YJ Dashboard Redesign - Page 12 - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > YJ Wrangler Technical Forum > YJ Dashboard Redesign

FS: 2007-2013 Jeep Wrangler "HALO" Angel Eye KitFlowmaster's Force II Axle-back exhaust system for the 201FS: Wranger BRIGHT License Plate LED! Just $3! Great value

Reply
Unread 06-01-2013, 04:24 PM   #166
DirtKar
I pledge allegiance.
 
DirtKar's Avatar
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Nor Cal Sierras
Posts: 1,367
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeeperDon View Post
I vote (not that anyone asked for a vote) that the whole "how to set up a fabrication shop in your garage" aspect of this project be a separate thread.
Quote:
Originally Posted by youngjeeper11 View Post
Just trying to keep everyone updated....my goodness forum police.
I think he meant that in a good way. I would like to see another thread in addition to this one as well.

__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Carlos14 View Post
What you see as not bad, and what I see as not bad, are two completely different not bads
Quote:
Originally Posted by chris87xj View Post
I am kinda partial to white.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Anticanman View Post
That's racist, Chris.
DirtKar is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-03-2013, 05:26 AM   #167
youngjeeper11
Senior Member
 
youngjeeper11's Avatar
1987 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Morgantown, PA
Posts: 952
Got ya, sorry I guess I took it the wrong way.

Maybe I will create another thread on building a CNC plasma cutter later, once I figure my own out.

I did however get the table to move under its own power late last night, and I am pretty psyched about it.
__________________
Jeep 1:Used to have a 93 YJ 2.5l- 3.5" Black Diamond, Chevy TBI 5.7l V8, SM 465 4 speed, 8.8 rear( 4.10, L/S), rhinoline, Mile Marker 9000, NP 231, Had to sell it due to college
Jeep 2: 89/91 YJ, 4BT Cummins, NV4500, NP 231, Old Man Emu 2.5" suspension lift, 1" body lift.....Runs and drives, but very much a project
Interned at Novak Conversions 2 summers ago

Ask me about my 4BT Cummins Motor Mounts!!
youngjeeper11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-05-2013, 07:19 PM   #168
voz
Registered User
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Cary, NC
Posts: 114
Young,

I'm gonna find you and fight you if I don't get my dash by the end of July...

But I understand, if I don't get it until august 1st...
__________________
VOZ™
voz is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-06-2013, 04:53 AM   #169
youngjeeper11
Senior Member
 
youngjeeper11's Avatar
1987 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Morgantown, PA
Posts: 952
hahaha,

I have been working day and night, trust me.

I got my table completely programmed last night, motors tuned, home switches, torch, its ready to rock, I was about to try to drop a DXF file into it last night at like 11, but things went so well all night, I was afraid to do anything else half asleep haha.

I am picking up 10 4x8 sheets of steel today to get me started.

fingers crossed I cut something that makes sense by the end of the weekend
__________________
Jeep 1:Used to have a 93 YJ 2.5l- 3.5" Black Diamond, Chevy TBI 5.7l V8, SM 465 4 speed, 8.8 rear( 4.10, L/S), rhinoline, Mile Marker 9000, NP 231, Had to sell it due to college
Jeep 2: 89/91 YJ, 4BT Cummins, NV4500, NP 231, Old Man Emu 2.5" suspension lift, 1" body lift.....Runs and drives, but very much a project
Interned at Novak Conversions 2 summers ago

Ask me about my 4BT Cummins Motor Mounts!!
youngjeeper11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-06-2013, 10:15 AM   #170
voz
Registered User
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Cary, NC
Posts: 114
I'll also keep mine crossed!
__________________
VOZ™
voz is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-09-2013, 02:32 PM   #171
HaskiE
Thread Reviver
 
HaskiE's Avatar
1992 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Lowell, MA
Posts: 1,198
Quote:
Originally Posted by youngjeeper11 View Post
hahaha,

I have been working day and night, trust me.

I got my table completely programmed last night, motors tuned, home switches, torch, its ready to rock, I was about to try to drop a DXF file into it last night at like 11, but things went so well all night, I was afraid to do anything else half asleep haha.

I am picking up 10 4x8 sheets of steel today to get me started.

fingers crossed I cut something that makes sense by the end of the weekend
Yikes! wow! what'd that run you? local place?
__________________
1992 YJ 1"Body Lift, Slip Yoke Eliminator & CV Driveshaft,
2.5" TJ exhaust, WJ valve cover, XJ Computer, External Slave Cyl AX15,
Durango Steeringbox, No track or sway bars, CJ tailgate, on 31's :)
#theneverendingaxe
HaskiE is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-10-2013, 05:39 AM   #172
youngjeeper11
Senior Member
 
youngjeeper11's Avatar
1987 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Morgantown, PA
Posts: 952
I got 5 sheets of 20ga, and and 5 of 18ga for right under $400. Not too bad I think.

Yea we have a local steel distributor right donw the street and they give me a tiny discount because of where I work, but they have minum order quantities.

Any way, CNC plasama table is up and running! hope to start working on my first prototype dash soon.
__________________
Jeep 1:Used to have a 93 YJ 2.5l- 3.5" Black Diamond, Chevy TBI 5.7l V8, SM 465 4 speed, 8.8 rear( 4.10, L/S), rhinoline, Mile Marker 9000, NP 231, Had to sell it due to college
Jeep 2: 89/91 YJ, 4BT Cummins, NV4500, NP 231, Old Man Emu 2.5" suspension lift, 1" body lift.....Runs and drives, but very much a project
Interned at Novak Conversions 2 summers ago

Ask me about my 4BT Cummins Motor Mounts!!
youngjeeper11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-10-2013, 07:08 AM   #173
voz
Registered User
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Cary, NC
Posts: 114
Soon, as in today and have it ready by Friday?
__________________
VOZ™
voz is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 06-10-2013, 08:25 AM   #174
youngjeeper11
Senior Member
 
youngjeeper11's Avatar
1987 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Morgantown, PA
Posts: 952
Haha, I'll see what I can do.....
__________________
Jeep 1:Used to have a 93 YJ 2.5l- 3.5" Black Diamond, Chevy TBI 5.7l V8, SM 465 4 speed, 8.8 rear( 4.10, L/S), rhinoline, Mile Marker 9000, NP 231, Had to sell it due to college
Jeep 2: 89/91 YJ, 4BT Cummins, NV4500, NP 231, Old Man Emu 2.5" suspension lift, 1" body lift.....Runs and drives, but very much a project
Interned at Novak Conversions 2 summers ago

Ask me about my 4BT Cummins Motor Mounts!!
youngjeeper11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-02-2013, 05:54 AM   #175
youngjeeper11
Senior Member
 
youngjeeper11's Avatar
1987 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Morgantown, PA
Posts: 952
Just a quick update, at I know VOZ is probably already angry haha.

I had some issues with my first plasma cutter, long story, it will not work w CNC (it quite impressively wipes out my computer everytime it touches off due high frequency waves)

I borrowed a friends plasma cutter that works differently, and it is working ok with that, but I am not happy with it.

I have been waiting for 3 weeks for a new plasma cutter and controllers to make everything right, soooo I am twiddling my thumbs quite impatiently right now......
__________________
Jeep 1:Used to have a 93 YJ 2.5l- 3.5" Black Diamond, Chevy TBI 5.7l V8, SM 465 4 speed, 8.8 rear( 4.10, L/S), rhinoline, Mile Marker 9000, NP 231, Had to sell it due to college
Jeep 2: 89/91 YJ, 4BT Cummins, NV4500, NP 231, Old Man Emu 2.5" suspension lift, 1" body lift.....Runs and drives, but very much a project
Interned at Novak Conversions 2 summers ago

Ask me about my 4BT Cummins Motor Mounts!!
youngjeeper11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-02-2013, 08:54 AM   #176
voz
Registered User
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Cary, NC
Posts: 114
Sir,
iv'e had my own set backs with trans & t-case...

But, That does not let you off the hook!
__________________
VOZ™
voz is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-02-2013, 10:48 AM   #177
youngjeeper11
Senior Member
 
youngjeeper11's Avatar
1987 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Morgantown, PA
Posts: 952


I am working on it my friend! Trust me, no dashboard is the only thing keeping my YJ in the driveway right now, it is driving me crazy.

I do not know what the deal is with the delivery of some of this stuff, I keep getting the ole' "it will ship this week" ....... 3 weeks later.....
__________________
Jeep 1:Used to have a 93 YJ 2.5l- 3.5" Black Diamond, Chevy TBI 5.7l V8, SM 465 4 speed, 8.8 rear( 4.10, L/S), rhinoline, Mile Marker 9000, NP 231, Had to sell it due to college
Jeep 2: 89/91 YJ, 4BT Cummins, NV4500, NP 231, Old Man Emu 2.5" suspension lift, 1" body lift.....Runs and drives, but very much a project
Interned at Novak Conversions 2 summers ago

Ask me about my 4BT Cummins Motor Mounts!!
youngjeeper11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-17-2013, 11:56 AM   #178
voz
Registered User
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Cary, NC
Posts: 114
Damn you sir!
__________________
VOZ™
voz is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-24-2013, 06:28 AM   #179
youngjeeper11
Senior Member
 
youngjeeper11's Avatar
1987 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Morgantown, PA
Posts: 952
ya'll are going to hate me....

So I just got a new job in PA, (better pay and moving closer to my family)

Bad news, obviously this is throwing yet another delay in my plans. I already towed my YJ back up to PA last weekend.

Good news, My father recently expanded his shop, and now I get to fill it with all my sweet tools!

Other good news, finished re-building the transmission on my boat, and will hopefully sell it soon so it can stop sucking up my time!

He is loves working with wood, I am a metal guy, so he is excited to have a bunch of metal working tools.

So hopefully I will have some more room to work with, and be re-set up in the next few weeks.
__________________
Jeep 1:Used to have a 93 YJ 2.5l- 3.5" Black Diamond, Chevy TBI 5.7l V8, SM 465 4 speed, 8.8 rear( 4.10, L/S), rhinoline, Mile Marker 9000, NP 231, Had to sell it due to college
Jeep 2: 89/91 YJ, 4BT Cummins, NV4500, NP 231, Old Man Emu 2.5" suspension lift, 1" body lift.....Runs and drives, but very much a project
Interned at Novak Conversions 2 summers ago

Ask me about my 4BT Cummins Motor Mounts!!
youngjeeper11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-24-2013, 07:20 AM   #180
HaskiE
Thread Reviver
 
HaskiE's Avatar
1992 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Lowell, MA
Posts: 1,198
Quote:
Originally Posted by youngjeeper11 View Post
ya'll are going to hate me....

So I just got a new job in PA, (better pay and moving closer to my family)

Bad news, obviously this is throwing yet another delay in my plans. I already towed my YJ back up to PA last weekend.

Good news, My father recently expanded his shop, and now I get to fill it with all my sweet tools!

Other good news, finished re-building the transmission on my boat, and will hopefully sell it soon so it can stop sucking up my time!

He is loves working with wood, I am a metal guy, so he is excited to have a bunch of metal working tools.

So hopefully I will have some more room to work with, and be re-set up in the next few weeks.
congrats man, it's amazing how life can get in the way of our jeep's... mine included! (new frame project... still haven't quite started, and almost 3 years in the making LOL ) sounds like you're getting closer!!

Yeah! from my own discoveries, metal fab tools > wood fab tools. If you can cut metal with it, then all you need is a different blade/ slower speed and you're ready for wood!
__________________
1992 YJ 1"Body Lift, Slip Yoke Eliminator & CV Driveshaft,
2.5" TJ exhaust, WJ valve cover, XJ Computer, External Slave Cyl AX15,
Durango Steeringbox, No track or sway bars, CJ tailgate, on 31's :)
#theneverendingaxe
HaskiE is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.