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Unread 10-13-2010, 10:27 AM   #61
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Why settle for Teraflex products when there are better quality stuff out there? still waiting for more pics.

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Unread 10-13-2010, 10:50 AM   #62
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Man, this is looking like it will be a great build. There is a lot of money getting thrown around.... Keep it up. This could turn out to be one of the nicest LJ's on the board. What are our actual plans for lift, armor, tires ect.?
Thanks.

as for a lift, I'm not really sure wither I should just do an OME 2.5" and call it good. or part my suspension components. still looking at options. I want to use some nice bilstein shocks.

I have Kelby rockers that are designed specifically for the highline kit. so it should look pretty sweet.

I dont plan on carrying the spare on the gate (that could change) I took the rear seat out the day I got it home and never went back in. so I'm going to use that space to mount the spare and have a clean gate with a clean and simple bumper.

really the problem is on the front bumper! I cant find anything that would look nice with the highline flares! their too high. and if I had a mid width bumper on there it would look kinda funny

I like this jeep minus the front bumper.









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Why settle for Teraflex products when there are better quality stuff out there? still waiting for more pics.
I personally know that TeraFlex makes great quality parts. I have tried a lot of their suspension products and I think they make top quality suspension.

but out of curiosity, who are you referring too when you say better quality?

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Unread 10-13-2010, 11:00 AM   #63
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Check out http://www.rokmen.com

Their bumpers are made for highline tube fenders
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Unread 10-13-2010, 11:07 AM   #64
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http://www.genright.com

Gen Right has good hoops to tie into hi line as well

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Unread 10-13-2010, 12:03 PM   #65
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any word on the rims yet. Can't wait to see those.
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Unread 10-13-2010, 12:53 PM   #66
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Believe me, there are much better manufacturers out there than Teraflex. Poly Perf, Clayton, TNT, and Rokmen can get you a hell of a suspension setup.
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Unread 10-13-2010, 01:00 PM   #67
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I personally know that TeraFlex makes great quality parts. I have tried a lot of their suspension products and I think they make top quality suspension.

but out of curiosity, who are you referring too when you say better quality?

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Currie, Rock Krawler.
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Unread 10-13-2010, 03:23 PM   #68
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Check out http://www.rokmen.com

Their bumpers are made for highline tube fenders
Thanks, i'll check them out

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any word on the rims yet. Can't wait to see those.
Wheels are done here are some pics. I threw the factory Rubi tires on it for now. I will rock it with the body lift until I figure out what I want to do with a suspension setup. I'm installing the BL and TT tonight with no susp lift. I hope I don't have issues with the driveshaft. more on that later.

tires loaded up and heading to Discount tire to get them mounted.


here they are all waiting to be installed on the LJ


close up



and the top. it's got some flake to it. just hard to see in the shade!



inside shots. really nice. i'm suprised that the factory never had a different color than white! it's freakin ugly with a white interior!



again it's hard to see the contrast in the dark. but I'll try to take some pro shots to show it.




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Believe me, there are much better manufacturers out there than Teraflex. Poly Perf, Clayton, TNT, and Rokmen can get you a hell of a suspension setup.
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Currie, Rock Krawler.
you know, I need to do some more research on those companies. I'm leaning to Currie since i've seen them and one of my friends has their kit on his jeep and likes it. RK and the rest, I haven't heard anything about. and really I don't need a complete system (i think)
I mean. I need ACAs and shocks and springs. what i'm I missing?

drive shafts are custom. Poly tie rod up front. I don't think I need a drag link

am I missing something here?

looks like LTJ vs JK is different ball game

Thanks for all the feedback guys. really appreciate it



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the color code for the wheels is BK-120
incase someone wants to match them!
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Unread 10-13-2010, 03:34 PM   #69
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is there a good writeup to install the BL?

pics would help.

i'm worried about where to put the jack to lift the body when swapping the pegs

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Unread 10-13-2010, 04:02 PM   #70
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holysh#t..those rims are BA!
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Unread 10-13-2010, 04:16 PM   #71
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is there a good writeup to install the BL?

pics would help.

i'm worried about where to put the jack to lift the body when swapping the pegs

Thanks

Luai
Build is looking good.

As for the body lift:

YouTube - ROKMEN - Body Lift, Motor Mount Lift Installation -Part 1
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you know, I need to do some more research on those companies. I'm leaning to Currie since i've seen them and one of my friends has their kit on his jeep and likes it. RK and the rest, I haven't heard anything about. and really I don't need a complete system (i think)
I mean. I need ACAs and shocks and springs. what i'm I missing?

drive shafts are custom. Poly tie rod up front. I don't think I need a drag link

am I missing something here?

looks like LTJ vs JK is different ball game

Thanks for all the feedback guys. really appreciate it



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You'll want to look into adjustable trac bars, bump stops, and sway bar systems / links as well. As for steering, the complete Currie set-up (drag link and tie-rod) is a good system.
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Unread 10-13-2010, 04:43 PM   #73
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Unread 10-13-2010, 05:09 PM   #74
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Currie is fantastic. My suspension is composed of a ton of Currie parts. I'd recommend Currie's short arm setup over many long arm setups (including Tera).
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Unread 10-13-2010, 07:06 PM   #75
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holysh#t..those rims are BA!
Thanks

I can't wait to install them.

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Build is looking good.

As for the body lift:

YouTube - ROKMEN - Body Lift, Motor Mount Lift Installation -Part 1
WOW man.. Thanks a LOT!!! this should be straight forward with the video!!

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You'll want to look into adjustable trac bars, bump stops, and sway bar systems / links as well. As for steering, the complete Currie set-up (drag link and tie-rod) is a good system.
noted. thank you

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Currie is fantastic. My suspension is composed of a ton of Currie parts. I'd recommend Currie's short arm setup over many long arm setups (including Tera).
I know that currie came out with the Johnny Joint but from what I understand Tera took the same design and made it better!

I'm not trying to back them up or start a (who's better kit) but even from a price stand point Tera's are more when you look at those two links below.

Modular short arms | TeraFlex Suspensions

Currie Enterprises CJ Axle Parts

unless those two are not the same then I need to find the right comparison.

I probably wont install the arms until I do some research.

any ideas about the rear drive shaft angle with TT and BL?

I'm starting the BL ML and TT in a bit.

here are more pics of the top and pre install shots















wish me luck guys

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