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Old February 26th, 2019, 11:01 AM   #1381
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Hey Ryan I tried going back through the pages but with my awful internet connection I wasn't able to find it after a solid 15-20 minutes. What fuel pump are you running?

I've got a Motobilt fuel cell in the back, with a factory TJ fuel pump/sending unit. After running for awhile it sometimes warms up and must be shut off to cool down before functioning again.

I was thinking the Walboro 255 would be a good replacement but wanted to talk to someone who had more experience/runtime on a similar drivetrain than I.
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Old February 26th, 2019, 11:06 AM   #1382
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Hey Ryan I tried going back through the pages but with my awful internet connection I wasn't able to find it after a solid 15-20 minutes. What fuel pump are you running?



I've got a Motobilt fuel cell in the back, with a factory TJ fuel pump/sending unit. After running for awhile it sometimes warms up and must be shut off to cool down before functioning again.



I was thinking the Walboro 255 would be a good replacement but wanted to talk to someone who had more experience/runtime on a similar drivetrain than I.
I believe this is the pump I run. I can double check when I get home as I have the identical one sitting on my shelf for the willys truck.

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/avm-50-1200/

I have never had a single issue with it and provides plenty of pressure at all times for my thirsty motor.

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Old March 31st, 2019, 07:33 PM   #1383
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Been spending a ton of time behind the mask lately getting everything finish welded. Planning on having this thing out to the dunes memorial day weekend for a little shake down run.

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Old April 1st, 2019, 11:02 AM   #1384
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Looks good Ryan! Keep at it. I hope you get it finished and looking forward to wheeling with you(when i get mine fixed...)
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Old April 1st, 2019, 11:20 AM   #1385
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Looks good Ryan! Keep at it. I hope you get it finished and looking forward to wheeling with you(when i get mine fixed...)
Thanks! I'll definitely hit you up when I get out wheeling. Unfortunately it wont be near as many times as I would want though, wife and I are about 3 weeks away from tearing our house down and starting the rebuild

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Thanks! I'll definitely hit you up when I get out wheeling. Unfortunately it wont be near as many times as I would want though, wife and I are about 3 weeks away from tearing our house down and starting the rebuild

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I know what you mean, we're still building ours and my truck needs to have some things done to it if i have time lol. Seems to be short these days though
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Old April 22nd, 2019, 06:22 AM   #1387
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Shout out to @ROXROES for the Currie brake kit, saved me a me a bunch of time and money!

I have to order some soft lines and hard line yet, but that's all I need to get this thing stopping again. In the mean time I did move it forward in the barn (under it's own power!) To get at the air shocks and get them rebuilt.

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Old April 22nd, 2019, 08:35 AM   #1388
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Glad they worked out well for you! Good seeing you again.
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Good seeing you too!

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Old April 26th, 2019, 06:38 PM   #1390
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Ride height set. I put about 250 cc of oil in the air shocks and ended up with 7" of shock shaft showing with only 125 psi of nitrogen. Coilovers still have 150/250 springs and 1" of pre load to have 7" of shock shaft showing. The frame height looks to be about 18.5" about an inch lower than it was last time I took the jeep out.


Cant wait to drive this thing again!!

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Old April 29th, 2019, 07:51 AM   #1391
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That's awesome!
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Old April 29th, 2019, 10:45 AM   #1392
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Old April 29th, 2019, 10:46 AM   #1393
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Old May 6th, 2019, 05:51 PM   #1395
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Added 1 tube on each side to tie the fender tube to the shock hoop. I discovered a neat little trick with my tube notcher that saved a bunch of time. Make the first notch, and then line the notcher up right at the tube for the second one to get the angle right. Grinder touch up was very minimal and the fit is perfect on both sides.

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Old May 7th, 2019, 07:16 PM   #1396
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Getting all 3 derale fans wired up and very glad I have a label maker. Each fan has it's own switch, relay and fuse and having them labeled makes diagnostics much easier on the trail.

1 radiator fan will be powered when the ignition is switched on so it's always running with the motor and the second fan is on it's own switch. Haven't decided if I want the first fan powered by the ignition switch I have wired in or the switched wire on the PCM.

Trans fan is on a temperature switch powered by a toggle switch on the dash.

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Old May 28th, 2019, 06:19 AM   #1397
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Successful weekend at the dunes! Didnt have time to re work the exhaust for the front drive shaft so I just ran 2wd all weekend, but the jeep performed great. The steering is going to take some getting used to but man does it turn on a dime now. Motor ran perfect all weekend and never got above 180 degrees no matter how hard I beat on it. In the past I always had temp slowly creep up on me if I was on the skinny pedal for to long.

The changes I made to the oil and nitrogen in the rear shocks was absolutely terrible, almost felt like there was no spring there. I think it's time for a re valve, possibly on the air bumps too. The front 4 link was awesome, super stable even without a sway bar and miles ahead the the rear end as far as smoothness goes.

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Old May 28th, 2019, 09:23 AM   #1398
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Looking good. Saw you out there Sunday. I can always recognize your jEeP by the hood, which I am a big fan of.
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Old May 28th, 2019, 02:27 PM   #1399
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Driveshaft surgery today. Hoping to got 4wd operational this week and go to rouche offroad next weekend to spectate the RBOR race and then do some light trail riding

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