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Forum: Build Threads 05-26-2020, 03:22 PM
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Posted By cu4whln
Today I checked driveline angles... F/R...

Today I checked driveline angles... F/R propshafts, engine, etc. They look pretty good.

Measured up the required rear prop. I am going to have a shop modify the old one. Looks like it needs to be...
Forum: Build Threads 05-26-2020, 12:35 PM
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Posted By cu4whln
No, no.. that would be bad! LOL BJs Off Road has...

No, no.. that would be bad! LOL

BJs Off Road has all the required hoses that I needed. :D
Forum: Build Threads 05-25-2020, 06:54 PM
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Posted By cu4whln
Fuel Tank Woes ...

I have had ongoing issues filling my fuel tank since day one.. this has been very irritating! :banghead:
Now that I am redoing the tank, figured it was time to remove and redo ALL the related fill...
Forum: Build Threads 05-23-2020, 09:48 PM
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Posted By cu4whln
And the last of today's fun.. Worked on the Dana...

And the last of today's fun.. Worked on the Dana 300 shifter. I already had to modify the cross pin that the shift rod rides on, to make it fit with the new trans and clocking position.

Today I...
Forum: Build Threads 05-23-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
Sweet Sounds Delivered today!

The muffler showed up today. I have always been happy with the Borla exhaust sound. throaty, but not loud. 2 1/2" pipe - Left inlet, center exit

https://i.ibb.co/Q9CzP5Z/20200523-185206.jpg...
Forum: Build Threads 05-23-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 110
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Posted By cu4whln
More fun and games . . .

After removing the tank, I installed the rear shocks.. I didn't know the fuel fill metal tube attached to the shock bolt? Hmm, is that normal? Not what is shown in my 77...
Forum: Build Threads 05-23-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
Not so fun job today ...

Today was a project I have been avoiding for some time. Removed the rear Aux tank from the spare area. I have hated this since I bought the Jeep 5 years ago.
Of course, the gauge said it was at...
Forum: Build Threads 05-23-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
Nope.. I will be happy with the stock power. it's...

Nope.. I will be happy with the stock power. it's a Jeep and tow rig.
Forum: Build Threads 05-22-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 110
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Posted By cu4whln
Also wrapped up a few things... Drilled the 2...

Also wrapped up a few things...

Drilled the 2 trans mount holes in the cross member and bolted it down for the last time [I think! ] This was a lot of fun as hot chips fell down on my arm as I laid...
Forum: Build Threads 05-22-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 110
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Posted By cu4whln
Groundhog Day: "Working from Home" - Again . . .

Actually, I was able to go work for a couple of hours once or twice this week. It is very strange there now with all the masks, social distancing.. not allowed in conferance rooms... weird. ...
Forum: Build Threads 05-20-2020, 09:37 PM
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Posted By cu4whln
Minor Progress ...

Today was kind of a "Wrap Up" day.
After setting up and drilling the rest of cross member mounting bolt holes, I jacked up the trans and removed it again for some final shaping and grinding.
Then...
Forum: Build Threads 05-19-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
Next Up: Cooling module ...

Getting the fan mounted up to the radiator .. cardboard templets first..

https://i.ibb.co/sHzwrfY/20200511-185326.jpg (https://ibb.co/m8gq7jW)

Next, trace and cut it out of alum sheet.

Top part:...
Forum: Build Threads 05-19-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
Fabrication days ...

Have spent the last few days turning cardboard templets into reality... First cut the added metal spacer, then jig it up for some welding …
This is to lower the cross member to make room for...
Forum: Build Threads 05-16-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
Trans Mount Issue

This is the Novak rear poly mount bracket.
They provide a nice HD bracket that mounts to the Dana 300 adaptor.
However, with the clocking location I am using - the mount was hitting the pan of the...
Forum: Build Threads 05-16-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
in Today's News . . .

So, have decided I am pretty happy with the location of the engine.
Now need to "lockdown" the rear cross member and trans mount. Why is this important? All the other adaptation work can proceed...
Forum: Build Threads 05-15-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 110
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Posted By cu4whln
Remember.. this is an LT engine, not an LS. I...

Remember.. this is an LT engine, not an LS. I think LS is easier actually
Forum: Build Threads 05-14-2020, 08:27 PM
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Posted By cu4whln
Plenty of clearance... This looks closer than it...

Plenty of clearance... This looks closer than it is... More of an issue on driver side.

https://i.ibb.co/F8DDzhX/20200513-195828.jpg (https://ibb.co/ygQQqNp)


Today was a planning and assessment...
Forum: Build Threads 05-13-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
My buddy Tom came over and helped me today. Need...

My buddy Tom came over and helped me today. Need 2 people to carefully test fit.

Try one: Note, the long engine mount is on the driver side. More on this...
Forum: Build Threads 05-13-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
Is Today the Day ??

The red carpet is out ! Is it time?

https://i.ibb.co/DkLFsfj/20200512-195720.jpg (https://ibb.co/P4ty3GV)

More arrivals .. Lots of Jeep parts showing up . ....
Forum: Build Threads 05-12-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 38,866
Posted By cu4whln
Wow! That looks AWESOME !! Very nice. ...

Wow! That looks AWESOME !! Very nice. :thumbsup:

Love that you didn't have to paint and it looks so good!
Forum: Build Threads 05-11-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
Cooling Module: "High Tech" Mockup

Today, I put my plan into motion...

The radiator is shorter than the fan by some amount. I need to make up some plates to attach the two.

So cardboard and duct tape mockup it is! There are two...
Forum: Build Threads 05-11-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
Cooling Module: "High Tech" Mockup

Today, I put my plan into motion...

The radiator is shorter than the fan by some amount. I need to make up some plates to attach the two.

So cardboard mockup it is! Made up templets to mount...
Forum: Build Threads 05-11-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
Thank you sir!

Thank you sir!
Forum: Build Threads 05-10-2020, 07:16 PM
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Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
Next Up: Clocking . . .

OK - so have to decide which of the 4 clocking locations to use. Issue is the front prop Carden joint to trans pan clearance.
At first, I thought my only option was to use the almost flat clocking...
Forum: Build Threads 05-10-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,633
Posted By cu4whln
In Today's News . . .

Today was t-case day … First up, cobbled a Dana 300 shifter together thanks to a few friends. [ Thanks Mike and Eric! ] Going to have to modify it slightly due to the clocking position, but it...
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