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Old 10-19-2013, 10:14 AM   #61
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FYI broke dipstick needs pan removed off motor and a driver pin and hammer to push it out from the bottom of motor. there isn't any other way around this. Ive done around 12 of them like this...its typical
The old one came out with ease and some pliers. This one is absolutely solid. I I expected to have to drop the pan to hammer it out.

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Old 10-19-2013, 10:45 AM   #62
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Update: I was going to try to fit the jeep compressor onto the truck bracket.. Not going to fit. The jeep compressor mounts are too small..

The reason I was going to try to do this was to prevent wiring issues between the compressor and the controls in the cabin. That way it would just be plug and play.

Il have to find how to wire up the A/C otherwise.

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Old 10-19-2013, 02:21 PM   #63
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that's this ac you speak of? lol
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Old 10-19-2013, 03:25 PM   #64
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yes, lol air conditioning is a need. In Louisiana.

sure, roll your windows down and stuff, but that doesn't quite work when you're dressed up in a suit going somewhere trying to look professional.
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jeep and professional doesn't go so well together
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Old 10-19-2013, 05:11 PM   #66
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jeep and professional doesn't go so well together
I noticed. Lol

Do you know what to do with the collection of wires on C2?

To future swappers, use the truck fuse box. It's easier.
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AC was a must when I bought my jeep too. I don't use it all the time but summer gets brutal around here to not have it.
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Old 10-19-2013, 05:22 PM   #68
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AC was a must when I bought my jeep too. I don't use it all the time but summer gets brutal around here to not have it.
You've got a 5.3?
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You've got a 5.3?
Not at all. Still on my 4.0
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Old 10-19-2013, 06:44 PM   #70
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jeep and professional doesn't go so well together
Jeep probs lol.

jherrington Couldn't you fab small bracket to make that compressor fit where it should be?
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I probably could with some kind of metal plate that is bolted into the regular holes, and have the jeep compressor bolted into the plate. Following?
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I probably could with some kind of metal plate that is bolted into the regular holes, and have the jeep compressor bolted into the plate. Following?
Exactly what I was thinking.
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And now I may just find a way to run the GM compressor because the GM compressor uses a 4 groove pulley and the jeep one uses a 5 IIRC
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And now I may just find a way to run the GM compressor because the GM compressor uses a 4 groove pulley and the jeep one uses a 5 IIRC
I guess I don't remember which one everyone has been using. For ease it would make sense to use the gm compressor but my question is... Can you control it with the jeeps electronics?
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I guess I don't remember which one everyone has been using. For ease it would make sense to use the gm compressor but my question is... Can you control it with the jeeps electronics?
That's what I'm trying to figure out. haha
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It's a 4.8... Now THATS disappointment.
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It's a 4.8... Now THATS disappointment.
Wait what?
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Someone sold you a 4.8L?
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Someone sold you a 4.8L?
You got it. The paint on the back of the back of the block was worn off. Then I took a spark plug out to measure the stroke, and apparently I measured it wrong... Not exactly sure how I managed to screw it up so perfectly to measure 3.5 or so inches. But when I took off the accessories in the front an pressure washed it, the yellow paint over the 4.8 showed.
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You got it. The paint on the back of the back of the block was worn off. Then I took a spark plug out to measure the stroke, and apparently I measured it wrong... Not exactly sure how I managed to screw it up so perfectly to measure 3.5 or so inches. But when I took off the accessories in the front an pressure washed it, the yellow paint over the 4.8 showed.
Wow dude!!! Im sorry! Thats really lame! Turbo your 4.8 4.8 are perfect for turbo builds lol... Pull the pistons out and buy a 5.3 and put those pistons in. That shit would be badass.

4.8 has flat top pistons I believe right? Great for a n/a build. High compression.
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Well the 5.3 actually has a different crank too. So I would need to buy a new crank, rods, and pistons. I mean, HP between the two is pretty compatible. Torque favors the 5.3 too as one would expect. More displacement means more torque. Psh, I might turbo it. When it blow up ill swap in a 5.3 haha

Edit: ohhhhh! I see what you're saying. Haha indeed!
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Well the 5.3 actually has a different crank too. So I would need to buy a new crank, rods, and pistons. I mean, HP between the two is pretty compatible. Torque favors the 5.3 too as one would expect. More displacement means more torque. Psh, I might turbo it. When it blow up ill swap in a 5.3 haha

Edit: ohhhhh! I see what you're saying. Haha indeed!
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Old 10-20-2013, 07:33 PM   #83
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the 48 will still be plenty for that jeep.
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the 48 will still be plenty for that jeep.
My truck uses the 4.8 and a friend has 5.3 when we go play and pulling trailers the 5.3 blows me away climbing the cajon grade in California. They may only be a small difference in volume but the power and torque are completely different. But when we are just trowing the bike in the back we alway take my 4.8 gets about 4 to 7 more miles per gallon. When your going to the Sierras or Utah that adds up.
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My truck uses the 4.8 and a friend has 5.3 when we go play and pulling trailers the 5.3 blows me away climbing the cajon grade in California. They may only be a small difference in volume but the power and torque are completely different. But when we are just trowing the bike in the back we alway take my 4.8 gets about 4 to 7 more miles per gallon. When your going to the Sierras or Utah that adds up.
Its a jeep. You don't drive it for mpg. I catch your drift though lol
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Its a jeep. You don't drive it for mpg. I catch your drift though lol
I know I picked up a 5.3 yesterday with a 4l60 foot pedal, console, 2 ECMs harnesses and all the gizmos. I was just giving a comparison.
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I know I picked up a 5.3 yesterday with a 4l60 foot pedal, console, 2 ECMs harnesses and all the gizmos. I was just giving a comparison.
all good buddy
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Yeah, I won't be towing anything really. The heaviest thing I've lifted with the jeep is a 10 foot trailer with a chevy v8 in the back. Lol
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Hahahaha!
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I've got head gasket seepage with the ATF the guy I bought it from put in. So, am I looking at new head gaskets?

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