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post #1 of 4 Old 07-04-2009, 08:15 AM Thread Starter
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Maiden mud voyage

Always been into crawlin rather than goin through mud but I was invited to go to a mud bog so what the hell. There were only 3 jeeps there, a grand cherokee with 4in lift, my cherokee with 7.5, and another cherokee with 3in lift in the front and none in the rear runnin 35s. The grand cherokee didnt try it(too nice of a vehicle) the one on 35s tried twice and cudnt make it and mine I made it the first time in 4wd then the second time right at the beginning i broke the straps that hold the front driveshaft to the front differential and had to go in 2wd. I checked the damage this morning and i broke those straps and bent the upper control arms which look weak as piss anyway.

The hole was about 3 feet deep, and with no doors I got muddyyyy

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post #2 of 4 Old 07-04-2009, 08:20 AM
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What brand upper control arms? And pics or it didn't happen

  1. '95 XJ country edition, 4" coils/3/4" spacers, HD leafs with extra main added in, Ironman adjustable control arms, rough country shackles, aussie locker, JK rubicon shocks, 35" mudder's, soft 8's, cobra cb
  2. Sold'99 WJ limited, 4.7L, 3" IRO lift. Bilstein shocks, JK rubicon wheels, 255/70/17's, carolina driveshaft, IRO adjustable control arms, IRO adjustable A-arm
  3. Sold '00 TJ, 4" lift, rusty's adjustable control arms, skyjacker shocks, rock krawler adj. trac-bar,rugged ridge SYE and RE driveshaft, soft 8's, 35" mud king xt's,XJ HP D30 w/aussie locker, 4:88 yukon gears, hella 500's, rock crusher diff covers
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post #3 of 4 Old 07-04-2009, 08:25 AM Thread Starter
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lol saw that comin, no action shots just the aftermath, they will be in my profile soon

They are the same design as the stock ones just lengthened. Not the round tube type but the other kind, very weak imo I have a parts jeep that I am goin to use to make better arms
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post #4 of 4 Old 07-05-2009, 06:36 PM
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At 7.5" I dont doubt a little mud hole took out some crappy c channel uppers...

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