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Drove it around and wow these ride so much better then the OME leaf springs! No more axle wrap but the factory shackles bottom out on the relocation brackets when I go over bumps so I need to look into that tomorrow.


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Drove it around and wow these ride so much better then the OME leaf springs! No more axle wrap but the factory shackles bottom out on the relocation brackets when I go over bumps so I need to look into that tomorrow.
Wheeling tomorrow at beach/kernan. Wanna come out?

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Wheeling tomorrow at beach/kernan. Wanna come out?
I need a longer driveshaft for real this time. These leaf springs moved my axle back to where it should have been but now the splines in my driveshaft are visible at ride height. I might still go out there I just can't do anything to crazy out there. What time are you heading out there?

I also want to see what Kevin's jeep can do now.

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I need a longer driveshaft for real this time. These leaf springs moved my axle back to where it should have been but now the splines in my driveshaft are visible at ride height. I might still go out there I just can't do anything to crazy out there. What time are you heading out there?

I also want to see what Kevin's jeep can do now.
Damn.

Heading out there around noon

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Here's the driveshaft


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replaced the worn upper control arm bushing today, I need longer brake lines




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hey, you should buy fatter tires.












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Only once you get a jeep that has more than a 2.5" lift on it

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Just playing around on Sunday, I'm at the end of the first video. The video does not do the hill justice at all.

In the beginning Kevin is testing out his new radius arm setup and new front locker.



This was the hill that destroyed my leaf springs last time I went up it.


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That's a sweet *** front long arm setup on that black one. Lol

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We'll mount the gopro to your hood next time we're out there. That will help show the hills better

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We'll mount the gopro to your hood next time we're out there. That will help show the hills better
Yeah the hills don't look like anything in the videos The dirt bikes weren't even trying those hills lol.

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That's a sweet *** front long arm setup on that black one. Lol
Yeah if you like radius arms and stuff

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I have thursday and friday off this week so Kevin's coming over and we're going to get our jeeps ready for jeep beach. I know you will be working on your jeep this week too.

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I have thursday and friday off this week so Kevin's coming over and we're going to get our jeeps ready for jeep beach. I know you will be working on your jeep this week too.
Yea, ill be working on it Thursday /friday

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