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Unread 02-12-2009, 07:03 PM   #16
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Just tie a rope to your roof rack and pull.

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Unread 02-12-2009, 07:07 PM   #17
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haha that souinds bad. I have pulled by the shackle before on my old cherokee. I dont recomend that at all eather but It was either that or call a wrecker and pay out the ***
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Unread 02-12-2009, 08:02 PM   #18
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well you need to come up with a budget. if its extremely small, then there is NOTHING wrong with spacers, and a small block/shackle lift. a 1 inch block, 1 inch shackle is fine.

blocks have bad reps because people like to build big ghey trucks, and use massive blocks 6in+ blocks.

but if budget allowed a complete kit with full packs would be the way to go...and a SYE being a hack...uhh
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Unread 02-13-2009, 06:59 PM   #19
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ok well I am not going to have the money until monday it looks like to get the steel for the rear bumper. I'll probably start fabbing it wednesday. I am going wheeling (light stuff, nothing that I can't handle stock) and next wed morninig I think, so I needed a recovery point. I used some 1/4 stock I had laying around, and a big hook form home depot to craft a tow hook for the rear that bolts to the stock hitch holes. I took some pics, but I'll take more tomarow in the light for you guys. total cost so far 12 bux for the hook and nuts and bolts to mount it.




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Unread 02-14-2009, 03:30 PM   #20
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heres a pic of the tow hook in the day light today. It work pretty damn good we went out today and my friends durango cracked the ice over a hole and his front tires went in, while his back were still onthe ice and not getting traction either, so I pulled himout using the hook.

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Unread 02-14-2009, 03:39 PM   #21
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heres a few pics of today. Nothing major kept it pretty tame because shes stock adn itwas the first time out. Mostof the holes back there were dried upwich sucks. In the one picture I hit this little ridge doin about 25 or 30 he took the pic a second to soon ithink because It felt like I got some air haha



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Unread 02-14-2009, 03:47 PM   #22
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is that at sarco ?
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Unread 02-14-2009, 04:23 PM   #23
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nah colliers mills in jackson. I see that your are near me where do you normally wheel?
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Unread 06-26-2009, 02:18 PM   #24
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if your looking for a good budget tire check out http://treadwright.com/default.aspx any size or type of tire is only 78$ but shipping is about 100$, so like 400$ for a good set of agressive mud tires at any size you want. then for a cheap lift i would just grab some f150 front springs and the s-10 rears (theres a few good build up pages that use the s-10 ones so you know how many leafs you need for what hight)
if you do alot of trimming you can do less lifting for larger tires.
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Unread 07-23-2009, 02:38 AM   #25
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yeah I have a RC 3" and I love it. and I trimmed and stuffed 33's


what size lift are you looking for?
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Unread 07-23-2009, 09:33 AM   #26
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not sure where your priorities are here man. you dont want to do a SYE because its unsafe, and you seem to be a safety nazi. and then you go and build a tow hook bracket held on by 2 bolts, and a piece of welded stock. brilliant. now that your uber safe suspension wont kill somebody a flying tow hook will
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Unread 07-23-2009, 09:37 PM   #27
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What is the WLL on the hook and the pin?
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yeah I have a RC 3" and I love it. and I trimmed and stuffed 33's


what size lift are you looking for?
I have the same lift and cut fenders and plan on runnin a 33, did you runa bumpstop? if so how much? you got somepics of it man? thanks alot
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heres a pic of the tow hook in the day light today. It work pretty damn good we went out today and my friends durango cracked the ice over a hole and his front tires went in, while his back were still onthe ice and not getting traction either, so I pulled himout using the hook.

really dude you need to rethink that a little if your emphasis is on safety. that is way worse than no sye or no swaybar
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really dude you need to rethink that a little if your emphasis is on safety. that is way worse than no sye or no swaybar
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