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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 11-17-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By snowbrd84
I had one on my YJ for the last year and a half. ...

I had one on my YJ for the last year and a half. They work great, I typically removed the side windows and the doors and ran it with just the canopy all summer. I just took mine off last week when...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-10-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By snowbrd84
Three things right off the top of my head. 1)...

Three things right off the top of my head. 1) Did you reuse the torque converter? It should ABSOLUTELY have been replaced, especially after sitting for 3 years. 2) Did you fill the torque converter...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-19-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By snowbrd84
crazy thing is, it looks like it was pretty well...

crazy thing is, it looks like it was pretty well done, from a cosmetic view. Don't get me wrong, its ugly as all hell, but it doesn't look like the half ass paintjob that my jeep has...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-18-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,730
Posted By snowbrd84
12" lift and he still high centers on speed...

12" lift and he still high centers on speed bumps
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 09-18-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By snowbrd84
"This is a Jeep mounted on a jetski"

I $#*! shit you not, Boston craigslist. Not mine, saw this on a boating forum. Some things I just don't understand, nor would I ever really want to...

jeepski...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-06-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 902
Posted By snowbrd84
yeah i had it backwards, quickly trying to come...

yeah i had it backwards, quickly trying to come up with a logical explanation as to why he thinks hes getting 22mpg. Its just kind of annoying when people post stuff that gives others false hope...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-06-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By snowbrd84
FYI, there really is no point in regearing the...

FYI, there really is no point in regearing the stock D35 rear. You can get a great condition 8.8 with whatever gears you want, 3.55, 3.73, or 4.10 and with limited slip and disk brakes for around...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-06-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By snowbrd84
Just drive it, download a gps speedometer on your...

Just drive it, download a gps speedometer on your phone. Get going about 50mph in top gear with 1:1 final drive ratio. Use your rpm and speed and tire size and there you go.. Just google rpm speed...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-06-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 902
Posted By snowbrd84
GPS miles? Because your 33" tires will make your...

GPS miles? Because your 33" tires will make your jeep think you are traveling 29.5% further than you actually are. So the miles on your odometer are very inflated. 22mpg/1.295 = 17mpg. That sounds...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-05-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 902
Posted By snowbrd84
You are NOT getting 22 highway and 18 city with a...

You are NOT getting 22 highway and 18 city with a 4.2, 8" lift, 33" tires, and 3.07 gears. Unless your drive to and from work is downhill both ways
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-24-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By snowbrd84
FYI, check your backspacing. Even with spacers,...

FYI, check your backspacing. Even with spacers, it may not be enough backspacing and your tires may hit leafs...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 07-15-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,281
Posted By snowbrd84
-Low Coolant can lead to slight overheat -Could...

-Low Coolant can lead to slight overheat
-Could need a new radiator cap
-Check belts and water pump
-Check radiator for excessive bent fins and blockage
-Radiator have built in trans cooler?...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 07-15-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By snowbrd84
I am in the process of doing one like the H1, got...

I am in the process of doing one like the H1, got the H1 mushroom cap, brand new, on eBay for $30 shipped. Just waiting for it to arrive. Only problem is, that pic is a TJ and they have have a...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-15-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By snowbrd84
Wasn't trying to insult, I have basically the...

Wasn't trying to insult, I have basically the same thing at the moment. You did post a picture of your intake setup in a thread where a guy was asking for how people did their "cold air intake"...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-14-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By snowbrd84
Just an FYI, cold air intake does not just mean...

Just an FYI, cold air intake does not just mean putting a red cone filter on the air intake piping. Cold air intake is separating the intake from the hot air in the engine compartment and into an...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 05-02-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By snowbrd84
You could have low transmission fluid, you may...

You could have low transmission fluid, you may also need to adjust the kickdown lever. Or your transmission may just be going out.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-30-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By snowbrd84
THIS, no one ever mentions this when diagnosing...

THIS, no one ever mentions this when diagnosing vibes under acceleration. If the torque arm bolt/bushings arent tight, are missing, are worn, it will vibrate like hell when you step on the gas and...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-29-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By snowbrd84
I put an OM617 in my Jeep and I love it. Went...

I put an OM617 in my Jeep and I love it. Went from 8-10 mpgs with a 4" lift and 32" tires to 25+ mpgs. I have the 3-speed 32RH, but I would not necessarily recommend it, it works pretty good, but...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-29-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 718
Posted By snowbrd84
I ordered a pair of quick disconnect mirrors, a...

I ordered a pair of quick disconnect mirrors, a push buttom cam lock, and a jeep seat towel last thursday at 3pm, shipping notification at 8pm, delivered friday at noon.

There are TONS of small...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-22-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By snowbrd84
In addition to the u-joints, check the bolts on...

In addition to the u-joints, check the bolts on your transmission mounts. If you have the automatic, there is a stabilizer bolt that has two rubber bushings. The bolt is right next to the two main...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-17-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By snowbrd84
Looking for a High Stall Torque Converter

Ive got an '89 YJ with the 32RH 3-speed auto. Swapped in a turbo diesel and bigger tires, and I am in need of a high stall torque converter, something in the 1800-2200 ranger. I have been searching...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-11-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By snowbrd84
Back when I got my YJ, i reupholstered the seats...

Back when I got my YJ, i reupholstered the seats with marine vinyl, sewed them myself. They actually came out pretty good. The material ended up being not all that durable, but was waterproof which...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-11-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By snowbrd84
Try the website car-part.com , it searches...

Try the website car-part.com , it searches junkyards. Someone correct me if I am wrong, but any YJ that came with the 2.4 AND the manual trans will have 4.10 gearing. 2.4 with auto had 3.73, so...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-10-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By snowbrd84
Title says D-30, your post says D-40, assuming...

Title says D-30, your post says D-40, assuming you mean the front D-30. It would be much more economical to just buy a used D-30 on CL with 4.10, they are very abundant, run you 150-300. Then sell...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-08-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By snowbrd84
The front and rear wheels would be turning at...

The front and rear wheels would be turning at different (angular) speeds. Thus, with taller (numerically higher) gears in the rear, the front axle will not only want to, but have to, turn faster...
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