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Unread 08-10-2011, 03:09 PM   #91
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The whole front end is basically finished, the only things left are to bleed the brakes, install my hubs, which should be here in about an hour, fill the axle with fluid and put my HD dif cover on.

For the whole jeep to be done, i need to install my rear pads, wheel cylinders and spring kits, bleed the brakes, fluid, do my rim stiffeners, and install my wheel spacers in the rear.

I did a driveway allignment with a tape measure, i set the toe in at about 1/8 inch, the caster is about 4 degrees, the trackbar was eyeballed straight. Im going to have it done professionally once its on its wheels again.

Enough talk, heres a couple pics.









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Unread 08-11-2011, 07:10 AM   #92
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wow looks great man.
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Unread 08-11-2011, 08:43 AM   #93
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looks to me like your are going to need longer brake lines
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Unread 08-12-2011, 01:06 AM   #94
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looks to me like your are going to need longer brake lines
In that pic, the brakeline curls around as well, theres actually plenty of slack.
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Unread 08-12-2011, 10:33 AM   #95
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WAITING FOR A PICTURE WITH THE FINISHED PRODUCT.
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Unread 08-12-2011, 10:36 AM   #96
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Man I commend you, great work! I'm just now pulling all the pieces together for my JK D44 swap and TNT LA install, I'm excited!
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Unread 08-15-2011, 07:15 PM   #97
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Its driveable! The brakes are spongy as hell, and all the airs out of the system, as well as the rear brakes are adusted properly, and it needs an allignment, especially more caster.

Any clues as to why the brakes are spongy?

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Unread 08-15-2011, 08:06 PM   #98
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very nice
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Unread 08-15-2011, 08:55 PM   #99
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bad booster or vacuum lines on the booster, or a failing master cyl are my only gueses. re check for leaks. and re bleed.
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Unread 08-15-2011, 09:02 PM   #100
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damn man your **** makes me miss my xj. looks good man and nice fab work i like the suspension setup. looks 10x more bad *** with the soft 8s have you thought about weld on beadlocks?
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Unread 08-15-2011, 09:24 PM   #101
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damn man your **** makes me miss my xj. looks good man and nice fab work i like the suspension setup. looks 10x more bad *** with the soft 8s have you thought about weld on beadlocks?
Haha thanks a lot bro, I'm not sure wht I'm going to do with the wheels yet.
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Unread 08-15-2011, 09:38 PM   #102
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i take it you really like the MTR/Ks? i was gonna get some but went with duratracs. im doing a 44a swap and re-gearing my zj to 4.56s and doing a 4.5" lift with long arms and IRO OTK and bilstiens but after seeing jeeps with similar setups, i may eventually go with 35s and i love my duratracs dont get me wrong, but by then im hoping to make it more of a wheeler and need something a little more dedicated.
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Unread 08-15-2011, 10:12 PM   #103
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i take it you really like the MTR/Ks? i was gonna get some but went with duratracs. im doing a 44a swap and re-gearing my zj to 4.56s and doing a 4.5" lift with long arms and IRO OTK and bilstiens but after seeing jeeps with similar setups, i may eventually go with 35s and i love my duratracs dont get me wrong, but by then im hoping to make it more of a wheeler and need something a little more dedicated.
Lol, their my tire of choice, this is my 3rd set, i like them better than the km2s, I've had 2 sets of those
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Unread 08-16-2011, 02:12 PM   #104
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Flecks is good


Needs bumpstops
limiting straps
front fenders trimmed
longer brakelines
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Unread 08-16-2011, 02:46 PM   #105
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flexy. are you sticking with the ax-15 or going to do an AW4 swap? i cant believe how much easier it is to wheel with an auto haha. i miss the 5 speed for the street but cant beat an auto crawling..atleast IMO
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