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post #13591 of 70967 Old 11-04-2010, 01:49 PM
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whack that nut gingerly a few times on the side... it WILL cut it... or you can go at it from the top on the between castellated high points...


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post #13592 of 70967 Old 11-04-2010, 02:03 PM
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I'll give that a try when I get home. Got plenty of replacement nuts but I'll have to be really careful not to jack up the threads on the bolt itself getting that castle off. PITA...

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post #13593 of 70967 Old 11-04-2010, 05:29 PM
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Spent an hour this evening with my 8yr old daughter taking odd's and end's off of the 87 for the build, getting closer to taking the tub off

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post #13594 of 70967 Old 11-04-2010, 05:40 PM
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dreaming of a 300 I6 Ford swap... doner truck gives me a 9" rear end and transfer case... but a 4 speed manual... thinking auto with OD would be the trick... with fuel injection... oh and doner truck is free...

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post #13595 of 70967 Old 11-04-2010, 06:06 PM
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As of 1am this morning, I was laying on a filthy carpet in my decent work clothes trying to swap out the swaybar connects for my new disco's and swearing loudly becaue the upper castle nuts rounded while my friend Hannah watched.

Can't get visegrips on it and am out of ideas...anyone smarter than me want to speak up with any ideas?
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post #13596 of 70967 Old 11-04-2010, 06:16 PM
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when putting your soft top on involves a hammer and chisel.

its not the biggest baddest rig on the trail, but i beat the hell out of it and have a good time.
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post #13597 of 70967 Old 11-04-2010, 07:53 PM
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dreaming of a 300 I6 Ford swap... doner truck gives me a 9" rear end and transfer case... but a 4 speed manual... thinking auto with OD would be the trick... with fuel injection... oh and doner truck is free...
I'll take the trans? lol.


I drove it for 2 hours yesterday. No hiccups and didn't get caught, lol. Too bad the BMV was closed...
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post #13598 of 70967 Old 11-04-2010, 07:54 PM
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swapped out the old a$$ coastal 75w-90 tranny fluid for pennzoil synchromesh, shifts like a champ now! gettin her ready for night wheelin saturday campin then wheelin half day sunday!! gettin a deal lined up to buy a buddy's d30 and ford 8.8 w/ aussie lockers and 4:88's, and 35's mud terrains, hes goin to 1 tons so im savin time and $$$$!! got a good winter project
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post #13599 of 70967 Old 11-04-2010, 08:04 PM
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Drove mine for the first time in almost a week. . . I realized instantly why I fell in love with it in the first place.

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post #13600 of 70967 Old 11-04-2010, 08:20 PM
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installed this, in this. It really sucked to say the least and yes I know my shackles are upside down that gets fixed tomorrow
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post #13601 of 70967 Old 11-04-2010, 08:40 PM
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Is it worth it?
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post #13602 of 70967 Old 11-04-2010, 08:52 PM
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well I figured it was a better investment than dumping money into the 35, but it will save me time tomorrow, (I've only got until Sunday to work on this then I have to wait until Jan when I get back from Korea.)

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'94 Wrangler 4.0 K&N cold air, bored throttle body, head polished, Comp cam, 4.5" RE extreme duty, ubolt flip, 1" booms, 1" daystar body, M.O.R.E shock mount extenders rear, shock mount extenders on front, D35 W/ Richmond Lunchbox, 4.56 Gears, 35/12.5/15 Pro Comp M/T, Black D steelies, Front bumper W/ Stinger and winchplate (Armorology), Warn XD9000I, Dakota seats,Kenwood KDC-MP342U head unit, Soundbar with Kicker DS65's, Kicker DX200.4 Amp, Kenwood 6X9 on bottom of rollbar, Infinity 4X6's in dash, Tuffy Glovebox, 4 100W Daylighters, and a CJ hardtop.
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post #13603 of 70967 Old 11-05-2010, 12:45 AM
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+1 on the heat, works like a charm. If there's a Harbor Freight near you, go pickup a heat gun for ~$20
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post #13604 of 70967 Old 11-05-2010, 01:39 AM
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i just looked though 908 pages or 13607 posts in this thread... i literally read almost every word in this thread...

took me about 2 weeks
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post #13605 of 70967 Old 11-05-2010, 05:06 AM
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blower upgrade and t-stat after work
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