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Unread 09-02-2011, 10:00 PM   #31
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No offence taken. We live and we learn. This is a toy for me. I like learning the mechanics of a car on it. I havent even ever wheeled. I have no wheeling experience to build on. I dont know what I want yet. So i'm going super basic for now. Then when i'm good and ready I'll go out on trails and see what I really need/want to modify. The RC lift is a way for me to get started. Like I said. Live and learn.

Since your in maryland I would look into joining Baltimore 4 Wheelers, or Maryland Rock Raiders. They are both good clubs that are open to newbies they only go wheeling at legal venues also . They have monthly trail rides if you want to learn

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Unread 09-02-2011, 10:13 PM   #32
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Since your in maryland I would look into joining Baltimore 4 Wheelers, or Maryland Rock Raiders. They are both good clubs that are open to newbies they only go wheeling at legal venues also . They have monthly trail rides if you want to learn
I'll definitely do that once the rig is ready. Probably by next summer. Thx for the info!
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Unread 09-03-2011, 02:05 AM   #33
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Now we can see what you were talking about:




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Unread 09-03-2011, 02:15 AM   #34
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i am not looking at mine now, but doesn't it look like somebody welded an extension onto his frame?
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Unread 09-03-2011, 04:00 AM   #35
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i am not looking at mine now, but doesn't it look like somebody welded an extension onto his frame?
Someone could have welded a new section on I believe the OP lives in the rust belt
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No offence taken. We live and we learn. This is a toy for me. I like learning the mechanics of a car on it. I havent even ever wheeled. I have no wheeling experience to build on. I dont know what I want yet. So i'm going super basic for now. Then when i'm good and ready I'll go out on trails and see what I really need/want to modify. The RC lift is a way for me to get started. Like I said. Live and learn.
welcome to our sport. maybe it will prove me wrong, i hope so. go out and enjoy your rig on the trails. that jeep will teach you alot.
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Unread 09-03-2011, 11:44 AM   #37
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i am not looking at mine now, but doesn't it look like somebody welded an extension onto his frame?
Interesting... I have no other frame to compare mine to so im curious to know the answer to that question...
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Unread 09-03-2011, 11:46 AM   #38
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welcome to our sport. maybe it will prove me wrong, i hope so. go out and enjoy your rig on the trails. that jeep will teach you alot.
Thanks man. Im really enjoying working on the rig for now but I can't wait to have it trail ready. Its hard tho, just when I think im getting close something new needs to be done. But that's the nature of the beast isn't it.
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i am not looking at mine now, but doesn't it look like somebody welded an extension onto his frame?
Nope it looks stock to me just spray painted
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It looks like the entire end section has been added, including the cross tube. My stock 90YJ doesn't look anything like that. My stock rear shackle bolts go directly through the center of the frame, with no tabs below like your picture.
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I'm sorry I missed the frame mod too. It really shouldn't be a problem if the angle turned out better. I've included a pic from mine so the OP can see what you described going through the frame.
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Unread 09-04-2011, 02:06 PM   #42
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Here is yours:







here is mine with a RC 4" lift on my '88: (photo taken with tires on ground as normal)



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Oh yeah, I thought we were talking about the rear! I see your pitman arm now....duh. I'll go crawl under a rock.
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Unread 09-05-2011, 09:55 AM   #44
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It looks like the entire end section has been added, including the cross tube. My stock 90YJ doesn't look anything like that. My stock rear shackle bolts go directly through the center of the frame, with no tabs below like your picture.
yeah, my rear doesn't look anything like that either...



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Oh yeah, I thought we were talking about the rear! I see your pitman arm now....duh. I'll go crawl under a rock.

Yeah man, you didn't remember seeing that cross tube anywhere on your jeep? It didn't look even slightly familiar? I would recognize one of them laying on the floor in a junkyard.
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I'll never forget it now.....maybe cut off the rear end and add one there too!!
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