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Unread 01-27-2011, 07:45 AM   #31
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No shock boot... I never liked them. Nice jeep, what are some future plans?
yeah i am kinda leaning towards no shock boot...but i dont wanna waste them...but i dont really have any plans...im just going with the flow...money is a little tight but i would like to get a rear bumber with tire carrier, some armor to go aroung the whole jeep, a banks monster exhaust, maybe a snokel, and a winch and the winch guard, and i would like to replace the rubicon rocker with a arb or orf rocker with slider...and i dont really like the wheels either i would perfer like a dick cepek or a wheel that is black...i also like the round led tail lights...but if any body has any suggestions or picture showing me what it looks like on your jeep that would be great....and would like some advice on winches and would like to spend under 600 or has a used one please let me know....i perfer warn
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Unread 01-27-2011, 08:26 AM   #32
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You can pickup a Warn M8000 for under $600 if you catch them on sale. I have an XRC8 from Smittybilt, but from what I have heard on here, it is not liked very much. I have worked mine incredibly hard (do not have lockers ) and have never had an issue. I got it at a 4WheelParts show for $230. I would stay away from used unless you really know and trust the seller. Build looks great so far! That was a good buy on a Rubi.
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Unread 01-27-2011, 08:51 AM   #33
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You can pickup a Warn M8000 for under $600 if you catch them on sale. I have an XRC8 from Smittybilt, but from what I have heard on here, it is not liked very much. I have worked mine incredibly hard (do not have lockers ) and have never had an issue. I got it at a 4WheelParts show for $230. I would stay away from used unless you really know and trust the seller. Build looks great so far! That was a good buy on a Rubi.
I saw that warn had that m8000 but im kind sketched out buying it because all their other ones are over 1000 and this one is 500... but do u like ur smittybilt winch...and yes very good deal...engine was very clean (not anymore lol) and undercarriage had zero rust and frame no rust either...just the paint had some scratches on it but nothings major...
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Unread 01-27-2011, 09:53 PM   #34
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finallly got to put the bushwacker flat style fender flares on and got a soft top for free....i got the front shocks in but the rear shocks were a b*t*c*h ... broke the bolt while turning so got to get them torched....when i ordered the smittybilt 6inch wide pocket flares they accidentlly sent me two whole set... idk why but i called and told them and they to me to keep them haha...but i traded the set for the soft top...the top is a bestop with tinted window and frame...

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Unread 01-27-2011, 09:57 PM   #35
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here some more pics
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i kinda like this picture
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Jeep so HOOTTT its melting the snow lol
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Unread 01-27-2011, 10:02 PM   #36
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surprisingly the general grabbers did awesome in a foot of snow....uphill
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Unread 01-27-2011, 11:02 PM   #37
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You need to adjust the lower control arms as well as the rear uppers to re center the axle. Also, you can sell that tube step for a good amount of money.. Good luck with the build
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Unread 01-28-2011, 08:19 AM   #38
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You need to adjust the lower control arms as well as the rear uppers to re center the axle. Also, you can sell that tube step for a good amount of money.. Good luck with the build
how do u adjust it and how much do u think I can get for it
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Unread 01-28-2011, 02:03 PM   #39
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Here some better pic of the Jeep
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Unread 01-28-2011, 05:52 PM   #40
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Looks good, like the progress... keep it coming
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Unread 01-29-2011, 02:16 AM   #41
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Hey JF friends, I forgot to mention I would like to start wheeling soon and would love to find some ppl in the Virginia area close to blue ridge mtns to go jeepin/camping....or if u know any trails please let me know
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Unread 01-29-2011, 11:05 AM   #42
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I'm no expert, but it seems like in almost every picture you have posted of your jeep the wheelbase is shortened. Just a shot in the dark here but id say it's due to the control arms not being adjusted to spec. You haven't exactly posted a profile shot yet, so it could be the angle the shots are taken.

Sorry, having the flu has made digging up better info not a priority. But check this thread. I know its a LA install, but the idea in the first few pics is the same.

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Unread 01-29-2011, 11:17 AM   #43
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Measure your wheelbase. Adjust the arms if they are adjustable. If not, buy some
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Unread 01-29-2011, 06:47 PM   #44
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Measure your wheelbase. Adjust the arms if they are adjustable. If not, buy some
so what should the measurement be for my wheelbase
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Unread 01-29-2011, 06:59 PM   #45
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