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New Front Driveshaft

So there was a bunch of play in the stock front driveshaft on the Jeep. It needed to be replaced.  Being that it was an ’81 with the 4-speed tranny, there were only two years that they used that size front driveshaft: ’80 and ’81, consequently the years with the lowest number of Jeeps sold due to several reports and articles overstating the rollover probability of the Jeep CJ. 365 more words



I finally took my two-year-old son off-roading.  I was a little apprehensive about taking him, as he seems sensitive to loud noises and my Jeep is quite the symphony of creaks, squeaks, and clunks in the rough stuff.  41 more words


Don't Go Alone!

So I’m performing the cardinal sin when it comes to off-roading, I’m soloing. Didn’t tell anyone where I was going or even that I went and I was without any tools, a front driveshaft in bad need of replacing and the only recovery equipment I had was my 4-foot Jack-All.  123 more words


Morning Jeep

Got to drive the Jeep in to work again today. Beautiful sunrise today!

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Infection of the Jeep Kind

I am now a Jeep guy. 
 Long story short – haven’t had a 4×4 for a number of years, and what I have had have all been trucks. 368 more words