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Unread 12-15-2012, 12:18 PM   #91
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With my luck the manifold bolts would snap off

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Unread 12-15-2012, 04:24 PM   #92
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dre40, i think i asked before, you put headers on correct? how was the fit?
i have stock manifolds and was thinking of adding headers. ill have the nose off this winter doing a cj clip swap, and would be a great time to upgrade.
what kind did you use?
I got a set off of Ebay
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but the problem I had was #1 header pipe was to close to the spark plug and would burn it causing a miss fire. so that's why I took it off and reworked it. not sure but looks like they might have fixed the problem.
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Unread 12-16-2012, 10:15 AM   #93
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when you say reworked....alil heat and a pursuader? giving more room?
i would prob wrap mine when installing them with marine exhaust wrap.
and as for snapping off, im running a 160 degree t-stat so it runs cold, and we have a trick in the marine field for keeping bolts from freezing in in high heat areas.
we use PTFE grease on all bolts

what are you two running for rear drive shafts?
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Unread 12-16-2012, 10:34 AM   #94
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Grand cherokee front shaft cut down to size.
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Unread 12-16-2012, 10:38 AM   #95
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are the the same as a xj shaft?
i have a advanced adapters SYE in the garage waiting for install, just need a shaft.
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Unread 12-16-2012, 10:43 AM   #96
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I believe so
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Unread 12-16-2012, 04:21 PM   #97
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Yes I'm running the XJ shaft in the rear and a modified stock front shaft. as far as the header I cut off #1 from the header flange and extended it with new header pipe I got from Summit racing rewelded it up and checked it for leaks. I also rapped the header with high temp racing header rap.
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Unread 12-21-2012, 09:44 AM   #98
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found an xj shaft and a window for a friend for $40. found my next project
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Unread 01-03-2013, 08:06 PM   #99
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Haven't been on in a while but it sure looks good!

My swap has been coming along slowly. I bought those same headers and had the same issue. Ended up going with some off an astro van which will be ceramic coated. Only slight modification...

Same rad too but used an electric fan off and escort. Had my friend build a bracket to fit.



I found a shallower oil pan from a 2wd S10. I'll have to upload some pics off my phone with it in the Jeep.
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Unread 01-04-2013, 06:49 AM   #100
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did you need the shallow pan? i have the pan in your picture and its not low at all.
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Unread 01-04-2013, 10:06 AM   #101
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I didnt need it, but wanted it. We've managed to tuck everything up there pretty good. I'm finishing off the front axle tomorrow, so I'll take some more detailed pics.
You can kind of see it here.



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Unread 01-04-2013, 11:46 AM   #102
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looks good.i made a flat bracket and installed a york where the ac pump goes. you are gonna love the setup.
looks like mine, but im an auto.
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Unread 01-04-2013, 01:17 PM   #103
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That was the original plan, but I ended up with a compressor.
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Looks very nice. I added a compressor to my bracket as well had to modify it a bit but it works.
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Unread 01-05-2013, 10:51 AM   #105
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dre, do you only have an electric fan? i have the stock gm fan and was thinking of going electric. no cooling issues, just a thought.
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