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Old December 10th, 2009, 07:57 PM   #1
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Default A Tired 2.5L TJ Gets Life.

Well i traded my xj for this. I knew the 4 banger would be weak but god dam! my mini bike has more balls and that's just a Briggs and Straton. Its time to rip it out and put in a v8. project details will be more in depth tomorrow when my buddy comes over with the v8, harness and all the stuff and we start planning. Heres what she looks like.

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Old December 10th, 2009, 09:27 PM   #2
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Be careful with the D35/V8 combo. What engine are you going with?
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Old December 10th, 2009, 09:32 PM   #3
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not sure what my buddy has is store yet but he is a fab. guy and had a 2.5L tj that he was gonna do the swap in and has everything but he sold it so hes gonna give it to me for really cheap but im not sure what it is. hes coming by tomorrow with everything. my dad told me its some chevy. possible vortec i would guess.
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Old December 11th, 2009, 07:55 PM   #4
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got the engine tore down quite a bit today, will get pics soon.

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Old December 11th, 2009, 08:28 PM   #5
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how many Jeeps have you owned in the past month?
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Old December 11th, 2009, 08:40 PM   #6
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lol Ive owned 4 in the past 5 months. only planned on selling two of them. the third i planed on building and keeping. This one im tempted to turn my head and fill up the oil and sell it at full price.
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Old December 13th, 2009, 09:46 PM   #7
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So my buddy brought over a cherry picker. decided that its not worth rebuilding and its getting a new motor. will get pics soon.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 07:28 PM   #8
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lol Ive owned 4 in the past 5 months. only planned on selling two of them. the third i planed on building and keeping. This one im tempted to turn my head and fill up the oil and sell it at full price.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 09:36 PM   #9
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it has a bad oil leaking problem from multiple spots, a blown head gasket and possible bad rings, it runs and drives fine but squirts oil out for about 10 mins after i turn it off and oil got in the radiator once. i was gonna just wipe off the oil and sell it to some guy like the guy who i bought it from did to me.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 09:40 PM   #10
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Are you related to lastmanstandin?
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Old December 14th, 2009, 09:45 PM   #11
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just a tip, thats what happends when you wheel n deal with cars. Some check out while others are more of a lemon. Thats not the way to go about handeling the problem, lying to somebody else and ripping them off. you seem to have $$ so fix it right and then sell it would prob be the best idea
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Old December 14th, 2009, 09:49 PM   #12
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Ummm... I believe he was being sarcastic.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 09:50 PM   #13
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it has a bad oil leaking problem from multiple spots, a blown head gasket and possible bad rings, it runs and drives fine but squirts oil out for about 10 mins after i turn it off and oil got in the radiator once. i was gonna just wipe off the oil and sell it to some guy like the guy who i bought it from did to me.
karma is a bitch, dont sound like a good idea.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 09:59 PM   #14
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Ummm... I believe he was being sarcastic.
Umm... I believe you are retarded.

You should have been following along from the beginning, you might understand then.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 11:21 PM   #15
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Old December 15th, 2009, 07:46 PM   #16
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Umm... I believe you are retarded.

You should have been following along from the beginning, you might understand then.
Good thing you underlined might. I re-read and would STILL assume he was being sarcastic. Guess I am retarted. Funny I didn't meet you in your "special" classes though if that's the case.
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Old December 15th, 2009, 07:53 PM   #17
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You missed the sale post, so you missed the whole thing that is going on
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Old December 15th, 2009, 08:10 PM   #18
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Old December 15th, 2009, 08:19 PM   #19
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You missed the sale post, so you missed the whole thing that is going on
Gotcha Thanks for clearing that up. Missed it entirely.
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Old December 15th, 2009, 08:28 PM   #20
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