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Unread 01-01-2012, 12:24 PM   #16
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Yesterday I replaced my leaky radiator and lower hose, the only pic I got is from when I was bleeding the system.



I Did my t-case fluid today, my guess is its never been changed caused the fill plug was stripped out, when I pulled the plug pepto-bismol came out of the t-case, now I know why my t-case whines and screams when it's in 4wd.
Crappy cell pic


Now I'm in the market for a new t-case, I was thinking about getting JB Conversions 231HD with a SSYE, I'm open to other suggestions

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Unread 01-08-2012, 03:59 PM   #17
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I found a 231 out of a 95 YJ with a SYE, it has the same 23 spline input, does any one know if there will be any problems with the shifter?
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Unread 01-10-2012, 07:33 PM   #18
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Just picked this up:



Next on list:
Adjustable upper arms
CV trackbar bracket or adj. trackbar
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Unread 01-16-2012, 07:10 PM   #19
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Just ordered Adjustable upper control arms and a CV trackbar bracket.
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Unread 01-21-2012, 04:25 PM   #20
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Some more parts rolled in for the SYE

Picked these up from the local off-road shop because the PO removed the speedo drive gear from the tailshaft.



This showed up from Rokmen, still waiting on the upper control arms

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Unread 01-22-2012, 12:18 AM   #21
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Those spare tire spacers suck! jk but they do, use hockey pucks and save yourself some time and money
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Unread 01-28-2012, 10:18 AM   #22
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Rest of the parts showed up for the SYE from Rokmen!



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Unread 03-11-2012, 03:35 PM   #23
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Worked on the new t-case, ready to be installed.



Gear installed


All back together
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Unread 03-17-2012, 06:00 PM   #24
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Put my JF sticker on



My new softtop came in last night



My other parts waiting to go in
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Unread 04-18-2012, 06:59 PM   #25
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Ordered some new meats today, should be at the shop tomorrow morning.
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Unread 04-18-2012, 07:05 PM   #26
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Dang you got parts coming in quick. You must be single!
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Unread 04-19-2012, 06:14 PM   #27
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New MEATS! And in other news I'm moving back to IL end of this month.


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Unread 05-09-2012, 01:19 PM   #28
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Did a ton last week(including moving back to IL), I've been waiting for my buddy to send me pics. My plan was a simple tcase swap, that did not go as planned, each tcase had different input shaft length so I had to swap them here are a few pics my buddy took, also had to swap the front the output yokes. sorry for crappy cell pics
Pic of me starting to work on the TJ case


After 30min or so I had this (TJ case on left,YJ on right)


Input shafts next to eachother(TJ on left, YJ on right)


just some random pics


Yuck


More to come
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Unread 05-09-2012, 01:27 PM   #29
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Which eventually turned into this


I had to drive to Wheeling, IL in FWD to get the shaft that came with the tcase shortened.
Heres the shortened shaft


Rokmen uppers


JKS cv bracket
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Unread 05-09-2012, 01:31 PM   #30
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I also installed my new soft top
The finished product



I also traded a truck tool box (I won off a tool truck) to my friends co-worker, for these
overhead cb cabinet/JKS disconnects


Bestop black soft doors/uppers


I still need to play with the pinion angle, still getting vibes above 70mph, I assume some are coming from the front shaft, so I'll rebuild it and the DC joint in the rear shaft when I get a chance, also paint the fender flares, sand and paint the rest of the frame.

More importantly the rear track bar is shot and the front is not much better, so 2 new trackbars are on the quick list, and a Currie steering set-up, then it should be ready for its maiden voyage.

I've got some spice bestop soft doors/uppers for sale PM me if interested.
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