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post #49081 of 83877 Old 05-16-2013, 06:53 AM
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What about Gateway Park ? Or , Marquette Park ? Or Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore ? Or ...
Those don't count for me. I like the ocean. I like the west coast, north of the Klamath River Delta more than the east or the gulf though. But Indiana is where my family is these days. I do plan on heading up to Dunes one of these days though.

As for my Jeep, I rotated the tires the other day and now I have DW at 50mph...not 45 and not 55, just at 50. I'm thinking it's a tire balance issue.


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post #49082 of 83877 Old 05-16-2013, 07:39 AM
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Those don't count for me. I like the ocean. I like the west coast, north of the Klamath River Delta more than the east or the gulf though. But Indiana is where my family is these days. I do plan on heading up to Dunes one of these days though.

As for my Jeep, I rotated the tires the other day and now I have DW at 50mph...not 45 and not 55, just at 50. I'm thinking it's a tire balance issue.
Well , picky , picky ...

You might try popping the bead on those front tires and tossing a bottle of BBs in each one . Less the bottles and caps , of course .


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Someone just stole my jeep just now waiting for the police
Horse thief's were shot and hanged!!! Lets go old school on their ***!! We ca totally go 3 musketeers on their ***!! But there're more of us Jeepers!!
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I'll be on the lookout for that xj if it makes it to flagstaff
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Well , picky , picky ...

You might try popping the bead on those front tires and tossing a bottle of BBs in each one . Less the bottles and caps , of course .

Yeah, that's what I have been considering doing. Is there an easy way to pop the bead without going to a tire shop?

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Yeah, that's what I have been considering doing. Is there an easy way to pop the bead without going to a tire shop?
tire stem valve remover and a lot of patience

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tire stem valve remover and a lot of patience
But how do I push the tire down off the bead? I don't weigh very much

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Well they found the Jeep and those jerks took everything that they could tires stereo tools anything and everything that they could get their hands on then left it sitting in the dirt less than a mile from where they stole it I hate people cops took an hour to get there last night to take my report too
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Ya, I had an '87 4dr for 9 years. It happened back in '06.
Lol that's the year that they stole 87 4 door
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tire stem valve remover and a lot of patience
I think he means the valve stem core has to be removed .

I used a BFH and a piece of 2x4 ( rounds corners/edges ) .

But , if you have a vacuum pump , it would be a hot knife through melted butter easy .

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Well they found the Jeep and those jerks took everything that they could tires stereo tools anything and everything that they could get their hands on then left it sitting in the dirt less than a mile from where they stole it I hate people cops took an hour to get there last night to take my report too
I hope you have good insurance .

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I think he means the valve stem core has to be removed .

I used a BFH and a piece of 2x4 ( rounds corners/edges ) .

But , if you have a vacuum pump , it would be a hot knife through melted butter easy .
Will a shop-vac work?

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I think he means the valve stem core has to be removed .

I used a BFH and a piece of 2x4 ( rounds corners/edges ) .

But , if you have a vacuum pump , it would be a hot knife through melted butter easy .
Yeah whoops, cheers for the catch.

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I guess I could have just googled it. I'll have to enlist my Wife's KJ for assistance.


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