|07-03-2013 11:06 AM|
Imped, your already correct.
I don't understand how people pass them off as unneeded. My jeep strains to go up a hill in reverse in high gear. It's ridiculous.
Not to mention strain on axles and the transmission and engine along with gas mileage.
I just can't decide if I want to pay for gears in my aluminum d44. Everybody here seems to think they are paper weights so I'm undecided.
|07-03-2013 10:07 AM|
|07-03-2013 09:57 AM|
|DBoat||05 LJ w 4" lift and 33s.. have had it up to at least 85 mph... but generally cruise the fwy in the 70-75mph range.. I do have to admit that it really sux the gas at that rate of speed, I am sure if I slowed down to 65 it would be a lot easier on the wallet. I will say that my rig doesnt wobble and feels stable at those speeds.|
|07-03-2013 06:08 AM|
|07-03-2013 02:26 AM|
|jeepndon||4.0L Rubicon 33x10.5 3.5 RE lift. I cruise 65 normally can do 75/80 without issue.|
|07-03-2013 01:22 AM|
03 4.0 auto. 6"
I have 35's and factory 3.73. Yea I know.. Lol it will do right at 70 in OD on LEVEL ground. Kick it down to third and it will pick up speed but I never remember to connect my front sway and don't have a rear so 65-70 is where I stop lol. Hit 80 on the downhills on the way south when I bought it. Somehow, it has no wobble. Pretty smooth actually.
Really would like to feel one with 35's and 4.88's.
|07-03-2013 01:11 AM|
|Powder Monkey||Pretty sure I wouldn't have received a ticket today had I been driving my Jeep:\|
|07-02-2013 11:10 PM|
|RLF47||I have the same wobble at 55 and clears up at 60 on my 05 Wrangler x. Front bushings? or control strut? in line 6, automatic stock suspension|
|07-02-2013 10:09 PM|
|sstryk||Stock 2004 Rubicon, looks like a factory 2" lift with 31s, comfortable at most any speed, I usually run 70ish with 9 foot long boards on top, maybe the fins provide stability... (Joke)|
|07-02-2013 09:54 PM|
|07-02-2013 06:28 PM|
2002 TJ Sport, 5 Speed, 6 Cyl, 3.73 gear ratio, 30" Goodyear Silent Armor, stock suspension, hardtop.
I feel that a confortable crusing speed for my TJ is 60-65 MPH. Will do 80 easy.
|07-02-2013 05:44 PM|
|Imped||It's the built-in governor, has nothing to do with the fuel pump alone.|
|07-02-2013 04:47 PM|
|07-02-2013 04:34 PM|
Come on dude. We're not all 16 here. Internet-based responsible driving classes aren't needed.
|07-02-2013 04:29 PM|
I have a 20" lift and run 55" tall tires and I cruise all day long at 120 mph but I have to stop for gas every 15 minutes.
wow there's a lot of wranglers being driven wicked fast.
|07-02-2013 02:28 PM|
Small child playing on the freeway? I'm from the country, if something like that, usually a dog, runs into the road it's the owner's fault for having a dumb dog.
|07-02-2013 01:21 PM|
|07-02-2013 12:54 PM|
65 feels comfortable on the MTZ's. It was more comfortable/faster on the stock AT's. Anything faster and the steering feels a bit vague and I need to concentrate to keep the speed up. I wouldn't really want to be going 80mph+ in it.
The speedo over-reads by about 5mph with stock tyres too. I've not changed the gear in mine and using a GPS it reads accurately now (but the mileage will be out).
|07-02-2013 12:29 PM|
|NCJeepin||Usually run ~60-65 on I40 where I live. It's pretty hilly and I'm not regeared yet so I lose speed on the hills. I think that speed is a good compromise for mpg and I usually don't have anywhere to get to in a hurry. For more busy interstates, ie 85 & 95, I go about 68-72. I guess I'm a pretty relaxed driver.|
|07-02-2013 12:16 PM|
05 LJ, 3.73, 33x10.50, 3" lift.
Typically drive at 65-70 in the interstate.
No problem pushing to 80+ if I need to get around someone.
|07-02-2013 12:11 PM|
|Imped||It happens at about 90 mph.|
|07-02-2013 12:01 PM|
Take it to 90 and see for yourself.
|07-02-2013 12:00 PM|
[QUOTE=Imped;3920059]Comfortable all the way up to fuel cutoff.
What do you mean fuel cut off? Am I missing something? New to my TJ...
|07-02-2013 11:02 AM|
Yeah, Jesus. I don't drive my jeep like my BMW, I give A LOT more room in front, but really see no issue running higher speeds if you've upgraded your brakes to match your tire size.
As for deer, that's what I bought a bumper for.
|07-02-2013 10:47 AM|
Comfortable all the way up to fuel cutoff. Not sure why so many people are 'squirrely' at 70+.....
Far from a factory TJ.
|07-02-2013 10:29 AM|
|07-01-2013 09:12 PM|
Statistically, and practically, rural/back roads are much more dangerous.
|07-01-2013 08:57 PM|
|07-01-2013 08:50 PM|
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|07-01-2013 04:49 PM|
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