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post #61 of 1608 Old 02-08-2013, 10:17 PM
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Nice rollbar add-on. Did you use a 220v welder or 110 will do? I'm looking to do the same but also add some in the front, looking for a welder but don't have a 220 hookup where we rent..


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post #62 of 1608 Old 02-09-2013, 07:52 AM Thread Starter
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Nice rollbar add-on. Did you use a 220v welder or 110 will do? I'm looking to do the same but also add some in the front, looking for a welder but don't have a 220 hookup where we rent..
I used my 220v Lincoln 180 mig. I originally had a Craftsman 110v it wouldn't have been able to handle it. Not sayin a 110 can't weld it, a good quality welder like Hobart or miller 110v would probably do it. I just wanted a 220v for welding thicker stuff.

build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/skyj-eccentric-build-1467426/ '90 YJ 5.2 magnum MPI, AX15, NP231 SYE, Dana 30 4.56 open/ 8.8 4.56 detriot locker. 1" shackles
2" BL, 4" stretch all on saggy waggy springs.
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post #63 of 1608 Old 02-10-2013, 01:08 AM
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I used my 220v Lincoln 180 mig. I originally had a Craftsman 110v it wouldn't have been able to handle it. Not sayin a 110 can't weld it, a good quality welder like Hobart or miller 110v would probably do it. I just wanted a 220v for welding thicker stuff.
I see. In the market for a welder and I think I'm gonna hold off for a 220v

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post #64 of 1608 Old 02-10-2013, 04:24 AM Thread Starter
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I see. In the market for a welder and I think I'm gonna hold off for a 220v
I would you can do so much more with one.

build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/skyj-eccentric-build-1467426/ '90 YJ 5.2 magnum MPI, AX15, NP231 SYE, Dana 30 4.56 open/ 8.8 4.56 detriot locker. 1" shackles
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post #65 of 1608 Old 02-12-2013, 10:50 PM Thread Starter
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Installed new timing chain tonight. Camera kept takin a crap on me and not saving pics. I will take some pics tomorrow and post up what I have done. I'm kickin around the idea of doing a write up on how to replace timing chain and set timing after you've broke a chain and jumped timing. I'm no expert but figured I may be able to help someone else down the road.
It's been too long since I have worked on the jeep. Been working long hours and weekends and by the time I get home and help the wife get the kids to bed I'm too tired to work on the jeep.

build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/skyj-eccentric-build-1467426/ '90 YJ 5.2 magnum MPI, AX15, NP231 SYE, Dana 30 4.56 open/ 8.8 4.56 detriot locker. 1" shackles
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post #66 of 1608 Old 02-13-2013, 05:26 PM Thread Starter
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Here is s shot of the new chain with 15 pins between the dots.

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build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/skyj-eccentric-build-1467426/ '90 YJ 5.2 magnum MPI, AX15, NP231 SYE, Dana 30 4.56 open/ 8.8 4.56 detriot locker. 1" shackles
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Installed new timing chain tonight. Camera kept takin a crap on me and not saving pics. I will take some pics tomorrow and post up what I have done. I'm kickin around the idea of doing a write up on how to replace timing chain and set timing after you've broke a chain and jumped timing. I'm no expert but figured I may be able to help someone else down the road.
It's been too long since I have worked on the jeep. Been working long hours and weekends and by the time I get home and help the wife get the kids to bed I'm too tired to work on the jeep.
Do a writeup if you have the time. If this ever happens to me I KNOW ill be searching for a writeup.

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post #68 of 1608 Old 02-13-2013, 08:12 PM Thread Starter
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Do a writeup if you have the time. If this ever happens to me I KNOW ill be searching for a writeup.
Ok you talked me into it lol. It may take me a few weeks to get it done. I will take lots of pics and document how I did it.

build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/skyj-eccentric-build-1467426/ '90 YJ 5.2 magnum MPI, AX15, NP231 SYE, Dana 30 4.56 open/ 8.8 4.56 detriot locker. 1" shackles
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post #69 of 1608 Old 02-14-2013, 07:38 AM
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Really liking this build. Mega thumbs up to the max!

Not much motion in the ocean, but I'm the captain.
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Really liking this build. Mega thumbs up to the max!
Why Thank you kind sir!

build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/skyj-eccentric-build-1467426/ '90 YJ 5.2 magnum MPI, AX15, NP231 SYE, Dana 30 4.56 open/ 8.8 4.56 detriot locker. 1" shackles
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No problem

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post #72 of 1608 Old 02-14-2013, 08:03 PM
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I see. In the market for a welder and I think I'm gonna hold off for a 220v
I do 1/4" with my lincoln 110V mig , works great and very portable... Anywhere you have a 110 outlet... All my welding on my jeep, my kubota (chain hooks on the bucket and grapple) and my 10K trailer... Just saying 110 v will do a hell of a lot!.

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post #73 of 1608 Old 02-14-2013, 08:06 PM Thread Starter
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I do 1/4" with my lincoln 110V mig , works great and very portable... Anywhere you have a 110 outlet... All my welding on my jeep, my kubota (chain hooks on the bucket and grapple) and my 10K trailer... Just saying 110 v will do a hell of a lot!.

Now back to the thread!!!
I agree but my craftsman wasn't up for the job so I went with the Lincoln 180.

build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/skyj-eccentric-build-1467426/ '90 YJ 5.2 magnum MPI, AX15, NP231 SYE, Dana 30 4.56 open/ 8.8 4.56 detriot locker. 1" shackles
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Cleaned up the timing chain cover for re-instalation. The paint is drying as I type hopefully will get it installed tonight after kids go to bed.
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build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/skyj-eccentric-build-1467426/ '90 YJ 5.2 magnum MPI, AX15, NP231 SYE, Dana 30 4.56 open/ 8.8 4.56 detriot locker. 1" shackles
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post #75 of 1608 Old 02-22-2013, 06:18 AM Thread Starter
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Installed my boom shackles in front.while waiting for timing chain cover paint to dry. Thanks again NHfireYj!

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build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/skyj-eccentric-build-1467426/ '90 YJ 5.2 magnum MPI, AX15, NP231 SYE, Dana 30 4.56 open/ 8.8 4.56 detriot locker. 1" shackles
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