Here’s a helpful tech tip you may not know about. The clock spring on the 97+ Cherokee XJ and Wrangler TJ shares a ground circuit that ties into your throttle position sensor (TPS) that, in addition to a inop horn and airbag light staying on, can cause some strange things to happen, such as rough idle, studdering, and poor MPG due to false readings from the TPS. It can .
The latest trend in off-road lighting is LED, and for good reason. LED lighting is far superior to halogen lighting due to brighter output, lower amp draw, and no filaments to break. In this blog post we will try to answer some common questions that many people have. What is an LED? LED is short for light-emitting diode. Basically, its a semiconductor that emits light when electricity is .
Looking for a neat and clean way to install switches for those new lights you installed on your Jeep? Daystar makes a nice clean switch panel that compliments the factory interior. Today we will show you show to install a Daystar switch panel in a 2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. First thing to do, is get the proper tools. Some of the things you will need are as follows: Soldering iron, solder, .
When you’re off-roading, it’s always good to be prepared. There are a lot of off-roading accessories on the market that will make any outdoor adventure a little more fun and less stressful. Here are 5 items to add to your wish list for serious off-roading fun. Air Compressors For especially rugged terrain or days when you’re spending lots of time off the beaten path, you can expect a hiccup .
Wintertime is a fun time for Jeep owners. Whether you want to go out and play in the snow or you just want to get to work safely, make sure your Jeep is ready to go. Hard Tops Plan on using a hard top if you’re in a cold climate where you get measureable snow more than once or twice a year. A hard top can be washed off .
While driving down the road in your topless Wrangler or CJ with the wind in your hair is an appealing idea, there are times when you’d rather have some protection. There are several accessories available to help you get the right amount of fresh air without feeling overblown and keep those lady friends happy. Bikini Tops A bikini top covers the top front portion of your Jeep. It fastens .
Although it helps to keep track of the weather forecast when you put down your Jeep soft top, sometimes the weather person just gets it wrong. If you’re caught topless in the rain, there are several steps to take to prevent moisture damage. Pull Over Find a safe covered shelter. If you can pull over to an overpass, or a canopy of trees or just get to your destination .
Part of the fun of having a Jeep is accessorizing. You can customize your interior and exterior to suit your lifestyle with Jeep aftermarket parts. Lighting is a key area for practical needs, but it also creates a more rugged look. Light Bars Light bars offer better illumination for night driving or forays into dark places, like caves, campsites and deep woods. Mount a light bar on or over the .
The following modification will allow you to turn any ordinary 2 wire 12v LED low wattage light into a 3 wire hookup for use as a turn signal or brake light. Most common use is for fender turn signal lights on a Jeep Wrangler. Parts and Tools List: Wire Strippers Heat Shrink Tubing Lighter or Heat Gun Soldering Iron and Solder (1) 560 Ohm 1/2 Watt 5% Tolerance Resistor .