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post #316 of 324 Old 09-27-2011, 08:03 AM
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Great build! That winch mount sure looks interesting. I have been debating a winch bumper or just a winch mount too.

How do you like the IRO OTK tie rod? I've really been thinking about getting it lately.

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post #317 of 324 Old 09-27-2011, 12:59 PM
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just read your thoughts on winch placement - i've been thinking the exact same thing. i've gotten so used to no-bumper, i don't want something sticking way out. i bought a generic winch mounting plate a while back and plan to cut into the grill and mount it as far back as possible as well.
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post #318 of 324 Old 09-27-2011, 04:14 PM
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Great build! That winch mount sure looks interesting. I have been debating a winch bumper or just a winch mount too.

How do you like the IRO OTK tie rod? I've really been thinking about getting it lately.
It's a huge pain to set the toe
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post #319 of 324 Old 10-10-2011, 03:57 PM Thread Starter
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Great build! That winch mount sure looks interesting. I have been debating a winch bumper or just a winch mount too.

How do you like the IRO OTK tie rod? I've really been thinking about getting it lately.
hm, never saw these posts. whoops! the otk rod is really nice, but like ducksguts said, it's a HUGE pain to set the toe. You have to put the bar in, put the wheel on, measure, take the wheel back off, turn one of the heim joints a half turn, put it back on, put the wheel back on and measure again, until you're within about 1/8". HUGE pain.

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just read your thoughts on winch placement - i've been thinking the exact same thing. i've gotten so used to no-bumper, i don't want something sticking way out. i bought a generic winch mounting plate a while back and plan to cut into the grill and mount it as far back as possible as well.
K, PM me before doing too much, i'm working on a full solidworks model that i'd be happy to share. the way i see it, the more people look at it, the less possibility of bad engineering...

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post #320 of 324 Old 10-11-2011, 02:38 PM Thread Starter
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After my limiting straps broke last weekend, I’m working on a new spring containment system. I’m basically ripping it off Iron Rock Offroad’s design (upper) (lower), and using some scrap that was left over at work. Parts made:



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post #321 of 324 Old 12-05-2011, 07:09 PM Thread Starter
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Upper retainers installed:

and how it sits in the spring:

tomorrow night is a jeep club meeting, so I probably won’t be installing the lower retainers until later this week, or this weekend.


Sorry guys, it's been busy and money's been a little tight, so I've been slow on the build. Things should be picking up here soon again.

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post #322 of 324 Old 12-06-2011, 08:03 AM
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Wait, so your bump stops are on the unitframe rail and limit the travel of the upper control arm?

That's bizarre.
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post #323 of 324 Old 02-06-2012, 10:16 PM
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Read through the build and it is pretty awesome man! Really big on the lights like I am!

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Hey nice build! Wondering if you ever got a build sheet from Jeep that listed the sales codes? Doing some research on UC spring codes and wondered if you had a build sheet.

My "stocker" build thread: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/my-first-jeep-owning-adventure-1532212
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