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Old January 11th, 2010, 08:27 AM   #21
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the lockers are selectable ... which means they can be turned on & off .. this type uses air to engage them. so.. by turning on the air supply (flip of the switch) the axles are locked. selectable lockers ussally use air, cable, or elec. to engage them. auto lockers engage when ever power (as in drive shaft) is applied.
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Old September 26th, 2010, 07:02 PM   #22
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Wanted to update this ... I has been close to a year .... lol ... bought this on 10/16 of 2009....from shouldabenacowboy

So ...... now has RCV front shafts, added axle seals same time. And 37's





OH and I finally got some decent sliders



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Old September 27th, 2010, 10:41 AM   #23
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Done first year (thru 9/15/10)
1" RC mml
1 1/4" RC bl
4" RC long arm kit
RC dicos
RC 3/4" front spacers & bump stop ext (for the 37"s till tubes)
Rubi D-44 front w/ air locker
Rubi D-44 rear w/ air locker
RCV CV/alloy front axle shafts
Superior axle seals
Tom Woods DC rear shaft
Rugged Ridge (?) SYE
37 x 12.50 x 15 Wrangler MTR on black steel rims
XRC sliders
XRC 8k winch
TSC front bumper tow points (Caveman 4x4 & Welding Ent.)
Custom rear bumper ( from Joe's Custom Fab)
Fire stick (Jeep came with CB installed, I lost the supplied orig CB antenna @ Twisted Trails)


Year 2 starting 9/15/10
Hi lift (X-mas present, thanks CM) (12/25/2010)
bead locks 3/5/11
Tummy tuck, ufc ultra high 4/2/11
Trianglate rear 4/2/11
1 ton steer otk 4/20/11
Replace rear locker with stronger front type locker 6/1/11
Build thread unrelated (used funds though) Tow rig 05 F350 PS SW CC LB 8/15/12


Year 3 starting 9/15/11
Relocate trans vent 12/15/11
Flares & Front fenders GONE 3/6/12
Build thread unrelated (used funds though) Trailer, 18' w/ dove, wood deck.(5/15/12)
Huge rig improvement LOL full soft doors (6/15/12)


Year 4 starting 9/15/12
I promise to do more next year lol .... (I lied guess I didn't )
Truck Camper 9/28/12
Tank Skid, installed 3/23/13
Engine skid here needs installed
[5/4/13 BROKE FRAME 2 PLACES & DISTROYED REAR TRUSS FOR THE 2ND TIME AT THE BLESSING FWK]

TJ
Yet to do

I have, needs installed, on board air.
Steering skid
Upgrade cage
Front tube fenders (maybe not, I kinda like the no fender look
Hi line ??
Front bumper
Rear alloy shafts
Diff covers
Rear tire carrier
Rear armor
Rear tube fenders
Outboard rear shocks
Upgrade power steering ??
Improve front brakes (what method ??)
This list is depressing lmao and its broke.
So ...... On to the CJ7


CJ7
Year 5 starting 9/15/13

Bought this as a buddy for the old girl (9/14/13 12:01AM EDT, close enough to year five (23hrs 59mins early))
better pics to come



9/14/13
CJ7 as bought

Topless doorless no winch
304/727/300 twin stick
pane
5:13 Scout D-44s
Rear Spool/Front Detroit
Rear 4 link with coilovers
Front outboard leafs
Front/Rear shafts/alloy (** front outers stock)
Warn premium lockouts
38.5x15.5x15 TSL (true dia maybe 37 ??)
Full cage (not to frame)
Ratty high back race seats
Lap belts
Comp cut
Tube front fenders

UPS arrives (CJ7)
Used top 10/1/13
Rock sliders 10/21/13
Rattle can paint 10/27/13
Heater 11/15/13
Alloy front outer PS 12/1/15

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Old September 27th, 2010, 01:03 PM   #24
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needs 2 more doors. lol

i have had a blast building/wheeling this thing with you ken.
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Old September 27th, 2010, 03:17 PM   #25
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In The 1st year for this rig
Rocks & Valleys (200 miles 1 way btw) I have 8 plus stickers :) (I think 6 visits, some were sat & sun)
Bundy Hill 5 times
Twisted trails 1 (2 days) & Jeep Blessing
Badlands 1
Silver Lake 1


Thanks, CM it would not be this complete without your help and input.

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Old September 27th, 2010, 05:25 PM   #26
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Rig looks great Ken!!

It looks like you had fun building & playing...I'm glad it went to a good home.

SBC
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Old September 28th, 2010, 03:35 PM   #27
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Rig looks great Ken!!

It looks like you had fun building & playing...I'm glad it went to a good home.

SBC

Thanks for the deal, I have been extremely pleased

If you ever want to go wheelin drop me a note I will find time.

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Old September 28th, 2010, 08:31 PM   #28
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Sounds like a deal. Hopefully I will be able to take you up on it this time
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Old March 6th, 2011, 03:06 PM   #29
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bead locks added :) thanks joes67camaro

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Old March 6th, 2011, 03:16 PM   #30
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Looks good, I miss mine.
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Old March 6th, 2011, 07:12 PM   #31
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thanks, it's a basic build, lol

I picked up a Full Traction rear upper arm tri-link with truss from joes67camero also.

I am looking forwards to putting it on. And getting rid of the track bar.

It wheels fine, everyone says get rid of the track bar. So i will

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Old March 6th, 2011, 08:00 PM   #32
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Nice TJ man I really like it with the 37s. I have a 97 TJ with the 6in RC long arm running 35 boggers but I wanna go up to 37s. I am also looking to triangulate the rear and get rid of the track bar. As far as the lift goes I love it, flexs like no other. You'll love it even more with tube fenders in the front gives a lot more room for flex really. I've had mine just over a year and its went thru alot of changes. I still have the stock front dana 30 but I put an 8.8 in the rear with LSD which I'm not a fan of limited slip so a detroit will be coming soon. I also have a lockright in the front which I love. Mine doesn't see the road at all, but really nice jeep man keep up the good work
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Old April 6th, 2011, 06:34 PM   #33
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Attachment 77078thanks all, wally I have watched your build

update, basic build, skid installed, rear tianglated - track bar gone. ) man that looks photo chopped lol

skid photo decent, trianglated needs retaken-very dark




photo from last test run before skid, can you see repaired parts (hint: not skid or door related. hosed window to drive home :) )


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Old October 1st, 2011, 04:36 PM   #34
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tire saver, jeep bitch :), stable addition,

New (to me) tow rig


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Old October 2nd, 2011, 10:40 AM   #35
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Old October 3rd, 2011, 02:09 PM   #36
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a V10 would not have that badge on the door, nor a sooty tail pipe (well a good running v-10)
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Old October 17th, 2011, 01:15 PM   #37
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are you going to order a trans for this thing this year? I should have the SHO running in a few days so we can work on the heep.
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Old March 7th, 2012, 12:20 PM   #38
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new direction for the tj


marker lights will go away once round ones come in.
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Old March 7th, 2012, 12:29 PM   #39
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I didn't say you could do that .. holey fuk. It was just a oil change
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