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Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum Yesterday, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 130
Posted By LJ Dave
I use diff guards that look kind of like old...

I use diff guards that look kind of like old football helmet face masks on both front and rear. They have both taken a beating and have held up nicely for the past 10 years on my LJ Rubicon. They are...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-29-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By LJ Dave
I had a '67 GT6, a '68 GT6 and a 1980 TR8. I...

I had a '67 GT6, a '68 GT6 and a 1980 TR8. I bought the '67 in high school and drove it through college. The '68 was primarily a parts donor car. The TR8 was a great car, surprisingly very...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-29-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By LJ Dave
I've had an issue with poorly fitting/corroded...

I've had an issue with poorly fitting/corroded connectors causing melt downs in two cars. In both cases the connectors got so hot that they melted the plastic housing of the switch. 1st one was an...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-28-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By LJ Dave
Totally agree with Water Dog on this.

Totally agree with Water Dog on this.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-28-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By LJ Dave
When the front axle u-joints wear out they can...

When the front axle u-joints wear out they can make a sound similar to what you have described.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-27-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By LJ Dave
That winch would work for hoisting your hard top...

That winch would work for hoisting your hard top off of your Jeep. That's about it though.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-27-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By LJ Dave
I use the standard TJ insta-trunk in my LJ. I...

I use the standard TJ insta-trunk in my LJ. I bought it because I wanted to have a small area that was somewhat secure to store things like my tool bag, winch accessories and the occasional laptop...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-27-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By LJ Dave
Rokmen, Currie, Savvy or MetalCloak. Lots of...

Rokmen, Currie, Savvy or MetalCloak. Lots of good options out there, but none are cheap.
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 01-27-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By LJ Dave
I had a good experience with Mahnke in Arvada. ...

I had a good experience with Mahnke in Arvada. They fixed the front end of my nearly new Lexus after a pick up slid into it in a parking lot a couple of years ago. I would use them again.
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 01-27-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By LJ Dave
Same here. Willing to help out and provide space...

Same here. Willing to help out and provide space (and tools) if needed. I've lifted 4 LJs, an XJ and more recently a JKU in my garage. Let me know when and where you guys want to do it and we can...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-26-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,252
Posted By LJ Dave
I was able to use a 3/4 inch bit and carefully...

I was able to use a 3/4 inch bit and carefully wollow the hole out to a larger size, but it would definitely be easier to get a clean looking installation with the proper size bit or a decent step...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-26-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,252
Posted By LJ Dave
If I remember correctly, the directions call for...

If I remember correctly, the directions call for a 13/16ths drill bit
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 01-25-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By LJ Dave
A great resource for reading about and finding...

A great resource for reading about and finding trails out here are the FunTreks trail books by Charles Wells. I usually do trails around I-70 and south so I keep the first book in Jeep almost all...
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 01-25-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By LJ Dave
You may have seen my other post but I also had a...

You may have seen my other post but I also had a new cat back system for my old Suburban plow rig installed by these guys. They were $150 cheaper than the next cheapest place I could find (Bud's...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-25-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By LJ Dave
If it only happens once on each turn, I'd say...

If it only happens once on each turn, I'd say it's likely one of the track bar ends is slightly loose. Easy to diagnose if you have someone turn the steering wheel lock to lock while you watch what's...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-25-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By LJ Dave
It could be your swaybar has shifted to one side...

It could be your swaybar has shifted to one side and is hitting the frame.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-25-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,812
Posted By LJ Dave
I'm having a hard time understanding why anyone...

I'm having a hard time understanding why anyone would go through the trouble of replacing the OPDA drive gear and not address the primary problem of the upper bushing galling the shaft which caused...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-25-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By LJ Dave
Yeah, I was on the forum for months before I...

Yeah, I was on the forum for months before I noticed it too. You also might want to think about completing your profile.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-25-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By LJ Dave
If it pulls one direction when you get on the gas...

If it pulls one direction when you get on the gas and pulls the other direction when you get off the gas, the problem is usually with slop in the rear axle control arm bushings (or sometimes even in...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-24-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By LJ Dave
I did the GM flapper valve fix on mine after the...

I did the GM flapper valve fix on mine after the second time it spewed out while filling it up. The GM hose only cost $17.00 and it was easy to cut the check valve out and install it into the Jeep...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-24-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By LJ Dave
You might get a little more action if you post...

You might get a little more action if you post this in the local section of this forum. The Colorado page is pretty active.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-24-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By LJ Dave
LJ or TJ issues are the same. Number 1 issue I'd...

LJ or TJ issues are the same. Number 1 issue I'd be looking for is rust, particularly on the frame. After that, leaky rear main seal, and leaky seals anywhere on the axles. If it's an 05 or 06...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-22-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By LJ Dave
You are correct. That is the track bar and it is...

You are correct. That is the track bar and it is adjustable, but not designed to work with a dropped pitman arm.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-22-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By LJ Dave
Looks like Rubicon Express components. Either...

Looks like Rubicon Express components. Either their 3.5" or 4.5" kit. That dropped pitman arm should not be on there with the track bar mounted at the stock location.
The front bump stop extensions...
Forum: Colorado Jeep Forum 01-19-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By LJ Dave
So I drove down to Castillo's Muffler in Aurora...

So I drove down to Castillo's Muffler in Aurora today and got a cat back system installed on my Suburban. They also fixed a leak in the cross over pipe. All for only $220 total. They were over...
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