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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,136
Posted By Black_and_Tan
Thank you for the detailed explanations. I will...

Thank you for the detailed explanations. I will try your suggestion.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 08-27-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By Black_and_Tan
A wiring short? I had a similar, but...

A wiring short?

I had a similar, but probably different experience:

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f274/limp-mode-on-a-manual-764825.html
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,136
Posted By Black_and_Tan
I'm unable to view the video you posted with my...

I'm unable to view the video you posted with my mobile device, so my apology if the following questions are redundant:

1) How does the wedge prevent sliding forward?

2) Are there height...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,136
Posted By Black_and_Tan
When I order my Trek Armor seat covers, I also...

When I order my Trek Armor seat covers, I also ordered the optional lumbar support. However, I do not like it, for a number of reasons, not least of which the air bladder does not hold air for long....
Forum: Military Jeep Pics Forum 08-17-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By Black_and_Tan
IDF and Magav (border guard) jeeps are locally...

IDF and Magav (border guard) jeeps are locally produced.

AIL Storm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/AIL_Storm#Storm_III)

It is my understanding that Magav uses...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-17-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By Black_and_Tan
Good advice. Very sorry to read it.

Good advice. Very sorry to read it.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-15-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,687
Posted By Black_and_Tan
I feel your pain. Build quality has been...

I feel your pain. Build quality has been frustrating on my 2014 too. Noisy third gear, leaking differentials, both, lose front end hardware, and a separating dash board. But, what really caused...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-12-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Black_and_Tan
I did the shift-in-to-4th mistake a number of...

I did the shift-in-to-4th mistake a number of times before I learned the trick described in post #2. Moving the stick to the right before executing the 5th-6th shift makes all the difference.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Black_and_Tan
Playing around the forum and saw this post. ...

Playing around the forum and saw this post.

If you are still debating the matter, perhaps you might want to know that I too have been considering both products. I purchased the 300p as I felt it...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,964
Posted By Black_and_Tan
I installed my JK4D yesterday, and finally got it...

I installed my JK4D yesterday, and finally got it to fit right after two tries, which my own fault for not paying sufficient attention to detail after the first attempt.

Anyhow, spent all morning...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By Black_and_Tan
Welcome. Another former Tundra owner here too....

Welcome. Another former Tundra owner here too. Sold my originally purchased 2000 TRD to buy my jeep. Despite some quality issues, I am very happy, and sure you will be too.

WRT gas, so far, the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,566
Posted By Black_and_Tan
Thought I would offer another (and hopefully...

Thought I would offer another (and hopefully final) update. Drove ~40 miles today on local trails (went up to Montana Mountain) without any problems. :)
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-08-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,051
Posted By Black_and_Tan
In an example of posting before thinking, I now...

In an example of posting before thinking, I now watched the install video (at the suggestion of my better half) and was able to improve fitment to the point everything is now taut. :)
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-08-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,051
Posted By Black_and_Tan
Just installed the JK4D version moments ago. I...

Just installed the JK4D version moments ago. I have not yet driven with it, or reinstalled the hard top. I sense that the freedom panels may be a challenge.

Not sure I am happy with tautness yet....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-02-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,566
Posted By Black_and_Tan
Thanks! ********** I am increasingly...

Thanks!

**********

I am increasingly confident that the issue has been fixed. Have not yet been on any trails yet, but did drive down a road that would have likely triggered the problem, but...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-30-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,566
Posted By Black_and_Tan
Thank you! Thank you! ...

Thank you!



Thank you!



Correct, I have not done automotive electrical work. I am finally at an age where I have better appreciation for my limitations, and that certainly is one of them!...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-29-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Black_and_Tan
A reasonably inexpensive tool that works well: ...

A reasonably inexpensive tool that works well:

Lisle 35260 - Plastic Fastener Remover | O'Reilly Auto Parts (http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/detail/LIS0/35260/N1693.oap)
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-29-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,566
Posted By Black_and_Tan
Dealer reported that they found and fixed a short...

Dealer reported that they found and fixed a short in the wiring harness.

Not sure why this was not found earlier; I can only speculate on the reasons.

At any rate, this appears to be the most...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-28-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,566
Posted By Black_and_Tan
Jeep is now at the dealer. Apparently, codes were...

Jeep is now at the dealer. Apparently, codes were thrown for both bank 1 and 2 cam position sensors. Previously it was only bank 1.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-27-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,566
Posted By Black_and_Tan
The RPM drop was accompanied by an actual loss of...

The RPM drop was accompanied by an actual loss of power, otherwise I probably wouldn't have noticed it.

Thanks for the links. Some people seem to have worse electrical problems with new jeeps. It...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-26-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,566
Posted By Black_and_Tan
So, the jeep is scheduled to go back to the...

So, the jeep is scheduled to go back to the dealer early next week, and I have been driving it normally, on the assumption that I won't have any problems as long as I stay on paved roads.

My...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-24-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Black_and_Tan
Did you also get a MIL lamp? Which ESC lamp...

Did you also get a MIL lamp?

Which ESC lamp is on: 1) ESC off, or 2) ESC trouble?

This is why I ask:

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f274/limp-mode-on-a-manual-764825.html
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-24-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By Black_and_Tan
See the following: ...

See the following:

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f274/2014-front-differential-leak-gasket-like-cheese-whiz-dealer-says-768586.html
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-24-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,566
Posted By Black_and_Tan
I think we are close to the point of a...

I think we are close to the point of a replacement vehicle. Not sure what the dealer will do the fourth time that they have not tried the first three times. I do have an open customer service ticket...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-23-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,566
Posted By Black_and_Tan
Absolutely agree. The service department has been...

Absolutely agree. The service department has been good; no complaints from me.

But, I fear my relationship with the dealer is about to be tested (see below :( ).



Agree. The root cause of...
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