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Unread 01-31-2011, 08:35 PM   #61
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all my swampers are finally in my garage! Now to get them mounted!

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Unread 02-18-2011, 10:18 PM   #62
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Got all the swampers mounted on rims and put 4 on the Jeep last night.
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Unread 02-18-2011, 10:40 PM   #63
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love the pizza cutter swampers, I almost bought some of those last summer but they were backordered.
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Unread 02-19-2011, 07:16 AM   #64
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love the pizza cutter swampers, I almost bought some of those last summer but they were backordered.
They still are. After some diligent searching I found these almost new swampers. Never been driven on the road (until I got them). Only ever used on a mud racing truck. And saved a bundle too.
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Unread 02-19-2011, 08:40 PM   #65
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Took the swampers out for some wheeling fun this afternoon. Really dug good!



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Unread 03-06-2011, 07:26 AM   #66
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Installed my Iron Rock Offroad Axle truss and a new tailpipe. Very nice quality on this truss. It was intended for installation on an XJ D35. Only required minor modification to fit the YJ D35. Needed to make cutouts to clear the inner leafspring bolts and the breather tube. Brake lines are now fastened to the truss.
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Unread 03-06-2011, 07:40 AM   #67
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I like the truss on the D35, where did you get it from? Im sure that strengthes the D35 up enough for what i will use it for so i might get one. Keep up the good work. -Jon
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Unread 03-06-2011, 07:59 AM   #68
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I like the truss on the D35, where did you get it from? Im sure that strengthes the D35 up enough for what i will use it for so i might get one. Keep up the good work. -Jon
Thanks Jon, Yeah I like to go off roading but I don't wail on my rig so I'm hopeful these upgrades will make this D35 last too. Besides this I also installed hardened (4.88) gears and Chromo axles. I bought the truss directly from Iron Rock off road. If you Google it it will come up. Forget the exact price but it was just a little over 100 buck! Most other ones I found were in the 200-300. Not much to choose from for the unappreciated D35 either!
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Unread 03-25-2011, 08:29 PM   #69
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Started building an axle wrap bar.
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Unread 03-26-2011, 10:00 PM   #70
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Jeep's looking good. Most people dont like snow wheeling. It can be a lot of fun.

Just wondering why you are building a anti-wrap bar? You shouldn't really need one with a spring under set up. Are your springs really soft?

My YJ has 4" lift springs SUA. I BEAT THE HELL out of my rig offroad and I never have axle wrap or hop.
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Unread 03-26-2011, 10:06 PM   #71
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Jeep's looking good. Most people dont like snow wheeling. It can be a lot of fun.


My YJ has 4" lift springs SUA. I BEAT THE HELL out of my rig offroad and I never have axle wrap or hop.
Thanks for the compliment!
I do see some pretty harsh twist on my springs while climbing stuff. Don't know if the springs are soft but I have swampers that bite hard, a locker that keeps both tires pushing, 4.88's that lets the power through. Just a little insurance to keep the Drive shaft safe.
Just wondering why you are building a anti-wrap bar? You shouldn't really need one with a spring under set up. Are your springs really soft?
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Unread 03-26-2011, 10:19 PM   #72
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I like it. I'm a big fan of these YJ builds, keep the pictures coming.
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Unread 03-26-2011, 10:26 PM   #73
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swampers that bite hard, a locker that keeps both tires pushing, 4.88's that lets the power through
That will do it. hahaha.
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Unread 03-26-2011, 11:12 PM   #74
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Nice job looks great keep up the good work
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Unread 03-27-2011, 07:10 AM   #75
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took it out playing a little yesterday.

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