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post #31 of 138 Old 04-04-2008, 11:42 PM
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Looks great Keep us updated with lots of pics

Time to get those hubs painted or covered, and i noticed that you took off your front head light covers, any reason ??
I do not think you ever met Rrubio.......


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post #32 of 138 Old 04-05-2008, 07:40 AM
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Just curious as to your MX6 adjuster knobs, how easy it to reach the adjuster on your rear shocks? I see skinny end down on the fronts putting the knob at the bottom and skinny side up on your rears putting adjuster knob on the top. On mine I put the adjuster down on the rears.
The adjuster nobs are supposed to be mounted down for best performance. There is a big "NOTE" on the instruction page attached to them stating that. I do think the nob is kinda hard to turn, I want to order my speed key from them but have yet to do so.

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post #34 of 138 Old 04-05-2008, 03:33 PM Thread Starter
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First time I've seen your build thread, rig looks awesome!!, glad I get to contribute to the build this weekend
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Just curious as to your MX6 adjuster knobs, how easy it to reach the adjuster on your rear shocks? I see skinny end down on the fronts putting the knob at the bottom and skinny side up on your rears putting adjuster knob on the top. On mine I put the adjuster down on the rears.
Its VERY easy access for the rear knobs but the fronts are a pain to get to.
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post #35 of 138 Old 04-05-2008, 03:35 PM Thread Starter
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Well the Jeep is under the knife this weekend.


Adding 4.56 gears, rear Aussie locker, front diff cover....

thanks to 87xota.
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post #36 of 138 Old 04-05-2008, 03:37 PM Thread Starter
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here is the cover, i painted it red because i thought it look good.



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post #37 of 138 Old 04-05-2008, 03:37 PM
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Looking sweet Froggo

IIRC, the MX6s should be mounted adjuster knob down both F&R; that's how I did mine anyways

Edit: I just noted Kyle posted the same thing

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post #38 of 138 Old 04-05-2008, 03:46 PM
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that is the RSS cover right??

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It's threads like this that make me wonder why people lift there jeeps
its comments like this that make me wonder why some people are jerks.

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post #39 of 138 Old 04-05-2008, 03:47 PM Thread Starter
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Looking sweet Froggo

IIRC, the MX6s should be mounted adjuster knob down both F&R; that's how I did mine anyways

Edit: I just noted Kyle posted the same thing
Not to burst anyones bubble or self cofidence but they can be mounted "upside down" in the back, wont hurt anything. I've already had plenty discussions about this and its ok.
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that is the RSS cover right??

Yes it is.
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Yes it is.
can you do me a favor and take a pic of it next to the stock cover, i need to know if it stick out farther foward than the stock cover.. thanks.

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It's threads like this that make me wonder why people lift there jeeps
its comments like this that make me wonder why some people are jerks.

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OK, be like that, but when your rear end bounces off a big rock and you flip over your nicely built WJ (no exo-cage on) out in the trail, let us know so I can remind you that we told you so.... j/k
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OK, be like that, but when your rear end bounces off a big rock and you flip over your nicely built WJ (no exo-cage on) out in the trail, let us know so I can remind you that we told you so.... j/k
Been off plenty of rocks and no problems yet, but i'll keep you in mind and let you know when that happens
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Froggo27 is right, monotubes work the same way in every position, because as the name says, they have only one tube, so no gas to escape from one chamber to the other like in twin-tubes. They advise to use them "upside down" for two reasons- to limit unsprung weight (with the weight of axle and wheels, shock body won't make much difference ) and to protect the body from damage. The second one is a bit more serious, but still I can't see many situations when you can bend it.

Froggo27, great rig, congratulations!

But this red color on the cover... hmmm... might be useful only if you loose your axle on the trail at dark night

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post #45 of 138 Old 04-05-2008, 04:59 PM
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its really not as bright as it seems. its a neutral red color not bright *** red. hehehe

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