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Unread 02-02-2013, 04:39 PM   #16
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Maybe these will help.









So from what I've gathered the raised portion I'm missing is the right side only.

So the bracket and drag bar I should be good to go. The drag bar in pic is awful clean. I mean weld wise with gussets and all. Has me wondering if it was home made or not.

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Unread 02-03-2013, 02:41 PM   #17
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Have I offended someone? My thread kinda died.

Anyhow. Worked on engine. Complete tune up. It's the 4.2 with carb. Carb is junk so lookin for the best solution.

Ordering jb4x4 steering bracket in morning.

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Unread 02-03-2013, 04:44 PM   #18
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Have I offended someone? My thread kinda died.

Anyhow. Worked on engine. Complete tune up. It's the 4.2 with carb. Carb is junk so lookin for the best solution.

Ordering jb4x4 steering bracket in morning.

Thanks
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Haha good luck us carbed years need it
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Unread 02-03-2013, 05:08 PM   #19
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$2200?? Man, if that is truly a solid frame you got an incredible deal! You could easily sell it for double that I'd think.
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Unread 02-03-2013, 05:08 PM   #20
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mc 2150 is working great on mine. good luck
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Unread 02-03-2013, 06:58 PM   #21
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Nah your thread is OK, I just had to get some sleep is all LOL. Here's a few good places for parts just to get you started.

http://www.daveysjeeps.com/specials.html <-- all he does is part out wrecks, and its wranglers only. He has shipping.
http://www.cfoffroad.com <-- another good one for part-out pieces, very fair to deal with over the phone.

http://www.quadratec.com <-- probably *the* largest and best-known jeep parts house, mail-order outfit. Literally everything.
http://www.jeep4x4center.com/jeep-parts/index.htm <-- another good one, keep an eye on their specials and oddball stuff.

That should help get you started. As for the steering linkage, most guys use stock parts or make their own with some of the heavy-duty tubing and rod ends. Beyond a certain point, a modified jeep assumes a good mechanical ability including welding, etc...
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Unread 02-03-2013, 07:25 PM   #22
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distiller, cool! welcome

Oh nice jeep too

looks like trackbars are missing, that and the stupid steering link bent like that combined with those bigass tires is your steering wander

as far as carb, either rebuild it or get yourself a weber
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Unread 02-04-2013, 05:38 AM   #23
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I ordered steering kit from jb4x4, guess I'm gonna go with carb from autozone. It's $29?.. Plus tax. I can't get it to idle for nothin. I worked on it ALL day yesterday. I'm gonna trash the "Z" bar in pic and build my own. I'm figurin this Jeep stuff out slowly.

Thanks for the links. That will really help. I didn't know any reputable dealers to search for, and I love used parts.

Thanks again everyone.
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Unread 02-04-2013, 08:09 AM   #24
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http://www.quadratec.com/products/51...FQaCnQoddCsAPw

Thought about trying this instead of the autozone options. Anyone ran this carb?

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Unread 02-04-2013, 08:11 AM   #25
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I can find "NO" rust on frame or tub. Lil surface rust in places. I couldn't believe how clean the chassis was bein 23 yrs old.
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Unread 02-04-2013, 09:01 AM   #26
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Here's a pic of what it should look like with the JB bracket for reference...



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Unread 02-04-2013, 09:18 AM   #27
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I would get rid of those crazy shackles, go down to 35s or even 33s, install the track bars with sway bars and correct extensions. Make sure all the steering components are back in, etc. Go get alignment and call it a day.

I'm one of the few jeep guys that would rather lose a couple of inches of flex and have everything working right. My steering is probably more responsive than most cars and my jeep can take on/off ramps at 45+mph... 31s with 1.5" superlift and 1/2" boom shackes.
So can mine and it lifted 12" no sways and no tracks .....done right they are fine done wrong they are not....

Yes you need a highsteer i use a rockyroad one i like it.... gotta look more to see what else hard to on my phone but address that first and fast
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Started with some rust repairs ended in a SOA...

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Unread 02-04-2013, 09:31 AM   #28
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So can mine and it lifted 12" no dways and jo tracks .....done right they are fine done wrong they are not....

Yes you need a highsteer i use a rockyroad one i like it.... gotta look more to see what else hard to on my phone but address that first and fast
X2 u don't need track or sway bars when spring over. After u get steering and other pertinent issues addressed u may want to look into making or buying an Antiwrap bar for the rear.
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Unread 02-04-2013, 09:52 AM   #29
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X2 u don't need track or sway bars when spring over. After u get steering and other pertinent issues addressed u may want to look into making or buying an Antiwrap bar for the rear.
ya so far so good, mind u I havent wheeled it much since lol..... did the 8.8 last spring, and then took a new job and its out of town mostly, 17-28 days out nd 4-7 in.... os jeep is parked at home waiting for some lovin.....

anyhow, my reasoning for the rocky road kit I used was 2 things.... it was bolt on, altho I did weld it at the knuckle... and it moves everything OVER the springs.... the Jb does not, altho both use TRE, which is nice...

bolted on in an afternoon by myself







u can see the diff from the JB, in the pics above and the RR, mine..... mine is completely above the springs, the JB is not....no a huge deal, but lots of stumps and crap where I am, seen a few guys bend them is all, figured higher is better.... no??
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Started with some rust repairs ended in a SOA...

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/h...-jeep-1050879/

family roll bar swap/upgrade..

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/f...grade-1054753/

1990 YJ. SOA, OME 36R 3.5" lift springs, OME 5/8 greasable shackles, OTT high steer, Custom cage, team Rush, Posi, 33 TSL swampers
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Unread 02-04-2013, 10:00 AM   #30
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Oh yeah def better to have the tie rod above there too, I already had a beefed up steering linkage so I went the simplest route I could. My steering linkage is heavy enough that I've dropped the hole weight of the jeep on it and all is did was nick the paint. I plan to keep the linkage and replace the tie rod ends with 3/4 Heinm and drill out my knuckles, when I do(if ever) I plan to bring everything up above the knuckles. I really haven't had ne issue with it tho, I think it actually keep me from jamming my differential into rocks. I hit the linkage then I back off an take another angle. I honestly stole most of the ideas when building mine off of urs Giggity. I had a Ton of rust to repair and no experience, seeing urs gave me the balls to tackle mine on my own haha. Also I use a drop pitman arm with my JB bracket to get a better angle on the drag link.
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