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Old 04-04-2013, 06:46 PM   #6961
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You took off the bl? Or is it still there?
Still there

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Old 04-05-2013, 12:46 AM   #6962
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Double d fab custom dash
With danhard heater
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Old 04-05-2013, 12:53 AM   #6963
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Double d fab custom dash
With danhard heater
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Got fuel lines ran for the 5.3




Sick! Is that all metal then? How much did it run you?
I've been thinking about/wanting to have one made that's EXACTLY like the original dash - but metal...
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:06 AM   #6964
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Yup stainless, $980 though (heater was like $350 of that
$680 in gauges, 1700 dollar dash lol
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:16 AM   #6965
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Yup stainless, $980 though (heater was like $350 of that
$680 in gauges, 1700 dollar dash lol
Oh man! Haha! That's quite a bit more expensive than I was hoping!
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Old 04-05-2013, 04:06 AM   #6966
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Yaaa kinda unnecessary cost into an already expensive 5.3 swap, but its badass
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Old 04-05-2013, 04:58 AM   #6967
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Yaaa kinda unnecessary cost into an already expensive 5.3 swap, but its badass
It IS bad@$$! I'm thinking about a 5.3L swap as well in the future. I keep flip-flopping between wanting a V8 or just settling with a 4.3L V6...
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:23 AM   #6968
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It IS bad@$$! I'm thinking about a 5.3L swap as well in the future. I keep flip-flopping between wanting a V8 or just settling with a 4.3L V6...
I wanta do a v8 conversion on mine as well. Looking at 5.4 Triton swap because trany mounts on same side as jeep.
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:23 AM   #6969
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My brothers in the middle of a 350 swap on his TJ
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Old 04-05-2013, 06:26 AM   #6970
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Put an electrical fuel pump on her to help maintain fuel pressure once she gets hot.... we'll see if it works today.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:28 AM   #6971
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Tore it apart more yesterday. All that remains inside is the peddles, the heater unit, and the rollbar:

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Old 04-05-2013, 10:36 AM   #6972
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WOW, so what are you doing to it? I don't remember reading about your plans.
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Old 04-05-2013, 04:30 PM   #6973
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Fixed my four wheel drive today! YAY! Thought it was a broken fork cuz the drive shaft would spin when in four wheel drive, but the front tires wornt turning. So i took the shift motor off of front axle howsing, and come to find out the fork is fine, and come to find out the vacuum lines were mixed up But didnt cost me any money to fix it YAY!

But the good thing is the four-wheel drive is working know, YAY!
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Old 04-05-2013, 04:32 PM   #6974
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Tore it apart more yesterday. All that remains inside is the peddles, the heater unit, and the rollbar:

I want to do this to mine, let me know how long it takes you, and how much please and thank you!
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Old 04-05-2013, 04:57 PM   #6975
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WOW, so what are you doing to it? I don't remember reading about your plans.
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f8/my-5...ld-232679.html

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I want to do this to mine, let me know how long it takes you, and how much please and thank you!
Takes a few days of work, and totally free doing it yourself so long as you have the tools to do it. Like I said I only need to remove the rollbar, pedals, and HVAC and the interior is completely out.

Only thing left to do from there is pull the engine, tranny, and t-case, remove the body, then suspension and axles, and it's basically 100% apart. A typical 8x10x10 shed can hold everything but the tub, frame, and axles if you need to store for a long term (like I will need to do).

Luckily, mine is nearly rust free and has come apart rather easily
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:10 PM   #6976
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Well OK then, now I know, thanks! And good luck with the build! So what are you doing with the old running gear? Just curious.
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:38 PM   #6977
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Whatever I don't re-use is going to be sold off.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:16 PM   #6978
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took my doors off today finally starting to get nice out. but i have a few questions for you jeepers
1.) i want to clean the vents on the top of the dash(if i put my finger deep inside it comes back black) do i have to remove the dash to remove those?

2.) i got a pretty bad axle leak front driver side after removing them to do ball joints, when i turn sometime i get a grinding noise almost like rotor is scraping something. i got home and checked dust shield, pads and all that looks good and topped off the diff. and it still hasnt stopped. is some seal or something internally causing it in the axle?[i tightened up my steering box only a 1/4 turn yesterday, could that be causing the noise]

3.) do you guys recommend doing just axle seal or anything else why im at it?
thanks appreciate all feedback
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:26 PM   #6979
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took my doors off today finally starting to get nice out. but i have a few questions for you jeepers
1.) i want to clean the vents on the top of the dash(if i put my finger deep inside it comes back black) do i have to remove the dash to remove those?

2.) i got a pretty bad axle leak front driver side after removing them to do ball joints, when i turn sometime i get a grinding noise almost like rotor is scraping something. i got home and checked dust shield, pads and all that looks good and topped off the diff. and it still hasnt stopped. is some seal or something internally causing it in the axle?

3.) do you guys recommend doing just axle seal or anything else why im at it?
thanks appreciate all feedback
If you wheel it do a solid axle swap and greasable axle tube seals. Should cost you less than $100 to do both
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Old 04-06-2013, 11:26 AM   #6980
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aparently some thing happend to my cad guess its time to do the solid shaft upgrade
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Old 04-06-2013, 02:51 PM   #6981
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Old 04-06-2013, 04:54 PM   #6982
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Bought a dlink hitch at harbor freight for $10. Says it's rated for 10000lbs so if it can handle 1/2 that, it's still ok.
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Old 04-06-2013, 05:39 PM   #6983
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Bought a dlink hitch at harbor freight for $10. Says it's rated for 10000lbs so if it can handle 1/2 that, it's still ok.
Good luck with that. Keep that in mind if you really are depending on it for something...
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Cleaned up wiring from Nutter Bypass. Tuned rebuilt mc2100 carb. Set timing. Just need to make throttle cable hold down plate.
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Old 04-06-2013, 08:40 PM   #6986
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Old 04-06-2013, 09:15 PM   #6987
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Got some new tires and rims started to swap em out and of course it turn into a CF having to brake a stud because of a over torque nut
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Took the Jeep to get smogged today, it failed as expected. Will change the O2 sensor soon and go from there.
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Old 04-06-2013, 09:20 PM   #6989
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Took the Jeep to get smogged today, it failed as expected. Will change the O2 sensor soon and go from there.
It's bad when we expect it. That's the reason my yj sits is because idk if it will pass
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I am guessing you are new to Harbor Freight. Lmao!

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