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post #21121 of 44353 Old 03-20-2013, 09:49 PM
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Took off my rear bumper cover to discover this... Apparently the PO was rear ended... Awesome...

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post #21122 of 44353 Old 03-20-2013, 09:50 PM
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Good to know that the front servo test port is a good spot for the 42/44 trannies, 44re in my case. I used the same port for a gauge on my 94 zj w/ the 46rh and my old 98 ram with the 46re. Got it hooked up to a gauge? where did you mount that? Cruzin town what temps ya runnin?

Giving me some motivation here knowin it'll work the same
Good idea to have one. I never really thought of putting one in.. Esp wheelin when your really gettin on it and its not getting airflow to cool it, Itd be nice to keep an eye on it. I may be doing this soon

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post #21123 of 44353 Old 03-20-2013, 09:52 PM
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Good to know that the front servo test port is a good spot for the 42/44 trannies, 44re in my case. I used the same port for a gauge on my 94 zj w/ the 46rh and my old 98 ram with the 46re. Got it hooked up to a gauge? where did you mount that? Cruzin town what temps ya runnin?

Giving me some motivation here knowin it'll work the same
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Took off my rear bumper cover to discover this... Apparently the PO was rear ended... Awesome...
GD dude. From the looks of your jeep the roads up there get hosed with ice melt. I hate that stuff. I cant literally hear it eating away at my jeep.

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post #21124 of 44353 Old 03-20-2013, 10:08 PM
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GD dude. From the looks of your jeep the roads up there get hosed with ice melt. I hate that stuff. I cant literally hear it eating away at my jeep.
Yup. In milwaukee, wi. You should see the rest of the truck... I hate it. Giving it like one more week and I'm pressure washing everything!
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post #21125 of 44353 Old 03-20-2013, 10:17 PM
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I wash mine more in the winter than summer because of that ****

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post #21126 of 44353 Old 03-20-2013, 10:58 PM
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Snapped a bolt

Took a trip to the junk yard today, had to get a power steering bracket bolt, snapped one yesterday changing out the power steering pump, and today i snapped the tensioner puller bolt so it will be back to the junk yard tomorrow, and i put a flow master 40 series under her today, sound nice. i love my heep
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post #21127 of 44353 Old 03-21-2013, 12:56 AM
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It's been 2 weeks, time to wax it again

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post #21128 of 44353 Old 03-21-2013, 01:07 AM
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Cut the rusted rockers and bottom front fender out and had a friend weld in some new metal.












Upgraded stock speakers to some Pioneers.

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post #21129 of 44353 Old 03-21-2013, 04:04 AM
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Good to know that the front servo test port is a good spot for the 42/44 trannies, 44re in my case. I used the same port for a gauge on my 94 zj w/ the 46rh and my old 98 ram with the 46re. Got it hooked up to a gauge? where did you mount that? Cruzin town what temps ya runnin?

Giving me some motivation here knowin it'll work the same
I'll let you guys know later today what it says on the way to school. I didn't drive it around last night.

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post #21130 of 44353 Old 03-21-2013, 05:48 AM
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Here's where it's mounted



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Was runnin about 110-115 on my drive to school. The numbers start at 120 so I'm not quite sure exactly but it's close enough.

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post #21131 of 44353 Old 03-21-2013, 07:12 AM
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Here's where it's mounted
What?!?! Why would you sacrifice your VIC for something useful?!?!?!?

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post #21132 of 44353 Old 03-21-2013, 07:14 AM
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Hows it Drive on the street and describe the noise for us that dont know but were thinking of get an Aussie... tnx
After taking it out on a couple of drives, it's quieted down some. It definitely lets you know it's there though. I don't know if I'd recommend this in a daily driver or not yet. I haven't had enough time behind the wheel with it installed. I do get a little binding going around corners when accelerating, even under very light acceleration. If I have the opportunity to coast around a corner, I don't bind at all. The problem is, most corners around me are left or right turns from stoplights/stop signs. Left turns aren't that bad because you can swing out quite a bit to make them. The tight right turns are where I tend to get the binding. We're supposed to get some snow on Sunday so maybe I'll take the ZJ out just to see how the Aussie does with snow. I have a feeling it's going to be rather difficult to drive. Anyway, here's a small video I made to give you a feeling of how it sounds. It's not the best video and my narration sucks, however, here it is. You can hear the wheels binding on the second turn I make. I was accelerating from a stop sign and turning right.

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post #21133 of 44353 Old 03-21-2013, 07:22 AM
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What?!?! Why would you sacrifice your VIC for something useful?!?!?!?
I havnt had that thing in there for like 3 months. I havnt missed the beep beep beep at all!!!

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post #21134 of 44353 Old 03-21-2013, 07:37 AM
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I do get a little binding going around corners when accelerating, even under very light acceleration. If I have the opportunity to coast around a corner, I don't bind at all. The problem is, most corners around me are left or right turns from stoplights/stop signs. Left turns aren't that bad because you can swing out quite a bit to make them. The tight right turns are where I tend to get the binding. We're supposed to get some snow on Sunday so maybe I'll take the ZJ out just to see how the Aussie does with snow. I have a feeling it's going to be rather difficult to drive. Anyway, here's a small video I made to give you a feeling of how it sounds. It's not the best video and my narration sucks, however, here it is. You can hear the wheels binding on the second turn I make. I was accelerating from a stop sign and turning right.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxXnlIp1xds
That's exactly why I don't want an Aussie. As soon as you apply any throttle, the diff locks, so other than being able to unlock it by coasting, it's almost as bad as a welded diff in terms of street manners. It shouldn't be terrible in the snow, it'll just take some getting used to. At first, you'll probably get sideways a lot.
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post #21135 of 44353 Old 03-21-2013, 07:43 AM
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You're referring to an ARB, right? If so, why the issue if it's selectable?

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