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Unread 05-16-2013, 08:23 PM   #586
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Your rig is grossly awesome. It makes ME want to drive over ****.

It obviously flexes like a beast. How does it ride on the road? I would expect it to be like riding on a giant water balloon. How are those heims holding up? I ask because my buddy used heims for steering stuff, and went through them like crazy.

'00 XJ not quite there..

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Unread 05-16-2013, 09:56 PM   #587
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Your rig is grossly awesome. It makes ME want to drive over ****.

It obviously flexes like a beast. How does it ride on the road? I would expect it to be like riding on a giant water balloon. How are those heims holding up? I ask because my buddy used heims for steering stuff, and went through them like crazy.

'00 XJ not quite there..
on road ride is actually pretty nice. there is obviously a fair amount of body roll when cornering. ive adjusted to it, but there are plans for mocking up a rear sway bar.

steering feels nice and night, could be just the quality of the heims. i use all ruffstuff heims for steering and suspension.
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Unread 05-17-2013, 03:59 AM   #588
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on road ride is actually pretty nice. there is obviously a fair amount of body roll when cornering. ive adjusted to it, but there are plans for mocking up a rear sway bar.

steering feels nice and night, could be just the quality of the heims. i use all ruffstuff heims for steering and suspension.
Well it looks good. Makes me wish I didn't spend so much on a Rough Country kit...

'00 XJ not quite there..
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Unread 05-17-2013, 11:36 AM   #589
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Is it the pic that makes it look like the rear does more work than the front?

What was your separation for the front frame and axle?
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Unread 05-17-2013, 11:42 AM   #590
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Is it the pic that makes it look like the rear does more work than the front?

What was your separation for the front frame and axle?
The rear does work a little faster than the front. And that's because of the weight difference. One reason I'm considering a rear sway, to slow it down.

Axle is 8.5-9 frame was 5 or 6? If have to measure again.
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Unread 05-17-2013, 11:54 AM   #591
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You need to move to edmonton so you can teach me a few things..
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Unread 05-17-2013, 11:55 AM   #592
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The rear does work a little faster than the front. And that's because of the weight difference. One reason I'm considering a rear sway, to slow it down.

Axle is 8.5-9 frame was 5 or 6? If have to measure again.
Gotcha!

Thanks im gathering ideas for when i build mine, and thats the area i wanna be at.
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Unread 05-17-2013, 08:43 PM   #593
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on road ride is actually pretty nice. there is obviously a fair amount of body roll when cornering. ive adjusted to it, but there are plans for mocking up a rear sway bar.

steering feels nice and night, could be just the quality of the heims. i use all ruffstuff heims for steering and suspension.
Currie antirock a possibility?
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Unread 05-17-2013, 08:53 PM   #594
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Currie antirock a possibility?
possibly, the $500 for the universal kit is a little hard to swallow. and i would just have to fab a way to mount it up. which i think i could mount it under the framerail under the gas tank
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Unread 05-18-2013, 03:44 PM   #595
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I use too live near warwick .. I think heavymetal lives up there. If you have not seen his xj you should check it out .. really nice rig.
I'm finding it hard to find people with modified XJ's around Warwick/West Warwick. I'll have to go check out his build right now!
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Unread 05-18-2013, 05:55 PM   #596
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SFR build me bolt on tube fenders please?
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Unread 05-18-2013, 08:06 PM   #597
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SFR build me bolt on tube fenders please?
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Unread 05-19-2013, 11:12 AM   #598
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uh, sure.


buy me a 1.5" die and the steel for the job and ill make them at no labor cost
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Unread 05-19-2013, 03:08 PM   #599
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uh, sure.


buy me a 1.5" die and the steel for the job and ill make them at no labor cost
Did a quick google, why the hell is a 1.5" die 200-500 dollars? welp.
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Unread 05-19-2013, 03:28 PM   #600
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Did a quick google, why the hell is a 1.5" die 200-500 dollars? welp.
its a whole lotta precision cut steel.
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