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  1. Thread: Engine help

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    Re: Engine help

    *****Update******

    Ended up buying a used 93 engine off a friend for $400 got it in the body last fall. new valve cover gasket, rear main, intake, exhaust. Head hadn't been leaking in the jeep it...
  2. Thread: Engine help

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    Re: Engine help

    yeah it sucks some exhaust back into the chamber and reburns it to reduce hydrocarbons and lower the temp so you dont get pinging. the thought is with out the egr the o2 sensors will see more o2 and...
  3. Thread: Engine help

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    Re: Engine help

    no smog. just visual plus mine is so old the dont really care. i have read that no egr mean the engine could run 20 degrees hotter? because its not cycling in un burnt fuel to reduce combustion...
  4. Thread: Engine help

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    Re: Engine help

    Update

    I ended up driving around with the low compression for a while. I parked it last winter and started saving for a new engine. I got a used one from a friend of mine out of a 93 for 400$....
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    Re: Sye questions

    Yes it will work. im at about 9 inches in the rear and have a stock front shaft with a sye in the rear.
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    Re: Ford 8.8 With Stretch

    That is ok. So i dont think the 35"s rub the front of the well at flex. It does rub the inner part.
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    Re: Ford 8.8 With Stretch

    i guess my pictures wont upload.
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    Re: Ford 8.8 With Stretch

    www.xjtalk.com/album.php?do=uploadpictures&albumid=634

    You can see how the axle sits here. im not sure about how far it moves with flex. However you can see in the wheel well that it is rubbing...
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    Ford 8.8 With Stretch

    Hey guys, been a long time i know. So the jeep has been sitting for months now. Since i got the compression and leak down done. Fyi the best compression was 135psi and the worst leak down was 80%....
  10. Thread: Engine help

    by bcrosson92
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    Re: Engine help

    Yeah I can buy another for 3k but I'd have to swap suspension over and cut all the metal and stuff. I'd probably just swap engines and keep one for parts. I may pull the valve cover tomorrow and see.
  11. Thread: Engine help

    by bcrosson92
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    Re: Engine help

    ive had it for 3 years or so. it could be a blown head gasket and bad rings. if im lucky thats all it is but until i have a shop tear into it i wont know. but if they get in to it and its too far...
  12. Thread: Engine help

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    Re: Engine help

    i dont have the time to be without the jeep that long. if i was doing it that is. i havnt found a shop that will rebuild mine. they will only put in reman units or a used one
  13. Thread: Engine help

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    Re: Engine help

    did he do that him self?
  14. Thread: Engine help

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    Re: Engine help

    only when going over a mountain. but never in the red
  15. Thread: Engine help

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    Re: Engine help

    head could have blown but my inspection hasn't said anything about it
  16. Thread: Engine help

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    Re: Engine help

    the head sould have blown. yes it runs i drive it almost 200 mile a day it just idles really low.
  17. Thread: Engine help

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    Re: Engine help

    i would love for it to be that simple and just do that for now and do a whole new engine in like 3 or more years
  18. Thread: Engine help

    by bcrosson92
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    Engine help

    i had a compression and leak down test done on my 90 renix 4.0

    results are:
    1 75 psi 80%
    2 90 psi 25%
    3 100 psi 15%
    4 93 psi 32%
    5 88 psi 35%
    6 85 psi 30%
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    Re: 242 to 231 swap

    ok ill have to check around and find one.
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    Re: 242 to 231 swap

    so lever and all? i thought the gate was the only real difference other then maybe the brass part
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    242 to 231 swap

    i finally did the swap and got the sye in and driveshaft. my issue is with the shift lever. i got the boost werks simple 231 kit. My question is does the shift handle from a 242 equipped xj have a...
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    Re: Bed liner paint

    monstaliner is perfect. im doing my whole interior with it and parts of the outside as well.
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    Re: When to use my 4wd options

    yes jake part time is 4wd till it gets up to speed then will let the front driveshaft free spin till its needed. the 242 is hard to wrap your head around.
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    Re: When to use my 4wd options

    yes. switch when you need it. if your on dry paved roads or even just dirt ones you should use 2wd. now for snow i use full time on paved roads and dirt ones (unless its really deep like 6 inches or...
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    Re: When to use my 4wd options

    not from the factory you wouldn't. the lock is referring to how the 4wd works. this will be a bit technical. full time works like this. its based on a torque ratio. when it reaches a high enough...
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