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Unread 08-21-2010, 11:31 PM   #1561
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I had to stand on my LP30 to get my springs in.
Its been that way for all three zjs i've built too.

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Unread 08-22-2010, 10:32 PM   #1562
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Currie Enterprises CJ Axle Parts

im debating ordering these

thoughts?
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Unread 08-22-2010, 10:47 PM   #1563
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Currie Enterprises CJ Axle Parts

im debating ordering these

thoughts?
Hmm. I've seen people do this. I've considered it as well, but haven't really heard or seen anything definitive about the difference it makes.

Hopefully someone will chime in about it.
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Unread 08-22-2010, 11:06 PM   #1564
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i heard of many doing it. i just dont want the joints to be so strong that i rip the brackets apart, especially when i go with the long arms.

with that being said, im also debating this kit
Currie Enterprises CJ Axle Parts

to replace the weak stock passenger side uca axle bracket (which caves in when pressing new bushings in from my experience)

and i just found this thread

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...stall-1090683/
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Unread 08-23-2010, 07:44 AM   #1565
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to replace the weak stock passenger side uca axle bracket (which caves in when pressing new bushings in from my experience)
Why not box it in with 3/16" or 1/4"? I plan on fabbing a brace for mine and I think it'll be the cheapest way to do it.
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Unread 08-23-2010, 11:26 AM   #1566
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i was thinking about that. but at the same time mine is already caved in a little and everything. possibly tweaked a little. id rather just replace it with that monster beef currie mount. plus i was considering buying 2 of those johnny joints and theyre like $45 each. Its only like another 60 to get that mount.
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Unread 09-05-2010, 02:04 PM   #1567
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getting very close









check these out. they look gorgeous but im willing to bet the light output will suck. i put the coats on thick by accident. im probably redo them and make them as dark but with lighter coats



the new headunit installed




long arm rear brackets are done. the guy that made them will be making the front crossmember here soon, then shipping them out to me.

then i need to get order the rear axle truss and frame stiffeners and get it all welded on

steph said she would be sending me the front arms soon, as well


only thing holding me back with the build is i need to get some 1/4" spacers made to space out the caliper brackets from the knuckle. then i gotta order bolts i believe. gotta look into that a little bit more




anybody wanna by some alloyusa d30 outer seals from me? theyre brand new and have never been installed. i want to sell them and get these instead
IRON ROCK OFF ROAD: Dana 30 Inner Axle Sleeve Kit

i dont think i could run both



edit:
these parts will be mine in the near future










and then my friends 2 12" infinity kappa subs in a ported box.

really excited
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Unread 09-05-2010, 02:11 PM   #1568
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How much do you want for the seals? Maybe we can work something out with that soundbar?
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Unread 09-05-2010, 02:12 PM   #1569
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ill text you
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Unread 09-05-2010, 04:35 PM   #1570
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You ran XRF ball joints in your HP30, right? Can you grab me some pictures of how they look pressed in? I did mine yesterday and I'm not happy with how they're sitting.
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Unread 09-05-2010, 04:56 PM   #1571
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Mmmmmm Clayton's long arms. I'll be ordering the belly skid soon too.

Twins FTW!
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Unread 09-05-2010, 05:06 PM   #1572
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Get that thing finished right meow!!
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Unread 09-05-2010, 09:59 PM   #1573
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I'm loving how this thing is coming along. It's an awesome looking build to be sure. Where are you getting the money for this? o.o;;

Shoey, you're stealing my theme. No meowing for you!
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Unread 09-05-2010, 10:24 PM   #1574
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You ran XRF ball joints in your HP30, right? Can you grab me some pictures of how they look pressed in? I did mine yesterday and I'm not happy with how they're sitting.
ill try and take some tomorrow for ya

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Mmmmmm Clayton's long arms. I'll be ordering the belly skid soon too.

Twins FTW!
i cant wait dude. and yes twins ftmfw

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Get that thing finished right meow!!
dude it was going to be done tomorrow. then tonight when i was putting the rear driveshaft in, one of the bolts snapped off in the yoke! im SO pissed right now.


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I'm loving how this thing is coming along. It's an awesome looking build to be sure. Where are you getting the money for this? o.o;;

Shoey, you're stealing my theme. No meowing for you!
thanks man. im just working with my dad. that and soon im gonna have all my short arms and rear trackbar for sale so that will fund some other parts





got some more leds in the other day. finally ive got all the lights converted. its ridiculously bright. theyre all high powered LEDs. unfortunately most of these pics came out blurry









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Unread 09-05-2010, 10:30 PM   #1575
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love the lights, whered you get them, i plan on doing green
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