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Unread 04-08-2011, 08:58 AM   #181
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This has to be the most weight I've seen piled onto the 4.0. How does it handle hills and other such obstacles?

Have you had it on a scale?
no issues with it. The 4slo is a torque beast. It does drop out of overdrive on hills but that is not a huge issue.

have not weighed it yet

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Unread 04-08-2011, 09:05 AM   #182
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time for a new washer bottle, going to find a ZJ bottle and relocate it, tire is hitting the stock one,
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Unread 04-08-2011, 07:36 PM   #183
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Well I got a ZJ bottle today and got it all relocated will add some pics tomorrow. Had to move some relays for my lights and the evap valve but it worked great. Also used a heat gun to heat the top of the bottle then added a piece of aluminum foil and shut the hood on it. Custom molded to the hood, perfect fit.
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2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
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2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
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Unread 04-09-2011, 10:06 AM   #184
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looking good man, can't wait to see some more pics
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Unread 04-09-2011, 05:47 PM   #185
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looking good man, can't wait to see some more pics
will post some new ones tomorrow, working on redoing my rear tire swing, needed to move things a bit for the 35 in spare and I also added a mount for my highlift so I could move it from th front to the rear.
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Unread 04-10-2011, 09:06 PM   #186
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Project Patriot

Got the ZJ washer bottle installed and updated my rear tire carrier to hold the bigger tire and my high lift.

Washer pics, bumper pics to come later.



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2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
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http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

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Unread 04-11-2011, 10:41 AM   #187
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Nevermind just noticed you were running 4.10 gears...

Does the ZJ washer bottle hold roughly the same amount of fluid? I was thinking about doing this to move the bottle out of harms...stock WJ is in a bad location.
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Unread 04-11-2011, 01:15 PM   #188
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Nevermind just noticed you were running 4.10 gears...

Does the ZJ washer bottle hold roughly the same amount of fluid? I was thinking about doing this to move the bottle out of harms...stock WJ is in a bad location.
probably a little less but it is still sizable.
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A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

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Unread 04-11-2011, 01:29 PM   #189
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A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

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Unread 04-23-2011, 06:38 PM   #190
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added some lights to the roof, 1" square tubing and four pilot 55w lights



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A few goodies
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2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
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http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
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Unread 04-24-2011, 10:38 AM   #191
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Man, this is a great build. I wish i had the dollars to get a few of the things you did. But, its obvious you love that thing. I can only imagine what your mpg is.

Love this thread and following it. Going to do some of the less costly things you have done.
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Unread 04-24-2011, 02:31 PM   #192
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Man, this is a great build. I wish i had the dollars to get a few of the things you did. But, its obvious you love that thing. I can only imagine what your mpg is.

Love this thread and following it. Going to do some of the less costly things you have done.
i was getting 15 plus before the fuel filter so maybe 17 after,

and I have a motorcycle that gets 40 mpg that I ride 8 to 10 months out of the year.
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A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

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Unread 04-24-2011, 02:32 PM   #193
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i was getting 15 plus before teh fuel filter so maybe 17 after,
Please tell me that you are pulling 15 highway. I'm stock and with a bunch of new stuff, fuel filter, tb cleaning, injector cleanor, and went from 12 to 15 city.
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Unread 04-24-2011, 02:48 PM   #194
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Please tell me that you are pulling 15 highway. I'm stock and with a bunch of new stuff, fuel filter, tb cleaning, injector cleanor, and went from 12 to 15 city.
well my driving is probably 70% highway, 2 lane road about half of that at 55mph and 30% city and I average 15 now, hoping it goes up. Pure highway I am probably already closer to 17 mpg.
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A few goodies
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2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
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http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
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Unread 04-24-2011, 03:42 PM   #195
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well my driving is probably 70% highway, 2 lane road about half of that at 55mph and 30% city and I average 15 now, hoping it goes up. Pure highway I am probably already closer to 17 mpg.
Okay cause I'm pulling 90% city and doing about 15 mpg.
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