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Old 08-06-2014, 01:12 PM   #11071
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Rooted around the underside of my YJ and discovered a bunch of rot I somehow completely overlooked when I bought it a week ago. Need to get some Safe T Cap patches.

Also found a couple other issues. I'm a jeep newb.
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Old 08-06-2014, 06:02 PM   #11072
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Nice doggie! Here are my two. They're not crazy about the YJ though...they can't jump that high and they don't enjoy being lifted in. Sometime I hope to be posting here "built a step for the dogs to get in my YJ
Haha! Ive got an English bulldog and she loves the YJ so much shell do anything to climb in! Hilarious to watch - but she'll get in on her own every time!

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Old 08-06-2014, 06:02 PM   #11073
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Took it to get aligned and had to explain to the mechanic that sway and trac bars are optional on yj's.
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Old 08-06-2014, 06:26 PM   #11074
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Haha! Ive got an English bulldog and she loves the YJ so much shell do anything to climb in! Hilarious to watch - but she'll get in on her own every time!
I have same dog, 2 years old. Had the jeep just over a week and he LOVES it. Can't open the door without him trying to jump in. The rear wheel wells are perfect for him to put his front paws on and hang is head out the side.
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Old 08-06-2014, 09:49 PM   #11075
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Nice doggie! Here are my two. They're not crazy about the YJ though...they can't jump that high and they don't enjoy being lifted in. Sometime I hope to be posting here "built a step for the dogs to get in my YJ
Yeah mine can't jump in either and she's not a fan of being picked up but at least she's only 22lbs. I have a 6.5" lift and sit on 33"s so it's no easy jump. She always tries to jump out but gets scared and won't do it lol.
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Old 08-06-2014, 09:59 PM   #11076
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Yeah mine can't jump in either and she's not a fan of being picked up but at least she's only 22lbs. I have a 6.5" lift and sit on 33"s so it's no easy jump. She always tries to jump out but gets scared and won't do it lol.
mine are 95 & 100 they prefer the wife's suburban where both can lay out and still have room to spare.. And they can jump in and out
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Old 08-07-2014, 11:22 AM   #11077
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I took out the sport cage and installed a family cage yesterday.

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Old 08-07-2014, 06:03 PM   #11079
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Installed Steering wheel and company logos.



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Old 08-07-2014, 11:08 PM   #11080
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Fabricated My own 1/2 doors out of wood. Triple coated the exterior with Helmsman polyurathane..Today I upholstered the interior door panels with distressed leather. I'm still having trouble posting photos, I will post them as soon as I figure out the problem.
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Fabricated My own 1/2 doors out of wood. Triple coated the exterior with Helmsman polyurathane..Today I upholstered the interior door panels with distressed leather. I'm still having trouble posting photos, I will post them as soon as I figure out the problem.
Let's see pictures of those!
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Got the sway bar on the front out last night. Gonna try and get the trac bar out next day or so once I get a torx socket set.
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Old 08-08-2014, 12:03 PM   #11083
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I took out the sport cage and installed a family cage yesterday.
LUCKY! I want to get rid of my sport cage so bad. I picked up a rc 12000lb winch last night. Needs a control box and it should be good to go. When I try to engage it one of the solenoids just clicks.
Also did the dd nod with a beat up 98 corolla...
Next mod will probably be moving my tube fenders up 3" for custom hilines.
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Old 08-08-2014, 03:20 PM   #11084
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Like it or hate it, I did it.


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Top was already in bad shape...
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Old 08-08-2014, 06:19 PM   #11085
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Pulled up to Casey's (gas station/general store) to pick up a pizza and this dude walking out of the store couldn't stop staring - my buddy actually pointed it out to me.
Walking out of the store the dudes still staring at my YJ from across the lot standing with the door of this brand new Cherokee SRT8 open - we drove by him to confirm the model.

Felt awesome.
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Old 08-09-2014, 07:57 AM   #11086
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Plasti dipped the front fenders and all flares. Installed side steps, new thermostat, new upper and lower radiator hoses.

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Old 08-09-2014, 12:43 PM   #11087
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Today I had a little time so I decided to mount my MAXSA Escaper Buddies under the roof rack. I hope I never get stuck bad enough to need these but you never know...







They fit nice under the roof rack














Safety wired them in to place, there is a small gap between the sand buddies and the top.The reason I went safety wire is to keep them very secure and if needed I can just cut the ties and pull them out.


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Old 08-09-2014, 07:52 PM   #11088
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LUCKY! I want to get rid of my sport cage so bad. I picked up a rc 12000lb winch last night. Needs a control box and it should be good to go. When I try to engage it one of the solenoids just clicks.
Also did the dd nod with a beat up 98 corolla...
Next mod will probably be moving my tube fenders up 3" for custom hilines.

Invest in a new solenoid box. I have a ramsey that needs one as well.
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Old 08-09-2014, 09:09 PM   #11089
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Like it or hate it, I did it. Top was already in bad shape...
Made me look a couple times at it before I realized what it was...good stuff man!
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Old 08-09-2014, 09:11 PM   #11090
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Almost sold it.....almost...so conflicted. Had my YJ since it rolled off the assembly line
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Almost sold it.....almost...so conflicted. Had my YJ since it rolled off the assembly line
Don't do it!!!! You will regret it
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^agreed!
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Finally replaced the lower steering column bearing. The old bearing was frozen to the shaft, so I used my new Dremel to carefully cut it off. I cleaned up the shaft and the new bearing went on with just a little force. No more rattle from the steering column.
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Sold it today it's bittersweet because I get to get another jeep now
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Like it or hate it, I did it. Top was already in bad shape...
LIKE IT! That's a great idea.
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I finally mounted my beach permit and took my YJ on the beach.
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Like it or hate it, I did it. Top was already in bad shape...
That looks great! I really like it, nice work!
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Degreased engine and drive train! Looks really nice!
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Old 08-10-2014, 09:49 PM   #11099
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Put the soft top back on. Supposed to be a rainy/stormy few days coming up.
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Made some cup holders, Ron Jon Stickers to dress them up a little.


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