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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-24-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,464
Posted By SeaComms
The crush cans sit behind the plastic covers on...

The crush cans sit behind the plastic covers on the bar, down here we dont have the crush cans so have nothing installed in there, so yes, you can simply install the bar without them.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-24-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,179
Posted By SeaComms
Rugged Ridge are about to release some alloy...

Rugged Ridge are about to release some alloy catches, and some black ones to follow shortly after - saw it on their facebook page:
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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-30-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,237
Posted By SeaComms
Don't know about your regulations, but down here...

Don't know about your regulations, but down here the rules are that the exhaust must exit behind the rearmost opening door or window. So in a soft top vehicle that makes it at the rear bumper :(
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-30-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 945
Posted By SeaComms
If this was really the case then you have a...

If this was really the case then you have a stuffed diff or a stuffed method of measurement.

It is not possible to adjust caster different from one side to the other on a solid diff without...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-30-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,159
Posted By SeaComms
Yes it is possible, just wether they will...

Yes it is possible, just wether they will activate it or not is the question. Export vehicles like ours down under can come on with parking lights and stay on with normal headlights and with high...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-30-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,869
Posted By SeaComms
The official measurement point is the distance...

The official measurement point is the distance between the metal bump stop points, as in, measure from the lowest point of the upper cup to the point it would hit the axle pad pretending the rubber...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-10-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,737
Posted By SeaComms
With flat flares you can run 35's with no lift....

With flat flares you can run 35's with no lift. This pic is from one of our Jeep shops down here (Double Black Off Road)

35s Procomp 98 steel wheels and DBOR flat flares! NO LIFT!
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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-10-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By SeaComms
Added one? You mean replaced the stock one...

Added one? You mean replaced the stock one right? Or has someone pinched yours.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-09-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By SeaComms
Based on the parts I can see in your pics, its...

Based on the parts I can see in your pics, its the 3.25in Rough Country lift, with rear track bar lift bracket, replacement rear sway bar links and original rears moved tot he front, 2 5in springs...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-09-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 165,519
Posted By SeaComms
My bolts are all still stock and after 2 years...

My bolts are all still stock and after 2 years and 55,000km with a 3in lift, I have no signs of bushes being chewed out or crush tubes being eaten by threads and no sign the bolts have ever moved...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-09-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By SeaComms
Wow to the second post where the bushes were to...

Wow to the second post where the bushes were to tight on the post. I had the opposite problem with the set I bought where there was about 1/4 inch freeplay total with installed (bout 1/8th inch...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-09-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,861
Posted By SeaComms
In the a two door I have mine mounted on the roll...

In the a two door I have mine mounted on the roll cage beside the drivers seat. If I need it in a hurry I simply slide my seat back and have instant access to it. Its been there for about a year now...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-09-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,561
Posted By SeaComms
Yep, agreed. As soon as you go off road. There...

Yep, agreed. As soon as you go off road. There is 3 modes. Mode one is what you are in during every day driving, mode 2 is pressing the button once, mode 3 is hold the button down for 7 seconds. ...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-04-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By SeaComms
I dont think you would see a lot of difference in...

I dont think you would see a lot of difference in the ride between the two since the AEV also uses 5100's. I have ridden in a mates 2 door Rubi with the AEV 2.5 kit and it rode great. I have put a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-04-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By SeaComms
There is nothing that can help you shift into a...

There is nothing that can help you shift into a higher gear faster than the box will allow anyway. The synchros take a while to spin up and 1st to 6th or even just to 4th is going to be a slow...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-04-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,529
Posted By SeaComms
Glad we migrated over to the UHF radios - much...

Glad we migrated over to the UHF radios - much smaller and easier to mount! All my controls are on the mic, and the main unit is about the size of 2 cigarette packs side by side so is mounted up...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-04-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,182
Posted By SeaComms
Cant see the point really - this is the slowest...

Cant see the point really - this is the slowest shifting vehicle I have ever owned. Try and shift at a normal speed, especially first to second or second to third and it just crunches. Nice slow...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-04-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,492
Posted By SeaComms
I was rotating mine every 5,000km (3,000 miles)...

I was rotating mine every 5,000km (3,000 miles) when the missus was driving a short distance to work with lots of roundabouts (13km trip with 17 roundabouts....) and chewing the edges of the front...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-26-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,313
Posted By SeaComms
Damn, I store mine on the door hinges - not legal...

Damn, I store mine on the door hinges - not legal to leave my driveway without them as Jeep wont give in writing it meets safety regulations....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-26-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,520
Posted By SeaComms
Have seen many posts down here too of the Rubi...

Have seen many posts down here too of the Rubi doing the same thing, pulling the plug from the sway bar fixed the problem too.

I have the same symptoms in my work car (Mitsubishi Outlander) with...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-26-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,383
Posted By SeaComms
Try this excel calculator I put together a while...

Try this excel calculator I put together a while ago while looking at the different options of diff ratios and tyre size. I updated it recently for the 2012 gearbox options.
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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-26-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 71,590
Posted By SeaComms
Dragging up a few week old thread but relevant to...

Dragging up a few week old thread but relevant to me as I am looking at tyres too.

From discussions with other users down here I am hearing the 3 ply side walled tyres like the Cooper and the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-07-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 832
Posted By SeaComms
Firstly congrats on the new purchase. Wise choice...

Firstly congrats on the new purchase. Wise choice holding out the 3.73's, you will be much happier in the long run.



Mopar is not part of Chrysler, and parts supplied by Mopar are covered by a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-07-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By SeaComms
Strange question to ask on a forum where the...

Strange question to ask on a forum where the majority of users have never seen a diesel JK :)

How hard to change? quite, as the engine is controlled by the computer and the computer is tied into a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-07-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,486
Posted By SeaComms
Gearing is a lot better in the 2012+ 5 speed auto...

Gearing is a lot better in the 2012+ 5 speed auto compared to the earlier 4 speed models. Here is a snap shot of the gearing with 33in tyres, you can see the RPMS's comparison the earlier models.
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