December 15, 2018

TJ/LJ Door Switch Defeat hack.

You have a Jeep Wrangler, if you’re reading my articles, you probably at least have some interest in off-roading, and maybe I’m making assumptions here, but you may have at least considered taking your doors off.  If you’ve tried this on a TJ you’ve probably noticed that your door switches are a little difficult to […]

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TJ/LJ sunrider latch-pin hack.

Spring is here, and this past weekend, I wanted to take the top down on the LJ and take my daughter for a ride.  So I started the procedure of learning the LJ’s soft top.  I bought the Jeep this past december, so I hadn’t had the chance to take the top down yet.  So […]

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BamBar – The ultimate anti-wrap solution

Originally published on: Anti-Wrap Like You’ve Never Seen Written by: Al Bsharah 11/20/01 The ultimate in anti-wrap solutions.  This bar does not bind, does not hinder articulation, does not cause anti-squat, and does not make Jello out of your springs. As many of you have realized as your leaf-sprung rigs have grown in size and […]

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TJ Gas Filler Hose hack.

So, apparently some re-design in 2005 at Jeep caused this issue.  When you fill your TJ’s gas tank all the way up to full, it spits about half a cup of gas at you.  Spilling down the side of your Jeep, hitting the fender flare, and maybe your shoes.  This is annoying, messy, and over […]

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Rocker Protection

Never underestimate the value of good rocker protection!  At the end of August (less than 2 weeks from now) we’re taking the JK up to the NCAOAAA off-road park in Northumberland County.  DIYJ is nowhere near ready, it’d be impossible to get it ready for the trip, maybe with unlimited funds.. But doubtful.   So we’re […]

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Tub removal.

Well, I figured out how to get the tub off of DIYJ this past weekend. I was fighting with space, the Jeep sits in a pretty confined place, and I wanted to be able to lift the tub up, and roll the frame out from beneath it. I thought I’d use my engine hoist, but […]

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Computer and Dash Removal.

So I took some time to start tearing out what’s left of the remnants of the 2.5L from DIYJ.  This meant the computer, and the wiring harness.  On the 1990 YJ, with the 2.5L TBI, the computer is located inside the cab, behind the glove box.  I had already removed the dash panels, so I […]

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Motor Removal.

A short time ago, I took an evening and got the old 2.5l out of DIYJ, and now it sits on a tire on my garage floor. The procedure was about as simple as I’d think engine removal can get. Disconnect.. well, everything, then find a way to support the motor while connected to a […]

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Spring over Axle

So, there’s a lot of information rolling around how to “properly” convert your spring under Jeep to spring over. After contributing to a thread on one of the many jeep forums, I decided it was time to take the info I’d gathered, and eventually implemented, and put it in one place. This isn’t a how-to, […]

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Cheap JK 2-door hard top hoist.

So, back in April, I bought a 2013 JK Sport. Nothing special, 2-door, hard top. I’m really enjoying owning it, I drive it daily 80 miles a day to/from work. Its a great balance of fun vehicle, and commuter. Anyway, I was really excited when i got it, and didnt spend as much time shopping […]

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