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Unread 03-05-2013, 10:13 AM   #211
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None of the Dick's Sporting Goods around me have any Mossberg Maverick 88's in stock, this is bull****, need to find one.
For sure get the tactical ... and tell me about it ... but at least you can still get some ammo for that... F'n good luck getting ammo these days damn ...

I think I'm going to get a cross bow soon just because ammo sucks so bad

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Unread 03-07-2013, 07:22 AM   #212
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Meh. Oh well.

This weekend a guy from work and I are gonna do the control arms.
Last night I tightened up all the track bar bolts, geometry will be back to normal once the arms on it.
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Unread 03-11-2013, 03:45 AM   #213
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Unread 03-11-2013, 03:48 AM   #214
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So anyways, when we did the extended brake lines we had to cut a chunk of the old brake line off and put new one on for the rear hard line. Bent slightly up and into the stock retainers, then the braided steel line down to the axle.

Yesterday I got the control arms done. Since I had to move the axle almost 2 inches forward it took us about 3 hours or so to get everything done, plus a trip to advanced to get new bolts for the upper control arms on the axle side.

However when doing them that is when I realized that my passenger side control arm mount is completely ****ing shot. It's bend, ripped, and the steel is rusted and weak. Calling shops today to see how much it will cost to get a new one welded on, as I still haven't bought a welder (ugh).
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Hey so ... did you get a two inch front stretch out of this !!!!!!! **** YEA!!!! genright sells some stuff to grace your steering ... and I think you can get some sick control arm mounts for pretty cheap .. you should get those if your going to fix your mount.
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Hey so ... did you get a two inch front stretch out of this !!!!!!! **** YEA!!!! genright sells some stuff to grace your steering ... and I think you can get some sick control arm mounts for pretty cheap .. you should get those if your going to fix your mount.
My steering is alright it just needs aligned. Control arm mounts are cheap, but I need to find a place around here that will weld them on. I don't see how it could cost more than like 85 bucks to rip the old one off and weld the new one on.
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yea it should be cheap.. I think balistic fab has some mounts... i was looking for them but didn't see them.. might be blue torch
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yea it should be cheap.. I think balistic fab has some mounts... i was looking for them but didn't see them.. might be blue torch
Called Meridian Off Road, $150 for new brackets and to have them welded on both sides. Gonna have them do it next Tuesday.
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Unread 03-11-2013, 08:55 AM   #219
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Heck Yea ... !! did your front axle stay stretched 2" forward?
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Heck Yea ... !! did your front axle stay stretched 2" forward?
Center to center measurements (wheel to wheel) are:

101" Driver Side
98 1/2" Passenger side

That alone tells you how much I'm losing from that ****ed up mount. Oh well, next week that will be fixed and it also means next week I get to align it for the first time in 2 months!

e: That's with both lower control arms set to 17 1/2"
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damn ouch ...

I really want to strech my jeep
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Why? lol
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Why? lol
Stance!

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101" is factory wheelbase.
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101" is factory wheelbase.
I wish I could help.
Id bend it back then lay a bead on the crack then sandwich it welding a pair of fish plates on the sides


God you need a welder

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