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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-30-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By KG6SLC
Music management

I've heard stories of others not being able to play some of their purchased music as well. If I've paid for something I believe that I should be able to access it! That coupled with my iTunes getting...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-26-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By KG6SLC
MPG drop in a slight incline

Even "slight" upgrades will send the MPG south. As long as you are level the MPG is actually pretty good with some finesse. However, that is negated at even a modest incline. A "real time" indicator...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-30-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By KG6SLC
Winch capacity

Many say a good rule of thumb is for the winch capacity to be around one and one half times the vehicles weight. That being said there are different "pulls" required for different situations. For...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-24-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,949
Posted By KG6SLC
430 Head unit

A couple of thing to keep in mind with the 430N unit.

The USB connection on the front of the radio is for uploading data into the unit and NOT for controlling an ipod (however this port can be...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-19-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 787
Posted By KG6SLC

TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) are devices that are placed inside each wheel, typically integrated into the valve stem, that sends a RF (Radio Frequency) signal to sensors integrated into...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-15-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By KG6SLC
Fuel capacity JK vs JKU

The fuel tank on both the JK and the JKU occupies the passenger side area between the drive line and the frame. It begins just after the transfer case and stops just prior to the rear axle. Since the...
Forum: California Jeep Forum 11-12-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By KG6SLC
Breadcrumb trails 730N vs 430N

Only the 730N has the ability to store breadcrumb trails(ten trails max). The 430N breadcrumb trail is either on or off with no ability to store. However, the 730N will not allow you to upload your...
Forum: California Jeep Forum 11-12-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,128
Posted By KG6SLC
Mojave Road

Took three days and two nights to do the Mojave Road with a small group in March 2012 and loved it. I want to do it again. The weather is best around March/April & October or so. Summers can get...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-11-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,954
Posted By KG6SLC
Navigation units

The 730N is considered by Jeep to be their "premier" system......and they make you pay for it. The 730N will do things like split screen and also has a single screen that gives you a map, elevation,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-09-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 914
Posted By KG6SLC

Nice looking JKU and it's a Rubicon! Your quota of fun has just been increased!

Welcome to the forum. .... and to the lifestyle/mindset.

KG6SLC aka Eugene
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-08-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,518
Posted By KG6SLC
Seat belt gets caught

Not only does it sometimes get caught when closing the door, but occasionally the part that inserts into the seat belt latch falls in such a way as to insert itself into to the door loop(aka bottle...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-08-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,954
Posted By KG6SLC
430N & 730N waypoints

I'm not sure there is enough interest out there to justify doing a "sticky" or not. Note that adding custom waypoints will only work on the 430N.

I liked the 730N that was in my 2011 Sport KJU...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-07-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,058
Posted By KG6SLC
Manual vs automatic

Had a 2011 JKU Sport manual with 60000 miles no problem. I now have a 2013 Rubicon manual with almost 40000 miles also with no problems at all.

In the past I have been stranded two times due to...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-06-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,550
Posted By KG6SLC
2 JKU's with no windshield replacement

My first JKU was a 2011 Sport and I drove it over 60,000 miles and never replaced the windshield.

I am now on my 2nd JKU, a 2013 Rubicon 10A. I have almost 40,000 miles on it have have never...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-06-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,459
Posted By KG6SLC
Auto vs Manual

I have been disabled/stranded specifically because of an automatic twice (different vehicles) when the vehicles would NOT move. On two other occasions I have had to replace the automatic...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-05-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,304
Posted By KG6SLC
VOLT meter use

A voltage gauge is pretty important to me.

I use accessories while NOT driving (ie ham radio for public service events such as car rallys, bicycle races, walkathons, and Baker 2 'Vegas). I need...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-02-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By KG6SLC

The latches are all the same. The difference in hood aerodynamics is not enough to avoid flutter. So yes, the hoods do flutter unless, or until, the hood latches are upgraded

KG6SLC aka Eugene
Forum: JK Tech Forum 10-31-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,954
Posted By KG6SLC
Custom poi's

I have had both 730N and 430N. I have loaded around two dozen trails and almost 550 waypoints into my 430N.

Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-30-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By KG6SLC
10A height vs Rubicon height

The springs on the 10A raise the body approx 1" higher from axle to body. However, the standard Rubicon tires are 255/75/17 which calc to 32.059 height but the 10A has slightly smaller diameter...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-29-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,199
Posted By KG6SLC
That "BURNS" me up!

I know the feeling. When I was younger, my car had a flat tire a short way out of town on a main, but lightly traveled, road. Earlier the same day I had taken the spare out as I needed the extra room...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 10-28-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By KG6SLC
430N vs 730N

In my 2011 Sport I upgraded from a 130 to a 730N and now, in my 2013 10A Rubicon, I have a 430N. Both have their advantage. I have not noticed speed issues with my 430N so I'm wondering what is slow...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 10-27-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,122
Posted By KG6SLC
Another Jeep conundrum

Thanks for that info. Who knows what people are thinking when they create "features" in their product.

KG6SLC aka Eugene
Forum: JK Tech Forum 10-21-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,122
Posted By KG6SLC
MPG history

Interesting. Do you, or anyone else for that matter, know how to access this saved history? When I reset one or the other I have not noticed any difference between the two resets.

KG6SLC aka Eugene
Forum: JK Tech Forum 10-20-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,122
Posted By KG6SLC
MPG in "real time"

AS stated, the MPG display is NOT a real time indicator. It will appear that way for a short while immediately after a reset, but will not be as "responsive" as more fuel is used and more distance is...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 10-16-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,166
Posted By KG6SLC
Spare tire rotation

The purpose of tire rotation is to share the tire tread wear of the five tires across the four tires mounted on the vehicle. This means that each tire takes a turn at being at "rest" (the spare) and...
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