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post #3166 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 01:01 PM
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Or how come tuners don't just come with the vehicle?


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post #3167 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 01:09 PM
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i just dont see it... If it gives the engine more power then how come the engineers that get paid to know this stuff didnt make the engine run this way all the time... There has to be a draw back or it has to do with MPG or emissions
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Or how come tuners don't just come with the vehicle?
because the engineers at jeep get paid to make an engine run to its best and most reliable state, because i would say 75% of wk owners out there are soccer moms or older people who have no need to retard their timing, as mrtosh said there are possible setbacks on a hot summer day that we take the chance of running these mods ... almost like tossing a shot of nos on a motor not built to handle a shot... is it a risk? yes.... are they still going to sell it? yes....

doesnt mean it wont stop me from putting a powerwire on hahaha .... thatll be next on the list as long as theres a good review on these things

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post #3168 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 01:19 PM
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Plus, these babies come equipped with Forteras. They probably want to meet a price point and get these out there to do whatever the he(( we want with them.

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post #3169 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 01:26 PM
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A bird shat on my windshield today. Blah.

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post #3170 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 02:29 PM
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Got my factory tow hooks in the mail, can't wait to get them on.

And it stalled on me AGAIN while I was leaving work. I have run out of ideas of what it can be.
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post #3171 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 02:45 PM
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A bird shat on my windshield today. Blah.
Lmao this made me spit out my gatorade

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post #3172 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 03:34 PM
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the ups guy just came and brought me 3 more spark plugs... i ordered all 6 at one time and theyre coming in 3 different packages. once i get a day thats not 38 degrees, its plugs and a tb cleaning... is there a how-to on taking the tb off?

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post #3173 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 04:21 PM
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Started another plastidip idea... Filling in the "GRAND CHEROKEE" on the door sides and cleaning the pcv valv I am going to change it just need the money which is sad since its a $35 dollar part lol but waiting on dry time to start cutting the letters out
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post #3174 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 04:27 PM
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is there a how-to on taking the tb off?
Step 1: remove 4 screws on the front of it
Step 2: unplug

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post #3175 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 04:40 PM
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Step 1: remove 4 screws on the front of it
Step 2: unplug
sounds easy enough

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post #3176 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 05:31 PM
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Seafoam, tail light guards and power wire! Boom! 45min of work and my jeep is feeling and looking good!
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post #3177 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 07:19 PM
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sounds easy enough
Yea man it took me longer to clean mine then to take it off or put it back on...


And is this "power wire" for all paltforms or just the hemis???

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post #3178 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 07:21 PM
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Yea man it took me longer to clean mine then to take it off or put it back on...

And is this "power wire" for all paltforms or just the hemis???
Power wires for all platforms and what did u use to clean it? Carb cleaner and a rag?

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post #3179 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 07:23 PM
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Ordered my OME HD and Pro Comp rims from Kolak today! Can't wait.
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post #3180 of 15752 Old 03-02-2012, 08:32 PM
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Power wires for all platforms and what did u use to clean it? Carb cleaner and a rag?
Honestly I used my KnN power clean degreaser and a nylon bristle tooth brush from my weapon cleaning kit....and alil rinse in the sink and it was good as new,,,, and I have 70k plus on my baby.

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