Yup, it'll work and there are some relatively minor changes. We cover this at least once a month, so you might want to hit the search...
You can pluck the threads out of there. There's also info on my web site (URL is in my sig)...both of my rigs have YJ tubs on them, did my first one about 9 years ago.
'86 CJ-7 Laredo: 4.2,T-999,D300,D30/D44,'94 YJ tub, full cage, Shrockworks rockers, OYR corners, AC,cruise,restored seats,3 tops,2.5" Superlift,F-T shackle reversal, RS9000x's,35" Dunlop Mud Rovers.
'83 Scrambler: time & money pit under construction with parts from CJ's,YJ's,TJ's,FSJ's,GM,Ford,IH,Honda,Toyota and a whole lotta aftermarket & custom stuff.