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Unread 09-16-2012, 02:28 PM   #106
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Sweet, well at least it was a spare you could use, didn't know if it was good or not, let me know how much you pay for one.
Definitely. Not complaining just thought it was weird it was bad too. I think Napa has a replacement for $75. Autozone use to sell a Timken for $112 a piece.

I may go to Napa on this one.

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Unread 09-23-2012, 12:09 PM   #107
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Went to car show in Charlotte this weekend and picked up a few things for dirt cheap. Led tail lights, new front headlights that use new style bulbs, and relay for led tailights. Also picked up calipers, dial indicator, and magnetic base for cheap.
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Unread 09-23-2012, 01:29 PM   #108
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Nice.

Hey, I have my in-lb torque wrench if you want me to bring it down in a couple weeks. I used it to measure my pinion bearing preload.
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Unread 09-23-2012, 01:44 PM   #109
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Nice.

Hey, I have my in-lb torque wrench if you want me to bring it down in a couple weeks. I used it to measure my pinion bearing preload.
Yeah that sounds good.
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Unread 09-29-2012, 10:32 AM   #110
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Lights replaced, maybe convert to HID now that I have these.
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Unread 09-29-2012, 10:35 AM   #111
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Stuffs starting to come in, just need to find time to work on it. These are ruffstuff specialties 3/4" Heim steer kit. Very beefy! Shouldn't bend like my stock did. Going to do a high steer setup and flip the tie rod to the top.
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Unread 10-03-2012, 09:12 AM   #112
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Very nice. I may go to heims based on your experience.

Lights look great by the way.
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Unread 10-03-2012, 11:20 AM   #113
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Great work with the cage!
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Unread 10-03-2012, 11:28 AM   #114
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Very nice. I may go to heims based on your experience.

Lights look great by the way.
Yep, hopefully they will be brighter. Looking forward to having some tuff steering.
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Unread 10-03-2012, 11:32 AM   #115
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Great work with the cage!
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Unread 10-03-2012, 11:55 AM   #116
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looking GREAT! very clean and balanced. Congrats!
Do you know how much has been invested in your YJ?
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Unread 10-03-2012, 12:49 PM   #117
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looking GREAT! very clean and balanced. Congrats!
Do you know how much has been invested in your YJ?
Thanks. I don't really want to say on how much cause its a lot. But I've gotten deals here and there and saved me a bunch. I've also done a lot of stuff myself, which saves on paying someone else to do it. It's a lot more than I'd like to say though, but every trip I take it is worth it.
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Unread 10-09-2012, 04:43 PM   #118
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New led tail lights, picked them up at a car show in Charlotte for $20 a pair. Relay for $5. Much brighter.
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Unread 10-09-2012, 04:44 PM   #119
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Ball joints removed, and pilot holes drilled for sleeves.
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Unread 10-09-2012, 07:15 PM   #120
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You are winning.
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