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post #1786 of 6549 Old 01-28-2011, 07:31 AM
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WHere did you get that TR flip kit and how much is it? I remember seeing on 'Truck's!' they did a flip on an XJ but forgot what they used.


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post #1787 of 6549 Old 01-28-2011, 08:11 AM
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Hmmmm like the tie rod...

You made my decision for my, Im going completely flat. Ps i we have the same jack and stand


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post #1788 of 6549 Old 01-28-2011, 09:14 AM Thread Starter
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The tie rod flip comes from Blaine. You need to call or PM him to get the sway bar link brackets and knuckle inserts. The tie rod also comes from Blaine. In my case, it came from Will for a smokin' deal since he no longer has a jeep. Neither are listed on Savvy's website.

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post #1789 of 6549 Old 01-28-2011, 09:27 AM
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A picture I took from work to show the side profile with the flat skid
I don't think I need any more motivation than that to try and achieve a flat skid. I'm determined to do the same now


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post #1790 of 6549 Old 01-28-2011, 10:23 AM Thread Starter
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Some more pictures.....

Just showing the clearance

Look how low the transfer case sits

Muffler to skid clearance....perfecto

Exhaust mount and cat-to-skid clearance

Front of skid to again show how low the transmission sits

Transmission mount bolts. Replace the grade 5 washers with grade 8's so they don't cave.

Another frontal

Side pictures




YJ style. The shifter console gets in the way and is annoying. If anyone wants a black one, PM me. It will come with upper boot.

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post #1791 of 6549 Old 01-28-2011, 10:44 AM
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I think you convinced me to take my center counsel out. Im tempted to do an ammo can counsol, but need a cup holder for the morning's Starbucks.

"Never underestimate the predictibility of stupidity"

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My cup holders are still there.....I've got the removable cup holder insert and it press fits into the rear most cup holder on the center console.

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post #1793 of 6549 Old 01-28-2011, 11:29 AM
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looks like my TJ before I got my MML in.

skid looks purrrdy

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post #1794 of 6549 Old 01-28-2011, 11:30 AM
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I saw that the other day. I want to junk my center counsel for something that locks, doesnt have the subwoofer, and holds my Glock. The Tuffy ones are too pricy. An ammo can would work, but I would have to make some cup holders. I cant wait to see the new hood on.

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Can you post a few more pictures of the center console. Might have to get me one of those...

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Trail report.

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The very unbendable tie rod.



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New hood looks great.

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The Jeep is looking great as always. And the lady friend.......Good for you man!


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Just got home. I drove about 800 miles this weekend so I'm pretty beat. The Jeep was reliable as always and drove there, to and from Golden Mountain, and back home in classy fashion. I'd highly suggest checking out Golden Mountain but don't even think about it if you still have stock steering, stock diff covers, and no steering or oil pan/engine skid. You'll use them all A LOT. Thus far, that tie rod is unbendable. I put it in a couple spots where I think I would have tweaked the Currie rod, which I've already done twice. Even with 18" under the tie rod, I still managed to hit it good a few times. The drag link got a great workout as well, so keep that in mind. Overall, it was a great trip. Thanks to John boy for the sleeping arrangements and the hood...had a good time man. Now to bed so I can wake up in the morning to hit the junk yard before work with Rod. I need to pick up a new driver's side knuckle since I made a little boo boo on the TR flip insert install....nothing major. I'll do a write up this time for those of you interested.

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