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01-10-2012 06:05 PM
The Big-A Hummmm I never thought of using the farm to hold the bars after discounting them, not bad I like that.
01-10-2012 05:57 PM
TBrownSTL Poop poop poop.
01-10-2012 05:53 PM
Powertrip
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Originally Posted by The Big-A View Post
I have a good idea of what I want to do for my sway bar disconnect, but I was wanting to see other ideas ad how you guys did them. If you could post pictures and tell what you did and what you used that would be good!
I used a couple clevis pins, washers and lock pins from ACE Hardware. Altogether, cost about $8. Then I acquired some pins from work to pin them up out of the way, into holes I drilled in the frame rail, when disconnected.





01-10-2012 05:15 PM
The Big-A I'll post pictures of the whole front end after I get the tie rid on, for not I just have springs. When I get the rod on your see everything B)

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I have a good idea of what I want to do for my sway bar disconnect, but I was wanting to see other ideas ad how you guys did them. If you could post pictures and tell what you did and what you used that would be good!
01-10-2012 05:13 PM
4wheelin I just had to wonder who's poop is that color.

Thanks for the good laugh, and keep at it (work on the jeep, that is).

GitRDone!
01-10-2012 05:05 PM
1jeeplvr
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Originally Posted by JeepCreeper View Post
Every Jeep owner needs a tie rod that POOPS out.
Lol I laughed out.
I prefer mine to NOT poop out.Could be dangerous!!!
01-10-2012 04:49 PM
jskinn27 x2 on the pics!
01-10-2012 03:42 PM
Powertrip We need pics of it all put back together!!
01-10-2012 11:21 AM
JeepCreeper Every Jeep owner needs a tie rod that POOPS out.
01-10-2012 12:01 AM
The Big-A Thanks, being in school and only working part time money is a little tight, but I found good ways to spend it! I posted about the 6 1/2 speakers I put in the dash. And It did not cost a penny! Had everything I need at the house.
01-09-2012 11:36 PM
mikes05unlimited may want to go back early so you can maybe spell check this on one of the school's computers JK man, good job, good use of time. Search on here and you will find a ton of mods like these and more. On a student's budget there are a lot of things you will find at the JY
01-09-2012 11:25 PM
billytheyj Good use of time and money sir but my favorite part of the whole story is.... well...... read what I have quoted below!

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Originally Posted by The Big-A
And for the eye catcher here, since my jeeps yellow I painted the tie rod and ends Cat Yellow, they POOP out!
01-09-2012 10:50 PM
jeepercowboy
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Originally Posted by The Big-A
So I'm on winter brake and I did not want to sit on my butt the hole time. So I went out and worked on the jeep. Well first I had to change the water pump but I'm sure most of you have. My steering box had a supper bad leak and I did not have the money for a new one. I found out that a 99 Durango steering box bolts right up, the steering shaft just slide on and so does the pitmen arm the only thing is that the stock bumper (I'm not sure about after market ones) hits the box so you have to bend the bumper in. And the box off the Durango is bigger by a good half inches and yes this will help a lot with bigger tires. When I say bigger I mean the piston inside is bigger.

And there's the box after I put it on, if you have 31 inches tires after putting this box on it will steer like your on ice but it works perfect!

Next: I like to go off road and hit the gas when I'm off road so you know where that can lead to?! Hahah! No it had nothing to do with mpg, this is all about the tie rod and tie rod ends. I got supper board one day and was looking at all kinds of jeep and found out that the 99 Grand Cherokee Laredo has a tie rod thats 7 times bigger then what I have. I got lucky and found a tie rod and tie rod ends for $10 off the Grand Cherokee Laredo. I droped my tie rod and checked to see if the ends are the same and you know what, they are! But the rod itself is a little to long so I took 14 inches out, and I put a 3inches slug in the middle where I took the 14 inches out. And left some incase I lifted the jeep more. And for the eye catcher here, since my jeeps yellow I painted the tie rod and ends Cat Yellow, they POOP out!

I have not got it on the jeep yet

Next: I put a 4 inches lift kit on it about a year ago. I got everything with the lift. Well like I said my jeeps yellow and my springs I got were black. So I pulled both the front and back of the jeep apart and painted the springs Cat Yellow. Some people say is that little bit of paint really worth all that work? Well pulling the springs out was not hard and putting them back on is still easy. Nothing really to it if you know what you'll doing

That's only one spring I did not think to get a picture of all of them and after I put them back on but you know there catching your eye now!

Next: air horn, and air compressor (sorry no pictures) the horns are under the hood right behind the air intake and the compressor is behind the driver seat on the finder hump. When I hit the horn people for miles turn there heads just to see what's coming! Hahaha
Dude you're good at using what you can get. Gotta hand it to ya.
01-09-2012 10:35 PM
The Big-A
Upgrades and eye catchers less then $125

So I'm on winter brake and I did not want to sit on my butt the hole time. So I went out and worked on the jeep. Well first I had to change the water pump but I'm sure most of you have. My steering box had a supper bad leak and I did not have the money for a new one. I found out that a 99 Durango steering box bolts right up, the steering shaft just slide on and so does the pitmen arm the only thing is that the stock bumper (I'm not sure about after market ones) hits the box so you have to bend the bumper in. And the box off the Durango is bigger by a good half inches and yes this will help a lot with bigger tires. When I say bigger I mean the piston inside is bigger.

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And there's the box after I put it on, if you have 31 inches tires after putting this box on it will steer like your on ice but it works perfect!


Next: I like to go off road and hit the gas when I'm off road so you know where that can lead to?! Hahah! No it had nothing to do with mpg, this is all about the tie rod and tie rod ends. I got supper board one day and was looking at all kinds of jeep and found out that the 99 Grand Cherokee Laredo has a tie rod thats 7 times bigger then what I have. I got lucky and found a tie rod and tie rod ends for $10 off the Grand Cherokee Laredo. I droped my tie rod and checked to see if the ends are the same and you know what, they are! But the rod itself is a little to long so I took 14 inches out, and I put a 3inches slug in the middle where I took the 14 inches out. And left some incase I lifted the jeep more. And for the eye catcher here, since my jeeps yellow I painted the tie rod and ends Cat Yellow, they POOP out!

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I have not got it on the jeep yet



Next: I put a 4 inches lift kit on it about a year ago. I got everything with the lift. Well like I said my jeeps yellow and my springs I got were black. So I pulled both the front and back of the jeep apart and painted the springs Cat Yellow. Some people say is that little bit of paint really worth all that work? Well pulling the springs out was not hard and putting them back on is still easy. Nothing really to it if you know what you'll doing

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That's only one spring I did not think to get a picture of all of them and after I put them back on but you know there catching your eye now!


Next: air horn, and air compressor (sorry no pictures) the horns are under the hood right behind the air intake and the compressor is behind the driver seat on the finder hump. When I hit the horn people for miles turn there heads just to see what's coming! Hahaha

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