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Old May 5th, 2012, 04:14 PM   #94
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Originally Posted by John D View Post
I made a shake-down run at the dunes last weekend, so before we went I stretched it out the best I could. The front bumps were fine and I threw some ¼” plate on top of the u-bolt plates in the rear. This was as far as I dared to go on the rear. I can’t wait to open these wheelwells up more.


I had more time to improve bump stop Version 2.0, these should hold up a little better.

Might I recommend going straight up from the axletube with a piece of square tubing with a cap on the end? Would look a lot cleaner, and wouldn't be introducing strange side stresses into your ubolts/leafsprings.

Like everyone else has said, love the cage. I'm surprised you went that long without seriously trimming fenders. Planning on doing some trimming on the gf's xj when her stock tires wear out...

Jake
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