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Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   07-18-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,283
Posted By Joe Dillard
Good points. It's also worth a little bit to...

Good points.

It's also worth a little bit to some folks to know that the Atlas seems to rarely have bearing or seal issues.

The 5.0 Atlas in my YJ has been in for ~16 years and the only thing...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   04-20-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,247
Posted By Joe Dillard
Haha - funny stuff. We were out wheelin' and...

Haha - funny stuff.

We were out wheelin' and a guy was experimenting with a FF14B on 42's, 5.38 gears and a crawl box in which he had made a clear diff cover and purposely put no gear oil in it &...
Jeep Forums: Wrangler General Discussion   04-08-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,816
Posted By Joe Dillard
Sweet! Out of curiosity, does the sticker...

Sweet!

Out of curiosity, does the sticker say how much the tow hooks were? Or were they part of a package & costs were not broken down item for item?
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   04-04-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,459
Posted By Joe Dillard
Congrats!

Congrats!
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   04-03-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 41,139
Posted By Joe Dillard
Sorry to say this folks....Fototime, the company...

Sorry to say this folks....Fototime, the company I've been using to host photos for ~20 years, took a catastrophic unrecoverable hit March 10th.

I had somewhere ~8k Jeep tech and trail run pics...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   03-07-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 16,212
Posted By Joe Dillard
We like to lift the body off the frame and remove...

We like to lift the body off the frame and remove the gas tank to be better able to reach that area for welding and multiple other access reasons along the way.

Like this:
...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   03-06-2021, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By Joe Dillard
Congrats Ol' Timer. :D

Congrats Ol' Timer. :D
Jeep Forums: Wrangler General Discussion   02-28-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,816
Posted By Joe Dillard
Nice '95 YJ! BTW, it's not bone stock - somebody...

Nice '95 YJ! BTW, it's not bone stock - somebody put front tow hooks on it. :p
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   02-28-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Joe Dillard
As a reasonable replacement, you could go to a...

As a reasonable replacement, you could go to a local hardware store, and in the plumbing section take a look at the pipe insulation selection they have & cut/glue/zip tie it to fit.

It's cheap,...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   02-27-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,177
Posted By Joe Dillard
While not my YJ, a friend brought their TJ over...

While not my YJ, a friend brought their TJ over to my place for me to give it a good look over and give them a couple recommendations. Well....I found this and said this may need to go. :laugh:
...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   02-25-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Joe Dillard
Have you checked the shock mounts and tracbar...

Have you checked the shock mounts and tracbar mounts yet?

How's the tranny mount?
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   02-25-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Joe Dillard
Buy somebody's HPD30 who already converted it &...

Buy somebody's HPD30 who already converted it & swap it into your YJ would most likely be the easiest.

I sold my old HPD30 that was converted & had all sorts of upgrades in it. I helped the guy...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   02-18-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 16,212
Posted By Joe Dillard
It's gettin' there. Looking good! :tea:

It's gettin' there.

Looking good! :tea:
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   02-14-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,901
Posted By Joe Dillard
I'm pretty sure this is one of the first YJ Savvy...

I'm pretty sure this is one of the first YJ Savvy bumpers - it's on my friend Erik Jordan's YJ. I took this pic ~10 years ago while at Erik's house near Los Angeles.

Yes, it's bent in a few...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   02-09-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 19,809
Posted By Joe Dillard
Looks REALLY sweet, Scott. :highfive: If I...

Looks REALLY sweet, Scott. :highfive:

If I were you, I'd be anxious and take a flight out to see it first hand.
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   02-07-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 19,809
Posted By Joe Dillard
Holy smokes, Scott. :eek: This is the first I've...

Holy smokes, Scott. :eek: This is the first I've heard about you moving back east.

I'm in Southern Maryland & love it here! Lots of farms, large properties, but still not too far from DC, or...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   02-07-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 16,212
Posted By Joe Dillard
Most of the ones I've built were like Randon's...

Most of the ones I've built were like Randon's above.....5.5" at the highest hole (which worked out best for most applications between a 35" to 37" tire), with 2 options below it @ 4.5" and 3.5".
...
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-30-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,668
Posted By Joe Dillard
I went with a flat clocked Atlas 5.0 w/front 32...

I went with a flat clocked Atlas 5.0 w/front 32 spline upgrade.

For my application (YJ) it was an easy install since I went with a 1" body lift to help make room for it, and a 1" motor mount lift...
Jeep Forums: YJ Wrangler Technical Forum   01-30-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 16,212
Posted By Joe Dillard
Following along too. Always good to see somebody...

Following along too. Always good to see somebody jump into a fun project with both feet. :)
Jeep Forums: Wrangler General Discussion   01-22-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By Joe Dillard
If I recall correctly, there was a large Jeep...

If I recall correctly, there was a large Jeep dealership in Florida that would do this for free for customers who purchased their Jeep from them.

They were very Jeeper friendly and had regular...
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