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post #166 of 366 Old 03-25-2007, 05:05 PM
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The thing I like best about this ZJ is it's huge but still has the body, so you can actually tell it's a Grand.

Great pics of it in action.


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post #167 of 366 Old 03-25-2007, 05:11 PM
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Looks like you have some trimming to do...

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post #168 of 366 Old 03-26-2007, 08:28 AM
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what kind of gas mileage are you getting now?

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post #169 of 366 Old 03-26-2007, 12:01 PM
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what kind of gas mileage are you getting now?
He measures in gallons per mile.

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post #170 of 366 Old 03-26-2007, 12:50 PM
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I wonder if he'll swap in the new 3.7 V6?


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post #171 of 366 Old 03-26-2007, 02:20 PM
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He measures in gallons per mile.
haha I was originally going to say 2mpg. I want to know how the acceleration is now too.

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post #172 of 366 Old 03-26-2007, 02:22 PM
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Hey it might not actually be that bad. Higher you go the less dense the air is and so there will be less wind resistance. I say his mileage is probably better then stock.

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What amazing logic.


He really probably does get gallons/per mile because I bet it hardly sees the street.

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post #174 of 366 Old 03-26-2007, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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I actually had an LS7 and rear spoiler I thought about adding...

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I actually had an LS7 and rear spoiler I thought about adding...
You should get a tornado.

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post #176 of 366 Old 03-26-2007, 08:40 PM
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I actually had an LS7 and rear spoiler I thought about adding...
Actually, an LS7 would be pretty neat. Don't have to worry about hitting the oil pan and wouldn't ever run dry when you are on a steep hill because of the dry-sump. But, $15,000 for an engine is pretty tough to handle especially with what you have already done.

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post #177 of 366 Old 03-29-2007, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
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Actually, an LS7 would be pretty neat. Don't have to worry about hitting the oil pan and wouldn't ever run dry when you are on a steep hill because of the dry-sump. But, $15,000 for an engine is pretty tough to handle especially with what you have already done.


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I was kidding
I know, I just read LS7 and started dreaming about how nice it is.

On another note, I read in Hot Rod Magazine about doing a 5.7 Hemi swap, and I think that they might be a bolt in swap. The bolt pattern for the tranny should be the same as the older as well as the motor mounts. But, I'm not sure.

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post #180 of 366 Old 04-01-2007, 10:20 AM
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Sounds mean...what is your gearing setup on there?

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