Inland Crossing

Monthly Archive: November 2012

The Bambeco Recycled Bicycle Chain Bottle Opener

Every once in a while a cool product comes along that offers useful utility while also doing something good for the environment. The Recycled Bicycle Chain Bottle Opener is one perfect example. Manufactured from used bicycle chain, it offers form,…
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Roof Racks

Roof racks were recently installed on both Jeeps. The WK got new Yakima brackets for the roof rails and the recycled cross bars from the Durango. Last week the WJ got the¬†Yakima rack treatment with new brackets, crossbars, and locks….
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New Locks and Lug Nuts All The Way Around

Lug nuts are those overlooked items that don’t get attention until they either won’t come off or cause a wheel to fall off. OEM lug nuts are basically open ended nuts with¬†thin sheet metal stamped caps that come off and…
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Punch List: Hoodlift Struts

Weak lift struts have become a pet peeve of mine after getting clobbered pretty good by falling liftgates a number of times. Particularly with hoods, I’m a bit hesitant to stick my head and arms underneath and do any work…
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Punch List: Tuneup Time

One of the first things I needed to do after acquiring the WK was to swap out spark plugs. A few days after first driving around it threw a misfire error for cylinder 1. After getting through the initial pang…
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RhinoRamps

Okay, this is one of those products I probably should have started using years ago. My usual routine is to get the vehicle up on a floor jack and then use jack stands. Maybe the comfort of knowing the vehicle…
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New Addition: 2003 Grand Cherokee

This week we bought a 2003 Grand Cherokee Limited to replace the Durango. It has an undetermined spacer lift and 265/70R17 Nitto Terra Grappler tires. The Jeep is in excellent condition, coming to us with only a bit over 95,000…
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