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    LED backup lights

    I just installed one. It's very visible reflecting off the rear wall of my day-lit garage. I can't make out any reflection from the OEM incandescent.
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    2005 LJR Flame Red

    I installed one @Claytone reverse light. It took all of five minutes... most of that time was trying to figure out where the transfer punch was... and because I grabbed only one of the lights to install, I missed that it was conveniently taped to the other one. Tested, working, brightly. I'll...
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    2005 LJR Flame Red

    I discovered the spare carrier that came with my MorRyde reinforcement kit is actually a brand-new OEM carrier, but with the studs positioned for a 5x5 bolt pattern. I may or may not reposition those studs to use it. It's just so nice & clean, it'd be a shame not to install it. I got plates on...
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    Headless audio: Bluetooth, amp, phone calls

    That's it, yes. I wasn't sure until I got to the Mark 4, which has hands-free calling with a mic input. There isn't much info on the amp, though. Power ratings are RMS or max (for example)? $400 is spendy for something with no screen, but I guess that's what you're paying for. What I would do...
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    Headless audio: Bluetooth, amp, phone calls

    As a motorcycle rider, I can see the value in this. But headsets means more parts & pieces to manage. I'd rather all the pieces of my audio system be non-removeable. In the case of motorcycle intercoms, it just goes into the helmet you'd have to put on anyway. Having phone integration, music...
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    Headless audio: Bluetooth, amp, phone calls

    I know this has been done--I'd love to see your examples. For awhile I've been planning to install a CarPlay-capable, camera-enabled double-DIN head unit. Hook that up to a compact 4-channel amp, upgrade speakers, and add a powered sub & you've got a system to compete with the wind and road...
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    2005 LJR Flame Red

    Busy day. Got the bushing tool pressed out of the hinge, but I'll need to touch up the paint. Tackled the saggy tailgate hinge by starting the MorRyde install. I bought it used, cheap, but it doesn't show any signs of ever being installed except for missing a few bolts. Those will have to come...
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    2005 LJR Flame Red

    Thanks - the bushing removal tool is like a stepped punch that came with the Kentrol Delrin bushings that are now installed in the other three hinges. It worked, until it didn’t. Now I’m expecting to have to drill and punch it out. Your three bullets above… I’ve been lurking these forums for...
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    2005 LJR Flame Red

    Had a 'whoo-hoo' moment immediately followed by a 'boo' moment. The driver side full door came off like it was put on yesterday. The passenger door... not as much. Looks like I'll be going at it with a floor jack later. EDIT: I took another pass at the door and got it off by lifting and...
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    2005 LJR Flame Red

    Thanks! No, I don't know... but I've read all about it here on the forums, so it's something that's on my list to keep an eye on. No funny noises yet. I can tell you that the previous owner--who passed away last fall--was meticulous in caring for his equipment (mechanically, anyway). This Jeep...
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    2005 LJR Flame Red

    No new developments today, but I wanted to add some detail to yesterday's post. I arrived home with 147,624 miles. I noticed a brake pad smell and found the front calipers (passenger side in particular) were likely dragging. The driver side disc is a bit scored. I let it sit for an hour or so...
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    2005 LJR Flame Red

    OK, my TJ journey started today. It's been a long day, so this will be pretty short. I may or may not get into it some other time, but I started the buying process of this Jeep in October of last year. I picked it up today with 147,502 miles. It's a 2005 LJ Rubicon 6spd... a rare rust-free...
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    Jeep Wrangler X illegally sold

    Oh, that? Yeah, I don't need that lesson. I don't cosign sheeeeeet. I'm talking about the one on the other end of the transaction. You go and check out a Jeep, good price, listen to the sob story about how the owner passed away and they're just trying to pay for his services, his lifelong dream...
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    Anyone running a 2.5 inch lift with 33 inch tires? Pics and opinions wanted!

    Piggybacking on OP's thread for convenience/laziness, take your pick. I'm taking delivery of an '05 LJR next week and have been assembling a parts list in case I want to pursue a lift. If I do... JKS 3" coils (SKU JSPEC3300) - rockjock4x4.com says they're closer to 2.5" for an LJ? Plus I'll...
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    Upgrading the sound system on your Jeep Wrangler TJ

    @skrelnik posted a site awhile back: https://incartec.co.uk/ There seems to be some issue with their homepage redirect, or whatever, but if you navigate from there you’ll find BLAM stuff.
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    SOLD Black LJ Spiderwebshade

    If this is still available… I’m interested. I can’t send a PM for some reason, though.
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    Jeep Wrangler X illegally sold

    I dunno… the people that sold the Jeep seem to have made out alright. :LOL: There’s gotta a lesson here on the buyer’s end… beware of sketchy sellers. If OP gets his way—and he should, if his account is correct—then someone that forked over a bunch of money for a Jeep is going to have their...
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    Does anyone recognize these headlights from my crude drawing?

    The salvage yard wants $75 apiece for them with the bezels. To that I say... (n)
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    Does anyone recognize these headlights from my crude drawing?

    I thought it might be. OK, thanks! Nice - I'll get a quote on them. If I can get them cheap, I'll use them for the time being. Thanks everyone!
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    Does anyone recognize these headlights from my crude drawing?

    I was over at a salvage yard this week, and they have a few TJs. I'm picking over the Flame Red '97 for some parts, and one of the guys there told me they have a beige one I should look at. It had (obviously aftermarket) headlights that look something like this: Does that look familiar to...