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Unread 11-03-2012, 11:01 PM   #91
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So, did you get the 2" BB installed? I'm closely following you build thread as I just recently got my first Jeep, and you've done to yours what I want to do to mine! Looks good, I love those KM2's on there.

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Unread 11-04-2012, 08:45 AM   #92
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So, did you get the 2" BB installed? I'm closely following you build thread as I just recently got my first Jeep, and you've done to yours what I want to do to mine! Looks good, I love those KM2's on there.
Thank you!! I'm picking up my shocks today and hopefully will be doing the lift tomorrow. Will most definitely post pics of everything as well as a good before and after shot.
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Unread 11-04-2012, 09:32 AM   #93
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Can I ask how much you paid for your wheels? Because that seems the be the biggest thing that I'm gonna spend my money on. I think that I'm going to do the 3.5" F>R lift on mine. I can't find any bad reviews about it and it seems fairly cheap.
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Unread 11-05-2012, 10:10 AM   #94
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I got them off discounttiredirect and I paid roughly $300 for the wheels and close to $900 for the tires. They were running a special though and I got $100 back on both the wheels and tires
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Unread 11-05-2012, 10:22 AM   #95
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And that's for the 30x9.5x15? I'm gonna keep my stock wheels but I'm having a hard time bringing myself to spend that much money.
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Unread 11-06-2012, 08:50 AM   #96
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I believe that they are worth it. They are great wheels that perform very good on pretty much all road surfaces and last a long time.
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Unread 11-06-2012, 08:51 AM   #97
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front lift went in yesterday

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Unread 11-06-2012, 10:17 AM   #98
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front lift went in yesterday
What lift did you end up doing?
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Unread 11-06-2012, 01:10 PM   #99
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2in. BB with Pro Comp ES9000 shocks. On a side note, old shocks were so blown that they do not rebound
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Unread 11-06-2012, 01:22 PM   #100
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2in. BB with Pro Comp ES9000 shocks. On a side note, old shocks were so blown that they do not rebound
See I think that I'm going to go with a 2" BB, too. I don't think that it'll effect the MPG too much. But have you thought if you are going to drop the transfer case so that there isn't so much strain on you drive shaft?
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Unread 11-06-2012, 04:05 PM   #101
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a 2 in lift doesnt put strain on drive shaft or anything neither does a 4 in f to r swap my uncle has a wj on 6 inches of lift and no t case drop so no you dont need to do one if it was absolutly necessary or even considered necessary the manufacturers would include it in the kit
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Unread 11-06-2012, 04:34 PM   #102
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a 2 in lift doesnt put strain on drive shaft or anything neither does a 4 in f to r swap my uncle has a wj on 6 inches of lift and no t case drop so no you dont need to do one if it was absolutly necessary or even considered necessary the manufacturers would include it in the kit
I could have swore that I've read several post on her that people where saying it wore the drive shaft out prematurely. Like one guys said that he got 70k on his then he had to replace it. Do you have a BB on your Jeep? My other option was a f>r, but it seems more expensive and I've heard it was a rough ride. But I guess that just depends.
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Unread 11-06-2012, 05:41 PM   #103
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More Lift pics,

After remounting the front tire




Front's all done, now onto the back




Definitely USE spring compressors. It's darn near impossible to go at it without one




Rear's all done



Final Product. Very happy with the way it turned out
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Unread 11-06-2012, 05:51 PM   #104
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More Lift pics,

After remounting the front tire

Front's all done, now onto the back

Definitely USE spring compressors. It's darn near impossible to go at it without one

Rear's all done

Final Product. Very happy with the way it turned out
Looks awesome dude! I can't wait to get mine looking like this.
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Unread 11-06-2012, 11:09 PM   #105
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Looks awesome dude! I can't wait to get mine looking like this.
Thank you, I'll take more/better pics tomorrow

On a side note, I have family that lives near Dahlonega
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