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Old September 30th, 2011, 12:07 PM   #21
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Do long arms! You will regret not doing them in the long run
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Old September 30th, 2011, 05:26 PM   #22
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for once im not sure what my plans are. 1st off im gonna fix all its quirks like the soft brakes, gas gauge, death wobble, and other little things. i do keep considering the rough country long arm but then again i dont know if i wanna dump that much money into it because i have a little voice in my head telling me to leave it as a practical daily wheeler and put full widths under my 5.0 explorer.
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Old September 30th, 2011, 05:29 PM   #23
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i also keep day dreaming about converting the zj to a manual trans and then i might like it alot more. I hate driving SLOPomatics and i dont trust them
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Old September 30th, 2011, 05:35 PM   #24
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Do the exploder, jeeps have been done, to death, don't be another clone.
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Old October 2nd, 2011, 09:44 PM   #25
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keep thinking if i wanted to go long arms on a zj maybe i should go with a five niner instead of going with the under dog 4.0 and regretting it in the long run just like i did with the ranger, if i would have started with a 4.0 ranger i would have been alot better off instead of wanting a motor swap later on
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Old October 2nd, 2011, 09:46 PM   #26
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by the way here is a shot of the mystery collapsed coils. I think until i get a game plan im gonna switch the coils with a set of 4k mile lj coils i have because the ones in there ride like crap.
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Old November 22nd, 2011, 04:57 PM   #27
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did a little work to it lately, new stock trac bar and steering stabilizer fixed the death wobble. the stabilizer was punctured and leaking. Bought a new fuel pump off ebay so it finally has a gas gauge.
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Old November 22nd, 2011, 04:58 PM   #28
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I found some factory tow hooks with brackets at the junkyard for 15 bux so i now have front tow points and while i was at it i trimmed off the bottom of the "bumper"
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Old November 23rd, 2011, 02:32 AM   #29
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Good deal.

as to ditching the 4.0 to get a 9'er. if you can find one for a resonable price go for it. ive been dreaming of a 9'er for years now. closest i came as a mint one and yet they wanted almost 10,xxx for it.

just cuz there old dosnt mean the price's come down.
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Old November 23rd, 2011, 04:46 AM   #30
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Screw the long arms and pricey upgrades, keep the death wobble and wheel it on the cheap.

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Old November 23rd, 2011, 07:17 AM   #31
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Screw the long arms and pricey upgrades, keep the death wobble and wheel it on the cheap.]
Right on brotha! But the death wobble part is fixed because that's scary on a daily driver
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Old November 25th, 2011, 07:55 AM   #32
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finally got her out in some mud and found out the 31s dont cut it. I got hung up on my diffs a couple times. also after a hard day beating on the grocery wagon shes not wanting to shift gears on her own. she got me home but i have to manually shift the auto trans now.
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Old November 25th, 2011, 11:27 AM   #33
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I wouldn't worry bought the tranny to much right now, mine has been doing that for about 6 months now and still drives fine.
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