View Full Version : Five months
05-14-2013, 12:53 PM
Thats how long my jeep has lasted me till a failure. Five months of thrashing  Its now runnin on five cylinders after a major overheat. Stupid gauge didnt budge from normal. Right before maylong to boot!
So I'm hoping its a cooked plug but if its a fucked head anyone got one. Its a 99' 4.0l
05-14-2013, 12:55 PM
They r simple to do, pull the exhaust and intake manifolds of with the head, way easier, little heavier but a lot easier,
05-14-2013, 01:12 PM
yeah I know
05-14-2013, 09:01 PM
hemi swap it!!!!!
05-14-2013, 09:41 PM
05-14-2013, 11:03 PM
05-15-2013, 01:31 AM
wont fit and why in the hell would you re invent the wheel of putting a cheby motor in a dodge:dontknow:
05-15-2013, 06:25 AM
Time for a toyota Yo !
05-15-2013, 08:43 AM
Still have the rt sitting around
05-16-2013, 12:23 PM
Yes I do Bruce. Thats too much motor for a daily driven jeep. Also to much motor for stock axles and 35's. I'll be pullin the head this weekend and seein whats up.
05-16-2013, 02:30 PM
Oh but it would be fun and you have thought of it to
Yes you have
05-16-2013, 02:50 PM
yes I did. Tami told me not to lol
05-17-2013, 12:06 AM
just tell her you didnt and buy one of my 440's off me ;)
05-18-2013, 05:42 PM
It'll just get a new head and back on the trail
05-22-2013, 09:29 PM
No need for new head but needed .008" to be milled off and a couple valves reground. Sure am glad I gots me that machinists straight edge what good are feeler gauges without one! Header had a couple small cracks too. Should be back on the trails by weeks end!
05-22-2013, 10:14 PM
Yee haw ;)
05-23-2013, 09:56 PM
ported out the head reground all the valves new seals and head is all assembled should be back on tomorrow.
05-23-2013, 11:13 PM
nice, you pressue test it too?
05-23-2013, 11:24 PM
done yet ??? :p
05-24-2013, 10:56 AM
No point in pressure testing if doing the valves. Thats what pressure testing checks for valve leaks. But machined jet washed mag'd for cracks
05-26-2013, 11:41 AM
runs like a champ and with some more oomph.
05-26-2013, 12:47 PM
Lets go for a test run :dontknow: I'm bored
05-26-2013, 06:30 PM
movin my mom today and it needs some break in time before I start thrashin on it again but next week I might be down for a run
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