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Unread 08-01-2002, 05:06 PM   #1
crownlvr
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Increase power on my 258

I'm interested in getting as much power out of my 258 as possible as I'm considering bigger tires after my lift and don't necessarily want to regear the diff...

Any thoughts on good ways to increase power? Looking at new exhaust in the future...recommendations on specific brands?

Running a good air filter in the stock canister? Can this be changed?

Do throttle body spacers do anything on a carb'd engine?

Thanks!

Matt

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Unread 08-01-2002, 06:00 PM   #2
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Do they have emission testing in Baton Rouge? If not, do a search on here for "Nutter Bypass" and "timing"--start in the YJ forum, then maybe try the CJ and Engine forums. A lot has been written on de-emissioning and modifying the 258, and you can squeeze a pretty good amount of power from it by de-emissioning it further by adding a better carb, such as a Weber. Best thing is that most everything I'm referring to is free, except the Weber of course (which is far from free).

Check it out, and come back if you have more questions--
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Unread 08-02-2002, 05:14 PM   #3
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Matt,
The site to check out is http://www.cliffordperformance.com/
They are dedicated to 6 cyl. performance. They have been around a long time and a specialist can help you.
And no, I'm not a Clifford employee.


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