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Unread 07-15-2013, 03:39 PM   #391
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Looking great man. You are gonna love how that thing wheels once you get it going. Nice work.

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Unread 07-15-2013, 06:50 PM   #392
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Looking great man. You are gonna love how that thing wheels once you get it going. Nice work.
Thanks! And I sure hope so. Just got ujoints today and front brake lines. The stock ford brake lines are 18 inches long so I'm gonna try those even though I know they will end up being to short. I just want to drive it so ill use those until I can order some stainless 21" lines. I pulled the jeep up the driveway today while my gf steering and I must say from the front she looks sexy. The jeep not the gf lol. Gf does to tho. I wanted to move the jeep into the garage now that all I have to do is brakes and driveshafts.

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Unread 07-15-2013, 06:53 PM   #393
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I think I'm gonna stretch the rear like 2". My perches and u bolt plates have adjustment holes in them so If my sye with front driveshaft is long enough ill move the axle back a little and trim fenders accordingly

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Unread 07-16-2013, 11:08 AM   #394
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Man I havent been on in a while to see your jeep .. HOT DAMN .. that thing looks SEXY!!!
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Unread 07-16-2013, 11:35 AM   #395
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Man I havent been on in a while to see your jeep .. HOT DAMN .. that thing looks SEXY!!!
Thanks! I really appreciate the comments. Makes it worth the build haha. That and the first time I take it wheeling

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Unread 07-16-2013, 06:44 PM   #396
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Man Beast mode!

So how does it drive ?
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Unread 07-16-2013, 08:09 PM   #397
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Man Beast mode!

So how does it drive ?
Haha the 10 feet up the driveway quite well. I'm pulling an all nighter tonight. New front brakes, brake lines, and wheelbase adjustment in the rear and I will be driving it. Hoping to get it done quick. Just did the sye and the driveshaft is an inch to long. Hence the wheelbase adjustment lol

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Unread 07-17-2013, 10:16 AM   #398
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Haha the 10 feet up the driveway quite well. I'm pulling an all nighter tonight. New front brakes, brake lines, and wheelbase adjustment in the rear and I will be driving it. Hoping to get it done quick. Just did the sye and the driveshaft is an inch to long. Hence the wheelbase adjustment lol

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hey man baby steps.. I know how jeeps are .. when their not right they will drive you crazy .. but no worries.. just take your time get it right (best if you just do it right the first time) and then you will love it .. im jealous of your xj man ... looks sick!!!!
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Unread 07-17-2013, 10:44 AM   #399
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hey man baby steps.. I know how jeeps are .. when their not right they will drive you crazy .. but no worries.. just take your time get it right (best if you just do it right the first time) and then you will love it .. im jealous of your xj man ... looks sick!!!!
Thanks! And yea I'm trying to do it as close to right as I'm capable of. My **** may not be pretty but hopefully it will work

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Unread 07-17-2013, 12:02 PM   #400
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so far looks pro.. sick man .. keep it up
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Unread 07-17-2013, 07:47 PM   #401
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Fantastic. My driveshaft is like a half inch to short. And since its for the rear I don't trust myself to shorten it because I don't want vibes. Dammit

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Unread 07-24-2013, 11:50 AM   #402
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Yeah but how far? I'd be concerned about those welds, especially at the frame rail. Too much gap and little penetration on dirty steel it looks like.
X2, get us some more pics once you've fully welded things in. And what welder are you using? Not knocking you, it's nice to see a decent build on JF for once...
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Unread 07-24-2013, 12:11 PM   #403
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X2, get us some more pics once you've fully welded things in. And what welder are you using? Not knocking you, it's nice to see a decent build on JF for once...
Ill get some tonight. I'm not saying my welds are good by any means. I do have concerns with some of them but that's why I'm testing it in the yard and some trails in my woods before I take it on the road. I'm using a Eastwood 135 with gas. Not the best welder. I really need a stick welder. I spent all year using a Lincoln invertec stick welder at school and then I go to mig and have to get re oriented.

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Unread 07-24-2013, 12:13 PM   #404
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Drove it for the first time.

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Unread 07-24-2013, 01:21 PM   #405
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Yup.... That looks good. I need 37s now
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