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Halloween Savings to die for!ZONE 4.25" combo lift for TJ available at Rockridge4wNEW!! HMF 50"-52" light bar mounting brackets!!

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Unread 04-18-2010, 02:47 PM   #121
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Damn, that's a short SYE!!

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Unread 04-18-2010, 04:56 PM   #122
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Another vacation? I thought the drivetrain was going in this weekend! Looking good though...
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Unread 04-19-2010, 09:04 AM   #123
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Hurry up

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Unread 04-19-2010, 12:36 PM   #124
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Another vacation? I thought the drivetrain was going in this weekend! Looking good though...
Yeah...My wife is "forcing" me to take time off without tools, spend some of the week at the beach.......Can someone loan me a jeep??

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Unread 04-24-2010, 09:06 PM   #125
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Got a little more work in before our coast trip...

Ready to go in...



Going in..



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Unread 04-25-2010, 02:04 AM   #126
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I must say,..she is coming along nicely....

It's nice to see a fellow vette owner and corvette forum member....

my forum name is Countslav,....been there since 2003....



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Unread 04-25-2010, 06:54 AM   #127
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That is awesome and so clean you better just leave it in the garage with the vettes. No - just kiddin, you need to wheel that Jeep. You really should lose the transfer case drop though and correct the driveline angle when you redo the rear perches. Sorry for repeating if that was your plan. That will also tilt the engine away from the firewall if it happens to be too close now -wouldn't want to scratch that beauty!
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Unread 04-25-2010, 11:13 AM   #128
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I saw the air intake on that and my first thought was... "Custom Snorkel"...
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Unread 04-25-2010, 11:44 AM   #129
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Looks awesome. cant wait to see it done
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Unread 04-25-2010, 08:37 PM   #130
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Looks awesome. cant wait to see it done
I can't wait either !!! But sometimes you need to back away from a project, took the family down to Padre Island....taken an hour ago from my cell at Snoopy's...

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Unread 05-01-2010, 04:50 AM   #131
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That is awesome and so clean you better just leave it in the garage with the vettes. No - just kiddin, you need to wheel that Jeep. You really should lose the transfer case drop though and correct the driveline angle when you redo the rear perches. Sorry for repeating if that was your plan. That will also tilt the engine away from the firewall if it happens to be too close now -wouldn't want to scratch that beauty!
I just realized removing the transfer case drop will require I get shorter bolts, anyone know what size they are and where to get them? Just hit the hardware store for grade 8 or 10?

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Unread 05-01-2010, 12:11 PM   #132
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The bolts are 1/2 13TPI, or 1/2 NC thread (just went and pulled one out.....) The threaded section is 1 1/4 inch long. The OEM ones have a cone shape under the head, similar to lug nuts, to center the skid plate, but these are not absolutely necessary. To get a set of these, you have to make a trip to the junkyard and pull them off another Jeep.
You can of course substitute standard Hex bolts, but you really don't need grade 8. Grade 5 will do it unless you just want Gd 8. Photo:



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Unread 05-03-2010, 05:32 AM   #133
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Thanks for the info, picked up some grade 5 at Lowes
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Unread 05-03-2010, 07:46 PM   #134
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Replaced the gas tank with new fuel pump (not in pic) and one that has a baffle, also intalled the boomarang shackles



Note the red tranny dipstick holder, must add at least 5 rwhp !!!

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Unread 05-03-2010, 08:01 PM   #135
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Wow looking very nice. Are you going to keep the dana 30?
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