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USA Standard Chromoly Front Axle Shaft Kits with Dana 30 4Eliminate Hood Flutter!!!Offset Tie Rod Kit From RuffStuff!

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Unread 05-08-2013, 04:49 AM   #241
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build is moving along nicely.

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Unread 05-08-2013, 09:37 AM   #242
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Thanks. I'm going to use and abuse it this summer so I have something to do/fix next winter.
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Unread 05-08-2013, 09:41 AM   #243
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I might buy a flux core welder soon to add a brush guard to my bumper, fix the rockers, etc.
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Past Jeeps:
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96 ZJ Laredo(April 2011-August 2012) 4.0L - 138k, Cowl Intake, Rancho 9000 Series, 2" Spacers, 31" Baja MT Widetracks - Sold


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Unread 05-08-2013, 10:08 AM   #244
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Very nice. Do some photoshops I wanna see what your thinking
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Unread 05-08-2013, 10:10 AM   #245
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Very nice. Do some photoshops I wanna see what your thinking
Pre-runner style for the bumper
Rocker is self explanatory
Maybe rock sliders.
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96 ZJ Laredo(April 2011-August 2012) 4.0L - 138k, Cowl Intake, Rancho 9000 Series, 2" Spacers, 31" Baja MT Widetracks - Sold


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Unread 05-08-2013, 10:12 AM   #246
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Nice. My buddy Cody has a giant stinger on the front of his Logan's bumper if your interested to see what that looks like
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Unread 05-08-2013, 10:14 AM   #247
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Nice. My buddy Cody has a giant stinger on the front of his Logan's bumper if your interested to see what that looks like
Is it the one they come with? Either way yeah.
I like stingers but don't see the point in a stinger for something that isn't a crawler.
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Unread 05-08-2013, 10:17 AM   #248
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Unread 05-08-2013, 10:20 AM   #249
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Unless they changed them (which is likely) I don't think that's the logan's one. The ones I saw that came with a stinger had a retardedly huge one.
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Past Jeeps:
93 ZJ Laredo(Jan 2011-April 2011) 5.2L - 98k, Stock - Totaled
96 ZJ Laredo(April 2011-August 2012) 4.0L - 138k, Cowl Intake, Rancho 9000 Series, 2" Spacers, 31" Baja MT Widetracks - Sold


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Unread 05-08-2013, 10:23 AM   #250
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The parts jeep I got my RE lift kit from came with a NP231. After trouble shooting for the last 5 months I figured out the issue. The transmission mount from belly skid.

Old on the left new on the right





Sitting in place



I can shift into 4wd on the fly again! The damage to the tcase is done tho. I'm picking up another NP242 for $100 hopefully tomorrow.
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Unread 05-10-2013, 07:17 PM   #251
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Did some measuring for new shocks:

Rear opened up to about 27" with about 2" extra room



Compressed to about 19.5 with about 2" of extra room



Fronts open is about 26"



The shocks I'm looking at are the Bilstein 5125s. Model #33-185569. They compress to 17.91" and open to 29.7"

Got this fancy new Aircon panel. It'll let more light through than the stock panel for my LEDs.

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Unread 05-10-2013, 08:30 PM   #252
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Did some measuring for new shocks:

Rear opened up to about 27" with about 2" extra room

Compressed to about 19.5 with about 2" of extra room

Fronts open is about 26"

The shocks I'm looking at are the Bilstein 5125s. Model #33-185569. They compress to 17.91" and open to 29.7"

Got this fancy new Aircon panel. It'll let more light through than the stock panel for my LEDs.
You're builds really taking off. Just wondering, why'd you go with the boggers vs mtrs/km2s
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Unread 05-10-2013, 08:37 PM   #253
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The terrain up here in Alaska is where swampers shine. Very few rocks and lots of swap/boggy trails.

The TSLs I got are bias ply. They didn't ballance well at all and I can't go over 50mph. I found a guy that wants them so when he buys them ill be going with a 35 MT/r. I had km2's last year, they did alright. I love the look of the new MT/r's
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Unread 05-10-2013, 09:55 PM   #254
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The terrigen up here in Alaska is where swampers shine. Very few rocks and lots of swap/boggy trails.

The TSLs I got are bias ply. They didn't ballance well at all and I can't go over 50mph. I found a guy that wants them so when he buys them ill be going with a 35 MT/r. I had km2's last year, they did alright. I love the look of the new MT/r's
Looks wise the I think the mtrs will set it off.
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Unread 05-10-2013, 09:55 PM   #255
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Are you on stock gears. How's it feel. I really want to make the jump to 35s
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