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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-22-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Otto Man
I have the same kit. Its been working well for...

I have the same kit. Its been working well for about 4 years. I put the switches just ahead of the e-brake handle on the vertical part of the e-brake recess. Great write up.
Quick tip to save...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-14-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 593
Posted By Otto Man
I just got the entire set up with damper for my...

I just got the entire set up with damper for my ZJ from 4WD Hardware for $169, shipped with their 5% discount code....
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-07-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Otto Man
X2 Where's the follow up?

X2
Where's the follow up?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-22-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Otto Man
Front Dana 30 can go to 5.13, but rear Dana 35...

Front Dana 30 can go to 5.13, but rear Dana 35 can only go to 4.88.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-16-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Otto Man
Read the owners manual or there is a factory jeep...

Read the owners manual or there is a factory jeep video on YouTube thst used to be included with you new jeep purchase. Latches are the last thing you should do.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-16-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Otto Man
Wax the zippers to keep them working smoothly. ...

Wax the zippers to keep them working smoothly.

What is the temperature outside? What order are you installing the top and windows?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-16-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By Otto Man
Get Road Force balancing and make sure they do it...

Get Road Force balancing and make sure they do it when your tire pressure is where you want it (not the factory spec or the max pressure). Tell them the symptom you are trying to cure and that you...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-15-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,434
Posted By Otto Man
...when you attach the shackles to the bumper,...

...when you attach the shackles to the bumper, you'll need some frame tie-ins. Next post = How do I get the nuts on the bolts through the frame for the tie-ins? Its easier than it looks, we're just...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-15-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Otto Man
Rubicons from the factory do not have a slip yoke...

Rubicons from the factory do not have a slip yoke therefore do not need an SYE. The common swap is to change the driveshaft from traditional u-joint shaft to a CV shaft like you have. Fix the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-12-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 744
Posted By Otto Man
I have the Rancho 9000s. The adjustability is...

I have the Rancho 9000s. The adjustability is nice, but I really have nothing to compare them to. They ride well for me at a medium setting around 5.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-11-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 998
Posted By Otto Man
Tire swap In the rear? Just wanted to see if I...

Tire swap In the rear? Just wanted to see if I win the diagnostic prize money.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-11-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 998
Posted By Otto Man
Updates?

Updates?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Otto Man
Stick with 15x8s to hold the bead better when...

Stick with 15x8s to hold the bead better when airing down. Use the chart in the link I shared so you can shop smart as not all sites list backpacking and/or offset.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Otto Man
https://www.rsracing.com/TechWheel.aspx This...

https://www.rsracing.com/TechWheel.aspx This link will give you all you need to know and more.
Backspacing is measure from the outside of the rim to the mounting surface. Offset is a distance...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-08-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 998
Posted By Otto Man
Swap the rear tires and see if it does the...

Swap the rear tires and see if it does the opposite pull on accel or decel. If so, you have a defective tire or wheel. One more thing to rule out. Also, any limited slip or locker in the rear that...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By Otto Man
How wide are the wheels and what size tires? Get...

How wide are the wheels and what size tires? Get a name brand spacer, not some ebay cheap-o's. I think torque spec is 90 ft lbs.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 349
Posted By Otto Man
Those do not look like XJ Cherokee Flares. XJ...

Those do not look like XJ Cherokee Flares. XJ flares do not have a provision for the turn signal or the extra extensions for behind the front flares. I bet they are CJ or YJ. They look similar but...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Otto Man
Yes, I have the same steps on mine with the...

Yes, I have the same steps on mine with the hooks. Try the hardware store, but you may have to go online. They are available online through MOPAR but they are pricey.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Otto Man
Are you installing the factory side steps? Like...

Are you installing the factory side steps? Like THESE (http://jeepdex.com/pdfs/82204304.pdf)

Then you need some Nutserts (or some call them Rivet Nuts) like THESE...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-06-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By Otto Man
My local Napa had a reman box in stock when I did...

My local Napa had a reman box in stock when I did mine in summer. I was not sure about the durango box on the later models. There is a post with a write-up on it though.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-05-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By Otto Man
I think the stock springs at normal ride height...

I think the stock springs at normal ride height on the vehicle are 12" front 8" rear. If they aren't sagging, just keep them. Get a good bilstien 5100 or Rancho 9000 shock. If you really want a...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-04-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By Otto Man
Are you looking for a better ride? Don't do...

Are you looking for a better ride? Don't do anything unless something is broken or worn out. You just don't seem to need it. You are fine with that tire size at stock height.
If you are bench...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-01-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By Otto Man
Exhaust rubbing on something? Go shake your...

Exhaust rubbing on something? Go shake your tailpipe when it is not too hot to handle. Factory skid plate? Mine was rusted out st the frame mounts and made noises.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Otto Man
If you are missing that on center feel, it could...

If you are missing that on center feel, it could just be a simple toe-in adjustment. most around here recommend 1/16" to 1/8" toe-in. Factory specifies an angle of total toe-in, but the tape...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-25-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By Otto Man
JP Magazine did a similar build about 6 years...

JP Magazine did a similar build about 6 years ago. They had expert help and I am sure some free Dyno time. They made crazy HP numbers, but I am sure their real cost would be crazy too. If you are...
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