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Unread 04-04-2013, 06:59 PM   #16
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I will measure tomorrow. I forgot to mention that also have 3/4" spacers so we'll have to account for that.

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Unread 04-05-2013, 12:24 PM   #17
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According to Kolak, the HD coils are good for 3 inches of lift. I just ordered a set from him this morning.
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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:07 PM   #18
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Updated measurements. This is with the OME HD coils and 3/4" spacers. Center hub to fender...

Front Driver Side - 21.75"
Front Passenger Side - 21.5"
Rear Driver Side - 21"
Rear Passenger Side - 21.25"

I mounted the front OME (A) on the front driver side and the rear OME (A) on the rear passenger side.
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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:15 PM   #19
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Some pics...Sorry, they didn't come out the best and yes, there are old tires/rims in the back. Also, tires are 245/75/17 Duratracs.
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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:20 PM   #20
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Also, there is trimming required with these tires and lift. I had already shaved the front bumper for the old tires but now with taller, more agressive tread, and not having adj front LCA's I need to remove some of the sheet metal from the rocker panel and rock rails. Not much though. I will be doing this over the weekend. I already removed the rails and I'm glad I did because I caught the rust as it was just starting. I am going to use a wire wheel to remove the rust, sand them down and give them a good coat of primer and then black paint. Anyway, here is a pic of the rubbing. It just barely misses when stationary but add some flex and they grab.
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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:24 PM   #21
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Also, there is trimming required with these tires and lift. I had already shaved the front bumper for the old tires but now with taller, more agressive tread, and not having adj front LCA's I need to remove some of the sheet metal from rocker panel and rock rails. Not much though. I will be doing this over the weekend. I already removed the rails and I'm glad I did because I caught the rust as it was just starting. I am going to use a wire wheel to remove the rust, sand them down and give them a good coat of primer and then black paint. Anyway, here is a pic of the rubbing. It just barely misses when stationary but add some flex and they grab.
angle grinder + BFH = No more rubbing looking good
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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:27 PM   #22
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Oh, one more thing today, the alignment. I snapped a pic of the jeep on the alignment lift cause I just thought it looked cool (crappy pic though). Also, here is a pic of the results. Not too bad but it looks like I could use some adjustables all around. She definitely pulls to the right a little.
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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:28 PM   #23
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angle grinder + BFH = No more rubbing looking good
Thanks and you read my mind.
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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:31 PM   #24
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Thanks and you read my mind.
be sure to knock the pinch seam all the way down while your at it
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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:34 PM   #25
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Oh, another thing happened today and I just have to say, tire rack is f***ing awesome. So, one of the new tires just wouldn't balance. The balancer was asking for about 20oz of weight and that is just bad news. We spun the empty rim and it was only asking for 1.25oz of weights. So anyway, I called tire rack and let them know. They are overnighting me a replacement, scheduling a pick up for the bad tire, and reimbursing me for the mount and balance of the 5th wheel/tire all free of charge. I was impressed.
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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:35 PM   #26
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be sure to knock the pinch seam all the way down while your at it
Yeah, good call. What's the process with that? I was thinking that if I give it some relief cuts between the tack welds and smack it with a BFH I should be good to go. Sound about right?
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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:37 PM   #27
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Yeah, good call. What's the process with that? I was thinking that if I give it some relief cuts between the tack welds and smack it with a BFH I should be good to go. Sound about right?
yeah, i just put cuts in it about 1/2'' apart all the way up......then beat the snot out of it with a mini sledge
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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:40 PM   #28
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What did you use to seal all that raw metal? Did you just bedline the whole wheel well?
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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:43 PM   #29
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What did you use to seal all that raw metal? Did you just bedline the whole wheel well?
yeah, i did it when I cut my fenders. I used some cheap rattle can bed liner. Its lasted for about a year or so. Its just starting to come off in a few spots so i will re-do it with dupli-color bed armor (seems to be the best ive come across so far) I just sprayed the entire wheel well
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Unread 04-05-2013, 06:08 PM   #30
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Looks like it's going to be an awesome build! Silver and black WJ crew Here's mine
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