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post #16 of 28 Old 03-28-2011, 06:28 PM Thread Starter
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Got a good deal on another Rustys part... i love craigslist

http://rustysoffroad.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=RS-STRPK&Category_Code=ste

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post #17 of 28 Old 03-28-2011, 06:38 PM
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is that the steering you're going to use though? Aren't you going with 1 tons and 37-38" tires? I figured ou would go with something beefier for that set up.
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is that the steering you're going to use though? Aren't you going with 1 tons and 37-38" tires? I figured ou would go with something beefier for that set up.
I was planning on going 1 tons but I am having NO LUCK getting the axles I want. so I am gonna go the more average joe setup. D44 up front AMC 20 HD rear wide trax axles out of a wagoneer chief!
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cool deal... I sold my D44/9" to Jay. I'm not sure what I'll end up going with when I get back.... D60/14 bolt? Pair of D60's? another D44/9" combo? We'll see...
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any more pics of her nice xj
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post #21 of 28 Old 03-29-2011, 07:31 AM
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It took insurance almost 2 months before they had it in the shop so I took the fender off and rode around like this...


Now those are some work boots!

Nice save on the fender. I BFHed my LCA mounts when I swapped in WJ arms and my XJ has never been in an accident. I would imagine you definitely will need to hammer on your uppers.

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post #22 of 28 Old 04-09-2011, 07:19 PM Thread Starter
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Finally got the uppers in... a few weeks later... been working allot latley. anyways the mounts where FUBAR so BFHed it out and a grinding wheel

let see mmmmmmmmmmmm AXLES!!!!!!!!!! they are pretty much ready to go... need to be cleaned up painted disc break conversion and a few little custom stuff haha... they guy said they are geared really low and have detroits in both... gonna go through them next weekend.




After I got the jeep put back togehter i went and made sure everything worked the same haha...



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and are the old axles spoken for yet?

there yours if you come get um! Once im done with the Swap that is haha
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post #25 of 28 Old 04-09-2011, 07:50 PM
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of couse man... any chance I can get you to hang onto them for a bit though? I was supposed to deploy for a year, but **** is on hold right now. Glitch with my security clearance that needs cleared up. It sucks... no clue how long this is going to take.
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of couse man... any chance I can get you to hang onto them for a bit though? I was supposed to deploy for a year, but **** is on hold right now. Glitch with my security clearance that needs cleared up. It sucks... no clue how long this is going to take.

yeah itll be awhile before I do the swap still building up my part list and the main key TIME OFF haha I will hold onto them for you for sure!
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chevy dana 60? how you gonna make that work

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post #28 of 28 Old 05-05-2011, 02:44 PM
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looks good! your jeep is one of my favorites on here!!!


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