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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-15-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By logem
Do not buy rubber jounce bumpers. The Crown and...

Do not buy rubber jounce bumpers. The Crown and the Omix bump stops shown on the previous quadratec link are direct replacements for the OEM bump stop. These are made of a hard, yet compressible,...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-12-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,347
Posted By logem
To allow use of the stock hydraulic jack in lieu...

To allow use of the stock hydraulic jack in lieu of an aftermarket jack.


My axle is about 2" higher than stock. I'd guess that my frame is at least 4" higher then stock. I'd like to be...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-12-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By logem
If you replace the clutch, then pony up and...

If you replace the clutch, then pony up and replace the domed flywheel at the same time to be sure.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-12-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,347
Posted By logem
It looks economical and compact. I like. Yet, I...

It looks economical and compact. I like. Yet, I keep tools and recovery gear behind the rear seat and it is full (I frequently have passengers on and off-road).


I need to locate some simple...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-12-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,347
Posted By logem
You carry a floor jack in your TJ all of the...

You carry a floor jack in your TJ all of the time? The HF 1-1/2 ton shows to weigh 33 lb.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-12-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,347
Posted By logem
Yeah. But what do you carry to boost the height...

Yeah. But what do you carry to boost the height of the stock hydraulic jack when needed on the trail/road? Do you carry spacer blocks or just rely on the fact that there will always be something...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-12-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By logem
When I installed my dust boot on the stud yoke,...

When I installed my dust boot on the stud yoke, it slid on with a very loose slip fit, seated fully, and didn't need pressed on. Maybe kit depends on the type of stud yoke?



Should I break it...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-09-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By logem
This video is much better. ...

This video is much better.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQl68ZbMWrM
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-08-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,220
Posted By logem
Holy thread revival

Holy thread revival
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-08-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By logem
Perfect timing for me with your question. ...

Perfect timing for me with your question. Thanks. This is one of the videos I was looking for although the guy is an obnoxious potty mouth.


I'll figure it out on my own.


I disassembled...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-08-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,928
Posted By logem
In the future, for repairs contact Javier's Autos...

In the future, for repairs contact Javier's Autos Unlimited-Gulf coast Crawl Shop if it is close enough to you. I also strongly recommend Brave Motorsports but they are more for fabrication,...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-07-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By logem
I'd expect that the odds are pretty good for...

I'd expect that the odds are pretty good for basic attention to detail and longevity from most mainstream motor manufacturers or they would not be in business. I considered Jasper due to their...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-07-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,090
Posted By logem
Are these for off-roading, rock crawling, and...

Are these for off-roading, rock crawling, and obstacle spotting while running trails at night? I like to trail ride during the day and relax around a camp fire at night.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-07-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By logem
I use a Hakko FX88D as a benchtop / portable and...

I use a Hakko FX88D as a benchtop / portable and a Steinel butane Thermasolder 600 Kit for hard to reach places. There's not much better than the power of the old Weller guns, but they do truly lack...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-04-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By logem
This can be done with low cost but higher effort...

This can be done with low cost but higher effort by marking out the desired circle, drilling multiple small holes with a drill or cutting the hole smaller with a dremel cutting wheel, and then filing...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-03-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,873
Posted By logem
I realize the darsmith has already purchased a...

I realize the darsmith has already purchased a Jeep. Congrats!


Manual is most fun for running trails; it gives lot's of control. Automatic is much better for more difficult trails; eliminates...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-03-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By logem
I suggest buying a good orbital polisher,...

I suggest buying a good orbital polisher, Meguiar's Show Car Glaze 7, and Meguiar's Hi-Tech Yelllow Wax 26. Polish with the glaze and then follow with the wax. If the scratches are not gone, then...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-02-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 495
Posted By logem
Oh my. I've cut, twisted, soldered, and...

Oh my.


I've cut, twisted, soldered, and shrink tubed so many hundreds of wires and have never had one fail. In fact, the Jeep service manual recommends either a crimp-and-solder splice or a...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-02-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By logem
If it is the multi-function switch connector, do...

If it is the multi-function switch connector, do a search for "Crown Automotive 5183442AA Wiring Harness Repair Kit".
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-02-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By logem
Maybe something wrong with the ignition switch...

Maybe something wrong with the ignition switch due to the shock you experienced, but I've not had to service mine yet so am not an expert there.


Another strong possibility is that the...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-02-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By logem
What rgreen65 said . . . Run one...

What rgreen65 said . . .



Run one single THWN 14 AWG (12v+) or two 14 AWG wires (12v+ and 12v-) with split loom tubing. Wrap the split tubing with black electrical tape (Scotch 33) every 6 -...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-02-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By logem
I'd replace it before spring if it's packed with...

I'd replace it before spring if it's packed with "mud". How would that happen? You should eagerly flush the entire system while you are at it, but it appears you may realize this after looking...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-02-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By logem
When I purchased my Cibie E-code H4 Housings from...

When I purchased my Cibie E-code H4 Housings from Daniel Stern, he also provided Osram Rallye 70/65W +50% bulbs (PN 64205). The VOSLA H4 12v, 60/55W, +100% is also a good choice.
Forum: Texas Jeep Forum 01-02-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By logem
Most land in Texas is private and good four...

Most land in Texas is private and good four wheeling is not abundant, although there are some good off road parks. You'd have more opportunities in Central Texas but there are good places in...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-01-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 900
Posted By logem
I had similar symptoms and didn't see anything...

I had similar symptoms and didn't see anything after removing the valve cover. I dug farther and removed the cylinder head at which point I discovered a shattered piston.


Good luck.
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