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Forum: Your Rig! 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 511
Views: 83,317
Posted By theksmith
a while back i installed a Teraflex high-angle...

a while back i installed a Teraflex high-angle rzeppa joint on my front factory DS after the OEM one split its boot and ejected most of the grease. my understanding was the Teraflex joint would be OK...
Forum: Jeep Specific 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By theksmith
if you lick that stuff it goes further ;)

if you lick that stuff it goes further ;)
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 3 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By theksmith
nice photos Kevin!

nice photos Kevin!
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 3 Days Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 13,028
Posted By theksmith
Thumbs up i didn't bother to hook up accessory mode, so i...

i didn't bother to hook up accessory mode, so i have the same behavior, i.e. no brake pedal + PTS switch = ignition ON, then i have to press it twice to turn the Jeep back OFF. you should just need...
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 5 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 96
Posted By theksmith
i'll probably come up for at least one of the...

i'll probably come up for at least one of the easier trails, waiting to see exactly what you're running each day!
Forum: Jeep Specific 5 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By theksmith
Swim Waterproofing your Willys

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcZqlrmxlO4

from this article on Jalopnik... (https://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/heres-the-fascinating-way-the-u-s-military-waterproofe-1782349143)


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Forum: Other/Multiple Brand Vehicles 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By theksmith
i'd seen that before and i still think it's just...

i'd seen that before and i still think it's just weird they made a Jeep look like a bastard child of an FJ Cruiser and a Decepticon.
Forum: General Talk 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By theksmith
long time no see Dave - hope you're doing great...

long time no see Dave - hope you're doing great and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Forum: General Talk 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By theksmith
glad to hear Joe got it taken care of for you and...

glad to hear Joe got it taken care of for you and that you're back on the road Al!
Forum: Your Rig! 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 511
Views: 83,317
Posted By theksmith
thanks for that link - i was not aware of them,...

thanks for that link - i was not aware of them, but they look legit! i'm so used to not being able to find what i want locally i guess i just go straight to online sources most of the time now.


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Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 13,028
Posted By theksmith
i was just giving you hard time about the name :D...

i was just giving you hard time about the name :D

yes, i can start remotely from my phone using the LINKR + Fortin and then takeover by holding down the Easyguard's start button for the...
Forum: Trip Reports & Photos 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By theksmith
the video came out great Ryan, dig the song too!

the video came out great Ryan, dig the song too!
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 13,028
Posted By theksmith
Thumbs up for using the Fortin bypass and harness instead...

for using the Fortin bypass and harness instead of the Omega, here's what i came up with...


shopping list
- Easyguard EC002 alarm/PKE/push-button-start system (https://amzn.to/2pVJkgn)

-...
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 13,028
Posted By theksmith
hey Matt, who's Ken? - Kristoffer

hey Matt, who's Ken?

- Kristoffer
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 13,028
Posted By theksmith
Thumbs up sorry, i didn't mean to come off short. it just...

sorry, i didn't mean to come off short. it just seemed like you were trying to re-invent the wheel and had maybe not read all the thread first. but, i get it if you just want to understand how it's...
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 13,028
Posted By theksmith
limitation of the Jeep itself... the brake lights...

limitation of the Jeep itself... the brake lights still work when the Jeep is off because there is a direct wire from the brake pedal to a relay that drives them - however the brake pedal status...
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By theksmith
it was good to see you Darryl - thanks for...

it was good to see you Darryl - thanks for letting us know you made it home.
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By theksmith
looking forward to this little run! it's a fairly...

looking forward to this little run! it's a fairly seldom used trail - kinda bumpy, but still fun diverse terrain.

everyone please be at the meetup on time and fueled up so we can hopefully make...
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By theksmith
i tried to take 2 different free courses here in...

i tried to take 2 different free courses here in the valley but got bored after a couple classes and never finished either time! online tests/reviews definitely worked better for me.

unfortunately...
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 13,028
Posted By theksmith
finally re-did my this using a Fortin bypass...

finally re-did my this using a Fortin bypass instead of the Omega. unless i'm missing something, it's much simpler!

i'll post the how-to in a couple days after i'm sure there aren't any issues.
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By theksmith
bummer David, i was looking forward to you...

bummer David, i was looking forward to you joining us!
Forum: General Talk 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By theksmith
IMO, you're really putting your life into the...

IMO, you're really putting your life into the hands of the manufacturer with recovery products... more-so than with most of the other things we buy for this hobby. we've all seen videos of a failed...
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 698
Posted By theksmith
Thumbs up we default to CB but if most people have ham on a...

we default to CB but if most people have ham on a particular run then we'll end up using that.

if you can run an external antenna with your handheld, even a little magnetic-mount style on the...
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By theksmith
Night Sat 8/3/19: Sunset Run near Lake Pleasant, AZ: Easy to Moderate 4x4

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/xurYXZuASsm_MDH0l3PefeowPymhSSnnIkmcG1-NqtFGRgl9I1mkCDXuwG6PmfjyyfLNIII9d-D8NsGqvZI_48XLXiyDFr0-c7sz9TK_vn77i1nbcAA4sTDN0JVpSEONtbXFe9uAdFqij7-ogKwmCPT30dKC82F5IW9RLC...
Forum: Land Use & Environmental Concerns 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By theksmith
Lightbulb Excellent videos & promotion for public land shared use

check out this really well done video about sharing public lands - a mountain biker and Jeeper come together to see each other's perspectives:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzugWDaUDJY

it's...
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