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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 06-15-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 819
Posted By Kevbz
I just flat towed fr the first time a month ago....

I just flat towed fr the first time a month ago. The jeep followed right along at 65-70 no problem. I have a Towmatic 2 bar, roughly 15 years old.

The big thing, like described before, is transfer...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-05-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By Kevbz
You will be missing a lot. The main thing will be...

You will be missing a lot. The main thing will be the header across the windshield. You physically drill your soft top material to the header.

If you have door surrounds you can get by, you just...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-05-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By Kevbz
Sorry, I should have been more clear, my rampage...

Sorry, I should have been more clear, my rampage top was a framed soft top, not their version of a frameless.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-04-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By Kevbz
Because of the rampage and their crazy door...

Because of the rampage and their crazy door surrounds and hardware I had to do the complete NX so I could get all the parts needed. I am already looking forward to years down the road being able to...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-04-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By Kevbz
My last top I found out was like a 17oz fabric,...

My last top I found out was like a 17oz fabric, really noisy and very...well, vinylish, this one is so much nicer
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-04-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By Kevbz
I wont bad mouth rampage, at least not a lot. It...

I wont bad mouth rampage, at least not a lot. It was an weird design, almost proprietary to them in the hardware aspect. It held up for 4 years, but was a disappointment from the get go, when I saw...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-04-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By Kevbz
I did black diamond, vs the twill. The twill...

I did black diamond, vs the twill. The twill looks amazing I think, but i couldn't justify the cost, and didn't know how mud would do on it. I went from a khaki top so thought I had heard black...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-04-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By Kevbz
How does pulling a wire isolate a rod knock? That...

How does pulling a wire isolate a rod knock? That rod and rod bearing (piston and wrist pin for that matter) are all still going round and round, regardless if the cylinder is getting fire. In a push...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-04-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By Kevbz
I'm going with busted piston skirt also, somewhat...

I'm going with busted piston skirt also, somewhat common. I had it happen and the jeep ran ok, just noisy. If you drain and drop the oil and drop the pan you will probably find something like this...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-04-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By Kevbz
New Trektop Nx install semi writeup

Well, after 4 years of dealing with pooling water, leaks, bad door seals and extremely scratched windows, I bought a Trektop NX.

This is kind of a overview off it out of the box and going on. As...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-04-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Kevbz
From the FSM...are you doing the hard turn from...

From the FSM...are you doing the hard turn from the crank to the water pump
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-04-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Kevbz
Looking at the motor. You are going smooth side...

Looking at the motor. You are going smooth side that comes off the left side of the new idler, down under and up off of the alt going straight up to go over the top and head right over the a/c?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-04-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Kevbz
I added an a/c compressor to my 99 (2.5L), and...

I added an a/c compressor to my 99 (2.5L), and bought a belt for 99 w/ac ...too short, ended up needing a 4.0L belt, its about an inch longer.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-04-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By Kevbz
I busted #2 (on a 4 cylinder) and just did all...

I busted #2 (on a 4 cylinder) and just did all new rod bearings and a new #2 piston and rings, spending my money on a valve job. About 9000 miles later #4 went, at that point I did the three...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-19-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By Kevbz
mine stumbles at 2000rpm occasionally..if I let...

mine stumbles at 2000rpm occasionally..if I let it stumble around it will throw a code for fuel injector circuit.

i'm going to do 4 new injectors
Forum: Classifieds Archive 03-03-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Kevbz
HVAC knob for 99+

The cold got to one of my knobs this week. Cracked it on the back side. Just need one. They are interchangeable, so it can come from the speed, temp or location selectors.

I can trade something,...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-14-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,850
Posted By Kevbz
Unfortunately, parts wise, that's roughly 700+ in...

Unfortunately, parts wise, that's roughly 700+ in parts alone. Even doing it yourself, if you go that route you should still have the head decked, and the wrist pins need to be pressed in still.
...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-14-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,850
Posted By Kevbz
Well the head came of with no issues. Not a...

Well the head came of with no issues. Not a scratch on the cylinder, looks like it will be a simple fix.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-13-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,850
Posted By Kevbz
I did the speedo as soon as I realized it hadn't...

I did the speedo as soon as I realized it hadn't been done, at about 165,000. I'm not sure where in its life it got the bigger tires, but I'd bet 200000 easy.

I personally can't see spending to...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-13-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,850
Posted By Kevbz
My initial plan of action is to pull all the...

My initial plan of action is to pull all the pistons and Inspect, replace all the rod bearings, new gaskets and head bolts. Hone the one cylinder and new piston, rings. Unless something else...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-13-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,850
Posted By Kevbz
Broken piston skirt, any words of wisdom on replacing

I had a knock for the past few days and decided to tear into it it last night to see what I could find. Well...pieces of the #2 piston skirt was not what i was hoping for.

I am going to have to...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-20-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,416
Posted By Kevbz
I had BFG A/T's on before this set of Duratracs...

I had BFG A/T's on before this set of Duratracs went on. My opinion is if you honestly think you will get of road a couple weekends a year, probably dry conditions, when rotated the BFG's are awesome...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-20-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,247
Posted By Kevbz
Look for a Certifit location close to you. I had...

Look for a Certifit location close to you. I had a quote for fenders, in stock for pick up, for 75.00 each.

Pretty simple nuts and bolts replacement, and paint you can try yourself.

But...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-17-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Kevbz
although usually long gone by now, there is...

although usually long gone by now, there is another plate, located under the plastic JEEP cover up behind the front bumper. Its screwed to the lower part of the grill

Usually it a a small speck...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-11-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Kevbz
the new master cylinder will come with a new...

the new master cylinder will come with a new safety switch
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