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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 05-02-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By snowbrd84
You could have low transmission fluid, you may...

You could have low transmission fluid, you may also need to adjust the kickdown lever. Or your transmission may just be going out.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-30-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By snowbrd84
THIS, no one ever mentions this when diagnosing...

THIS, no one ever mentions this when diagnosing vibes under acceleration. If the torque arm bolt/bushings arent tight, are missing, are worn, it will vibrate like hell when you step on the gas and...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-29-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 279
Posted By snowbrd84
I put an OM617 in my Jeep and I love it. Went...

I put an OM617 in my Jeep and I love it. Went from 8-10 mpgs with a 4" lift and 32" tires to 25+ mpgs. I have the 3-speed 32RH, but I would not necessarily recommend it, it works pretty good, but...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-29-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By snowbrd84
I ordered a pair of quick disconnect mirrors, a...

I ordered a pair of quick disconnect mirrors, a push buttom cam lock, and a jeep seat towel last thursday at 3pm, shipping notification at 8pm, delivered friday at noon.

There are TONS of small...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-22-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By snowbrd84
In addition to the u-joints, check the bolts on...

In addition to the u-joints, check the bolts on your transmission mounts. If you have the automatic, there is a stabilizer bolt that has two rubber bushings. The bolt is right next to the two main...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-17-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By snowbrd84
Looking for a High Stall Torque Converter

Ive got an '89 YJ with the 32RH 3-speed auto. Swapped in a turbo diesel and bigger tires, and I am in need of a high stall torque converter, something in the 1800-2200 ranger. I have been searching...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-11-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By snowbrd84
Back when I got my YJ, i reupholstered the seats...

Back when I got my YJ, i reupholstered the seats with marine vinyl, sewed them myself. They actually came out pretty good. The material ended up being not all that durable, but was waterproof which...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-11-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By snowbrd84
Try the website car-part.com , it searches...

Try the website car-part.com , it searches junkyards. Someone correct me if I am wrong, but any YJ that came with the 2.4 AND the manual trans will have 4.10 gearing. 2.4 with auto had 3.73, so...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-10-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By snowbrd84
Title says D-30, your post says D-40, assuming...

Title says D-30, your post says D-40, assuming you mean the front D-30. It would be much more economical to just buy a used D-30 on CL with 4.10, they are very abundant, run you 150-300. Then sell...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-08-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 589
Posted By snowbrd84
The front and rear wheels would be turning at...

The front and rear wheels would be turning at different (angular) speeds. Thus, with taller (numerically higher) gears in the rear, the front axle will not only want to, but have to, turn faster...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-28-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 897
Posted By snowbrd84
I put a Mercedes 5 cyl diesel in my 89 YJ. Its...

I put a Mercedes 5 cyl diesel in my 89 YJ. Its slightly more hp than the stock 4.2L had, but tons more low end torque. If you are planning on having a shop do it, then I would say get ready to drop...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-28-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By snowbrd84
I installed the 95 yj booster and a master...

I installed the 95 yj booster and a master cylinder for an e350 on my 89 YJ with 8.8 rear with discs. Results were not great, spongy brakes... deleted the e350 mc and put on the mc that came with the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-14-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By snowbrd84
RH32/TF999 Torque Converter Problem???

Before I order a new TC and drop the trans, I would love some input...

I have an '89 YJ with 4" lift, 32" tires, 3-speed RH32 auto. Replaced the factory 4.2 with a 5-cyl mercedes turbo diesel...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-01-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,290
Posted By snowbrd84
I once took a half inch socket, put it on a...

I once took a half inch socket, put it on a stripped lug nut, took my stick welder and welded the socket to the lug through the center of the socket. Then just wrenched it off, must be extremely...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-31-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By snowbrd84
The police are required to take your report on...

The police are required to take your report on the breaking and entering charge. Further, i believe it is burglary since they took the tarp. It may be "silly" since it is of such little value, but...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-31-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By snowbrd84
If you had filed to take possession of the...

If you had filed to take possession of the "abandoned" vehicle previously, you would maybe have a case. Unfortunately, the dealer has the title and you dont have his signature on a work order to do...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-04-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,229
Posted By snowbrd84
Amazon is cheaper fyi. And free shipping with...

Amazon is cheaper fyi. And free shipping with prime. And the Amazon also showed the wrong one but it is infact the yj one
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-29-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,391
Posted By snowbrd84
I took mine to the beach for Memorial Day...

I took mine to the beach for Memorial Day weekend. Put right around 400 miles on it and used about 15 gallons of gas. so about 26.7mpg. We were loaded down with 3 guys about 220lb each and all our...
Forum: Builders Corner 05-29-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,219
Posted By snowbrd84
Spent around 2000 in parts total, but I sold the...

Spent around 2000 in parts total, but I sold the old engine and parts for a total of 1150. So only really cost me less than a grand...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 05-23-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By snowbrd84
Agreed on the rock sliders. Those steps look neat...

Agreed on the rock sliders. Those steps look neat though. If you really have the money to burn... Im super picky on things being more or less symetrical, step on passenger side, step on driver...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 05-21-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,006
Posted By snowbrd84
Might be the output to trigger the fan??? Fan...

Might be the output to trigger the fan??? Fan should come on whenever the A/C compressor turns on...
Forum: Builders Corner 05-20-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,219
Posted By snowbrd84
The girlfriend was in NY for the weekend, so I...

The girlfriend was in NY for the weekend, so I spent pretty much the entire weekend working on the Jeep.

I got the Dakota Digital tach adapter installed, very simple to install. I am a bit...
Forum: Builders Corner 05-16-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,219
Posted By snowbrd84
Ill let you know how it goes, if I get off work...

Ill let you know how it goes, if I get off work with daylight left, I am gonna try and get it installed today. I highly recommend getting a boost controller and egt gauge. runs much better at 14 psi.
Forum: Builders Corner 05-15-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,219
Posted By snowbrd84
So I installed my Exhaust Gas Temp probe and...

So I installed my Exhaust Gas Temp probe and gauge a few days ago. The turbo was putting out about 10psi boost before the wastegate would open. Flooring it on the highway at 10psi boost was...
Forum: Builders Corner 05-14-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,219
Posted By snowbrd84
Be nice to the donor when you pull the engine....

Be nice to the donor when you pull the engine. i.e. dont destroy the front end, etc... And you should be able to get 400-500 from an auto recycler that will even pick the thing up from your house...
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