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Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-07-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By kinsale
Thanks everyone. It seems I'm right on the edge...

Thanks everyone. It seems I'm right on the edge price wise as to whether I can do this. I am in the north east so plenty of jeeps around but also not the best weather in terms of older jeeps. ...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-06-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By kinsale
Am I crazy? Old jeep or no?

I own a 2011 JK Unlimited and my family love it. It is my wifes daily driver. However I really miss having a jeep of my own and am contemplating an old jeep for myself however I have a limited...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-23-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By kinsale
is it in good shape? how much are you looking...

is it in good shape? how much are you looking for it? shipping could be an issue though as i am in NH.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-23-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By kinsale
Advice on new rear bumper 2011 JKU

Hi all,
Anyone know of a cheaper alternative to getting a replacement rear bumper from the dealer? I'm ok with it not being stock as long as it matches the rest of the Jeep. I have a silver 2011...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-06-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By kinsale
New tires for 16" wheels on JKU

I'll say upfront that I'm looking for new tires for looks only. I rarely go off road so on road performance is more important. I'm looking for bigger tires to make the JKU look better. The stock...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-30-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,556
Posted By kinsale
Hi thanks for the pics. Can you tell us how much...

Hi thanks for the pics. Can you tell us how much the total cost was?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By kinsale
yeah I had asked in another thread but I wasn't...

yeah I had asked in another thread but I wasn't clear whether staying with stock tires would see an improvement. It seems from the chart I should go to 4.1 or 4.56 gears without sacrificing too much...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By kinsale
"they " is the people on the internet :) I do...

"they " is the people on the internet :) I do 99% highway. It is a stock JKU Sport.

If it doesn't need it then that's great.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By kinsale
Please help me understand regearing.

I have a 2011 JKU which "they" say is geared wrong. As I understand regearing is helpful when going to larger diameter tires. However is regearing at all useful for the stock 29" tires? As I...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-11-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By kinsale
350 miles and a RATTLE??

I have 350 miles on my new JKU. I have just started having an annoying rattle when I go over bumps from the left side of the dash. It sounds like it is coming from the tweeter pod but am not sure. ...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,561
Posted By kinsale
Jimbox, with stock tires or slightly bigger and...

Jimbox, with stock tires or slightly bigger and an Auto JKU what would you regear to for mainly highway use?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By kinsale
Great advice thank you.

Great advice thank you.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,561
Posted By kinsale
I am one of those new owners who is critical of...

I am one of those new owners who is critical of the JKU on highway. I have another thread about this. I love the Jeep, truly. I would not have bought it otherwise. I did test drive on highway. ...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By kinsale
I don't plan on going bigger, it's really my...

I don't plan on going bigger, it's really my daily driver so I don't want to mess with the ride and handling too much. It's capable right now of any off road i might do.

So what would be the best...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By kinsale
Sorry, I'm not looking to increase MPG. I'm...

Sorry, I'm not looking to increase MPG. I'm looking to have a better highway ride. I only asked about MPG to see if it decreased a lot with a regear.

The tuner is something I would do but I...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By kinsale
If I was to re-gear?

So I have a new 2011 JKU with 3.73 gears. 150 miles on the clock and averaging 15.5mpg so far. I see what everyone means about going up a hill on the highway... You get passed a lot. How would a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-08-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By kinsale
My readout says 15.0 MPG. Hoping it will slowly...

My readout says 15.0 MPG. Hoping it will slowly improve. Thanks for all your responses.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-08-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By kinsale
Thanks for the info. I drive conservatively as...

Thanks for the info. I drive conservatively as it is so I can't really go much slower. I'm ok with the rated MPG, as long as I get 15-16mpg mixed driving. I've read people getting 20mpg on...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-08-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By kinsale
How to break in a new 2011 JKU

I have approx 150 miles on my new JKU. I'm averaging 14.5 mpg with a mix of city and highway. Can I expect an improvement after everything breaks in?
Is there anything I should or shouldn't be...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,150
Posted By kinsale
I agree it is much better than the minivan. I'm...

I agree it is much better than the minivan. I'm just glad I didn't come from a more powerful car. :)
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-05-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,150
Posted By kinsale
Bought a 2011 JKU, Underpowered? NO!

So I finally finished all my research and picked up a new 2011 Silver JKU. It is only a Sport but I love it! My wife loves it too which is an added bonus :)

I chose the 2011 over the 2012 after...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-25-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,329
Posted By kinsale
I think the OP was just trying to get an idea of...

I think the OP was just trying to get an idea of how "fast" or "slow" the two models are. I am new to Jeeps, buying one in the next week and I thought it was a fair question. I don't expect a Jeep...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-23-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By kinsale
I have done research on the site. I understand...

I have done research on the site. I understand about the TL program. What I don't know is how much lower to aim now that the 2012 are on their way. The dealers near me only have a few 2011 left. ...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-23-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By kinsale
What price should I aim for?

http://www.jeep.com/hostc/getWindowStickerPdf.do?vin=1J4BA3H1XBL612447

On this Unlimited what price should I aim to get it for? My budget is tight and I figured I could only afford a used JKU but...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-20-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By kinsale
Any year JKU to avoid?

In looking at used Unlimiteds are there any years or models to avoid? Anything I should look out for when shopping used Unlimiteds?

thanks!
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