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Old September 18th, 2017, 22:46
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Re: XJ LM7 5.3 swap

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Google "The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears" LOL!!!
Sorry...couldn't resist!! In all seriousness that is fantastic work!!!
hahaha, You are right!

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Old October 3rd, 2017, 11:18
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Re: XJ LM7 5.3 swap

WJ brakes and steering swap almost done. I still have to change the pitman arm for a flat one from TJ to have track bar joints and drag link joints parallel. Had to shorten the drag link and tie rod about 8 cm (3") to match the length of the XJ dana 30.














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Old October 3rd, 2017, 11:22
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Re: XJ LM7 5.3 swap

some mud driving...

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Old October 29th, 2017, 14:36
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Re: XJ LM7 5.3 swap

https://youtu.be/zIsHSQqUCsA
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Old October 29th, 2017, 14:40
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Haha Nice!! Congratulations
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Old October 31st, 2017, 07:59
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Re: XJ LM7 5.3 swap

Great build! I love the sound, what are you using for the muffler?
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Old October 31st, 2017, 08:42
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Great build! I love the sound, what are you using for the muffler?
I recently switched back to flowmaster delta 50 series, because with the dynomax turbomuffler I missed the V8 pulsing sound.
Now I am very happy with this setup.

WJ brakes and steering work great. Leaking from the rear engine cover is solved. The PCM tuning is almost perfect - the consumption shrinks from 11 mpg to 18 mpg and the PE mode is working accurately.

I think the next bigger update will be the NV3500 manual swap
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Old October 31st, 2017, 15:35
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I recently switched back to flowmaster delta 50 series, because with the dynomax turbomuffler I missed the V8 pulsing sound.
Crap. That's the muffler I just bought. I don't care for the drone and overall loudness of the Flowmasters.
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Old November 1st, 2017, 06:08
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Re: XJ LM7 5.3 swap

the delta 50 series has not drone inside (in my setup) and from outside has a very nice sound
https://youtu.be/oGB44BXCI5U
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