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Unread 07-08-2014, 09:10 PM   #16
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For about $700 you could drop a Wet Nitrous kit in, draw back is it is not legal to use the system on road or have it "armed" while driving.

If your Jeep is on road/mall crawler/light off road then gears, smaller tiers, remove the spare and the rear seat then cut down the TC skid plate to the minimum size required to hold the TC.

Other than that if you want to smoke someone at the lights then either go with RDA616's suggestion or by a second car.
N2O is your best bet for cheap substantial power increase, spraying can make power and be safe but I'm not going to guarantee you anything about your engine living, do A LOT of research.

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Unread 07-09-2014, 09:16 AM   #17
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With a 4.0 trying to add power is like pissing in the wind. The best way to get more power to the road in a Jeep is to use the power you have more effectively. The suggestions made previous, although they may sound asinine, are correct. Remove some weight and REGEAR both axles. 3.07:1 is crap in any Jeep. A STARTING POINT is 3.73:1 as mentioned before. You'll lose top speed (who give a **** about that anyway) but you'll gain acceleration.
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Unread 07-09-2014, 09:19 AM   #18
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With a 4.0 trying to add power is like pissing in the wind. The best way to get more power to the road in a Jeep is to use the power you have more effectively. The suggestions made previous, although they may sound asinine, are correct. Remove some weight and REGEAR both axles. 3.07:1 is crap in any Jeep. A STARTING POINT is 3.73:1 as mentioned before. You'll lose top speed (who give a **** about that anyway) but you'll gain acceleration.
He'd probably increase top speed with a regear, it'd be more in the power band on the freeway. And +1 on the combination being a regear and adding lightness.
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Unread 07-09-2014, 09:26 AM   #19
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ya, i wouldnt expect to lose much top end, they stop at 94 or so anyways
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Unread 07-09-2014, 09:39 AM   #20
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ya, i wouldnt expect to lose much top end, they stop at 94 or so anyways
Only if you have the right speedo gear.
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Unread 07-09-2014, 09:44 AM   #21
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ahhh, best way to increase power, trick your butt dyno by installing the wrong speedo gear
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Unread 07-09-2014, 09:50 AM   #22
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Yeah, the wrong speedo gear can be fun if you go far enough either way. You either think you're going 100mph with your hair on fire and never get a ticket, or you really can get up to 100mph if HAL sees less than 95 on the speedo. I may have verified the latter using GPS. Talk about reckless stupid behavior, but sometimes you just gotta know if it's possible.
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Unread 07-09-2014, 10:08 AM   #23
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Only if you have the right speedo gear.
When I first went from 33s/3.07 to 4.88 the speed limiter would kick in at 78 mph because the Jeep thought I was going over 100.
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When I first went from 33s/3.07 to 4.88 the speed limiter would kick in at 78 mph because the Jeep thought I was going over 100.
Yet you were still going at least 20mph faster than you could on the 3.07s and 33s.
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Yet you were still going at least 20mph faster than you could on the 3.07s and 33s.
top speed for me is 70, with 3.07 and 33s
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