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post #151 of 20652 Old 08-29-2012, 12:44 AM
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post your favorite yj websites here

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post #152 of 20652 Old 08-29-2012, 05:53 AM
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Think this is where i go. Has anyone mounted shackles to the outside of the stock bumper? If so why? For stretch?
I would make sure you have a substantial bumper that is properly mounted to the frame. A lot of guys who stretch and put longer leafs in use XJ springs but that's just one option.

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I actually have it as one of my quick links.

I originally posted that in a thread that apparently was moved here though

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post #156 of 20652 Old 08-29-2012, 08:50 AM
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I actually have it as one of my quick links.

I originally posted that in a thread that apparently was moved here though
That's because we have good moderators.

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post #157 of 20652 Old 08-29-2012, 02:29 PM
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Yes. Longer leaf springs can give stretch as well as more flex and require mounting to the bumper.
I see so how would you prevent the shackle from major inverse
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post #158 of 20652 Old 08-29-2012, 02:41 PM
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post #159 of 20652 Old 09-01-2012, 10:06 PM
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Non tech question. Who the in the world made "bumperettes"? And why havent they been shot?
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post #160 of 20652 Old 09-02-2012, 08:31 AM
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Went wheeling y-day.
My heap broke down!
Was able to get it running and home, but damm, broke down on the trail...

It was the TPS. I don't even know what the blank it even does...
We had a jeep mechanic with us in the group, thankfully, or I'd a been in a spot as I had no clue...
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This is from the bumper cam y-day, crossing the Middle St Vrain river.
The water was just at waist deep(rocker slider deep).
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Just wanted to stop in an say Hi. Just bought my first wrangler and loving it. I had a 91 Cherokee for years before I sold it 2 years ago.

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I am SOA with 38s and i'm 36 1/2" to the bottom of the rockers.
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I am SOA with 38s and i'm 36 1/2" to the bottom of the rockers.
boat sides and get another 8in!
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post #165 of 20652 Old 09-10-2012, 09:31 AM
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Hello to all of the YJ owners!!

I didn't see a welcome thread so I figure I'd post where I would most likely be spending most of my time. I am brand new to Jeeps, just bought my first one. A '90 Wrangler. Hopefully this will be a fun experience for me. The other guys at the firehouse with Jeeps told me this was the place to go for the best info. Just started the tear-down yesterday, got all of the rust out and ordered my replacement panels. Got the motor running well. Overall, even tho I'm not going to be driving it for a while I am already happy about having a Jeep. I do have one question to open with. Just how true is the statement being told to me that Jeep stands for "(J)ust (E)mpty (E)very (P)ocket"? Anyway, I hope for a fun journey.
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