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Unread 06-10-2013, 07:51 PM   #46
Ryanw10
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Big daddy offroad rocker guards came in today, now i just have to find time to install them and the corner guards.


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Unread 06-11-2013, 11:53 AM   #47
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Cool. Any reason you went with BDO.
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Unread 06-11-2013, 03:05 PM   #48
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Nothing in particular, I really liked the design and at $230 for 1/4" aluminum I couldn't complain
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Unread 06-15-2013, 09:45 AM   #49
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Getting the rest of the holes drilled on the corner guards, and fitting the rocker guards today
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Unread 06-18-2013, 08:50 PM   #50
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Awesome build! I missed your first thread. Can you post more info on the 5.3 swap?? Why did you mount the engine 3 inches further forward? Was it a clearance issue with the firewall? What did you do for the flywheel, clutch kit, pilot bushing? Where is the AC compressor? Electrical?
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Unread 06-18-2013, 08:58 PM   #51
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Thanks! A lot of those questions can be answered on the first page. The engine is not mounted 3 inches farther forward, the transmission and transfercase are about 3" farther forward than stock because of the motor. Did all the wiring myself using ls1 tech website and im not running an ac compressor.
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Unread 06-18-2013, 09:01 PM   #52
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Thats what i meant....trans and T case 3 inches forward....Was it due to the firewall?
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Unread 06-18-2013, 09:02 PM   #53
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Just due to where novak had me weld in there mounts
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Unread 06-23-2013, 11:00 AM   #54
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Made it out to rocks and valleys offroad park this weekend


Had a good time until i cracked my oil pan on a log


Luckily there was a junkyard not to far away that I could pull off an oil pan. Got it all put back together and continued to wheel!
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Unread 07-04-2013, 04:30 PM   #55
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Started cleaning out the unused wiring from the Jeep harness and the 5.3 harness today
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Unread 07-04-2013, 06:46 PM   #56
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Any clue what all that mess does?
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Unread 07-04-2013, 09:36 PM   #57
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Not a clue haha. Most of it was left over jeep harness. There's at least that much left under the hood to weed through yet too
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Unread 07-04-2013, 10:30 PM   #58
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Sliders lookin stylish. All that wiring is almost gross...
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Unread 07-05-2013, 08:13 AM   #59
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Im really liking the sliders as well. Thinking about just leaving them bare aluminum. And as far as the wiring goes I'm not a fan at all, I get real nervous I'm going to cut something I shouldn't so after almost every wire I cut I start it up and make sure it still runs...not a whole lot of fun haha
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Unread 07-08-2013, 11:22 PM   #60
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Picture from silver lake sand dunes this weekend:
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