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Unread 07-23-2005, 05:59 PM   #121
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HiLift Mount $6

What did you use for the hi lift mount?[/QUOTE]

Here the thread that has the similar setup as the above link, this is how I did my setup. It's pretty cheap around $6 for the setup.
http://jeepforum.com/forum/showthrea...ghlight=hiLift






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Unread 07-26-2005, 11:39 PM   #122
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Cheap Body Lift

Looking for a 1" Body lift that you can make/do youself for that little extra tire clearance. Not quite sure it will work on the jeep(due to diameter clearances), But a buddy of mine did it on a late 70's Chevy Pick up.

Hockey pucks(3" diameter, 1" thick). Drill out the center, buy longer bolts, I think there are 11 connecting the body to the frame on a TJ. I think pucks run about $1.00 last I saw.
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Unread 07-27-2005, 09:40 AM   #123
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Looking for a 1" Body lift that you can make/do youself for that little extra tire clearance. Not quite sure it will work on the jeep(due to diameter clearances), But a buddy of mine did it on a late 70's Chevy Pick up.

Hockey pucks(3" diameter, 1" thick). Drill out the center, buy longer bolts, I think there are 11 connecting the body to the frame on a TJ. I think pucks run about $1.00 last I saw.
talking about a body lift... it could be possible, but squeaking and creaking will almost assuradly be everpresent if you dont do it with the proper equipment. Also, a hockey puck is 3 inches wide, where a jeeps body lift bushings are around 1.5 - 2 inches, so they dont stick out past the body and frame.
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Unread 07-30-2005, 08:11 PM   #124
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Dremel with cut off wheel. (5 of them) they're $4 for 10 at wallyworld.
I've got a sawzall and Compressor with cut off wheel.
Dremel was handy, and I didn't have to take the lights off.

Here's a picture of the whole bumper.

did you do the back if so how bout a pic
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Unread 07-31-2005, 08:42 PM   #125
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This might not qualify as a "mod" but today I figured out how to clean the dirt out of the heater vents. They pop right out. You can remove them and clean em in the sink.

I created a page with pictures on how to do it. HERE IT IS
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Unread 08-02-2005, 02:40 PM   #126
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did you do the back if so how bout a pic
Nope just the front.
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Unread 08-10-2005, 12:11 AM   #127
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Shift knob

Bad *** shift knob I made from an old dirt bike piston I had laying around



I'm thinking of using a lawn mower or trimmer piston for the transfer case shifter
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Unread 08-14-2005, 08:39 PM   #128
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that sure is bad ***
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Unread 08-17-2005, 12:22 PM   #129
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My FM antenna was chipping my paint from vibrating at highway speeds so I took off the antenna, cut it down to about 6", painted it black and screwed it back in. You won't get good reception but it looks nice. I solved that problem by getting xm radio.
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Unread 08-18-2005, 06:46 AM   #130
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Made a shifter knob out of a baseball.

Put baseball in a vice and bored out a hole halfway through with a spade bit in a hand drill.

Matched the stock shifter knob capture nut at the hardware store to get a couple more - 3 total and threaded them all onto the bare shifter. Once all were stacked on, cover in duct tape to keep them from changing their relative position to each other.

Put JBweld into hole in baseball and jammed the ball onto the stack of nuts.

After drying I had a very nice looking shifter knob. Best part is that I can rotate it to hold four seam, two seam, curveball, slider, split finger, etc. grips while driving. Great mindless entertainment.

I'd post pictures but - I CAN'T FIGURE OUT HOW!
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Unread 08-18-2005, 12:30 PM   #131
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Not sure if this was posted yet, but here are a few easy ones for the xj.
100_0611.jpg   100_0612.jpg  
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Unread 08-18-2005, 12:45 PM   #132
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Meat, can you post some info about that Instant Power? Is that a power inverter to run things on AC?
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Unread 08-18-2005, 01:03 PM   #133
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Meat, can you post some info about that Instant Power? Is that a power inverter to run things on AC?

It is a Schumacher 750 watt DC to AC power Inverter. I hardwired the positive to the battery with 4gage wire and grounded it to the seatbelt bolt in front of it. I got it at Fleet farm, but an not sure how much it was anymore. I have not really used it for anything yet, just played around a bit. It is a modifed sine wave, so supposidly it is safe for most electronics.
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Unread 08-24-2005, 09:19 PM   #134
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I really like that set up with the power inverter.
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Unread 08-26-2005, 02:55 PM   #135
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Bad *** shift knob I made from an old dirt bike piston I had laying around



I'm thinking of using a lawn mower or trimmer piston for the transfer case shifter
Kickass shifter, and im glad to see that im not the only one with mobil oil products bouncing around in teh floor.

now what could we do with that 4x4 chunk???
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