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Forum: JK Tech Forum Today, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By Hilldweller
You need to go to something like Overland Expo...

You need to go to something like Overland Expo (http://www.overlandexpo.com/) and pick up some skills. You'll have a good time, learn a bunch, make some lifelong friends.
And keep from killing...
Forum: JK Tech Forum Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By Hilldweller
Sounds like wheel bearings to me. How many...

Sounds like wheel bearings to me.
How many miles on it?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 04:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,794
Posted By Hilldweller
Ugh. I don't "Amazon" my bulbs... ...I buy...

Ugh. I don't "Amazon" my bulbs... ...I buy from vendors I know and trust...

*** <b>NEW</b>** Philips Xtreme Vision (XTV) 9003 XTP / H4 / HB2 60/55W Lamp...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Hilldweller
If you mean hydraulic, then yeah, I have a few...

If you mean hydraulic, then yeah, I have a few friends with hydraulic winches. But they have dedicated hydraulic systems on their Mogs with a variety of PTOs.
Hydraulic chainsaws are the bomb,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-25-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,395
Posted By Hilldweller
dam. rig a motion sensor to a recording of a...

dam.

rig a motion sensor to a recording of a shotgun chambering a round. Somebody moves near your Jeep, floodlight comes on, the shotgun noise, vandal runs away.
You can hose their poop off your...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-25-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,794
Posted By Hilldweller
They're not "identical" but they're very similar...

They're not "identical" but they're very similar in concept and execution.
I didn't know that they included a cap/resistor in the unit's wiring. That's interesting.
Do they have specs anywhere? ...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-25-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By Hilldweller
20's? eeeeeeeewwwwwwww.... Sell the...

20's?
eeeeeeeewwwwwwww....
Sell the wheels/tires, buy a set of 16s or 17s, get some real tires.

You need at least 37s on 20s to air down effectively. Those are mallcrawl wheels.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-25-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 571
Posted By Hilldweller
There are people that respect the law, general...

There are people that respect the law, general safety, and have respect for other motorists that aren't scared little girls...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-25-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,794
Posted By Hilldweller
The "full harness" is the one from SMS; they...

The "full harness" is the one from SMS; they build it for Dan Stern also. And it's great ---- but JKs really crank out the voltage when they get cold and the higher voltage kills bulbs very quickly....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Hilldweller
Yeah, this. I never understood the concept of...

Yeah, this.
I never understood the concept of born again virginity...

OP, you've got yourself a gal that's been around the block a few times. You didn't pop her cherry; get over it. She can...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-23-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,794
Posted By Hilldweller
They're objectively and subjectively better. You...

They're objectively and subjectively better. You can prove it both with your eyes and a meter....

You can measure the "better" with a meter... ...but whether it's "that much better" is really...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-22-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,794
Posted By Hilldweller
Sylvania recently lost a lawsuit and has to pay...

Sylvania recently lost a lawsuit and has to pay millions for making false claims about their "upgraded" headlight bulbs.
If anybody does want better H13 bulbs, stick with Philips Xtreme Vision or...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-21-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By Hilldweller
You're recommending illegal lighting that doesn't...

You're recommending illegal lighting that doesn't work well to a newbie?
Nice.
You should at least tell him that it's illegal to install those lights, shouldn't you? You want him to make an...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-21-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,794
Posted By Hilldweller
LEDs make their heat in the rear though. The...

LEDs make their heat in the rear though. The lens stays pretty cool.
I've never measured the lens much above ambient temperatures on anything except the first generation of JWS --- they had a fan...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-20-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,794
Posted By Hilldweller
Daniel Stern Lighting Consultancy and Supply...

Daniel Stern Lighting Consultancy and Supply (http://www.danielsternlighting.com/products/products.html)
Looks like they're $79 each; not sure how much for the adapter but you can find them on...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-20-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By Hilldweller
Good tires and a cb radio were my first mods on...

Good tires and a cb radio were my first mods on all my 4WD vehicles.

Find out what you like/dislike about it. What needs tweaking.
They do pretty well as is...

(then get headlights)
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-20-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Hilldweller
I had 265/70-18 on my '08 and they fit fine. ...

I had 265/70-18 on my '08 and they fit fine. Just big 32s.

I think that 275/70-18 will fit; maybe a little rub on the lca.
TreadDepot.com: Cooper Discoverer S/T Maxx Tires Black Wall (LT275/70...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-20-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,794
Posted By Hilldweller
JW Speaker uses projectors for their LEDs. ...

JW Speaker uses projectors for their LEDs.
Hella does too but it is EXPENSIVE.

The best bang for the buck 7" retrofit is a Cibie H4 reflector with Phillips Xtreme Vision bulbs and a simple H13 to...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-20-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,250
Posted By Hilldweller
Also have to check your actual mileage as opposed...

Also have to check your actual mileage as opposed to what the odometer says...

I have a 2014 with manual trans and 3.73 gears with 255/80-17 ST-Maxx tires (33" skinnies). I'm getting around...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-20-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,794
Posted By Hilldweller
Not all that good; pass. Delta has the...

Not all that good; pass.
Delta has the capability of doing better. Let's see what they come up with next.





This.
They're both pretty good. I'd go for the best deal.
The Petersons...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-19-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,245
Posted By Hilldweller
The big round thing's the steering wheel. ...

The big round thing's the steering wheel. :happyyes:
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-19-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 72,426
Posted By Hilldweller
The wife and I did 7000 miles in a 2-door a few...

The wife and I did 7000 miles in a 2-door a few years ago in 2 weeks. We wheeled the Rockies from Jasper down to Colorado Springs, hit Mt Rushmore, Devil's Tower, and everywhere else we could.
We...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-19-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,136
Posted By Hilldweller
I don't have any experience with the JCR but I've...

I don't have any experience with the JCR but I've seen ARBs fall apart in the field during simple snatch recoveries.

How much does that JCR weigh?
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-18-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,245
Posted By Hilldweller
Manual transmissions have actual gears and...

Manual transmissions have actual gears and velocity control is our responsibility.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-17-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 72,426
Posted By Hilldweller
It's been a long time so I can't really help you....

It's been a long time so I can't really help you. I do remember having great Mexican food in Salida though. And that they don't pronounce Salida the Spanish way...

Have fun.
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