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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-10-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By StanF
My 95 has a bushing, not a bearing. Look at...

My 95 has a bushing, not a bearing.

Look at item 20a here (called a "collar", not a bushing):

Dana Model 30 Front Axle for 1987-1995 Jeep Wrangler YJ at Morris 4x4 Center...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-09-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By StanF
+4 - wait and get the 4.0L. (this is coming...

+4 - wait and get the 4.0L.
(this is coming from someone who did a 2.5L to 4.0L swap earlier this year)
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-09-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By StanF
YJs can run anywhere from $3K to $8K. Less if...

YJs can run anywhere from $3K to $8K. Less if they are rust buckets or have issues. More if they are heavily modified and done correctly. However, I don't see many higher than that - I think most...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-09-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By StanF
Have you considered the stress on your axles from...

Have you considered the stress on your axles from the larger tires?

33s might be okay with your stock axles, if you are careful. Even then, you may have issues.

35s are most definitely not...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-09-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By StanF
Save your money for the engine swap...you'll love...

Save your money for the engine swap...you'll love the extra power from your upgrade
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-08-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By StanF
An engine swap is the right solution for you. I...

An engine swap is the right solution for you. I went from the 2.5L to a 4.0L, and it's an awesome upgrade. It's not a cheap swap, as your engine, transmission and transfer case needs to be changed...
Forum: Texas Jeep Forum 07-08-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 43
Posted By StanF
There's a Wrench a Part down there. I haven't...

There's a Wrench a Part down there. I haven't been to the one in San Antonio, but the ones in Austin and Belton are nice. I'd be surprised if you find any YJs there - or if they have one, it will...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-07-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By StanF
+1 for cutting I dinged one side of it on an...

+1 for cutting

I dinged one side of it on an obstacle, then trimmed off the damaged area. Almost to the frame rails on both sides.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-07-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By StanF
+1 Just did this recently - Napa 11800 is...

+1

Just did this recently - Napa 11800 is correct
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-03-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By StanF
I don't have the specifics for the earlier engine...

I don't have the specifics for the earlier engine swaps. (my YJ is later) But here are some thoughts.

Are you just looking for a donor long block? You may be able to swap over the long block,...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-02-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By StanF
Tough situation. Did you already replace the...

Tough situation. Did you already replace the RMS? I'd probably try to replace both of them again. No fun, I know. Been there, done that

Use Fel Pro gaskets.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-02-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By StanF
I tried, but couldn't find a washer, socket or...

I tried, but couldn't find a washer, socket or install tool that was the perfect diameter. And I didn't want to take the time to grind down the washer to the perfect size.

I used a larger...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-01-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By StanF
If it was done well, there's no concerns about...

If it was done well, there's no concerns about the swap.

The difficulty is in determining if it was done well, or if it was hacked together. If you don't have the expertise to inspect it, then...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-01-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By StanF
As YJ Fanatic said, 3.75 is very commonly...

As YJ Fanatic said, 3.75 is very commonly recommended.

It will give your Jeep a wider stance, which many people think looks better. However, it may also cause the tires to sit out from the...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 06-30-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By StanF
What are you wanting to do with your Jeep? Mall...

What are you wanting to do with your Jeep? Mall Crawler? Rock Crawler? Mudding? Desert trails?

What's your budget?

What size tires do you want to run?

Thomas S is giving you great...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-29-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By StanF
Since you have a TJ, you might want to post in...

Since you have a TJ, you might want to post in the TJ Forum.

(this is the YJ forum, but all the advice you have gotten is spot on)
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 06-28-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By StanF
The new tire will be 1" wider on each side, so a...

The new tire will be 1" wider on each side, so a 1" spacer would put you back right where you are with 31s.
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 06-27-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 576
Posted By StanF
4.56 or 4.88 would be better, but I'm ok with my...

4.56 or 4.88 would be better, but I'm ok with my 4.10s. Are you using 5th gear?
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 06-27-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 576
Posted By StanF
Either 4.10, 4.56 or 4.88 would work. I have...

Either 4.10, 4.56 or 4.88 would work. I have 4.10s with 35s, 4.0L and AX15, and it's acceptable.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-25-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 503
Posted By StanF
Lots of good advice, so far. I'd replace...

Lots of good advice, so far.

I'd replace the front transmission seal at the same time.

Since yours is a 94, you already have external slave - otherwise, I would have recommended the internal...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-25-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 674
Posted By StanF
Listen to YJFanatic - his advice is spot on. ...

Listen to YJFanatic - his advice is spot on.

I don't understand your reluctance to do a body lift, when you are willing to tear out your entire suspension and go SOA. SOA is a huge change to...
Forum: Texas Jeep Forum 06-19-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 731
Posted By StanF
There are several offroad parks and local Jeep...

There are several offroad parks and local Jeep offroad clubs in the area. Hidden Falls is one of the most popular. There's also Stillwaters Ranch, Canyons, Trees, etc.
Forum: Texas Jeep Forum 06-18-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By StanF
Post back after you talk to them or take it in -...

Post back after you talk to them or take it in - I'm curious
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-18-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By StanF
Any particular reason for going SOA? If...

Any particular reason for going SOA?

If you are buying leaf springs and shocks, you could just buy ~4" SUA lift components. And/or lift shackles. And/or 1" body lift. And/or TJ flares with...
Forum: Texas Jeep Forum 06-18-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By StanF
You can try here: Austin Amateur Radio...

You can try here:

Austin Amateur Radio Supply
5310 Cameron Road
Austin, TX 78723
800.423.2604 • Local 512.454.2994

I've heard they do CB stuff, but haven't personally used them. An SWR...
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