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Old 21st July 2008, 15:24   #31
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Awesome Jeep. Did the 4.5" lift require a shim on the driveshaft ?
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Old 21st July 2008, 20:12   #32
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The picture that shows you camping is worth a million bucks! As also the rock climbing ones. You should honestly consider importing this Jeep. Who drives it when you are at this end of the planet?

Thanks GTO,
Camping at Spider Lake was really nice. It is very clean and unpolluted lake since access to it is so limited.
I am starting to think about importing it now. If I could drop in a Scorpio motor, it would be very usable in India.
No one drives it lately. At an average of 4 km per liter, it is not really very economical these days.


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That's talking like a true off-roader. This has to be experienced to be understood.

Few questions Gaurav:

With the locker, do you feel problems in highway driving/turning? I have been thinking of importing Detroit/Ez Lockers and one confusion for me is the highway driving/turning issues reported by these lockers.

Did you consider ARB Lockers?
The Detroit unit is a full locker not a limited slip. So off-road, it works very well, and there is not need to turn on or off like a selectable locker. This is actually a big deal in practice because it gives you one less thing to worry about when negotiating technical terrain.
On road is o.k.. Some driving technique is necessary with a Detroit on the street. For example, you should not accelerate hard out of turns, which would cause a lock. Taking into account Indian driving speeds, which are relatively low, I would guess that a Detroit unit would not give you any problems.

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amazing. it looks like a monster truck unbeatable and unstoppable.
Amit,
It may look tough, but believe me, when you go up against rocks, any vehicle is very stoppable and totally beatable. I completely damaged my skid plate, drive shaft, transfer box in one run through the Rubicon. And I was relatively lucky.

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Awesome Jeep. Did the 4.5" lift require a shim on the driveshaft ?
When you go above 4 inches, the drive line angle become a problem due to the very short drive shaft. The solution is to install a slip yoke eliminator, which allows for a longer drive shaft. Also a new drive shaft was needed.

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Old 22nd July 2008, 12:50   #33
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I am starting to think about importing it now. If I could drop in a Scorpio motor, it would be very usable in India.
I know of your love for the Scorpio Motors , but please don't swap the Wranglers engine. Keep it how it is, and use the Jeep only for offroading excursions.
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Old 22nd July 2008, 12:52   #34
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I know of your love for the Scorpio Motors , but please don't swap the Wranglers engine. Keep it how it is, and use the Jeep only for offroading excursions.
I have a better idea GTO. Keep the original engine and import the car with a trailer which Red can lug around to offroad locations using the trusted Mahindras What say?
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Thats one helluva truck you got there. And the pics are really amazing. The scenery and landscape is so romantic. Life at 1kph couldnt be so much more relaxing.
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I wanna pick up a second hand wrangler jeep
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