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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-31-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,883
Posted By bumpus
It's a little louder. I've got a soft top and the...

It's a little louder. I've got a soft top and the noise from the roof is still a lot more than the noise from the tires.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-31-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,883
Posted By bumpus
I went with 285/75R17 Nittos and a 2.5" BB. I...

I went with 285/75R17 Nittos and a 2.5" BB. I have the stock wheels and 1.5" spacers and my tires fit pretty well under the stock fenders. The sidewall bulge comes out past them, but the tread is all...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-24-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By bumpus
07 JKU - Soft top Stock bumpers Stock wheels ...

07 JKU - Soft top Stock bumpers Stock wheels
LT285/75R17 Nitto Terra Grapplers
Chalk test at 27PSI, usually run at 28-30.
Forum: JK Build Forum 05-19-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By bumpus
No alignment issues since I put the lift on. I...

No alignment issues since I put the lift on. I did have to adjust the drag link to center the steering wheel, but that step was in the instructions for the lift and pretty easy to manage.

I...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-19-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By bumpus
Here's my jeep with stock 32" tires and the 2.5"...

Here's my jeep with stock 32" tires and the 2.5" teraflex budget boost kit:
http://s17.postimg.org/ae7i42mcv/Left_before_after.png
http://s13.postimg.org/z3l2ygwfr/Front_before_after.png
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-19-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,962
Posted By bumpus
Thanks for reminding me. I was really impressed...

Thanks for reminding me. I was really impressed with how they rode when I did some off road a couple weeks ago. Aired down to about 12 PSI and they took on everything I was brave enough to drive...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-18-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By bumpus
Others have correctly answered your question...

Others have correctly answered your question (stock Sahara is a 32" tire), but for completeness here's how to figure it out for yourself.

* start with the correct tire size, on a Sahara it's...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-17-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By bumpus
That's a great idea. Those of us from up north...

That's a great idea. Those of us from up north might have one of these on hand that should do the job well:
Skate Lace Tightener | Total Hockey Equipment...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-15-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,040
Posted By bumpus
https://scontent-a-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/t...

https://scontent-a-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/t1.0-9/1376576_783126875893_1254999125_n.jpg

I got one for by birthday in October. Here it is on my Jeep when I first got it installed, less than...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 04-25-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By bumpus
I'm pretty sure the clutch in the JK is a sealed...

I'm pretty sure the clutch in the JK is a sealed system. I don't think that there's any way to either check or refill the clutch fluid level.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 04-22-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,093
Posted By bumpus
My 2007 build sheet also lists a 'Next Gen. Dana...

My 2007 build sheet also lists a 'Next Gen. Dana 30 Solid Front Axle'. I suppose that it has longer axle tubes than the Dana 30 used on a TJ???
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-19-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By bumpus
My '07 does that too. I haven't been able to...

My '07 does that too. I haven't been able to figure it out. It's been about a year since I added any coolant to the bottle (water pump change) and I don't appear to be losing any.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-18-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,962
Posted By bumpus
I've had mine on for about 2 months now and I'm...

I've had mine on for about 2 months now and I'm really happy with them. I chose the Nittos since they are available in the 285/75R17 size I wanted. They worked really well for the last snow fall or...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-18-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By bumpus
Could be those things, but do a chalk test on the...

Could be those things, but do a chalk test on the tires. If you got larger tires they may be inflated way too high for a light vehicle like a JK.

Take a stick of chalk and draw a line across the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 03-21-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 974
Posted By bumpus
The tire shop went for 4 floor jacks when they...

The tire shop went for 4 floor jacks when they did my tire install.
http://s29.postimg.org/cj776uk3b/2014_02_22_13_26_04.jpg

Two pairs of jack stands are probably more reasonable for the home...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 03-02-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,020
Posted By bumpus
I had similar goals on my 2007 and went with the...

I had similar goals on my 2007 and went with the Teraflex 2.5" budget boost with shocks. Found it on Amazon for $411. Then added 1.5" RC spacers for $60/pair. Then installed 285/75R17 Nitto Terra...
Forum: JK Build Forum 02-23-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By bumpus
http://s10.postimg.org/x1ddwqm0p/2014_02_22_13_48_...

http://s10.postimg.org/x1ddwqm0p/2014_02_22_13_48_54.jpg
Got the new tires installed yesterday. It's awesome!
:iamhappy:
Forum: JK Build Forum 02-22-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By bumpus
Thursday night I got the front shocks changed out...

Thursday night I got the front shocks changed out and the rough country swaybar quick disconnect links installed.

http://s28.postimg.org/u99irtqx9/2014_02_20_19_29_31.jpg
...
Forum: JK Build Forum 02-18-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By bumpus
Now that I have most of the lift installed. I've...

Now that I have most of the lift installed. I've got a few cleanup tasks to take care of this week.
1) Front Swaybar - I ruined one of my rear swaybar links when I removed them (had to use a dremel...
Forum: JK Build Forum 02-16-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By bumpus
This weekend I installed the Teraflex 2.5" budget...

This weekend I installed the Teraflex 2.5" budget boost and the 1.5" rough country wheel spacers. Here's a couple of pictures:
http://s17.postimg.org/ae7i42mcv/Left_before_after.png
...
Forum: JK Build Forum 02-10-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By bumpus
http://s16.postimg.org/r3x8vjbyt/2014_02_10_21_42_...

http://s16.postimg.org/r3x8vjbyt/2014_02_10_21_42_01.jpg
Rough Country 1.5" wheel spacers came on the brown truck today. Forecast is looking pretty good for being warm enough to work in the garage...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-10-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By bumpus
It's in the same place on a '07. I wasn't able to...

It's in the same place on a '07. I wasn't able to get mine to open when I replaced the water pump last spring. It's a bit hard to reach and the handle on the knob feels like it will snap. I gave up...
Forum: JK Build Forum 02-09-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By bumpus
I picked up a couple rolls of paracord this...

I picked up a couple rolls of paracord this weekend and got to work making a few lanyards so help my 6 year old get into the backseat after the lift goes on.

1st up, I did some about 20" long...
Forum: JK Build Forum 02-02-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By bumpus
Project Long Dog Build

It's time to get started on my build of my 2007 JKUX. I got it back in August 2012 and have only done a few minor things since. Now I'm at the point where I need new tires and shocks, so it seems...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-25-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By bumpus
Seems about right. 32" stock Rubi tire = 100...

Seems about right. 32" stock Rubi tire = 100 inches per wheel turn. Overdrive ratio in the auto transmission = 0.83.

Conversions as follows:
70mi 1 hr 5280 ft 12 in 1 wheel rev ...
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