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Unread 03-14-2011, 01:16 PM   #16
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UPS tracking says the Crown extended brake lines should be here Wednesday. I also received a package from 4WD Hardware today I had forgotten about. Its a new front output yoke nut that was backordered. I'm anxious to get the hard fuel line spliced and get this tub back on so I can get to work on the 8.8 and make a traction bar. I also have some plans to replace that light bar I'm not crazy about. Projects to closely follow are some body armor, tube fenders, front/rear bumpers, and eventually a 4.88 regear with ARBs. Sure would be nice to be independently wealthy and not have to spend all my time working every day!

I've had some trouble finding what I need to splice this fuel line at the local parts stores. I don't want to use a compression fitting, but would rather double flare both ends and use a simple union joint. Anyone have any suggestions?

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Unread 03-14-2011, 02:59 PM   #17
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UPS tracking says the Crown extended brake lines should be here Wednesday. I also received a package from 4WD Hardware today I had forgotten about. Its a new front output yoke nut that was backordered. I'm anxious to get the hard fuel line spliced and get this tub back on so I can get to work on the 8.8 and make a traction bar. I also have some plans to replace that light bar I'm not crazy about. Projects to closely follow are some body armor, tube fenders, front/rear bumpers, and eventually a 4.88 regear with ARBs. Sure would be nice to be independently wealthy and not have to spend all my time working every day!

I've had some trouble finding what I need to splice this fuel line at the local parts stores. I don't want to use a compression fitting, but would rather double flare both ends and use a simple union joint. Anyone have any suggestions?
I'll be watching the 8.8 traction bar and re-gear closely. I plan on doing the same and you may affect my decision making. Man your frame looks good. I've already pulled and redone the gas tank skid, battery trays, etc but seeing yours makes me want to get back and do it all again. Looks good.
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Unread 03-14-2011, 03:38 PM   #18
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I'll be watching the 8.8 traction bar and re-gear closely. I plan on doing the same and you may affect my decision making. Man your frame looks good. I've already pulled and redone the gas tank skid, battery trays, etc but seeing yours makes me want to get back and do it all again. Looks good.
Thanks! I was glad to be able to go through it all and make sure it is now solid. The traction bar ideas I have are likely the same you have. I got most of them here. Probably going with the tractor link idea. We'll see when I get there I guess.
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Unread 03-14-2011, 08:26 PM   #19
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UPS tracking says the Crown extended brake lines should be here Wednesday. I also received a package from 4WD Hardware today I had forgotten about. Its a new front output yoke nut that was backordered. I'm anxious to get the hard fuel line spliced and get this tub back on so I can get to work on the 8.8 and make a traction bar. I also have some plans to replace that light bar I'm not crazy about. Projects to closely follow are some body armor, tube fenders, front/rear bumpers, and eventually a 4.88 regear with ARBs. Sure would be nice to be independently wealthy and not have to spend all my time working every day!

I've had some trouble finding what I need to splice this fuel line at the local parts stores. I don't want to use a compression fitting, but would rather double flare both ends and use a simple union joint. Anyone have any suggestions?
Trust me you will LOVE the 4:88's I know for me WHAT a difference they made for my 4 cyl, and ARB's are great. Once done you are going to have a unstoppable YJ. Oh yea great job
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Unread 03-14-2011, 10:54 PM   #20
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Hey are you a Licensed Plumber, you know use the right tool for every job

Trust me you will LOVE the 4:88's I know for me WHAT a difference they made for my 4 cyl, and ARB's are great. Once done you are going to have a unstoppable YJ. Oh yea great job
Definitely not a tool limited to plumbing and pipe fitting, huh? I actually went and got that huge one just for this purpose. I'm sure it will come in handy over the next 50 years or so. I wear a lot of hats, but not plumbing because I suck at it. Thanks for the comments!
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Unread 03-16-2011, 10:30 PM   #21
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Nice looking build going on there firefighter.
I'm loving the clean and meticulous way you're going about it. I think this jeep is gonna keep you smilin for a long time.
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Unread 03-17-2011, 12:27 AM   #22
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Nice looking build going on there firefighter.
I'm loving the clean and meticulous way you're going about it. I think this jeep is gonna keep you smilin for a long time.
Thanks Chris! Preshadit. I hope I get it done the way I want it. Before this Jeep, I pretty much limited myself to oil changes and stereo installs. I'm just jumping in the deep end and tryin to swim like hell.
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Unread 03-18-2011, 12:18 AM   #23
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Nice looking build going on there firefighter.
I'm loving the clean and meticulous way you're going about it. I think this jeep is gonna keep you smilin for a long time.
You have NO idea!! He's got the second worse case of OCD I know of! (Got another buddy who has him beat hands down.) It does pay off when it comes time to help him turn wrenches though...you always know where they are.

BTW, 'bout time you got this thread started, 315!
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Unread 03-18-2011, 12:34 AM   #24
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You have NO idea!! He's got the second worse case of OCD I know of! (Got another buddy who has him beat hands down.) It does pay off when it comes time to help him turn wrenches though...you always know where they are.

BTW, 'bout time you got this thread started, 315!
Surely I'm only 5th or 6th on the list! As always, thanks for all the help! Still have a ton to go!
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Unread 03-18-2011, 12:41 AM   #25
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Bent a new brake line today to replace the one from the proportioning valve to the rear. Guess we'll see how it works. First time doing that. Hope to get it in tomorrow sometime. I'll try to get some pics and update before getting started on the body mounts, tub, and 8.8.
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Unread 03-18-2011, 12:44 AM   #26
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You have NO idea!!...
Well I have to admit it caught my eye because I feel the OCD too...
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Unread 03-18-2011, 12:46 AM   #27
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Surely I'm only 5th or 6th on the list! As always, thanks for all the help! Still have a ton to go!
Nope, solid 2nd. Always glad to help. Yep, we got a ton to go.....we haven't even STARTED on mine yet!
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Unread 03-18-2011, 01:01 AM   #28
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See Chris, I knew there was something cool about ya! When we put FFJeep's lift on a year or so ago, I was having small seizures the whole time because there were about 5 different people working on it and I was the only one who consistently puts a tool back where I got it when I am done with it. You couldn't walk in his garage because of the piles of parts and tools EVERYWHERE!

FF, we'll get your's torn apart during the middle of the nice top down wheelin' weather!
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Unread 03-18-2011, 01:09 AM   #29
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Gotta admit, I was experiencing a bit of anxiety on that one as well.

As far as mine....NEGATIVE...we'll get yours squared away for top-down weather and dig into mine when the snow starts flying again.
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Unread 03-18-2011, 01:57 PM   #30
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Looks good Eric! Would really like for ya'll to join us for a ride soon!
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