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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-30-2012, 01:31 AM
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Posted By mrjn
The mileage is mostly unaffected, I haven't...

The mileage is mostly unaffected, I haven't installed heavier tires yet. On road feels the same, but the off-road handling is just so much better! The jeep feels so much smoother when going through...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-21-2012, 04:29 AM
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Posted By mrjn
Okay, final verdict: Took it out for trips...

Okay, final verdict:

Took it out for trips three weekends in a row -- the first and the last were both pure offroading. The Jeep absorbs the road real nice, like you're running it on concrete. It...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-21-2012, 04:25 AM
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Posted By mrjn
The coils look alright, pretty straight to my...

The coils look alright, pretty straight to my eyes. After putting the TB in the lower hole, I haven't noticed any rubbing. The nut is always safe distance away from the coil.



Aha.. that makes...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-07-2012, 04:23 AM
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Posted By mrjn
Using the bottom hole seemed to do it for me. I...

Using the bottom hole seemed to do it for me. I took the Jeep out for offroading today. Too late now, but will look at the spring tomorrow and see if I can spot any scratches.

What did you end up...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-04-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By mrjn
So, I tried flipping the bolt, but the spring...

So, I tried flipping the bolt, but the spring coil wouldn't let me align the bolt to the hole; so the bolt didn't go in from the other side. Also, the size of the head was even bigger than the tail,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-03-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,504
Posted By mrjn
Teraflex rear trackbar bracket scratching spring

Hey guys,

I recently installed TF 2.5" lift kit with spring coils :punk:. Today I was replacing factory bolts with EADoffroad bolt kit (resolving the death wobble issue), and realized that the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-29-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,730
Posted By mrjn
So finally, my lift is done :-). Test drove my...

So finally, my lift is done :-). Test drove my Jeep y'day about 50ish miles. Feels smooth, but not enough potholes for me to get some action for my Bilsteins :P. Itching to take it for offroading,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-26-2012, 03:29 AM
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Posted By mrjn
Awesome! I've installed the rear trackbar mount...

Awesome! I've installed the rear trackbar mount today -- the video helped me out. Come on over if you're free thursday evening, would be fun.

Ah.. and I need to order those new bolts.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-26-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,730
Posted By mrjn
This is what TF says regarding the axle mount....

This is what TF says regarding the axle mount. I've highlighted the catchy phrases :punk::
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-25-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,730
Posted By mrjn
Arr.. Northridge says its correct. Started...

Arr.. Northridge says its correct. Started looking, and found this:
TeraFlex Install: JK Rear Trackbar Bracket - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=7Pt9fDY-Lxs#)!
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-25-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By mrjn
This Jeep community continues to impress me --...

This Jeep community continues to impress me -- thanks in particular to Chris who's going out of his way to help me out install my lift kit :-).

So, we were mid way through our back installation,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-25-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,730
Posted By mrjn
Lol, sounds too simple, doh! Will try that.

Lol, sounds too simple, doh! Will try that.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-22-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,730
Posted By mrjn
So far installing Bilstein shocks is causing a...

So far installing Bilstein shocks is causing a lot of pain -- don't like the idea of having a hex on the top when I barely have any space for a single wrench there :confused:. Running out to get a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-22-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,730
Posted By mrjn
Started working on it today. Northridge sent me...

Started working on it today. Northridge sent me the parts real quick, but last week was busy. So far removed factory stuff from front section -- here're some pictures. Lot of HF tools in play :-).
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-10-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By mrjn
Thanks Chris! Will surely let you know if I need...

Thanks Chris! Will surely let you know if I need help. Just realized this weekend I'm busy, so looks like I'll have to wait another week before I can enjoy doing the install.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-09-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By mrjn
Ordered Spidertrax 1.5" wheel spacers as well....

Ordered Spidertrax 1.5" wheel spacers as well. Will pick up a floor jack and jack stands from Harbor Freight, and I should be good to go for the weekend.

Thanks for all the advice and help guys!...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-09-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,730
Posted By mrjn
Just called Northridge, and talked to Sean...

Just called Northridge, and talked to Sean (IIRC). Ordered the TF kit with Bilstein, should be here by the end of week, yay!! For now, I decided to just stick to my current tires and use-up their...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-09-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,730
Posted By mrjn
4fit and others: Great advice. Teraflex 2.5" coil...

4fit and others: Great advice. Teraflex 2.5" coil lift it is. I was looking for one with Bilstein shocks, but could only find ones with TF 9550 shocks:
Tera Flex JK 4-door 2.5 inch Lift Kit,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-08-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,730
Posted By mrjn
Smile Lifting my 2012 JKU Sport S Automatic

Hey guys,

I just came back from Moab, UT -- spent 4 days offroading in my fully stock Jeep, and was truly amazed at how much it could handle -- Infact I was the only one on Hell's Revenge with a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-22-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,357
Posted By mrjn
I'd be interested in the sway control as well, if...

I'd be interested in the sway control as well, if you guys have some idea about activating it. I definitely don't intend to put 3000lbs until I can sure about the stability of the trailer.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-22-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,357
Posted By mrjn
Nope, you don't lose it! The hook was infact...

Nope, you don't lose it! The hook was infact quite far away from where I was working / the hitch got installed. Also, the instructions that came with the hitch, didn't say anything about removing the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-21-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,357
Posted By mrjn
The bolts for the hitch weren't small actually,...

The bolts for the hitch weren't small actually, they were quite long, all right at the attachment. But, the bumper itself was attached by 6 really small bolts, 4 of them were on the sides, and only 2...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-18-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,357
Posted By mrjn
Another weekend, and I was banging my head...

Another weekend, and I was banging my head against the hitch trying to figure why my bolts just won't go in. My wife was already angry about not going out, again (after last weekend's futile action),...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-11-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,357
Posted By mrjn
Unhappy So, I tried to install Hidden Hitch's Class III...

So, I tried to install Hidden Hitch's Class III receiver. Had 2 issues: one the muffler was forbidding a proper alignment of the bolts; two, when I put the bolt in for whichever side of the receiver,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-03-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By mrjn
So, here's what I did: Instead of spending a...

So, here's what I did:
Instead of spending a grand on new tires, and considering I just spent plenty on the new Jeep anyways, I decided to go and buy some chains; just in case we're required to put...
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