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Matt S.
March 21st, 2007, 22:37
So, what do you all have to do to get ready for this trip!? Its still a good ways off, but I know I got a CRAP load to do.

Hence why I wont be driving my jeep haha. I think I will be sporting "Green Junk" during the week.

Phil
March 22nd, 2007, 08:27
Change oil.
Reload the CD changer.
Drive to Shaver.
Wheel for the weekend.
Borrow Scrappy's daily driver to get back up to work during the week.
Drive back to Shaver.
Wheel another weekend.
Drive home.
Anything else is just a bonus.

Bonus items may include:

Limit straps.
New, trussed D30 housing.
Hydro assist.
Alloy USA rear shafts to match my fronts.
5 gallons of Bondo.
New bumpers just because.
Rock lights.
Learn to drive.

basalt51
March 22nd, 2007, 11:39
Fix my knuckle. Trim my fenders. Thats about it!

Onkover
March 23rd, 2007, 00:43
Get rid of what is causing the Code 27 error
Finish rear half doors
install new CSF radiator+T-state
and
Maybe see if I can borrow a trailer

4xSanta
March 23rd, 2007, 16:24
Wash and spray fresh fufu in interior,that's it

GSequoia
March 24th, 2007, 13:10
Well I will probably join you guys for Friday's Swamp run so I have a bit of a list (although most of this needs to be done by the SoCal Fest):

Replace engine.
Replace lower engine wiring loom.
Get beer.
Get Alloys, install.
Maybe toughen up steering.
Get beer.
Paint M416.
Get new tires for M416.
Title M416.
Get beer.
Pack for week long camping trip.
Fill M416 with said beer.
Go camping with Holly.
Drink beer.
Go to Sierra Fest base camp on Thursday night.
Drink beer.
Wake up Friday.
Drive to Swamp.
Drink beer.

Well that's not too much, now is it?

Ben H
March 26th, 2007, 10:39
Replace loud muffler with quiet one.
Pack
Fix whatever breaks this summer.
Get a job, then request time off.

Goatman
March 27th, 2007, 12:51
Replace my alternator.........one of these days.

IslanderXJ
March 30th, 2007, 19:43
Buy MJ....
Check

Get five free 33" mud rovers... :cheers:
check...

Remove Jankieness associated with bed... :gee:
Under deconstruction...

Bob MJ bed...
only in pictures

Spring Over w/XJ springs...
half check

Truss front and rear axles...
not even close

Swap 2WD drivetrain for 4WD drivetrain...
half check

Get free black gloss boat paint...
check

Sand MJ...
Nope

Paint MJ...
Negatory

Take MJ on test run...
eventualy

Fix what broke on test run... :repair:
not there yet

Drive MJ to Shaver lake...
I hope

sharpie1k
April 3rd, 2007, 01:13
alloys front and rear
regear to 4.56's
lock rear with ECTED, front with aussie
cage it
get doors removable
fix steering, fender flares, other

JoesXJ
April 8th, 2007, 10:35
1. Alloys front and rear - Rears are comming next week
2. Re-gear to 4.56 - Doing this week
3. Install cage - Step one - getting powder coated, done in 5-10 days
4. Trim fenders for Bushwackers (i know, I know, I only got em for $100 though)
5. Get some kind of rear locker for the 8.25

And most importantly, hope we're slow at work so I can get some time off!

Onkover
April 9th, 2007, 19:25
Get rid of what is causing the Code 27 error
Finish rear half doors
install new CSF radiator+T-state
and
Maybe see if I can borrow a trailer
Got the radiator and t-state in
wating on a balast resistor and still tracking down code 27 issue
Still got to finish back doors.. been slacking on that
discovered crack in muffler... may have to send it in for warranty repair/replacement
Changed plugs and wires
changed diff fluid
Have to replace Heim on track bar
and...and...and
I'm trying to amke it though

Rob D
May 2nd, 2007, 08:35
Replace motor mounts (rubber? who says they need rubber in those thingys?)
Buy parts and rebuild both Full Traction UCA joints.
Rebuild X-fer case and install 39 tooth speedo gear(maybe. got parts, just can't afford down time for my dd).
Get spare shafts (anyone got extra 30-spine c-35 shafts?).
Install/tune/test new antenna and coax.
Buy/install new plugs/wires/cap and rotor.
Put a floor in the roof rack so things will not fall out so easily.
Other than that , I'm ready!!!

XJ_ranger
May 2nd, 2007, 21:03
I have to make a crossmember that isnt sheetmetal...

or at least make one that doesnt have stress cracks all the way though it...

Id like to have a cage... but probably wont...
Id like to have an atlas... but probably wont...
Id like to have hydro assist... but probably wont...
Id like to have time to finish any project that ive started... but I probably wont...

Starboard M
May 3rd, 2007, 20:24
-Install one peice shaft for front 30
-One ton steering for said D30
-Replace driveshaft ujoints
-Rewire winch
-Rewire all accesories
-Make gas tank skid
-Install heat sheilds for muffler and cat
-Put interior carpet back in
-Weld on more bumper mounts
-Take off or remount doors
-Find and put in tranny cooler
-Redo cb antenna and mount
-Reweld rear fenders
-And if I have time, make and install front 44. :D

Im sure Im missing a bunch, and will most likely remember the day before I leave.

ccflexj
May 4th, 2007, 13:45
Install new steering
Install gears and aussie for front 30
put my 35's on
Maybe new rims
maybe new leafs for the rear
Not be lazy and actually do the things i just said
First three should be done for memorial day as i am going to the Rubicon

Ben H
May 7th, 2007, 21:08
Replace loud muffler with quiet one.
Pack
Fix whatever breaks this summer.
Get a job, then request time off.

Got job, and time off! I will be there Monday afternoon.
The muffler is staying.

GSequoia
May 7th, 2007, 21:18
Update below! The list grows shorter!

Well I will probably join you guys for Friday's Swamp run so I have a bit of a list (although most of this needs to be done by the SoCal Fest):

Replace engine.
Replace lower engine wiring loom.
Get beer. DONE
Get Alloys, install.
Maybe toughen up steering.
Get beer. DONE
Paint M416.
Get new tires for M416.
Title M416.
Get beer.
Pack for week long camping trip.
Fill M416 with said beer.
Go camping with Holly.
Drink beer.
Go to Sierra Fest base camp on Thursday night.
Drink beer.
Wake up Friday.
Drive to Swamp.
Drink beer.

Well that's not too much, now is it?

XJ_ranger
May 8th, 2007, 09:58
5 gallons of Bondo.



'Phil, If you buy bondo, I will stop being your friend...'




:gee:

GSequoia
May 8th, 2007, 09:59
'Phil, If you buy bondo, I will stop being your friend...'


Will that trick work for all of us?

:twak:

Captain Ron
May 24th, 2007, 00:23
I have to make a crossmember that isnt sheetmetal...

or at least make one that doesnt have stress cracks all the way though it...

Id like to have a cage... but probably wont...
Id like to have an atlas... but probably wont...
Id like to have hydro assist... but probably wont...
Id like to have time to finish any project that ive started... but I probably wont...

Glad you prefaced all that with "I'd".

Otherwise, I'm worried my junks won't be ready.

:D

--ron

Phil
June 28th, 2007, 21:33
I changed my oil a few months ago...I think. :D

Change oil.
Reload the CD changer.
Drive to Shaver.
Wheel for the weekend.
Borrow Scrappy's daily driver to get back up to work during the week.
Drive back to Shaver.
Wheel another weekend.
Drive home.
Anything else is just a bonus.

Bonus items may include:

Limit straps.
New, trussed D30 housing.
Hydro assist.
Alloy USA rear shafts to match my fronts.
5 gallons of Bondo.
New bumpers just because.
Rock lights.
Learn to drive.

Matt S.
June 29th, 2007, 09:32
Hey you better get to work on that stuff dude... I cant have your rig break down while I am wheeling it through Dusy!


.

buzzbombxj
June 29th, 2007, 14:03
This is from the main sierrafest thread



This is a list for rig setup for a few (marked with *) of the trails (open to discussion as well for now)
Lockers or limited slips front and rear
nope just a crappy limited slip in the rear
Rock Rails
just dented rockers
Tow points front and rear
got these, front bumper and hitch
NO stock steering
its not quite stock, it didn't come from the factory dirty did it?
31s and a large amount of patience or 33s
ive got 32''s, and i am patient
297x Joints or 760x joints with extra joints and shafts
i replaced mine with stock replacements.
Spare Tire of equal size and in good condition
mines a 30''!

looks like i wont make it this year but i seems like a great trip and i look forward to next year

Goatman
July 1st, 2007, 10:39
looks like i wont make it this year but i seems like a great trip and i look forward to next year


Based on your signature, I guess that's a good thing.

luvdaxj
July 10th, 2007, 23:34
tear front axle apart
replace ball joints, uppers and lowers, passenger and driverside.
replace front axle seals.
install vacdisc block off plate, 1 piece axle shafts.
install lockrite in the 30.
Hope jeep doesn't fall apart on the drive up/hope jeep makes it home under own power.

SharkXJ
July 31st, 2007, 15:26
6" TnT Lift - check (4 runs so I know it's good to go)
Winch - check
Change Fluids - check
New Tires - check

Going to be a kick a$$ trip. Can't wait to meet ya all....

karstic
July 31st, 2007, 15:38
Rear drive shaft u-joints (broke off the zerk fitting on one)
Oil change
Air filter change
Heat shield the fuel lines along frame rail near the header.
Brakebooster/MC swap

SharkXJ
July 31st, 2007, 16:52
6" TnT Lift - check (4 runs so I know it's good to go)
Winch - check
Change Fluids - check
New Tires - check

Going to be a kick a$$ trip. Can't wait to meet ya all....

Forgot two things

1. Get OX Locker working. Cable melted and needs adjusting.
2. Finally get the Viair OBA that has been sitting in my frickn garage for a year hooked up.

XJ_ranger
August 1st, 2007, 09:27
my list went from 'id like' on a lot of things... to...

Finish this -
http://i18.tinypic.com/67350qw.jpg

and install a transfer case...

Goatman
August 2nd, 2007, 07:18
Diff oil is over rated...........ask Bryon. :)

Matt S.
August 2nd, 2007, 10:19
Looks like I wont have Green Junk... but I will be there with something "cool".



So all I have to do is drive!

Phil
August 2nd, 2007, 12:22
Looks like I wont have Green Junk...

It's a nice feeling, isn't it?

Santa Cruz Sailor
August 2nd, 2007, 15:23
Looks like I wont have Green Junk... but I will be there with something "cool".



So all I have to do is drive!
Oh! Oh! Oh!....... I know what it is!!!!!!!!!!

WAY COOL MATT! I call shot gun.:thumbup: :wave1:

Matt S.
August 2nd, 2007, 16:09
yeaup... I will be there in nothing now! Riding shotgun through the WHOLE trip! At least i dont have to worry about breaking anything now...


:D

karstic
August 14th, 2007, 15:31
yeaup... I will be there in nothing now! Riding shotgun through the WHOLE trip! At least i dont have to worry about breaking anything now...

:D

Funny how quotes like this come back to haunt you.