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03-09-2014 10:13 PM
BCDonny
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Originally Posted by LilBlueYJ View Post
just love the look of your yj, was wondering have you used your mig much I thinking of getting the same is it good enough to do frame repairs, or weld in my motor mounts for my v8 swap?
I am not to sure about the frame repairs of motor mounts. I got just to learn how to weld I think it might be able to do the job if you are good enough, Maybe some else can let us know
03-06-2014 09:05 PM
LilBlueYJ
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Originally Posted by BCDonny View Post
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Picked up this mig 140 from Lincoln Electric now need to learn how to use it. Wish me luck.
just love the look of your yj, was wondering have you used your mig much I thinking of getting the same is it good enough to do frame repairs, or weld in my motor mounts for my v8 swap?
01-30-2014 02:29 PM
BCDonny
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Originally Posted by Tom95YJ View Post
Good to hear do you have their 4" or new 4.5 military wrap ?

I'll be ordering the 4.5" military wrap kit for mine in about a week
I have a 4 inch
01-30-2014 12:41 PM
Tom95YJ
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Originally Posted by BCDonny View Post
the lift is holding up great, and it sees some rough use, so for the price I am very pleased
Good to hear do you have their 4" or new 4.5 military wrap ?

I'll be ordering the 4.5" military wrap kit for mine in about a week
01-29-2014 07:09 PM
BCDonny
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Originally Posted by MrBigfoot View Post
How is the rough country lift holding up after all this time?
the lift is holding up great, and it sees some rough use, so for the price I am very pleased
01-29-2014 06:13 PM
d90king Great thread and great job on the build and overcoming the obstacles!
01-29-2014 05:24 PM
MrBigfoot How is the rough country lift holding up after all this time?
01-08-2014 07:27 PM
simonclay let us know how you like it
01-08-2014 06:43 PM
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Picked up this mig 140 from Lincoln Electric now need to learn how to use it. Wish me luck.
11-10-2013 09:33 PM
BCDonny
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Originally Posted by Tom95YJ View Post
I just read your entire build thread, I also have a 89 Islander that is Pacific Blue. I have done a few things to mine so far but not as much as I would have liked to do. (Building 2 Jeeps at the same time is expensive) So far I have Added TJ Rubicon Flares, Flush mount LED tails, Led Gauge lights, Lots of maintenance , TJ Grizzly wheels . I hope to lift mine sometime this year (SOA on 35's)I am considering on ditching my stripes also If I decide I want them I'll order a new set.


looks like you are off to a good start with the YJ. love that blue!!!!
11-07-2013 04:39 PM
Tom95YJ I just read your entire build thread, I also have a 89 Islander that is Pacific Blue. I have done a few things to mine so far but not as much as I would have liked to do. (Building 2 Jeeps at the same time is expensive) So far I have Added TJ Rubicon Flares, Flush mount LED tails, Led Gauge lights, Lots of maintenance , TJ Grizzly wheels . I hope to lift mine sometime this year (SOA on 35's)I am considering on ditching my stripes also If I decide I want them I'll order a new set.


11-07-2013 01:54 PM
wprice77
Your Jeep Looks great!

I just finished my 87 YJ but I went a little further and yanked the 4 cylinder out and replaced it with 71 318 V8 hooked up to a NV3550 trans. I did a lot of custom work to the interior custom dash rear speakers and center console. 4 inch lift (rough country I like it too) 33/12.5 MT's
09-29-2013 08:59 PM
BCDonny
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Originally Posted by 1987Wrangler YJ View Post
You don't have power steering?
nope maybe the next thing I do to it
09-29-2013 11:15 AM
1987Wrangler YJ You don't have power steering?
09-29-2013 10:01 AM
Hajdukcw Definitely going to be following your thread from here on. I have a 89' Islander and I have to agree with you about the decals, not really my style. Your Jeep looks amazing though hopefully in time "Daisy II" will look that way also. Keep up the good work. Thanks for the advice on the Carb and HEI.
09-26-2013 07:45 PM
BCDonny
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Originally Posted by wasomma View Post
how has the replacement dirtworx bumber been holding up?
just great, it is a lot stronger
09-26-2013 07:33 AM
wasomma how has the replacement dirtworx bumber been holding up?
09-25-2013 07:05 PM
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Hard top back on ready for the rain. ;((
09-11-2013 11:29 AM
BCDonny Well I have been on this forum for a year now it is great! By reading everyone's comments, concerns, and problems I have been able to build up my jeep and keep it going strong. Thanks everyone for all your threads and input!!! Happy jeeping
08-31-2013 10:25 PM
5hBlueYJ
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Originally Posted by BCDonny View Post
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More problems. Can you see what's missing? Why so many problems right after another just does not seem to stop!
Mine is missing too...just found it out today. I'm not sure how long it been this way but I'm not leaking any coolant...I'm obviously a novice but isn't this plug necessary? (Showing my complete lack of knowledge).
08-30-2013 11:16 PM
BCDonny Attachment 295833

Well plugged the hole with a block heat. Maybe now I can get back to enjoying the jeep
08-29-2013 12:25 AM
LilBlueYJ
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Originally Posted by BCDonny View Post
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More problems. Can you see what's missing? Why so many problems right after another just does not seem to stop!
Donny, just wondering did you get it fixed up yet and back on the road??
08-26-2013 01:40 PM
wasomma
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Originally Posted by LilBlueYJ View Post
I don't know much about motors but could the PCV valve effect the water pressure?
I am thinking that is two different areas of the motor?
not sure just asking
That's a good point, you are correct that it would be separate than the PCV system
08-26-2013 12:14 PM
LilBlueYJ
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Originally Posted by wasomma View Post
yea I would check your PCV valve and make sure nothing is blocked up
I don't know much about motors but could the PCV valve effect the water pressure?
I am thinking that is two different areas of the motor?
not sure just asking
08-26-2013 07:47 AM
wasomma
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Originally Posted by brachilius View Post
The freeze plug just fell out? You must have built up some serious pressure.
yea I would check your PCV valve and make sure nothing is blocked up
08-24-2013 08:53 PM
brachilius The freeze plug just fell out? You must have built up some serious pressure.
08-24-2013 07:29 PM
BCDonny Attachment 289898

More problems. Can you see what's missing? Why so many problems right after another just does not seem to stop!
08-23-2013 10:36 PM
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New rad installed and ready to go!!
08-22-2013 11:02 PM
Cole Noah
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Originally Posted by BCDonny View Post

When I picked up this jeep a year and a few months ago I put in a new rad so I would have no problems Went out to some trails today and lost all my coolant. Part only has a 90 day warranty so off to buy another.
I got one from genesis auto parts, can't say anything bad about it yet
08-22-2013 10:31 PM
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When I picked up this jeep a year and a few months ago I put in a new rad so I would have no problems Went out to some trails today and lost all my coolant. Part only has a 90 day warranty so off to buy another.
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