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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-16-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 28,681
Posted By novassfan
MY EXACT SENTIMENTS RIGHT FROM THE BIGINNING. ...

MY EXACT SENTIMENTS RIGHT FROM THE BIGINNING.

WHY HAVE SOME BODY WHO IS ON PEACE WORK RUSH THIS REPAIR WHEN YOU SEE THAT THERE IS NO INTERFERENCE?

MY PART HAS ARRIVED AND I'M DEBATING WHETHER...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-16-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By novassfan
Actually, there are several: 1) Coolant...

Actually, there are several:

1) Coolant is warm, so the block expands, oil is warmer and flows much easier than without it. Result is a quieter engine at start up.
2) Less engine wear.
3)...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-15-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By novassfan
Thanks for your reply. Good grief, I'm shivering...

Thanks for your reply. Good grief, I'm shivering at 30 degrees in the Northeast. Wouldn't know how to adjust to that.

Also hope to hear from someone where temps drop to 20 degrees or so.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-15-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By novassfan
ANYONE USING O.E.M. ENGINE BLOCK HEATER on 2012-14?

IF you HAVE and USE this option, I'm curious as to whether it makes any difference with respect to quieting the startup mechanical noise that is fairly common with 2012-14 vehicles. IF your ...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-11-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By novassfan
Picked up some 5-20W Pennzoil Platinum Synthetic...

Picked up some 5-20W Pennzoil Platinum Synthetic At Wal-Mart for the next oil change. Was tempted to get some 0-20 and mix in two quarts out of the six, but thought it'd be better to try this first....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-10-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By novassfan
Been thinking about running a 0-20 synthetic...

Been thinking about running a 0-20 synthetic during winter months in my 2013.
It sometimes sits for a week at a time in a 40 degree garage and makes some mechanical noise the first few seconds.
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-05-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By novassfan
Thanks, I knew that already, but had a senior...

Thanks, I knew that already, but had a senior moment. Now to try to edit before the artillery comes out.

I'll make an excuse by saying that the Pentastar came out in Chrysler vehicles prior to...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-05-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By novassfan
Well, before I started this thread I should've...

Well, before I started this thread I should've thought to first call the local Jeep parts counter.

Not only is the filter different, but the cap and canister are as well. The canister/cap cost is...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-05-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By novassfan
Side X SIDE COMPARISON OF 2011-13 and 2014 OIL FILTER

I've seen some photos of a side by side comparison of the 2011-13 vs the new 2014 oil filter. The new one has a slightly longer , redesigned plastic "teat" and it seems taller. And, they're not...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-08-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By novassfan
Perfect jku may have problem down the road

Nearly one year and just over 8K miles on my 2013 JKU Sport and not so much as a hiccup.
BUT, have recently taken note that the front plastic fenders are beginning to chaff the metal. It's very...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-17-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,164
Posted By novassfan
2013 JKU Premium Softtop , only here. ...

2013 JKU Premium Softtop , only here.
:iamhappy: IMO, JK with hardtop has a nice appearance.
JKU with hardtop looks boxy.
JKU with the premium top looks classy. Honestly, I get very nice...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-31-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 28,681
Posted By novassfan
Had a friend who is a dealership " A" level...

Had a friend who is a dealership " A" level mechanic( highest certified) look mine over , all over, and the Trans Cooler Line and Power Steering Fluid Return line are plenty far apart and not in any...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-31-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,379
Posted By novassfan
And ALL the Jeep aftermarket bug/stone shields...

And ALL the Jeep aftermarket bug/stone shields are INEFFECTIVE .

THEY'RE WAY TOO LOW !

It'd be a bit ugly, but a design that is 5-6 inches tall would stop many a flying rock, not all, but...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-28-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,106
Posted By novassfan
2013 JKU Sport here with the premium soft top ...

2013 JKU Sport here with the premium soft top only . Live in the N.E. and garaged.

No regrets except one. It would be nice if they would come up with an easier way to remove/ replace the rear...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-13-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,930
Posted By novassfan
Have a 2013 JKU Sport Unlimited with the 255x 17 ...

Have a 2013 JKU Sport Unlimited with the 255x 17 Wrangler Tire mounted on the Stock aluminum spare.
I'm considering the Olympic 4X4 Products #903-404 Deluxe Receiver Rack(41 3/4"x22 1/4" x4")....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By novassfan
Receiver rack and bike carrier-have both ?

My 2013 JKU Sport Unlimited has a two place THULE Bike Rack. I've decided to order the OLYMPIC 4X4 PRODUCTS (# 903-404 or 903-401) DELUXE RECEIVER RACK if it fits without interference when two adult...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By novassfan
Jku hitch mount cargo carrier

This is turning out to be more difficult than I thought. Got a 2013 JKU Sport Unlimited, stock alum. wheel & 255- 17 Goodyear Wrangler Radial Spare tire . So , far Olympic Products 903-404 Deluxe...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 07-21-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By novassfan
Thanks to those who replied. Picked one up one...

Thanks to those who replied. Picked one up one eBay.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 07-16-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By novassfan
Wanted: One 16" steel rim/tire

Looking for just ONE 16" silver steel rim from a JK/JKU (2011 or newer) in the North/Central NJ area or Easton Pa area.

Must be clean, undamaged and reasonably priced. Prefer a spare.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-25-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,318
Posted By novassfan
My 2013 JKU Sport 3.21 auto premium softtop...

My 2013 JKU Sport 3.21 auto premium softtop (stock) rides, handles better and is quiet, free from squeaks and rattles. No complaints.

Over the years , I have purchased new a 1983 S-10 Blazer,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-24-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,494
Posted By novassfan
I ordered my 2013 JKU since very few on the lot...

I ordered my 2013 JKU since very few on the lot have side airbags. One look at the side impact crash results on standard models without them should convince you that they are a must and worth the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-06-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,826
Posted By novassfan
Took delivery on my 2013 JKU in late Oct. Having...

Took delivery on my 2013 JKU in late Oct. Having owned 30 plus vehicles , foreign and domestic, this is one damned good product. Recently, a friend asked me if I'd replace it if it was stolen or...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-30-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By novassfan
Got the Thule 2 bike carrier specifically...

Got the Thule 2 bike carrier specifically designed to mount on the spare . Very well engineered. Works great. Bonus is that it locks the spare.

I found it on eBay at a very competitive price...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-27-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,825
Posted By novassfan
I got 3:21 on my ordered 2013 JKU Sport. After 6...

I got 3:21 on my ordered 2013 JKU Sport. After 6 months of ownership, very glad for two reasons:
There is a difference in gas mileage. Just drove a near 400 mile trip at speeds averaging around...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-21-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By novassfan
Sorry, but I disagree and I lived the...

Sorry, but I disagree and I lived the experience.. They( the current ones) perform a very limited function. More esthetic, IMO.

Most guys on this forum are too young to remember the straight up...
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