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Jeep - a never ending story: Tires and Wheels

Jeep - a never ending story: Tires and Wheels

So, today was the big test. After many modifications, the Lil’ Heep was ready for the big test. Or, maybe just another step in the pecking order of modifications.

To set the stage, what started as a basically stock 1994 Jeep Wrangler with over 100,000 miles had undergone numerous operations en-route to its current configuration. Now set with 4.56 gears, front and rear locker, 4 inch spring lift, 2 inch body lift, 4:1 transfer case, NV-4500 transmission, and several other after market modifications, the Lil’ Heep was set to hit the trails.

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4x4Wire Archive Jeep Tech


4x4Wire Archive Jeep Technical Pages covering engines, transmissions, transfer cases, drivelines, axles, suspensions, lift kits, steering, electrical and more.

Jeep Tech Engines These Jeep engine pages cover stock Jeep engines, engine swaps, engine performance, and engine rebuilds. Jeep Transmissions The Jeep Technical transmission pages cover stock Jeep transmissions and transmission swaps in Jeep vehicles. Stock transmissions used in Jeeps from 1941 until present are covered in detail. There are articles about various transmission swaps using both automatic and manual transmissions. Jeep Transfercases The Jeep Technical Transfer Case pages cover stock transfer cases used in Jeeps from 1941 until the present and they cover transfer case upgrades. Low gear swaps in transfer cases and transfer case swaps are covered in great detail. Jeep Drive Shafts The Jeep Technical drive shaft pages feature articles about various drive shafts used in Jeep vehicles and basic information about drive shafts. Jeep Axles The Jeep Technical axle pages feature articles about stock Jeep axles and axle conversions and upgrades on Jeep vehicles. Various upgrades are covered including one piece axle swaps, full floating swaps, ring and pinion swaps, locker installations, etc. Jeep Wheels Jeep Tech Wheel pages are filled with information about wheels for your 4x4. Jeep Tires Jeep Tech Tire pages cover all aspects of tires for your Jeep. Jeep Suspension Jeep Technical suspension pages. These articles cover suspension aspects of your Jeep including lift kits, coil springs, leaf springs, 3/4 elliptical, 1/4 elliptical, and spring over axle conversions. Jeep Steering Jeep Tech steering pages cover various aspects of steering your Jeep. The good and bad of stock Ross and Saginaw steering set ups, steering conversions to power steering to save your digits, and drag link and tie rod configurations. Jeep Brakes The Jeep Technical brakes pages cover braking aspects of your Jeep including disk brake upgrades, master cylinder upgrades, power brake conversions, swing arm pedal conversions, dual cylinder upgrades, maintenance, and more. Jeep Frames The Jeep Technical frame pages are all about frames for Jeep vehicles. Jeeps used regular channel frames, boxed frames, and tube frames. Later Jeeps use a frameless uni-body construction in the XJ, ZJ, and WJ. Your frame might not be up to the task of hard use, especially if it is old. Frame boxing and gusseting can prevent frame cracks. Skid plates and cross members are also covered in the frame section. Jeep Bumpers JeepTech bumper pages cover reviews and theory of bumpers and tire carriers that are attached to bumpers. Choosing the right bumper for your Jeep depends on what you plan to do with your Jeep. Jeep Carriers and Rubicon Racks Jeep Tech tire carrier and rubicon rack pages. These articles cover all different types of tire carriers, rubicon racks, and other equipment carriers. Jeep Body Work Jeep Technical body pages are all about doing body work on your Jeep vehicle. The body pages cover tubs, hoods, fenders, grills, and windshield frames. Articles cover painting, fixing dents and rust, and prep work to make your Jeep look good. Body protection is also covered including corner and rocker panel protection. Jeep Fuel Systems Jeep Technical Fuel System pages cover various aspects of the fuel system of your Jeep including fuel tanks, fuel lines, emission systems, fuel return systems, carburetors, and fuel injection systems. Jeep Electrical Jeep Technical electrical pages. These articles cover electronic aspects of your Jeep including batteries, starters, ignitions, wiring, lighting, computers, gauges, CBs, radios, and more. Jeep Interiors The Jeep Technical interior pages cover aspects of the interior of your Jeep including seats, seat belts, roll cages, consoles, bed liners, carpeting, sound proofing, heaters, cooling, and more. Jeep Winches Jeep Tech winch pages cover winches, winch mounts, and winch accessories. All types of winches are covered including PTO, electric, and hydraulic. Most of the content is purely technical, but some coverage of winch techniques are available. Jeep Tools Jeep Tech Tools pages are filled with information about tools that can help you build your Jeep and keep it running. This section also covers recovery tools and products that help you on the trail.

 

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REVTEK SUSPENSION INTRODUCES INNOVATIVE LIFT SYSTEM FOR JEEP JK

REVTEK SUSPENSION INTRODUCES INNOVATIVE LIFT SYSTEM FOR JEEP JKRevtek’s new three-inch lift system for the Jeep Wrangler JK improves off-road capability without compromising ride comfort. Unlike other systems that use coils to obtain lift, this Revtek lift system employs spacers to lift the front three inches, the rear one inch, for a level ride and room for up to 35 x 12.5-inch tires. The rear suspension retains the OEM shocks, while the front is fitted with a pair of Revtek performance shocks and a unique adjustable track bar to prevent bump steer. Also included are front sway bar end links, front brake line drop-down brackets, rear track bar relocation bracket and all necessary mounting hardware. This Revtek lift system installs in just two hours with no cutting or welding necessary.Revtek Suspension, (877) LIFT TOY; www.revtek.com### Based in Portland Oregon, Revtek Suspension prides itself in producing “real world” engineered suspension systems and components for Dodge, Ford, GM, Jeep, Nissan and Toyota trucks/SUV’s. Revtek systems are designed and tested in-house, resulting in the most installer-friendly, best-riding kits on the market.

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Off Road Trail Tools Announces Release of Fold-Down Tray Table

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOff Road Trail Tools Announces Release of Fold-Down Tray TableTucson, Arizona-January, 2008 - Off Road Trail Tools announces the release of their exclusive fold-down tray table for Wrangler TJ & LJ tailgates, available now at offroadtrailtools.com“While my fellow enthusiasts are out on the trail, my attention is focused elsewhere.” Says president Tat Marcy. “Out of the exciting and adventurous stories that I hear, emerge new ideas for innovative solutions to just about anything and everything you can encounter while out on the trail,” he says.

This useful tool was designed for almost anything that requires a flat surface to work on, whether it’s doing a repair or fixing lunch for the gang. This 12”x18” thin and strong tray is made of non-rusting aluminum, laser cut and tig-welded for lasting strength.The fold-down tray table is offered in two finishes: Black Powder Coated, part #5052P for $199.95 and Aluminum Natural Finish, part #5052 for $149.95. Both are currently available at offroadtrailtools.comOff Road Trail Tools is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative tool ideas for prevention and repair for a wide-range of off-road applications. Off Road Trail Tools is committed to delivering vehicle dependent expedition reliability.For further information about this product, contact Tat This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. W Hutchs Pools PlaceTucson, AZ 85743P.520.579.2079F.520.579.2080
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REVTEK INTRODUCES LIFT SYSTEMS FOR JEEP LIBERTY AND DODGE NITRO

REVTEK INTRODUCES LIFT SYSTEMS FOR JEEP LIBERTY AND DODGE NITROGaining clearance for up to 265/75/R16 tires couldn’t be easier with Revtek’s new lift system for the 2008 Jeep Liberty and '07-'08 Dodge Nitro. Consisting of billet aluminum 2-inch lift spacers front and 1-1/4 inch polyurethane spacers rear, this new system installs in under two hours with no cutting or welding required. The system works within the OEM suspension geometry, and ride quality is completely unaffected. Revtek Suspension,(877) LIFT TOY; www.revtek.com###

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