Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum > What I did to my TJ today

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: What I did to my TJ today Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
Today 07:30 PM
echo2 It begins....

Today 05:48 PM
cBill15 Just discovered that I need to replace my front wheel bearings. While I have the front tires off I'm going to replace the chrome center caps with some black ones.
Today 05:45 PM
cBill15 Finally finished my foot pegs. Here is my progress in pictures. I had my brother cad plate them too for some extra rust protection.
Today 04:09 PM
Jessay Plasti dipped my headlight bezels


Attachment 1345330

Before


Attachment 1345338

After
Today 12:46 AM
White_TJ Anybody know how I could customize the shifter disc into a glass piece with a picture inside? If so, message me. Thanks.
Yesterday 10:04 PM
JeepsR4guys Put in alpine head unit with new alpine 4x6 in dash and 6 1/2 on sound bar. 500 w amp and 2 tens from Rockford fosgate. Thumpin down the road today
Yesterday 09:56 PM
Mamefreak Replaced my TPS sensor. Haven't had a chance to get it on the highway to see how it does. Also ordered Chinese and got a nice appropriate fortune.
Yesterday 09:56 PM
Rude Dog Nice, good price! Mines sitting up in my loft unused.
Yesterday 07:14 PM
mikhail2400
Got a new trunk

Drove 30 mins up the road to meet the Craigslist seller of my new Jeep OEM trunk. If the back is locked you cant open it and theres 4 holes for permanent mounting also.
Attachment 1342506

Attachment 1342514

Attachment 1342522

For the 5 Jeepers who called after me, NAA NAA NAA NA NAAA NAA.
Cost $50.00, only other one I saw like it was aftermarket, looked as if it had been used for a tire ramp for 10 years and cost twice as much.
Yesterday 05:57 PM
gwofford11
Quote:
Originally Posted by 05Sport View Post
nice.. it is on my TO-DO list.

how long does it take to get all the parts off?
Maybe about 20 minutes I would say. That was by myself so with some help probably less. You should give it a try.
Yesterday 03:40 PM
Jeepster8420 Swapped out the factory radio/tape deck with a CD player

Attachment 1342050

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

Attachment 1342058
Yesterday 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...
Yesterday 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?
Yesterday 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
Yesterday 01:30 PM
stevgunt
Decals

Added new Decals to the LJ
Yesterday 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....
Yesterday 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.
Yesterday 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.


Attachment 1341194



Attachment 1341202



Attachment 1341210
Yesterday 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.
Yesterday 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!
Yesterday 12:57 AM
Teague242 Had a little fun. Drove her home though! Was a long slow ride!
07-27-2014 10:26 PM
thedawgshow Took it wheeling with some way cool Jeepers!!!







07-27-2014 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.
07-27-2014 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.
07-27-2014 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.
07-27-2014 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
07-27-2014 04:53 PM
WindRider Researched throwing my jeep on 37s. lots and lots of research
07-27-2014 03:12 PM
ArthurTJ04
Quote:
Originally Posted by gnater76 View Post

That sucks. Kudos for manning up and making the tough choice!
Thanks
07-27-2014 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.
07-27-2014 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.
This thread has more than 30 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:35 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC