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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-23-2014, 11:40 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Just got two air tickets booked for Toronto for Christmas and new year, $5,500 later ... #FeelingThePain :/

Remaining mods (one day) is the OME lift :) ... Once i recover!


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-23-2014, 11:05 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

looking forward to feel the handling improvements, there is a highway bridge on my way home where the road swings long curve right to left, perfect testing ground!

also had to justify the cost as...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-23-2014, 09:40 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Sounds like we have been on the same path recently! Also just did all bushings in moog problem solvers. Apparently rear sway bar is a max 1 hour job...

Should get the truck back from the workshop...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-23-2014, 06:21 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Whilst waiting for LCA new Moog bushings to get pressed, getting JBA UCAs sandblasted and ready for powdercoating :)

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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-18-2014, 03:24 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Thanks man, will do!


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-18-2014, 03:07 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Yup, it does feel like an on/off situation, just passed your comments onto the workshop manager - thanks a million will give the torque process you mentioned a try!


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-18-2014, 01:57 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Plagued with a suspension clunk that happens when accelerating from stand, or breaking to halt (i.e when the front tilts suddenly up or down). No noise happens when going over a speed bump or when...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-30-2014, 03:08 PM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

Hi Lifted Jeep owners :)

Anyone tried installing an adjustable track (Panhard) bar to center the rear axle post lifting?

Noticed BWoody now stock an adjustable one with greasible fittings...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-17-2014, 04:00 PM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
What did you do to your WK today?

Hit the gym often :) , weights, mainly super sets, tactical core workouts and boxing :) gotta mix it up!

Google Jim Stoppani Superman workout, or Tee Major Fitness youtube channel, good stuff!
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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-16-2014, 02:01 PM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Separate topic, I noticed BWoody now have an Adjustable Panhard bar, (http://bwoodyperformance.com/product_info.php?cPath=73_62&products_id=692) does anyone know of anyone who bought this, whilst the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-16-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: How easy is it to replace upper control arms?

From what I see all the replacement parts on RockAuto do not specify left and right for Front UCAs. Also, the JBA ones are also interchangeable.

Don't know about the Moog replacement ones, but if...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-15-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 993
Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: How easy is it to replace upper control arms?

Yea, can imagine! Those things weigh a few tonnes!!


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-15-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 993
Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: How easy is it to replace upper control arms?

Cool stuff, yea they are more substantial than OEM, you can probably kill someone with them if you hit them with it (that said most jeep parts would do that too).

Just as an example, we weighed...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-15-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,336
Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: Best brake Pads for my Wk??

They are Metal Matrix pads. From what I was told, the performance of the brakes is dependent on the combination of materials in the pad and the rotors. It was comforting to know that the pad and...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-15-2014, 01:48 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: Best brake Pads for my Wk??

15,000+ Miles on the Stillen Cross drilled rotors and Stillen pads, perfect performance both cold and hot, not a single mouse squeel out of these and minimal brake dust. very good replacement IMO.
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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-13-2014, 02:43 PM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Checked the grease on all the suspension parts, and noticed that the Zerk fitting on the Moog lower Ball joints (part number K80629 ) are missing! Either this was never sent and was not in the box,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-12-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,167
Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: Interior Trim Carbon Fibre, Leather steering wheel

Looks great man! liking the contrast of the CF with the tan Trim. :thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-12-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 993
Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: How easy is it to replace upper control arms?

Yup, we do get a few crazies here who take them out in the desert too, not my favourite choice of truck either.. I do like the RAM 1500 they look beefy.

Money not being an option, I would dream of...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-12-2014, 01:54 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

On tires turning blue (or I have seen a tint of purple I think once on my old Michelins ), the oil additive coming out is what causes the discolouration. If the tire is made with more carbon, there...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-12-2014, 01:42 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Nope, though I heard it is just as good on the xbox.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-11-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 993
Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: How easy is it to replace upper control arms?

I hear ya, i tend to not think of the 'sunken cost' either :) we have some serious highways (6 lanes) with plenty of flyovers here so the sway bars come in to play very often.

Yup, a bigger...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-11-2014, 02:50 PM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

This thread just inspired me to play a round of Battlefield 4 on the PS4 :) gotta level up my Engineer Rifles !
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-11-2014, 02:35 PM
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Views: 993
Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: How easy is it to replace upper control arms?

I just got the Moog outer tie rod ends, and the ACDELCO professional inner ones. Also on the quest to tighten up the steering and replace worm OEM parts.

Also on order is the front and rear SRT8...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-08-2014, 07:34 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Yes sir, i think 31.5" is probably the 'safest' on a 2" lift - also tread dependent.

Gotta see whats out there that would fit the rim width first


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-08-2014, 07:25 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Exactly my plan but want to add an inch to get the same result on the lift


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-08-2014, 07:20 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

265/65/17 , they are Toyo open country A/T


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-08-2014, 07:15 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Yup, seemed less hassle then removing and trying to figure out how to glue it back on (if indeed it is glue that is keeping it there!).

Must say one of the best visual mods in my view, as you can...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-08-2014, 03:28 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

This was done last year, below is some of the photos I could dig up:

As seen below, the rear quarter trim was painted directly on the Jeep all others where removed when painted:...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-08-2014, 03:07 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

When I took my window trim off for painting, we noticed that the trim at the rear quarter windows seemed to be 'glued' on and not stuck with clips, so we opted to paint these whilst still on the...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 09-07-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,113
Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: Wrangler SRT ?

I think I am going to start a thread of just messed up jeeps, I think this should be labelled the Willy Wonka Golden Ticket
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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-07-2014, 01:53 PM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Thanks , thanks ! and furthermore thanks!:thumbsup:

Just to confirm , this should fit the SRT8 Sway bars front and rear, right?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-07-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: TPMS Issue

Well I do agree the stealers need to learn to use the scan tool (I won't be surprised if the mechanics in the Dubai dealer had no clue). Regardless, I got an email from Dorman stating non of their...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-07-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: TPMS Issue

Hey MikeG,

I have went through the exact same issue for a very long time. Long story short I bought aftermarket wheels for bigger tires, and got a new set of Dorman TPM sensors with the correct...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-07-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 993
Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: How easy is it to replace upper control arms?

Apparently its more difficult if you have a lifted jeep with a 2" spacer lift as everything is generally under higher tension, so you may need to use a spring clamp. I didn't actually perform the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-03-2014, 03:47 PM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Thanks! yea that does look different, but the angle of UCA tube coming into the mounting 'plate' looks identical to how I have mine installed, I don't think that was the issue. I did a bit of reading...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-03-2014, 08:10 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Can you please send me a pic of your control arm (as it is now) then can compare :) Though I am still confident this was put on the 'right' way. I have been wheeling in this thing and giving it...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-03-2014, 07:00 AM
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Views: 266,495
Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

I am pretty sure they are on the right way around. But when you said that you made me look! The workshop did put the ball joint bolts in the other way around from that pic, No idea why .. will raise...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-03-2014, 05:47 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
What did you do to your WK today?

Comforting knowing im not the only one with this issue, the ball joints that came with the JBAs ripped the boots to confetti...

Glad i ordered a second spare pair but different brand to Moog, i...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-03-2014, 05:38 AM
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Views: 266,495
Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Cool and thanks! Will check it out.

Totally separate issue, i have the JBA UCA's up front, and had to replace the ball joints. I put in the Moog problem solvers (liked the idea they are made in...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-03-2014, 05:26 AM
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Posted By EtherealPonx
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Thanks bro! You wouldn't happen to remember the exact sizes and part number would you :) ?


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