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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-02-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Doors Off WK2?

I love the Internet.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-21-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,008
Posted By Nonstop
E85 can I do anything to improve fuel mileage?

http://www.rooseveltinstitute.org/new-roosevelt/how-our-government-incentivizes-overproduction-junk-food

http://grist.org/farm-bill/corn-corn-everywhere-and-not-a-drop-to-eat/
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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-21-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,008
Posted By Nonstop
Wink Re: E85 can I do anything to improve fuel mileage?

Mild rant begin---:-)There's a difference in the subsidizing of the price of ethanol and the incentives the producers receive. There's plenty of great legislature funding eth research and plenty of...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-21-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,008
Posted By Nonstop
Re: E85 can I do anything to improve fuel mileage?

Ethanol is a drug, a solvent, even an antiseptic. Stupidity is the poison. :-) Both kill one takes others down with it.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-21-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,008
Posted By Nonstop
Re: E85 can I do anything to improve fuel mileage?

That statement tells me a lot, and I'm not buyin it. Ethanol is a wonderful misplaced product touted by misguided partially educated lobbyists and liars. All math and fact tells of it's actual...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-20-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Nonstop
Re: MOPAR lock nuts different weight to stock nuts

You are absolutely correct in assuming that 30g or around an ounce would throw the balance off...wheel weights are available in increments to offset smaller imbalances. So yes an ounce is enough,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-17-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Nonstop
Re: What happens if..

What model/year, my '11 does #4 nothing, I think.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-12-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,852
Posted By Nonstop
Sahara wheels on 14 hemi or diesel

I have a few JK wheels so I tried some. The 17's didn't fit, can they, sure I guess but...?
The older 18" JK Sahara wheel fit fine and the offset(+44.45) worked well. Barely a 1/4" of clearance...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-11-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,035
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Lugnuts

I really want this to sound like I agree cause I do, I get a little nuts about small things that end up causing someone a pain in the ass due to misinterpretation. It goes both ways...That someone...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-10-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,035
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Lugnuts

Never over lubricate the studs or the mounting pad.
Never lubricate the seat or angled portion of the nut as the tension and friction is relied on for it to maintain that torque, and establish a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-09-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By Nonstop
Re: My nuts are swollen

I'm not convinced on the swollen nuts theory based on temperature. That type of stainless in that shape, formed the way it is, it's mighty strong, so any temperature swing that would distort or...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-06-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Question to anyone with a K&N CAI on a 3.6...

First time I heard it I thought a bunch of things...

Did I drop something into my throttle body?
This can't be what everyone is calling a great sound?
Are my valves really floating this bad?...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-01-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Nonstop
Re: 2014 Summit recovery tow points?

Roof Rack
Or
Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 Chrome Tow Hooks - Mopar Item # 68140582AA and # 68140583AA #68140582AA-68140583AA (http://www.justforjeeps.com/wk2chtowho.html)
Or...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 01-31-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Is there anyway to eliminate the Eco-MDS Function?

Without the use of a plug in full program tuner like Diablo, which you don't want... I only know of one device. It's much less invasive and it works perfect. Sorry though as it's not available yet...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-31-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By Nonstop
Re: 2012 skids and runningboards question

Guess the past owner spent ~$300 installed for non mopar. More for mopar..
If the children are young the gap beetween the bar and the body is dangerous for little legs, especially in inclement...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-31-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Ink on Leather Seat!!

Sorry man that sucks.
Those erasers are very abrasive and will remove the topcoat No spray on product can replace that coating so the area will wear faster than any area around it. Sorry. ...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-29-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By Nonstop
Re: 2012 skids and runningboards question

There's at least 10 brands and as many styles and they range from $120 ebays to $699 mopar boards plus installation. So sure between $120 and $1000. For anything past an inaccurate guess, specifics...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-27-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By Nonstop
Re: 2012 skids and runningboards question

The three brackets per side of the Mopar running boards definitely hang lower than almost anything else. They also do it in a very inconvenient way. I think you'll find that other than the "rock...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 01-26-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,292
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Place to hide your keys/external lockbox options?

I bought a NON Proximity alert key off eBay for $40 and had it programmed for $50. It does everything it's supposed to but has no proximity sensor thing. I think it's a non SRT late 2010 key, same...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-23-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Throttle body cleaning

There are differing opinions on the wipe down method, mine was barely dusty at 35k, but for sure there's no place to ever spray or soak an electric throttle body. As for the service its a normal add...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-20-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By Nonstop
Re: tower brace

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f109/strut-tower-brace-79546.html
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-08-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Nonstop
Re: 2011 loud locks

In a vehicle of this "quality" it is ridiculous. It's undoubtedly an oversight, one of many. I was conditioned to say it's a jeep thing when my limited cost $30k not at $50k. I've owned and built...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-15-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,675
Posted By Nonstop
Re: THIS is why you do your first oil change early

Blackstone Labs (http://www.blackstone-labs.com/)
I'll agree that seeing particles at all is disconcerting but our eyes are not always the good judge we'd like to think. Unless part of a bearing...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-03-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By Nonstop
Question Re: Shifter cover for the 8-speed "T" shifter

The SRT handle has a perforated leather cover, I believe it is a better quality leather but it's still a stock handle. ...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-02-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Painting your calipers

I decided to do it while doing my brakes so I used what was handy, rustoleum caliper spray. It worked well, prep really is key, I like G2 caliper paint and if I had time or thought of it more than a...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-01-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Painting your calipers

49735.
The black is more boring every time I look at it but it disappears nicely. I might go different next time I took things apart because it almost ends up easier and the results offset the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-01-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Painting your calipers

The clip is relatively easy to pop off or just tape off. It's really personal taste, doesn't affect anything one way or the other. When you do your brakes it might get messed up and look bad if...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-16-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,602
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Recall for Alternator

Don't forget about the heated mirror wiring recall that came at the same time as this. Another splash shield install, I wonder what my dealer will screw up while installing this rain gutter.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 10-08-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Nonstop
Re: DIY- Power Steering Flush

You sure atf+4 is the same as p/n 05166226AA. I never bothered to ask if power steering fluid +4 is just a fancy bottle name for atf+4 but I don't know for 100% sure. Anyone?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-24-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By Nonstop
Trailer hitch light activation problem.

Ok here's the run down, my hitch install was a while back and the dealer never activated the lights when they said they did, and I tossed the paperwork long ago.. Well it seems there's a unique code...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-19-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,964
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Strut tower brace

At $150 I'd pay now and wait the six months before they announce its gonna be another six months, happily. They make beautiful stuff. I just did this guessing game with a front grille on the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-18-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Do the jeep front splash guards fit w/ side steps?

It depends on the side steps, if you are talking Mopar "deluxe" side steps, not the tubular ones but the stainless and plastic fancyish clunkers, and OE mud flaps yes they do, I'll post pics later..
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-11-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,570
Posted By Nonstop
Re: We want OME suspension...

I have emailed ARBUSA several times with no reply, and spoken to several retailers and they have no new information about the release. Pricing and such is out there but nothing on ordering or...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-11-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,517
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Staples in the fender flares? MYSTERY SOLVED!!!

Nope, I was at Arrigo south in Tamarac. Sort of funny, we've had our meetings there through three owners of the property and since a little after it opened.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-10-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,517
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Staples in the fender flares? MYSTERY SOLVED!!!

Kind of funny, last night I was at Arrigo in Tamarac for a Jeep club meeting and my buddy was laughing at me as I checked a few grands, same report, none on untainted flares.. I hadn't read this...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-02-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,405
Posted By Nonstop
Re: My goofiest mod ever.

Thanks for the responses guys, I will have performance testing and mileage results by tonight. Stay tuned for my next mod, I have to go by the shop and pick up some tools for this one.
Thanks again.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-31-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,405
Posted By Nonstop
Re: My goofiest mod ever.

I've had this jeep for a long time, and the WK2 is great transportation, that's all. But my warranty is almost up. Just like my technique for fishing I suit my tackle to my battles, I can put 30#...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-30-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,405
Posted By Nonstop
Re: My goofiest mod ever.

You guys made my day! I was laughing pretty hard for how amused and satisfied I was with these. No joke I'm so out of practice on genuine mods my next round is gonna break me, f/r light bar, hooks,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-30-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,405
Posted By Nonstop
My goofiest mod ever.

From long armed WJ's to this in a few years, huh. I love my WK2 and think I lucked out with an early build Laredo with some decent content. I'm very happy overall but to me my WK2 is more transport...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-29-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,517
Posted By Nonstop
Re: Staples in the fender flares?

Vehicles get painted post factory delivery all the time. There's an allowable amount of repair a dealer can do to a damaged vehicle and it does involve paint, sadly, it's still a "new" car. Where...
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