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  1. Charlie L

    Who insures your TJ?

    I've been with USAA since '66 I've had claims for damage to my home, but never for a vehicle Last November I was involved in a car accident. The other driver was at fault, his insurance company (Progressive) was very slow to respond. I contacted USAA and they have been handling everything. So...
  2. Charlie L

    What did you do to your TJ today?

    Received and installed a set of @Claytone backup lights. Installation was easy peazy and the special "tool" will have a special place in my tool box.😁
  3. Charlie L

    Auto Transporters

    I've used Mercury ( https://mercuryautotransport.com) three times in the past year. Shipped my LJ from Virginia to Missouri. A 5th wheel from Tennessee to Florida and my Volvo from Success,Mo to St Louis. All three were done quickly, professionally and reasonably.
  4. Charlie L

    Got hit again!

    The other guy didn't see me coming and turned in front of me. I was doing 60, tried to avoid him. That obviously didn't work. My car is one month old today, I was on a 5hr trip and my wife said I'd be more comfortable in this car than I would be in my LJ. I'm glad I took her advice, this would...
  5. Charlie L

    Got hit again!

    Didn't get hit again, but I did meet someone new on Saturday. Mine is the Volvo.
  6. Charlie L

    Axle seal; differential vent, leak question

    I have the same problem and was going to replace the seals. I really didn't think they were bad but had no idea about the vent. I'll be checking that out asap. Thanks!
  7. Charlie L

    New guy here from Murray, KY

    Welcome, moved from Buchanan,TN just south of Murray a few years ago.
  8. Charlie L

    Jeep's New Trailer

    What do you guys think about this? https://www.foxnews.com/auto/jeeps-military-inspired-trailer
  9. Charlie L

    Long term soft top storage

    All I know is don't leave it anywhere near the floor. Yesterday I noticed the dogs nosing around my softtop, checked to see what was up and discovered that either mice or a rat had chewed the hell out of it. It was brand new! Guess I'll try to find a canvas shop that can patch it. I took it off...
  10. Charlie L

    End of Summer

    Not according to my wife.
  11. Charlie L

    End of Summer

    I guess it's officially the end of my summer.
  12. Charlie L

    Get'em while you can!

  13. Charlie L

    Neighbor purchased this '97 TJ

    Not mine.😁
  14. Charlie L

    Need a little help with a Volvo (Besides selling it)

    I have a 2017 Volvo XC90 and yesterday I experienced a problem that could be a be a dirty fuel filter. While accelerating to pass a car, it lurched several times and seemed to lose power. This condition continued and I got a engine problem reduced performance notice. I live 2 1/2hrs away from...
  15. Charlie L

    Florida The move to Florida is on!

    We have had two rentals on the Caloosahatchee River in Ft Myers for over twenty years which have been occupied by the same folks all those years. Yesterday they were severely damaged. The loss of our friends homes is devastating. We are trying to help them attempt to salvage what they can and...
  16. Charlie L

    Upgrading the sound system on your Jeep Wrangler TJ

    Just got home and gave a yank on the antenna port. Bingo! Out it came. Thanks for the advice, I wouldn't have tried it again without out your help.
  17. Charlie L

    Upgrading the sound system on your Jeep Wrangler TJ

    I thought the same thing and tried to pull it out but got cold feet. I guess I'll give it another shot.
  18. Charlie L

    Upgrading the sound system on your Jeep Wrangler TJ

    If all else fails, I'm going to try a local sound shop on Monday. This should not be this difficult.
  19. Charlie L

    Upgrading the sound system on your Jeep Wrangler TJ

    I have tried about every combo of Scosche and Metra antenna adapters with no luck. I finally became so frustrated that I replaced the Continental TR7412UB-,OB with the Jeep factory head. I need some help! What do I need to solve my problem?
  20. Charlie L

    Upgrading the sound system on your Jeep Wrangler TJ

    I'm installing a Continental TR7412UB-OR and am having a problem finding an antenna adapter. Anyone have an idea what I might need?