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09-30-2014 09:55 PM
langwilliams wow when you buy a welder you don't play around. I got a Lincoln 135 off craigslist for $175.
09-30-2014 06:31 PM
Scooby88
New Welder

Well I bought one today. Hard bullet to swallow but I'm at the point I really need it and I'm tired of borrowing one.

Was planning on gathering more parts this weekend but plans changed and we are heading north to see my mother for the weekend.
09-29-2014 09:40 AM
freonburn Sounds like a great idea. I can't wait to see how those axles look under your YJ
09-28-2014 03:56 PM
Scooby88
Dash

Thanks grizz, helps a lot.

I'm thinking I'm gonna make the new dash mold, my idea is to give the first one away just to get reviews. What do you guys think?
09-27-2014 09:41 AM
Projectgrizz93 Lemme know if you can see them
09-26-2014 06:02 PM
Scooby88
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Originally Posted by Scooby88 View Post
This is what I'm thinking on the front and rear. The shackle is a +1.5". It's just hanging there without the bushings.
Sorry, the picture didn't upload....
09-25-2014 06:27 PM
Scooby88
Leaf spring mock up

This is what I'm thinking on the front and rear. The shackle is a +1.5". It's just hanging there without the bushings.
09-25-2014 05:48 PM
Scooby88
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Originally Posted by Projectgrizz93 View Post
Yea he pretty much hit it on the head with the dash. And I don't have a build thread or pics my dad and I built it long before I had access to a smart phone back in 07 and he was a wizard he just touches stuff and it works but I can take pics of the finished result
That would be great! I'd like to see spring placement, ride height. Thanks
09-25-2014 12:17 PM
Projectgrizz93
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Originally Posted by freonburn View Post
I saw someone on JeepTalk on Facebook ask about the same thing with the same suggestion: F-150 springs. I'd say materials plus shipping and another 50-75 up to 125 based on how hard it is to do for you. My suggestion for a mod would be to include a spot under the gauges to install a CB or maybe a toggle switch bank to hook up all electronics used in the vehicle
Yea he pretty much hit it on the head with the dash. And I don't have a build thread or pics my dad and I built it long before I had access to a smart phone back in 07 and he was a wizard he just touches stuff and it works but I can take pics of the finished result
09-25-2014 12:57 AM
freonburn
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Originally Posted by Scooby88 View Post
Thanks grizz93 I've really thought about making another mold to make dashes. I've had a few requests. I would change a couple of things on it but any requests or ideas would be considered. Just to throw this out there....what would you guys be willing to spend on one? I'm not out to get rich....just have to be worth my time. Do you have a build thread or any pictures of the f150 springs installed? I have ideas but if how you did it works I'd love to see.
I saw someone on JeepTalk on Facebook ask about the same thing with the same suggestion: F-150 springs.

I'd say materials plus shipping and another 50-75 up to 125 based on how hard it is to do for you. My suggestion for a mod would be to include a spot under the gauges to install a CB or maybe a toggle switch bank to hook up all electronics used in the vehicle
09-24-2014 05:51 PM
Scooby88
Custom Dash

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Originally Posted by Projectgrizz93 View Post
Mine is stretched with f-150 springs full width axles you can clear any tire you want.
Easily the best build I've read you make us feel like were right in the shop can't wait to see it finished also would love to get a dash planned out
Thanks grizz93
I've really thought about making another mold to make dashes. I've had a few requests. I would change a couple of things on it but any requests or ideas would be considered.
Just to throw this out there....what would you guys be willing to spend on one? I'm not out to get rich....just have to be worth my time.

Do you have a build thread or any pictures of the f150 springs installed? I have ideas but if how you did it works I'd love to see.
09-24-2014 02:00 PM
Projectgrizz93 Mine is stretched with f-150 springs full width axles you can clear any tire you want.
Easily the best build I've read you make us feel like were right in the shop can't wait to see it finished also would love to get a dash planned out
09-23-2014 07:12 PM
Scooby88 The 14 bolt is all cleaned up. Had the wife convinced I needed a plasma cutter, as I thought about it....most of the cutting is done.
I'm at the welding point and I've been borrowing the Miller from work which is sweet but....I changed my mind and I'm looking at the Miller 211 mig welder to buy.
Anyone have this welder? Oh, I get a miller, she gets a new couch I get to use both.
09-20-2014 05:54 PM
Scooby88
14 Bolt cleaned up

Sandblasted the 14, still have to cut off the stock leaf spring perches. Went to the u-pick n pull and got 2 leaf springs off an '97 F150. $77.50, I was lucky that the box was off.
09-17-2014 07:54 PM
Scooby88
Good day

Sorry for the past posts. Trying to help out a Jeeper.

Sold the Dana 30/35 axles tonight, that should cover the cost of the F150 springs for the build. Have a guy coming tomorrow night to buy the rims and tires that were on it.

Looking for some rollers for the 14 bolt, this thing is a Beast.
09-17-2014 08:56 AM
Scooby88
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Originally Posted by GreggM View Post
Shoot me the info. Got a crack in the windshield and a rusty frame
It's black and has no glass.
09-16-2014 09:08 PM
GreggM Shoot me the info. Got a crack in the windshield and a rusty frame
09-16-2014 07:49 PM
Scooby88
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Originally Posted by GreggM View Post
Seriously. 100 in michigan. I. Ant find one fir that price in se michigan
I found another in Canton mi for $100 if you need one.
09-16-2014 06:57 PM
Scooby88 Got some of the stock leaf spring mounts cut off tonight. Found some F150 springs at a local u-pick for $33 each.
09-15-2014 08:30 PM
daddyjeep
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Originally Posted by Scooby88 View Post
Plans change, I'm stretching it. $50 buck a pop for the F150 springs. That's a reasonable price. With the SOA and F150 springs it should give me about 9-10" of lift including the 1.5" shackles I have.
One problem, I have to get it out of the garage.
Chainsaw....in case it doesnt fit out the door.
09-15-2014 06:49 PM
Scooby88
Stretch it he said

Plans change, I'm stretching it. $50 buck a pop for the F150 springs. That's a reasonable price. With the SOA and F150 springs it should give me about 9-10" of lift including the 1.5" shackles I have.
One problem, I have to get it out of the garage.
09-14-2014 06:13 PM
Scooby88
Now what?

Got the 14 bolt, working on getting the Dana 60. Thinking on stretching the YJ. From what I've read, F150 leaf springs work pretty good. I'll go check the price at the local bone yard tomorrow.
09-13-2014 11:25 AM
Scooby88
14 bolt

Picked it up, it's already welded.
09-12-2014 11:50 AM
daddyjeep sweet
09-11-2014 07:15 PM
Scooby88
14 bolt

Ok, after all the searching and texting I think I have the one. I pick it up Saturday morning. It's cleaned and ready to be converted to disc brakes. Cost is $75 (great price) but it's a 2 hr drive. Hell, I have more time than money!
09-10-2014 12:31 PM
Scooby88
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Originally Posted by daddyjeep View Post
Are you considering a steering 14 bolt axle? I would love to build one of those. I will probably build a 609 eventually though.
No, I'm going (planning) on a Dana 60.
09-10-2014 11:44 AM
daddyjeep Are you considering a steering 14 bolt axle? I would love to build one of those. I will probably build a 609 eventually though.
09-09-2014 07:31 PM
Scooby88
Working the Craigslist tonight

I found a couple of killer deals on the 14 bolt tonight. One guy has 2 and wants $100 each, I think when I get there I'll offer him $150 for both. We shall see. I picked these up awhile back, they should work.
09-09-2014 07:25 PM
Scooby88
Working the Craigslist tonight

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Originally Posted by GreggM View Post
Seriously. 100 in michigan. I. Ant find one fir that price in se michigan
I know. The YJ wasn't in the Jeep section so I WIN!
09-08-2014 10:46 PM
Mr.Pink Awesome build sir, i am currently building a 90 YJ.
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