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Unread 04-18-2013, 09:31 PM   #406
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Less rotational weight is better , which makes for an easy decision .

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Unread 04-18-2013, 09:54 PM   #407
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Started making the control arms. This shouldn't even be a question, but I'm trying to decide whether i keep it bushing and heim or double heim
Double heim arms that use the same thread size as Johnny Joints, so you can swap them out down the road with less expense.
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Unread 04-21-2013, 07:04 PM   #408
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Still haven't decided, but leaning toward alloys. On another note, my Russel drivers side brake line blew up on me when at the bottom of a trail today
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Unread 04-21-2013, 07:04 PM   #409
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Unread 04-24-2013, 08:33 PM   #410
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My Iron Rock Offroad Tie rod came in the other day, plus I ordered a 1.25 body lift and mml today. Can't wait to install it all
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Unread 04-24-2013, 10:16 PM   #411
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Tie rod is beef, but it's so strong when it holds up the rest of you steering will bend. Do a tie rod flip and get the tie rod up some
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Unread 04-24-2013, 11:55 PM   #412
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I've actually been looking at the Blackmagic tie rod flip. I'll order it soon
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Unread 04-25-2013, 12:02 AM   #413
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It's stupid cheap and easy.
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Unread 04-25-2013, 08:27 AM   #414
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Like the budget build, nicely done. And I vote alum wheels. Soft 8's with 33's is a heavy combo for the 4banger.
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Unread 04-25-2013, 01:29 PM   #415
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Installed the iro tie rod with new ends. Beef
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Unread 05-05-2013, 10:24 PM   #416
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Bought a blackmagic tie rod flip kit today. Going to be a big week if I have time to install the body lift, mml, and tie rod flip
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Unread 05-07-2013, 06:44 PM   #417
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Installed Bl and mml yesterday and today. wow, what a pain in the *** that mml is with one person. Looks good imo


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Unread 05-07-2013, 07:55 PM   #418
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Looks good!
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Unread 05-07-2013, 09:21 PM   #419
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Looks good!
Thanks man, needs bigger tires!



On another note, I did some research with my aluminum wheels and the soft 8's. If I stayed with the KM2s on aluminum wheels vs soft 8s on these KM2s, I would save 12-14lbs per wheel/tire combo. It would be lighter to run 35s on these aluminum wheels vs running the KM2 soft 8 combo. I know what I'm going with!
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Unread 05-08-2013, 07:23 AM   #420
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Just a heads up I switched from 15x10 steel wheels to 15x8 alloys which weighed 16 lbs less each wheel and the difference was alot less than I was hoping for. I still prefer the alloys though
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