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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-28-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,465
Posted By JeeperJake
Ride: My 08 Sahara bought w/15000 on the clock....

Ride:
My 08 Sahara bought w/15000 on the clock. Dualers/18" spokes. I ran it to 25000 & put on 10 ply duratrak clones Kelly. Perfect.

Ride/handling good until about 45000+......at 50000 put on...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-28-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By JeeperJake
I tow up to 2000# in my JK with no sense of...

I tow up to 2000# in my JK with no sense of impending doom. Mostly I'm using my M100 Bantam 'ammo trailer' so the size is perfect.

The other concerns are as personal as a Jeep is;

1) Jeep is...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-19-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By JeeperJake
I tried one on the other day. Absolutely. Does....

I tried one on the other day. Absolutely. Does. Not. Fit.

Seat too high, cramped entry, windshield slope interferes with my nose.....plus.....it's shaped like a little socker SUV in there.....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-19-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By JeeperJake
ghost Jeep

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v290/fordfox/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-02/19C01BF1-33B5-44BA-B924-CFA85F77BEFD_zpsen2l9nl4.jpg

yes I know....not a JK....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-18-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By JeeperJake
As you do more research and DRIVE move in person,...

As you do more research and DRIVE move in person, you will come to recognize what you want, what you need, and what the local going prices are.

Don't buy ANYTHING until you drive at LEAST a solid...
Forum: Builders Corner 01-30-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,517
Posted By JeeperJake
impressive Jeep story!!!

impressive Jeep story!!!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-25-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,587
Posted By JeeperJake
re: "I guess we are officially ready for the JK...

re: "I guess we are officially ready for the JK successor now. "

Isn't THIS the Official Model Name for the new Wrangler....and an option is it comes with its own Mud Decal Group: ""Polar Opposite...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-24-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,587
Posted By JeeperJake
OP: the type of miseries and misadventures you...

OP: the type of miseries and misadventures you list, being repeated time and again, decades ago " What is the classification of this Jeeper?".....we called 'em "slow learners" and a host of less...
Forum: Military Jeep Pics Forum 01-19-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,862
Posted By JeeperJake
nice.....and it's not that YOU are 'anal'...

nice.....and it's not that YOU are 'anal' Beastmaster.....it's that so many of your adoring fans are 'detail deficit'....

thanks for trying to Make a Difference!!!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-16-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,131
Posted By JeeperJake
great photo tech story....but where's the duct...

great photo tech story....but where's the duct tape??
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-11-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,453
Posted By JeeperJake
re: "I have no experience with this shock " ...

re: "I have no experience with this shock "

I've been running mine for about 15 months.

No problem.

Disagree with every point raised by OP.
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-07-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By JeeperJake
This time of year a bigger problem in my area is...

This time of year a bigger problem in my area is the actual freezing of the water vessel.

Condensation occurs given moisture in the air vs difference of temps between inside/outside the container....
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-07-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,175
Posted By JeeperJake
This question is pretty much in the same category...

This question is pretty much in the same category as 'which color should I choose'....

I've heard all the standard arguments from all the viewpoints. Some of them even make sense, while...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-06-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,254
Posted By JeeperJake
I actually pre-paniced and replaced my spark...

I actually pre-paniced and replaced my spark plugs then.
Also had tranny flushed.

Did standard maintenance stuff oil/filters/new tank of gasoline...
and a bit of cruising around the shire to...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-05-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By JeeperJake
I have no connection with this guy, other than a...

I have no connection with this guy, other than a very satisfied customer:

Daniel Stern Lighting Consultancy and Supply (http://www.danielsternlighting.com/products/products.html)
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-04-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By JeeperJake
I finally did the whole harness/reflector...

I finally did the whole harness/reflector units/upgrade bulbs from DStern.....hated to spend so much, but with geezer vision & living in rural monsoon PNW, good lights are required. Besides, my 08JK...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-04-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By JeeperJake
great question.....mark me "subscribed". Hope...

great question.....mark me "subscribed". Hope you come up with an answer!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-04-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,901
Posted By JeeperJake
re: "I've torqued down 100's maybe 1000's of lug...

re: "I've torqued down 100's maybe 1000's of lug nuts and I've never had one come loose or loose one that was tightened properly. "

along these lines, the Geezer here actually worked for 6 years...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-04-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,901
Posted By JeeperJake
never seen that claim before good luck, IMO...

never seen that claim before

good luck, IMO you have a claim pending.....although 'speeding' and 'failure to check why vehicle was wobbling' might constitute some form of defense.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-04-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By JeeperJake
I tried a number of 'cheapie econo models'. ...

I tried a number of 'cheapie econo models'.

Waste of money IMHO.

Save up, research what you really want that WILL do the job legally, and spend your Bux ONCE, instead of like me, saving money...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-03-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By JeeperJake
field report 2008 Wrangler

....so I just turned 80000 miles recently, and reeling in shock, suddenly realized NOW I'm closing in on 81,000!!!

Everything still works, still brings a smile every time I drive it.

Last week...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-02-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,833
Posted By JeeperJake
Thanks for the photos and report on install. ...

Thanks for the photos and report on install. Always a difficult choice to make with so many variables to consider.

While I like the roof mounted position, of concern of stuff breaking loose under...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-28-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,833
Posted By JeeperJake
thanks for the tip.....can you give a 'field use'...

thanks for the tip.....can you give a 'field use' report on how it rides, etc?
I've been reluctant to mount anything in that position.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-25-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,833
Posted By JeeperJake
http://www.wranglerforum.com/attachment.php?attach...

http://www.wranglerforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=1751721&thumb=1&d=1419556703

can you link to the mounting hardware for your shovel please
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-04-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By JeeperJake
Had a shop install my front Warn Elite bumper...

Had a shop install my front Warn Elite bumper about 6-8 months ago.

No problems, looks great. Between it & the winch, dropped front stock height about 1/2"....not significant IMO.
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