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Unread 04-18-2013, 05:32 PM   #16
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I'm trying to decide between 1.75" wheel spacers and 1.5" wheel spacers with the factory JK wheels. Any thoughts?
I run 1.5 on the Dumpster project, 1.75 would probably be better.

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Unread 04-18-2013, 05:57 PM   #17
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I run 1.5 on the Dumpster project, 1.75 would probably be better.

The 1.75 would get me 4.5" of backspacing. I thought that would be better to clear the Swaybars.
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Unread 04-18-2013, 06:59 PM   #18
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I'm getting really sick of this weather. Two storms last week. Snow Wednesday through Saturday with 6-10 inches tonight. More snow next week Sunday to Wednesday. Global warming my ***! Last two years it has been in the 70's this time of the year.
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Unread 04-19-2013, 01:31 AM   #19
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Move out of "misery". as for spacers, when I ran moabs still, I ran 1.25" spacers and I cleared the swaylock except at full lock/stuff and that was just because my Pitbulls have massive shoulder lugs.
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Unread 04-19-2013, 08:14 AM   #20
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Move out of "misery". as for spacers, when I ran moabs still, I ran 1.25" spacers and I cleared the swaylock except at full lock/stuff and that was just because my Pitbulls have massive shoulder lugs.
17.7" of snow fall here last night. My parents who live 15 minutes away got 22".


I was thinking the 1.75" spacers which would give me 4.5" of BS to make sure I can clear the rear sway bar when its put back in. Where did you find 1.25" spacers? All I have seen for the JK's is 1.5 and 1.75.
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Unread 04-19-2013, 02:40 PM   #21
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Its official. As soon as it warms up the Jeep is getting torn down and repainted. Color change time.

Tracking says the PSC ram will be here Monday. I need to order my hoses and go get a tap.
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Unread 04-19-2013, 02:56 PM   #22
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Unread 04-19-2013, 03:40 PM   #23
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Its official. As soon as it warms up the Jeep is getting torn down and repainted. Color change time.

Tracking says the PSC ram will be here Monday. I need to order my hoses and go get a tap.
It needs it, I have neglected it for years. Tell me gunmetal please....
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Unread 04-19-2013, 04:24 PM   #24
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It needs it, I have neglected it for years. Tell me gunmetal please....
Jeep will be same color as the dark grey on the wheels. Wheels and rockers will be black with some pearl in it.
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Unread 04-19-2013, 04:33 PM   #25
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Jeep will be same color as the dark grey on the wheels. Wheels and rockers will be black with some pearl in it.
Can't wait......
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Jeep will be same color as the dark grey on the wheels. Wheels and rockers will be black with some pearl in it.
That will look pimp! Looking forward to the build, even if it is slow, you got a hell of a platform to build upon!
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Unread 04-19-2013, 06:51 PM   #27
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Can't wait......
Im hoping the cage wont be a huge ***** to get out.
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Unread 04-19-2013, 07:27 PM   #28
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I guess living up here is a little easier when you have the flop in your garage ! I am way south of you and we got almost a foot of snow , that isnt supposed to happen at the end of April . Congrats on your purchase , hope it treats you well .
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Unread 04-19-2013, 07:38 PM   #29
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Im hoping the cage wont be a huge ***** to get out.
Just pull the dash loose and bust the welded nuts off the bottom of the tub. An impact works well for the welded cage nuts. Then replace with grade 8 hardware.

I have a box of goodies piling up. I have 2 brand new lower kentrol hinges I am throwing in the box along with the hinges for a tire carrier I never finished.
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Jeep will be same color as the dark grey on the wheels. Wheels and rockers will be black with some pearl in it.
Cant wait to see this thing painted. It will look awesome in dark grey. Might have to see it in person some day as well!
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