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Kolak ftw?
Yep... I could not resist it any longer. I had that 12589 on my 4.7 Ram with the factory 3" tailpipe and it sounded AWESOME. On the Ram I swapped out the factory muffler for the 12589 and added a piece of pipe to make up the difference in length. There was no drone and minimal difference inside that huge quad cab. I am hoping the WJ works out the same way.

Once this is done I have a few more little things to do including:
- Cold air intake
- ported throttle body
- Superchips tune (loved it on the Ram)
- Swap in a QD rear and possible front axle

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Just got done detailing....right down to polishing the black lug nuts....pic whore session to commence!

















OMG!! I think he has finally run out of things to do to his Jeep!!! Wonder if Testors makes a CAI for that thing. Maybe a Mini Magnaflow? How 'bout a Transgo RubberBandGo? Throw some ball point pen springs under there and lift that b*tch!
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OK, fine...I'll admit...some amber lamps are good, and necessary.
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Set of in vitro tires???? huh??? I kill me.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

I was actually considering removing the springs and cutting a coil or two off to lower it...but I got distracted doing my engine compartment detailing. I need to find tiny trailrated badges for the tiny fan shroud.
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Because things always happen at the WORST possible time, and my WJ's got 116k now, I decided to do some preventative replacements. New starter, crankshaft position sensor and camshaft position sensor. The crankshaft position sensor is basically right on top of the starter, so while the starter is out, you might as well do it.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

My starter is failing now and then. I would like to change the brushes and solenoid only. Anyone know of a place where they sell those parts separately?
Is that a Mitsubishi starter on yours Tony?
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Two of three items arrived for the exhaust upgrade.




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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

After 220K Km i thought it was time to clean the fuel injectors. As long as i have the jeep, it never has been done.
Came quite some stuff out of them in the ultrasonic bath. After this, they all passed the leak check, the spray pattern test and the flow test.
It seems to be more responsive to the throttle now, eventhough the psycologic factor can count as well. I will see over the next weeks if mpg goes up a bit, since it was a bit lower then it used to be.
Before closing it all up cleaned the IAC stepper motor plunjer as well. Donīt remember when i did this for the last time, but there was quite some dirt on it.
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After 220K Km i thought it was time to clean the fuel injectors. As long as i have the jeep, it never has been done.
Came quite some stuff out of them in the ultrasonic bath. After this, they all passed the leak check, the spray pattern test and the flow test.
It seems to be more responsive to the throttle now, eventhough the psycologic factor can count as well. I will see over the next weeks if mpg goes up a bit, since it was a bit lower then it used to be.
Before closing it all up cleaned the IAC stepper motor plunjer as well. Donīt remember when i did this for the last time, but there was quite some dirt on it.
just saw your post about the starter buddy....would it be stamped anywhere? I got my replacement directly from the stealership.
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Up next for this guy will likely be some stainless brake hoses. Nothing I'm doing until spring gets here, but I did buy a set of Goodridge hoses. Anyone have these? Any tips or tricks for installation?
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

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After 220K Km i thought it was time to clean the fuel injectors. As long as i have the jeep, it never has been done.
Came quite some stuff out of them in the ultrasonic bath. After this, they all passed the leak check, the spray pattern test and the flow test.
It seems to be more responsive to the throttle now, eventhough the psycologic factor can count as well. I will see over the next weeks if mpg goes up a bit, since it was a bit lower then it used to be.
Before closing it all up cleaned the IAC stepper motor plunjer as well. Donīt remember when i did this for the last time, but there was quite some dirt on it.
Good idea on the IAC, I think I need to clean mine up, I've had some intermittent idle issues lately.
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