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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby DaCrum » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:17 pm

I love my Jeep, and it has larger than stock tires I believe. The cat back is a tad expensive, but I'll definitely think about investing in one and a header as well... I think it probably needs a tuning and could use a chip. I fill up at Costco, and it's a Jeep that's full of a bunch of trash. I don't think it can get much lighter(unless of course I cleaned my car, but that can't be more than 10 pounds).
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Whatis6times9 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:23 pm

I'd start with the intake and cat back, a header is a tougher job and I actually am not sure what years headers are available for. What mileage is on it and how many miles is it since the last tuneup?
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby DaCrum » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:24 pm

It's about 45k, and I think it's been several 1000. I'm not even to the point of doing the next oil change though, so I dunno.
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Postby Whatis6times9 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:27 pm

Most tune up intervals are at about 30 or 60 k.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby DaCrum » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:33 pm

Yeah, I'm not sure if I got it tuned at 30k but I only use two mechanics and they would know if it was tuned last time it was checked up.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Rough Giraffe » Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:39 pm

Hm. My car's only at about 26k.

Say, how good is the gas consumption of your Jeep? Have you calculated it at all? I would think that they'd get pretty good mileage, but I don't really know.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Tuor » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:12 pm

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Tuor » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:13 pm

Rough Giraffe wrote:Hm. My car's only at about 26k.

Say, how good is the gas consumption of your Jeep? Have you calculated it at all? I would think that they'd get pretty good mileage, but I don't really know.

Hmm, I would think the opposite.

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Marquis de Soth » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:17 pm

I think my truck is around 94k now.
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Postby DaCrum » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:19 pm

RD: Approx 14-15 MPG city. :/
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Tuor » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:22 pm

Oh, right, you guys are talking miles.

My car has... 186,000~ miles on it
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Hiryu » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:27 pm

53k miles.
For a 16 years old car, you'd think it would have more.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Riz » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:27 pm

mine has been driven HARD, it used to be a rental
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby DaCrum » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:31 pm

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Tuor » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:33 pm

Hiryu wrote:53k miles.
For a 16 years old car, you'd think it would have more.

Ya, but you don't really drive it at all. Doesn't it mostly just sit?
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Hiryu » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:37 pm

My grandpa used it 6 days a week, I've been using it 6 days a week since I started working. Also add going to my old man's place and going to hang out with friends.
Yeah, I've been using it a lot more lately.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Tuor » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:38 pm

That's good to hear.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Whatis6times9 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:38 pm

Rough Giraffe wrote:Hm. My car's only at about 26k.

Say, how good is the gas consumption of your Jeep? Have you calculated it at all? I would think that they'd get pretty good mileage, but I don't really know.

They are as aerodynamic as a brick and the 4.0 straight 6 eats gas. Also offroad tires negatively impact gas mileage because they're heavier and stickier than street tires.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Riz » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:52 pm

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Grey » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:56 pm

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Riz » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:57 pm

are you still growing that facial hair then?
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Whatis6times9 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:58 pm

Tuor wrote:Oh, right, you guys are talking miles.

My car has... 186,000~ miles on it

But it's a honda, it'll run forever.

Riz wrote:mine has been driven HARD, it used to be a rental

But rentals also have good maintenance which is something you can't count on with other used cars. Also, that beard is a monkey tail.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Tuor » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:03 pm

Whatis6times9 wrote:
Tuor wrote:Oh, right, you guys are talking miles.

My car has... 186,000~ miles on it

But it's a honda, it'll run forever.

That's good to hear.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVI

Postby Riz » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:08 pm

oh man, Tuor's car

old enough to drink in America, my car can't even vote
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