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Unread 05-16-2012, 09:04 PM   #3976
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That is a good idea! I dont have a welder, need to find someone who does and possibly learn how to weld. The top half of the one perch was gone but the bottom half was still pretty decent but, do not trust it.

FB me about the shocks. I am considering all options right now.
my spring perch on the driver side is all rotted out as well but i got "lucky" and i still had one side holding the perch or nipple or whatever you wanna call it so i sprayed some rust preventer on there and wrapped it up with electrical tape ...kinda ghetto but it will pass until i can fix it ...hopefully

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Unread 05-16-2012, 09:13 PM   #3977
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my spring perch on the driver side is all rotted out as well but i got "lucky" and i still had one side holding the perch or nipple or whatever you wanna call it so i sprayed some rust preventer on there and wrapped it up with electrical tape ...kinda ghetto but it will pass until i can fix it ...hopefully

just found this write up ...i would probably cut the tube short so you dont have to cut up the isolators

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Unread 05-16-2012, 09:13 PM   #3978
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my spring perch on the driver side is all rotted out as well but i got "lucky" and i still had one side holding the perch or nipple or whatever you wanna call it so i sprayed some rust preventer on there and wrapped it up with electrical tape ...kinda ghetto but it will pass until i can fix it ...hopefully
I was pretty pissed off when I saw how bad it was. But, the bottom half of the perch was not all that bad. Meaning it still had structural integrity. And isnt going to "slip" off without some serious force off the road. Still need to keep it in mind. Going to talk to some friends/mechanics that I have and see what he says. I sent him that picture of it and I said sarcastically, "Is this bad?" and the conversation ensued. He wanted too see it in person and try to figure out what else to do. I will tell him about cutting it off and welding in a new section of steel pipe that is the same size.
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Unread 05-16-2012, 09:16 PM   #3979
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just found this write up ...i would probably cut the tube short so you dont have to cut up the isolators

http://www.outlawedoffroad.com/showthread.php?t=2274
That looks like a pretty good option there and fairly simple process. I was considering using this as an excuse to get a Dana 30 with a vari-lock in it. But that is also a lot of effort. Do you have any pictures of yours?
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Unread 05-16-2012, 10:25 PM   #3980
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Dana 30? Why not a 44a?
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Unread 05-16-2012, 10:30 PM   #3981
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That looks like a pretty good option there and fairly simple process. I was considering using this as an excuse to get a Dana 30 with a vari-lock in it. But that is also a lot of effort. Do you have any pictures of yours?
never snapped a pic ...i was more worried about temp fixing it
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Unread 05-16-2012, 10:33 PM   #3982
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Dana 30? Why not a 44a?
The bad perches are on the front axle. Which is a Dana 30.

The rears were the Dana 35c and 44a
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Unread 05-16-2012, 10:42 PM   #3983
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Ahh my bad. Just got home from band practice. Long night! I clearly didn't pay enough attention in the earlier posts.

I'm on my phone so I can't see where you are located... My memory tells me you are too far away for me to lend you a hand?
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Unread 05-16-2012, 10:52 PM   #3984
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Ahh my bad. Just got home from band practice. Long night! I clearly didn't pay enough attention in the earlier posts.

I'm on my phone so I can't see where you are located... My memory tells me you are too far away for me to lend you a hand?
Nahhhh its all good man.

Band eh? I was in the band too. And I am in Chesapeake Va
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Unread 05-16-2012, 11:15 PM   #3985
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VA huh? Only 16ish hours away! Haha. Damn. I'd have been glad to throw a weld or two down for ya.

Band - been pushing hard for two years. A good friend, my twin brother, and I started it back when. We play almost twice a weekend and are starting to travel. Right now we do smaller bars and short trips up to an hour and 15 here and there. I think our biggest crowd was around 2,000 people for an MMA American hero fight night. I'm getting married in a few weeks so am gracefully bowing out and taking over managing/booking. I'm hoping to set a small tour up for the 'new band' soon about 3-4 hours away out in Missouri. Check us out if you have a free minute or two - www.LeavingAshland.com. I think most of the videos are older stuff but it still shows our harmonies and such. It's been a lot of fun and I'm pretty excited about how far we've gone in such a short amount of time. I'm sure gonna miss it.
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Unread 05-16-2012, 11:21 PM   #3986
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Looks like it would be a little bit of a drive over to my house. I wish you were closer too! Would have been nice to have someone i know local who can weld!

Ohh that type of band, i was in band in middle/high school etc. Least i can play a few insturments and read music. But that is pretty cool man. I wish check that out when i get off mobile.

Edit: very cool site man.
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Unread 05-17-2012, 06:39 AM   #3987
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So the front axle was off centered as expected about an inch or so. Will this be okay for a week or two until I get my jks bar on?
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Looks like it would be a little bit of a drive over to my house. I wish you were closer too! Would have been nice to have someone i know local who can weld!

Ohh that type of band, i was in band in middle/high school etc. Least i can play a few insturments and read music. But that is pretty cool man. I wish check that out when i get off mobile.

Edit: very cool site man.
Haha yeah that type of band. I'm a little to old for 'the band'! And thanks!

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So the front axle was off centered as expected about an inch or so. Will this be okay for a week or two until I get my jks bar on?
You should be fine being off centered for a short amount of time.
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Unread 05-17-2012, 07:11 AM   #3989
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Haha yeah that type of band. I'm a little to old for 'the band'! And thanks!

You should be fine being off centered for a short amount of time.
I wasnt sure so I thought i would ask!

Okay. Thankfully it does not destroy the two like TJ Inverted Y link setup. I may need some tips on putting in the JKS sooner before later.
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I have this same lift, springs and bilsteins sitting in my living room. need to get other parts before i do the install.

mine is surely not as clean as yours though. nice build!!
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