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post #31 of 114 Old 01-08-2012, 11:15 PM Thread Starter
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Wooohooooo wheeling! little moab last night was a blast.

Thanks again for trimming my fenders man.
last night was awesome! We need to finish trimming those and make them look nice haha

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post #32 of 114 Old 01-08-2012, 11:17 PM
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I was actually out there alone haha. I really like those sliders, especially since you don't lose clearance.
That and they protect the doors some also, The price is sweet $225 and the guy is out of West Valley so no shipping !

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last night was awesome! We need to finish trimming those and make them look nice haha
Haha I'm not too worried. Almost nothing on my jeep looks nice.

I'm stoked for St George.

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That and they protect the doors some also, The price is sweet $225 and the guy is out of West Valley so no shipping !
I'm thinkin i should just purchase those for mine, I really want to fabricate some formed fit to the rocker.
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Haha I'm not too worried. Almost nothing on my jeep looks nice.

I'm stoked for St George.
As am I! I'm bored of all the local wheelin locations.
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Stripped the front ring and pinion in st George short after arriving back in January. Managed to get a little wheelin' in though


Also added bumper off my old xj to the front.... Nice having recovery points!!
Decided to clean up the undercarriage a bit while I was waiting on parts. And completely rebuilt the dana 30. Replaced all worn suspension bushings. Had front and rear driveshafts rebuilt and balanced. Currently in process of completing fender trim and building brackets to mount stock flares for that clean sleeper look. Also purchased some genright sliders for it!



Absolutely hated the way the rear rode so I swapped out the re monotubes for some much softer doechtec 3000 series shocks which hopefully cures the problem. Also developed a severe header crack so I installed a banks revolver header.

Got alot of cleanup and maintenance left to do and plan on going to EJS next week. And after my trip I can finally start rebuilding my lj!

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Back to driving! Drives much better. Quiet like a car.


Worked on reattaching flares last night and today


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too shiny. needs moab dirt

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I couldn't agree more. Weather is lookin to be pretty crummy down there this week though!

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First week of May more gooder!
Viola! We have cut fenders with stock flares!



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How do those actually attach? I have a older body style and am doing a sleeper look myself.

I have a factory tank skid, tow hooks & tire swing..doing 3x3 through the rear frame rails, behind the stock bumper..mainly for a tow hitch and to stiffen up the rear when flexing.
Similar to this
http://www.naxja.org/forum/showthread.php?t=1074617

And for the front I'll be doing this, with a 12k winch.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f11/t...build-1157408/

Just tossing you ideas if you wanted to keep it stock looking.
I'm on 3" and 31's and my front ends stretched about 2-2.5"...lower control arms are set at like 18.6"..anyway I had to remove the stock flares because they rubbed like mad!
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been a very long time since ive updated this! Jeep has been well used this past year been wheeled 2 or 3 times a week and have about 35k miles since my last post just about to hit 200k! The jeep is no longer as clean as it once was unfortunately. Every corner shows trail damage and the bottom has many battle scars. Ive torn off both rear lower shock mounts and destroyed 2 shocks which i fixed by moving the mounts up and out of harms way. Just recently replaced the exhaust and added a high flow cat and tucked it up higher. Just put on a new heavy duty drive shaft up front wore out the splines on the old one. The rear forward spring mounts show signs of fatigue and are beginning to pull away from the unibody . My currie steering system is completely wore out and needs replacing as well as my track bar. front upper arm mount is bent and the bushing flops around making a ruckus. But with all the wheeling and abuse its held up very well and its time to revamp if for another year of fun.

New upgrades comming soon
Tera high steer with DOM tierod and draglink
JKS bar pin eliminators for and aft (tired of the clunk)
extended bumpstops
35" kevlars on 15x8 method race double standards
New custom trackbar
rear axle stretch back 3" and new DS
new rear bumper and front with winch
install sliders (been too lazy)

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