What did you do TO your Jeep JL today?

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Now that's justification for the winch! Any chance of that tree blowing the other direction on to your Wrangler?
No, it's really tilted badly towards my neighbor. it's been like that since Sandy, but today it was gonna go. Yes, the winch is now justified....now I have to justify the Rubicon....lol
 

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Did some heavy soundproofing of the Jeep during the quarantine.

After a long trip to get my daughter from college after everything shut down the noise finally got to me and made it hard to have a conversation on the freeway.

With spare time on my hand, I wanted to try a couple of things that I have seen on this forum.

I ran a test with a free decibel reader app at 55mph.

Before = ~75dB
After weather seal around doors = ~70dB
After Sound assassin floors = ~65dB

The before includes HotHead headliners with sound assassin strips.

Weather seal = https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0771T61VH/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Sound assassin Floor panels = https://hotheadheadliners.com/pages/sound-assassin

I did the full floor package and ended up with 6 extra panels left over.

Took me about two days in the garage to take everything out, install, and put everything back in. I tried to be as OCD with the sound assassin as I could be. I continued to put additional small pieces down after the pictures I took. If I could see a red floor I took the time to cover it.

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Here is link to another thread for anyone who is interested in sound insulating.

https://www.jlwranglerforums.com/fo...ove-the-luxury-or-comfort-of-your-jeep.45014/
 

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Fixed my seriously squeaky rear brakes! If anyone else is hearing random squeaking or chirping sounds when applying the brakes you might want to look into applying caliper grease to the brake pad clips. Mine were completely dry.

This was not a “normal” first thing in the morning brake squeal that goes away. If I held the brake pedal down and rocked the Jeep it made all kinds of noise.

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I would gladly drink a beer at a Cubs game. I guess that could classify me as a fan.
Instead of self-isolation? Hard choice.
 

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Can post a some pictures down the sides to show how much the wheels poke out. I’m on the fence on offset. I know I want 8.5x17 put looking at +12
to +25s.
 

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Can post a some pictures down the sides to show how much the wheels poke out. I’m on the fence on offset. I know I want 8.5x17 put looking at +12
to +25s.
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After finishing my lift install I noticed the parking brake cables were very tight when approaching full articulation so installed the Rancho parking brake cable relocation bracket. It is pretty easy to install and works great, however the instructions should be revised...They show using the OEM bracket & bolt to attach to the Rancho drop bracket with the OEM bolt being installed from the bottom and fastened with the Rancho supplied nut and washer from above. *Do not install with bolt facing up, this puts the bolt close to or against the filler neck, instead simply drop the bolt in from the top and fasten the OEM bracket to the bolt with the supplied nut and washer. The other thing you might want to do is carefully adjust the evaporation canister so there is just a bit of space between the canister / lines and the parking brake brake cables.

NOTE: The above revised instructions my only apply to 2-door models, I took a quick look at neighbors 4-door JL and his seems to have a bit more clearance in this area...Still a good idea to install the bolt from the top however!
 
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