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Unread 08-20-2013, 09:00 PM   #13621
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Nothing. Raised the hood and looked alot

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Unread 08-20-2013, 09:09 PM   #13622
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Nothing. Raised the hood and looked alot
Made me laugh! Hopefully it was in admiration of what's under the hood and not a "oh god, what do I fix first?".
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Unread 08-20-2013, 09:15 PM   #13623
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Drove it to my new job for orientation. Been driving amazing just need to fix this wobble I have while driving.

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Unread 08-20-2013, 09:53 PM   #13624
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Made me laugh! Hopefully it was in admiration of what's under the hood and not a "oh god, what do I fix first?".

Yeah - nothing needs doing...maybe stud the thermostat housing and reseal it to make it watertight? But just lookin...
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Unread 08-20-2013, 10:39 PM   #13625
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Picked up a new 6 drawer top tool chest for all the tools I have picked up over the past few years working on this Jeep. Only took 30 minutes to fill it up to where I need another 3 drawers. It is already over 6' tall. Think I may have to go sideways instead of up this time.
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Unread 08-21-2013, 07:23 AM   #13626
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I bought one.

Taking delivery tomorrow.

Nick,

Any updates and/or fresh pics!?!

How did the delivery work out?


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Unread 08-21-2013, 08:06 AM   #13627
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Removed 3" body lift and replaced with 1" daystar lift, and installed new 4" pro comp suspension lift.
How's that look? Sure sounds good
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Unread 08-21-2013, 08:07 AM   #13628
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I bought one. Taking delivery tomorrow.
Dude! Happy days. They are some FAT wheels right there
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Unread 08-21-2013, 08:23 AM   #13629
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Attachment 658868

This is 50ft or so from garage doors.
Billy, I wired my fogs with a relay, next are the headlights. I might go with the headlight relay harness from Summit.

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Unread 08-21-2013, 08:35 AM   #13630
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Billy, I wired my fogs with a relay, next are the headlights. I might go with the headlight relay harness from Summit.
Nicely done. Interestingly, it took me 'hours' to find cut splice layout tape secure to the ford relays i had available. Yesterday i found in my collection a dick cepek dual relay setup for fogs. Took about 25 minutes on my daughters yj. As much as i thoroughly enjoyed wasting a sunday on wiring 2 relays from scratch, a premade loom you can snake in somewhere us so much simpler...good luck with the headlghts
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Unread 08-21-2013, 08:51 AM   #13631
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Nicely done. Interestingly, it took me 'hours' to find cut splice layout tape secure to the ford relays i had available. Yesterday i found in my collection a dick cepek dual relay setup for fogs. Took about 25 minutes on my daughters yj. As much as i thoroughly enjoyed wasting a sunday on wiring 2 relays from scratch, a premade loom you can snake in somewhere us so much simpler...good luck with the headlghts
Thanks, yeah tell me about it...mine took me 2 nights. I snaked the wires thru the frame in the front and I ran the wires under the hood thru the loom from the solenoid up thru the one on the firewall then to the switch. It does take a while, especially when your heat shrinking every connection. So you noticed a big difference with your headlights using the relays? I think I'm going to pull the trigger on this kit Summit sells.

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/upd-34263

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Unread 08-21-2013, 09:08 AM   #13632
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Thanks, yeah tell me about it...mine took me 2 nights. I snaked the wires thru the frame in the front and I ran the wires under the hood thru the loom from the solenoid up thru the one on the firewall then to the switch. It does take a while, especially when your heat shrinking every connection. So you noticed a big difference with your headlights using the relays? I think I'm going to pull the trigger on this kit Summit sells.

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/upd-34263
It looks ok on my phone! I'd use two 30a circuit breakers, direct to solenoid or other direct battery

Itll take one hour! Max. Inc cut, splice, heatshrink!
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Unread 08-21-2013, 10:01 AM   #13633
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stuff

Pulled both front hubs to replace pads/rotors, cleaned and painted the hubs, re-packed bearings, replaced rear hub seals, grabbed the new rotors, then went BACK to the auto parts store to order the "other" ones listed for a '77, came home, painted the passenger grab handle, tweaked on the idle screws, sat around admiring it
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Unread 08-21-2013, 10:06 AM   #13634
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...sat around admiring it
Nice! Feels good!
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Unread 08-21-2013, 10:34 AM   #13635
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Fixed the clutch issue last night. Unbolted the bellhousing, dropped the trans about 2 inches and pulled it out about a half an inch. Attached the throwout lever and spring, slid the ball in and then reattached the bellhousing and everything was good to go. Replaced the trans/transfercase crossmember bolts with longer ones so I can attach a skid plate to them in the future.

It has been sitting for almost 2 months without being fired and it started up on the first try after I fixed the clutch issue. The only thing I need to do is re-weld the passenger exhaust to re-attach the muffler. I had to cut it to get it back in position and attached to the manifold.

Just waiting on my driveshafts to come back from the shop and she's trail ready!
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