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Unread 04-23-2012, 04:55 PM   #3781
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You dont need em...
I know, I always have wanted leather. My driver's side power motor broke. (The back up and down motor). It is like 100 bucks from the dealer for a new motor. Then the JY's want 75-150 for a seat base...

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~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 04-23-2012, 11:15 PM   #3782
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The Result of using a Valet Key... lol
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Unread 04-24-2012, 03:33 AM   #3783
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With my old battery terminals it would kick skim once maybe every month or so, always worked fine the second restart... just kind of annoying when it starts and you go to reach for the shifter and it shuts down blinking the skim light. Also how is that a good valet key unless you like trolling valets lol?
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Unread 04-24-2012, 11:42 AM   #3784
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With my old battery terminals it would kick skim once maybe every month or so, always worked fine the second restart... just kind of annoying when it starts and you go to reach for the shifter and it shuts down blinking the skim light. Also how is that a good valet key unless you like trolling valets lol?
Well, rephrase that. The only reason the SKIM was kicking on was because the key that was in there was just a hardware store cut copy. Like a hide away. Primarely to get into the Jeep if I lock my keys in there. Or in this case. Didn't have my keys on me and needed to get in the Jeep. Hahaha, could have some fun with the valet people. Maybe Ill try that the next time I go out to eat back home.
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Unread 04-24-2012, 11:24 PM   #3785
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Tooled around with the "Torque" App for android. Ran some numbers
Best 0-60 was 10.3 seconds
1/8 mile was 12.21 seconds at 67 mph
Max HP (based on weight, etc) was about 160 HP... which seems about right? (if that is RWHP)

Put in the TPMS console to see it light up. (Yes, was that excited about it!) Gave me a nice "beep beep beep pause beep beep beep" when turned on and said, "Tire sensor missing etc"

Looks like I may have to redo the roof rails (that run forward back) because I did not rough them up before painting. (noob mistake, was so eager just went paint happy). The cross rails are fine, they have been painted once already.
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 04-25-2012, 06:23 AM   #3786
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Thinking of hp and tq reminds me of the silver dub i had :/ I WILL own another HO dub again, just not sure when lol even then might even still do a 4.9er stroker swap and have a real mean dub
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Unread 04-25-2012, 11:17 AM   #3787
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I just want to RIDE in a v8 dub to know what it feels like. Surprisingly during those runs, I was still tossed back in my seat some. Those runs weren't at sea level like all my other ones, so they are a bit slower.

I want to do some runs with my superchip tunes over the summer and see if there is a difference!

I WISH I could own a H.O. WJ
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

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Unread 04-25-2012, 12:21 PM   #3788
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you worry way too much about speed and power hah ...I feel like you should get a car ...or install 4.10 gears
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Unread 04-25-2012, 12:36 PM   #3789
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you worry way too much about speed and power hah ...I feel like you should get a car ...or install 4.10 gears
I probably do. BUT, what has gotten me recently was that, even floored, I could not accelerate any more going up this hill. I was going on the highway got to this pretty decent hill. Doing 65, Started to bog down, kicked down to 3rd gear, and eventually could barely maintain 63 ish mph going up the hill when it was on the freaking floor. I was so upset that that was it, the Jeep has NO more. It was just disappointing, that it had no more. I could not imagine towing, or with 3.55 gears. If I was towing... ugh I dont even want to know.

I have cars, that is the problem on why feeling the need for more is... more power.

I may just have to re gear them. But I am not putting in anymore money to the 35 though. Gosh who am I kidding, will never have the cash for that. lol.
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Unread 04-25-2012, 01:18 PM   #3790
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Doing 65, Started to bog down, kicked down to 3rd gear, and eventually could barely maintain 63 ish mph going up the hill when it was on the freaking floor.
Welcome to the world of the 4.0. My ZJ behaved the same way going up the passes here, only it would drop a bit lower than 63. Sometimes I'd have to duck in and hang with the semi trucks a while until all the faster traffic passed.

Sounds like it's time for some bolt-ons!
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Unread 04-25-2012, 01:46 PM   #3791
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Welcome to the world of the 4.0. My ZJ behaved the same way going up the passes here, only it would drop a bit lower than 63. Sometimes I'd have to duck in and hang with the semi trucks a while until all the faster traffic passed.

Sounds like it's time for some bolt-ons!
Yikes, I am glad you at least understand where I am coming from. I have had it roaring in second gear for the longest time up a hill with a trailer before at 60 with the shifter in second

Are you serious about bolt on, or kidding? Haha. Just want to x2 check. Lol.
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 04-25-2012, 02:05 PM   #3792
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Well, I don't think that there's good return on your dollar for bolt-ons, but they do have effect on power. It'll be $1000 before you pick up 20hp (if even that much) but it will make a difference. I think what the WJ community is really missing out on is cams. Everyone does intake/exhaust/header/throttle body, but no one ever touches the camshaft, which would really make more difference than the rest of it combined. I find that funny.
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Unread 04-25-2012, 02:20 PM   #3793
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Well I have been Goolging around on the internet and I have found a company called Comp Cams. They have a few for the 4.0's I just wonder if they will work with the WJ's. Most cams were for NON fuel injected engines...

This guy on youtube has a Comp cam in his WJ claiming about 25-30 more HP with the cam.
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~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 04-25-2012, 02:26 PM   #3794
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Did you read this thread? http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...ilure-1357333/

Don't get a Comp cam. Get something else. That's not the first Comp cam failure to come through the forum. They seem to have some trouble getting the proper surface hardness on their lobes, they fail too often for me to confidently recommend using them.

I think calling up the guys at 505 Performance would be a good idea. Talk to them about your needs and they'll set you up. Something like this looks the ticket. http://www.shop.505performance.com/p...&categoryId=30
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Unread 04-25-2012, 02:28 PM   #3795
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Oh *facepalm* I did read that the other day. Just currently did not put that together... Yikes, well won't be looking there anymore. Do you have any recommendations?
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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