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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-27-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By dalehelman
265 75 15 on Tire Rack...

265 75 15 on Tire Rack (http://tires.tirerack.com/tires/265%2075%2015)
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-29-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By dalehelman
Question Death Wobble Poll-- Thanks for the input.

:deadhorse::Thanx:If you have experienced true "BUT PUCKERING" DW. What was the brand, size, and estimated mileage on your tires when it began? If you have never experienced DW. What brand, size and...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-26-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,217
Posted By dalehelman
Do you think he is a fan of 12mpg Jeeps?

Do you think he is a fan of 12mpg Jeeps?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-26-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,217
Posted By dalehelman
The last places he visited are now out of...

The last places he visited are now out of business along with a lot of taxpayer dollars.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-21-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,153
Posted By dalehelman
Good luck it is usually not that simple. Although...

Good luck it is usually not that simple. Although new tires did make a big difference on mine. This seemed to give me the most improvement. Hard-KOR SUPER-hard Rockwell Durometer (60d) bushings WITH...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-20-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,775
Posted By dalehelman
I re-geared. Went from 3:73 to 4:56 with 33s....

I re-geared. Went from 3:73 to 4:56 with 33s. That brought me back to near stock equivalency. Make sure your speedo gear matches your tire size so you get proper MPG numbers.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-16-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By dalehelman
Jeeps are heavy around 4500 lbs and there are a...

Jeeps are heavy around 4500 lbs and there are a lot of moving parts when they are rolling down the road. I get 13 overall and around 18 on highway trips.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-12-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 10,915
Posted By dalehelman
68 Sold our Escalade to our daughter. Our TJ is...

68 Sold our Escalade to our daughter. Our TJ is our daily driver when it's not behind our RV.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-10-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By dalehelman
Have the installer pull the diff. cover off and...

Have the installer pull the diff. cover off and inspect the gear pattern. Have them explain why the pattern correct or incorrect. If the diff set up is correct. then it could be in the transmission.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-10-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,811
Posted By dalehelman
On any DIY project I estimate the time it will...

On any DIY project I estimate the time it will take them double it. Then it usually doesn't take much longer than that. LOL
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-09-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,166
Posted By dalehelman
I guess you spend your money where you want , and...

I guess you spend your money where you want , and I,ll spend mine where I want. I just wanted to know if they worked. A handicap makes the stock method a little difficult.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-09-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 140,496
Posted By dalehelman
I just got finished replacing the axle end track...

I just got finished replacing the axle end track bar bushing with this Hard-KOR SUPER-hard Rockwell Durometer (60d) bushings WITH SLEEVES [KOR-1189-S-KIT] - $79.97 : KevinsOffRoad.com - Hard-KOR Jeep...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-09-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,166
Posted By dalehelman
Question Hood lift strut kit YES or NO

Anyone have these99834 - HoodLift for 72-06 Jeep® CJ-5, CJ-7, CJ-8 Scrambler, Wrangler YJ, TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec (http://www.quadratec.com/products/13027_00_07.htm) and if so what do you think?...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-09-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By dalehelman
I didn't say I would buy them again. The reason ...

I didn't say I would buy them again. The reason I bought them was I got tired of the door closing on my leg before I could get it in. I'm 66 and not as fast as I use to be. They do work for that...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-09-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By dalehelman
Thumbs up billet aluminum door stops "review"

I just installed a pair of aluminum door stops made by Armadillo. They appear to be well made and were very easy to install. The only problem is that they do not allow the doors to open quite as far...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-04-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,558
Posted By dalehelman
extractor nuts...

extractor nuts http://www.stanleyproto.com/xhtml/LITERATURE/PROTOBOLTETRACTORSOCKETS_T20266.PDF
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-01-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By dalehelman
I bought this one Walmart.com: Reese Towpower...

I bought this one Walmart.com: Reese Towpower Adjustable Tow Bar: Automotive (http://www.walmart.com/ip/Reese-Towpower-Adjustable-Tow-Bar/15125825) Have over 10,000 miles on it. Its simple effective...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-01-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By dalehelman
I would replace the thermostat. When they start...

I would replace the thermostat. When they start to go they usually default to open. That does not allow the engine to get hot enough to allow heater to work properly. Thermostats are fairly cheap...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-23-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,415
Posted By dalehelman
Here you go, but it aint cheap. Electric Life...

Here you go, but it aint cheap. Electric Life Part JE12-1099 - Power Window Kit by Electric-Life for Jeep...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-22-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,505
Posted By dalehelman
Please do not put Pink headlights on it.

Please do not put Pink headlights on it.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-21-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By dalehelman
I would suggest not using low range when starting...

I would suggest not using low range when starting off on slippery surfaces. If you have a manual transmission you can even start off in second. That way your tires are less likely to break loose.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-19-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By dalehelman
I have a 2006 with 4.0 auto it came with 3:73. I...

I have a 2006 with 4.0 auto it came with 3:73. I have 33s and was getting 12mpg. I went to 4:56. Now I get about 14 city and 18-19 highway. The new gears should pay for them self in about 2 years in...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-16-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By dalehelman
Death Wobble help source

:banghead:These people seem to have put a good deal of research into the DW problem.Death Wobble and How To Cure it (http://www.kevinsoffroad.com/how-to-fix-your-own-death-wobble/):banghead:
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-15-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,768
Posted By dalehelman
Check out the Death Wobble Stiicky.

Check out the Death Wobble Stiicky.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-15-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By dalehelman
IMHO It is more important how your gears sound...

IMHO
It is more important how your gears sound than how they look. If you do not hear them they are good.
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