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Old February 10th, 2016, 20:24
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Old May 25th, 2016, 20:04
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Not much to update. Been DD'ing my MJ.
Just picked up this bike friction shifter kit on ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/321824209751...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Going to run a hand throttle. Much cheaper than the kits from RE, Teraflex, and whomever.

I did have a successful trip to Big Bear for SoCal Fest.
Changed out the water pump a couple days before, as it was making a grinding noise and almost appeared as if the pulley was going to fall off.

Still 2WD, but I got new UCA bushings for my WJ D30. Will install those soon, and clean up the axle and get it read for install.
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Old February 4th, 2017, 00:45
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Update.
Purchased a 4wd ax15.
Will be purchasing new cv shafts for WJ 30. Along with other brake parts to 'rebuild axle ' Picked up a D30 ubolt yoke.
Bought flywheel and clutch off rockauto.
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Old February 4th, 2017, 11:05
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So are you going to be doing the WJ swap on a 30 or tying to throw a WJ 30 under the MJ?
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Old February 4th, 2017, 19:02
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So are you going to be doing the WJ swap on a 30 or tying to throw a WJ 30 under the MJ?
WJ 30 into MJ. From my measurements, the mounts are very close to what XJ is. Got the complete WJ 30 with Ballistic fab dif cover for a really good price. It has matching 3.73 gears and the vari-lok LSD.

I figure that since I am running JK wheels anyways, that the bit of extra width of the axle will enable me to not need to run wheel adapters/spacers.
So, I figure, bigger brakes, better steering + inexpensive = win.
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To aide in the project process, I bought a new DD for $500.
This is Shelby.

97 Honda Accord SE. 192k pretty much every option minus leather/power seats.
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Got the windows on my MJ tinted at a local shop. They had a sal on the the 3M Crystalline tint. Doors are just 'Cali legal' basically no tint but heat reduction is good. Back is 20%.
In the couple times I drove it since, I notice a difference. It's a non-AC truck so everything helps.
Now to find a sun visor that fits the windshield
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Been a while since I have updated this. Got my WJ 30 swapped in. Mostly plug n pray.
Things that need be addressed are..
Track bar, draglink, sway bar mounts, and possibly LCA mounts ( xj/mj/tj/zj are more narrow)

And proper wheels/spacer/adapter.

I used washers to take up the space in the LCA mounts. One could use WJ LCA..
Modified a spare RE 1660hd trackbar.
Removed sway bar for meow.
Already had JK wheels. No more wheel adapters.
For steering parts, I used off the shelf moog TRE, tie rod and drag link.
Drag link is too long. I wanted to go with some thing stronger anyways, so it will go when I get my new links.
I will measure and confirm angles of TB/drag link but looks good far as I can tell.
I did not notice anything out of the ordinary while driving it home.
My steering box leaks bad. Have a reman Lares box on the way. If I need to 'fix' angles and hear box throw I will swap in a WJ pitman arm.

Trans swap to come soon. Hopefully next month.
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Better keep your kid on a leash!


Lookin good so far.
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