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About IronManche87

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    Lompoc, Ca

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    Rear Dana 44

    Sounds good [emoji106] Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    Rear Dana 44

    If you can't find one I have one from an 87 xj I've been meaning to swap into my truck but it's not a priority on the to do list so it's something I'd be willing to part with fpr a fellow CC member doing a restore! I'm located in Lompoc, Ca Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    Long bed aw4/4wd rear driveshaft

    Hi all I know it's a long shot but I figured it was at least worth a shot. I have an 87 comanche long bed 4.0l aw4 and am going to be swapping it with an aw4/np242 combo. I'm in need of a rear driveshaft as my current one is the two piece design and won't work. I'm in Lompoc Ca so the closer the better but for the right price I'm willing to pay shipping. I'm having an extremely hard time finding a new shaft most search results for some reason keep pulling up grand cherokee shafts and it's quite annoying. I also don't have a driveshaft shop near me so even if I find one to cut down I'd still have to travel but if anyone knows what vehicle shaft would work I could snag one from the junkyard but like supporting other CC members so y'all get my business first! Any help or leads are much appreciated! Thanks all! Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    One of our own is down

    Oh no! Hoping for a speedy recovery! Will keep him in my prayers! Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    New career, new beginning!

    Thank you all for the kind and supportive words! I greatly appreciate it! Did some more work today since it was slow at my current job I got the day off and took full advantage of the opportunity and put in 7 hours with the new company today! Got the hang of the big loader today too! Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    New career, new beginning!

    Hey all! I'm excited to say that I'm taking a big step towards success. I currently work at a landscape supply yard (full time gig) operating smallish frontloaders such as a little manual Kubota with a 1/2 yard bucket and a bigger CASE 480 full yard bucket and a skip and drag on the rear as well as driving a 2 yard dump truck and a 5 yard truck. Both of which are class C. I also operate forklifts and am certified to do so. But I met a gentleman at oreillys (my part time gig) whom owns an excavation and grading company and said if he ever needed help to let me know. Well a couple months goes by and out of the blue (which was much needed because I was going through a rough patch) he messaged me last Friday asking if I wanted to do some work which I obviously said yes. Well I got to talking with the guy HE was working with and was asked if operating equipment was what I wanted to do and I said yes and he offered me a full time job (more of an actual career than the landscape supply yard) with a place to work on the truck as well as offered to help me with a commuter vehicle! He has a bunch of different types of equipment and said he would teach me anything and everything! He offered to match my current pay to start with room for improvement as well! At my current place, the boss is so stingy the only way I'd get a decent wage is if I were to stay for almost 10 yrs lol. Plus I've been getting skimped on overtime there so it makes my decision of leaving even easier. I plan on getting my class A license with airbrake and transfer truck endorsements and take advantage of the opportunity to learn on the equipment before going to do so which will make the tests even easier! This couldn't have happened at a better point in my life and I'm excited to be taking the initiative to improve my future with skills I'll be able to use when breaking ground on my property in Oregon and who knows I may even develop on my property in Arizona! Hopefully this will mean more money for Comanche parts! Lol just wanted to share my new found success with y'all! I'm excited! Happy jeepin y'all! Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    1987 Jeep comanche

    Also forgot I finally got my wipers working! Went ahead and did the 97 xj arms and a set of beam blades [emoji106] Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    1987 Jeep comanche

    Little update. So I installed the exhaust pipe and all of a sudden it was hitting the cross member and rattling. Turns out that couple month old trans mount was shot. Replaced it, no more rattle. However couple days before I went to smog it, It started randomly cutting out on me like someone flicked a switch leaving aux power on. No stuttering just dead. Turns out, the new crank sensor? Toast.. Thankfully was a bwd so was still under warranty. Now I finally know what it's like owning a jeep and keeping a spare sensor in the glove box. As for smog? Passed flying colors! AND as an added bonus, the smog tech stop his conversation (with whom happened to be my regional manager at oreillys who doesn't REALLY know me only my name because I only work Sundays lol) to tell me that I had one of the cleanest vehicles he's ever had in his shop and said I had done an excellent job and to keep it up. This had a huge impact on my morale as it gets frustrating sometimes and it let me know I'm making progress. Much needed. After smogging the truck, I was on a mission that day. A fellow CC member Francesco had a tailgate with my name on it 2 hours away. Off we went after dealing with a no start issue the day before. Filled up before leaving town and got there no issues, picked up the tailgate, then went to get gas. Went about topping it off, click.. What the?? It only took like 6 gallons?? I must be out of money?? So I check my account to double check and guess what? Plenty there.. No way possible I drove almost 200 miles and barely used 6 gallons?? Turns out, this pig actually did REALLY good on gas. While my Speedo is a little off since I have 31s I know it's not accurate, I went from 11mpg city to almost 19mpg hwy!! Good enough numbers for me at least lol. Back to the tailgate though. I picked it up for a good price and got to sanding. Just yesterday I finally got the face all stripped down and put a layer of primer down to stop the flash rust as I work. Started a little bit of bondo work and in excited for the finished product already! For the inside I'm going to rough it up to put a fresh coat of primer over and I will be bedlining the bed so not too worried about the inside. That's all for now. Now for the pictures! Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    1997+ Windshield Wiper Upgrade

    I did the 97 wiper arm swap with bean blades once I finally fixed my wipers and I love them for the most part. The right side wiper doesn't quite hug the windshield that great but no chatter at all. Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    Rear drive shaft 48.5 inches.

    I don't have one, but curious as to what drivetrain you have? And if any lift? Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    I have it on my long bed and it fits great no problems at all! Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    Another no spark issue

    Glad to hear it! Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    Another no spark issue

    I just had the same issue and it was my crank sensor which I had just replaced a couple month's before. Pop the connector on the crank sensor and measure voltage across I think A and B it should be .5v mine measured .2v and when I plugged it back in I got a few more runs out of her lol ran downtown got a new sensor, stopped for dinner, AND made it home and then replaced it and has been fine since. I would at least test it if your cables are tight grounds are good and still not getting spark. Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    1987 Base Ignition Switch

    Nevermind I figured it out super easy lol getting it adjusted was the tricky part but definitely easier with the column dropped. Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk
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    Rust Bucket in Denton Texas

    I would actually be interested in the driver side drip rail for the right price and if you are willing to ship. Sent from my LGMS210 using Tapatalk