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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-10-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,054
Posted By Phaedrus
It took six months of badgering the dealer to get...

It took six months of badgering the dealer to get mine done. They inspected my Rock Hard bumper and Warn winch before doing the work and said that these would not cause a problem with the work to be...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-24-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Phaedrus
I am not sure how to help. Mine is installed on a...

I am not sure how to help. Mine is installed on a JKU. Without the deflector the noise and vibration were unbearable. When I installed the deflector according to the directions (same as you have...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-15-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 27,992
Posted By Phaedrus
Thanks for the "heads up". I went to Ebay, found...

Thanks for the "heads up". I went to Ebay, found it, and watched the installation video. Seems like a nice inexpensive solution. What is the range of reception on the remote start?

Plug Play...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-13-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,261
Posted By Phaedrus
On a 4 door JKU there are 2 front pieces for the...

On a 4 door JKU there are 2 front pieces for the removeable roof panels, 1 wide middle piece over the back seat, and 1 wide piece over the rear cargo area.

Edit...sorry for the late reply...those...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-13-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,261
Posted By Phaedrus
It is probably going to be hard to find anyone...

It is probably going to be hard to find anyone that has experience with both the Hothead and Rugged Ridge liners. I would be interested as well, but for the $87 price, with free two day shipping, I...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-21-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,062
Posted By Phaedrus
I have read comments on several different threads...

I have read comments on several different threads that people are running the 9000's on settings ranging from 2 to 8 and are very happy with them. That sure seems to attest to the advantage of...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-17-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,885
Posted By Phaedrus
Bilstein shocks will shake the fillings out of...

Bilstein shocks will shake the fillings out of your teeth and bruise your kidneys until you piss blood. The AEV sales pitch about the bilsteins being tuned for their lifts is total marketing hype. I...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-01-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,228
Posted By Phaedrus
KJEEPER10, I am interested to learn your take on...

KJEEPER10, I am interested to learn your take on this question. You have had both 9000's & 7000's. It seems that the 7000's are very nice shocks. How do you feel about not having the option to adjust...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-27-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,361
Posted By Phaedrus
The curse of the working man was a short handled...

The curse of the working man was a short handled shovel. It was hated by prisoners on road work chain gangs that were forced to use them. Short handled shovels were a back breaker memorialized in...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-26-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,228
Posted By Phaedrus
And I dribbled Fat Tire ale down my chin and into...

And I dribbled Fat Tire ale down my chin and into my collar:drinks: thanks a lot!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-26-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,228
Posted By Phaedrus
It is interesting that you draw that comparison. ...

It is interesting that you draw that comparison. I raced motocross and flat track during that same era, and into the early 80's. My really good dirt machines had air adjustable forks, and...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-26-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,361
Posted By Phaedrus
Lots of Room Inside an Unlimited

I have both a full sized round point and a square point shovel along with a bow saw (all from Ace Hardware) mounted behind the rear seat of my unlimited. They take up hardly any room at all. The...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-25-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,228
Posted By Phaedrus
Perhaps you misread my post. Are Jeep factory...

Perhaps you misread my post. Are Jeep factory stock shocks worth $400? If they are, that is not what Jeep paid for them at the factory. I have more than $10K invested in modifications to my...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-25-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,228
Posted By Phaedrus
I think that a lot of people know that stock...

I think that a lot of people know that stock factory shocks are the very cheapest, off the shelf, compromise on many vehicles. I believe that is true for all of the Wrangler models. One of the least...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-14-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,653
Posted By Phaedrus
Not a stupid question at all. You are not missing...

Not a stupid question at all. You are not missing anything. You have it right. When I switched from Bilstein shocks to Rancho 9000's it reminded me of my early dirt bike days when I switched from an...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-20-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,713
Posted By Phaedrus
What is your experience with wind noise and the...

What is your experience with wind noise and the the Gobi rack at hiway speeds with the hard top installed?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-08-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,406
Posted By Phaedrus
I figured out 40 years ago that street racing was...

I figured out 40 years ago that street racing was boring and stupid. I took up dirt track motorcycle racing instead. That requires good equipment, balls, and talent. Any jerk can cut somebody off...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-08-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,406
Posted By Phaedrus
I only notice the kids in the diesel pickups. ...

I only notice the kids in the diesel pickups. But I don't take it personally. It seems they want to race everybody, any place, in any condition, rain, snow, shine, or in darkness. I think they are...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-02-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 860
Posted By Phaedrus
Make sure your battery connections are clean and...

Make sure your battery connections are clean and tight. Any momentary break in contact will cause this.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-02-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,849
Posted By Phaedrus
Well over $10K in mods. Best investment = $300...

Well over $10K in mods. Best investment = $300 for Rancho 9000 adjustable shocks.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-01-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,303
Posted By Phaedrus
Rugged Ridge XHD.

Rugged Ridge XHD.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-30-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,597
Posted By Phaedrus
^^This!

^^This!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-30-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,597
Posted By Phaedrus
I have never had a problem with people messing...

I have never had a problem with people messing with my underhood components because I have always locked my hood. The external latches are just too inviting. A hood lock is cheap insurance. Most...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-28-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,167
Posted By Phaedrus
Check your battery connections to make sure they...

Check your battery connections to make sure they are clean and tight. The cable connectors on the 2012 are tricky. You will think they are tight when in fact they are not. Even the slightest break...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-28-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,544
Posted By Phaedrus
Make sure your battery cable connections are...

Make sure your battery cable connections are clean and tight. Any momentary break in battery connection contact with cause this. Your posts read like you have done enough electrical modifications...
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