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post #31 of 219 Old 06-29-2012, 01:27 AM
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Seriously nice build

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post #32 of 219 Old 06-29-2012, 03:07 PM Thread Starter
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I am acquiring stuff for my XJ build with a 4bt myself cant wait to see how it goes
4bt in an xj?.that would be sweet,don't think to many ppl have done that one.
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post #33 of 219 Old 06-29-2012, 03:33 PM
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4bt in an xj?.that would be sweet,don't think to many ppl have done that one.
I only found 1 so far
I love your build Cant wait to see how it goes
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post #34 of 219 Old 06-29-2012, 04:58 PM Thread Starter
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Rear axle is on.the front I need to grind the pumpkin a little to get my perch to fit.ill post better pictures as I'm installing the spring perches.hoping to have the body on 2maro,then I can start putting in the drive line and making motor mounts and cross members.

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post #35 of 219 Old 07-01-2012, 03:17 PM Thread Starter
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Front axle perch is going to have to sit on the pumpkin of the Dana 44.so I'm going to smooth it down with a grinder.

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post #36 of 219 Old 07-01-2012, 03:22 PM Thread Starter
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Here's some pics after I smoothed it out.

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post #37 of 219 Old 07-01-2012, 03:24 PM Thread Starter
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I ended up having to grind down the perch quite a bit to get it level and so it would fit around the pumpkin firm.

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post #38 of 219 Old 07-01-2012, 03:27 PM Thread Starter
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It was a pain in the a$$ to grind all that,and in the end it finally came out.I used the perch on the right to compare the height of the perches so that they were even on both sides.it came out nicer then I thought it would and seemed really even.

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post #39 of 219 Old 07-01-2012, 03:29 PM Thread Starter
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Had to grind the old perch off so my u-bolt could fit.

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post #40 of 219 Old 07-01-2012, 03:31 PM Thread Starter
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Got the springs to rest on it for now,the other side is bolted down.but this side still needs a lil bit of work and it needs bigger u-bolts,ill order some next week.

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post #41 of 219 Old 07-01-2012, 03:33 PM Thread Starter
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Now that its on a rolling chassis,its time for the body!!!

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post #42 of 219 Old 07-01-2012, 03:35 PM Thread Starter
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Fired up the forklift and my buddy helped me line the body up.

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post #43 of 219 Old 07-01-2012, 03:41 PM Thread Starter
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Finally!!! She's looking better then ever,the soa and 37" tires really lifted the jeep an is perfect for what I'm looking for.couldn't be happier right now.it looks a lot taller in person.the picture don't give it a lot of justice..now I need to start saving for drive shafts,sye,adapter for t case and tranny,shocks,and a clutch kit.after that ill be able to drop the motor in.I'm hoping in a month or so ill have the motor and tanny in place

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post #44 of 219 Old 07-01-2012, 04:01 PM Thread Starter
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Last day of being 17,I turn 18 2maro.kinda don't want to,17 seems like a perfect age.
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post #45 of 219 Old 07-01-2012, 04:28 PM Thread Starter
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Before and after height.!

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