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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-08-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By spinxt
Re: Hidden winch mounts...who sells em?

There is very little fabrication. As long as you have a basic set of hand tools, a decent drill, and a dremel-type multi tool, you're good.

Once you pull the front bumper cover off (easier than...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-07-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By spinxt
Re: Hidden winch mounts...who sells em?

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Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-14-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By spinxt
Re: MOPAR skid plates

Second the above post....did my fuel tank skids in 30 minutes. Didn't even jack up the vehicle. Instead used the jack to raise the plates into place.


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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-16-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By spinxt
Re: removing wk2 rear rotors, what am i missing?

This may be obvious, but the ebrake uses shoes on the inside of the brake rotor (similar to a drum setup). If you have the brake engaged, that rotor isn't going anywhere.


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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-12-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By spinxt
Re: Confirmation of Clunk

After owning a 2011 Overland for two years and going through 3-4 sets of rear shocks, I finally got rid of it for a 2014 Limited without QudraLift.

It was great for a while, but eventually the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-28-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By spinxt
Trying to decide between "LT" and "reg" Terra grappler G2s

So after I get my OME lift installed, I'm going to fill the increases gender gap with new rubber. I've decided on the Terra Grappler G2 in either 275/65R18 or 265/65/R18.

Nitto offers both those...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 08-13-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,658
Posted By spinxt
Re: Winch mount on jgc?

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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-13-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By spinxt
Re: Speedometer calibration

It can't be done.


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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-30-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,354
Posted By spinxt
Re: 12 Jeep GC High pitch humming noise from Gauges?!

I just think it's a crappy HVAC fan....nothing we can do about it. I've had two WK2 GCs, both have sounded the same


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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-29-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By spinxt
Re: Terra Grappler g2

Your wheels were stolen or the whole jeep? Either way, that sucks


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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-26-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By spinxt
Re: Terra Grappler g2

I meant 60, not 85


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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-24-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By spinxt
Terra Grappler g2

I set that nitto decided to include the stock 265/85/18 that the GC uses on the new G2 version of the Terra Grappler.

Has anyone tried it? I LOVED my Terra Grapplers on my 2011 Overland. I can...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-17-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By spinxt
Re: RRO Winch Mount Modifications

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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-17-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By spinxt
Re: RRO Winch Mount Modifications

I trimmed my lower facia to match the outline of the fair lead. I can remove my lower facia in 2 minutes as designed by the factory. When reinstalled, the facia tucks under the fair lead ever so...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-16-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By spinxt
Re: RRO Winch Mount Modifications

I've installed the RRO winch mount and winch. I'm not sure what this will accomplish? It would be very difficult to lower the fair lead. The nuts the fair lead mounts to are welded into the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-10-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By spinxt
Re: Cross Rail - Mopar v. Whisbar

I thought the same thing about the MOPAR bars... I installed them both directions.

When I got the whispbars it was night and day.


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-31-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By spinxt
Re: Cross Rail - Mopar v. Whisbar

If you define "better" as quite, then the whispbars are way better. I had the MOPAR bars on my overland and they were okay...until I got the whispbars on my limited, I never knew how loud the MOPAR...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-27-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By spinxt
Re: Current Nivomat LL Shock Part #

Skunkd,

I have a set installed that I bought from another user. They unfortunately have the notorious clunking sound that started since its warmed up. I recently ordered the replacement upper...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-26-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By spinxt
Re: Current Nivomat LL Shock Part #

What are those ones listed on the website? Why does it have to be so confusing? I've never seen a part so hard to find the correct part number in my life.


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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-26-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By spinxt
Current Nivomat LL Shock Part #

This is why I'm so confused...you guys have pictures and agree on the part #. However I search that model # and nothing comes up.

Moreover the part number on this website is completely...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-22-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By spinxt
Re: Diff lock question in 2014 Laredo

That pic means the transfer case is sending equal power to the front and rear. No WK2 has a rear "locker". If you have Quadra drive II, you have an electronically controlled limited slip in the...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 05-21-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By spinxt
Re: mass flow sensor.

Billit Technologies does not list a catch can for the 2014 HEMI on their website. They list a bracket, but not the whole can (strange)


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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-19-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By spinxt
Current Nivomat LL Shock Part #

Current Nivomat LL Shock Part #

Can someone provide me with the current Nivomat LL shock part #? I have search this and the "other" forum and I've found no less that 3 completely different part...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-18-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By spinxt
Re: Diablo/HEMIfever reprogram tire size?

Can they dealer "reprogram" the tire size with their tools?


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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-17-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By spinxt
Diablo/HEMIfever reprogram tire size?

Does the Diablo with Hemifever tunes provide the option to resize the wheel/tire diameter?

I have a RRO leveling kit and can afford slightly bigger tires, but I only want to do so if I can...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-17-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,215
Posted By spinxt
Re: sunroof or no sunroof???

Pano sunroof has been great on my 14'. Rattled on my 11', but was fixed after a few trips to the dealer.

If you plan on getting the black interior, I feel the sunroof is a must. It can feel a...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-23-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,325
Posted By spinxt
Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

In some cases...yes. Unless it's an SUV as high or higher than the jeep. Most sedan door swingers will be in for a rude awakening. These things are SOLID. It would probably dent their door.

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Forum: NorthEast 02-17-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,146
Posted By spinxt
Re: Rausch Creek Off-roading 101 Class

I was really concerned for that guy. He had no skid plates and we were going gnarly rocky stuff.


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-13-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By spinxt
Re: 2012 skids and runningboards question

I have a 5 year old and her little feet are fine using the rock rails as a step. She's tiny and gets in and out all by herself using the rails as a step. If you're off-roading, get rock rails; not...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-08-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,543
Posted By spinxt
Re: Anyone using a phone app to remote start your Jeep?

You need the Uconnect app..I don't believe it works with the 2013...just 2014+


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-15-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,226
Posted By spinxt
Re: Calling all roof rack experts

The factory cross bars seemed quiet until I got the Whispbar system. Major improvement (I have both). I drive 30k miles a year (mostly interstate) and the Whispbar system is by far the quietest...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 01-14-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,325
Posted By spinxt
Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

No...the rock rails butt right up to the weld and hang lower than them...effectively protecting the entire pinch weld from damage. You can jack the vehicle anywhere along the rock rail. Once...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-13-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,226
Posted By spinxt
Re: Calling all roof rack experts

I worked at a bike shop for years and we sold both Yakima and Thule products. I recently decided on on the Whispbar setup and couldn't be more happy. I have installed hundreds of racks on...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-23-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,459
Posted By spinxt
Re: Mopar Rock Rail Install

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You will brush your pants a little.


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-23-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,459
Posted By spinxt
Re: Mopar Rock Rail Install

They are powder coated...you have to strip off all the powder coating to spray them body color. Personally I think that would look like crap. Plus they are designed to protect the jeep. Paint...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-16-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,459
Posted By spinxt
Re: Mopar Rock Rail Install

Looking good!!!


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Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 11-11-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,325
Posted By spinxt
Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

Congrats...they look awesome don't they...too the jeep off-roading this past weekend and I had peace of mind knowing they were there. Bashed them a couple times too!


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Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 11-10-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,325
Posted By spinxt
Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

I don't think that will work..you won't have enough room to "swing" it over the flag bolts (they hang too low). Trust me the flag bolts have to go in first....loosely. That will allow you some...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 11-10-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,325
Posted By spinxt
Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

Flag bolts have to go first, they support the weight of the rail while you wrestle the rest in.

You can try the rocket bolts first, but I tried that on my first set and there was no way I could...
Forum: NorthEast 11-10-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,146
Posted By spinxt
Rausch Creek Off-roading 101 Class

My wife and I attended a dealer-hosted Off-road 101 class at Rausch Creek in Pennsylvania. It was an AWESOME experience! I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to learn the true capability of...
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