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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 07-29-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Wyominer
I use 5w-30 winter and 10w-30 summer, full...

I use 5w-30 winter and 10w-30 summer, full synthetic. Running conventenal, semi-synthetic or full synthetic is your choice. I run full synthetic because of the fuel savings, lower operating temps.,...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 07-08-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,631
Posted By Wyominer
I run the 85 octane in all my vehicles. I also...

I run the 85 octane in all my vehicles. I also run non-ethanol fuel every chance I get! Depending on driving conditions, I see a 3-5% gain in mileage using real gas!
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 07-07-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,249
Posted By Wyominer
I have a 06 LJ Rubicon. I love it! The ride is...

I have a 06 LJ Rubicon. I love it! The ride is better than a TJ, the mileage on the LJ vs TJ is the same, maybe better due to 4:10 vs 3:07.

I put 32" tires on, and a 2.5" lift. I have a new...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 06-15-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By Wyominer
I run Goodyear Wrangler Authority's from Walmart....

I run Goodyear Wrangler Authority's from Walmart. They are the best all around tire I have ever ran.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 06-04-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Wyominer
hosejockey61, thanks for the help. I couldn't...

hosejockey61, thanks for the help. I couldn't find, feel or see anything. Took it in this morning to the alignment shop. No problems in the steering, the bushing in the sway bar links are wore...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 06-03-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Wyominer
Steering issue LJ

Headed to work last night, steering didn't feel right. On way home this morning, still felt wrong, plus when turning, have to turn wheel much more than usual. Just by looking, it appears the right...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-28-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Wyominer
We're talking two different Jeeps. The above...

We're talking two different Jeeps. The above information concerns the '97 through '06 Wranglers known as TJ's and the '04 through 06 Unlimited known as LJ's. The 4.0l is from this era, and a very...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-27-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Wyominer
I'm a former K-9 handler. My patrol vehicle was...

I'm a former K-9 handler. My patrol vehicle was a blazer, which worked well. I would suggest a LJ for it's size. With the back seat in, there would be enough room for your dog to be comfortable...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-02-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Wyominer
That sounds like a reasonable price. Check it...

That sounds like a reasonable price. Check it out, drive it (atleast to70 mph). Check for rust on the frame, take a screw driver, tap and poke.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-02-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 909
Posted By Wyominer
Congratulations!!!! I bought a 06 LJ Rubicon...

Congratulations!!!! I bought a 06 LJ Rubicon almost 3 years ago, I love it! Recommend you change all the fluids. I use synthetic oils in everything but the auto trans. Also recommend you flush...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-02-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By Wyominer
Again, thank you. I'll check the knob tomorrow,...

Again, thank you. I'll check the knob tomorrow, to cold today! Below 0, and the wind is blowing. BTW 06 LJ Rubicon.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-25-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By Wyominer
Thanks, I was searching for this! I'll check my...

Thanks, I was searching for this! I'll check my vac lines first chance. The selector switch has no resistance at any stops. In fact, it will not even shut off.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-26-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By Wyominer
I put a 2.5 RC on my LJ a year and a half ago and...

I put a 2.5 RC on my LJ a year and a half ago and no problems. No additional parts, and no extra strain.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-13-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,753
Posted By Wyominer
I put carpet pad under the front carpet, this...

I put carpet pad under the front carpet, this helps with heat, cooling and road noise. I also hang a blanket over the roll bar (Shower curtain style), and in real bitter cold, I'll put a burlap bag...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-24-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Wyominer
Get down and look under for rust, especially...

Get down and look under for rust, especially check the frame. Tapping the frame/underbody with a screw driver handle will help. If you find rust, poke the screw driver in it, and check how deep it...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-09-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Wyominer
No oil pressure at start up

Twice in the last couple months, when I first start my Jeep, the oil pressure gauge will not move, and the yellow check engine light is on. Both times the engine ran less than 30 seconds before I...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-29-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,103
Posted By Wyominer
This is a little late. I live in NE Wyoming, we...

This is a little late. I live in NE Wyoming, we get it all, rain, snow, ice. I'm on my second Jeep and second set of Goodyear Wrangler Authority's! These are the best all around tires I have ever...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-26-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,887
Posted By Wyominer
If you haven't already, change all your oils to...

If you haven't already, change all your oils to synthetic. This will help with your mileage, especially in the winter, and will also make a difference on cold start-up's.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-26-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By Wyominer
I hang a blanket from the roll bar, letting it go...

I hang a blanket from the roll bar, letting it go to the floor. This makes a huge difference. As far as warming up the back seat, If you have passengers, hang a rod from the cage and drop the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-14-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Wyominer
Normal. The oil pressure gauge is mechanical in...

Normal. The oil pressure gauge is mechanical in the earlier models of the TJ. Later years they used a electronic system that "averaged" the pressure.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 07-14-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,670
Posted By Wyominer
I bought one for my Unlimited and it helped...

I bought one for my Unlimited and it helped greatly. Still have to raise my voice to talk with my wife on the interstate. Helps with heating and cooling. I did have to re-install on the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-07-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,925
Posted By Wyominer
I've got 2 or 3 belt loops. The best one was...

I've got 2 or 3 belt loops. The best one was when I picked-up a co-worker, 6-4 275 lb farm boy. He jumped in, snagged the latch, ripped out the whole side out of his jeans! Still makes me laugh.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-30-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By Wyominer
Get a socket set that includes both metric and...

Get a socket set that includes both metric and SAE, both 3/8" & 1/2" drive with 2 or 3 different length extensions and breaker bars. On the socket set, consider craftsman, snap -on, etc. You'll get...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-30-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Wyominer
Thanks for the advise.

Thanks for the advise.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-30-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Wyominer
Rear Upper Control Arms

I have a 06 Rubicon LJ, with a 2.5 inch lift and 32" tires.

A month or so ago both stock rear upper control arms snapped. I purchased new adjustable control arms and installed according to...
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