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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-18-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 848
Posted By giles45shop
Personal experience - 99 TJ originally with...

Personal experience - 99 TJ originally with Trutrac in the front D30 and Super 35/Detroit in the rear. Running 35's on chromoly shafts - in Florida. Jeep was a weekend play toy that did moderate...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-10-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By giles45shop
Having just completed one in my 99 (AX15 to...

Having just completed one in my 99 (AX15 to 32RH), here's my inputs:

1. The easiest and cheapest way is to find someone with the same year (or equivalent year) Jeep with an auto that wants a...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-04-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By giles45shop
Here's the two write-ups that were helpful when I...

Here's the two write-ups that were helpful when I did mine in my 99:

TF999 Breather Vent Relocate Write up - Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 437
Posted By giles45shop
One suggestion for future reference is that an...

One suggestion for future reference is that an ATV/motorcycle style jack like this:

1500 lb. Capacity ATV/Motorcycle Lift...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-04-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By giles45shop
I'll say congrats on doing it yourself! Some...

I'll say congrats on doing it yourself! Some people see it as a waste of time, some people enjoy the challenge and just spending the time working in the shop. I'm one of those people that likes to...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-09-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By giles45shop
Have ordered parts from them a couple times. ...

Have ordered parts from them a couple times. Prices seemed fair, shipped promptly and never had any issues w/ them - always polite, answered my questions, etc. I always called them, never emailed.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-19-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By giles45shop
Here's what I did for mine. Probably not exactly...

Here's what I did for mine. Probably not exactly what you are looking for but may give you some ideas. In my case, The previous owner had cut away part of the bezel on the center console and the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-14-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,394
Posted By giles45shop
Perhaps you have an automatic? My 99 manual...

Perhaps you have an automatic? My 99 manual original skid plate did not have anything you could remove and "bolt-on" - It was an integral part of the entire plate. I know the automatics do have the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-13-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,394
Posted By giles45shop
I agree they are really nice, but make sure you...

I agree they are really nice, but make sure you understand what you are getting and have the fabrication skills and equipment to finish it. All you get is a formed metal plate with the 6 holes for...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-02-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,293
Posted By giles45shop
Just an FYI, a decent sized zip tie (one of the...

Just an FYI, a decent sized zip tie (one of the ones w/ ~ 1/8" wide) will work as a a quick trail fix and will also last quite a while - I broke mine on the trail and it lasted more than a year...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-08-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,479
Posted By giles45shop
Yukon Grizzly in front, ARB in rear running 37's...

Yukon Grizzly in front, ARB in rear running 37's in a TJ w/ Superior Chromoly's - No complaints with either locker.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 07-01-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,081
Posted By giles45shop
The other issue is that a tank of nitrogen gas...

The other issue is that a tank of nitrogen gas does not have nearly the volume of gas that is contained in a cylinder of liquid CO2 of equivalent physical size and it's stored at a much higher...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-18-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By giles45shop
95 YJ Auto into 99TJ AX15?

I'm looking at swapping my AX15 for a 3 speed automatic in my 4.0 '99 TJ. This is a weekend play toy/wheeling rig that I only drive locally and trailer it for anything over ~ 50 miles away, so I...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-21-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By giles45shop
Haven't used the flat one, but did use one of the...

Haven't used the flat one, but did use one of the 2" drop ones for my buddy's TJ. Definitely very strong, but it is NOT a bolt in skid. It does not have any holes drilled in the center for the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-14-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,883
Posted By giles45shop
I had a Detroit in my Super 35 rear axle, running...

I had a Detroit in my Super 35 rear axle, running 4.88's, 35" tires and a 5 speed w/ a 4" Teraflex lift. I didn't have clicking, jerking or any other issues. Only time I would even know it was...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-07-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By giles45shop
Front or rear? In either case, there's no...

Front or rear? In either case, there's no "check" required. If there's no gear oil seen dripping out of the front axle at the inner C and you don't see any suspicious patterns of fluid being...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-08-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By giles45shop
Having just done this for my 99: You will...

Having just done this for my 99:

You will need a front axle bracket kit which includes a mini-truss of some kind to locate the one control arm on the "top" of the differential, along with the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-19-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 708
Posted By giles45shop
What do YOU want to do with the Jeep? Is it a...

What do YOU want to do with the Jeep? Is it a trail runner, rock crawler, beach toy, etc? You need to fill in more specifics. You could spend the whole $4K on one new axle (Like a RockJock 60),...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-16-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By giles45shop
Just figured I would follow up on my original...

Just figured I would follow up on my original post...
I went with the Rokmen Mercenary Sliders for a few reasons:
1. WW2WW coverage
2. 1 3/4" side tubes
3. Countersunk holes for the body mounting...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-14-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By giles45shop
You realize he is looking for the inner shifter...

You realize he is looking for the inner shifter boot that seals the tub from the outside environment and not the outer (visible) shifter boot.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-10-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By giles45shop
I just made one :) Mine was already cut from...

I just made one :)

Mine was already cut from the previous owner, probably for the 2" body lift. I bought a generic shift boot from the local auto parts store for $20. It had a rectangular...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-20-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 17,242
Posted By giles45shop
Didn't give up any vehicles, but I did have to...

Didn't give up any vehicles, but I did have to give up cave diving :)

I'd been diving for 10+ years and really enjoyed cave diving, but started having some medical issues (vertigo underwater)...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-20-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By giles45shop
I definitely like the WW2WW sliders!

I definitely like the WW2WW sliders!
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-20-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By giles45shop
Those look nice on both Jeeps, but both of you...

Those look nice on both Jeeps, but both of you have fenders that flare out on the sides. Mine are completely flat, so the slider would look a little strange (to me) ending in the middle of the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-19-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By giles45shop
Definitely on my list! Not really...

Definitely on my list!



Not really interested in doing boat sides at this point.



They do look good and as mentioned have the ww to ww option. The only thing I see that would make me...
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