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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-18-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By HobieSailor
Thanks, white/light green wire on gray connector...

Thanks, white/light green wire on gray connector was correct wire for reverse light. So much better than running wire from undercarriage....
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-16-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By HobieSailor
Manual, I looked at switch on tranny and I...

Manual, I looked at switch on tranny and I thought all the wires ran forward. Maybe it snakes over to the frame rail and I didn't see it.

I like idea of using auto dim mirror (which I have),...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-16-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By HobieSailor
Reverse light wire under hood

Wired up my Rigid Industries back up light kit and want to know the reverse light wire runs through engine compartment?

I have an 05 Rubicon, wire to bulb is purple/black stripe. I didn't see this...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-26-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 884
Posted By HobieSailor
I had to replace my 05' Rubicon front driveshaft...

I had to replace my 05' Rubicon front driveshaft after I tore the boot and splines wore. The play in mine was less than yours but it was causing a wicked vibration on the road.

Adams driveshaft...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-23-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By HobieSailor
I know what you mean by "off-kilter", I pulled...

I know what you mean by "off-kilter", I pulled out cap and reseated it a few times but it was always off on the other side.

I also tried putting each side in slowly and moving cross back and...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-22-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By HobieSailor
Tom woods driveshaft, H yoke bent? *pic*

U joint in double carden joint was shot, I removed joint and noticed the other joint in double carden felt bound up so I decided to replace both. I had a hell off a time getting the last cup on...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-22-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By HobieSailor
Great thanks!!

Great thanks!!
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-22-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By HobieSailor
Wallowed out UCA mounting hole on body, repair?

Found I had lost the nut on my upper control arm and the loose bolt wallowed out the hole in 1/8" sheet metal mount. What can be done to repair this?

I guess the obvious would be to weld on a...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-20-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 611
Posted By HobieSailor
05 Rubicon drive shaft splines worn?

I hear a very loud single click noise when I first take off or when I let of and get back on gas again. I thought it may the U-joints so I replaced both of them and the noise did not change.

I did...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-23-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By HobieSailor
Ok so I looked back and I DID put the JKS track...

Ok so I looked back and I DID put the JKS track bar and stock pitman arm on at the same time…..

What size/brand lift are you running and how does your Rubicon Drive? When I had the dropped...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-21-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By HobieSailor
I've always read exactly what you're saying so...

I've always read exactly what you're saying so now you've got me second guessing myself... I could have sworn I swapped the pitman arm back to stock and then put the JKS track bar on later.... Maybe...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-20-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By HobieSailor
Still dont use it... I just went through this. I...

Still dont use it... I just went through this. I had a 4" RC lift with drop track bar bracket and drop pitman arm. It drove like crap... I changed only the pitman arm back to stock and it drove...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-19-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,778
Posted By HobieSailor
Duratracs all the way! Way more technology in the...

Duratracs all the way! Way more technology in the Duratrac tread design. I would sh!t all over the BFG's for being unchanged since the 70's but so is our jeeps! lol.

35" Duratracs (gratuitous Jeep...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-16-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By HobieSailor
Its 1.5k and flat, go for it. Just take it easy...

Its 1.5k and flat, go for it. Just take it easy and you'll be fine....

People worry to much...
Forum: TJ Pics Forum 05-14-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,944
Posted By HobieSailor
How well does the vinyl come off, does it leave...

How well does the vinyl come off, does it leave any residue?

I was thinking about wrapping mine in clear for scratch protection when wheeling.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-14-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By HobieSailor
Scotchgaurd Auto?

Planning on renting or buying a carpet cleaner and getting the seats nice and clean. Then I would like to waterproof them. Anyone have experience with scotchgaurd auto?

Oh and don't recommend seat...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-13-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,657
Posted By HobieSailor
No lift with 4.0L, Rubicon springs are not any...

No lift with 4.0L, Rubicon springs are not any taller. I think they may be a little stiffer tho...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-13-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By HobieSailor
Just need covers, Pm Sent.

Just need covers, Pm Sent.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-13-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By HobieSailor
When did you get the OEM pads? I'm still having...

When did you get the OEM pads? I'm still having trouble finding them. I only need the rear section. My pads aren't faded just torn from the first time I put soft top down...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-13-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,657
Posted By HobieSailor
I dont know where you are but have a complete set...

I dont know where you are but have a complete set of OEM rubicon springs and shocks of my 05' with about 30k miles on them, no sag at all. PM me if interested.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-12-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,043
Posted By HobieSailor
I guess you'd prefer the laws of South Africa.. ...

I guess you'd prefer the laws of South Africa..

http://youtu.be/fDrzMGdYWZc
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-12-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,043
Posted By HobieSailor
Easy way to prevent doors from getting stolen

Like most of us I never have the nuts on my door hing pins. Searching the forum yesterday I came across several threads where doors were stolen which got me thinking...

I'm not the type of person...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-12-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 976
Posted By HobieSailor
+1 on the POR-15 All you need to do is wire...

+1 on the POR-15

All you need to do is wire brush to remove any loose rust and then paint over it.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-12-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By HobieSailor
Got a pic? what was wrong with the padding?

Got a pic? what was wrong with the padding?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-12-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,035
Posted By HobieSailor
Buy a hardtop... lol. If this is a one time...

Buy a hardtop... lol.

If this is a one time event I would lash a 2x4 across the roll bars above the rear seat and put a piece of 3/4" plywood across the top. You may have to experiment on the...
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