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Jeep Forums: Virginia Jeep Forum   11-11-2017, 05:17 PM
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Posted By wilywillie
Consider west of Harrisonburg, off hwy. 33....

Consider west of Harrisonburg, off hwy. 33. Second Mountain, Dictum's Ridge, Flagpole. Good trails & fairly stock friendly.
Big Levels will swallow you without good clearance and mud tires ≥31",...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   07-23-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By wilywillie
I keep a touch up bottle in my glove box...even...

I keep a touch up bottle in my glove box...even if you're out the $10 cost of one, you'll have it for the next chip. Good news is your grille is plastic, so no prep needed:-)
Jeep Forums: Virginia Jeep Forum   05-23-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 90,846
Posted By wilywillie
This has always been a rarely visited page, in my...

This has always been a rarely visited page, in my experience.
The only public trails open in Virginia are:

Big Levels- between Blue Ridge Pkwy and Coal Road in Augusta County
Shoe Creek-...
Jeep Forums: Cheap Tricks & Fixes   04-15-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By wilywillie
Are you covers the plastic kind? Do they bolt,...

Are you covers the plastic kind? Do they bolt, snap-on, or have 3 tabs that sit under the forward of the 2 rings?
Mine are the old metal type (like square chicken wire) with the 3 tabs, but adding...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   04-13-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26,354
Views: 3,853,477
Posted By wilywillie
Time for an American winch, but you'll need a...

Time for an American winch, but you'll need a steel bumper for it, and you'll need a stiffer suspension, so you may as well get a small lift, so then you'll need better tires, and a programmer to...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   03-29-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By wilywillie
You can get a 2" budget lift (coil pucks) and use...

You can get a 2" budget lift (coil pucks) and use Rubi shocks. That's how I did it, until the shocks fell apart with age.
Bilstein 5100's replaced them, and are a lot better, but also expensive....
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   03-29-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By wilywillie
I put Moog hub bearings (US made at the time) on...

I put Moog hub bearings (US made at the time) on about 2 years ago, and they're still doing well 30,000 miles later (150k overall)
I've got AlloyUSA ball joints and outer axle seals, and Dana/Spicer...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   03-04-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,544
Posted By wilywillie
I'd consider replacing the unit (hub) bearing...

I'd consider replacing the unit (hub) bearing assemblies at the same time. I replaced mine with US made Moog, but should've done my ujoints and ball joints at the same time. At 145K, it's time to...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   03-04-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By wilywillie
I always buy mine online and have them...

I always buy mine online and have them delivered...Bendix, but they're moving out of the US now:-(
Make sure you have a good C-clamp (>/= 4") to push the caliper pistons back in once you've changed...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   02-01-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By wilywillie
Have you considered mounting just a pair on your...

Have you considered mounting just a pair on your bumper? That would also eliminate the serious glare off of your hood, too....
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   01-26-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By wilywillie
I have an 08X manual with a flashpaq, and it...

I have an 08X manual with a flashpaq, and it gives no performance improvements. On an auto, with bigger tires, it's a must -to adjust your shiftpoints, but not on a stick. I do use it to set my...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   09-13-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,163
Posted By wilywillie
I would suggest talking to these guys: ...

I would suggest talking to these guys:
http://www.rocksolidor.com
https://www.facebook.com/RockSolidOffRoad
I know the owner, he knows Jeeps, he's straight up honest, and he's right here in the...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   06-19-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,866
Posted By wilywillie
Mine still "clacks" it at low speeds, mainly when...

Mine still "clacks" it at low speeds, mainly when I turn left. Front brake pad was missing a shim....added it, and still clacky. Greased the bejeezus out of the front drive shaft, still clacky....
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   06-19-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By wilywillie
Quadratec has the staypads for $66 apiece....

Quadratec has the staypads for $66 apiece. (#11132.9115).
Cheaper to splice a piece of nylon webbing, if you're a function-before-form type:tea:
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   06-16-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,817
Posted By wilywillie
It's for hanging your Schizchihuapoodle's...

It's for hanging your Schizchihuapoodle's sweaters after you pick them up at the dry cleaner. Seriously. How dumb would somebody look if their Jeep dog was in public with a wrinkled sweater?:confused:
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   06-16-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By wilywillie
:thumbsup: I run the Warn M8000 (US made) on...

:thumbsup:
I run the Warn M8000 (US made) on the same Elite as yours. Together they weigh ~190lbs. That's a LOT of weight all the way forward:eek:
I use the Teraflex levelling kit, but use 4dr Rubi...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   06-09-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By wilywillie
Are the door surrounds in, to literally hook the...

Are the door surrounds in, to literally hook the forward edge of the windows? Is the Velcro across the top of the window still okay? Zippers good? Hooks to the bottom edge okay? I may be missing...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   06-08-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,749
Posted By wilywillie
Teraflex's levelling kit with quick disconnects...

Teraflex's levelling kit with quick disconnects =2"front/1"rear -$150 new

32" tires/wheels -$1,500-1,800 new

BFG TA KO's/any aggressive AT is a great tire for Moab/Colo. They're worthless in my...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   06-08-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,866
Posted By wilywillie
Mine "sounds" like it makes a click in the...

Mine "sounds" like it makes a click in the driver's front at low speed (<20), especially when I make a left turn. I replaced the tie rod last week and aligned the toe-in 1/16". First time EVER I've...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   05-26-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 26,354
Views: 3,853,477
Posted By wilywillie
Changed out my tie rod with a straight...

Changed out my tie rod with a straight replacement (no pun intended) -Crown OEM. $105 at 4WD Hardware, knuckle to knuckle, shipped free. It's been years that the old one has been bent in, so I'm...
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