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Old December 27th, 2011, 07:43 AM   #21
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Parts ordering day! Debating full double ended hydro setup, or ram assist. In the past I have made my own double ended ram setups. I'm thinking if I buy a PSC kit, but run it through my stock steering pump this would make it slow enough for a daily driver!? My past buggy I had zero issues with road driving? COMMENTS??
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Old December 27th, 2011, 07:51 AM   #22
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I think if/when I do this I would do a setup like Rocksolid did with the double ender(lol) being used as assist.
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Old December 27th, 2011, 08:43 AM   #23
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I think if/when I do this I would do a setup like Rocksolid did with the double ender(lol) being used as assist.
I haven't seen this, maybe I should check it out! It was just pointed out to me that if a desert race truck can fly at 120mph straight than I should be able to do 55 mph on the street! My old rig I had at 75 mph a couple times with full hydro.
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Old December 27th, 2011, 08:59 AM   #24
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Old December 27th, 2011, 09:00 AM   #25
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We used a double ended ram as the Drag link and hydro assist.
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Old December 27th, 2011, 09:13 AM   #26
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Thats pretty trick! So then does that use the PSC kit fot the steering box or did you do the machine work yourself? That looks like a Rock Jock axle. If anything I may be able to keep the ram higher since I'm using a kingpin axle with highsteer.
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Old December 27th, 2011, 09:17 AM   #27
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Old December 27th, 2011, 10:26 AM   #28
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Thats pretty trick! So then does that use the PSC kit fot the steering box or did you do the machine work yourself? That looks like a Rock Jock axle. If anything I may be able to keep the ram higher since I'm using a kingpin axle with highsteer.
We used PSC pieces, its not a kit. In fact they told us it would not work. its is a PSC pump,PSC Box and ram. we couldnt run High steer on both sides due to clearance issues with the frame. The new owner wanted it low with 42" tires
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Old December 27th, 2011, 10:43 AM   #29
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We used PSC pieces, its not a kit. In fact they told us it would not work. its is a PSC pump,PSC Box and ram. we couldnt run High steer on both sides due to clearance issues with the frame. The new owner wanted it low with 42" tires
I love it when they say it will never work! I've gotten that twice with this project already! I just kinda figured I would bump stop the drivers side a bit taller if I used the high steer.
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Old December 28th, 2011, 08:48 PM   #30
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Second set of tone rings came today. I pushed them on by hand, they are square and tight, however I plan to tack weld them to be sure!
Heading to St. Helen this weekend to install the long arm and test fit the axles.
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Old December 28th, 2011, 09:03 PM   #31
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Second set of tone rings came today. I pushed them on by hand, they are square and tight, however I plan to tack weld them to be sure!
Heading to St. Helen this weekend to install the long arm and test fit the axles.
Tone ring on the rear hub!




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Old January 2nd, 2012, 08:14 PM   #32
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Went up and helped Indy check axle fitment over the weekend. We also had a chance to install a Rubicon Express long arm upgrade kit.

Front axle all tacked up and sitting in there...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/73378327@N05/6624672177/

The rear axle was mocked up on the bench, taking measurements from a stock JK D44, that was not in a vehicle. Worked out pretty good.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/73378327@N05/6624668161/

And then we decided to do the long arm kit... Which commenced with Jim getting the plasma cutter out and whacking brackets off. It's not often I see someone hack up their Jeep that's hardly a year old... Does this void the warranty?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/73378327@N05/6624664395/

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Old January 2nd, 2012, 09:05 PM   #33
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I'll keep cutting off the bad parts if you keep taking the pics!
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Old January 3rd, 2012, 04:33 AM   #34
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I'll keep cutting off the bad parts if you keep taking the pics!
Make him take the red "X" off the camera lens next time...
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Old January 3rd, 2012, 08:33 AM   #35
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Make him take the red "X" off the camera lens next time...
I took the image tags off so it's just the links now. Clearly I can't post pictures.
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Old January 3rd, 2012, 09:30 AM   #36
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Looks good man!
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Old January 4th, 2012, 12:53 PM   #37
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I just finished the front ABS brackets, I ended up using Dynatrac supplied brackets which I used my backyard Bridgeport (Metabo) to modify as needed.
Later tonight I will be finish welding the front axle and messing around mounting the Stauns and tires to the wheels.
All is looking good for final install this weekend!!
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Old January 4th, 2012, 02:01 PM   #38
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That's awesome looking :)

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Old January 4th, 2012, 02:57 PM   #39
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Can't wait to see it in action at SnoFari in a few weeks. Looking good.
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Old January 6th, 2012, 08:02 AM   #40
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Can't wait to see it in action at SnoFari in a few weeks. Looking good.
Thanks looks like I'll have it on rubber by Saturday night. Probably will make my own driveshaft to test drive it!
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