|06-11-2012 06:16 AM|
sorry, couldnt resist... gd luck w/your speed issues. all the "real" ideas here will help out but.... remember, its still a wrangler, not a wrx....lol
|06-11-2012 06:13 AM|
|06-11-2012 05:55 AM|
|LiftedTj||Put a $5.00 price tag on her. She will go so fast you thought you had a Ferrari|
|06-11-2012 01:15 AM|
|06-11-2012 12:27 AM|
|MPjeep||SC Jeep Wrangler on the dyno at PSI.jpg | Flickr - Photo Sharing! Don't waste your money on all the doo-dads. There is no cheap way that i know of, but everytime I punch the throttle, lay back in the seat and hear the charger wind up - totaly worth it!|
|06-11-2012 12:24 AM|
|06-10-2012 11:10 PM|
Start with an engine oil bypass kit:
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Shave some weight with cross drilled brake lines:
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An O pipe exhaust will add a few ponies:
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Upgrade to an insulated radiator:
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Change your muffler bearings:
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And test all your new gains out with a dyno:
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|06-10-2012 10:49 PM|
|C.gullion||Sale it or trade it jeeps are made for off road not for racing|
|06-10-2012 10:26 PM|
|pickupman2500||stick a vtec emblem on it. thats what my next door jack*** did on his honda.gained 3/10ths|
|06-10-2012 10:26 PM|
|06-10-2012 10:17 PM|
|darkproximity||Lol tell the kid to learn how to build a decent motor, Hondas are stupid easy to work on and build motors for. The motors are designed to be very strong too|
|06-10-2012 10:11 PM|
|06-10-2012 10:01 PM|
|Leeroy Jeepkins||get the rotabuggy upgrade kit here Flying Jeep | Aircraft ||
|06-10-2012 09:26 PM|
|UnlimitedLJ04||just make sure you only drive downhill.|
|06-10-2012 09:22 PM|
|darkproximity||I'm not suggesting doing any of this on a Jeep though, just illustrating how people will go through lengths to make things lighter for better power to weight.|
|06-10-2012 09:21 PM|
Yeah, any weight you shed will help, especially when they do auto cross racing, when you get slotted into classes based on engine modifications.. Its similar to Nascar in as much as you can only do so much to the engine and still be allowed to race in your class.. That's why a lot of them go through the trouble of removing as much weight as possible, as insignificant as it may be.
I've even heard of people cutting bolt heads so they only have two surfaces on them to wrench on.. They've cut 5lbs or so doing that.. But IMO unless you're really into it that's a bit extreme lol, teach a 12 year old who weighs 50lbs to drive would be easier haha
|06-10-2012 09:21 PM|
|06-10-2012 09:15 PM|
I understand power to weight ratio but can taking the 10-15 ilbs of carpet make a big enough difference?
|06-10-2012 09:02 PM|
|06-10-2012 08:45 PM|
DUDE! Everyone knows Chrome makes you go faster
I agree with the rest, gears and then start saving up for a Hemi
|06-10-2012 08:43 PM|
|06-10-2012 08:41 PM|
|06-10-2012 08:23 PM|
The above recommendations to regear your axles are the only fix for the lack of power that was caused by installing the 33" tires. No, despite the hype and advertisements, a CAI (cold air intake) will not help, a K&N air filter will not help, a throttle body spacer will not help, and no other cheap mod will help... none of those will help in the least. Really.
Regearing is expensive because it's big job that is complex enough to need a mechanic that is highly experienced in regearing axles. I do pretty much all my own work on my Jeep and have a garage full of tools, welder, compressor, etc. but I'll leave regearing my axles to the pros. $1100 to $1300 is about right for all parts and labor to regear both axles. Start saving now and don't waste any $$$ on any of those air intakes, throttle body spacers, etc.
|06-10-2012 08:09 PM|
By lift, I think he means on your jeep. Not a garage lift.
I hate to disappoint you, but if you got a Jeep to go fast, it's not going to happen for cheap. In fact, most things in this hobby quickly add up. From the picture in your profile, your tires are larger than stock. As others have pointed out, unless you re-gear your differentials, you are going to lose some "oomph". Unless you know someone with experience re-gearing, that will run you about $1200 for parts and labor to do both axles.
I'd suggest accepting that the Jeep isn't going to win any drag races, that you'll probably be driving in the right lane on the freeway, and just taking it easy on the streets. Now, if you want to get off the streets and into the dirt, that's when Jeeping really starts to get fun! Next time someone gives you crap about going slow in a Jeep, ask them to race you - they get the pick the time, you get to pick the course.
|06-10-2012 07:53 PM|
Do you follow Honda logic ??
Go big exhaust
Take out spare tire
And If your really desperate
Take out your carpet I've seen done of the ricer guys swear it'll make you go faster .
|06-10-2012 07:48 PM|
|uniballer||You could trade it for a used 2002 Subaru WRX... I happen to have one of those laying around....|
|06-10-2012 07:43 PM|
|Lbailey21||My gearing cost $1400 but idt that's what ur looking for.. If u looking for speed, your looking for another engine haha|
|06-10-2012 04:51 PM|
|Rubicondon53||I like the 5 lb coffee can tailpipe extension. Paint it safety yellow, add some brand name stickers and wha la, 50 more horsepower !! . Seriously though, regearing is quite expensive, so are engine swaps,, you're driving a tractor, not a speed machine.., the least expensive way for you to get more torque to the ground ? Sell your 33s and get back to stock sized rubber..|
|06-10-2012 03:39 PM|
Nos Stickers will help.. Maybe paint some flames on the body.. you'llbeflyin
Regearing is the way to go.. 1200 +/- 300 bucks is normal cost.
|06-10-2012 03:26 PM|
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