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Unread 04-12-2012, 07:03 PM   #766
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Lu, have you tried giving her the old bounce test? You know, jump on the bumper a bit and then jump off and see if she keeps bouncing more than once. That'll tell ya pretty quick if you got bad shocks.

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[QUOTE=krashnpa;12397572] I know kev was riding his tank skid and belly pretty good on some of the blacks up at RC, but he doesn't back down from the line either.[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=squazz;13612008]so I use my original nuts?[/QUOTE]

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Unread 04-12-2012, 07:19 PM   #767
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MY BUMPER HAS SHIPPED!!!!!!! Hopefully Ill have it before next Friday!
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Unread 04-12-2012, 08:09 PM   #768
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MY BUMPER HAS SHIPPED!!!!!!! Hopefully Ill have it before next Friday!
Finally! Guess I better get mine on this weekend, lol!
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Unread 04-13-2012, 09:34 AM   #769
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LU, those Dynabeads still working well for you? Figure you've had them on for a week or so. Any updates? At the rate I'm going, I might have those beadlocks on by next summer.
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[QUOTE=krashnpa;12397572] I know kev was riding his tank skid and belly pretty good on some of the blacks up at RC, but he doesn't back down from the line either.[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=squazz;13612008]so I use my original nuts?[/QUOTE]

You should, in no way, take any of this personally. It's just business. So to recap, I come in peace, I mean you no harm, and you all will die. Gallaxhar out.
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Unread 04-13-2012, 10:16 AM   #770
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Finally! Guess I better get mine on this weekend, lol!
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LU, those Dynabeads still working well for you? Figure you've had them on for a week or so. Any updates? At the rate I'm going, I might have those beadlocks on by next summer.
No issues with my rear tires having the dynabeads.
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Unread 04-13-2012, 02:10 PM   #771
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No issues with my rear tires having the dynabeads.
You havent done the front ones yet? Are they the ones that COULD be balanced normally? I'm thinkng I am just going to order 5 sets and do all my wheels at once.
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[QUOTE=krashnpa;12397572] I know kev was riding his tank skid and belly pretty good on some of the blacks up at RC, but he doesn't back down from the line either.[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=squazz;13612008]so I use my original nuts?[/QUOTE]

You should, in no way, take any of this personally. It's just business. So to recap, I come in peace, I mean you no harm, and you all will die. Gallaxhar out.
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Unread 04-13-2012, 02:19 PM   #772
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You havent done the front ones yet? Are they the ones that COULD be balanced normally? I'm thinkng I am just going to order 5 sets and do all my wheels at once.
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Unread 04-15-2012, 06:12 PM   #773
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I like the up your mass bottle when dropping the tank pics lol
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Unread 04-15-2012, 06:58 PM   #774
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I like the up your mass bottle when dropping the tank pics lol
not mine

Didnt get to work on the Jeep at all this weekend but I did get the hardtop off and put in storage, enjoyed some awesome weather topless then got the rampage top installed. Heres some poser shots



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Unread 04-15-2012, 07:11 PM   #775
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Yea it was nice here in CT. Going 2 be 90 2mar!
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Unread 04-16-2012, 08:59 AM   #776
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Most likely going with 4" Currie springs but does anyone know if I should use 3" in the rear and 4" in the front once I relocate the perches to stay level?
Any thoughts people??
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Unread 04-16-2012, 09:02 AM   #777
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Hard to be certain...but yeah, you'll probably need some shorter coils to level you out after moving the buckets back.
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Unread 04-16-2012, 09:37 AM   #778
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Hard to be certain...but yeah, you'll probably need some shorter coils to level you out after moving the buckets back.
thats what I figured..thanks
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Unread 04-16-2012, 09:37 AM   #779
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Any thoughts people??
Yea, hard to be sure until it's done. Just do it, install your 4" springs, take some measurements & then see what you need. Worst case you drive around looking like an idiot with a drag racin' Jeep like I did until your new springs arrive.
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Unread 04-17-2012, 10:31 PM   #780
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Purchased some new bilsteins tonight, got 12" travel front 5100s and 11" travel rear 5125s.

Also made a friend with the guy I bought my MTRs from, talked about doin some wheelin trips together and got on the topic of different mods he has installed on his rig. Discussed how he installed his entire clayton longarm kit himself and loves working on jeeps. Our convo eventually lead to me asking if he'd be willing to do all the welding for me on a 4link rear suspension. Being the nice guy that he is he said absolutely so now Im saving up for the following:

Genright 4 link rear kit


TNT rear 44 truss and outboarding kit



Thinking of using these poly brackets for the rear uppers on the truss


The plan is to correct the rear upper spring perches as well but retain the current 4" zone coils I have now and run without a sway bar until I can save up more for the Currie rear antirock.

Planning to purchase everything separately and collecting parts until I can afford it all and tackle the project all at once. Estimated timetable Im thinking is roughly a month or two depending on how work goes in the next couple weeks and if I get a favorable monthly commission check. We'll see but I'm excited!
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