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Unread 04-09-2007, 09:29 AM   #271
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installed my new aluminum valve cover-AGAIN!

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Unread 04-09-2007, 10:04 AM   #272
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Installed my new BDS lift. Man, this is one nice lift. I went from a 2 1/2" lift to BDS's 4" lift. It raised my Jeep an additional 3 1/2" over my worn 2 1/2" lift. The ride is outstanding. It is super smooth and it's not even broke in yet. High quality leaves which are military wrapped and have nylon pads between each leaf to help them articulate better. They also use the bolt type clamps to allow for better movement as well.

If anyone is looking to buy a lift I highly recommend buying a BDS kit. They are excellent to talk to and were very concerned that I was happy. They even called me a few days later to see if my local dealer took care of me to my satisfaction and to see if all my concerns and needs were met. About a week after the follow up call from BDS I received a free T-shirt and some stickers in the mail from BDS for no reason at all.
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1976 CJ-7 - 33" Super Swampers - BDS 4" Suspension - 6 Point Roll Cage
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Unread 04-10-2007, 03:52 PM   #273
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I crashed mine into a tree.

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Unread 04-10-2007, 03:57 PM   #274
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I crashed mine into a tree.


Umm...



Whats the story?
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Unread 04-10-2007, 05:20 PM   #275
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I was driving down the highway at 70 or so MPH, and a work crew decided to stop and pull over, causing everyone to stop. Unfortunately, everyone else can stop a lot faster than my old Jeep that only has brakes on three wheels. So instead of killing the workers getting out of their truck, I drove off the road and into a tree.

Amazingly, I'm barely injured. My neck hurts a bit, but the doctor says it should be fine in a week or so.

But anyways, I'm in the market for a CJ if anyone has one for sale..
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Unread 04-10-2007, 10:08 PM   #276
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Pulled all the tires off to look at the brakes. Decided to replace all the shoes and wheel cylinders. The drums look pretty good so I'll leave them. Tomorrow: redo all the hardlines and install the new soft lines which should show up tomorrow. :-D
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Unread 04-10-2007, 11:54 PM   #277
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I crashed mine into a tree.

What kind of shape is that soft top in? Did you put any holes in it? If you pick up a CJ7, I might consider buying that from you, it looks new. I have all my own hardware.
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Unread 04-11-2007, 09:31 AM   #278
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Lifted out the roll cage a few days ago. It will need a minor bit of welding to clean up some rust that's starting to eat through a seam.
Once the ^%$$#* snow stops falling (15 inches last week, 6 to 10 tonight, maybe more on sunday ) I can get started on fixing the swiss cheese floor boards.
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Unread 04-11-2007, 10:17 AM   #279
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Got my wiring harness back from Fuel injection specialties for my 4.3 conversion. Looked it over and started thinking damn, thats the last big thing i was waiting on. Guess its time to break out the PB and start soaking.
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To reiterate for the 1,067th time, when towing...
remove rear axle, xfer in N, trans in 5th, remove neg batt cable, key to Run and go??
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Unread 04-11-2007, 11:44 AM   #280
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It was last night but I got the wiring harness, dash, and windshield out. Now I just have to drop the gastank and cut the old, crusty, rusted body bushing's and bolts out. This weekend I should be getting my sandblast on.
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Unread 04-11-2007, 01:35 PM   #281
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drove home with the windshield down...

..and the ski goggles on
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Unread 04-11-2007, 01:59 PM   #282
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just changed oil & filter, installed new cap, rotor, wires and plugs...

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Unread 04-17-2007, 11:07 AM   #283
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Got another body mount off and it put a small hole in my shin..... It was fun
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Unread 04-17-2007, 11:34 AM   #284
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Changed fluids in Transmission, Transfer Case and both Axles. Man that stuff stinks.
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GR8 Half Top Conversion Thread


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Does your gas tank overflow at the pump?
SUBMIT FORMAL COMPLAINT HERE!

2005 Rubicon LJ Unlimited - 4 1/2" BDS Suspension - 285/75/16 Toyo M/T's - 12,000# Winch - Ground Pounder Fab Rear Bumper - FabRieckAtions Custom Front Bumper - Overkill Engineering Tube Fenders - GR8 Half Top - Rock Hard Cage - Banks Monster Exhaust - 5.13 Gears - High Performance Flux Capacitor

1976 CJ-7 - 33" Super Swampers - BDS 4" Suspension - 6 Point Roll Cage
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Unread 04-24-2007, 12:13 PM   #285
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washed it for the first time since I bought it (last october!)

found out that it's red! woo-hoo!

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