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Unread 07-25-2012, 01:28 PM   #31
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Here is one. Going to take 2x4 and cut triangles out of it and gusset it. This will strengthen it considerable. I have been high lifting the frame up from the back, no movement. It will be so much stronger once I'm done
Thanks...i like this idea alot. Just needed to visualize it.

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Unread 07-25-2012, 02:00 PM   #32
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It's simple and easy. Once the KORE mounts come it will have d rings. Then it will be done. I like it, but I don't love it. It's a cheap way of having a stronger x-member, but it isn't as perfect as I wanted. It's got a little slant to it, o well. I don't know how this happened but it looks like not having body mounts back there is probably the real issue. The tub isn't sandwiched down so I'm seeing an illusion. Possibly.

May add the body mounts this week. It won't be hard, I just like the look without.

Still no tracking on my coils. Been charged. But no tracking or conformation. Hate that.

Picking up another full stick of DOM tomorrow, apparently no one is at the shop to cut it? Wtf? It's a work week.
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Unread 07-25-2012, 02:07 PM   #33
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Add C-pillar frame tie-ins, they'll double as tub support.
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Unread 07-25-2012, 02:29 PM   #34
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Probably going to. I just want to get the cage done and all the painting and wheel some. I don't know when the rest of the parts show up, but I don't need them to wheel, just no d rings
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Unread 07-26-2012, 02:39 PM   #35
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Another stick of DOM awaits in my driveway. Yep, delivered to my door. Going to finish the cage tonight, just one more spreader. Then finish the paint, pull the old coils, and clean up the frame.

If I am not too tired, and my bud comes, might start working one the tub tire carrier. Probably not. I'd really like to get the genright tube clamps for that puppy.

Almost done with this little project.
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Unread 07-26-2012, 03:53 PM   #36
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Looking good man, I really like the keep it simple idea! Keep the updates coming.
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Unread 07-26-2012, 04:27 PM   #37
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It's crazy being able to see your entire axle and truss from the back.
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Unread 07-26-2012, 06:40 PM   #38
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Something is now complete.

Cage is done for now. Tie ins this weekend if I have time.
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Unread 07-26-2012, 07:10 PM   #39
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It's crazy being able to see your entire axle and truss from the back.
Tell me that Isn't badass. You should copy, get rid of that frame from the TNT mounts back, plain and simple, plus you have a sexy TNT truss.
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Unread 07-26-2012, 07:22 PM   #40
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Looks GUD DOOOOOOOD! And I agree with B2, makes me a little jealous.....
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Unread 07-27-2012, 11:08 AM   #41
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Cage is done and painted, new coils should be here today. I'll be pissed if they aren't
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Unread 07-27-2012, 06:37 PM   #42
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New coils in, came down some. Not as much as I wanted. So everyone post up what their front springs measure. I think the real problem is the fronts not doing their job.

I have 3in BDS coils with two isolates. So I think something is up, time for new fronts. Ounces those are ordered, full set of 3 inch bds coils for sale. If anyone wants my rears, pm.

Here are a few shots. I will say these coils ride great paired with a good shock, very happy. The weight loss is very noticeable, faster, better cornering, and very stable. I like it. I find myself driving fast as hell.
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Unread 07-28-2012, 09:24 AM   #43
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Nice job on the cage. Thanks for the offers for advice when I burn mine in... I'll absolutely be taking you up on it

Side note - fix the link in your sig. I had to go through your JF profile to find this thread.
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Cleaning this thing up is similar to a slightly abused pornstar throwing on a bunch of makeup to try to hide her eternal scars, but I think she doesn't look too bad
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Unread 07-28-2012, 11:06 AM   #44
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Nice job on the cage. Thanks for the offers for advice when I burn mine in... I'll absolutely be taking you up on it

Side note - fix the link in your sig. I had to go through your JF profile to find this thread.
Ill get to it. I started a new build, I rarely get on the comp anymore I'll get to it
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Unread 07-29-2012, 06:17 PM   #45
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Went to check out some corbeau Baja ss seats and look at a mtb. They don't recline but they are comfy and the price is good. Id like to get a harness and possibly get those burned in before crozet next week.

Me and some bud are buying this thing. Full cage in it and we are putting it in another jeep.

Welded a UFC upper mount to my friends HP 30 today. I like it. Very strong and relatively inexpensive.

KORE mounts are coming this week and then new front coils.
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