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post #1 of 23 Old 04-22-2011, 01:32 PM Thread Starter
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post #2 of 23 Old 04-22-2011, 02:55 PM
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wowsers!!!!
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post #3 of 23 Old 04-23-2011, 10:08 AM
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I probably have a lot in my post history that should go here...


Clamp on spring perches come to mind.


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Ohh man this could be a good thread !!!
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post #5 of 23 Old 04-23-2011, 01:22 PM
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Wow clamp on perches....

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post #6 of 23 Old 05-24-2011, 12:51 PM
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thats pretty funny
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post #7 of 23 Old 05-24-2011, 12:56 PM
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I probably have a lot in my post history that should go here...


Clamp on spring perches come to mind.
Looks like a good rod holder for a fishing trip once you misjudge the depth of a stream\water hole opcorn

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post #8 of 23 Old 07-16-2011, 08:17 AM
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My kRusty's experience...

So I ordered the track bar from kRusty's. Installed it and right away, I had death wobble and couldn't figure out WTH for the life of me. Finally found out that the TRE barely had enough length to fit into the track bar, so the threads FAILed. Called kRusty's and they pretty much said, "Too bad. There's something wrong with your lift setup since the track bar isn't long enough." Huh?! They sent the tack bar out with my lift kit I ordered from them. After many phone calls and emails... Yeah, they stood by their decision and wouldn't' consider the fact that they could have messed up on the track bar length. Long story short, Don't buy from kRusty's.

Here you can see how their track bar was even hitting the underside of my oil pan. I know what happened at their shop. They over bent too much of an angle on that bend. Even after emailing them these pictures... Still! -They maintained their stance on, "There's something wrong with my build and they would not warranty it" Bad Rusty!





Here's a more detailed explanation on this; a post on my build thread:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...ml#post9676378

Since then, I have cut ans sleeved the track bar. It might not be the prettiest track bar anymore, but it's stout!


I actually still need to replace it though, because now it rubs on my tie rod when the front flexes just a certain way. It works for now... Any recommendations on the best track bar option to order? I just ordered TNT long arms and stiffeners and I'm super impressed with their quality of parts and especially Jason & Jennifer and Jeepin Outfitters with their service on the order.


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post #9 of 23 Old 07-16-2011, 09:04 AM
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Although a good and potentially funny thread, dont see what the OP's picture has to do with fail.

The ZJ headrest mod is actually nice to have and a complete write up can be found on Naxja

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post #10 of 23 Old 07-16-2011, 11:37 AM
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you can't fold the seat down, unless you can remove it, its too far back I guess??

I dunno the OP is probably some kid that thought it was ugly. Nobody says "fail" unless they are 12

To the OP, I kid, I kid... Don't want anybody with their panties in a bunch!
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post #11 of 23 Old 07-16-2011, 12:21 PM
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My kRusty's experience...
Video Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3t8fAOokxPE

So I ordered the track bar from kRusty's. Installed it and right away, I had death wobble and couldn't figure out WTH for the life of me. Finally found out that the TRE barely had enough length to fit into the track bar, so the threads FAILed. Called kRusty's and they pretty much said, "Too bad. There's something wrong with your lift setup since the track bar isn't long enough." Huh?! They sent the tack bar out with my lift kit I ordered from them. After many phone calls and emails... Yeah, they stood by their decision and wouldn't' consider the fact that they could have messed up on the track bar length. Long story short, Don't buy from kRusty's.

Here you can see how their track bar was even hitting the underside of my oil pan. I know what happened at their shop. They over bent too much of an angle on that bend. Even after emailing them these pictures... Still! -They maintained their stance on, "There's something wrong with my build and they would not warranty it" Bad Rusty!

Here's a more detailed explanation on this; a post on my build thread:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...ml#post9676378

Since then, I have cut ans sleeved the track bar. It might not be the prettiest track bar anymore, but it's stout!

I actually still need to replace it though, because now it rubs on my tie rod when the front flexes just a certain way. It works for now... Any recommendations on the best track bar option to order? I just ordered TNT long arms and stiffeners and I'm super impressed with their quality of parts and especially Jason & Jennifer and Jeepin Outfitters with their service on the order.
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post #12 of 23 Old 07-17-2011, 05:27 AM Thread Starter
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the deal on those headrests is that they are too far back. your head doesn't even touch them. i guess if you get rear ended and you are sitting in the back, they will slow your head down after you whiplash back a couple of inches...

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post #13 of 23 Old 07-17-2011, 03:06 PM
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headrests...lol
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post #14 of 23 Old 07-18-2011, 10:41 AM
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I wouldn't start a thread on a vehicle related car site and call it "epic" Then post something that isn't at all epic. Its like posting a video of yourself making faces in the mirror, and laughing on youtube and calling it "omg totats the funnest thng evr... Justin Bedr 4evr!!!!!!!!!! PLZ cmmnt r u will die j/k"
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post #15 of 23 Old 07-18-2011, 10:54 AM
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