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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Today, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By JeeperJake
If I had Rancho 9000s available 50 years ago, it...

If I had Rancho 9000s available 50 years ago, it would have saved me a ton of $ and hassles replacing so many sets over the years.

My Ranchos are nearing 1 year/17000 miles; mostly DD on old...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By JeeperJake
I've had it happen a couple times, where hastily...

I've had it happen a couple times, where hastily putting on hard panel especially on unlevel area, resulted in whoosh-whistle-air rushing sound.

Re-seating panel on level ground & making sure...
Forum: Military Jeep Pics Forum 10-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,650
Posted By JeeperJake
That's a great trailer but way too large for use...

That's a great trailer but way too large for use with Wrangler.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-12-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,834
Posted By JeeperJake
"I have to laugh at the Civic owners who think...

"I have to laugh at the Civic owners who think they are so very cool because they think that their 4cyl sounds more powerful simply because it is loud. "

as a 60s era VW bug fan (had 5 of 'em) in...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-04-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By JeeperJake
Someone ran into my front bumper in a grocery...

Someone ran into my front bumper in a grocery parking lot. Left a permanent similar divot, but considerably larger.

My ins told me to file a police report & they sent a check to replace a stock...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-01-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 971
Posted By JeeperJake
1) "I was drawn to this one because I feel like...

1) "I was drawn to this one because I feel like the JK needs a lift, bigger tires, and different bumpers to look mean."

Looks ain't everything, nor hardly anything, when it come to functional...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-30-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By JeeperJake
A little more Jeep History

more details than I've seen elsewhere, all in one place

http://www.allpar.com/images/jeep/military/Willys-MA-3.jpg
Austin, Bantam, and Willys: Birth of the Jeep...
Forum: Military Jeep General Discussion Forum 09-26-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By JeeperJake
Thanks for link BM. I'm constantly impressed...

Thanks for link BM. I'm constantly impressed with the insight of various WF members in making something work to solve specific problems.

Having used PVC in other jobs such as various...
Forum: Military Jeep General Discussion Forum 09-24-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By JeeperJake
Seeking decent M100 canvas tarp

need ~6x8' with grommets & various shade of OD/green

most of the ones I see advertised are either way overpriced or advising 'not suitable for trailers'....unsure what that means...

The...
Forum: Military Jeep General Discussion Forum 09-24-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By JeeperJake
Nice side rails there DREDnot.... do they...

Nice side rails there DREDnot....

do they dismount for 'other uses' or are they fixed?

And where do you get that kind of metal???
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-23-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,594
Posted By JeeperJake
Note at the Jeep 'trail rated' video there is...

Note at the Jeep 'trail rated' video there is Wrangler with WINDSHIELD DOWN @ :56 and 1:23. They don't linger on it so keep your eyes on the blue JK and ready to push the pause button.

I've never...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-22-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,850
Posted By JeeperJake
Once upon a time I bought a 76 J2000 with 30,000...

Once upon a time I bought a 76 J2000 with 30,000 on it. Massive 401 engine & just what I thought I needed for my country life style.

Over the next year it developed an odd 'running...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-22-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,594
Posted By JeeperJake
...wa....w-w-wait......you mean my 'trail rated...

...wa....w-w-wait......you mean my 'trail rated off road roadster' will NOT be having the titanium suspension/carbon fiber-graphene frame-body/variable electronic cammed turbodiesel/4 wheel...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-20-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 744
Posted By JeeperJake
I ran 49000 miles of E rated 275r65-18 with no...

I ran 49000 miles of E rated 275r65-18 with no harshness issues at all on my 08JK.

Despite some warning from alarmists here to the contrary, I had no complaint as DD.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-19-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,062
Posted By JeeperJake
The photo @ #4 is astonishingly close to what I...

The photo @ #4 is astonishingly close to what I need 95% of the time.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-19-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 792
Posted By JeeperJake
"All of the jeeps that we use for deliveries are...

"All of the jeeps that we use for deliveries are 4 wheel drive due to the winter conditions where we are and they are ALL RHD jeeps"

thanks for the update.....don't know where my misinformation...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-18-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 792
Posted By JeeperJake
not sure where I read this : "All RHD Jeeps are...

not sure where I read this : "All RHD Jeeps are 2wd".

Can not confirm that.

What I can tell you, after driving a RHD mail rig 3 years, the novelty wears off real fast. After that it's pretty...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-18-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By JeeperJake
need trailer tarp bow photo

looking to install the wooden slats to hold up a tarp on a Bantam.

Need to see photo detail of how the slat/stirrup installation.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-15-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,980
Posted By JeeperJake
IIRC 2009 or 2010....take a look comparing the...

IIRC 2009 or 2010....take a look comparing the first couple years with the more recent ones.....there was a thread here a while back with photos.....

Mfg seems to have deepened the vertical height...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-14-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,512
Posted By JeeperJake
re: "I want a hard top" there's a point in...

re: "I want a hard top"

there's a point in life where 'soft top' rules, and another point where 'soft' isn't all that much of an attraction.....I've had a number of soft topped rigs & my personal...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-13-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By JeeperJake
[lust ON] *Jeep choice*.....damn your...

[lust ON] *Jeep choice*.....damn your eyes!.....oh--ahhhh...eerrr....[did I say that out loud?]...

ah....I mean.... "welcome to the forum"
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-12-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,980
Posted By JeeperJake
I've got the thinner-roof panel 08JK. The heat...

I've got the thinner-roof panel 08JK. The heat was getting my head bone, so I came up with some no-cost sleeping pad closed cell foam pads.

A little pattern, a bit of sharp blade work, a little...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-10-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By JeeperJake
I was gifted some slightly used Rubi shocks free...

I was gifted some slightly used Rubi shocks free from a buddy that proved to be not worth even that price.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-10-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,066
Posted By JeeperJake
you describe some kind of problem that merits...

you describe some kind of problem that merits careful observation

IMHO you should be able to pull better with that load

Something isn't right, I don't believe it's overloaded....although the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-09-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By JeeperJake
Looking for follow up OP, interested in doing the...

Looking for follow up OP, interested in doing the same.

Please post when you've installed.
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