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Forum: General Jeep Discussion 10-21-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By Raoul
I have a 1990 YJ with a carb. Took the dash...

I have a 1990 YJ with a carb.
Took the dash apart a few times and didn't find any computer parts.

There were some parts that were made out of wood.
May have been early attempts at computer...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 10-21-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 827
Posted By Raoul
1990 258 cu in. Last of the big lawnmower...

1990 258 cu in.

Last of the big lawnmower engines.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-21-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 463
Posted By Raoul
The noise from the soft top was real...

The noise from the soft top was real disappointment when I got my YJ.

First, I made a bow using 1/2 inch pvc and a couple of 2 inch x 1/2 inch pvc Tee connectors.
It's less than 5 bucks. I have a...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 10-21-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By Raoul
Wranglers are great 'flat tow' vehicles. I got...

Wranglers are great 'flat tow' vehicles.
I got my YJ from a RV'er who had been dragging it around for ten years.
It was stock, clean, mechanically sound, no rust and cheap.

Check RV type sites...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 10-14-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,720
Posted By Raoul
I drive a YJ. Spiderwebs is the only thing...

I drive a YJ.
Spiderwebs is the only thing holding some of my parts on.
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 10-13-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Raoul
I can't think of any musician who needs a vehicle...

I can't think of any musician who needs a vehicle with a folding windshield more

than a trombone player.
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 10-13-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By Raoul
He mentioned his tire size so, I think he failed...

He mentioned his tire size so, I think he failed because he's sticking out too far from the fender not because he's bald.
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 10-13-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 813
Posted By Raoul
Lowes has indoor/outdoor carpeting. Not the green...

Lowes has indoor/outdoor carpeting. Not the green putting stuff but, I think it was gray.
A six by eight piece was $18.
All you need is some scissors and go to town. That is more than enough...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 10-06-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By Raoul
I've had it for two years, no leaks. I did make a...

I've had it for two years, no leaks. I did make a couple of PVC 'bows' to prevent puddling on top and in the back.
It requires use of the OEM soft top hardware. If you have an aftermarket soft top...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-30-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,574
Posted By Raoul
My greatest fear is while driving with the top...

My greatest fear is while driving with the top down, my hair getting mussed.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-25-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By Raoul
Invariably, someone orders the wrong Bestop Trail...

Invariably, someone orders the wrong Bestop Trail Cover from Amazon due to the model years with different roll bars.

New, the covers are around $140.
I got a used one from Amazon for $75.
The...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-19-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,291
Posted By Raoul
It was so the man standing in the back could...

It was so the man standing in the back could swing the Browning 50 cal.
Didn't you ever see 'The Rat Patrol'?
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 09-09-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Raoul
If you don't have tilt wheel and are a fully...

If you don't have tilt wheel and are a fully grown man or otherwise have big thighs, pay attention to the seat height on whatever you choose.

My YJ came with an original seat behind the steering...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-08-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Raoul
Easy way would be forget the hinges. Use two...

Easy way would be forget the hinges.
Use two 'U' shaped brackets at the rear of the side rails and drop the tailgate in, lift the tailgate up to remove.
Drill a hole on each side for a retaining...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 09-04-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By Raoul
Are you sure the odometer is accurate? I...

Are you sure the odometer is accurate?
I thought I was getting 15 mpg too but, then I followed my wife's car down to Nags Head and found out what my YJ recorded as a mile was really about 1.15 ...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-03-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By Raoul
I don't have an owners manual, I don't even have...

I don't have an owners manual, I don't even have an automatic. :bop:

All I got is 43 years butt in the seat.
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-01-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By Raoul
If you have an Automatic Transmission, Google...

If you have an Automatic Transmission, Google 'Parking Pawl' or 'Transmission Pawl'.

The procedure to park on an incline with an Automatic:

1 Foot on brake pedal.
2 Shift into Neutral.
3 Set...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-28-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 219,513
Posted By Raoul
Not likely. There is stretch of parkway where I'm...

Not likely. There is stretch of parkway where I'm not shifting and have my foot on the peg. I pass few jeeps and there is always a wave. The speed is reduced, no side street distractions, the traffic...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-26-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By Raoul
Here's how easy it is to drive a stick. I'm...

Here's how easy it is to drive a stick.

I'm 18, standing in formation and my squad gets detailed to move some concrete blocks.
I'm told to drive the 1st Sgt into town and put behind the wheel of...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-25-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 219,513
Posted By Raoul
That's what keeps me wondering. Are they waving...

That's what keeps me wondering.
Are they waving because of the jeep or because I'm pretty?
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 08-03-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Raoul
If you mean Chrysler Corporation you would be...

If you mean Chrysler Corporation you would be correct. :)

It's a lot of work to remove it all.
My experience was the back 5 inches (towards the rear) needs to go, on both sides. The rest is...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-31-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,143
Posted By Raoul
I love the shade it provides. People say when...

I love the shade it provides.
People say when I'm riding under it I look just like George Clooney.
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-30-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,582
Posted By Raoul
It takes me six months to put the top on. I...

It takes me six months to put the top on.
I take it off in April, shortly thereafter I'll see a cloud and think about putting it on.
I actually put the top on in October.
Then in November there...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-22-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Raoul
One of the first things I bought for my YJ was a...

One of the first things I bought for my YJ was a bikini top.
I never really drove in the rain so it was mostly for shade.

Later I bought a spiderweb top and sold the bikini.
Advantages:...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-22-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 5,569
Posted By Raoul
I walked onto a lot to buy a new Jeep and they...

I walked onto a lot to buy a new Jeep and they wouldn't sell to me, had to be because of my age.
I told them I had some money but they just yelled at me.
They told me to get off their lot before...
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