What did you do to your YJ today? - Page 507 - JeepForum.com

 1861Likes
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #7591 of 72025 Old 09-08-2009, 09:44 AM
bradcoudriet
Registered User
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Rochester NY
Posts: 79
Replaced all the U-Joints on my rear drive shaft, the old ones were pretty much falling apart. Smoooooth riding now. No more drive line vipes.

Also diagnosed a bad coax cable with my new Kit from RightChannel radio. Emailed them and a new cable is on the way. Great service!

bradcoudriet is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #7592 of 72025 Old 09-08-2009, 11:42 AM
kgillette
Registered User
1988 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: rochester ny
Posts: 156
sat/sun
- all new ebrake cables
- new rear brake lines
- rattle canned hard top (only needs to the last the winter till the real paint job in spring)
- removed side extended fender flares+step
- painted rock guards for sides

today:
- drove it legally (passed inspection this am)

88 Wrangler - Build Thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/88-yj-fix-turned-build-956202/#post8758947
kgillette is offline  
post #7593 of 72025 Old 09-08-2009, 11:42 AM
bunkeru2k
Registered User
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: OH
Posts: 20
Tear the sucker off. The ride is smoother without it and if you check out some of the history here, it is safe to assume that a large majority have at least removed the rear trac bars.
bunkeru2k is offline  
post #7594 of 72025 Old 09-08-2009, 01:11 PM
theAuthority
Registered User
 
theAuthority's Avatar
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Lake Stevens
Posts: 740
Well I inserted a 1 inch adapter plate that is entirely open in the middle, since my edelbrock manifold is open as well.

Turned down both screws in the front and opened them up 2.25 turns.

Seems to run better but i'm having issues hitting the throttle under load, from a dead stop. Seems to sputter a bit.

I'm going to try and retard the timing and see if that helps out (the motor was almost fully warm when I did this)


Opinions are appreciated.

I think after I do a full tune up I should be able to pass emissions, the air and fuel mixture screws were almost 4 turns out each :


Also shimmed up my starter since it was tearing out teeth on my flywheel. Flywheel looks like a shark went around and bit the edges in multiple spots. So I went and bought 1/4 inch worth of shims, inserted them all and now it purrs like a kitten, and starts every time haha....

-Daniel
theAuthority is offline  
post #7595 of 72025 Old 09-08-2009, 01:26 PM
ldso
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Columbus
Posts: 1,023
congrats

Quote:
Originally Posted by kgillette View Post
sat/sun
- all new ebrake cables
- new rear brake lines
- rattle canned hard top (only needs to the last the winter till the real paint job in spring)
- removed side extended fender flares+step
- painted rock guards for sides

today:
- drove it legally (passed inspection this am)
Congratulations! Keep up the good work brother

1995 YJ "Mabel", 2.5L Muncie SM465 np231j 4.88's HP30 Lockright JK 44 Detroit 33s CJ clip

Actually, it's pronounced "mill-e-wah-que" which is Algonquin for "the good land."
ldso is offline  
post #7596 of 72025 Old 09-08-2009, 01:38 PM
theAuthority
Registered User
 
theAuthority's Avatar
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Lake Stevens
Posts: 740
Quote:
Originally Posted by kgillette View Post
sat/sun
- all new ebrake cables
- new rear brake lines
- rattle canned hard top (only needs to the last the winter till the real paint job in spring)
- removed side extended fender flares+step
- painted rock guards for sides

today:
- drove it legally (passed inspection this am)
Driving legally is a big one !

I am driving a 3rd car right now because I dont want a ticket in my jeep

-Daniel
theAuthority is offline  
post #7597 of 72025 Old 09-08-2009, 04:46 PM
youngjeepr
Registered User
1988 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: layton UT
Posts: 2,533
Tore apart my rear axel to find the grinding sound and the reason for no reverse..... i was really hopeing it was the rear end (differintial was just rebuilt) and not the transmition. i found 2 bolts laying in the bottom of the differintial that had fallen out of the ring gear, luckily and suprisingly the bolts didnt do any damage to any of the gears!!!!
youngjeepr is offline  
post #7598 of 72025 Old 09-08-2009, 09:09 PM
ldso
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Columbus
Posts: 1,023
Quote:
Originally Posted by 92yjeep92 View Post
well on the way to church i got in a wreck. a guy pulled out in front of me. bent the front right spring, smashed my bumper, dented my front right fender, put a hole in my oil filter, broke the pitman arm off my steering box and moved my body back a bit. plus i missed church but the rest of my day went well.
Here's to better days ahead bud

1995 YJ "Mabel", 2.5L Muncie SM465 np231j 4.88's HP30 Lockright JK 44 Detroit 33s CJ clip

Actually, it's pronounced "mill-e-wah-que" which is Algonquin for "the good land."
ldso is offline  
post #7599 of 72025 Old 09-08-2009, 09:20 PM
Castr8r
Registered User
2006 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: West Central Illinois
Posts: 537
Washed it- accumulated mud and other stuff from two days of wheelin'. Washed the underside while it was still on the trailer; needed 4wd just to get it off! Bought a pressure washer to use on the inside... May have to put it back on the trailer to get it all cleaned off. Found about five pounds of leaves and twigs.
Castr8r is offline  
post #7600 of 72025 Old 09-08-2009, 09:27 PM
StitchMup
Registered User
1988 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Walla Walla Wa.
Posts: 98
fabbed up a new assembly for the rear door on the hardtop...couldnt have it falling off on the highway...


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.




Quote:
Originally Posted by ziebartrob View Post
I find that if you stick it in from a left or right angle instead of straight down it works no problem.:p
StitchMup is offline  
post #7601 of 72025 Old 09-08-2009, 09:49 PM
Hurley91
Registered User
2006  
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Ontario Canada
Posts: 1,090
Took it to get the emission test done and... IT PASSED!! With flying colors too
Hurley91 is offline  
post #7602 of 72025 Old 09-09-2009, 07:18 AM
erockz
Registered User
1998 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Bristol
Posts: 307
Quote:
Originally Posted by Peltboy25 View Post
took apart the gauges and concluded that my printed circuit board is fried where the clock gets it's juice. Anyone know where I can get one that doesn't cost $80?

Also took the opportunity to clean all the gauge faces, and paint the metal faceplate white so I have cool white rings around my gauges. I highly recommend everyone do this, and paint the faceplate body color. It's a great way to bring your color into the dash.
I got one ill sell ya.
erockz is offline  
post #7603 of 72025 Old 09-09-2009, 08:07 AM
linemen339
Registered User
1990 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Cape Cod Ma
Posts: 229
Started the bottom clean up and paint.


Got the bottom back body mount fixed. Now to my only real rust spot.









Last edited by linemen339; 09-11-2009 at 12:54 PM.
linemen339 is offline  
post #7604 of 72025 Old 09-09-2009, 09:25 AM
DiabloYJ
Registered User
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 744
Watched it sit outside in the rain unhappy because it has it's top on.

Hopefully later I'm going to be getting the new (to me at least) wheels mounted on it and swap out the ones it currently has.
DiabloYJ is offline  
post #7605 of 72025 Old 09-09-2009, 12:00 PM
1997_Sport
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Essex
Posts: 4,372
Well, first off it almost made me late to school since the battery died, so i said some curse words and took my moms car. Got back jumped it, drove right to salvos and got a new battery. Luckily i did because it didnt start in the parking lot, so i put the new one on and turned the key and............................. started right up.

So pretty much i got a new battery. haha

1997 TJ with some stuff done to it.
1997_Sport is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Not a good day today. :( CHRRRIS TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 39 08-14-2016 05:08 PM
I had fun today! Burnerman YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 9 06-18-2014 07:12 PM
what i did to my tj today? shovelhead Wrangler General Discussion 6 11-05-2012 01:22 PM
Hit by Bus Today Cooneys08JK JK Wrangler Technical Forum 32 01-07-2012 04:30 PM
New today AZGreenMonster YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 7 09-02-2010 08:52 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome