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Green Hell...the Never Ending Project

Discussion in 'Builds and Fabricators Forum' started by johneyboy03, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. May 4, 2021
    Mr Vaughan

    Mr Vaughan Fly by the seat of your pants

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    i like the ac/dc poster on the wall, it made me think of something

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  2. May 4, 2021
    johneyboy03

    johneyboy03 The green beast

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    Yeah :p Got it at their last show.
     
  3. May 5, 2021
    jeep2003

    jeep2003 Well-Known Member

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    I did a 4l60 when the sun gear broke. super easy. The hard part was getting out and back in the truck.
     
  4. May 6, 2021
    Mr Vaughan

    Mr Vaughan Fly by the seat of your pants

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    that's exactly the one i'm referring to, you must be smarter.
     
  5. May 6, 2021
    johneyboy03

    johneyboy03 The green beast

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    I would say looking at different video its not a hard task. it's more about taking you,re time and having documentation.
     
  6. May 6, 2021
    Mr Vaughan

    Mr Vaughan Fly by the seat of your pants

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    the videos make it look easy, it's not as simple as it looks
     
  7. May 6, 2021
    jzeber

    jzeber Well-Known Member 2021 Sponsor 2020 Sponsor

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    I changed a 4l60 on my 1996 4x4 GMC pickup. That bolt on the top of the transmission is a bugger. Took me 3 days in the driveway. When it blew up again a mechanic friend did it for parts and dinner. Start to finish was 3 hours.
     
  8. May 6, 2021
    Mr Vaughan

    Mr Vaughan Fly by the seat of your pants

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    ours is on an S10 with a 2.2, which has no top bolt. that was nice, but we bought a normal bell one, which ended up not fitting, and the one for the 2.2 was cast into the transmission case. pain in the posterior.
     
  9. May 22, 2021
    johneyboy03

    johneyboy03 The green beast

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    Little project that i been planing for some time that come together. Using milwaukee packout systeme and half mounting plate.


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  10. May 27, 2021
    johneyboy03

    johneyboy03 The green beast

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    Working time to time on it. Being looking for a way to mount my high lift jack.

    Been looking over my front bumper, but i was never a big fan of that location

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    Altought it's the most easiest way to mount it i don't like it. I may still use that mount place when i will not carry the whole back rack set-up


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    So i kind of fabed some braket to hold it in place between tire and rack

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    Oh and btw i had to do a test with a tsl mount in place againts my toyo's spare tire. (tsl is 36" and toyo 35")

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  11. May 27, 2021
    johneyboy03

    johneyboy03 The green beast

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    And one last thing to work on is my tow strapp (some kind a bubba rope made from a boat rope)

    Before is use to turn the rope behind the spare around the tire carrier.

    Looked for some way to mount it. I just use some vise grip for the moment


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    Finaly i think i got the sollution, i will weld 6" long tubing behind the spare wheel (in place of the vise grip)

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  12. May 27, 2021
    johneyboy03

    johneyboy03 The green beast

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  13. May 28, 2021
    johneyboy03

    johneyboy03 The green beast

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    Need a slight ajustement on passenger side and i'll be ready for final welding.

    I have remove the rear bumper so i don't have to weld need the gaz tank.

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  14. May 31, 2021
    johneyboy03

    johneyboy03 The green beast

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    Final product, fresh coat of primer and finaly some black :)

    And yes i had 2 tubing on top of it so i can roll my tow cable around it and the spare tire.


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  15. Jun 2, 2021
    johneyboy03

    johneyboy03 The green beast

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    As dumb as i can be sometime, i did get into reading before ordering my last oil cooler for the transmission. I just tought the bigger the better and not looking into the actual difference between cooler.

    So with my th350 transmission i now have a deep oil pan along an oil temp gauge screw into the pan. I not having big heating problem but i found out that i didnt had enought to always be in the safe temp.

    I did a big upgrade with some email to derale. My actual cooler is a 16 row tube cooler with a 14 000 btu rating. I went with the 10000 series from derale and get the biggest one they are making. So know we are talking about a 40 road stacked plate with a 67 000 btu rating.

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    Since space is a little tight in the front grill, i also change my 10 pass power steering cooler to a smaller one, still in the 10000 series from derales. The nice thing about these units is that i can bolt them together for an easier installation.

    I have weld some derale support braket at the bottom of the grill assembly and i will use nylon strap with rubber pad to hold it against the engine radiator.

    Have the make some special routing on the upper hose on the radiator that come from the transmission. I have to put my inline thermostat for the fan to kick on in case fluid getting too hot and engine not making the fan kick in.

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  16. Jun 4, 2021
    johneyboy03

    johneyboy03 The green beast

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    Not easy to show the final result.

    Just need to find some trail to do some testing :p (funny part)

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  17. Jun 7, 2021
    johneyboy03

    johneyboy03 The green beast

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    So rear packout system is now done. First trail test gonna be on saturday. Can't wait to test this set-up along my tow rig set-up too :)

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  18. Jun 7, 2021
    johneyboy03

    johneyboy03 The green beast

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    Here's some feedback on the new cooler set-up. Have about 30 miles done today in a 90 degree outside temp. Transmission barely hit 180 and as soon the fan kick on it get around 160. Last time i rode the jeep in a 75 degree day i was getting a 220 temp on transmission. So hopefully i have solve that issus.
     
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  19. Jun 7, 2021
    Howard Eisenhauer

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  20. Jun 11, 2021
    johneyboy03

    johneyboy03 The green beast

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    So i'm in preparation for tomorow. My first big trail day were i will be able to test my all new set-up with my trailer and tow rig.

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    Working out my pack-out storage. A part form my big socket key that goes under the rear seat here some of the tools i bring.

    Tree strap
    Winch pulley
    1/2" impact milwaukee
    socket for wheel bearing
    3/8" ratchet milwaukee
    spare fuel pump
    winch control (just un case my other 2 option broke down)
    Tie rap
    Tape
    Electrical wire and connector
    Transmission oil
    Power steering oil
    Allen key
    And other

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    Only part is missing is the cooler, it will be prepared tonight :p


    Have a great week-end everyone.

    More feedback on monday
     
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