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Unread 05-03-2011, 04:20 PM   #16
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Let us know how the power is on 37s w/4.88 gearing assuming it's a manual by one of the photos.

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Unread 05-03-2011, 04:35 PM   #17
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Let us know how the power is on 37s w/4.88 gearing assuming it's a manual by one of the photos.
Will do I ran 35" boggers on a 91 YJ with 4.56 gears when I was younger and loved the amount of power it had.
The boggers measured 35 to 35.2" the yoko's measure 36.5"
I am expecting it to run strong.
But will post an update.



btw still waiting to get it back the exhaust shop is getting thier *** kicked by the Teraflex long arm. I am being told tomorrow.
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Unread 05-03-2011, 11:18 PM   #18
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Looks effin sweet my friend! I understand what you mean about life making it impossible to work on the Jeep. I had my lift installed by a friend in his shop because I bought it in January that year, we had 3 feet of snow on the ground, and I had no garage.
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Cleaning this thing up is similar to a slightly abused pornstar throwing on a bunch of makeup to try to hide her eternal scars, but I think she doesn't look too bad
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Unread 05-03-2011, 11:25 PM   #19
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Almost there........................
Looking really good Greg, looks a lot different since the last time I checked in. Keep up the good work.
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Unread 05-04-2011, 12:47 AM   #20
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Sweet build! I wish you were a lot closer, I really need a passenger fender and it's nice that our rubi's are the same color. Saves me from painting. But anyways, hit some trails and take some pics!

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Unread 05-04-2011, 04:32 AM   #21
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Thanks again guys, and I am sure you'll understand the following.
90% of the stuff I had installed is not visible, but will make all the differance in the world.
I can't wait to get it back this afternoon!
FINGERS CROSSED!
I'll snap some pic of the dual Odyeseey battery set up and so on I am still shocked the tech got them under the hood.
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Unread 05-04-2011, 05:44 AM   #22
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This thing looks killer! I really like the black and blue together.....cool build.
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Unread 05-04-2011, 06:55 AM   #23
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Damn its soo easy to work on these things when you got a hoist/lift.. FML!!!

Mind if I ask how much all this labor work costed to get all this done? If you don't want to say its alright. Just curious.
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Unread 05-04-2011, 07:06 AM   #24
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Damn its soo easy to work on these things when you got a hoist/lift.. FML!!!

Mind if I ask how much all this labor work costed to get all this done? If you don't want to say its alright. Just curious.
No worries.
Total labor will be right about 6.8k.

High yes! but worth not losing the entire summer to late nights, angry wife, missed time with my son's, and animals? Hell yeah!

As I stated above I know (list is already growing) there will be future mods.
I'll have all the time consuming stuff done.
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Unread 05-04-2011, 02:54 PM   #25
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Dang that's a beast of a Jeep, I hope I can get my TJ upgraded like that.
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Unread 05-12-2011, 04:38 PM   #26
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Freshly bathed............

The shop is done short of things I am not happy with which are all minor.

I also bought the two gallon Monstaliner kit and am coating the T&T fenders, FF sliders, and FF front and rear bumper tomorrow, so I will snap a pick or two of how it looks after the liner is installed.













I am really wanting to get the Monstaliner done................
.........anyway I'll get it done tomorrow.

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Unread 05-12-2011, 05:54 PM   #27
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I'm kinda curious why you went with the geolanders. All the reviews I've heard on them are terrible. Nice rubi by the way.
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Unread 05-12-2011, 09:06 PM   #28
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good looking jeep man.. my jeep is blue too..yeah i like to know myself how the 4:88s is goin to do with the 37s.. im wanting them on the next set
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Unread 05-13-2011, 04:04 AM   #29
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looks good - but why are you replacing the stock rubi lockers with yukon zip lockers?
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Unread 05-13-2011, 06:56 AM   #30
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good looking jeep man.. my jeep is blue too..yeah i like to know myself how the 4:88s is goin to do with the 37s.. im wanting them on the next set
I am liking the 4.88's though feeling like I should have done 5.13's.
My intention was to run 35" just decided to run 37" ers.

It will still smoke the 37's so it's not a lack of power at all it the RPM I wish where a little higher while on the highway.

I am getting 15.7 mpg's around town so that's good as well even while running
high test fuel.

I like the geolanders they have an aggressive tread and don't sound like it.
I am 36 and haul my son around and getting a 6 year old to talk over tire's and exhaust is no fun at all.

I did away with the stock lockers one for strength, two for flexibility in use.
I can lock both or one rear as needed, in 4H or 4L.

I also used yukon gears and chromoly axles front and rear.

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