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Old May 23rd, 2012, 10:46 PM   #41
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So while I was sitting in the driveway today looking at the jeep admiring its beauty

dad pulled in the driveway and reminded me I need to go higher


So new plan. 9" coils up front shackle relocators and revolver shackles and most likely need to add a block as well in the rear. Besides drop pitman arm, control arm drop brackets and sye/driveshaft and most likely longer shocks anything else I need or should have?
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Old May 24th, 2012, 05:48 AM   #42
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Why do you want to go higher? Just to be taller than your dad's daily driver? A rig should be no taller than what it takes to clear the tires you are running. I would do some trimming before I would lift it higher.
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Old May 24th, 2012, 11:24 AM   #43
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The thing about cutting is.... I've cut about 8"s in the front and literally can't cut any farther in the rear. I'm running 4.5" lift with 36's
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Old May 24th, 2012, 05:03 PM   #44
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The thing about cutting is.... I've cut about 8"s in the front and literally can't cut any farther in the rear. I'm running 4.5" lift with 36's
You can and should cut more. 4.5" is the perfect amount of lift for 36's...or 38's...mine is WAAAY too tall for what it is.

Spend your time and energy on getting locked and geared, once you can point and shoot most of Michigan you'll have a different take on things.
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Old May 25th, 2012, 09:52 PM   #45
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Did a little flexin tonight on devils lake


That turned into a little log climbing lol


Which turned into almost flipping the jeep. In the pic it kind of looks like the rear driver side tire is touching the log but it is not

Yotabalt took the picture while standing up and the top of the tire was over his head and he is about 6' tall
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Old May 30th, 2012, 07:20 PM   #46
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Well cleaned up the jeep tonight

and ordered the gl4x4 windshield vinyl so that should be here next week hopefully
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Old May 30th, 2012, 08:19 PM   #47
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Decent looking Jeep, but wanting to go higher & your thread name/theme scream "Redneck juvenile". Hopefully, you'll grow out of that soon.

Good luck with the build.

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Old May 30th, 2012, 08:28 PM   #48
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Haha thanks and hopefully not to soon... I still have some things I wanna do to it before I get to the "real world" haha I appreciate the support
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Old June 10th, 2012, 06:25 PM   #49
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Looks great will be posting pics of my 91 yj .it is stock now
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Old June 18th, 2012, 09:45 PM   #50
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Well took it out to the optimis club mud run and obstacle course. Took off the flares for the event.... Cut down mid flinging ability to much haha. Well anyway I ran the obstacle course in 2.56 sec coming in 4th. First obstacle course event I've ever done
http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w...s/9fcf4c57.mp4
And I came in 3rd in the mud run. Got beat by a Yota with a 400 small block a Lincoln locker and boggers and an obs Chevy with an extremely well built motor. On super swampers as well.
My 1st run
http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w...s/9ce13d43.mp4
My second run 122' 10" for 3rd
http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w...s/0cc96915.mp4





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Old June 23rd, 2012, 09:47 PM   #51
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For everyone who bitched about the sticker I changed it up and added a new one

And took some time and made the front half doors for st. Ignace next week. Ran out of tubing so the rears are on hold till Monday.
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Old June 24th, 2012, 05:42 AM   #52
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Love the replacement sticker.
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Old June 24th, 2012, 11:31 AM   #53
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Well thanks lol
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Old July 3rd, 2012, 04:31 AM   #54
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nice rig
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Old August 5th, 2012, 10:11 PM   #55
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Well no new updates but finally made it over to twisted trails with the jeep this weekend and had an amazing time and Yotabalt went with to prep himself for when his Toyota is done. Took awhile to get use to the "extreme" terrain compared to Alpena but we finally settled in and gave the jeep the first real test. Neither of us knew what the colors rated the difficulty as so we took a blue trail. It took about 15 minutes before we started destroying fender flares ( never again will I ever put those on anything) so after losing all 4 rear fender flares we were all day. Climbed a couple hills, played in a little mud and messed with some rocks. And a bonus managed to drive home with nothing broken.
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Old August 5th, 2012, 10:29 PM   #56
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you will look better without the flares at all!
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Old August 5th, 2012, 10:45 PM   #57
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The originally reason for the flares was Bc I wanted something different from the typical lifted jeeps around here. But epic plan fail. And now it's kind of hard to undo the multiple holes in the side of the jeep haha
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Old December 27th, 2012, 01:27 AM   #58
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Well it's been awhile but got a new job and I live out of state now and making some cash so the parts are starting to roll in... I picked up 38.5x11x15 boggers and crager delux 69 smoothie rims put those on and had a little fun I also ordered a shift kit, ballistics fab rear diff cover, front spartan locker, and a couple more small goodies... I think I'm gonna go with the ironrockoffroad 8" critical path long arm kit and start working on bumpers and armor.... The axles haven't fail yet so ill start looking into those soon. Figured I would give an update incase anybody was curious if you could cram 38" boggers under a 4.5" lift without rubbing :P
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Old December 27th, 2012, 04:36 AM   #59
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LOVE those wheels!
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Old December 27th, 2012, 06:03 AM   #60
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I didn't read the entire thread, but it still looks like the front stock axle..

Dana 30 and 38s.... I think that axle without the locker is saving you lots of money.. Once you add the locker, I foresee a kaaboooom.....!
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