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Well you shouldn't really be getting better mpg with 91 vs 89 or even 87. You sure you ain't running a bit rich?

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It should be .5 to maybe 1mpg better on 91 over 87 from what I have noticed nothing more then that.

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Old 05-22-2014, 07:46 AM
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

There are some cars that are better left stock. Thankfully the wk1 jeeps are not. However the wk2 jeeps are a different story, the low number of posts on the what did you do to your wk2 today thread says everything. I guess that's what separates a muscle car from a prissy luxury car. And I can say the wk1 is ALL muscle...


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Old 05-22-2014, 07:58 AM
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There are some cars that are better left stock. Thankfully the wk1 jeeps are not. However the wk2 jeeps are a different story, the low number of posts on the what did you do to your wk2 today thread says everything. I guess that's what separates a muscle car from a prissy luxury car. And I can say the wk1 is ALL muscle...


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Old 05-22-2014, 08:08 AM
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

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I say Hooah!

Lol had to look up what hooah meant. Today my ZJ's brake pedal fell to the floor, abs light came on, and the thing didn't stop. Had to downshift it to get it to stop, and finally use the hand brake. Gives you a new perspective on life. Restarted it and it was fine tho. I should fix that lol.


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Lol had to look up what hooah meant. Today my ZJ's brake pedal fell to the floor, abs light came on, and the thing didn't stop. Had to downshift it to get it to stop, and finally use the hand brake. Gives you a new perspective on life. Restarted it and it was fine tho. I should fix that lol.


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The infamous ZJ/WJ Brake booster issue?
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The infamous ZJ/WJ Brake booster issue?

Idk about that infamous issue actually. What is it? I was thinking it might be my master cylinder...


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Idk about that infamous issue actually. What is it? I was thinking it might be my master cylinder...


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I could be wrong, but when I replaced my brake booster on my WJ, and later on my ZJ, the master cylinder came with the brake booster attached...this was quite some time ago now. In either case, the brake pedal pressure probably is your MC. The brake booster issue usually starts with a small amount of hissing. Good luck with the repair.
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There are some cars that are better left stock. Thankfully the wk1 jeeps are not. However the wk2 jeeps are a different story, the low number of posts on the what did you do to your wk2 today thread says everything. I guess that's what separates a muscle car from a prissy luxury car. And I can say the wk1 is ALL muscle...


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Agreed. Used my programmer and filled up with 91! And holy s**t the power difference is something you can really feel. My intake tube is out for delivery today. Now I have two cars that take premium and drink a lot of gas. Better have money pouring out my ears pretty soon. Lol


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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Just found out my motor is good up to 6500 rpm redline. Awesome!


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Just found out my motor is good up to 6500 rpm redline. Awesome!

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Ive taken mine to 6200 with no ill effects
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Ive taken mine to 6200 with no ill effects

Yeah I believe my redline is currently set 5800 so 6500 should give me more horsepower


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Yeah I believe my redline is currently set 5800 so 6500 should give me more horsepower


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well besides the obvious extended rev range increasing power would really depend on the cam, if you have a cam that makes a good low and mid range but falls off up top it wont help you to go out that far. you'd need a cam with a good mid to top power band to use that rpm correctly bro
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