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Unread 03-20-2013, 07:27 AM   #181
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Looking great!
I like the change to the rack, and the additions to the rear (JCR) make a HUGE difference....
Now time for some TUBE DOORS! (or at least fab up some half doors!)

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Unread 03-20-2013, 07:37 AM   #182
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Thanks brother.. Little by little .. only 100,00 things left I want to do to this jeep, I should be finished by year 2056... If I hurry
Well hurry up! Lol
Jk i know what you mean about things needin to be done, i want to be at 4.5" and 35s by end of summer...
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Unread 03-20-2013, 08:02 AM   #183
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Well hurry up! Lol
Jk i know what you mean about things needin to be done, i want to be at 4.5" and 35s by end of summer...
That will be so nice and will fit perfect. I'm running 3.5 with the 34's and it fits perfect .. it would be a lot better if I didn't have the 6" backspacing of the JK wheels, but all in all I think its the perfect lift to tire ratio 3.5/34 or 4.5/35 .. LOCG! If you look at that pic of me next to that Red XJ.. he has 33's and hes like 4-5 inches higher than I am ... his xj is higher than my roof rack.
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Unread 03-20-2013, 08:16 AM   #184
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That will be so nice and will fit perfect. I'm running 3.5 with the 34's and it fits perfect .. it would be a lot better if I didn't have the 6" backspacing of the JK wheels, but all in all I think its the perfect lift to tire ratio 3.5/34 or 4.5/35 .. LOCG! If you look at that pic of me next to that Red XJ.. he has 33's and hes like 4-5 inches higher than I am ... his xj is higher than my roof rack.
See thats how i want mine. You can have a very capable rig with 6" and 35s but then its top heavy, especially with gear up top. I want this setup for function and drivability. Im still debating between 33s and 35s though. Lol
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Unread 03-20-2013, 09:03 AM   #185
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See thats how i want mine. You can have a very capable rig with 6" and 35s but then its top heavy, especially with gear up top. I want this setup for function and drivability. Im still debating between 33s and 35s though. Lol
I totally agree .. thats why I decided to go with the gas skid instead of the fuel cell I have. I think I'm still going to hook up the fuel cell as an extra tank, which will give me 17 extra gallons for long trips, but I will only use it as my back up tank. LCOG is the way to go 100%

I could not decided between 33's and 35's either .. thats why I went with the 34's, their a solid choice
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Unread 03-20-2013, 02:13 PM   #186
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Damn, that rear end looks good!

I am doing the same but most likely with the THOR gaurds. Also without the cut and fold with the bumper just the regular wrap around.

Looking good! What size is that spare in the back?
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Unread 03-20-2013, 03:39 PM   #187
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Damn, that rear end looks good!

I am doing the same but most likely with the THOR gaurds. Also without the cut and fold with the bumper just the regular wrap around.

Looking good! What size is that spare in the back?
Thanks man! Yea those THOR guards are really nice. Are you going to do a gas tank skid, and what bumper are you thinking? I love the quarter panels with the bumper .. its the way to go!

The tires are 305/70/17 so a 33/34. I have not taken and actual measurement.
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Unread 03-23-2013, 05:22 AM   #188
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So I decided the roof rack was too long. So I cut it down about 5-6". So I added about 20" total to my old rack. It is now about 1" longer, on each side, than the stock track that the roof rack bars slide into. Looks a lot better, I just need to get some lights up there. At some point I need to order a winch and some lights for the bumper and the rack, maybe over the summer IDK .. but here is a pic of the rack. My Ipad and phone are both still broken so I really dont have a camara.
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Unread 03-25-2013, 06:51 PM   #189
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Very nice build, glad I'm not the only one that like's JCR's products
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Unread 03-26-2013, 06:41 AM   #190
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Very nice build, glad I'm not the only one that like's JCR's products
Hey thanks brother !! It's a never ending project

Man JCR is great .. They do great work, welds are awesome, material is awesome, workmanship is awesome, service is good and for what you get the price is also good.

My ARB Bumper really sucks compared to JCRs stuff, its like a cheap POS really.
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Unread 03-26-2013, 07:32 AM   #191
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So I decided the roof rack was too long. So I cut it down about 5-6". So I added about 20" total to my old rack. It is now about 1" longer, on each side, than the stock track that the roof rack bars slide into. Looks a lot better, I just need to get some lights up there. At some point I need to order a winch and some lights for the bumper and the rack, maybe over the summer IDK .. but here is a pic of the rack. My Ipad and phone are both still broken so I really dont have a camara.
Hey man I looked at jcr armor and is it true the don't make armor for 1998 jeep xj and up?
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Unread 03-26-2013, 07:40 AM   #192
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Hey man I looked at jcr armor and is it true the don't make armor for 1998 jeep xj and up?


Yes, they do....

http://www.jcroffroad.com/mm5/mercha...e=XJ-RUPGRD-97
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Unread 03-26-2013, 08:41 AM   #193
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Oh! Thanks I thought it said only for 97 and not up, good to know thanks!
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Unread 03-26-2013, 08:58 AM   #194
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Oh! Thanks I thought it said only for 97 and not up, good to know thanks!
Yea .. mine is a 98 .. just click the drop down box and change the year
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Unread 03-26-2013, 09:02 AM   #195
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So Damn power steering pulley .. has a small crack in it and I have chewed though a belt. I put a new one on and it has de-tacked twice now and sounds like crap. I think I'm going to order the genright pulley this week. When I put the new belt on .. I tighten the hell out of it and it detracted again.. I tightened it even more.. but I'm afraid to make it any tighter... i just got to get a new pulley.

heres a pic of what it keeps doing, jumping over a tooth over the pulley ..errrrr such a pain in the @$$
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