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Forum: JK General Discussion   03-04-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
  Coolant
Views: 468
Posted By mikejwil
Thumbs up Yep! That's what I used. Very pale yellow. ...

Yep! That's what I used. Very pale yellow. Color will change back to stock as it mixes with what is left in the block / heater core.
Forum: JK General Discussion   02-16-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By mikejwil
Zerex HOAT is the only non-Mopar option that I...

Zerex HOAT is the only non-Mopar option that I know of for the 3.8L that is ok to mix with Mopar HOAT.

Mike
Forum: Electrical & Lighting Tech Dept.   01-28-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
  Tuners
Views: 1,055
Posted By mikejwil
hmmm... not sure. i assume it works the same as...

hmmm... not sure. i assume it works the same as the FlashPaq after the tuning option has been added. i didn't know about that issue... thanks for the heads up!

Mike
Forum: Electrical & Lighting Tech Dept.   01-28-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
  Tuners
Views: 1,055
Posted By mikejwil
I picked up a FlashCal a few years ago for...

I picked up a FlashCal a few years ago for changing settings/disabling TPMS on my 2008. Priced similar to the ProCal, but has a screen and can be upgraded with FlashPaq tuning later if you want. I...
Forum: Wheel and Tire Tech Dept.   01-14-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 24,815
Posted By mikejwil
there are some good pics of them mounted on a...

there are some good pics of them mounted on a 2-door @ aev-conversions forum. google "bfg 34x10.5x17".
Forum: Modified JK Tech Dept.   09-23-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By mikejwil
no experience with Crown, and haven't replaced...

no experience with Crown, and haven't replaced mine yet... but on previous vehicles i've had good luck with Duralast parts from autozone. new waterpump from them is listed for $37.99.
Forum: Write Up Dept. (The Library)   08-28-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By mikejwil
Great write-up! Saves you from opening up the...

Great write-up! Saves you from opening up the system too.

:beer:
Forum: USA - Texas   06-24-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 276,272
Posted By mikejwil
NIB JK Teraflex 2.5" budget boost w/shocks

On craigslist for $450... Finally getting around to posting here :)

http://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/pts/5077382507.html

Local sale preferred.

-Mike
Forum: Stock JK Tech Dept.   05-26-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By mikejwil
The FlashCal is not a tuner. It basically does...

The FlashCal is not a tuner. It basically does what the ProCal does, but with a screen. Seems like it had a couple things the ProCal didn't...but I can't remember for sure. Been a while since i...
Forum: Stock JK Tech Dept.   05-01-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,785
Posted By mikejwil
not sure what springs are standard on the Willys...

not sure what springs are standard on the Willys Wheeler, but the suspension I recently purchased from a 2015 Sport Unlimited w/Max Tow had front 18's and rear 59's.
Forum: Wheel and Tire Tech Dept.   04-24-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By mikejwil
My FlashCal has the option to totally disable...

My FlashCal has the option to totally disable TPMS. However, I had to download and install this feature via their update tool (it was not included from factory). I'm sure the same thing is...
Forum: Modified JK Tech Dept.   04-08-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,496
Posted By mikejwil
x2... I used a tire off of my HF trailer dolly to...

x2... I used a tire off of my HF trailer dolly to dial them in.

I've had good luck with the Trailheads... I have one that is stubborn though... takes it a little while to get going.
Forum: Stock JK Tech Dept.   04-03-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By mikejwil
Nice tip! I'll definitely try this next time. ...

Nice tip! I'll definitely try this next time.

:beer:
Forum: Wheel and Tire Tech Dept.   03-30-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,653
Posted By mikejwil
The intent of my original post was simply to say...

The intent of my original post was simply to say that the 5 tire rotation makes things easy to do at home because you don't have to have all 4 tires off the ground at the same time, as you would if...
Forum: Wheel and Tire Tech Dept.   03-29-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,653
Posted By mikejwil
Ummm... Would have to disagree. It takes just as...

Ummm... Would have to disagree. It takes just as long, if no longer, to get all four corners up on jack stands. Perhaps I wasn't clear. Each corner is only lifted once, because I always have the next...
Forum: Wheel and Tire Tech Dept.   03-27-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,653
Posted By mikejwil
Thumbs up 5 tire rotation is DIY-friendly too! you only...

5 tire rotation is DIY-friendly too! you only have one tire off the ground at a time.
Forum: JK General Discussion   03-26-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,244
Posted By mikejwil
I always use "regular" unleaded no matter where I...

I always use "regular" unleaded no matter where I am... With the ASSumption that it is equivalent to 87 octane at sea level. Never had an issue or noticed any significant loss of power or...
Forum: Stock JK Tech Dept.   02-11-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,494
Posted By mikejwil
No cutting/modifications required... Read...

No cutting/modifications required... Read through the posts on page 1. It isn't easy, but it can be done. :)
Forum: Stock JK Tech Dept.   11-21-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,900
Posted By mikejwil
just look for oil getting past. it will be...

just look for oil getting past. it will be obvious once you take the hose off. i found that the NAPA part fits better (tighter seal). however, i had a better fit from one Mopar vs another Mopar,...
Forum: Stock JK Tech Dept.   11-21-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,900
Posted By mikejwil
mine is an '08 IIRC, it was included on late...

mine is an '08

IIRC, it was included on late '07 thru early '09 models. only for 1st owner, and requires inspection every 5 years. you would have received a reminder card for that.
Forum: Stock JK Tech Dept.   11-20-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,900
Posted By mikejwil
my vote is bad rings too... sounds like mine. ...

my vote is bad rings too... sounds like mine. my usage was normal at first (maybe 1/2 quart gone between oil changes), but it really ramped up around 55,000 miles. thicker oil didn't help. never...
Forum: JK General Discussion   11-20-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,367
Posted By mikejwil
I'm in... Thanks!

I'm in... Thanks!
Forum: JK General Discussion   11-10-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By mikejwil
i've been using moparonlineparts.com - no...

i've been using moparonlineparts.com - no complaints.
Forum: JK General Discussion   07-29-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,473
Posted By mikejwil
i like my airlift 1000 bags... got 'em @...

i like my airlift 1000 bags... got 'em @ autoanything.com for < $100 IIRC, but don't see them there anymore. i think they are firestone brand now???

they go INSIDE the coil spring. works best...
Forum: Stock JK Tech Dept.   06-11-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,019
Posted By mikejwil
bringing this thread back from the dead... ...

bringing this thread back from the dead... because it saved my butt!!!

:beer::beer::beer::beer::beer::beer: for the OP :)

i checked mine, and my hoses were laying against the EGR tube. the...
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