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Old 04-22-2012, 10:22 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

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I bolted this up this afternoon (70mm), fired it up and let it idle for a little. It idled higher than usual for a few seconds, then settled down. I took it out for a little drive. I got to the end of my road...my road intersects with a relatively busy 4 lane road that's a bitch to make a left onto sometimes. I got a clearing and laid it down...throttle response is VERY crisp and it feels like I got a bit more pull out of the engine. I don't have scientific evidence or dyno numbers...but the butt dyno approves. In my opinion, this is a very worthwhile mod.
Well, at least I know it will be a while until I run out of mod ideas! Either this or an exhaust, since my OE muffler is about ready to rust out.
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Old 04-24-2012, 08:17 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Another day, another mod idea I crapped out. How much can one mod a rear cupholder?

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Old 04-24-2012, 09:01 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Dude that is sick! I can't wait to get a handgun once i turn 21 this summer!
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

That's actually pretty interesting I've been theorizing mods for that space a lot lately. I'm thinking I want to put an inverter in there but I'm not really sure. I don't think my full frame .40 would fit like you have that setup!
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Old 04-25-2012, 01:01 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Very interesting, I wonder if my M1911 will fit...don't have any use for the rear cupholders anyhow lol
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Yeah, me niether...I've never used the cupholders back there and it is nice and accessible from the driver's seat. No more moving the gun out of the way to get to my sunglasses or a pack of gum, etc.

A full frame gun MIGHT fit, but you'd lose the drawer function. You'd probably have to remove the slides, the entire drawer, and use the face of the cupholder as a hatch that could be held on by magnets or something. It would be easy to test...just take the drawer out and shove your pistol in there. It might be harder to get to from the driver's seat though if you don't have that drawer pulling the gun out for you.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

True, from the drivers seat it may be harder without the drawer pulling it out. I'll definitely have to play around with it, I'm going to be taking a trip up North soon to PA and I always travel with my .45. I usually put it in the glove box or center console which are common places where people put there toys, I like to hide mine lol.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Yeah removing all that was my basic idea for fitting a power inverter in there so I can picture it being possible.
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Very nice Tony! Too bad I have no gun right now, and have way too many back seat passengers... Maybe I should get a bus to haul people around in.
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True, from the drivers seat it may be harder without the drawer pulling it out. I'll definitely have to play around with it, I'm going to be taking a trip up North soon to PA and I always travel with my .45. I usually put it in the glove box or center console which are common places where people put there toys, I like to hide mine lol.
I agree...the last thing you want is for it to be easily found.

I wish I could carry in PA...but my OH license doesn't allow it. I'd have to get a PA license, which I'm considering. Especially with all those weirdo's named Dave living out there.
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Very nice Tony! Too bad I have no gun right now, and have way too many back seat passengers... Maybe I should get a bus to haul people around in.

If you do get a bus, make sure you de-amber the lighting, okay?

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If you do get a bus, make sure you de-amber the lighting, okay?

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