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Old March 6th, 2019, 09:58 AM   #481
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Looking good! I am in love with those wheels, but not the price. Definitely not in the budget for my rebuild
I like them a lot. Quality seems better than other wheels I've messed with. We will see how they hold up.

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VERY nice!
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Bad ass! Looks like it may get a little cold for another UP snow run🤔
I swear I won’t have a 10bolt next time😆
I still have my old mojave heater sitting on the shelf. I need to figure out where to fit it in for some cold weather wheeling.

I felt bad for you D44/10-bolt guys for having to replace shafts so often that trip. It was cold to lay on the ground. I wasn't happy having to take apart my frozen hub 5' off the road.
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Old March 8th, 2019, 10:40 AM   #482
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When people ask how it's going...
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Old March 8th, 2019, 10:54 AM   #483
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Old March 8th, 2019, 02:57 PM   #484
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Old March 8th, 2019, 03:16 PM   #485
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If it makes you feel any better I'm three years in to a buggy build of my own and you're way ahead of me
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Old March 18th, 2019, 03:46 PM   #486
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Now entering.....project car hell😕? Got a few myself, When ya get that Mohave heater hooked up look me up, we’ll do some snow wheeling, we have a sort of done 1ton k5 blazer on 40s, and starting next winter a linked 1ton early bronco on 42s,
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I've been looking hard at these Goatbuilt kits. IDK which one is right for me though.

I'm 6'5 and don't plan to compete in anything lol. I just can easily make the case it makes more sense to start there than with a rusty Jeep frame.

I enjoyed reading the whole build thread, I hope you're still working on it.
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Old July 9th, 2019, 12:09 PM   #489
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@JohnnyJ has been preoccupied with some family traveling sports. He is (I'm guessing) 6'2"-6'3".
@Ironman Offroad just ordered a Goatbuilt LJ kit. I don't know if he has started on it yet or not.
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Old July 9th, 2019, 12:13 PM   #490
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Still waiting for ours.........
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@JohnnyJ has been preoccupied with some family traveling sports. He is (I'm guessing) 6'2"-6'3".
@Ironman Offroad just ordered a Goatbuilt LJ kit. I don't know if he has started on it yet or not.
What's the real difference between this and the LJ? The ability to run the body and be legal? Then the Ibex is supposed to be all super competitive?
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Old July 10th, 2019, 11:14 AM   #492
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I'm 6'1" and fit OK. If I were to do another, I would do pass drop transfer case and drop the driver's seat lower to get more head room. I can't get my seat lower without sitting on the t-case.

I would expect the LJ kit to be larger than the JHF kit since it's based on TJ/LJ dimensions.

I haven't spent much time in the shop in the past few months. Maybe 2 days poking at stuff. Busy with family at the moment. Had a few hours last week but it 90+ degrees and frankly I didn't care to go sweat it out.
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I'm 6'1" and fit OK. If I were to do another, I would do pass drop transfer case and drop the driver's seat lower to get more head room. I can't get my seat lower without sitting on the t-case.

I would expect the LJ kit to be larger than the JHF kit since it's based on TJ/LJ dimensions.

I haven't spent much time in the shop in the past few months. Maybe 2 days poking at stuff. Busy with family at the moment. Had a few hours last week but it 90+ degrees and frankly I didn't care to go sweat it out.
And no one can blame you for that.
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I'm 6'1" and fit OK. If I were to do another, I would do pass drop transfer case and drop the driver's seat lower to get more head room. I can't get my seat lower without sitting on the t-case.

I would expect the LJ kit to be larger than the JHF kit since it's based on TJ/LJ dimensions.

I haven't spent much time in the shop in the past few months. Maybe 2 days poking at stuff. Busy with family at the moment. Had a few hours last week but it 90+ degrees and frankly I didn't care to go sweat it out.
I'm 6'2" and fit in AJ's JHF great (he's same height), lots of extra headroom.

I just started another JHF, hope to have it done by New Years. Ditching all the front tubing, and adding doors among a bunch of other things. I feel your pain on the heat, I installed AC in the shop a month ago and its incredible. Didn't want to repeat last Summer.
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Old August 7th, 2019, 11:05 AM   #495
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I was in the barn last night... for maybe 15 minutes.

I did receive the narrowed long side 1550 axle shaft and drive slugs from Branik. Hoping to get back out there this month.
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Old August 7th, 2019, 03:15 PM   #496
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I was in the barn last night... for maybe 15 minutes.
That's about how my build is going this summer to Kids, family trips, summer heat/humidity, spending money on other things quicker than I can make it....build gets put on hold for a bit.
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Old August 8th, 2019, 02:23 PM   #498
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I've made a little progress! But mostly working on other stuff for an event in October.
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