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post #196 of 1654 Old 07-19-2012, 01:03 AM
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Hmm I don't know. I think I'm gonna just build my own.


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post #197 of 1654 Old 07-19-2012, 08:05 AM Thread Starter
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Hmm I don't know. I think I'm gonna just build my own.
That's what I'm doing haha

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post #198 of 1654 Old 07-20-2012, 10:35 AM Thread Starter
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Picked up a set of wheels for the 33s today. Hopefully I'll have them mounted soon.

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post #199 of 1654 Old 07-20-2012, 11:27 AM
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Drove it for the first time in a while after spending a couple weeks in New Mexico on a missions trip. We went to see the Arches in Utah also. Had to drive through Moab to get there which made me miss her that much more! Needless to say I spent a bit of gas today going nowhere.

Loving the lift. Rides so much better now! Still haven't put the sway bar and track bar back on, haven't felt any crazy body roll yet so they may not go back on. I did realize that the Brake light was on on the dash. Without my brake on. My dad said he drove it once and let the brake off after backin up with it on. The light never went off. Any one else have that issue?
I had a CJ7 that I drove for a couple of years without the sway bar. Granted, it wasn't my daily driver but I never had any issues with body roll or anything. Please pay attention to the handling and put it back on (with quick disconnects) if you feel that it is unsafe.

As for the brake light, it might be worthwhile to crawl under your Jeep and check that the cables are free of corrosion and mud. If they move freely and are adjusted correctly, you might have a sticky switch. I've never experienced this on a Jeep but I did have a Nissan truck that had the same issue. It turned out to be the switch - it got stuck in the 'on' position.

Good luck, let us know the outcome.
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post #200 of 1654 Old 07-20-2012, 12:41 PM
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There is a button at the top of the brake pedal lever that is released when you step on the brake pedal. If the switch slides out of its mount, then the brake lights stay on even if you are not stepping on the brake pedal. You may need to reach up and remount the switch.

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post #201 of 1654 Old 07-20-2012, 12:48 PM
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Nice yj man :P I've got the 91, and I too love the black white combo haha.
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post #202 of 1654 Old 07-20-2012, 02:37 PM
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There is a button at the top of the brake pedal lever that is released when you step on the brake pedal. If the switch slides out of its mount, then the brake lights stay on even if you are not stepping on the brake pedal. You may need to reach up and remount the switch.
I believe he's talking about the indicator for the emergency brake, not the brake lights themselves.
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post #203 of 1654 Old 07-20-2012, 10:44 PM Thread Starter
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I had a CJ7 that I drove for a couple of years without the sway bar. Granted, it wasn't my daily driver but I never had any issues with body roll or anything. Please pay attention to the handling and put it back on (with quick disconnects) if you feel that it is unsafe.

As for the brake light, it might be worthwhile to crawl under your Jeep and check that the cables are free of corrosion and mud. If they move freely and are adjusted correctly, you might have a sticky switch. I've never experienced this on a Jeep but I did have a Nissan truck that had the same issue. It turned out to be the switch - it got stuck in the 'on' position.

Good luck, let us know the outcome.
I definitely am gonna look into it tomorrow if I dont get rained out. hopefully It will be a nice day.. thanks for the info!
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Nice yj man :P I've got the 91, and I too love the black white combo haha.
looks good my friend!

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post #204 of 1654 Old 07-20-2012, 10:57 PM
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MY grandpas got an 89 YJ it's beautiful you just have a few more mods.

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post #205 of 1654 Old 07-20-2012, 11:15 PM Thread Starter
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MY grandpas got an 89 YJ it's beautiful you just have a few more mods.

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That is a sweet YJ also!

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post #206 of 1654 Old 07-20-2012, 11:21 PM
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That is a sweet YJ also!
It is real nice. Too bad the bearings in the rear end are going out. An that it's not driven too much.

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Today was a semi-successful day. Wheeled it out at TW Alexander. Had an awesome time! Had two Tjs and a stock Jk rubi with me. They certainly helped me out


The rubi almost did better than us all out there without the lift.

Got myself stuck a couple times but the guys had winches that got their share of use today.



Noticed this when I got home. Tow strap ripped my grill caught it.


Hit a nice hole at some point and bent the passenger side front leaf spring. It put everything in a bind.




Guess I'm calling four wheel parts on Monday. That'll be fun.

We hilifted it and used a winch to pull the inverted shackle down a little.

It got me home okay.



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post #208 of 1654 Old 07-22-2012, 02:19 AM
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I'm so mad I had to work

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post #209 of 1654 Old 07-22-2012, 09:36 AM Thread Starter
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I'm so mad I had to work
Next time man! We will hit TW, Page, and the creak all in one day.

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post #210 of 1654 Old 07-23-2012, 06:25 PM Thread Starter
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Another trail pic


And while I wait on another leaf spring to arrive, I had my guy whip up some more stickers. Gotta represent the Teenager With a Dream thread.

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