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Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   Today, 12:21 PM
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Posted By lfhoward
Look for stock 16 or 17 inch wheels. They have...

Look for stock 16 or 17 inch wheels. They have the best tire options available for what you want.

Your local Craigslist is a good place to look.

Also check out http://www.car-part.com which...
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   Today, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By lfhoward
My mpg has changed since the lift and larger...

My mpg has changed since the lift and larger tires. When it was stock, I could easily exceed EPA estimated mpg by 2 mpg. I have a Scangauge and so I am always trying to drive in ways that maximize my...
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   Today, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By lfhoward
Here is a recent thread over on JeepKJ that...

Here is a recent thread over on JeepKJ that answers a lot of your questions about the KK.

http://www.jeepkj.com/threads/differences-between-kj-kk.73779/

I’ve been very happy with my KK. It’s...
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   03-24-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By lfhoward
Here’s a helpful video that explains the TPMS...

Here’s a helpful video that explains the TPMS system and how a mechanic goes about diagnosing and fixing a bad tire sensor.

https://youtu.be/U0LRssOs-xg
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   03-24-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By lfhoward
The sensors live on the inside of your rim and...

The sensors live on the inside of your rim and the batteries are not easily replaceable. The batteries are embedded inside silicone inside the sensors to keep them from vibrating loose. There are a...
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   03-24-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By lfhoward
Looking closely at the subject, making sure we...

Looking closely at the subject, making sure we are all talking about the same thing...

TPS = Throttle Position Sensor, an engine air intake part. When there’s a TPS problem, there is a lightning...
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   03-23-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By lfhoward
The batteries in the tire pressure sensors wear...

The batteries in the tire pressure sensors wear out.

What year is your KK? By now even the 2012’s probably have worn out TPMS batteries.
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   03-18-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,385
Posted By lfhoward
Many KK’s including mine came with 225/75R16’s...

Many KK’s including mine came with 225/75R16’s from the factory. Mine had Goodyear SR-A’s, which were the “all terrain” option (but in reality was a terrible tire). All this being said, that tire...
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   03-18-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,385
Posted By lfhoward
Leaning slightly to the drivers side is normal...

Leaning slightly to the drivers side is normal even for stock KK’s. I think it’s because the fuel tank is on that side and there’s a bit more weight. And the driver is there too, for those of us not...
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   03-18-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By lfhoward
I agree. I have replaced this CV joint before on...

I agree. I have replaced this CV joint before on my 08. It’s not expensive to do. The CV end is available on www.driveshaftparts.com for something like $40. No need to replace the entire shaft.
...
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   03-14-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,385
Posted By lfhoward
With your new larger tires, consider running them...

With your new larger tires, consider running them at 33 lbs or so, same as the sticker on the drivers door. I know my new KO2’s can go up to 80 lbs pressure, but having lower pressures in the tire...
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   03-08-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,385
Posted By lfhoward
Nice! The lift makes a big difference.

Nice! The lift makes a big difference.
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   03-08-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 701,403
Posted By lfhoward
For a while now this broken bolt was preventing...

For a while now this broken bolt was preventing me from reinstalling my newly powder coated rock sliders. The bolt broke off when I removed them for painting....
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   03-02-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 701,403
Posted By lfhoward
Congrats on completing that difficult job. If...

Congrats on completing that difficult job. If nothing else (besides a working heater), you now know you have what it takes to disassemble the dashboard with all the wire harnesses, breakable plastic...
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   02-25-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4,785
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Posted By lfhoward
Thanks!! It’s a military trailer originally, made...

Thanks!! It’s a military trailer originally, made into a camper. Here is my build journal if you’d like more details:
http://www.tnttt.com/viewtopic.php?f=50&t=62581
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   02-19-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By lfhoward
Not that Iím aware of. I dropped my gas tank once...

Not that Iím aware of. I dropped my gas tank once to install the gas tank skid plate, and donít remember seeing any access panel above it.
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   02-17-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 701,403
Posted By lfhoward
Jeep and Trailer at the end of the day. Jeepy got...

Jeep and Trailer at the end of the day. Jeepy got an oil change and passed inspection. Trailer got a new hub.

https://i.postimg.cc/7LhhNty3/1155-D862-32-B8-4-D77-99-A6-1-B414-ADEAD10.jpg
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   02-15-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By lfhoward
What did you get? Pics, please! :)

What did you get? Pics, please! :)
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   02-15-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By lfhoward
My experience is documented in this thread with a...

My experience is documented in this thread with a bunch of photos. Getting the heater box back into place and seated properly was a little tricky, but I describe in here what my solution was.
...
Jeep Forums: KK Liberty Forum   02-14-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By lfhoward
Oh pretty fun. Took me a day and a half, but it...

Oh pretty fun. Took me a day and a half, but it was my first time and I was going slow. It’s completely doable. It would probably take me three hours now that I know where all the fasteners and...
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