IT'S ALIVE!!!! The YJ Rides Again!!!

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Today in the shop, the Fab Rats finish up the floor in the YJ, do all the tedious wire work, and get the ole YJ ready for it's first maiden voyage out of the shop for a couple months!! There's still a few more things to do, but there's finally a light at the end of the tunnel on this build! Check it out!!
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  1. Fab Rats

    Fab Rats10 days ago


  2. Christopher Webster

    Christopher Webster6 days ago

    Just ordered a shirt and hat! I'm a big boy so I was excited to see 5x!!! Love your vids man

  3. tracy harri

    tracy harri9 days ago

    Got my shirt yesterday, its cool thanx fabrats!

  4. Fab Rats

    Fab Rats9 days ago

    This week!!

  5. Kris Wilson

    Kris Wilson9 days ago

    Flat sage green with flat black accents it looks great on jeep new models from factory now come in this color but not in flat, flat would look better tho πŸ˜‰ lov ya

  6. Wayne Shacklady

    Wayne Shacklady10 days ago

    What make and size are the tyres please

  7. Kevin Hostetter

    Kevin Hostetter2 hours ago

    Nasty rig

  8. David Stuck

    David Stuck17 hours ago

    paint that puppy grape soda PURPLE!

  9. Monkey Wrench Cycles

    Monkey Wrench Cycles2 days ago

    Your fab skills are seriously amazing but PLEASE don’t use the same color wire for multiple wires and say β€œit’s all getting wrapped up in the loom anyways”. I can’t count the number of times I’ve been tracing electrical issues on a customers bike and come upon 10 red wires someone ran for everything or the like. I usually end up just replacing the harness rather than deal with it... also stagger the cuts but use the same length wire and then you don’t end up with a β€œbundle” of solders in one spot. Do it to know it’s done correctly, even if only YOU know it...

  10. Stephen Broomhead

    Stephen Broomhead3 days ago

    Can you drive through grandma's ditch with out spilling your mountain due

  11. Todd Kesler

    Todd Kesler4 days ago

    Paint the Jeep Donny Osmond purple

  12. Timothy Charles

    Timothy Charles4 days ago

    color it metallic red and blue.

  13. Tom Brooks

    Tom Brooks4 days ago


  14. Ant R

    Ant R4 days ago

    Will this be street legal?

  15. Mark Stovall

    Mark Stovall5 days ago

    Burnt orange

  16. Brad Maas

    Brad Maas5 days ago

    Anything but yellow, please.

  17. Allahthe 1 Kaffir

    Allahthe 1 Kaffir6 days ago

    *I cut that darn **_piece three times_** it is still too short*

  18. Tbone Eewd

    Tbone Eewd6 days ago

    You should paint it hot rod red

  19. cjP Lol

    cjP Lol6 days ago

    Left booby pink

  20. SnippetyGold 167

    SnippetyGold 1676 days ago

    COLOR: Chrysler Moss Green JN/RJN is an amazing green you will love it. Have it on my jeep and get many compliments. It's also rare.

  21. Patriot Patriotic

    Patriot Patriotic6 days ago

    Awesome, greetings from Bulgaria.

  22. Sean Benson

    Sean Benson7 days ago

    Should paint it electric lime green from the 04 jeep rubicon with the wheel orange to bring in the old color

  23. Matt Adams

    Matt Adams7 days ago

    Let Michelle pick a random Peanut MM and go with that.

  24. Ben Kanobe

    Ben Kanobe7 days ago

    What Gauge steel are you using to make the floorboards (16)?

  25. Evans The Traveller

    Evans The Traveller7 days ago

    i am waiting to watch the next video of you and Matt working on pap Dar jeep

  26. Dallas Jones

    Dallas Jones7 days ago

    Where did you get the headlights for the jeep? Those are awesome.

  27. Cargo Nomads

    Cargo Nomads7 days ago


  28. John Davis

    John Davis7 days ago

    Raptor liner the new jeep blue

  29. Jeremy Swanson

    Jeremy Swanson7 days ago

    Dar's Jeep is looking awesome

  30. Arnie Pries

    Arnie Pries7 days ago

    paint it the original red

  31. Michael Sorenson

    Michael Sorenson7 days ago

    Paint so deep purple its black. What was the part # on the headlights

  32. Leroy sosa

    Leroy sosa7 days ago

    If y'all can see my smile as I'm watching this video you would realize that these videos are awesome I think you people live a positive life and I believe that you enjoy every minute of your day God bless you guys watching on the way from Spain thank you so much for the video really enjoyed it I'm an American living in Spain got to take care of horses and rescue some dogs peace out all the way from SpainπŸ’―πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ’―πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ’―β€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈβœŒοΈβœŒοΈβœŒοΈβœŒοΈβœŒοΈβœŒοΈβœŒοΈπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ oh and I love Matt's Channel is amazing too

  33. Fab Rats

    Fab Rats3 days ago

    So glad you love the channel!! You’re awesome!!

  34. Patrick

    Patrick7 days ago

    Purple! Or orange since orange is purple

  35. Dustin Johnson

    Dustin Johnson7 days ago

    Can't wait for the tow truck build

  36. Aaron Wade Rides

    Aaron Wade Rides7 days ago

    I would love to know more about Paul and his back story how he got start on working on and with car , jeeps trucks and anything in between because it surly shows he has not limits to what he can work on or fix or fabricated. It would make a very cool video ill be waiting your fan always πŸ‘

  37. Aaron Wade Rides

    Aaron Wade Rides3 days ago

    I cant wait to see it

  38. Fab Rats

    Fab Rats3 days ago

    That vid is coming up soon!

  39. John Gibbons

    John Gibbons8 days ago


  40. al bee

    al bee8 days ago

    I’m watching from the uk and loving the channel I hope to get out that way in the future 😊

  41. Edgardo Wong

    Edgardo Wong8 days ago

    Its looks pretty badass with those metal patches

  42. Higgins 811

    Higgins 8118 days ago

    I've never seen anyone use a tin cutting tool not sure the exact name lol on card board bet you don't have to push as hard that's a new way to cut up old cardboard for me haha

  43. aaah tex

    aaah tex8 days ago

    **Problem Solved = ORANGE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE PURPLE!!!**

  44. ALAN S

    ALAN S8 days ago


  45. Russ Jowett

    Russ Jowett8 days ago

    It’s all done but doing it! I’m stealing that one Paul! Jurassic park colour scheme please! Either that or Barbie pink just like the power wheels Jeep my daughter has πŸ˜†

  46. Seth Stewart

    Seth Stewart8 days ago

    Paint it purple.

  47. Jonathan DeWitt

    Jonathan DeWitt8 days ago

    The light at the end of the tunnel is the freight train coming towards you!

  48. Alex Witteried

    Alex Witteried8 days ago

    Genuinely interested to find out if the Corvair or the YJ rock crawls first.

  49. Dan Craig

    Dan Craig8 days ago

    I think red or orange

  50. Rex Binns

    Rex Binns8 days ago

    Candy Apple Red with a Black monstaliner interior

  51. Brian Hartley

    Brian Hartley8 days ago

    Mean Machine Darr !

  52. Shawn Callenius

    Shawn Callenius8 days ago

    Good morning β˜€οΈ

  53. Minion Moto

    Minion Moto8 days ago

    Papa Dar should spray the whole thing with line-x bed liner or protective coating whatever people want to call it

  54. dk12811

    dk128118 days ago

    I can envision Papa Dar driving his Jeep down the trail or over rocks in Ocean Blue. I have a bright white 2016 JKU Willys and that color would be my second choice.

  55. steven carter

    steven carter8 days ago

    Flat black is where it's at.

  56. 504 Owner official

    504 Owner official9 days ago


  57. Keith Graham

    Keith Graham9 days ago

    I like the videos but music is unnecessary.

  58. LostIn207

    LostIn2079 days ago

    What does this have for an engine and trans?

  59. Jyrki Jyrays

    Jyrki Jyrays9 days ago

    Remaking CJ6 :)

  60. Jenna08848

    Jenna088489 days ago

    My YJ is from Moab RED Rock 4 wheel club member. 1989 Islander 2.5 liter It's new home is the mountains of northern Pennsylvania


    DAVID RUPPEL9 days ago

    Love the little wire clampy thing!

  62. Dave P

    Dave P9 days ago

    Turn the bolt around before putting the muffler on. The bolt will come out in the future.

  63. shooter mann

    shooter mann9 days ago

    Since Mat has a "Bananna" how about making Papa Darr's Jeep an Orange or a Lime?

  64. Youneverknow

    Youneverknow9 days ago

    Trimming a cardboard template with double cuts. Love this channel, I never would have thought of that

  65. John Brundege

    John Brundege9 days ago

    Originally was thinking red, but the mt dew green comments have me thinking green.

  66. John Brundege

    John Brundege9 days ago

    Can't wait to see videos of this on the trail. Fab videos are great, but let's see more of the fabs being used on the trail. Beautiful country out there.

  67. toby wren

    toby wren9 days ago

    You should paint it hot rod red

  68. Gordon Byrne

    Gordon Byrne9 days ago

    i like the mountain dew green idea!

  69. Wayne Sligar

    Wayne Sligar9 days ago

    Man i want a jeep so bad but I'll never be able to afford one now. Now that i hurt my lower back and had to be put on disability all my dreams are gone it sucks

  70. Kevin Randlett

    Kevin Randlett9 days ago

    wish my YJ add that kit!!!!

  71. YJ Overlander Canada

    YJ Overlander Canada9 days ago

    Blue and Orange Richard Petty style, with rust/weathering

  72. Arnold Hughes

    Arnold Hughes9 days ago


  73. chance simpson

    chance simpson9 days ago

    Did you change the fuse lmao

  74. Cecil Davis

    Cecil Davis9 days ago

    Metalic hugger orange

  75. Rheo Bartels

    Rheo Bartels9 days ago

    Well done boys! Right on.

  76. Rheo Bartels

    Rheo Bartels9 days ago

    Good camera man!

  77. Rheo Bartels

    Rheo Bartels9 days ago

    " I can.....And I WILL"

  78. Jim Ronchetto

    Jim Ronchetto9 days ago

    Paul, you need to change the oil in your jacket. :-)

  79. Boo Boo

    Boo Boo9 days ago

    Have you ever used hot melt glue after soldering? I always melt the glue onto the wires .. that way, when I heat the heat shrink, it creates a watertight seal

  80. Robby Lancaster

    Robby Lancaster9 days ago

    Hey Matt, is that hot?

  81. Zeb Thielbar

    Zeb Thielbar9 days ago



    WILL BURANDT9 days ago

    ohhhhh it definitely needs to be mountain dew green with " I'm winning" on the hood!!!!! lol

  83. Joseph Werth

    Joseph Werth9 days ago

    How about patina

  84. MrAcuta73

    MrAcuta739 days ago

    Note to self: Air nibbler doesn't work so good for Cardboard Aided Drafting. Will stick to razor knife or utility scissors. ;)

  85. Luke T

    Luke T9 days ago

    White with a red pin stripe. Or red with a white pin stripe and white wagon wheels.

  86. allen Henry

    allen Henry9 days ago

    Finally looking good. That engine does it have a mild cam in it?

  87. Doc Denton

    Doc Denton9 days ago

    I want to know about the elk horns in the loft ,would make a great hood ornament for the jeep lol

  88. Fab Rats

    Fab Rats3 days ago

    This vid talks a little bit about it. πŸ‘πŸ»

  89. allen Henry

    allen Henry9 days ago

    A forest Green would be a cool color.

  90. Bradzuzu

    Bradzuzu9 days ago

    Good job guys !! I'm looking forward to everyone getting out testing (you know it's coming) the rigs out... What's Papa Dar's favorite colors ?

  91. Wes Allen

    Wes Allen9 days ago


  92. Mike Corona

    Mike Corona9 days ago

    Matte gunmetal

  93. Earthlifeus

    Earthlifeus9 days ago

    I d love watching your channel along with Matt. Just some ideas for ya' all, A welding lens fr the camera will save the life of the camera. Welding arc not just bad on your eyes in person but also on TV and camera lens. My only experience is building police, Fire, Sheriff vehicles that cost up to a few million $.

  94. Earthlifeus

    Earthlifeus9 days ago

    Come on guys. Wow all the wrong ways to solder wires and using cheap tape. 3M 33 tape will stay on for years. Old wire loom, cheaper to replace with heat resistant loom.

  95. randy lester

    randy lester9 days ago

    Color? John Deere Green 🍏

  96. The Blue Bike & Doyle

    The Blue Bike & Doyle9 days ago

    I say paint it blue

  97. dale polmanter

    dale polmanter9 days ago

    Hi Paul my name is Dale Polmanter I'm from Canada Edmonton Alberta to be exact I watch a lot of your fabrication shows and I'm very interested in what you do so I have a question but in order for the question to be answered I would like you and Matt both to be present an both to give an answer on this question seems usable fabricators and here's my question I have a 2002 Dodge Durango 5.9 r/t and it has a normal typical Dodge Durango's front end underneath it I'm not very happy with it I'm not very happy with the way that it works so I would like you both to give me an idea of what front end to put underneath the Dodge Durango with a set of 391 gear ratios front and rear and yes I have already considered having the lockers put into the outer hubs and yes I'm very much considering the heim joints and link suspensions that I have seen use put together quite a few times as of now within your fabrications so im very comfortable in putting that together myself and just so that you have the full perspective of where I'm heading with this I would like to eventually at some point take the 5.9 out of at and put in a hemi

  98. Fab Rats

    Fab Rats9 days ago

    I would use a mid 70s Ford Dana 44 high pinion axle.πŸ‘πŸ»

  99. Greg O'Neal

    Greg O'Neal9 days ago

    Chevy red

  100. Bill Hayes

    Bill Hayes9 days ago

    Color: White Raptor Liner

  101. Dustin Cumberledge

    Dustin Cumberledge9 days ago

    burnt orange

  102. ChillBone Coleman

    ChillBone Coleman9 days ago

    Paint it Orange with black line on bottom . Can't wait to see it done lol

  103. alisha thompson

    alisha thompson9 days ago

    Paint it white

  104. Justin Mills

    Justin Mills9 days ago

    Sage green for your paint with a two tone brown that go with the sage green.

  105. spheise

    spheise9 days ago

    I'm the Steve who sent an email to Michelle asking for your address to send the Whoppers to awhile ago......I was very surprised to hear you say my name on camera when you got Michelle mentioned she likes M&Ms so I immediately ordered them.....but that seller didn't offer a gift note option to include my name......not that I need the credit....I'm just glad it got to you.....but Zimmer or whoever must be the seller on Amazon.....but I am the one who sent you the M&Ms because you missed out when I sent the Whoppers.....😁 Anyways......I hope the guys left you some Michelle.

  106. spheise

    spheise8 days ago

    Lol. Good.

  107. Fab Rats

    Fab Rats9 days ago

    Thanks for letting us know!! Thank you so much!! They are now in the rightful owners possession. You’re the best! -Michelle

  108. Trent Allmon

    Trent Allmon9 days ago

    Color needs to be orange and purple

  109. Evloftis

    Evloftis9 days ago

    Bright lime Green is what im voting for

  110. Sean Gray

    Sean Gray9 days ago

    bright green like your derby truck

  111. Tim Gruver

    Tim Gruver9 days ago

    Wow! That's one awesome ride. Should go anywhere.

  112. Michael Williams

    Michael Williams9 days ago

    Paint the whole thing with rhino liner