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Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-25-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,557
Posted By UselessPickles
If I don't care what others think about my...

If I don't care what others think about my vehicle and just enjoy driving my vehicle, why would I care whether my car is considered a "loser" by the magazines? Sounds to me like you cared and it...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-25-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,557
Posted By UselessPickles
You're doing it wrong :-p. I see 6000+ rpm a few...

You're doing it wrong :-p. I see 6000+ rpm a few times a day. Makes the commute to work a bit more fun.



I doubt that is PRECISELY the reason you got rid of your Challenger. If it is, then you...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-24-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By UselessPickles
Why not?

Why not?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-24-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By UselessPickles
The bottom end of the 3.8 is strong enough to...

The bottom end of the 3.8 is strong enough to handle 12 psi boost, producing 409 ft-lbs and 352 hp at the wheels:

http://www.jk-forum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=274117&d=1339487325
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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-23-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,333
Posted By UselessPickles
This goes against every official document I've...

This goes against every official document I've ever seen from Chrysler. They all say that all 2013+ model year vehicles have OAT.

This scares me, because I went through the same confusion a while...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-23-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,557
Posted By UselessPickles
This is an incorrect backward understanding of...

This is an incorrect backward understanding of how EFI systems work. There's no feedback loop to adjust throttle body position to control airflow. The system simply calculates airflow based on intake...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-22-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By UselessPickles
Superchips, Bullydog, Diablosport are a few...

Superchips, Bullydog, Diablosport are a few manufacturer/brands of tuners. They are not "chips". They directly overwrite the calibration of the vehicle's computer(s) through the OBD port, then you...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-19-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By UselessPickles
Was your traction control light flashing as you...

Was your traction control light flashing as you tried to drive up in 4HI? If so, turn traction control off. Every once in a while I'll forget to turn traction control off when I'm driving on sand...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-15-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By UselessPickles
Re-gearing is the most effective mod for...

Re-gearing is the most effective mod for re-gaining performance after increasing tire size. Trying to solve the problem by producing more power from the engine will strain the engine more. Re-gearing...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-14-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,333
Posted By UselessPickles
Here's another document to print out:...

Here's another document to print out: http://starparts.chrysler.com/newsletters/newsletter_Oct_2012.pdf

Page 4 on that newsletter has the warning about HOAT vs OAT and shows the orange OAT color.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-14-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By UselessPickles
Mostly a daily driver. Occasional weekend trips...

Mostly a daily driver. Occasional weekend trips to ORV parks and sand dunes. Various reasons for choosing the turbo:

* Turbos are frickin' awesome and make cool sounds.
* Turbo makes no noises...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-14-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,159
Posted By UselessPickles
http://image.4wdandsportutility.com/f/features/jee...

http://image.4wdandsportutility.com/f/features/jeep/1112_4wd_2012_jeep_wrangler_jk_trail_test/33704753+pinline_block/1112-4wd-06+2012-jeep-wrangler-jk-trial-test+dyno-chart.jpg

That sure looks to...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-13-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By UselessPickles
I can fix that for you: ...

I can fix that for you:

http://www.uselesspickles.com/files/jeep/prodigy_turbo_stage2/under_hood_side_update1.jpg


It's not the OP's factory turbo diesel, but there's a turbo on a wrangler,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-10-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,333
Posted By UselessPickles
Does your service department insist you have HOAT...

Does your service department insist you have HOAT because of its appearance, or because the factory build sheet for your VIN specifically says it was filled with HOAT? Have them look it up by your...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-10-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,333
Posted By UselessPickles
If that's the coolant that was in your 2013 from...

If that's the coolant that was in your 2013 from the factory, then it actually is OAT. Early on, they were using a different color OAT coolant at the factory. Aren't you glad they made it so simple?...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-10-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,875
Posted By UselessPickles
My jeep is my sports car. It is a "Sport" model,...

My jeep is my sports car. It is a "Sport" model, after all :)

Convertible, 6-speed stick-shift, 500+ hp turbocharged engine, rear wheel drive. Sounds like a sports car if I describe it that way :)
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-09-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 34,859
Posted By UselessPickles
Every time you install a tune, the long term fuel...

Every time you install a tune, the long term fuel trims are all reset to zero. It takes a while for the long term fuel trims to build up again. The codes you are getting could be triggered by extreme...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-09-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By UselessPickles
Yeah, once you set it up the first time, it only...

Yeah, once you set it up the first time, it only takes about 15 minutes to switch to a different tune.

I believe it also has a fuel economy tune for 87 octane. You can install that tune before a...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 01-08-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By UselessPickles
90+ octane is only required if you install a tune...

90+ octane is only required if you install a tune that requires 90+ octane. There's an 87 octane performance tune and an 89 octane performance tune.

There's also more to it than increased full...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-07-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,017
Posted By UselessPickles
http://www.uselesspickles.com/files/jeep/prodigy_t...

http://www.uselesspickles.com/files/jeep/prodigy_turbo_stage2/under_hood_side_update1.jpg


It's technically a type of supercharger, but probably not what you were looking for :)



I'm in the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-30-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,305
Posted By UselessPickles
I really hope it's very conservative. I'll let...

I really hope it's very conservative. I'll let everyone know if I have any issues with it. It's held up to 7000 miles of being turbocharged so far, putting somewhere in the neighborhood of 500+...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-30-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,305
Posted By UselessPickles
I couldn't find any drag coefficient and frontal...

I couldn't find any drag coefficient and frontal area specs for the JK, but I found the info for a TJ (source (http://ecomodder.com/wiki/index.php/Vehicle_Coefficient_of_Drag_List)). With the weight...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-29-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,305
Posted By UselessPickles
I should theoretically be able to do 0-60 in...

I should theoretically be able to do 0-60 in under 5 seconds :)

I need to test this some time.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 12-29-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,232
Posted By UselessPickles
That mythbusting video is not relevant to most...

That mythbusting video is not relevant to most jeeps, because they are testing a turbocharged vehicle with an intercooler. The intercooler stabilizes the intake temps quite a bit and diminishes the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-20-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By UselessPickles
Search and read about Superchips Flashpaq,...

Search and read about Superchips Flashpaq, Superchips Traildash, Diablosport Trinity, Diablosport InTune, Bully Dog.

That's all of the tuners I know about off the top of my head.

The...
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