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Unread 10-02-2013, 06:50 AM   #811
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Do TJ's have the problem w/ the arms rubbing on the frame like an XJ?

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Unread 10-02-2013, 11:41 PM   #812
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You should go long arm! I didn't really have the money to buy long arms so I was looking at adjustable short arms which retail $400+ for the good ones. Thought I might as well go ahead and do the LA upgrade for the extra $200 so I wouldn't be waisting money further down the road. Bit the bullet and bought IRO's adjustable long arms. Now I am very happy with the decision I made. Also ads a cool factor to your jeep for having long arms. Rides a lot better than short arms too.
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Unread 10-03-2013, 03:31 AM   #813
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Thats what Im saying.

Unfortunately I havent really done anything worth documenting in quite some time. Funding has been practically non existent as far as the Jeep goes, and wheeling season is coming to a close.

Ive got some bigger projects to tackle in the coming months, gonna pretty much try and rebuild the thing to prep for next year. Ive got a lot of things needing improved upon, just waiting on time/money.
Wheeling season is never closed. Some of the best obstacles appear when the snow hits the ground, and that's when you really get to test your rig. I just change my setup a bit to wheel 365
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Unread 10-03-2013, 05:04 AM   #814
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Wheeling season is never closed. Some of the best obstacles appear when the snow hits the ground, and that's when you really get to test your rig. I just change my setup a bit to wheel 365
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Unread 10-03-2013, 06:53 AM   #815
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You should already know my thoughts on which LA to get.
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Unread 10-03-2013, 06:57 AM   #816
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Wheeling season is never closed. Some of the best obstacles appear when the snow hits the ground, and that's when you really get to test your rig. I just change my setup a bit to wheel 365
By far, my best wheeling time comes in the winter, without any changes
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Unread 10-03-2013, 07:01 AM   #817
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I change my wheels and tires for a narrower track. Wider tires seem to slip non stop and get buried
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Unread 10-03-2013, 07:06 AM   #818
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Vegas, how do you do in the snow? Ha, Vegas is in the desert, dumb ?...
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Unread 10-03-2013, 07:12 AM   #819
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You should go long arm! I didn't really have the money to buy long arms so I was looking at adjustable short arms which retail $400+ for the good ones. Thought I might as well go ahead and do the LA upgrade for the extra $200 so I wouldn't be waisting money further down the road. Bit the bullet and bought IRO's adjustable long arms. Now I am very happy with the decision I made. Also ads a cool factor to your jeep for having long arms. Rides a lot better than short arms too.
I would have to completely agree! I have a 4" Rancho lift on my F150 with the long Radius Arms, front quad shocks ..etc.. Ride is very nice despite springs that drop less than 1/2 with over a ton in the bed and a trailer attached. It handles like a car, 3/4 ton F250 sway bar in the rear.

I was checking out the Core 4x4 long arm kit for the XJ's future.
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Unread 10-03-2013, 07:12 AM   #820
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Your not wheelin unless you get stuck at least once. But I do OK unless I hit ridiculously deep snow. A lot like mud, keep it moving and don't floor it.
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Unread 10-03-2013, 07:17 AM   #821
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Your not wheelin unless you get stuck at least once. But I do OK unless I hit ridiculously deep snow. A lot like mud, keep it moving and don't floor it.
Only place anyone should ever get stuck is mud.
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[SIZE="1"][COLOR="silver"]Monstaliner: [url]http://monstaliner.com/[/url]
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Unread 10-03-2013, 07:43 AM   #822
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Only place anyone should ever get stuck is mud.
You need to come to the Hell-in-a Valley. You're not playing in the right snow
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Unread 10-03-2013, 07:56 AM   #823
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You need to come to the Hell-in-a Valley. You're not playing in the right snow
I agree. When you hit 5-6 ft of snow its easy to get stuck
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Unread 10-03-2013, 09:48 AM   #824
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You should already know my thoughts on which LA to get.
Would that be Iron Rock Offroad?
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Unread 10-03-2013, 09:51 AM   #825
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I would have to completely agree! I have a 4" Rancho lift on my F150 with the long Radius Arms, front quad shocks ..etc.. Ride is very nice despite springs that drop less than 1/2 with over a ton in the bed and a trailer attached. It handles like a car, 3/4 ton F250 sway bar in the rear.

I was checking out the Core 4x4 long arm kit for the XJ's future.
The Bilstein shocks I have help also. Best riding shocks I have every l ever rode on. Definitely makes a huge difference in ride compared to other shocks.
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