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post #76 of 507 Old 08-18-2009, 07:12 PM Thread Starter
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I'm loving those pics. The 44's are awesome, but the sparks flying are even more awesome. Was it the wife taking the snapshots? What kind of camera did she have? Man, you have the WJ I'd want if I had a WJ. I envy you guys that have such building skills. Maybe when I'm 40 if I dedicate every day of my life from this point forward to learning. LOL Good luck with your build. I keep watching and am always surprised. You've kept busy.
Thanks, camera is canon SD800 IS point n shoot, so nothing fancy, just set a long exposure time to capture the sparks .

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man this is turning out to be some pretty beautiful craftsmanship. i say to run 37s if you think youre up to it. it would be alot of work on top of what youre doing id imagine with regearing and all that but youve already come this far so why not go ahead and do it? axles are already out siting and waiting to be regeared. then a little trimming and bump stopping if necessary and youd be set.
Yeah, the issue with the 37s is more like I may be pushing the limits of the 44s, but I think I'll wind up crhomo'd anyways so might as well.... we'll see, may just go for 4.88s gears instead of 5.13s to keep the pinion at a decent size.

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I agree with Spife. Awesome work man. Now hurry the hell up.
Thanks, I'm trying to get this moving .

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dude, this is freakin awesome
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Looking good man.
Thanks bud, I'll be calling you to play with the grands once I'm up n running again.

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Some brown truck love today ; $144 for both, shipped.

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Great work so far man can't wait to see the final stages !!! ..... I will get my jk 44's some day !!!


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Great work so far man can't wait to see the final stages !!! ..... I will get my jk 44's some day !!!
They aren't worth the price anymore. TX-WJ got them when they were cheaper.
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They aren't worth the price anymore. TX-WJ got them when they were cheaper.
Yeah very true ... im waiting for one of our local guys to throw d60's into his jk rubicon so I can have his axles


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Yeah very true ... im waiting for one of our local guys to throw d60's into his jk rubicon so I can have his axles
Cashmoney bent his front and it is at Trent Fab getting Rockcrusher 60's front and rear. Derick and Lisa said the front rub axle is prone to bending and breakage.
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Cashmoney bent his front and it is at Trent Fab getting Rockcrusher 60's front and rear. Derick and Lisa said the front rub axle is prone to bending and breakage.
Were they sleeved n trussed / gusseted though?, what size meats were they running...... curious

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What !! humm maybe I can get them for free and try and fix them lol

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Were they sleeved n trussed / gusseted though?, what size meats were they running...... curious
to my knowledge no they were not sleeved or trussed ... but they were geared and running on some 37 KM2s


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No they have been factory. And the one I sighted is a 08' JK Rub with a 4" lift and MTR kevlar 37's

The extra you have put into yours should do the trick. The only other thing is they tend to loose the caps on the short shaft u joint. (didn't see if you changed the axles)
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What !! humm maybe I can get them for free and try and fix them lol



to my knowledge no they were not sleeved or trussed ... but they were geared and running on some 37 KM2s
He had the rear for sale bout two weeks ago on R4x4.
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No they have been factory. And the one I sighted is a 08' JK Rub with a 4" lift and MTR kevlar 37's

The extra you have put into yours should do the trick. The only other thing is they tend to loose the caps on the short shaft u joint. (didn't see if you changed the axles)
Yeah, I've seen that; imma tack the caps to the ears on the stub shafts till I can save up for chromos/CVs then use the stock for spares.
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Score! ; went to my local 4WP store to get me an XRC8; paid for it then guy comes back from warehouse and says "sorry, system said we had one in stock, but we don't, only two XRC10s and one XRC12 back there....." so we are about to cancel the CC transaction, manager comes and says..."you sure you don't want a 10 for the same price? ($299+tax)"......... me: .

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Score! ; went to my local 4WP store to get me an XRC8; paid for it then guy comes back from warehouse and says "sorry, system said we had one in stock, but we don't, only two XRC10s and one XRC12 back there....." so we are about to cancel the CC transaction, manager comes and says..."you sure you don't want a 10 for the same price? ($299+tax)"......... me: .

O-O-O Go do it again for me
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You scored on that one for sure! This thing is coming together nicely.
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I cannot compliment Greg and LSR enough for the craftmanship on this thing; pics of what FedEx freight brought home today. I had them body color match the bumper and the fairlead/D-rings are powder coated graphite to keep the same color theme I have going on so far. Worth every penny fo shoo!









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