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Ruffstuff Axle Simple Swap Kit!Ruffstuff's Monster Shock Brackets!Even Better Heim Pricing! From Ruffstuff

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Unread 08-21-2013, 09:19 PM   #16
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The Carnage! I started this thread 6 months ago I have not posted much because I have been in the garage wrenching. This is a teaser thread of what's to come.
I have photos of the build and slowly will begin to release them when I have time. This is the photo of the left over pile of parts. Oops I also forgot some so I put in the second photo. The build ones to come soon.dscf0680.jpg

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Unread 08-22-2013, 01:20 AM   #17
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You definitely have been busy! Can't wait to see the finished product now.
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Unread 08-22-2013, 05:58 AM   #18
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You definitely have been busy! Can't wait to see the finished product now.
They are never finished
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Unread 08-22-2013, 08:45 AM   #19
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They are never finished
Too true!
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Unread 08-24-2013, 01:04 PM   #20
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Front leds: The upper work as turn signal only I had to choose either running or turns. The low work as both running and turn.dscf0741.jpg
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Unread 08-24-2013, 01:12 PM   #21
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Derale cooling fan and dscf0699.jpg

dscf0708.jpg B&M temp gauge. Not sure if I like the position of the fan my move it but it stays for right now.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 01:14 PM   #22
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Savvy gas tank skid. This was one for the easier things I installed. Sorry no before and after pics.dscf0434.jpg
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Unread 09-04-2013, 12:04 PM   #23
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Savvy Under Armor installed. To install this correctly you need an sye and double cardan drive shaft, 1.25 body lift, Novak cable shift kit, It is easiest to use their motor mount lift.dscf0709.jpg
I started off at 12.5" off front lip with 31" tires and 3" Savvy lift dscf0432.jpg
!4" in middledscf0431.jpg
Ended with 17 3/8" all the way across dscf0486.jpg
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Unread 09-04-2013, 12:07 PM   #24
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Picture SYE and tom wood driveshaft you can also see where I mounted the derale cooling fan
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Unread 09-04-2013, 12:30 PM   #25
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Next I installed the Savvy rock step with steel sliders. The steps are smooth and slick. I decided to install some grip tape and from advice from a fellow jeeper I cut it so it would not wrap around the corner. He said that it ruined several pairs of pants and shorts when he had it to long.
2"wide tape on stepdscf0463.jpg

Cutting 1/2" off dscf0464.jpg

Sand step for better adhesion dscf0466.jpg

Installed dscf0459.jpg
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Unread 09-04-2013, 12:36 PM   #26
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This finished phase one
3" Savvy lift
Modified front stock bummper
Metal Cloak Front fenders
LED turns, stop, and break lights
Savvy UA
Rock Rails
Derale transmission fan and B&M temp gauge
Upgrade stereo
Winch
Rear license plate modified
Now on to phase 2 going to 35s the correct way. That means gears, steering, and breaks.

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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:17 PM   #27
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Axels I went with and HP30 I managed to find one for $50 I pulled out of a junk yard. Went with 4.88 gears, 10 degree gen right lower control arm brackets they are suppose to put the JJ in a neutral position. No lockers yet needed to save money. Thanks to a local jeeper Don who helped me regear It keep my cost down and taught me a lot about my jeep.

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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:40 PM   #28
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I went with the Ultimate Currie Steering
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Next on with the 16" Vanco break kit before and after photo
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Last I put on Sway loc Duel rate sway bar
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Unread 11-03-2013, 12:05 PM   #29
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Off to paint I decided to have armor painted and redo the stuff I rattled can so it will all match.dscf0530.jpg
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Unread 11-03-2013, 12:16 PM   #30
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I went with the Savvy aluminum rear corners. If you don't like putting holes in your tub I would stay away from rear armor. Hers is pic of holes and armor on.[ATTACH]dscf0662-2-.jpg[/ATTACH]
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