95 YJ stretch - Page 3 - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > YJ Wrangler Technical Forum > 95 YJ stretch

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineToxic Brakes - 3000 PSI Braided Stainless Steel Brake LineCess Recovery Gear Snatch Tow Strap OffRoad @ ROCKRIDGE4WD

Reply
Unread 05-07-2010, 07:19 PM   #31
hondacr21
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Carrollton Ohio
Posts: 392
I drive it everyday so I will mount them in stock form more less, I would love to outboard but I dont think there is much room unless you run fullsize axles or spacers. I will have to make new upper shock mounts reguardless cause I cut the stock ones off.

__________________
1995 Sahara, Borla header, Rear stretch 103" wheelbase, Sniper Fab Comp Corners with 3" flare, SOA with .75" SL, 2 1/2" Rancho lift on 37"s MTR's on 15x8 eagle alloys. JB4x4 steering bracket, M.O.R.E., 8.8 with limited slip and 4.10's, AA SYE, modified XJ front driveshaft, Superwinch EPi 9.0, homemade boatsides, 6 point cage.
hondacr21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-07-2010, 08:53 PM   #32
TSEJEEPERS
Registered User
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Morton IL
Posts: 4,891
Looking good!
__________________
93 YJ SOA 2" springs front, XJ springs rear w/main leaf added, High pinon 9 inch rear detroit locker front Dana 44 ARB 4.56 Gears, 36 inch Irok tires too much to list. www.mijc.org
TSEJEEPERS is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-07-2010, 09:04 PM   #33
hondacr21
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Carrollton Ohio
Posts: 392
Tomorrow I should be able to drive it down the road to make sure it goes straight and what not, then I will be tearing it all off and paint paint paint!!!!
__________________
1995 Sahara, Borla header, Rear stretch 103" wheelbase, Sniper Fab Comp Corners with 3" flare, SOA with .75" SL, 2 1/2" Rancho lift on 37"s MTR's on 15x8 eagle alloys. JB4x4 steering bracket, M.O.R.E., 8.8 with limited slip and 4.10's, AA SYE, modified XJ front driveshaft, Superwinch EPi 9.0, homemade boatsides, 6 point cage.
hondacr21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-09-2010, 12:59 PM   #34
hondacr21
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Carrollton Ohio
Posts: 392
As far as mounting the shocks I was goin to go with behind rear axle and should I angle them towards the rear of the jeep some?
__________________
1995 Sahara, Borla header, Rear stretch 103" wheelbase, Sniper Fab Comp Corners with 3" flare, SOA with .75" SL, 2 1/2" Rancho lift on 37"s MTR's on 15x8 eagle alloys. JB4x4 steering bracket, M.O.R.E., 8.8 with limited slip and 4.10's, AA SYE, modified XJ front driveshaft, Superwinch EPi 9.0, homemade boatsides, 6 point cage.
hondacr21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-10-2010, 11:38 AM   #35
Brads_nky_yj
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Northern Kentucky/Cinci Area
Posts: 3,012
That would be fine.
__________________
93 YJ - SOLD
Brads_nky_yj is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-10-2010, 03:04 PM   #36
hondacr21
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Carrollton Ohio
Posts: 392
Anyone try this on a more less stock YJ? I know that TJ and YJ are pretty much the same just didnt know if the U-bolt plate would interfer? I am goin to try to do some measuring tonight and see what I can come up with, I already have the Ford towers.

Rear Shock Relocation - 1
__________________
1995 Sahara, Borla header, Rear stretch 103" wheelbase, Sniper Fab Comp Corners with 3" flare, SOA with .75" SL, 2 1/2" Rancho lift on 37"s MTR's on 15x8 eagle alloys. JB4x4 steering bracket, M.O.R.E., 8.8 with limited slip and 4.10's, AA SYE, modified XJ front driveshaft, Superwinch EPi 9.0, homemade boatsides, 6 point cage.
hondacr21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-10-2010, 04:01 PM   #37
TSEJEEPERS
Registered User
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Morton IL
Posts: 4,891
I really considered it.
I was a little worried that with the added leverage with a leaf spring they may not hold up.
Not to mention my frame is not in the best of shape.
__________________
93 YJ SOA 2" springs front, XJ springs rear w/main leaf added, High pinon 9 inch rear detroit locker front Dana 44 ARB 4.56 Gears, 36 inch Irok tires too much to list. www.mijc.org
TSEJEEPERS is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-10-2010, 07:02 PM   #38
Brads_nky_yj
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Northern Kentucky/Cinci Area
Posts: 3,012
That would be outboarding as I said earlier. That would be your best bet and you should have no problems at all. I didnt cut into my frame but have 1.5" spacers. If I would have frenched the towers into the frame like in Stu's write up then I wouldnt have had to run the spacers, but wanted a little wider stance anyway.

If you can cut and weld correctly then do that. If you dont trust your welding skills, pay someone to do it or ask a buddy. Thats not a fab job you can half ***.
__________________
93 YJ - SOLD
Brads_nky_yj is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-10-2010, 09:17 PM   #39
hondacr21
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Carrollton Ohio
Posts: 392
well I flexed it out and it isnt goin to fit unless I put wheel spacers on, I have them tacked on behind the axle and ran to the back of the 2"x4" crossmember right now, I flexed it out and everything seems good, there are however close to my center section of the axle, and I know the closer to the wheel the better but how I have everything ran this may be one of my few options, I sat under it for a little more than an hour and couldnt find to many ways in doing it.
__________________
1995 Sahara, Borla header, Rear stretch 103" wheelbase, Sniper Fab Comp Corners with 3" flare, SOA with .75" SL, 2 1/2" Rancho lift on 37"s MTR's on 15x8 eagle alloys. JB4x4 steering bracket, M.O.R.E., 8.8 with limited slip and 4.10's, AA SYE, modified XJ front driveshaft, Superwinch EPi 9.0, homemade boatsides, 6 point cage.
hondacr21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-16-2010, 09:43 PM   #40
hondacr21
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Carrollton Ohio
Posts: 392
He some pics got it most of the way done, just need to paint the frame and a little bit of wiring but drove it today and went perfect.







__________________
1995 Sahara, Borla header, Rear stretch 103" wheelbase, Sniper Fab Comp Corners with 3" flare, SOA with .75" SL, 2 1/2" Rancho lift on 37"s MTR's on 15x8 eagle alloys. JB4x4 steering bracket, M.O.R.E., 8.8 with limited slip and 4.10's, AA SYE, modified XJ front driveshaft, Superwinch EPi 9.0, homemade boatsides, 6 point cage.
hondacr21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-17-2010, 02:26 PM   #41
Nates93yj
Registered User
 
Nates93yj's Avatar
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Dubuque
Posts: 1,159
wow that looks great
__________________
NATE
2003 GMC 2500 Duramax
2004 Jeep Wrangler Columbia Edition DD and Trail Rig
1993 Jeep Wrangler Nates93yj BuildSOLD
Nates93yj is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-17-2010, 02:36 PM   #42
Louie4
Powah Injanir
 
Louie4's Avatar
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 9,749
Looks freakin' sweet. I wish my Sahara paint still looked like that.
__________________
Lou

I have a jeep...and it is modified...I win.

YJOTM July 2012
YJOTM February 2014

Louie4's YJ Build
Poison Spyder Fender Install
Warn M8000 Rebuild Adventure
University of Georgia
Louie4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-17-2010, 05:56 PM   #43
89CoolJeep
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: new york
Posts: 28
I waS wondering what the point of doing this leaf spring swap is. What do you get out of it. Thank you
89CoolJeep is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-17-2010, 06:04 PM   #44
hondacr21
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Carrollton Ohio
Posts: 392
I used YJ style springs just moved the spring hanger back, I gained a little over 7" of wheelbase, main purpose is to stabilize it better on hills or steep angles. I plan on moving the front axle forward 1-2" in the future but as of now my next thing is some tube fenders for the front.
__________________
1995 Sahara, Borla header, Rear stretch 103" wheelbase, Sniper Fab Comp Corners with 3" flare, SOA with .75" SL, 2 1/2" Rancho lift on 37"s MTR's on 15x8 eagle alloys. JB4x4 steering bracket, M.O.R.E., 8.8 with limited slip and 4.10's, AA SYE, modified XJ front driveshaft, Superwinch EPi 9.0, homemade boatsides, 6 point cage.
hondacr21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.