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07-18-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,801
Posted By moparado

Haha, why not use sulfuric acid instead....

Haha, why not use sulfuric acid instead. :laughing::rolleyes:
07-17-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,801
Posted By moparado

Out here in the country i get a hefty dose of...

Out here in the country i get a hefty dose of bugs even one time bird guts on the bumper, grill and windshield.
Tried those bug off products and decided they're too harsh taking off any waxes or...
07-13-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,448
Posted By moparado

Get the tail gate step, a no brainer IMO.

Get the tail gate step, a no brainer IMO.
07-08-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,465
Posted By moparado

Rule number one with electrical stuff, don't...

Rule number one with electrical stuff, don't overload the wiring or any connectors with excessive amperage draw.

As mentioned, if the added accessory draw is excessive use an unused fuse tap in...
07-08-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,023
Posted By moparado

Claying will only help a paint finish that has...

Claying will only help a paint finish that has stubborn to remove (by waxing only) tiny dirt particles in it, water spots or if the paint is very lightly oxidized.
Otherwise if the paint finish is...
07-06-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,233
Posted By moparado

The perfect rear differential IMO would be a LSD...

The perfect rear differential IMO would be a LSD coupled with an on demand user enabled e-locker.
The LSD for ordinary full time driving and the e-locker enabled for ridgedly coupling both rear...
07-05-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,023
Posted By moparado

I agree! SPOAT's truck makes me sometimes...

I agree!
SPOAT's truck makes me sometimes regret not getting a regular cab.
Looks more like a pickup should look like, 2 doors and depending on the box size a shorter wheel base too.
Maybe next...
07-02-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,023
Posted By moparado

Can't decide which looks better, the truck or the...

Can't decide which looks better, the truck or the dog.:confused1:
Nice look'n dog there and the truck too.:thumbup1:
07-01-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,837
Posted By moparado

I picked up a hand pump fluid extractor from...

I picked up a hand pump fluid extractor from Harbor Freight mainly to refresh the tranny fluid in my Jeep XJ via the tranny dipstick.
That dam thing works excellent and relatively inexpensive to...
07-01-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,023
Posted By moparado

This^ A little on the pricey side but it works...

This^ A little on the pricey side but it works great.
Bought the Mothers clay kit for my first try at clay baring, worked great and thats what got me hooked on claying my vehicles.

Also beware of...
06-30-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,023
Posted By moparado

For any clay bar skeptics out there, let me tell...

For any clay bar skeptics out there, let me tell you it works and works well.

It especially works great for removing paint over spray without using polishing compounds.
I know, i did some rattle...
06-27-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By moparado

I took my F150 out for a spin today keeping an...

I took my F150 out for a spin today keeping an eye on the odometer..
And you know what, the odometer numbers do roll.
As trivial as this might be, it did put a smile on my face.
Thanks SnowHater...
06-21-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,552
Posted By moparado

None of the above. It a genuine OEM Jeep XJ...

None of the above.
It a genuine OEM Jeep XJ grab handle i picked up from the junk yard off another XJ.
They're only installed from the factory on the passenger side above the window at the ceiling....
06-16-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 32,173
Posted By moparado

Well IMO the trucks without those stickers looked...

Well IMO the trucks without those stickers looked nakedly bland to me.
You all guessed it, i'm keeping my FX4 stickers and proud of them. Haha

You sticker removers could be sorry when its time to...
06-11-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,226
Posted By moparado

I agree with the Max tow package comments but...

I agree with the Max tow package comments but i'll somewhat disagree on some of the FX4 skid comments here.

If someone is gonna go rock crawling with their brand new $70K+ truck then yes the FX4...
05-31-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,737
Posted By moparado

One thing you could do is to determine where the...

One thing you could do is to determine where the knocking noise is coming from with an automotive stethoscope. Harbor Freight has them very cheap.

Depending on the noise location and if you feel...
05-31-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,973
Posted By moparado

Generations? I'd say we're just about there now.

Generations? I'd say we're just about there now.
05-27-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By moparado

Good question!

Good question!
05-25-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,167
Posted By moparado

I'm with you. Must of changed oil a thousand...

I'm with you.
Must of changed oil a thousand times over the years with many different vehicles including motor cycles, tractors, backup generators and ATVs..

With new vehicles still under...
05-19-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,296
Posted By moparado

All i'll say is i've been driving for 50+ years...

All i'll say is i've been driving for 50+ years putting a lot of miles on my vehicles and never had AEB and apparently never needed it.
Maybe my years of motor cycle driving forced me to pay careful...
05-19-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,331
Posted By moparado

^ Been there, done that too! I usually dedicate...

^ Been there, done that too!
I usually dedicate one of my vehicles for snowy or rainy day driving.
Right now its my F150 until i wash 'n wax it then another one takes a turn in the rain barrel, so...
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By moparado

Thanks Jose for that explanation and getting both...

Thanks Jose for that explanation and getting both my XP machine and my Windows 10 laptop to work ok now.

Sorry about the 'sketchy' thing.
Anyhow all's well that ends well.
Thanks again.
05-12-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,876
Posted By moparado

I wouldn't feel so sad. Could be those crash...

I wouldn't feel so sad.
Could be those crash test trucks are lemons and/or have oil burning 5.0s, warped dashes, frozen door locks, IWE problems, broken pano roofs and other problems Ford can't fix,...
05-11-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 24,649
Posted By moparado

I'm just the opposite. Most maybe all of my...

I'm just the opposite.
Most maybe all of my early vehicles i had since my 1st a '57 Plymouth had chrome bumpers, chrome handles, chrome trim inside and out, chrome hub caps, chrome grills,
chrome...
05-02-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By moparado

Short of replacing speakers, HU's and adding a...

Short of replacing speakers, HU's and adding a sub this can make the crappy XLT bass sound a 1/4 notch better at least to my ears.

I suspected the center dash midrange speaker's volume was...
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