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Old February 28th, 2012, 06:02 PM   #81
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awesome write up! jk looks sweet
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Old February 28th, 2012, 07:56 PM   #82
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Thankyou, I must say I'm very pleased with the streetability of this. I give my wife props because if the thing vibrated I would hear about it!!!!
Though this gets used for trailriding about twice a month its nice to drive it during the week too!
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Old February 29th, 2012, 07:09 AM   #83
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Hows the motor turn the 38s for regular commute? Build looks great and looks like it performs well!
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Old February 29th, 2012, 09:23 AM   #84
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Motor actually feels better with 38s. The 5:13s are a good match! At 70 I run about 2000 rpm. Mileage is around 15
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Old February 29th, 2012, 09:50 AM   #85
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Hows the motor turn the 38s for regular commute? Build looks great and looks like it performs well!
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Motor actually feels better with 38s. The 5:13s are a good match! At 70 I run about 2000 rpm. Mileage is around 15

That doesn's mean there isn't a motor swap in the future. I know this man, he doesn't just leave things be!

It'll have to wait until it's out of warrenty though.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 07:15 PM   #86
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I think as soon as she stops driving it daily I will switch to a rear steering axle, I've always wanted to do it! I'm not sure if I like the cutting brake option and it has the turning radius of my tow rig!
Next on the list is make the B pillar removable and build my own cage.
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Old March 4th, 2012, 05:34 PM   #87
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Old March 7th, 2012, 09:14 AM   #88
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What did you do for calipers?
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Old March 7th, 2012, 10:01 AM   #89
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Why did you put the shocks below the axle? Just something to get hung up on.
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Old March 7th, 2012, 10:03 AM   #90
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Why did you put the shocks below the axle? Just something to get hung up on.
I *think* because he used the weld on-bolt in JK bracket kit from Currie. So basically the shocks are in the same location as factory...which is below the axle.
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Old March 7th, 2012, 04:56 PM   #91
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I *think* because he used the weld on-bolt in JK bracket kit from Currie. So basically the shocks are in the same location as factory...which is below the axle.
Which is also where the lower control arm mount is. It's all the same mount.
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Old March 7th, 2012, 05:03 PM   #92
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Why did you put the shocks below the axle? Just something to get hung up on.
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I *think* because he used the weld on-bolt in JK bracket kit from Currie. So basically the shocks are in the same location as factory...which is below the axle.
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Which is also where the lower control arm mount is. It's all the same mount.
Exactly what these two guys said. This is a bolt on Jeep. The axles were built to bolt directly in place of stock axles.
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Old March 9th, 2012, 02:11 PM   #93
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Why did you put the shocks below the axle? Just something to get hung up on.
Since this only has 22,000 miles on it and is my wifes DD I opted not to triangulate my own front and rear suspension. Maybe next year!
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Old March 9th, 2012, 02:13 PM   #94
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What did you do for calipers?
Calipers front and rear are both Chevy 3/4 ton, 2 slide pin style.
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Old April 1st, 2012, 02:00 PM   #95
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The Jeep looks good. Seemed like it worked pretty well at snofari also. What lift were you running before, with the 35s? Did you run wheel spacers with the stock wheels?
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Old April 1st, 2012, 08:15 PM   #96
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J think I seened u todAy on 69. Jeep looked nice. But it was on a trailer. Thought this was a mall cruiser not a trailer queen
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Old April 1st, 2012, 10:48 PM   #97
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J think I seened u todAy on 69. Jeep looked nice. But it was on a trailer. Thought this was a mall cruiser not a trailer queen
That was him.

It drives down the road better than my 03 Stocker. Don't let him fool you though, its a total trailer queen. Except on weekdays when his wife drives it to work.
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Old April 2nd, 2012, 08:36 AM   #98
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J think I seened u todAy on 69. Jeep looked nice. But it was on a trailer. Thought this was a mall cruiser not a trailer queen

He has a wife, a baby and 2 dogs. He needs the Jeep on the trailer so he has room to stuff all of the necessary accoutrements. There is simply not enough room in one vehicle.

Also, I am under the impression that you have graduated the 2nd grade. Lets work on using only words that are found in the dictionary. Seened is not one of them. I believe saw is the word you were grasping for. "I think I saw you today on 69", it really flows nicely if you have a full set of teeth.
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Old April 2nd, 2012, 07:59 PM   #99
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He has a wife, a baby and 2 dogs. He needs the Jeep on the trailer so he has room to stuff all of the necessary accoutrements. There is simply not enough room in one vehicle.

Also, I am under the impression that you have graduated the 2nd grade. Lets work on using only words that are found in the dictionary. Seened is not one of them. I believe saw is the word you were grasping for. "I think I saw you today on 69", it really flows nicely if you have a full set of teeth.
ok. you want a cookie or a cartwheel sweet tits.
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Old April 6th, 2012, 08:00 PM   #100
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ok. you want a cookie or a cartwheel sweet tits.
You guys make me giggle. I trailer for a couple reasons! Room like Leah said, Room is a bit of an issue so I load the jeep on the trailer with all our gear in it and the dogs. My truck gets better mileage than the Jeep and the tires aren't $420 each!
As far as MALL RATED, Not so much! Its built to wheel! I just take the wife and lil kid with me now!! The more damage done the more my wife laughs!
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