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Unread 02-10-2013, 11:16 PM   #16
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Had to also install this spacer between the differential and the upper control arm.

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Unread 02-10-2013, 11:19 PM   #17
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Also installed the Transfer case/Catalytic converter skid plate on the underside.
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Unread 02-10-2013, 11:20 PM   #18
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Yes it is scraped up from a brick on the jack stand...... No I have not Wheeled it yet!
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Unread 02-10-2013, 11:23 PM   #19
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So here are some various pics from underneath of linkage and other stuff completed.
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Unread 02-10-2013, 11:26 PM   #20
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So this is what it is looking like so far! Pretty decent.
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Unread 02-10-2013, 11:27 PM   #21
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Still waiting for the bumpers and rock sliders to get here. Hope they show up on my porch when i wake up.

Let me know your thoughts so far please!
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Unread 02-12-2013, 09:20 AM   #22
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Since you're saddled with an r-title you will be required to fill out the lengthy reconstructed, enhanced, and specialty vehicle title application forms, then take it to one of the dozen enhanced inspection stations in the state to sign off on all repairs and ensure it actually is safe. Your "guy you know" can't do that.
Be sure to save every receipt and you'll have to fix your front crossmember correctly.
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Unread 02-12-2013, 08:46 PM   #23
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Are those the RC 2.2 shocks? How do you like the so far?

I'm putting my 4" lift on as soon as I have a day off on the weekend
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Unread 02-12-2013, 10:32 PM   #24
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Since you're saddled with an r-title you will be required to fill out the lengthy reconstructed, enhanced, and specialty vehicle title application forms, then take it to one of the dozen enhanced inspection stations in the state to sign off on all repairs and ensure it actually is safe. Your "guy you know" can't do that.
Be sure to save every receipt and you'll have to fix your front crossmember correctly.
Already got the Inspection and new title and legal for the road. $472 buck for everything wasn't too bad. Like buying a car again basically.

What is wrong with my cross member?? It is fine. Obviously passed.

Legal for the road again. Re-plated, Re-insured, Re-inspected.
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Unread 02-12-2013, 10:35 PM   #25
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Are those the RC 2.2 shocks? How do you like the so far?

I'm putting my 4" lift on as soon as I have a day off on the weekend
Yea they are the 2.2" Shocks. Ride really nice on the road. Great replacement, barely feel any of the bumps and potholes here in PA. Haven't done the offroad test yet. Still need a few more things.

Longer front drive shaft and need to replace the CV alxles in the front to universals. Plus I wanna get my bumpers and rock sliders on too.
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Unread 02-15-2013, 08:01 AM   #26
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Got my Rock sliders Wednesday. Bolted em up yesterday, Took some pics today.
Im not to sure about the bolts IROR gives you to mount em up. Pretty small.
Thinking bout removing them, getting my rockers redone due to lots of rust. the one and only place that is bad.
Then ill remount them and bolt em up and have em welded into place.
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Unread 03-03-2013, 07:48 AM   #27
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Looking great so far! It looks like you didn't replace your spring isolators, front or rear. Hopefully you won't regret that!
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Unread 03-04-2013, 09:16 AM   #28
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Didn't know I had to and they were in good shape.
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Unread 03-04-2013, 03:49 PM   #29
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Just something to keep in mind, you might want to swap out your shock bushings with a better set. I put my rough country shocks in with brand new bushings that was 6 months ago and they are garbage now. Going to swap them out for a good set on the weekend.
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Unread 03-04-2013, 08:46 PM   #30
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Didn't know I had to and they were in good shape.
You don't have to, just my thinking that I'd rather do it while I have it apart than take it apart again. But if they're fine, hopefully they will hold up so you don't have to do it again soon.
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