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Unread 09-06-2010, 12:22 PM   #76
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look'n good Jeff !

curious, what size tube did you use for your tie rod and what was your thread size for the taps ?



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Unread 09-06-2010, 12:31 PM   #77
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look'n good Jeff !

curious, what size tube did you use for your tie rod and what was your thread size for the taps ?
Thanks!
It is a kit from rugged ridge. The kit comes complete with 1 ton tie rod ends.

HD Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit (full linkage), 72-83 CJ5, 72-77 CJ6, 76-81 CJ7, 81 CJ8 (#18050.54+#18050.56)

Traveling all week limits my work time on the Jeep, so I just bought them.

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Unread 09-06-2010, 06:23 PM   #78
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Another Great Afternoon!!

We are now able to run the engine all we want!
Temporary redneck exhaust is hooked up.
Base timing is set to 0deg.
Fan control is set to 200deg.
It idles like a dream.

Mama doesn’t like the flowmasters!
I think they will do well!

Now for some pics and videos.
Sorry about the videos I had to use the camera and the mike isn't that great.

Plugs, Gas fouled



Our Redneck exhaust , My shade tree ancesters are very proud of me!



Sam after starting the engine.


Sam starting engine

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Exhaust 1

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Unread 09-06-2010, 07:35 PM   #79
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Another Great Afternoon!!

We are now able to run the engine all we want!
Temporary redneck exhaust is hooked up.
Base timing is set to 0deg.
Fan control is set to 200deg.
It idles like a dream.

Mama doesn’t like the flowmasters!
I think they will do well!

Now for some pics and videos.
Sorry about the videos I had to use the camera and the mike isn't that great.

Plugs, Gas fouled



Our Redneck exhaust , My shade tree ancesters are very proud of me!



Sam after starting the engine.


Sam starting engine

Engine Swap :: EngineSwap109.mp4 video by jcal73 - Photobucket
SON!!
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Unread 09-07-2010, 01:10 PM   #80
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Unread 10-17-2010, 04:00 PM   #81
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Thanks guys!

First off my better half informed me last week
that Isaac will not be our youngest child!!!!


We are expecting at the end of May!!


We have spent the last few weekends installing the rear drive-line and tying up wires under the dash and hood.
The windshield and seal are here but not installed yet.

The Vanco Hydroboost should arrive this week and we will get to that next weekend.
We have the YJ booster installed temporarily and can now move the jeep in the yard.
We took it out the dirt road that we live on to test the shifting and clutch.
It drove really well for the short distance.

We hope to be taking her to the exhaust shop Friday to get the duals ran.

This project is almost finished!!



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Unread 10-17-2010, 04:11 PM   #82
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This project COULD HAVE BEEN FINISHED if you quit messing around with your wife! I mean... get serious will ya!?







Congrats Man!!
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Unread 10-17-2010, 04:21 PM   #83
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This project COULD HAVE BEEN FINISHED if you quit messing around with your wife! I mean... get serious will ya!?







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Thanks guys!

First off my better half informed me last week
that Isaac will not be our youngest child!!!!


We are expecting at the end of May!!
Jeff

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Unread 10-17-2010, 10:30 PM   #85
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congrats. on the babe and the jeep, I love that sound. You just have to finish the jeep before the baby arrives or the budget will be gone.
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Unread 10-18-2010, 04:04 AM   #86
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Thanks Dave!

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congrats. on the babe and the jeep, I love that sound. You just have to finish the jeep before the baby arrives or the budget will be gone.
Thanks! I caught myself thinking of a Scrambler with hardtop, ac, full cage and
Two back seats for all the kids!

NOT IN BUDGET!




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Unread 10-23-2010, 08:57 AM   #87
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Thanks! I caught myself thinking of a Scrambler with hardtop, ac, full cage and
Two back seats for all the kids!

NOT IN BUDGET!




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I just saw the solution to the problem on my way home yesterday
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Unread 10-24-2010, 07:46 PM   #88
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I just saw the solution to the problem on my way home yesterday
Nice, for a yj.

The Jeep is COMPLETE!!!

We took her Friday and had the duals ran. I caved in to mama and had quiet mufflers installed. I like it pretty well.

The Vanco Hydroboost came in last week and we installed it Saturday.

I'm sorry that I have no pics, but I've been too caught up driving it!

She as 76 miles on her so far and all goes well!

It runs out great. Anyone thinking of doing something like this I say go for it!

We are going to clean her up next week and I am going to take and post pleanty of pictures then.



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I bet you feel great finishing the project, what is next?
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Good job! Proud of ya!
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