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Old 12-04-2006, 08:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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YJ Dash Question

Does anyone know if it is possible to change from the original dash(of a YJ) to a CJ dash??
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Old 12-05-2006, 12:07 AM   #2 (permalink)
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yes. get a red star and search. or try google, there was a webstie with the same idea
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Old 12-05-2006, 04:15 AM   #3 (permalink)
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yes, I am in the process of putting one in my project. So far all bolt holes line up. The defrost ducts are going to be an issue. I don't like the dash pad so I likely won't use it. Wiring ... I'm using a 401 in the yj so I won't need all the yj stuff. I think off-road had an article on this somewhere on the web.

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Old 12-05-2006, 10:09 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Defroster duct solution:

Cut holes for the factory ducts. Then either use your original dash pad or be like me & fab up a dash box with integrated defroster ducts.

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89breaker - any pics of your dash setup? Im looking to flat dash mine as well and this is pretty much the only snag I can think of. Thanks!

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Old 12-10-2006, 11:40 AM   #6 (permalink)
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No problem, I will take some tonight.

The dash has been pulled (electrical problems) until recently.
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Old 12-11-2006, 01:22 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Ok sweet! Thanks for postin them up!!! Im doing some small metal fab and wanted to see what all you did to them. Thanks again!

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Old 12-11-2006, 02:56 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Dash pics

Disregard the loose wires & dirt......I'm not done.

For the defrost, I am using the stock pad until I can fab up a dash box with defroster ducts.

Also, if you google this subject, you will get about a week's worth of reading.

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