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Unread 09-22-2011, 07:14 AM   #31
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Nice truck Steve, good to see another modified WJ in the UK.

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Unread 10-15-2011, 07:12 AM   #32
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still chasing down the front shaft vibes, bought a digital level & have the prop at 90 degrees to the pinion but sitll vibes above 60mph. Think I will try with 1 degree of up angle on the pinion to see if the bushes are flexing.
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Unread 10-15-2011, 04:10 PM   #33
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looks good!
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Unread 12-01-2011, 01:11 AM   #34
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I like everything that you've done to your WJ. You do things right the first time
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Unread 01-10-2012, 03:14 PM   #35
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No update for a while. I think the transfer case is on the way out, so sourced one locally cheap, more details when I get it, not something you will see in the USA.

Also got these for 250, will sell off my steels, JK alloys are scarce on ebay in the UK

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Unread 01-10-2012, 03:21 PM   #36
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oh and a set of overland rocker guards to fit too
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Unread 01-10-2012, 04:08 PM   #37
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One 247 off a 3.1TD WG Grand.


Notice the rather good thing out of the factory? No slip yoke Just need to sort out getting my rear prop a slip joint fitted and I get a fairly cheap SYE (as I needed the TC anyway), been quoted 100 to get the rear prop modded
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Unread 01-10-2012, 04:33 PM   #38
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getting ***** done son! haha
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Unread 01-13-2012, 02:24 PM   #39
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Jeep upgrade time again, shopping list is:

IRO 4"/4.5" springs (want to get rid of my spacers & a friend wants the OME springs off me)
Addaco rear ARB
front coil retainers
Doetsch Tech shocks
spidertrax 1 1/4" spacers

very tempted at long arms in the front, damn the current $/ rate
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Unread 01-27-2012, 11:48 AM   #40
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Well there was a 4 cent shift the it exchange rate in my favour today so I bit the bullet. The above shopping list is on the way over with the long arms . Waiting time now
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Unread 02-03-2012, 04:30 PM   #41
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New transfer case in, need to connect the props up in the morning, lying on the floor outside in -5c isn't nice
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Unread 02-03-2012, 05:58 PM   #42
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Jeep upgrade time again, shopping list is:

IRO 4"/4.5" springs (want to get rid of my spacers & a friend wants the OME springs off me)
Addaco rear ARB
front coil retainers
Doetsch Tech shocks
spidertrax 1 1/4" spacers

very tempted at long arms in the front, damn the current $/ rate
Better act quick, before Scotland breaks away with their own economy...
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Unread 02-03-2012, 07:52 PM   #43
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Interesting that the 3.1TD used a Rzeppa-joint rear driveshaft. It's got an odd vibration damper on there too.

Should be fun with all the goodies on the way!
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Unread 02-04-2012, 03:44 AM   #44
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Looking at the damper it does a good job of bracing the case, its very heavy
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Unread 02-04-2012, 05:52 AM   #45
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seems the diesel prop is about 20mm longer than the petrol one Have to wind the arms out on the rear suspension but its too cold & snowing now Stil, once done it looks like the diesel prop will cope with the suspension lift and have enough travel, so won't need to get a new shaft made up
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