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Unread 03-07-2012, 06:39 AM   #1546
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I sure hope the upper CA's go on easier than the lowers. I'm still recovering from fighting all those bolts. I have two busted knuckles (one on each hand, despite wearing gloved....most of the time), two cuts on the top of my head (those fender flares are sharp), "road rash" on my right tricep (from rubbing on the garage floor while trying to loosen a bolt), a cut but thankfully not broken nose (due to a wrench slipping off a bolt), and two sore hips bones (from laying on the damn concrete for hours on end). I'm getting to old for this stuff.

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Unread 03-07-2012, 07:09 AM   #1547
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I sure hope the upper CA's go on easier than the lowers. I'm still recovering from fighting all those bolts. I have two busted knuckles (one on each hand, despite wearing gloved....most of the time), two cuts on the top of my head (those fender flares are sharp), "road rash" on my right tricep (from rubbing on the garage floor while trying to loosen a bolt), a cut but thankfully not broken nose (due to a wrench slipping off a bolt), and two sore hips bones (from laying on the damn concrete for hours on end). I'm getting to old for this stuff.
Come on you gots to toughen up some and git er done
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Unread 03-07-2012, 07:22 AM   #1548
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I got an idea for ya..... Sell the jeep and all your problems will go away.
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Unread 03-07-2012, 08:07 AM   #1549
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Sounds like it's time to pop a few ibprophens. You missing the YJ at all?
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Unread 03-07-2012, 08:13 AM   #1550
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Come on you gots to toughen up some and git er done
I'm trying.

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I got an idea for ya..... Sell the jeep and all your problems will go away.
I've got twin 10 year old girls, so I doubt it.

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Sounds like it's time to pop a few ibprophens.
Did that.

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You missing the YJ at all?
Not really.
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Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
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Unread 03-07-2012, 09:20 AM   #1551
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Unread 03-07-2012, 09:30 AM   #1552
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Before you start on the uppers, see if the tires will be in the way of the bolt access holes on the outside of the frame rails. If you can get a straight shot at them without the tires being in the way, you're good. If not, then you'll need to pull them off, set the axle on jack stands, and use a jack under the pinion just like I told you.
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Unread 03-07-2012, 06:35 PM   #1553
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When I got home from work I crawled under the jeep and installed the rear upper CA's!!!!

Only problem I had was dropping a socket inside the frame rail on the passenger side. I'll have to fish that out later.

The rear uppers went on pretty easy compared to the lowers. Now to find time to do the front uppers, then the Currectlync.

No cuts, scrapes, bruises or other injuries to speak of tonight.

Took it for a drive, no vibes, drives nice.
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Shortcuts to key points in my build: MTRk's OME 2" HD Lift Antirock Skidrow steering box & radiator skids LoD rear bumper
Rokmen Mercenary bumper w/Superwinch Rokmen sliders Skidrow engine skid Rampage Top CB set up
Custom trunk Rokmen 1" Billet spacers JJ track bar Rokmen Adjustable Control Arms Currectlync Steering
Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
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Unread 03-08-2012, 12:44 AM   #1554
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Think it took me 15 minutes to do the steering. Give the knuckles and arm a few shots of lube of choice, and a couple wacks with a hammer today, again tomorrow morning, and do it tomorrow afternoon.
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Unread 03-08-2012, 06:31 AM   #1555
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Think it took me 15 minutes to do the steering. Give the knuckles and arm a few shots of lube of choice, and a couple wacks with a hammer today, again tomorrow morning, and do it tomorrow afternoon.
It looks like there's still a chance I'll be snowmobiling up north this weekend, if so the jeep is going to have to sit for a bit.
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Shortcuts to key points in my build: MTRk's OME 2" HD Lift Antirock Skidrow steering box & radiator skids LoD rear bumper
Rokmen Mercenary bumper w/Superwinch Rokmen sliders Skidrow engine skid Rampage Top CB set up
Custom trunk Rokmen 1" Billet spacers JJ track bar Rokmen Adjustable Control Arms Currectlync Steering
Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
Derale Tranny Cooler DieHard Factor 55 Thimble Ten Factory Front Chromo Shafts

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Unread 03-08-2012, 07:46 AM   #1556
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You gonna buy the JJ housing kit too? Or just replace the bushing on the housing? Im so jealous I hope you get Death Wobble.
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Unread 03-08-2012, 07:48 AM   #1557
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You gonna buy the JJ housing kit too? Or just replace the bushing on the housing?
The what?

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Im so jealous I hope you get Death Wobble.
Thanks man....appreciate that.
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Shortcuts to key points in my build: MTRk's OME 2" HD Lift Antirock Skidrow steering box & radiator skids LoD rear bumper
Rokmen Mercenary bumper w/Superwinch Rokmen sliders Skidrow engine skid Rampage Top CB set up
Custom trunk Rokmen 1" Billet spacers JJ track bar Rokmen Adjustable Control Arms Currectlync Steering
Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
Derale Tranny Cooler DieHard Factor 55 Thimble Ten Factory Front Chromo Shafts

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Unread 03-08-2012, 07:50 AM   #1558
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The housing kit that replaces the factory bushings on the front axle housing with a JJ.
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Unread 03-08-2012, 07:55 AM   #1559
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The housing kit that replaces the factory bushings on the front axle housing with a JJ.
Nope, no cutting, no welding for me. I'll be happy with the upgrade these parts give me.
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Golden Spike, Gold Bar Rim, Hell's Revenge (2), Baby Lion Back, Cliff Hanger, Moab Rim, Kane Creek Canyon, Strike Ravine

Shortcuts to key points in my build: MTRk's OME 2" HD Lift Antirock Skidrow steering box & radiator skids LoD rear bumper
Rokmen Mercenary bumper w/Superwinch Rokmen sliders Skidrow engine skid Rampage Top CB set up
Custom trunk Rokmen 1" Billet spacers JJ track bar Rokmen Adjustable Control Arms Currectlync Steering
Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
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Unread 03-08-2012, 08:59 AM   #1560
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The housing JJ's do make a nice difference, especially considering that when the stock bushings wear down, it's a major DW culprit. Really easy job.....come down to Indy and one of us could do it for you.
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