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Old 05-15-2012, 10:40 AM   #3176
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Jeep should have kept the inline 6 4.0 liter. That was a kick ass engine and easy to work on. One head, one exhaust manifold and plenty of room to work around. Glad you got it fixed!
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:41 AM   #3177
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Jeep should have kept the inline 6 4.0 liter. That was a kick ass engine and easy to work on. One head, one exhaust manifold and plenty of room to work around. Glad you got it fixed!
I had one of those and you're right... easy to fix anything...
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:52 AM   #3178
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I had one of those and you're right... easy to fix anything...
I had a wrangler with the 4.2 (carb, but same engine), then a Cherokee and Grand Cherokee with the 4.0 (which survived the Alaskan/Canadian Highway) and another wrangler with the 4.0. Crazy, huh?

Wrangler #1 kinda died a slow death in Alaska. Never saw much pavement and many a creek crossing. When I got it back to Kansas in '96 it sort of let go on me. Wrangler #2 pulled may boats and went on many hunting trips. That was my last Jeep. :( Wranglers and CJs were easy to get before, but they are priced crazy nowadays.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:57 AM   #3179
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I had a wrangler with the 4.2 (carb, but same engine), then a Cherokee and Grand Cherokee with the 4.0 (which survived the Alaskan/Canadian Highway) and another wrangler with the 4.0. Crazy, huh?

Wrangler #1 kinda died a slow death in Alaska. Never saw much pavement and many a creek crossing. When I got it back to Kansas in '96 it sort of let go on me. Wrangler #2 pulled may boats and went on many hunting trips. That was my last Jeep. :( Wranglers and CJs were easy to get before, but they are priced crazy nowadays.
Ha Ha.. you did get some experience with them... They're too modernized these days. Mine was a Cherokee and was really my sons who was in High School. I gave him a lot of good training on that engine.
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:01 AM   #3180
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Ha Ha.. you did get some experience with them... They're too modernized these days. Mine was a Cherokee and was really my sons who was in High School. I gave him a lot of good training on that engine.
No doubt. My Wranglers had no carpet and I kept the drain plugs out. I tried that on the Cherokee and got the stink eye from the wife.





...... But I did haul two quarters of a moose kill and a backstrap in it. I was in trouble for a while over that one.
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:44 AM   #3181
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Me and Bonnie started our journey together with and old Plymouth Volarie. LOL

THAT was an easy motor to work on. I could climb in there and shut the hood almost. LOL
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:53 AM   #3182
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Me and Bonnie started our journey together with and old Plymouth Volarie. LOL

THAT was an easy motor to work on. I could climb in there and shut the hood almost. LOL
That reminds me of a song...

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Old 05-15-2012, 12:01 PM   #3183
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That reminds me of a song...


WTF.............. was.............. that..............................
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:05 PM   #3184
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So I installed my noweeds today.

Wow. It's almost scary how the car freaking shakes and rattles. Holy shit.

Here are some pics I took as I remember to take them. Lot's I didn't remember to take.

Also, the video shows what a bad design the switch is. I can think of about 10 different easy ways to make this better. For such a nice put together system I can't believe what a rush job the switch was. It literally almost cracks and breaks if you raise the front of the seat.

But the system as a whole is awesome so far.






























Pics show various profile pics to show how much they still hang. But should be ok. They work great.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:13 PM   #3185
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Very Nice... man you got back from ATL and went to work...

Video coming soon I'm sure...
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:21 PM   #3186
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BRING THE NOISE!! We need that vid, lol
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:23 PM   #3187
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BRING THE NOISE!! We need that vid, lol
We got the seat video...
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:24 PM   #3188
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We got the seat video...
But it sounds like things breaking
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:27 PM   #3189
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Very Nice... man you got back from ATL and went to work...

Video coming soon I'm sure...
Yup. I was actually just curious to see how they'd go in. They literally just replaced the S pipes. The passenger side I had to cut an inch off of the header end. Also, the opening in the rear end of the pipes were kinda ovaled so I had to pound them to round but I'm pretty good at that. LMAO

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I'll get it soon. Gotta find some time where Bonnie will be free.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:27 PM   #3190
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But it sounds like things breaking
He's got a lot of videos like that...
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But it sounds like things breaking
Yup. That's a seriously shitty design. I'm going to relocate that switch somewhere else.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:28 PM   #3192
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He's got a lot of videos like that...


OMG........... THAT made me cackle...........
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:28 PM   #3193
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He's not a mechanic but seemed pretty smart.

Did he sleep at a Holiday Inn?
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:34 PM   #3194
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He's got a lot of videos like that...
I've seen this written many times and wondered if it was true.


I really did spit some coffee on my keyboard and monitor right now.

Holy crap
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I actually subscribe to his You Tube videos... so I would know...
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Video uploading now. But I have to upload it from my phone. NO chord here at work. So it will be a different account Mike. LOL Your subscription wont' catch it. hahaha

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I really did spit some coffee on my keyboard and monitor right now.

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Video uploading now. But I have to upload it from my phone. NO chord here at work. So it will be a different account Mike. LOL Your subscription wont' catch it. hahaha






Now I"ll have to subscribe to PQ2...
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Old 05-15-2012, 01:16 PM   #3199
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Yup. I was actually just curious to see how they'd go in. They literally just replaced the S pipes. The passenger side I had to cut an inch off of the header end. Also, the opening in the rear end of the pipes were kinda ovaled so I had to pound them to round but I'm pretty good at that. LMAO

I'll get it soon. Gotta find some time where Bonnie will be free.
I woulda relocated that switch from the beginning.

or not gone with Noweeds...lol

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got any cords around there? musical notes aside...
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I woulda relocated that switch from the beginning. I was going to but we had to bowl so I just put it on there. It's actually just one bolt. So it only took a few minutes.

or not gone with Noweeds...lol The noweeds switch to open and close is pretty cool.



got any cords around there? musical notes aside...
I thought that looked funny. LOL




BTW, Borla headers sure do sit low. I should be ok when I scrape but if I were to hit in reverse it might not be good. LOL
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