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12-19-2014 12:01 AM
Baktie_91YJ Hi all, I'm not exactly a noob but I could use some more experience. I have a '91 YJ on 32's that I wheel every summer, and I recently got an early 60's cj5 project. See you all soon!
12-09-2014 09:45 AM

Hi all
My name is Jon and I am from Pismo Beach California. I recently picked up my first true off road rig. I have ridden along in other rigs, but never owned my own. Previously I was into 60's/early 70's Datsuns and any big v-twin sport bike, so naturally I like to go fast. Now I want to climb things. My sister needed some cash and had this old jeep, so we traded and now here I am. Its pretty beat up, cut up, welded up, and rigged together. I plan to get it reliable and safe, then beat the shit out of it to find out what I need to replace with HD parts

1972 Cj5
AMC 304
FSJ T-18 and FSJ D20 (I think since it is a U shift pattern?)
SOA with ghetto fabbed shocks
D30, D44
Power Steering

Bonus shot of Red, my Aussie, and my DD F150
12-07-2014 07:56 AM

Hey all. Second time jeep owner here. This one is mine and not the wife's so it will go off road.
2005 unlimited all stock for now. Looking for info to go with 33's or 35's.
12-05-2014 09:18 PM

Hey guys and gals. New guy here just saying hi and looking around to see if i can find my own answers before asking repeated questions.
12-04-2014 11:03 AM
RoseYJ New from GA, 95 YJ slowly building up. Been lurking for awhile and doing research. Y'all helped me swap my AX5 to an AX15, so thanks for the info. Looking forward to more help down the line. I'll buy a beer to the first person who flames me, as long as you live close by... and help with the project.
11-28-2014 09:25 PM
Hello from Washington State...

Hey Jeep Peeps!

Just dropping in as ive been a browser for a few years... Decided to sigh up for a year so here we goooo
We have 3 jeeps that we daily drive... We had a car payment once.. it was warm and drove so smooth!! Traded that in on another jeep lol paid off jeep..

Wifes drab yj and my black cj/yj/thing... ....
We just picked our son up a jeep as well for 500$.. with Dana 44 and a 12 bolt. not sure on the gear ratio yet.. Scared to look lol so this is gonna be our next build..

Well im going to try and stay active here. Lately ive been putting my time into building tools instead of jeeps lol.
Latest project is taking my protools hd105 that is now HF air Hydraulic set up and making it elect hydraulic using a compressor motor and a powersteering pump... ive heard its been done so her we gooo....
10-30-2014 11:29 AM
jeepnimzel Never introduced myself here, so figured I would.
I live in Dallas metro area and have a shop north of Dallas in Van Alstyne, been building and working with Jeeps since I was a kid.
I've owned over a dozen TJ's mostly modest builds, one on 42's and tons, which I acquired and immediately reworked it. I am currently in the process of a frame off restoration of a 1980 CJ-7 and a 1969 Jeepster Commando. Got flamed on Jeep Hard Core so I deleted that thread there and wanted to repost it in the Jeep Non Hardcore.

For local guys I am have a shop tons of tools and will normally help if I can find the time for nothing more than the reciprocation of help when I need it.
10-15-2014 12:36 AM

1986 jeep turd, 2.5 litres of hatred, kind of a one inch lift on 33's. cut the rear fenders and probably going to cut more and weld more. my tan is fading so i need to break out the welder. its not bad. done alot of work in the past month to try and get it trail ready. bump stop extensions front and rear.
10-13-2014 10:56 PM
New to the group, so say hello to me

Just joined. Own a 2004 Wrangler lifted 4". Love mud and rocks but nothing beats late night trailing. Im no pavement pussy and love pushing my rig to its limits! Getting ready to trash my factory axles and swap to 78-79 Waggoner 44's. If you've got any tips or ideas feel free to chat.
10-12-2014 05:46 PM
hotrodlarry howdy... just crossed over to the dark side and bought a jeep last week. figured I'd sign up here and see what this place was all about.
10-06-2014 10:08 PM
Coverbuster My new '66 CJ5. Its and old school Cali build. GM steering, disc D27, 225-6, Saturn Over drive, Painless wiring. body is a 9.5.......

09-23-2014 10:41 PM
Back in the Game

I've been 'jeepless' for the last ten years or so. Well... that wasn't meant to last forever. I am picking up a CJ8 next week across the state from where I live. I'm really looking forward to getting dirty. I'm just not looking forward to busted knuckles. Hopefully it's not overly rusted out...
09-23-2014 12:16 PM
New to the Jeep world

Hi all. New to the Jeep life. Not afraid to wrench on anything I own or help someone wrench on something they own
09-22-2014 10:14 AM
rsg1963 Checking in. Wheeling since 1984. Currently own a '79 CJ7. I don't care about one brand over the other, I've owned FJ's, CJ's, Nissans, Chevy's, Fords and Dodges, they all suck money, they all break. Only the owners make the difference. Either they are dicks or they are cool. Hope to meet the cool ones on the trail.
09-17-2014 03:15 AM
roamingaz Hi everyone I'm new here. I am building a YJ into more of a expedition type rig then a crawler and figure I would join since I keep getting directed here looking for info.
09-09-2014 10:25 PM
DaFuq My name is Wade. If you want to know anything more about me you will have to buy me dinner, get me drunk and blow me. And I expect a really great dinner, too; not some crap from Taco Bell.

I ain't no cheap date.

Hope to become a part of the community. Play nice, boys and girls...
09-08-2014 01:21 PM
Dayriesw Not really newb, just kind of newb here.

My DD.

09-07-2014 07:58 AM
lilduec Newb to the off road world, but been around hot rods, all forms of racing and motorcycles my whole life. I'm a fabricator on the side and an aircraft inspector by day. Just on here to get some good info about this 96 ZJ I acquired in a trade the other day. Lots of good info here and hope to maybe find some people around the St Louis area that go wheelin.
09-01-2014 03:31 PM
Hi from Mass.

Hi there, I've been into Jeeps and 4x4s almost forever, can't throw a stone around here without hitting a Jeep or part of one. Current project is a 1952 M38, I also like attempting really stupid things that no one has tried before.
08-30-2014 09:22 AM
Originally Posted by AV8 View Post
Nice Jeep Oldskool60. Did you purchase that near Santa Rosa- Healdsburg area? I think I nearly bought her last year off craigslist.

Very nice, thinking of upgrading the D27 perhaps?
Thanks AV8!!

...yeah, I too found her on Craigslist, but from Placerville area.

You mean there's actually another CJ with a Jeepster front clip? You don't see that very often (if at all actually)! Typically it's the other way around isn't it? A Jeepster with a CJ front....anyway...

Yeah, I do want to upgrade the D27 for sure! Just not sure what route yet.

I want to swap the front for disc brakes (without having to spend 700 bucks for a kit), so if I find a D30 with disc already attached, then I may do that, otherwise I'd prefer to go another D44. Additionally, not sure if I want to widen the axles/track for the added stability. This is my first rig, and I have a lot to figure out yet....

I got my driveshaft angles figured out and corrected...time to go get some experience under the belt!

08-30-2014 08:13 AM
AV8 Nice Jeep Oldskool60. Did you purchase that near Santa Rosa- Healdsburg area? I think I nearly bought her last year off craigslist.

Very nice, thinking of upgrading the D27 perhaps?
08-29-2014 01:11 AM
OldSkool60 Greetings from the California Bay Area!!

New Jeeper here with my first (and most likely my only) rig.

A 1960 CJ5 with a Jeepster front clip;
350 cid w/ SM420 and D18;
D27 Front w/ pwr lock;
D44 Rear w/ Detroit locker;
4:88s for a crawl ratio of ~84
BFG 32x11.50x15s
Manual Line Lock

Custom half-Z dash
No rust (California car)

BEAUTIFUL LOOKS! (actually got complimented by two separate beauties within the first mile of ownership while stopped at Chevron to top off that 9.5 gallon seat tank)

...a can of worms to be sure (it's a '60 after all), but I plan on valiantly opening this can and methodically squashing these worms one by one...

...starting with the grenaded rear u-joint and driveshaft e-brake I got on day-two driving to DMV to register it.

This is going to be fun!!

08-28-2014 06:55 PM
AV8 Hi Jeepers. I've been lurking for a while reading up some interesting stuff. Not so looking forward to getting flamed but I know it's coooommmmmiiiiingggg..
Buckling up
08-19-2014 01:09 PM
4x4technician Hello everyone. My name is Dennis and I live in Georgia. New to the site, looking forward to being part of the group
08-18-2014 08:55 PM
Nevada_Noob Gentlemen,

I am completely new to this site and also new to 4-wheeling. I do not have a 4x4 yet, but am looking at the Rubicon Unlimiteds and looking to buy at the end of 2015. I am just here for intel.

I am a big forum user with Sniper's Hide, but that is just for long range shooting. I hope I can eventually contribute here as I do at the Hide, but it will take awhile. I live in the Reno Nevada area and the need for a 4x4 has drawn me towards something more serious than an AWD Subaru.

Thank you in advance for all of your help.

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