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Old October 24th, 2010, 05:46 PM   #41
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also got the stuff to do the SYE
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Old October 24th, 2010, 05:48 PM   #42
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also bought a 14 bolt with 4.10 gears and a Dana 60. the XJ will be on 1 tons next summer!
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Old November 27th, 2010, 12:06 PM   #43
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all welded and sealed. 3/16 plate
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Old February 5th, 2011, 04:13 PM   #44
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SYE is in
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Old February 5th, 2011, 04:13 PM   #45
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started working on my long arms
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Old February 5th, 2011, 04:14 PM   #46
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here is what i started with
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Old February 5th, 2011, 04:15 PM   #47
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heres what i ended with for tube insert
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Old February 5th, 2011, 04:16 PM   #48
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then i tig welded them into 1-3/4 DOM for lower bars

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Old February 5th, 2011, 04:18 PM   #49
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next i jumped to the upper control arm inserts for 1-5/8 DOM
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Old February 5th, 2011, 04:19 PM   #50
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tig welded into 1-5/8 DOM
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Old February 5th, 2011, 04:21 PM   #51
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upper arms done other than the hole where it mounts to axle
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Old February 5th, 2011, 04:24 PM   #52
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got my johnny joints for the lower arms! used my wife's phone for size comparison.
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Old February 27th, 2011, 11:03 AM   #53
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well now its time to start the 14bolt build



pull axles, drums, and hubs for cleaning
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Old February 27th, 2011, 11:06 AM   #54
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stock axle VS 14 bolt axle, its like a pencil and a beer can

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Old February 27th, 2011, 11:09 AM   #55
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Hub all blasted primed and painted.

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Old February 27th, 2011, 11:11 AM   #56
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I have alot of work to do for housing prep but i will get some pics up when its all cleaned up.
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Old February 27th, 2011, 11:15 AM   #57
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hope to ditch the stock drums for disk brakes but we will see.
here is a shot at the spindle looks ti be in good shape.
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Old February 27th, 2011, 11:24 AM   #58
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Also have new 37" tires and H1 hummer bead lock wheels on there way!
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Old February 27th, 2011, 11:31 AM   #59
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sweet fab work
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