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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-11-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,145
Posted By live_slow
Went out in the MD snow Sunday before plows or...

Went out in the MD snow Sunday before plows or treatment.

First snow in this Jeep. First snow with Duratracs on any vehicle. They are OK. Better than my old Jeep with the BFG MTs (no siping on...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-29-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 20,389
Posted By live_slow
I have a few pics in my profile here: ...

I have a few pics in my profile here:

live_slow's Jeep Profile :: 2013 Jeep JK (http://www.wranglerforum.com/jeep-profiles/37247/)

That's a Mopar 2" with 33 DT

I'm doing bumpers/winch/one or...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-29-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,504
Posted By live_slow
I'd get him a 2DR and take out the back seat. ...

I'd get him a 2DR and take out the back seat.

The biggest problem teens have is distraction due to passengers. Many states have laws to cut down on multiple teens (15-18) in a vehicle, but most...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-25-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,864
Posted By live_slow
3.21 should go up to 4.56 for 35s That's mostly...

3.21 should go up to 4.56 for 35s
That's mostly math.

At 3.73 and 35 things get more subjective due to cost and ROI. I would regear since I would be adding other weight and perhaps towing. I also...
Forum: Maryland Jeep Forum 09-22-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 951
Posted By live_slow
thanks, yeah i'll probably avoid the technical...

thanks, yeah i'll probably avoid the technical stuff for a while. i don't want to break stuff on my DD.

i'll be looking for a welder by spring or sooner if my house back in AL sells, doing C's...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-18-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By live_slow
You would want to ask around for people who have...

You would want to ask around for people who have chalk tested their "37s".

I'd bet most are around 36.5 when operational.
Forum: Maryland Jeep Forum 09-16-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 951
Posted By live_slow
Yeah I've not seen your rig yet I don't think. I...

Yeah I've not seen your rig yet I don't think. I do wave across four lanes once I confirm it's a Jeep though, so sometimes I miss the details, lol.

I do get lots of waves though. I've seen lots of...
Forum: Maryland Jeep Forum 09-16-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,775
Posted By live_slow
I just moved up here and had a chance to meet the...

I just moved up here and had a chance to meet the guys at Adams today.

I needed to change the oil, and my townhouse and carport storage are full of boxes. I'm not going to DIY it for a while until...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-15-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,053
Posted By live_slow
If you drive it every day, you may want to stick...

If you drive it every day, you may want to stick with 35s.

I only say that because chasing height/offroad capability is a lot like chasing horsepower.

You get a pretty big bang for your buck on...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-11-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,716
Posted By live_slow
The newer KMs ain't that bad, but I replaced mine...

The newer KMs ain't that bad, but I replaced mine with Duratracs for now.

A good dealer will say something like, " It's no problem. We'll get you another tire on there. Pick out the one you want...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-07-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 48,498
Views: 3,477,755
Posted By live_slow
Drove about 760 miles from AL to DC through the...

Drove about 760 miles from AL to DC through the gap. Saw lots of Jeeps. Gave lots of thumbs up.

Saw a rig with a nice rear stinger type tire carrier in VA on 66. Gotta search that out -- traffic...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-04-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,483
Posted By live_slow
We have to remember that driving on paved roads...

We have to remember that driving on paved roads on ice, snow and during significant rain events is a factor of the driver and the tires.

With the appropriate tires and tire compounds, most any...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-03-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,483
Posted By live_slow
Edit miss quote, for the Rubi guy who had a...

Edit miss quote, for the Rubi guy who had a regret :-)

4lo 4:1 is easy mode. You may regret not having it. Having wheeled "running" I will never regret buying the "factory crawl". Hell, I even...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-03-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By live_slow
Sport S sure is nice. I'm sure you wouldn't...

Sport S sure is nice. I'm sure you wouldn't regret it. 20% off road is something like 76 days in a year, so if you do end up going out a few times a month, you may want more aggressive tread right...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-01-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,595
Posted By live_slow
Any time you make XXX,XXX number of units, you...

Any time you make XXX,XXX number of units, you will have X percent with significant problems and X percent with minor problems. On top of that you will have X percent of problems that become evident...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-31-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,435
Posted By live_slow
It's been said here and lived through by enough...

It's been said here and lived through by enough of us enough times to be accepted as fact.

A standard Wrangler is purpose built for off-road capability due to it's break-over angles, 4WD system,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-30-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,864
Posted By live_slow
since i didn't see it mentioned, the OP will...

since i didn't see it mentioned, the OP will notice a slower crawl speed when in 4lo

a problem not often talked about is keeping the crawl speed slow, without the expense of a 4:1 t-case...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,765
Posted By live_slow
tagged in case i find money = thanks narphenal

tagged in case i find money = thanks narphenal
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-26-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,450
Posted By live_slow
It's because of the window needing to seal with...

It's because of the window needing to seal with the top.

Convertible cars, most of them, have a top rail to window seal. This way, when the top is down and the windows are rolled up, they are...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-26-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,036
Posted By live_slow
At this point in my life, if someone tells or...

At this point in my life, if someone tells or asks or dares or teases me to do something, I ain't doing it.

F-them.

I'll only do what I want (or have) to do.

That also applies to wheeling...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-25-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,646
Posted By live_slow
car, truck, station wagon, poser-mobile, school...

car, truck, station wagon, poser-mobile, school bus, short bus, heep, beater, rig, ride, cage, 4x, fo by fo, hoopty, sled, tank, limo, pip-mobile, grocery getter, jalopie, barge, Jeep

It don't...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-25-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 48,498
Views: 3,477,755
Posted By live_slow
I planted lots of trees when I moved in to the...

I planted lots of trees when I moved in to the hosue about five years ago.

Too many really, and I'm about to sell the house.

So yesterday I used the Jeep to pull out four of them.

1 4.5 year...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-25-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,483
Posted By live_slow
I had the benefit of knowing exactly what I...

I had the benefit of knowing exactly what I wanted and what I wasn't willing to go through modding in later, having done extensive work on another model Jeep.

So, in my own case, the Rubicon was...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By live_slow
i run a long bungie from one roll bar, through...

i run a long bungie from one roll bar, through the holes in the bag handles to the other (looping it back on itself at each end)
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,977
Posted By live_slow
tagged can't wait to see the axle swap! ...

tagged

can't wait to see the axle swap!

in my opinion, that's the break over point between awesome and f'ng awesome.
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