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post #826 of 83083 Old 08-22-2008, 08:22 AM
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Lookin good aircruiser, congrats man

Going to pull off my sye and re-do it all, it was just barely leaking. Like a drop or so on the flange when I wiped my finger across it after sitting for a night. It's always the details that get ya


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post #827 of 83083 Old 08-22-2008, 10:31 AM
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Aircruiser, are you alive, where are these new pics?

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post #828 of 83083 Old 08-22-2008, 10:50 AM
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got the surco on last night along with my KC's

31x1150 swamper looks good up on the rack

picked up some 3 inch lift springs so hopefully saturday she will be ready for 33's

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post #829 of 83083 Old 08-22-2008, 12:49 PM
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Installing the RE super flex UCA's today, and trying not to feed any more ratchets to the frame, almost lost one completely!

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post #830 of 83083 Old 08-22-2008, 01:02 PM Thread Starter
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Sweet man! You need to get some bigger tires ASAP! LOL Lets see some pics during the day. What was the total cost for the lift and install?
tell me about it, barely fits in my garage with the 30s though..but ill be going to 33s after i get some cragars. total cost...hurts. $1700. extra labor was due to only 1 broken bolt but all 4 of the leaf spring bolts took them a long time because they came half way out and then just started spinning so it took them along time to get out. no regrets though, i love the lift!

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Wow aircruiser, you rig is lookin' pretty mean! You get a SYE yet?
thanks man, yeah it was to ***** stock..haha. no sye yet. i get slight vibes but nothing big. the shackles they made for me have one hole higher in them to drop it down a little incase the vibes get to bad. a hack 'n' tap is in the future though

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Lookin good aircruiser, congrats man

Going to pull off my sye and re-do it all, it was just barely leaking. Like a drop or so on the flange when I wiped my finger across it after sitting for a night. It's always the details that get ya
thanks man, yeah after the new wheels, tires and bumper, im getting a hack 'n' tap.

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Aircruiser, are you alive, where are these new pics?
patience..haha

here they are, cleaned her up real good too




















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post #831 of 83083 Old 08-22-2008, 01:19 PM
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looks nice. Come spring hopefully ill be getting 33s with grad money and put some 1.5" spacers up front to make up for the weight of the bumper and a 1" lift shackle for the rear to level it out to around 4.5"

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post #832 of 83083 Old 08-22-2008, 01:24 PM Thread Starter
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yeah my jeep sits at a perfect height right now. a friend of mine is offering me $400 for my tires but hes got like $10 to his name right now so we will see. gotta drop some cash on some cragars too and pay off my lift.

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post #833 of 83083 Old 08-22-2008, 01:34 PM
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tell me about it, barely fits in my garage with the 30s though..but ill be going to 33s after i get some cragars. total cost...hurts. $1700. extra labor was due to only 1 broken bolt but all 4 of the leaf spring bolts took them a long time because they came half way out and then just started spinning so it took them along time to get out. no regrets though, i love the lift!



thanks man, yeah it was to ***** stock..haha. no sye yet. i get slight vibes but nothing big. the shackles they made for me have one hole higher in them to drop it down a little incase the vibes get to bad. a hack 'n' tap is in the future though



thanks man, yeah after the new wheels, tires and bumper, im getting a hack 'n' tap.
Damn Grant, lookin' good !

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post #834 of 83083 Old 08-22-2008, 01:48 PM
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Had a new muffler put on by my local shop. Jeep was so loud it rattled your teeth when accelerating. Muffler had a hole you could put a softball in. MUUUUUCH quieter now. This weekend we change oil, trans fluid, and try and figure out how to replace the glass in the hatch.

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thanks man, yeah it was to ***** stock..haha. no sye yet. i get slight vibes but nothing big. the shackles they made for me have one hole higher in them to drop it down a little incase the vibes get to bad. a hack 'n' tap is in the future though
I got the RE Hack 'n' Tap, comes HIGHLY recommended from the guys I wheel with, I'll save you a little trouble and point you here:

http://www.alljeep.com/oscommerce/ad..._description=1

You'll need one unless you go with an RE CV shaft.

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01 XJ: Project: Silverback - Totaled

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***** inches...
Good god man. Indyorv :rofl: d**k and fart jokes. :rofl:
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post #836 of 83083 Old 08-22-2008, 05:55 PM
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Got my RE UCA's in.

Here's why I got them:



Here's the new ones:


96 XJ:Parking lot Pre-Runner

89 MJ: Project: Ground up - Sold
01 XJ: Project: Silverback - Totaled

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post #837 of 83083 Old 08-22-2008, 08:02 PM
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lookin good aircruiser,cant wait to see it with 33's

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tell me about it, barely fits in my garage with the 30s though..but ill be going to 33s after i get some cragars. total cost...hurts. $1700. extra labor was due to only 1 broken bolt but all 4 of the leaf spring bolts took them a long time because they came half way out and then just started spinning so it took them along time to get out. no regrets though, i love the lift!



thanks man, yeah it was to ***** stock..haha. no sye yet. i get slight vibes but nothing big. the shackles they made for me have one hole higher in them to drop it down a little incase the vibes get to bad. a hack 'n' tap is in the future though



thanks man, yeah after the new wheels, tires and bumper, im getting a hack 'n' tap.



patience..haha

here they are, cleaned her up real good too
Looks good man! I was bored at work earlier so I was waiting to check it out. You do really need some bigger tires and some wheels with some more backspacing. What was the original quote for the install? I couldn't imagine dropping $1700 for the whole setup. Could you break down costs between what you paid for lift then labor? At that price I would have bought any tool needed and double the beer for my buddies to help.

Edit: And Pizza too.

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nice hooligan..thinkin about pickin up a set too

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post #840 of 83083 Old 08-22-2008, 09:31 PM
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Pretty big/expensive day today .

Got my uncle to do my brakes and rotors (which on one rotor had 2 dime-sized gouges) and taking it off was shocking, the pads were completely gone. So then I ended up having to replace the left driverside caliper also plus the brake line...

Apparently for some reason the caliper was locked on the driverside for the past like 2 months ive had the jeep, so i was constantly driving with the left brake on, which after it got ruined, stressed my right side even more. But it was weird cuz it made literally no noise until the last 3 days ago..

Haha he's like, you'll probably get better mileage now also seeing that you won't be riding around with the brake permanently on. And it's stunning how much acceleration power the jeep has now, im so surprised...and oh yeah, finally some stopping power!

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