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Unread 04-03-2009, 08:09 AM   #121
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then just go with the regular arms like imped and the others do!
Yea, looks as though I will be.
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Unread 04-03-2009, 11:00 AM   #122
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I shall drink to your success!

(No really, I am. I'm drinking a Sprite right now and just said "I wish Imped luck on his build this weekend!" while at work. I'm awesome. )
Awesome man, thanks. Let the cutting begin!
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Yea, looks as though I will be.


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Unread 04-03-2009, 01:38 PM   #123
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just ordered a bumper from scott "sunfire" yesterday... good guy easy to deal with... i think were making a trip to haspin in a couple of weeks of you guys wanna go.
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Unread 04-03-2009, 02:19 PM   #124
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just ordered a bumper from scott "sunfire" yesterday... good guy easy to deal with... i think were making a trip to haspin in a couple of weeks of you guys wanna go.
Hell yeah man, he's cool. So you're moving up to the noblesville area right? I'm right next door in Fishers. And I would probably be down to go to haspin, just let me know when. The truss is almost off so this will definitely be done and in by the end of the weekend. Tires monday....done monday.
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Unread 04-03-2009, 02:39 PM   #125
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Hell yeah man, he's cool. So you're moving up to the noblesville area right? I'm right next door in Fishers. And I would probably be down to go to haspin, just let me know when. The truss is almost off so this will definitely be done and in by the end of the weekend. Tires monday....done monday.
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Unread 04-03-2009, 10:34 PM   #126
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Well, work started off quickly today. I got the axle out and on jackstands by myself just fine and started going at the welds with a cutting wheel. I got the accessible welds but a couple of them I couldn't reach...and neither could Brian's plasma cutter or small cutoff wheel. So, we decided that the only way that the welds could be taken care of would be to remove the sway bar mounts, so we hacked those off. After smoothing out the sway bar mount welds, we decided to call it a night. We're going to work on it again tomorrow....there are 4 more welds that need to be cut in order to remove the truss. Then, we'll smooth out the truss and axle tubes and re-weld the truss at a 60 degree angle to the pinion to take care of the 30ish degree pinion angle. This has been a royal PITA but must be done. In the end, I REALLY hope this axle stays true.
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Unread 04-04-2009, 03:47 PM   #127
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We FINALLY removed the truss today. It's looking very rough, as are the axle tubes. Both will need sanding and the radii on the truss will need to be worked on. Work is done for the day on it as Brian and I have no more time. We'll get working again tomorrow and I'm bound and determined to get the axle connected back under the jeep tomorrow if I die trying. Before I went over to Brian's to start working on the axle, I got to work on the gas tank...dropped it out, removed the stock skid (which had a TON of mud in the bottom) and primed/painted the new Rokmen skid plate. I'm going to be drilling some holes in the rear crossmember tonight so that I can beef up the mounting of my bumper/tire carrier. So, by the end of my night, I want the bumper on. Overall, not a bad day.
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Unread 04-04-2009, 04:29 PM   #128
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Good luck tomorrow man.
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Unread 04-04-2009, 04:51 PM   #129
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Thanks buddy...I'm going to need some prayers for this axle and truss to not only mate up alright but for everything to remain straight and true. I'm stressing hard right now. But the way I see it is I'm saving you from having these headaches when you get home for your build.
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Unread 04-05-2009, 03:58 PM   #130
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imped4now... how are the people in the fishers area???.....can i run a impact im my garage or are people gonna freak.... any advice as were to be looking...kinda wanna be close to one of the lakes. (have seadoos and a boat)....im dealing with a realtor from tucker now.... seems nice... just dont wanna live somewhere where people suck lol... oh yea, me and the fiance need to be within 30 mins of her job at keystone and the crossing..lmk if you can think of anyhting to help me out...
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Unread 04-05-2009, 08:24 PM   #131
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b_dolla44--you're talkin to the right guy. People in Fishers tend to be pretty cool, but it depends where you live. Same with Noblesville. The two lakes around are Morse in Noblesville and Geist in the northern Indy/Lawrence area (commonly called Geist area). Morse is definitely the more fun of the two....and, my parents live on the lake and may have an open spot this summer for a boat, hint hint. Keystone is about 30 minutes from the Morse area on the north side of Noblesville so no problem there. Fishers is about a 10 minute drive.

On the jeep side of things, the rear axle is done. Truss was smoothed out today and the radii were redone. Tacked in at a 15 degree angle and bolted everything up...perfect. So we started playing with the suspension a bit and cycled it from very top to very bottom....the 4 link started to shine. Throughout the entire cycle, the pinion angled remained constant and the axle only moved forward less than 1/2" from top to bottom. Cool stuff. I'm going to paint it tonight and get up tomorrow morning and install it. Tires should be in so the only thing that needs to be done is brakes again. I'm starting to feel good...I just hope all of this cutting and welding hasn't had a negative effect on the axle tube straightness factor. Guess I'll wait and see....
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Unread 04-05-2009, 10:18 PM   #132
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Impede, you got me worried. I orded the RC2.5 along with the currie JJ's for UCA and LCA... But you said you had a crazy rear axle angle and are needing to re-weld the truss (if I read that right) is that due to your currie LCA's? Or was it something else?
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Unread 04-05-2009, 10:23 PM   #133
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It wasn't because of the LCAs, it was because the truss for the RK 4 link wasn't set within the adjustability limits of the control arms to get the right pinion angle.
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Unread 04-06-2009, 08:29 AM   #134
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It wasn't because of the LCAs, it was because the truss for the RK 4 link wasn't set within the adjustability limits of the control arms to get the right pinion angle.
Ah, I see. Thanks hotrod
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Yeah man, no worries. The Currie arms are great. They will give you all the wheelbase you need. My front end is actually "stretched" probably 1" forward from stock and the rear is at stock, maybe a hair more now that my uppers have plenty of adjustment.

Discount tire just called and said my tires are done so I'm on my way to pick them up...then I need to run brake lines, hook the axle up, bleed the rears, then I'm on the road. Maybe today, maybe not. We'll see how quick I am.
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