saturn overdrive on M38A1??

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saturn overdrive on M38A1??

Post by ktm25089 » Sat Oct 22, 2011 9:12 am

Hello,
I have found a kit and i'm ready to buy it.I want to ask if someone used this kit?I drive the jeep in highways and it's really dangerous and tedious to drive with 45-50 miles.Is this 25% gain will make the difference?I'm searcing for something to help my engine work on smaller RPM's and gain some speed.I know that it will not modify my jeep into a modern car :wink: :wink:
Some photos installed will help!
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Re: saturn overdrive on M38A1??

Post by artificer » Sat Oct 22, 2011 3:21 pm

you need to do a search & you will find a heap of stuff on one of Marty's thread with pictures & installation stuff. Except for the input gear teeth numbers [you will be asked for these] the type of Jeep is not important.
Makers are Advance Adapters of Paso Robles CA
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Re: saturn overdrive on M38A1??

Post by Bob Bell » Tue Jan 31, 2012 9:49 pm

I drive a CJ2-A daily with an L-134 engine, and Saturn overdrive. It most certainly reduces engine rpms, by around 20% or more, but I still try to stay off interstates and similar roads. Even with the overdrive, I am pedal to metal and it is very scary. One is pushing the vehicle too hard plus it still doesn't go fast enough! Most folk out there are going 65-70 mph. Uphill!

Buy and install the overdrive - it is a very good piece of equipment. But stay off the superhighways!
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Have owned dozens of flat fenders over the years including 1945 CJ2A 10011 which I sold in 2002.
First 4WD was an Austin Champ in 1965, and then a GPW UK license number HRO 443, sold in 1974.

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Re: saturn overdrive on M38A1??

Post by NRA life member » Sat Feb 18, 2012 10:20 pm

Everyone I have ever talked to,that had one said it was the best money they ever spent. I have one on my wish list :)
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The good thing about having alot of old jeeps is,it makes it more difficult for your wife to tell when you bring another one home.

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