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Unread 07-07-2011, 04:15 PM   #91
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Hmmm thats crazy... I mean I didnt know much of a difference when running 33s and then 35s... But I feel like my gas mileage is getting crappier each day with 33s... maybe its because I dont pay attention on how much I drive plus I dont do much highway driving anymore.. But dont 05 rubis have 6 speed.. They tack up MORE RPMs IN 6th gear then in 5th (5spd)
Yeah, I don't remember what trans she had, I'm just gonna throw 35's on there when it's time for tires and see how it goes.

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Unread 07-07-2011, 05:00 PM   #92
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do it lol.. im about to buy some
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[SIZE="2"][URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/itsafinrubicon-build-thread-1012286/"]2004 Jeep Rubicon[/URL] [SIZE="2"][/SIZE] ::[/SIZE] [SIZE="1"]|R.C. 4"|PSC|Smittybilt|35" KM1|QTec|R.C.|[/SIZE]


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Unread 07-07-2011, 05:07 PM   #93
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I've tried explaining that logic to people for years, the only benefit of larger tires is more ground clearance.

Currie RockJock D60s are nice, they have the same ground clearance as a TJ D44 rear axle, there high pinion, and they can handle 40's.

The rear is right around $2,500 locked geared and chromod.

The front is around $4,500, yeah I know ouch, that does include Currie steering but still.

Yeah, 7 g's for axles

My plan has been put on hold. The wife wasn't to thrilled about me cutting up the Jeep until it's paid for, so I guess I have plenty of time to figure everything out. I picked up a XJ for another project so I'm thinking of throwing the HP30 under it when I do a regear.
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1 Ton XJ on 40s...went up in flames :(
1 Ton Scrambler Build Thread:"Project Taildragger"
...now parting out
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Unread 07-07-2011, 05:09 PM   #94
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Are you still running your stock gears? I'm running 33's on my Rubicon, I wanna throw 35's on it but I'm worried about performance and gas mileage, it's an auto and hasn't been re geared (4:11.s) same lift.

Jeep looks great, I thought I'd have to go taller for the 35's but your's looks just right.
Still running the stock 3.73s. It's not the best setup, but its livable for me. I just drive with the O/D off. Averages around 10-11 mpgs.
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Unread 07-07-2011, 05:11 PM   #95
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JKL, is your son named Wyatt? We named our son Wyatt and he is almost 10 months and more wild than wild bill himself. Id love to have an LJ too.
Sure is! They must be related too cause mines pretty wild himself
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Unread 07-08-2011, 08:48 AM   #96
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Haha awesomeness.
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Unread 08-20-2011, 01:39 PM   #97
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Went to the 4 wheel parts truck and jeep fest in Orlando today and bought 5 BFG KM2s. They should be at the Tampa store in 4-5 days so hopefully I'll get them mounted next weekend.
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1 Ton Scrambler Build Thread:"Project Taildragger"
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Unread 08-20-2011, 02:43 PM   #98
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nice, those are my next set what did they run you if I may ask?

And is the Truck and Jeep worth the drive? My plan is to go tomorrow.

oh and miss wheeling with you and the gang.
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Unread 08-20-2011, 03:33 PM   #99
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nice, those are my next set what did they run you if I may ask?

And is the Truck and Jeep worth the drive? My plan is to go tomorrow.

oh and miss wheeling with you and the gang.


Long time no see my friend. Been wheeling lately? I haven't had much time for it lately. Paid $1108 for 5 mounted, balanced tax etc. I saw a few good deals but I was mainly looking for tires. I was really wanting Pitbull Raidial Rockers, but they are pricey. Bought these 5 and still had money left over compared to 4 Rockers unmounted.
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1 Ton Scrambler Build Thread:"Project Taildragger"
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Unread 08-22-2011, 07:14 AM   #100
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Long time no see my friend. Been wheeling lately? I haven't had much time for it lately. Paid $1108 for 5 mounted, balanced tax etc. I saw a few good deals but I was mainly looking for tires. I was really wanting Pitbull Raidial Rockers, but they are pricey. Bought these 5 and still had money left over compared to 4 Rockers unmounted.
WOW that's a really good price (close to my cost on tires alone). The show did have some really good deals, I past up G2 4.88 gears at $153 and good thing I did cause they selected the wrong ones, nice guys but not to familiar with Jeep applications.
As for wheeling last time was with some friends of mine from the South FL Jeep Cub @ the pits. I have done some trail riding in TN & NC when I was up there, but not much of anything else lately.
Looking forward to wheeling with you again, Soon I hope!
Take care
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Unread 08-29-2011, 05:18 PM   #101
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New shoes! Had them mounted white letters out (like the old ones) but not sure if I'm liking it on these......



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Unread 08-29-2011, 07:31 PM   #102
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^^^ nice
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Unread 08-29-2011, 08:25 PM   #103
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What size are those km2s?
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Unread 08-30-2011, 10:45 AM   #104
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What size are those km2s?
35x12.50-15
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Unread 08-30-2011, 10:53 AM   #105
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niceee
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[SIZE="2"][URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/itsafinrubicon-build-thread-1012286/"]2004 Jeep Rubicon[/URL] [SIZE="2"][/SIZE] ::[/SIZE] [SIZE="1"]|R.C. 4"|PSC|Smittybilt|35" KM1|QTec|R.C.|[/SIZE]


[QUOTE=Dtowngoalie;9869864]rausch frock rauschhhhhhhhhhhh[/QUOTE]
[QUOTE=ajamison;11841284]trails frock trailssssss![/QUOTE]
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