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Unread 02-01-2012, 06:27 PM   #2986
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The 75 is nice. I may sell mine and go back to it. Hey, you know about this stuff...what do you suggest for headlight bulbs that aren't hid? Hir? Let me know bc I'm ordering tonite

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Unread 02-01-2012, 06:30 PM   #2987
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The 75 is nice. I may sell mine and go back to it. Hey, you know about this stuff...what do you suggest for headlight bulbs that aren't hid? Hir? Let me know bc I'm ordering tonite
Michaels probably less biased on this because I really dont like anything 4600k+ but if I were to do mine I'd say get a set of silverstars but more importantly get an auxilary headlight harness because the factory one is pretty thin gauge and you lose a decent bit of output in voltage drop across the long thin lengths of wire to the headlights alone. Also any bit of haze on the factory headlights (they all do it eventually) will reduce your output.
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Unread 02-01-2012, 07:05 PM   #2988
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I wish I had an 04 cubby like yours... if you're not afraid to do some plastic trimming it looks soooo clean

also take a look at the Cobra 75 WX ST if you dont wanna mount a CB anywhere out in the open
I like my cute little cubby hole? Hahaha. Ill check that out too.

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The 75 is nice. I may sell mine and go back to it. Hey, you know about this stuff...what do you suggest for headlight bulbs that aren't hid? Hir? Let me know bc I'm ordering tonite
The new slyvania silver stars XZE or something like that, are brighter the the slyvania ultras. my buddy got 3 sets and like then so far.

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Michaels probably less biased on this because I really dont like anything 4600k+ but if I were to do mine I'd say get a set of silverstars but more importantly get an auxilary headlight harness because the factory one is pretty thin gauge and you lose a decent bit of output in voltage drop across the long thin lengths of wire to the headlights alone. Also any bit of haze on the factory headlights (they all do it eventually) will reduce your output.
Matt, it was a foggy night tonight... I may be changing my fogs to a lower color temp. I have 4500 or 5000 and I may want to go to 4300, I don't want yellow. Maybe 4000k.

Didn't think about how small the wires are for the headlights, they are kinda thin imho too.
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Unread 02-01-2012, 07:16 PM   #2989
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Unread 02-01-2012, 11:21 PM   #2990
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Weekend Plans for the Jeep:
1. Take of the tire size calibration I put on with the super chips. I think that is what is throwing it off. I had adjusted it for the smaller tires on the Overland Rims. Going to put it to stock and see what happens.
2. Going to adjust the transmission cable at the throttle body and see how that goes.
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Unread 02-02-2012, 01:07 AM   #2991
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I think I finally got mine "almost" perfect, going to loosen it one click because it shifts nice and firm except when its cold its holding first too long. Definitely drives great now. PM me or txt me if you're having problems, I can probably furnish pics if necessary
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Unread 02-02-2012, 06:18 AM   #2992
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I think I finally got mine "almost" perfect, going to loosen it one click because it shifts nice and firm except when its cold its holding first too long. Definitely drives great now. PM me or txt me if you're having problems, I can probably furnish pics if necessary
I am going to start but just going one click at a time and seeing what happens. I only currently have 2 complaints with the trans. The 1 to 2 lag when on it pretty hard and then when im in 3rd, and on it pretty good, then press it to the floor, it slams hard into 2nd gear. Like major clutch dump. It only does this when already going hard in 3rd gear. If I was cruising in 4th or 4th locked maintaining speed and floored it, it would kick to 2nd w/o a problem.... if you don't get what I mean. Let me know and ill explain more.
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Unread 02-02-2012, 09:12 AM   #2993
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Absolutely make completely sure that after each time you adjust it the clip goes back on and locks into place, if that comes off and your cable goes slack itll throw the tranny into full soft shift mode and you can imagine how much itd love that
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Unread 02-02-2012, 09:40 AM   #2994
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Absolutely make completely sure that after each time you adjust it the clip goes back on and locks into place, if that comes off and your cable goes slack itll throw the tranny into full soft shift mode and you can imagine how much itd love that
Alright man, I will take a look at the FSM again and follow those instructions. Oh, you mean full SH*T shift mode

I think ill have to video the 3rd to 2nd kickdown that I was describing.

Also, I was going to class last night, and turning out of campus, there is a decent hill. So I was on her good all the way too 70 mph. But once the rpms got to about high 2000's, I felt the Jeep starting to take off. Wooo power band.
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Unread 02-03-2012, 06:58 PM   #2995
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I think I posted this before. Here is a video of the RPM's at Idle and you can see that the gauges are more sensitive to the RPM Fluctuation. My other set did not do this. I think I will like it eventually haha.

Here is another video of the RPM's at Idle when I am clicking the A/C on and then off.


Those videos were both shot in Park. It will idle a little lower when in Driver =/ Which I do NOT like... I wish it would idle at 700-750 all the time.

I took my superchips programmer and set the tire size back to stock and fixed the speedo. It is now pretty much dead on!
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Unread 02-03-2012, 09:10 PM   #2996
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Well the 42res don't have variable torque converters so no matter what you're going to get an idle dip in gear as it works against the transmission. This is also why the idle is low, so it doesnt fight the tranny too hard and overheat the fluid. My buddy's WK with the 5.7 has a full variable torque converter and it's great, no idle fluctuations at all between gears. Sounds to me like somebody's been driving moms BMW too much and it's spoiling your standards :P
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Unread 02-03-2012, 09:38 PM   #2997
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Well the 42res don't have variable torque converters so no matter what you're going to get an idle dip in gear as it works against the transmission. This is also why the idle is low, so it doesnt fight the tranny too hard and overheat the fluid. My buddy's WK with the 5.7 has a full variable torque converter and it's great, no idle fluctuations at all between gears. Sounds to me like somebody's been driving moms BMW too much and it's spoiling your standards :P
Yeah I figured it was putting pressure on the engine when it drive compared to park/neutral. Also a sound point on why the keep the RPM's lower then. Another reason for the POS 42re.

My gosh, Everything I drive is faster then my poor WJ. The Rubicon is even faster flat out. The BMW is awesome, the Mercedes is just super comfy, and the Land Rover is a monster with a lot of power.
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Unread 02-04-2012, 11:32 AM   #2998
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I'll just leave this here:
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Matt, that is 4wheeler14, and I have watched all of his videos numerous times... I am jealous.
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Matt, that is 4wheeler14, and I have watched all of his videos numerous times... I am jealous.
Oh trust me I've PMd the kid and hes somewhere on JF too I'm mad jelly. I think hes got a cutout on his 4.7HO which id definitely have to throw in when i get one :P Ps... Woot 3k post in a build thread
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