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Unread 06-29-2010, 08:35 AM   #181
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Your build is great, it is exactly what I would do, if I had the skill, time, and money. I don't though, so please keep up the great work, and I'll continue to dream.

Seriously, it's going to be a 2010 YJ when you're done. I can't wait.

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Unread 06-29-2010, 11:21 AM   #182
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Heh Rick - what fuel tank did you use?
It's a stocker from and 89 4 banger, with the baffle in it.
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Unread 06-29-2010, 11:22 AM   #183
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Your build is great, it is exactly what I would do, if I had the skill, time, and money. I don't though, so please keep up the great work, and I'll continue to dream.

Seriously, it's going to be a 2010 YJ when you're done. I can't wait.
Might be a 2011
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Unread 07-03-2010, 03:55 PM   #184
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A liitle more engine detail



Ok, JEEPSTERJCS, this is where I need your help. A buddy came by and asked, how are going to steer it........ Looks like I might have any issue with the steering shaft, without the tub on I don't know. Did you have an issue with this?? You can see the steering box, not much room for the shaft?

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Unread 07-03-2010, 06:32 PM   #185
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A liitle more engine detail


A buddy came by and asked, how are going to steer it........ Looks like I might have any issue with the steering shaft, without the tub on I don't know. Did you have an issue with this?? You can see the steering box, not much room for the shaft?

Rick
Look at this video link, there doesn't look like there is any clearance issues at all on this one

YouTube - LT1 V8 JEEP WRANGLER (YJ) CORVETTE ENGINE
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Unread 07-04-2010, 07:58 AM   #186
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very nice build - it would be a dream to work in a garage that clean let alone building a jeep like this
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Unread 07-04-2010, 06:44 PM   #187
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very nice build - it would be a dream to work in a garage that clean let alone building a jeep like this
Thanks....98% of the work was done elsewhere thou. Good news on the steering, looking at another early YJ, I have about 1/2 clearance.....beeter than zero.

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Unread 07-05-2010, 03:39 PM   #188
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If you do have clearance issues, you can run the brackets and accessories from a Camaro/TransAm as they are on the pass side. It would be to bad as you have done so much to make those look better than new!
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Unread 07-05-2010, 03:45 PM   #189
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Got a liittle more done, fuel systems and some of the brake lines....







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Unread 07-05-2010, 03:51 PM   #190
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That thing looks AMAZING! You have done an incredible job so far, can't wait to see how the body will turn out!
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Unread 07-05-2010, 04:50 PM   #191
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What about moving the angle of the engine/trans and trans case down towards the back more to help with the angle to the rear axle. Naturally this means moving things as needed but since you dont have a mechanical fan it shouldnt be as much an issue to do this. Sorry just thinking out loud.
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Unread 07-06-2010, 06:10 PM   #192
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Who can answer this question? I was researching getting the LT1's PCM reprogrammed and found there are different opinions on where the VSS should be located. One source states between the tranny and the T-case, others state the output of the Tcase is fine…..Who is correct?

I’m running a 96 LT1 with its mated 4L60e transmission, and a Chevy NP241C manual T-case. The NP241c has the vss sensor on the SYE housing.

Help !!

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Unread 07-06-2010, 06:35 PM   #193
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Who can answer this question? I was researching getting the LT1's PCM reprogrammed and found there are different opinions on where the VSS should be located. One source states between the tranny and the T-case, others state the output of the Tcase is fine…..Who is correct?

I’m running a 96 LT1 with its mated 4L60e transmission, and a Chevy NP241C manual T-case. The NP241c has the vss sensor on the SYE housing.

Help !!

Thanks,
Rick
For the LS series, it depends on the programming. The factory setup had a 4 low switch that triggered the computer when the TCase was in lower gearing. Therefore the VSS was in the TCase. But for the 2wd tunes, the VSS usually goes in the trans tail housing and the 4Low is programmed out. Most of the adapters out there expect a 2wd tune. Im going to run a toggle switch for 4 low.

BTW, all that work and why the cradle mount?? Oh and Ill be watching for what you are doing for a radiator. Im plumbing my LS swap this week.
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Unread 07-07-2010, 06:32 PM   #194
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Still not sure what needs to happen. I'm running a 96 Corvette LT1 with its mated 4l60e tranny and a NP241c. Also using the corvette harness and PCM. Will the PCM reprogram relocating the VSS from the tranny tail shaft to the 241c output shaft?

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Unread 07-07-2010, 06:38 PM   #195
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Just my but I don't think the computer will "care" where the VSS signal is coming from as long as it's getting it and it's accurate, which it should be. The computer doesn't know the VSS is on a transfer case instead of the tranny.
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