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Unread 08-18-2013, 03:45 PM   #13606
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Unread 08-18-2013, 06:13 PM   #13607
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Pulled the front fenders, grill and rad, in preparation for motor swap.

Still have to get the bumper out of the way...

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Unread 08-18-2013, 06:34 PM   #13608
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That looks like a big, heavy bumper to get out of the way lol
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Unread 08-18-2013, 06:47 PM   #13609
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Wheeled it, broke it, wheeled it some more in front wheel drive, brought it home, fixed it with spare parts I had hoarded away in the garage, now I can drive it to work on Monday.
I almost had it made until the rear wheels slipped off into a crack, with the weight of the Jeep landing right on the driveshaft.









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Unread 08-18-2013, 06:52 PM   #13610
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Washed the mud off from yesterday.
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Unread 08-18-2013, 09:52 PM   #13611
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Headlight wiring upgrade. Had a broken connector on one headlight so i had to get another. and then found a broken wire connector inside the right front running light. Fixed it. Now brights are super bright not yellow.
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Unread 08-18-2013, 09:58 PM   #13612
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Headlight wiring upgrade. Had a broken connector on one headlight so i had to get another. and then found a broken wire connector inside the right front running light. Fixed it. Now brights are super bright not yellow.
Well aren't we the busy little beaver today..... LOL So what do you think one of the better upgrades huh?
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This is the kinda whiny crap I would expect to see in the JK forum. We drive rough riding, leaking, gas guzzling CJ's. Rattle can it and throw it in your Jeep.
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Unread 08-18-2013, 11:15 PM   #13613
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Well aren't we the busy little beaver today..... LOL So what do you think one of the better upgrades huh?
Yes definitely good to do. White light vs yellowy light. Noticeably different. Made a bit of a cluster with available wiring space but overall v happy with net result.

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This pic is full beam. Note sky color too



image-1779063038.jpg. This is low beam
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Unread 08-18-2013, 11:20 PM   #13614
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Yes definitely good to do. White light vs yellowy light. Noticeably different. Made a bit of a cluster with available wiring space but overall v happy with net result.

Attachment 658850

This pic is full beam. Note sky color too



Attachment 658851. This is low beam
Hey buddy your lights are adjusted a 1/4 of an inch too high and a 1/2 inch to the left ..... better fix that LOL

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**Originally Posted by wm69 **
This is the kinda whiny crap I would expect to see in the JK forum. We drive rough riding, leaking, gas guzzling CJ's. Rattle can it and throw it in your Jeep.
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1981 Jeep CJ7 258 4.0 HO head, T-5, D300, D30, D44, SOA
1994 Jeep XJ 4.0 HO, AX-15 (My Beater)
1946 Bantam T3-C (original Calif trailer, no rust)
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Unread 08-18-2013, 11:22 PM   #13615
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Yes definitely good to do. White light vs yellowy light. Noticeably different. Made a bit of a cluster with available wiring space but overall v happy with net result.

This pic is full beam. Note sky color too

. This is low beam


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This is 50ft or so from garage doors.
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Unread 08-18-2013, 11:23 PM   #13616
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Hey buddy your lights are adjusted a 1/4 of an inch too high and a 1/2 inch to the left ..... better fix that LOL

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Unread 08-18-2013, 11:25 PM   #13617
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Attachment 658868

This is 50ft or so from garage doors.
Looking good dude.... now they light things up, as they should have in the first place
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**Originally Posted by wm69 **
This is the kinda whiny crap I would expect to see in the JK forum. We drive rough riding, leaking, gas guzzling CJ's. Rattle can it and throw it in your Jeep.
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1981 Jeep CJ7 258 4.0 HO head, T-5, D300, D30, D44, SOA
1994 Jeep XJ 4.0 HO, AX-15 (My Beater)
1946 Bantam T3-C (original Calif trailer, no rust)
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Unread 08-20-2013, 09:27 AM   #13618
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Got the front drums done finally.
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Unread 08-20-2013, 10:23 AM   #13619
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Pulled the front fenders, grill and rad, in preparation for motor swap.

Still have to get the bumper out of the way...

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That's why I did this...
Replace the hood hinge pins with removable ones and your whole nose will come off in 2 minutes. Drain and unbolt the radiator mounts and you have full access to the engine. It's great for tune-ups, exhaust work, steering box servicing and replacement, etc. By far the best mod I've done to my CJ and completely free. The front tires make for perfect seats when changing the plugs. Since then I've made a front ram to hold my Warn. The nose clears the winch when lifted up.
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Unread 08-20-2013, 08:54 PM   #13620
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Installed a new Auto Meter mechanical oil pressure gage this evening.
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