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Unread 09-14-2013, 07:59 PM   #1456
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Spacers added a good 1.5-2" in the front. I'm happy with it. Need to get my hands on a jack to do my blocks. 4.5" to 5" of lift makes 32s look a bit small. After I buy this bike Im going to start saving for 33" mtrs. Should look perfect on her also got new plates.

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Unread 09-14-2013, 08:01 PM   #1457
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For those of you patient enough to follow my build, should I trim that lip off of my front fenders? I think it looks a little cleaner without it
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Unread 09-14-2013, 08:07 PM   #1458
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I like the lip personally. And didn't you say they were 1.75" spacers?
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Unread 09-14-2013, 08:27 PM   #1459
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I like the lip personally. And didn't you say they were 1.75" spacers?
Yes, but gains were near 2". It may go down a little bit when I do the rear. I don't know if I want to trim it or not lol
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Unread 09-14-2013, 08:30 PM   #1460
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Yes, but gains were near 2". It may go down a little bit when I do the rear. I don't know if I want to trim it or not lol
I don't see why'd you'd gain any more or less than 1.75" since its just a spacer. But I think the lip gives it character. No a full flare, but not flareless.
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Unread 09-14-2013, 08:35 PM   #1461
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I don't see why'd you'd gain any more or less than 1.75" since its just a spacer. But I think the lip gives it character. No a full flare, but not flareless.
I was probably supposed to take out the small spacer in there, but I left it. I don't question it, lol
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Unread 09-14-2013, 08:39 PM   #1462
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I was probably supposed to take out the small spacer in there, but I left it. I don't question it, lol
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Unread 09-15-2013, 12:38 AM   #1463
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Keep the lip. You'll prolly **** it up tryin to take it off.
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Unread 09-15-2013, 09:24 AM   #1464
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Keep the lip. You'll prolly **** it up tryin to take it off.
Nah ive trimmed 3 sets of fenders. One thing about my xj too, I have alot of up travel and no downtravel. Hahah, so my tires go straight into my fenders.
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Unread 09-15-2013, 09:44 AM   #1465
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Nah ive trimmed 3 sets of fenders. One thing about my xj too, I have alot of up travel and no downtravel. Hahah, so my tires go straight into my fenders.
Lollllz what's up travel?
I have 3 inches of up 7 inches down travel

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Unread 09-15-2013, 09:57 AM   #1466
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Nah ive trimmed 3 sets of fenders. One thing about my xj too, I have alot of up travel and no downtravel. Hahah, so my tires go straight into my fenders.
Lol you need bumpstops
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Unread 09-15-2013, 09:59 AM   #1467
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Lol you need bumpstops
This x like 10

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Unread 09-15-2013, 10:00 AM   #1468
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Although I can't really talk because I haven't done mine yet lol. Hopefully this next weekend I come home.
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Unread 09-15-2013, 10:07 AM   #1469
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Mine are retardly simple 3 inch solid steel hockey puck on top and tacked to the coil retainer

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Unread 09-15-2013, 10:10 AM   #1470
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Mine are retardly simple 3 inch solid steel hockey puck on top and tacked to the coil retainer

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I have body mounts that ill be bolting in.
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