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Old October 13th, 2014, 07:43 PM   #1
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Picked up a 95 4.0 ax15 Yj kind of weird but it has abs. Anywase paid 1k for it has some frame issues. It had 2.5 springs and 3.07s. I had no real plans but to lift it and beat it a bit.
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Old October 13th, 2014, 07:51 PM   #2
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I ended up doing a soa with a 4.10 30 I had sitting around and I put my 8.8 from Louie in it. 1" tcase drop and built a rear shaft for it. Ended up needing a ladder bar bad so I had 2 stock rear lower jk arms I used and I bought a teraflex high steer knuckle for it. The bump steer was so bad a dip in the road would send you clear on the shoulder. The top I got with the jeep was missing a ton of hardware so I ended up throwing a frameless tj top on it so I wasn't getting soaked.
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Old October 13th, 2014, 07:59 PM   #3
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I ended up picking up a used super top and stole Kinzies tires off her xj. I got tcxtremes 36s and bartered a set of wheels. Still need to get them mounted and on the jeep. I had someone give me the winch free, it needed a controller but the cable looked great still. I mounted the high lifter that came with the jeep. Before jeep creep its getting a front locker and I'm not sure if there's anything else yet
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Old October 14th, 2014, 02:55 PM   #4
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1000 for that YJ is a pretty good deal.
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Old October 15th, 2014, 11:52 AM   #5
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Yea I thought so I snatched it right up
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Old October 22nd, 2014, 10:52 PM   #6
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Well got my 36s on tonight and mysteriously enough my tcase is broke so its getting swapped for a Rubicon case so I'll have 4.1 at least
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Old October 23rd, 2014, 06:39 AM   #7
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looking good
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Old October 23rd, 2014, 08:28 AM   #8
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Wow 36s with a little 2.5.. how's that been goin?
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Old October 23rd, 2014, 11:54 AM   #9
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Hmm its a 4.0
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Old November 8th, 2014, 08:45 AM   #11
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Well ended up not running the Rubi case for now I was in a pinch for time so I put a tj case in it until I get yokes for the Rubi case. Put the locker in and must have damaged the spring on the way in because it just flat out would not unlock. Pulled it back out and ordered a spring/ pin kit.
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Old November 8th, 2014, 08:49 AM   #12
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Well I am also at a little dilema I did the 1 piece shaft swap and replaced the axle seals. The thing is pouring gear oil out and the pinion bearings are smoked. I have 9" I can drop in it. And I need to make time to get to @Toyfish for the 44 front. But I just bought the hi steer arm locker and its a good setup how it is...
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Old January 10th, 2015, 10:59 PM   #13
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Well after a week of dragging my pass side shock and a month or more of the driver side shock being busted I finally fixed it today. New rear upper shock mounts, tightened all my u bolts down and steering. Pulled tcase and threw in an sye. Guna put the case back in tomorrow and build a rear shaft.
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Old May 11th, 2015, 09:31 PM   #14
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Got the 44 and the 10.25 mocked up tonight. Need u bolts and spring plates. And it should be roll able again


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love the sticker
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Old May 11th, 2015, 09:43 PM   #16
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Yea tryn to hold onto that since I didn't get an actual reject run sticker... Or maybe I did and I just don't remember..
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I'm a long wase from that yet. But I want to
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Old May 12th, 2015, 06:31 AM   #20
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Nice setup for not a ton of cash. Keep the updates coming.
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