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post #166 of 197 Old 05-28-2013, 01:41 PM
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How exactly do rear air bumps work? Haven't been able to find anything on them.
They're like shocks. Just meant to compress and stop your axle. It does the same thing a bump stop does, just better

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post #167 of 197 Old 05-28-2013, 07:06 PM
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I mean how are they mounted?

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'00 XJ Locked on 35s

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'00 XJ 6.5" on 35" KM2s
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post #168 of 197 Old 05-29-2013, 04:05 AM
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I mean how are they mounted?
Normally to the frame. Most of the time there would be welding involved
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post #169 of 197 Old 05-29-2013, 10:30 AM Thread Starter
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man sorry to post every other day in your thread but dman man every day you post up some amazing work ... This build is just killer man .. I think people just have not seen it yet.. strait to crawl magazine
Thanks man, the compliments are appreciated. I don't know about straight to crawl but thanks haha

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I mean how are they mounted?
Something like this

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post #170 of 197 Old 05-29-2013, 10:30 PM Thread Starter
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my shocks for the rear showed up today

2.5" 16" stroke smooth bodies


i also bought some exaust tubing and a uni air filter so i can move it into the cab


i didn't get much work done today because we took my brothers yj out, when we were out there we decided to test the cage a little bit

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post #171 of 197 Old 05-30-2013, 06:23 AM
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So did it hold up

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'00 XJ Locked on 35s

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'00 XJ 6.5" on 35" KM2s
'96 ZJ 2" on 31" Baja Claws
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post #172 of 197 Old 06-06-2013, 05:12 AM
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So did it hold up
lol ... look at that cage .. of course it held up you could drop that thing strait 10ft down off a drop off and it would still probably look pretty good.

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Idunno man looks pretty broken to me.

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'00 XJ Locked on 35s

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'00 XJ 6.5" on 35" KM2s
'96 ZJ 2" on 31" Baja Claws
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post #174 of 197 Old 06-07-2013, 12:44 PM Thread Starter
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haha the cage didn't budge

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post #175 of 197 Old 06-13-2013, 07:50 AM
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man .. you got the xj of the year here pretty easy

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post #176 of 197 Old 06-14-2013, 11:35 AM
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I know this has been said time and time again, but wow, great build. Something to strive for. I've learned a lot already just by reading your thread. Keep up the good work!
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man .. you got the xj of the year here pretty easy
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I know this has been said time and time again, but wow, great build. Something to strive for. I've learned a lot already just by reading your thread. Keep up the good work!
thanks guys, i'm glad you've learned some stuff sanchagrins

i haven't made much progress due to working odd hours like 12am to to 8am so i've been sleeping a lot during the day but i made a little progress today.

i drilled out my pitman arm to 5/8" i'm still waiting on some parts i ordered from ballistic fab to build my steering


while waiting for the parts i started building my intake.

the progress so far

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man that 12a to 8a shift sucks !!!

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post #179 of 197 Old 06-20-2013, 02:46 PM
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I feel ya. I start at 1am and get lots of OT so o never get off till around noon everyday

And I work in Lovely LA 120 mile round trip

SAVVY,CURRIE,GOODYEAR

Nuff said...
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post #180 of 197 Old 07-17-2013, 10:06 PM Thread Starter
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slowly making progress, extended the passenger side frame plates



and some parts i've gotten

brown dog motor mounts


tube flanges for my engine cage


Dzus fasteners for the dash


hopefully i'll get to make some more progress in the next couple days

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