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Unread 12-04-2012, 07:16 PM   #17896
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Has there ever been a decent Chrysler engine that ended in .7?
I love my 3.7 in my Nitro.





Just kidding. I'm pretty sure my ZJ idles smoother and my Gary Fisher is faster.

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Unread 12-04-2012, 07:41 PM   #17897
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I love my 3.7 in my Nitro.

Just kidding. I'm pretty sure my ZJ idles smoother and my Gary Fisher is faster.
Lol that's what I'm saying. The 6.7 may be the only one, but it's a Cummins!
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Unread 12-04-2012, 07:52 PM   #17898
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went to put rear brakes on the 94 discovered they were in excellent shape, so I adjusted them *BAMM* it stops now. Painted the drums :LooksBetterThenRust:

made the spare tire retainer useful, also jammed the 245/75 in to a tire cover



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Unread 12-04-2012, 07:53 PM   #17899
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Lol that's what I'm saying. The 6.7 may be the only one, but it's a Cummins!
I was gonna say that

Ot oredered a silver iro sticker so you can see it on my back glass. Also ordered a " it's a jeep thing" sticker and a "you can go fast but I can go anywhere " sticker. So much HP goin on the ol zj haha.
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Unread 12-04-2012, 07:54 PM   #17900
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I couldn't get a 235/70 under the cover. How'd you manage that one? And that's not a bad idea for lengthening the spare tire stud, or whatever you want to call it. I bought a 3' threaded stud and cut about 3" off of it with a connecting nut to put it together. It was a PITA to find a metric threaded stud.
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Unread 12-04-2012, 07:56 PM   #17901
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also found out this weekend that those tires^ suck in sand. just sunk as soon as I took off (can see sand line on the tire still)
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Unread 12-04-2012, 07:58 PM   #17902
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I couldn't get a 235/70 under the cover. How'd you manage that one? And that's not a bad idea for lengthening the spare tire stud, or whatever you want to call it. I bought a 3' threaded stud and cut about 3" off of it with a connecting nut to put it together. It was a PITA to find a metric threaded stud.
were you using the donut size tire cover?
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Unread 12-04-2012, 08:00 PM   #17903
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My 245/70R16s previously and 255/65R16s now both barely fit into the cover. I can get it on 90% of the way, but it doesn't go over them properly. Then again, the 5.9 cover may fit differently.
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Unread 12-04-2012, 08:01 PM   #17904
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were you using the donut size tire cover?
Haha, nope. I had a full size cover. It fit my stock 225/70/16 spare tire. I tried cramming a 235/70/16 and a 245/70/16 in to no avail.
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Unread 12-04-2012, 08:07 PM   #17905
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Also drained the quart of water that was in my hp30
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Unread 12-04-2012, 08:47 PM   #17906
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i cant get mine to fit either and ive got the same cargo cover

also im not using my orvis tire cover because it looks cool without it , showing off the hankook logo thru the weak stock window tint
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Unread 12-04-2012, 08:54 PM   #17907
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i cant get mine to fit either and ive got the same cargo cover

also im not using my orvis tire cover because it looks cool without it , showing off the hankook logo thru the weak stock window tint
Bought the 31's, looked at the cover and threw it away! Showing off the the 5th BFG AT through said tint!
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Unread 12-04-2012, 09:02 PM   #17908
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Unread 12-04-2012, 09:05 PM   #17909
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Spark plugs I pulled today. Gross...


Did some work tonight in the dark. Popped the louvers off. Found this ****. Needless to say, that all got washed off.



Then I washed the drip pans. Then painted them Krylon Fusion Black. Nothing on the Jeep is getting put back dirty. Dirty vs Clean:



Painted. Then painted and installed.




The louvers were looking pretty ****ty, so they got sandblasted and Plastidipped. Those are drops of water from washing them off in the second picture, not paint bubbles.




Also started Plastidipping the badges... Daylight pictures to come.
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Unread 12-04-2012, 10:21 PM   #17910
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Spark plugs I pulled today. Gross...

Did some work tonight in the dark. Popped the louvers off. Found this ****. Needless to say, that all got washed off.

Then I washed the drip pans. Then painted them Krylon Fusion Black. Nothing on the Jeep is getting put back dirty. Dirty vs Clean:

Painted. Then painted and installed.

The louvers were looking pretty ****ty, so they got sandblasted and Plastidipped. Those are drops of water from washing them off in the second picture, not paint bubbles.

Also started Plastidipping the badges... Daylight pictures to come.


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I should pull mine while I have it torn apart.... Lol let me dig this hole deeper!
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