Midway through the paragraph, I'm saying to myself,"why doesn't he just put a long pipe on a breaker bar? They WILL break loose." Good to see you tried it, and it worked, except for one. I've learned that taking apart a rusty Jeep (oxymoron?) forces you to use every trick in the book.
'89 YJ: 390 CID(6.4L) Dodge V8/727 auto/NP231, SOA+2", Hi steer D44 & 14 Bolt w/4.56's, Detroits, 37" Nitto Trail Grapplers