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Unread 02-04-2009, 10:57 PM   #31
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I might be out there in a few weeks for my 25th birthday. You down to get drunk for 48hours straight, and have no idea whats going on?
for sure. when is it? im going TDY to florida march 6-21. Free trip to Panama City for spring break!

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Unread 02-04-2009, 10:58 PM   #32
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Nice build thread man! looking good!
thanks, brother! more to come... stay tuned. haha
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Unread 02-04-2009, 11:31 PM   #33
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for sure. when is it? im going TDY to florida march 6-21. Free trip to Panama City for spring break!
Will keep you posted on exact dates
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Unread 02-05-2009, 08:31 AM   #34
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i have np231 from a 97 tj sitting back at my parents house that i can easily bring back. It has bent studs where it meets the tranny. are these replacable? i would love it if i didnt have to worry about paying for a new TC for the swap.
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Unread 02-05-2009, 10:39 AM   #35
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i have np231 from a 97 tj sitting back at my parents house that i can easily bring back. It has bent studs where it meets the tranny. are these replacable? i would love it if i didnt have to worry about paying for a new TC for the swap.
How the hell did they get bent?
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Unread 02-05-2009, 12:47 PM   #36
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idk maybe when he was removing it? i havent really looked at it. my pops got it for free from some dude. ill have my ma take some pics of it and see whats up.
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Unread 02-09-2009, 10:06 PM   #37
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soo the axle swap is basically done. The brake lines are leaking from the calipers so that is the only thing that is really keeping me from sticking a fork in it. Im going to give it another aproach this weekend and see if i cant get it going. I also need to get my DS shortened. Im going to have 2 inches taken out of it and then that will go in saturday as well. Now im off to find a 231 or 242 on the cheap, front aussie, and MAYBE front long arms. we'll see what the budget looks like. Im so anxious to take her on some rocks. She hasnt played in months. here are some shots at the shop.

getting the new MX6s on...


the brake line, professionally bent with my hands lol


sitting on the lift, in all her beauty


didnt quite get it finished, thanks too some gay brake lines but I got the diff fluid drained and changed, new rotors and pads on, bent and ran the brake lines, and got my shocks on.
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Unread 02-09-2009, 10:10 PM   #38
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and here is the 231 i have a home. its out a 97 or 98 tj so the front shaft is going to be different, it probably has a different gear cut, different size input shaftand you can see the bent stud that appears to have been beaten with a BFH! I think im going to be better off finding another doner.



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Unread 02-09-2009, 10:21 PM   #39
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Unread 02-09-2009, 10:22 PM   #40
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I have a np231 it accually needs the input shaft and all the studs are good on it.
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hows your ride at 6.5?
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Unread 02-09-2009, 10:23 PM   #42
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Can you replace the studs?
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Unread 02-09-2009, 10:29 PM   #43
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hows your ride at 6.5?
I was wondering the exact same thing with the 6.5" lift and short arms.
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Unread 02-09-2009, 10:33 PM   #44
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I have a np231 it accually needs the input shaft and all the studs are good on it.
what are you implying? that i can take that off your hands?

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sickkkk build.
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hows your ride at 6.5?
I wouldnt say its bad but i never drove it or any zj at stock height. there definately isnt a big difference from 4.5 to 6.5 as far as ride quality. either way im on 33in tires that hum down the road and make it nearly impossible to carry a conversation in the cab. lol

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Can you replace the studs?
i think i would be able to but like i said, the gear cut on the input shaft is goign to be different based on everything Ive read and if this is the case, it would be a lot easier to get a new donor case. the input shaft alone is like 250 at the dealer if i remember correctly
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Unread 02-09-2009, 10:35 PM   #45
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I was wondering the exact same thing with the 6.5" lift and short arms.
also Ive been riding on shot, tereflex shocks for a 4.5in lift for the past couple months which couldnt have helped the ride quality. Ill update on this when i finally get it out of the shop.
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