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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-05-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,357
Posted By txtumbleweed
x2. Tried the HERE update on a 2013 about 4...

x2. Tried the HERE update on a 2013 about 4 months ago. Radio updates went well. Map updates went no where. HERE processed the refund. Not a positive experience.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-15-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By txtumbleweed
An alternative is to just add some distilled...

An alternative is to just add some distilled water to top it off. The system level dilution is inconsequential.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-10-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By txtumbleweed
Probably the lock actuator's internal gear drive...

Probably the lock actuator's internal gear drive stripped or slipping. Your description is exactly the same as when my Grand Cherokee's actuator went. The good news was it gave me about a month of...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-08-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By txtumbleweed
Let us know how well the map upgrade goes. My...

Let us know how well the map upgrade goes. My experience was not positive.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f202/wrangler-430n-update-purchased-from-factory-1354545.html
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-05-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,045
Posted By txtumbleweed
American Expedition Vehicles - Brute Kit, V8...

American Expedition Vehicles - Brute Kit, V8 HEMI, Aftermarket Jeep Conversions, Products, Wheels, Accessories and Highline Kits for Jeeps (TJ, JK, WK, XK)....
Forum: JK Tech Forum 04-23-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By txtumbleweed
Had the same problem. Just put another heavy duty...

Had the same problem. Just put another heavy duty zip tie (around the shock only) an inch or so above the bottom of the shock. Snug it up tightly. and it should prevent the other zip tie holding the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 04-23-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By txtumbleweed
Another Fail

Just tried the HERE map updates on my 2013 going to the 2015 North America maps. The radio software update went fine, but the map data base update was a big FAIL. Everything looked like the map...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-18-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By txtumbleweed
I used Lindsey for a AEV 2.5in lift install +...

I used Lindsey for a AEV 2.5in lift install + front/rear AEV bumpers + Warn winch. Excellent work.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-10-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By txtumbleweed
Went with option 2. 1) Installed the...

Went with option 2.

1) Installed the outer fender flare first. Easily snaps in place with the correct fasteners.
2) Installed the inner fender liner second. A few christmas tree type plastic...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-30-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By txtumbleweed
Common problem. Mine leaks out of both the...

Common problem. Mine leaks out of both the overflow down spout as well as the tank's top fill cap when offroading. Not sure if there is a fix with the current design. Even if you can improve the...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 10-03-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,758
Posted By txtumbleweed
Question

KM2's 285-75-17 available again? I thought BFG stopped manufacturing them.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-16-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,504
Posted By txtumbleweed
Geometry Correction Brackets

Geo correction brackets can help with caster angles and improve the road feel (flightiness, brake dive, etc) on a lifted JK.

AEV makes them and has a good explanation of their purpose here:...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-09-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By txtumbleweed
Idiot Here

OK - school me. How are you getting the VIC to display actual coolant temps on a 2013?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-05-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By txtumbleweed
If you just need to top off the overflow tank,...

If you just need to top off the overflow tank, just use distilled water. Cheap, easy, and you don't have to think about type of coolant. 3.6L systems hold 10.5 quarts (336 ounces). I'm guessing...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-03-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,332
Posted By txtumbleweed
Navigation Update

BUMP

Just want to check whether anyone has had success with this installation/update offer for the 2013 Wrangler 430 navigation data base? Haven't seen much complaining later, but also haven't...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-01-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 613
Posted By txtumbleweed
Give it some time to settle down. It took mine...

Give it some time to settle down. It took mine 6+ months and almost 2 top offs of the overflow reservoir before the system was "happy" and got all the air out of its systems. Never had any visible...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-21-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,150
Posted By txtumbleweed
Just buy some distilled water next time you go to...

Just buy some distilled water next time you go to the grocery store and top off the overflow tank. Unless you have dumped a large amount of coolant or live in an area of extreme temps, then using...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-15-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 84,729
Posted By txtumbleweed
Ignited - as a point of reference, my stock KMs...

Ignited - as a point of reference, my stock KMs with 18K on them measure about 31"s ground to top of tire at 37psi.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-03-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,672
Posted By txtumbleweed
x2. I mounted mine per the EZPASS instructions...

x2. I mounted mine per the EZPASS instructions and it would never register. I suspect it has to do with the angle between the JK windshield and the EZPASS reader. Now I just pull it off the Velcro...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 07-27-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,848
Posted By txtumbleweed
Always amazing what kind of wild life you will...

Always amazing what kind of wild life you will see on the trails :)

Your spotter on Poughkeepsie was entertaining.

Yep - I figure about 3/4 in from new tires. I may also put a 1/2 or 3/4 in...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 07-27-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,848
Posted By txtumbleweed
Thx - that all makes sense. I have an AEV 2.5...

Thx - that all makes sense. I have an AEV 2.5 lift (using stock rear links and stock wheels). The real problem I have is parking garage height -- I am within about 2 1/2 inches of hitting the...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 07-26-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,848
Posted By txtumbleweed
Thx for the review. Your rear sway bar links...

Thx for the review. Your rear sway bar links stock? Curious why you need the spacers to clear them. I am considering the KM2 255x80x17 and KO2 34x10.5x17 as replacements for my stock KMs (currently...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-25-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,077
Posted By txtumbleweed
Expedition Portal Link Below May Be of Interest

Ursa Minor Pop-Top Jeep JK - Expedition Portal (http://www.expeditionportal.com/forum/threads/81780-Ursa-Minor-Pop-Top-Jeep-JK)

93 page thread - lots of discussions.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-18-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By txtumbleweed
If you are just driving on the dry beach, you can...

If you are just driving on the dry beach, you can wait. As much fun as it may be, try to avoid driving through the water at the shore edge. If you feel the need to do that, I would recommend a spray...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-16-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 141,461
Posted By txtumbleweed
Are you saying your 34x10.5x17 KO2s are almost...

Are you saying your 34x10.5x17 KO2s are almost touching your rear sway bar links? Stock links? Stock wheels? Front rubbing while backing up? Maybe I am misreading your post.....
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