what can I do. - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > YJ Wrangler Technical Forum > what can I do.

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineBill Baird Motorsports DIY parts - NalinMFG.comComponent speaker deal for your dash - NalinMFG

Reply
Unread 02-12-2013, 04:57 PM   #1
CKjeeps
Registered User
1987 J-Series Truck 
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: jefferson city, MO
Posts: 306
what can I do.

My daily driver is a yj with a 11 inch lift. 37 inch tires on the stock axles and gears. I have a 4 cylinder engine backed by the ax5 tranny. My gas milage is about 7 and I can't get past 3rd gear or 45 miles an hour. My two hour a day freeway drive is killing me. How can I get better MPH and MPG for this thing. I only have a couple hundred bucks.

__________________
Check out my build. 95 wrangler 5.3 vortec, 14 bolt, 10 bolt, sm465, np205, 4 link rear, link front.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/project-betty-white-1464639/
CKjeeps is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 04:59 PM   #2
wheeler302
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 3
What I did I have a 87 yj lifted 6.5 on 35 I had a little problem could not get to 5 but I put a cold air intake system in my jeep and it helped a little maby try that it's cheap to do to
wheeler302 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 05:00 PM   #3
Ripper3494
Registered User
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Warrenville, Illinois
Posts: 5,675
Quote:
Originally Posted by CKjeeps View Post
My daily driver is a yj with a 11 inch lift. 37 inch tires on the stock axles and gears. I have a 4 cylinder engine backed by the ax5 tranny. My gas milage is about 7 and I can't get past 3rd gear or 45 miles an hour. My two hour a day freeway drive is killing me. How can I get better MPH and MPG for this thing. I only have a couple hundred bucks.
honestly theres nothing you can really to make a yj like that a good DD with the 4 cyl. i DD my yj with 4" of lift in 37s with a 6.0 v8 and thats still tough

go buy yourself a really cheap old civic for a couple hundred lol
__________________
build thread:
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/94-yj-6-0-build-spud-1218315/[/url]
1994 yj stretched, locked and loaded - 6.0l vortec lq4, 4l60e, np231, Dana 44s 37" interco trxus m/t, 3.5" bds front leafs, double triangulated 4 link rear on xj front coils.
1997 ZJ limited - BONE stock
2003 tj - 4in skyjacker, 33" mickey thompsons
my on board alternator/welder write up
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/alternator-welder-write-up-1301614/[/url]
my tj 1/2 doors on a yj write up
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/tj-uppers-yj-half-doors-hard-top-installation-1417686/[/url]
RC vs BDS
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/rough-country-vs-bds-1461555/[/url]
Ripper3494 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 05:16 PM   #4
mudsweatNgearz
Registered User
1987 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Tucson, az
Posts: 452
Take your couple hundred bucks and put an add in the paper to sell your jeep and buy that civic. Honestly you are a hazard and a danger to yourself and everyone else on the freeway at 45 mph!!
When you get enough money someday you can buy a jeep like that as a toy. It has no business on any public roadway for that matter.
__________________
I wondered why the baseball kept getting bigger and bigger....then it hit me!
mudsweatNgearz is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 06:05 PM   #5
PA_YJ19
Registered User
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Altoona, PA
Posts: 1,063
Quote:
Originally Posted by mudsweatNgearz
Take your couple hundred bucks and put an add in the paper to sell your jeep and buy that civic. Honestly you are a hazard and a danger to yourself and everyone else on the freeway at 45 mph!!
When you get enough money someday you can buy a jeep like that as a toy. It has no business on any public roadway for that matter.
^ that's a bit rush to judgement without knowing much about how it's built other than what he said its lifted. Other than getting sum mustang 5.0 injectors and cleaning out the fuel system I'd say there isn't much in terms of mpg gain to be had with that large of tires and that small of an engine. U could regear which will give u ur power back but it won't help ur mpg. Only thing u could really do to help it is put on smaller tires..all other options would prob deal with lowering it sum and I'm not the guy to talk to about that. Dude above me that posted would think mine is too high as well but there is nothing dangerous about mine...good luck n let us no what u decide to do.
PA_YJ19 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 06:06 PM   #6
kirksjeep
Registered User
1992 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: CT
Posts: 353
Wow, 11" of lift!!!!
__________________
1992 YJ Sahara- 4.5" RE XD, 1" BL, 1" MML, 35" BFG MT, 8.8 w/Aussie, D30 w/Ten Factory shafts/ Aussie, 4:10 gears, Soild Diff Covers, SYE, CV Drive shaft, OBA, Flowmaster Super 44,, Custom head pipe, Super Chip, Boared out TB, Rock It Intake , Goferit Tie Rod Flip, 99+ intake manifold/Steering pump, custom front/rear bumpers,Hand Throttle, Hurst Shifter, Smitty Built sliders , 6" TJ flairs, Kilby belly up skid, Quadratech 9K winch, ZJ PS cooler. 01 XJ Sport-2" lift, 31x10.50 MT/ 02 Liberty 2" Lift
kirksjeep is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 06:09 PM   #7
CKjeeps
Registered User
1987 J-Series Truck 
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: jefferson city, MO
Posts: 306
I'm just trolling guys, my yj has a 5/8 shackle lift and 31's. Granted, i do have a 5.3 and 37's and 1 tons in the shop ready to put in, but I thought it would be fun to see the responses.
__________________
Check out my build. 95 wrangler 5.3 vortec, 14 bolt, 10 bolt, sm465, np205, 4 link rear, link front.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/project-betty-white-1464639/
CKjeeps is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 06:20 PM   #8
mudsweatNgearz
Registered User
1987 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Tucson, az
Posts: 452
Quote:
Originally Posted by PA_YJ19 View Post
^ . Dude above me that posted would think mine is too high as well but there is nothing dangerous about mine...good luck n let us no what u decide to do.
I was mostly talking about only being able to go 45 mph on a freeway 2 hours every day when all other traffic is doing 80 to 100 mph. That is certainly not safe!

I say off with the trolls head!!!!!!
__________________
I wondered why the baseball kept getting bigger and bigger....then it hit me!
mudsweatNgearz is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 06:33 PM   #9
PA_YJ19
Registered User
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Altoona, PA
Posts: 1,063
Agreed, off with his head....
PA_YJ19 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 07:40 PM   #10
pasinbuy
Registered User
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: florida
Posts: 3,836
So basically you started a thread to see how many people you can piss off.

I will try to remember CKjeeps and not take any calls for help seriously! You should be put on vacation from this site!
pasinbuy is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 07:48 PM   #11
CKjeeps
Registered User
1987 J-Series Truck 
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: jefferson city, MO
Posts: 306
Really pasinby, there is no reason to be hateful .
__________________
Check out my build. 95 wrangler 5.3 vortec, 14 bolt, 10 bolt, sm465, np205, 4 link rear, link front.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/project-betty-white-1464639/
CKjeeps is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 07:56 PM   #12
WakeDoctor
Registered User
1991 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Georgia
Posts: 676
I got a laugh. My first thought; "Why the **** is he doing a two hour commute with a 2.5 and 37"s?"
WakeDoctor is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 08:36 PM   #13
Luke95
Registered User
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Plymouth, CT
Posts: 3,273
Quote:
Originally Posted by WakeDoctor
I got a laugh. My first thought; "Why the **** is he doing a two hour commute with a 2.5 and 37"s?"
On shock gears
__________________
Stupid lowrider xj.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/zips-2-0-my-98-a-1498978/
7.3 tow rig
Luke95 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 08:44 PM   #14
Anticanman
Follow me
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Ripon, California
Posts: 19,223
Slap yourself.
__________________
Luck Favours The Prepared
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
Anticanman is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-12-2013, 08:47 PM   #15
dillonjm
30mm @ 70/sec
 
dillonjm's Avatar
2003 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Warrensburg, MO
Posts: 3,908
Quote:
Originally Posted by anticanman View Post
go choke yourself.
fify
__________________
03 Rubi on 35's (Weekend Toy)

11 Ram 2500 - 6.7 Cummins (DD/Tow Rig)

05 Liberty Limited (Wife's): Minor mods, OME/JBA Suspension, 245 70/17 Duratracs
dillonjm is offline   Reply With Quote




Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.