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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-17-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By dsmwrangler
slow down

Branch, I hate to be the bearer of bad news. Your Jeep is at the proper rpm for the MPH. Your problem is speed. I commute 27 miles each way daily without any traffic on the interstate. I have...
Forum: Communications and Electronics 09-01-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By dsmwrangler
Improving sound on stock 13jku

I just got my 13 jku with upgraded alpine system. In a nutshell, the sound quality is poor to bad. (background disclosure: I'm a bit of an audiophile, sold high end equipment out of college, have...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-29-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16,172
Views: 949,565
Posted By dsmwrangler
Polyfilled Soundbar and Woofer

Polly filled soundbar and woofer housing. Soundbar improvements was only slightly noticable. Woofer was a definite improvement. Total time 20 minutes.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 284,661
Posted By dsmwrangler
She's Here!!!!!!

:dance:In PDI will take delivery at 2pm today. Post pictures later.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-25-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 284,661
Posted By dsmwrangler
TO keschete

The sales manager is a friend of mine. Known him for over 20 yrs. He speaks with the transport company weekly. He made sure that mine was on the next load out. They can't give an exact eta...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2012, 08:29 PM
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Views: 284,661
Posted By dsmwrangler
Hey Dozer13jk, Nice rig, what size are rims and...

Hey Dozer13jk, Nice rig, what size are rims and tires?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 284,661
Posted By dsmwrangler
Wrangler on the transport Monday morning

The shipping company confirmed that my JKU is loaded and will be en-route Monday morning from Council Bluffs to Des Moines. ETA is noonish depending on the number of stops for the transport. If it...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,485
Posted By dsmwrangler
to Robskully

sorry about your personal problems. My wife and I have had the same, several deaths in the family, 21 yr old nephew just got lukemia, her brother having heart problems...Etc. Good luck, God Bless.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,485
Posted By dsmwrangler
Dear CombatChuck, if a dealer say's yes to a deal...

Dear CombatChuck, if a dealer say's yes to a deal does not mean they have made money. Sometimes they have had a vehicle too long in inventory that hasn't moved for some reason (color, options, etc)....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-23-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 284,661
Posted By dsmwrangler
Smile Unit off rail car in council bluffs

My JKU is off railcar in council bluffs and waiting to be transported to des moines probably Teus. Dealer will PDI and take delivery on Thursday. Unit was ordered 7/17. Fabricated 8/14. Looks...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-22-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,041
Posted By dsmwrangler
Southpaw. This chart assume 6th gear on the...

Southpaw. This chart assume 6th gear on the manual. just drive it in 5th if your bogging down too much. The advantage of the manual is that it's 1st gear is lower then the automatic and the top...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-22-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,041
Posted By dsmwrangler
I work for a Jeep dealership and have driven...

I work for a Jeep dealership and have driven demo's with 3.21 /3.73/ and 4.10. I have always felt the 3.73 is optimal. Even with larger tires you are still better off then the 3.21 with small 30"...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-22-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,405
Posted By dsmwrangler
One of the best

Sikes, there are few vehicles that bring a smile to your face. I have owned many vehicles: Honda's, Chevy's, Fords, BMW's, Audi's and so on. Only a few of these made me want to go out and drive or...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-14-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 284,661
Posted By dsmwrangler
Hey IrishMack, based on what I have seen on the...

Hey IrishMack, based on what I have seen on the thread, your vehicle will probably go into production in 3-4 weeks, you'll probably pick it up at the dealer in about 6. Good luck! :)
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-14-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 284,661
Posted By dsmwrangler
Vots updated to trim stage today. Final...

Vots updated to trim stage today. Final inspection tomorrow. ETA end of august?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-12-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,101
Posted By dsmwrangler
Re Auto temp control

The Auto temp control on the Jeep climate system is worth the price (about $280). It's actually a more simple system then most. It has 3 dials: one controls fan speed, the second the temprature and...
Forum: WF New Member Check In 08-09-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 349
Posted By dsmwrangler
Welcome, born and raised in Miami but been an...

Welcome, born and raised in Miami but been an Iowan for over 20yrs, enjoy the forum
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-02-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,808
Posted By dsmwrangler
I've had a variety of cars and trucks in my life....

I've had a variety of cars and trucks in my life. The beauty of a Wrangler (even more so then a Pickup) is that they are really not built for speed. One just cruises at a comfortable speed, usually...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-02-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 284,661
Posted By dsmwrangler
Assigned D1 status

Inventory manager just informed me that my order was changed to D1 status: assigned a full VIN# with estimated ship date of 8/21. The manager said don't hold your breath. It will probably be 1st...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-27-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 284,661
Posted By dsmwrangler
finally got vin today

dealer is estimating 6 weeks, the unit will not begin assembly until 8-1-12 (at the earliest) per the dealer.
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 07-25-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,251
Posted By dsmwrangler
It's usually weather

Still waiting for my Jeep(approx 6 weeks). Living in IA means you have the top off for about 4 months of the year. This summer would have been great because of the drought. That said, you gotta...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-25-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,844
Posted By dsmwrangler
Advice from a newb

I have driven several 12's this year on test drives and never encountered what you are experiencing. Your modification is probably at fault. Just to be sure. Go to the dealer, explain your...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-24-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,738
Posted By dsmwrangler
Thanks for the links kbwwolf:)

Good info. It appears that anti stall is an actual feature of the Wrangler. I'll do more research with the dealer. Thanks
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-23-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,738
Posted By dsmwrangler
anti stall / manual clutch

Forgive me I'm a newb, I have read on several threads about using the anti stall feature on a jeep.

I am assuming this is when one is in 4L you are able to engage 1st gear on a manual without...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-21-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 284,661
Posted By dsmwrangler
Put my order in on Wed 7/17/12, got the...

Put my order in on Wed 7/17/12, got the confirmation email from factory yesterday: 13JKU Sahara,black, 6sp, max tow w/3.73, limited slip, Auto temp, connectivity pkg, slush mats, hard top. Very...
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