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Unread 11-22-2008, 11:51 AM   #76
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It's getting close. Getting itchy to drive it?

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Unread 11-23-2008, 08:59 AM   #77
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very much, i got everything but time to finish it, im going to try and get skid plate mounted today (doing custom belly up) then it should move on its own
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Unread 11-27-2008, 09:32 AM   #78
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well got the skid mounted but i still need to adjust the rear pinion. im going to install my new tri link first

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Unread 12-03-2008, 10:36 AM   #79
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Awesome! This is definitely something I am going to be doing hopefully next summer when I can work more and save up more dough. What was the hardest part about your swap, you think? I'm gonna have to find a crane for this..haha
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Unread 12-03-2008, 08:53 PM   #80
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for me the hardest part was finding good motor/tran, now its hard to find the time, but other then that is all easy work
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Unread 12-30-2008, 10:34 PM   #81
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well the tri-link wont work for me and its a pain trying to set up my pinion angle since stuff is working out right, even Rokmen guys are confused, but i must thank them ALOT,
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Unread 01-04-2009, 03:46 PM   #82
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well after talking to Jeff and Dave at Rokmen and MrBlaine i have decided to pull the rear axle, strip it down and redo all my mounts, but the motor is done minus the exhaust
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Unread 01-09-2009, 02:59 PM   #83
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wow thats awesome you did a lot of work.

I bet you feel really good about it.

I cant wait to hear when its done
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Unread 03-20-2009, 03:55 PM   #84
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It Moves!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Unread 03-31-2009, 08:27 PM   #85
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updated the list of stuff needed found here http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/showp...3&postcount=20


and yes mine runs and all is good minus the exhaust
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Unread 04-28-2009, 09:48 AM   #86
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Good work dude. This thread should be extremely valuable for any 2.5L owner who doesn't know what a swap entails... This is slogging it out without a blank check and/or a shop doing it for you. This is DIY reality. Good chit.
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Unread 05-30-2009, 03:33 PM   #87
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^ Ditto. You sir have inspired hamster owners everywhere. Wait. What? ( I will be doing this swap once the payments cease.)
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Unread 06-04-2009, 11:43 AM   #88
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Did you install any motor mount lifts? Since you have that 2" BL, it would be pretty easy to do, plus would help your driveline angles a ton
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Unread 06-05-2009, 03:19 PM   #89
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andy i figured you of all people would have read the parts list and saw a bown dog MML
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Unread 12-14-2009, 09:11 PM   #90
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Anyone have any instructions for wiring? I am trying to splice a 91 YJ into a 97 TJ harness and PCM. HELP PLEASE
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