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Forum: For Sale 05-07-2014, 06:46 PM
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Posted By tom h
bump to the top - want these to move so will...

bump to the top - want these to move so will consider offers
Forum: For Sale 05-03-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By tom h
JK stock bumpers, fenders spare tire mount for sale (San Diego)

Replaced my stock front and rear bumpers, and wheel well fenders recently and they are for sale to the highest bidder. Will ship on buyer's dime.

Fenders flares are both in great shape - no dings...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-24-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,262
Posted By tom h
If you only drive on forest service roads you're...

If you only drive on forest service roads you're fine. If you're wheeling on rocks yes you are underprepared.

In my other post on this thread I mentioned that I always prepare for the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-24-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 106
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Posted By tom h
Whenever I go out alone (meaning, only my...

Whenever I go out alone (meaning, only my vehicle) I assume that I will break an axle and be out of CB or cell phone range, so everyone on board brings a backback, hiking boots, and warm clothing if...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-24-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 44,009
Posted By tom h
I'd like to be laughing when the thieves burn...

I'd like to be laughing when the thieves burn their hands to a crisp from the 120VAC I wire to my vehicle. I am sooo tired of the tired explanation that "personal property isn't worth it." It is to...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-22-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By tom h
I owe you something ... just spent the past three...

I owe you something ... just spent the past three hours reading up about ham radios. Now I want one.

Looks like 2-meter ham radios -- handheld, look like walkie-talkies -- will get lots of range...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-21-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By tom h
Comm Radios Other than CBs

Any of you gents have recommendations for radios that have better ranges than a CB that I can carry with me when I'm wheeling? Looking for one that will let me contact the bride back in the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-21-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By tom h
What kind of radio has better range than a CB? ...

What kind of radio has better range than a CB? I'd like one with a range of a few miles so if I'm wheeling and my wife is back at the campground, a few miles away, I can contact her.

Or,...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-18-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By tom h
Stand down Lunatic

Thanks for offering to help, and I think I've narrowed down the problem.

Took my rig to ORW so they can establish where they did the power connection. It wasn't to the battery and it wasn't to...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-16-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By tom h
Lunatic, FYI -- I called ORW and they're going to...

Lunatic, FYI -- I called ORW and they're going to take a quick look at the power supply issue tomorrow. The guy that does all the installs will be there.

But I'm still curious about the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-15-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By tom h
OK I did as best as I could. First, I did not...

OK I did as best as I could. First, I did not install this myself but paid the boys at ORW to do it.

Below is the battery photo. I don't see any elec leads that look like the one running to...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-15-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By tom h
Lunatic, some quick replies above. There is no...

Lunatic, some quick replies above. There is no sound or static or buzz or hiss; the handheld is dead as a doornail. I'm guessing either power from the battery or a blown fuse. I'm suspecting the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-15-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By tom h
Cobra 75 WX XT - Not Working

Need electronics repair help!

Love my Cobra CB -- had it for only about 2 years but it's now stone dead. I'm fairly certain that I left the power on after my last run and it stayed that way for a...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-29-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,356
Posted By tom h
Dude, watch out for Body Armor. See this post: ...

Dude, watch out for Body Armor. See this post:

Body Armor 4x4 has pretty inexpensive yet cool looking bumpers. List price is $379 for the front and $339 for the rear, but at Truckaddons I ...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-28-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 44,009
Posted By tom h
I would bait them. Wait a few days, park in your...

I would bait them. Wait a few days, park in your secure spot, with a camera installed to record things. Put some floodlights up and turn them on when you spring the trap. That gets clear pictures...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-28-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By tom h
To answer this part -- yes, bikini tops are very...

To answer this part -- yes, bikini tops are very handy to have around and throw up when you want shade or moisture protection. My besttop takes me about 3 minutes to install.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-28-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By tom h
I live in a warm and relatively dry climate (San...

I live in a warm and relatively dry climate (San Diego) and I can say categorically that a bikini top is not a substitute for a soft top as regards keeping out rain. Soft rain, yes; misty weather...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-28-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,404
Posted By tom h
One and the same. Have him do your mods. He's...

One and the same. Have him do your mods. He's great!
Forum: California Jeep Forum 01-28-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,934
Posted By tom h
I'm a little late to this part of the thread -- ...

I'm a little late to this part of the thread --

Coyote, I'd recommend a brake club instead of the steering wheel club. Thieves will cut your wheel in half with bolt cutters and drive away with...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-28-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,404
Posted By tom h
The fellow that did my mods is in Oceanside and...

The fellow that did my mods is in Oceanside and works out of his garage. So if you're in LA you really aren't that far.

If you're down let me know. I tend to do private runs with a few friends...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-24-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,404
Posted By tom h
No issues but I recall that it was adjustable so...

No issues but I recall that it was adjustable so to avoid mounting it twice use a tape measure and some arithmetic. Again, I think it was good for 35" tires.

You will lose some visibility -- a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-24-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By tom h
Try Body Armor 4x4 bumpers ordered through a...

Try Body Armor 4x4 bumpers ordered through a third party like Truckaddons. I negotiated the front bumper to $329 (list $379) and rear bumper to $299 (list 339). Nice look, solid steel, I didn't need...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-24-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,404
Posted By tom h
Pic of the latch is earlier in the post. Before...

Pic of the latch is earlier in the post. Before you have your custom shop duplicate it I'd suggest you check out the ways that the other gate mfrs have done theirs.

The view using the new brake...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-24-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,356
Posted By tom h
Body Armor 4x4 has pretty inexpensive yet cool...

Body Armor 4x4 has pretty inexpensive yet cool looking bumpers. List price is $379 for the front and $339 for the rear, but at Truckaddons I negotiated them down to $326 and $299. Nice value and...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-21-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,404
Posted By tom h
Foxsat, now that you have to live with the...

Foxsat, now that you have to live with the tailgate you might want to consider finding a local custom fellow who can do the essential tweaks to make it better.

Not only did my local guy make me...
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