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Unread 08-12-2013, 01:49 PM   #76
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Annoyed it has taken me 18 months to fit this, much better ride



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Unread 08-13-2013, 01:44 PM   #77
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Steve,
Nice jeep and I love your build thread; its very detailed and the pics are very helpful. I have a question for you. How do you like the 235 85 16s that you are running currently. I see you have them mounted on a 16X8 wheel. I have the same wheels currently that I have 245 75s on and I would like to upgrade to a true 31. Do you get any rubbing and did you have to trim. I currently run the OME HD setup and do not object to trimming some plastic. Thanks.
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Unread 08-13-2013, 05:33 PM   #78
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Bumper plastic needed trimming. TBH I haven't made my mind up on the 235's, they are good offroad in the UK (no rocks here, just mud) but look kind of skinny from behind LOL good on dry roads or snow, less so on wet roads, maybe the addco will sort that out
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Unread 09-06-2013, 05:56 AM   #79
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Got a bit stuck at the weekend, 33" muds next!







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Unread 10-18-2013, 10:45 AM   #80
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My Jeep has made it to the moon and is on it's way back now

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Unread 10-24-2013, 04:31 PM   #81
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Suspension was getting a bit noisey, checked all the bolts and they were tight, regreased the hemi joints on the end of the long arms and its all quiet again. Finally set the correct front pinion angle too, steering is much better.
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Unread 11-21-2013, 10:24 AM   #82
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Someone has rear ended the wifes Jeep, bent the shell so before it got towed away today I swapped over the door mirrors (mine didn't fold or auto dim/heat), sun visor clips, new battery & the radio head unit (mine didn't have a cd slot). Thinking about it I should have swapped the coil pack but never mind, its gone now. Just need to do a service on mine before it gets too cold & replace the rear brakes.
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Unread 11-21-2013, 11:57 AM   #83
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^^^RIP, i think you was very "Nice" with changing out some parts vs what i pulled out of my wreck, lol
Good luck with the hunt for a new one, glad it saved your wifes ***.
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Had to keep it looking normal as I am not buying it back & they haven't agreed a value to it yet. Slipped up though, I left the load cover in the back of it
Did manage to get off the wheels with the good tyres on and swap on some old ones with worn out road tyres though
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Unread 11-04-2014, 01:28 PM   #85
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Dear me, nearly a years gone by since an update.

Jeep has had some TLC lately. List is:
All front axle ball joints replace
All front steering joints replaced with Moog ones
New spring rubbers/isolators all round (gained 3/4" of lift, old ones were in bits)
new wheel bearings all round
new brake disks/pads/shoes all round
new steering damper
regear to 4.10
Rough Country 2.2 shocks all round
and some new headlight bulbs LOL
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spot the problem we found when stripping the rear axle



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Unread 11-04-2014, 01:33 PM   #87
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Oh and now I have a little more lift from the new rubber spring cups the front shaft vibes are back Another afternoon of chasing them away on the horizon. Also ditching the 235-85-16" tyres and going to 265-70-17"s. They move around too much on the road and wet road grip is poor.
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Very important mod done today, DAB tune box fitted 8)

before:


facia plate & adaptor harness in:


Caliber DAB headunit in:



Need to get some new front tweeters as the originals have gone rattley, best get them for the 1st December, Rock or Bust is due to be delivered then
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