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    For whatever it's worth I will put my 2cents in....

    For whatever it's worth I will put my 2cents in. :)

    I have Cooper 12.50x37s on our JLUR and feel that the 4.10 gearing is perfect for a daily driver thanks to the amazing 8 speed auto.
    We live on...
  2. Poll: Just scanned thru this thread and saw the above...

    Just scanned thru this thread and saw the above statement! WTF - some of us think AOC is right on????

    If anybody on this list besides the OP thinks AOC (Asshole Obnoxious C*nt) is right on, I am...
  3. Really sharp looking Jeep!

    Really sharp looking Jeep!
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    Thanks for the info Wrangler!

    Thanks for the info Wrangler!
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    Thanks, I like your idea and appreciate the info....

    Thanks, I like your idea and appreciate the info. Our Jeep is only a few months old so I agree about the warranty. I assume you made your jumper, I will look for the parts on Amazon. What gauge wire...
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    Yes, I have been reading about that idea but I...

    Yes, I have been reading about that idea but I don't know if there are any unintended consequences of bypassing the ESS battery using a fused jumper.
    Have you tried this out yourself?
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    WWRuby said his ESS does not work after the Jeep...

    WWRuby said his ESS does not work after the Jeep sits for a week because the ESS battery is discharged and he must drive the Jeep for a few days to charge the ESS battery up so ESS works. That is not...
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    That can't be normal. If my ESS did not work...

    That can't be normal. If my ESS did not work after our Jeep sat for a week and I had to drive it for a few days to charge up the ESS battery I would be pissed and make a warranty claim. There is no...
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    Wrangler, thanks for the tip. I just performed...

    Wrangler, thanks for the tip. I just performed your tests and all is well. With the engine off, the main battery reads 12.63v across the negative and positive posts and the ESS battery reads 12.65v...
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    Don't know if this means anything but we just...

    Don't know if this means anything but we just drove the Jeep to the gun range for practice on the same road, same speed as always and the battery voltage gauge read 13.2v the whole way up and back???...
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    Thanks again guys, this ESS dual battery stuff is...

    Thanks again guys, this ESS dual battery stuff is over my head and I appreciate the info. I was worried because I use deep cycle batteries to run my telescope equip and the smart chargers for deep...
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    Thanks guys, if any of you get a chance take a...

    Thanks guys, if any of you get a chance take a look at the battery voltage gauge on your Jeep and let us know what it reads during normal driving. Thanks.
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    Battery Voltage reading? What is normal?

    On the vehicle info screen on the Jeep dash (EVIC) there is a tab for a Battery Voltage gauge.
    On our JLUR this gauge reads 14.2-14.7 volts consistently when driving at normal highway speeds.
    Is...
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    Yeah, I was pretty sure you would give me a smack...

    Yeah, I was pretty sure you would give me a smack or two for that post. :D

    No problem, I love your jabs always entertaining!
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    Yeah, you are right I f'ed that up. Thanks! ...

    Yeah, you are right I f'ed that up. Thanks!

    PS: I fixed my original post, appreciate the heads up.
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    Hopefully I won't get too much heat from this but...

    Hopefully I won't get too much heat from this but I just want to clear up some terminology since different people use different terms when talking about higher or lower gear ratios.

    The "gear...
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    Good try guys, but I can't buy it! :) I am not...

    Good try guys, but I can't buy it! :)

    I am not giving up anything- we use all 8 gears every day! As I said in my first post our Jeep runs in 8th gear just fine on flat roads. It runs in 7th on...
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    I think you guys are missing my question. I...

    I think you guys are missing my question. I understand that when you put bigger tires on the factory gears that you raise the overall gear ratio which lowers RPMs on the highway, which means you...
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    Just curious. We have Cooper 37's on our JLUR...

    Just curious. We have Cooper 37's on our JLUR with the 8 speed auto trans and factory 4.10 gears and can see no need to run lower gears even in our hilly area for daily driving. Our Jeep runs in 8th...
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    You should be able to adjust the tailgate hinge...

    You should be able to adjust the tailgate hinge bolts so it doesn't do that. Loosen all the bolts that hold on the hinges and the reinforcement plate, then hold up the tailgate as high as it will go...
  21. Thread: Seat adjustment

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    The red metal stuff under the top of the dash is...

    The red metal stuff under the top of the dash is what actually blocks part of my view. If that was curved up a little just in the area of the instruments I could see the whole screen and there would...
  22. Thread: Seat adjustment

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    Is there some reason Jeep designers left the seat...

    Is there some reason Jeep designers left the seat height of the JL basically the same as the JK but lowered the dash 4" which prevents average size people from seeing the top part of the instrument...
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    There is definitely something wrong with the seat...

    There is definitely something wrong with the seat to dash relationship. I cannot see the top of the instrument panel unless I scrunch down which is ridiculous and I am only 5'9". I had no trouble...
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    The Mopar kit does the exact same thing as the...

    The Mopar kit does the exact same thing as the Teraflex (JK only) or EVO hinged tire carriers. On all 3 of these solutions the weight of the tire is carried by the OEM internal hinge mount support...
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    Yeah, I felt that the 4 big torx bolts that came...

    Yeah, I felt that the 4 big torx bolts that came with the Mopar tailgate reinforcement kit were cheezy and I can see how they would strip out if you were not super careful. The torx cutout was too...
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