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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-17-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By StanF
Pictures would be good. I would expect the...

Pictures would be good.

I would expect the shims and TC drop to get everything in good enough alignment to prevent vibes for a 2.5" lift.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-17-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By StanF
Here are a couple of good articles: Jeep...

Here are a couple of good articles:

Jeep Wrangler YJ Buyers Guide - Jp Magazine (http://www.fourwheeler.com/project-vehicles/154-1001-jeep-wrangler-yj-buyers-guide/)

Jeep YJ Wranglers Builder's...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-17-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By StanF
I would probably take out the front driveshaft,...

I would probably take out the front driveshaft, so you can confirm that your problem is in the rear. (I'm 99% sure that its the rear, but it always helps to be sure)

A new 2.5" lift will likely...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 04-16-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By StanF
Ford says to use synthetic, 75W140, if I'm...

Ford says to use synthetic, 75W140, if I'm remembering correctly. Be use to use LSD additive or buy an oil with it already included.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-16-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By StanF
Search and you will find several options. Some...

Search and you will find several options. Some people have put on a CJ front clip. Some people have hacked on a TJ grill.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-14-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By StanF
It gets much easier after drilling the first hole...

It gets much easier after drilling the first hole :-)

I would use a grommet. Be sure that the spare tire stop is grounded well to the tub - that ground connection is extremely important to good...
Forum: Texas Jeep Forum 04-13-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,822
Posted By StanF
Add an obnoxious snorkel, and no one will notice...

Add an obnoxious snorkel, and no one will notice the stripes :happyyes:

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k141/imagineink/Forum/snorkskull.jpg

Seriously though, the stripes aren't that...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 04-11-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By StanF
You want to be on the phone, not email. ...

You want to be on the phone, not email.

Control the phone conversation - don't sit on hold. Tell them to call you back. If they want to sell you a Jeep, they will call back.

I wouldn't...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 378
Posted By StanF
I'd go with a riv-nut, and then you could use...

I'd go with a riv-nut, and then you could use regular threaded screws.

45 Piece Threaded Insert Riveter Kit (http://www.harborfreight.com/45-piece-threaded-insert-riveter-kit-1210.html)
...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 04-08-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 602
Posted By StanF
All you guys who have 2.5l engines are vocal and...

All you guys who have 2.5l engines are vocal and "love" them - that's great. But it is underpowered for anything but a lightweight and stock YJ. Put a few miles on the 2.5, and it loses power. I...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 04-07-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 602
Posted By StanF
That's a replacement...not a swap :beerdrinking:

That's a replacement...not a swap :beerdrinking:
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 04-07-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 602
Posted By StanF
I personally wouldn't buy a 2.5L unless I was...

I personally wouldn't buy a 2.5L unless I was planning to do an immediate engine swap...

There are a TON of people doing 2.5L to V8 swaps, 2.5L to 4.0L swaps, 2.5L to 4BT swaps, etc.

No one...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-06-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By StanF
I agree that $2500 is too much. If the...

I agree that $2500 is too much.

If the frame was rusted, then the tub will also be rusted...basically, everything will be rusted...every bolt, nut, connector, etc. I'd be very careful of buying...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 04-05-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,030
Posted By StanF
It sounds like too much money for a Jeep with...

It sounds like too much money for a Jeep with that many miles...a good mechanic inspection would be a good place to start. A compression test should be done, as that will tell you a little about the...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-03-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By StanF
+1 Do a little searching - there are a ton...

+1

Do a little searching - there are a ton of threads on this. All of those aftermarket kits have some quirks. Stock would be best for you.
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 04-01-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By StanF
The tank on the ARB compressor is all you need...

The tank on the ARB compressor is all you need for the locker. There's no need to add another tank - it's just wasted $$$.

You may want a shutoff valve to cut off the air to the air chuck. ...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 03-31-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By StanF
Your profile is empty, which makes it difficult...

Your profile is empty, which makes it difficult to give you good advice...

Are you sure that the ARB compressor will actually air up your tires? I've heard conflicting things on how well the ARB...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 03-30-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By StanF
I used to use a big prybar to install my quick...

I used to use a big prybar to install my quick disconnect pins. The first side always went on easy, but the other side was always a pain (even on level ground).

I moved to the JKS quicker...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 862
Posted By StanF
+1 This is the only style that I would ever...

+1

This is the only style that I would ever consider putting on my Jeep. The Hummer H1 has a similar setup.
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 03-26-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By StanF
+1 I used a spray can of rubberized...

+1

I used a spray can of rubberized undercoating on my rear wheel wells. I think I got it at Autozone
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-26-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By StanF
I'd give a +1 for RE springs. I have their 2.5"...

I'd give a +1 for RE springs. I have their 2.5" springs, and am very happy with them on road and offroad.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-25-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By StanF
First, what size tires do you want to run, and...

First, what size tires do you want to run, and what will you be doing with your Jeep?

That much lift = larger tires (I'm guessing) = more stress on your axles = axle upgrades or swaps = gear...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-24-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By StanF
Many of us happily run our Dana 30s with chomoloy...

Many of us happily run our Dana 30s with chomoloy shafts with 35s. (with the larger U-joints)

I don't see the Dana 44 as a worthwhile upgrade - it has the same U-joints as the Dana 30. That's an...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-24-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By StanF
Adding a stronger bumper would be a good start,...

Adding a stronger bumper would be a good start, but would only be half of the equation.

The other half is welding in frame tie ins on both sides.

The rear frame member is extremely thin and...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 03-23-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By StanF
I'd go for the minimum lift necessary for the...

I'd go for the minimum lift necessary for the tires that you want to run, and depending on what you will be doing with your Jeep.

4.0-4.5" lifts will put a ton of stress on your drive train, which...
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