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Unread 04-04-2009, 08:46 PM   #1
johnnyfitz14
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my yj build kinda late

Hi all!

this is a build thread of how far i have come with my yj.
its kinda late but i will keep it going!
i have an 88 yj 4.2 i6 backed by a not so awesome pueguot ba/10
before when it was bone stock:








during lift:


what i have done is,
weber carb 32/36
4in. rubicon express lift
5in. rubicon express boomerang shackles
bolt on fenders
tera flex sye
33 x 12.5 bfg at
magna flow exhaust
hercu-lined
sound bar
cv style drive shaft

without booms:




as she sits now:





i will keep updating as i go
soon:
new bumper
ax 15 swap =)

thanks for viewing
john

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Unread 04-04-2009, 08:51 PM   #2
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Thats a bad *** YJ man. It looks great.
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Unread 04-04-2009, 08:56 PM   #3
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thanks wranglerrush!!!
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Unread 04-04-2009, 09:12 PM   #4
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Looks good! Did you do any high steer stuff?
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Unread 04-04-2009, 09:32 PM   #5
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Great John! Looks like some rust? Did it get the body or just the paint bro?
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Unread 04-04-2009, 10:42 PM   #6
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thanks guys for your complements!

on the steering not yet still stock but my tie rod ends and ball joints are trashed so i will be doing that hopefully soon.

and on the rust i have a hole in the back wheel well i havent gotten time to bondd or put a new panel in.
is bondo a good way to go?
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Unread 04-04-2009, 10:50 PM   #7
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thanks guys for your complements!

on the steering not yet still stock but my tie rod ends and ball joints are trashed so i will be doing that hopefully soon.

and on the rust i have a hole in the back wheel well i havent gotten time to bondd or put a new panel in.
is bondo a good way to go?
Only if your going to sell it....... Bondo is a filler not a patch and it wont stop your jeep from rusting. My brothers CJ had a few holes bondoed up and I told him do fix it right but he said it would be fine..... Two years later we had to replace the tub.
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Unread 04-04-2009, 10:54 PM   #8
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I had the same color YJ Sahara about a year ago. haha. looks great man. I can't wait to get mine off the ground like that. How is the Rubicon Express Lift holding up for you? I'm in the process of shopping around for one right now.
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Unread 04-04-2009, 11:05 PM   #9
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Is that YJ gold? I've only seen one other gold wrangler and it was a TJ...Are those homebrew rockers?
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Unread 04-04-2009, 11:14 PM   #10
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shaggyjim thanks for the input that rules out bondo

green89yj the rubicon springs i have heard are the best for the money, im very happy with it, it flexs really nice ill get a picture when i remember my camera

zekeman023 the color is called metallic khaki and on the rockers i have none on there now, but when it was stock that was how it came
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Unread 04-22-2009, 12:11 AM   #11
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so its been awhile sorry.. i had to get a second job so no time to work on the jeep

so last night when i was heading home i went to stop at a red light and the brake pedal went all the way to the floor! but i got it stop then i pumped the brakes and the pressure built back up when i was stopped then once i got going i lost pressure and the passenger side brakes made this sound like the tire was rubbing on the fender??? i believe the brake locked up because it kept pulling in spurts to the right? im very confused on it i have not had time to really look . would some one maybe point me in the right direction of what to look for?

thanks
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Unread 04-22-2009, 12:28 AM   #12
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bondo is meant to be used as a filler to make everything straight. Weld in some new sheet metal, than apply the bondo to smooth out the surface to match the surrounding steel. The thinner the better
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