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Forum: JK Tech Forum 04-15-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,526
Posted By onetraveller
JT, sorry to bump an old thread. I know the...

JT, sorry to bump an old thread. I know the tubes on your hd44 are 3/8 thick, but what is the outer diameter? Are they the same as a stock rubi44? If so, then any of the aftermarket trusses should...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-15-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,259
Views: 150,013
Posted By onetraveller
I'm amazed that this thread is still going after...

I'm amazed that this thread is still going after I created it 3 years ago. I'm glad to see it's been useful to so many people. If you are looking for next steps, check out my Frankenlift thread in...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-17-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By onetraveller
Bias ply Iroks are very light in comparison to...

Bias ply Iroks are very light in comparison to most radial tires. My 36x13.50 17s are only 66 pounds and measure 36.8 inches tall when new.

Mike
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-17-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By onetraveller
I've installed a Rock Hard Cage and a buddy of...

I've installed a Rock Hard Cage and a buddy of mine has the Synergy Cage. The Synergy cage is definitely a superior safety product, but the install is pretty intense. You need to dismantle a fair...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-17-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,233
Posted By onetraveller
I run 37s on my 2013 Sahara and agree with most...

I run 37s on my 2013 Sahara and agree with most of the previous post. Details are in my build thread. Here are a few recommendations given your parts list.

- Skip the exhaust spacer and spring...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-17-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By onetraveller
There are two very different effects at work when...

There are two very different effects at work when you double a winch line vs, doubling a snatch strap.

The short answer is no, because it'll limit the stretch of the strap. This is the same...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-15-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,867
Posted By onetraveller
If you really are at 5.5 inches of lift, then you...

If you really are at 5.5 inches of lift, then you may want to consider clocking the Cs to fix the caster problem. You can have your axle modified, or pick up one of the aftermarket axle housings...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-15-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By onetraveller
I run a set of Thule cross bars with gutter...

I run a set of Thule cross bars with gutter mounts and have no trouble with the set that is on the Freedom Panels.

You could also pick up one of the front light bar mounts to use as a front rack...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-15-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By onetraveller
The only change I'd suggest to Pressurized's...

The only change I'd suggest to Pressurized's recommendations is a rear track bar bracket instead of the adjustable track bar. Teraflex and Synergy both make bolt on versions that'll work with 2.5...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-15-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,867
Posted By onetraveller
A dropped pitman arm wouldn't fix caster issues. ...

A dropped pitman arm wouldn't fix caster issues. They are usually fixed with adjustable control arms or geometry correction brackets. You can also combine them, but not many do.

The Pitman arm...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-14-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By onetraveller
Since you've already moved the axle, the tire...

Since you've already moved the axle, the tire size won't affect the suspension components any, as long as you have enough clearance from the pinch seam and the top of the fender for the bigger tires....
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-14-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By onetraveller
The Pro Comp kits have a lifetime warranty. Have...

The Pro Comp kits have a lifetime warranty. Have you called them to discuss replacing your springs? If you don't want to go with them again, then I'd still suggest contacting them to find out what...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-13-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,870
Posted By onetraveller
You may need to trim the pinch seam, depending on...

You may need to trim the pinch seam, depending on the year of your Jeep. They started coming pre-trimmed from the factory mid-2013.

Mike
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-13-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,870
Posted By onetraveller
Here's mine with 37s and 3 inches of lift. I...

Here's mine with 37s and 3 inches of lift. I could go 38s no problem.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-rodsGBDx6Yk/VjGYba9WZUI/AAAAAAAADm0/sLMHu4GvqaI/s800-Ic42/Oct%252520B-29-37.jpg
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Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-13-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By onetraveller
The Rock Krawler coils get a lot of love. But...

The Rock Krawler coils get a lot of love. But this is also why it's important to understand from the OP why he wants to replace his current coils as he already has a lift. I know several people...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-12-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,870
Posted By onetraveller
That completely depends what size bump stops you...

That completely depends what size bump stops you get and what fenders you buy. The various fenders do not all give the same amount of clearance.

Best answer is to install everything but the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-11-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By onetraveller
OP, to answer your original question, the Rugged...

OP, to answer your original question, the Rugged Ridge snorkel has a drain tube at the bottom of the large black plastic bend that you are supposed to inspect routinely to let out any water that may...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-11-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By onetraveller
My 730 doesn't support text notification and I...

My 730 doesn't support text notification and I don't believe the 430 does either.

Personally I'm ok with that as I think we have enough distractions while driving without worrying about the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-10-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By onetraveller
What springs do you have now and why are you...

What springs do you have now and why are you upgrading?

If your current springs have sagged, or if you are carrying lots of weight, I'd recommend OME springs. They are the only lift provider to...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-10-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,226
Posted By onetraveller
ARBs are the 2nd favorite locker in Alaska, after...

ARBs are the 2nd favorite locker in Alaska, after a Lincoln locker. I've not heard any problems being caused by the cold. There can be problems with the fittings and airline routing if you have an...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-10-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By onetraveller
I responded in your other thread. Yes, it'll...

I responded in your other thread. Yes, it'll work with the stock rims. That's what I used when I had both.

Mike
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-10-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By onetraveller
Yes you can use the stock rims with the...

Yes you can use the stock rims with the Smittybilt carrier. I used my stock Sahara rims with it which have the same backspacing as the Moab rims.

The Teraflex tire carrier and hinge brace do bolt...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-09-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By onetraveller
No bolt needed. Just duct tape the end of the...

No bolt needed. Just duct tape the end of the synthetic rope to the drum or use a short piece of flat webbing like these pictures. Once you have 3-4 wraps on it'll hold itself fine.
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Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-09-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By onetraveller
I don't trust the factory scissors jack, so I...

I don't trust the factory scissors jack, so I picked up a bottle jack with enough height to lift my 36 inch tires from the axle. I also carry a selection of short 2x6s to use as platforms off road....
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-09-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By onetraveller
Body roll in itself is not a bad thing. It's...

Body roll in itself is not a bad thing. It's uncontrolled roll that can be disconcerting. A set of new shocks is probably your easiest improvement and the biggest bang for the buck. Rancho, and...
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