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Unread 11-22-2012, 12:53 AM   #256
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update 11/22/2012

Hi Guys,

Sorry for not updating this thread for a long time. I was busy working on three other projects and poor RB had to be parked on the side for a while.

Anyway, Now that Iím back into it, weíre going to see a lot of RB updates in the coming months.

The main event was renewing the registration papers for the truck. It went smoothly and the inspectors didnít suspect a thing.

Here is what the truck looks like so far (sorry for the noisy phone pictures ) :










Note that the front and rear bumper were replaced by OEM units for inspection purposes.

Here is a list of some of the pending issues:
1- Engine issue is still there, Iím working with a programmer to solve the issue.
2- The tires rub the swaybar when turning left.
3- The Driver side door doesn't lock from outside.
4- The A/C blows air upwards, and the heater is not working.
5- The Hardtop is leaking water from few places.
6- Sometimes when starting the truck, lights radio and other stuff wonít work. I need to turn it off/on few times before it does.
7- The gear shifter is too close to the dash. The gear knob rattles all the time.
8- The rear Savvy LED lights need a 4 wire to 3 wire conversion to work.
9- the steering has a "dead spot" that needs to be addressed.

The stroker engine, despite its problems, is really powerful and pulls the truck with ease. The power is really noticeable at low RPMs. The truck can easily accelerate despite being a brick.

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Unread 11-22-2012, 09:38 AM   #257
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Thanks for the note. Is there a link to his post that I can read from ?
Here it is. You will see at the end of the thread that I asked him if the cam he had posted is the one that fixed the problem. He had started another thread saying he had it fixed, but had never said in this thread that he had.

http://www.lsjc.org/board/showthread...lub&highlight=
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Unread 11-22-2012, 12:52 PM   #258
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Here it is. You will see at the end of the thread that I asked him if the cam he had posted is the one that fixed the problem. He had started another thread saying he had it fixed, but had never said in this thread that he had.

http://www.lsjc.org/board/showthread...lub&highlight=
Thanks !

I will study it carefully.
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Unread 11-22-2012, 11:03 PM   #259
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Hey Mate, Glad to see you have her on the road, only a few problems I see that will drive you crazy after all your hard work and cash have been sunk into the Jeep.

Dont give up you have a bad *** jeep there.
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Unread 11-23-2012, 04:52 PM   #260
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how are those brakes treating you? Did you get the big brake kit or just upgraded rotors, calipers and pads?
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Unread 11-23-2012, 11:58 PM   #261
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Hey Mate, Glad to see you have her on the road, only a few problems I see that will drive you crazy after all your hard work and cash have been sunk into the Jeep.

Dont give up you have a bad *** jeep there.
Don't worry, I love having issues!
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Unread 11-24-2012, 12:01 AM   #262
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how are those brakes treating you? Did you get the big brake kit or just upgraded rotors, calipers and pads?
The big brake won't fit with RCV axles. So, I had to Settle with the later. The performance is great and highly noticeable.
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Unread 11-28-2012, 11:00 PM   #263
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Sorry for the delay guys,

I was working with a guy called Ryan from Jeepstrokers.com to determine if SCT tuners would work with my Jeep. Unfortunately, it appears that my old bucket is not supported.

Therefore, I have to relay again on the FIC 8. :|

I will do the following this weekend:

1- Calibrate the Innovative logger.
2- Get the current FIC 8 Configuration.

Then, I will be tuning my FIC 8 Configuration during my trips from and to work. By the end of next week, It will be determined if the engine will stay or go away. :?
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Unread 12-04-2012, 12:07 AM   #264
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There have been some changes to the original plan due to an unforeseen opportunity.

Some will like it and others will not. You will be updated later today.
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Nice teaser post my friend :thumbs up:
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Unread 12-04-2012, 05:48 AM   #266
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hehehe ... I know ... I know ... I know ... pls pls pleeaaasssseee let me tell
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Unread 12-04-2012, 08:01 AM   #267
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hehehe ... I know ... I know ... I know ... pls pls pleeaaasssseee let me tell
I already have it .. So yes, you can !
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Unread 12-04-2012, 08:03 AM   #268
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Nice teaser post my friend :thumbs up:
Sorry ..
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Unread 12-04-2012, 08:24 AM   #269
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Come spill the beans, does he have your old motor and trans chmo???
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Unread 12-04-2012, 10:02 AM   #270
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More Teasers












Can you tell what is wrong/right ?
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