post #61 of Old 11-07-2008, 03:19 PM Thread Starter
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Update:

ALSO, last nite i did a few things:

1 )trimmed my front bumper end caps.
2) adjusted my belt. i put a it on just a couple weeks ago and it was gettin stretched so i tightened the bad boy up.
3) dropped my tires to 29psi for better tread wear on the street.
4) put on some locking lugs. (i'll bve real pissed when someone just steals my whole jeep. locking mugs and all.) thieves
5) took out my spare tire in the back to make more room for my one tow strap.

speaking of tires, im going to be selling them on CL here soon. i will post the link to my CL ad if anyone ends up being interested. it is a set of 5 on the stock jeep rims. all tires 225/75r15. the spare is brand new it looks like. it is a goodyear wrangler radial. the other 4 are wildcats. the rears are a little more worn but hardly noticeable and they all have good tread anyways. ill even throw in the two pieces to mount the spare in the back of your cherokee. and im throwin in the spare cover too. its in good shape as well.

like i said i will post the CL link on here. if you are already interested and dont wanna wait then pm me.

-Sean

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post #62 of Old 11-07-2008, 10:48 PM Thread Starter
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Just Some Random Pics From Last Night:

when i first stepped into my garage, i immediatley saw that some modifying had to be done.

then i took a look at my squished muffler and a new shiny spot on my driveshaftm, per one fat log.

closer up on that muffler.

what i did with my front bumper end caps for the time being.

the open space can be seen here. nore more baby tires touching my rig!

o yeah and i popped my hood to tighten my belt. IF ANYBODY HAS EVER TIGHTENED THE BELT ON THEIR CHEROKEE, YOU SHOULD KNOW THAT IT REALLY, REALLY, REALLY IS INCONVENIENT AND IT SUCKS. ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE A FRONT SKID, BECAUSE IT HAS TO BE REMOVED TO GET TO THE LOWER POWER STEERING PUMP MOUNT BOLT. I HATE DOING IT!


LINK TO MY CRAIGSLIST AD FOR THE TIRES (225/75R15; set of 5):
Tires And Wheels

thats all for now.

-Sean
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post #63 of Old 11-08-2008, 12:45 AM Thread Starter
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so i just now bought myself the dynomax super turbo cat-back exhasut system, and the magnaflow highflow catalytic converter. man i hope im impressed when i get that thing on, cuz i just spent some $.

still waiting on my T&T customs boomerang shackles. T&T customs was at SEMA this week so they couldnt process my order til this monday. LAME!

-Sean

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post #64 of Old 11-08-2008, 06:39 AM
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so i just now bought myself the dynomax super turbo cat-back exhasut system, and the magnaflow highflow catalytic converter. man i hope im impressed when i get that thing on, cuz i just spent some $.

still waiting on my T&T customs boomerang shackles. T&T customs was at SEMA this week so they couldnt process my order til this monday. LAME!

-Sean

I think you will like that setup. There are no pics in your CL ad btw.

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post #65 of Old 11-08-2008, 08:52 AM
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that mufflers not to bad. hah should see mine, its been hit by my drive shaft by a few logs and god knows what. lol. i wanna buy a new exhasut but saving money for school sucks.

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If it ever happens to me, I'll just put the clutch down to the floor, and start revving the YJ up to about 3500 and then yell out "I'M SORRY I CAN'T HEAR YOU OVER THE SOUND OF AWESOME COMING FROM MY JEEP!"
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If you are not replacing your cat yet i advise looking inside it to see if there is any more of the honey cone material left inside. if it looks good still you are in the good if not beat inside it to break up whats left so you can try to remove it. (so you don't ruin a new muffler.)

Not that I advise it but if you know someone to do it mine was so bad that I removed it completely.
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I think you will like that setup. There are no pics in your CL ad btw.
great....
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I think you will like that setup. There are no pics in your CL ad btw.
when i go there it works fine.
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If you are not replacing your cat yet i advise looking inside it to see if there is any more of the honey cone material left inside. if it looks good still you are in the good if not beat inside it to break up whats left so you can try to remove it. (so you don't ruin a new muffler.)

Not that I advise it but if you know someone to do it mine was so bad that I removed it completely.
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so i just now bought myself the dynomax super turbo cat-back exhasut system, and the magnaflow highflow catalytic converter. man i hope im impressed when i get that thing on, cuz i just spent some $.
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did the sea foam deal tonight. some in the TB and some in the gas tank. so far i cant really tell if it did any good or any bad. guess ill find out within the next couple of days.

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got the new exhaust setup yet mayn??

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got the new exhaust setup yet mayn??
naw man/ i thjought it was gonna come in the mail today but it didnt. do they send mail on veterans day? cuz if so, it will be here tomorrow and i will be throwing it up.

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Look What Fedex Just Brought Me:

MAGNAFLOW HI-FLOW CAT:


DYNOMAX SUPER TURBO MUFFLER:

AND LOOK AT THAT TAILPIPE!:


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when i go there it works fine.
I can get to the ad, but I dont see the pics. you see the pics?

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It's always like Christmas when stuff comes from the shipping guy! Have fun w/ the install!

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