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Unread 11-21-2008, 11:33 AM   #136
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i new i forgot something! just kidden. that was just for test fit.

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Unread 11-21-2008, 11:49 AM   #137
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I thought I had read in your thread that you didn't want to cut the welds just yet. I figured it was something like that, but you never know, sometimes I forget the no brainers!! Jeep looks great by the way. Good work. I REALLY like what you did with the stock bumper!
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Unread 11-21-2008, 05:41 PM   #138
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Hey where did you get the sleves for invert your tie rods? P.S great looking jeep. Thanks.
the inserts are frrom Scotties 4 wheel drive in camino ca.you will need 4 of them ,Part# 990175=tierod adaptor. i think there made by tera flex. Scotty is a tera flex dealer. he also has good prices on high steering kits and tera 4-1 kits. 530-644-7297

a 3/4 inch drill bit is to big for the inserts ,do a test hole in a scrap piece of metal first and see if when driven in the split gap closes enough. when u look at the pics of me drilling mine tie rod you can see i used a modified uni-bit. I ground off the bigger steps in the bit and drilled all the thru so it left a hole that looks like a regular drill bit was used (no taper)
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Unread 11-21-2008, 05:49 PM   #139
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I thought I had read in your thread that you didn't want to cut the welds just yet. I figured it was something like that, but you never know, sometimes I forget the no brainers!! Jeep looks great by the way. Good work. I REALLY like what you did with the stock bumper!
thanks for the comments, Its not perfic but i think its good enough. I would rather spend my money on lockers than an over priced bumper. It amazes me at what people spend on these things, and especially the rear ones with all the works. ofcourse i dont have that fancy warn emblem tho , thats worth a few $
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Unread 11-21-2008, 07:22 PM   #140
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the inserts are frrom Scotties 4 wheel drive in camino ca.you will need 4 of them ,Part# 990175=tierod adaptor. i think there made by tera flex. Scotty is a tera flex dealer. he also has good prices on high steering kits and tera 4-1 kits. 530-644-7297

a 3/4 inch drill bit is to big for the inserts ,do a test hole in a scrap piece of metal first and see if when driven in the split gap closes enough. when u look at the pics of me drilling mine tie rod you can see i used a modified uni-bit. I ground off the bigger steps in the bit and drilled all the thru so it left a hole that looks like a regular drill bit was used (no taper)
Okay, I'll admit that I'm stupid. Need proof? Okay since you asked....
Why do you need 4 inserts? I figured on needing 2.
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Unread 11-21-2008, 08:48 PM   #141
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both ends of the tie rod. The center hole on the tie rod for the stabilizer.. and the tie rod to drag link hole. I thought i only needed 2 and when i bought 2 scotty didnt say i needed 4 either. when i fliped the tie rod i found that the tapers were now backwards at the other 2 locations. so back in the truck for a drive to get the other two. we are all stupid.
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Unread 11-21-2008, 08:59 PM   #142
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both ends of the tie rod. The center hole on the tie rod for the stabilizer.. and the tie rod to drag link hole. I thought i only needed 2 and when i bought 2 scotty didnt say i needed 4 either. when i fliped the tie rod i found that the tapers were know backwards at the other 2 locations. so back in the truck for a drive to get the other two. we are all stupid.
Ahh! Gotcha! Thanks for clearing that up for me! I have a small amount of bump steer on my '91 SUA, so I've been thinking of doing that mod. I really don't like the idea of a dropped pitman arm. I don't have any experiences, good or bad, with them, but It just seems like we (Jeep owners) spend a lot of time raising things up so dropping a steering component seems counter-productive to me I guess?
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Unread 11-21-2008, 09:08 PM   #143
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Ahh! Gotcha! Thanks for clearing that up for me! I have a small amount of bump steer on my '91 SUA, so I've been thinking of doing that mod. I really don't like the idea of a dropped pitman arm. I don't have any experiences, good or bad, with them, but It just seems like we (Jeep owners) spend a lot of time raising things up so dropping a steering component seems counter-productive to me I guess?
i see you have about 4" of lift. you should have bump steer wthout the drop arm. mine has a drop arm and was fine untill i raised the frame up another 2". The tie rod flip worked great.
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Unread 11-25-2008, 10:25 AM   #144
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if i ever go soa i'm going to make this anti-wrap bar

http://www.pirate4x4.com/tech/billav...ntiwrapbar.htm

best is locating dead center but most people put it on the driverside
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Unread 11-25-2008, 11:27 AM   #145
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if i ever go soa i'm going to make this anti-wrap bar

http://www.pirate4x4.com/tech/billav...ntiwrapbar.htm

best is locating dead center but most people put it on the driverside
Nice i was at a tractor supply place and was wondering if there was a way to use those for anti-wrap
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Unread 11-25-2008, 06:47 PM   #146
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if i ever go soa i'm going to make this anti-wrap bar

http://www.pirate4x4.com/tech/billav...ntiwrapbar.htm

best is locating dead center but most people put it on the driverside
thats the same bar i was going to copy,and have a pic of it saved . I get a lot of ideas from pirate , im not to far from their office. im thinking now of not using tractor joints and using pipe and spring eye bushings.
here is some more ideas
anti-wrap-bar-6.jpg   antiwrap5.jpg   anti-wrap-bar-4.jpg  
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Unread 11-26-2008, 09:54 AM   #147
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that last one is interesting, never seen it done that way before.
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Unread 11-26-2008, 11:34 AM   #148
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that last one is interesting, never seen it done that way before.
that one is intersesting, since i put the shock truss in theres no room for that method.

the secound one uses a johnny joint, there worth looking into.
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Unread 12-01-2008, 12:41 AM   #149
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i haven't worked on the jeep in a while. i had to start trying to generate a little cash, so I'm buying cars that need work and fixing, then reselling them. I totalled up some of my receipts on the jeep and was surprised at how much i spent on parts.

2" frame lift 0
Dana 44 complete assembly 50
2-4:10 gear sets 80
2-aussies 507.86
sye 189
rear cv drive shaft 0 labor 60
2 spare d30 axle shafts 0
4 sky jacker shocks 144
steering stabilizer 35
highliftjack 39
front bumper 0
hand throttle 25
paint,pb,solvent 200
shackles 50
bush kit 81
greasable bolts 50
posi loc 35
np231 rebuild kit 105
d44 axle bearings and seals 93.76 labor 30
d44 rebuild kit 125
d30 axle u-joints 60
2-carriers d30/d44 40
4 tera flex tie rod inserts 30
tranny mount 35
caviler seats 50
shock truss 0
dana 30 seals 40
5- 33x12.50 tires and rims 150
2 tj flares 20
jack mount 0
ax15 rear seal 10
hard door parts 83.79
total parts 2332.41
total labor 90
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total parts and labor 6132.41 not including registration and sales tax on the jeep
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Unread 12-01-2008, 12:49 PM   #150
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After looking at the total cost( and there where more than listed) i might of been better off buying on already done! Not to mention all the man hours i put in. What would it cost to have all that work done buy a mechanic. What could i sell my jeep for?
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