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Unread 04-27-2012, 12:37 AM   #46
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Here's how mine sits today... She's not pretty, but it'll do most anything I ask. Right now I'd be happy to finish the tube fenders, build the front and rear tube flares, and get it in paint. Once that's done and it's a bit more presentable, there are a ton of mods in various stages... If I quit thinking and buying right now, I could keep busy for six months with stuff that is either waiting or "in process".

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Unread 04-27-2012, 12:41 AM   #47
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swapping out the yj square headlights is like cutting the door way on a cj5 and using cj7 doors.
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Unread 04-27-2012, 01:51 AM   #48
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swapping out the yj square headlights is like cutting the door way on a cj5 and using cj7 doors.
Maybe so, but I'm a big boy. I don't like trying to squeeze myself through CJ5 doors.

All kidding aside, you guys sound like the CJ7 guys who freak out when somebody replaces their worn out and rusted C-channel CJ7 frame with a YJ frame. There is nothing wrong with it. YJ frames are stronger and they have better suspension. It's the same kind of deal. Personally, I like the way YJs look, but I also like the way CJs look. I've owned CJ7s, a CJ5, and my YJ. I've had my YJ since 1999... It was time for a different look. If you look at the pictures, try to keep in mind that all the original body parts are red. Everything else is not from my YJ. Yep, just the cowl and windshield frame...
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Unread 04-27-2012, 02:27 AM   #49
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.....and the roll bar?
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[QUOTE=ruthole;13615845]I just bumped it around till it was in the hole and she went right in. But my hands were hard to fit in there. [/QUOTE]
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Unread 04-28-2012, 08:17 AM   #50
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Here's how mine sits today... She's not pretty, but it'll do most anything I ask. Right now I'd be happy to finish the tube fenders, build the front and rear tube flares, and get it in paint. Once that's done and it's a bit more presentable, there are a ton of mods in various stages... If I quit thinking and buying right now, I could keep busy for six months with stuff that is either waiting or "in process".

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looks nice..... a coat of paint will cover its character. I think after seeing yours with tube fenders i am going to...............
................swap the nose.
so first order, do the body work on the grill and hood.
thanx bunch.
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Unread 03-27-2013, 07:51 AM   #51
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well. a year later, i did it.
took about 15 hours to swap and make this and that and change my timing chain cover and pan gasket.
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Unread 03-27-2013, 08:17 AM   #52
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I forgot you made this thread until you posted this. It's funny all hate.
Here is mine next to my buddys YJ on tons.

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Then out wheeling last weekend.

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Unread 03-27-2013, 08:27 AM   #53
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yea the yj fenders are going.... tubes soon.
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Unread 03-27-2013, 08:40 AM   #54
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Looks great! Good work.
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