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Forum: Communications and Electronics 03-14-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By OlYellerTJ
My 3' Firestick is on a tail light mount. It has...

My 3' Firestick is on a tail light mount. It has enough flex that it doesn't need the spring I bought for it. In fact, with a medium duty spring it was way too bouncy, and it got slapped around...
Forum: Connecticut Jeep Forum 02-28-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By OlYellerTJ
DMESS, I've been running a set of General...

DMESS, I've been running a set of General Grabber AT2s for a few years. They are a "commercial traction" tire, like so many of the popular "aggressive" AT tires out there. The treads are similar...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-27-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By OlYellerTJ
IME, if your ignition switch or actuator are...

IME, if your ignition switch or actuator are shot, it just wouldn't turn over but you should still get power to all the other components: lights, dash, radio/pre-sets, et c. As advised, clean your...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-12-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By OlYellerTJ
FWIW, I used the Mopar fluid. I found it wasn't...

FWIW, I used the Mopar fluid. I found it wasn't much pricier than what I could pick up at Napa, Autozone or any of the other parts places (at least in my area). It did a great job of curing a cold...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-08-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By OlYellerTJ
Hey Now, TheWildEck! I've been through water...

Hey Now, TheWildEck!

I've been through water crossings up to my eyeballs (headlights) a couple of times in my stock Jeep on 30" tires (same 5 speed tranny). The water was still or BARELY moving...
Forum: On The Trail 01-27-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 701
Posted By OlYellerTJ
LOL, mmello13! It'll be my 57th b-day.

LOL, mmello13! It'll be my 57th b-day.
Forum: On The Trail 01-26-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By OlYellerTJ
Hey Now, Jon! FWIW, I went (as a passenger)...

Hey Now, Jon!

FWIW, I went (as a passenger) to NOVA's Trailfest at Rausch Creek last year. CBs were used, and were very useful. I installed a CB in my stocker after I came home from Trailfest. ...
Forum: On The Trail 01-26-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 701
Posted By OlYellerTJ
Hey Now, JKwrangler92! Seeing as you are...

Hey Now, JKwrangler92!

Seeing as you are also in CT :wavey:
Here's a few, fairly local events to check out:

Go Topless Day, 20.May 2017 at the Quaboag Riders MC club in Monson Mass...
Forum: Connecticut Jeep Forum 01-25-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,884
Posted By OlYellerTJ
Hey Now, Todd! :wavey: I'm in Manchester,...

Hey Now, Todd! :wavey:

I'm in Manchester, we're practically neighbors. Check out our Facebook page, East Coast Offroad Jeepers of CT: ...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-25-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By OlYellerTJ
I bought my coax, antenna, and mount off of...

I bought my coax, antenna, and mount off of fleabay. I already had a couple of CB units in my shed.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-24-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By OlYellerTJ
IMHO the CB unit itself doesn't much matter. And...

IMHO the CB unit itself doesn't much matter. And I'm equally sure that those who are better informed will correct me but I'm running a 30 year old Rat Snack (Radio Shack) TRC 415. It works fine...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-24-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By OlYellerTJ
Have you checked your battery and it's...

Have you checked your battery and it's connections, ignition actuator, and switch? If not, I'd start by cleaning battery posts first, then having the battery tested (testing is free at most parts...
Forum: WF New Member Check In 01-18-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
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Views: 216
Posted By OlYellerTJ
Welcome to the forum! :wavey: I'd wanted a...

Welcome to the forum! :wavey:

I'd wanted a Jeep since I was a tweenager, and got one about 6 years ago when I was 50. And I still feel like a FNG. I'm learning something new all the time, LOL!...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-16-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By OlYellerTJ
Hey Now, Emoto! Here are a few links to get...

Hey Now, Emoto!

Here are a few links to get you thinking:
http://jeepjamboreeusa.com/common-sense-off-road-driving/files/inc/cca77024ba.pdf...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-11-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,290
Posted By OlYellerTJ
I love valet parking! Well, not really but I...

I love valet parking! Well, not really but I love watching them try to start it... :D
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-26-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,754
Posted By OlYellerTJ
Hey Now, JGreen06TJ! Throw an 8'x10' poly tarp...

Hey Now, JGreen06TJ!
Throw an 8'x10' poly tarp over your Jeep in snotty weather, and use bungee cords to hold it in place. My PO taught me that trick, and left a tarp and bungees in the Jeep when I...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-21-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By OlYellerTJ
Congratulations, you should play Lotto, too! ...

Congratulations, you should play Lotto, too!

+1-What Blort posted. Also, change the heater core hoses, and both diff fluids. I'd pull the spark plugs, and inspect them but they're probably still...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-28-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By OlYellerTJ
That's a tip I learned from my Dad. And wouldn't...

That's a tip I learned from my Dad. And wouldn't you know, I lost a belt on my vehicle way back in '89 running up the Green Stamp (NJ Tpke), far from home (CT). SO glad I took his advice, as I was...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-17-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,327
Posted By OlYellerTJ
I just tipped over 204K miles this morning. ...

I just tipped over 204K miles this morning. Yours is just getting broke in! :D
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 11-08-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By OlYellerTJ
Personally, I use a variety of techniques. ...

Personally, I use a variety of techniques. Disclaimer: on the trail or off road, I always stay in gear. On the road:

Braking on a down hill run, I leave it in gear until I'm near a stop or it...
Forum: WF New Member Check In 11-08-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By OlYellerTJ
Welcome to the forum!

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 11-06-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 202,562
Posted By OlYellerTJ
Bangingears, it's good to have you reporting...

Bangingears, it's good to have you reporting back, good reads!
Forum: On The Trail 10-26-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By OlYellerTJ
Holy old post, Batman! Hey Now,...

Holy old post, Batman!

Hey Now, Jeeptj2109! :wavey:

Sorry I didn't see your post earlier. I might have, if you had posted in the CT section of the forum: Connecticut Jeep Forum - Jeep...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-08-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By OlYellerTJ
I don't know about the Jeep Jamboree but at a...

I don't know about the Jeep Jamboree but at a couple of events where our club leads the trail rides, the inspection is pretty basic/low key: front & rear tow points, and secure battery tie downs. ...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-08-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By OlYellerTJ
I run 30" LT tires at 28 psi +/- a pound. They...

I run 30" LT tires at 28 psi +/- a pound. They have nice on road manners, and they're wearing well. Above 30 psi they're too harsh (unless I've packed the Jeep for a road-trip: luggage, coolers,...
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