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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-31-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By onetraveller
With the 2" lift you should be fine with a...

With the 2" lift you should be fine with a maximum back spacing of 5.5 inches. Stock is about 6.25" Anything less would give you more clearance. The AEV rims are 5.2". Most of the aftermarket...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-29-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By onetraveller
The stock attenuator works fine. You can change...

The stock attenuator works fine. You can change it if you like, but it's not necessary.

Mike
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-28-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By onetraveller
Instead of a higher lift, look at the Old Man Emu...

Instead of a higher lift, look at the Old Man Emu heavy duty rear springs. Both part no 2618 or 2620 will provide about 2.25 - 2.5 inches of lift and they won't require any additional components...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-28-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By onetraveller
I upgraded the Rancho 2" sport kit with rear OME...

I upgraded the Rancho 2" sport kit with rear OME coils. It works very well.


Details are in the link in my sig.

Mike
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-27-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By onetraveller
The ECTED is essentially a clutch type limited...

The ECTED is essentially a clutch type limited slip with a mechanism to lock the clutches together on demand.

I have the factory LSD in the rear of my Sahara. For the money it was an excellent...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-27-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By onetraveller
I use a brass bodied lock on mine that fits...

I use a brass bodied lock on mine that fits perfectly. Yes you can cut it off, but it won't rust the way the steel ones will.

Mike
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-25-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By onetraveller
The stock one works fine. But I went with the...

The stock one works fine. But I went with the Rancho and their relocation kit to raise the stabilizer above the tie rod. It's only about $75 for the whole kit.

Mike
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-25-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By onetraveller
I would not recommend adding spacers to wheels...

I would not recommend adding spacers to wheels that are already a lower offset. You are increasing the forces on the steering components (e.g. ball joints, etc.) and they are already stressed with...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-21-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,209
Posted By onetraveller
My Superwinch TS9500 Synthetic is about 65 lbs. ...

My Superwinch TS9500 Synthetic is about 65 lbs. Most winches in the 9-10k lb range seem to run 90-100 lbs. The synthetic line versions can shave 25-35 lbs off that.

Mike
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-20-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By onetraveller
I use the Reese tow bar, Warrior D Ring adapters...

I use the Reese tow bar, Warrior D Ring adapters with my Pavement Ends bumper and the Cooltech LLC wiring kit. Works great.

Mike
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-18-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 530
Posted By onetraveller
I've already converted to the Hella housings via...

I've already converted to the Hella housings via the SMS upgrade. I get great light. My issue is bulb life. I've been running Phillips bulbs and replacing them about every 6 months. The question...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-17-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By onetraveller
^^^^ This or a piece of angle iron from Home...

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This or a piece of angle iron from Home Depot or Lowes. The angle iron would be stronger, but heavier.

Mike
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-17-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By onetraveller
It's not collapsible, but I picked up a 12"...

It's not collapsible, but I picked up a 12" breaker bar, 6" extension, and a six-pint socket from Lowes and keep it in the Jeep.

Mike
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-17-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 530
Posted By onetraveller
I might try the Osram bulbs, but my lights are on...

I might try the Osram bulbs, but my lights are on constantly from about September to May, and most of the summer too.

Mike
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-17-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By onetraveller
Could you drill through the top of the bumper,...

Could you drill through the top of the bumper, then thread the bolt through both the bumper and the mounting plate then into the winch? This is how my bumper and mounting plate are designed. It...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-17-2015, 03:51 PM
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Posted By onetraveller
Washed it, then swapped my front sway bar links...

Washed it, then swapped my front sway bar links for a set of the Teraflex disconnects.

Mike
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-17-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 530
Posted By onetraveller
My standard type H4 bulbs with the SMS harness...

My standard type H4 bulbs with the SMS harness last about 6 months. The hotter bulbs would last even less time.

This means I'would have paid for a set of LED headlights in 5 years just with the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-17-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By onetraveller
Many of the kits increase travel, but not all. ...

Many of the kits increase travel, but not all. It depends very much on what your planned uses are. The majority of kits that I've looked at are designed to increase droop (down travel) at the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-17-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By onetraveller
I wouldn't worry about it to much. Just use the...

I wouldn't worry about it to much. Just use the heat and drive it like normal.

Mike
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-14-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By onetraveller
Be wary of home conversions. There are material...

Be wary of home conversions. There are material issues at play beyond the simple fuel mapping concerns. Many rubbers and plastics used in standard motor vehicles don't like long term exposure to...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-14-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,398
Posted By onetraveller
They only work if the are very securely attached...

They only work if the are very securely attached to the front bumper. Most of the bolt on ones will simply fold up in a situation where you would need it.

Mike
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-14-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 586
Posted By onetraveller
You may also need new rear bump stops if you...

You may also need new rear bump stops if you don't already have them, since the bracket raises the track bar.

Mike
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-14-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,707
Posted By onetraveller
Subarus are very durable. They are the car of...

Subarus are very durable. They are the car of choice in Alaska.

Mike
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-14-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,707
Posted By onetraveller
My brother has a Patriot and it works fine for a...

My brother has a Patriot and it works fine for a cheap commuter, although you should be able to buy new for that price. My wife has a Kia Sorento and its a great AWD SUV for the money.

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Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-14-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By onetraveller
Scrub radius is a relationship between the center...

Scrub radius is a relationship between the center of the tire and the steering geometry and effects the handling. Wikipedia actually has a pretty good picture of it. When you add a larger tire, the...
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