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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:13 PM   #46
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Hah ****. I was actually thinking about going to U pull it this week. Want to see if they have any buick lebaron hood louvers and a Cherokee Dana 44 (I wish )

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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:13 PM   #47
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I guess quality was not the right word I was looking for, but what I'm getting from what you are saying is the shocks are the limiting factor.
With a stock setup, shocks are a big part of it, but clearancing the area above the stock lower control arms that limit flex will help as well. Basically you want to address anything that will limit how much the suspension will droop when you are wanting to get good flex out of a lower lift height XJ. What you lose in uptravel you can gain in droop.
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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:17 PM   #48
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Hah ****. I was actually thinking about going to U pull it this week. Want to see if they have any buick lebaron hood louvers and a Cherokee Dana 44 (I wish )
I love my stock 29 spline 8.25. Good enough for 35's.
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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:22 PM   #49
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So I foudn my camera finally, and i decided to take pictures of the floor mats finished since i forgot to upload them yesterday.
Also there is a Picture of my windshield weather stripping? thats comming out any recommendations?











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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:25 PM   #50
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I really like the rear cargo area mat you made, looks like i has a project this weekend. Thanks for the idea!
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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:28 PM   #51
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What kind of dog do you have Mike?
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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:29 PM   #52
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your welcome glad you like? I was originally going to rivet Velcro to the underside of the mats, but the Velcro dosnt stick to the carpet, so I just layed it in there and took off the plastic molding and then stuffed it under that and put it back together, cleans pretty easy too
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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:32 PM   #53
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What kind of dog do you have Mike?
Lol dosnt stay clean for long with Two dogs actually. Both german shepherd, well one is part Great dane and Belgium ...... something I cant spell and the other is full blood german german shepherd from what ive been told. Both about 90lbs
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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:33 PM   #54
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I love my stock 29 spline 8.25. Good enough for 35's.
I see you have lockers also. Are you running alloy shafts?
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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:34 PM   #55
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Lol dosnt stay clean for long with Two dogs actually. Both german shepherd, well one is part Great dane and Belgium ...... something I cant spell and the other is full blood german german shepherd from what ive been told. Both about 90lbs
Nice I have 2 Malamutes. I have a big hair problem LoL.
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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:35 PM   #56
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I see you have lockers also. Are you running alloy shafts?
Nope. Stock shafts at the moment. I do however have 10 Factory inner and outer shafts for the front i need to install.
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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:37 PM   #57
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Nice I have 2 Malamutes. I have a big hair problem LoL.
Oh wow I bet especially in this heat that hair sheds like crazy.... for some reason I cant keep my dogs out of the jeep every time im workin in it or even walk towards it they go nuts
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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:38 PM   #58
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Ok so I don't know much about axels and the gear ratios and all I know it helps to have a higher gear ratio with bigger tires correct? And how do I know what kind of axels I have? Sorry for the noob questions
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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:47 PM   #59
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Ok so I don't know much about axels and the gear ratios and all I know it helps to have a higher gear ratio with bigger tires correct? And how do I know what kind of axels I have? Sorry for the noob questions
Post a pic of the rear, the front will be a high pinion Dana 30.
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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:51 PM   #60
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And with a 5 sp, chances are your diffs are stuffed with 3.07 gears. If you want 32-33's a step up to 4.10's would be the best option. How ever i do know a few guys running the factory 3.07's with little issues with 33's.
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