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Old 04-05-2012, 04:07 PM   #1
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Loss of power when accelerating

Hey im new to this but this forum has helped me out on alot of things. but this baffles me.

I just put on a rough country 3.25" lift and 32x11.5 tires on stock rims on my jeep. after relocating the traction bar and reinforcing the new hole with some grade 8 washer welded on and doing the 1" transfer case drop to remove the drive line vibration.

I took it for a test drive on my way to work. everything was fine till i tried accelerating on the on ramp for the highways. I was at a deast stop, got up to about 20 Mph and then it was almost as if i let off the gass and got back on. it got to the point i couldnt get it over 5 mph. then it went away. but if i got on the gass anymore than babying it, same problem. not sure if this is because of the lift or some underlieing problem.

please help!!

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Old 04-05-2012, 06:32 PM   #2
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probably an underlying problem, the bigger tires just put more of a load on the engine and is making it more noticable than before.

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Old 04-05-2012, 10:54 PM   #3
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Any error codes? I have to replace the 02 Sensor and after researching my loss of power. Mine seem to happen more when I am going on a incline.
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Old 04-05-2012, 11:21 PM   #4
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I don't know about your motor problems but it would seem to me if you welded grade 8 washers you would take all the hardness out of them and basically end up with a mild steel type of washer.
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