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Feb 28, 2017

This week, Gary and Gary recall their epic adventure on the Dusy Ershim trail in the summer of 2014.  The Dusy is a hardcore overland trail that requires continuous rock crawling for more than 30 miles at high elevation in the Sierra Nevada mountains.  They also discuss some listener feedback and project in the MechanHack Shack .

Discussed on the show:

** Dusy Ershim trail info ||

** Wayalife Trail Video ||

** Guide to California Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails ||

** Katadyn Expedition Water Filter ||

 

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Feb 21, 2017

This week, Gary and Gary discuss pros/cons of building up a Dana 30 versus swapping in a Dana 44. They discuss their latest MechanHack Shack project, swapping in a properly geared Dana 44 axles with air lockers on their buddy Andrew's 2011 JK Sport. They discuss some listener feedback about their snow run event; better check it our before they run out of spots.  Are you looking to switch to a Dana 44 front axle on your Jeep?  Well, give this episode a listen as we cover it all in this latest episode of the Northwest Jeepcast.

 

The following links provide more information on the products discussed on this episode:

** ARB D44 Air Locker ||

** ARB Bulkhead Kit ||

** ARB Air Line Push Connector ||

** ARB Air Line ||

** ARB Air Solenoid

 

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Feb 14, 2017

This week, Gary, Gary and Shawn discuss High Steer systems and when to use them. Gary and Shawn discuss installing the Synergy High Steer kit and a new-to-him Adams Rear 1310 driveshaft on Shawn's rig this past week in the MechanHack Shack. They discuss some listener feedback.  Are you looking to switch to a high steer setup on your lifted jeep?  Well, give this episode a listen as we cover it all in this latest episode of the Northwest Jeepcast.

 

The following links provide more information on the products discussed on this episode:

** OTC 6295 Front End Service Set ||

** OTC 4559 Manual/Pneumatic Pickle Fork Set ||

** Adam Rear JKU Driveshaft ||

** Synergy High Steer (drag flip) kit ||

** EVO High Steer (drag flip) kit ||

** JKS High Steer (drag flip) kit ||

** Rock Krawler High Steer (drag flip) kit ||

** Currie High Steer drag link (needs track bar relo bracket) ||

** Steer Smarts High Steer drag link (needs track bar relo bracket) ||

** Teraflex High Steer (drag flip) kit ||

** Clayton High Steer (drag flip) kit||

** Front Track Bar Relocation Bracket ||

 

 

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Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - Synergy High Steer JK

Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - Synergy High Steer JK

Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - Synergy High Steer JK

Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - Synergy High Steer JK

Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - Synergy High Steer JK

Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - Synergy High Steer JK

 

Feb 7, 2017

This week, Gary and Gary discuss winter maintenance tips and specifically a MechanHack Shack project on Gary T's rig to rebuild his King coilovers.  Need help with coilover maintenance?  Well, you've come to the right place as we cover it all in this latest episode of the Northwest Jeepcast. Send any of your jeep maintenance questions in to nwjeepcast@gmail.com. They also discuss some listener feedback about the ORO SwayLOC for JKs and TJs, link below. 

 

The following links provide information on the coilover maintenance discussed on the show:

** King coil over rebuild kits ||

** King shock oil ||

** King coilover springs ||

** King Coilover Rebuild Instructions ||

** King Coilover Rebuild Video ||

** EVO Rear Lever King coilover system ||

** EVO King Coilover Front Kit ||

** SwayLOC for Jeep Wrangler JK with remote control ||

** B&M 80250 Automatic Transmission Universal Drain Plug ||

 

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Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - a rebuilt King shock shaft

Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - putting the King coilover back together

Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - reinstalling the front King coilover

Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - comparing the 400 vs 500 King spring

Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - getting ready to reassemble the rear King coilover

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