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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-25-2020, 06:04 AM
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Posted By jeepdaddy2000
No offense to anybody, but I think a lot of folks...

No offense to anybody, but I think a lot of folks overthink and overspend on their battery selection.


I have had great luck with Wally World batteries. Cheap and reliable. Sure they don't have...
Jeep Forums: General Jeep & Off-Road Equipment   03-24-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Modifications are a "wanna do" not a "gotta do"....

Modifications are a "wanna do" not a "gotta do". I ran a stock 66 Scout in HS. Wheeled the crap out of it. It went just about anywhere I wanted. 4 cylinder, 4 speed, recaps. Never modified. Loved it....
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-23-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Back when a all you needed is a map and a...

Back when a all you needed is a map and a compass.



Guns, 4X4's, chainsaws.


EVERYTHING you saw in that video is illegal now.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-21-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,270
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Oil pressure won't cause your pan gasket not...

Oil pressure won't cause your pan gasket not fail, positive crankcase pressure will (but I think that was what you were saying)
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-19-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
couple of personal opinions....... Do a 2.5"...

couple of personal opinions.......
Do a 2.5" lift. The added clearance will help keeping the frame from banging into the axles every time you hit a bump.


The C style shackles are brutally...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-18-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Friendly Local Auto Parts Store

Friendly Local Auto Parts Store
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-18-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Blank brake lines can be had from any FLAPS. ...

Blank brake lines can be had from any FLAPS.

You can customize the length with a double flaring tool. A cheap bending tool will work for your bends and coils.

You can mount your proportioning...
Jeep Forums: General Jeep & Off-Road Equipment   03-17-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 284
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Do you mean an AFE intake? If so, I recommend...

Do you mean an AFE intake?
If so, I recommend you dump the gauze filter and go to Tymar style. The diesel's pull so much air that they will open up the gauze and allow grit and dust into the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-17-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
I did an 11" swap on my CJ using stock Wagoneer...

I did an 11" swap on my CJ using stock Wagoneer brakes. Rears were a direct bolt in (D44). I'm not sure if the D44's will swap over to the 20. If they do, then that may be an added option to source...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-15-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
A lot of guys grab a set of retracting shoulder...

A lot of guys grab a set of retracting shoulder belts out of the U pick yard. Mount the retracting spool on the fenderwell. Drilling and welding a tube through the roll bar provides an anchor for the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-15-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 840
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
You're right. I meant that for the throwout...

You're right. I meant that for the throwout bearing thread below. I have no idea how I managed to post it on your thread...:surprise:
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-14-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 840
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
While I like your lift, I think I would opt for...

While I like your lift, I think I would opt for jack stands, which would give an added foot or so clearance while keeping your maneuvering room under the rig clear.


Many years ago, I purchased a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-13-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
If you are cramped under the Jeep, you can put...

If you are cramped under the Jeep, you can put the rig on jack stands and gain some much needed maneuvering room.


Don't be afraid to strap/bolt the assembly to your jack before removal. Getting...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-13-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
No your memory isn't rusty, mine is...... I was...

No your memory isn't rusty, mine is......
I was thinking about Monroe-matics and Red Ryders and got them squished together.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-13-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Shocks are a hydraulic way to control spring...

Shocks are a hydraulic way to control spring oscillation.

Standard shocks use a piston inside a oil filled cylinder (shock body). The piston has holes drilled in it. The shock works by the piston...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-10-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,140
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Good job on finding the issue. A rotational...

Good job on finding the issue. A rotational "leak" would indeed cause a fluctuating pressure needle. What an oddball problem.



I wonder if the hole isn't a casting bubble.


I wouldn't worry...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-09-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
11B: Shoot, move, communicate. :grin2: 11Z50:...

11B:
Shoot, move, communicate. :grin2:
11Z50:
HR. :frown2:
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-08-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
I spent almost ten years as a mechanic in a local...

I spent almost ten years as a mechanic in a local 4X4 shop. I did manage to put much of that knowledge to use on various deployments, but only in an informal role (retired 11Z50).


Most (of our...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-08-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
Modern fluids, modern intervals. You can look...

Modern fluids, modern intervals.
You can look up just about any car's fluid interval and apply that to your Jeep. Most are about 100,000 miles on transmission, T case, and diffs. Auto transmissions...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   03-07-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By jeepdaddy2000
The first question should be which transmission...

The first question should be which transmission do you need.


Light wheeling, fireroading, mall crawling, DD, etc, you will want a smooth shifting transmission such as the T150 3 speed, T176/77...
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