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post #61 of 2041 Old 07-19-2012, 11:23 AM Thread Starter
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Take your time with the axle setup, and get your tolerances right. If you have any questions about shims and spacing, make a thread and post it up. You need some kind of gear marking compound (my kit had some bright yellow grease) so you can see how the gears mesh. The pattern needs to be right. You probably already know that, but make sure you don't take any short cuts dealing with the axle.

Dude, that welder is bad to the bone! I am jealous. I have a CH 105A Mig for sheet metal and a Miller Thunderbolt 230A for stick. Clay bought a Lincoln 180C Mig and it is very impressive. He is wanting a TIG now. Hope he gets one... I want to build a boat! I graduated from college with an Ag degree, double major in Animal Science and Industrial Technology. Both majors served me well, and I enjoyed agriculture (still do!), but I am not working in my field these past three years. The industrial portion provided TONS of experience to do a lot of different things over the years. I think you have a good concept and you have an excellent start. If you REALLY LIKE agriculture, and you want to use your hands, look seriously into Ag Engineering. It's a great occupation, busy, and good paying.
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post #62 of 2041 Old 07-19-2012, 11:31 AM Thread Starter
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And what kind of job did you have with that major? What did you do?

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2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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And what kind of job did you have with that major? What did you do?
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i think im going to build a tire swing carrier just like BESRK's. but with a little customization touches.

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some year YJ custom frame HP D60 14 bolt 4 linked front rear FI 350 700r4 NP231c

2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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For my birthday in September I'm asking for some money (for obvious reasons) and I told my grandma that and she gave me 200 in advance!!

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For my birthday in September I'm asking for some money (for obvious reasons) and I told my grandma that and she gave me 200 in advance!!
Grandmas are the best. Sounds like she gets dibs on shotgun for the jeeps maiden voyage.

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Grandmas are the best. Sounds like she gets dibs on shotgun for the jeeps maiden voyage.
I told her she could drive it. That is if she can get in it.

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I told her she could drive it. That is if she can get in it.
Perfect excuse for the rocker panel armor with the step bar welded on it.

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post #69 of 2041 Old 07-20-2012, 12:01 PM Thread Starter
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Perfect excuse for the rocker panel armor with the step bar welded on it.
Yes it is. But I would be Fabing my own. Not spending money.

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I gotta find some 2inch square tubing cheo to build my tire carrier swing.

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I wish I could work on my cj but it's just too hot and I don't have anything to do.

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I wish I could work on my cj but it's just too hot and I don't have anything to do.
I was literally sweating bullets into my safety googles while I was sand blasting. Ugh!

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I was literally sweating bullets into my safety googles while I was sand blasting. Ugh!
I can't sandblast until my compressor is hooked up to 240v. It's set up at 120v. It doesn't fill up quick enough while using continuous.

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Reinforced my front bumper today.

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Finally got to do some welding.

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post #75 of 2041 Old 07-26-2012, 10:04 PM Thread Starter
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i am going to hopefully start back on my jeep tomorrow or this weekend.

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2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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