Electrical

Electrical
Jeep Tech

Making a “Good” Rig “Better” – Part 2: Lighting Upgrades

I know what you’re thinking. “Dean, your Jeep already has upgraded lighting.” You’re not wrong. Way back in 2016 I upgraded the stock halogen headlights in the LJ with a set of LED ones from Rigid Industries. I also installed a set of high/low D-Series LED light pods as auxiliary fog (low) and driving (high) […]

Read More
Electrical

Vehicle Electrical Systems – Switch Install Tips

One of the most popular accessories to install on any four-wheel-drive vehicle is lights. It’s also one of the most popular upgrades as well. In prior articles I went over why I was choosing LED lights and a break down of installing new LED Headlights and LED Fog Lights on my Jeep. This time around […]

Read More
Electrical
Jeep Tech

Vehicle Electrical Systems – Ignition Repair

There is nothing worse than having a vehicle that won’t start. Well, maybe starting your vehicle and not being able to shut it off. It’s the absolute worst when you have each of those problems on both of your vehicles. Last year the ignition on the 2004 LS powered LJ broke. A few weeks later […]

Read More
Electrical

Vehicle Electrical Systems – Power Distribution

Gearheads love to add accessories to their vehicles. It could be auxiliary lights, a stereo amplifier, or maybe just some utilitarian charging ports. Regardless of the accessory in question power distribution is something many people overlook. Think of it this way, when do you install the fuse panel and wiring in a house: before or […]

Read More
Electrical

Vehicle Electrical Systems – Automotive Battery Basics

Battery Basics Without patronizing you too much I’ll just say this about batteries.  They are an integral part to a vehicle’s electrical system.  They provide the necessary electrical power to turn the starter motor which in turn gets the motor’s alternator turning in order to provide the electrical power necessary to keep the vehicle running. […]

Read More
Electrical

Vehicle Electrical System – Basics

Vehicle electrical systems can be somewhat scary for the uninitiated. I remember how nervous I was when I installed my first car stereo amp when I was in college. Now, many years and a lot more experience later, I honestly can’t say I’m any less nervous when doing vehicle electrical systems. When you hear about […]

Read More