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    09-14-2018, 05:53 AM
    Shots replied to a thread Removal of back seat in JL Stock Tech
    I'm a little confused by this. Why not just fold that section down? Wouldn't that give you the desired storage space, without the extra effort? As...
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    09-11-2018, 06:37 AM
    Shots replied to a thread Hard Top Headliner in JL Modified Tech
    That's actually very helpful. I'm not so much concerned about the heat (it doesn't get that hot in Ohio), but rather the sound deadening. This is...
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    09-05-2018, 06:39 AM
    That's actually a good point. I couldn't find a published comparison by Jeep on the efficiency of them in the JL, but on the Cheorkee the difference...
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    09-04-2018, 07:03 AM
    FWIW, I never had any personal problems with the Duratrac. I only mention the sidewall concern based on reviews from the Dodge forum I used to be...
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    09-04-2018, 06:13 AM
    Both are great choices. I've had both. Duratrac on my 2007 Ram 1500. BFG TA KO2 on my 2014 Grand Cherokee. Both handle snow, and mud great. ...
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    09-04-2018, 06:03 AM
    You can adjust that. Check 24:02 on this video: https://youtu.be/0x1wR2m5sKs Credit to wayoflife for this. Another great lift install video....
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    09-01-2018, 07:50 AM
    Shots replied to a thread Body lift??? in JL Modified Tech
    I reached out to Zone Off Road about a 1" - 1.5" body lift. I've used their 1.5" kits on several vehicles. They responded telling me that they do...
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    08-31-2018, 08:02 AM
    It's been my experience that kits like that generally offer minimal (if any) affect on the ride, which is usually their appeal. In some cases you...
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    08-30-2018, 07:25 AM
    I assuming it's old news that there is a tray in the back to hold all the screws when you remove the doors, top and even windshield. If not, I'll...
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    08-29-2018, 01:45 PM
    Shots replied to a thread Body lift??? in JL Modified Tech
    Wait.... what? Yeah I missed the whole spare tire thing. I read the title, and the initial post asking if they made a body lift for the JL, but...
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    08-27-2018, 05:27 AM
    Shots replied to a thread Body lift??? in JL Modified Tech
    I suspect you are correct. When they do, I'll be sure to let you all know how the install goes.
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    08-26-2018, 06:26 AM
    Sweet thanks. :rock:
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    08-26-2018, 06:17 AM
    Shots replied to a thread Body lift??? in JL Modified Tech
    Sorry I didn't realize we were citing references. ;) Yes I used wiki. In full disclosure I did a google search for definitions. I selected wiki...
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    08-25-2018, 07:58 AM
    That's actually a great point, no I was not. Rim width is measured at the bead seat, whereas backspace is measured to the edge of the rim's lip. ...
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    08-25-2018, 07:53 AM
    Shots replied to a thread Body lift??? in JL Modified Tech
    You can call me Darth Shots. :yup: lol The key though is in the wording. A body lift won't affect the stock ride. It may have an affect on the...
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    08-23-2018, 07:22 AM
    I just did some digging and it looks like Rubi rims spec the same (7.5 +44.45) with only the diameter being different. I don't know why they would...
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    08-23-2018, 07:06 AM
    Yeah, I hear ya. I just don't want to give someone bad info. I guess I'll just add the disclaimer of "according to the math", the optional Sahara...
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    08-23-2018, 06:59 AM
    Is that factory Rubicon rims with 6.25" backspacing? The stamp on the Graytech rims show 7.5" width and 44.45 offset. That works out to 5.5"...
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    08-23-2018, 06:49 AM
    I believe the stock rims are 18 x 7.5 +44.45, which puts them at a 5.5 backspace. Using the stock 255 wide tire on the stock rim, the inside edge of...
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    08-23-2018, 05:29 AM
    Shots replied to a thread Body lift??? in JL Modified Tech
    You are correct, but that's true of any lift, whether it's done by body or suspension lifts. That said the COG won't raise a full inch with a 1"...
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    08-22-2018, 07:17 AM
    My stock Sahara tires (with the optional rims/tires) is 255 wide, so I assume yours are the same width. A 305 wide tire is 50mm wider than the stock...
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    08-22-2018, 07:05 AM
    Shots replied to a thread Body lift??? in JL Modified Tech
    I'd put one on mine. The point is generally for appearance. It just looks good a little higher, and a body lift can do that without any affect on...
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    08-22-2018, 06:52 AM
    :cheesy: Great point, I hadn't thought about that. I was thinking "it's electric, moisture will cause a short", but they almost have to be a...
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    08-22-2018, 06:47 AM
    Most mufflers are only cutting down noise. As long as part of your smog testing doesn't require a muffler be present, it should pass an emissions...
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    08-21-2018, 07:41 AM
    You're welcome. Let us know how the 4 cyl sounds if you decide to do it.
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    08-21-2018, 07:38 AM
    Bummer, I guess I'll have to keep wondering. Although it sounds like, if I get caught in the rain, I should definitely wait to turn them on just to...
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    08-21-2018, 07:34 AM
    Outstanding, thanks for the response/clarification.
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    08-21-2018, 07:27 AM
    I'm with you wayolife. I'm not digging it either, but that may just be the old guy talking. To me, it sounds like an old rusted out exhaust with a...
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