header leakage/replaced idle question
Names hunter im New to the forum (dont judge me I havnt paid the 19.99 yet) never really planned on being a jeep person but... it happened. I have a 99 wrangler sahara 4.0 with the ax-15 5 speed, small unkown lift with 33" bfg takos, big dry rotted 35 mud tire spare on the swingarm that does wonders against idiots that dont stop fast enough. Anyways Ive had a header leak a while now had it welded up by a buddy, 2 weeks later it found a way out again. Severed the pipe in half where the first 3 cyls collect into the Y. Anywho ordered a borla header... I read somewhere on here to go with a cheap replacement but im stubborn and loved the borla exhaust on my sc300. Im not 100% on the part no. But it was the only borla header off summit. Soooo... the FIRST time we pulled it apart to replace it I guess I missed the dowels on the head that lines up the intake and had it screaming at "WOT" so we tore it back down to hopefully install it correctly. Now I used to idle around 650 700 now it idles around 1200. Other than that it drives like a ****ing dream.. no other way to put it.. its insanely different. I can shift it at 4000 without worrying about it exploding.. so what ive done so far... I unplugged the battery 30 mins or so and made sure all my vac lines were hooked up... I plan to spray some aerosol tb cleaner in the iac motor hole later any suggestions? Ill get some pics up
Last edited by wth99tj; 12-22-2013 at 11:17 PM.
Have you looked into replacing your exhaust manifold with the 2000+ style 2 piece manifold and an aftermarket "Y" pipe (or a "Y" pipe made at an exhaust shop)... HTH
Idle spec is 750 +- 50 rpm and computer controlled. 1200 rpm may be the result of a small air leak.
Online factory service manuals and parts lists - http://www.jeep4x4center.com/knowledge-base/index.htm
If it doesn't work properly, look for the service manual link at the bottom of the page.
Ok after looking it over maby my ac not worki g has something to do with it.. the small vac hose that connects to the side of the intake that runs across the bulkhead towards the battery. I believe its for the blend door switch... that hose is severedafter the T by the battery
I didnt call the guy a cock sucker because I didnt like his comment. My response to his comment was sarcastic at best. You clearly dont have anything worth a **** to say but thank you for what little input you have given me. However irrelevent it was to my questions.
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