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Mar 28, 2017

In this week's episode, part 1 of a 2 part series, Gary and Gary discuss the prep work in making a pilgrimage to Moab.  They cover everything you need to know about planning your trip to some of the best wheeling there is, including accommodations, food, and trail planning . They discuss more listener feedback including a rebuttal from one of their listeners and provide updates on events and land use news. And as an added bonus play a trail report recording of Rose Garden Hill, Kokopelli, and Top of the World from last year's Moab trip. 

 

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

** Guide to Moab, UT Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails 3rd Edition ||

** Donations for Mike Hall's Dad

 Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - Top of the World - Moab UT

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Mar 21, 2017

This week, Gary and Gary discuss coil-over suspension systems. Here's your podcast to learn about everything you wanted to know about coil-over suspensions and the benefits it brings over conventional Jeep suspension systems. They also discuss some listener feedback and have some banter in What I Like & What I Hate. And provide updates on events and land use news.

 

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

** Manastash Ridge trail system improvement ||

** EVO Bolt On Coil-over System ||

** EVO Double Throwdown Coil-over System - Weld On ||

** ICON Coil-over System - Bolt On ||

** Rock Krawler Coil-over System - Bolt On ||

** Rubicon Express Coil-over System ||

** ORI STX Strut ||

** Auxbeam 4" LED CREE 18W Flood Beam ||

 

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Mar 14, 2017

This week, Gary, Gary and in studio guest Aaron talk about installing the new PSC Motor Sports Big Bore XD Steering Gear Box for the JK in the MechanHack Shack. Here's your first podcast to install and talk about this new product from PSC. It is designed to correct the factory steering box sector shaft weaknesses and provide sufficient power to turn up to 37" tires without the need for a hydraulic RAM assist. They also discuss some listener feedback and introduce a new segment called What I Like & What I Hate. 

 

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

** PSC Big Bore XD Steering Gear Box - JK ||

** Poison Spyder Front Inner Fenders  ||

** Jeep Wave Explained ||

** Spyshot JL Wrangler Broken Down

 Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - PSC Big Bore XD Steering Gear Box Installation

Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast - Listener Rides: Tim from Oregon

 

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Mar 7, 2017

This week, Gary and Gary talk about the listener snow run held this past Saturday at Tinkham RD, North Bend, WA.  They discuss the amazing snow quality, and the fun getting stuck and recovered. They get some interviews with some of the best listeners podcasting has to offer! They also discuss some listener feedback as well as some land use and ORV legislation in the Pacific Northwest . And a correction on the ring gear size of non-Rubicon JKs is made in response to listener feedback. All this and more on the funnest episode of the year thus far. 

 

The following links provide more information on topics discussed on this episode:

** Washington ORV Legislation Activity ||

** BC Right to Roam Legislation ||

Stuck in deep snow - Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast

Listener Snow Group - Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast

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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

Jan 31, 2017

This week, Gary and Gary discuss sway bars, end links, flex and stability in Jeeps. They announce a new listener trail run to hit some snow--check out our Facebook page for details. They discuss some listener feedback on end links that prompted this weeks topic.  Need help with decisions on sway bars, end links and sway disconnects to buy? What's better between no sway bar, sway bar disconnects, electronic disconnects, or AntiRocks? How does a sway bar effect you on-road performance and your off-road performance. Well, you've come to the right place as we cover it all in this latest episode of the Northwest Jeepcast.

 

The following products were discussed on the show:

** MOPAR Sway Bar Power Disconnect ||

** Currie Antirock Front Swaybar Kit (Steel arms) ||

** Curried Antirock Rear Sway Bar Kit (Alum arms) ||

** EVO Rubicon Swaybar Disconnect with AEV ProCal ||

** EVO Heave Duty Sway Bar End Links 3-4"  lifts ||

** Rock Krawler Front Sway Bar with Disconnects & Strap ||

** JKS Front Sway Bar Quicker Disconnects ||

** JKS Electronic Sway Bar Conversion Cable ||

** EVO Rubicon Air Sway Bar Disconnect ||

** Seven Offroad Store

 

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James getting some flex in Moab - Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep podcast

 

Gary getting major flex on the RTI with Curry AntiRock - Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast

Jan 24, 2017

This week, Gary and Gary along with studio guests James and Nicole discuss tow rigs including trailers for Jeeps. They discuss some listener feedback on radio communications.  James, Nicole and Gary talk about their most recent snow wheelin run as well and both James and Nicole discuss a break in attempt at their home, how it was thwarted and how the perpetrator was identified. Are you considering a tow rig? Having trouble choosing between gas and diesel? Need help with decisions on which trailer and options to buy? Well, you've come to the right place as we cover it all in this latest episode of the Northwest Jeepcast.

 

The following products were discussed on the show:

** Ring Home Security Kit ||

** Ring Video Doorbell Pro ||

** mac's Ultra Tie Down Strap Kit with detachable axle straps and sewn ends||

 

The following are links to representative trailers and hitches discussed in the show.

** 10,000# Single Jeep 20' Open Deck Trailer with Ramps ||

** 10,000# Single Jeep 20' Open Deck Trailer with Dovetail Tilt ||

** 9,800# Single Jeep 24' Closed Trailer ||

** 18,000# Double Jeep 34' Open Deck Trailer with Ramps and Class V hitch ||

** 18,000# Double Jeep 36' Open Deck Trailer with Goose Neck hitch ||

** Load Distribution Hitch with Sway Control ||

 

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Gary pulling James out - Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast

The proper Jeep Tow Rig setup - Northwest Jeepcast - A Jeep Podcast

 A tow rig NIGHTMARE

 

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