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post #31 of 303 Old 06-08-2013, 10:38 PM
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Glad you guys got her going! Sorry I missed out on the action. I'll swing by tomorrow to take a look.

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post #32 of 303 Old 06-09-2013, 06:18 AM Thread Starter
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Now I need to find some lightly used 31's plan on riding them for a bit, and down the road lift 3.5 inches and run 33's
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post #33 of 303 Old 06-09-2013, 06:28 AM
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That is a lot o lift for 33s. Look at the CJ picture thread

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87 MJ Chief 57k original miles... getting built in the backyard. 37s, waggy axles, D300, 6 speed, etc.

Gone - 05 LJ on 37s, 79 FSJ Chief on 38s, 85 CJ-7 on 31s
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post #34 of 303 Old 06-10-2013, 08:41 AM Thread Starter
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I kinda liked the look of it when I was checking out the thread
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post #35 of 303 Old 06-10-2013, 08:41 AM Thread Starter
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What's minimum lift with 33s?
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post #36 of 303 Old 06-10-2013, 09:29 AM
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1-2". You can fit them on stock height but you don't have a lot of wheel travel.

06 WK 5.7 Hemi Overland - Daily
87 MJ Chief 57k original miles... getting built in the backyard. 37s, waggy axles, D300, 6 speed, etc.

Gone - 05 LJ on 37s, 79 FSJ Chief on 38s, 85 CJ-7 on 31s
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post #37 of 303 Old 06-10-2013, 09:55 AM
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That is a lot o lift for 33s. Look at the CJ picture thread
85 has big paws and meant to hit the (2) instead of (3) for the amount of lift. Prob end up going BDS or Rancho. I would love to do OME but they are nearly double the price and still don't have shocks. Plan on running 5100's for shocks and install Currie shackles.

Once we get the Jeep all set up, I plan on taking him out to RC to show him what rock crawling is like and what his jeep can do...

85 - You should try to get the truck Sat so you can get the 35's unmounted from the Cragar Soft 8's. This way we can clean em up and get them ready for "new" tread.
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You don't think I could throw them in the jetta?
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You don't think I could throw them in the jetta?
Haha if you want to go one at a time brotha
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post #40 of 303 Old 06-10-2013, 01:06 PM Thread Starter
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Tie them too the roof lol....
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post #41 of 303 Old 06-10-2013, 09:48 PM Thread Starter
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I thought the renegades were supposed to come with a tach? Mine doesn't have it....what makes the renegade different from a standered cj7
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post #42 of 303 Old 06-11-2013, 06:05 AM
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Welcome to the forum! Looks like you are off to a great start with the project. Keep the thread up to date as there are many of us following along!
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post #43 of 303 Old 06-11-2013, 08:22 AM
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I thought the renegades were supposed to come with a tach? Mine doesn't have it....what makes the renegade different from a standered cj7
The clock and Tach was an additional option on the renegade. I am an original owner. Here is the window sticker. Should be identical to yours!
The Laredo package the tach and clock were standard along with chrome grill wrapped grab handle and steering wheel.
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Told my girl I just had to forget her, Rather buy me a new cartburettor,
So she made tracks sayin' ths is the end now, Cars don't talk back they're just four wheeled friends now
"Queen"
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post #44 of 303 Old 06-11-2013, 11:10 AM
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Floor panels should be arriving today from Quadratec and I'm sure 85 will be posting up pics of them. Hopefully this weekend we can cut out the cancer and install a few of them. Really excited to get my hands on them and see the quailty and fit/finish of them. Curious to see how much work it is going to take to get them to "sit in" properly for a clean install
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post #45 of 303 Old 06-11-2013, 03:29 PM Thread Starter
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Wow great info from the window sticker...thank you
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