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Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   Yesterday, 07:23 AM
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Posted By jbolty
which is why a junkyard is my first suggestion. ...

which is why a junkyard is my first suggestion. you can take a whole column and pick it apart at home or pull the stuff on site.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-17-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By jbolty
Your best bet is probably a junk yard. the...

Your best bet is probably a junk yard. the entire steering column from a first generation S10 or Jimmy is a direct swap and all the parts are interchangeable.

you can order all the parts but the...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-13-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 448
Posted By jbolty
has anyone suggested a voltmeter? 0:)

has anyone suggested a voltmeter? 0:)
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-12-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By jbolty
getting the switch in place and lined up with the...

getting the switch in place and lined up with the washers in the right place is a bit of a struggle. did you swap the master?
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-09-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 494
Posted By jbolty
nice looking jeep. for <$300 you can replace...

nice looking jeep.

for <$300 you can replace the whole brake system, and you will notice a difference. calipers, rotors, hard lines, master, wheel cylinders and soft lines. Mine had a rusted out...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-09-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By jbolty
Good point. Towing it with what vehicle? Do you...

Good point. Towing it with what vehicle? Do you have a tow bar? Lights?


jeeps are probably flat towed more than any other vehicle combined so it's not a big deal but there are factors to...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-09-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By jbolty
That is correct, but only if there is an auto...

That is correct, but only if there is an auto locker. If the OP does not have a locker it is far more simple.

info on the locker issue and true neutral issue over here....
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-09-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By jbolty
there is no reason to do anything with the...

there is no reason to do anything with the driveshaft unless there is a lunchbox style locker, which is a whole different can of worms.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-09-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By jbolty
the #1 most important part of this whole job is...

the #1 most important part of this whole job is proper torque and the sequence. Chilton and Haynes books only show the 4.0

I'm 99% sure the picture below is the 4.2 manifold and can verify when I...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-08-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 724
Posted By jbolty
That's the controller I use, or one like it. ...

That's the controller I use, or one like it.

I use the controller to manage the low speed and a switch to go high speed if I need it. A lot of guys don't like the radiator probe but I've had no...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-08-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 724
Posted By jbolty
Aside from a possible junky fan is the wire heavy...

Aside from a possible junky fan is the wire heavy enough? undersized for current flow will cause a lot of heat.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-08-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By jbolty
call brown dog

call brown dog
Jeep Forums: SanDiego   07-26-2019, 09:18 AM
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Posted By jbolty
good news you are not having to pay for that.

good news you are not having to pay for that.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   07-25-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By jbolty
Same here in CA. They don't do any regular...

Same here in CA. They don't do any regular safety or equipment inspections here but leave it up to CHP to handle it real time.

In all likelihood if you do this it will go off ok but asking if...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   07-24-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By jbolty
there is a nice detailed write up on pirate with...

there is a nice detailed write up on pirate with pictures of moving the vent
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   07-24-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By jbolty
Sound like you have already made up your mind and...

Sound like you have already made up your mind and just want someone to agree with you to feel better about it. Good luck
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   07-24-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By jbolty
in CA a trailer weighing over 1500# is required...

in CA a trailer weighing over 1500# is required to have brakes. Oddly, there is no requirement for brakes on a flat towed vehicle but there is a specification for how much distance you need to stop
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   07-24-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By jbolty
Your main problem is not towing, but stopping. ...

Your main problem is not towing, but stopping. Any chance you can borrow or rent a bigger tow vehicle. I would at least try doing a test tow locally with about the same weight and see how it handles
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   07-21-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By jbolty
insurance will often cover glass replacement. ...

insurance will often cover glass replacement.

around here I can get new glass installed for $100 but we have an abundance of junkyards. the Omix frame is decent quality
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   07-20-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27,112
Views: 1,062,258
Posted By jbolty
We usually go to superstition for the rocks;...

We usually go to superstition for the rocks; never been on the far side of the lake and never heard anyone mention wheeling over there but interested in finding out about it. Everyone is obsessed...
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