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Re: Build thread for Renee’s work-Read POST#1
« Reply #30 on: October 19, 2018, 12:57:46 PM »

Whoops, embarrassed. I meant transmission  bang :( But, thank you, Phloop. I will check that log, I wouldn't doubt it is one of the problems. Lol, if it looks like sh*t, it probably is :p
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Re: Build thread for Renee’s work-Read POST#1
« Reply #31 on: October 24, 2018, 02:46:59 PM »

It arrived today!!! SO SHINEY :D Definitly need to do this this weekend, been wanting too since August :)
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Re: Build thread for Renee’s work-Read POST#1
« Reply #32 on: October 24, 2018, 04:20:28 PM »

Whats that flattened dull looking thing just after the header?


Take that POS part to an exhaust shop and have them make you a pipe to replace that thing. Keep that thing for later when you move to where you may need it. I like cats but not those kinds.
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Re: Build thread for Renee’s work-Read POST#1
« Reply #33 on: October 24, 2018, 08:56:08 PM »

EPA rule violations are federal offenses not State. Removing a catalytic converter is something most shops are not willing to deal with. ZuksOffRoad will not remove a cat on any vehicle that is at our shop. We have had to install exhaust tubing in its place after someone unknown stole it.
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Re: Build thread for Renee’s work-Read POST#1
« Reply #34 on: November 06, 2018, 08:48:28 AM »

I forgot to post my recent progress pictures. With all the parts finally in hand, I did the full exhaust replacement. Compared to the breaks or the massive radiator leak, this was nothing, heh. Oh yeah, the radiator leak. I went ahead and replaced every single bit of tubing on the line (save for what I already had) and discovered that there was an entire part missing, the heater control valve, now known as the sweat my butt off reducer or what the hell is that wire right there's answer(this summer was extra special). Haven't put it in on the line yet, but I plan to. But thankfully, the leak was the old tubes, not anything else.
 I need to get the pictures of Roadless Gear's 2in stainless on Zukie, but here are the header ones :) And her fiberglass face lift :p I think she maybe needs an agressive bumper now to match her new growl :D But, that was the tail end of my gofundme donations, so might be a while.
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Re: Build thread for Renee’s work-Read POST#1
« Reply #35 on: November 06, 2018, 04:50:59 PM »

EPA rule violations are federal offenses not State.

I thought there was an eclipse time on that rule as in age of vehicle. As well as where you are in a state under their rules and regulations. Or is it if it had it, it shall always have it? No worries though, I got a big hammer and a long steel rod. Those cat innards don't stand a chance.
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Re: Build thread for Renee’s work-Read POST#1
« Reply #36 on: November 10, 2018, 01:37:22 PM »

When I lived in (near) DC, my Jeep had to get checked every two years. When I moved south west down here in blacksburg, never had to get checked again, and neither has Zukie. Maybe a city smog thing? ::shrug::
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Re: Build thread for Renee’s work-Read POST#1
« Reply #37 on: November 10, 2018, 01:41:32 PM »

Going on week 3 of no issues! Drove 400 miles twice. First time not scrambling to fix something since I got her. Fingers crossed! :D Maybe I can finally save something to start building her up for fun. Drained my friend's donations doing all the fixes :(
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Re: Build thread for Renee’s work-Read POST#1
« Reply #38 on: November 10, 2018, 04:20:53 PM »

But it's fixed so you can't really complain about that. If you can do 400 miles at a time in a sami thats a good thing.
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Re: Build thread for Renee’s work-Read POST#1
« Reply #39 on: November 11, 2018, 06:34:03 AM »

True :)
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Re: Build thread for Renee’s work-Read POST#1
« Reply #40 on: November 11, 2018, 09:00:04 AM »

My limit for a Samurai is 50 miles on way after that it’s going on trailer. Good job. The Grand Vitara drove highway speeds 150 miles each way and rock crawled most of Lower Woodpecker on Friday night.
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Re: Build thread for Renee’s work-Read POST#1
« Reply #41 on: November 11, 2018, 09:12:44 AM »

I agree on that MY. One reason I have a stretcher. When the Sami is drivable it rides on it instead of being driven. But then again, the Sami isn't my only means of transportation. Heck, I wouldn't want to go over 50 miles in the sidekick I DD.
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