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Unread 01-12-2012, 04:04 PM   #196
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I see now the question, in what order should I get the ca. I was thinking rear lowe, front lower, rear upper, front upper.

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Unread 01-21-2012, 11:31 PM   #197
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Anyone know what I should upgrade next that would benifit me on the trails?

Heres what i dont so far.
-iro 3.5in lift
-iro front/rear adj track bar
-bilstein 5100s in front and 5125 for rear
-JKS quick disconnects
-K&N CAI
-Doung thorely cat back exhaust
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Unread 01-22-2012, 03:53 PM   #198
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Anyone know what I should upgrade next that would benifit me on the trails?

Heres what i dont so far.
-iro 3.5in lift
-iro front/rear adj track bar
-bilstein 5100s in front and 5125 for rear
-JKS quick disconnects
-K&N CAI
-Doung thorely cat back exhaust
U joint front axle shafts? U joint front driveshaft too if you dont already have one.
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Unread 01-22-2012, 07:30 PM   #199
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I was thinking of upgrading those as well but I didnt know when I should upgrade them. I was thinking of getting rear lockers just dont know which one or start upgrading my control arms one by one or my ingition system to get better response and maybe mpg.

I just dont know where to start.
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Unread 01-22-2012, 07:40 PM   #200
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I wouldnt get a locker for a 35. Wait until you do an axle swap.
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Unread 01-22-2012, 07:50 PM   #201
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I wouldnt get a locker for a 35. Wait until you do an axle swap.
^agreed^


where are the pictures come on lets see something
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Unread 01-22-2012, 09:43 PM   #202
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Here are pictures from my last trip. Other than axle swap and lockers, what should I upgrade next that would be under $200?


















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Unread 01-22-2012, 09:52 PM   #203
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get some adjustable front lower control arms
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Unread 01-23-2012, 09:32 PM   #204
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U joint front axle shafts? U joint front driveshaft too if you dont already have one.
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I wouldnt get a locker for a 35. Wait until you do an axle swap.
If I were to do the upgrade, would it mess me up when I upgrade or swap the axles for the front and rear later on? If I were to do this, what would be the best way to approch it?

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get some adjustable front lower control arms
Im planning to start buying my control arms but individual. So front lowers first followed by rear lowers then upper front then rear again?
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Unread 01-23-2012, 09:40 PM   #205
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If I were to do the upgrade, would it mess me up when I upgrade or swap the axles for the front and rear later on? If I were to do this, what would be the best way to approch it?
Yes it would screw you up, because if you bought a locker for a d35 and, lets say, you swapped an 8.8 in. You cant put the d35 locker in the 8.8. Most people dont upgrade the d35 because its a weak axle and most people swap it out anyways. I would save the money and swap in a different axle that is actually worth throwing a locker in. If you want bolt in, get a d44a out of a 96-98 v8 and truss it. The only weak point is the aluminum housing so if you truss it, its basically as strong as an 8.8, from what ive heard.
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Unread 01-24-2012, 08:19 PM   #206
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I see, well im thinking in building me custom rockers just dont know how to mount it and a tube rear bumper.
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Unread 01-24-2012, 09:03 PM   #207
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http://www.nagca.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28558
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f13/z...ement-1154283/
http://www.nagca.com/forum/showthread.php?t=37691

here is a couple
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Unread 01-24-2012, 11:24 PM   #208
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For the rockers does it have to sit flush with the current rockers or can I just build it right under it and for me to be able to bolt onto the frame, can I just drill it in different places to have it hold up.
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Unread 02-02-2012, 11:48 PM   #209
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Building my rockers this week and was wondering if it can just be underneath the current rockers/plastic cover?
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Unread 02-03-2012, 12:30 AM   #210
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where did you go wheelin at in your last pics..looks awesome. jsut might need to make a trip
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