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Old 03-08-2018, 09:42 AM
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1989 Jeep Wrangler YJ - High School Budget Build

I'm starting this build thread for really anyone in my situation. I'm 17 and one of the youngest on the forum and I got a tight budget between school and only working part-time. It'll be a slow build to get it to where I want to be, but by no means do I want it to be perfect. I just want it to be a reliable daily driver that is capable of doing very basic offloading. I've got a ton of ideas to get started on. First, getting some rivet style fender flares (I'll put image of the ones I ordered) and Second I am looking to use Rustoleum rust prevent on the interior floor as a base layer then use Bed Liner over it. Those are the first of many many ideas that I have. The one item I put a lot of money into was my Kicker sound system that consists of an 8" subwoofer and two Versa-Pods. I'll keep you guys updated along the way as I add on to Yeep.

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Wow that is a clean looking YJ, my 16 yr old son just put on 1" longer shackles on his and is waiting for a 1" body lift to keep the 31x10" tires from rubbing the fender flares down to nothing. Good luck with the build.

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Cool Day 1 - Sound System Is In

Yesterday I got home from school at around 3:00, called up my cousin and decided to take on the battle of installing my stereo system. We started off a little rocky with the Jeep unable to get started!!! Ended up just being a lose battery terminal so I tightened it up and I was on my way.

I pulled Yeep into the garage and started bringing all of my stereo material out into the garage. When my cousin got here, we pulled the radio and to our luck, the P.O. had spliced the old harness so my plug and play harness was not going to be an option and after further analyzation, the whole radio system was homemade and boy was it a wreck!!! So after some thinking we decided our best bet was to remove the dash to see what we were dealing with, but when we got to a point where we could remove it, we saw that the bolts were absolutely rotted our and painted over so there was no way that we could get them out without a cutting wheel. So we too out the cutting wheel and cut every. Single. BOLT AND SCREW. Until we could get the dash off. Once we got that, we started puling the dash just enough for us to see what was really going on behind the scenes and it was bad. Live radio wires hanging and horrible splicing.

So we decided to rip it all out and start from scratch. So after a trip to best buy to buy 40 ft of wire (Just to be Safe), we finally got to work. The stereo took some time to splice but as soon as we got it plugged in it fired up right away with all the features compatible! Then we got to to wiring the speakers and we decided to mount them on top of the rear tire wells as you can see in the pictures below.

At this point all that was left was the subwoofer and at 9:00, we had been getting after it for 6 hours now and we were both mentally exhausted so we called it, leaving it to be completed on Saturday. I should have multiple pictures attached below, if you guys have any questions or anything let me know I would love to help!
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I'm right where you are with the nest of wires behind the dash. Started out as a stereo upgrade and ended up with me staring at wiring diagrams trying to figure out what wires were cut and added over the past 25 years. My issue was an old alarm system someone added...

What's your plan for replacing the rusted bolts holding the dash onto the tub?
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Nice work so far! I'm planning on doing my interior this spring...good luck with your project!
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I'm right where you are with the nest of wires behind the dash. Started out as a stereo upgrade and ended up with me staring at wiring diagrams trying to figure out what wires were cut and added over the past 25 years. My issue was an old alarm system someone added...

What's your plan for replacing the rusted bolts holding the dash onto the tub?
I'm planning on making a trip to Harbor Freight today and going to see if they have a bolt that is nearly exactly the same besides maybe the head. I'll keep you updated on how that goes. Also planning on putting my sub in today!
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Nice work so far! I'm planning on doing my interior this spring...good luck with your project!
I'm waiting for the warm weather as well! The weather is a mess up here in NE and I'm just waiting for a couple good days so I can get started on rust inhibiting and bedlining this floor!!! I want to make sure I do that before I put on my carpet and floor mats.
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Amplifier Installed and Subwoofer In!

Last week I was able to install the subwoofer, amplifier, and center console! To my surprise there was no trouble at all! We drilled a hole in the firewall to the right side right in front of the driver and ran the power wire straight to the subwoofer which I conveniently mounted underneath the seat. The center console was a piece of cake! That screwed in with only two bolts and didn't cause any problems at all. The subwoofer sat in perfectly within the center console and I mounted my amplifier base control switch in the back of the Yeep. For once, everything went smoothly!!! The subwoofer is amazing and has a ton of power for a little 8"! I highly recommend any of Kickers speakers, they are all truly amazing. After hearing the sound system, I think I am going to add another set of speakers up front because it is almost as if the subwoofer is overpowering the Versa-Pods that I have installed already. You can't go wrong with more speakers!!!! Below, I have attached pictures of the interior after I installed everything. I also installed my entry guards yesterday, if you guys want pictures of those I can post them but they are nothing special, just protecting my paint from chipping off and it adds a little more of a rugged look! I am looking to tackle the fender flares very soon so stay toned for that!
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Looks nice!! Did you install an amp for the speakers also or just a mono for the sub?


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So I ran the two speakers off the back of the radio, then I have the amp just for the sub. My radio can hold two more speakers though so I am going to make sure to do that and my amp could hold one more if I wanted to but I don't see the need as of right now.
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Fender Flares are In!

Happy Belated Easter Everyone!

Yesterday, I decided to put on my fender flares and to my surprise they were very easy to do! I predrilled with a 5/32" bit and then simply screwed in the screws. It gave me zero trouble at all and it completely changed the look of Yeep! it really gave the aggressive look I wanted. I did accidentally crack both of the side marker lenses so I will have to replace those but those are dirt cheap so no problem there.

Next I have to tune my EMPI 32/36 Carburetor because my idling is rough to say the least. I am experiencing high idle speeds close to 3500 RPMs on occasion and when it's not idling high, its a rough low idle in the 600-400 RPM range where I need to hold my foot slightly on the accelerator in order to allow the engine to warm up without stalling out. Once the engine is completely warm then it is fine but getting to that point is frustrating!!! It sounds like I just need to tune it right? Let me know what you guys think, I want to end this problem for good so I never have to worry about it again.

I'm also getting the Yeep inspected this weekend, about time! I need to get a spare tire so I am going to the Jeep Junkyard near my house to try and grab a cheap tire to have so I can pass, and maybe I'll come home with some other things because I have no self control in these places

Let me know about the carburetor issue and I'll keep you guys updated through the build! Enjoy the pics!
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wow for $189.74 those Azon fender flares look great.
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Nice looking Jeep Lacy. Paint, doors, top, dashboard all seem to be in good shape which is a plus. Most of these jeeps dashboards get torn apart then never put back together. Doors handles often times don't work or the doors have been dropped denting the bottoms. Very impressive over all. Leaf springs appear to be a little flat but not sagging. The new fender flares look nice but now the tires look to be pushed in. Some wheel spacers would fix that or some bigger wider tires.

I'm not a fan of the stereo system because big stereos shake the crap out of everything causing more problems then they're typically worth. You did a good job installing everything though!

Keep up the good work.
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@Bangler Thanks for all the compliments and advice! I am definitely getting bigger wheels that is my next step i believe. BFG A/T are my choice. I'm planning on going 30" so that it keeps with the rugged look and my tires don't get lost under the Yeep. I'm keeping my eye out at the local Jeep Junkyard since I don't exactly have the necessary budget to spend 1500-2000K on tires! I am also lookin at the OldMan Emu 2.5" lift since my leaf springs are definitely flat. Just saving up the money to try and get what I want! Just gonna take some time but it'll get there soon!

You mind if I could see your '92 YJ?
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@LightsOutLacy50 You can spend quite a bit less on new tires if you keep your old wheels. Go to TireRack.com and get some Yokohama M/T? Tires (I'll double check later), they are roughly $165 a piece and they are meaty, look great, and drive nice. Leaf springs and lift can happen anytime, your YJ looks damn good the way it sits now. Plus, I'm partial to stock height YJ's, they are just plain sexy.


My YJ isn't much a looker right now. She's being rebuilt with a $10k budget with a 5 year timeline. I'm only 1 year in with roughly $5k spent in parts so far. I added pictures from last year before winter. It looks better now but she needs a paint job. Perhaps next year.

I'll keep checking in on your build!
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@Bangler with a 10K budged the amount of things you could do is endless for the most part! I just tuned my weber 32/36 today and had to unfreeze part of the linkage that was causing some high rev problems. Adjusted it all and it purrrrrs like a kitten! I'll definitely look into those tires you are talking about. What size are they? And I love my rims to death but the sad thing is my YJ only came with 4 of them :/ which is kind of annoying because I want them all to match! I almost bought a white YJ very similar to yours but found mine on Craigslist for $3200 with the fresh new paint job, full doors, half doors, soft top, hard top, and bikini top and I could not resist!
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Damn that's a great deal you got on the YJ! What motor and how many miles does it have? The tires are YOKOHAMA GEOLANDAR A/T G015On-/Off-Road All-Terrain Size: 31X10.5R15LT $149 per tire from tirerack.com. They came on my XJ when I bought it; they drove nice in the snow and rain emitting very little road noise.

Of course you can spend a bit more on some mud terrain's or something more aggressive, just remember mud terrain tires wear quickly on tarmac requiring frequent tire rotations. I have the BFGoodrich M/T's on my JK, they look great, but wear is shit. They emit an amazing amount of road noise on the highway and require a 3 month rotation cycle. But they are great in the pits!

$10k seems like a big budget but it goes fast. Most of it so far went into the exhaust system ($1200) and the new 2017 OEM wrangler wheels and tires I got for it ($1600) Luckily I'm handy and doing the work myself. But I'm sure I'll have to raise the limit a few more times before I'm done lol.
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I got lucky again with my Jeep Wrangler! It had a brand new exhaust on it when I bought it. The guy I bought it from said that he was restoring it for his son as a birthday gift and the son said he didn't want it so he sold it mid rebuild so a lot was done to it! The kid ended up wanting a dodge charger near the same year as the wrangler or something but I would definitely take the YJ any day of the week.

As far as those tires @Bangler I love them! They look aggressive and as long as the tread lasts on the road then I am happy!

I installed new marker lights on the side of Yeep today since the other ones were really cracked. Super easy just unscrewed and replaced.

I took her out for a photo shoot today and I'll post the pictures in the thread! She's really coming along great. 2 days till inspection!!! Getting her done first thing tomorrow morning!
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Photo Shoot!!!

Here are the best shots I took of Yeep today! She's really coming along! I believe my next big purchase is going to be front and rear bumpers along with rocker guards. What do you guys think my next add-on should be?
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Looks like a great build, can't wait to see the finished product! Love the detail in your posts as well. We'll be keeping on eye on this one! Keep up the good work!

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I vote a Shorty Antenna, Tinted windows, new tires, and Rain-x the windshield, factory wiper suck :P . The bumpers look good - no need to replace them. Rocker guards are unnecessary if you're not crawling over rocks.

Easy stuff you can do:
You should look around underneath ur "Yeep"
Check fuel filter for outside rust - Exterior rust = replace (located drivers side)
Check front and rear track bar bushings for dry rot
Check balljoints for torn boots
Check Inner and outter tie-rods for torn boots and play - you can use large pliers to check
Check Shocks for leaking fluid
Try the 4x4 in some dirt - if it pops out it'll need to be adjusted
Check u-joints - people forget to replace these; a failing u-joint can destroy your axle

Get a grease gun - Buy some Red and Tacky
Grease all the fittings until you see red grease oozing out
Fittings can be located on: balljoints, tie-rods, u-joints, back side of rear drums - If they don't have a fitting, they are likely factory originals


That's where you should start. Good luck.
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@Bangler I already Rain-X the windshields it was one of the first things I've done actually. Boy does it make a difference! New Tires definitely on the list as we talked about, tinted windows is also going to have to happen as soon as I get it inspected. What is a ballpark estimate do you think? Is a shorty antenna easy to install? Just wondering.
@tech @B&M_Racing Thank you! I like to keep it detailed so that if people want to do something similar they can pin points where they want more information or so they could get ideas. I appreciate your support!
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So yesterday was the big day. I was going to get the Yeep inspected and I was really excited about. I did maybe 100 test inspections in my driveway to make sure everything was working properly and everything was. So my dad and I went off to the place and the guy doing the inspection offered to take a look at it before because due to the cameras at MA inspection, you have to get a massive failed inspection sticker if they find anything wrong with it while under camera. So he took a look and everything looked great and he said he believed that it would pass, but i needed a license plate on the front of my vehicle and I that through me for a loop because the YJ's didn't come with a front bumper license plate mount. In fact, the guy had TWO YJ's in his lot that didn't have the license plate on the front bumper and they were inspected, so that one kind of ticked me off. Luckily there was a dollar tree down the street and I picked up some zip ties and mounted it to the grill just for time being. When we came back the guy said he saw a brake light out. I was like you have got to be kidding me! So we had to go home, figured it would be a quick bulb change but no. The left tail light works for the hazards, the directionals, but not the brakes. And the right taillight operates perfectly fine. I can't figure out what's wrong with it. I cleaned the plastic connections and blew them out with an air compressor. The only other thing is a possible ground? If so where would it be grounded? I figured it cannot be a relay because of the other one still working fine but I may be wrong. Does anyone know???
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Get a cheap electrical tester to see if you're getting power to it when you hit the brake. Could be an old cracked wire.Also IIRC if you chase the wires back there's a plug/connector somewhere back between the left and right lights that can get corroded or dirty.
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Hey guys, it's been a month and half of the absolute craziest of days. I took the Jeep into the shop, which is conveniently the same place where it is to be inspected. I basically told the guy to do whatever it takes to get it inspected. I'll keep you guys updated on how the process goes! Once I get it back, I can get back to adding all my lights, antenna, and much more! Stay tuned.
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LED Headlights and Stubby Antenna AND INSPECTED!!!

It's been a while. School is out for me and now it's nothing but time with Yeep and me. The most recent big news... YEEP IS INSPECTED!!! Now that the left brake light is under control, she is fully legal and just in time for summer. Today I installed the LED Headlights and the Stubby Antenna. The headlights are SUCH an improvement over the ones I had on previously. When I went to uninstall the old ones, they were actually different lights, figures. Sometime I would want to figure out how to install the DRL, but that's another project for another day. The Stubby Antenna was a cheap upgrade. I was tired of the freakishly long antenna just swaying around all the time, so we went with the stubby one for both appearances and my own preference. Next? I'm not sure. I believe I am going to focus on the performance of the vehicle, not the looks. On deck, I'm thinking of performing some minor engine improvements such as a Valve Cover Gasket and the Rubber around both the PCV and CCV Valves. They seem to just fall out over time and don't stay in. They don't pop out with force, but rather just fall out because there really isnt anything holding them in. Anybody have a rig that they would like to share to keep them in? Or any tips or pointers? I'm also open to people letting me know what to add to Yeep next! I am kind of at a point where I am not sure where to go! I do know the soft top needs to go on soon though!!!
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It's Been a While...

Hey guys! It's been a while, I am off to college now and don't have much time to come home and see the Yeep, but when I do I like to enjoy her, so I haven't had much time to replace, repair, upgrade, repeat. Let me fill you in on what has been happening:

Ever since I bought the Yeep, the steering has always had some play, I thought it was just the nature of the beast and adapted and let it be. Well, the matter of fact, the power steering pump was actually slowly breaking away from the mount on the frame, eventually snapping off from the mount and sheering a few bolts in the process. So, I got some consulting from my cousin and he essentially told me that the front part of my frame is rather weak, and there was movement within those bolt holes, which allowed the part to break away, and that it was necessary to replace the front part of the frame. So I had it done. They replaced that part of the frame with help from Safe-T-Cap kits, (I went to a shop since I don't trust my welding on my frame, I'd rather pay to live a little longer) and a nice protective coating around that new piece, it's good as new and boy does it steer better than ever before. They also put new sway bars on for me since my old ones were questionable at the least. In total it was around an $800 job, more than what I would have liked, but not a price I wasn't willing to pay to ensure my safety.

So what's next? I came home last weekend and gave Yeep the tour, driving her all over the state and if there's one thing this car has, it's that it wants to live. She just keeps on chugging. So I'm thinking she deserves some upgrades. So here are my plans for when school gets out (meanwhile I'll be earning the money to fund the upgrades for this project):

- Motorcraft 2150 Carburetor Swap (The EMPI Carburetor I have on the vehicle right now is garbage. The choke works as it pleases, part of the linkage can get sticky and force the throttle to stay open... the list goes on. Better MPG, easier cold starts, better idle, sounds like something that definitely needs to be done.)
- Removing Surface Rust, Rust Reforming, and Undercoating Frame, Wheel Wells, and other Splash Locations (Obviously something that NEEDS to be done in order to ensure the lifetime of the vehicle, and something that should be done sooner than later and I've pushed it off enough already.)
- Complete Suspension Kit / 2" Lift Kit / Welding on the Back Left Shock That May or May Not of Fallen Off while Going Over a Pot Hole... (My leaf springs are flatter than a girl should ever be. The bushings are shot, and I feel like I am just riding around in The Flinstone's Car, oh and that extra shock mount and shock would probably help too!)
- Fuel Sending Unit Replacement (Sadly, needs to be done. I love living life the dangerous way of not knowing how much fuel is actually in my tank and just guessing by my mileage, but enough is enough. Trying to start eliminating the possibilities of being stuck in places, as much fun as it's been. )
- Rust Reform, LizardSkin Sound Control, LizardSkin Ceramic Thermal, BedLiner, BedRug Interior (I'm going to go for a more "crew cab" look for my Jeep by removing the back seat like @Luckymac and only have the BedRug on the front half of the Jeep, while Bedlining instead on the back half. Looking to add the Lizard Skin to reduce noise, increase my sound systems sound quality (Put it over the top. ), and temperature.)
- Wire Management (Wires are a mess from previous owners. I've done my job here keeping my wires neatly zip tied and tucked away, but sadly I have to try and fix stupidity here and I might as well if I intend to pull out the entire interior anyways.)
- Bedline Roll Bars (I like the black finish and aggressive texture / look that bed lining gives.)
- Replace Bolts!!! I cannot tell you how bad the bolts are on my Jeep. They are rusted, stripped, corroded, and sometimes just blatantly smashed to pieces. The amount of problems I've had that just are a simple bad thread or bad screw/bolt is unfathomable, so I think it's time to address that issue, whether it means simply buying all new bolts and screws and replacing them one by one while being consistent in the measurements and type of bolt, or possibly even needing to rethread some holes to ensure a tight fit. Medium-Grade Threadlocker will be a help too.)
- Gauge Cluster (I talked about the gas gauge earlier, but the thermostat, clock, and oil pressure gauges all do not work either. Looking to replace those or possibly replace all of them and go for a LED display for each, bringing the '89 to '19.)
- Transmission Swap from BA-10 -> AX-15 (My transmission. Is. Absolutely. Destroyed. I am missing three teeth in 5th gear so I no longer have any pull in that gear so it's unusable. My front bearing has been beaten to death, well, the whole transmission has been beaten to death. I plan on just riding it till it dies in all honesty, or until I take care of everything on this list, or until I just get blatantly annoyed with it and find an urge to replace it. I've heard the AX-15 is near if a not exact swap for the '89 so clearly, I'd rather not have the French piece of garbage I have now. Meanwhile, the custom sound system will solve the problem of the transmission noise.)
- New, Thick, Wide, Aggressive Tires (I'm tired of my Jeep looks like its body outgrew its legs. The stock wheels look too small with the aggressive fender flares on the body, and the stance is rather pathetic in my opinion because of this. I'm looking for a thick aggressive tire, someone mentioned a brand above in this thread that I am looking to get. Once I get those on her, it will really put her over the top and make her look the way I want. Arguably, it could change the look of the Jeep, but looks aren't EVERYTHING, and I do need to take care of some of these other issues first since my current tires still have sufficient tread and I don't NEED new tires, just want them )
- Universal Joint Replacements / 4WD Work (My U-Joints are shot, to the point I should not use my 4WD because I don't know if they will snap or not. So that 100 % need to be replaced so I can go for the trails for the first time and for winter, so I can go snowboarding.)
- Bedline Interior / Exterior of Hard Top along with New Seals (I want to keep that tan and black theme on the Yeep, I think a nice tan, and a deep black looks badass and I want to really bring that out. I am not sure if Lizard Skin on the interior of the hard top would do anything? If you guys think it will let me know because if it will have an effect because I will definitely get that done as well. The seals for my hard top also look as if they haven't been replaced since the car came off the lot, so that's something I will look into as well.)
- Hard Full Doors with Automatic Keyless Entry / New Seals (Believe it or not this is a thing. I saw it online and the price. was around $120 for the set of keyless remote entry for the two doors and tailgate. Currently, have no locks on my Jeep, so even if I decide to go the old fashion route of the good old turn of a key, it's better than what I have now.)
- New Lines / Hoses Under the Hood

For now, because the list never ends we all know that that is my plan for this summer. I intend on spending every day after work, working on this vehicle. My immediate family does not know much about cars. They don't have much interest in vehicles so I've been kind of on my own along with you guys on the forum. I have had zero mechanical experience when purchasing the vehicle but definitely, have grasped an amazing knowledge from all the advice on here and from practicing hands on. I have definitely made mistakes, and definitely, have had to pay for them $$$, but I am learning and that is what matters. I've got help from my cousin and we are going to try and eliminate the possibility of paying labor by letting shops work on her, rather we are going to do the work ourselves.

I'm doing all this now because of my other vehicle, 2005 Honda Pilot, is on her way out with nearly 225k miles and a catalytic converter issue, she might be nearing her last days. So the Yeep would be my full-time vehicle, and I'd love to try and get to the point of where I don't wince everytime I start her, wondering if she starts, but at the end of the day, it's a Jeep, and shit happens. Looking forward to sharing this build with you guys!
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Starting to get some wind behind the sails for this re-build! I ordered the Centra-Pod with two 6.5" Kicker Speakers to add to the arsenal of audio I have in my wrangler. I also purchased my MotorCraft 2100 from Gronk Performance and am having it tuned to maximize fuel efficency while also giving some more power and throttle response. Also ordered some sanding supplies, rust reformer, and some bedliner for my interior. All that's left for that is for me to order the LizardSkin Sound Deadening Spray. I got a lot to get done this summer. Better get started now! Stay tuned lads!
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Part 1 of Summer Rebuild - New Speakers and Supplies Coming Up!

So I decided to come home this weekend from school. I got on a train to head home at around 2:00 PM, and got home around 5:00 PM. As soon as I got home, I got to work. First thing on my list was unpacking the boxes, and organizing the supplies.

What supplies? :

- 6 Cans of Rust Reformer
- Fish Bone Offroad Foot Pegs
- Select Increments Centra-Pod with two 6.5" Kicker Speakers
- Paint Mask
- Paint Goggles

Once I got those all organized (as you will see in the photos), I got to isntalling the speakers. I have to say, the Centra-Pod Enclosure definitely gave me some troubles. I was getting a lot of air coming from the enclosure, which resulted in a rattling sound. So I went out, bought some more of the foam (I don't know the name), and stuffed it real well, and that solved the problem. I have to say, the speaker sound system seems to be compelte for me now, or atleast until I spoil myself more, but only time will tell if I decide to in the future.

I was not able to get the painting I wanted to get done this weekend done. The speakers gave me some complications that took longer than expected, so I will have to tackle that the next time I come home. I plan on bedlining the front grille of my YJ, along with the original wrangler decals that came with my Jeep.

For the inside, the next thing for me to order is the LizardSkin Sound Deadening Material, and I plan an taking on that project when I get out of school on May 3.

Another part that is on it's way is my Custom Built MotorCraft 2100 from Gronk Performance. I'm sure many of you know Gronk, but he is building me a carburetor that will maximize fuel efficiency while also giving me some more power. This new carburetor will also allow me to finally have a choke that works properly! Currently, my choke will not always work the way it is supposed too, so having that solved will relieve a lot of stress.

That's the plan and what went down this weekend! Stay tuned!!! Big changes to come for the Yeep! (She loves the weather now)
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