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Sorry man. Site been too busy lol I thought you were guy building the 70’s Ford truck that got the obs truck lol. My bad. But none the less they work


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Yeah, you were due. I'd hit them with a little emory cloth to clean up the seal surface and call it good. O'reilly sells national seals for cheap. I think their house brand is rebadged National.
I decided to just buy new ones from jeff's Bronco Graveyard. Cheap insurance and they came with the inner bearing and seals.

Sorry man. Site been too busy lol I thought you were guy building the 70’s Ford truck that got the obs truck lol. My bad. But none the less they work


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New spice spindles
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Time to clean up the Yukon Hardcore hubs...poor bastards.
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Sonic cleaner works wonders!
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what a mess
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Pulled passenger valve cover. Everything looks as it should and clean.
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Bore scope shows the cylinders are in good shape. Sprayed some sea foam in there and turned the engine over by hand. Smooth and free.
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Looking good. I like the looks of the WOD chassis
Thank you. They did a great job designing this. It will be completely flat underneath as well. I'd love a straight up rock bouncer/buggy, but still wanted to drive it on the streets and around town. I just need to find people to wheel with now.

Can't go wrong with that, and now you can clean up the old ones and have some spares on the shelf.
That is my exact plans. Can never have enough spare parts lol.
 

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Yesterday I started working on the ram mount. Coilover mounts were in the way so I had to cut the tack welds off and remove the one side. Will be an easy fix to put them back on. Just need to trim the tabs.

The tubing was sent in two pieces. There is a sleeve that holds the halves together
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New coolant temp sensor. I never mess around with non OEM sensors.
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Pulled oil pan and was happy to see no sludge/metal chunks/issues.Does look like metal but its just air bubbles.
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Checking to make sure the new pickup to pan clearance is good. It was.
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Non clean valve cover compared to clean.
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Dad helping pull intake so we can clean it.
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Cleaning the intake
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cllleeeaannnnn
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The fuel rail hold down brackets did not work. Apparently no one makes rails to drop on a truck intake. So I made my own. Put the SWAG finger break to work.
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Ober bent them slightly so they would allow for better clamping I'll clean them up and paint after I ensure the fuel injectors do not leak.
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Mounted.
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Retaining my Ram 2500 MC. Bought these fittings to adapt the bubble flare to inverted flare to make it easier to make lines.
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These Copper NGK plugs seem popular in the LS word.
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Ram clearance at full bump.
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Now it's time to work on the front bumps and pads.
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I have spent the last few days trying to come up with bump pad mounts...just can't seem to get it the way I want.
 

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Question = I am wanting to install a ram 2500 master cylinder in my yj. Are those the adapters I would need to go from yj line to the ram ms? If so, where did you get them? Sorry for the silly questions.

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Question = I am wanting to install a ram 2500 master cylinder in my yj. Are those the adapters I would need to go from yj line to the ram ms? If so, where did you get them? Sorry for the silly questions.

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Thanks Sharp!

I unfortunately cannot help you with that. Long ago I switched from the stock YJ MC to a mercury unit, then to this. Grab a 3/8-24 nut or die and see if it threads into the current flare nuts....if they do then these are exactly what you'll need.

I bought these at AutoZone. I found the part numbers I needed from the AGS site. You'll have to ask the counter guy for them as they are in the back and not on the floor (at least for the store I went to).

I want to say the stock is probably 7/16 x 24 and 1/2 x 20
 

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revision 4 or 5 front bump pad
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7/8 x 7/8 rod ends showed up for the steering. I guess I failed to realize the bolt for the clevis is 3/4. Can't seem to find thin adapters... Looks like ballistic sells 1/16" thick when I need about 1/8". Sooo I took a pair of old ones and used the lathe to turn them to the perfect size. Of course I threw all the other ones away and need to buy new ones to machine :( ugh.

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Cut out the front bump can mounts and tacked them into place.
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First time doing a full droop test to check clearance on everything.
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Found I need more clearance.
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Moved the mounts further out and now everything clears. How close is to close? lol
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Love this SWAG offroad stand with cheap HF saw.
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I'm hoping you don't find those coilover mounts are too close. I have 2.0 air shocks up front right now and wanting to add some hydro bumps and coilovers to the front to replace the air shock. Mine mounts inside more on the axle and I really need to move them up and out on the "C" like you did. Being an EB front end, I don't have the "full size" width. I'll be watching to see how yours hold up. I'm sure with enough plate and welds they should be fine, but something I've been considering more for the packaging than anything else when trying to decide where to fit those bumps at.

I've been following along on facebook from the shadows. Lookin good man!
 

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Thanks Cool Hand. It JUST clears the coils at this distance. They use 2.0 coilovers...i'm running 2.5. I can see why now haha. I did some research and from what I found, most just run a simple tab. So I should be OK!
 

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I hate these bearings. Good thing they are being replaced along with the new spindles.
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Had to make a puller to get the 14 bolt yoke off.
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Went with 1410
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Torqued the nut down to match the 12-13 inch lbs. of rotational force.
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Seriously! Seems like you need to take the spindle off every year and grease it. Be nice if it had a zerk fitting.
 
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