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Unread 11-30-2013, 07:29 PM   #27901
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IAC may help idle but it wont have anything to do with the tranny. A bad TPS can make the tranny act up, TV cable out of adjustment, low on fluid

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Unread 11-30-2013, 07:42 PM   #27902
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mounted up some Fox shocks. 14", set up for 6" up/8" down

Ever consider maybe you should have started with a non unibody

Got the rear long arm mounts done. My only 1/2" drill bits are both pretty dull so it's not been easy... sharpening one of them only made things worse.
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Unread 11-30-2013, 07:58 PM   #27903
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So use 5/8 bolts, thats what i would be using either way.
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Unread 11-30-2013, 08:10 PM   #27904
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Ever consider maybe you should have started with a non unibody
thats the exact reason this particular ZJ was passed down from Me to my younger brother and i now wheel a K5 blazer.


Full Frame or bust IMO. But he wanted to build it so we helped him along the way. Still a ton more bracing to be added to the cage to make it trail ready however.
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Unread 11-30-2013, 08:55 PM   #27905
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Loaded it up for tomorrow morning's drive back to Rochester.
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Unread 11-30-2013, 09:24 PM   #27906
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Drove it a couple miles, just because with the headers she sounds so damn good. lol
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Unread 11-30-2013, 09:26 PM   #27907
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I honestly wonder if you have a coil that is bad and back feeding to the ECM.

Seen this happen on other cars.

Got my transfer case! No more locked up 249!
No, I changed the coil pretty early on. The last thing I did this last August was change the coil again for a Mopar unit to be sure. Less than a month later, it ate another muffler and it's been parked since.


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ka24s' are good little engines with all the stuff a turbo needs a smallish turbo would be nearly lag free on such a big 4-cyl if you got the exhaust/ignition sorted

superchargers are easy dirty power but at the boost and power levels for your application i think your looking at 80 hp in the toilet at 6,000 rpm

turbos do use a few hp compared to a roots/screw/ect. supercharger that can use 25% of the power they are making or more even !

but really its about the incar experience right ? from what i know turbos are more fun , superchargers make more cool noise , both together make for an orgasm machine ( not my words ) lol

so what did i do to my zj today ? tightened the trans pan bolts and thought about how to change out the swaybar bushings but i may just have it done
My calculations put me at 250whp/250wtq with an M62 underdriven to 10psi at 4500rpm. That is exactly where I want to be. Every reasonable turbo setup for a KA either has less power than it's worth, or a fairly large boost spike with peak boost above the engine's stride. This KA hates revving past 5k. I never want it at 6k. The engine bay is also a bit cramped with the KA to get a good turbo setup sorted. Eliminating lag is difficult at best.

Believe me, I've done my research. For my specific application, the supercharger is the best option. If the KA burns out with this blower, I'm gonna swap a CA18DET in, built to make 300whp.

Anyway, today I put saving for this Orvis above my disdain for my manager. I'm not quitting yet.
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Unread 11-30-2013, 09:49 PM   #27908
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Finished installing front factory tow hooks.
Changed transmission fluid and filter.
Changed TC fluid.
Bled brakes of old fluid, now new and clear all around.
Dropped hitch and repainted, reinstalled with factory tank skid plate.
Replaced fog lamp bulbs.
Replaced idler pulley, that thing was noisy and shot.
Found left motor mount busted.

Made serious progress today.
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Unread 11-30-2013, 10:01 PM   #27909
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Notice any difference with the brake fluid flush?
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Unread 11-30-2013, 11:04 PM   #27910
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I hauled wood in my ZJ because my son had my ranger and my trailer isnt finished. HAHAHA Its a Jeep.
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Unread 11-30-2013, 11:34 PM   #27911
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New 242 transfer case is bolted in! hehe. Been fighting rust on cross member bolts for a bit but fortunately with enough torch they all came out.
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Unread 12-01-2013, 02:30 AM   #27912
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Drove it a couple miles, just because with the headers she sounds so damn good. lol
make a vid yet ?

also i would like to know whaat are the o2 readings ?
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Unread 12-01-2013, 07:56 AM   #27913
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Just a friendly reminder since it's winter, make sure that headlight stuff is warm before trying to remove/install headlights!
Shoved mine clean through that little pin. Now a zip tie controls the headlight adjustment on the drivers side!
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Unread 12-01-2013, 07:59 AM   #27914
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wires came in yesterday, its nice doing 10-20 minute jobs here and there. relaxing!
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Unread 12-01-2013, 08:06 AM   #27915
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Shoved mine clean through that little pin. Now a zip tie controls the headlight adjustment on the drivers side!
Mine was in an accident before i got it so my pass side headlight is held in by the inner adjuster and a piece of taped up cardboard and i dont have any real adjustment on it. I can move it towards the center and up and thats it

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