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Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 08-18-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,716
Posted By vinnie2001
Re: Spark plug change?

Thanks guys!!

Spark Plugs out of a 2006 4.7 WK W/80K:eek:
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 08-15-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,716
Posted By vinnie2001
Spark plug change?

Hi all,
I am considering replacing spark plugs (original) on my 06 4.7 w/80K miles. I know they are WAY overdue but itís running fine and MPGs are ~17.5 with exhaust/tuner and air mods. My question...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-13-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,895
Posted By vinnie2001
Re: 4.7 loud engine noise

i know RIGHT! so i've been thinking about doing somthing w/my TB... what size did you install and did you happy w/it?? did it impact your mpgs much?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-13-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,895
Posted By vinnie2001
Re: 4.7 loud engine noise

lol! After installing the K&N and 3" exhaust my 4.7 sucks air like a jet untill it "chokes down" funny part is that it seems to keep sucking air half second after i turn off the engine!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-11-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By vinnie2001
Re: MPG decreasing

I read somewhere here (cant find the thread) that removing the roof racks can gain 1.5mpgs? Has anyone tried this? and if so was it just the cross bars or the complete rack system?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-11-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 44,063
Posted By vinnie2001
Re: Little Tricks/Hidden Features...

Another cool thing... If your sunroof does not close flush to the roof try this:
Turn ingnition on
push center button on sunroof control to open vent
push center button again and hold for ~3...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-11-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 44,063
Posted By vinnie2001
Re: Little Tricks/Hidden Features...

For the "key trick" to work; you have to toggle from all the way off to on, maybe you were going from acc to on?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 08-10-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,390
Posted By vinnie2001
Re: Did not listen, now paying the price

OK, so I received and installed the Flowmaster 50 series Big Block (53054) muffler today! Install was easy, just had to trim 1.5" from the exhaust pipe, Flowmaster was a bit longer than the MBRP. I...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 08-07-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,390
Posted By vinnie2001
Re: Did not listen, now paying the price

interesting read from another group...

http://www.jk-forum.com/jk-show-tell-33/hemi-update-flowmaster-53054-muffler-109440/
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 08-06-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,390
Posted By vinnie2001
Re: Did not listen, now paying the price

Thank you for that advice! What series Flowmaster muffler did you install? I orderd the Flowmaster 50 Big Block #53054 after reading that they were close to stock as far as sound levels go...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 08-06-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,390
Posted By vinnie2001
Re: Did not listen, now paying the price

I guess we live we learn! I've been doing some research and it looks like the Flowmaster 50 Big-Block series (pn 53050) may get me back to OEM sound levels w/some increase in flow... I trashed the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 08-06-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,390
Posted By vinnie2001
Re: Did not listen, now paying the price

Seems like mixed reviews on the flowmaster 50s... I have a similar WK (limited, 4.7, QDII, KN intake, MBRP cat back, 87 octane tune) how is the interior noise/droan level? The highway/uphill...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-31-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,390
Posted By vinnie2001
Re: Did not listen, now paying the price

i'm having the same problem, installed a MBRP cat back system on my 06 4.7 limited, too loud and cant stand the droan... did you install the walker muffler and if so are you happy w/it?

thanks!
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