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Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 03-14-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By w2b
power to manual steering

yep I kinda thought it might be. Thats why I was curious about steering ratios. I'm sure you can get different ratios. Other than that finding a supplier for an all metal pump would work but that...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 03-14-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By w2b
power to manual steering

I havent researched it yet but most of the replacement power steering pumps today have plastic impellers which dont seem to be able to take the pressure and heat when in the rocks. Just burned up a...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 03-13-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By w2b
converting from power to manual steering

was thinking of converting my 90 YJ from power steering to manual steering. Any ideas of what steering box ratio to look at and how difficult is it? Would it use the same pitman arm?
Forum: YJ Pics Forum 12-04-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 31,752
Posted By w2b
Almost Done

Amost have it done just some minor installs to finish565210
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-05-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By w2b
My 90 YJ is getting ready for the trails

Fixed the vacuum motor locker on the front axle by pulling it apart and installing a spring in it to keep it locked in. Got the winch mounted ( Mile Marker SEC 8000#) and put the off-road lights...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-24-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By w2b
hot engine clatter

I may be nuts but if it is clattering when it warms up and under load it could possibly be wrist pin wear. I remember a chevy my friend had that did that but it clattered and ran for years. So I'm...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-07-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By w2b
thanks for the info and help!

thanks for the info and help!
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 06-06-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By w2b
Front driveshaft freeplay

I have a 90 YJ and while greasing it and checking fluids I was hand twisting and shaking the driveshafts to check the u-joints for wear. I noticed that the front driveshaft seemed to have quite a bit...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 02-01-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By w2b
door handles

guess I wasn't very precise, I was looking for the door latch handle. All I can find is the cheap plastic ones and they keep breaking. Thought somebody out there might actually make a real live metal...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 01-27-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By w2b
Metal Door Handles

Just a quick plea for help. Does anyone know of a supplier of all metal replacement interior door handles for a 90 YJ ?
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-27-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,205
Posted By w2b
distributor compatability

Okay so the smart move is to scrap the idea of the Buick motor,,,, well how about putting a point distributor from a early model (1974,etc) AMC into the present 258 in the Wrangler now? That would...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-19-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,205
Posted By w2b
was wanting to get away from the electronic...

was wanting to get away from the electronic emissions and everything. I would rather have points and a system I can fix if it stops running out in the desert. ecm's seem to only quit when its a 20...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-19-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,205
Posted By w2b
I appreciate the feedback. I was assuming that...

I appreciate the feedback. I was assuming that the 3.8 would give me more performance , but maybe not. I had a 4.2 in an old 75 amc which is the same motor in my jeep , never had a problem with it...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 07-18-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,205
Posted By w2b
converting 4.2l 6cyl to 3.8 v6 buick

This may be a bit weird but I have a 1990 YJ with a 4.2 l amc engine the I would like to convert to a Buick 3.8l v6 170 horse power marine engine. The buick is in an old boat I have and is almost...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-20-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By w2b
checked all the electrical connectins and they...

checked all the electrical connectins and they are good and tight
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 04-20-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By w2b
starter drags and recommended battery

I have a 90 YJ with the 4.2L and the starter was dragging so figured the starter was just old and wore out , replaced it but the new one drags also. Some times it seems like it isn't going to get it...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-05-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By w2b
tight turning issues

Okay I checked the springs and tires and there is a rub on the left side. I didn't expect that since it felt like it was doing this on the right, but that could just be the way my feeble mind works....
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-05-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By w2b
tight turning issues

It wasn't in 4x4 but I was really cranking it hard left, just a real tight area to turn around in, I will check for rub marks. I was just afraid the ball joints or something was getting ready to jack...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 03-05-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By w2b
Tight Turn Issues

while at my friends today as I was pulling in his parking lot complex to drop him off I turned hard to the left and the right front wheel felt like it was trying to tuck under the jeep? Pushing and...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 02-27-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11,197
Views: 503,739
Posted By w2b
almost ready to use it

my 90 yj has started to look better, tons of sanding, painting, sanding. hopefully the finish coat goes on tomorrow100530

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Forum: YJ Pics Forum 02-21-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,777
Posted By w2b
Been trying to figure out the fire thing myself....

Been trying to figure out the fire thing myself. I bought it that way and taking a look under the hood I dont see any fire damage at all. The previous owner didn't take much care with it , maybe he...
Forum: YJ Pics Forum 02-20-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,777
Posted By w2b
The 90 YJ project ...

The 90 YJ project
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Forum: YJ Pics Forum 02-20-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,777
Posted By w2b
Well if I can figure this out I will let you see...

Well if I can figure this out I will let you see my latest project. 90 YJ 258 six cyl. It has been treated badly, so I decided to rescue it and give it some love. So far new dash insert with new...
Forum: WF New Member Check In 02-20-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By w2b
Another Newbie checking in

Just thought I would say hi! to everyone. Just got a 90 Wrangler YJ project Jeep.
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