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Unread 03-03-2010, 08:47 PM   #46
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A red axle. Ehhh...Maybe the track bar red and the sway bar would look ok. I like black parts. Keep them clean and black.
yeah haha im gonna stick with black... maybeee a silver diff cover... but probably not

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Unread 03-03-2010, 09:17 PM   #47
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Prettttyyyy, now paint it red
why do i feel this is pointed towards mee?
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Unread 03-03-2010, 09:21 PM   #48
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why do i feel this is pointed towards mee?
i dont see why it would be, you dont have any red on your jeep
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Unread 03-04-2010, 01:08 PM   #49
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okay this is the first real decent update in a while.. got a lot done with the 8.8 in the last few days.....

as yall can see all the brackets have been welded on (with the exception of a few beads cause we ran out of gas)



my buddy welds for a living so as you can see, they are great!



the weld on the left is the weld that was on the bracket from mad4wd, and the one on the right is the one my friend did..


now i am on the hunt for a front axle to match up with these 3.73 gears that are in the 8.8



i also sprayed the diff cover with some high performance paint...



and this was on the axle when i picked it up... looks like it will fit the u-joints that are currently in the driveline... does anybody know if i can use this or do i need a specific adapter to go from ford to jeep??





i also started cleaning up brake parts...



next week is my spring break, i plan to get the 8.8 bolted in and head out to the you-pull-it junk yard to hunt for a dana 30 with matching gears... i hope i find a high pinion
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Unread 03-12-2010, 09:59 AM   #50
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well as you all know its been very nice out lately, so naturally i was outside working on the jeep hahaha. i fixed up my mirror movers so the doors can open the whole way, waxed her up, and finished the 8.8 (except brake lines, which i picked up yesterday)

i was all out of gloss black, so i decided to paint them with textured black...







here she is with the first wax job of the year... (dont worry i got her a little muddy the next day)



and the pretty lookin 8.8....



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Unread 03-12-2010, 10:03 AM   #51
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and if yall didnt catch my pics on the trails thread, i did some doorless snow wheelin the other weekend







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Unread 03-29-2010, 11:22 AM   #52
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well, the measurements i was following for the 8.8 brackets were incorrect (only the lca's)... so now im waiting for a new set of lca's... the jeep has been axleless in the garage for almost 3 weeks now.

but on the bright side, i've come up with a spring to-do list for my jeep... im gonna post it up for everybody to see, and also as a reminder for myself cause otherwise i'd probably forget some of the ideas i've had haha

cheap budget items:
- first on the list is to trim the fender flares, and the front of the front fenders
- i'll be adding cj style turn signal markers to the grille (since i will have cut off the old markers)
- more than likely i will put together some flush mount tail lights

stuff that will cost $$
- legit extended brake lines
- jks discos
- possibly a soft top (frameless)
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Unread 04-05-2010, 01:55 PM   #53
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i got tired of waiting for the 8.8 brackets to come, so i threw the dana 35 back in and had some fun last weekend... yeah yeah i know mud is horrible for everything.... but i did it anyway. after seeing a locked and lifted xterra get stuck, and a lifted cherokee get stuck, i was up for the challenge... i made it through the hole 4 times hehehe.. when i showed up the next day i came across a duece stuck in the hole! that made me feel pretty good haha.. now i got lots of cleaning to do (i didnt have the top on)





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Unread 04-05-2010, 01:59 PM   #54
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Unread 04-05-2010, 02:07 PM   #55
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Damn, where was this at?
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Unread 04-05-2010, 03:34 PM   #56
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Damn, where was this at?
its on my friends land between red lion and the river
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Unread 04-05-2010, 03:51 PM   #57
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looks sweet! I have pics if that from last years PA Jeep show somewhere haha. Are you planning to go again this year?
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Unread 04-05-2010, 04:19 PM   #58
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its on my friends land between red lion and the river
Oh okay sweet, I may be going wheeling soon up at trails with you all...my Jeep just decided to have reverse again and to run perfectly fine. lol
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Unread 04-05-2010, 05:57 PM   #59
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Yo bro. I just threw some new tires on my Jeep, and I'm itching to get it out on some trails. Is there anything out your way that's worth making the trip for?

By the way, I still have those flares haha
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Unread 04-05-2010, 08:23 PM   #60
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looks sweet! I have pics if that from last years PA Jeep show somewhere haha. Are you planning to go again this year?
yessir i plan on being there
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