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Unread 05-06-2008, 06:31 PM   #16
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hey guys, cut him some slack.
the jump counlda been way worse

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Unread 05-06-2008, 06:39 PM   #17
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Always loved this clip, some of you may have seen this.....Watch the XJ.

Sorry casper, this is a successful jump .

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Unread 05-06-2008, 09:50 PM   #18
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theres this one trail i always used to catch a little bit of air off of in the old XJ's.

so not doing it in the WJ though
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Unread 05-06-2008, 10:02 PM   #19
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I bet it was fun but I would never do it in my jeep.
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Unread 05-06-2008, 11:51 PM   #20
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Seems like breakin stuff IS his excuse for upgrades

That jump doesn't seem to severe to me.....yes dumb....but im surprised it cause as much damage as it did.

Maybe I'm just naive.....
I agree. The jump is not that much of one at all. I would think there were problems before the jump. It just finished it off is all.

I would think my axles could deal with quite a bit now. The suspension's not really for that kind of thing but it could handle some mild jumps just fine now.

I would never want to come down as hard as that Red XJ though.
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Unread 05-07-2008, 05:29 AM   #21
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Casper got some air! I wouldnt beat yourself up too bad, live and learn. It is your jeep anyway.
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Unread 05-07-2008, 06:24 AM   #22
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Looks fun..... but not in my ZJ LOL.....
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Unread 05-07-2008, 08:37 AM   #23
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Good job Alonzo.
Keep having fun.
Those axles needed upgrading anyway.
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Unread 05-07-2008, 09:19 AM   #24
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I got like 4" of air not going real fast last year in my WJ and my timing chain slipped so much more can happen than just axle damage.
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Unread 05-07-2008, 11:15 AM   #25
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haha when i bought the jeep i think it had gotten into a accident because the left side bumper frame was torn up when i took the bumper cover off and before the jump it had always sagged to the right so i think the jumpin the jeep in pismo didnt help one bit but hey it was fun, i learned my lesson... at that point in time i was young and learned to never beat up the jeep that bad again.

And we all know when something breaks its always a good excuse to upgrade haha when my tire popped i said ahh eff it lets get a 4.5" lift and some bigger tires ahha. Now this went i am thinkin ahh eff it time to upgrade axles and than get the IRO LA kit and some 35's and ill be set haha.

As for upgrades how does the combo of a hp30 and d44 sound? People on some other forums suggested it.

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Unread 05-07-2008, 12:01 PM   #26
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Iron d44 and an hp30 is a common swap. Will be strong.
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Unread 05-07-2008, 01:14 PM   #27
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a d44 or d44a?

either one is better than a LP30 and D35

im currently in the process of swapping to an HP30 and D44a
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Unread 05-07-2008, 01:47 PM   #28
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a d44a is what was in the 98 zjs? right?
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Unread 05-07-2008, 01:49 PM   #29
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yes 1998 among other years.
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Unread 05-07-2008, 02:39 PM   #30
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Any 96+ V8 ZJ has a D44a.
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