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Unread 10-06-2012, 01:48 PM   #16741
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What time Monday?
Not sure yet. Depends on the folks.

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No one really knows the reason for LCOG Jeeps.

Its so short ****s like me and you can still get in.
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My issue was I couldn't get the balls centered. I had to use some extra force to get everything lined up right. It didn't take me long.


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Unread 10-06-2012, 01:49 PM   #16742
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I posted them a while back, but no one seemed interested. I was a little hurt.
I didn't see them or I would have been all over it. That is bad ***!
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My issue was I couldn't get the balls centered. I had to use some extra force to get everything lined up right. It didn't take me long.


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Unread 10-06-2012, 02:05 PM   #16743
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I didn't see them or I would have been all over it. That is bad ***!
Thanks. It was quite a project for me. Frustrating at times, but I'm pretty happy with the results.

The previous pics probably got buried under all of Khris' pictures of him jumping his 1983 Bultaco over a jeep.

I think Sturge replied when I posted them last...
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Unread 10-06-2012, 02:07 PM   #16744
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I posted them a while back, but no one seemed interested. I was a little hurt.
Just to get them on this page too...
new-jeep-engine-pic.jpg   new-jeep-engine-pic2.jpg   mounts-tacked.jpg   new-mounts.jpg  
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Unread 10-06-2012, 02:57 PM   #16745
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How big was the shoehorn? Wow it's tight! Lol
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Unread 10-06-2012, 03:06 PM   #16746
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Nope, it wasn't bad at all. I had originally thought I would be able to put it in the stock location as far as transmission location, but that was not possible. I had to move the trans about 2.5 inches forward which then necessitated driveshaft modifications. The only thing I don't like is the hoses going every which way, but that is what happens when stuff is on the opposite side between two different engine compartments. I suppose I can live with that.
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Unread 10-06-2012, 03:49 PM   #16747
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Great install Dave. Looks pretty good. Were you able to retail all of the factory gauges?


I love this weather, yesterday I went up cruised through the mountains. No top, sandals, shorts, and a t-shirt equals some rock hard glass cutting nipples when you see lows of 42 deg.


Andy you should do angels peak on Monday. I will be on the quads, but the summit does offer some of the best views around.
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Unread 10-06-2012, 03:54 PM   #16748
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I thought about doing Angels Peak but want the parents to be able to do some crawling. Last time I did Angels Peak it was just a dirt road.
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Unread 10-06-2012, 04:04 PM   #16749
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The only thing I don't like is the hoses going every which way, but that is what happens when stuff is on the opposite side between two different engine compartments. I suppose I can live with that.
You could do the steel braided hose sleeve kits. When I was in high school and doing quite a few engine swaps on muscle cars, that is what we would do. Then zip tie the hoses together. It looks pretty good and makes for a much cleaner engine compartment.
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My issue was I couldn't get the balls centered. I had to use some extra force to get everything lined up right. It didn't take me long.


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Unread 10-06-2012, 04:43 PM   #16750
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Did a little rock crawling had some fun


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Unread 10-06-2012, 05:03 PM   #16751
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Great install Dave. Looks pretty good. Were you able to retail all of the factory gauges?


I love this weather, yesterday I went up cruised through the mountains. No top, sandals, shorts, and a t-shirt equals some rock hard glass cutting nipples when you see lows of 42 deg.


Andy you should do angels peak on Monday. I will be on the quads, but the summit does offer some of the best views around.
Yup, all factory gauges are intact. I wanted it to look as stock as possible. I try not to do hack jobs. Anymore.
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Unread 10-06-2012, 05:04 PM   #16752
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Did a little rock crawling had some fun


I know right where that is. You are the man for driving your Jeep up there. I have not gotten mine to that point yet, but I'm close... I always end up taking too much crap. Not to mention my two dogs.
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Unread 10-06-2012, 05:05 PM   #16753
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You could do the steel braided hose sleeve kits. When I was in high school and doing quite a few engine swaps on muscle cars, that is what we would do. Then zip tie the hoses together. It looks pretty good and makes for a much cleaner engine compartment.
I will look into that. Maybe if I can find black, it won't look out of place.
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Unread 10-06-2012, 05:11 PM   #16754
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I know right where that is. You are the man for driving your Jeep up there. I have not gotten mine to that point yet, but I'm close... I always end up taking too much crap. Not to mention my two dogs.
Let me drive your Jeep, I'll take it up there. Wherever there is...
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My issue was I couldn't get the balls centered. I had to use some extra force to get everything lined up right. It didn't take me long.


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Unread 10-06-2012, 06:58 PM   #16755
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I know right where that is. You are the man for driving your Jeep up there. I have not gotten mine to that point yet, but I'm close... I always end up taking too much crap. Not to mention my two dogs.
I love it up here the cabin is by far our best purchase yet. Just can't wait for the snow I have two snowmobiles that I really want to get on.
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