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post #31 of 45 Old 01-11-2013, 04:58 PM
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hey, im in the same boat you are...if you can do a bit of your own work a really cheep 2 inches would be to add extra leafs..my dad and i finished it in about a week only because we were very busy with other stuff for my 94 yj the extra springs were only about 100 bucks. its pretty simple, i didnt even have to buy new shocks. Do you know anything about lifting with bigger leafspring shackles?
how did you do it i cant seem to find a good write up...


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post #32 of 45 Old 01-11-2013, 05:04 PM
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post #33 of 45 Old 01-17-2013, 01:33 AM
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Speaking of cheap mods. I remember reading somewhere a while ago that putting a stock ZJ V8 airbox in a YJ will give it a little more kick. I can't find it anywhere now but is that true? I can't see just having a bigger box giving it any more power, althogh I do have an aftermarket header kit and bigger diameter exhaust on it so maybe....

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tubes fenders around $80 dollars





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Where'd you get tube fenders for 80 bucks?????
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post #35 of 45 Old 01-25-2017, 06:49 AM
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Where'd you get tube fenders for 80 bucks?????
Built them for 80$


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post #36 of 45 Old 01-30-2017, 09:44 PM
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Here's a link for the tank conversion.

15 to 20 gal
What a great idea. I'm going to do this ASAP. I'm so tired of taking 20 minutes or more to fill my tank.

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post #37 of 45 Old 02-04-2017, 06:22 PM
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WOW........I did this vent tube removal today. It took a little convincing, but I got it out. I knew I had about 2-3 gallons of fuel in my 20 gallon tank so when I went to fill it up it took about 17 gallons before the pump clicked off. What a relief to fill up in about 5 minutes instead 20.

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post #38 of 45 Old 04-03-2018, 08:51 AM
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I did this to mine and its the best thing that I have done to it so far. It used to take me 30 min to fill up my jeep and now it fills up like it should
will this work on a 1987 YJ?
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post #39 of 45 Old 04-03-2018, 07:14 PM
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will this work on a 1987 YJ?
If you're asking McFatter, he hasn't been on for over 6 years.


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Sorry '91 thru '95 only
why just 91-95?
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post #42 of 45 Old 11-27-2019, 11:49 AM
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why just 91-95?
If you read the link that was posted about it previously on 4x4wire basically because the earlier ones were an actual 15 gallon tank, whereas this mod takes advantage of the fact Chrysler only wanted to pay for 1 tank size, but offer two. Their solution was a cheap tube that tricks the pump into thinking you're full at 15 gallons when you really have 20 gallons... therefore you cut or remove the tube and get that space back.

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If you read the link that was posted about it previously on 4x4wire basically because the earlier ones were an actual 15 gallon tank, whereas this mod takes advantage of the fact Chrysler only wanted to pay for 1 tank size, but offer two. Their solution was a cheap tube that tricks the pump into thinking you're full at 15 gallons when you really have 20 gallons... therefore you cut or remove the tube and get that space back.
IIRC the early 15 gallon only tanks were fitted with a round gasket on top. All of the rectangular gasket tanks are the 15/20 variety and the inner tubing can be trimmed off.

I don't know exactly when those tanks were first introduced, or stopped.
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post #44 of 45 Old 11-30-2019, 08:46 AM
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Read this thread.

Everything you need to know about removing track bars or swaybar.

https://www.jeepforum.com/forum/show...oving+sway+bar
Mine kind of self-removed when offroading. I didn't notice any problems except for clunking. Took an angle grinder and finished the job.

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post #45 of 45 Old 11-30-2019, 08:49 AM
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Relay controlled headlights.

Attach a connection block to the firewall, feed direct battery power through an all weather fuse to the relay (one set for high, one for low). Use the existing headlight wires to control the relays

For about $15 you will have MUCH better lighting.

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