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Old January 6th, 2012, 10:58 AM   #21
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"this is a pretty SIMPLE rig".

Ok, if you say so.
Waggy leafs and XJ leafs. Standard shocks. Added good bump but for the most part, nothing super fancy. No coils or ORI or air shocks. Just bought a bunch of plate and welded it on. Less dents that way. didn't even do heims on the steering. Just 1 ton steering stuff with TRE's. Self tapped the box for a ram I got off ebay for the assist. Spools in the diffs.

Compared to a bunch of rigs on here and pirate....it's pretty simple.
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Old January 6th, 2012, 11:51 AM   #22
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you ruined the whole jeep with the herculiner

sorry, had too. and that is why I would never put a build on pirate.
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Old January 6th, 2012, 08:30 PM   #23
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Waggy leafs and XJ leafs. Standard shocks. Added good bump but for the most part, nothing super fancy. No coils or ORI or air shocks. Just bought a bunch of plate and welded it on. Less dents that way. didn't even do heims on the steering. Just 1 ton steering stuff with TRE's. Self tapped the box for a ram I got off ebay for the assist. Spools in the diffs.

Compared to a bunch of rigs on here and pirate....it's pretty simple.
Just kidding on the "simple" bit. If it takes over a year to build, it's not simple. Actually, it's challenging.
This thing is pretty cool and I can't wait to see you and it on the trails again
The fact that this is a shop class build is awesome
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Old January 7th, 2012, 03:46 PM   #24
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I've followed the build on pirate. Looks good. Just to much steep stuff for me. But looks solid.
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Old January 8th, 2012, 08:50 PM   #25
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needs 12" flares
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Old January 9th, 2012, 12:00 AM   #26
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you ruined the whole jeep with the herculiner

sorry, had too. and that is why I would never put a build on pirate.
LOL....like I would use herc. i used it once on a bumper and hated it. Haven't seen a rig yet that it held up on. For a cheap, durable, good hiding paint job, Durabak is the way to go. I have used it on many rigs.

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Just kidding on the "simple" bit. If it takes over a year to build, it's not simple. Actually, it's challenging.
This thing is pretty cool and I can't wait to see you and it on the trails again
The fact that this is a shop class build is awesome
Kids take a big ownership in it. I already have about a dozen in the drawing to take it to prom. One of the kids wants to get his senior pictures with it. He has done a lot of work on it.

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I've followed the build on pirate. Looks good. Just to much steep stuff for me. But looks solid.
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Old January 9th, 2012, 05:50 PM   #27
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I know you used an AW4 in there but which transfer case?
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Old January 9th, 2012, 07:07 PM   #28
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I know you used an AW4 in there but which transfer case?
231 J with the Chevy chain upgrade and a JB super short SYE.

Original plans were to do a used atlas....then the budget got adjusted and was going to go with a twin stick 300....then had to use all the jeep money for a new trans in the truck. So it got the tcase that it came with...just got the chevy chain. Glad I didn't sell it when I was selling all the parts off that thing.
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231 J with the Chevy chain upgrade and a JB super short SYE.

Original plans were to do a used atlas....then the budget got adjusted and was going to go with a twin stick 300....then had to use all the jeep money for a new trans in the truck. So it got the tcase that it came with...just got the chevy chain. Glad I didn't sell it when I was selling all the parts off that thing.
Gotcha. I had thought you mentioned a D300 earlier in the pirate thread. Got mine all the way in driveshaft mounted then realized the cooler lines point directly at it on a pass drop D300. I'd pretty much have to use stock cooler lines and they would still be less then 1/2" from the driveshaft with the tcase flat.
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Gotcha. I had thought you mentioned a D300 earlier in the pirate thread. Got mine all the way in driveshaft mounted then realized the cooler lines point directly at it on a pass drop D300. I'd pretty much have to use stock cooler lines and they would still be less then 1/2" from the driveshaft with the tcase flat.
I had to re-do the cooler lines to clear the exhaust on mine. Screwed fittings into the trans and then put 90*'s on that to get them forward some and then jumped over the exhaust to the frame.
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I had to re-do the cooler lines to clear the exhaust on mine. Screwed fittings into the trans and then put 90*'s on that to get them forward some and then jumped over the exhaust to the frame.
Even with 90* fittings they would hit the driveshaft just sitting there.
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think that was suppose to be stereo stuff. damn auto correct
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lugnuts?
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Aw, come on. CC learned me that you only need 4 to wheel.
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Old January 11th, 2012, 08:44 PM   #35
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long way from what it used to look like. maybe i`ll see you at the park this summer.
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