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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-13-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By swomprat
pulling out the 2.5

im pulling the 2.5 out of my 2001 wrangler to put my 350 in and i need to know where the lift points are. im going to sell it when i get it out so i dont want to mess anything up. any suggestions...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-07-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,224
Posted By swomprat
i feel ya goldtj. thats the whole reason im...

i feel ya goldtj. thats the whole reason im wanting to pull the carpet out. but i talked to the people at eastwood about the lizard skin and they told me that the lizard skin is a sound deadner and...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-03-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,224
Posted By swomprat
Bed liner the tub or is there something better?

Im in the process of of putting a 350 in my 2001 TJ and i figured while i had the engine compartment empty, why not empty the tub. my idea is to pull the carpet out and line it with something but i...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-11-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,274
Posted By swomprat
ive been running 4.88 in mine and im running 31 x...

ive been running 4.88 in mine and im running 31 x 10.5 kumho a/ts threw the summer. with the stock gears i was getting 8 mpg. with the 4.88s im getting 15-18 mpg depending on where im going. you will...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-10-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By swomprat
yep need just the door or do you need the door...

yep need just the door or do you need the door panels too?
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-06-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By swomprat
parting out '92 z71

i have a 1992 z71 that i was useing for a donor. i dont need any other parts from it so im parting it out. i have everything but the motor, computer, and the wiring harness for sale. PM for prices....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-03-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,274
Posted By swomprat
my problem with the 2.5L is the fact it cost an...

my problem with the 2.5L is the fact it cost an arm and a leg to rebuild. even if i tried to rebuild the one ive got i could rebuild the 350 three times for the price of rebuilding the 2.5L once....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 10-01-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,274
Posted By swomprat
i just priced the parts that im going to need to...

i just priced the parts that im going to need to fix that one piston.$520 TO FIX ONE PISTON!!!!i can rebuild my 350 and with another $100 rebuild the 700r4 thats behind it. im thinking it would be...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-30-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,274
Posted By swomprat
the 2.5L in mine has never been run hot and has...

the 2.5L in mine has never been run hot and has never been run ragged but i tore it down tonight and it wasnt a rod knocking it was the piston. the ear/guide or what ever you want to call it on the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-29-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,274
Posted By swomprat
does the 2.5L really suck??

now dont get me wrong i love my jeep and wouldnt trade it for the nothing but it seems like every time i fix something on this 2.5L engine something else goes wrong? is it just me or is it something...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-12-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,649
Posted By swomprat
crawl under it with a flash light and look at it....

crawl under it with a flash light and look at it. it is most likely on the motor side so let i cool down so you can touch it and feel. or you cand go to the parts house get a $10 exhaust manifold...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-27-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,649
Posted By swomprat
well the ticking noise on my 01 that got louder...

well the ticking noise on my 01 that got louder and louder that was in the vicinity of the transmission, had nothing to do with the transmission or the motor. the exhaust manifold was cracked.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-19-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By swomprat
im not so worried about the sway bar disconnect....

im not so worried about the sway bar disconnect. if i find a reasonable lift without them, ill just do a little measuring and build a set. in my line of work (welder/fabricated) i should have enough...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 08-19-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,023
Posted By swomprat
you cant be afraid of 80 mph. its the 110 mph...

you cant be afraid of 80 mph. its the 110 mph thats scary.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-18-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By swomprat
well im thinking of going 4" suspension and 1.25"...

well im thinking of going 4" suspension and 1.25" body so ill have travel space. when i put the lifts on it will have a 350 in it so im not so much worried about COG cuz its not really going to...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-17-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By swomprat
who is bds?

who is bds?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-16-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By swomprat
im looking to clear 35" tires and im taking of my...

im looking to clear 35" tires and im taking of my 2" lift for the 4". is the 3.5" going to be enough? i can clear 33's just fine withe the 2" lift. im also putting a 350 in so ive got to macke sure...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-16-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By swomprat
what about a radiator? ive got the one out of my...

what about a radiator? ive got the one out of my wrecked 92 z71 and im wondering if anyone has put a 350 in a tj and what radiator you used and if the one ive got will work?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-16-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By swomprat
ive looked at the ruff country lift but ive had...

ive looked at the ruff country lift but ive had people tell me that they like it and had people tell me it rides ruff. i dont know anyone personaly to get to ride in it to see so i dont really know...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-16-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By swomprat
what 4" lift should i buy

im looking at buying a 4" lift for my tj. not trying to do any rock crawling but i need the hight to get thru the creek at my deer lease without getin my feet wet. try to stay under $1000. any...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 08-14-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,023
Posted By swomprat
ive got a 2001 wrangler i4 2.5L. running 285/75...

ive got a 2001 wrangler i4 2.5L. running 285/75 (33in.) and at first 70 was luckyand about 10 MPG. i regeared to 4.88 and new speedo gear to correct speedometer and im now getting 18 MPG. i can now...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-14-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By swomprat
thanx i found won i jeg for $120 that im liking...

thanx i found won i jeg for $120 that im liking pretty good. hopefully itll work!
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-14-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By swomprat
thanx ima have to check him out. all of the...

thanx ima have to check him out. all of the sending units will work but the tac? what about the tac from a 4.0L jeep? will it work or is it going to be the same problems as the 2.5L? or where can i...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-13-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By swomprat
chev to jeep engine swap

im a new member here and i am about to swap the engine from my wreck 92 z71 into my 2001 TJ. im looking at about $4000 for the rebuild and swap. ive got most of it figured out but here is my...
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