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Old June 11th, 2016, 10:26 AM   #221
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You need a 60 front.

This coming from the guy that ran a 44 with 39.5s and a healthy v8 for what, Like 3 years? Lol
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Old June 11th, 2016, 10:44 AM   #222
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I think he just needs a 44 that's actually straight haha

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Old June 13th, 2016, 06:15 AM   #223
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This coming from the guy that ran a 44 with 39.5s and a healthy v8 for what, Like 3 years? Lol
Ever since he got new axles he thinks everyone needs them

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Old June 13th, 2016, 06:20 AM   #224
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I think he just needs a 44 that's actually straight haha

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The weird part is that my passenger side is what's not straight driver side is fine. This last break was my fault for trying to power thru wheel hop reverse up test

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Old June 13th, 2016, 06:25 AM   #225
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The weird part is that my passenger side is what's not straight driver side is fine. This last break was my fault for trying to power thru wheel hop reverse up test

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Oh, I thought you had play where the tube meets the pig on both sides

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Old June 13th, 2016, 06:33 AM   #226
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Nope only passenger side. Checked the axle on a rack at school last fall and driver side was 100% straight which made me happy.

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Old June 14th, 2016, 03:26 PM   #227
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Finally got my truss on. I tied from my upper on my 3 link all the way over to my driver side coil bucket. Tonight I'm planning on relocating my driver side lower mount over about two inches, boxing in both lower mounts, welding on gussets, modifying my passenger side coil bucket so my Jeep sits level and possible tossing on some shock mounts.

I also picked up a set of flat top knuckles today for $70 but I need to modify them a little bit so those will go on at a later date. Right now I'm just trying to get ready for the race this weekend.

Also, I've been doing a little bit of research into adding one of those neat steering stabilizers that have the hoses coming out of them...
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Old June 15th, 2016, 03:16 PM   #228
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Got some work done last night. Boxed in mounts, relocated driver side lower mount on to the housing, and welded up my gussets. Just have to put them on tonight and figure out my shock mounts. Hoping to have the Jeep rolling again tomorrow night.

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Rev 2 of my c gussets fit much better.





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Old June 15th, 2016, 04:43 PM   #229
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Did you double check your numbers in the 3 link calculator to see if only moving 1 link mount is going to give you bad geometry?
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Old June 15th, 2016, 04:47 PM   #230
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This is how I originally had it in the calculator...I just never mounted it half on the housing because I wasn't paying attention when I did it and just butted it up without measuring. This is why I rubbed my tire on the arm turning left and why that side kept hitting my shock mount. Now both my lowers are equal distance from center, the way I originally had it layed out

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Old June 21st, 2016, 02:53 PM   #231
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Well I had a great time at the race this past Saturday. Unfortunately I placed fifth but at least I was able to finish after flopping on my side. Also found out I really need more bump stop than what I currently have but that has always been in the back of my mind.

I got my quick release fire extinguisher mounts back from the laser last week too and it turned out great. You bend it for the diameter roll cage and fire extinguisher you have then weld everything up. Quick release with a single pull pin. If anyone is interested in one let me know, I've already sold one to @Toyfish









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Old June 21st, 2016, 02:54 PM   #232
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U forgot to mention that I had to tow your poor jk to the parking lot after u broke everything jumping across the finish line lol

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U forgot to mention that I had to tow your poor jk to the parking lot after u broke everything jumping across the finish line lol

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I was gonna leave that detail out because it's running and driving just fine now haha all I needed was to toss a new belt on and thread a plug in where the hose was for my oil pressure gage

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Old June 21st, 2016, 02:57 PM   #234
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I was gonna leave that detail out because it's running and driving just fine now haha all I needed was to toss a new belt on and thread a plug in where the hose was for my oil pressure gage

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Lol that's good! Now u just need some taller bump stops to keep the shocks from bottoming out and smashing your crank pulley lol

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Lol that's good! Now u just need some taller bump stops to keep the shocks from bottoming out and smashing your crank pulley lol

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Minor detail lol and it only kissed the crank pulley, no noticeable damage that I saw. But yea the shocks thing is getting old, hopefully picking up new ones this week at truck and van specialties in Zeeland

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Old June 21st, 2016, 03:27 PM   #236
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What are you going to run?

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Use those air shocks you have

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Sold those a while ago

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Oh I gotcha. I have bought shocks from truck and van in the past, but only because I needed them that day. They are quite a bit more expensive than finding them online

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