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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-25-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Milky Transmisison Fluid -- 05 5.7

I am not certain if the trans cooler is stand alone or connected to the radiator on this vehicle but if it is married to the radiator the section inside the radiator has failed letting coolant into...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-27-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Add to 4.7 AFE CAI & Flowmaster 50 delta flow, yes or no?

Flowmaster exhuast will be really loud and drone, see my thread "Did not listen, now paying the price". As for the intake stuff, it is my opinion (and speed is my life) that changing from the stock...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-26-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Speedtech
Re: A little help please, more user control

Well pulling the ABS Pump Motor fuse gave the results I was looking for, had to run her against a Dodge pick-up, then a Subaru something, next was a Toyota something that sounded like a chainsaw, and...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-21-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Speedtech
Re: A little help please, more user control

Mine will do that as well, get it on the dirt track and drifting in the corners and the vehicles PCM says "oh hell no, we will have none of this".
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-19-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Beware- WIX transmission filter kit

Boosting this up to save some others from chasing this issue.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-19-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Speedtech
A little help please, more user control

Guys I do occasionally like to race my 2006 Hemi in one on one spectator races that are popular at local dirt tracks, I love beating the "imports" with brute force. I do turn off the traction control...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 08-30-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Headers!?!?

Not sure on the size BUT going overboard on the header tubes will kill your low speed torque, 1 1/2" tube size will be plenty, we use that size on our racecars to help them get off the corners...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 08-30-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,962
Posted By Speedtech
Re: 545RFE Transmission Oil Change Question

I saw this kinda late but others steered you in the right direction, I tried to use the WIX brand filters as they are supposed high quality. I ran into a problem with fluid drainback causing delayed...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 06-10-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Mods made a difference

I have had this Jeep since new, it has 80K on it now, I put in NGK Iridium IX's at 30K, Royal Purple in the diffs at 45K, trans filters and total fluid exchange at 75K, T-case fluid about 40K, Mobil...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-10-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Is this normal?? or an issue??

That is my thinking exactly, it would fog the windows worse, the Jeep engineers knew that and will not let it happen.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-10-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By Speedtech
Is this normal?? or an issue??

So it was humid as heck on the drive home from the racetrack last night, as a result I had my A/C on, working great, I notice the windshield getting a little moisture on it so I turn the mode...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-07-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By Speedtech
Re: 5.7 steering pump

Put on the pump, took off the grille, unhooked the line at the drivers side of the power steering cooler, put a long hose into a waste jug, plugged off the hose going into the reservoir, had a helper...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-04-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 120,515
Posted By Speedtech
Re: The complete (05-10) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

I got the same info. I however have not heard of Allshocks.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 06-04-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,649
Posted By Speedtech
Re: What's a good oil for high mileage

Mobil 1 every 5000K since new, almost 80K now and running better than new.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 06-03-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Muffler suggestions?

I am selling a stainless Flowmaster super 50 on Ebay, very cheap, used only like 5 days.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-03-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By Speedtech
5.7 steering pump

Ok so my HEMI's power steering pump is noisy and at times is not boosting the steering so I am going to replace it. I would also like to flush it at this time, I see the Mopar fluid is expensive,...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-03-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 838
Views: 120,515
Posted By Speedtech
Re: The complete (05-10) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

I just email Shockwarehouse to see if they will match or beat E Shocks price on a set of Bilsteins, if they will match E Shocks pricing and honor this forums discount code I will order them...
Forum: Flyin' Ryan Performance 06-02-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,381
Posted By Speedtech
Re: FS: 5.7 Hemi Throttle Body

Ryan if I read correctly this in the end would cost $70 ?? I would take it for that IF you would let me install it and hang onto my TB while I give this ported one a test, if after a while all is...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-02-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 838
Views: 120,515
Posted By Speedtech
Re: The complete (05-10) WK Grand Cherokee suspension thread

E Shocks is cheaper, $306 for the whole set.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-01-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,971
Posted By Speedtech
Re: P.O.S. Larado X "leather" seats !

My '06 Limited looks like that as well, a local seat cover repair place has quoted me $200 to sew in a new panel.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-28-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,411
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Need Help! 4.7L that can not be fixed!

The 2 responses above mine do merit investigation, it is possible cam timing is off ever so slightly causing the vehicle to mix some exhaust in with the intake charge. I think it is related to either...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-27-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Mods made a difference

I have seen mileage claims like yours from others as well. I have never seen my Jeeps mileage above 17.4 MPG's to 17.6 MPG's on a sustained trip until last night then it was 18.8 MPG when I got to...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-27-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By Speedtech
Mods made a difference

Well after everything is said and done with the addition of the Airaid intake tube, and the cat-back exhaust, was a Flowmaster system but I swapped the muffler for a Walker Quietflow SS #21054, and...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-25-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,167
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Did not listen, now paying the price

Ok found a Walker Quiet-Flow SS in the size I need muffler #21054, technically it is for a '91 Chevy Blazer with a 5.7. I will be willing to sell the like new Flowmaster Super 50 SS with 3"...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-25-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,167
Posted By Speedtech
Did not listen, now paying the price

So I went ahead and got the Flowmaster cat-back for my '06 Hemi GC. Installed it, fits nice, all stainless. It is to loud and has bad droning, contacted Flowmaster, not much help there. Researching...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-22-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By Speedtech
Beware- WIX transmission filter kit

Ok so it was time to change my transmission lines in my 2006 GC Limited. I got all the necessary items. One of the items was the WIX filter kit for 4WD 545RFE transmission. So I installed...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-21-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Speedtech
Re: oil light came on!?

I agree with this. If the Jeep is/was running fine with no noise and engine temp in the normal range it is likely just the sensor. You can check the pressure with a manual gauge just to ease your...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-20-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,466
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Bilsteins!!! Got 'em, one question though.....

If you decide to take them off let me know.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-20-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By Speedtech
Memorial Day weekend mods.

Well I pulled the trigger on a cat-back for my '06 Limited HEMI, a stainless Flowmaster system (I love the Flowmaster sound) also scored a Predator U7137 of off Ebay so I will hopefully be putting...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-19-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,951
Posted By Speedtech
Re: 5.7L vs 4.7L

I had a 2004 GC Freedom, this vehicle had a 4.7 HO with 3.73 gearing, I now have a 2006 Hemi GC Limited. I have obviously driven both extensively and IMO it does feel like the 4.7 HO was quicker till...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-16-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,735
Posted By Speedtech
Re: 07 Jeep Wk 4.7 V8 aftermarket headers?

Going overboard on the exhaust will hurt your low end torque, even using to big of cat-back system can have a negative effect. I have heard many complaints from Vette owners after going to headers...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-15-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,735
Posted By Speedtech
Re: 07 Jeep Wk 4.7 V8 aftermarket headers?

Not really, it is very likely they would kill your low end torque anyway, a lot of mis-understanding in this whole exhaust thing. When it comes to exhausts bigger is most certainly not better.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-14-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Speedtech
Cat-backs

I am getting ready to do a cat-back on my Hemi Jeep. I just want it a little louder than stock, I only want to do it once so Stainless is the only option for material, I also do not want to lose...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-13-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,978
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Approaching 90K...when to throw in the towel?

'06 Limited (HEMI) here, had it from new, needed transmission lines at 75,000 and brakes at about 60,000. Catalytic convertor started rattling at 77,000, got it replaced under warranty. The heater...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-12-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Major score!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yes it did have a dent on it. I have had many new Jeeps and I think that may have made a difference, I also work in the industry as well but my receipt does show that a factory rep looked at. Yes I...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-12-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Speedtech
Major score!!!!!!!!!!!!

So I was towing my boat on for a 3 day weekend last week, when we got to our destination I was hearing some strange knocking noise in my Hemi GC. WTH I only use Mobil 1 oil at 5K intervals and follow...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-09-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,466
Posted By Speedtech
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-09-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,466
Posted By Speedtech
Re: Bilsteins!!! Got 'em, one question though.....

vinpaa, what Bilstiens do you have?? if the are the WK HD versions, I would be interested in buying them for the right price. I will send you a PM, but I need 5 posts first.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-03-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,211
Posted By Speedtech
Re: R1 Slotted Rotors and HPS Pads

Ok some food for thought, I work on DIRT modified race cars, hence the username "Speedtech", we use drilled rotors at the wheels we wish to REDUCE braking power, and we use solid rotors at the wheels...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-02-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By Speedtech
O6 Hemi Jeep front spring questions??

I am soon going to be putting on the Bilstien shocks on my 06 Limited. I have searched this and other forums and have also decided to use the SRT8 springs all around. I have seen that the front...
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