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Ian
Beyond Honolulu
57 years old
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ABOUT ME
Surgeon, 3 sons (28, 22, 19), married 34 yrs. Career Army since 1977/Retired 2015. Jeep Junkie. Reckless Chainsaw hoarder. Adventuresome Home-brewer. Progressively grumpy. Self proclaimed Goo-Roo of nuttin' in particular.

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OPIHI59'S JEEP
Year & Model  
1993 YJ Wrangler
Engine  
I6 4.0 HO
Transmission  
AX15 stock, rebuilt it--external slave mod done
Transfer Case  
NP231 J with SYE and CV, rebuilt
Front Axle  
Swapped-in Dana 30 3.73 and Aussie Locker
Rear Axle  
Open Dana 44A, truss/skidplate, disc
Gear Ratio  
3.73 (orig 3.07)
Suspension  
BDS 2" lift, MORE 5/8 boomerang shackles,
BDS Shocks
Tires  
Goodyear Wrangler Silent Armor 31X10.5 R 15
Wheels  
Z Racing Alum 15X8 4" backspacing, Alcoa
lookalikes
Armor  
Stock. Herculined May 08
Accessories  
Warn rear bumper now with DIY (A to Z fab) tire
mount
Future Mods  
Currie 9" locked 4.11, 78 F150
retubed/narrowed D44 w Ox lock , LS SBC, OBA, TJ
gas fill, LEDs
Clubs  
Oahu Jeepers, American College of Surgeons,
AOG-USMA, I Hate Torx Club, BSA--Aloha Council
 
INSTALLED PRODUCTS
Armor
Audio, CB, & Electrical
Axles
Body
Engine
Interior
Recovery
Suspension
Tires & Wheels
Transfer Case
Transmissions

JEEP HISTORY
First Jeep, 93YJ, purchased needy and
neglected. 12/23/07 with 137K miles,
shackle lift (ew!) and 31's. Herculined,
External clutch slave mod and rebuilt the
AX15 and transfer case then SYE with
cutdown XJ CV front shaft. Warn rear
bumper with 2" receiver. BDS 2"
lift, 5/8 MORE booms and Daystar 1"
BL. New Magnaflo Cat and Dynomax muffler.
Bushwhacker 6" flares to stay legal
in Hawaii. Black front grill/black
hinges. D30 3.73 with Aussie, D44HD (44A)
discs, trussed and installed. 176,XXX
miles and climbing...... Then an 04
Rubicon soft top, 108,XXX miles and
climbing fast, 4.0 & NV3550 trans,
bought stock. RE7000-3 lift, 33's (285/75
16 on ARs), Tatton's CV rear shaft,
Bushwhackers, Yellowbox speedo converter,
DIY rear bumper and spare swing-out,
modified CJ front bumper. And in '13 yet
another 04 Rubicon hardtop, 4 1/2" RE
7000 lift, Warn 9500, 33's, another DIY
homebuilt bumper with spare mount, 58,XXX
miles and in need of a ton of love, which
it's getting a bit at a time.

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traumajunkey
03/31/2009 12:42 AM

Just wanted to say thanks for the transmission suggestion. I was banging my head trying to get my Ax-15 back on. I used 2 6 inch bolts. I had the trans back on in a half an hour. Was so simple . Thanks again.

Steve

Jkanly
03/28/2009 12:59 PM

I just want to give you my thanks. Your input is very much appreciated, and has helped me out more than I can say.

Matt Graham
06/22/2008 3:23 PM

Hey man, thanks for the info. I appreciate it!





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