June YJOTM Vote Now
We didn't quite get the turnout but what we were lacking in quantity, we got in quality!!! I would like to thank Metalcloak for their support once again!!
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Let's get it on!
Aw4 automagic trans
Rugged Ridge SYE
XJ cut/balanced CV shaft
HPd30/8.8 LSD- 4.10 gears
OME 2.5" Springs
Bilstien 5100 shocks
BERSRK 1/2" booms
15" Cragar "D" windows
35x12.5x15 Dick Cepek CRUSHERS
Metalcloak 4" Overlines
"TJ style" cut rear wells
Warn i9000xd Winch
48" Hi-Lift jack
Taurus fan upgrade
New radiator, cap, thermostat
Silvynia Silverstar HD headlights
Homebrew front/rear bumpers
Spray bomb interior face lift
K&N air filter
Soon to be completed mods-
PSC rear corners/flares
Front Aussie locker
New tire carrier
Reinstalling a "family style" cage
Lot's of cosmetic work
I got this YJ back in January. The PO did quite the bang up job "modding" it before me- 2" body lift, 2" lift shackles, bald 33s, a buggared up cage, a failed TJ filler mod, etc, etc, etc. I've spent the last 6 months saving her from his mistakes, and building the best DD/Weekend Warrior I can. So far so good! I'm able to take her wheeling 2-3 times a week right now and am learning a lot in the process. There's a lot more to accomplish, but I feel I'm off to a great start, with no small thanks to the great guys in the /f12 section!
-1989 4.2L Auto Canadian YJ
- Nutter bypass
- 1.5" Superlift for now (ARB OME 36r + Bilstein 5100 ordered)
- 1/2" boomerang shackles
- Hercules 31" MT Tires
- C&C Fabrication front tube fenders with 3" flares
- Smittybilt rear 3" tube fenders
- Motorcraft 2150 Carburetor
- TFi ignition system upgrade
- Flowmaster exhaust
- D30 front 3.55 gears with Posi-lock & Warn cover
- D35 rear 3.55 gears, non C-Clip LSD for now (8.8 4.10 gears on jack stands, soon to be in)
- OR Fab sport cage w/add-on bars & mole gear
- RRC Seats
- Hella 500s
- Homebrew front bumper
- Homebrew rock sliders/rock guards
- Crown Auto rear bumper w/tire swing out
- OEM hard top with Bestop fiberglass door tops
- Bestop bikini top
- Uniden CB
- Red LED dash/gauge lights
- Sony headunit with Kicker front speakers & MB Quart rears
- Olympic Safari doors w/GSXR mirrors
- Sway bar disconnects & trackbars delete
- Trail gear, recovery gear, Hi-Lift, etc..
-5.3 Vortec LM7/4L60E/np231.
(4.10) '91 YJ d30 w/ Aussie, 8.8 w/ stock LSD SYE/Tom Woods shaft
Metalcloak front stubby bumper and Overline fenders Smittybuilt rear TJ flares
homemade 3/16 sliders
M.O.R.E. steering box brace
Poison Spyder hood louver
Chevy Cavalier seats and Family Style roll bar
Probably forgetting a few things
1999 chevy 350 with 35k miles
mild cam (.449 lift 292 duration)
TH400 strip only shift kit 35k miles
1 piece alloy USA chromoly shafts
Powertrax no slip locker
Cross over Steering with 1.5”x.25 wall dom
Ford 8.8 rear
Alloy USA chromoly shafts waiting to go in
SOA With Waggy springs in the front and stock in the back for now
3” front stretch
Homebrew front bumper
35x12.50r15 Kevlars with custom rock rash grooving
When I was 14 I thought jeeps looked cool so I got a job and started saving up for one. By the time I was 15 I bought my 88 yj with 128k completely stock. I knew absolutely nothing about cars, but I thought it looked good so I didnt care about the mechanical condition about 6 months later the clutch went out so I bought a repair manual and taught myself how to do it. After that all hell broke loose and I was constantly working on it... Long story short I have now replaced every part on my jeep besides the body and frame. I can now tell you how just about any part of a car/truck works because ive either replaced it or rebuilt it. Now that im 20 I have my jeep just about where I want it, until I go to full width axles and a custom cage which is coming this summer.
Wheeling last year
After the front stretch
1989 Jeep YJ
2.5L TBI 4cly
AX5 trans with external slave swap
NP231J with JB conversions HD SYE
Ford 8.8 with disks
All water tight with extended vent lines
ARB Safari snorkel
Custom front and rear drive shaft
3.5” H.D. BDS lift
5/8” H.D. M.O.R.E. booms
Aero Racing wheels
Front Smittybilt stinger
Rear Pro Comp bumper
O.R. Fab sport cage
Family roll bar swap
Tuffy stereo console
Rear TJ flairs
60" Hi lift on the hood
misc recovery gear
-1989 Islander Edition
-100% Stock Minus TJ Grizzly Wheels
-4.2L 258 I6 , BA10 Trans 231 T case
-It has a Non Nuttered Carter carb that functions properly !
- Future Mods (Once the XJ is finished) OME 36r Springs, Front & Rear Tube fenders/ Rocker Gaurds, 4:56 Gears, 8.8 Rear, Flipped Bombproof Twinsticked D300 with 4:1, Cutting Brakes, Full Cage, 33's , Bilstein Shocks, Howell Fuel injection , F&R Lockers.
-1988 Sahara w/ rebuilt 4.2 sporting a Howell FI kit.
Stock everything else running 30" Hankook Dynapros on 3.07's.
92' family roll bar
Corbeau Baja SS seats and harnesses.
Led under dash lighting
Hard top/ full doors in the winter
No doors/ mesh top in the summer.
I bought the beast for $200 from my boss. About $600 later and I had a functioning YJ. It's a slow work in progress.
Again, a WJ guy votes first!
I say it every time but, great looking YJs fellas :thumbsup:
Vote for some Cherokees too. Their contest is gonna close soon and they need help from some square headlights.
Voted! Great lineup as always.
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