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post #16 of 225 Old 02-18-2009, 10:09 AM Thread Starter
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I noticed that on of the TJs had a "Southern Offroad Specialist" sticker on the windshield. My brother bought a black YJ in Birmingham with a southern offroad specialists sticker. Is that a local shop or group or something?
yeah local shop, they got everything but pretty expensive

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lookin good. how do u like the iro 3.5" springs? iv heard theyr decent but how do they ride?

also do u have any more pics of the way u mounted ur antenna (specifically with the taillight taken off)? that is exactly the same way i want to do mine.
i got the 4.5 but they are so good they ran rough for like 3 or 4 months before they really settled but i'm on short arms too so i knew i wouldn't be asking for much of a smooth ride, i support iro though nothing but great products


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post #17 of 225 Old 02-18-2009, 10:11 AM Thread Starter
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Nice Jeep man. Nice to see you around on the forum. What part of Atlanta are you in?
whats up man i live in alpharetta off exit 10 on the 400, i love sein some georgia wheelers where do you live and where do you wheel i'm lookin for some new spots

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post #18 of 225 Old 02-18-2009, 10:13 AM Thread Starter
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Next time Im up that way we should go wheeling....

looks like a hell of a good time.
hell yeah man i'm always down and same for me if i ever go north

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post #19 of 225 Old 02-18-2009, 11:06 AM
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whats up man i live in alpharetta off exit 10 on the 400, i love sein some georgia wheelers where do you live and where do you wheel i'm lookin for some new spots
Im on peachtree road by peidmont hospital. Actually havn't wheeled anythin more than drivin around the mountains yet. Moved up here last year from south carolina and got the jeep a few months ago. As soon as I get a front driveshaft, I'll be draggin the parents to some trails. (The jeeps our only car right now)

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post #20 of 225 Old 02-18-2009, 11:22 PM Thread Starter
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Im on peachtree road by peidmont hospital. Actually havn't wheeled anythin more than drivin around the mountains yet. Moved up here last year from south carolina and got the jeep a few months ago. As soon as I get a front driveshaft, I'll be draggin the parents to some trails. (The jeeps our only car right now)
haha sweet man i would love to show you some trails, i know there are a bunch of people who wheel in ga on jf, some of them are my friends who i will with err day and there are some other i never met but i would love to get a bunch of people together and froad

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post #21 of 225 Old 02-18-2009, 11:36 PM
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haha sweet man i would love to show you some trails, i know there are a bunch of people who wheel in ga on jf, some of them are my friends who i will with err day and there are some other i never met but i would love to get a bunch of people together and froad
A annual "JF Georgia Trail Ride" would be a cool thing to put together too. But if you have any trails that you know of, put em up on this website if you have some time. http://www.schwarttzy.com/ I think you just click the email link and tell them the trail info. Its a cool site but not enough GA trails.

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cool i will

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post #23 of 225 Old 02-19-2009, 12:02 AM
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nice rig bro, every time i see your name i think of Robutissum, the medicine. hahaha

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post #24 of 225 Old 02-19-2009, 12:22 AM Thread Starter
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nice rig bro, every time i see your name i think of Robutissum, the medicine. hahaha
haha thats funny i like your heep too man i've been reading your build thread

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post #25 of 225 Old 02-22-2009, 01:07 PM Thread Starter
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fixed my cb mount


i dont have any in the process pics, i didn't have a camera

i also did a tune up, new plugs, wires, cap, rotor, air filter, seafoamed her, oil/ filter change and tuned my cb antenna so it picks up sooo good and i put a pa in, it was a productive day

my heep is still stallin so bad though i pulled some codes and i got throttle position sensor fault and low voltage in fuel sending unit, i was attempting to fix those today but just got mad and stopped i'm about to just take her to a shop unless you guys really think i can fix what ever is going on, it has been messed up for so long i just want it fixed at this point.

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i like it alot better

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post #27 of 225 Old 02-22-2009, 06:43 PM
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Looks a lot better man. Thats a good spot but I like having my VIC.haha. But I got mine mounted the other day and I like it. Is tuning the antenna hard though? I never did it to mine. What exactly do you do?

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post #28 of 225 Old 02-22-2009, 07:07 PM
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Looks greaty Teezy! im about to start up my thread. i love the way the CB is now. WHat did you end up filling the space in with?

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post #29 of 225 Old 02-22-2009, 07:15 PM Thread Starter
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i like my vic too i'm putting it in on the other side later when i got some more time, no the tuning is so easy it is so worth it. you need an swr meter though but it makes the biggest difference. all you do is plug the swr meter into your cb where the antenna jack is then you plug your antenna into the swr meter. there is a switch on the meter that says fwd and ref, you put it to fwd and hold in the mic button, and then on the meter there is another knob for calibrating, so while holding the button you move the knob so the meter needle most to the set positon, you'll see it on the meter. you get it to set and then switch it to ref and write down the reading you get, and then you let the mic button go. you do this on channel 1, 19, and 40 some write the final readings down. most likely your swrs will but higher on your higher channels so you either adjust the nut of your antenna if you have to nut kind or like mine there is no nut, you have to take coils off the top. there is a much better description on the firestick web site but thats basically all you do.

do it though it make your cb 1000 times better and if you dont do it, it can damage your cb

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post #30 of 225 Old 02-22-2009, 07:23 PM
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x2 yeah come on man! Im picking up and transmitting so far now with a properly tuned antenna

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