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Old September 16th, 2011, 01:29 PM   #1
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this is just the beginning of my post deployment project.
2000xj from the east coast super clean damn near no rust.
165000miles
took a trip to florida to see my dad and jumped on craigslist down here because i could find any good deals on tires in michigan. I found a guy selling 5 33/12.50/15 traxus m/t for $450 one had never even touched the road and the other 4 had maybe 1500 miles on them.

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Old September 16th, 2011, 03:38 PM   #2
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wohoo big pimpin what happened to the cj?
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Old September 16th, 2011, 10:01 PM   #3
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ended up sellin it
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ahh when u startin this one? what lift kit ya going with?
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Old September 17th, 2011, 02:36 PM   #5
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im startin it in about a week im just going with a rough counrty 6.5" kit for now
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Old September 17th, 2011, 05:33 PM   #6
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o yeah short arm or long arm? i would go with the short arm as the ride quality is 100x's better
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Old September 17th, 2011, 06:08 PM   #7
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yeah im goin with the short arm i also got the control arm drop kit, SYE and cv drive shaft for the rear.
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this is my first xj project so if anybody has any tips tricks or ideas let me know whats up.
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Old September 18th, 2011, 11:19 AM   #9
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wtf bryan im goin to have to kick your ass when u get home i hope u didnt buy that lift kit yet.......... dont get control arm drops, let me help ya before it looks retarded and u take ground clearance away.......
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you should have talked to dave or i before spending all the $ on the cv driveshaft and drop brackets as u dont need a specail drive shaft any front xj shaft woulda work and they are like $30 at leo's and the drop brackets are going to kill your ground clearance should just go with the long arms
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how much ground clearance would i lose if i use the control arm drop kit?
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the 3 or 4 inch that it adds to the bottom of the lower control arm mounts.
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damn well i guess since ive already got it ill go with that for now and see how i like it plus it wouldnt be that hard to swap out for the long arms after awhile anyways im really not worried about it.
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yeah i understand that the rc upgrade aint to big o deal just saying best of luck with it
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