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Ring & Pinion's, Lockers, 4340 Axles, Install Kits, Ba~Artec JK 1 TON SWAP~Rockridge 4WD IS Taking Zone Offroad Suspension Lift Kits

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Unread 03-10-2013, 07:57 AM   #226
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These guys were crazy. No way in hell I could do that all day


View from lunch, and my son on top of Bald Knob



Poser pick at the top



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Unread 03-10-2013, 08:02 AM   #227
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B10 down was tore up. Had the winch the JK going down hill. Bent the **** out of by engine skid and rear control arm brackets




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Unread 03-10-2013, 08:27 AM   #228
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Overall a great day! Jeep needs some love now though, it was driving a little weird on the way home, and has some new clunks and rattles
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Unread 03-11-2013, 09:29 AM   #229
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Kind of a cool pic Josh sent me from the top of Bald Knob
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Unread 03-12-2013, 03:08 PM   #230
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What kind of front fender flares do you have on the TJ in the beginning of the thread? Are those 35" tires?
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Unread 03-13-2013, 06:38 AM   #231
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What kind of front fender flares do you have on the TJ in the beginning of the thread? Are those 35" tires?
Original tube fenders were Smittybuilt w/3 inch flare. Current are Genright bolder series.

Yes they are 35s
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Unread 03-13-2013, 10:06 PM   #232
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Original tube fenders were Smittybuilt w/3 inch flare. Current are Genright bolder series.

Yes they are 35s
Why did you get rid of the Smittybilts. Did they rust?
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Unread 03-13-2013, 11:19 PM   #233
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Why did you get rid of the Smittybilts. Did they rust?

I'll bet the tube fender with a flare gives less clearance than the Gen-right with no flare.
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Unread 03-14-2013, 06:26 AM   #234
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Why did you get rid of the Smittybilts. Did they rust?
They did a little, but mostly just where I had hit them on rocks. They weighed about 45+ lbs each, and were wider than I wanted to run. Especially since I was going to be running no flare in the rear.

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I'll bet the tube fender with a flare gives less clearance than the Gen-right with no flare.
Exactly this, combined with a ton of weight off the front end.
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Unread 03-14-2013, 01:39 PM   #235
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Cleaning us the Jeep yesterday, I stumbled accross the results from sliding into the tree.

Glad to see they worked so well.
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Unread 03-17-2013, 04:11 PM   #236
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so my buddy sent me an app to edit photos.

Interesting, but I kind of like it.


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Unread 03-17-2013, 05:30 PM   #237
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The black and white pic looks sweet!
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Unread 03-18-2013, 08:24 AM   #238
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The black and white pic looks sweet!
Thanks dude I'm not very creative, so they are nothing special. Hopefully the wife will do some for me after the next trail run. The app is Snapseed if anyone cares
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Unread 03-19-2013, 05:55 PM   #239
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Rails look good. Do you have pics of the inner side so I can see how they mount?
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Unread 03-20-2013, 06:38 AM   #240
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Rails look good. Do you have pics of the inner side so I can see how they mount?
Yeah I will try and grab some tonight. They basically bolt through the holes used to install the corners and have a thick aluminum backing plate for strength. Didnt have to make any extra holes for install so I was pleased.

Went out last night to retourque the beadlocks. 50% of the rock domes had smashed into the bolt heads. Pain in the *** to hammer them each out and get a socket in. This was after two weekends in the rocks, so off they came. I think I like the clean wheels better anyways.



And lastly:

Stretched the rear window on the Rampage top to fit over the cage. My spreader bar was too high, but the top is slowly stretching.



Sorry for the ****ty cell pics
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