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Unread 01-23-2011, 08:10 AM   #601
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Hahaha, no Lucas is good stuff. But Lucas is only a bandaid.

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Unread 01-23-2011, 08:13 AM   #602
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Hahaha, no Lucas is good stuff. But Lucas is only a bandaid.
OH... Well what should I do? I mean honestly, it helped on kick-downs. BUT It seems like I have lag between shifts... you can really feel it between 1st to 2nd when the RPMs are anywhere over 3000... I don't know if this is a result of Lucas or just a problem.
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Unread 01-23-2011, 08:16 AM   #603
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You can always try changing the fluid and filter. That's what I did and I got firmer shifts.
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Unread 01-23-2011, 08:36 AM   #604
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I have read randomly on here about "shift kits" but haven't seen anything firm in the form of an actual product...maybe they exist, I don't know
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Unread 01-23-2011, 09:15 AM   #605
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You can always try changing the fluid and filter. That's what I did and I got firmer shifts.
WJJeeps says every 30K miles for trans flush and filter change... I do not see any such maintenance done on our personal logs (that are detailed) nor do we skimp on maintained... almost at 90K miles... I would think it would have to been flushed before. Im not sure.
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Unread 01-23-2011, 12:42 PM   #606
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Amsoil transfluid will last 100,000 miles. Its great stuff. I run it. Check it out!!
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Unread 01-23-2011, 01:16 PM   #607
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i have the transgo shift kit its awesome, theres also some TCU flashes to fix sluggish 1-2 shifts, can be done by the dealer
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Unread 01-23-2011, 01:21 PM   #608
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i have the transgo shift kit its awesome, theres also some TCU flashes to fix sluggish 1-2 shifts, can be done by the dealer
Will look at the shift kit, is that electronically done?

Any info on the dealer flash?
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Unread 01-23-2011, 01:32 PM   #609
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Will look at the shift kit, is that electronically done?
http://www.mallcrawlin.com/forum/showthread.php?t=18674
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Unread 01-23-2011, 01:46 PM   #610
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Not seeing one for the 42re
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Unread 01-23-2011, 07:17 PM   #611
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So I went wheeling today. I really need to cut the SH*T out of my fenders. They do nothing but get in the way! On second note, I tested out the locker.... WOW what a difference. I love being able just to crawl up stuff and not have to JUMP everything. VERY VERY pleased. I need to trim and I need to get some armor. I grazed a tree pretty good. I got some body damage. :/ Here are some pictures and some video. The FJ was BRAND new and it was his fiance's! HAHAHA He was SO scared! Enjoy!!







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Unread 01-23-2011, 07:21 PM   #612
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OUCH!!!! That rubbing was painful to listen too! Nice flex though! Wonder if my stock Dub could do that...
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Unread 01-23-2011, 07:24 PM   #613
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ha, i've heard that sound before!

are you running longer bumpstops already?
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Unread 01-23-2011, 07:34 PM   #614
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thats some serious rubbing! cool video though, looks like it was takin the trail real easily
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Unread 01-23-2011, 07:36 PM   #615
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Yea, I'm not sure why I rub so much... Can someone please show me where to get good longer bump stops? I can't find any. /: I'm cutting the fenders next week. Hopefully a bumper in the next month.
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