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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   Today, 06:21 AM
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Posted By Jim1611
I guess now is the time to shave the boss down if...

I guess now is the time to shave the boss down if you were going to do so, it's always easier to do this stuff before the fluids have been put in. Do you need to do that, I don't know. I also have...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-14-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,527
Posted By Jim1611
Your carrier turned out nicely. I've seen roll...

Your carrier turned out nicely. I've seen roll cage tie-ins that made the body and frame attached solid like your tire mount but have not heard of any negative effects. It will be interesting to see...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-14-2019, 01:41 PM
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Views: 2,162
Posted By Jim1611
Man if that aint the truth! Or at least it's the...

Man if that aint the truth! Or at least it's the best excuse anyone has offered on my behalf in a long time. It was a good visit though and even though the guys didn't know it they helped me...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-14-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 106,533
Posted By Jim1611
I think I'll make a fitting so I can put mine in...

I think I'll make a fitting so I can put mine in the hole where the blue wire is running to. That's not much different than what you were going to do. After our conversation about this the other day...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-13-2019, 08:56 PM
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Views: 106,533
Posted By Jim1611
Bob I have been told that the temp switch works...

Bob I have been told that the temp switch works much better in a water jacket. I also see them installed in the top radiator hose too. It will get a more accurate reading with water passing by it...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-13-2019, 08:07 PM
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Views: 235
Posted By Jim1611
Jeep history video

I ran across this video this evening and thought someone else might enjoy it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIBfU2lSfkY
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-13-2019, 01:57 PM
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Views: 2,162
Posted By Jim1611
Thanks. Forgot to mention that I'm only offering...

Thanks. Forgot to mention that I'm only offering these in a powder coat finish of pink. I figured all you guys need to get in touch with your feminine side :grin2:
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-13-2019, 12:12 PM
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Views: 106,533
Posted By Jim1611
You're welcome! It looks like it fits nicely too....

You're welcome! It looks like it fits nicely too. I think it depends on what type anti-freeze you'll be using. I used the factory rubber hose on mine and it seemed to hold up just fine in the past....
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-13-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,162
Posted By Jim1611
There will be very little difference between what...

There will be very little difference between what I make and the factory part. So little most people would ever notice.

UPS shipping notification came today that my material order is due to be...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-12-2019, 02:36 PM
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Views: 519,478
Posted By Jim1611
They sure make some nice boots! My Lokar is here...

They sure make some nice boots! My Lokar is here and it looks like it's going to work.

More Jeep stuff today. Matt (Fourtrail) brought me a YJ family bar today. I'll sandblast it and paint it...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-11-2019, 08:47 PM
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Views: 6,991
Posted By Jim1611
You're welcome. I saw them on there. Did you...

You're welcome. I saw them on there. Did you paint them or powder coat? I hope they serve you well and many years!
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-11-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,991
Posted By Jim1611
Outstanding seems to be an understatement for...

Outstanding seems to be an understatement for your Scrambler!!!
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-10-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Jim1611
I'll try this, John. Thanks for the info!

I'll try this, John. Thanks for the info!
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-10-2019, 08:34 PM
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Views: 519,478
Posted By Jim1611
Rick I used the Dana 300 and an Advance adapter....

Rick I used the Dana 300 and an Advance adapter. One reason mine sits this far forward is that I made my own engine mounts. I was being careful to allow enough room behind the engine to keep it from...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-10-2019, 06:20 AM
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Views: 519,478
Posted By Jim1611
Thanks Rich but I can't take credit for most of...

Thanks Rich but I can't take credit for most of them as that is the way it was when I bought the transmission. I just made some adjustments in the top end of it.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-09-2019, 08:27 PM
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Views: 519,478
Posted By Jim1611
My transmission tunnel needed a new cover after...

My transmission tunnel needed a new cover after swapping in the 5.0 and T-18. It's basically done now except for spraying on some bedliner. I used U-Pol Raptor on the rest of the tub and now you can...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-08-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Jim1611
The barrel on the headlight switch is brass and...

The barrel on the headlight switch is brass and it absolutely has to make a good ground between it and the dash sheetmetal. As John just suggested you need to make sure the dash is grounded. You can...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-08-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,162
Posted By Jim1611
Not machined any yet but I do have the material...

Not machined any yet but I do have the material ordered for them. I wanted to get the stock as close to the finished size to reduce machining cost to keep the overall price down. It should be in by...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-05-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,896
Posted By Jim1611
You're welcome. I intended to have mine painted...

You're welcome. I intended to have mine painted at a body shop but in the end I didn't and am glad I did it myself. You may not be able to do the paint but you could save allot of money and get it...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   09-05-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By Jim1611
Take a look through this thread...

Take a look through this thread https://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f37/rear-bumper-w-swingout-tire-carrier-follow-along-101332/ It's mostly devoted to bumpers but you'll be able to get some ideas on how...
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