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Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
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Posted By theksmith
it was good to see all you guys and gals!

it was good to see all you guys and gals!
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By theksmith
i'm in for wheelin and eatin - no swimmin for me...

i'm in for wheelin and eatin - no swimmin for me though
Forum: Your Rig! 6 Days Ago
Replies: 488
Views: 77,401
Posted By theksmith
picked her up last night, the MVP warranty...

picked her up last night, the MVP warranty covered everything - they replaced 2 intake and 2 exhaust rocker arms and camshaft on the passenger side.

i also had them replace the plugs. they are...
Forum: All Other Activities, Gear & Resources 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By theksmith
worth every penny, i use them more often than my...

worth every penny, i use them more often than my socket set.

and like Curly said, IMO, reversible ones are the only way to go. the non-reversible ones aren't typically angled on the end.
Forum: Your Rig! 1 Week Ago
Replies: 488
Views: 77,401
Posted By theksmith
depending on if i keep her long term or not, that...

depending on if i keep her long term or not, that might be a real option since this 3.6L doesn't like me...
Forum: Your Rig! 1 Week Ago
Replies: 488
Views: 77,401
Posted By theksmith
haha, no... but we did ditch her expecting a new...

haha, no... but we did ditch her expecting a new rig to be more reliable and require less constant maintenance. the JK has certainly been an improvement in many ways, but the engine isn't cooperating...
Forum: Your Rig! 1 Week Ago
Replies: 488
Views: 77,401
Posted By theksmith
well i had to drop Gadget off this morning at the...

well i had to drop Gadget off this morning at the dealer again for engine problems. she just rolled over to 77k miles last week and is just over 3 years old - very disappointing.

currently there's...
Forum: General Talk 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 124
Posted By theksmith
is it there to prevent the trans/motor from...

is it there to prevent the trans/motor from twisting under the massive torque of the 4.0L?
Forum: Hiking, Biking & All Human Powered 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By theksmith
great shots! what did you shoot them with?

great shots!

what did you shoot them with?
Forum: Your Rig! 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 488
Views: 77,401
Posted By theksmith
Thumbs up both ends of my front axle were dripping diff...

both ends of my front axle were dripping diff fluid for several weeks so i had Absolute Offroad (https://absolute-offroad.com/) replace the inner axle seals just before our UT trip. i noticed the...
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By theksmith
i can't wait to wheel with Creampuff! :D

i can't wait to wheel with Creampuff! :D
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,413
Posted By theksmith
the big mud-terrains often have really stiff...

the big mud-terrains often have really stiff sidewalls and so you need to run fairly low pressures even on the street to keep the ride comfortable. 30 PSI is about where mine wear evenly across the...
Forum: All Other Activities, Gear & Resources 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By theksmith
great question Gear! i've had several of the...

great question Gear!

i've had several of the Ryobi 4AH Lithium-Ion batteries now for a few years and they all still appear to be going strong.

the old NiCD batteries prevalent in many...
Forum: All Other Activities, Gear & Resources 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By theksmith
LOL! i do really like it and still choose...

LOL!

i do really like it and still choose it over my older corded model every time, however...

the downside is the anti-kickback feature. now that i've used it quite a bit, i see what people...
Forum: Your Rig! 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 488
Views: 77,401
Posted By theksmith
a few months ago i modified my automatic air-up...

a few months ago i modified my automatic air-up feature to handle all 4 tires at once, details here... (https://offroadpassport.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5542)
...
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,413
Posted By theksmith
i liked being able to air up 2 tires at once so...

i liked being able to air up 2 tires at once so much, i finally ran some additional lines and fittings to be able to do all 4 at once...
...
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,413
Posted By theksmith
thanks Steve!

thanks Steve!
Forum: Your Rig! 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 488
Views: 77,401
Posted By theksmith
installed a Synergy chromoly tie-rod...

installed a Synergy chromoly tie-rod (https://amzn.to/30VVUh0) and stabilizer clamp (https://amzn.to/2Wh3Hr7) this week. i had bent my factory rod on the Kingman trip and with 75k miles on the TRE's...
Forum: Your Rig! 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 488
Views: 77,401
Posted By theksmith
early mornin splorin ...

early mornin splorin
...
Forum: Your Rig! 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 488
Views: 77,401
Posted By theksmith
random shot - i was out tooling around the other...

random shot - i was out tooling around the other evening and noticed the neat looking clouds:
...
Forum: Other/Multiple Brand Vehicles 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By theksmith
quick tip: checking alignment by yourself

it can be a pain to check your rig's toe-in by yourself since you usually end up needing a second person to hold the tape measure...

instead of trying to reference off the center of the tire...
Forum: General Talk 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
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Views: 118
Posted By theksmith
a sad reminder that we never know what day will...

a sad reminder that we never know what day will be our last so make the most of every single one.
Forum: General Talk 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By theksmith
nice work guys!

nice work guys!
Forum: Your Rig! 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 488
Views: 77,401
Posted By theksmith
tried to work on the Jeep last night, but the...

tried to work on the Jeep last night, but the neighbors just dropped in unannounced...
...
Forum: General Talk 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By theksmith
holy hell is it that time again? HAVE A...

holy hell is it that time again?

HAVE A GREAT DAY G!
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