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I was looking at a magazine and the inside corner of the TJ dash looks like it has the same mounting holes as a YJ and CJ. It was those 3 or so torque bolts near the door jam. Anyone that has a TJ and maybe an older rig have a comment on this?
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Not sure about a TJ, but you can retrofit a CJ dash into your YJ pretty easily - I've done it.

Here's a link:

http://www.off-road.com/jeep/swb/articles/dash.htm

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Na, I like my dash better than the CJ dash. I think there was a link to put autometer gauges on a new setup. I like the TJ dash for the radio placement plus it would be trick to have in a Jeep that shouldn't have it. if The Tj dash swap isn't possible, which I hightly doubt, I would just replace my gauges with VDO white faced gauges. and maybe put a steel glove box in with a CJ style grab bar. Hey does that GM hei work with the stock carb? it doesn't give me problems like it does most people.
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A company in Dallas makes custom dashes that fit both CJ,YJ and TJ's. It is more of a flat style look similar to the old CJ dashes.
http://www.customjeep.com
There is also another company in Bend, Oregon that makes custom dashes for YJ's that makes use of the heater and radio openings. It was featured a couple of issues ago in JP Magazine.

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I've done the YJ dash conversion using the dash from Dave's Off-Road in Oregon.

Check it out at:

http://www.outdoorwire.com/4x4/staff/rockdog/

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