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Old 07-16-2013, 01:34 PM   #8011
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Better close to home than out in the middle of BFE I always say! Time for a little welding I'd say.
I agree!

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Old 07-16-2013, 06:23 PM   #8012
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What yall think of a 2" body lift?

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Old 07-16-2013, 06:41 PM   #8013
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What yall think of a 2" body lift?
Time for the plastic surgeon huh???


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Old 07-16-2013, 06:43 PM   #8014
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What yall think of a 2" body lift?
1" max, personally.


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Old 07-16-2013, 06:59 PM   #8015
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Made some new door handles using paracord and the king cobra knot!
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Old 07-16-2013, 07:51 PM   #8016
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Old 07-16-2013, 07:53 PM   #8017
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Old 07-16-2013, 08:38 PM   #8018
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Old 07-16-2013, 09:10 PM   #8019
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Old 07-16-2013, 09:21 PM   #8020
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Nice!
Thanks! I used two loops for the center and it looks like we both doubled up the knot on the outside so its thicker.


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Old 07-16-2013, 11:39 PM   #8021
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Thanks! I used two loops for the center and it looks like we both doubled up the knot on the outside so its thicker.

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Yessir! Worked out good and if you ever need paracord you have a pile of it! I'm thinking about making some Oh Shit handles but I'm complexed on how to attach them to the bars!
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Old 07-16-2013, 11:55 PM   #8022
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Yessir! Worked out good and if you ever need paracord you have a pile of it! I'm thinking about making some Oh Shit handles but I'm complexed on how to attach them to the bars!
I know a guy who used plastic clips. Personally I'd get the stainless steel shackles from lowes or Home Depot. Set out your core for the main handle and slip it over the core for your spreader bar attachments. Use the knot to hold it in the center of the core then braid the main handle. Or braid the main handle first and then the attachments. Then use the shackles so you can put them on or off how you please.


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Old 07-17-2013, 08:15 AM   #8023
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:48 AM   #8024
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I know a guy who used plastic clips. Personally I'd get the stainless steel shackles from lowes or Home Depot. Set out your core for the main handle and slip it over the core for your spreader bar attachments. Use the knot to hold it in the center of the core then braid the main handle. Or braid the main handle first and then the attachments. Then use the shackles so you can put them on or off how you please.


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That sounds like a gread idea I'm going to check into it.
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Old 07-17-2013, 03:30 PM   #8025
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1" max, personally.
I agree - no more than that.

Tuned my YJ up yesterday. Man! what a difference.
Spark plug #4 had a busted electrode ... it's a wonder she was firing!
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Old 07-17-2013, 06:20 PM   #8026
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Wished her well as she gets a ride back to my house. I needed the exercise. Anyways, shifting to 3rd, felt something like a pop, clutch went straight to the floor. Puddle of fluid underneath.

Pretty positive the hydraulic line connecting the master cylinder to the clutch popped off. It's 100* outside. So I will be looking more into it tomorrow morning before it heats up.

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Old 07-17-2013, 06:23 PM   #8027
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It was a small puddle, like the amount that would be in the master cylinder on the firewall. Checked and sure enough it was empty because all the break fluid was on the ground.

No other noises, or loud bangs so I would say my transmission is fine. I pray to the lord it's just that hose. I was hoping to get through the summer without taking her apart for major surgery.
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Old 07-17-2013, 06:44 PM   #8028
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Sorry to hear that Jack3d, mine did the same thing 6 months after it had been replaced! Oh well at least I was close to home. My wife was like "now how are we going to get home without a clutch?" I told her watch and learn, stuck in it second gear, turned the key and she started right up, then drove the shoulder of the road home with the flashers on. No big deal, I was all of 2 miles from home and only had to take one main road.

Here's hoping that it's a simple fix for ya!
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Old 07-17-2013, 06:50 PM   #8029
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Sorry to hear that Jack3d, mine did the same thing 6 months after it had been replaced! Oh well at least I was close to home. My wife was like "now how are we going to get home without a clutch?" I told her watch and learn, stuck in it second gear, turned the key and she started right up, then drove the shoulder of the road home with the flashers on. No big deal, I was all of 2 miles from home and only had to take one main road.

Here's hoping that it's a simple fix for ya!
I replaced mine in February. I couldn't get mine into 2nd. I'm sure I'll just be able to hook the hose back up. Bleed it, and I'll be good. Fingers crossed.
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:34 PM   #8030
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Looking at replacing my existing Rough Country 3.5" lift on my YJ. Any recommendations on a good replacement lift?
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:07 PM   #8031
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Looking at replacing my existing Rough Country 3.5" lift on my YJ. Any recommendations on a good replacement lift?
Really like my Old Man Emu 2.5" with 5/8" boom shackles. Its nice and flexy. But maybe not as much lift as you need.
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:39 PM   #8032
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Looking at replacing my existing Rough Country 3.5" lift on my YJ. Any recommendations on a good replacement lift?
4.5" rough county? Lol
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Old 07-18-2013, 05:34 PM   #8033
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Sizing my OEM finders for more clearance. Changing my lights around.
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Also thinking of removing my track bars. Opinions anyone?
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Also thinking of removing my track bars. Opinions anyone?
You will be happy with the improvement in the ride. But a trac bar can mask worn out parts in your front end. Like ball joints, steering linkage ect.
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Also thinking of removing my track bars. Opinions anyone?
I did it and love it.
As for masking worn out parts that is true but in my opinion if they are worn they needed replaced any way
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Old 07-19-2013, 02:07 AM   #8037
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Thanks guys! I'll pull'em out in a few days when I get my new RC SS.
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Finally removed the insane wiring for the lighting, CB and electric fan and installed a secondary fuse box. Relays are being shipped to me right now so I will get them in soon. This will hold me off.



I also added 3 rocker switches to the stock location for the defrost switch. I don't have a back window and never will however I labeled the harness and pushed it up so it can be reinstalled someday if needed. These switches are awesome and they snap right into the hole where the defrost switch was and you can easily cut out the trim with an exacto knife on the other 2 locations.

Left switch is for lights, middle for the electric secondary fan for wheeling and hot days in Arizona and the right is for future expansion.

I also installed a new positive battery terminal. The old one broke and didn't have any place to put the new positive lead for the fuse box.
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Where did you get the switches ?
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where did you get the switches ?
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