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Ian
Beyond Honolulu
55 years old
Male

ABOUT ME
Surgeon, 3 sons (27, 21, 18), married 33 yrs. Career Army since 1977. Jeep Junkie. Reckless Chainsaw hoarder. Home-brewer. Self proclaimed Goo-Roo of nuttin in particular.

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Join Date: 12-23-2007
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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 well used
(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, 90,XXX miles and climbing fast, 4.0
& NV3550 trans, bought stock but
didn't stay that way. 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 lift, Warn 9500, 33's,
another DIY homebuilt bumper with spare
mount, 50,XXX miles and in need of a ton
of love, which it's getting a bit at a
time.

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yes I'm a some guy and have always put gasket sealer on my surfaces before mating
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OPIHI59'S COMMENTS
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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