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Old 09-06-2011, 11:30 AM
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Re: Help!!! Hydrolocked

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New 392 Hemi with MDS + paddle shifters!
Do you think if he got a 5.7 block with MDS and put a 6.7 stroker kit on it the mds would work still?
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Old 09-06-2011, 11:33 AM
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Re: Help!!! Hydrolocked

The pipedreaming in this thread is astounding....

Depending on how bad the hydrolock is. Youll need new pistons and roads, possibly new heads depending on how it all failed. the dealer is likely to replace the motor rather than rebuild.
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Old 09-06-2011, 11:40 AM
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Old 09-06-2011, 11:52 AM
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Re: Help!!! Hydrolocked

So - my current 07 WK is the "replacement" for 06 WK that hydrolocked.
Did you pull the plugs to try and turn it over and expel the water from the cylinders, if so you probably burned out the starter as well. My insurance company totalled the vehicle instead of fixing it. Was dissapointed at first but it all worked out for the better. If you have comprehensive coverage this should be something the insurance will cover. Wether it was operator error or not, insurance companies pay out for stupidity all the time.
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So since I have full coverage, I should barrel through a few feet of water so I can get a newer jeep with the hemi? I'm in lol jkjkjk

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So since I have full coverage, I should barrel through a few feet of water so I can get a newer jeep with the hemi? I'm in lol jkjkjk

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Re: Help!!! Hydrolocked

The thing is - if the insurance company knows what happened, the adjuster looks the vehicle over, and it is apparent that the vehicle wasn't in a flood, then the decision they make is on them. Be honest about what happened. It is no different when someone isn't paying attention and tags another vehicle or accidentally burns their house down.
I wasn't expecting anything but figured it was worth a shot.
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Re: Help!!! Hydrolocked

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Idk if there's damage to the block yet the shop is waiting for the ok from the insurance to open it up. Im wondering whether the new motor if I get it through jeep will be warrantied. I should consider a hemi haha
Jeep only uses Jasper engines as replacements. Yes it will be warranteed but not by Jeep or Mopar but by Jaspar.
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Re: Help!!! Hydrolocked

Good news! Insurance is covering the $9600 for a new short block and the rest of the rebuilding. Should be up and running next week. Thanks for the support guys can't wait to upload some pics when I get it back
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Bro for that price you can have an aftermarket company hook it up
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Hell, for that price he can get a crate hemi !
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