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Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-20-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By Commo
m998 -- the air filter is indeed awkward to...

m998 -- the air filter is indeed awkward to install, iirc I found I needed to loosen a small bolt (or two??) to make it easier to take the compartment top off..

I dig your idea about the Shin-Etsu...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-17-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By Commo
2014 JKU -- Anyone else have a Nav reset this week?

A week ago I found that the 430 Nav unit in my 2014 Sahara had somehow reverted to factory stock settings and had zapped all my GPS 'favorites'. Even the voice for turn-by-turn directions had...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 07-14-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By Commo
Thumbs up UOA #2 on Commo's 2014 Jeep Wrangler JKU

So 4,000 miles later (and exactly 3 months, not planned) I've done another oil change and again sent a sample off to Blackstone Labs (my error on the sample date; it was 7/1 and I zoned and wrote...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-23-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Commo
Kik, thanks..looks like I should get that third...

Kik, thanks..looks like I should get that third quart in case it goes a dab over..

Typo alert -- the gear oil I bought I is 75w90...

Commo
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-23-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Commo
How much ATF+4 in JKUS transfer case?

A bit aggravating that the owner's manual tells you which fluids to use but doesn't tell you the quantities except in the case of engine oil...

After a year and about 25,000 miles in my 2014 JKU...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-09-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Commo
Anybody have the torque figure(s) on the f/r diff...

Anybody have the torque figure(s) on the f/r diff & transfer case bolts? Frustrating that the owner's manual doesn't have them. I've been using 20 ft/lbs on the engine drain bolt..

Thanks.

Commo
Forum: JK Tech Forum 04-29-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By Commo
I'd like that too but haven't found it..on the...

I'd like that too but haven't found it..on the 430n you either reach over and twist the knob all the way down or use the volume control button on the back of the steering wheel (right side) to turn...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 04-21-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By Commo
I think it is...this was discussed briefly on the...

I think it is...this was discussed briefly on the BobIsTheOilGuy (BITOG) forum, where a Fram representative said that the design of the filter is proprietary and that companies like Fram had to...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 04-21-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By Commo
I probably won't stretch it too much but won't...

I probably won't stretch it too much but won't worry at all if I get up to 5,000+ miles before it's convenient to change. The TBN certainly indicates there's a mileage cushion there. (BTW, my EVIC...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 04-20-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By Commo
Commo's Pennzoil 5w20 Platinum Ultra UOA

After a year and 21,000 miles (total) in my 2014 JKU Sahara I decided I’d have the oil analyzed at Blackstone Labs in Ft. Wayne, IN, to better understand how the engine is responding.

So I caught...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 04-14-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,363
Posted By Commo
KJ, Steve, thanks for the tips...

KJ, Steve, thanks for the tips...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 04-13-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,363
Posted By Commo
Semi-hijack: which gear wrenches do you like?...

Semi-hijack: which gear wrenches do you like? Been wanting a reason to buy a set!

Commo
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 03-18-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Commo
Most relays are mounted to point down, helps them...

Most relays are mounted to point down, helps them shed water more easily..looks like yours points up, at least in the picture..

You might also mount a socket to which your wires are attached and...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-11-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,422
Posted By Commo
I had to have my heated seats installed at the...

I had to have my heated seats installed at the dealer when I bought it and since there was no retro-fit kit for the factory heated seats (at least in my 2014 JKU) I had to go with aftermarket...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 02-05-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,099
Posted By Commo
The oil filter canister cap torque figure is also...

The oil filter canister cap torque figure is also embossed on mine but it's metric: 25N/m, which is indeed approximately 18 ft/lb..just mentioning as it's important not to tighten that baby too...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-26-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By Commo
Charles, the 2014 and up Pentastar 3.6L oil...

Charles, the 2014 and up Pentastar 3.6L oil filter housing does not have a tube that the filter slides over.

Instead the filter has a superstructure with small o-ring that goes into the housing,...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-26-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By Commo
Since the spring and plastic pieces aren't...

Since the spring and plastic pieces aren't supposed to come out of the cap I'd worry enough to try to get a new cap at the dealer, certainly under warranty on your 2014?

I've done 4 oil changes on...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-08-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,526
Posted By Commo
Dearborn here, with 16,500 miles on my 2014 JKU...

Dearborn here, with 16,500 miles on my 2014 JKU Amp'd Sahara...which sees mostly two tracks up near Grayling for fishing transpo..also was perfect as a hunting vehicle in the Adirondacks this season....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-01-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 941
Posted By Commo
Detroit-area data point -- I've had SiriusXM drop...

Detroit-area data point -- I've had SiriusXM drop three or four times (always on Channel 30/The Loft) during the past 10 days or so..something I rarely experience around here.

I think it's the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-01-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,273
Posted By Commo
Huck: I'm assuming you're grabbing the 12V off...

Huck: I'm assuming you're grabbing the 12V off the high beam wire to trigger your relay and taking power directly from the battery for the lights themselves.

You ARE looking at issues with the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-21-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By Commo
Like the Captain and a couple others I am staying...

Like the Captain and a couple others I am staying with stock sizes on my 2014 Sahara -- when I replace the Duelers I'll be looking at the Duratracs (or perhaps something like the Cooper AT3, also a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-15-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,589
Posted By Commo
Mommy, I think you're a Wall Crawler now...fun...

Mommy, I think you're a Wall Crawler now...fun thread!

Commo
Dearborn, MI
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-13-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,562
Posted By Commo
Great to see BBallFanz elaborate on relay inner...

Great to see BBallFanz elaborate on relay inner workings. Kudos.

I'd only add that many automotive lighting relays come with twin 87 prongs and no 87a prong...that means you can run a pair of...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-10-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By Commo
http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z466/retropc/I...

http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z466/retropc/IMG_2064_zps1b307189.jpg (http://s1191.photobucket.com/user/retropc/media/IMG_2064_zps1b307189.jpg.html)
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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-19-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By Commo
WDDan -- please post a quick review when you get...

WDDan -- please post a quick review when you get the Coopers installed, I for one would like to hear your impressions. Thanks,

Commo
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