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Old 05-12-2011, 11:16 PM
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Second Thoughts

Ok...
I'm starting to have second thoughts about 4x4ing my jeep. Reason being, its only a 3.7L so I dont think its gonna have enough power for what i want to do. What i was plannin on was like a baja set up you know the high lift all independent suspension all the engine mods the whole 9. Now cuz of the power n all i dont think it would work out. so now im thinkin about makin it street the whoe drop spindles and srt kits and all but everyone is doin that n i dont wanna just be a follower id rather be original.

So... with that being said what do you guys think???
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Old 05-12-2011, 11:25 PM
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Re: Second Thoughts

Lift it and put the SRT kit on it. Nobody has done it on here yet and I think it would look really good!
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Old 05-13-2011, 12:00 AM
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Re: Second Thoughts

get the hemi
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Old 05-13-2011, 12:03 AM
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there arent really that many engine mods for the 3.7, make it a street jeep
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Old 05-13-2011, 01:13 AM
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Lift it and put the SRT kit on it. Nobody has done it on here yet and I think it would look really good!

interesting and definitly different but kind of an oxymoron, dont ya think?
like a sporty 4x4 if that makes any sense...

but thanks for the idea
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Old 05-13-2011, 01:13 AM
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get the hemi

With the way gas prices are? Thanks, but, No thanks. lol
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Old 05-13-2011, 01:15 AM
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Re: Second Thoughts

oh i forgot to mention, it is 4 wheel drive thats also why im on the fence with what i wanna do. i dont want to waste a good 4 wheel drive, but i figure if i set it up right for street then it could be a great "track jeep"....
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Re: Second Thoughts

add good skid plates.....when wheelin', get a running start. Thats what the Toyota guys do.

are you like me and stuck with Quadratrac 1 and no low gear?
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What type of track do you mean? That little 3.7 wont do you any favors trying to throw that 5K lbs of jeep around an autocross................well i guess you could try and put a turbo on it or something.
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Re: Second Thoughts

Lift it! What fun is a 3.7 SRT clone going to be on the street? You bought a 4x4....use it!!!
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Old 05-13-2011, 09:20 AM
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Re: Second Thoughts

Lift it...
Have you seen what people do with the anemic 4cyl engines in the TJ and YJ?
The 3.7 has more pep than the 4.0L. Off-road is not about gobs of power. "Track" or "street" kinda is. If you ask me, I'd say a 3.7 is better suited for off-roading. You're not taking anyone off the line in that...so I personally wouldn't go the street route.

I had this same issue. I'd gone off-road with my previous 4.0L TJ and 4.0L XJ. My current one is street...because it can actually get out of it's own way.
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Old 05-13-2011, 09:24 AM
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You don't want to off-road because it's a 3.7, but you want to make a 3.7 SRT clone?

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