I could be wrong, God knows I've been wrong before. Not sure if I buy the idea that the cast iron steering box is the end all for those that have issues. As far as I know, all wranglers in the past have had cast iron steering boxes. At least the two I've had did, as well as a number of solid...
This pisshole of a state will be in my rearview mirror at approximately 9:30am December 28th. From what I can see the implosion you're laying out started the downhill slide 2-3 years ago. As you point out, more working from home (support employees reduced). Big business leaving.
Many of my...
That sounds like quite a pain in the ass journey. I sped thru the 12 pages hoping you found a fix. Sure doesn't sound right.
Mine is a 2018 Rubicon with almost all the work done in my garage by me.
Death wobble twice in stock configuration with less than 1000 miles
Swapped to a simple Rancho...
Colorado trip was a success. Secured home for 1 year in the Cimarron Hills area of Colorado Springs.
In other news Blu bi kong performed flawlessly. 3440 miles overall, 16.1 mpg back in my driveway, gear change-break- in-500 mile fluid change-new dana covers with cooling fins, 37" tires...
6th gear with 35's was basically a downhill gear or 85mph plus at 2600.
5th with 35's was 75-77 mph 2500.
4th was used for cajon pass, baker grade exclusively at 70mph and 2800 ish.
Mpg seems to have dropped from 16.9 to 15.9.
So I recently re geared '18 Rubicon JLUR,
3.6, 6spd with 4:88's and added 37" tires.
Left Winnetka via 101 out to 210 and up the 15 to Beaver, Utah.
Cajon Pass (1 short spot in 4th gear 70mph)
Most of it in 5th gear 75-77mph
Some intermediate was even in 6th.
Baker grade to...