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Unread 10-15-2013, 08:55 PM   #421
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This is the only one of the rear unfortunately. ill get more soon.

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Unread 10-15-2013, 08:56 PM   #422
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looks similar, i just took the cut further up
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Unread 10-15-2013, 09:07 PM   #423
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Yeah, so just pound it all flat and hit it with a grinder to smooth it a bit. Make sure to paint it.
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Unread 10-15-2013, 09:09 PM   #424
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Yeah, so just pound it all flat and hit it with a grinder to smooth it a bit. Make sure to paint it.
Im going to weld a wide piece of thin strap in over all the tabs and squirt it with some shake and spray. It will keep it protected and clean it up a lot
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Unread 10-15-2013, 09:20 PM   #425
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Need to raise the rear about an inch. The front will go up about 2". Ill be sitting between 5-6" total lift by the end Im hoping. My rear bumpstops seem to be close where theyre at without too much adjustment. The front is still undecided.
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Unread 10-15-2013, 11:46 PM   #426
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Just want to say the Jeep is looking good there Riot. Also, how did you mount the skids? Are they welded on?
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Unread 10-16-2013, 12:11 AM   #427
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Looks great!
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Unread 10-17-2013, 08:07 PM   #428
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Just want to say the Jeep is looking good there Riot. Also, how did you mount the skids? Are they welded on?
Yeah, they are welded on. I didnt want to mess with bolts.

And thanks man, Its been about a years worth of work to get her here
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Unread 10-17-2013, 08:08 PM   #429
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Looks great!


Thanks chief!
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Unread 10-17-2013, 08:09 PM   #430
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More pics of rear trimming
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Unread 10-17-2013, 08:11 PM   #431
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I made these plates out of 1/16" plate. Im going to weld them over all the rough tabs to make it cleaner and safer for the new meats

Here is a before and after. Still need to weld em up
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Unread 10-17-2013, 08:46 PM   #432
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The rear bump stops worked well. Im going to add an inch if my shocks will let me and call it good.
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Unread 10-18-2013, 06:37 AM   #433
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After reading through a few different builds I decided to go with RuffStuff's 1 ton OTK steering. I think it will work great. Going to order it tonight. Got my lower CA mounts from IRO ordered as well
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Unread 10-19-2013, 08:04 AM   #434
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I got one side of the jeep re painted and added my inch in the rear coils.

Finished covering up the tabs with some plate to clean up the rear trimming. Pics up soon
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Unread 10-21-2013, 06:46 AM   #435
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This is how she ended up looking in the end
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