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post #61 of 2292 Old 10-30-2011, 03:54 PM Thread Starter
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Lift is done. Got an alignment. Just need to install SYE. Will post pics later.



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post #62 of 2292 Old 10-30-2011, 04:04 PM
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hurray

is it up for sale yet?

just messin with ya

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post #63 of 2292 Old 10-30-2011, 04:25 PM Thread Starter
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For the right price yes haha


I'm thinking 35s now... Uh oh haha how will 4.56 and 35s be?


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For the right price yes haha


I'm thinking 35s now... Uh oh haha how will 4.56 and 35s be?
i've driven my friends with 4.56 and 35's. it was sluggish, but not slow. youre not gonna be winning any races with a 4.5 lift and 33's anyway.

you will have to trim. a lot.

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post #65 of 2292 Old 10-30-2011, 04:40 PM Thread Starter
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So it's like stock with 31/32s??


And no I won't. The front got 6.5" and the back 7"!!! Idk y it's so high no way it's gonna settle 2"

Will post pics once I get my laptop.


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you sure you didn't order the 6.5"? thats crazy haha. i can't compare because ive never driven a stock geared jeep with 31's or 32's. wait, i did drive david92xj's but i dont remember

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post #67 of 2292 Old 10-30-2011, 05:40 PM Thread Starter
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you sure you didn't order the 6.5"? thats crazy haha. i can't compare because ive never driven a stock geared jeep with 31's or 32's. wait, i did drive david92xj's but i dont remember
haha yeah pretty sure!


well here is the bolt that we had to cut outta the leaf spring... pain in the *** gettin it out! bolt was hardend so it was a pain to drill. but thankfully the easy out worked and didnt snap!


and here it is!!! lift is complete. rear is stiff as hell... but i got an alignment so its all good. the rear DS angle is like 75degrees def need to get the SYE installed... i went to install the t-case drop and the 2 bolts busted havent even tried to pull the studs out yet... might just install the SYE in the jeep and drill out the bolts and thread in new ones.



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post #68 of 2292 Old 10-30-2011, 07:24 PM Thread Starter
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just found out my college is closed... so i have tomorrow and tuesday to finish the jeep!!! yes! but there is also 3" of snow and my driveway is covered in about 1" of nice muddy water oh its gonna be fun!!!!!!


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post #69 of 2292 Old 10-30-2011, 07:33 PM
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Jeep looks good man!

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post #70 of 2292 Old 10-30-2011, 07:58 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks man! Hopefully I can finish it tomorrow and we can go wheelin soon!


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post #71 of 2292 Old 10-30-2011, 09:27 PM
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nice work, glad you took my advice on that porc sye, easy install, hit me up with any questions, i did mine very easily, if you were closer id lend u my snap ring pliers, they are a really good pair

when are you doing the sye?

mine is getting the 456 gears by the end of november
then 35's

So many people to thank here's a start to the list
Spidertrax, Yukon, rustys, warn, branik, PSC, advance adapters, Bad wheels, interco, essentially off-road. And many more

Most of all thanks too Ian Johnson and the xtreme off-road crew for all their work, and 4 wheel to heal for their part in it too.
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post #72 of 2292 Old 10-31-2011, 06:11 AM
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Looks good. Have you found out about the other xj yet? I have a feeling that this thread is going to end like the other one. Just a feeling

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post #73 of 2292 Old 10-31-2011, 07:42 AM Thread Starter
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nice work, glad you took my advice on that porc sye, easy install, hit me up with any questions, i did mine very easily, if you were closer id lend u my snap ring pliers, they are a really good pair

when are you doing the sye?

mine is getting the 456 gears by the end of november
then 35's
thanks man! i planon doing the SYE today, but first i gotta get those dam cross member bolts out. but i have 2 new boxes of drill bits and a really good set of steel bits so im gonna win..hopefully haha

and yeah im gonna have to run out and get a tran mount so wen i go out ill get a set of snap ring pliers

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Looks good. Have you found out about the other xj yet? I have a feeling that this thread is going to end like the other one. Just a feeling

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like i said before. even if i buy the other XJ which odds are i will. im still going to keep this current red one. its not gonna get sold anytime soon unless someone gives me 10k haha


...off to concour the crossmember bolts!


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post #74 of 2292 Old 10-31-2011, 07:48 AM
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good luck, most place dont sell lock ring pliers which is what you need, snap ring pliers are a dif thing

So many people to thank here's a start to the list
Spidertrax, Yukon, rustys, warn, branik, PSC, advance adapters, Bad wheels, interco, essentially off-road. And many more

Most of all thanks too Ian Johnson and the xtreme off-road crew for all their work, and 4 wheel to heal for their part in it too.
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post #75 of 2292 Old 10-31-2011, 08:58 AM
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lol mine is a DD also. just rmemeber that when u wheel it haha
Lol don't be a ***** when you wheel. If you go out there nervous and scared to break ****, your not gonna have fun, also if you get a little body damage, you can't cry about it, if you do, should have bought a bmw or something. Mines a dd too, and I'm not to easy on it.

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