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Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By theksmith
i have all 4 joined together (87 + 85 + blue +...

i have all 4 joined together (87 + 85 + blue + blue/white).

just FYI - looking back at it, i *might* should have added a diode to prevent current flowing into the blue/white (Omega GWR -In),...
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By theksmith
nice catch! yes it should have said Easyguard 6P...

nice catch! yes it should have said Easyguard 6P has 2 large red wires. i just went back and and fixed the 3 places i could find where i screwed that up in post #4 - so it should read correctly as of...
Forum: Your Rig! 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 413
Views: 60,732
Posted By theksmith
i have this MPP Platinum warranty...

i have this MPP Platinum warranty (https://www.mpp.com/products/platinum-coverage.htm), which is what Airpark Jeep sold us when we bought it (i know, suckers!). next time i buy a vehicle, i'll likely...
Forum: General Talk 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 62
Posted By theksmith
have a great day Karen!!!!!!

have a great day Karen!!!!!!
Forum: Your Rig! 2 Days Ago
Replies: 413
Views: 60,732
Posted By theksmith
so the dealer replaced a camshaft and 3 rocker...

so the dealer replaced a camshaft and 3 rocker arms & lifters in the right head and 2 arms & lifters in the left head. would have been just over $1k but the extended warranty covered it and the...
Forum: Your Rig! 3 Days Ago
Replies: 413
Views: 60,732
Posted By theksmith
from my understanding, all the 3.6L have a little...

from my understanding, all the 3.6L have a little bit of a tick when they first start, especially if it's cold. but it should go away within a couple minutes and not be particularly loud. if you have...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 3 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By theksmith
welcome to the site, Jim!

welcome to the site, Jim!
Forum: Your Rig! 3 Days Ago
Replies: 413
Views: 60,732
Posted By theksmith
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yUAnsAm2iw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yUAnsAm2iw
Forum: Your Rig! 3 Days Ago
Replies: 413
Views: 60,732
Posted By theksmith
Gadget and her POS 3.6L is back at the dealer. it...

Gadget and her POS 3.6L is back at the dealer. it has a very pronounced ticking coming from the passenger side.

it seems like the noise is up in the head and it's just as loud at idle as under...
Forum: Your Rig! 3 Days Ago
Replies: 413
Views: 60,732
Posted By theksmith
i bought the pre-mix version out of laziness and...

i bought the pre-mix version out of laziness and the nearest dealership charged me just under $22 per gallon (knocked down from about $28 after some flirting with the dreary parts-counter lady).
Forum: Your Rig! 3 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By theksmith
looks nice man. no one ever said Jeepin was...

looks nice man.

no one ever said Jeepin was a financially wise hobby! ;)
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 3 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By theksmith
i had regular non-chip key copy made at Walmart...

i had regular non-chip key copy made at Walmart for like $10 and then cut it up with a Dremel to make a custom blade for the FO style fob.

a standard Chrysler style blank that has worked with most...
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 5 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By theksmith
count me in!

count me in!
Forum: General Talk 5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 155
Posted By theksmith
happy birthday lady!!!!!!

happy birthday lady!!!!!!
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By theksmith
is this a shakedown run for Creampuff?

is this a shakedown run for Creampuff?
Forum: Your Rig! 1 Week Ago
Replies: 413
Views: 60,732
Posted By theksmith
turns out i'd have to do some decent cutting and...

turns out i'd have to do some decent cutting and welding on the current engine skid to fix the rubbing, and i always considered that little skid just a temporary cheap solution... so i decided to...
Forum: Your Rig! 1 Week Ago
Replies: 413
Views: 60,732
Posted By theksmith
Jim, do you know of a specific aftermarket...

Jim, do you know of a specific aftermarket coolant that is equivalent to the new Mopar OAT (and can mix with it safely)?

some folks suggested that Dex-Cool is actually OAT, and that modern...
Forum: Your Rig! 1 Week Ago
Replies: 413
Views: 60,732
Posted By theksmith
you'll have a baa-aaa-aaa-aaa-aaad time!

you'll have a baa-aaa-aaa-aaa-aaad time!
Forum: Your Rig! 1 Week Ago
Replies: 413
Views: 60,732
Posted By theksmith
i had to do my first out-of-warranty repair the...

i had to do my first out-of-warranty repair the other day. i was getting a check-engine light with code P0128, which is basically the engine not reaching expected temps.

some quick research...
Forum: General Talk 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By theksmith
have a great day Kevin!

have a great day Kevin!
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 2,958
Posted By theksmith
sorry to hear that, thanks for letting us know. ...

sorry to hear that, thanks for letting us know.

i will grab some produce for the burgers at the grocery store on the way.
Forum: All Other Activities, Gear & Resources 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By theksmith
each end of the light has 2 keyholes, so i'd...

each end of the light has 2 keyholes, so i'd assume those are for flush mounting.

wait... i searched the Q & A on Amazon and found this from the manufacturer: We do not recommend to do flush...
Forum: Your Rig! 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 413
Views: 60,732
Posted By theksmith
more snow came on New Year's Eve, so Aimee and I...

more snow came on New Year's Eve, so Aimee and I took Brady and one of his friends up north the next day. Chris & Sarah came as well, along with their pup Madchen. since Hope (the WJ) was down, they...
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By theksmith
i used 1/4 watt resistors, but 1/8 or 1/2 watt...

i used 1/4 watt resistors, but 1/8 or 1/2 watt should be fine as well. i just zip-tied the relay and the heat-shrunk little resistor pack into the wiring harness and hid all the modules and wires up...
Forum: Jeep Specific 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By theksmith
call me, i'll come over and help you troubleshoot.

call me, i'll come over and help you troubleshoot.
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