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Installing Doubler
« on: 11/11/12, 01:25PM »

Offline 2jeepdrivers

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I just picked up my 203/205 doubler for my Jeep. I am trying to come up with the best way of getting this heavy pig picked up high enough to get it in my Jeep without killing me.  Anybody got any suggestions, I don't have any holes in the floor big enough to run a chain through so I can use my hoist. Also this is in a Willys Wagon so the door openings are really small to get the hoist in.
55' Willys Wagon Injected AMC 360, th400, 203/205, D44,12bolt
66' CJ6 in process of 302,c6,D44's,33's, soa and coils, full cage and some armor

Re: Installing Doubler
« Reply #1 on: 11/11/12, 06:57PM »

Offline willysman22

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If you can weld, make yourself a cradle for it. You can then weld it to your jack and grind it off later. Or use mulitple jacks, a two by four and some help.
80' short-bed Toyota, Lexus V8, yota' stuff
09' Suzuki Kingquad 750AXI
48'Willys CJ2A
18' Jeep JLU Sport HT

Re: Installing Doubler
« Reply #2 on: 11/11/12, 09:06PM »

Offline travis grimm

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Thought you were gonna say to cut the top off then weld it back on ::)    I recomend renting a transmission jack, good ones are adjustable on a few axis.
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Re: Installing Doubler
« Reply #3 on: 11/12/12, 12:26PM »

Offline willysman22

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Their called a transmission jack for a reason.   ::) Most of them dont allow for a transfer cases that have very few horizontal flat spots to rest on. All you have on a 203/205 for flat spots is under the front output and maybe the 203 range box, neither of which is going to balance on a trans jack.
« Last Edit: 11/12/12, 04:39PM by willysman22 »
80' short-bed Toyota, Lexus V8, yota' stuff
09' Suzuki Kingquad 750AXI
48'Willys CJ2A
18' Jeep JLU Sport HT

Re: Installing Doubler
« Reply #4 on: 11/12/12, 10:05PM »

Offline travis grimm

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Indeed, Paul...one more reason why I like my cases the size of a shoebox. ;D ;D
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Re: Installing Doubler
« Reply #5 on: 11/12/12, 11:01PM »

Offline willysman22

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That was definitly an enjoyable part of owning that Sammy. Everything was tiny on it and it was easy to work on. I hope the Toyota gets good milage similar to the sammy. I was only getting around 19 or 20 with it.
80' short-bed Toyota, Lexus V8, yota' stuff
09' Suzuki Kingquad 750AXI
48'Willys CJ2A
18' Jeep JLU Sport HT

Re: Installing Doubler
« Reply #6 on: 11/13/12, 08:12PM »

Offline 2jeepdrivers

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You guys and your damn Samurais.  Maybe I should follow the trend, I think my rear tailgate weighs as much as a Sammy.  I think I can get a trans jack to work if I pull the valve cores, my Jeep is a little too tall honestly and it is starting to be a pain.  Either that or I am going to build a cradle to run under the Jeep and hook an engine hoist on each side.  I guess if I update this I didn't drop it on my head.  I still have to get the new motor and trans in just trying to plan ahead for the part that is going to suck.
55' Willys Wagon Injected AMC 360, th400, 203/205, D44,12bolt
66' CJ6 in process of 302,c6,D44's,33's, soa and coils, full cage and some armor

Re: Installing Doubler
« Reply #7 on: 11/14/12, 12:00AM »

Offline willysman22

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Yeah lifting that 203/205 is like lifting an sm465. Did you twin stick the 205? If not the're pretty easy to do. I did one in my F250. I would say be careful with that huge hunk of iron. I used rachet straps to hold up my yota cases. I used two jacks to lift my divorced 205 into my 250; one under the front output and one under the passenger mount. I used blocks and a rachet straps for safety.
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80' short-bed Toyota, Lexus V8, yota' stuff
09' Suzuki Kingquad 750AXI
48'Willys CJ2A
18' Jeep JLU Sport HT

Re: Installing Doubler
« Reply #8 on: 11/14/12, 05:53PM »

Offline justinb417

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I stabbed my motor, tranny,and t-case all together. I had to remove the grill and radiator. Just an idea.

Re: Installing Doubler
« Reply #9 on: 11/14/12, 08:10PM »

Offline 2jeepdrivers

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Yeah it has the ord triple sticks on it.  I would stab it all at once but I have to have the boom out to far on my engine hoist and it gets a little tipsy with that much weight that far out.  I have to get the engine compartment all painted and then it will be showtime on getting all of this in.
55' Willys Wagon Injected AMC 360, th400, 203/205, D44,12bolt
66' CJ6 in process of 302,c6,D44's,33's, soa and coils, full cage and some armor