post #76 of Old 09-20-2009, 04:39 PM Thread Starter
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no there were 3 pushdarts holding it to the bumper, then 1 on each endcap holding it to them. Heres a pic..


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post #77 of Old 09-20-2009, 05:11 PM
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How'd you get them out then?

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post #78 of Old 09-20-2009, 05:20 PM Thread Starter
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took a small flat bladed screwdriver and pryed them out, after they got a little ways out i grabbed onto them with some needle nose pliers and ripped them out the rest of the way.
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post #79 of Old 10-07-2010, 06:40 PM Thread Starter
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Alright its been a while since i updated this. I wanna put a exhaust on it, does anyone have any sound clips of the thrush welded muffler? Or is there any other good cheaper mufflers that sound nice?
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post #80 of Old 10-08-2010, 09:07 PM Thread Starter
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I got a thrush welded muffler today, i'm hoping to put it on tomorrow or sunday. Heres a pic before i leveled it out and put my 31s back on with my cragers. I will put some newer pics up tomorrow..
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post #81 of Old 04-23-2011, 09:25 AM Thread Starter
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I've done alot more stuff to the jeep now, i will update pics later.. But i was wondering if anyone could tell me what to get to put yj brake lines on it? Do i just get the soft hoses and replace stock or do i need the hard lines too? And will wj rear lower control arms be long enough for 4 inches of lift?
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post #82 of Old 03-03-2012, 12:55 PM Thread Starter
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I've done alot more stuff to the jeep now, i will update pics later.. But i was wondering if anyone could tell me what to get to put yj brake lines on it? Do i just get the soft hoses and replace stock or do i need the hard lines too? And will wj rear lower control arms be long enough for 4 inches of lift?
Heres a updated pic of her now, starting to get together some new parts for 5.5" and 35s

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post #83 of Old 03-03-2012, 01:10 PM
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Looking good. You weren't kidding on the slow thing, this started in 09 haha.

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post #84 of Old 03-03-2012, 01:44 PM Thread Starter
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I know lol now im out of highschool and have a full time job.. I have 2" coils, 1 3/8ths spacers, 3 inch aal, 2 inch shackle set at 1" and 32x11.50 wild country mt's
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post #85 of Old 03-03-2012, 07:36 PM Thread Starter
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Fedex came and delivered my rubi express 5.5" coils today! I ordered them from a website called knowwhere2jeep.com.. They are selling stuff at dealer cost, i got the coils for $87, it was $101 shipped to my door. I think i am going to pull an all nighter and get trackbar, steel braided brakelines, control arms, and coils in tonight and raise my shackle up until i can afford new leafs. I'll get some pics as i go
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haven't seen you around on the forum very often anymore. glad to see the jeep is alive and well!

sweet deal on the coils

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post #87 of Old 03-04-2012, 08:33 AM Thread Starter
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Yeah i've been busy and i was goin through a stupid stage considering selling or trading the xj for a k5 or a truck... Glad thats over haha, I was out till 5 this morning doing rear brakes, raising rear another inch, LCA's, Coils, trackbar, and brakelines. The hardline that comes from the master cylinder that attaches to the new steel braided brake line is pretty rotted though so those are cracking, and the trackbar bolts are being a PITA. The bottom bolts stuck in the bushing and the tops not coming, so i'm trying to pull where it mounts on the unibody loose but one bolt i have to cut off And i think the coils they sent me are the 7.5" lift coils because their probably a good 8" longer and 5 times stiffer than the 2" coils i had lol
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post #88 of Old 03-04-2012, 10:43 PM
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look for an LSD rear end or a low price locker, you can sometimes find a lunchbox style locker on ebay for $300, look for a powertrax or an aussie... or lincoln lock it if you don't drive on-road much. I know you drive on the road a lot though.
Spartan lockers, for the front are under 300 brand new, I've heard nothing but good from them, as long as you stay under 35" tires.

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post #89 of Old 03-05-2012, 04:16 AM Thread Starter
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Spartan lockers, for the front are under 300 brand new, I've heard nothing but good from them, as long as you stay under 35" tires.
I plan on running 35's, is it the locker or just the axle that's the weak point when getting to 35's? I know thats the limit of the stock dana 30, I plan on getting 4.56 gears before the locker. Thanks and it looks like i got about 6-6.5" out of my coils, will post pics later when i get to work
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