I call it the Basket Case. - Page 18 - 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 > I call it the Basket Case.

FS: 2007-2013 Jeep Wrangler "HALO" Angel Eye KitFS: Wranger BRIGHT License Plate LED! Just $3! Great valueRough Country Lift Kits and Parts!

Reply
Unread 10-16-2013, 08:31 PM   #256
remmons
Some assembly required.
2002 KJ Liberty 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Vernal, Utah
Posts: 1,530
Quote:
Originally Posted by WJ4x4LIFE View Post
Impressive, by the way. Any updates?
Thanks! No, I've recently purchased and moved into a new home, well a fixer-upper, for a steal, so all of my spare cash will be going in to it for now. But, I am in the works of installing a ford 8.8 and performing an SOA. All in due time.

__________________
2002 Liberty Sport 3.7. 2.5" lift.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/i...t-case-989208/
remmons is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-17-2013, 06:12 AM   #257
Que89YJ
Web Wheeler
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Posts: 14,580
Glad to hear you are settling in at the new house. You want that Jeep on the road for this winter. That snow in South Dakota was a warning shot hitting this early and this hard!
Que89YJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-17-2013, 03:44 PM   #258
remmons
Some assembly required.
2002 KJ Liberty 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Vernal, Utah
Posts: 1,530
Quote:
Originally Posted by Que89YJ View Post
Glad to hear you are settling in at the new house. You want that Jeep on the road for this winter. That snow in South Dakota was a warning shot hitting this early and this hard!
Thanks! Yep, I was thinking of the snow too, that's why my axle project is put on hold.

How are you doing these days? You had given us all a scare.
__________________
2002 Liberty Sport 3.7. 2.5" lift.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/i...t-case-989208/
remmons is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-17-2013, 04:35 PM   #259
Que89YJ
Web Wheeler
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Posts: 14,580
I am better thanks. My stomach was push on top of my lungs. The put everything where it belongs. I have a feeling its going to be a jeep winter!
Que89YJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-18-2013, 09:12 AM   #260
remmons
Some assembly required.
2002 KJ Liberty 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Vernal, Utah
Posts: 1,530
Quote:
Originally Posted by Que89YJ View Post
I am better thanks. My stomach was push on top of my lungs. The put everything where it belongs. I have a feeling its going to be a jeep winter!
Same here. That last winter storm that had rolled through had gotten some people motivated to gather firewood and others to get their roofing or other construction work going before it settles in for the winter. Here in the Uintah Basin, once the inversion sets in there's no break from it until late winter.
__________________
2002 Liberty Sport 3.7. 2.5" lift.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/i...t-case-989208/
remmons is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-18-2013, 06:24 PM   #261
The_Goob
Hell on Wheels
 
The_Goob's Avatar
1991 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Walcott, IA
Posts: 2,359
All I have to say is wow, nice job. I dont know that I have that kind of patience it took to get this thing alive.
__________________
-- Hell on Wheels -- My YJ Build Thread
-April '14 YJOTM-
The_Goob is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-18-2013, 06:51 PM   #262
remmons
Some assembly required.
2002 KJ Liberty 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Vernal, Utah
Posts: 1,530
Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Goob View Post
All I have to say is wow, nice job. I dont know that I have that kind of patience it took to get this thing alive.
Thanks! All I can say is I was getting frustrated at times but I had persevered....and the rewards were awesome.
__________________
2002 Liberty Sport 3.7. 2.5" lift.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/i...t-case-989208/
remmons is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-07-2013, 04:14 PM   #263
remmons
Some assembly required.
2002 KJ Liberty 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Vernal, Utah
Posts: 1,530
It is with deep sadness that I have to report that I have traded in my '88 YJ for an '02 Liberty. I needed something that has more creature comforts than the Wrangler, especially on the longer drives, but I will miss the awesome capability of my Wrangler. Thanks for following along with me on my build. I'm sure that I will have a trail rig build coming up in the near future.
__________________
2002 Liberty Sport 3.7. 2.5" lift.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/i...t-case-989208/
remmons is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-07-2013, 04:22 PM   #264
Apollo12227
Web Wheeler
 
Apollo12227's Avatar
1992 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Orlando
Posts: 2,662



Apollo12227 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-07-2013, 05:18 PM   #265
Que89YJ
Web Wheeler
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Posts: 14,580
Remmmons.....Nooooooo
Que89YJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-08-2013, 06:02 AM   #266
Tshark299
Registered User
1987 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Upstate NY
Posts: 2,341
If you're not going to use my gauge cluster anymore I want it back!! Seriously though I'm sorry for your loss. And my loss... I've been following this thread from day one! I've seen this dozens of times before on here over the years though. Progress update after progress update until suddenly "I had to get rid of it." Life happens. Hopefully you can find room in yours for another basket case someday soon.
__________________
'87 YJ Laredo - 4.0L, AX-15, NP231, 4.10s: 3.5" BDS, 31" Muds

'95 XJ - Donated drive train to the YJ, Parted out the rest

'51 CJ-3A - Buick 225 V6: Painless Wiring Harness, Warn Overdrive & Hubs, 2" Lift, 31" Muds
Tshark299 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-08-2013, 09:44 AM   #267
theCREECH
Registered User
1999 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Colorado, Aurora Colorado
Posts: 112
that's too bad. I've been watching this thread for a long time too. I could not have done what you did, and I thought it was coming along really nicely. Sorry to hear it's gone.
theCREECH is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-08-2013, 10:28 AM   #268
remmons
Some assembly required.
2002 KJ Liberty 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Vernal, Utah
Posts: 1,530
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tshark299 View Post
If you're not going to use my gauge cluster anymore I want it back!! Seriously though I'm sorry for your loss. And my loss... I've been following this thread from day one! I've seen this dozens of times before on here over the years though. Progress update after progress update until suddenly "I had to get rid of it." Life happens. Hopefully you can find room in yours for another basket case someday soon.
I will definitely be doing another Basket Case project in the future. There was nothing like the feel of firing up a project for the first time, except for when we were kids at Christmas.
__________________
2002 Liberty Sport 3.7. 2.5" lift.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/i...t-case-989208/
remmons is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-08-2013, 10:29 AM   #269
remmons
Some assembly required.
2002 KJ Liberty 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Vernal, Utah
Posts: 1,530
Quote:
Originally Posted by theCREECH View Post
that's too bad. I've been watching this thread for a long time too. I could not have done what you did, and I thought it was coming along really nicely. Sorry to hear it's gone.
Yeah, me too. Just last night I was second-guessing myself on this. But while I do love and miss my Wrangler, I know that the next person will love it as much as I did.
__________________
2002 Liberty Sport 3.7. 2.5" lift.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/i...t-case-989208/
remmons is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-19-2014, 02:33 PM   #270
remmons
Some assembly required.
2002 KJ Liberty 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Vernal, Utah
Posts: 1,530
I often see my old basket case around town. Come to find out, the owner of the car lot that I had traded it in at has kept it for himself. I have been keeping my eyes open for another project while exploring in my '02 Liberty.
__________________
2002 Liberty Sport 3.7. 2.5" lift.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/i...t-case-989208/
remmons 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.