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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-13-2014, 07:10 PM
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Posted By TheTJRod
Welded tabs to my tire carrier. Also installed...

Welded tabs to my tire carrier. Also installed one for a cb antenna mount.

http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss186/vrtualcomputers/My%20Jeep/New%20Tire%20Carrier/IMG_20120312_142517.jpg...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 07-31-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,143
Posted By TheTJRod
The fuse should be sized to the wire amperage...

The fuse should be sized to the wire amperage rating and max amperage ratings of both items connected to the wire.

IMO You won't have any problem.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-12-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,647
Posted By TheTJRod
From what I'm finding out about this...

From what I'm finding out about this engine(OM602.982) is the fuel injection & emission system is electronically controlled. Now not knowing much of anything of mercedes systems. You might have to...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-11-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,647
Posted By TheTJRod
My guess is you're hoping a diesel swap will get...

My guess is you're hoping a diesel swap will get you better mileage. You're looking at thousands to do the swap, and with diesel fuel being more expensive than gas you're not going to be able to...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 05-31-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,385
Posted By TheTJRod
It may sag later after the springs settle. And I...

It may sag later after the springs settle. And I doubt you would be able to after you install it all.

I want to steer you away from 35's. Of course you won't be going fast and if you ever get...
Forum: Communications and Electronics 05-29-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 125,959
Posted By TheTJRod
I don't fully understand your question. Really...

I don't fully understand your question. Really the only thing you could do to combat that is to get marine grade components. As they are built to a higher standard and have protections from moisture...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-27-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By TheTJRod
Alignment and tire balance(check for uneven...

Alignment and tire balance(check for uneven wear). Next tie rods... ALL of them including new draglink. Then ball joint and wheel bearing test, replace if any movement felt. Check and replace control...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-27-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,647
Posted By TheTJRod
You will pretty much have to swap in the whole...

You will pretty much have to swap in the whole harness and computer. There would be less to do swapping in a V8 and a manual or non computer controlled auto.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-21-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 33,298
Posted By TheTJRod
For 2k get a new trans Edit: And yes you...

For 2k get a new trans

Edit: And yes you could put in a NV3550 but I personally would rather have the 4.46 first gear and 6 total gears
Forum: Communications and Electronics 05-02-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By TheTJRod
Use an flasher that supports LED light. I am...

Use an flasher that supports LED light. I am strongly against load resistors as they defeat the energy savings, can be a potential fire hazard and cost more than a LED flasher.

The flasher looks...
Forum: Communications and Electronics 05-02-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By TheTJRod
Really you can use any size bolt you want as long...

Really you can use any size bolt you want as long as it passes through the hole in the speaker pod and the shoulder of the bolt is wide enough to keep it in place or use a washer. I would clamp the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-30-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,889
Posted By TheTJRod
x2. I removed my t-case though. As it is even...

x2. I removed my t-case though. As it is even easier when you have it on a workbench. Also check that you can shift it into every position before you seal it up and then again before you fill it with...
Forum: TJ Build Forum 04-18-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 81,074
Posted By TheTJRod
They make great fog/spot lights. Also that...

They make great fog/spot lights.

Also that looks like a ton of money to me.
Forum: Communications and Electronics 04-15-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 125,959
Posted By TheTJRod
Don't worry about cutting off the connector. You...

Don't worry about cutting off the connector. You will most likely never go back to the stock speakers and virtually all auto aftermarket speakers use the same spade connectors so you shouldn't have...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-15-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 2,189,074
Posted By TheTJRod
Only if you want it to stick for any amount of...

Only if you want it to stick for any amount of time. Any time you paint any surface you will want to remove as much debris as possible and either etch or sand the surface for maximum adhesion.
Forum: Communications and Electronics 04-15-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 125,959
Posted By TheTJRod
My thoughts are you may have accidentally pulled...

My thoughts are you may have accidentally pulled the wire loose inside the connector or you may have a short or broken wire. If you want to test the wire you will need a multimeter. Ask if you want...
Forum: Communications and Electronics 04-11-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 125,959
Posted By TheTJRod
I didn't mean to insult you in any way if I did....

I didn't mean to insult you in any way if I did. I worked in IT for a time and you would be surprised how many people call in that sound smart and missed an easy detail.

That is very odd if it...
Forum: Communications and Electronics 04-10-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 125,959
Posted By TheTJRod
A quick check is to make sure your fade and...

A quick check is to make sure your fade and balance are centered.

I am assuming you are talking about the roll bar speakers. Well if the only thing you changed is the radio, I will have to say...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-05-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By TheTJRod
It has been a while since I did mine, I probably...

It has been a while since I did mine, I probably have something backwards.

Though I do know that with my 1.25" BL and 1" ML my stock fan isn't going to fit back on. I only have about 1/2" of...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-05-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By TheTJRod
The only reason you should take the trouble to...

The only reason you should take the trouble to install an electric fan is for motor mount lifts that bring the engine to close to the radiator for the mechanical one to fit. Though I do now have the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-05-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By TheTJRod
I installed my electric fan when I did my motor...

I installed my electric fan when I did my motor mount. Without it I wouldn't be able to put the mechanical fan back in.

It has been there for 2 years and no problems. I have it wired to a 3 way...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-05-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,110
Posted By TheTJRod
They are for the most part the same. There are...

They are for the most part the same. There are some with higher quality parts and slightly better designs for better oiling of the bearings but no significant difference that the average Jeeper will...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-05-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,110
Posted By TheTJRod
The simple act of disconnecting the front will...

The simple act of disconnecting the front will give you much more flex. Having no sway bars at all makes an unstable situation in off camber terrain that nothing is controlling your sway and more...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-04-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 2,189,074
Posted By TheTJRod
Has anyone ever thought of using ethernet wire to...

Has anyone ever thought of using ethernet wire to wire up multiple switches to the fuse box.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-04-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,110
Posted By TheTJRod
I just finished that other thread you started....

I just finished that other thread you started. Definitely see why you started a new one. Your question was gone on the first page.

Did you find a kit yet?
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