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post #1 of 18 Old 07-12-2005, 11:38 AM Thread Starter
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buying DPG/RE hybrid kit + SYE+ tires anything else to get her running?

in a few weeks i am going to be purchasing my lift, tires and sye driveshaft combo in there anything else that i will need to buy to get my jeep up and running with the lift and tires?


The lift is the DPG/RE hybrid kit which i am told is a complete kit. but im just wondering about other odd ends that ill have to pick up..


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in a few weeks i am going to be purchasing my lift, tires and sye driveshaft combo in there anything else that i will need to buy to get my jeep up and running with the lift and tires?


The lift is the DPG/RE hybrid kit which i am told is a complete kit. but im just wondering about other odd ends that ill have to pick up..
bolts, for everything thats going to break, your going to need to do an alignment

ummm

you might wanna get some axle parts, brakes etc, just to do while its all apart?
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how big is said lift?

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its his 4" hybrid kit.. thought i put that in first post...oopps


as for breaking bolts im gonna hit everything with PB Blaster and use a Propane/Mapp gas Torch to heat stubborn parts and im gonna use Anti-seize (sp?)


as for brakes they are fine just had the XJ in the shop a few weeks ago to get them looked at


about how long will it take to put on my lift? this will be my first big vehicle project..

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its his 4" hybrid kit.. thought i put that in first post...oopps


as for breaking bolts im gonna hit everything with PB Blaster and use a Propane/Mapp gas Torch to heat stubborn parts and im gonna use Anti-seize (sp?)


as for brakes they are fine just had the XJ in the shop a few weeks ago to get them looked at


about how long will it take to put on my lift? this will be my first big vehicle project..

Probably a good day or two, depending if you have help or not. The rear is a breeze, the front takes up more time.

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yea plan on a couple days for the lift. espcially if it is more complete (control arms, track bar mount etc) and maybe 1/2 day or a day for the SYE depending on mechanical skills and or help.

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for help i should have at least three people... but i wont have air tools will this pose any major problems?

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you should be alright, but your world would be a whole lot eaiser if you did. just make sure to get the PB blaster on there like a day before and keep soaking untill the time has come. oh yea make sure to have a couple beefy friend cuz some of the bolts are a *****! and if you cherokee isnt very old (late 90's) i wouldnt be too concerned about breaking bolts, yet it still does happen. well i can only say good luck to you at this point

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my jeeps a 2000 and im gonna hit it with some PB blaster for like a week before...

i may be able to get air tools but they are at my uncles house and i dont want him toughing my jeep.. he is a want to be mechanic.. he thinks he knows what he is doing but he doesnt

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if you cherokee isnt very old (late 90's) i wouldnt be too concerned about breaking bolts, yet it still does happen.
I broke a whole list of bolts with my 01, never saw that coming.

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yea it can still happen, usually depends on your climate etc

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Rear shock bolts will almost always break. Walton99 and myself had to use an airchisel to get the rest of the bolt out. I cant imagine how long it would have taken if we didnt have air tools.

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ive yet to break a bolt on my jeep, but like i said it probably depends on climate etc. like if you live on the coast or around water you probably will have more corrosion to deal with, but with me being out in the desert i didnt have any problems. when i did my leafs I got one done at my grandpa's with air tools and such then i did the other one in my driveway with hand tools, and it didnt seem to take any longer with just hand tools

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now if i happen to break the head off of a bolt what would the best way to get it back out then..

this is my first big mechanical project so i dont know what i am doing

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Well plan on breaking most, if not all, upper rear shock bolts, I just used a bolt extractor and retaped the holes.

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