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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-04-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 214,356
Posted By DeKraker
Patched the hole that connects the spare tire...

Patched the hole that connects the spare tire carrier to the rear cargo compartment. I had previously removed the spare tire, carrier, and cargo compartment.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-29-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By DeKraker
I'm horrible about staying active on here....

I'm horrible about staying active on here. Swapped rear springs and slapped on some new bump stops and spring isolators. Looks good and the "lean" seems to be corrected. I looked the springs over and...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-18-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By DeKraker
I don't see any issues with taking it out. that...

I don't see any issues with taking it out. that little bit of insulation isn't going to do anything except maybe keep the engine noise down a tiny bit.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-25-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By DeKraker
Sorry. I've been busy with work and moving....

Sorry. I've been busy with work and moving. Hoping to get some time this coming weekend to jack it up and switch the springs. I will definitely let you know how it goes. Need to get underneath and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-01-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,320
Posted By DeKraker
Re: Connector in glove box?

SteelBlue, I'm in the same boat as you on this. My 05 Limited has it, but I can't figure out how to actually use it lol
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-01-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By DeKraker
Re: BoraBora build thread

I too have the 285 Dura's. My jeep is sitting on an OME HD lift with spider 1.5" spacers. I absolutely had to to mod the pinch weld. Some slight rubbing in the rear, but will be adding a larger bump...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-01-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By DeKraker
Wow. Yea those axles would be nice haha. The...

Wow. Yea those axles would be nice haha.
The WK market is small unfortunately. I have only seen one lifted XK in my area and that was on the highway. Maybe one day I'll see a fellow lifted WK...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-31-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By DeKraker
That's a very good observation on the OME...

That's a very good observation on the OME springs. You would think there would be more options to choose from. With the various powertrains and engine types, some more options would be ideal. Then...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-30-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By DeKraker
Re: 2005 WK Lift/theories/help

Thanks Mosier, you're all over this. Definitely will be getting some reading in this weekend. Going to look my springs over and see if i can't identify them as well. Might have to do a flip-flop. If...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-29-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By DeKraker
Just the rear. I've seen some others saying they...

Just the rear. I've seen some others saying they had a similar issue on the driver's side.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-29-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By DeKraker
The rear springs(OME-2993) come as a set and from...

The rear springs(OME-2993) come as a set and from what I've seen and remember, they're identical. No markings or packaging to indicate that one is different than the other.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-28-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By DeKraker
Tracking on the whole military thing....

Tracking on the whole military thing. Unfortunately some people use it for the wrong reason.

I definitely appreciate all the info. You seem to have put in some good research on this. This is my...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-27-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By DeKraker
Re: 2005 WK Lift/theories/help

Mosier, would you suggest adding in the Monroe 58646's and taking out my OME rears? I've been reading around and it seems I should have done some better research as far as my rear lift goes. I will...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-26-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By DeKraker
Just read your thread last night actually. Looks...

Just read your thread last night actually. Looks like you put in some good research.

What unit are you with? I'm with 3ID at Fort Stewart.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-23-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By DeKraker
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-22-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By DeKraker
Re: 2005 WK Lift/theories/help

Well everyone I apologize for not following up on this. I ended up going with the OME lift with HD springs and a .25" strut plate on the front. Also, some 1.5" spacers to gived the tires some...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-22-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By DeKraker
Re: wheel well liner insulation/stuffing?

I ripped mine out, as well as the insulation under my hood. Doing what I can to help control the temp of my 5.7 while out wheeling.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 10-18-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By DeKraker
AirRaid 310-970 MIT(Modular Intake Tube). I think...

AirRaid 310-970 MIT(Modular Intake Tube). I think if my aFe doesnt do the trick off-road, I will switch to this myself.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 10-17-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By DeKraker
There's a kit you can buy that is just an intake...

There's a kit you can buy that is just an intake tube and keeps the stock air box. Seems pretty reasonable for off-road.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 10-15-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By DeKraker
Re: Cold Air Intake

aFe Stage 2 on my 5.7... Pure awesome!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-31-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,408
Posted By DeKraker
Re: Horrible, I mean really bad, mpg on my hemi

I just drove from GA to NJ and then to MI. Average was 17 mpg. City im usually 13.5-14 mpg. Playing around im about 10 mpg haha.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-31-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By DeKraker
2005 WK Lift/theories/help

Well, I'm finally back from Aghan and getting ready to lift my WK that I purchased just before I left. Since I have no experience with WKs, I do have some questions/ideas.

I want to lift 2"-3" So...
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