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Unread 06-17-2011, 03:46 PM   #76
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Went to Donner lake this week and my transmission decided to blow on me. The mechanic said 3rd and 4th gear dont exist anymore.

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Unread 06-18-2011, 11:47 PM   #77
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Planning/Starting PART 2/3! This will take a while as I'm leaving for college in August, but it will indeed happen

Part 2
- Fix Transmission
- Trim Fenders
- Install JCR Stage 3 rock sliders
- Front and rear axles out of a V8 WJ
- 4.10 Gears
- 33s

Part 3
- Clayton 6" (maybe with my .75 spacers?)
- Kevin's Belly Skid for Clayton kits
- 35s
- ECGS Front and Rear D60
- 4.56 Gears
- Some sort of locker either in the front, rear, or both
- Make bumpers
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Unread 07-08-2011, 06:07 PM   #78
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Transmission is fixed! All it needed was a new solenoid, although the band is wearing out so that needs to be replaced soon.

Time to put in a new fuel filter, instal my sliders and cut up the fenders!
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Unread 07-08-2011, 10:55 PM   #79
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Those are some nice plans!

If you want 60s, you can do it way cheaper finding axles off older trucks. But if you only plan to run 35s, a 44/9 inch combo seems more suitable.

But til then, my axles seem to be a good decision.
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Unread 07-08-2011, 11:46 PM   #80
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I know 60s might be "too much" for 35s but the ECGS comes ready to bolt in. I have no fabrication skills, or a welder, so it might be cheaper for me just to buy the pre made axle then to buy a used axle and have someone fab up mounts for me. But thanks for the info, I have a ton of more time before I do the swap, so I'll do my research.
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Unread 07-09-2011, 10:20 AM   #81
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Maybe by the time you are ready for the swap, someone will make a bolt in 44.
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Unread 07-09-2011, 10:39 PM   #82
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I stared my sliders today, but ended up going to Prairie City. Finishing the sliders tomorrow. I cleaned the crap out of it tonight!
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Unread 07-13-2011, 12:50 PM   #83
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Sliders are on. Up next: Fully cut fenders and tank tuck. Possibly a FIPK this summer.




These things are beefy. Although they are a PITA to put on, I totally recommend them.
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Unread 07-13-2011, 01:55 PM   #84
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Looks more and more like mine! Ha jk.

My sliders are my favorite mod. They have saved me multiple times.
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Unread 07-13-2011, 01:58 PM   #85
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you, me, and scarrsky practically have the same jeep. just a few differences.

I really like them. Cant wait for when they get used.
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Unread 07-13-2011, 05:11 PM   #86
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I know we do. We all have to get together and wheel one of these weekends.

Let me know when you do ur tank tuck. I'll lend a hand if you need and hopefully learn something before I decide to do one. I want to soon.
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Unread 07-13-2011, 05:23 PM   #87
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Sounds good. My sister boyfriend is pretty good with a welder so he will be helping me. This is the guide I'll be going by. I'll let you know and you can come help/watch/learn.

http://www.mallcrawlin.com/forum/sho...uel-tank-on-WJ
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Unread 07-13-2011, 05:34 PM   #88
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Sounds good man. I have no welding skills right now but I'm hoping to learn soon.
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Unread 07-13-2011, 06:07 PM   #89
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If needed as well, I can lend a hand. I did mine. I could give some tips/pointers.
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Unread 07-13-2011, 06:18 PM   #90
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Sounds good, i want to cut my fenders to and I know you could somewhat help with that as well. My only question with that is how to seal the rear halves back together
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