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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-12-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By kruger
It is not that hard to do. Just have to think...

It is not that hard to do. Just have to think things thru very carefully. IF this Jeep is not your daily driver, then you are much better off for the build. This issue with the Chevy Blazer is the...
Forum: Builders Corner 06-12-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By kruger
Just want to point out that a NV3500 will be a...

Just want to point out that a NV3500 will be a challenge to put in a jeep. I found out the hard way. A 3500 is a full size tranny with a tail shaft. It is too long for any kind of meaningful drive...
Forum: Builders Corner 05-28-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By kruger
Just did this on an older Jeep. Converted a 2.5...

Just did this on an older Jeep. Converted a 2.5 to a 4.3 Vortec with a carb. Yea, I know, its a V6. But, it is essentially the same swap. One thing to keep in mind is that you will have to drop...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-04-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By kruger
Sure do. I had the same issue. You have to...

Sure do. I had the same issue. You have to angle the mirrors back to get them out of the wind stream that the windshield throws to the side. I have fisheye mirrors, so it is easy to get adjusted. ...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-26-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By kruger
Same issue. Just on passenger side. Make sure...

Same issue. Just on passenger side. Make sure that you plan for the drive shaft. and good luck.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-26-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By kruger
Just did this last year. Here is a link to my...

Just did this last year. Here is a link to my build. The only thing that I can tell you about the mounts is to make sure that the drivers side is high enough to clear the front drive shaft. And,...
Forum: Builders Corner 04-26-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By kruger
I have a 4.3 Vortec with an NV3550 in my 89YJ. ...

I have a 4.3 Vortec with an NV3550 in my 89YJ. Used a Novac adapter plate. There are tons of options as to how to do this. My best advice is to carefully think each step thru and make a list of...
Forum: Builders Corner 04-26-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,903
Posted By kruger
http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa175/kruger773...

http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa175/kruger7734/JEEP/DSC_6140-1.jpg

For some reason, the pics didnt show up in the prev. post. But, here they are. The one above is of the LED tail lights...
Forum: Builders Corner 04-21-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,903
Posted By kruger
coupla pics of the finished (for now) jeep. ...

coupla pics of the finished (for now) jeep.

This is how it looks now and the foreseeable future. I have it just the way that I want it to look.
...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-06-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By kruger
Fuel sending unit on an 89YJ

A little background is in order here.
Replaced the 2.5 with a Vortec 4.3, mounted an external fuel pump. Bypassed the fuel pump with a length of hose to the pick-up filter. Fuel sending unit...
Forum: Builders Corner 03-25-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By kruger
Well, in my limited experience, the 6 cyl AX15...

Well, in my limited experience, the 6 cyl AX15 tranny is the better one. The AX5 in the 4 cyl is not known for its strength. BUT, I am assuming that you are talking about a manual transmission. If...
Forum: Builders Corner 03-06-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,903
Posted By kruger
Wow, been a little busy lately and has been a...

Wow, been a little busy lately and has been a while since I posted up here, or even been on the forums. SO, I will try to give a little update here.

JDNeal88- Yes, if you were to keep the fuel...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-13-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By kruger
I used the Novak mounts on my conversion. Make...

I used the Novak mounts on my conversion. Make sure that the mounts clear the front drive shaft if your jeep isnt lifted. Or else you will have to lift it. Also, I used the Novak transmission...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-13-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By kruger
just did this, and, if you do your home work, not...

just did this, and, if you do your home work, not that bad. There is a mounting bracket that the AX15 uses that is not present on the AX5. You can buy new, or, used is just as good. Also,...
Forum: Builders Corner 11-12-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,903
Posted By kruger
Update: I purchased a "BIG AL" accelerator...

Update: I purchased a "BIG AL" accelerator peddal. Further research on my sticky cable and I noted that the cable, where it comes out of the firewall, is at more of a downward angle. WIth the stock...
Forum: Builders Corner 11-12-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,903
Posted By kruger
Hey Yellodude, When I was looking for a tranny, I...

Hey Yellodude, When I was looking for a tranny, I had decided that I wanted a 3550, and I found one at an extremely nice price, $150, so I jumped on it. But, an AX15 is just as good. Also, if you...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 11-01-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,514
Posted By kruger
sending you a PM on the 20 gal tank

sending you a PM on the 20 gal tank
Forum: Builders Corner 10-27-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,903
Posted By kruger
Just a small update on this. Jeep is running...

Just a small update on this. Jeep is running fine. There is one issue that I am having with the accelerator cable. I bought one of those universal cables at one of the autoparts stores. Comes...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-18-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By kruger
interested in the Pitman arm. I live in Rome,...

interested in the Pitman arm. I live in Rome, GA. How much
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-15-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By kruger
bump

bump
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-15-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By kruger
bump

bump
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-12-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By kruger
Talking YJ seats, TJ seat mounting brackets

I am located in Rome, GA. I recently replaced my YJ seats with some Bestop seats. They are in great shape, just wanted some others. In the pics, the one on the right has some duct tape put on it. ...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-12-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By kruger
This is located in Rome, GA.

This is located in Rome, GA.
Forum: Builders Corner 10-12-2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,903
Posted By kruger
One other thing that I meant to post up. The...

One other thing that I meant to post up.
The following pic shows the after market conversion radiator that I used. I is an aluminum cross flow. When I put it in, I was concerned that it was too...
Forum: Builders Corner 10-12-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,903
Posted By kruger
And, apparently I cant edit a post. So, the info...

And, apparently I cant edit a post. So, the info that I was going to put in post #2 ends up here. I have some more pics, in no particular order. Will try to describe what I am wanting to show in...
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