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post #26461 of Old 10-23-2013, 04:06 PM
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Took her off pavement to test the discos a little bit, not much to flex on where I was though but I could tell the difference for sure.

And then came home and had a peak under the Jeep and noticed the hard brake line leaking at or near where it connects to the rubber line in the back. So now that whole line needs replacing from ABS pump to just before rear axle, friggin rust...

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post #26462 of Old 10-23-2013, 04:10 PM
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tuned the gain and x over

subs make my lungs vibrate when turned up now

got a look of disapproval from an old lady so i guess its loud enough
Lol subs make driving funner
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post #26463 of Old 10-23-2013, 04:15 PM
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it has a 136 amp alternator for now

i may look at adding a 160 amp for some extra power
Same I wanna add a 160 also keep my current one that'll be dedicated to the car battery and everything else as for the 160 will just be for amps and such can also step up to a16v system that way
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post #26464 of Old 10-23-2013, 05:08 PM
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so ripped out a hardcore beast metal gas tank skid from U-Pull-It today, only paid 8 bucks for it....wooo
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post #26465 of Old 10-23-2013, 05:32 PM
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Replaced the thermostat in the ex's 5.9.... As it turns out, her 5.9 needs the coolant bypass hose replaced as well... Trying to get her to have me change out the water pump while I'm at it...
You have to remove pretty much the exact same stuff to replace the bypass hose that you have to remove to replace the water pump. All of it is a PITA. I'd just do it and beg forgiveness for the extra purchase

The upper and lower hose are a good idea too since you're in the neighborhood and you have the system drained.

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post #26466 of Old 10-23-2013, 05:40 PM
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You have to remove pretty much the exact same stuff to replace the bypass hose that you have to remove to replace the water pump. All of it is a PITA. I'd just do it and beg forgiveness for the extra purchase

The upper and lower hose are a good idea too since you're in the neighborhood and you have the system drained.
Agreed, just do it!
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post #26467 of Old 10-23-2013, 06:14 PM
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Got the dead 44RE out tonight. Picking up new one after work tomorrow. Good times.
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post #26468 of Old 10-23-2013, 06:32 PM
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Got the dead 44RE out tonight. Picking up new one after work tomorrow. Good times.
Motorcycle jacks are good for more then Motorcycles

I looked over the EVAP system and I think I found the cause for the P1494 error code, the vacuum line going to the intake is barely on. The elbow ends are shot on the hose.
I pulled it off and stuck a piece of tubing on it I had laying around till I can find something to replace it.

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post #26469 of Old 10-23-2013, 07:18 PM
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Installed the hack n tap today and swapped my front ds to the rear until I get to a junk yard and pick up another front. Tires are a little noisier than I thought they would be though. So nice being able to drive it again!

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post #26470 of Old 10-23-2013, 07:26 PM
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Cant get the smell of diff fluid off my hands. Im about to go nuts! Making me sick now for about 8 hours
Try spilling a whole bottle behind the passenger seat
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post #26471 of Old 10-23-2013, 08:30 PM
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I ate her liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti

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post #26472 of Old 10-23-2013, 08:46 PM
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Started a build thread finally!!

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post #26473 of Old 10-24-2013, 03:37 AM
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Motorcycle jacks are good for more then Motorcycles

I looked over the EVAP system and I think I found the cause for the P1494 error code, the vacuum line going to the intake is barely on. The elbow ends are shot on the hose.
I pulled it off and stuck a piece of tubing on it I had laying around till I can find something to replace it.
Lol I know right. It was actually useless for my bike because the engine case hung lower than the frame. Makes a much better tranny jack.
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post #26474 of Old 10-24-2013, 07:05 AM
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Installed the hack n tap today and swapped my front ds to the rear until I get to a junk yard and pick up another front. Tires are a little noisier than I thought they would be though. So nice being able to drive it again!
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post #26475 of Old 10-24-2013, 08:34 AM
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Saw this and thought you guys would love it- demonstration of XJ Power

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