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Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-18-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Smitty4x4
No problem. Glad you got it squared away.

No problem. Glad you got it squared away.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-13-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Smitty4x4
My 2012 looks completely different than yours. ...

My 2012 looks completely different than yours. It is a snap in piece though. In this case I can't tell you what direction to pull. What I do cases like this is find the part on a Jeep OEM parts...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-13-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Smitty4x4
That appears to be a pop in cover that is held in...

That appears to be a pop in cover that is held in place with clips. It should just pull out. When I get to my Jeep tonight I will check mine and let you know for sure if nobody has a firm answer by...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-13-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 677
Posted By Smitty4x4
Yes. From what I understand, you install the the...

Yes. From what I understand, you install the the Teraflex bracket with bolts. It is strong enough for street driving to the welding shop so you don't have to pay them labor to install it.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-13-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Smitty4x4
I use Lube Locker on the TJ. We remove the cover...

I use Lube Locker on the TJ. We remove the cover a couple of times a year because it sees a lot of water crossings. I just like it to be quick and easy. On axles that have drain fill plugs I use...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-10-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,532
Posted By Smitty4x4
I'll bet you a nickel that lug centric happened...

I'll bet you a nickel that lug centric happened at the same time they started making the wheels in China
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-06-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,597
Posted By Smitty4x4
Plain peanut oil does the same thing as the...

Plain peanut oil does the same thing as the peanut butter. I keep a small bottle of it with my detailing supplies. I find the oil easier to work with and since that is the part in peanut butter...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-01-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,597
Posted By Smitty4x4
Just spit some soda on the carpet! The wife...

Just spit some soda on the carpet! The wife isn't happy. For some reason she didn't think it was as funny as I did. May have something to do with her on her hands and knees now cleaning her carpet.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-26-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Smitty4x4
On the 4 door, you can unhook the return spring...

On the 4 door, you can unhook the return spring like I did. When you lay the seat down, the headrest does not pop back up. When I have rear seat passengers I just flip them up and they lock like...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-26-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By Smitty4x4
We have had a few go missing in the North FL area...

We have had a few go missing in the North FL area over the last few weeks. Three were taken from dealers and a couple privately owned. It is odd because the Wrangler is not usually that high in...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-25-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By Smitty4x4
The geometry correction brackets will change the...

The geometry correction brackets will change the angle of the front control arms. This will put the caster back to a position to give good steering feel and improve the ride and braking qualities. ...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-24-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,036
Posted By Smitty4x4
Another reason not to go lower is the alternator...

Another reason not to go lower is the alternator output drops too low. The Tahoe I have for work has a feature that bumps the idle up to 800 or 1000 rpm depending on load. When I hook it to a dead...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-23-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,036
Posted By Smitty4x4
How did you come to this info? I also agree it...

How did you come to this info? I also agree it is useful. Cold weather survival would be the main reason. There are also times in the south when cooling off for a spell is necessary.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-23-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By Smitty4x4
I am running the plain Teraflex leveling kit and...

I am running the plain Teraflex leveling kit and it does what it says. If I install a winch and bumper, I will have to remove the rear spacer to level it out and will be back to the initial problem...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-17-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By Smitty4x4
If the cover of the sensor can be removed and you...

If the cover of the sensor can be removed and you prefer a clean look, you can spay it with taillight tint spray. Try one light coat at a time until they turn on at the desired time. Ideally you...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-17-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,858
Posted By Smitty4x4
I understand that certain well built rigs and...

I understand that certain well built rigs and well designed custom suspension can work acceptably without anti-sway bars. Essentially these rigs have suspension that barely resembles stock...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-17-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By Smitty4x4
Check the setting on the lights for the dash...

Check the setting on the lights for the dash display. With the lights turned on, rotate the control while watching the odometer. It should dim and brighten with the gauges. If you go one click...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-16-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By Smitty4x4
I have it on my 2012 Sport as well. It sounds...

I have it on my 2012 Sport as well. It sounds like it is plastic connector in the B pillar that is lose. I am going the do the tape trick since it is quick and easy just in case it is the door. ...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-14-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By Smitty4x4
The ground included is for installs on fiberglass...

The ground included is for installs on fiberglass vehicles mostly. For automotive applications, I snip the lead off.
Forum: Communications and Electronics 12-14-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 22,187
Posted By Smitty4x4
That could be many different things. Ground...

That could be many different things. Ground issue, improperly set amplifier gain, low quality signal cable going from the stereo to the amp... Those would be the first to check. Unfortunately this...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-07-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Smitty4x4
The frequency for the sensors changed after 2012....

The frequency for the sensors changed after 2012. I have 2013 Sahara wheels on my 2012 and the light stays on. That is why I haven't sold mine yet. Was planning to swap the sensors. I can't your...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-04-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,183
Posted By Smitty4x4
You should be able to use the flashpac then...

You should be able to use the flashpac then change the exhaust setting later and flash the new tune. I am curious to know what the throttle response does with no other mods. It will also give...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-02-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,183
Posted By Smitty4x4
The electronic throttle control is all I want to...

The electronic throttle control is all I want to change. The factory tuning is intentionally not very sensitive. This is due to the fact that a very sensitive throttle setting would be undesirable...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-02-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,183
Posted By Smitty4x4
I do agree with the tuning aspect. Not sure...

I do agree with the tuning aspect. Not sure about the 3.8 but the 3.6 so far has be difficult to really tune. Since there are so many tolerance variables, I believe individual tuning over generic...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-29-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,183
Posted By Smitty4x4
Post back and let us know what you think. On the...

Post back and let us know what you think. On the new computer controlled engines, a tuner can change the throttle response. I tried the key on/off - smash the skinny pedal trick but it resets back...
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