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Unread 04-11-2012, 07:58 PM   #31
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Just went through the entire build thread, I'm glad I'm not the only one who has tire problems with their rig, SWEET parrot btw.

Can you shed any light on that driveshaft flange thing between 2" and 2 and 3/16"?

Also, I'm glad someone else's shovel is as screwed up as mine is. Mine took a full shot out in Colorado at about 20 mph to the drivers side edge, it's not near as pretty as a stock one to say the least.
Thanks for the kind words on my boy Rico Sauve. He's a handful at times, but he tickles me with his wit and antics.

Now, regarding the flange on the driveshaft. Apparently, there is a centering pin on the output flange on the transfer case. At some point, and we believe it was in 2005, possibly part way through the production run, they changed from one size to the other. Tom Woods has had the ability to do either size pin, but you still have to know which you have. Technically, I guess you could use the larger hole with the smaller pin, but I don't think I would want to. Quigley's had just developed their design for the Rubicon driveshafts which have the larger pin. You already read about my issue with getting the wrong one first time around, but the replacement shaft has been flawless.

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Unread 08-27-2012, 09:17 PM   #32
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I haven't update this thread in awhile, but since I last updated I've purchased a few more parts, and due to a wheeling incident installed a few new parts.

Went to tuttle creek and got some pretty minor body work done.





A log jumped up and kissed the fender, a moderate hill and rock got the better of the rear corner, flare, and bumper end. A little touch up paint should do the trick for the most part.


The other issue was the rear control arms took a bit of a beating.

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Replaced these:


Outside of drilling the rear axle side uppers the install was relatively smooth.



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Turns out I also bent the driver's rear axle shaft so I've got to figure out what to do there in addition to the on going oil pan, power steering, and tcase leaks.
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Unread 10-02-2012, 01:54 PM   #33
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Some minor news, I had a door strap break at tuttle creek which I forgot to add in the previous post.

The remedy was some of these:



I had a pair of them sewn for me courtesy of my mother.


Got the idea here:

http://www.warn.com/blog/2011/06/03/...trap_for.shtml


I like the idea since they matched my winch and the red goes together reasonably well.

I received my preowned rear axle shafts from a member on here, and hopefully they'll go in this weekend to relieve the bent driver side.

Also in the works: Currie front lower CAs as the saga continues more info should be posted and some pics.

In other news I also fixed a intermittent hardtop defrost light, turns out the bulb just wasn't screwed into the switch all the way.
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Unread 10-06-2012, 02:36 PM   #34
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Got my axle shaft in today. It was very quick and easy to do the lack of C-Clips is quite nice.
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Unread 10-06-2012, 02:56 PM   #35
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I wish you were closer to me I would trade you fab work for your wiring skills ! Nice work especially on the wiring .
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Unread 02-20-2013, 02:43 AM   #36
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So it's been awhile,

latest updates:

Currie Front Adjustables:



Rear Superior Evolution Axle Shafts:



A few more improvements in the works, as always.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 10:54 AM   #37
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Nothing major as of late, replaced an axle shaft u-joint awhile back.



Out with the old



In with the new




The stack of parts continues to increase, we're in the final stretch now.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 11:25 AM   #38
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I'm going back to Tuttle this summer again. Let me know when you get the chance to. I'll try to work around you. This time I'm taking the family.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 07:13 PM   #39
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I'm going back to Tuttle this summer again. Let me know when you get the chance to. I'll try to work around you. This time I'm taking the family.
Excellent, I'm literally one CE-9121N and a rear driveshaft away from wheeling with the new setup. I'll get my rear in gear and get the last few parts going so we can get down there.
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Unread 07-06-2013, 10:55 PM   #40
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Quick mod:







New vs. Old:








1 Step closer



Here is the Rubicon with 33x10.5s on some factory grizzlys, no lift definitely tight.

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Unread 07-06-2013, 11:26 PM   #41
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Looks great! One question though, if I might. What's all that jazz hanging under the frame between your tires in that last pic? Looks fancy!
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Unread 07-06-2013, 11:51 PM   #42
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Looks great! One question though, if I might. What's all that jazz hanging under the frame between your tires in that last pic? Looks fancy!



Road-grader mod. It adjusts height with tire size and can level anything from small boulders to speed bumps. That will be going away soon as this is more of a recreational build vs. utility.
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I get the feeling that you're amassing parts, and probably can't walk through your garage (save for the single pathway cut through your stockpile). Any updates?? Have you changed direction with your build?

Feels like you disappeared...
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Unread 07-24-2013, 06:37 PM   #44
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I get the feeling that you're amassing parts, and probably can't walk through your garage (save for the single pathway cut through your stockpile). Any updates?? Have you changed direction with your build?

Feels like you disappeared...
Nope, still here.

I do in fact have a massive pile of parts, and I finally have the last few ordered, and they're in the mail on the way. It's been a long time coming, but it'll be worth it once done.
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...It's been a long time coming, but it'll be worth it once done.
OK...
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