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Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-02-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
1. I like the bigger tires on a lifted jeep......

1. I like the bigger tires on a lifted jeep... with the lift and the stock shoes it looks like it's top heavy.. that just my opinion tho.. since you have the 2nd set, I'd run the larger ones.

2....
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 05-02-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
know the feeling brother! I'm going to PA...

know the feeling brother!

I'm going to PA for the weekend and my buddies are begging to take the top off... I'm never one to argue with taking it off... it's putting it back on that becomes the...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-02-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,265
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
that's a sweet lookin rig there LT! Diggin the...

that's a sweet lookin rig there LT! Diggin the green. I actually like the original color that it was in but man, that new green just screams!!! :thumb:
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-01-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
the carb is a carter bbd.. There are some...

the carb is a carter bbd..

There are some hoses off of it. The PO did remove some of the emissions stuff but I haven't really had a chance to get into as much as I'd liked to. I had a feeling that...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 05-01-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,513
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
that sucks man.. Im sorry to hear it. like some...

that sucks man.. Im sorry to hear it. like some of the others, I don't lock my doors and I don't leave anything in it. I'm terrified that Ill come back to it and find the top or doors sliced open.
...
Forum: YJ Build Forum 05-01-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
hard start but only when warm??

so here's my dilemma... when she's cold, she'll fire right up without issue.. once I've driven her around for a while and the engine is at running temp I'll shut it off and when trying to start it...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-29-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
that's a great story and a sweet lookin jeep! ...

that's a great story and a sweet lookin jeep!

good on ya Dad. Mine is similar and I bought it to work on with my son. He's 13, when he's 16, I'll just hand him the keys =)


Best of luck with...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-24-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
nice - thanks!!

nice - thanks!!
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-23-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
thanks man! for $40 how could you go wrong? I do...

thanks man! for $40 how could you go wrong? I do like the way the best top ones look but they're not the most comfy in the world. I have a pretty wide back and I can feel the sides digging in...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-23-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
shock recommendations?

hey guys - I did a quick search and I didn't see anything on just shock recommendations. My 88 is in need of some shocks and I didn't want to do the autozone $20 gabriel garbage. I also don't need to...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-23-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
are the sunfire seats more comfortable than the...

are the sunfire seats more comfortable than the besttop ones that came with this one? I like the way they look but the drivers seat it ripped up a bit and they don't recline at all.
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-22-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
I'd say it's roughly 1 inch lower and about a...

I'd say it's roughly 1 inch lower and about a good 3 to 4 inches farther back.
When I mocked it up, I set the seat in the jeep and just slid back until I was comfy and could reach 5th and my heater...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-22-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
Hey everyone.. thought I'd share my DIY fix for...

Hey everyone.. thought I'd share my DIY fix for the seat issues I mentioned above.

My fix was pretty easy actually. I spent about $25 in home depot to get a 38' piece of steel a few 8mm bolts...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 04-16-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
clean lookin jeep sir. Best of luck with it!

clean lookin jeep sir. Best of luck with it!
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-11-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,089
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
Yep

Yep
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-11-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,424
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
X3 they're out there for good prices and in...

X3
they're out there for good prices and in good shape. You're doing the right thing too by keeping a little change on the side to do anything you need to when you get her. I would also suggest...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 04-10-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 994
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
here's a pic of her sitting in my back yard after...

here's a pic of her sitting in my back yard after my son and I did some the tuneup.

http://i1132.photobucket.com/albums/m574/geekapottamus/88%20Red%20Wrangler/IMG_0010_zps007d6d43.jpg
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-10-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
VERY nice! thanks for the writeup! The PO...

VERY nice! thanks for the writeup!

The PO on mine did a backyard spray job and just went right over the black on my flares.. I wanna do this to mine to get her looking the way I want. Hopefully...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 04-10-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
Ray - let us know how you make out.. I'm...

Ray -

let us know how you make out.. I'm 6'2 250 and my besttop replacement seats had me looking like Mr Incredible in my YJ. I did a little redneck engineering on my seats and got it to move...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-10-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
this is actually a great question. I was going to...

this is actually a great question. I was going to start a thread but figured that someone HAD to have asked the tranny swap question.

I hope I'm not hijacking your thread and I apologize if I am....
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-10-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
Hate isn't quite the word (or string of words) I...

Hate isn't quite the word (or string of words) I used but yeah.. I was not happy to see that. Luckily for work I've done a little bit of wiring. I'm a network tech / sys admin, hence the anal...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 04-09-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 994
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
Yep - almost did the same.. just took the doors...

Yep - almost did the same.. just took the doors off and rolled up the back window..

I think this week I'll take it completely off and use the commuter in the AM to leave at the bus station.. don't...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-09-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,804
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
my GOD man... I promise, I'll never bitch about...

my GOD man... I promise, I'll never bitch about having to do anything to my 88!!!

one of the reasons I wanted her as stock as possible. There are soo many people out there with skills far beyond...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-09-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
Keymo - thanks for the advice. I have the haynes...

Keymo - thanks for the advice. I have the haynes manual and I've been studying it like the Bible. I do have a lot to learn but as crazy at it sounds.. I LOVE troubleshooting this stuff.

I've heard...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-08-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By 88 Red Wrangler
few questions.. 1 - what color was the...

few questions..

1 - what color was the smoke? black, blue, white?
2 - was the jeep sitting for a while before you drove it? (that you know of)
3 - did you smell anything?

my initial thought...
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