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Unread 05-29-2013, 11:24 AM   #1516
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Not what my point was.

18MPG is pushing it for even a stock XJ.
Not it isn't I got over 20 when my blue one was stock.

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Unread 05-29-2013, 11:24 AM   #1517
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Engine sits in more efficient part of powerband
And skinnier tires have less wind resistance on them.
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Unread 05-29-2013, 11:28 AM   #1518
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Not what my point was.

18MPG is pushing it for even a stock XJ.
GPS verified at the same pump I'm pushing 17 on 33s.

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Unread 05-29-2013, 12:07 PM   #1519
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GPS verified at the same pump I'm pushing 17 on 33s.

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Stock gears or?
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Unread 05-29-2013, 12:54 PM   #1520
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Stock gears or?
Stock gears

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Unread 05-29-2013, 12:59 PM   #1521
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Maybe I skinny pedal too much.
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Unread 05-30-2013, 08:22 AM   #1522
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With 32s and 3.55s I was doing 21 mpg highway. 5 speed FTW
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Unread 05-30-2013, 08:28 AM   #1523
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**** you and your 5 speed
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correct me if im missing something for the WJ swap...

WJ balljoints
JKS hub spacers
WJ rotors,pads,calipers
WJ knuckles

That should be it right? and than just need to redrill rotors to 5x4.5. no other spacers or anything is needed correct?
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Unread 06-03-2013, 03:03 PM   #1525
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correct me if im missing something for the WJ swap...

WJ balljoints
JKS hub spacers
WJ rotors,pads,calipers
WJ knuckles

That should be it right? and than just need to redrill rotors to 5x4.5. no other spacers or anything is needed correct?
Yes that is all. Steering will need to be addressed. And eventually the trackbar/draglink angles
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Unread 06-03-2013, 03:11 PM   #1526
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Yes that is all. Steering will need to be addressed. And eventually the trackbar/draglink angles
Don't forget 2000+ hub bearings if you don't want to run caliper spacers.
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Unread 06-03-2013, 03:23 PM   #1527
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Don't forget 2000+ hub bearings if you don't want to run caliper spacers.
If you use the hub spacers, and the 2007 Explorer Sport Trac rotors you don't have to drill them or space the caliper right?

'00 XJ not quite there..
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Unread 06-03-2013, 04:44 PM   #1528
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If you use the hub spacers, and the 2007 Explorer Sport Trac rotors you don't have to drill them or space the caliper right?

'00 XJ not quite there..
You have to enlarge the inner part of the rotor to fit over the hub if you run the sport trac rotors and you need caliper spacers. No matter which hub you use you need to run the hub spacer to make the ujoint line up properly.
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Unread 06-03-2013, 04:50 PM   #1529
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You have to enlarge the inner part of the rotor to fit over the hub if you run the sport trac rotors and you need caliper spacers. No matter which hub you use you need to run the hub spacer to make the ujoint line up properly.
But with the WJ rotors you don't?

'00 XJ not quite there..
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Unread 06-03-2013, 04:55 PM   #1530
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But with the WJ rotors you don't?

'00 XJ not quite there..
Nope.
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