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Unread 05-14-2012, 10:31 AM   #121
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They rear bumpstops are just the tired, factory ones btw.

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Unread 05-14-2012, 11:02 AM   #122
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look at your bumpstops dude. There is no way you have 5 inches of uptravel. Between your bumpstops there is not way you have more then 2 inches. Yes your shock may show five inches but those bumps will not allow the shock to be fully used. Take another look man.
Thats what I meant. Just get rid of some of that sheet metal so you can take full advantage of your shock set-up now. Below is how much surgery was required for me to get around 5" up

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Unread 05-14-2012, 01:49 PM   #123
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Yeah, I know. Think Top Bead can hook me up?
yea or someone closer to your way?? Youll have to measure how big of tube you need then go on the hunt..


pix of the lower end of the shock?
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Unread 05-14-2012, 02:49 PM   #124
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Thats what I meant. Just get rid of some of that sheet metal so you can take full advantage of your shock set-up now. Below is how much surgery was required for me to get around 5" up

Looks good, but I doubt I cut that much. Only reason being is that I am happy with the little bit of up travel I do have. Later on I may do that.
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Unread 05-17-2012, 05:14 AM   #125
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Nice XJ! Keep up the good work!
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Unread 05-17-2012, 08:13 AM   #126
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Nice XJ! Keep up the good work!
Thanks man!
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Unread 05-29-2012, 07:13 PM   #127
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I love the low and 35's thats awesome to see it actually done, most people think you have to have huge lifts on these things to get huge tires I love it and I think it compliments the tires, makes them look even bigger, nice work keep it up.
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Unread 05-30-2012, 04:12 AM   #128
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So when are you wheeling next? I got promoted at work so It will need to be planned in advanced. I would like to get down there very soon if possible
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Unread 05-30-2012, 05:27 AM   #129
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I want to soon. What weekend works for you? We will go from there.
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Unread 05-30-2012, 05:28 AM   #130
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I love the low and 35's thats awesome to see it actually done, most people think you have to have huge lifts on these things to get huge tires I love it and I think it compliments the tires, makes them look even bigger, nice work keep it up.
Thank you! Works way better than Jeeps that are lifted up to the moon.
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Unread 05-30-2012, 07:32 PM   #131
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Thank you! Works way better than Jeeps that are lifted up to the moon.
i bet gravity is your friend, ive heard some people say there scared to drive over 70 because they feel "unsafe" well if you didnt have lego stacked suspension you might feel a little safer, I like it looks good, and now I know I can with my 3" lift and 32's or 33's cant wait.
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Unread 05-30-2012, 07:59 PM   #132
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i bet gravity is your friend, ive heard some people say there scared to drive over 70 because they feel "unsafe" well if you didnt have lego stacked suspension you might feel a little safer, I like it looks good, and now I know I can with my 3" lift and 32's or 33's cant wait.
You can easily do that. Trim and bumpstops.
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Unread 05-31-2012, 04:07 PM   #133
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Built my tire carrier off of my hoops. First I braced the hoops. Welded up a hub to a piece of pipe then braced it in. WALA! The floor supports most of the weight of the tire so there isn't much strength needed in the carrier itself.











I would have liked to put more angle to it but I don't think the rear passengers would be to comfy with a tire in their seat...
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Unread 05-31-2012, 05:11 PM   #134
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wow love the tire carrier idea! Thats awsome! im gonna end up buying a detours hitch/reciever carrier only cause i got tired of listening to my spare squeak in the back but nice work
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Unread 05-31-2012, 05:37 PM   #135
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wow love the tire carrier idea! Thats awsome! im gonna end up buying a detours hitch/reciever carrier only cause i got tired of listening to my spare squeak in the back but nice work
Thanks man!
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