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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-02-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,936
Posted By ARWK2OL
Re: Suspension Lift Kit - WK2 4x4 Quadra-lift

Just like Bigcat said. Set it and forget it. As for the forward rake, he is about to start making them where you can set it to be level or keep the factory stance only 1.25 or 2" higher or 1.25"...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-12-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By f1anatic
Re: What to bring on a day trip

This is what you need to bring: Tow Hooks; D Ring and Shackle; Tow Rope, friends, Water, snacks, radios, electronic or paper map with portable GPS (phone is OK as long as you have spare battery and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-28-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By alludc
Added Gobi Ranger to wk2project

Continuing down the "Overlander" path with the build... Introducing my newest goodie, GOBI Racks Ranger. I havent yet installed the ladder or tire carrier but heres a sneak peak.
Current Mod...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 04-24-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,171
Posted By GoCoogs
Re: Purchasing 2016 Rubicon

So, you're going for the mall crawler look?

If you want big wheels and tires, you're gonna need at least a

3" lift = 35" tires
4" lift = 37" tires
6" lift = 37"+ tires

Most people would...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-22-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 11,769
Posted By MOFSTEEL
Re: Jeep recalling 1.1 million shifters

Boy, I'm glad I'm not an idiot and pay attention to what gear I'm in before hitting the gas or stepping out of my car.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-19-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,956
Posted By MDBones
Re: -- WK2 Picture Game --

http://www.jeepgarage.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=67574&d=1461091744

I love this one... reminds me of a dog marking his territory. :lol:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-15-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,627
Posted By MDBones
Re: Show & tell - wk2 photos off roading "proof"

No need to apologize for posting great pics and video, bmackin. We all enjoyed them. :thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-15-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,627
Posted By bmackin
Re: Show & tell - wk2 photos off roading "proof"

Hi Lou,

Sorry my post upset you. It's true that I'm the owner of Chief Products, but I'm also a person. A person who loves camping and off-roading. That's why I started the company and why I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-14-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,627
Posted By Benn0
Re: Show & tell - wk2 photos off roading "proof"

I like Bill's videos, says more about the capabilities of the Jeep than his products. He's just a jeep owner who wanted some offroad protection and was good enough to make extras for the rest of us...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-09-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By CT2011JGK
Re: New-to-me WC2 - looking for advice on two add ons

Hey bigcat,that Trailhawk is certainly something to be in awe of and really makes a very cool statement just by the looks/stance.VERY impressed.
Vance,I was kinda like you and ended up with a head...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-30-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By lstowell
Re: Ok to leave Overland with QL parked in OR1/2?

Yeah, but it is such a pain to get in and out of OR2 compared to OR1.

You can still do "Jeep things" like parking on top of the snow piles next to a namby pamby in a Wrangler parked on the level...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-30-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By sironic
Re: Chief WK2 Lower Front Guard

Here's mine, I leave the bottom section of the fascia off permanently, finished what's left with pinchweld. Looks ok to me, I'm happy with it this way.
66832


Cheers, Simon
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-29-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By leadfoot4
Re: Quadra Lift Setting when Towing?

I'll take a "SWAG" (scientific wild-assed guess) and say that by being in tire changing mode, the self levelling mode will temporarily be de-activitaed, so the car will stay level, and won't start...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-29-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,627
Posted By Bigskiddy
Well what's the definition of being nuts? 1....

Well what's the definition of being nuts?
1. Spending over $50K on a 4x4, and only driving it on road and in a manner that a $20K 2wd sedan would have been sufficient.

2. Spending over $50K on a...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-26-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By Jim_in_PA
Re: Quadra Lift Setting when Towing?

Leave it in "normal" mode.

WDH is actually required for loads over 3500 lbs and is perfectly compatible with QL.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-24-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By TheTimLeonard
Re: Roof Racks for 2015 JGC Altitude

I have the Gobi rack on my altitude. Took the stock roof "bars" off and the Gobi Rack screws directly into the existing factory holes. Pretty pricey if you're just looking for something aesthetic,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-24-2016, 01:50 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,627
Posted By Bigskiddy
Fly this is were the action is buddy. ...

Fly this is were the action is buddy.

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f190/wk2-offroad-81341.html

Mostly Downunder (Australia) related. I still can't work out what you yanks mean when you 'mall...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-23-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,627
Posted By Jim_in_PA
Re: Show & tell - wk2 photos off roading "proof"

Excuse me...I've been trying to help you. And that's all I'm going to say at this point.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-23-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,627
Posted By Jim_in_PA
Re: Show & tell - wk2 photos off roading "proof"

Fly', I think that some folks are just pointing out that there is a wealth of information in these forums already that in addition to what might be posted in this thread, will be useful to you as you...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 03-18-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By MOFSTEEL
Re: Hydrographics, Part 2: Exterior

I'm at a loss for words.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-16-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,936
Posted By ARWK2OL
Re: Suspension Lift Kit - WK2 4x4 Quadra-lift

Update. So far so good. Med is 1.25" exactly and Hi is 2" of lift. The 2" looks good and I would say rides similar to a sports car. Not too rough, but firm. To me I don't notice a difference in the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-10-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By macgyver35
Re: Chief WK2 Lower Front Guard

I see some confusion here.
He leaves the Chief guard on all the time. He puts the factory lower plastic fascia on only when not wheeling, and takes it off and leaves it at the house when he knows...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-04-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By midsouthduckhunter
Re: Installing CB Radio - Tips Welcome

If you are going to pull the radio in and out, then ok on the cig plug, but if permanent, then tie into the ACC and get a good ground. Pick up the power/gnd to the radio or amp.

In regards to the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-01-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,936
Posted By ARWK2OL
Re: Suspension Lift Kit - WK2 4x4 Quadra-lift

10/4. Thanks for the tip.


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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-01-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 26,022
Posted By bill_de
Re: Quadralift FAILED

When polls have been done here it was a relatively small number of people with issues. The majority were trouble free. So probably not an engineering problem. You say a light comes on, but does the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-04-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By nicjak
Re: Quadralift replacement

how could you possibly burst more than one airbag?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By 03Marine
Re: RRO Winch Rattle

Thanks. I like your set up. Hopefully it's something simple tonfix. Going to switch out the struts up front soon to Bilstiens 5100. Probably won't solve it. It will be nice to have
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 01-28-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By GoCoogs
Re: Thinking about ordering a JKU, question?

Like anyone will tell you; It depends on what your end goal is. If you want to lift, you will need a regear because lifts are almost Lways followed by bigger wheels and tires.

Inwould start with...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-27-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By PePe
Re: White WK2 QL Overland W/ JK Polar Edition 18" takeoffs

Hi - you can get a QL override from Llams PTY LTD (http://www.llams.com.au/)

I have one and am pretty impressed with it. I can set the height at any speed.

The LLAMS system has a separate...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,229
Posted By GMWK2
Re: Tow hooks, ever use them?

Yep - used the one on the rear to pull a ford ute out of the mud in a paddock. And the front one to recovery a stuck Toyota out of the sand on Lighthouse Beach.

Oh wait, Jeep Australia don't fit...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 12-16-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,410
Posted By MOFSTEEL
Re: What's the highest quality leveling kit for a Wrangler JK?

As I stated above the OEM components are engineered to work best at OEM specs. Raising the body AND adding heavier wheels/tires on OEM components will decrease the handling and cause premature wear....
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 12-16-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,410
Posted By MOFSTEEL
Re: What's the highest quality leveling kit for a Wrangler JK?

A "quality spacer" is not going to change the spring rates or shock travel.
It's going to add stress to components engineered to be at a different ride height.
So will he be "fine"? Sure if he...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 12-15-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,177
Posted By GoCoogs
Re: 2 weeks of ownership

I see a lot of cosmetics, have you done anything to improve off road capability?
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 11-15-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By GoCoogs
Re: AEV Issue

The cost difference between a sahara and a rubicon is negligible. Rubicon is almost always the better deal. Especially since the rubicon comes with lockers, disco, dana 44 front, and 4.10's...
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 10-27-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 61
Posted By tlaningham
Re: Best WK2 mods?!

Did you lift it at all? Looks killer!!! I just leveled mine and squeezed a 265/65r/18 on mind. Which is a 31.6 tire.

61742

61743

There before and after.


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Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 10-25-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By mike.s
Re: Best lift kit for a JKU

From what I have read AEV is the best road handling lift and sounds like it would suit your needs but I have no real life experience. Local off road shop was telling me to go with Superlift and Fox...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-09-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By Jim_in_PA
Re: Quadra-lift bottoming

While there's no need to "like" how this works, it absolutely is "normal" because there's almost no suspension travel left at OR-II. It's an "only use it if you need it" setting that's also speed...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-09-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,849
Posted By BirchyBoy
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 10-09-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,245
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2014 grand Cherokee overland quadra lift

Seven total posts, all on the same topic.

Do you drive a Jeep? If so, why haven't you moved on to something better?

If you have moved on, you could let us know your experience with the...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 10-08-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 632,449
Posted By lonestarnation
Re: 2016 Wrangler Information Thread

Haha thanks all. I will indeed post pics. Been waiting several years to get an AEV rig. Hydro blue JK250, argent pintler wheels, heat reduction hood. Gonna be my daily driver so didn't want to get...
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