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Old 09-05-2009
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Project YJ

My dad bought a 95 YJ for my sister. And he wanted it to look like a sick trail rig. so parts started to show up at the door and i had the fun puting them on!

new as of now:
front bumper
lights
4" lift
rebuilt 2.5
water pump
radiator
bed liner floor
33x13.50-18 IROC
18x10 PROCOMP

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day he bought it

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first day at home

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lifted as of today

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last pic tonight

still have a rear bumper to put on, and find a small trany leak.
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Looks like you sisters gonna be big pimpin with those rims.


Looks great.
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looks great man
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I had a 93 Yj as a trail rig 4cyl., 5spd, could go all day with a 1/4 tank.
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So what rims are you running now?
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yo how the offset on those procomps when they were on ur ranger? the look good or too far in the fenders?
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when they were on my ranger the tires were flush with my flairs maybe 1/2" out. there 0 offset 5" backspacing 18x10. right now im back to running my 265 buckshots untill i make some bank for new wheels and tires.

-Also i just found out last night while i was back in the woods with it that the 4x4 isnt working. the T-case shifts into all gears and low works, but i dont get any wheel spin up front. there is a little vacume operated thing on the front axle. not sure how it works it has 2 vacume lines and 2 wires off it. any help would be great!!


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Had the problem with my 4x4, some times it gets filled with water just unbolt it and check then seal it up. Check the vacume lines for cracks and such
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I would take the vacuum system out. Get a long side shaft from a D30 with out the vacuum (direct swap in) and make a block off plate for the housing. That way your 4x4 will always work.
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I remember there is a kit for like $200 to take the vacume system out and it locks the front diff by useing like a choke cable. I cant remember the company who made it
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Old 09-07-2009
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I remember there is a kit for like $200 to take the vacume system out and it locks the front diff by useing like a choke cable. I cant remember the company who made it
Its called posi-lok but your better off going to a solid shaft its stronger then the shift collor setup.
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thanks guys ill look in to that. i hate vacume operated 4x4 systems.
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Looks sweet, sucks I had to leave for school before it was done. Your dad still considering a winch for up front?
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nahh not big enough... 6" with 35s and beadlocks lol
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nahh not big enough... 6" with 35s and beadlocks lol
haha its only a 2.5L 4cyl. 33's are big enough and my sister still has to climb into it. lol

im think im going with 35s on my ranger.
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Its been a while sence ive updated this.

installed a rugged ridge heavy duty cross over steering system and new steering shaft, tight steering now! also rebuilt the steering box. also some 2" lift shackles

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sweet!
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Nice, lookin at this makes me wana finish my 94 YJ. Mines gonna be 4in Rough Country, 32's, Sway bar disconnects and a 1" bl. Your on WranglerForum right?
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that thing is spring under axle? AXLE FLIP IT!!!!!! free 3-4" lift just lengthen your driveshafts
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Nice, lookin at this makes me wana finish my 94 YJ. Mines gonna be 4in Rough Country, 32's, Sway bar disconnects and a 1" bl. Your on WranglerForum right?
Get it done! Haha and yes I'm on wranglerforum.




And I don't want to to spring over it wouldn't fit in the garage. Lol plus I'd need a sye and new driveshafts and brake lines. It does fine the way it is. Could use a locker.
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Get it done! Haha and yes I'm on wranglerforum.




And I don't want to to spring over it wouldn't fit in the garage. Lol plus I'd need a sye and new driveshafts and brake lines. It does fine the way it is. Could use a locker.
Yeah I know, I have all winter SOA looks like its a PITA...
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Your YJ is looking great.

I sure enjoy my 1989 YJ with 2" lift, 2.5L 5spd.
Very reliable and loads of fun.
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i believe you can take that vacuum thing off the diff and just bolt it on backwards (with no hoses) and it will always hold it in, tho a 1 piece shaft is still better
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i ended up doing the posi cable lock set up. worked great, and i loved that jeep but we sold it. not a practical vehical to drive from IL to GA when my sisters at school.
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