Inland Crossing

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K&N Air Filter

I’ve been using K&N air filters since the early eighties on my vehicles, and have found them to be a good value based on their re-useability, if not for their claims of superior filtration. While shopping for an air filter…
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Cabling Up the Winch

The last tasks in setting up the winch and making it functional are to hook it up to the battery and to re-spool the winch rope under some tension. When I originally installed the rope it was on the bench,…
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ARB Bumper Installation

In previous posts I’ve outlined the preparation of the ARB bumper – from sanding and painting to winch setup. This post caps the series by describing the installation on the WJ. The instructions from ARB are fairly complete. The descriptions…
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Winch Setup Part 1 – Clocking the Winch

Setting up this winch will be a bit different than others I have done. All my others have been on top of the bumper and integrated solenoids. Because this one is integrated into the bumper, I’ll have to do some…
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ARB Bumper Prep 4 – Installing Marker Lights

In part 1 of the bumper prep I located replacement marker lights for the ARB Bull Bar. The old lights were corroded and the lenses were warped from the heat of the bulbs. Installation of the new lights was straightforward…
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ARB Bumper Prep 3 – Sanding & Painting

In part 3 I drilled holes for shackle mounts – the last remaining step I needed to get done before getting the bumper sanded down and painted. When cleaning up the mounting brackets for the bumper back in part 1,…
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ARB Bumper Prep 2 – Shackle Mounts

One of the faults of this ARB bumper for the 2003 WJ is a lack of attachment points. There isn’t a shackle mount or hook location that’s appropriate for hooking up to for winching or for being yanked out of…
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