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Unread 12-09-2011, 07:05 AM   #31
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Ok so here's the next step...

This is half real, half 3D cad drawing, but the parts should be arriving soon I sent the cad file to our CNC guy.



Need to protect them from this...



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Unread 02-01-2012, 04:09 PM   #32
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I am really liking the simple look of these!! any update on how they are working out for you? no problems with bolt pattern size?
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Unread 02-02-2012, 07:06 AM   #33
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Thanks man.
I got close to 10,000 miles on mine, zero issues. Here's a good shot of the center bore and stud alignment:
Oh and stiffeners aren't happening. Too much to get them custom CNC'd.



I know 2 guys locally that are now running them, and I've seen maybe 4 or 5 across the net starting to run them.

click to go to photobucket for video: (open/open fail, but you get the idea)






This one just rolled out of the garage with 2 more cylinders and an exploder rear. It'll be getting different rubber soon...



This guy on NAXJA has them too.

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Unread 02-04-2012, 02:38 PM   #34
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Thanks!! I am gonna see if i can find one to test fit.....
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Unread 01-20-2013, 06:10 PM   #35
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Thanks for the tip WK, I jumped on your bandwagon. I love the look and the rims place the tire perfectly for full stuff no rub. Please excuse the poser shot...

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Unread 01-26-2013, 06:52 AM   #36
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Nice Mike.
I like how perfect they seat on the centerbore of the hub.
Makes getting them on real easy.
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Unread 02-14-2013, 10:02 AM   #37
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Subbed, looks great!
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Subscribing so that I can mark this for when I build a trailer.
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Unread 06-24-2013, 04:23 PM   #39
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Started thinking and putting those on a TJ with the BS at 4.5 it will put the wheel at the same point as Ravines with an inch more clearance on the inside so you aren't hitting the LCA's. I had a set of KJ 16x7 steelies on snow tires and I had to get 1.25 spacers to get the edge of the wheel back to the fenders and get clearance. I think this is a better solution. 255-75-17 or 265-70-17 could go on those. Getting a set of JKU springs and shocks from a friend when he swaps out his spacer lift for a real lift.
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Unread 06-24-2013, 04:43 PM   #40
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And if you want to get fancier, you can get a set of alloy's with the same dimensions. Swap the Jeep caps onto them. All over ebay for less than $300 a set.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 08:02 AM   #41
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magnums with 255/75r17 on a 4 banger TJ with no lift:
They rub the LCA at full lock, but not the fenders (sway bars connected).

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Unread 06-25-2013, 08:04 AM   #42
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Is it close? Are you going to put washers in the steering stops?
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Unread 06-25-2013, 08:59 AM   #43
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Is it close? Are you going to put washers in the steering stops?
No, I just put some rubber on the LCAs, and didn't turn that hard.

It's lifted and on different wheels/tires now.
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WK that a nice lookin practical rig. Looks like tons of fun.

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j_bydesign - Nice setup.

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I am running Chrysler 300 steelies with 1.5" spacers and can almost run lock to lock... Currie anti rock ....

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