Sepercharger removal - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 07-20-2010, 07:20 PM   #1
Newb
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 7
Sepercharger removal

I got my 02 Sahara a while back. When I purchased it it was used and came with a supercharger. My goal is to get it back to a stock 4.0 inline 6. What all do I need to do?

RL02Sahara is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 07-20-2010, 07:23 PM   #2
IITYWTMWYBMAB

WF Supporting Member
::WF Administrator::
 
4Jeepn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Florence, KY
Posts: 9,839
Images: 5
Figure out who makes it, get some directions for install and go work backwards.

__________________
79.96.85.00.01.97.00.97.93.97.95.94
CJ.XJ.CJ. TJ. TJ.ZJ. TJ.TJ. ZJ.ZJ.YJ. XJ
4Jeepn is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 07-20-2010, 07:39 PM   #3
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
Jp90Talon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: CT
Posts: 3,132
It would help if you sell me the SC at a good price!

But seriously as mentioned get install instructions and work in reverse.
__________________
Jp90Talon is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 07-20-2010, 07:58 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
solman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Southern PA
Posts: 1,668
I will take it off and haul it away. Free of charge
solman is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 07-20-2010, 08:06 PM   #5
Newb
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 7
Ok thanks! I would keep it on but I have heard horror stories of the SC causing a blown engine. Which I am sure you really need to drive it hard to blow it.
RL02Sahara is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 07-20-2010, 08:30 PM   #6
Jeeper
 
Jma20a's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Fairfield, CT
Posts: 3,046
is there a boost gauge?
__________________
Dear Algebra, Please stop asking us to find your X. She's never coming back and don't ask Y.
Jma20a is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 07-20-2010, 08:36 PM   #7
Newb
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 7
Yes I do have a boost gauge.
RL02Sahara is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 07-20-2010, 11:18 PM   #8
Show Me Your 8008135!

WF Supporting Member
 
s3nt3nc3d's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Piqua, OH
Posts: 3,641
Send a message via AIM to s3nt3nc3d
That supercharger will be something you'd probably learn to appreciate...especially after removing it and seeing all that extra power disappear. What I would do...and it'll be cheaper than removal as well probably...take it to a good performance shop and have them check it out to make sure it's a good quality install and then see if they can ensure it's tuned properly. I don't think there's usually much tuning associated with superchargers (as compared to a turbo), but there's probably some... just explain that you want a good, reliable tune for a daily driven Jeep that isn't going to put your motor at risk...as opposed to a race tune designed for max power/boost which could easily damage your engine if you're not careful with it.
__________________
"We don't build great brakes because we think you don't know how to drive, we build them for the guy on the road in front of you that doesn't." - Black Magic Brakes
s3nt3nc3d is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 07-21-2010, 05:33 AM   #9
Jeeper
 
Neil F.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Marlton, NJ
Posts: 5,019
Images: 1
A SC does put put stress on a motor. Most motors can handle mild amounts of boost with any issues. I totally agree with the above and have the system checked. There have been a couple SC makes for the Jeep including Kenne Bell but getting the fuel curves and computer tuning right has been an issue. A speed density system which we have as opposed to a mass air system does not adapt as well to adding on forced induction.
__________________
2003 TJ, 33" BFG AT, 2" BL, 2" BDS spring lift, Truck Lite headlights, Homemade sunrider top.
Neil F. is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 07-21-2010, 07:57 AM   #10
Jeeper
 
wranglertj01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 60
any super charger or turbo adds stress as it is a forced induction however if the person that had it before you just put on a base SC chances are its near or under 10 lbs of boost at wot pretty much as mentioned above pretty much all engines can handle around 8 to 12 lbs without much worry of damage as long as it is tuned correctly because the compression on the piston isn't changing enough to worry about anything other than the mentioned reliable tune you need to keep enough fuel to keep your pistons happy and not over heat them
wranglertj01 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 07-21-2010, 07:56 PM   #11
Newb
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 7
Ok thanks for all the advice!

RL02Sahara is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How To: Roof and Door Removal burton160w TJ General Discussion Forum 23 01-10-2011 04:41 AM
Rear shackel removal questions Covrace YJ Tech Forum 9 07-16-2009 02:21 PM
Hard Top Removal toadstepper JK Pics Forum 8 11-21-2008 01:04 AM
'03 - '06 tj bezel HU removal? jp'rs_peep'rs Communications and Electronics 4 03-22-2007 11:07 AM


logo carid shop wrangler parts carid fender flares custom wheels store avs deflectors at carid

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:22 AM.



Jeepģ, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC