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post #1 of 20 Old 10-11-2009, 10:38 AM Thread Starter
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What items would you like to see fabricated for an YJ?

If you could open a catalog with all of the dream items you would like to see avaialbe for a YJ. What would they be?

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post #2 of 20 Old 10-11-2009, 10:45 AM
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A little sun blocker thing that comes off the side like for RVs

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post #3 of 20 Old 10-11-2009, 11:10 AM
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axle disco housing set up for front posi lock but cheaper than the kits.

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post #4 of 20 Old 10-11-2009, 01:30 PM
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A decent cab only hardtop with provisions for both style roll bars to somehow pass through.

The rear bulkhead extending down to the floor, with a lockable sliding door to reach items stored in the bed so a duster could also be used if desired.

I'd personally prefer sheet metal, to keep the weight down. Nice if it could work with half & full doors too.

All this for a reasonable price. You did say dream items were allowed!


I'm also trying to find a 6 into 2 header, that will work in a 1990 4.2L YJ.
I want to run a dual exhaust. Sub $250.00 would make it fit my budget.

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Well after I drained the oil, I ran water through the engine to clean out the gunk. (the guy who owned before me obvioulsy didn't know how to maintain the engine).

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post #5 of 20 Old 10-11-2009, 01:35 PM
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Engine conversion kits. Sort of like what novak-adapt.com has. It'd be nice to see a few pages dedicated to those and might get some more people interested in a motor swap when they know that novak has turnkey power-trains and stuff.
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post #6 of 20 Old 10-11-2009, 01:39 PM
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I'm also trying to find a 6 into 2 header, that will work in a 1990 4.2L YJ. I want to run a dual exhaust. Sub $250.00 would make it fit my budget.
Doesn't Clifford make a 6 into 2 header for the 4.2 for about $275? If I ever get an exhaust manifold leak I'm getting one for my 4.0.

Eta: they're ~$360

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post #7 of 20 Old 10-11-2009, 01:43 PM
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Doesn't Clifford make a 6 into 2 header for the 4.2 for about $275? If I ever get an exhaust manifold leak I'm getting one for my 4.0.
Thanks for the tip, I'll check into that!

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post #8 of 20 Old 10-11-2009, 01:49 PM
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You wouldn't happen to have a link, googling Clifford Exhaust didn't turn up a company website?

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post #9 of 20 Old 10-11-2009, 01:49 PM
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I wish there were two independant rear jump seats that collapse and pivot up and out of the way to rest flat on the top of the interior of the rear fenders. Hard to explain but I can see it in my head, it would give you a two-seater with full flat back (no floor brackets) and still have a way to drop a seat down in a hurry to get a third and fourth person around town.
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I wish there were two independant rear jump seats that collapse and pivot up and out of the way to rest flat on the top of the interior of the rear fenders. Hard to explain but I can see it in my head, it would give you a two-seater with full flat back (no floor brackets) and still have a way to drop a seat down in a hurry to get a third and fourth person around town.
That's a really cool idea!!!

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post #11 of 20 Old 10-11-2009, 01:52 PM
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A little sun blocker thing that comes off the side like for RVs
sun visors that swing to the side like in every other car would be great.

when we stop on the trail we usually position 2-3 jeeps and arrange a tarp with bungees for a lunch shade.

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post #12 of 20 Old 10-11-2009, 02:10 PM
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New fuel lines for the 4.0, OEM style. a better transmission mount set up, that plate is a weak point. All the above ideas are good too.

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post #13 of 20 Old 10-11-2009, 02:31 PM
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A bolt on cow stop. Not that I drive on a lot of 19th century train tracks, but when the zombie apocalypse comes, it'd be a nice feature. Also, a flamethrower.
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post #14 of 20 Old 10-11-2009, 03:02 PM
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A bolt on cow stop. Not that I drive on a lot of 19th century train tracks, but when the zombie apocalypse comes, it'd be a nice feature. Also, a flamethrower.
I agree completely. LOL!

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I wish there were two independant rear jump seats that collapse and pivot up and out of the way to rest flat on the top of the interior of the rear fenders. Hard to explain but I can see it in my head, it would give you a two-seater with full flat back (no floor brackets) and still have a way to drop a seat down in a hurry to get a third and fourth person around town.
I don't know if you know about this but there is seats like that but it may not be what you are thinking but close enough,

Split Fold & Tumble Rear Bench Seats
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