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Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   Today, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Ironhead
if a shop isnt warrantying the labor and you're...

if a shop isnt warrantying the labor and you're not stuck with their brands, go with revolution gear and axle. preferably REM finished if you can get them
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-17-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By Ironhead
did you replace the cable going to the...

did you replace the cable going to the alternator? if so, did you use a fusible link?
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-16-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By Ironhead
I went with this one and like the crimps. very...

I went with this one and like the crimps. very secure

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B017S9EINA/?coliid=I2AUBNW75AI3QE&colid=1ZS112TWB54P3&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-14-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By Ironhead
just make sure the collapsed length of the new...

just make sure the collapsed length of the new shocks is the same as OEM and you'll be good to go
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-14-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By Ironhead
you are looking for jounce bumpers. they are the...

you are looking for jounce bumpers. they are the rubber piece that goes inside the bumpstop cup. it is there purely to soften the impact, not to reduce travel. the bumpstop cup and lower pad are...
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-13-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By Ironhead
x2 on all of that. eastwood internal...

x2 on all of that.

eastwood internal frame coating and fluid film helps a lot.

drain holes ~6" from the control arm mounts is a good idea.

best way that i have found is parking the...
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-11-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By Ironhead
unclear, I've never tested it.

unclear, I've never tested it.
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-10-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By Ironhead
have you cycled the suspension to prove that or...

have you cycled the suspension to prove that or just assuming it doesn't hit? others have tried and shown that the design is not well researched and does in fact hit the diff cover when the...
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-09-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By Ironhead
looks like the stabilizer. OP, nothing about...

looks like the stabilizer.

OP, nothing about this is OEM, its a crossover steering setup that is known to cause issues on a TJ.

your best bet is to return to the OEM inverted Y steering...
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-09-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By Ironhead
just an FYI, Savvy uses Currie springs. as...

just an FYI, Savvy uses Currie springs.

as to your question, you may be looking for spring rate more than actual height. height is a difficult thing as after free length height, it all depends...
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-08-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,102
Posted By Ironhead
trade school didnt care about that nonsense,...

trade school didnt care about that nonsense, >:)
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-07-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,102
Posted By Ironhead
do you like chemistry? Straight-run gasoline...

do you like chemistry?

Straight-run gasoline has an octane number of about 70. In other words, straight-run gasoline has the same knocking properties as a mixture of 70% isooctane and 30% heptane....
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-07-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Ironhead
do you have a BL and MML? that may allow you to...

do you have a BL and MML? that may allow you to run your lift without the TC drop
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-06-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,770
Posted By Ironhead
All of the experienced jeepers that have owned...

All of the experienced jeepers that have owned TJ's for several years are all questioning your 20-21 mpg reading. maybe while rolling downhill for a short period of time, but its not easy to sustain...
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-05-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By Ironhead
this is what I ended up doing after adding a...

this is what I ended up doing after adding a winch with the 2" BDS kit. the 3" front springs got it back around OEM rake when unloaded
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-05-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,102
Posted By Ironhead
I simplified it a bit as I didnt think anyone...

I simplified it a bit as I didnt think anyone would care about the chemistry side of it and how gasoline is raised from straight run 70 octane up to what we see at the pumps or even higher for racing...
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-02-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,102
Posted By Ironhead
octane levels have been advertised as a...

octane levels have been advertised as a good/better/best instead of what fits your application. in fact, octane is a detonation suppressant. it is added to fuel to make the fuel harder to ignite as...
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-02-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By Ironhead
yep, rear is locked anytime the tires are off...

yep, rear is locked anytime the tires are off pavement. honestly its barely noticeable while offroad.

the OEM spicer ones are plenty strong, the issue is the housing itself and as of now, there's...
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-02-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By Ironhead
keep the rear axle locked while wheeling to...

keep the rear axle locked while wheeling to bypass the LSD, I've been doing it for years with no ill effects.

the weak point, and general limit to 35" tires on TJ axles, is the ball joint...
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   12-31-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,770
Posted By Ironhead
does the cheepo gas use an ethanol additive? ...

does the cheepo gas use an ethanol additive? It's almost impossible to find non ethanol fuel where i live but that would cause a big difference.

personally I only buy fuel from places that have...
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