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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-17-2013, 01:54 PM
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Posted By AC0QR
I used to live in Colorado, and I'm pretty sure...

I used to live in Colorado, and I'm pretty sure my A/C compressor would kick on and off regardless of outside temperature. But thanks for the info! If I had wanted precision HVAC control I would have...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-15-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By AC0QR
'98 Slider HVAC AC Control

I have a '98 TJ with air conditioning, which has the "slider" style HVAC controls. I've noticed that my HVAC "options" are:
- System Off
- A/C + Outside Air + Upper Vents
- A/C + Recirculate +...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-30-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,032
Posted By AC0QR
I run Load Range E tires (Yoko AT-S in 235/85-16)...

I run Load Range E tires (Yoko AT-S in 235/85-16) and they're fine. Didn't notice much difference from the C range 30x9.5 BFG ATs I had previously. Just my $0.02.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-30-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,159
Posted By AC0QR
My TJ runs 235/85-16s (Yoko AT-S) on stock...

My TJ runs 235/85-16s (Yoko AT-S) on stock Liberty 16x7 steel rims. Bolt pattern is same as TJ and the offset works great. They fit inside the flares (slightly narrower than stock 30x9.5) so you...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-18-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,721
Posted By AC0QR
Not necessarily true. You could maintain legal...

Not necessarily true. You could maintain legal speed on the highway, but might have to stay in 4th or 3rd to do so.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-15-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,183
Posted By AC0QR
If that does not fix it, try changing your spark...

If that does not fix it, try changing your spark plugs. Seriously.

Similar thing happened to me. Turns out my plug gaps were way too wide, and the spark was sometimes jumping across the coil...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-15-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,200
Posted By AC0QR
Here's some info I found which seems to be...

Here's some info I found which seems to be derived from authoritative sources such as the US Military Vehicle Recovery Guide:

Pirate4x4.Com - Extreme Four Wheel Drive...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-14-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By AC0QR
I've taken my stock TJ to Moab on several...

I've taken my stock TJ to Moab on several occasions, and had a great time. The most difficult trail I did was Top Of The World, or maybe some parts of 3D. Just take your time, place your wheels...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-14-2013, 10:35 AM
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Posted By AC0QR
I run steel 16s off a Liberty. Have 235/85/16s on...

I run steel 16s off a Liberty. Have 235/85/16s on them, no lift. The tires are about as wide as the original 30x9.5 it came with, so they fit inside the fenders.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-09-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By AC0QR
Hey here's a post where cjnut claims either 1, or...

Hey here's a post where cjnut claims either 1, or 1.1 with a tail-light mounted firestick:
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/cb-antenna-148522.html#post2179903

I'm surprised a whip mounted there...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-09-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,993
Posted By AC0QR
The wiring diagram indicates that connecting them...

The wiring diagram indicates that connecting them in parallel is exactly what he is doing...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-09-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,868
Posted By AC0QR
I have gone several times windows out and rain...

I have gone several times windows out and rain pouring so hard that I needed wipers on the inside of the windshield. No problems.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-09-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By AC0QR
Oh no, I'm the one who started the geek speek. I...

Oh no, I'm the one who started the geek speek. I felt bad for hijacking his thread :)
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-09-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By AC0QR
Instead of hijacking OP's thread and arguing...

Instead of hijacking OP's thread and arguing about geek-speak, here's some links with real peoples' SWR results for tail-light mounted antennae:

(dfry Reports 1.2):...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-09-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By AC0QR
I'm thinking of cheap or improper coax (50 vs 75...

I'm thinking of cheap or improper coax (50 vs 75 ohm), or bends that mess up the outer shield/braid. But you're right, if none of those are a problem, then measuring SWR before or after feedline...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-09-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By AC0QR
When you measure SWR try to put the meter in-line...

When you measure SWR try to put the meter in-line as close to the *antenna* as possible. Otherwise the reading could be skewed by the type/quality/routing of the coax feed line.

Some people put...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-09-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By AC0QR
If you turn the key to 'start' and you don't hear...

If you turn the key to 'start' and you don't hear the starter solenoid click ... maybe it's the starter solenoid?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-09-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By AC0QR
I believe the 4cyls have some kind of a power...

I believe the 4cyls have some kind of a power steering pressure sensor, which revs the engine a little when PS is being utilized. May be that?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-09-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By AC0QR
SWR will change across freq range. It will be...

SWR will change across freq range. It will be lowest at one freq (call it "center" freq) and increase in either direction away. You could do some trimming/tuning to get the center to be around ch 20....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-08-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By AC0QR
I put a 2M whip through the front driver's side...

I put a 2M whip through the front driver's side fender. The fender and the hood make for a good, uniform ground plane, and I was able to tune it to about 1.3 SWR.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-08-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By AC0QR
I remember reading somewhere that Quadratec...

I remember reading somewhere that Quadratec discourages taking apart slider uppers, as they are difficult to put back together. That being said, I have never taken mine apart. But I want to. Let me...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-06-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,335
Posted By AC0QR
There is magic voodoo indeed which "ups the amps"...

There is magic voodoo indeed which "ups the amps" for welders: an AC transformer.

A/C arc welders use a transformer to take the 110 (or more likely, 220v) line down to 30 to 80 volts or so. In...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-06-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By AC0QR
I am an electrics guy, and it sounds like your...

I am an electrics guy, and it sounds like your alternator either needs new brushes, or just needs to be replaced. I recommend replacing the alternator. Take the air filter box off first - makes...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-03-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By AC0QR
Check Engine / Check Gauges Reversed

Ok. This is probably the strangest problem you'll hear today: My Check Engine and Check Gauges lights are reversed. When my alternator went and the battery voltage dropped too low, the Check Engine...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-13-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By AC0QR
Replacing PCM / RFID Key

I have a '98 with the RFID (gray colored) security keys. I'm looking to replace my PCM and wonder if anyone has experience with this combination. Will I have to get a dealer to re-program it? Thanks...
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