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Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   07-23-2021, 10:01 AM
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Posted By DocAdams1
I would ohm out the motor. I am not sure what...

I would ohm out the motor. I am not sure what the spec is, but if it is open that is quick test.

I would also check that power is available for the fan. I would load test the circuit side with a...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   07-23-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By DocAdams1
Yep mine is a rubicon. I decided to stick with...

Yep mine is a rubicon. I decided to stick with 35s this go around, went from 315s to 35s so 1/4 to 1/2" difference. Ultimately I will move to 37s, but like you said there is a bunch of supporting...
Jeep Forums: Texas Jeep Forum   07-23-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By DocAdams1
Exodus 4x4

I am set to have my gears done on the 30th. They seem to be very competitive on price and easy to work with. They seem to stay busy so if you are near new braunfels check them out. I will let you...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   07-23-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By DocAdams1
Changing Gears

I am finally at the point where my jeep is just a toy and no longer used as a DD. I have decided to go ahead and regear to better support what I am using the jeep for.

I am going from the stock...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   07-22-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By DocAdams1
Ok it looks like there are 2 separate issues that...

Ok it looks like there are 2 separate issues that need to be sorted out.

1. The no power issue.
2. The ABS/TC/BRAKE light issue.

For the first issue you are probably right as to the cause of...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   07-22-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By DocAdams1
Yes it is plastic, and I am swapping mine along...

Yes it is plastic, and I am swapping mine along with the coolant crossover tube. When I was saying some of the issues were worked out I was referring to the head issue.

Plastic parts in general...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   07-21-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By DocAdams1
I tried to post earlier, but had garbage signal. ...

I tried to post earlier, but had garbage signal. Do you have a scan tool or access to one? Not a code reader, but something that can monitor different data points?

If so I suggest starting with...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   07-21-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By DocAdams1
I am at 95k now. I daily drove and wheeled on...

I am at 95k now. I daily drove and wheeled on the weekend. I have not really had any problems with mine. I do my own maintenance though so that may have something to do with it. Mine is also a 16...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   07-20-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By DocAdams1
I just wanted to give the possible good news. ...

I just wanted to give the possible good news. Dorman is bringing an alluminum housing to market for the 3.6. Here is a link to the video...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRKJAL1a37o

It looks...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   07-20-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By DocAdams1
Parking brake fix...

I have dealt with poor parking brake performance for several years with my rubicon. As you are probably already guessing it was the parking handle, but I went through the normal route of adjusting...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   07-13-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By DocAdams1
Sure, an ABS module does the same on all...

Sure, an ABS module does the same on all vehicles. Since I turn my own wrenches and my wife loves over engineered problem children, aka BMW I have been there done that several times. I was just...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   07-13-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By DocAdams1
This does not seem to very common with Jeeps, but...

This does not seem to very common with Jeeps, but is super common on BMW to the tune of 1500-2500 just for the part. If the ABS module has failed see if you can have it repaired vs replaced. I use...
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   07-05-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,823
Posted By DocAdams1
Yes load range E is not ideal. I would rather...

Yes load range E is not ideal. I would rather have load range D, but it is not available in 315 or 35s. It is available in 37s, but I will need to do more to support that size tire.

Having run...
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   06-28-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,823
Posted By DocAdams1
Last update (55k) So I just purchased a new...

Last update (55k)

So I just purchased a new set of tires. You guessed it another set only this time in 35x12.5.

Lessons learned:

1. Stock wheels are a bit to narrow for even wear. ...
Jeep Forums: Texas Jeep Forum   06-24-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By DocAdams1
6/26/21 General Sams

If anyone is interested in hitting general sams Saturday (6/26/21) let me know. Would like to meet some other jeepers and have some fun. Bring the family and some lunch and let's make a day of it. ...
Jeep Forums: JK Wrangler Technical Forum   06-22-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,467
Posted By DocAdams1
And in a day or 2, when you figure out that pcm...

And in a day or 2, when you figure out that pcm "upgrade" is pure snake oil and does absolutely nothing for you, you can mess with taking it back off.
Modern vehicles are too smart to let some plug...
Jeep Forums: Texas Jeep Forum   06-05-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By DocAdams1
Rubicon Wheels

5 rubicon wheels $250 pickup near waco
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   06-05-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By DocAdams1
2016 Rubicon Wheels

I am cleaning out the shop. I have a set of 5 wheels that were take offs with maybe 500 miles. I ended up going a different route so if someone wants them I will sell them for $250 for the set. ...
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   10-02-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,823
Posted By DocAdams1
I am very happy with the rate of wear. I plan on...

I am very happy with the rate of wear. I plan on purchasing a new set soon to replace these. With over 50k on a set of mud tires that still have decent tread left I can't complain. One thing I...
Jeep Forums: Tires & Wheels   09-17-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,823
Posted By DocAdams1
50,000 Mile Update

Well the tires are starting to wear faster now. I still have decent tread left, but I have started to notice some cupping and increased road noise. Unfortunately since covid I have been unable to...
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