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Unread 07-12-2012, 07:20 PM   #2311
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Lol...longer arms? Im 6'1. If they were any longer id be draggin my knuckles...lmao. but seriously..i think im just gonna do what i saw another guy do and get the plastic basement window well...or the plastic roll of garden edging and painting it with rhino lining like the rest of my armor is...and zip tie it...and this is my first lifted 4x4...so honestly longer arms for what?
Longer control arms.. Connect from your axle to your frame upper and lower.. 4 in back...5 in the front

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Unread 07-12-2012, 07:25 PM   #2312
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Longer control arms.. Connect from your axle to your frame upper and lower.. 4 in back...5 in the front
Not sure...guy said this had a 4 inch lift...and i kinda like it. I want 1 size bigger tires only because i think it will look better. Although the gas mileage already sucks. But i think i need to check something. I read that the 4.0 is still pretty quick off the start but mine isnt. Its actually kinda doggie and doesnt wanna downshift unless i smash the gas peddle...really smash it. I know po said there was a throttle spacer and shift kit...and i hear the whistling from the throttle...so i think it just needs some adjustment somewhere
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Unread 07-12-2012, 07:31 PM   #2313
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Not sure...guy said this had a 4 inch lift...and i kinda like it. I want 1 size bigger tires only because i think it will look better. Although the gas mileage already sucks. But i think i need to check something. I read that the 4.0 is still pretty quick off the start but mine isnt. Its actually kinda doggie and doesnt wanna downshift unless i smash the gas peddle...really smash it. I know po said there was a throttle spacer and shift kit...and i hear the whistling from the throttle...so i think it just needs some adjustment somewhere
Trash the throttle spacer.. No performance gain.
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Unread 07-13-2012, 04:45 AM   #2314
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You know you drive a zj .... When you get finshed with what (in theroy) should have been a straight forward install of junkyard scavenged factory tow hooks along with steering - tcase - fueltank skids on your 95 and finally take a well earned moment to twist the cap on an ice-cold corona. Somehow, you muster a painful smile (as the focus and determination of your endeavor starts to fade and the presence of multiple battle wounds begin to voice their increasing discontentment) only to find the satisfaction of your hard work short-lived .... Your accomplished grin has now been reduced to a guilted frown as your 94 looks at you with puppy-dog eyes cause she wants tow hooks, too.
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Unread 07-13-2012, 07:13 AM   #2315
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When the first 3 things you do every time you tackle a major project are.
1. Take pictures
2. Crack beer
3. Tell Jeep forum, with pictures
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[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/96-zj-build-1262449/[/url]

North Texas Grands:
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f348/north-texas-grands-1323367/[/url]

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Unread 07-13-2012, 07:15 AM   #2316
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Also, when you are addicted to taking videos and pictures of your ZJ wheeling because immediately after you have to prove to yourself that the glorified grocery-getting mini van you bought 5 years ago really just crawled over that rock or made it down that trail... and then drove you home afterwards.
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'06 WK 3.7 2wd stock as a rock.

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[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/96-zj-build-1262449/[/url]

North Texas Grands:
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f348/north-texas-grands-1323367/[/url]

Youtube wheeling vids (mostly from Bridgeport):
[url]http://www.youtube.com/user/MrDeanswings?feature=guide[/url]

Grand Slam Texas!:
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/grand-slam-texas-1419143/index19.html[/url]
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Unread 07-13-2012, 10:24 AM   #2317
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When your watching tv with your girlfriend and she looks over and says f***** jeep forum. Just happened. Lol
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Unread 07-13-2012, 11:44 AM   #2318
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When your watching tv with your girlfriend and she looks over and says f***** jeep forum. Just happened. Lol
Yeah jeep forum and craigslist (searching for parts). Is there a jeep forum rehab? Like zjs anonymous hi my name is xxxxx and im a jeepaholic ha.
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Unread 07-13-2012, 11:49 AM   #2319
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Lmao id need that
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Unread 07-13-2012, 01:23 PM   #2320
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Lmao id need that
Yeah...

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Got it stuck. It's still stuck. It's so stuck I could call insurance and say it was stolen and no one would ever know. It's so stuck I don't know anyone with a capable enough 4x4 to even to to where I got stuck to winch or yank me out.
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Unread 07-13-2012, 01:37 PM   #2321
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Yeah...
Lmao priceless
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Unread 07-13-2012, 01:57 PM   #2322
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Lmao priceless
She knows the jeep comes first I explained that day one!
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Got it stuck. It's still stuck. It's so stuck I could call insurance and say it was stolen and no one would ever know. It's so stuck I don't know anyone with a capable enough 4x4 to even to to where I got stuck to winch or yank me out.
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Unread 07-13-2012, 04:48 PM   #2323
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When your watching tv with your girlfriend and she looks over and says f***** jeep forum. Just happened. Lol
Start of many fights...possible cause of breakup...50/50
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Unread 07-13-2012, 04:59 PM   #2324
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When you walk out of work and you have been surrounded by the "W"'s cause a ZJ is just that bad ***.

(what you can't see is a 95 4.0 has pulled into the spot behind me)



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Unread 07-13-2012, 05:51 PM   #2325
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When your watching tv with your girlfriend and she looks over and says f***** jeep forum. Just happened. Lol
Bahahahaha sounds exactly like my girlfriend
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