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Unread 10-06-2011, 12:49 PM   #106
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Ordered some Bent LCA's that use stock bushings. Worked on the jeep. Both leaf pack pins sheered off and were beat to hell. My shims almost came out. Fixed that and now she sits .5" taller in the rear.


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[QUOTE=Driver831;13076990]Say what you want, a Dana 30 held up 53"s for a good while[/QUOTE]

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Unread 10-11-2011, 01:02 PM   #107
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Well one of my favorite wheeling spots was shut down...kinda.. Anyways the arms are in and im debating on cutting the flex joint off of my Rubi express super flex arms and putting them on the "new" LCA's.

On a side note the jeep got 18.2 mpg the other day
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[QUOTE=Driver831;13076990]Say what you want, a Dana 30 held up 53"s for a good while[/QUOTE]

My 3" to 4.5" to full width build-> [url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/brookhart63-build-thread-1224726/[/url]
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Unread 10-22-2011, 12:16 AM   #108
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So working on a tire carrier. Pics later. Hopefully putting new LCA's on tomorrow. Pictures for flaming and comments tomorrow.
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[QUOTE=Driver831;13076990]Say what you want, a Dana 30 held up 53"s for a good while[/QUOTE]

My 3" to 4.5" to full width build-> [url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/brookhart63-build-thread-1224726/[/url]
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Unread 10-26-2011, 11:14 AM   #109
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Well a U-joint on my DC shaft is bad. My rear shock mounting system is getting changed and i built a tire carrier.


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My 3" to 4.5" to full width build-> [url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/brookhart63-build-thread-1224726/[/url]
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Unread 10-26-2011, 11:15 AM   #110
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Ah and i installed a 24" glass pack.
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Unread 10-26-2011, 11:57 AM   #111
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How do you open your hatch?
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Unread 10-26-2011, 01:00 PM   #112
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I don't really use my hatch. The handle is messed up. You would just pull the pin and take the thing off haha. Its just temp.until i get out of school and have time to build.
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Unread 10-31-2011, 09:01 AM   #113
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Changed the U-joints in my drive shaft. On each one only 2 of the caps were destroyed. Powdered bearings and the knobs were halfed out... It was bad. Took off the rear tire carrier. Worked on the rear shocks. Put a turndown on the glass pack. Sounds mean.
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Unread 12-16-2011, 11:13 AM   #114
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[QUOTE=Driver831;13076990]Say what you want, a Dana 30 held up 53"s for a good while[/QUOTE]

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Unread 12-16-2011, 11:14 AM   #115
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Unread 01-12-2012, 11:08 AM   #116
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Jeep looks badass in that pic for some reason!

how do u like the RE 3.5" kit? i know poeple usually get like 3.5-5" of lift out of the kit, what did u get?? do your LCA bind on your shock mounts when flxed? did u cut your shock mounts? can u get some pics of the jeep flexed and the LCAs?
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Unread 01-12-2012, 07:20 PM   #117
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Jeep looks badass in that pic for some reason!

how do u like the RE 3.5" kit? i know poeple usually get like 3.5-5" of lift out of the kit, what did u get?? do your LCA bind on your shock mounts when flxed? did u cut your shock mounts? can u get some pics of the jeep flexed and the LCAs?
Thanks man. Well at first I got bout 4.5-5 now about 3.5. No binding at all the lca work great but the bushings are god awful. Ill update this thing later tonight so you can see.
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Unread 01-12-2012, 07:40 PM   #118
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Unread 01-12-2012, 07:42 PM   #119
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Ok cool thanks.
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Unread 01-12-2012, 08:02 PM   #120
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I have more to add and upload tomorrow from the computer
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