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Unread 02-07-2013, 10:43 PM   #46
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I did some digging found adapter kit from summit. Now to find carb and linkage.

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Unread 02-07-2013, 10:52 PM   #47
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ISTR there was a guy on ebay that everyone here was going to, for the complete kit already setup.
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Unread 02-07-2013, 11:07 PM   #48
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ISTR there was a guy on ebay that everyone here was going to, for the complete kit already setup.
X2 My father ordered his through that guy and never had a problem again it came with everything and was tuned for his elev. Great carbs I run one. I can get almost vertical and it never starves for fuel.
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build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/skyj-eccentric-build-1467426/ '90 YJ 5.2 magnum MPI, AX15, NP231 SYE, Dana 30 4.56 open/ 8.8 4.56 detriot locker. 1" shackles
2" BL, 4" stretch all on saggy waggy springs.
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Unread 02-08-2013, 06:29 AM   #49
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I found a guy on eBay. Thinkin bout ordering from him $275 + shipping. Anyone know his seller name on eBay? So I can make sure it's same guy.

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Unread 02-08-2013, 11:19 PM   #50
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I found a guy on eBay. Thinkin bout ordering from him $275 + shipping. Anyone know his seller name on eBay? So I can make sure it's same guy.

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starts with a letter E right? earnman or something like that... You can't really go wrong ordering from him, but be prepared to tune the carb a little after the install.
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Unread 02-09-2013, 01:38 AM   #51
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http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com/viewi...id=65085728889
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Unread 02-09-2013, 08:42 AM   #52
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I thought the guy my dad went through was from Colorado. He was very helpful my dad even called him during the install to ask a few questions.
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build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/skyj-eccentric-build-1467426/ '90 YJ 5.2 magnum MPI, AX15, NP231 SYE, Dana 30 4.56 open/ 8.8 4.56 detriot locker. 1" shackles
2" BL, 4" stretch all on saggy waggy springs.
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Unread 02-09-2013, 06:03 PM   #53
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Jb kit installed, how's it look? Drove it about 15 miles. WOW what a difference. Made new drag link as well. Heading to alignment shop Monday morning.

Does it look safer, better?



Ordered new carb today. Should be here 14th or 15th MC dude off eBay. I've heard nothing but good about them so I'll give it a shot.

http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com/viewi...id=65085728889
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Unread 02-09-2013, 07:50 PM   #54
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Jb kit installed, how's it look? Drove it about 15 miles. WOW what a difference. Made new drag link as well. Heading to alignment shop Monday morning.

Does it look safer, better?

Ordered new carb today. Should be here 14th or 15th MC dude off eBay. I've heard nothing but good about them so I'll give it a shot.
Save yourself some money and skip the alignment shop. The only thing adjustable on the whole front end is, the toe-in. It should be about 1/8" and you can set that with a monkey wrench. Turn in your tie-rod end (under the springs) a few turns and thats it. The steering box also has an adjustment for the gear slop, its on top of the steering box with a jam nut. All of the other adjustments that you would have on a normal car, are welded solid and forged right into the axle ends..

That front end looks *much* better with the JB kit. That's the way it should be! Hooray!

I've heard of MC dude before on here, it should work out pretty good for you. Be sure and find some MC2100 experts on here when you get it. I expect it'll run like new after you get it on and adjusted.
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Unread 02-09-2013, 08:00 PM   #55
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Where do I get that measurement from the 1/8"?

This is a whole new beast to me, lot different from old VWs!
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Unread 02-09-2013, 08:12 PM   #56
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Where do I get that measurement from the 1/8"?

This is a whole new beast to me, lot different from old VWs!
IIRC the edge of the tires. The front edges should be toed in 1/8" more than the back edges. Instead of being dead parallel with each other. Lots of people use a chalk line or a plumb bob to get the measurement with a tape.

Yah the jeeps are simpler in some ways, but more complex in others. Its basically the classic north american 4x4 design, even the pickups suburbans and big trucks used the same basic design and layout as the jeep system, for decades after the war.
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Unread 02-09-2013, 08:39 PM   #57
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Awesome thank you.

I'm searching for gears, I've read that 4.88s are best for the 37" tires. Were I'd the best place to get it all "kinda like a kit" for each axle?
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Unread 02-09-2013, 09:08 PM   #58
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Actually there's a lot of variables when it comes to gears and tires, personally I would use 488's with 35's. It depends on the motor, etc. There's lots of places for the axle supples.

East Coast Gear Suply http://eastcoastgearsupply.com
Randy's Ring and Pinion http://www.ringpinion.com
Poly Performance www.polyperformance.com
Quadratec www.quadratec.com

All of these are reputable "full service and line of parts" places. Not necessarily cheap. There's zillions of others but these are the main ones. There are other $$$ specialty axle and gear houses $$$ that are more for the heavy duty and racing side $$$ such as

Currries http://www.currieenterprises.com/ces...fault_4x4.aspx
Dynatrac http://www.dynatrac.com/products/axles/line-up.html
Crane hi-clearance http://www.cranehiclearance.com
Moser Engineering http://www.moserengineering.com/axles.html
Dutchman Axles http://www.dutchmanaxles.com
RCV axles http://www.rcvperformance.com/index.aspx

The list goes on and on and on and on......
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Unread 02-09-2013, 09:31 PM   #59
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Just trying to figure out what all I'd need so I could get it and take it to a local machine shop "that does gears" and they have all they need to do the job. Honestly I don't even know what I would need. Just kinda shoppin and learning. Not for extreme off roading. Light trail riding with wife and kids, fishing, and hunting. Oh and work ride lol.
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Unread 02-09-2013, 09:44 PM   #60
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Just trying to figure out what all I'd need so I could get it and take it to a local machine shop "that does gears" and they have all they need to do the job. Honestly I don't even know what I would need. Just kinda shoppin and learning. Not for extreme off roading. Light trail riding with wife and kids, fishing, and hunting. Oh and work ride lol.
You probably want either Quadratec or East Coast Gear Supply (in the previous post) then. Quadratec is mainly a mail-order spot, very well known for having everything in one place and decent customer service. ECGS specializes in *only* axle stuff for all makes. Quadratec sells anything jeep, not just axles. I'd say its a toss-up.

You'll probablt want a full seal and bearing kits (full rebuild and install kit) along with the gears and shims. And any lockers you might want. Hope that clarifies! I only look at the other racing sites just to drool and play lotto...
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