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Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-15-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,958
Posted By uglycar
Re: 20 inch wheel ?s

So....these have been mounted for 2 weeks now. And pulling onto my street today coming home from work, my check tpms light comes on. And it shows the right rear tire not registering any psi? Whats...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-29-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,958
Posted By uglycar
Re: 20 inch wheel ?s

the offset is a tad too aggresive to lower it. Im sure it would work sitting in a parking lot, but with 4 people in the car, and a speed bump it would hit the fender....Oh well $800 dollars for...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-29-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,958
Posted By uglycar
Re: 20 inch wheel ?s

http://s7.postimage.org/wm59w6kev/jeep3.jpg (http://postimage.org/image/wm59w6kev/)
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-26-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,958
Posted By uglycar
Re: 20 inch wheel ?s

Got them. Too good of a deal to pass up. Need to get the sensors installed before they are put on. These came with centric rings on the hub part. One was broke, are these necessary? Still debating on...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-21-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By uglycar
Re: Memorial Day weekend mods.

email johan asap!
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-19-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,958
Posted By uglycar
Re: 20 inch wheel ?s

we met in high school when I had a 1996 cavalier lowered on good ole motegi mr7s. She loved that car. Ever since I really havent put money into anything just because I was afraid to lose it. She...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-19-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,958
Posted By uglycar
Re: 20 inch wheel ?s

nevermind, my wife put an end to my modding. I will just drive a 100% normal looking jeep around. My life is boring
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-19-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,958
Posted By uglycar
Re: 20 inch wheel ?s

im just worried since the tires are just a tad taller, will lowering it be possible without rubbing?
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-19-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,958
Posted By uglycar
Re: 20 inch wheel ?s

thanks scott, what about lowering it still? or is this not needed?
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-19-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,958
Posted By uglycar
20 inch wheel ?s

I have found a great deal on a set of aftermarket wheels and tires....used but they are off a wk2.

The wheels are 20x8.5, 5x127 bolt pattern, with a 32 offset
The tires are 265/50/20. I am...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-19-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,042
Posted By uglycar
Re: 5.7L vs 4.7L

In my opinion my 5.7 is slow. I would hate to see how a 4.7 or a 3.7 would run. To my jeeps defence, it is the heaviest vehicle I have owned.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-19-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By uglycar
Re: srt springs

100%! perfect what I was wanting
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-18-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By uglycar
srt springs

anyone got a pic of a non srt wk lowered on oem srt8 springs with stock wheels or 20 inch wheels installed? Ive searched over and over and cannot find anything
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-17-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,107
Posted By uglycar
Re: Cam advice....Install help!

Found a 268 for 355 shipped. The bad news is my installer just quoted me 1050 since he has to remove the heads.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-17-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,107
Posted By uglycar
Re: Cam advice....Install help!

supporting mods include heads? Ugh, thats twice my spending plan.....what about the next one down?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-17-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,107
Posted By uglycar
Re: Cam advice....Install help!

isnt that an srt8 cam? What are the supporting mods? any links to clips of the idle or performance gains?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-17-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,107
Posted By uglycar
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-17-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,107
Posted By uglycar
Re: Cam advice....Install help!

Well, had pretty much 2 srt8s picked out and was actually trying to get the better of the two deals. The one I wanted sold, and the other one the dealer didnt wanna budge at all. In fact they...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-06-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,107
Posted By uglycar
Re: Cam advice....Install help!

Im putting costs together and am almost thinkin it would be easier to trade off my 5.7 for an srt. Even with a cam and tuning i dont think i could hang with one
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-06-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,107
Posted By uglycar
Re: Cam advice....Install help!

awesome! I have done some research and the sidewinder is a favorite but i want that choppy idle, and i dont know if its going to give it to me.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-06-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,107
Posted By uglycar
Cam advice....Install help!

I am from Des Moines Iowa, just curious if anyone knows anyone plus or minus say, 100 miles or so that would know what they are doing installing a cam in my jeep. I would be willing to pay for their...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-27-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By uglycar
new cat under warranty

68k on the clock. Gotta love the 8yr/80k emissions warranty. Even with a predator and cmr, intake and exhaust, they still replaced it. I did sweetin the deal with an oil change with they got me...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 02-16-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,842
Posted By uglycar
Re: Where can i get a TCM tune?

His cmr for sure changes the transmission. The 1-2 shift is insane. He incorperates the pcm tune with his tcm tune and after a few emails back and forth and a few log sessions. My jeep screams. ...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-12-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By uglycar
Re: Thule experience roof rack

i use a yakima double down 4 bike hitch rack....i would have modded my roof rack if i knew i would have ended up with a 2 inch hitch
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 01-30-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,558
Posted By uglycar
Re: Flyin Ryan's insanely awesome tune

an 89 tune can be made by adjusting the time back on a 91 tune....not sure how much but it can be done
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 01-22-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,283
Posted By uglycar
Re: Real 5.7 Power Adders?

I have added a diablosport predator, with a custom tune, an afe intake and flowmaster muffler. The power increase is noticeable but nothing to brag about. I agree about the srt8 thing. I regret...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-17-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By uglycar
Re: Starting my build

I found it very easy to pick up a can of vht nite shades and tint the tails yourself. One coat is plenty, just clean them first, paint them, and use some nu finish the next day to get the shine...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-17-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By uglycar
Re: Vacation week plans

I found some plastic mesh at lowes, Its not as sturdy as the metal, but its black, so the paint wont chip off after a week. Its sold outside with the chicken wire....its around 11 bucks for a huge...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 01-15-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,367
Posted By uglycar
Re: 4.7L Vs. 5.7L Hemi

beast, not sure....does it run ok, yeah....i did walk away from my dads 06 superduty with a bully dog on extreme and exhaust. But I have owned a couple 4 cylinders that would leave my jeep standing...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 01-15-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,367
Posted By uglycar
Re: 4.7L Vs. 5.7L Hemi

100hp less, holy crap and i think mine is slow.....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-11-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By uglycar
Re: Vacation week plans

The grille looks great but is not holding up. Three pretty decent chips in the mesh already. Anyone know where to get the same type of mesh but already black plastic?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-04-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By uglycar
Re: Vacation week plans

here are some pics so far....The pics of the grille do not do justice to how it actually looks. I also removed the trail rated emblem after this pic
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-03-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By uglycar
Re: Vacation week plans

As of now (tuesday pm)

everything is done except for cross bars removed

heading back outside to remove the trail rated emblem i forgot about
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-02-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By uglycar
Re: Vacation week plans

pinstripe wheel is where its at.....several hours of work down to a few minutes. I have the tail lights and the grille out. The grille is ready for the mesh to be painted and installed. The tail...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-01-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By uglycar
Vacation week plans

Took a week off work. Decided on a few inexpensive projects to the jeep.

Tint taillights
Install silverstar reverse bulbs
Make a painted wire mesh grille, like the one on here that is amazing...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 12-31-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By uglycar
Re: Need Honest Advice

Im with everyone on the AFE...I have had several different intakes on different cars in my day. The quality is really nice with it. There were no rough parts, everything went through quality...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 12-14-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By uglycar
Re: Muffler... No Muffler.... ???

i went with a flowmaster 40 and left the resonator on, sounds great...loud when you get on it...silent while you are putting along. Not too much drone
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 12-11-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By uglycar
Re: Not a Question i'm just excited about my new mods.

not sure where you are from but if you are in iowa, I would love to help you with the install since your time is limited while back on break
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 12-11-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By uglycar
Re: Not a Question i'm just excited about my new mods.

Same thing i have, but a flowmaster instead of gibson. And my predator is under the tree waiting for Christmas. When are you back? How long have you been away? Thank you for your service!! I...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 12-04-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By uglycar
Re: Just ordered u7137 predator.....

I will add to this and say that I have 87, 89 and 91 octane fuel available around me. The 89 is the cheapest due to the ethanol content. Would I see more performance out of 89 fuel with an 87...
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