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Unread 11-06-2013, 07:35 PM   #31
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Great day today!! I responded to a Craig's list add for Jeep Fog lights. Ended up being a former "Mustang" parts customer and a current jeep forum member!!

I got a very nice set of TJ fog lights for my bumper project!

Thank you etterdog!

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Unread 11-09-2013, 06:19 AM   #32
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Yesterday I picked up 3 pieces of 2" x 5" x 1/8 - 58.5" box tube steel, $86. I had wanted 3/16, but I could not pass this up. I will have to reinforce the clevis mounts, but that was already in the plan. They will be welded to the front and back of the bumper, drilled, tapped and bolted to part of the bumper/ frame mount.
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Unread 11-10-2013, 05:04 PM   #33
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Your very welcome and I'm glad I was able to help point you in the right direction for your steel.
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Unread 04-30-2015, 09:31 AM   #34
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I did say slow build...
Actually, I've picked up the effort the last couple month's. My daily driver Mustang actually needs more work than the XJ.
I started my bumper build, I'll post a few pics later. I also did a 4" lift on it, swapped out the D30 front for a D30HP. While I had the front end apart, I replaced all of the steering linkage with a HD kit. I added extended sway bar links and new bushings. New shocks all around and an Iron Rock front track bar.
I still have to run a few brake lines, do some body work, replace rocker panels with tube steel and get tires.
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Unread 05-25-2015, 08:40 PM   #35
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I finished the brakes. During the test drive I had major vibration above 30 mph. I installed the Iron Rock Off Road "Hack n Tap" SYE, end of vibration. My bumper is about 95% done. It is installed but I still need to add corner braces.
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Surprised that it had such bad vibes at only 30mph but glad you sorted it out. Jeep is looking good.
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