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post #196 of 565 Old 09-02-2010, 08:45 PM
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from the pics it looks as if it not only needs to come down but also be tilted forward away from the jeep a little. but i agree on black for sure


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post #197 of 565 Old 09-02-2010, 09:30 PM
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you couldn't fit your stock bumper on it with the guard? or did i miss something? i think it'll look good once you've got it on there right. my guard is from my previous 01 explorer sport...fit like a glove. but all the brackets had to be fabbed up.
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post #198 of 565 Old 09-03-2010, 12:07 PM Thread Starter
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yeah i just made my own brackets and flipped some of the ones that came with it around and it fit lol ill post up some pics of it in a min. the second brackets i put on serve as light tabs also prob gonna put some piaa or hella lights on there im not sure yet, i like those black magic hellas may look into those

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post #199 of 565 Old 09-03-2010, 01:15 PM
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I like that you gave a shot, but it looks like ****. Fitment is everything with brushguards (and there are very few I like), so if it fit better on the front, I'd say keep it.

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post #200 of 565 Old 09-09-2010, 02:33 PM Thread Starter
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yeah i took it off lol it wasnt as flush as i wanted it to be. so im still getting some death wobble problems damit. so heres the deal i have this lifetime alignment rotate and balance on my tires so i took it to the place and they aligned it a little more but here it is do you think that any of this will cause my dw? if its not any alignment issues im gonna have to get lower control arms i guess and maybe bushings somewhere idk someone help please haha
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post #201 of 565 Old 09-09-2010, 04:41 PM Thread Starter
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should i take it to offroad shop to align it or is there something else causing this problem?

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post #202 of 565 Old 09-09-2010, 04:52 PM
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whens the last time you had your tires rotated and balanced? if one of the fronts has a bad wear pattern and the other smooth it will cause dw....also im not really sure but imo you right front tire shouldn't have both - camber and - caster. i know they adjust the camber on the right sometimes to help with the crown of the road. but me personally...i like all of my caster and camber to be set evenly. i also like my caster to be more neutral as well...i've got mine around 2 degrees. but every jeep is a little different. but i'd ask about the - caster and - camber if i were you. maybe someone else will chime in.
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post #203 of 565 Old 09-09-2010, 04:53 PM
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uh....oops...by - caster i mean it shouldn't be that much diff than the left side. sorry
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post #204 of 565 Old 09-09-2010, 04:57 PM
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What shape are your trackbar bushings in? from what I understand thats one of the main causes. If your control arm bushings are shot thats probably not helping lol

FWIW when I did my 4x4 swap I kept getting dw and I found out it was my trackbar bolt working its way loose on the axle side. Some locktite and its been good since but give it a good crank.

If they aligned it unless the shop that did it was crap I'd think it would be fine?

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post #205 of 565 Old 09-10-2010, 10:02 AM Thread Starter
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so those numbers on that sheet dont look too bad? also i figured since i got my upper arms i put my front driveshaft back in and it has reduced vibes and it feels alot stronger. ive noticed though that when im going down a hill not giving gas i hear a humming noise also say im going 45 and idleing down a hill my speedomoter will bounce a little bit idk if this is normal or not

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post #206 of 565 Old 09-11-2010, 02:28 PM Thread Starter
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bored as **** today so i cleaned my iac my car idles like butter now as everyone else says lol was very easy to do just two torsion bolts on the back of the throttle body and then you pull it off spray wipe spray wipe and your done
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post #207 of 565 Old 09-18-2010, 12:05 PM Thread Starter
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alright so i got my tires rotated and balanced and no more dw! im gonna use these tires until i find a good deal on some 31/32's because ive got lifetime rotate balance and alignment. saving up for some other little things to do

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post #208 of 565 Old 09-20-2010, 05:23 PM Thread Starter
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mocked up a box with the same dimensions as the Uniden PRO520XL cb im going to buy. it fit perfectly where my vic was. i ordered my 4' firestik anetenna and gonna order the radio once i have the money

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post #209 of 565 Old 09-20-2010, 11:23 PM
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were still waiting on the flew pics................
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post #210 of 565 Old 09-21-2010, 04:16 AM
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pics as promised...ill get some shots of the hids at night. im really impressed with how much light they put out, so much better over stock. they are the 8000k btw
do you remember what brand hid's you got?
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