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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #255 on: August 17, 2009, 12:59:19 am »
After taking the TJ with small tires on a nice ride at RC yesterday, I went to Lititz and picked up my overhead console from DoubleD Fabrication.  It's the first one he's done for TJs and I'll try to take pictures and document the process as I install a CB and 2m amateur rig.  Look for a thread as I get going on the project.

My daughter convinced me to drop the top today and even after an afternoon in full sun, I still have not cured her of that.  I spent about 5 years in the TX sun and you don't want to run around topless down there 8)
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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #256 on: August 17, 2009, 02:47:23 pm »
   Maybe pick up a 10m Heater and then everybody could hear me when I say... "BREAKER, BREAKER, WHAR'S THAT PICTURE TAKER COME ONNNNNNNN !

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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #257 on: August 17, 2009, 04:14:41 pm »
I don't need any more heat in the cab - I'm considering some vents in the hood.  Plus, my 2m rig will do 75 W and I'm thinking I might need to add some vents to the console even with the fan on the heatsink.  And I hate to run 8AWG wire around.  Besides that, I like to keep my association with the FCC on a friendly level.
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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #258 on: August 17, 2009, 10:41:42 pm »
Hummm.....strange noise when I am backing up in the Jeep. Sounds like it coming from the rear axle so I take off the wheels check to make sure its not the breaks or drum, shaft.......nothing. So I take off the diff cover spin everything around, still nothing. Its a snapping noise when I back up....don't know where else to look.
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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #259 on: August 18, 2009, 10:21:54 pm »
I bought a portable air compressor for my Jeep.  I think I'll test it out tomorrow before I lose the receipt!  ;D
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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #260 on: August 18, 2009, 10:35:53 pm »
Hummm.....strange noise when I am backing up in the Jeep. Sounds like it coming from the rear axle so I take off the wheels check to make sure its not the breaks or drum, shaft.......nothing. So I take off the diff cover spin everything around, still nothing. Its a snapping noise when I back up....don't know where else to look.

Heck, it's probably just a stone stuck in one of your tires. I heard that can happen when you go up the power line hill climb in 2 wheel drive!  ;)
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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #261 on: August 18, 2009, 10:36:52 pm »
I bought a portable air compressor for my Jeep.  I think I'll test it out tomorrow before I lose the receipt!  ;D

Does that mean you are preparing the Wobble Jeep for an off-road adventure?  ;D
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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #262 on: August 19, 2009, 06:27:57 am »
Angie if you ever want to, I can take you for a day or a half day of wheeling up at Rausch on nothing but green trails. They are very easy like a drive on a dirty bumpy sometimes muddy road and I am sure there are others that would join us.
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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #263 on: August 19, 2009, 08:39:16 am »
Does that mean you are preparing the Wobble Jeep for an off-road adventure?  ;D

Yeah, a few buck$ at a time... :-\

Angie if you ever want to, I can take you for a day or a half day of wheeling up at Rausch on nothing but green trails. They are very easy like a drive on a dirty bumpy sometimes muddy road and I am sure there are others that would join us.

Yes, I'm very interested in getting up there eventually!  I just don't want to become a statistic on my first trip out.  :P
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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #264 on: August 20, 2009, 06:25:40 pm »
angie you want to test wheel ole wobble i know of a couple local spots to get it dirty or see if something breaks. takin my brothers bronco out fri if interested.
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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #265 on: August 20, 2009, 06:58:33 pm »
angie you want to test wheel ole wobble i know of a couple local spots to get it dirty or see if something breaks. takin my brothers bronco out fri if interested.

I have to work tomorrow afternoon.  :(  Maybe another day?
'88 XJ Limited:  4.5" ZONE lift, 32x11.5x15 BFG KM2s, JKS Quicker Discos, Kevin's Off Road rock rails.
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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #266 on: August 20, 2009, 09:50:56 pm »
Oooh, count me in for Wobble's maiden voyage whenever that happens!!
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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #267 on: August 22, 2009, 01:49:27 pm »
Had new BFG km2's installed and using Dyna Beads to keep them balanced.
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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #268 on: August 22, 2009, 01:59:56 pm »
Had new BFG km2's installed and using Dyna Beads to keep them balanced.

   Let us know how that tread design rides on the road.

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Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?
« Reply #269 on: August 22, 2009, 08:29:35 pm »
The KM2 are grate on and off the road.  I have bin running them for all most a year. I did not get them balanced at all.
good buy  Storman
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