Category: Jeeps

Fitting the L99/6L80E Drive Train

The time has come to fit the drive train to the chassis for the last time. After reinstalling all of the suspension components, redoing all of the brakes, fixing the axles, and handling the...

Modifying and Cleaning a Salty Frame

The frame of my Jeep has seen rust belt winters, sand, salt, mud, and driven through floods during tornadoes. Up first was the new frame engine mounts needed to be welded in place using...

Putting Things Back Together Without a Guide

I believe at this point in my practical hobby experience I can take anything apart and put it back together with none to minimal guidance. Previously I have rebuilt transfer cases so doing the...

Splitting a Vehicle Horizontally

Popping the top off the Jeep was much easier than expected. Remove some body mount bolts, a bunch of hoses, disconnect some wires, and a few other bits. Removing the old drive train to...

Preparing the Shop

I picked up a little something to help with the drive train swap in my Jeep LJ and many more projects in the future. I have help coming out this week to install since...

New Chapter in my 2004 Jeep LJ’s Life

Within about two months it will ten years since I purchased this LJ. I will continue to have it for until the point someone else destroys it. Flopped, first dead 42RLE, replacement engine, two...