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Unread 11-12-2013, 10:26 AM   #1546
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I thought he meant zip ties. Guess I've been doing it wrong.

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Unread 11-12-2013, 10:27 AM   #1547
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Seriously though, if you can cut your rockers out, do it. Who cares if they are "mint"? You wheel it don't you? Cutting the rockers out and replacing them gives more clearance and if you tie them into the frame (and you should, ask me how I know) they stiffen the rig up as a whole. Plus it looks better, but my beat up turd is a bad example for aesthetics.

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Unread 11-12-2013, 10:49 AM   #1548
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Seriously though, if you can cut your rockers out, do it. Who cares if they are "mint"? You wheel it don't you? Cutting the rockers out and replacing them gives more clearance and if you tie them into the frame (and you should, ask me how I know) they stiffen the rig up as a whole. Plus it looks better, but my beat up turd is a bad example for aesthetics.

Your turd is pretty don't fret buddy.
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Unread 11-12-2013, 12:08 PM   #1549
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Is there any other way? People ACTUALLY buy long pieces of metal to bolt UNDER the rocker? I did not know this...














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Seriously though, if you can cut your rockers out, do it. Who cares if they are "mint"? You wheel it don't you? Cutting the rockers out and replacing them gives more clearance and if you tie them into the frame (and you should, ask me how I know) they stiffen the rig up as a whole. Plus it looks better, but my beat up turd is a bad example for aesthetics.

I would agree its defiantly the best way. But right now for me its easier just to buy some bolt on rockers. By the time I pay someone to weld the tubing in its gonna cost me more than the sliders would.

First thing I need is steering though. Cant drive the Jeep right now its so bad. Saving up for JKS rods and WJ moog ends. I was gonna go ruffstuff 3/4 heims but I called RS and they told me NOT to use the 3/4 heims for steering even on a D30. So that solved that problem quick lol
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Unread 11-12-2013, 12:59 PM   #1550
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And for those of you who are wondering WTF im talking about when i say im driving the limabean aka "the bean" this is what im referring too haha jeep #2, 91 4.0 ax15. 235 duratracs on ravines and custom rust. runs and drives great and gets ~25mpg if i baby it. this one will be gettin cut up and over built in time

Aint she purty!



Oh yeah i bought it for $88 and have under $600 into so yeah i rock it haha
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Unread 11-12-2013, 04:07 PM   #1551
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And for those of you who are wondering WTF im talking about when i say im driving the limabean aka "the bean" this is what im referring too haha jeep #2, 91 4.0 ax15. 235 duratracs on ravines and custom rust. runs and drives great and gets ~25mpg if i baby it. this one will be gettin cut up and over built in time

Aint she purty!



Oh yeah i bought it for $88 and have under $600 into so yeah i rock it haha
Shall I quote you, and say, "Green Jeeps are gay"?
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Unread 11-13-2013, 04:21 AM   #1552
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By the time I pay someone to weld the tubing in its gonna cost me more than the sliders would.
Pre-made sliders are like $350, how the hell would it cost that much for a buddy to weld up some 4x6 stock? You need better friends mate.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 07:26 AM   #1553
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Pre-made sliders are like $350, how the hell would it cost that much for a buddy to weld up some 4x6 stock? You need better friends mate.
My buddies who I trust to weld are usually busy as hell and live about an hour and a half away. And I'm at school right now so that doesn't help lol I'm not worried about loosing a few inches clearance. And the sliders look badass IMO lol

The bean will def be getting the 2x6 though.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 11:47 AM   #1554
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My buddies who I trust to weld are usually busy as hell and live about an hour and a half away. And I'm at school right now so that doesn't help lol I'm not worried about loosing a few inches clearance. And the sliders look badass IMO lol

The bean will def be getting the 2x6 though.
X2 I like sliders
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Unread 11-13-2013, 11:56 AM   #1555
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I got a few welders if you wanna get something welded up. Ill be home for thanksgiving all week if you wanna swing over. Got room for that dirtbike too
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Unread 11-13-2013, 02:28 PM   #1556
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I got a few welders if you wanna get something welded up. Ill be home for thanksgiving all week if you wanna swing over. Got room for that dirtbike too
BAM PLAN now get on it.
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Unread 11-14-2013, 07:19 AM   #1557
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I got a few welders if you wanna get something welded up. Ill be home for thanksgiving all week if you wanna swing over. Got room for that dirtbike too
Might have to take ya up on that offer lol



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BAM PLAN now get on it.
Haha yeah, we'll see.
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Unread 11-18-2013, 07:53 AM   #1558
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Was out with the GF in the limabean and noticed the paint was bubbled infront the pass. rear tire above the rocker, taped it with my foot... and my whole foot blew a hole in the body haha damn rust so needless to say i have a softball size hole in the bean now... might be getting turned into a crawler sooner than i expected
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Unread 11-18-2013, 04:17 PM   #1559
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Lets see a pic of this!!!
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Unread 11-18-2013, 05:24 PM   #1560
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No pics of the hole yet lol but me and my buddy did decide to go do some stock wheelin and i discovered the beans driver side motor mount is no existent and that shocks can break in two haha all that hardcore flecks! the clutch on the thing is starting to smell pretty bad to which isnt a good sign gotta love jeeps lol

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