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Unread 12-06-2012, 10:50 AM   #31
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I have the rubber flex hoses on at the moment. Once I'm happy with the setup in the engine compartment I'll probably switch to something better. My current struggle is fuel lines. 5/16th on the feed and return Jeep side. 5/16th and 3/8th on the fuel rail. Trying to balance function with cost at this point.

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Unread 12-06-2012, 02:49 PM   #32
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Yeah i was wondering what i was going to do there also but i ended up replacing the whole fuel system and went steel braided with an fittings


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Unread 12-06-2012, 03:49 PM   #33
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How much did the full setup run you if you don't mind me asking? Where did you get it from?
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Unread 12-07-2012, 07:13 AM   #34
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Unread 12-07-2012, 08:17 AM   #35
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I believe it was around $340 for all the parts, and i pieced it all together from jegs and local speed shop. First you lay it out and figure out what you need, then order everything and then you assembly it all.
Can be a pain in the *** but it does look great when its done. If you go that route let me know i can help you out.
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Unread 12-07-2012, 08:30 AM   #36
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Nice swap!!
this is the route I'm wanting to go
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Unread 12-07-2012, 09:01 AM   #37
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Wow. That looks great! I guess I'll start pricing that out myself. There's still a voice in the back of my head saying, "You're only gonna do it once, spend the money and get what you want". But it's getting a little quieter. I need to get this thing started to boost my enthusiasm. Cheers!
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Unread 12-13-2012, 09:26 AM   #38
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Builders, quick question. I'm finishing up the wiring and I'm trying to figure out PCM power. Where did the old PCM get its switched power from? My new PCM and harness hooks up to the battery direct, but it also needs to be told via the ignition when it's time to fire, start and run position. Any suggestions on a good spot to pull from?
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Unread 06-09-2013, 03:20 PM   #39
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It's taken entirely too long but here's the first fire of the motor. Really happy. No smoke, runs strong and settles into a nice idle. A bit nervous this being a salvage but so far everything looks great. Taking the water pump off to find a leak then I can start testing gauges and putting the dash back together. Summer's here, gotta get this thing done.

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Unread 06-30-2013, 12:30 PM   #40
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Here's the maiden voyage to the exhaust shop. Found out it's pretty fuel starved. Gonna need to overhaul the fuel system, thought I might. Getting closer!
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Unread 07-06-2013, 07:40 PM   #41
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Tank came out. Skid plate pretty much disintegrated in the process. Ordered that's and getting ready to run the 3/8 fuel line. So ready to drive this thing but, whatever. It's gotta be right. Right?
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Unread 08-31-2013, 09:06 AM   #42
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Engine compartment tightened up. Flushed out a bad injector. Now we're running like we're supposed to.
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Unread 08-31-2013, 09:07 AM   #43
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New gauge cluster in, nice clean fit.
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Unread 08-31-2013, 09:12 AM   #44
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Ready for the off road park tomorrow. Time to break some of this junk I just put together. It's been a great project....I think? Went way over budget, went way over on time and probably was top of the list of gripes my woman had before she left. But, it all happens for a reason. New girlfriend loves it. Go get muddy!
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