Xtreme 4x4 Builds

Parts Used In This Episode

Aeromotive Inc.
Electric Fuel Pump, A1000 Stealth, 90 psi., 600 lbs/hr, Gasoline, Kit
Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI)
Cool-Tube Extreme, Silver, Aluminized Fiberglass Fabric, 1/2 in. I.D. x 36 in., Each
Holley
Fuel Pump System Plumbing Kit, Terminator EFI, Pump, Regulator, Two Filters, Pro-Lite 350 Hose, Fittings, Kit
Holley
Terminator EFI Engine Management System, Speed Density, 4 Barrel, Square Bore, 950 cfm, 250 hp to 600 hp, Kit
Hypertech
Computer Chip/Module, Interceptor, Jeep, 3.6L, Each
Moroso
Engine Oil Accumulator, 3 Quarts, 20.125 in. x 4.25 in., Aluminum, Natural Finish, Gauge, Shut-Off Valve, Each
Summit Racing
Fuel Cell, Aluminum, Natural, 15 Gallons, 0-90 Ohm Sender, Each
Artec Industries
Fuel Cell Mount for RCI 2161a
Hired Gun Offroad
Aluminum Performance LS Oil Pan with Filter Pad
Reid Racing
Jeep Heavy Duty Flat Top Dana 30 - 44 Conversion Knuckles
The Industrial Depot
Industrial Depot - Fasteners, Hardware, and Shop Supplies

Episode Transcript

(ANNOUNCER)>> WHEN YOU JUST CAN'T FIGURE OUT WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOUR RIG THERE'S NO NEED TO WORRY. SOMETIMES BIG PROBLEMS HAVE SIMPLE SOLUTIONS. TODAY ON XTREME 4X4, WE'VE GOT ANSWERS FOR SOME

OF OUR VIEWERS MOST FRUSTRATING QUESTIONS. PLUS GOING TO THE EDGE AND OVER IT AT THIS YEAR'S KING OF THE HAMMERS.

(IAN)>> WE'VE BEEN DOING A LOT THIS YEAR TO HELP YOU GUYS OUT AT HOME. WE'VE LOADED UP OUR TOOLS AND COME TO YOUR HOUSE TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR PROJECTS WITH OUR DRIVEWAY RESCUE RIG. WE'VE EVEN TAKEN A VIEWERS JEEP AND COMPLETELY REBUILT IT FROM THE GROUND UP TO HELP HIM GET INTO SOME HARDCORE OFF ROADING. NOW I'D LOVE TO THROW A SET OF WHEELS UNDERNEATH THE XTREME SHOP, DRIVE ALL AROUND THE COUNTRY, AND HELP

OUT EVERY SINGLE ONE OF YOU, BUT IT'S JUST NOT FEASIBLE.

AFTER READING A LOT OF THE EMAILS I

DID NOTICE ONE THING. A LOT OF YOU DON'T NEED HELP AS MUCH AS YOU JUST NEED SOME INFORMATION, AND THAT IS WHAT WE'RE GONNA DO TODAY. WE'LL ANSWER A WHOLE BUNCH OF VIEWER EMAILS, GIVE YOU THE INFORMATION YOU NEED, AND STILL LEND YOU A HELPING HAND. OUR FIRST QUESTION COMES FROM KYLE IN COLORADO, AND

HE WANTS TO KNOW HOW TO PREVENT OIL STARVATION IN AN LS ONE THAT HE'S PUTTING IN HIS TUBE BUGGY. AND IT'S A REALLY GOOD QUESTION. THINK OF YOUR ENGINE LIKE THIS SPRAY BOTTLE. WHEN YOU'RE DRIVING AROUND ON THE TRAIL, THE OIL PICK UP TUBE IS FULLY SUBMERSED IN THE OIL AND IT CAN EASILY DELIVER ENGINE OIL INTO ALL THE IMPORTANT PARTS OF THE ENGINE. BUT WHEN YOU START TO CLIMB A HILL, GRAVITY TAKES OVER ALL THAT OIL AND IT MOVES TO THE BACK OF THE PAN. IT'S VERY EASY FOR THE PICK UP TUBE TO BECOME UNCOVERED, AND BEFORE YOU KNOW IT ALL YOU'RE PUMPING IS AIR AND NO MORE OIL. NOW ON YOUR LS ONE KYLE, I WOULD SUGGEST A TWO PRONG APPROACH.

THE FIRST IS GONNA BE INSTALL ONE OF THESE ACCUMULATORS. NOW THIS WILL TAP INTO THE OIL PRESSURE PORT RIGHT ABOVE THE OIL FILTER. AND WHEN YOU START THE ENGINE AND RUN IT, IT WILL PRESSURIZE THE ACCUMULATOR WITH A COUPLE OF QUARTS OF OIL. WHEN THE OIL PICK UP TUBE BECOMES UNCOVERED AND PRESSURE DROPS, IT'LL PUSH IT BACK INTO THE ENGINE AND GIVE YOU A FEW EXTRA SECONDS OF OIL DELIVERY TO PREVENT ANY DAMAGE. NOW A BETTER SOLUTION ON TOP OF THAT IS TO ADD ONE OF

THESE FABRICATED OIL PANS FROM HIRED GUN OFF ROAD. NOW THESE ARE SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR THE LS ONE ENGINE, AND THEY HAVE A UNIQUE SUMP FEATURE BUILT INTO THEM. THE PICK UP WILL SIT DOWN LOW IN THE PAN NO MATTER WHICH WAY YOU DRIVE YOUR BUGGY, THERE WILL ALWAYS BE A TRAP DOOR THAT CLOSES IT TO MAKE SURE THAT ITS FULLY SUBMERGED IN ENGINE OIL. YOU PUT THESE TWO PRODUCTS ON YOUR BUGGY YOU'RE

GUARANTEED TO ALWAYS GET OIL FEEDING UP TO THE THAT ENGINE NO MATT, WHAT ANGLE YOU'RE AT. AND BE SURE TO KEEP AN EYE OUT AT YOUR MAILBOX BECAUSE I'M GOING TO GO AHEAD AND SHIP BOTH OF THESE ITEMS TO YOU AND YOU CAN SEND US PICTURES OF THEM INSTALLED ON YOUR RIG. AN ITEM THAT EVERY OFF ROAD TRUCK IS GOING TO HAVE IS AN ELECTRIC FAN. WELL WE GOT AN EMAIL FROM A VIEWER WHO WANTS TO CONTROL HIS A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENTLY.

BRIAN TAYLOR WANTS HELP ADDING A THREE POSITION SWITCH INTO HIS COOLING FAN CIRCUIT TO GIVE HIM FULL CONTROL OVER THE FAN. BEING ABLE TO TURN IT ON OR OFF, OR ALLOWING THE THERMOSTATIC PROBE TO DOING IT FOR HIM WHEN HE'S DRIVING ON THE ROAD. THAT'S ACTUALLY PRETTY EASY TO DO. NOW ALL COOLING FAN RELAYS ARE CONTROLLED ON THE GROUND CIRCUIT WHERE IT NORMALLY TRAVELS OUT INTO THE ENGINE

BAY AND IT'S ATTACHED TO THE TEMPERATURE PROBE. WHEN THE ENGINE REACHES OPERATING TEMPERATURE, IT GROUNDS THE PROBE, THAT'S WHAT GROUNDS THE RELAY, TURNING IT ON AND THAT'S WHAT CAUSES THE FAN TO RUN.

NOW BY ADDING A THREE POSITION SWITCH INTO

THAT GROUND WIRE, WE'LL GET EVERYTHING THAT BRIAN IS AFTER. BY TAKING A SECOND WIRE AND HOOKING IT BACK UP TO THE NEGATIVE SIDE OF THE BATTERY, YOU CAN SIMPLY FLIP THE SWITCH AND CONNECT THE RELAYED GROUND, TURN THE FAN ON. WHEN HE'S DIVE ALONG THE STREET, PUT THE SWITCH IN THE OPPOSITE POSITION, IT'LL HOOK THE GROUND WIRE BACK UP TO THE TEMPERATURE PROBE AND THE FAN WILL OPERATE AS NORMAL. WHEN HE WANTS TO TURN IT OFF IN CASE HE'S FORDING SOME WATER, JUST PUT THE SWITCH IN THE CENTER POSITION AND THE GROUND WIRE IS OPEN, NOT CONNECTED TO ANY THING, AND THE FAN WILL NOT TURN ON. THIS IS A PRETTY SIMPLE SETUP. ALL BRIAN NEEDS IS A SWITCH AND A WIRING DIAGRAM. SO I'LL THROW THOSE IN THE MAIL, GET THEM OUT TO HIM RIGHT AWAY. BELIEVE IT OR NOT, THE MAJORITY OF THE EMAILS WITH QUESTIONS THAT WE GET HAVE TO DO WITH SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED INSIDE A SPECIFIC SHOW. NOW IF YOU MISSED SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED IN THE SHOW, THERE'S ALWAYS A COUPLE OF SOLUTIONS.

YOU CAN GO ONLINE, BUY A COPY OF THE SHOW AND OWN THE ENTIRE EPISODE. OR IF YOU HAVE A FAVORITE PROJECT, YOU CAN ORDER ONE OF THESE START TO FINISH DVD'S WHERE YOU CAN SEE THE PROJECT FROM BEGINNING TO COMPLETION.

NOW OBVIOUSLY I CAN'T SEND ALL OF YOU GUYS A BUNCH OF FREE DVD'S BUT I CAN TELL YOU THAT EVERYTHING IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE. ALL THE SHOWS ARE LISTED, AND THE BEST THING IS IS IT'S ACTUALLY SEARCHABLE. SO IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A CERTAIN PART OR COMPONENT, ALL YOU HAVE TO DO AND TYPE IT IN AND IT WILL LIST EVERY SHOW WHERE THAT PARTICULAR PRODUCT WAS MENTIONED. THAT'LL SAVE YOU A LOT OF TIME, AND HOPEFULLY A LOT OF EMAIL.

(ANNOUNCER)>> UP NEXT, IF YOU'RE BUILDING AN ULTRA FOUR CAR IT'S THE CRUCIAL DECISION, IFS OR SOLID AXLE.

(IAN)>> IT'S KNOWN AS THE TOUGHEST SINGLE DAY OFF ROAD RACE, AND IT TAKES PLACE ON A SET OF TRAILS THAT ARE

SYNONYMOUS WITH HARDCORE WHEELING AND CARNAGE. HUNDREDS OF RACE TEAMS SHOW UP FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD TO THROW IT ALL DOWN IN ONE DAY FOR ONE OF THEM TO BE CROWNED KING OF THE HAMMERS. THIS YEAR TWO PREVIOUS WINNERS SAT ON THE POLE OF THIS ICONIC RACE, JASON SHEARER AND SHANNON CAMPBELL.

(NICK)>> WE COME TO RACE KING OF THE HAMMERS, IT'S LIKE THE COMPETITION. IT'S FUN TO COME OUT AND RACE AGAINST THE BEST GUYS IN THE WORLD, AND I TRY TO BE ON TOP AT THE END OF THE DAY.

(MEL)>> IF YOU CAN DO, YOU CAN DO IT. IF YOU CAN'T, YOU CAN'T. YOU JUST NEVER KNOW OUT HERE. IT'S NOT JUST ONE GUY KEPT BY HIMSELF. EVERYBODY HAS THEIR, THEIR BUDDIES THAT WANT TO SUCCEED, WANT TO DO SOMETHING GREAT, AND THAT'S

KING OF THE HAMMERS.

(IAN)>> THIS YEAR TWO PREVIOUS WINNERS OF THIS

ICONIC RACE LEFT THE LINE TOGETHER, JASON SHEARER AND

SHANNON CAMPBELL, AND THEY WOULD LEAD THE WAY FOR HUNDREDS OF OTHER RACERS AS THEY TORE INTO DIRT, SAND, AND ROCKS THAT MAKE UP JOHNSON VALLEY. ALL WITH ONE GOAL IN MIND, CHASE OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND THROUGH THE VALLEYS TO GET TO THAT ELUSIVE CHECKERED FLAG FINISH. IFS CARS LIKE SHEARER'S ARE SEEN AS THE FUTURE OF ULTRA FOUR RACING DUE TO THEIR ABILITY TO HAUL IN THE OPEN DESERT SECTIONS OF THE COURSE BECAUSE OF THE AMOUNT OF WHEEL TRAVEL OBTAINED AT EACH TIRE. BUT IT HAS BEEN SAID MANY TIMES THAT KING OF THE HAMMERS CAN BE WON IN THE DESERT BY MAKING UP TIME, FLYING ACROSS DRY LAKE BEDS, AND PUSHING YOUR CAR RIGHT UP TO THE EDGE.

BUT PUSH THAT EDGE JUST A LITTLE TOO FAR AND ALL YOUR TIME GAINED CAN BE LOST IN AN INSTANT. AT THE SAME TIME THIS RACE CAN JUST AS EASILY BE LOST IN THE ROCKS DUE TO SLOW MOVING VEHICLES AND TRAIL PLUGS IN YOUR WAY. BUT THAT IS WHERE A SOLID AXLE CAR SHINES THANKS TO THE MASSIVE AMOUNT OF ARTICULATION

GAINED AT EACH WHEEL. BUT WITH OVER 130 MILES OF DESERT AND ROCKS MIXED TOGETHER ON THIS YEAR'S COURSE, THE SOLUTION TO FINISHING THIS KIND OF THE HAMMERS RACE WOULD NOT BE THE CAR BUT THE DRIVER'S PERSEVERANCE TO SURVIVE THIS EPIC TERRAIN. WITH NO BREAK IN BRUTALITY THROUGH THE ENTIRE COURSE, DRIVERS AND CARS WERE PUSHED TO THE LIMIT DURING THIS AWESOME ONE DAY RACE.

IN THE END IFS CARS WOULD TAKE A BACK SEAT TO A SOLID AXLE RIG DRIVEN BY A GUY WHO'S BEEN CHASING THE

CHECKERED FLAG AT KOH FOR SEVEN LONG HARD FOUGHT YEARS, RANDY SLAUSON.

(ANNOUNCER)>> SO YOU WANT ELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION BUT YOU DON'T HAVE A LAPTOP FULL OF SOFTWARE, NO PROBLEM!

(IAN)>> TODAY WE'RE ANSWERING VIEWER EMAILS TO HELP THEM GET PAST SOME ROADBLOCKS WITH THEIR PROJECTS. NOW RECENTLY ERIC SMITH DROPPED US A LINE TO TELL US ABOUT HIS FJ 40. HE SWAPPED IN A VEIGHT AND HE'S GETTING VAPOR LOCK WHEN HE'S ON THE TRAIL. NOW HE DID CITE A SPECIFIC EPISODE WHEN HE SENT US THE EMAIL, AND THAT WAS WHEN WE WERE PUTTING TOGETHER THE FUEL SYSTEM FOR OUR ROYAL PURPLE BLOG BUGGY. WE TALKED ABOUT VAPOR LOCK THEN. NOW ON THAT RIG WE USED AND AEROMOTIVE A-1,000 IN TANK FUEL PUMP TO PREVENT VAPOR LOCK FROM HAPPENING IN THAT RIG. NOW THE REASON THE IN TANK PUMP STOPS VAPOR LOCK IS BECAUSE IT PRESSURIZES THE ENTIRE FUEL LINE. WHEN YOU RAISE THE PRESSURE OF A LIQUID IT RAISES ITS BOILING POINT, AND THAT'S BASICALLY WHAT VAPOR LOCK IS. THE FUEL IS BOILING IN THE FUEL LINE AND ALL THOSE LITTLE BUBBLES CAUSE THE FUEL TO STOP PUMPING. NOW ON ERIC'S TRUCK HE HAS AN IN LINE PUMP LIKE THIS

ONE HERE MOUNTED ON THE FRAME RAIL. SO THE FIRST SUGGESTION I HAVE WOULD BE TO MOVE THIS PUMP AS CLOSE TO THE FUEL TANK AS POSSIBLE TO PRESSURIZE THAT OUTPUT FUEL FOR AS MUCH OF THE FUEL LINE AS YOU CAN. BUT I REALLY DON'T THINK THAT'S HIS PROBLEM. I THINK WHAT'S HAPPENING IS THE FUEL LINE IS GETTING HEAT SOAKED, PROBABLY BY PART OF THE EXHAUST. SO I'M GONNA SEND HIM SOME THIS DEI COOL TUBE. IT'S SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO HAVE A FUEL

LINE RAN INSIDE OF IT. AND IT PROTECTS THE RADIANT HEAT COMING OFF THE EXHAUST FROM BOILING THAT FUEL BY PUTTING THIS ON THE FUEL IN CERTAIN KEY AREAS, LIKE WHERE IT RUNS PAST THE MUFFLER OR MAYBE A CATALYTIC CONVERTER, OR SPECIFICALLY ON THE FIREWALL IF IT'S CLOSE TO THE MANIFOLD. THAT SHOULD PREVENT HIS PROBLEM. A POPULAR UPGRADE TO A JEEP IS TO STRETCH THE WHEEL BASE. NOW THIS CAN PROVIDE A MORE STABLE PLATFORM WHEN OUT WHEELING BUT IT CAN ALSO CAUSE OTHER ISSUES. JEFF SCHNEIDER WANTS TO KNOW WHAT HIS OPTIONS ARE FOR RELOCATING HIS FUEL TANK NOW THAT HE'S STRETCHED THE WHEEL BASE ON HIS JEEP TJ. HE HAS TO GET RID OF THE STOCK TANK BECAUSE IT'S CONTACTING THE AXLE. FOR A HARDCORE OFF ROAD RIG THIS IS A GREAT OPTION. IT'S AN ALL ALUMINUM FUEL CELL FROM SUMMIT RACING. IT MEASURES NINE INCHES ACROSS THE TOP, IT'S 12 INCHES TALL, AND 30 INCHES LONG.

AND THE REASON THAT IT'S GREAT FOR JEEP WRANGLERS IS

THAT IT FITS PERFECTLY BEHIND THE BACK SEAT AND DOESN'T ROBB ANY ROOM FROM YOUR PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. IT'S SO POPULAR IN FACT THAT COMPANIES LIKE RTECH INDUSTRIES MAKE SPECIFIC HOLD DOWN SETUPS TO LOCK IT INTO PLACE, BASICALLY SANDWICHING THE ENTIRE CELL ON ALL FOUR CORNERS, MAKING IT INCREDIBLY STRONG AND

PERFECTLY SAFE FOR A HARDCORE OFF ROAD RIG. ONCE HE HAS THIS IN HIS JEEP AND PLUMBED UP, HE WILL BE BACK ON THE TRAIL. WE GET A LOT OF EMAILS FROM JEEP JK OWNERS. THEY WANT SOME CLARIFICATION IF IT'S TRUE THAT THEY NEED TO INSTALL A TUNER IF THEY CHANGE PART OF THEIR DRIVETRAIN, LIKE CHANGE THE GEAR RATIO OR INSTALL LARGER WHEELS AND TIRES. THE ANSWER IS YES. THERE'S FOUR INDEPENDENT VEHICLE WHEEL SPEED SENSORS, TRANSMISSION INPUT AND OUTPUT SPEED SENSORS, AS WELL AS STEERING WHEEL POSITION SENSORS IN THE JEEP. AND IF THEY ALL DON'T MATCH UP TO THE FACTORY SPECS THE VEHICLE GOES INTO LIMP HOME MODE. THE NICE THING IS THAT THE REPAIR IS FAIRLY SIMPLE. YOU JUST NEED TO PICK UP A GOOD PROGRAMMER LIKE THIS HYPERTECH INTERCEPTOR. IT'LL SIMPLY PLUG INTO THE AL/DL CONNECTOR UNDERNEATH THE DASH. NOT ONLY WILL IT IMPROVE THE PERFORMANCE OF THE VEHICLE, GIVE YOU MORE HORSEPOWER AND TORQUE AND BETTER FUEL ECONOMY. IT'LL ALSO ALLOW YOU TO MAKE CHANGES, BASICALLY REFLASH THE PCM FOR THAT NEW GEAR RATIO AND TIRE SIZE, AND THE JEEP, IT'LL ACT LIKE IT'S STOCK.

(ANNOUNCER)>> UP NEXT A QUICK AND EASY EFI UPGRADE.

(IAN)>> MITCH WEAVER RECENTLY SENT US AN EMAIL TO ASK IF THERE WAS ANY WAY TO IMPROVE THE MILEAGE IN HIS

JEEP TJ, AND I'M SURE THAT'S A PROBLEM THAT A LOT OF JEEP OWNERS ARE LOOKING TO SOLVE. NOW ONE WAY TO IMPROVE THAT MILEAGE IS TO LESSEN THE LOAD ON THE DRIVETRAIN. SEE JEEP AXLES USE A UNIT BEARING DESIGN. AND THAT MEANS THAT WHENEVER THE TIRE IS TURNING, SO ARE THE AXLE SHAFTS, SO IS THE DIFFERENTIAL, THE RING, THE PINION, AND EVEN THE DRIVESHAFT. BASICALLY WHEN YOU'RE DRIVING AROUND IN TWO WHEEL DRIVE, THE DRIVETRAIN IS UNDER THE SAME AMOUNT OF LOAD AS IF THE TRUCK WAS IN FOUR WHEEL DRIVE. NOW ONE WAY TO STOP THAT FROM HAPPENING IS TO CHANGE THE KNUCKLES TO A SET OF AFTERMARKET KNUCKLES FROM REED RACING. NOW THESE ARE DESIGNED TO FIT THE DANA 30 AND THE DANA 44 AXLE, AND RETAIN THE FACTORY JEEP STEERING OR ALLOW YOU TO UPGRADE TO AN AFTERMARKET HIGH STEER ARM IF YOU WANT. BUT THE REAL BENEFIT IS THAT THEY'RE NO LONGER DRILLED TO ACCEPT A UNIT BEARING. INSTEAD THEY GO BACK TO THE OLDER SPINDLE STYLE MOUNT WITH TAPERED ROLLER BEARINGS. NOW THAT MEANS THAT YOU CAN INSTALL A SET OF FREEWHEELING HUBS, BASICALLY UNLOCK THE TIRE AND WHEEL FROM THE REST OF THE AXLE, LESSEN THE LOAD ON

THE DRIVETRAIN AND PICK UP A FEW EXTRA MILES A GALLON. NOW THERE'S A COUPLE OF OTHER BENEFITS TO THIS SETUP. IT'S A LITTLE BIT STRONGER SO YOU CAN RUN A LARGER TIRE AND WHEEL COMBO. AND BECAUSE IT NOW HAS TAPERED ROLLER BEARINGS

THESE ARE SERVICEABLE, OPPOSED TO A UNIT BEARING WHICH IS NOT. THIS WILL CUT DOWN ON SOME OF YOUR MAINTENANCE COSTS IN THE FUTURE. BEN COFFMAN SENT US AN EMAIL EXPLAINING THAT HE HAD A BUILT ENGINE IN HIS TUBE BUGGY AND WAS HAVING TROUBLE

CHOOSING THE RIGHT FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM. WELL BELIEVE IT OR NOT HE LIVES RIGHT DOWN THE ROAD FROM THE XTREME SHOP. SO WE TO DROP IT OFF SO WE COULD ANSWER HIS QUESTIONS. NOW WE ALL KNOW THE BENEFITS OF RUNNING FUEL INJECTION OFF ROAD, BUT WHEN IT COMES TIME TO ADD IT TO A HIGHLY MODIFIED ENGINE LIKE THE ONE THAT BEN HAS IN HIS BUGGY, IT CAN SOMETIMES GET A LITTLE BIT TRICKY. IT OFTEN INVOLVES A LOT OF COMPLICATED TUNING AND A LOT OF TESTING SESSIONS. BUT ACTUALLY THERE IS ANOTHER OPTION. THE NEW TERMINATOR EFI SYSTEM FROM HOLLEY IS A PERFECT SYSTEM FOR THE ENGINE THAT'S IN BEN'S BUGGY. IT UTILIZES A PREWIRED THROTTLE BODY THAT'LL SIMPLY BOLT ONTO THE INTAKE AND MAKE FOR VERY EASY

INSTALLATION THANKS TO THE SINGLE CONNECTOR HOOK UP. NOW THE THROTTLE BODY FLOWS 950 CFM, MEANING IT CAN EASILY HANDLE UP TO 600 HORSEPOWER. THE KIT COMES WITH ALL NEW WIRING HARNESS AND AN ECU

TO MAKE THE ENGINE RUN, BUT WHAT'S REALLY IMPRESSIVE ABOUT THIS KIT IS HOW IT'S TUNED. YOU DON'T NEED TO SPEND A LOT OF TIME ON A LAP TOP UPLOADING FILES INTO THE COMPUTER, AND THAT'S BECAUSE IT IS SELF LEARNING THANKS TO THE WIDE BAND OXYGEN SENSOR THAT WE'LL MOUNT IN THE EXHAUST PIPE. ONCE EVERYTHING'S INSTALLED INTO THE RIG, ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS ANSWER A FEW QUESTIONS ON THE HANDHELD AND THIS BUGGY WILL BE READY TO START.

ONCE THE THROTTLE BODY IS BOLTED ONTO THE INTAKE, A COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR NEEDS TO BE INSTALLED INTO THE ENGINE AS WELL.

THEN THEY'RE BOTH HOOKED UP AND PLUGGED INTO THE MAIN HARNESS. IF YOU'RE UPGRADING FROM A CARBURETOR TO ELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION, YOU WILL NEED TO UPGRADE YOUR FUEL SYSTEM AS WELL. THAT MEANS ALL NEW FUEL PUMP AND LINES. HOLLEY HAS KITS TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM AS WELL THAT WILL INCLUDE EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GET THE FUEL FROM YOUR FUEL TANK UP TO YOUR NEW THROTTLE BODY INJECTION. WITH THE WIDE BAND OTWO SENSOR IN THE EXHAUST, ALL

THAT'S LEFT TO DO IS TO PROGRAM THE ECU BY ANSWERING SOME SIMPLE QUESTIONS ON THE HANDHELD TUNER.

FOR DETAILS ON ANY OF THE PRODUCTS SEEN IN TODAY'S EPISODE HEAD ON OVER TO POWERBLOCK TV DOT COM.
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