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Today 03:40 PM
Jeepster8420 Swapped out the factory radio/tape deck with a CD player

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And took her thru the mud and up the loggin trail outback after the serious rain we got today

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Today 02:30 PM
12vtman Ordered my Barricade Trail Force HD bumper today.... Now see how far back the back order goes.

Thanks to Ryan @ Extremeterrain for the ordering code. Well worth ping him before you order...
Today 02:25 PM
05Sport
Quote:
Originally Posted by gwofford11 View Post
Had to try it with the windshield down.
nice.. it is on my TO-DO list.

how long does it take to get all the parts off?
Today 01:57 PM
gwofford11 Had to try it with the windshield down. Not as bad as I expected it would be. I think I have chronic dry eye and a bad case of cotton mouth. The looks you get from other people are priceless
Today 01:30 PM
stevgunt
Decals

Added new Decals to the LJ
Today 11:43 AM
ssmusicman Put in a SYE kit, new rear drive shaft, adjustable rear-upper arms. Biggest pain came when I realized that the bolts for the new rear shaft were not included, could not find them at the local parts stores either. ??? Ended up pulling the front shaft back off and using those bolts. Good thing in the end as I found that the front U-joint was just about to self destruct. 2x4 for a few days now until I get the parts....
Today 11:42 AM
42yrs First Jeep I changed out the diff oil in both the rear Ford 8.8 and the front HP Dana 30. I also installed my new Poison Spyder Bomb shell diff cover on the front one.
Today 10:37 AM
MUDRUNNER AZ Made my own shroud for an electric fan. So far so good. It is close to the bolts holding the water pump pulley on.


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Today 05:20 AM
MichaelR Drove the LJ 1700+ miles, round trip, in two days to pickup my son from Marine boot camp. I set the cruise control on 75 and had no issues at all.
Today 01:49 AM
EnglishBulldog1 Fixed the back window on my soft top. It was missing a slider. Found a repair kit on line for like 12 bucks!
Today 12:57 AM
Teague242 Had a little fun. Drove her home though! Was a long slow ride!
Yesterday 10:26 PM
thedawgshow Took it wheeling with some way cool Jeepers!!!







Yesterday 09:48 PM
Ryan Angela
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mini Me View Post
Rust is the biggest enemy.
The dealership is the enemy! PB Blaster and heat are your friends. It sucks when one bolt snaps but several? That's a tool flingin' and cuss word kinda evening.
Yesterday 08:31 PM
Mini Me Today I attempted to install my skyjacker 2" bb. 3 of the 4 upper shock bolts from the rear snapped off. Now I'm gonna have to drive it with no rear shocks to the local dealership on Tuesday so they could drill out the bolts. Of course nothing goes as planned What normally would have taken 2-3 hours will take days. Also, the front lower shock bolts are being a PITA. I guess this is what happens when you have an older jeep. Rust is the biggest enemy.
Yesterday 05:41 PM
The Real Tink
Quote:
Originally Posted by dale 3 View Post
With the amount of grass growing underneath the RUST factor can't be good
surprisingly not bad, the shitty built bumpers and light bar/ limb snagger are about the only things. $2000 for a complete running 97 TJ is a good deal.
Yesterday 05:24 PM
dale 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Real Tink View Post
been making progress with my jeep, getting parts swapped over etc. cant get serious about drivetrain till I return from texas in about 2 weeks.



to this

this is what I am starting with.
With the amount of grass growing underneath the RUST factor can't be good
Yesterday 04:53 PM
WindRider Researched throwing my jeep on 37s. lots and lots of research
Yesterday 03:12 PM
ArthurTJ04
Quote:
Originally Posted by gnater76 View Post

That sucks. Kudos for manning up and making the tough choice!
Thanks
Yesterday 02:44 PM
tbensor
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Real Tink View Post
been making progress with my jeep, getting parts swapped over etc. cant get serious about drivetrain till I return from texas in about 2 weeks. to this this is what I am starting with.
you are getting there.
Yesterday 02:03 PM
The Real Tink been making progress with my jeep, getting parts swapped over etc. cant get serious about drivetrain till I return from texas in about 2 weeks.



to this

this is what I am starting with.
Yesterday 10:55 AM
gnater76
Quote:
Originally Posted by ArthurTJ04 View Post
Yesterday was a sad day, I I had to get rid of the TJ in order to save money. I went from a 15 min drive to work to 1hr 10min drive. I was spending close to $450 a month in gas and it was putting a hole in my pocket. I will be back eventually we all do....
That sucks. Kudos for manning up and making the tough choice!
Yesterday 10:37 AM
ArthurTJ04 I thought about doing that but i living in Mass with all the snow we get i wasnt sure. I ended up going with something brand turned out to be a good deal at the end.ill keep checking the forum.
Yesterday 10:03 AM
srad600 Sad day indeed. When that happened to me I just bought a 1100 dollar Saturn with 30+MPG. Paid for its self in 3 months.


Sucks!
Yesterday 09:54 AM
ArthurTJ04 Yesterday was a sad day, I I had to get rid of the TJ in order to save money. I went from a 15 min drive to work to 1hr 10min drive. I was spending close to $450 a month in gas and it was putting a hole in my pocket. I will be back eventually we all do....
Yesterday 09:50 AM
srad600
Quote:
Originally Posted by DBoat View Post
took the doors off for a few days..
Mine have been off for a couple weeks now. Its rain some but....ehhhh.
Yesterday 06:29 AM
DBoat took the doors off for a few days..
Yesterday 06:14 AM
echo2
Quote:
Originally Posted by ptoncannon View Post
this looks EXACTLY like the metal shop I'm working in!! lol, i know they're all going to look about the same but i guarantee i could take the exact same picture this tuesday when i go back! haha. i may want to build one myself if i end up liking it!
looks good so far though!
LOL.....All fab shops turn grey......
Yesterday 06:02 AM
tsteb New speakers in rollbar. 6.5" Polk dxi 651. The sound is awesome and bass is pretty deep
Yesterday 12:17 AM
JDWranglerGuy
New Speakers

Today I put some new speakers in the dash and the sound bar. Nothing fancy some Schosche EFX 5.25 components in the dash with an adapter that allows them to fit in place of 4x6s. Also put some pyle blue label 5.25 coaxials. Also upgraded the console sub to a pyle dual voice coil. Sounds great even for cheap speakers.
Yesterday 12:04 AM
Mamefreak Had my CEL come on for the TPS... Looks like I'm gonna be seeing the "parts master" at the dealership Monday :-/ . But in positive news I was gifted an aFe stage 2 cold air intake system! I'll be getting that Tuesday :-)
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