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DIY DIY Quick Disconnect Pins This mod is not my idea. I'll gladly admit I ripped it off another post on the interwebs. But I figured I'd snap some process photos and post the results here. And thanks Kizer for keeping a lid on this until I finally got it installed.

These were made for a friend of mine who's just getting into offroading (and modifying his Jeep).

We all know how helpful a quick disconnect link can be for unhooking the front swaybar. And we all know all the good aftermarket discos available. But their prices are not cheap at $80-140. For someone just getting started or on a smaller lift it's possible to make a quick disconnect pin for a fraction of the cost and simply use the factory swaybar links.
• Blower Control Fix • HD TJ Steering Upgrade
• YJ brake system upgrade...'95 in a '93 • Sema 2008
• TJ's Mirror Relocation Brackets - Custom Fabrication • Lower Control Arm Bracket Reinforcing
• Re-building a CV style driveshaft • ClockSpring Replacement
• ARB O-Ring Replacement • XJ C-Rok reinforcing plate and gearbox install

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xx It just followed me home.
March 05, 2015, 03:04:38 AM by AlwayswrenchN
96 zj 146,000mi few minor issues,  nothing to major.  It will be a daily driver and extra kid hauler.   No lift, big tires or lockers slated for this one.  Just a reliable soccer wagon. 
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xx New Soft Top
March 04, 2015, 09:59:04 PM by hutchman
I just ordered a new soft top for my Jeep off o f ebay.  It is made from the original Sail Cloth Material and is a factory fit for 03-06 TJs rather than the more common 97-06 fitting found in really cheap tops.

More to follow...
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question Child Safety
March 03, 2015, 09:12:41 PM by brentCJ7
I need some advise. Are there any vehicle safety people out there (firemen, police) that could advise on the best solution for my kids.

I have an '85 CJ-7 with lab belts and the little bench seat in the back. I the past when my kids were little I would strap their car seats in the back so that they could ride along. Now they are 5 and 8 and are too big for harness equipped car seats. I had a harness seat that was rated to 65 pounds, but my kids shoulders are too wide for it. A booster seat, like what I would use in a modern car, seems stupid because there are no shoulder straps to be repositioned, and that is really their purpose.  Even a high backed booster style seat doesn't seem like it would add any true protection, and raising them up off the bench seat with a booster seems like it would make it worse and not better since there is no shoulder belt.

I am wondering how best to take them Jeepin' with me and keep them road legal and safe. I want to drive this veh...
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xx Club status change
February 18, 2015, 02:39:21 AM by AlwayswrenchN
Just for tax purposes we decided to let our CLUB status expire and just call ourselves a group.  I highly recommend that people join the PNW4DA as independents if they would like to stay involved with 4x4 community.  Of course we still plan to do the Toy drive in November and get together whenever someone post up a event. 
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xx Spring Virtue run 2015
January 19, 2015, 04:50:17 PM by AlwayswrenchN
Hoping Rio will chime in here with some info ;).  I'm getting my spring plans going and a few people have asked me about the annual run.
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xx TSF 6/14
January 15, 2015, 09:39:33 PM by AlwayswrenchN
My family is going on vacation and would like to stop and wheel TSF Sunday 6/14.  We will travel from Hermiston area Saturday and spend the night at TSF then would like to meet up with others and wheel for the day (Sunday) maybe longer if there is interest.   Let me know if anyone is interested in joining us.
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xx Tires and wheels
January 10, 2015, 06:04:02 AM by Abrahamfoup
These are off my 2014 JKU Sport I picked up in September. Located in OC, SoCal

5 17" Jeep OEM wheels 255/75R17 Goodyear Wrangler SR-A
Wheels are in excellent condition with no scratches or curb damage
Tires have 4k miles.
One of the tires is a brand new was the spare.
Bolt pattern is 5x5.

Asking 550 for all five wheels and tires
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xx What size tires can I get
January 01, 2015, 10:23:04 AM by Rocksjeeping
We have a J26 1977 Mistubishi Jeep. We want to install bigger tires onto it. Does anyone know how big we can go without a lift kit, or even with lift blocks installed into the springs?? Don't want to go too big. Maybe only up to 34" inches. Looking to install for mudding, but also to be able to drive on the road.
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xx Snow run Jan.4 MERA
December 31, 2014, 04:50:49 PM by AlwayswrenchN
Doing a snow run on Sunday at MERA. Meeting at the staging area 11am.  Everyone is welcome to join.  I'm hoping that we will get some fresh snow by then ;)
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xx 2015 club dues
December 27, 2014, 01:33:17 AM by AlwayswrenchN
Need club dues January 15th.   $45.  Send them to:
Jamie Wiseman
165 W. Locust St
Stanfield, OR 97875

The money covers Pnw4wda dues and the clubs fee to Oregon State taxes
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