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post #106 of 218 Old 08-10-2012, 02:59 PM
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post #107 of 218 Old 09-11-2012, 04:52 PM Thread Starter
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I'm gonna install this new sound system into my LJ, just not sure exactly where it will go.


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I'm gonna install this new sound system into my LJ, just not sure exactly where it will go.
I'm going to have to do some fiberglassing and moving of AC vents or switches.

Adding front and rear cameras, not sure how their gonna hold up to the elements. Time will tell.


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post #109 of 218 Old 10-19-2012, 08:56 PM Thread Starter
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Moving on with the (2 nd )new track bar and relocation brackets.







Custom bar with heim joints painted to match.



Also changed out brake lines for the second time to longer braided lines.



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post #110 of 218 Old 10-19-2012, 09:02 PM Thread Starter
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We also installed a frame stiffener to support track bar forces exerted on the frame while playing.





Working out details on my steering ram install.



Thinking about applying some heat to my pitman arm and adjusting it to get both bars perfectly parallel.





Cleaning up and painting a few things while I can.



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post #111 of 218 Old 10-19-2012, 09:22 PM Thread Starter
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Daytona Beach at night.






My Nikon camera mounted on high lift jack on hood.



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post #112 of 218 Old 10-19-2012, 09:31 PM
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Awesome looking LJ I love the pirate theme.

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After a little more than 2 years it's time to rebuild or change out all of my Teraflex Suspention joints.



I decided to replace them all with Currie Johnny Joints. From what I've read and was told the Currie joints will last longer.



After removing the first Teraflex joint and comparing it to the Currie joints I hit a major snag, and apparent set back. The Currie joints threaded shafts were about 2" shorter than the Teraflex. With where my arms were adjusted to it left only maybe an inch of threaded shaft screwed into some of the arms. I did not like this at all so I called Currie and they sounded hesitant and said that 1" was the bare minimum that I needed to have screwed in there. They only offered one length and that's what I had.

Currie on top, Teraflex on bottom.



After sleeping on it I decided to get out my micrometer and compare the two joints. I found that there was only a 0.010" difference and I took the Currie guts and stuck them all in my Teraflex housings. Worked perfectly!



I found that the Teraflex smaller joints on the front upper arms, rear joints that connect to the frame were really beat and mangled. Need to put bigger joints there.


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post #114 of 218 Old 10-19-2012, 09:56 PM Thread Starter
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Awesome looking LJ I love the pirate theme.
Thanks, but seriously a friend made me do it, the Pirate theme,( he actually goes by the name of Pirate.) I never would have thought of doing it. But once I started I came up with the name and the rest is Booty history!!!


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JP engineered ram parts ...








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Fitting my Ram.....


the Bracket on my tie rod is gonna hit the diff cover, damn!



I installed a few cameras up front for rock krawling....




Guess I missed this rock......lol


You can see below the large white spot on the ground, that's where that massive rock was. My rim grabbed it and wrestled it forward. Had to winch that beast off. I was truly stuck between a rock and a hard place, (tree).


90% of the white spots you see are new rock rash from that giant friggin rock.


Looks like I'll be powder coating my rims down the road....


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I had been hearing a ting-ing steel sound coming from below. I was thinking it was my axle u joint roller bearing. I went out and bought the joint removal tool in prep for the job. Took out front axle and replaced it with the stock one I had kept for back up, and bingo, that wasn't it.

I love my 17" big brake kit!!!!






just a couple of teeth broke off of the spyder gears





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I just had to go play today so I took my Spanx vehicle. (BOOTY SUPPORT)
Doing recon to see how flooded our local spot was. Still need a jet ski to get around most of it.









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post #120 of 218 Old 11-18-2012, 08:33 AM Thread Starter
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Installed a true trac track lock ? Carrier into the front axle until I figure out which way to go. DynaTrac pro rock 44 unlimited or ?????





I had to do a little metal working to my diff cover to clear my Ram's arm bracket.





Added metal inside, removed it outside.



Made sure there was plenty of clearance inside using play-doh









Flexin to check proper his length.





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