|10-22-2016 10:36 AM|
Not new but,
it's been a while since I was here. So, I thought I'd just pop in and say hey. Hey
|10-20-2016 09:53 PM|
New to the site, but not new to jeeps, so hopefully I'll learn more & try to contribute where ever I can.
|10-19-2016 02:54 PM|
New here just joined today. Purchased my first jeep about a month ago, 1980 CJ7, 37s on a spring over with chevy one tons and stock drivetrain. Took a month of jumping through hoops to get it tagged and insured but finally street legal today.
|10-13-2016 07:28 PM|
Hello from Upstate NY!
I love this place! I am looking to do a Willys Wagon project. I have some ideas of what I want but will be asking the pirates for more advice when I am ready. Until then, I'm lurking............
|10-08-2016 07:01 PM|
From Orangevale california, started with a 85 toyota pickup, dad borrowed it for a day and woke up to a missed call from him. called back to some bad news that the motor was blown. (was his truck since he was 16 anyways) so we found myself a 92 XJ for a screamin deal and i put my pride aside and bought a jeep. Never been happier about it! Started off with the first picture, put some more money into it am lovin it. much more to do and hope to have help with some more experienced guys along the way. thanks guys
|10-01-2016 12:07 PM|
newb to the jeep thing
located south west Arizona, name is Jeremie, Been a yota guy my whole life but a deal on a 02 grand Cherokee 4x4 4.7l came up and with a family of 4 and 2 dogs the extended cab yota was a bit small, already found some great info some good some bad about the new family rig
|09-17-2016 12:17 PM|
New around here, been on other forums for years....finally feel like seeing what I can learn from pirate (quite a bit for sure).
98 XJ with plans for d60's/hybrid cage.
|09-15-2016 08:03 PM|
Yo. New here. New to 4x4. Rough terrain and I go way back.
I am a man with many questions.....
|09-07-2016 06:17 AM|
I registered in 2006 and this is my 6th post since!
|08-27-2016 09:55 PM|
|findthad||I've been afraid to post for years.|
|08-14-2016 05:50 PM|
|n8c||1997 TJ in Portland OR. Just barely starting to wrench on her. Glad to have found this site.|
|07-24-2016 05:19 PM|
|Chris Gasman||new to this forgive me if I screw this up Better with motorcycles and guns computers arent my thing lol .thanks for the add from PA I have a 93 yj and need info on ax5to ax15 upgrade|
|07-19-2016 09:17 PM|
First time Ford owner and new to vehicles with radiators
Here is my new beast... 1993 F-350 XLT Crew Cab 460ci
Pulled all the trim off... now the fun begins
|07-15-2016 09:54 PM|
|AgamemnonTWC||Howdy, new member here. I have a 99 TJ that I'm slowly building/repairing while in college.|
|07-15-2016 07:50 AM|
Hey all, I'm new to this particular forum. Hope to get a thread going soon covering my build of my 89 yj.
|07-11-2016 05:51 PM|
Never posted in here, but I have a '99 XJ that i'm almost finished with a 5.3 swap. Should be done in about a month or so...
The last picture I took of the engine bay
|06-21-2016 01:20 PM|
|pctghost||New to jeeps and I am jumping into a TJ 5.3 swap. Figured I would jump in with both feet. I have a 1997 Jeep wrangler TJ had a 2.5L engine with a ax5 transmission, and my son blew up the stock transfercase. So starting totally from scratch. Looking for all the help that i can get.|
|06-16-2016 08:28 PM|
Joined in 2010 and here's my first post!! I enjoy all the crazy shit yinz guys build and wheel!
Oh and here's my DD!
|06-11-2016 05:46 PM|
Hello from Delaware! I've been a jeeper since I was a little kid. Cousin AJ, who used to make fiberglass bodies, took me for a ride in a metal-flake purple cj-5 with wheelie bars. We went through first, second, and third gears before the front end came down. I was hooked at that moment. Then he built one for my dad that scared him so bad he drove it once and parked it. I was along on that ride also.
My first vehicle was a 69 cj-5 that we bought as a frame with a cowl hangiing off of it. I put on an AJ's Metal flake blue body and got it tagged. Since then I've built a 47 CJ2A, 53 Willys Station Wagon, and now another 47 CJ2A. I've lurked on pirate for a while now, and it is some of the best reading there is. Hopefully I won't get flamed too badly.
Here is my latest build.
|06-10-2016 08:23 AM|
I managed to score a '79 CJ7 that was taken to a mechanics shop in the early 2000's for a full fix-me-up. They put in a new engine, rebuilt the trans, brake and fuel systems, as well as a number of other things. Total bill was around $5200. The owner declined to pay it and it sat at the shop for the next 10 years collecting dust. I picked it up for a song once the shop was closing its doors and towed it home. She needs some general love to be road worth, but the truck runs well and everything works that needs to work.
The goal is to have a jeep I can drive around town fairly well and do some overland off roading stuff. Not interested in building a crazy mud toy, or rock crawler, just a capable rig to take hunting and camping.
-Get an interior
-General tune up (currently choke sticking, ect)
-1" poly body lift.
-2.5 or 4" suspension lift.
-fix (or at least prevent from spreading) a few small rust holes.
-get the lights/sound working again.
-get the original Warn Jeep Winch working again
-odds and ends.
-redo shoddy welding on roll cage.
If anyone has any recommendations about places to source parts, lifts they like, or top not build threads they can link I would appreciate it. I picked this thing up last night at 11pm and have never owned a jeep, and am a bit of a noob in terms of what brands are good and whatnot. My mechanical skills are upper end hobbiest (rebuilt engines, transmissions, custom cages, ect) so I wouldnt mind seeing some cool work. Please feel free to post links!
AMC 304 V8 with holley carb, long tubes, and true duels
4 speed trans
locking hubs on all 4 wheels (for flat towing)
Levi's package original truck (only rear bench remains)
big old winch up front stamped JEEP "made by warn industries"
|05-09-2016 09:02 PM|
In from northern AZ, need some wheelin buddies. Everyone I know is too busy or too broke...
1995 YJ, J20 D44 front and D60 rear, locked up, 37s
|05-09-2016 06:59 PM|
|Rustinn||Another newb reporting in. Hailing from MN, I've been in and out of fourwheelin for about 10 years. Owned a few older 250 highboys and whatnot. For the last 5 years I have suffered a bad addiction to jeeps. Currently I own a '79 Cj7, '97 TJ and an '02 WJ. I've lurked here for quite some time but I am wanting to go bigger with my TJ so I figured I would join up.|
|05-09-2016 06:08 AM|
New Jeep Family in Middle TN
Well...I have wanted a Jeep since I was in High School back in the 80's.
I finally pulled the trigger and bought one this week...2004 Sport!
I am looking forward to spending waaaaay too much time on here learning about my TJ and spending waaaaay to much money on my TJ.
|05-02-2016 11:12 PM|
Not a new member but has a new Jeep...
2000 Grand Cherokee WJ 4.7
245/75/16 TOYO Open country tires
|04-20-2016 07:49 AM|
|JQMack||New here, but not to Jeeps. Working on my second 1997 Wrangler, slowly upgrading as we wheel more with the club here in Delaware.|
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