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Old January 27th, 2015, 05:16 PM
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Can you do the LC9 stock diff gears 1.4 TC and 34" tires
Sure, tomorrow as the spreadsheet is at work. Lift or roof rack that will cause more drag?
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Old January 27th, 2015, 06:09 PM
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2" OME lift but that is about it
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Old January 28th, 2015, 09:59 AM
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Can you do the LC9 stock diff gears 1.4 TC and 34" tires
Here you go.
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Old January 28th, 2015, 10:53 AM
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so 260+ HP needed to get a defender to 120 mph? Ouch Brick-Aero hurts.
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Old January 28th, 2015, 11:05 AM
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so 260+ HP needed to get a defender to 120 mph? Ouch Brick-Aero hurts.
That is wheel power as well. I'm assuming 15% drivetrain loss. 320 engine HP.

But high speed is not the goal here. Good acceleration and power for climbing are.
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Old January 28th, 2015, 12:19 PM
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That is wheel power as well. I'm assuming 15% drivetrain loss. 320 engine HP.

But high speed is not the goal here. Good acceleration and power for climbing are.
Correct…as we'll as towing… be nice to tow the boat up a hill without feeling like I'm going to start rolling backwards!
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Old January 29th, 2015, 07:13 AM
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It has arrived!!!!! Now poor Rob from http://www.SWRAutomotive.net has to dig through the 1000 boxes I had sent him over the past 2 months.....
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Old January 29th, 2015, 05:25 PM
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Latest batch of engine mounts arrived.
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Old January 30th, 2015, 02:49 PM
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Awesome news
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Old January 30th, 2015, 03:24 PM
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Here you go Andy… Used to sputter trying to get up this bridge and now it pulls like a freight train…
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Old January 30th, 2015, 03:53 PM
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Here you go Andy… Used to sputter trying to get up this bridge and now it pulls like a freight train…
Nice..... great to see it up & running !
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Old February 2nd, 2015, 09:57 PM
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Here you go Andy… Used to sputter trying to get up this bridge and now it pulls like a freight train…
Really looking forward to this. Up hill is a great demo of the power. Radiator is the last piece we are waiting for to make it around the next corner on our build.
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Old February 18th, 2015, 05:21 PM
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Has anyone looked into what's required to water-proof these engines, or improve their fording depth? I know the obvious stuff like copious amounts of dielectric grease, mount computers high as possible, etc. But, more specifically, issues associated with this motor swap.
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Has anyone looked into what's required to water-proof these engines, or improve their fording depth? I know the obvious stuff like copious amounts of dielectric grease, mount computers high as possible, etc. But, more specifically, issues associated with this motor swap.
I think you've answered your own question there, the quality of connectors used on both the sensors, coilpacks & ECU are far superior to those used on older LR Lucas systems. They all have silicon seals between the connector halves & on the wire entry too. Keep the water out of those with some grease, your air intake pipe work sealed & above water and you should be golden. Switch out the dipstick to a flexible sealed cap type for some extra security and make sure any breathers are well up out the way.

Check out what some of the mud boggers do with LS motors....
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Old March 1st, 2015, 01:04 PM
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Sold the last adapter yesterday. That makes 21.
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How many made their way to Colorado seems like several people from here are in the middle of swaps.
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Old March 1st, 2015, 10:47 PM
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How many made their way to Colorado seems like several people from here are in the middle of swaps.
Three in Colorado. Two in Australia. One in Canada.
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Old March 1st, 2015, 10:58 PM
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Sold the last adapter yesterday. That makes 21.
Congrats Nick! Just ticked over 300 miles on mine today.. Cant say enough good things about this swap and Nicks willingness to help during the process..
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The Co peeps need to meet up at Bandemiere and see how they do in the 1/4 mile. Or at least at Cars and Coffee.
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Old March 3rd, 2015, 06:06 PM
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Three in Colorado. Two in Australia. One in Canada.
Well, looks like I doing another run of 15 adapters. More orders and inquiries. Must be tax season!
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