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Unread 05-11-2013, 12:51 PM   #556
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My idea would save you from moving them at all. Go from l\___ to \____.
oh I see.. but the point of moving them up is for clearance .. like this
... Sorry for posting a bunch of pics in your thread brother

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Unread 05-11-2013, 12:57 PM   #557
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oh I see.. but the point of moving them up is for clearance .. like this
... Sorry for posting a bunch of pics in your thread brother
Crazy! At that point you're shaving the floor out too.
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Unread 05-11-2013, 02:37 PM   #558
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yea .. a bit
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Unread 05-11-2013, 05:00 PM   #559
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Crazy! At that point you're shaving the floor out too.
That's one of the reasons it becomes alot of work. Also doors must be trimmed
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Unread 05-11-2013, 05:37 PM   #560
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You going to be at the shop tomorrow? I have a steering box for you.
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Unread 05-11-2013, 07:29 PM   #561
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You going to be at the shop tomorrow? I have a steering box for you.
Don't think so. But I could meet you there
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Unread 05-12-2013, 08:56 AM   #562
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did some mocking and planning tonight.
tacked the crossmember together (still missing the side plates that will sandwich the framerail)



mocked it under the jeep, and marked will i will cut to make clearence for the bottom of the trans and driveshaft.


im thinking i will do this setup for my transmount off the front of the crossemember.



and cut up my floor some.


im going back and forth on how i want to mount the upper link mount.
either like this


or this, which is where im more leaning to because it will give me a little more frame seperation.


and how it looks from under.

and looks like i wont have to do way to much bending on the upper link to clear the starter.


couple more mock up pictures. pretty much just me figuring out exactly where im mounting my frame side track bar mount.


Did you ever put up pics of that low-profile transmission mount you came up with when it was finished? Did it just bolt to the face of the crossmember?
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Unread 05-12-2013, 10:10 PM   #563
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Did you ever put up pics of that low-profile transmission mount you came up with when it was finished? Did it just bolt to the face of the crossmember?
ill get some pictures tomorrow
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Unread 05-12-2013, 10:11 PM   #564
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so im constantly tossing around the idea of going hatchless.....not sure yet what im going to do...
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Unread 05-12-2013, 10:43 PM   #565
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so im constantly tossing around the idea of going hatchless.....not sure yet what im going to do...
It's going to fold like a taco!
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Unread 05-12-2013, 11:31 PM   #566
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so im constantly tossing around the idea of going hatchless.....not sure yet what im going to do...
Build a tube hatch tied into the stock hinge locations, and have it lock in the stock pin. This will retain the structural rigidity.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 11:34 PM   #567
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Funny, this symbol is how I pictured the idea. This would be the supports in the hatch shaped hoop.
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It's going to fold like a taco!
X2. And then magically burst into flames. Because the interwebz says so.
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Unread 05-13-2013, 09:45 AM   #569
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I'm pretty much hatchless ... And no cage and its holding up ..... And you have the cage and a lot more .. You will be good.

I really like your soft windows though ... Not a bad option. Did you make the windows yourself?
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Unread 05-13-2013, 11:18 AM   #570
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ill get some pictures tomorrow
Thanks dude. Are you happy with it so far? No issues?

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