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Unread 12-16-2011, 06:05 PM   #181
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ha! so did i when i was taking pictures..

went with 250 over 350 spring rates. each step gets closer and closer

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Unread 12-16-2011, 07:52 PM   #182
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thats pure sex right there!
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Unread 12-17-2011, 08:31 AM   #183
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Did you weigh your rig or just guess at the spring rate?
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Unread 12-17-2011, 10:29 AM   #184
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Did you weigh your rig or just guess at the spring rate?
I used the spring rates Chris used on the white whale and the escape artist.

I figured its a good starting point. If I want it stiffer/softer, ill swap out springs and mess with the valving.
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Unread 12-17-2011, 12:01 PM   #185
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What valving did you go with on the FOA's?
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Unread 12-17-2011, 12:11 PM   #186
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I'll have to double check when I get home but I'm pretty sure it was their "medium" valving.
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Unread 12-17-2011, 01:14 PM   #187
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Lots of tuning no matter what you select. That is a big part of coilovers most people skip that they shouldn't.
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Unread 12-17-2011, 02:59 PM   #188
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Lots of tuning no matter what you select. That is a big part of coilovers most people skip that they shouldn't.
Agreed. Luckily I work at a shop so I have a clean place to work on the coilovers.

Plus if I need to leave it over night, no problems!

I'm afraid right now that the valving is going to be too stiff.
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Unread 12-30-2011, 09:46 AM   #189
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Went wheeling out at lomida last night... pics....













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Unread 12-30-2011, 10:03 AM   #190
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haha looks like fun man! And looks like you're gettin ready for the build, looking forward to it . Stiffer valving just means you'll be able to go faster without bottoming it out hehehe
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Unread 12-30-2011, 11:51 AM   #191
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I'm not trying to be a pre runner. Ha. But I'll see how I like it. Adjust it accordingly.

I just noticed in the last picture, my spring is bowed... a lot.
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Unread 01-03-2012, 10:33 AM   #192
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A few more pictures of the other night...



This was a scary time. The back of his 4runner is about 37 inches off the ground. We thought he was gunna hit tail gate, but didn't right there. He went up a little bit and smashed it, nice little dent now.

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Unread 01-05-2012, 07:18 PM   #193
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Let me know when your done with your stock axles, I'll take them off your hands still. I had a little change in plans since I need a tranny rebuild now
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Unread 01-05-2012, 09:26 PM   #194
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i thought lomida was closed?
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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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Unread 01-05-2012, 11:39 PM   #195
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i thought lomida was closed?
There are a few entrances to go in. Technically I don't think its closed, but there is a gate to go around.

Everytime I've gone out there I've met new people, so it seems pretty popular.

When you get back Andy, we need to go test out your jeep.
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