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Unread 06-28-2013, 06:00 PM   #61
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Just ordered my new parts to redo my lift!!!!! Super happy that I am getting rid of the crappy ride I have now! Pics to come when the parts come in and when installed. Until then you will have to wait to see what I got!

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Unread 06-30-2013, 06:50 AM   #62
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sweet! if you happen to end up with a decent pair of lower control arms holler at me! I need some bad.
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Unread 07-07-2013, 03:02 PM   #63
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Time to update the ol' build thread. Forgot to mention on here when it happened but earlier in June I found out that my detent, throttle valve, kickdown, whatever you want to call it cable started to fray and almost tore while in the jeep.


That problem finally got fixed last week and it was not fun. I am not a fan of opening up the transmission to fix something. Hopefully I don;t have to get under neath there again.

After that was fixed I waited on my new parts to to get here and some of them did


Shackle relocaters, adjustable shackles and a new rear brake line. Still waiting on my leaf springs from JeepinOutfitters. I ordered them last Friday and still haven't got them. Guessing its an in stock issue since my order status still says paid instead of shipped. I am waiting till I get the leafs to redo the entire rear. Hopefully the rubicon shocks I have on now will allow me to put everything on till I can figure out and buy new shocks. Also hope that my 2" T-case drop lets me drive it without any major vibes until an SYE.

The boss gave me the entire 4th weekend off so it was a 4 day weekend for me. Partied Thursday, Friday and went wheeling Yesterday! A new park recently opened up and one of my local groups had a trip to go out there and I went with them. It was a ton of fun and more difficult than what I have done before. For you Oklahoma jeepers the place is called Backwoods Offroad in Hydro, Oklahoma. Anyway here are some pics!




















This trip was the first time my rig was somewhat challenged. And the first time I ripped both flares off. Tires bent up the fenders a little and they are going to need to be bent back out. Other than that there were no other broken parts or things falling off luckily. Check out my Youtube channel and videos that I get from inside the jeep!http://www.youtube.com/user/ZackHstadt
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Unread 07-08-2013, 07:47 AM   #64
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Dem dunes
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Dem dunes
Those little mogul things that I was flexing and driving on?

Things seem to be just falling off my jeep lately!



Since I didn't want to put the flares back on today i took the rusty brackets off and broke every single bolt on them but I am fine with that. Bent the fenders back to almost being straight to the best of my ability. Took the endcaps off because it looked dumb with them on with no flares. Tried taking that air dam off but couldn't with my front skid attached and I didn't feel like taking that off since its a pain.

Also checked out JeepinOutfitters again and now it says that it was shipped out on the 3rd and UPS says it should be here tomorrow!


Too bad my Boss told me we will be working about 60 hours in the next 4 days and probably working Saturday so don't think I will have time to put everything on this weekend like I wanted. But Friday is payday so I have something to look forward to!
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Unread 07-14-2013, 07:07 AM   #66
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sweet spot! gonna have to check that one out.
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Unread 07-14-2013, 12:40 PM   #67
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What did you else did you all order?
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Unread 07-14-2013, 01:00 PM   #68
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What did you else did you all order?
So far I got the relocators, shackles, brake line, and OEM bushings. Turns out UPS lied on the pic I took of it. That was only for the bushings, only 1 not 2 items I was looking for. I should be getting my 3.5" Old Man Emu leaf springs tomorrow and that will be the last piece of the puzzle for the rear. All that will be put on this next weekend hopefully. Once that is on I will have to flex it out to see what I need for shocks. Buy them and get started on the front. Already got the WJ steering upgrade planned out, just have to go get the parts from the JY. Ordering the coils soon and all those miscellaneous parts that are needed also. After that it should be time for a SYE. Then I will go from there.
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Unread 07-14-2013, 03:16 PM   #69
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please don't buy white shocks.

Where are you getting the coils from? EMU?
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please don't buy white shocks.

Where are you getting the coils from? EMU?
Might get bilstiens if they fit what I need. If not then some nitrogen charged ones that will fit.

Probably going to get Rubicon Express coils or some other that will ride and flex good.
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Unread 07-14-2013, 03:34 PM   #71
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Might get bilstiens if they fit what I need. If not then some nitrogen charged ones that will fit.

Probably going to get Rubicon Express coils or some other that will ride and flex good.
Just making sure you weren't going to get RC ones lol.

RE would be my recommendation, also Bilsteins or FOX if you can afford 'em
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Hmmmm. SYE may be coming sooner than I thought. Serious Offroad is having a sale on the 231 SYE for 150. Thinking about buying it.
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Woohoo!! Finally got my leafs! Going to put them and the other parts on this weekend unless i run into a problem with the Tcase and vibes. I really don't want to mess with the SYE right now but if I have to then I will. Guess I better order it and get a front driveshaft to be ready if I do. That may put a hold on the front.
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Unread 07-15-2013, 06:34 PM   #74
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So, are we actually going to see you working on something at Brian's now instead of standing back watching?
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So, are we actually going to see you working on something at Brian's now instead of standing back watching?
Hell no, I will boss Brian to do it all! Just kiddin'. I always do my own work on my jeep. Like I said before I give a hand where a hand is needed.
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