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Forum: YJ Build Forum 04-21-2014, 02:07 AM
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Posted By ratherbedirty
No big news at the moment. Paid a stream of bills...

No big news at the moment. Paid a stream of bills over the last few weeks, but I should have some Jeep fundage next week. I plan to order a frame patch and start stripping the underside. Ill keep you...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 04-15-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,021
Posted By ratherbedirty
I don't see how EFI is simplistic or reliable....

I don't see how EFI is simplistic or reliable. Its more complicated and more prone to failure off road in my eyes. Wires, sensors, and circuit boards all hooked up to a hot engine and being jarred...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 04-09-2014, 03:27 AM
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Posted By ratherbedirty
The carb is a Weber. Not sure how many CFM. The...

The carb is a Weber. Not sure how many CFM. The guy couldnt remember, and i cant seem to find any good numbers on it to look it up.
Forum: YJ Build Forum 04-06-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,021
Posted By ratherbedirty
Swapping to a CJ tank sounds like more work than...

Swapping to a CJ tank sounds like more work than doing a fuel pump bypass. The YJ tank is steel and its in good condition. I could be wrong, but the CJ tank is bound to have a different connector for...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 04-04-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,021
Posted By ratherbedirty
A guy at work suggested the same thing. First...

A guy at work suggested the same thing. First problem with that is I cant assume anything is good on this pile, and second, I like to keep things simple and Im very stubborn about it too, lol. I...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 04-03-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,021
Posted By ratherbedirty
Yea, the tires have given me a new inspiration to...

Yea, the tires have given me a new inspiration to see this thing done. And again I really dont know how the P.O. survived driving it.

I havent bothered to have the tires balanced yet as I will be...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 04-02-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,021
Posted By ratherbedirty
Tires!

Made a little bit of progress on the YJ today. Found a deal by facebook on some 33x12.5 BFG All Terrains with about 60-70% tread. I was hoping to get Mud Terrains, but I couldnt pass these up for the...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 03-24-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,021
Posted By ratherbedirty
Thanks nmill5321, this is EXACTLY the kind of...

Thanks nmill5321, this is EXACTLY the kind of article I was hoping to find on the rebuild. The Haynes and Chilton repair manuals are too vague and not enough visuals for someone like me who's never...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 03-21-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,021
Posted By ratherbedirty
Well $300 is a pretty good chunk on my budget,...

Well $300 is a pretty good chunk on my budget, but probably still worth the investment since Ive never done a trans myself



lol Actually, he didnt know it was that bad. The owner before him had...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 03-14-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,021
Posted By ratherbedirty
I ended up ordering the T-case input gear from...

I ended up ordering the T-case input gear from Novak. They were by far the most specific about the specs of the gear and the application, so I knew i was getting the right one. I just have to take...
Forum: Michigan Jeep Forum 03-09-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 2,323
Posted By ratherbedirty
Hey, what are the odds? Posting from Tecumseh,...

Hey, what are the odds? Posting from Tecumseh, myself. Lived here for 20 years. Im 25 and I got my first Jeep 4 years ago this April- an '03 TJ 4.0/ 5spd. It is my daily driver and occasional...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 03-02-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,021
Posted By ratherbedirty
Quick update and some info for those brave (or...

Quick update and some info for those brave (or weird) enough to do a 2.5 to 4.2 or 258 swap in a YJ. Ive been doing a lot of research on the swap, and it takes a little digging, since most people...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-18-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 577
Posted By ratherbedirty
Nope. No lift, no t-case drop. Its just a stock...

Nope. No lift, no t-case drop. Its just a stock TJ with 31x10.5" tires
Forum: YJ Build Forum 02-16-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,021
Posted By ratherbedirty
BTW, this is my first project Jeep. The red TJ in...

BTW, this is my first project Jeep. The red TJ in the back has been my daily driver for about 4 years. I'm not doing anything fancy with this. I just want to turn it into a solid, good running,...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 02-16-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By ratherbedirty
Oh, and it has a 4" spring lift. No body lift or...

Oh, and it has a 4" spring lift. No body lift or spring-over bullshit
Forum: YJ Build Forum 02-16-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,021
Posted By ratherbedirty
My 1989 YJ: The Nightmare Build

I dont know why, but somehow I always end up with the biggest, most rotten turd of a project I can manage to find. Maybe chalk it up to the fact that I live in Michigan, and Im a cheapskate? But...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-16-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 577
Posted By ratherbedirty
That was the first thing I tried. Late last...

That was the first thing I tried. Late last summer I drained it, cleaned the plug, and filled it up with RP. No difference
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-15-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 577
Posted By ratherbedirty
:drinks:

:drinks:
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-15-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By ratherbedirty
Thanks for the quick replies. Just ordered the...

Thanks for the quick replies. Just ordered the mounts. I know I will have to fab up some frame-side mounts but thats no biggie to me.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-15-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By ratherbedirty
Need some 258 i6 knowledge here!

So I'm doing something that some people will probably tell me not to do... doin' it anyway. I'm putting a 1978 CJ 258 i6 motor in my 1989 2.5L YJ Wrangler, because I got it for a steal, and I dig the...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-15-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 577
Posted By ratherbedirty
:popcorn:

:popcorn:
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-13-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 577
Posted By ratherbedirty
By the way, my Jeep only has 86k miles on it, and...

By the way, my Jeep only has 86k miles on it, and Ive been careful about fluid changes and how I drive it, which makes me wonder even more.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-13-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 577
Posted By ratherbedirty
2nd gear acting up in my NV3550

Hey fellas. Got an '03 TJ, 4.0/5spd. Its my daily driver. Ive had it for about 4 years now, and ever since I bought it, its been going into 2nd gear a bit hard. Recently (especially with the cold...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-13-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By ratherbedirty
Need Help. NP231 Input gear

Hey all, been a while since I've been online, but Im back. I recently started a 1989 YJ project. Doing a swap from the 2.5/AX-5 to a 4.2/AX-15. Now before you tell me its not worth it, thats not what...
Forum: Trail Pics 06-13-2012, 09:28 AM
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Posted By ratherbedirty
I should probably do the same, but I wasnt...

I should probably do the same, but I wasnt worried about it this time since I wasnt doing anything too serious. I at least want a 3" lift and skids for the steering box and gas tank before I hit the...
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