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About jamespwsullivan

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    Indianapolis, Indiana
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    bicycling, reading, exercise, fire roads

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  1. jamespwsullivan

    should I bring back the 3x5 CC stickers?

    I vote for 2 or 3
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    Pillar lamps

    Sent a PM Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    MeanLemons’ SuperComanche

    The yellow cab (the main color and on the hood) is the same as my 87. What do you think the interior color is? I have recently been "educated" about the various tans, creams, etc. that might have come with this exterior yellow.
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    Pillar lamps

    Do the S10 style fit exactly or require some trimming of the interior?
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    rear fender trim

    I am running wider axles and chose the rear 7" Wrangler TJ flares on all four corners. There is some cutting away of the sheet metal and I haven't quite figured out what to do to replace the inner liner for the fronts, but I really like the look. Once I get the rears finished I will post more pics.
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    Renix retrofit

    Good to know about what fits and what doesn’t thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Renix retrofit

    @sinkrunThat's a good question. The truck is in another state but I'm hoping to get the engine build number to get more info. @Pete M That doesn't surprise me, but I thought that @MeanLemons is changing just the intake. I'll go back and take another look. As far as the Renix swap, I'm asking what components make it up and/or are required to make it work. To a novice it seems like some later model components might have come over with the later model motor, but based on what you say about the HO upgrade I guess not.
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    Renix retrofit

    Pete- First, I'm asking what "should" (and probably was since the truck is running well) retained in the '87 Renix MJ when the later model motor was swapped in. this is to help me understand what all is involved int eh Renix system. Second, I am wondering about why (what would be the benefit(s) of) I would swap in a later model intake (like the one MeanLemons describes in his build thread.) What are the advantages and downsides of putting non-Renix era hardware on a Renix motor? Third-I didn't say it very well, but you're right that I am thinking about what it might take to convert my Renix to a HO format. Fourth - got the tranny handled. Thanks for hopefully helping me to clarify.
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    Renix retrofit

    I have a 1987 MJ that came with a 4.0 I6 and a Peugeot 5 speed. I decided (without knowing what it would entail) to swap in an AW-4, and my buddy had a 4.0 that he was told by a friend of his was from a 2002 TJ. I don't have the time or the space to do this swap, so I took it to a fairly reputable 4X4 shop and had them handle the swap. Now it's worth mentioning that a different shop had started the process of swapping in this later model motor into a different MJ but had never been able to keep it running. If I was going to spend the money to swap in this motor, I wanted to make sure that it was running and ready to go. When I dropped it off, the owner of the shop noted that the techs who had started the swap process had retrofitted the Renix system. My other Jeeps are much later models so I have no experience with Renix. My research seems to say that the components that were moved over were all of the fuel injection bits a pieces, especially the injectors and the fuel rail. Swapping the AW-4 in means that it came with its own TCU. What I don't know is what else had to have been fitted to the newer model engine in order for this to work. This is kind of an intellectual exercise at this point, but I want to understand what I have in the engine bay at this point. I say it's an exercise because it's running good and shifting just like I would expect it to. And I get that many of the guys on this forum are not fans of Renix, but at this point I just want to know what I've got so I can look into any modifications that might be beneficial. Thanks in advance. This project - including a Dana 44 high pinion and a Dana 60 - is going past the three year mark, so I hope that some of my posts in the near future are about things like driving the vehicle.
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    My tailgate bushings?

    I'm interested in a set of these if you're making a list.
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    MeanLemons’ SuperComanche

    So what are the advantages of doing this intake swap? I'll check out nickintime as well.
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    Bleepinjeep quick release hood pins

    I just got some but it will be a month or so before I get them installed. there's about 1300 miles between me and my MJ at this point. I'll try to remember to post here when I get them installed.
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    Interior pieces and other misc. Cory, Indiana

    Northwest side on Indianapolis
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    Interior pieces and other misc. Cory, Indiana

    I won’t know until Sunday morning. If you’re around and I can shake loose, we’ll get together. Otherwise we’ll figure out a different time. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Interior pieces and other misc. Cory, Indiana

    If you still have the tan door panels I’ll try to get out to see them Sunday. Do you have aTan console for an AT?