Monthly Archives: August 2013

First Problem – Ignition Actuator Pin

Oh No!!! I got stuck at the carwash Sunday afternoon with a car that wouldn’t start!  Could turn the key with absolutely no response – no springback from the ‘start’ to ‘on’ position, and even when removed, everything electrical stayed

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Swapping Shocks

Well, the shocks are totally shot.  I’m eventually going to put a slight lift using Brendan’s old springs and shocks that he just pulled from his rig, but for now, cheap Monroe shocks it is. But of course, it can’t

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Sweet Deal – New Rear Bumper

OK, in one of the prior posts, you can see just how nasty the original bumpers were on this rig.  So when I went back to 4Wheel Parts to return something and found that they were having a ‘yard sale’

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The Initial Checkout

I had Brian of Brian’s Automotive take a look at the car for a few days and he found and fixed a few things.  First off, the exhaust rattle is still there and it seems that it’s because the body lift

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Bought Myself a Jeep

Gotta post some as-bought pics! Notice the nasty rear bumper and cruddy exhaust. Outside looks OK 🙂 Inside looks OK, but the carpet has been pulled out and all that adhesive is really gunking things up!  Also, it has the

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