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post #16 of 555 Old 01-24-2011, 07:23 PM Thread Starter
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i would love to but i have a set of corbeau a4 racing seat with the jeep mounts but i do not like the fact that i cant move the seat forward and back...it only reclines and slide back and forth...probably going to sell them

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post #17 of 555 Old 01-24-2011, 07:24 PM Thread Starter
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http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/newre...ly&p=10847798i would love to but i have a set of corbeau a4 racing seat with the jeep mounts but i do not like the fact that i cant move the seat forward and back...it only reclines and slide back and forth...probably going to sell them
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post #18 of 555 Old 01-25-2011, 02:38 AM
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dont do the fake flat fenders do something like this you will be much happier i still say metal cloak fenders lower the jeep and have at it
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dont do the fake flat fenders do something like this you will be much happier i still say metal cloak fenders lower the jeep and have at it
I'd ask that you elaborate on what you mean by fake flat fenders. If you mean the ones that bold onto the factory inner, there's really no difference other than strength.

Despite that, they're still significantly more rigid than the factor sheet metal fenders as they bolt to the firewall and to the grill just like full replacements do. Clearance gains over full replacements are virtually non existent, though there are exceptions. ie. Genright, BTF, Overkill or Metalcloak (which garner the largest clearance gains of all replacement fenders, am running the arched fenders on my TJ).

Bottom line, if you're gonna go the traditional flat fender route and you have a steady hand with a sawzall, there's really no reason not to go with the ones that bolt to the factory inner. It's much more economical in the end and garners basically the exact same results.

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And I totally know what you mean about those seats. They're stuck in that reclined back position, which I personally hate. I feel a lot more comfortable sitting with my back at a 90 degree angle, vertical.

Am leaning more towards something like this due to the benefit of being able to actual recline the damn thing.

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dont do the fake flat fenders do something like this you will be much happier i still say metal cloak fenders lower the jeep and have at it
i wish i could do that but being a college student and not having a job it not looking so good for me....but i love the metalcloaks...but for now the bushwacker will have to do because i think i have enough clerance already cuz the flares will add 2.75 to the 5.5 inch i already have...and is it legal because i thought your fenders had to cover or extend over the wheel in virginia....
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well i order these yesterday and the rep told me 7-10 business days and i dont know how they are here already(one day)hahahaha....lol very excited to put them on....
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Maybe its just me, but it looks like you could use a little wheelbase back?

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Maybe its just me, but it looks like you could use a little wheelbase back?
i dont understand what you are talking about can you please explain????
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Just seems like your front tire is a little tight to the back. Are you running fixed or adj. arms?

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well i order these yesterday and the rep told me 7-10 business days and i dont know how they are here already(one day)hahahaha....lol very excited to put them on....
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If I can make a recommendation, remove the shock boots unless you want salt/grime building up on the shaft and rusting it through. Shocks self clean, and boots tend to do more harm then good. No idea why manufacturers still include them with their shocks

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If I can make a recommendation, remove the shock boots unless you want salt/grime building up on the shaft and rusting it through. Shocks self clean, and boots tend to do more harm then good. No idea why manufacturers still include them with their shocks
that sounds like a great idea but i kinda like the look of it with it on....man i cannot decide!!!! on...offf....onnn...offf...onnn....ahhhh!!!!!
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[QUOTE=TimeConsumer;10856044]Just seems like your front tire is a little tight to the back. Are you running fixed or adj. arms?[/QUOTE

im not sure at all it can with the jeep and i not that experienced yet...please enlighten me....
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bushwacker flares came in very stoked also it snowed almost 13 inches and still falling!!!YAY!!!
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Ok jeep forum friends....i need of some help.... Shock boot in or out?!?!?!?!?!

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post #30 of 555 Old 01-26-2011, 04:22 PM
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No shock boot... I never liked them. Nice jeep, what are some future plans?
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