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Unread 08-30-2013, 06:35 PM   #3181
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Are you still looking for a driveshaft for the rear? I have a cv shaft I ihad made for my xj a few years ago just taking up space now. I can get measurements for you if you are interested. Dave's Driveshaft in Nashville made it for me before I moved out here to CO

If its a Dave's its a good shaft. Shoot me a price and some specs.

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If somehow you figure out how to produce one of these in less then the 23 months its taken you sign me up for one. Normally not a fan of the TJ truck idea but this one looks so so good

Keep in mind I built a whole Jeep. I could do a truck conversion in a couple months tops with a running/driving Jeep

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Unread 08-30-2013, 07:59 PM   #3182
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Alright guys its a three day Dumpster Marathon.

I will hear this thing run by Monday maybe even drive it down the driveway and back.
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Unread 08-30-2013, 08:36 PM   #3183
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Alright guys its a three day Dumpster Marathon.

I will hear this thing run by Monday maybe even drive it down the driveway and back.
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Unread 08-30-2013, 09:01 PM   #3184
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Nice! I'm excited for you!
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Unread 08-30-2013, 10:15 PM   #3185
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Check gears and seal up diff

Build spacers for AC compressor DONE

Install belt and pulley DONE

Finish steering shaft. DONE

Remove down pipe and build front exhaust pipe

Finish hydro assist / ps cooler

Install spark plugs and cap, wires. DONE

Install trans cooler

Build inner fenders front and rear

Build seat mounts and cage

Install all the fender bolts and hood latches. DONE

Install transfer case and cable shifter. DONE

Install front driveshaft

Install tailgate and tag bracket. DONE

Wire up amps for speakers

Build speaker enclosures

Add antifreeze, diff fluid, brake fluid, fill transfer case

Bleed brakes
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Unread 08-30-2013, 11:25 PM   #3186
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Check gears and seal up diff

Build spacers for AC compressor DONE

Install belt and pulley DONE

Finish steering shaft. DONE

Remove down pipe and build front exhaust pipe

Finish hydro assist / ps cooler

Install spark plugs and cap, wires. DONE

Install trans cooler

Build inner fenders front and rear

Build seat mounts and cage

Install all the fender bolts and hood latches. DONE

Install transfer case and cable shifter. DONE

Install front driveshaft

Install tailgate and tag bracket. DONE

Wire up amps for speakers

Build speaker enclosures

Add antifreeze, diff fluid, brake fluid, fill transfer case

Bleed brakes
The list is getting shorter!
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Golden Spike, Gold Bar Rim, Hell's Revenge (2), Baby Lion Back, Cliff Hanger, Moab Rim, Kane Creek Canyon, Strike Ravine

Shortcuts to key points in my build: MTRk's OME 2" HD Lift Antirock Skidrow steering box & radiator skids LoD rear bumper
Rokmen Mercenary bumper w/Superwinch Rokmen sliders Skidrow engine skid Rampage Top CB set up
Custom trunk Rokmen 1" Billet spacers JJ track bar Rokmen Adjustable Control Arms Currectlync Steering
Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
Derale Tranny Cooler DieHard Factor 55 Thimble Ten Factory Front Chromo Shafts

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Unread 08-31-2013, 12:48 AM   #3187
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If its a Dave's its a good shaft. Shoot me a price and some specs.
I'll get measurements on it tomorrow.
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Unread 08-31-2013, 07:38 PM   #3188
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Check gears and seal up diff. In the AM

Build spacers for AC compressor DONE

Install belt and pulley DONE

Finish steering shaft. DONE

Remove down pipe and build front exhaust pipe

Finish hydro assist / ps cooler. DONE

Install spark plugs and cap, wires. DONE

Install trans cooler. NEED fittings from Blaine to finish

Build inner fenders front and rear

Build seat mounts and cage

Install all the fender bolts and hood latches. DONE

Install transfer case and cable shifter. DONE

Install front driveshaft.

Install tailgate and tag bracket. DONE

Wire up amps for speakers

Build speaker enclosures

Add antifreeze, diff fluid, brake fluid, fill transfer case

Bleed brakes Gravity bleeding now, will install speed bleeders in the AM to finish.
Looks really close, I may add gas to the tank in the morning and fire her up. Video will be posted.
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Unread 08-31-2013, 07:54 PM   #3189
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I could do a truck conversion in a couple months tops with a running/driving Jeep

I will hear this thing run by Monday maybe even drive it down the driveway and back.
Ill keep that in mind.

Can't wait to see her run
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Unread 08-31-2013, 08:09 PM   #3190
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Man this is an awesome build. The thing is lookin sharp
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Unread 08-31-2013, 09:54 PM   #3191
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Man this is an awesome build. The thing is lookin sharp
Thanks.
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Unread 09-01-2013, 03:52 PM   #3192
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Soooo, I am now trying to get the jeep to fire on the proper cyclider at the right time.


All the google images look the same, then I find a picture that's a prong off on the distributor cap.

Any suggestions?


Edit: I think I have it 180 degree out? Ideas?

It cranks, fires, puffs, blows fire out the header, and really tries to start. But just seems to be out of time.
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Unread 09-01-2013, 04:54 PM   #3193
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turn engine over slowly with the number 1 sparkplug out and hold your finger of the hole so you can feel when it's on it compression stroke.
Then line up timing mark see where the rotor points that's were the number 1 wire goes then check rotor rotation and use proper firing order 153624

Also did you compare timing notches on the stock flywheel and the flexplate / ring gear you used for the aw4?
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Unread 09-01-2013, 05:00 PM   #3194
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Check gears and seal up diff. DONE confirmed they are 4:10

Build spacers for AC compressor DONE

Install belt and pulley DONE

Finish steering shaft. DONE

Remove down pipe and build front exhaust pipe. In the AM.

Finish hydro assist / ps cooler. DONE

Install spark plugs and cap, wires. DONE

Install trans cooler. Waiting on fittings From Blaine

Build inner fenders front and rear. Waiting on metal shop

Build seat mounts and cage.

Install all the fender bolts and hood latches. DONE

Install transfer case and cable shifter. DONE

Install front driveshaft NEED U BOLTS

Install tailgate and tag bracket. DONE

Wire up amps for speakers

Build speaker enclosures

Add antifreeze, diff fluid, fill transfer case. NEED FLUIDS

Bleed brakes DONE
Updated list.

I have a good pedal, but I have a leak at the booster when my wife compresses the pedal. Once I figure out the firing/timing issue she will be drivable with driveshafts installed.
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Unread 09-01-2013, 05:06 PM   #3195
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turn engine over slowly with the number 1 sparkplug out and hold your finger of the hole so you can feel when it's on it compression stroke.
Then line up timing mark see where the rotor points that's were the number 1 wire goes then check rotor rotation and use proper firing order 153624

Also did you compare timing notches on the stock flywheel and the flexplate / ring gear you used for the aw4?
Got the number 1 up, on TDC. (0) on the timing mark. Problem is I think it's 180 out, soon as I get back out to the garage I am going to check for compression stroke and see where the rotor points on the distributor.

As far as the AW4 it's all the parts from a 2000 model.

Thanks Art.



Found this:


Pull distributor:

Rotate the crank till the timing mark on the harmonic balancer is aligned to the "0" on the timing cover scale on compression stroke.
Take a long reg tip screwdriver and insert it into where the distributor sits, turn the oil pump shaft till the flat edge points to the 11 o'clock position.
Drop the dist in and tighten down.
Install rotor button, it should be pointing to #1 cylinder on cap. Install cap and double check the firing order. 1-5-3-6-2-4 clockwise rotation.
Make sure the hole in the cam sensor lines up with the hole in the distributor
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