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Unread 05-13-2011, 08:12 AM   #31
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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.

That's cool - I wasn't ragging on you, just wondering

What are you doing with those factory lockers? Selling them?

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Unread 05-13-2011, 08:16 PM   #32
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Awesome build!
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Unread 05-14-2011, 05:38 PM   #33
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How do you like that Spectre intake?
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Unread 05-15-2011, 07:55 AM   #34
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How do you like that Spectre intake?
I like it, it does it's job, is truly pulling cold air and keeps the point of intake protected.
It makes a little whistling noise here and there but nothing bothersome.
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Unread 05-16-2011, 07:50 PM   #35
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Like the Ruby
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Unread 05-18-2011, 07:55 PM   #36
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Alright got the Monstaliner done last Friday, and am pretty happy with it.
Only needed a gallon to cover the bumpers, sliders, T&T fenders front and back, as well as the tire carrier.







Some quick interior picks...............






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Unread 05-19-2011, 11:09 AM   #37
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Great looking TJ

Dying to see the wheelin' pics! That rig looks amazing man, great job!
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Unread 05-19-2011, 03:17 PM   #38
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Dying to see the wheelin' pics! That rig looks amazing man, great job!
I am dying to wheel it just waiting for it to break in (1k miles or so) and I am almost there.

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Unread 05-29-2011, 10:50 AM   #39
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Well got it out yesterday and it runs great on the trail.
I didn't manage to get any pics though!
Anyway I recently built a custom sub box for two 8" JL subs.
I'll snap some pics later.
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Unread 05-29-2011, 05:10 PM   #40
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keep a close track on those tires man! I have the same tires only 30" and they wore terrible and i kept a close eye on my pressure.

Also i found they rode quite rough on the streets.
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Unread 06-02-2011, 01:54 PM   #41
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I mounted the amp on the right side vertically just behind the rear seat.

Got the Teraflex front upper triangulated kit ordered today, to do away with the front track bar.

I noticed the ORO high steer arm and track arm are not so compatable.

The bolts for the sterring stabilzer bind on the track arm while flexed out.

Can't wait to get it installed.

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Unread 06-18-2011, 02:55 PM   #42
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Well no upper tri kit from Tera, even though they said they had all the parts.

Anyway, just about done adding the Tera high steer track bar and customizing the ORO kit to raise the drag link.
Along with beefing up the bracket's for everything in the front end, adding a steering box brace, re running the exhaust to get it above the upper arms in the rear. No idea why it got ran below the frame rail anyway but after taking a couple nice dings. I figured better safe than sorry.

Last thing would be a custom left and right mounted dual steering stabilizer set up.


Pics are coming.
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Unread 06-18-2011, 08:59 PM   #43
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pics of the rear bumper?
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Unread 06-19-2011, 02:56 AM   #44
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Lookin real nice. ive been thinking about making some changed to my rubi and you are motivating me to do so. really diggin those fenders.
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Unread 06-19-2011, 08:02 AM   #45
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pics of the rear bumper?
Front and rear






They look and work great. Some of the most well made bumpers I have come across in two decades of jeepin.
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