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Yupp you could definitely get faster starts by replacing the following... factory is 6ga the thicker the better. I did 2ga but 1/0 would be even better:
Starter to positive battery terminal
Engine block ground (passenger side down low between the alternator and the oil filter lengthwise) to the battery negative terminal
You really think it can be much better then that?


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post #3467 of 6774 Old 03-22-2012, 12:15 AM
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You really think it can be much better then that?
yeah... ill take a vid once i upgrade my block ground. Only reason my starts arent drastically better is cus i ran outta wire and left that one a 6ga...

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yeah... ill take a vid once i upgrade my block ground. Only reason my starts arent drastically better is cus i ran outta wire and left that one a 6ga...
Yeah I would like to see that! I honestly didn't think it could get all that much better. I thought what mine did was fine haha.

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Yeah I would like to see that! I honestly didn't think it could get all that much better. I thought what mine did was fine haha.
Problem is... the starter can draw hundreds of amps of current, its just for a short amount of time so the factory 6ga are "safe" but imagine not having that restriction why do you think ur amp wiring is twice as thick as ur starter... continuous draw

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Problem is... the starter can draw hundreds of amps of current, its just for a short amount of time so the factory 6ga are "safe" but imagine not having that restriction why do you think ur amp wiring is twice as thick as ur starter... continuous draw
True story, makes me wish I did not do all that work on the factory cables. Then at the same time I wish I took that 350 spent on the rear axle and bought a Dana 44a LSD...

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For $350 you coulda definitely got a d44a vari lol!

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For $350 you coulda definitely got a d44a vari lol!
thats how much mine was including shipping

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For $350 you coulda definitely got a d44a vari lol!
Yeah man. Im kinda mad now.

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thats how much mine was including shipping
Ughhhh makes me feel worse lol.

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Ughhhh makes me feel worse lol.
sorry man ..the d35 isnt worth putting money into ..i mean i havnt changed the fluid in it since 09 ..and im not even sure if the PO ever did

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sorry man ..the d35 isnt worth putting money into ..i mean i havnt changed the fluid in it since 09 ..and im not even sure if the PO ever did
So right. I don't know why I didn't think of it before. The one side was leaking bad enough where it needed immediate attention. I needed it to drive to school with and didn't have any other option to fix it right then and there. I still wanna swap eventually.

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So you do have the fog switch, and the fog light indicator light, and the wires. But no actual lights?
No sir. haha so I will be looking for a set at the U pull it. ROADTRIP!

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No sir. haha so I will be looking for a set at the U pull it. ROADTRIP!
Yeah dude do it! We added fog lights to my Jeep after we bought it actually. We had bought the whole Mopar Kit (I bet that was expensive) back in 2004.

All you need is the housings and mounting kit for your bumper?

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i just need the housings with the bulbs of course. The mounts and what not all exist behind the covers you see on most jeeps. I think before I do the install I will paint my cladding black also I will use the extremely bright sylvanias for the fogs.. I love them in my headlights.

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i just need the housings with the bulbs of course. The mounts and what not all exist behind the covers you see on most jeeps. I think before I do the install I will paint my cladding black also I will use the extremely bright sylvanias for the fogs.. I love them in my headlights.
I can't remember back to 2004. But IIRC we had to put in mounting brackets for the round 2004 fog lights. But I could be wrong. It was forever ago.

I have 9005 slyvania ultra's in my fogs.

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whens your lift going on?

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