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Old 09-16-2009, 01:33 PM
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Re: The Sleepy 4.7..................

I ran a 160 t stat. It ran too cold and did not get up to temp in time which made it throw a CEL.
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Old 09-17-2009, 06:31 PM
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Re: The Sleepy 4.7..................

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Will u get a check engine light for your 170ish?? i heard guys running the 160 get them...I wanted to lower mine just wondering
Why is it that you're looking to lower it further Shawn? If it's holding 180 at all times then I'd leave it be.

I am hoping it doesn't trip a CEL.
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Old 09-17-2009, 06:31 PM
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Re: The Sleepy 4.7..................

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I ran a 160 t stat. It ran too cold and did not get up to temp in time which made it throw a CEL.
I could see a 160 being an issue. How'd you get a 160 anyhow? modify a 5.9 t-stat?
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Old 09-17-2009, 07:27 PM
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Re: The Sleepy 4.7..................

Yes sir. i modified a Dakota R/T T stat
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Old 09-28-2009, 09:24 AM
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Re: The Sleepy 4.7..................

Yesterday we swapped out my radiator, after a month's worth of delays.

To anyone that may end up doing this in the future on a 4.7 WJ, I'd recommend at least one other set of hands to help. It is so tight to get the radiator in, we literally lathered the frame rails in VASELINE to get it seated right.

It took myself plus 2 seasoned marine/diesel mechanics 2.5 hours to swap this POS out.

BTW, what passes as an acceptable cooling system amazes me. the factory 1-row radiator is a joke. If time and money were of no concern to me, I would have retrofitted a 3-row universal rad and ditched the hydraulic fan for 2 electric fans. Believe it or not there would be MORE space in the engine bay...which is so badly needed.
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Old 09-28-2009, 09:27 AM
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Re: The Sleepy 4.7..................

Where are the videos of the exhaust? You have 1 day to get one or BAN!









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But I would like to see one.
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Old 09-28-2009, 09:37 AM
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Re: The Sleepy 4.7..................

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But I would like to see one.
Joe, Hannes copied my exhaust setup...the only difference is that I am running Thunderbolt ceramic precats and a race 3rd cat, where he is running factory metallic precats and no 3rd cat. His is a little louder than mine.

I'll get one real soon, looks like I'll finally be able to load up my new SCT 93 file.
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Re: The Sleepy 4.7..................

info on the 180 stat for the 4.7 would be aprreciated
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Old 09-28-2009, 11:21 PM
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Re: The Sleepy 4.7..................

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info on the 180 stat for the 4.7 would be aprreciated
Its available, you need PCM tuning to get anything out of it

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CEL came on. Cyl 1 Misfire. UGH. Stay tuned.
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Re: The Sleepy 4.7..................

Dammmnn Ryan...you say it like its a bad thing....I dind't copy you're exhaust system...I was inspired by it...

Is the misfire because of the tune you uploaded??
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Old 09-29-2009, 08:54 PM
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Re: The Sleepy 4.7..................

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Dammmnn Ryan...you say it like its a bad thing....I dind't copy you're exhaust system...I was inspired by it...

Is the misfire because of the tune you uploaded??
No....Still havent re-loaded the tune. Have to replace the coil, and then we'll go from there.

Today the Jeep got hit HARD by a carcass of a Semi trailer tire. It hit hard enough to slightly indent the area of the hood slightly and scratch up 2 grape-fruit sized portions of the hood down to primer.

I'm going to have to live with the indent until I get get a PDR guy to pull it out, and i'll touch up the scratches so it at least looks halfway decent.

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Old 09-29-2009, 09:03 PM
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Re: The Sleepy 4.7..................

Any pics? Sorry for the incident.
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