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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-06-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By dan-E
Yep, I read in a few places that without those,...

Yep, I read in a few places that without those, the shocks make contact with other parts of the frame. To avoid it some mount the shocks upside down but the relocation brackets seem like a better...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-05-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,036
Posted By dan-E
I didn't install it; I ordered it through 4wd.com...

I didn't install it; I ordered it through 4wd.com and from what I can tell and what they told me, it's a fairly straightforward installation. Cost wise; since it's an all inclusive kit it made the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-04-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By dan-E
Thanks for the tips guys. Seems like an easy fix....

Thanks for the tips guys. Seems like an easy fix. What kind of bulb is it exactly?
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-04-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,036
Posted By dan-E
Rough Country is the budget lift, Old Man Emu is...

Rough Country is the budget lift, Old Man Emu is the high-end, price-no-object lift and from I've read and researched they'll both deliver what you'll pay for.

I got the Rubicon Express 2.5" last...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-21-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By dan-E
Speedometer Light isn't Working

I've never seen this issue until yesterday. Basically, I started up my '95 YJ last night and saw that the speedometer light is out. All the other gauges are working fine. Does anyone know what's the...
Forum: YJ Pics Forum 11-27-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,502
Posted By dan-E
This is my Rio Grande ...

This is my Rio Grande

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Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 11-12-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,653
Posted By dan-E
If you can afford to keep and maintain an Audi...

If you can afford to keep and maintain an Audi S4, driving and maintaining a Wrangler (YJ or TJ) shouldn't be an issue, at least monetarily. You can find a well-kept YJ or TJ within your budget but...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 10-12-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By dan-E
Base on just what you wrote, you should be fine....

Base on just what you wrote, you should be fine. I have a '95 and recently installed a 2.5" Rubicon Express lift, 1" longer shackles, and 31" Goodyear Duratracs and I got what seems like 5 inches of...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-30-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By dan-E
I was in a similar situation to you when I got my...

I was in a similar situation to you when I got my '95 Rio Grande a couple of years ago. Before you do any major modifications like lifts or tires, your first priority should be to make sure...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-22-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By dan-E
It depends on how bad your springs are sagging....

It depends on how bad your springs are sagging. One that won't matter on how much lift you have is that your tires might rub against the springs when the steering wheel is cranked over at full lock....
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-27-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By dan-E
Depending on how worn out your stock leafs are,...

Depending on how worn out your stock leafs are, you might get anywhere from 1-2 inches of extra lift depending on what brand you choose. I just had a Rubicon Express 2.5" kit installed with...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-16-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,124
Posted By dan-E
I also have the 2.5L and 5-speed, the previous...

I also have the 2.5L and 5-speed, the previous owner installed 235/70r-15 low rolling resistance tires and I still only got around 15-16mpg. Then again, I'm an inveterate lead foot. I just installed...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-02-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By dan-E
Congrats! Welcome to the club. That's a clean...

Congrats! Welcome to the club. That's a clean looking YJ. Hope you get another 150k miles out of her.
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 06-28-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11,202
Views: 504,079
Posted By dan-E
Bought my baby some new shoes. ...

Bought my baby some new shoes.
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I got a 2.5" Rubicon Express lift kit, new shackles, Jeep Gambler...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 06-09-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By dan-E
I did a 2200 mile road last year with the top...

I did a 2200 mile road last year with the top down the whole way, doing 2-3 hour legs as I went 65-75 the entire trip. If I had a bigger fuel tank I probably could have done longer bits but I never...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-05-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By dan-E
My springs are pretty flat at this point (still...

My springs are pretty flat at this point (still factory stock) so even with the 2.5" lift I'm guessing I'll get at least a 3-4" of total lift. Is it possible to not include the transfer case drop...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-03-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By dan-E
Transfer case drop vs. SYE

Hey everyone,

Total Newb question here. I just ordered a Rubicon Express 2.5" lift kit for my '95 YJ (4-cylinder, 5-speed, completely stock) and my question is this: Since the kit comes with a...
Forum: YJ Pics Forum 05-16-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 20,900
Posted By dan-E
My mostly stock '95 Rio Grande. ...

My mostly stock '95 Rio Grande.

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/380859_10150424050416453_1561755616_n.jpg
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-04-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By dan-E
I have a '95 with a 2.5l engine with the AEM...

I have a '95 with a 2.5l engine with the AEM Brute Force Cold air intake installed and I couldn't be happier. Honestly, I didn't do it for the supposed performance increases. Short of installing a...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 01-30-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By dan-E
I have an aftermarket soft top with the original...

I have an aftermarket soft top with the original hardware and curtains all around. It takes me just under 10 minutes to lower the top by myself, and the bulk of that is stacking the top neatly and...
Forum: YJ Pics Forum 10-08-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 80,293
Posted By dan-E
This was taken on one of the trails at Uwharrie...

This was taken on one of the trails at Uwharrie National Forest.

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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-01-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By dan-E
Just finished a 2100 mile road trip. I packed...

Just finished a 2100 mile road trip. I packed very lightly, didn't do that much off-roading, and drove mostly highways. I also have a 4-cylinder ('95) and was surprised that I could maintain speeds...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 09-29-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By dan-E
For what it's worth, the previous owner put on a...

For what it's worth, the previous owner put on a Pavement Ends soft top on my '95. As far as weather protection. I've driven through some major downpours without having any leaks whatsoever. The...
Forum: YJ Pics Forum 09-29-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 80,293
Posted By dan-E
I have a Rio Grande almost like yours. I noticed...

I have a Rio Grande almost like yours. I noticed you have a soft top boot that covers all the way to the window frame rails. Where did you get that?
Forum: YJ Pics Forum 09-23-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 80,293
Posted By dan-E
There are designated areas on the beach itself...

There are designated areas on the beach itself that you can drive on. You can fine a map of the areas somewhere online, but yes you can drive on the beach.
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