Any cool projects/mods for YJs?

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Any cool projects/mods for YJs?

Postby dg93yj » Wed Oct 03, 2012 9:01 pm

Hello, YJs.

I really want to put some work into my YJ right now. I feel as though it has been neglected for too long.

What are some must-haves/must-dos to make my YJ a studly off-roader?

(I have a 2.5" lift [I think...] with 31x10.5x15 General Grabber AT2s, cold air intake.)
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Any cool projects/mods for YJs?

Postby jayhawkclint » Wed Oct 03, 2012 9:10 pm

Fuel injected 350 Chevy is pretty cool.
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Re: Any cool projects/mods for YJs?

Postby Shrek » Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:21 am

Spring over with d-60s
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Re: Any cool projects/mods for YJs?

Postby jjstasen » Thu Oct 04, 2012 5:42 am

2.5 ton rockwells
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Re: Any cool projects/mods for YJs?

Postby OKRenegade » Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:21 pm

DG,

It was nice to meet you Tuesday night at Sauced, glad you could make it out.

If you do everything listed above you would have a pretty incredible jeep. It might be helpful for you to give some info as to your budget/end goal with the Jeep, in order to get some better feedback. That being said, based upon what you told me about your Jeep, I would suggest re-gearing your axles and some lockers.
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Re: Any cool projects/mods for YJs?

Postby Electricjman » Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:16 pm

I would say that you should put in a fuel injected 350, Dana 44/60, 36" tires and ARB's. That is what I would if it was my Jeep.
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Re: Any cool projects/mods for YJs?

Postby fatty » Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:38 pm

I think Pete is right, decide what you want to do with your jeep and what is your end goal. A mud truck will be different than a rock crawler and a overlander. I have always tried to mod mine for what I saw other people break. So far, so good.
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Re: Any cool projects/mods for YJs?

Postby dilleywhopper » Thu Oct 11, 2012 6:56 pm

Comp cut corners and stretch it front and rear with some xj mains using your current springs. Just re-drill the center holes. Buy a 9" and hp44 and hummer wheels and tires and you'll be good to go.
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