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Unread 03-15-2012, 03:37 AM   #46
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I love them. Yes there are. Four bolts each flare. You just put some painters tape down, so you don't scratch the paint then you just clamp it on where you like it. Then just mark the holes and make sure nothing is behind the holes. That's it. The only problem I have oils the front bolt ended up inside a cavity but I have a solution for that. I'll post it when I do it. You really wouldn't want towels these because the great thing about them is you really mess one up you can just replace it. Or take it off an fix it.

Now if you buy the corner guards you can just drill and tapp them.

By the way the guys at genright are great.

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Unread 04-18-2012, 04:51 AM   #47
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Lots done over the weekend

Cleaned up the frame and spray painted it. Also painted my rear wheel wells.







Mounted up my engine skid. Im adding two bolts to each arm but it was getting dark so I snapped the picture.







Drilled, tapped and Installed RK bumpstops.



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Unread 04-18-2012, 04:52 AM   #48
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Installed currie steering, rancho stabilizer and did the toe in myself. It was very very easy to do.



This is how I ended up measuring for the toe in. Make sure you have enough pressure to hod the bar but not enough to indent the tire.



Then I installed my AntiRock.



Then it was on to making a new bumper. I just have to finish painting it tonight and it will be done.







All tacked up.



All tacked with winch mounted.



Some Stick welds not the prettiest but they will do the job





Smoothed out the welds and put a coat of paint on her.

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Unread 04-18-2012, 05:28 AM   #49
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Nice work and good lookin Rubi!
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Unread 04-18-2012, 06:07 AM   #50
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Unread 04-18-2012, 07:03 PM   #51
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Well the front bumper is done. Still need to mount and wire the winch back up. In the picture it's just sitting on the bumper.







Rear bumper is painted just need to mount it and finish the rear tire carrier one of these days

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Unread 04-19-2012, 07:25 PM   #52
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Rear bumper is mounted.





The jeep rides a lot stiffer with all the extra weight.
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Unread 05-01-2012, 02:44 PM   #53
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Ok so after the install I couldn't get my steering wheel all the way centered its about a quarter of an turn to the right. The reason I can't get it centered is because I'm out of adjustment in my drag link. I do have a few threads left but the drag link bar is hitting the tie rod end that is connected to the pitman arm.

After my lift I had my axle centered and jeep aligned.

So I spoke to currie. They said that the steering is set up for a stock pitman arm, stock track bar bracket, and 4" of lift.

I currently have around 4" of lift, a dropped pitman arm and a track bar bracket that drops 2" from stock location.

As far as geometry goes I thought your pitman arm and track bar mounting point had to be parallel. Which I think is kinda close.

I emailed currie I'll see what they say but I think I'm just going to cut a bit off the end of the drag link.






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Unread 05-02-2012, 04:36 AM   #54
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Correction drag link and track bar are suppose to be parallel.
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Unread 05-09-2012, 03:40 AM   #55
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I cant decide what I want to do. I'm thinking about getting a new currie track bar which would get rid of the drop track bar bracket which then I could get rid of that horrible drop pitman arm. The driving is not bad at all but I think it would be tighter without the drop pitman arm.


I wonder if their is any pros to having the track bar dropped 2" or they just do it for the steering geometry.
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Unread 09-11-2012, 08:43 PM   #56
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What did you spray the frame with?
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Looks good! Nice progress so far, and nice custom fabrication. You should black out the headlight chrome while you're at it.
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Unread 09-21-2012, 04:34 AM   #58
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I used black spray paint. It was already in good condition so I just wire brushed some spots and sprayed away.

Thanks. Yes the headlights are on my to do list. I owe you all a update. I'll try to work on it this weekend. Change some stuff around have some wheeling pictures and planning a winter stretch.
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Unread 09-22-2012, 07:12 AM   #59
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Rear bumper progress.







Rear tie ins from A to Z fab

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Unread 09-22-2012, 07:20 AM   #60
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Some local wheeling.









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