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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 05-31-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By chainlake
Do you have full metal doors? If not you may run...

Do you have full metal doors? If not you may run into issues with the "square" factory soft upper corners not fitting the "rounded" Hardtop corners.

IF so you can retrofit tj soft uppers to your...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 05-31-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,277
Posted By chainlake
When I was in your position, I found a "top five"...

When I was in your position, I found a "top five" rack/cage on Craig's list for $25 (score!) Lighter duty rack but it is fine for a couple of Kayaks, skis, or camping gear. Just don't plan on...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-13-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,284
Posted By chainlake
Lots of pent up rage on this topic that needs to...

Lots of pent up rage on this topic that needs to be satisfied.

Please post as soon as possible a suspension flex pic using whatever pimped out civic with a fart pipe this clown drives for a...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-07-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,284
Posted By chainlake
Know any undertakers? A human head in a bag on...

Know any undertakers? A human head in a bag on the passenger seat should send the message I think you are looking to convey....

Just sayin....
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 02-06-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,524
Posted By chainlake
A couple of thought from my 40 somthing ith....

A couple of thought from my 40 somthing ith. winter in Wisconsin. It's about tires and knowing how to control a vehicle.

My yj has 27" narrow Good year wranglers on it with open axles and it...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-02-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By chainlake
I agree 100% with your dehumidify/defrost...

I agree 100% with your dehumidify/defrost statement in what is "cold" weather to the rest of the country. (i.e 30-40-50 degrees)

Yesterday morning we had no temprature. It was 0.

I just...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-02-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By chainlake
Will the AC run in cold weather when the heater is set to Floor and dash vents?

Cold up here in Wisconsin this time of year and I like the heat in my Jeep to blow out of the dash vents and floor vents at the same time. Unfortunatly that setting on the selector has the snowflake...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-02-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,194
Posted By chainlake
Sorry to revive a old post but at 800+ views I...

Sorry to revive a old post but at 800+ views I figured there would be some interest now that winter is here in the north...

I did mount the ATV plow on my YJ and got to use it for the first time...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-02-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,249
Posted By chainlake
OK Finaly got 8" of snow to test the home brew...

OK Finaly got 8" of snow to test the home brew ATV plow. Worked great. Even pushed out the bank at the end of the drive without ripping off the jeep. Just need to be careful with it and know what...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 01-02-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By chainlake
2k is the TOWING rating from Jeep. The...

2k is the TOWING rating from Jeep.

The bigger questions are how much can it safely stop. A 2k trailer + all the gear in it + the gear in the jeep+ people + accessories and you are still...
Forum: YJ Pics Forum 12-20-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By chainlake
Snowing now. 5-6" in Green Bay with about...

Snowing now. 5-6" in Green Bay with about 3-4"near Caldron Falls. 5-8" more on the way....

Here is a link to a live snow cam about 5 miles east of Caldron falls.

Snow Cam Live...
Forum: YJ Pics Forum 12-19-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By chainlake
Jeeps or sleds? Then again, it doesn't really...

Jeeps or sleds? Then again, it doesn't really matter. Great trails and terriain for either one up there.

It's a beautiful area especially when you can go where most people don't. Then you really...
Forum: YJ Pics Forum 12-19-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By chainlake
Lakewood / Mountain area.... Big Snow...

Lakewood / Mountain area....

Big Snow coming tomorrow.... calling for 8-12" Up here. Proably a result of me calling out the snow gods in my post above. I can't wait to see how the new Home Brew...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 12-14-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,303
Posted By chainlake
2x on above... Went through the same thing...

2x on above...

Went through the same thing myself...the good news is you can resell your sliders on Craig's list and get your money back.

Find yourself some used tj round corner soft uppers...
Forum: YJ Pics Forum 12-14-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By chainlake
2x on that. I'm in Northeastern WI and I only...

2x on that. I'm in Northeastern WI and I only put 180mi on my sleds last year when we average 1200-1500 mi. To add insult to injury, we got a 13" late season weekend blizzard and then it went to 50...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 12-10-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,748
Posted By chainlake
If I remember correctly I think I used a stack of...

If I remember correctly I think I used a stack of washers on the TJ soft upper front peg to get the angles to match up better.

I did get a tight seal but didn't tinker with it to get it...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 12-06-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,748
Posted By chainlake
To answer your question, Yes, with some easy...

To answer your question, Yes, with some easy modding. But it depends on what you are trying to do and what top you are going to use with them.

The stock YJ soft tops need 90 degree "square"...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 12-05-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,382
Posted By chainlake
I think some guys were cutting short Grand...

I think some guys were cutting short Grand Cherokee racks and putting them on the hard top for light gear. I was thinking of the same thing but I found a top five rack on Craigs list for $25 that...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 12-04-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By chainlake
Had to do this for my 95 YJ when a I scored a...

Had to do this for my 95 YJ when a I scored a free HT and had to search around for a while to find cheap full doors.

TJ soft uppers will work with a little modding. just need to cut, shorten and...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-15-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,249
Posted By chainlake
I mounted a 60" atv plow on my 95' this summer...

I mounted a 60" atv plow on my 95' this summer for the same purpose of moving light snow at my cabin. I haven't tested it yet but lets just say I have no plans for bucking my way through the bank at...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-24-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,240
Posted By chainlake
Sorry I don't have any better pic's available...

Sorry I don't have any better pic's available right now. The side photo isn't of my TJ but it's identical to what mine looks like.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-22-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,240
Posted By chainlake
I put the softtopper on my wifes TJ this spring. ...

I put the softtopper on my wifes TJ this spring. I'm the type that can find fault with anyting and I'm really happy with it. I plan to put one on my YJ when the time comes. Fit, finish, quality are...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 05-01-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 948
Posted By chainlake
Also, I was looking at the pic's of your 95 Yj. ...

Also, I was looking at the pic's of your 95 Yj. What size tires are thoes and do they rub? Are you lifted at all?

I almost got in over my head last weekend in a large water hole in a logging...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 05-01-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 948
Posted By chainlake
Dumb question but did you check the basics? I...

Dumb question but did you check the basics? I would expect to see a couple of drips or a small trickel but it sounds like you got a shower. I can see water being forced in at driving speeds but you...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 04-20-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 948
Posted By chainlake
True, The Tj has full doors. Actually, My Wife...

True, The Tj has full doors. Actually, My Wife drives the TJ DD with the Softopper. I bought it for her so I could get back my Black 95 YJ (just like yours).

With Edith (my YJ) the leaks in my...
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