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Unread 04-23-2011, 01:14 PM   #2086
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i found the throttle body more effective than the vacuum lines at least in mine. also mine didnt smoke a lot at first so i got in and revved it slightly and it started coming out heavy. also i was a little disappointed in the amount of smoke i saw for 245k miles so i did it once more about a month later and gota 30 min no joke smoke show and had neighbors rushing over to see what all the smoke was coming from
Yea I got some heavier smoke when I revved it up a little bit also.. I'll try putting some in the throttle body next time and see how that works.

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Unread 04-23-2011, 01:51 PM   #2087
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Was supposed to finish putting the master and slave cylinder in and finish bleeding the clutch... but its raining real hardoout there
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Unread 04-23-2011, 02:42 PM   #2088
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Drove a half hour to pick up a set of 33x12.50x15 BFG's with 90% tread for $250 and when i got there, they were 31x10.50x15. People drive me crazy
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Unread 04-23-2011, 03:58 PM   #2089
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Drove a half hour to pick up a set of 33x12.50x15 BFG's with 90% tread for $250 and when i got there, they were 31x10.50x15. People drive me crazy

Well atleast you only drove a half hour... I know someone that drove almost 3 hours one way for a set of 35's that were actually 30's lol.
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Unread 04-23-2011, 04:09 PM   #2090
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I made it a SPARE VEHICLE, that means do whatever i want with it
bought a 2000 dodge dakota qaud cab with only 25k miles on it!


oh yeah, and i used it to get this this morning
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V8 zj at 6" . Double tri rear and true 3 link front. Stretched to 108"
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Unread 04-23-2011, 04:58 PM   #2091
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Replaced injectors with some bosch style 4-hole. Idle is much smoother, but it starts harder. Sounds like it's drowning. PM me with suggestions of what I might do to help it start quicker if you have them please.
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Unread 04-23-2011, 05:24 PM   #2092
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Well atleast you only drove a half hour... I know someone that drove almost 3 hours one way for a set of 35's that were actually 30's lol.
Dam that sucks. I need like $200 more and i can order a set of brand new tires. My lift and everything will be here in like a week and a half
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Unread 04-23-2011, 05:53 PM   #2093
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installed my IRO steering that finally came huh i ordered 5/8 and they sent me 1/2 still installed it tired of ****ing around with this i wanna go play
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Unread 04-23-2011, 06:12 PM   #2094
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installed my IRO steering that finally came huh i ordered 5/8 and they sent me 1/2 still installed it tired of ****ing around with this i wanna go play
I was toying around with that exact set, before buying a new stock system. Within the past few days I've heard a few horror stories about IRO on the boards I'm a member of. Parts arriving unassembled, no instructions, complete wrong setups...
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Unread 04-23-2011, 06:20 PM   #2095
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yeah its funny, i go there in person since i know all the guys there, a couple of them outside of IRO and i wheel with them all the time too. i picked up my 2.5" exhaust and the extension pipe they cut me was 2" pipe lol. i know they are in the middle or re-organizing the new shop and they are all swamped but still kind of sucked since i had to drive to the parts store with no exhaust at all and got pulled over lol.

in other news, i may have scored a set of 31" super swampers brand new for cheap. i was going to go with some all terrains but cant argue with cheap haha
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Unread 04-23-2011, 06:22 PM   #2096
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I was toying around with that exact set, before buying a new stock system. Within the past few days I've heard a few horror stories about IRO on the boards I'm a member of. Parts arriving unassembled, no instructions, complete wrong setups...
some issues got a set of adj front upper ca instead of adj rear lower ca when i bought my lift but they corrected that right away and this steering i ordered 3 weeks ago then on the second week i called and upgraded to the 5/8 and they said they would take care of it so a few days later i sent them an email asking why no CC had not bin charged and if the 5/8upgrade went through she said yup and that it was sending out today (wenesday) got it today saturday 1/2. i mean it till solid no junk here but i was figuring if im going out for a 370$ steering why not go all out for 20$ more



i tryed 2 stock steering set up both took a **** on me but on a side note i do have 2 brand new (like 20miles on them) MOOG tie rod ends for the V8 tierod and draglink if anyone is interested in them i paid 90$ for both make pm me an offer and i can send them out to you
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Unread 04-23-2011, 06:28 PM   #2097
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I fully expect the stock steering to take a **** on me again, but I'm hoping this lasts me until I deploy again in late 2012. If it does then I can go tons, and never worry about this crap again...
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Unread 04-23-2011, 06:50 PM   #2098
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seafoamed my 94 with 5.2 at 166k. it put on a wonderful smoke show all the way down my street
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Unread 04-23-2011, 08:04 PM   #2099
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Changed oil, diff fluid, seafoam'ed, painted diff covers and did up my head lights
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Unread 04-23-2011, 09:08 PM   #2100
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Changed oil, diff fluid, seafoam'ed, painted diff covers and did up my head lights
What size tires are those?
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