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Unread 07-20-2013, 01:26 PM   #601
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42.5" on the center of the u-joint caps

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Unread 07-21-2013, 10:25 PM   #602
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got the numbers. now to verify.. that is the measurement at ride height correct? and... your front shaft is a single u joint at both ends or does it have a double cardigan joint at the case?

got the green light on the new 03 tj we just got. pulling the trigger on a full out build. i am going to start a single new thread with both the yj and tj builds so i only have to upload on one thread LOL. our plan is to shadow the builds. i will build my shop jeep and have my buddy eddie build the YJ as a shadow. hmmmm i could use another welder LOL!!!!
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Yes, single u joint at each end and that is setting at ride height.

Cant wait to see those builds. Be sure to post a link or just put one in your signature. Always top notch work Jim!
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Unread 07-22-2013, 09:49 PM   #604
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lets see updates for the day.... building the little tj i just got for a daily driver for me AS the 6.1 hemi rubicon is back in the line up and now in-line for some needed attention. we got the computer back for the YJ.. and after alittle coaxing, wiggling the shifter [frickin neutral safety switch] she coughed and then roared to life!!!!! sweet! the build will continue as it was hinge'in on the motor actually running, going into gear, tcase working. other than a rusted out oil pan and a few fouled plugs, we're good and moving forward.

the linking thread will be coming soon. have a list of JJ needed so, priced the 2.5 and 2.0 air shocks out, hopefully pulling the trigger on a few things in the next couple days.

had to buy a new welder today... ohhh yeah miller 211, so nice. the price.. dam that hurt for a minute. happy birthday to me i guess.

just a little teaser pic for LA 3/4 linkin' shes got some room to move.


hopefully have info you tomorrow on the DS.
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4.0 to 2008 5.3L GM LS in the Taco'd TJ [frame off build].....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/5-...28/?highlight=
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Unread 07-22-2013, 10:46 PM   #605
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Wow man. I wish we lived closer. Id sell my business and come work for you. That LJ is looking tits.

And to keep with the thread name, post more pics of the YJ!
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Unread 07-22-2013, 11:33 PM   #606
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You got it buddy.. YJ pics tomorrow!!!!
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2.5 to 4.0L swap and build up http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/he.../#post14946167
4.0 to 2008 5.3L GM LS in the Taco'd TJ [frame off build].....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/5-...28/?highlight=
My new DD Build, lift, 4.0 motor swap, done in 6 days?....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/6.../#post15716292

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Good man. Are you able to use that GM adapter that I sent you?
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yes, it has been sitting at my cnc guys shop. he is working on mapping it so we can make one that is a direct fit piece in the conversions with some extra little features. thanks again.

i talked with my DS guy and he is pricing it out. i had him price it with extended slip travel, vs the stock 1.5/1.5 travel ratio, especially if your considering linking the rig down the road.

ok for all my YJ peeps...


ignore the rats nest wiring set up. we just threw the harness in there when were trying to get the thing started weeks ago.




the PO bought an 'aftermarket' CJ style dash panel. its kinda cool. not happy about his install method and gauge placement but is what it is.



seeing that i got off my a$$ with the rubicon, aka redicon lol... this jeep will be getting the 37" military tires and we will be ordering some h1 wheels. hes hoping he can broom his Cherokee to free up some parts 'money'
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Hospital? What, are you suffering from Overextended Jeepaphelia or something? :)
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6.1 HEMI Ultimate LJ Rubicon Build http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/6-...ayhem-1013800/
2.5 to 4.0L swap and build up http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/he.../#post14946167
4.0 to 2008 5.3L GM LS in the Taco'd TJ [frame off build].....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/5-...28/?highlight=
My new DD Build, lift, 4.0 motor swap, done in 6 days?....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/6.../#post15716292

the new shop... http://redrockwiring.com/ conversion, parts and wiring systems
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randon... my DS guy said 400 for a built front shaft, 2" diameter, heavy duty, with 20" of slip capabilities [extreme i know but that's what he said] hd greasable u-joints all American made stuff etc.
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Hospital? What, are you suffering from Overextended Jeepaphelia or something? :)
I've never been poor, only broke. Poor is a state of mind. Broke is a condition brought on by Jeep ownership and a heavy right foot.

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RRI Long Arm...14" Fox CO's Front and Rear...D60 KP Front and D60 FF Rear... 5.38s spooled...40" Maxxis Trepadors...
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5.7 HEMI 400 hp TJ Build http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/ye...17/?highlight=
6.1 HEMI Ultimate LJ Rubicon Build http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/6-...ayhem-1013800/
2.5 to 4.0L swap and build up http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/he.../#post14946167
4.0 to 2008 5.3L GM LS in the Taco'd TJ [frame off build].....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/5-...28/?highlight=
My new DD Build, lift, 4.0 motor swap, done in 6 days?....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/6.../#post15716292

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I like how that wiper motor is just hanging out. I vote to put a YJ dash back in. Not a fan of the CJ style.

What engine is that again?

Thats pretty damn steep for a front driveshaft. Then another 30-40 bucks for shipping? I think a Wood's shaft is only about $250
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Unread 07-23-2013, 10:08 AM   #611
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I'm glad you are putting that adapter to use. Next project for you: Outdo Novak on their Vortec engine cover. I want mine covered up but don't want "Novak Conversions" all over it...
I thought about just trimming mine down to fit but I dont see it looking very finished.
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lol... we are already doing something like that in regards to the engine cover. kyle and i talked about that a little while back.. its on the list!!!! great minds think alike!!

could be on the higher end, not sure what the tom woods or adams etc go for, for the fronts. we have only bought rears lately. i think the extreme slip factor changes the price a lot. i can ask him what a standard one goes for, for comparison. anyways, at least its a number to compare to i guess..lol. i do know the smaller diameter, hd shafts are alittle more pricey, but you wont twist or dent them up.

no sure on shipping, i would use my UPS account for that if it came to it. let me know what you find for pricing, as i have to get shafts for the silver LS jeep, the green giant YJ and my redicon here in the next few weeks.
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6.1 HEMI Ultimate LJ Rubicon Build http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/6-...ayhem-1013800/
2.5 to 4.0L swap and build up http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/he.../#post14946167
4.0 to 2008 5.3L GM LS in the Taco'd TJ [frame off build].....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/5-...28/?highlight=
My new DD Build, lift, 4.0 motor swap, done in 6 days?....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/6.../#post15716292

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Thanks for looking into it for me Jim.

How far off are you on the engine covers? Put me down for one!
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hey buddy, just checkin in..... you find out any info on shafts???

we got the YJ FIRED UP the other day. she coughed a bit at first but wouldn't you after being woken up after, what we honestly believe, to be a 5 year slumber???? the 305 poss 350 pissed some oil on the ground and we discovered the frickin oil pan was rusted through.. really... maybe some follow up pics or video this weekend. im really trying to get some videos up of some of the things we have going on.

good news is the transmission spins in forward AND reverse and appears the dana 300 is functioning as well.
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5.7 HEMI 400 hp TJ Build http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/ye...17/?highlight=
6.1 HEMI Ultimate LJ Rubicon Build http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/6-...ayhem-1013800/
2.5 to 4.0L swap and build up http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/he.../#post14946167
4.0 to 2008 5.3L GM LS in the Taco'd TJ [frame off build].....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/5-...28/?highlight=
My new DD Build, lift, 4.0 motor swap, done in 6 days?....http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/6.../#post15716292

the new shop... http://redrockwiring.com/ conversion, parts and wiring systems
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Im not in too much of a hurry on the driveshaft, but I can get one with a long travel slip joint from Tom Wood's for a decent price.

Congrats on getting her fired up! You don't know if it's a 305 or 350? no numbers on the block or anything?
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