What I did to my YJ today - Page 141 - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 08-27-2012, 01:00 AM   #4201
Jeeper
 
yjderek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: SE Kansas
Posts: 56
Thumbs up

Quote:
Originally Posted by calimbrium View Post
re-wired the dash speakers *again*.

over the weekend i put on some tough stuff vinyl rocker protectors along the rocker panels and along the back corners and under the tailgate.






figured the vinyl stuff was better than nothing while i save up to get the real deal in steel.

what size tires you go going on here..and do you have any lift on it, I am new to the jeep world and so I am looking at set ups. Thanks

yjderek is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 05:08 AM   #4202
Jeeper
 
whY402Jay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Omaha, NE
Posts: 884
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lt. Ray T.
Got my 4wd working properly today, had to trace my vacuum lines.. No where near done with my project, but loving the voyage...
That vacuum line thing is what I hate about the D30 in YJs. Btw, the voyage never ends.

__________________
I'll show you mine if you show me yours... if you know what I mean.
whY402Jay is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 07:46 AM   #4203
BAP
Jeeper
 
BAP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,894
it was late the other night,my grandsons were bored(ages 6-7 so loaded them up in the old yj wheeled over to the pond with catfishing gear chocolate milk popcorn and the laptop with the movie mystrious island---what a great time we had--never boring when ya got a jeep
BAP is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 08:57 AM   #4204
Jeeper
 
USMC 0369's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 2,106
Did a shakedown run up in the mountains this weekend. New poly spring bushings =

New power steering leak = figures.....

Also killed my battery by leaving the heater fan on while eating dinner. Then I learned some stuff about alternators from a friend helping me fix the wire I roached after getting a jump and trying to drive it back to the campsite.
__________________


Death smiles at everyone...Marines smile back.
USMC 0369 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 09:21 AM   #4205
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
OverkillYJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 2,880
Quote:
Originally Posted by OverkillYJ View Post
Got in 20+ hour of work on it this weekend, so close to done. Got in led tail lights today, painted entire roll cage, replaced all trim, got three out of four flares on. Still have to put in all interior and last flare next weekend. Also need to replace fuel pump since dropping the tank killed it with crud. It is one of the nicest YJs you will ever see though.
Here are the LEDs I put in. I used Aluminum diamond plate as well as aluminum rivets to stop rust from forming. Got the clear LEDs that turn red. They are bright as hell. I want to get this thing back on the road soo bad.
__________________
I'M FLEXY AND I KNOW IT

95 YJ, 2.5 AX15 conversion, 4.0 TB, SOA +1.5", 33" DC Crusher Tires, 8.8 Rear w/welded tubes + LSD, Spartan Locker HP30 Front w/solid axle swap, Rocky Road OTT kit, Safari Snorkel, Warn VR8000 Winch, Smittybuilt front Bumper, JKS Disconnects, AA SYE, Teraflex Shock Bar in Rear, 1/2" Boomerang Shackles, RE Add a Leafs, Homebrew Traction Bar, Monstalined in&out, LED Tail lights, 1700 Watt Stereo
OverkillYJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 09:54 AM   #4206
Jeeper
 
Springsblueyj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 454
Quote:
Originally Posted by BAP
it was late the other night,my grandsons were bored(ages 6-7 so loaded them up in the old yj wheeled over to the pond with catfishing gear chocolate milk popcorn and the laptop with the movie mystrious island---what a great time we had--never boring when ya got a jeep
What an awesome grandpa! Bet they will remember that for years to come!
Springsblueyj is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 10:13 AM   #4207
Jeeper
 
USMC 0369's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 2,106
Quote:
Originally Posted by OverkillYJ View Post
Here are the LEDs I put in. I used Aluminum diamond plate as well as aluminum rivets to stop rust from forming. Got the clear LEDs that turn red. They are bright as hell. I want to get this thing back on the road soo bad.
I like the flush mount leds. Where did you source them from? I may have asked you this before. My brain...
__________________


Death smiles at everyone...Marines smile back.
USMC 0369 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 11:11 AM   #4208
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
OverkillYJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 2,880
Quote:
Originally Posted by USMC 0369 View Post
I like the flush mount leds. Where did you source them from? I may have asked you this before. My brain...
Pep Boys actually. I didnt feel like waiting for them to ship so I just went and bought a pair at an actual store.
__________________
I'M FLEXY AND I KNOW IT

95 YJ, 2.5 AX15 conversion, 4.0 TB, SOA +1.5", 33" DC Crusher Tires, 8.8 Rear w/welded tubes + LSD, Spartan Locker HP30 Front w/solid axle swap, Rocky Road OTT kit, Safari Snorkel, Warn VR8000 Winch, Smittybuilt front Bumper, JKS Disconnects, AA SYE, Teraflex Shock Bar in Rear, 1/2" Boomerang Shackles, RE Add a Leafs, Homebrew Traction Bar, Monstalined in&out, LED Tail lights, 1700 Watt Stereo
OverkillYJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 11:17 AM   #4209
Jeeper
 
USMC 0369's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 2,106
Quote:
Originally Posted by OverkillYJ View Post
Pep Boys actually. I didnt feel like waiting for them to ship so I just went and bought a pair at an actual store.
You mean we can still do that!???

Pep Boys... I'll have to go look at ours, not sure they stock them. Around here it's all ricer car upgrade parts.


This is a BIG chunk of change, but may need to be in my future soon.
__________________


Death smiles at everyone...Marines smile back.
USMC 0369 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 12:52 PM   #4210
Jeeper
 
brokeagin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Charlotte TN
Posts: 148
I know that feeling all too well USMC. Everything I have needed for my Jeep is special order except for NAPA. they do keep some stuff in stock but not much.
__________________
1998 Wrangler Sahara in a constant state of repair and/or modification...
brokeagin is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 01:01 PM   #4211
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
OverkillYJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 2,880
Yeah, they have them at Pep Boys, but they cost more than online. I thought I was going to have my Jeep back on the road sooner so I paid the extra cash for them. I am very happy with what they are though. They are 100% waterproof and work perfect.
__________________
I'M FLEXY AND I KNOW IT

95 YJ, 2.5 AX15 conversion, 4.0 TB, SOA +1.5", 33" DC Crusher Tires, 8.8 Rear w/welded tubes + LSD, Spartan Locker HP30 Front w/solid axle swap, Rocky Road OTT kit, Safari Snorkel, Warn VR8000 Winch, Smittybuilt front Bumper, JKS Disconnects, AA SYE, Teraflex Shock Bar in Rear, 1/2" Boomerang Shackles, RE Add a Leafs, Homebrew Traction Bar, Monstalined in&out, LED Tail lights, 1700 Watt Stereo
OverkillYJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 04:59 PM   #4212
Jeeper
 
jeff_in_rc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Ridgecrest, CA
Posts: 1,443
Got my driving lights installed last night now I have to go out after dark to make some adjustments, should make night wheeling a little better.
__________________
2004 RED TJ Rubicon
Member of the Gear Grinders 4WD Club
jeff_in_rc is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 06:58 PM   #4213
Jeeper
 
YJcamp.phire's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 67
Took her out to Devils Playground to watch the ECORS race with my oldest son. Then took advantage of the open ride time! Lot of fun, not a huge trail system, but certain areas offered much-welcomed technical challenges
YJcamp.phire is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 07:13 PM   #4214
Jeeper
 
mdaz75's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 307
New decals!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3514783699.jpg
Views:	40
Size:	124.4 KB
ID:	154599   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3765652256.jpg
Views:	39
Size:	148.0 KB
ID:	154600  

mdaz75 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 07:22 PM   #4215
Jeeper
 
USMC 0369's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 2,106
Quote:
Originally Posted by mdaz75
New decals!
40 more hp right there!
__________________


Death smiles at everyone...Marines smile back.
USMC 0369 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 07:36 PM   #4216
Jeeper
 
mdaz75's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 307
My calculations say 50
mdaz75 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 08:09 PM   #4217
Jeeper
 
jerseYJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 243
Quote:
Originally Posted by BAP View Post
it was late the other night,my grandsons were bored(ages 6-7 so loaded them up in the old yj wheeled over to the pond with catfishing gear chocolate milk popcorn and the laptop with the movie mystrious island---what a great time we had--never boring when ya got a jeep
thats awesome. rock on
jerseYJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-27-2012, 08:13 PM   #4218
Jeeper
 
BRAVO TANGO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Posts: 376
I washed it. Enjoy this picture because I hardly ever wash it
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1619044528.jpg
Views:	62
Size:	122.4 KB
ID:	154633  
__________________
y'all buckle up and watch this
BRAVO TANGO is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-28-2012, 12:16 AM   #4219
Jeeper
 
Keymo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 10,966
Quote:
Originally Posted by USMC 0369

40 more hp right there!
X2
Hahaha! Though I do agree with mdaz, I'd say probably closer to 50hp... Gotta' run a dyno test for confirmation though...
__________________
"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing."
Keymo is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-28-2012, 05:11 AM   #4220
BAP
Jeeper
 
BAP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,894
thanks guy,s,---and yea there already jeep heads---lol
every time we go anywhere they have to ride with me..

this is what they will learn to drive in and it,s a 5 speed,,in another year the oldest will be learning out in the pasture as soon as his legs are a little longer--lol

and i soo want them to remember---when bap use to take us out in that old yj ...
BAP is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-28-2012, 07:25 AM   #4221
Newb
 
FaulknerFamily's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Great Falls MT
Posts: 8
I started another step in the transformation

Finally got the nasty old white rims off of it and got some black to blend with the rest of the Jeep. Also started working on painting the Beast. Let me know what you think.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC_0149.jpg
Views:	52
Size:	194.5 KB
ID:	154736   Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC_0144.jpg
Views:	55
Size:	206.0 KB
ID:	154737  

Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC_0146.jpg
Views:	59
Size:	199.1 KB
ID:	154738  
FaulknerFamily is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-28-2012, 08:49 AM   #4222
Jeeper
 
USMC 0369's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 2,106
Quote:
Originally Posted by FaulknerFamily View Post
Finally got the nasty old white rims off of it and got some black to blend with the rest of the Jeep. Also started working on painting the Beast. Let me know what you think.
What axles are you running for the tires to stick out so far? Or is that an optical illusion mixed with some massive backspacing on the rims?

I like the tactical black.
__________________


Death smiles at everyone...Marines smile back.
USMC 0369 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-28-2012, 12:40 PM   #4223
Newb
 
FaulknerFamily's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Great Falls MT
Posts: 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by USMC 0369 View Post
What axles are you running for the tires to stick out so far? Or is that an optical illusion mixed with some massive backspacing on the rims?

I like the tactical black.
I am running a DANA 30 in front and a DANA 35 in the rear the lip on the rims is a good size and the tires are 35x12.50R15 so I think that may be why. I had to put the over fenders on because MT law is if it sticks out two inches from the fender they have to be covered. That was an option as well as mudflaps so I went this route.
FaulknerFamily is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-28-2012, 12:57 PM   #4224
Jeeper
 
USMC 0369's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 2,106
Quote:
Originally Posted by FaulknerFamily View Post
I am running a DANA 30 in front and a DANA 35 in the rear the lip on the rims is a good size and the tires are 35x12.50R15 so I think that may be why. I had to put the over fenders on because MT law is if it sticks out two inches from the fender they have to be covered. That was an option as well as mudflaps so I went this route.
How thick are those over fenders? Look to be about 6" to 8"???

The 2" law is here in CA as well.
__________________


Death smiles at everyone...Marines smile back.
USMC 0369 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-28-2012, 01:08 PM   #4225
Jeeper
 
mdaz75's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 307
Quote:
Originally Posted by jerseYJ
got my windshield lights wired and mounted at a total cost of $13) ($8 for harbor freight fogs & $5 for two elbows from home depot to mount, screw those ripoff mirror brackets!!!) dont mind the duct tape, temp. seal until tommorrow.
Ok, so, I got my lights from harbor freight and wired them directly to the battery.....no power to the lights. I'm confused. Is there something I'm missing? I got the same lights as you.
mdaz75 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-28-2012, 01:11 PM   #4226
Jeeper
 
USMC 0369's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 2,106
Quote:
Originally Posted by mdaz75 View Post
Ok, so, I got my lights from harbor freight and wired them directly to the battery.....no power to the lights. I'm confused. Is there something I'm missing? I got the same lights as you.
Stupid question...is there an inline fuse?
__________________


Death smiles at everyone...Marines smile back.
USMC 0369 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-28-2012, 01:30 PM   #4227
Jeeper
 
mdaz75's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 307
Quote:
Originally Posted by USMC 0369

Stupid question...is there an inline fuse?
Yes, there is and I checked it to make sure it isn't blown.
mdaz75 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-28-2012, 01:36 PM   #4228
Jeeper
 
USMC 0369's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 2,106
Quote:
Originally Posted by mdaz75 View Post
Yes, there is and I checked it to make sure it isn't blown.
Told ya it was a stupid question. So somewhere in the wire, it's lost connectivity. I assume you have a test light...

Test the near side of the inline fuse connection. Be sure it has power and then test just past the inline fuse. I've had the soldering come loose on the connections.
__________________


Death smiles at everyone...Marines smile back.
USMC 0369 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-28-2012, 02:03 PM   #4229
Jeeper
 
DasfieldmarshelsYJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 539
Quote:
Originally Posted by FaulknerFamily
Finally got the nasty old white rims off of it and got some black to blend with the rest of the Jeep. Also started working on painting the Beast. Let me know what you think.
Did you make those fenders?
DasfieldmarshelsYJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-28-2012, 02:07 PM   #4230
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
OverkillYJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 2,880
Quote:
Originally Posted by FaulknerFamily View Post
Finally got the nasty old white rims off of it and got some black to blend with the rest of the Jeep. Also started working on painting the Beast. Let me know what you think.
What fender you got on there man?

__________________
I'M FLEXY AND I KNOW IT

95 YJ, 2.5 AX15 conversion, 4.0 TB, SOA +1.5", 33" DC Crusher Tires, 8.8 Rear w/welded tubes + LSD, Spartan Locker HP30 Front w/solid axle swap, Rocky Road OTT kit, Safari Snorkel, Warn VR8000 Winch, Smittybuilt front Bumper, JKS Disconnects, AA SYE, Teraflex Shock Bar in Rear, 1/2" Boomerang Shackles, RE Add a Leafs, Homebrew Traction Bar, Monstalined in&out, LED Tail lights, 1700 Watt Stereo
OverkillYJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Tags
build , installation , jeep , modification , wrangler

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
One Problem After Another Today :( vin211 TJ General Discussion Forum 2 01-10-2014 09:42 PM
Officially a JEEP owner today rico334 TJ General Discussion Forum 24 12-17-2013 02:36 AM
Tops switch today mishel JK General Discussion Forum 4 06-23-2009 02:00 PM
Today is my Anniversary! jeeptales Off-Topic 13 04-03-2006 02:44 PM



» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:58 PM.



Jeep, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC