bolts are tapered too, meaning that if they are not in all the way it's way easier to mess the threads up. I would...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-22-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By theredtape
Thats my problem! So. Many. Choices. hahaha

Thats my problem! So. Many. Choices. hahaha
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-22-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By theredtape
You have to buy something that no one has...

You have to buy something that no one has previously written an install guide for. Then you document your install using their template. Send it in and then they send you the credit. The hardest part...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-19-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By theredtape
Well, it's a 2014 willys wheeler. I did a few...

Well, it's a 2014 willys wheeler. I did a few cosmetic bits when I first got it like a stubby antenna and door sill guards. Next I got some rock rails to protect me if I were to slide off something...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-19-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By theredtape
Who wants to help me pick out something for my jeep :)

So I wrote an install guide for Extreme Terrain a few months ago and got the full $200 they offer for that sort of thing.
The code has been sitting in my email for a few months now and is set to...
Forum: Washington Jeep Forum 06-19-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By theredtape
I'm interested. I won't be sure if I can go till...

I'm interested. I won't be sure if I can go till next week. I'll be taking a ferry from Seattle. Maybe I will even turn it into a camping trip.

Last time I was there, I went alone and had no idea...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-13-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By theredtape
Turn on your hill start assist. It can be...

Turn on your hill start assist. It can be helpful.

(I've only been a few times though so I don't have much input beyond that)
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-06-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By theredtape
I miss my TJ. I suppose technically I still have...

I miss my TJ. I suppose technically I still have it, it's just back in Mass being driven by my brother. My Jk is nice and has a lot of creature comforts that I do enjoy but I do miss the simplicity...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-02-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 22,965
Posted By theredtape
I had a sales guy who admittedly told me he...

I had a sales guy who admittedly told me he didn't know much about wranglers pop the hood (without me asking him to) cross his arms and say "Yep, v6, so you know you will be getting better gas milage...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By theredtape
Yeah, my pressure is on the high side too. It...

Yeah, my pressure is on the high side too. It gets better gas mileage that way. I bet the issues are probably related to that.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By theredtape
Mine gets a little wonky sometimes. I used to...

Mine gets a little wonky sometimes. I used to blame it on the BFGs being shitty in the rain but periodically it comes on for no reason at all, even when the roads are dry. I don't think its really an...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-27-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By theredtape
I have a pattern I use when re-attaching them. I...

I have a pattern I use when re-attaching them. I don't know what it is till I am in the jeep putting it all back together (its just muscle memory I guess). I generally only put the passenger side...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-27-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,484
Posted By theredtape
I do love me some numbers. Thanks for the info!

I do love me some numbers. Thanks for the info!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-23-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By theredtape
I made a mistake on a rusty jeep frame once....

I made a mistake on a rusty jeep frame once. NEVER AGAIN.

That said, this one honestly doesn't look that bad for 8-9 year old car as long as the price is right. Bring a hammer and screw driver...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-09-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18,430
Views: 919,025
Posted By theredtape
Took my Willys out for its first dedicated off...

Took my Willys out for its first dedicated off road trip this past Saturday. Got a few scratches from some branches on the trail, next time Ill have to take the doors and top off to avoid low hanging...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-05-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,072
Posted By theredtape
Some of those old Hummer courses are pretty...

Some of those old Hummer courses are pretty serious. I was at a now mazda dealership a few months back helping my friend get a deal on an 3 and our sales guy was an oldschool salesman and hand been...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-04-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,646
Posted By theredtape
This past summer I slept in my 2 door Jk while on...

This past summer I slept in my 2 door Jk while on a car camping trip. With no back seats and the front passenger seat flipped onto the dash I found that my whole 6' frame could fit diagonally in a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-26-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 16,959
Posted By theredtape
The only reason I asked is because I noticed that...

The only reason I asked is because I noticed that whoever checked the guide I wrote for XT changed it back to 35 ft lbs. You might want to get them to change it to 80 so no bolts go untorqued!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-26-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 16,959
Posted By theredtape
What torque are you guys using for the body...

What torque are you guys using for the body mounts?

I used 80 ft lbs (They were approximately 75ft lbs from the factory). I know the directions from Barricade said 35 ft lbs but that is...
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